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 Encyclopedia: 1780   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Category: 1780 Jump to: navigation, search February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
Thomas Hutchinson (September 9, 1711-June 3, 1780) was the American colonial governor of Massachusetts from 1771 to 1774 and a prominent Loyalist in the years before the American Revolutionary War.
Sir John Fielding (1721-4 September 1780) was a notable English magistrate and social reformer of the 18th century.
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 Configurations of third agents in literature and literary theory
Literature is a predominantly temporal artistic expression; it works with and moulds time as its medium.
Literature shows the human mind at work in creating a present as a configuration of the third between individual and past/future.
Literature and literary criticism has always been a mode of reflection on cutting edge developments in philosophy, social thinking and science.
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 1780   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
For New Englanders, 1780 was a year of relative calm.
An overview of New England imprints for 1780 is indicative of a kind of paroxysm of...
1777 1778 1779 - 1780 - 1781 1782 1783
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 The Importance Of The History Of Literature
Why the history of English literature is the diary of the rise then decline of English speaking civilization.
As use of language is the exercise of understanding, the literature of a community is the record of the nature of that community's understanding at the time.
But the Oxford English Dictionary also states that Augustan may be applied to 'any national literature', and the Augustan period of English literature was 1660-1780, which means this period was the Golden Age of English civilization.
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 Life Lessons: Prescriptive Literature, Youth, and Gender in 1780's NE
She learns the hard way, to regret her opinion to, "admit of no instructions from servants."18 In the story, there are several pieces of advice that the young woman learns: to respect her elders and even as someone of some means, not to overstep her position as a woman.
By contrasting lust to true love, this set of prescriptive literature showed that the path of duty and virtue that enabled them to be good sons or daughters also enabled them to be good prospective husbands and wives.
Some prescripted literature for married couple placed its attention else where and looked at the parent’s relationships with their children.
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 LSU Law Library--Women's Rights and Women's Issues in Law and Literature
In particular, feminist literature is presently re-evaluating premises concerning the literary characterization of women's psychology and motivations.
Gutierrez-Girardot, Bettina, Prostitutierte in der Lateinamerikanischen Literatur: Das Bild der Prostitutierten in der Lateinamerikanischen Literatur der Jahrhundertwende (1990)(Hispanistische Studien; 21).
Further materials on wives and mothers in literature can be found under library catalog subject headings such as the following: the representation of women, and particularly the characterization of women, reflects social and legal attitudes toward women and their rights or lack of them.
faculty.law.lsu.edu /ccorcos/biblio/womenlawlit.html   (8711 words)

 Prospective Students - English Literature @ Glasgow University
Reading English Literature is a personal (and entertaining) voyage of discovery into human experience and imagination as it has been expressed in written form over five centuries.
Satisfactory performance is normally defined by the achievement of an aggregate of 27 points on the 22-point scale in the two level 2 courses which must include a B grade or 15 points in the 22-point scale in at least one of these courses.
The Department of English Literature further requires for those intending Single Honours in English Literature in addition to the four completed courses in English Literature at least a grade D in the double level 1 course in English Language.
www.arts.gla.ac.uk /SESLL/EngLit/ugrad/intro.htm   (2682 words)

 The Cambridge History of English Literature, 1660—1780 - Cambridge University Press
She is the editor of The Literature of Lesbianism: A Historical Anthology from Ariosto to Stonewall (2003) and writes frequently for journals and periodicals such as The London Review and the Times Literary Supplement.
He is the editor of British Literature 1640–1789: An Anthology, 2nd edn (2001), Gulliver’s Travels (2001) and, with Gwin J. Kolb, the forthcoming volume in the Yale Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson, Johnson on the English Language.
She is currently writing a study of British literature and the British Empire, 1660–1800, the subject of her 2001 British Academy Warton Lecture.
www.cup.cam.ac.uk /catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521781442&ss=fro   (3225 words)

 The Cambridge History of English Literature, 1660—1780 - Cambridge University Press
The Cambridge History of English Literature, 1660—1780 offers readers discussions of the entire range of literary expression from the Restoration to the end of the eighteenth century.
In essays by thirty distinguished scholars, recent historical perspectives and new critical approaches and methods are brought to bear on the classic authors and texts of the period.
A preliminary discourse on philosophy and literature Michael Prince; 16.
www.cup.cam.ac.uk /catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521781442&ss=fro   (493 words)

 IX. The Landors, Leigh Hunt, De Quincey: Bibliography. Vol. 12. The Romantic Revival. The Cambridge History of English ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes.
A Daily Journal of Literature and the Stage.
Dunn, W. Thomas De Quincey’s Relation to German literature and philosophy.
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 English-Course Catalog Bucknell University
The English department urges majors to take the designated survey requirement early in their major coursework, as this requirement is designed to introduce students to important questions concerning literary history relevant to the broader concerns of the major.
Study of literature that appeals to adolescent and young adult readers, with particular emphasis on British and American fiction and non-fiction prose from the 19th century to the present.
Historical survey of literature by women, from the medieval period to the present; texts drawn from a variety of national traditions in the English language.
www.bucknell.edu /Academics/Academic_Offices_Resources/Course_Catalog/Course_Descriptions/English.html   (3000 words)

