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 Casting Characters
The history of juvenile literature is the story of a continual movement around these two purposes, with occasional periods of relative equilibrium between enjoyable and instructive fare.
Literature as a means to character building was a social and political imperative, and a hallmark of all extant Sumerian edubba tablets.
With the invention of moveable type and printing in the mid-fifteenth century, the access of all, including children, to literature, significantly increased, although published juvenile literature, as distinct from the general body of literature, did not exist as a separate entity before the second half of the eighteenth century.
www.dartmouth.edu /~library/Library_Bulletin/Nov1996/LB-N96-Dennis.html   (3742 words)

 CCSPubs | Art and Literature
In 1986, Ch'en was hailed as a central figure in Native Literature movement in Taiwan.
While Tao Qian’s unique position in Chinese literature is uncontested, there has been much debate over the relationship between Tao’s poetry and the life he lived and over the poet’s place within the literary and intellectual traditions of his time.
This study examines the influence of translated works of literature by oppressed peoples in the West upon major literary and intellectual currents in China.
www.umich.edu /~iinet/ccs/pubs/blist/index.htm   (2228 words)

 Children's Literature
Children's literature first clearly emerged as a distinct and independent form of literature in the second half of the 18th century, before which it had been at best only in an embryonic stage.
Latin American literature in general displays a special characteristic, part of its Iberian heritage: a partiality for linguistic decoration, which is unpalatable to the relatively straightforward taste of the young reader.
In effect, he unconsciously manufactured an adult literature for the young, loading the dice in favour of the values held by parents to be proper for children.
cyberspacei.com /jesusi/inlight/art/lit_7.htm   (14792 words)

 Comparative Literature 221
This course is an introduction to Japanese literature from the seventh to the early 18th century.
Over the course of the semester, you will become acquainted with a broad range of Japanese literature, written over a period of more than a millennium (that's a long time!).
I want to know what YOU think about the literature, and how you feel it is relevant to yourself and to the present day.
academics.hamilton.edu /comparative_literature/mortabas/221.htm   (889 words)

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www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/1/16/1689.html   (442 words)

After arranging for the publication of the Cuneus Prophetarum, Bogdani returned to the Balkans in March 1686 and spent the next years promoting resistance to the armies of the Ottoman Empire, in particular in Kosova.
The Cuneus Prophetarum is considered to be the masterpiece of early Albanian literature and is the first work in Albanian of full artistic and literary quality.
The corpus of his verse are the Songs of the Ten Sibyls (the Cumaean, Libyan, Delphic, Persian, Erythraean, Samian, Cumanian, Hellespontic, Phrygian and Tiburtine), which are imbued with the Baroque penchant for religious themes and Biblical allusions.
www.albanianliterature.net /authors1/AA1-01.html   (1092 words)

 ARTSEDGE: Ireland Online: Resources: Literature
The works of this Pottsville, Pennsylvania born novelist and short-story writer are highly regarded in American Literature.
After winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1936 (the first American playwright to do so), O'Neill turned his back on Broadway; he turned instead to the past, to his family's passage from Irish peasant to Nobel laureate.
After receiving a degree in 1686 "by special favor" from Trinity College, he spent ten years in England as a secretary to Sir William Temple.
artsedge.kennedy-center.org /irish/learn/resources/literature.html   (3366 words)

 BEYOND THE IVORY TOWER: The Scientific Consensus on Climate Change -- Oreskes 306 (5702): 1686 -- Science
Created in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environmental Programme, IPCC's purpose is to evaluate the state of climate science as a basis for informed policy action, primarily on the basis of peer-reviewed and published scientific literature (3).
This analysis shows that scientists publishing in the peer-reviewed literature agree with IPCC, the National Academy of Sciences, and the public statements of their professional societies.
Politicians, economists, journalists, and others may have the impression of confusion, disagreement, or discord among climate scientists, but that impression is incorrect.
www.sciencemag.org /cgi/content/full/306/5702/1686   (1051 words)

 English 203: Survey of British Literature I
The process of the course is straightforward: We will read significant texts from each period, analyze their content, and discuss their potential meanings, both in the context of their historical culture and our own period.
As a way of examining the complicated relationship between literature and culture, I will frame each period according to its historical context and anchor each literary unit in a specific set of social practices--a "social code"--characteristic of that period.
Familiar with the cultural and historical contexts of this literature.
afdtk.uaa.alaska.edu /Engl203.htm   (2252 words)

 Consciousness [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
The abstract noun “consciousness” is not often used in the contemporary literature, though it should be noted that it is originally derived from the Latin con (with) and scire (to know).
The literature in response to zombie, and related “conceivability,” arguments is enormous (see, for example, Hill 1997, Hill and McLaughlin 1999, Papineau 1998, 2002, Balog 1999, Block and Stalnaker 1999, Loar 1999, Yablo 1999, Perry 2001, Botterell 2001).
Moreover, anyone familiar with the literature knows that there are significant terminological difficulties in the use of various crucial terms which sometimes inhibits genuine progress (but see Byrne 2004 for some helpful clarification).
www.iep.utm.edu /c/consciou.htm   (17645 words)

