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Literature in Perspective
Publisher: Evans Brothers Ltd. Country: U.K. Date: 1966-76.



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Scott
by Angus Calder and Jenni Calder
Published by Evans Bros., 1969 (Literature in Perspective series).
Paperback. 160pp.



LITERATURE IN PERSPECTIVE (EVANS BROS.)
Series Note:
"The aim of the series is make literary criticism lucid to the general reader. A very successful series indeed." -- The Times Educational Supplement.

The volumes are available in hard- and paper-covered editions.

Source of the above information:
George Bernard Shaw
by G. E. Brown
London, Evans Brothers, 1970 (Literature in Perspective)

This series was published by Evans Brothers Limited, Montague House, Russell Square, London W.C. 1, in the period 1966-76.

General Editor: Kenneth Gross, M.A., English Master, Winchester College.

Certain volumes from this series were later republished by Rowman and Littlefield, Totowa.

About the Kenneth Gross

"During our conversation he had explained how he had been commissioned by Evans Brothers Limited of London to be Editor of their series of ‘Literature in Perspective’ about English authors. He accepted doing so, conditional upon being allowed to choose one of the thirty eight books to write himself, Evans Brothers agreed."

-- Neil Reid on a conversation with Kenneth Gross, his former English teacher at secondary school and later General Editor of Evans Brothers's Literature in Perspective series
Source: Neil Reid, Life Isn't All Smooth Waters, AuthorHouse, 2016.

Short review of the Literature in Perspective volume on Tennyson

"Steane, J. B., "Tennyson" (London, Evans Brothers, 1966). An introduction in the 'Literature in Perspective' series. It is now seldom remarked; but F. W. Bateson thought it 'very clever', and it is a first-rate introduction."

Source:
Alfred Tennyson by Seamus Perry, Tavistock, Devon: Northcote House Publishers, 2005 (Writers and Their Work series), Select Bibliography section, p. 182.


Title / Author / Publication Date

Matthew Arnold
Michael Thorpe
1969

W. H. Auden
Dennis Davison
1970

Jane Austen
Norman Sherry
1966; 1974

Blake
Stanley Gardner
1968

Charlotte and Emily Bronte
Norman Sherry
1976

Robert Browning
Ioan Williams
1967

Byron
Francis M. Doherty [Francis Michael Doherty]
1968

Chaucer
M. W. Grose
1975

Coleridge
Reginald Watters
1976

Joseph Conrad
Neville H. Newhouse
1976

Dickens
A. H. Gomme [Andor Harvey Gomme]
1971

Dryden
Dennis Davison
1968

George Eliot
T. S. Pearce [Timothy Scott Pearce]
1973

T. S. Eliot
T. S. Pearce [Timothy Scott Pearce]
1967

Elizabethan and Early Stuart Drama
John E. Cunningham
1970

The Elizabethan Poets: The Making of English Poetry from Wyatt to Ben Jonson
Fred Inglis
1969

Fielding
Hamilton Macallister
1967

E. M. Forster
Martial Rose
1970

Thomas Hardy
Trevor Johnson
1968

Gerard Manley Hopkins
Jim Hunter
1972

Henry James
Gordon Pirie
1975

James Joyce
Kenneth H. Grose
1975

Keats
Fred Inglis
1976

D. H. Lawrence
Tony Slade
1969

Mediaeval Drama
Alexander M. Kinghorn [Alexander Manson Kinghorn]
1968

The Metaphysical Poets
Jim Hunter
1970

Milton
John Carey
1976

Old English Literature
M. W. Grose and Deirdre McKenna
1973.

George Orwell
Brian Tony Oxley
1973

Thomas Love Peacock
Lionel Madden
1967

Restoration Drama
John E. Cunningham
1966

Scott
Angus and Jenni Calder
1969

Shakespeare
Kenneth H. Grose and B. T. Oxley [Brian Tony Oxley]
1969

George Bernard Shaw
G. E. Brown [George Eric Brown]
1970

Shelley
Gillian Carey
1975

Spenser
Elizabeth A. F. Watson
1967

Swift
W. A. Speck
1970

Tennyson
J B Steane
1970

Thackeray
Ioan M Williams
1968

Wordsworth
Margaret Drabble
1976

W. B. Yeats
Raymond Cowell
1972


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