 English Classes
English 105 is a survey course covering the development of English literature from the beginning to 1780 and emphasizing the development of thought in relation to historical and social backgrounds.
English 124 is a study of representative literature after World War II focusing on fiction and drama with some consideration given to poetry.
As students read and discuss a broad range of children's literature, including both prose and poetry, they develop standards for judging children's literature and determining the appropriateness of a given literary work for an individual child.
english.glendale.cc.ca.us /eng.dept.html   (3201 words)

 EH 558: Studies in Romantic Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
English literature of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries; emphasis on Blake, William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Mary and Percy Shelley, and Keats; writers such as Godwin, Wollstonecraft, Burke, Paine, Barbauld, Smith, Hemans, Hazlitt, Hunt, and Clare also featured.
Choose a topic for your research project on any subject having to do with literature of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
This schedule is subject to change either to tailor the course to meet the specific interests of this particular class or to accommodate extenuating circumstances.
www.jsu.edu /depart/english/jhjones/eh558   (1661 words)

 Myriobiblos On Line Library of the Church of Greece - English Texts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Raznochinets was a term applied in the l8th and l9th centuries to "people of various classes," or those who left their hereditary social station without formerly entering another legal class.
More specifically in Russian literature it refers to members of the lower social strata, such as peasants and priest's sons, who took leading roles in the provincial intelligentsia.
A political reactionary and literary disciple of Shishkov Prince Platon Aleksandrovich Shirinskii-Shikhmatov (1790-1853) began to work for the Ministry of Education in 1824, and was minister from 1850 until his death.
www.myriobiblos.gr /texts/english/florovsky_ways_chap5notes.html   (16035 words)

 KnowledgeBase: Syllabus Archive
In this course you will be required to develop an understanding of the development of British Literature from 1780 to 1930 and to demonstrate how this literature has developed in its broader social, economic, political, and cultural context.
In this essay you are required to know the major characteristics of Romanticism and ways in which these characteristics are evident in the literature of the period.
Whereas the first out of class assignment has you think about literature in its historical, social, cultural, political context, the second assignment focuses more on getting you to analyze literature more from a formalistic perspective.
www.as.wvu.edu /clcold/knowledgebase/dept_syllabi/dstewart262-F02.html   (1609 words)

Introduction to language and literature of Middle High German period between 1050 and 1350.
Historical, philosophical, and cultural background of epoch (1780 to 1832).
Literature of fin-de-siecle, expressionism, neue sachlichkeit, national socialism, and writers of exile literature.
www.acs.utah.edu /GenCatalog/1028/crsdesc/germ.html   (1342 words)

 USF 2002-2003 Undergraduate Catalog - English (ENG)
English and American literature - The primary mission of the literature option is to provide a solid foundation in the study of British and American literature.
The student must select seven literature courses from those listed in OPTION I. Two courses must be from Group 1, two courses from Group 2, and three courses from Group 3 and/or Group 4.
The student must select seven literature courses from those listed in OPTION I. Two courses must be from Group 1, four courses from Group 2, and one course from Group 3 and/or Group 4.
www.ugs.usf.edu /catalogs/0203/eng.htm   (1126 words)

 Honours Classes 2002-2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Students who have performed satisfactorily in Level 2 English Literature modules are admitted to Junior Honours by a small committee which includes the Conveners of the Junior and Senior Honours Classes and the Head of the Department.
The Honours degree in English Literature is awarded for the work you have done over five terms and the examinations you sit at the end of that period.
This paper provides opportunities for a closer study of that literature, from the early modern to the contemporary, taking regard of the social, cultural and linguistic contexts of a nation in change.
www.arts.gla.ac.uk /SESLL/EngLit/ugrad/hons0203.html   (11323 words)

 syllabus English 314
Whether the paper relies on secondary reading or on your own interpretive work, it should incorporate aspects of feminist literary and social thought in its thesis and its approach.
Also, at least one of the papers (either one) should centrally and explicitly contextualize the literature.
That is, you should use contexts created by other documents: literary criticism (of the period or contemporary with us); biography; history; visual arts; music and performing arts.
www.oberlin.edu /faculty/njones/Courses/English314/syllabus314.html   (1760 words)