 Johathan Swift
The Cambridge Companion to Jonathan Swift edited by Christopher Fox (Cambridge Companions to Literature: Cambridge University Press) (HARDCOVER) explores crucial dimensions of Swift's life and works.
Swift's books included -- apart from individual works from classical literature, theology, the sciences, and history ‑numerous large collections and anthologies; consequently, the number of authors within the sale catalogue's 657 lots and within other inventories runs to more than 2,100.
Part II will document not only Swift's reading of the literature of his age, as its political pamphlets, but also his reading of Shakespeare.
www.wordtrade.com /literature/swiftR.htm   (3762 words)

 Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds
Surveying the night sky, a charming philosopher and his hostess, the Marquise, are considering thep ossibility of travelers from the moon.
Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds (Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes), first published in 1686, is one of the best loved classics of the early French enlightenment.
Hargreaves's fresh, appealing translation brings the author's masterpiece to new generations of readers, while the introduction by Nina Rattner Gelbart clearly demonstrates the importance of the Conversations for the history of science, of women, of literature, and of French civilization, and for the popularization of culture.
www.ucpress.edu /books/pages/2529.html   (345 words)

 Early Children's  Literature 18th century to the present
If I were to take a H. Wells Time Machine out for a spin, I would travel back in time and pick up some fine copies of stories and picture books that have never been in the hands of those juvenile owners.
This observation applies to all literature, the older the book the less likely is it to survived intact so be careful with them.
Very few books for the amusement of child literature came into existence before the middle of the 18th century.
www.buriedantiques.com /early_children's_books.htm   (1276 words)

 ENGLISH 2310 - American Literature I
Course description: English 2132, the second half of the American literature survey course, covers the American literary tradition from the late nineteenth century to the present The instructor will use a literary-historical and thematic approach t introduce students to the contributions of culturally diverse groups that have shaped American literature during this period.
Students will examine the impact of religious, philosophical, and political ideas was well as social and historical influences on the emergence of a national literature.
Become familiar with the continued development of American literature from the late nineteenth century through the twentieth century.
www.gpc.edu /~jshantea/english2132/2132half.htm   (1388 words)

 Southwest Women's Literature (cont.)
Chicanas' roles in politics, history, bilingualism, the work force, literature, and higher education are examined in depth in the 20 essays.
In this groundbreaking study of Chicana literature, Eysturoy takes the task a step further by arguing that race and class are crucial components of the female coming-of-age process.
Written specifically for instructors in literature courses, these essays focus on longer works of prose in each of the four major ethnic literatures of the United States: Native American, Mexican American, Asian American and African American.
www.unco.edu /hss/latina/BOOKS/books4.htm   (2016 words)

 Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Full calf, tooled and gilt decorated binding of the period, rubbed at extremities, some thin strips of leather torn from both covers, foxing, two loose leaves.
Literature, science, law, philosophy, political science, etc. Includes articles: "Scenery and Adventure in the Far South-West" by C. Austin Woodruff, M.D., Greene County, Alabama (p.76-77); "Northern And Southern Slavery" (p.314-315); "Our Navy" by Harry Bluff, USN.
Literature, science, law, philosophy, political science, etc. The spine misstates January - December.
www.goodbooks.com /literature.htm   (4023 words)

 Early American Literature
The theme of Early American Literature (Eng 340) is the diverse searches for identity (artistic, cultural, ethnic, political, philosophical, racial, religious, and sexual) in American literature from the early seventeenth century through the national period in the late eighteenth century.
To reinforce and build upon the broad foundation that students have received in the American Literature I (Eng 210), the students examine select texts, thematically grouped, by significant authors.
Aiming at a thorough understanding of the issues of identity raised by these authors, the predominant mode of instruction is class discussion (including oral presentations, group work, and in-class writing) accompanied by the directed lecture.
www.english.ccsu.edu /faculty/Gigliotti/Earlyamlit.html   (841 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)

 Computer Information
The Literature Department computer room is for Literature Faculty, Non-Senate Faculty, Graduate Students and Visiting Scholars.
The Literature computer room is intended for users that are already familiar with PC and/or MAC, printing, word processing, and internet basics -- we cannot provide training and support is only as time permits.
The Literature department cannot be held responsible for printer or computer "down time".
literature.ucsd.edu /compinfo/compinfo.printable.html   (3215 words)

 Jean-Baptiste Oudry - AMAM
It is a mark of the artist's extraordinary skill that the painting succeeds simultaneously as a work of art and illusionism, and as a demonstration of academic principles.
Jean-Baptiste Oudry was born in Paris on 17 March 1686.
He studied with the painter Michel Serre in 1704, then beginning in about 1705/7 served a five-year apprenticeship with the portraitist Nicolas de Largillierre (1656-1746).
www.oberlin.edu /allenart/collection/oudry_jean-baptiste.html   (1523 words)

