v. 1A. The Middle Ages / Christopher Baswell and Anne Howland Schotter -- v. 1B. The early modern period / Constance Jordan and Clare Carroll -- v. 1C. The Restoration and the 18th century / Stuart Sherman -- v. 2A. The Romantics and their contemporaries / Susan Wolfson and Peter Manning -- v. 2B. The Victorian age / Heather Henderson and William Sharpe -- v. 2C. The twentieth century / Kevin Dettmar and Jennifer Wicke.