Fifty Works of English Literature We Could Do Without

Fifty Works of English Literature We Could Do Without

Charles Osborne, Brigid Brophy, Michael Levey

Language: English

Pages: 160

ISBN: B002UBSB12

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The 50 works of English (and American) Literature dealt with in this book are all considered classics, reverently taught in our schools, studied by researchers. The authors contend that these boring, pretentious, and/or badly written works do not deserve their critical acclaim. This book contains an essay on each of the 50 works, explaining why we could do without it.

Piers the Ploughman (Penguin Classics)

Sonnets

The Winter's Tale (The Pelican Shakespeare)

Richard II (HarperPerennial Classics)

A Garden of Trees

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