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  Learn more about List of years in literature in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
1951 in literature - The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
1921 in literature - The Mistress of Husaby - Sigrid Undset
1810 in literature - The Houses of Osma and Almeria - Regina Maria Roche
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Irish Literature
Early Irish literature and the sagas relating to the pre-Christian period of Irish history abound with references to ogham writing, which was almost certainly of pagan origin, and which continued to be employed up to the Christianization of the island.
After the substantially pagan efforts may come the early Christian literature, especially the lives of the saints, which are both numerous and valuable, visions, homilies, commentaries on the Scriptures, monastic rules, prayers, hymns, and all possible kinds of religious and didactic poetry.
Above all it is hard to accuse of time-serving or of pusillanimity a poet who could imperil his popularity in England by such a vigorous melody as that in which he compares the oppression of Ireland to the captivity of the Jews and prophecies the destruction of her tyrant.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08116a.htm   (13072 words)

  
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The most thoroughgoing of all distinctions in literature, as in the other Fine Arts, is that between (1) Substance, the essential content and meaning of the work, and (2) Form, the manner in which it is expressed (including narrative structure, external style, in poetry verse-form, and many related matters).
This is partly because the amount of thoroughly great literature which they produced is small, and partly because for present-day readers it is in effect a foreign literature, written in early forms of English or in foreign languages, so that to-day it is intelligible only through special study or in translation.
But the chief form of secular literature during the period, beginning in the middle of the twelfth century, was the romance, especially the metrical (verse) romance.
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Literature reflects the currents of intellectual development, cultural history, political tensions, bases of criticism, and the growth of social consciousness.
Students are encouraged to supplement their English major with collateral courses in the following areas: literature from other cultures such as courses in classics, comparative literature, integrated liberal studies, literature in other languages and in literature in translation; courses in language and linguistics; courses in European and American history; art history; and philosophy.
An overview of the literature of the Romantic age in relation to philosophical, cultural, historical, artistic or scientific backgrounds and contexts.
www.wisc.edu /pubs/ug/10lettsci/depts/english.html   (6412 words)

  
 The Geography of Empire in English Literature, 1580—1745 - Cambridge University Press   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Between 1580 and 1745 - Edmund Spenser’s journey to an unconquered Ireland and the Jacobite Rebellion - the first British Empire was established.
The intervening years saw the cultural and material forces of colonialism pursue a fitful, often fanciful endeavour to secure space for this expansion.
1745 and the systematizing of the Yahoo; 7.
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 1745 Definition / 1745 Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
1745 - War of Austrian Succession: Battle of Fontenoy - At Fontenoy, French forces defeat an Anglo-Dutch-Hanoverian army.
The Saxons, who were encamped at Stringau, were attacked in the early morning, and defeated before the Austrians could come to their aid.
He is the successor of Charles VII AlbertEmperor Charles VII Albert (August 6, 1697 in Brussels - January 20, 1745 in Munich), a member of the Wittelsbach family, was Holy Roman Emperor from January 24, 1742 until his death in 1745....
www.elresearch.com /1745   (920 words)

  
 Histories of Language and Literature courses: English Undergraduate Programs
Courses Satisfying "Histories of Language and Literature" for the B.A. in English
These courses concentrate on exploring the historical contexts of the development of English language and literature.
The goal of these courses is to introduce the ways in which literature responds to and/or shapes historical conditions.
depts.washington.edu /engl/ugrad/ughistories.html   (191 words)

  
 African American Registry for Wednesday November 16th 2005
*On this date in 1745, we remember the birth of Olaudah Equiano, an African slave, and author.
Carrie Allen McCray, a source of southern literature.
*On this date in 1992, the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Derek Walcott.
www.aaregistry.com /african_american_history/category/8/literature   (1498 words)

  
 UW English: English major course requirements
This outline details the requirements for the department's general literature major.
English 216: British and Anglophone Literature from 1750 to the present (3-4 cr)
Unless students need only electives to complete the major, they cannot do so in the summer session.
www.wisc.edu /english/undergrad/requirements.html   (308 words)

  
 The Geography of Empire in English Literature, 1580—1745 - Cambridge University Press   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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 MavicaNET - Equiano, Olaudah (1745-1797)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Каталёг / Культура / Мастацтва / Literature / African Literatures / Nigeria: Literature / Equiano, Olaudah (1745-1797)
Каталёг / Культура / Мастацтва / Literature / African Literatures / Ghana: Literature / Equiano, Olaudah (1745-1797)
African American Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association, its role in publication Equiano's work.
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 Jack Lynch's Home Page
English department of the Newark campus of Rutgers University, specializing in the English literature of the eighteenth century.
But a recent check showed it at number 320,499, which is as close to "bestseller" as a professor of eighteenth-century literature is ever likely to see.
Studied Barbarity: Johnson, Spenser, and Literary Progress," from the 1995 ASECS meeting in Tucson (an expanded version appears in
www.andromeda.rutgers.edu /~jlynch   (1260 words)

  
 PAL: Olaudah Equiano (1745-1797)
Among the tradition of slave narratives, Equiano's is considered a remarkable achievement since the autobiographical style was not a well-developed genre in the eighteenth century.
Consider the various meanings different colonial authors attribute to the word removal.
Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 2: Early American Literature - Olaudah Equiano." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide.
www.csustan.edu /english/reuben/pal/chap2/equiano.html   (545 words)

  
 Publisher description for Library of Congress control number 92042217   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Scott's Waverley (1814), set in and around the Jacobite Rising in the Scotland of 1745-6, was the first historical novel in world literature.
Innovative and humane in its plot, rich in social detail, and truly international in popularity, it not only launched a genre, but also became a landmark in literary realism, in historiography and in bookselling.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832, Waverley novels, Jacobite Rebellion, 1745-1746 Literature and the rebellion, Historical fiction, Scottish History and criticism, Scotland History 18th century Historiography, Scotland in literature
www.loc.gov /catdir/description/cam025/92042217.html   (190 words)

  
 Undergraduate classes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
At UTD, I teach interdisciplinary courses that explore the interrelations of literature, history and science.
I have advised undergraduate honors thesis research on the following topics: Law and Literature and Early Modern Science and Culture.
LIT 3319, Literature of the Scientific Revolution (1590-1745)
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 The Geography of Empire in English Literature, 1580-1745 by Bruce McLeod [ISBN: 0521660793] - Find Cheap Textbook ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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Using theories of space and its production to ground his readings, Bruce McLeod skillfully explores how works by Spenser, Milton, Aphra Behn, Mary Rowlandson, Daniel Defoe and Jonathan Swift imagine, interrogate and narrate the adventure and geography of empire.
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