History Of English Literature From “Beowulf” To Swinburne

The History of English Literature from “Beowulf” to Swinburne
is a comprehensive survey of English literature from its earliest origins to the late 19th century. Written by the renowned literary critic and historian Andrew Lang, the book offers a detailed and insightful look at the development of English literature over the course of more than a thousand years.
The book begins with an exploration of the Old English period, which produced the epic poem Beowulf and other important works of early English literature. Lang discusses the social and cultural context of this period and explores the themes and motifs that are central to Old English literature.