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  The Power of the Passive Self in English Literature, 1640-1770
This tradition - which Scott Paul Gordon locates in seventeenth-century religious discourse, in early eighteenth-century moral philosophy, in mid eighteenth-century acting theory, and in the emergent novel - resists autonomy and defers agency from the individual to an external ‘prompter’.
Gordon argues that the trope of passivity aims to guarantee a disinterested self in a culture that was increasingly convinced that every deliberate action involves calculating one’s own interest.
Gordon traces the origins of such ideas from their roots in the non-conformist religious tradition to their flowering in one of the central texts of eighteenth-century literature, Samuel Richardson’s Clarissa.
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  English and American Literature Collection - Boston College
The predominant emphasis of the collection is on the literature in English of the U.S. and England.
However, the great majority of the primary and critical works of contemporary children's literature are purchased by and housed in the Educational Resource Center.
Literature in English of Scotland, Wales, and Canada are next in importance.
www.bc.edu /libraries/resources/collections/s-engamlit   (1503 words)

 1770 in literature: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
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 William Wordsworth - Biography and Works
William Wordsworth was born on 7 April 1770 in Cockermouth, Cumberland, in the Lake District.
Hi William Wordsworth was born on April 7, 1770.
His starter page from the author search needs editing.
www.online-literature.com /wordsworth   (954 words)

 Digital Librarian: Literature
English Literature and Religion - Maintained by William S. Peterson, a Professor of English at the University of Maryland, the site consists of a Bibliographical Database, with over 7,000 records, including both primary and secondary sources — of religious aspects and backgrounds of English literature from the Middle Ages to the present.
Studies in Canadian Literature (Études en littérature canadien) - "Biannual, bilingual journal devoted to the study of Canadian literature in English and French, and published at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton." The journal is searchable and provides full-text access to most issues beginning with Volume 1 (1976).
Texts include Harriet Martineau's Autobiography (c1877), edited by Maria Weston Chapman (Martineau was one of the foremost English intellectuals of her day), Edith Nesbit's The Railway Children (1906) chronicling the adventures of the six Bastable children, and Olive Schreiner's The Story of an African Farm (1883), a tragic novel of feminist protest.
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 Imperfect Sympathies (0312295707) PAGE - Palgrave Macmillan
This often unresolved tension in the literature reflects the political and cultural struggles of the time, as well as the dilemma of Romanticism, which advocates sympathy but does not always accommodate difference.
In this lively and stimulating study, detailed analysis of the poems is closely grounded in the literary and historical contexts in which Lyrical Ballads was first conceived, realized and subsequently expanded into two volumes.
Expanding the perspective initiated by British Romanticism and the Jews: History, Culture, Literature, this volume explores more deeply the complexities inherent in the relationship between the British and Jewish cultures as initiated in the Romantic Period in England, though extending to the present in the Middle East.
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 English & American Literature Bibliography
Gohdes, Clarence L. Bibliographical guide to the study of the literature of the U.S.A. 4th ed., rev. and enl.
From 1919-55, entitled American bibliography and limited to writings by American scholars in the field of modern languages and literatures.
The contemporary novel; a checklist of critical literature on the British and American novel since 1945.
www.columbia.edu /cu/lweb/indiv/butlref/subj/aelit/amlit.html   (1217 words)

 2000 - 2002 Undergraduate Catalog / College of Liberal Arts / Music
A study of the styles, performers, and composers of American Jazz music, beginning with the evolution of early jazz styles which combine English, Spanish, and French folk songs with African tribal rhythms, and continuing to the present.
Music history and literature from 1770 to 1830.
The history and literature of music in the twentieth century.
www.utep.edu /catalogs/undergrad/libart/musicmusl.htm   (446 words)

 Research Collections: English and American Literature Collection
Subject indexes to the literature: ABELL - The Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature, LIFT - Literary Journals Index Full Text, Bibliography of American Literature, MLA Bibliography.
Retrospective collection of periodicals are increasingly in microfilm format.
Dissertations and theses completed at other institutions are selectively purchased depending on the particular research needs of English Department faculty and graduate students.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/avp/ulib/protof/port/coll-eng.html   (1111 words)

 English Literature degree courses - Undergraduate 2007 - University of Kent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Stage 1 allows you to experiment by combining compulsory modules on literature and critical theory with options from over 100 modules, ranging from philosophy to art history.
English is a major subject at Kent and you will be part of a strong, identifiable and energetic student body: English students are active in the student magazine, the University radio station, theatre and creative writing, and the Literary Society.
Early American Literature 1630-1880/Modern American Literature: From the Closing of the Frontier to the End of the Cold War
www.kent.ac.uk /studying/undergrad/subjects/english.html   (453 words)

