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  Literature Reviews
For scholars, the depth and breadth of the literature review emphasizes the credibility of the writer in his or her field.
Comprehensive knowledge of the literature of the field is essential to most research papers.
Literature reviews are written occasionally in the humanities, but mostly in the sciences and social sciences; in experiment and lab reports, they constitute a section of the paper.
www.unc.edu /depts/wcweb/handouts/literature_review.html   (2979 words)

  Pomona College Department of English - Course Descriptions
Major works and authors in American literature from the colonial period through the mid-19th century, including the major prose writers of the 1850s: Hawthorne, Melville, Emerson, Thoreau.
Readers and writers of the period engage in a coded literature that challenges contemporary received notions of women's power, establishing in their place alternative versions of reality that are cheeky, scandalous, and disruptive-outraged and outrageous in turn.
An overview of contemporary literature and film with particular attention to representations of African cosmologies as fields of resistance.
www.english.pomona.edu /catalog-descriptions.html   (2154 words)

 §1. William Dampier. VII. The Literature of Travel, 1700–1900. Vol. 14. The Victorian Age, Part Two. The ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Most writers on travel are remembered as travellers rather than as authors, and the value of their works lies not so much in revealing the personality and literary power of the writer as in successfully describing his journeys and discoveries.
This chapter can only be kept within reasonable limits by recognising that the literature of travel and the written records of travel are not the same thing.
In a travel-book, viewed as literature, accuracy is no merit, unless the style and character of the work enjoin accuracy.
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 English Literature Essays, Resources & books
A world of words, lost and found: a brief overview of women's literature in India from the 6th century BC onwards.
His essay covers many topics, such as the growth of cities, the growth of mass movements, the rise of consumerism, and the decline of religion, as well as the growth of the psychoanalytic movement itself, which provide relevant background material for the study of twentieth century western literature.
Professor Ganesan Balakrishnan, Ph.D. gives a biographical introduction to Ernest Hemingway, winner of the 1954 Nobel Prize for literature, then goes on to explore some of the themes of his novels, arguing that some critics have underestimated the depth of meaning in his work.
www.literature-study-online.com /essays   (3546 words)

 17th century in literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 16th century in literature, other events of the 17th century, 1700 in literature, list of years in literature.
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en.wikipedia.org /wiki/17th_century_in_literature   (1139 words)

 Literature, CMC Catalog 2001-2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
All CMC literature courses numbered 50 or above may be used to fulfill the literature por­tion of the general education requirement in humanities, except as otherwise noted in the course descriptions.
Students planning to study literature abroad should consult with the chair of the Literature department to determine which off-campus courses will be accepted by the department.
The great innovations of American literature in the early twentieth century were accomplished in large part by a rebellious group of young poets and novelists in European exile, determined to free themselves from the limited outlook of American culture and achieve the renewal of life in art.
www.mckenna.edu /admission/catalog/2001-2002/literature.asp   (5933 words)

 American Literature Lectures, Part I
With the Renaissance vogue of travel literature the writings of Smith are intimately connected; to Renaissance poetic models the poetry of Anne Bradstreet owes at least its form and probably its existence.
With unconcsious faithfulness this Puritan literature reflects the Puritan mind: its rigid Calvinism, its morbid consciousness of sin, its superstition, its austerity, its stoical bravery, its vein tenderness, its preference of morality to beauty, its contradictory tendencies toward orthodoxy and nonconformity.
Puritan literature is antique in manner and often in matter; yet it treats profoundly a few subjects of universal and permanent importance, such as the relation between church and state, and the source and functions of governmental sovereignty.
lonestar.texas.net /~mseifert/amlit1.html   (6534 words)

 Registration & Records - Course Catalog
Literature of Spain from the Middle Ages to the beginning of the eighteenth century.
Latin American literature beginning with the Chronicles and extending through the Colonial Period and the literature of independence.
Rotating topics on literature and/or culture; may be taken more than once for credit.
www2.acs.ncsu.edu /reg_records/crs_cat/FLS.html   (1331 words)

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ENGL 2310 ENGLISH LITERATURE TO 1700 is an overview of literature written during the first millennium of English history.
A prerequisite for enrolling in the course is a grade of "C" or higher in the University System of Georgia's ENGL 1102, 1103, or 1105H English Composition course or the equivalent in transfer credits from another institution of higher learning.
Higher-order tasks include: thinking through the deeper issues addressed in the literature, working out the meaning of these issues in terms of academic, intellectual, and spiritual understanding, and expressing such understanding in excellent written prose.
virtual.park.uga.edu /~jdmevans/personal/engl2310.html   (885 words)

