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  List of years in literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1810 in literature - The Houses of Osma and Almeria - Regina Maria Roche
1795 in literature - Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship (to 1796) - Goethe
1731 in literature - Insel Felsenburg (to 1743) - Johann Schnabel
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_years_in_literature   (4261 words)

  
 German Literature - MSN Encarta
German Literature, literature written in the German language from the 8th century to the present, and including the works of German, Austrian, and Swiss authors.
This movement was reflected in literature, especially by Martin Luther, whose translation of the Bible established New High German as the literary language of Germany.
In secular literature the aristocratic Minnesang was discarded in favor of the Meistergesang (“master song”), written by guilds of artisans known as Meistersinger.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761555778/German_Literature.html   (1252 words)

  
 German literature - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Reformation profoundly influenced the course of German literature, and Martin Luther 's translation (1522-34) of the Bible propagated a unified High German language.
The literature of the Weimar Republic carried forward prewar traditions and excelled in formal experimentation and innovation.
German literature and the scientific world-view in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/G/Germanli.asp   (1261 words)

  
 1618 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
March 8 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion (he soon rejects the idea after some initial calculations were made but on May 15 confirms the discovery).
Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Mustafa I (1617-1623) to Osman II (1618-1622).
The 3000 seat Teatro Farnese, the first permanent proscenium theatre, was built into the Great Hall of the Palazzo della Pilotta in Parma, Italy in 1618.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1618   (378 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Spanish Language and Literature
His interest in the literature of the people is avouched also by a collection of their rhymed proverbs which he made.
Vices of style were, however, to become all too prominent and general in Spanish literature of the seventeenth century and to pervade verse and prose alike.
The literature of Spain has been greatly enriched by the modern Renaissance of the Catalan literature.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14192a.htm   (9202 words)

  
 Czech literature. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Until c.1400, Czech literature consisted mainly of Latin chronicles (Cosmas of Prague, 1125) and of Czech hymns, tales of chivalry, and romances in verse.
ech, Jan Neruda, and Joseph V. Sládek and the novels of Alois Jirásek achieved fame, literature was oriented toward the intellectual and the bourgeois.
In the period from 1918 to 1938 Czech literature was the most cosmopolitan of the Slavonic literatures; at the same time native themes were cultivated.
www.bartleby.com /65/cz/Czechlit.html   (664 words)

  
 Irish Literature - MSN Encarta
Bórú’s forces routed the Vikings, but he was killed and various small kingships ruled Ireland until the island fell under the control of Normans from England.
Satiric literature appeared in both the Irish and English languages, although English increasingly became the language of literature.
English increasingly became the language of literature and everyday speech, and the Gaelic language and Gaelic culture were suppressed.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761566508_2/Irish_Literature.html   (1461 words)

  
 Korean History:: A Bibliography :::::: [LITERATURE]
"Interrelationships in Chinese, Korean and Japanese Literature." (Yonse taehakkyo inmun kwahak yonguso) Inmun kwahak 27-28 (1972:12): 291-305.
"Laughter in the Literature of Enlightenment Period." In Humour in Korean Literature.
"Poetic Narcissism in Korean Literature." Pigyo munhak 8 (1983): 263-275.
www.hawaii.edu /korea/bibliography/literature.htm   (6657 words)

  
 German Literature - Encyclopedia FunTrivia
The lateness of the admission of German as an academic language may have something to do with the fact that it was not very well standardized, even in 1694.
In indexes to histories of German literature and works such as the "Oxford Companion to German Studies" medieval authors are found under their first names.
In literature where was crime treated as a disease and disease as a crime?
www.funtrivia.com /en/Literature/German-Literature-6947.html   (2271 words)

  
 A History of Seventeenth-Century English Literature - Book Information
Tom Corns's book is the first of its kind to attempt to relate literature to the history of its time not merely in broad abstract terms but in specific detail.
This is not the only story that could be told about literature, but it is one not to be ignored.
Thomas Corns is a major international authority on Milton, the Caroline Court, and the political literature of the English Civil War and the Interregnum.
www.blackwellpublishing.com /book.asp?ref=0631221697&site=1   (352 words)