 Literature.org - The Online Literature Library
It seemed, indeed, that these poor people were at the end of their troubles, and that the "Pilgrim," being to the windward of her port, had only to wait for the open sea to enter it!
The Isle of Paques - by its true name Vai-Hon - discovered by David in 1686, visited by Cook and Laperouse, is situated 27° south latitude and 112° east longitude.
If the schooner had been thus led more than fifteen degrees to the north, that was evidently due to that tempest from the southwest, before which it had been obliged to scud.
www.literature.org /authors/verne-jules/dick-sand-a-captain-at-fifteen/part-01/chapter-12.html   (2762 words)

 Teaching Early American Writings: Colonial-Spanish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
What both the ALA session and the EARAM-L discussion indicate is that teachers of early American literature need some way to get beyond the anthology, even the best of anthologies, in order to fully incorporate colonial Spanish works about North America into their courses.
The second point to keep in mind when approaching colonial Spanish North American literature -- and all literatures from outside the canonical British American literary tradition -- is that by exploring these materials, both teachers and students come to a better understanding of American literature in general.
American literature should no longer be taught as mainly a branch of British literature with influences from other cultures occurring primarily during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
www.georgetown.edu /tamlit/essays/spanish.html   (7234 words)

 English 331: Renaissance Literature
We are looking for the broad picture, not the close-up; the idea is to provide you with a sense of the way in which English literature--and English perceptions of what literature is--evolved during the course of the Renaissance and early 17th century.
Religious affiliation was not simply a matter of conscience, but could have considerable impact upon educational opportunities, social standing, and career success.
Moreover, aside from classical literature, the ultimate model for the Book in the Renaissance was still the Bible.
cla.calpoly.edu:16080 /~dschwart/engl331/331syllw97.html   (1838 words)

 Jim May's C18-L Bibliographies: 18th-Century Children's Literature
Ang, W.-L. "Enclosure and Exposure: Themes and Trends in Children's Literature from 1750 to the Present." Diss.
Kunze, Horst J. "German Children's Literature from Its Beginnings to the Nineteenth Century: A Historical Perspective." Pp.
Literature in School: A Guide to the Early Sources 1700-1830.
www.personal.psu.edu /special/C18/children.htm   (6156 words)

 BookRags: Gothic Literature Study Guide
Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the impulse toward the Gothic affected not only literature but also architecture.
William Kent (1686-1748) was perhaps the best-known landscape designer and architect of the time, and he helped rich landowners design and build elaborate buildings and landscaping.
Each BookRags Literature Study Guide is written by a subject expert or professional educator and is a complete resource on the work.
www.bookrags.com /studyguide-gothicliterature/mov.html   (188 words)

 Department of French Language and Literature
Director, Archive of Literatures of the Caribbean, 2004-.
In conjunction with the Etext Center at Alderman Library; a project of the Archive of Literatures of the Caribbean.
The opportunity to mentor GTAs in FREN 343 as well as in my course on comparative Caribbean literature (FRTR 329) has proved stimulating for the undergraduates and the graduate students as well.
www.virginia.edu /french/faculty/aja.htm   (342 words)

 CRL - Literature: American and British
Entries from the British Library's catalogs of manuscripts precede each reel.
British literary manuscripts from the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. : the English Renaissance, literature from the Tudor period to the Restoration, c.1500-c.1700.
This set reproduces journals, magazines and other periodicals about politics, economics, philosophy, literature, and the social sciences in Great Britain from 1681-1921.
www.crl.edu /content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=30   (1608 words)

 NVCC Summer 1998 Class Schedule - Annandale Campus - Eng - English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
ENG 241 SURVEY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE I 3cr 0948 40N MW 0830-1200 CC 0102 Scarborough, C 0949 41N MW 1230-1600 CC 0102 Seyler, D 0950 42N TR 1000-1330 CC 0102 Scarborough, C 0951 43N TR 1830-2200 CC 0102 TBA 1228 44N MW 0830-1200 CC 0109 TBA
www.nv.cc.va.us /schedule/crs983/neng.htm   (1052 words)

 Ephemera Society of America
The Story of street literature: forerunner of the popular press.
The History of street literature: the story of broadside ballads, chapbooks, proclamations, news-sheets, election bills, tracts, pamphlets, cocks, catchpennies and other ephemera.
Davis, W. Tickets and passes of Great Britain and Ireland: struck or engraved on metal, ivory, etc. for use at theatres, public gardens, shows, exhibitions, clubs, societies, schools and colleges; also truck tickets, colliery checks, railway passes, gambling, lottery and racing tickets, etc.
www.ephemerasociety.org /bibliography.html   (1586 words)

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