 Malaspina University-College English Department Handbook: 2003-2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
A study of selected examples of prose literature, examining such topics as the nature and form of narrative, concepts of heroism and character, individual and social awareness, and the significance of point of view.
Film and literature share a fascination with themes suggested by the broad metaphor of crime and criminals:good and evil; physical, social, and psychological prisons; the hero and the anti-hero; conformity and breaking rules.
Issues of censorship, selection, and audience are also of central importance, as well as the role of literature for children in the shaping of their growth and as an index of a culture's notions of childhood.
www.mala.bc.ca /~soules/english/contents.htm   (7866 words)

 §10. Borrow. VII. The Literature of Travel, 1700–1900. Vol. 14. The Victorian Age, Part Two. The Cambridge ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
A contemporary book, The Bible in Spain (1843), 1 by Ford’s friend Borrow, a work of extraordinary freshness, possessing a singular indescribable quality of its own, is, in some sort, complementary to Ford’s work.
Borrow writes as a wanderer, as the friend and companion of gypsies, vagabonds and thieves.
The two writers together supply a picture of Spain such as can scarcely be found in Spanish literature outside the pages of Don Quixote.
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 Comprehensive Exam Archive
Much criticism of the late twentieth century has focused on the way works of literature portray differences perceived to be based on race, ethnicity, gender, social class, and economic status.
Among the oldest themes in literature is the conflict between innocence and experience, between ignorance and knowledge of the reality of the human condition.
If a generalization can be made about so protean a subject as tragedy, it is probably that tragedy treats human beings in terms of their godlike potential, of their transcendent ideals, of the part of themselves that is in rebellion against not only the implacable universe but the frailty of their own flesh and will.
www.citadel.edu /english/oldexams.html   (3478 words)

 ASU 1997-1999 Bulletin, page 207   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
A survey of Spanish literature from the Middle Ages through the baroque period.
A survey of Spanish literature from the eighteenth century to the present day.
A survey of Spanish-American literature from the early chronicles of discovery and conquest through nineteenth century realism.
www.angelo.edu /publications/catalog9799/207.htm   (257 words)

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History of British Literature to 1700 (3) (WI) (F,S) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL major, minor, or consent of dept; ENGL 1200) ENGL 3600.
History of British Literature to 1700 (3) (WI) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL major, minor, academic concentration or consent of dept; ENGL 1200) ENGL 3010.
of literature or consent of instructor; RP: ENGL 4910.
www.ecu.edu /ucc/Mar-10-2005/ENGL-final-catalog.doc   (3572 words)

Speaking of that requirement, in December the Faculty Senate approved changing the pre- and post-1700 British Literature dividing line to 1800.
If you’re in the program now, you’ll be “grandfathered” in—you can choose to use the 1700 or the 1800 division.
Conseula Francis has been appointed Coordinator of the concentration, which means that she’s the advisor for all students in the program, and she’s taken on the taxing role of recruitment officer.
www.cofc.edu /~kellyj/Graduate/Newsletter/current/MPART1.HTM   (505 words)

 Volume A: American Literature to 1820   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Native American literatures originated in oral performance, which were offered to audiences as dramatic events in time and language for the ear.
When the European colonists arrived in the Americas, Native Americans spoke hundreds of distinct languages, engaged in different religious practices, and structured their cultures in extraordinarily diverse economic and political forms.
It was not until the early nineteenth century, with the advent of Romanticism in Europe, that Native American verbal expression was recognized as literature from a Western perspective.
www.wwnorton.com /naal/vol_A/welcome.htm   (1567 words)

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ENGL 2350 HONORS ENGLISH LITERATURE TO 1700 is an overview of literature written during the first millennium of English history.
In this particular instance, Fall 2003, the major works of literature studied are the Old English epic Beowulf, the Middle English Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1.
From time to time the instructor may hand out supplementary short works from the Anglo-Saxon, Middle English, or Renaissance literary periods to augment or extend the literary focus of the course; these hand-outs will become part of the course material and are thus subject to attention on quizzes, additional assignments, and the Final Examination.
virtual.park.uga.edu /~jdmevans/personal/engl2350.html   (970 words)

 Baroque Style Predominates (1550-1700) (from German literature) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The fulfillment of the literary promise of the early modern period was delayed in part by the Thirty Years' War (1618–48).
As in the history of the literature of most peoples, poetry was the first literary expression of the Germans.
Derived from the Latin words litteratus (learned) and littera (a letter of the alphabet), it refers to written works that are intended for reading.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-201556?tocId=201556&ct=   (826 words)

 English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Exploring literature poetry, drama, fiction, and the essay - students develop an understanding of the growing and rapidly changing world of contemporary English studies.
Faculty members are committed to both the traditional canon of literature and to the expansion of the traditional canon through attention to the literatures of women, minorities, and non-Western cultures.
A study of literature, partly in translation, from African, Asian and the Caribbean countries.
www.csbsju.edu /Catalog/1998-2000/programsofstudy/english.htm   (2153 words)

