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  Renaissance sites: Literature: MIT Libraries
It covers the time period from the 14th to early 19th centuries, although primary and secondary resources from antiquity to the present are also represented.
Eighteenth Century Studies - "This collection archives works of the eighteenth century from the perspectives of literary and cultural studies.
Representative Poetry - a historical anthology of English poetry from the early medieval period to the early twentieth century.
libraries.mit.edu /guides/subjects/literature/renaissance.html   (1512 words)

  
  16th century - THE 16th CENTURY
The brocades of the 15th and 16th century Persia were of a superior quality In the late 16th century, the female ruyi qaba was cut with a straight front
from the Voyages of Nicolas deNicolay, 16th century.
Celtic Dress of the 16th C. The purpose of this document is to help you understand the types of clothing worn by the Scots and the Irish during the 16th Century.
yourquests.com /yrqs/16th-century.htm   (485 words)

  
 The 16th century (from French literature) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Literature may be classified according to a variety of systems, including language, national origin, historical period, genre, and subject matter.
It was then that writers began to abandon Latin as the language of literature and write in one of the Italian dialects used in common speech.
Traces the emergence of neoclassicism at the turn of the 18th century and includes a timeline.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-22594   (981 words)

  
 Encyclopædia Britannica | article page
This romance was the one original piece in the flow of the mere entertainment literature characteristic of the 16th century, the principal genre of which was the széphistória ("beautiful story"), adapted from western European originals.
Set in the 13th century and written in vigorous prose, the play was a masterful combination of national and individual conflicts, and one of its characters, Tiborc, a poor peasant, has remained ever since a symbol of the oppressed.
During the 19th century, literary life in Hungary became organized to some extent: the Kisfaludy and Petofi societies, founded in 1836 and 1876, respectively, were particularly influential, though the authority of the Hungarian Academy, founded in 1825, remained unchallenged.
homepages.compuserve.de /dbforum/hunglit00.htm   (4107 words)

  
 16Th Century
In 16th century Scotland, people did not have the notion that there was one and only one correct way to spell someone's name.
Costume of men and women in the 16th century is said to have gone through three different phases.
Egypt, a province of Turkey´s Ottoman Empire from the 16th century, was occupied by British forces in 1882.
www.lycos.com /info/16th-century.html   (559 words)

  
 The 16th Century (from Spanish literature) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The growing use of Spanish as a literary language early in the 16th century paved the way for Spain's “golden age” of literature.
More results on "The 16th Century (from Spanish literature)" when you join.
Partly as a result of this geographic isolation, Spanish literature was for centuries considered...
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-208474?tocId=208474&ct=   (860 words)

  
 Kurdish World Free Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies - A research and teaching centre with a library devoted to the study of the period from approximately 1350 to 1700.
History - The 16th Century - Innovations, inventions, discoveries and personalities of the 16th Century within a comprehensive chronology.
The School of the Sixteenth Century - Held yearly to train re-enactors in the various aspects of portraying Spanish explorers and colonists during the Age of Discovery.
www.kurdishworld.com /odp.php?c=/Society/History/By_Time_Period/Sixteenth_Century   (631 words)

  
 French (ROMANCE LANGUAGES)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Studying French and other Francophone culture, civilization and literature, students develop oral and written language skills, analytical thinking, and familiarity with diverse philosophies and perspectives, all of which are central to liberal arts education with a global perspective.
In courses for the major, students gain understanding of Francophone literature, civilization and contemporary culture as they develop analytical and communication skills in the language.
Students examine a particular period or century through the reading of selected literary and non-literary works within their historical and cultural contexts.
www.stolaf.edu /depts/chemistry/courses/catalog/source/french.htm   (1654 words)

  
 Marquette University | Study Center in Madrid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Spanish literature from the 17th century to the present: Generation of 1898, Machado, and García Lorca among others will be studied.
Spanish literary masterpieces from the Renaissance throught the end of the 16th century.
A panoramic vision of the image of the female in Spanish literature from the Middle Ages to the present moment, with emphasis on the analysis of texts from the Twentieth Century.
www.marquette.edu /as/madrid/courses/spanishlit.shtml   (304 words)

  
 16th century - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
15th century - 16th century - 17th century
As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600.
Martin Luther at age 46 (Lucas Cranach the Elder, 1529)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/16th_century   (1083 words)