 German Studies Web: Literature Resources
This is the major bibliography for German language and literature.
Interdisciplinary journal dedicated to critical inquiry of travel, migration, and multiculturalism in the German-speaking world.
An index to newspaper articles (some full text) on German-language and other literatures.
www.dartmouth.edu /~wess/wesslit.html   (303 words)

 English Literature and French Literature and Art. Italian Poetry in Translation. By Ellen Moody.
Women's Novels: for Jane Austen and in conjunction with an essay Ellen wrote (published by Philological Quarterly) "A Calendar for Sense and Sensibility", Ellen studied all Austen's novels minutely and drew extensive detailed calendars from them that are in these books and provide the undergirding of of all Austen's serious realistic fiction.
She has spent much time working on a several projects centered on women's literature, translation and the later 18th century novel and memoir.
Here she includes bibliographies which her students have found useful for research, e.g., on children's literature, on the medical subculture of our society, on on archaeology, human genetic heritage and migration and language history, and on Richard Feynman).
www.jimandellen.org /ellen/emhome.htm   (1229 words)

 Eighteenth-Century Resources -- Literature
Brief discussions of literature from the 17th century to the present with attention to banking and finance.
literature from the early 18th century to the present.
The Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language, a cooperative project of the Institut National de la Langue Franaise (INaLF) of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and the Divisions of the Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Chicago.
andromeda.rutgers.edu /~jlynch/18th/lit.html   (4964 words)

 English Department Faculty - University Of Pennsylvania
Trouble in the Republic of Letters: Literature and the Law - Spring 2006
London in Literature: Novel Urban Spectacles - Summer 2003
London in Literature: Novel Urban Spectacles - Summer 2002
www.english.upenn.edu /People/Faculty/profile.php?pennkey=mgamer   (297 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 und Leben, 38.) Cologne, Graz, and Vienna: Böhlau, 1987.
www.personal.psu.edu /special/C18/children.htm   (6156 words)

 Off-Campus Study
Students concentrating in any of the natural sciences, mathematics or computer science may continue required courses at the University of Wales, College of Cardiff (UWCC), while studying the history and culture of Wales.
Participants take two required courses (Welsh History and Welsh Literature and Culture) and two science courses chosen from offerings in archaeology, biology, chemistry, computer science, geology, mathematics, physics and psychology.
The study group begins the last week in January, and final exams are completed by early June.
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 CR: GM/0132 (sec 1) Classical German Literature (1770-1815)
"Classical German Literature: Goethe" is an intensely German experience, designed for those fluent in German, although even those with significant experience with the language had some problems.
This juxtaposition of lecture, seminar, and language course delves into the works of the German writer, Goethe.
For those fluent in German and yearning for some experience in German literature, this course is a particularly good choice.
www.brown.edu /Students/Critical_Review/2000.2001.1/GM0132_1KNI.html   (343 words)

 "WORDSWORTH WILLIAM 1770 1850 RELIGION" (Subject) - Books, journals, articles @ The Questia Online Library
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Christian poetry, English--History and criticism, Church history in literature, Great Britain--In literature, Memory in literature, Prophecies in literature, Sonnets, English--History and criticism, Wordsworth, William--1770-1850--Ecclesiastical sonnets, Wordsworth, William--1770-1850--Religion
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor--1772-1834--Religion, Religion And Literature--England--History--19th Century, Religious Poetry, English--History And Criticism, Romanticism--England, Transcendence (Philosophy) In Literature, Wordsworth, William--1770-1850--Religion
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 Christianity and literature - History books, find the lowest prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
You may browse this category by title or by publication date.
Literature and Religion in Mid-Victorian England : From Dickens to Eliot
The Power of the Passive Self in English Literature, 1640-1770
www.allbookstores.com /Christianity_And_Literature-History_p7sd.html   (287 words)

 Lamson Library » Blog Archive » The New American Literature, 1890-1930
American literature — 20th century — History and criticism
American literature — 19th century — History and criticism
tags: 19th century, 20th century, american literature, american literature — 19th century — history and criticism, american literature — 20th century — history and criticism, history and criticism, pattee, fred lewis, 1863-1950
www.plymouth.edu /library/opac/record/1125130   (301 words)

 ‘Bridge to Terabithia’ Author to Discuss Historical Fiction : UVM The View
Katherine Paterson, author of 14 novels for young people including the classic Bridge to Terabithia, will give a talk titled “Why Historical Fiction?” on Oct. 14 at 5 p.m.
Paterson is the 1998 recipient of the most prestigious international award for children's literature, the Hans Christian Andersen Medal.
She has also won two Newbery medals and National Book Awards.
www.uvm.edu /~uvmpr/theview/article.php?id=1770   (135 words)