  
 Undergraduate Catalog -- Full-time Day Programs -- Northeastern University
Examines historically the discovery methods and models of literature and science, exploring one or more of the following areas: the relationship of the methods and models of literature and science; the treatment of scientific methods and models in literature; the use of literary devices, techniques, and traditions in scientific texts.
Examines the realistic tradition in American literature, including local color and native humor, from the end of the Civil War to the turn of the century.
Explores an important aspect of literature such as the writer and the audience, the tradition of the new feminism and the novel, or the canon and its revisions.
www.neu.edu /registrar/courses0103/artsci/eng.html   (3729 words)

  
 Mars in Pop Culture: Literature :: Astrobiology Magazine ::
Popular culture in the form of literature, and then later radio and film, reflected such beliefs.
In particular, the recorded movement of Mars in the night sky led Johannes Kepler to formulate his three laws of planetary motion (two in 1609 and the third in 1618).
By looking at how Mars is represented in literature, radio and film, we can see how it has inspired human imagination, sometimes in rather peculiar ways.
www.astrobio.net /news/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=1625&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0   (2365 words)

  
 Staff and Research - Professor Andrew McRae   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
From 1st August 2006, the School of English became the Department of English of the new School of Arts, Languages and Literatures (SALL).
Early modern literature and cultural history, literature and the land, literature and politics, satire, space and mobility in early modern England, popular literature, interdisciplinary approaches to Renaissance texts, Renaissance drama.
My research is in the field of early modern English literature and culture.
www.english.ex.ac.uk /staff-and-research/staff-information/andrew-mcrae.shtml   (578 words)

  
 English Literature
American literature since World War II is examined, with special emphasis on the novel.
This study introduces the students to the variety and wealth of literature contained in the New Testament.
The various types of literature in the Bible are set forth and representative pages of each of these types are presented and examined.
www.smc.edu /schedules/2004/spring/060_041_schedule.htm   (1552 words)

  
 Rene Descartes - Free Online Library
Descartes studied classical literature, history, rhetoric, and natural philosophy.
He spent several years as a soldier and met the Dutchman Isaac Beeckman, who awakened his interest in mathematics.
For Beeckman he dedicated one of his earlier works, Compendium Musicae, which was written in 1618.
descartes.thefreelibrary.com   (1335 words)

  
 English 1102   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
English 1102 is primarily a writing course, with major emphasis on the composing and revising of original essays; moreover, the course should also help students understand and appreciate literature.
Students should become aware of the various types and characteristics of fiction, poetry, and drama and be able to discuss works in these genres meaningfully in critical essays.
Hardy “The Convergence of the Twain,” Literature 631
a-s.clayton.edu /jlester/1102.html   (1726 words)

  
 Humbul : English Studies : English literature
Meant primarily for students of her course, '17th Century Women Poets', this will also be of general interest to students of seventeenth-century literature and gender studies elsewhere.
Although ostensibly a Web site offering resources for students of eighteenth-century literature, this resource is in truth more concerned with basic essay writing and research skills.
ABELL (Annual Bibliography for English Language and Literature), produced by the Modern Humanities Research Association, has existed as a print bibliography for over seventy years.
www.humbul.ac.uk /output/headlist.php?sub=english&code=FC.4   (860 words)

  
 Anne Ylvisaker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In 2005, Anne was chosen as the recipient of the McKnight
Artist Fellowships for Writers / Loft Award in Children's Literature / Older Children.
Anne taught elementary school for twelve years and earned a master's degree in education.
www.childrensliteraturenetwork.org /authupq-z/ylvsk.html   (296 words)

  
 Gateway to the Vast Realms -- Chinese and Japanese Literature
Many of them are evidently remnants of peasant courtship rituals and seasonal festivals, similar to the lyrics that accompany folk dances or evolve into nursery rhymes once their original meaning has been forgotten.
They have a charm and freshness like almost nothing else in literature — “as though the beginning of the world had come again.”
A moving nonfictional reminiscence of the love of a man and wife — a theme otherwise rarely treated in Chinese literature.
www.bopsecrets.org /gateway/literature/chinese-japanese.htm   (1962 words)

  
 Research Guide: Spanish & Spanish-American Literature - Boston College
Additional information and guidance is available from the Subject Specialist for Spanish and Spanish American Literature, Shari Grove (617-552-4481; grove@bc.edu).
Its strengths are strong in religion, the history of art, and literature, with particular emphasis on current trends in European and world literature.
This multidisciplinary database covers the journal literature of the arts and humanities.
www.bc.edu /libraries/research/guides/s-spanamlit   (3004 words)

