Shakespeare. Jane Austen. Charles Dickens. Tolkien. All of these British authors and more fall under the wordsmithing purview of British Literature textbooks. Focusing on literature created in England, Wales, and Scotland, British literature covers Middle English literature, Victorian literature, and the Renaissance and Elizabethan eras. British literature textbooks are written for both academic learning and recreational reading, making them perfect additions to any bookworm's library.