  
 French Literature - Renaissance Literature
In Italy the Renaissance had already begun, but in France it was only at the beginning of the 16th century that its influence began taking hold.
French writers of the period began to replace theological themes typical of medieval times with themes focusing on humanism, in which life and learning is centred more on man than on God.
With the birth of the Reformation and Calvinism, French literature underwent more changes as this Protestant movement influenced many writers, such as François Rabelais.
www.sprachcaffe.com /english/study_abroad/countries/france/french_literature_renaissance.htm   (251 words)

  
 Modern Languages: French Division Courses Fall 2001
The course is intended not only to introduce the students to major critical theories but also to guide them in the study of relationships between theory and the reading of literature in their respective language areas.
Since in the Middle Ages it was believed that a person who could not govern her own morals was not worthy of ruling the country or telling others how to do so, Christine's defense of her reputation was part of her concerted political strategies.
An important part of her strategies was thus to defend the entire female gender against antifeminism in literature and in life.
www.fsu.edu /~modlang/divisions/french/fall_2001.html   (1263 words)

  
 Graduate Courses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
A critical and historical study of 20th-century Peninsular literature from the Generation of 98 to Spanish post-war literature through representative works in all genres.
A critical and historical study of representative essayists and fiction writers of the 19th and 20th centuries predating the New Narrative.
A critical and historical study of the development of Spanish American Theater in the 19th and 20th Century with emphasis on the contemporary period.
www.auburn.edu /forlang/Spanish/spgrcrs.html   (565 words)

  
 Mirago : Arts: Literature: Drama: Elizabethan
16th Century Theatre Database - An archive of articles on sixteenth century theatre.
Ancient Rome and English Renaissance Theatre - The two matters considered in depth are the relationship between the design of performance arenas in Elizabethan England and those of Ancient Rome, and Early Modern Plays with a Roman theme.
Poems by 16th Century Dramatists - An index of poems by some of the most important dramatists of the sixteenth century, including William Shakespeare, Torquato Tasso, and Lope de Vega.
www.mirago.com /scripts/dir.aspx?cat=Top/Arts/Literature/Drama/Elizabethan   (462 words)

  
 Polish Literature in English Translation:16th Century
Excerpt from On the Reform of the Commonwealth.
A Concise History of Polish Theater from the Eleventh to the Twentieth Centuries.
Mikoś, Michael J."Renaissance: Literary Background." From Polish Literature from the Middle Ages to the End of the Eighteenth Century.
home.nycap.rr.com /polishlit/16.html   (820 words)

  
 Medieval & 16th Century Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
This module, which is taught and examined in English, examines five major French texts and authors of the Middle Ages and sixteenth century with special reference to their representation of the relationship between the sexes and their contribution to the construction of gender roles.
La Chanson de Roland, an epic poem of the early twelfth century, presents man as a warrior in the form of Roland, nephew of the Emperor Charlemagne, who battles heroically against overwhelming odds to protect his uncle’s army against the onslaught of the Saracens.
This depiction of the male-dominated world of the epic is subsequently undermined and parodied in the ‘chantefable’ Aucassin et Nicolette, a short text of the early thirteenth century, whose male protagonist turns out to be decidedly lacklustre in comparison with his lover Nicolette, a resourceful and courageous young women of Arab descent.
www.dur.ac.uk /modern.languages/depts/french/Med16C/med160506.htm   (252 words)

  
 "Il Canzoniere" of Francesco Petrarca (selected poems) and the 15th-16th Century Literature
Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374) was a precursor of the Humanist thought of the Renaissance with its full evaluation of earthly existence.
Leon Battista Alberti (1404-1472) and Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) were both thinkers and artists whose sweeping interests embody the spiritual ideals and morals of the century.
Leon Battista Alberti was a man of many talents: architect, theorist, mathematician, physicist and scholar, as well as the author of treatises on sculpture and architecture, written in both the vernacular and Latin.
www.101language.com /narr2.html   (293 words)

  
 Graduate Catalog 2002-2003
16th Century French Literature (3 credits) — Selected works by the principal 16th century writers and poets of the Renaissance.
The Generation of `98 (3 credits) — The origin, development, and influence of this early 20th century renaissance of Spanish letters, with attention given to the most representative poets, dramatists, and novelists of the period.
Colonial Literature (3 credits) — A study of the development of literature in Spanish-America during the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries.
www.etsu.edu /reg/cat-grad2002/flan.htm   (1031 words)

