This continuation of critical essays covers 18 writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the present day. The contributors analyze many individual works and engage the reader with their distinctive themes and stylistic. Introductory essays and chronological tables open each volume and provide historical background. Included in the 18 essays are Norman Douglas, Robert Herrick, Alan Hollinghurst, Rohinton Mistry, Jan Morris, Robert Nye, Joe Orton, Dennis Potter, Vikram Seth and Jan Stallworthy.
"...continues the excellent coverage of British authors. It is highly recommended for community college, college, university, and public libraries."
--ARBA, March 2009
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