Perceptions of English literature - for iPod/iPhone

Perceptions of English literature - for iPod/iPhone

The Open University

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To what extent has the definition of English literature changed over the last 50 years? What criteria do we use when classifying a novel as English? And is this definition organic enough to assimilate new works and different interpretations? Professor Terry Eagleton leads the discussion by explaining how perceptions of Englishness changed during the 20th century and we discover that as a result of authors such as Chinua Achebe, Andrea Levy and Ma...Read More
To what extent has the definition of English literature changed over the last 50 years? Wh...Read More