The Purpose of this book is to engage the student to gain an insight into, and broad awareness of , the development of English Literature from its perceived origins. Anglo Saxon period till date. Attention is paid not only to influential writers and movements, but to themes such as the influence of Greek Mythology, Religion and Politics. Some writers, poets and playwrights considered are Langland, Chaucer, Malory, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Pope, Swift, Wordsworth, Keats, Byron and Dickens.
The Book Takes the from of a series of chapters, which form but the tip of iceberg, providing the students a door of their own research and study.