  
 Humor in Irish Literature — www.greenwood.com
The tradition of telling jokes and stories in pubs resulted in the core of Irish-written literature, and many Irish short stories have the same narrative structure as the jokes on which they are based.
This reference is a comprehensive guide to humor in Irish literature from the 16th century to the present day.
The chapters that follow are devoted to particular centuries.
www.greenwood.com /books/bookdetail.asp?sku=GR9551   (336 words)

  
 eng315 - Arts Info Services - LEARN - University of Auckland Library
Depending on the amount of scholarship generated on each author, narrower subdivisions may be listed, including titles of individual works, e.g.
A companion to English renaissance literature and culture.
Humor in British literature, from the Middle Ages to the Restoration : a reference guide.
www.library.auckland.ac.nz /subjects/lit/course-pages/eng315.htm   (637 words)

  
 16th century   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
(15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600.
New world crops such as maize, potatoes, chocolate, and tomatoes, become known to Europeans.
Category:16th century af:16de eeu bg:16 век ca:Segle XVI cs:16.
16th-century.ask.dyndns.dk   (757 words)

  
 The 16th Century (from Spanish literature) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Prose fiction made its appearance in Spanish literature at this time.
They carried 30,493 men, of whom 18,973 were soldiers.
Travel account of this 16th century Turkish admiral and writer.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-208474?tocId=208474&ct=   (860 words)

  
 literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Collection of works of the eighteenth century from the perspectives of literary and cultural studies.
Novels, plays, memoirs, treatises and poems of the period are kept here (in some cases, influential texts from before 1700 or after 1800 as well), along with modern criticism.
Articles in EMLS examine English literature, literary culture, and language during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
wwwsju.stjohns.edu /library/staugustine/literature.html   (1050 words)

  
 Undergraduate English Major Requirements
Students should view these focus courses (which may include any of the courses listed among the Core requirements) as an opportunity to pursue further their work in historical periods or to explore other fields, methods, themes, and approaches to literature.
These requirements offer students an opportunity to broaden their knowledge in a number of areas in addition to pursuing the specific requirements of a major field of study.
Students who have transferred English credit from other institutions and seek re-evaluation of the determination made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions should see Professor Daniel Anderson, Director of Undergraduate Literature, in 211 Greenlaw Hall.
www.unc.edu /depts/testenglish/undergrad/major.html   (388 words)

  
 DaVinci: Arts> Literature> World Literature> British> 16th Century
- Essays and English literature analysis of The Battle of Maldon and The Wife of Bath (The Canterbury Tales, Chaucer) and Sonnet 20 (Shakespeare).
The editions were prepared with care but are not represented as scholarly in the peer-reviewed sense.
- A scholarly journal covering the 16th and 17th centuries, with all articles from April 1995 to present online.
www.bluegrassdavinci.com /ODP/Arts/Literature/World_Literature/British/16th_Century   (161 words)

  
 UW Libraries - Comparative Literature Topics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Arob@se journal des lettres & sciences humaines = a journal of literatures & human sciences.
Early Modern Literary Studies: A Journal of Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century English Literature Scholarly electronic journal is an excellent source for other 16th and 17th century links, including a large number of links to Shakespeare resources.
Though it does not focus exclusively on twentieth century literature, it contains the on-line electronic journal "Postmodern Culture" along with reports of projects on subjects such as William Blake, virtual reality, and the history of Israel.
www.lib.washington.edu /subject/CompLit/websites.html   (914 words)

  
 Renaissance Studies Certificate Program
Early modern literature; the Romantic movement; politics and psychology of poetics/religion; Milton and Blake
Late medieval and early modern periods; 16th- and 17th-century English literature; Skelton, More, Sidney, Shakespeare, Spenser, Milton; Renaissance and Reformation politics, religion, and culture; ritual and iconography; new historicism and cultural poetics.
Milton; the Romantics (with special interest in Blake); the visionary tradition; theories of influence; reception theory; gay and lesbian literature and queer theory; narratology.
web.gc.cuny.edu /dept/renai/faculty   (228 words)

  
 Table of contents for Health and disease   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Literature and medicine -- England -- History -- 16th century -- Juvenile literature.
Literature and medicine -- England -- History -- 17th century -- Juvenile literature.
Medicine -- England -- History -- 17th century -- Juvenile literature.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/ecip052/2004024074.html   (164 words)

  
 Omniseek: /Arts & Humanities /Literature /History of Literature /English Literature /16th Century
English Language and Literature Links Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature Hypertext archive with links to full-text volumes 16th and 17th Century English Literature
History of English Literature (to the Romantic Period)
Learn all about English literature from the 16th century to contemporary.
www.omniseek.com /srch/{72593}   (346 words)

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