 Abderrahim AGNAOU: Literature Web Resources
English Literature Periods Periods (English-Language Literatures) African American Writers of the 19th Century, This is a collection of 52 works providing "access to the thought, perspectives and creative abilities of fl women as captured in books and pamphlets published..
English Literature: Selected Resources The UCLA Library maintains a research collection to support the programs of the UCLA English Department, which are widely recognized for their excellence.
English Literature at NAU Graduate Programs in English: Literature Emphasis The M.A. in English with an emphasis in literature aims to foster your understanding of concepts, periods, authors, and issues fundamental to the advanced study of literature in English.
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 ENL 3230 Spring 2004 Syllabus
Based in Enlightenment ideas, the literature of this course explores large questions, like "what is truth?" "what is virtue?" and "what is order?" From kings to milkmaids, God to slaves, the literature reflects and participates in the changing dynamics of emerging modernity.
With a self-consciousness that anticipates the post-modern aesthetic, Restoration and eighteenth-century authors are also interested in what makes good literature, a question that likewise concerns us as students of literature.
Students should be prepared for extensive use of computers; I recommend that students new to the internet visit the library for instruction and to acquire their free computer accounts.
chuma.cas.usf.edu /~runge/3230_Syl.html   (714 words)

 English 760 Autumn 2003 Outlines and Bibliographies
Literature, especially poetry, becomes the place where the one meaningful activity, the search for meaning, is carried out; and therefore literature is, or should be, vitally important to society.
This term is applied to literature and art after World War II; the effects on Western morale of the first war were greatly increased by the experience of Nazi rule, mass extermination, the threat of the atomic bomb, the progressive devastation of the environment, and overpopulation.
www.ndsu.nodak.edu /ndsu/maune/Engl760Autumn2003OutlinesandBibs.html   (8824 words)

 Guidelines for Paper 1: British Literature II
Select any work of British literature (after 1780) that interests you and discuss, in a 2-to-3-page essay, how it illustrates one major characteristic of Romanticism.
If you write about literature written after the Romantic period, discuss its demonstration of the influence of Romanticism, or, if you want to write about work(s) or children's literature, talk to the professor if you want to develop a different focus relation to children's literature.
Introduction: The introduction should contain a precise statement of the subject (do not rely on the reader's familiarity with the title) and should move from a general discussion of the subject to an indication of your limited focus and the specific thesis.
www.ferrum.edu /thanlon/britlit2/rompaper.htm   (1229 words)

 Graduate English Program | Department of English | Portland State University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The program provides a range of courses in literatures in English, including British and American literature; composition, and rhetorical theory; and literary history, theory, and critical methods.
Applicants are expected to hold the B.A. in English, with a minimum GPA of 3.25 in all English courses.
The areas may be historical literary periods, genre studies, literary criticism, cultural studies, rhetoric and composition, and ethnic, post-colonial, and women's literatures.
www.english.pdx.edu /grad_eng.html   (2921 words)

 English 15 B
English 15B provides an overview of the pivotal themes in British Literature and is designed to acquaint students with major British writers.
Emphasis will be given to representative works in poetry, fiction, and drama from the late eighteenth century to the present.
This course is designed to help students in understanding critical/analytical thinking and writing as they apply to various texts of British literature.
www.elcamino.cc.ca.us /faculty/sdonnell/english_15_b.htm   (554 words)

 Romanticism On the Net 19 (August 2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This is all the more critical in the case of Mellor and Matlak's pioneering anthology, for by virtue of its presenting often hard-to-obtain texts, it is now (as I have seen from refereeing articles on Hemans for various journals) often cited as a basic reference.
Paula Feldman, with the sort of expertise for which she is widely admired, has edited Hemans's important 1828 volume, Records of Woman: With Others Poems—like Wu, presenting the title unit, but also all the other poems, previously published in annuals and periodicals, and collected for this volume.
Favoring novelists, these studies had several related projects: fresh discussions of the few women in the received canon; attention to lost or neglected writers; analyses of women's rhetorical strategies for representing their experience, and a comparison of these practices to the representations of women and gender dynamics by canonical male writers.
users.ox.ac.uk /%7Escat0385/19hemans.html   (10647 words)

 Frozen Moments
The ideals of what was picturesque, portrayed in William Gilpin's essays on the picturesque, were not ideas that affected only art.
Ideals of the picturesque also made their way into the literature of the time.
His ideas can be seen to have correlations not only in the art world, where his concepts can be most easily translated, but also to the content and treatment of poetry.
courses.wcupa.edu /fletcher/britlitweb/cdemulderb.htm   (860 words)

 Find in a Library: The Cambridge history of English literature, 1660-1780
Literature and society -- History -- 18th century.
To find a library, type in a postal code, state, province, or country.
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
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 USF Undergraduate English Program
The student must select seven literature courses from those listed in OPTION I. Two courses must be from Group 1, two more from Group 2, and three from Group 3 and/or Group 4.
Applicants should have a GPA of 3.3 in the major and an overall GPA of 3.0 and should submit letters from two English faculty supporting their applications.
Honors students failing to complete a thesis within two years after acceptance into the program will be notified by the Honors Committee of their dismissal from the program.
www.ugs.usf.edu /catalogs/0102/ENG.HTM   (1652 words)

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