 Modern German Literature: 1700 to Present Literature in the Age of Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Analyses of literary works should sharpen the students' skills in interpretation: special attention will be given to the theme of the course, including its impact on questions of structure and style, and to the weighing of arguments for and against diverse readings of texts.
The course is also designed to assist students with their verbal skills, specifically their skills in contributing to a discussion and in writing clear and telling prose.
Wide-ranging study which suggests that the distinctions between the worlds of literature and technology are not as great as is sometimes believed.
www.aicgs.org /resources/daad/1993016.shtml   (2669 words)

 The American Literature Archive
Contains sources of texts, biography, criticism and lesson plans for teachers of literature from the Colonial Period through the 19th century.
The collection includes information on literature, history, art, music, religion, economics, philosophy, and so on, from around the world, as well as the home pages of societies and people who work on eighteenth-century topics.
It enables you to view the 1930s through the lenses of its films, radio programs, literature, journalism, museums, exhibitions, architecture, art, and other forms of cultural expression.
www.en.utexas.edu /amlit/periods.htm   (1430 words)

 Spring 2003
Reading great works of literature can help students reflect more deeply on their experience, cultivate moral and intellectual sensitivity, and develop the capacity to understand matters from other points of view.
Although the lectures will be arranged thematically, at all times a historical and text-historical perspective will be maintained to show how the literature of the Hebrew Bible was composed over a long period of time, and thus has encoded the changing historical, social cultural, and hence, theological contexts of its origins.
Themes which appear in the earliest examples of human thought and literature continue to reappear in diverse societies centuries later, in the present, and in many views of the future.
www.louisville.edu /a-s/humanities/spring2003.htm   (5390 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Women and Literature in Britain, 1700-1800: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
It analyses the social, legal and ideological constructions of women which female writers had to negotiate, and it explores women's writing across a wide spectrum of genres - from fiction to broadside ballads, meditative poetry to confessional memoirs - as well as women's involvement as printers, sellers and purchasers of printed texts.
An invaluable overview of women and literary culture in the period, Women and Literature in Britain, 1700-1800 is also an important contribution to our understanding of women's roles in the emergent public sphere of print.
This collection of new essays brings together feminist critics, cultural historians and historians of publishing to provide a unique and up-to-date introduction to women's writing and its contexts in the eighteenth century.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0521586801   (586 words)

 Early American Literature
Through the literatures and documents we do have, we can use critical readings skills to understand the investments of the author in a certain "reality" and to infer the possible experiences of the "others" the author mentions.
Embedded in those ideologies and their literatures are the roots of the inequality and injustice our country still suffers from.
In developing this curriculum for American Literature before 1700, I have sought to include the literatures that will help students gain insight into the men who professed the Puritan ideal, how their application of that ideal affected the people who weren't included among the Elect, and the writings of those who departed from that ideal.
filebox.vt.edu /users/knugent/curricula/early_american_lit   (5294 words)

 Resources for the Study of American Literature: Search Engines
For outlines of American history and literature, essays on key topics, and biographical sketches, visit the project home page.
Three recommended resources are the catalogues of the Library of Congress, and Hollis at Harvard, and The American Antiquarian Society, a national research library of American History, Literature and Culture through 1876.
However, a few items of interest to students and scholars of literature, history, and culture can be found in the column on the right of the homepage.
www.assumption.edu /users/lknoles/pagesearch.html   (10302 words)

 Index to Chapters. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Literature of the Sea: From the Origins to Hakluyt
Seafaring and Travel: The Growth of Professional Text-Books and Geographical Literature
Table of Principal Dates in English Literature: 1200–1910.
www.bartleby.com /cambridge/chapterindex.html   (505 words)

 Philosophy and German Literature, 1700—1990 - Cambridge University Press
Although the importance of the interplay of literature and philosophy in Germany has often been examined within individual works or groups of works by particular authors, little research has been undertaken into the broader dialogue of German literature and philosophy as a whole.
Philosophy and German Literature 1700—1990 offers six chapters by leading specialists on the dialogue between the work of German literary writers and philosophers through their works.
The volume shows that German literature, far from being the mouthpiece of a dour philosophical culture dominated by the great names of Leibniz, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Heidegger and Habermas, has much more to offer: while possessing a high affinity with philosophy it explores regions of human insight and experience beyond philosophy’s ken.
www.cambridge.org /0521660521   (347 words)

 Spring 2002
We will be examining major works of Western literature from the different periods in order to gain a broader understanding of the cultures and societies which produced them.
Reading great works of literature and help students reflect more deeply on their experience, cultivate moral and intellectual sensitivity, and develop the capacity to understand matters from other points of view.
Humanities 312, "Introduction to the New Testament," is a survey of the canonical and apocryphal literature of the Christian community of the first century CE (Common Era).
www.louisville.edu /a-s/humanities/spring2002.htm   (3647 words)

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