This title in the Scribner Writers Series covers 19 of the most influential works of British literature in each volume. Written in a clear, jargon-free style by experts in the field, essays cover individual works of British fiction exploring the themes, characterization, use of language and other nuances of these enduring pieces of literature. Volume 2 includes coverage of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein", Virginia Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway", J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings", Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre", Oscar Wilde's "The Picture of Dorian Grey" and Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot".
"...written in a simple style and the terminology is designed for high school students and college undergraduates, the general reader will also find the volume easy and enjoyable to use."
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