H. E. Marshall guides the reader through the history of English literature starting in the early middle ages and ending in the Victorian Era. Samplings from famous authors and poets are examined in detail including Bede, Chaucer, Wyclif, Shakespeare, Raleigh, Cowley, Bunyan, Pope, Cowper, Tennyson, and many more. The book is a great introduction to English literature for young people.
First published in 1909, this edition is derived from the original book with 20 color illustrations by John R. Skelton. As always, this edition is complete and unabridged.
Author(s):H. E. Marshall
Illustrator(s): John R. Skelton
Book Size: 6" x 9"
Font Size: 12pt ISBN: 9781649650160
Paperback – Black & White: Perfect bound with gloss cover; cream standard paper.
Paperback – Color: Perfect bound with gloss
cover; white standard paper.
Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall was a renowned British author and educator whose work had a profound impact on children's literature and education. Born in Bo'ness, Scotland, Marshall demonstrated a keen interest in history and storytelling from an early age. Learn More