 Shaffer, E. S.: Kubla Khan and the Fall of Jerusalem: The Mythological School in Biblical Criticism and Secular ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Kubla Khan and the Fall of Jerusalem: The Mythological School in Biblical Criticism and Secular Literature 1770-1880
The importance of this study is that it shows that readings of specific literary texts can intersect with general movements of thought and action through the scrutiny of a clearly defined intellectual discipline, here the higher criticism, which developed as a particular expression of the larger trends in the history of the period.
Dr Shaffer throws light on individual works of literature, the formation between England and Germany, and the bases of European Romanticism.
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 CLEARVUE & SVE » History through Literature: Romanticism & Revolution (1770 to 1870)
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Discusses how literary luminaries such as Byron, Shelley, Keats, Blake, Wordsworth, Poe, Emerson, Mary Shelley, and Frederick Douglass challenged people to examine their inner selves, their motivations, and their needs.
History through Literature: Romanticism and Revolution (1770 to 1870) DVD
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 Find in a Library: Correspondence and American literature, 1770-1865
Find in a Library: Correspondence and American literature, 1770-1865
Subjects: American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/331d9128811cabe6a19afeb4da09e526.html   (103 words)

 Online Syllabi - Pedagogies - Romantic Circles
British Literature of the Romantic Period (Robert Anderson, Oakland U) British Romanticism (Doug Thomson, Georgia Southern U) British Writers: 1801-1830 (Stuart Curran, U Penn)
English Romantic Literature (John Morillo, North Carolina State U) The English Romantics (Jack Rosenbalm, Southwest Texas State U) The Later Romantic Period (Jesse Airaudi, Baylor U) Literature of the Romantic Period (Steven E. Jones, Loyola U, Chicago)
Canonizing Romantic Literature (Laura Mandell, Miami Univ. of Ohio)
www.rc.umd.edu /pedagogies/syllabi/index.html   (1215 words)

 Lehigh University :: Department of English
Scott Paul Gordon came to Lehigh in 1995.
He teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century literature, in literary and cultural theory, and in post-modern literature.
He also teaches writing for first-year students and, in the fall of 2003, begins a three-year term as the Director of the First-Year Writing Program.
www.lehigh.edu /~indrown/people/gordon.html   (186 words)

 SCORE History/Social Science: Browse Children's Literature K-6 by Title
SCORE History/Social Science: Browse Children's Literature K-6 by Title
Home / Children's Literature / K-6 / Browse by Titles / Beginning with K
A Project of the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools.
score.rims.k12.ca.us /literature/k6/titles/?c=K   (400 words)

 Michael Gamer, English 551 syllabus
Sept 19: Poetry and Community: Oliver Goldsmith, The Deserted Village (1770), Anna Laetitia Aikin (later Barbauld), selections from Poems (1773), George Crabbe, The Village (1784; selections).
Also: A Historical Sketch of Warrington Academy (1859).
· Literature Online available via Library Homepage, under "Databases." A full-text database of on-line texts, and very useful for research.
www.english.upenn.edu /~mgamer/Teaching/551/2001syllabus.html   (1976 words)

 The Power of the Passive Self in English Literature, 1640–1770 - Cambridge University Press
The Power of the Passive Self in English Literature, 1640–1770 - Cambridge University Press
Home > Catalogue > The Power of the Passive Self in English Literature, 1640–1770
The Power of the Passive Self in English Literature, 1640–1770
www.cambridge.org /catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521021847   (327 words)

 Bianchi 1770 USA Literature ~ Products ~ 2007 Key Machine Guide
Bianchi 1770 USA Literature ~ Products ~ 2007 Key Machine Guide
The 2007 Key Machine Guide (Version 2) features the most recent information on Bianchi USA key machines.
Other Literature Products ~ Main Products Page ~ 2007 Transponder Guide ~ 2007 Non-Transponder Guide
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 IEP Student Newsletters | University of Miami   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Our newsletter is designed, written, compiled and edited by students in the Intensive English Program at the
. The newsletter includes photographs, biographies, autobiographies, interview reports, panel discussion project report summaries, survey results, film and book reviews.  Article topics include war, religion, peace, the changing family, the Internet, same-sex marriage, ghosts, yoga, acupuncture, sports, literature, culture, cities, countries, weather, and our unique campus.
Newsletters require Adobe Acrobat Reader (a free download) to view.
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