Writers and their Background S. T. COLERIDGE Edited by R. L. Brett 1971
First Edition 1971 - G. BELL & SONS 1971 - Weight: 750 g – ISBN 0 7135 1900 2 – Printed in Great Britain by W & J Mackay & Co. Hardback book with dj. 296 pages. Dimensions: 22.5 x 15 x 4 cm.
The study of literature is not a ‘pure’ discipline for the simple reason that works of literature are affected by the climate of opinion in which they are produced. Writers, like other men, are concerned with the politics, the philosophy, the religion, the arts, and the general thought of their own times. Some writers, indeed, have made their own times. Some writers, indeed, have made their own distinguished contributions to these areas of human interest, while the literary achievement of others can be fully appreciated only by a knowledge of them….
Condition: tired dj has been strengthened and repaired. A bit of spotting inside but a good reading copy.
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