A Student"s History Of English Literature by William Edward Simonds

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A Short History of English Literature Chapter I. The Anglo-Saxon Period (the earliest time) 1. Social background: the making of England; the invasion of Roman Empire in 4th AD ; the attacks of Danish Vikings, etc 2. Literature: Beowulf, the earliest literature, the national epic of the Anglo-Saxon, one of.

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