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  Wikinfo | French literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
French literature is literature written in the French language; and especially, literature written in French by citizens of France; it may also refer to literature written in other languages of France.
Literature in the Classical Period was essentially aristocratic in its outlook.
Literature in the regional languages continued through to the 18th century, although increasing eclipsed by the rise of the French language and influenced by the prevailing French literary model.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=French_literature   (3465 words)

 BU Libraries | Research Guides | French Language and Literature
This is a very comprehensive and well-organized source which lists and describes resources used to study French literature and the French language, from bibliographies to studies (please note the date of publication, however).
This is a handbook to "literature in French," with attempts to include Francophone literature.
This volume presents French literature within an historical and cultural context, through a series of thematic essays centered around key dates in French literature (such as 1181) or history (such as 1789).
www.bu.edu /library/guides/french.html   (3510 words)

 The Classical Essayists.
Known as a Whig writer, Macaulay's style is the perfection of clearness, not an ambiguous sentence is to be found throughout his works, brilliant language; Thackeray referred to him as a master with a "prodigious memory and vast learning...
The paper had the occasional article on literature (usually written by Addison) but it featured Steele's writing which concentrated on "social comedy," the "affections and vices of society," a much riskier form of writing.
Thoreau was a man of "simple and high thinking" and his writings proved to have more of an impact on the men of the 20th century than the men of his own century, the 19th, for instance Gandhi became convinced, by reading Thoreau, of the rightness of the principle of passive resistance and civil disobedience.
www.blupete.com /Literature/Biographies/Literary/BiosEssayists.htm   (4074 words)

 Literature 100 Syllabus
Literature 100 is an entry way into a lifetime of active reading of challenging, provocative literature.
In this class, you'll strengthen your perceptions and thinking through your own exploration of literature, as well as from the ideas of your classmates and your instructor.
The participation grade will also reflect your demonstrated level of preparation in class (use of journal entries and seminar questions, scores on quizzes, ability to use specific examples from the literature), and your active involvement in terms of good listening and open, focused exploration of the literature.
flightline.highline.edu /radang/Lit100-syl.htm   (1284 words)

 Modern Greek Literature
Erotocritos in Crete (16 – 17th century) was one of the first pieces of "modern“ Greek literature (Venetian influence).
A few years before the war of independence we have the first real works of modern Greek literature in the Ionian islands from Greeks (Solomos, Kalvos) who lived outside the occupied region.
A Problem for modern Greek literature is that only less than 20 millions worldwide speak Greek.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/NewLiteratur/Literature.htm   (1000 words)

 Historical Chemical Literature - Pathfinder
Yet for most English-speakers, 1907 -- the year Chemical Abstracts began indexing the world's chemical literature -- is the watershed date that now serves as a somewhat arbitrary demarcation between "modern" and "historical" chemistry.
This major German handbook series covered the literature of inorganic and organometallic compounds more or less comprehensively until the mid-20th Century, when it became much more selective.
But it is invaluable for identifying the early journal and patent literature on metal compounds.
www.lib.utexas.edu /chem/info/old.html   (1783 words)

 ReadLiterature.Com - Talk Literature Archives
Is an Intellectual one who specializes in one field, or one topic in that field (per say devotes all their energy to analyzing one book over the span of their whole life time) or is an Intellectual one who is the "Renisance Man" type with generalized knowlege or tastes.
The intellectual is found in many forms, and I suggest that those who would restrict its use unneccesarily are confusing intellectualism (their own or others') with snobbery.
Literature is not (cannot be) isolated from many other matters.
www.readliterature.com /TL-90.htm   (4017 words)

 Modern History Sourcebook: Voltaire: On On The Royal Society And Other Academies, from Letters on The English or ...
The Academy of Sciences is prudently confined to the study of Nature, and, indeed, this is a field spacious enough for fifty or three-score persons to range in.
That of London mixes indiscriminately literature with physics; but methinks the founding an academy merely for the polite arts is more judicious, as it prevents confusion, and the joining, in some measure, of heterogeneals, such as a dissertation on the head-dresses of the Roman ladies with a hundred or more new curves.
Congreve, who may be called their Moliere, and several other eminent persons whose names I have forgot; all these would have raised the glory of that body to a great height even in its infancy.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/1778voltaire-royalsoc.html   (1511 words)

 LINGUIST List 7.1778: Analogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Chomsky has written a considerable amount on these topics in which he carefully lays out the case, works going back to the 50s.
It isn't particularly helpful to criticize remarks he makes assuming that literature without addressing that literature.
This is what the literature on processing has dealt with for years, especially grammatically-based models.
www.ling.ed.ac.uk /linguist/issues/7/7-1778.html   (531 words)

 glbtq >> literature >> Decadence
Nineteenth-century Decadent literature either describes aspects of decadent life and society or reflects the decadent literary aesthetic.
Another major thematic, as well as stylistic, influence on Decadent literature was the Gothic novel, and the writings of Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849).
Decrepit, isolated mansions; feeble, aristocratic lineages; and hypersensitive, refined bachelors are some of the stock elements of Decadent writing that can be traced to such writers as Poe and Ann Radcliffe (1764-1823).
www.glbtq.com /literature/decadence.html   (662 words)

 Visiting a Trade Show by Susan Friedmann
Collect information that is of interest to you or that might interest others in your company.
Request literature and samples be mailed instead of having to carry them with you.
Be prepared to follow-up after the show for literature and samples requests.
www.marketingsource.com /articles/view/1778   (709 words)

