The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

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Diane Ravitch, Michael Ravitch
Oxford University Press, 2006 - 486 pagina's
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Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) -- William Shakespeare (1564-1616) -- Scarborough Fair -- Edmund Spenser (1552-1599) -- Christopher Marlowe (1564 - 1593) -- Sir Walter Raleigh (1552-1618) -- Greensleeves -- Francis Bacon (1561-1626) -- John Donne (1572 - 1631) -- Ben Jonson (1573 - 1637) -- Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) -- King James Bible (1611) -- Robert Herrick (1591 - 1674) -- George Herbert (1593 - 1633) -- Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682) -- Barbara Allen -- John Milton (1608 - 1674) -- Jeremy Taylor (1613 - 1667) -- The two brothers -- Richard Lovelace (1618-1657) -- Andrew Marvell (1621 - 1678) -- John Bunyan (1628-1688) -- Lord Randal -- John Dryden (1631 - 1700) -- John Locke (1632 - 1704) -- The girl i left behind me -- Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727) -- Our God, our help in ages past -- Joy to the world -- Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745) -- Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744) -- Rule, Brittania -- John Wesley (1703 - 1791) -- Jesus, lover of my soul -- William Pitt (1708 - 1778) -- Heart of Oak -- Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784) -- Thomas Gray (1716 - 1771) -- Adam Smith (1723 - 1790) -- God save the queen -- Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797) -- Oliver Goldsmith (1730 - 1774) -- William Cowper (1731 - 1800) -- William Blake (1757 - 1827) -- Mary Wollstonecraft (1859 - 1897) -- Robert Burns (1759 - 1796) -- Auld lang syne -- William Wilberforce (1759 - 1833) -- Amazing Grace -- William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850) -- Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832) -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834) -- Walter Savage Landor (1775 - 1824) -- William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830) -- Lord Byron (1788 - 1824) -- Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 - 1822) -- John Clare (1793 - 1864) -- Felicia Hemans (1793 - 1835) -- John Keats (1795 - 1821) -- Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881) -- Thomas Hood (1799-1845) -- John Henry Newman (1801 - 1890) -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 - 1861) -- John Stuart Mill (1806 - 1873) -- Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883) -- Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809 - 1892) -- Charles Darwin (1809 - 1882) -- Edward Lear (1812 - 1888) -- Robert Browning (1812 - 1889) -- Emily Bronte (1818 - 1848) -- John Ruskin (1819 - 1900) -- Matthew Arnold (1822 - 1888) -- Thomas Henry Huxley (1825 - 1895) -- I know where I'm going -- Walter Bagehot (1826 - 1877) -- Christina Rossetti (1830 - 1894) -- Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898) -- William Morris (1834 - 1896) -- Walter Pater (1839 - 1894) -- Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928) -- Algernon Charles Swinburne (1843 - 1909) -- Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844 - 1889) -- W. E. Henley (1849 - 1903) -- The Major General's song -- Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894) -- Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900) -- Emmeline Pankhurst (1858 - 1928) -- A. E. Houseman (1859 - 1936) -- David Lloyd George (1863 - 1945) -- There'll always be an England -- Roger Casement (1864 - 1916) -- Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936) -- William Butler Yeats (1865 - 1939) -- G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936) -- Edward Thomas (1878 - 1917) -- E. M. Forster (1879 - 1970) -- Virginia Woolf (1881 - 1941) -- D. H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930) -- Rupert Brooke (1887 - 1915) -- Keep the home fires burning -- T.S Eliot (1888 - 1965) -- Wilfred Owen (1893 - 1918) -- George Orwell (1903 - 1950) -- W.H. Auden (1907-1973) -- Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) -- Phillip Larkin (1922- 1985) -- Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965).

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In this sequel toThe American Reader , mother-and-son editors Diane Ravitch (education, NYU) and freelance critic and writer Michael Ravitch have included not only the most notable poems, essays ... Volledige review lezen

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Diane Ravitch is Research Professor of Education at the Steinhardt School of Education, New York University. One of America's pre-eminent historians of education, her books include Left Back, The Great School Wars, The Troubled Crusade, The Language Police, The American Reader, and The Democracy Reader. She was Assistant Secretary of Education in the first Bush administration and was appointed to a federal testing agency by President Clinton.
Michael Ravitch is a freelance critic and writer. His work has appeared in The New Republic, Yale Review, and other publications.

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