  
 Undergraduate Catalog -- Full-time Day Programs -- Northeastern University
ENG 1550 Psychology and Literature     4 QH
For example, students might discuss a group of authors influenced by their common interest in psychoanalysis, by their social consciousness, or by an interest in the settlement of America.
(First preference given to students needing the course to complete the major.) Explores an important aspect of literature such as the writer and the audience, the tradition of the new feminism and the novel, or the canon and its revisions.
www.neu.edu /registrar/courses0001/artsci/eng.html   (4797 words)

  
 A Historical Outline of Modern Religious Criticism in Western Civilization
This was also a period of great advance in mathematics, philosophy, human anatomy, and the arts, but there was still a significant danger of persecution, imprisonment, and death for heresy.
Once his name was cleared by this book, however, he published another book in 1616 that made it clear the first book was a parody of religious belief and was not really reflective of his true views.
In 1618 Vanini was arrested and charged with atheism.
www.rationalrevolution.net /articles/religious_criticism.htm   (17162 words)

  
 ALA | CIP Tutorial
The Children’s Literature Team at LC creates and maintains AC subject headings.
Equivalent AC subject headings will not have these juvenile subdivisions, since AC headings are intended for libraries serving children under age 15 (grade 9 and under).
CIP will show the preferred Dewey classification number (with the person’s subject field for biography, or the country literature number for literary authors), followed by alternative classification [B] or [Fic].
www.ala.org /ala/aasl/aaslpubsandjournals/kqweb/kqarchives/added/ciptutor.htm   (4319 words)

  
 English Literature Timeline Annotations
These are notes to the timeline on English Literature and history.
Jonson's Pleasure Reconciled to Virtue was a masque presented at court before King James in 1618.
He was physician to the first earl of Shaftesbury, and in 1684 he was expelled from his Oxford post as part of an intrigue against Shaftesbury.
www.literatureclassics.com /ancientpaths/notes1.html   (3439 words)

  
 Incompetech's British Author Series
Most of the statements here are true, but with varying degrees of significance.
This guide is meant to give a brief overview of the major players in British literature.
If you already know a lot about British literature, well, you probably won't learn much here, but hopefully you'll be amused.
www.incompetech.com /authors   (190 words)

  
 Covenant United Reformed Church - Kalamazoo, Michigan - Literature
Please check back here or at our What's New page from time to time, as we intend to expand our selection.
The doctrines of the Arminians were rejected by the Reformed churches at the Synod of Dort which met in 1618 and 1619, in the famous Canons of Dort.
Information on Christian Renewal, including how to subscribe, can be obtained from its editor, John Van Dyk at jvandyk@aol.com.
www.covenant-urc.org /literatr.html   (649 words)

  
 Literature Network Forums - View Single Post - Word Association Game
Literature Network Forums - View Single Post - Word Association Game
Green in nature is one thing, green in literature another.
Nature and letters seem to have a natural antipathy; bring them together and they tear each other to pieces.
www.online-literature.com /forums/showpost.php?p=97048&postcount=1618   (56 words)

  
 Department of Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literature at UIC
Department of Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literature at UIC
Literature – film interrelationships: film reception in literature and literature reception in film.
To the Problem of Beach Culture in Russian Literature of the XX century
www.uic.edu /depts/slav/faculty/Fedorova.html   (98 words)

  
 Workers World Aug. 16, 2001: Mumia to be in court Aug. 17
The group International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal has announced that a rally and march will take place across from City Hall at the Criminal Justice Center where Abu-Jamal will be in court.
Information tables with literature about Abu-Jamal's case and political history will be available throughout the day.
People can contact IAC offices in New York and Philadelphia--(212) 633-6646 and (215) 724-1618, respectively--for literature and to volunteer to build the Aug. 17 mobilization.
www.workers.org /ww/2001/mumia0816.php   (768 words)

  
 2004 We the People Projects
Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. The preservation microfilming and enhanced cataloging of 2,700 embrittled volumes on American agricultural history and rural life published between 1820 and 1945 that are held by land grant university libraries in three states, and the selection of volumes for future filming by libraries in four other states.
The purchase of storage furniture, supplies to move and rehouse artifacts, and archival materials that are related to the life, literature, and times of Samuel Clemens (1835 to 1910).
Four workshops for elementary school teachers and teachers in language arts, literature and art to explore topics in American culture through history, literature, biography, art or popular culture.
www.wethepeople.gov /projects/2004grants.html   (7770 words)

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