 Access The Great Books
It is strongly recommended that the reader visit The Center for the Study of the Great Ideas for background on the ideas and formation of this list.
Soon this will exclude much of the great literature published after 1950 until well after the year 2050 or further.
Their continued commitment to clarifying the complex ideas in literature and philosophy has helped us all over the years.
www.anova.org   (664 words)

 French and Francophone Literature: Library and Internet Research Guide for Junior Essay and Senior Thesis Writers - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
French and Francophone Literature: Library and Internet Research Guide for Junior Essay and Senior Thesis Writers
Genres such as French poetry and French literature subdivide by period, then topic.
To search for author journals in HOLLIS, use Expanded Search, enter Keywords from: Subject use author's name (last, first) and Subject: periodicals.
hcl.harvard.edu /research/guides/french/junior/hollis.html   (756 words)

 Francois-Marie Arouet Voltaire - Biography and Works
An innovative aspect of Voltaire's history is that the chivalric hero is rejected for the 'good administrator', who protects liberties in order for society to prosper.
Voltaire died in Paris on May 30, 1778, at eighty-four, the undisputed leader of the Age of Enlightenment.
He left behind him over fourteen thousand known letters and over two thousand books and pamphlets.
www.online-literature.com /voltaire   (479 words)

 EDSITEment - Lesson Plans
Some of the most well known, and most important, works of literature in the world are examples of epic poetry.
Both contain important lessons on wisdom, behavior and morality, and have been used for centuries not only as entertainment, but also as a way of instructing both children and adults in the exemplary behavior toward which they are urged to strive and the immoral behavior they are urged to shun.
Trace the elements of history, literature, polemic, and autobiography in the 1847 Narrative of William W. Brown, An American Slave.
edsitement.neh.gov /tab_lesson.asp?subjectArea=3   (10428 words)

 William Wordsworth at LiteratureClassics.com -- essays, resources
His work The Prelude records his mixed joys and terrors of his childhood in the country, together with the death of his mother in 1778, and father in 1783.
British poet, who spent his life in the Lake District of Northern England.
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www.literatureclassics.com /authors/Wordsworth   (591 words)

 Lacunar Infarction: Embolism is the Key -- Futrell 35 (7): 1778 -- Stroke
Lacunar Infarction: Embolism is the Key -- Futrell 35 (7): 1778 -- Stroke
Contrary to this established dogma, the literature demonstrates
the literature makes it clear that this position is more defensible
stroke.ahajournals.org /cgi/content/full/35/7/1778   (854 words)

 VoS - Voice of the Shuttle
Historical Outline for Restoration & 18th-Century British Literature (chronology of historical events and publications in Britain during the period 1642-1820) (Alok Yadav, George Mason U.)
Early 18th C. Late 18th C. Ian's English Calendar (dating resource for students of English history and literature: "converts between old and new style dates, calculates day of the week, British regnal years, and the date of Easter and other moveable religious holidays") (Ian McInnes, Albi
The Novel: Criticisms of Pamela (summaries of critical literature on the novel) (Susanne McCracken)
vos.ucsb.edu /browse.asp?id=2738   (2252 words)

 ATHENA - Pierre Perroud
Books: nearly 10'000 links to books on philosophy, science, classics, literature, history, economics, etc. Multilingual.
Arts and Sciences: Images and texts; a kind of interdisciplinary encouragement to connect philosophy, science, arts, literature.
See also Collège Voltaire, at CPTIC or at HYPO.
un2sg4.unige.ch /athena/html/athome.html   (187 words)

 US State Nicknames
Virginia has the oldest citation for any state nickname.
Old Dominion has its first recorded sighting in 1778, but this derives from Ancient Dominion, the nickname for the state from the end of the 17th century.
It is also known as the Mother of States, being the first state to be colonised (a name not attributed to Virginia until 1855, whereas Connecticut had been given the name in 1838), and Mother of Presidents, because Virginia supplied seven of the first twelve of the US Presidents.
www.miketodd.net /encyc/statenicks.htm   (5956 words)

 APS Observer - Scientific Psychology
In rejecting that manuscript, the JE-I editor wrote, among other things, the following:
The reviewer and I feel that this work addresses interesting and important problems in psychophysics, and that many of the experiments make a useful contribution to the literature...
I strongly urge you to divide this work up into several smaller papers.
www.psychologicalscience.org /observer/getArticle.cfm?id=1778   (764 words)

 The NDSU Libraries
The Beilstein CrossFire database contains extensive information on over 7 million organic substances covered in chemical literature from 1778 to the present.
The database is the most complete collection of structures, properties, reactions, and references to the literature in organic chemistry.
Using the database requires a client called Beilstein Commander.
www.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu /subjects/engineering/beilsteininfo.html   (293 words)

 Bertolt Brecht
DIE TAGE DER COMMUNE, 1948/1949 (published 1957) - The Days of the Commune (based on Nordahl Grieg's The Defeat)
DER HOFMEISTER, 1951 - The Private Tutor (adaptation of Jakob Lenz's Der Hofmeister from 1778)
DER PROZESS DER JEANNE D'ARC ZU ROUEN 1431, 1952 (published 1959) - The Trial of Joan of Arc at Rouen, 1431 (from Anna Segher's version)
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /brecht.htm   (2494 words)

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