The present book is the fourth in a series comprising a complete survey of English Literature; it covers the topics related to rhetoric and prosody. The book also contains essays on literary and non-literary topics, which would help the readers get a better understanding of the language. The topics covered in the book include the history of the English Language, phonetics, figures of speech and terms related to prosody. The book also contains possible questions after each topic is covered, which would be beneficial for the readers. The book aims primarily at catering to the needs of the students of English literature, however the lucid language and easy-to-follow style makes the book an appealing read for anyone who is interested in the subject.
About the Author
Dr Tapan Raychaudhuri has taught English Language and Literature for over forty years. He has numerous publications in many standard and academic journals of reputation to his credit.