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American Fiction Since 1940 (Longman Literature in English Series) by Tony Hilfer
American Fiction, 1865-1940 by Brian Lee
American Literature Before 1880. (Longman Literature In English Series) by Robert Lawson-Peebles
American Poetry of the Twentieth Century (Longman Literature in English Series) by Richard J. Gray
Criticism and Literary Theory 1890 to the Present by Chris Baldick
The Eighteenth Century: Intellectual and Cultural Context of English Literature, 1700-89 by James Sambrook
English Drama Before Shakespeare (Longman Literature in English Series) by Peter Happe
English Drama of the Early Modern Period 1890-1940 by Jean Chothia
English Drama Since 1940 by David Ian Rabey
English Drama: Restoration and Eighteenth Century, 1660-1789 (Longman Literature in English) by Richard W. Bevis
English Drama: Shakespeare to the Restoration, 1590-1660 (Longman Literature in English Series) by Alexander Leggatt
English Fiction of the Early Modern Period, 1890-1940 (Longman Literature in English Series) by Douglas Hewitt
English fiction of the eighteenth century, 1700-1789 by Clive T. Probyn
English Fiction of the Romantic Period, 1789-1830 by Graham Parry
English Fiction of the Romantic Period, 1789-1830 by Gary Kelly
English Fiction of the Victorian Period 1830-1890 by Michael Wheeler
English Literature Before Chaucer (Longman Literature in English Series) by Michael Swanton
English literature in the age of Chaucer by Dieter Mehl
English Medieval Romance by W.R.J Barron
English Poetry of the Eighteenth Century, 1700-1789 by David Fairer
English Poetry of the Romantic Period (Longman Literature in English Series) by J. R. Watson
English Poetry of the Seventeenth Century (Longman Literature in English Series) by George Parfitt
English Poetry of the Sixteenth Century by Gary F. Waller
English Poetry of the Victorian Period, 1830-1890 by Bernard Arthur Richards
English Poetry Since 1940 (Longman Literature in English) by Neil Corcoran
English Prose of the 17th Century, 1590-1700 (Longman Literature in English Series) by Roger Pooley
Indian Literature in English by William Walsh
Irish Literature Since 1800 (Longman Literature in English Series) by Norman Vance
The Romantic Period: The Intellectual & Cultural Context of English Literature 1789-1830 by Robin Jarvis
Scottish Literature Since 1707 (Longman Literature in English Series) by Marshall Walker
Twentieth Century America: The Intellectual and Cultural Context (Longman Literature in English Series) by Douglas Tallack
The Victorian Period: The Intellectual and Cultural Context of English Literature, 1830-90 (Longman Literature in Englis by Robin Gilmour

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  1. English Literature in the Sixteenth Century, Excluding Drama by C. S. Lewis (1944)
  2. The Age of Shakespeare by Boris Ford (1956)
  3. Renaissance Self-Fashioning: From More to Shakespeare by Stephen Greenblatt (1980)
  4. The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Poetry by Joseph Bristow (2000)
  5. Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel by Nancy Armstrong (1987)
  6. Poetry and Ambition: Essays 1982--88 (Poets on Poetry) by Donald Hall (1988)
  7. English Critical Texts by D. J. Enright (1962)
  8. James I and the Politics of Literature: Jonson, Shakespeare, Donne, and Their Contemporaries by Jonathan Goldberg (1989)
  9. The Elizabethan World Picture by E. M. W. Tillyard (1943)
  10. Social Authorship and the Advent of Print by Margaret J. M. Ezell (1999)
  11. King Arthur's Death: The Middle English Stanzaic Morte Arthur and Alliterative Morte Arthure by Larry Dean Benson (1974)
  12. Coleridge (Past Masters) by Richard Holmes (1982)
  13. A Coherent Splendor: The American Poetic Renaissance, 1910-1950 by Albert Gelpi (1987)
  14. Victorian Poetry: Poetry, Politics and Poetics by Isobel Armstrong (1993)
  15. The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson and Fielding by Ian Watt (1957)

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Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.


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