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  Portuguese Literature
The line of the chroniclers which is one of the boasts of Portuguese literature began with Fernão Lopes, who compiled the chronicles of the reigns of Kings Pedro, Fernando, and John I. He combined a passion for accurate statement with a especial talent for descriptive writing and portraiture, and with him a new epoch dawns.
The general inferiority of seventeenth-century literature to that of the preceding age has been charged to the new royal absolutism, the Inquisition, the Index, and the exaggerated humanism of the Jesuits who directed higher education; nevertheless, had a man of genius appeared he would have overcome all obstacles.
The literature of independent Brazil really began with the Romantic Movement, which was introduced in 1836 by Domingos de Magalhaes, whose "Suspiros Poeticos" reveal the influence of Lamartine.
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Literature as an art suffered by being pressed into the service of religious controversy; it became polemic or didactic, and its prevailing form was prose.
Its effect on the German language was enormous; the dialect in which it is written, a Middle German dialect used in the chancery of Upper Saxony, became gradually the norm for both Protestant and Catholic writers, and is thus the basis of the modern literary German.
Literature was devoid of originality and substance; the formal side absorbed the chief attention of the writers.
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 The Uighurs / Literature
Literature of the Uighurs in Kazakhstan, having common roots with Uighur literature of Eastern Turkestan (Xinjiang-Uighur Autonomous Region of China), has evolved by its own historical way.
Period of formation of Uighur Soviet literature should be viewed indissoluble from historical and social development of society as well as development of literatures of peoples of Central Asia and Kazakhstan.
Literature of that and following periods was ideologized to the highest degree.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1909   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
See also: 1908 in art, other events of 1909, 1910 in art, list of years in art.
See also: 1908 in music, other events of 1909, 1910 in music and the list of years in music.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1909: Events February February 23 - John McCurdy makes the first aeroplane flight in Canada in the Silver Dart May May 14 - Samuel Cody makes the first aeroplane flight in the UK longer than 1 mile (1.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1909   (6541 words)

 MyJewishLearning.com - Culture: Israeli Literature
Rahel Bluwstein (1890-1931), a poet known simply as Rahel, was born in Russia and came to Palestine in 1909 as a pioneer.  She left to study agriculture in 1913, but when she returned with tuberculosis, after World War I, she was unable to resume the difficult pioneer life.
Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888-1970), winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1966, is undoubtedly the most brilliant and profound Hebrew author of the 20th century—some might say since biblical times.
The question remains as to whether the Jewishness of Israeli literature, as of the rest of contemporary Israeli culture, must be explicitly articulated and examined or whether it is simply and naturally present, the matrix upon which everything else lies.
www.myjewishlearning.com /culture/literature/Overview_Hebrew_Literature/Literature_Israel_Green.htm   (1225 words)

 XXII. Lincoln: Bibliography. Vol. 17. Later National Literature, Part II. The Cambridge History of English and American ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
More recent Lincoln literature may be studied in the annual volumes of Writings on American History, compiled by Grace Gardner Griffin.
The One Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Abraham Lincoln: Commemorative Exercises Arranged by Union and Confederate Veterans … Feb. 14, 1909.
Abraham Lincoln: Tributes from his Associates … 1909.
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 1908 in literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1907 in literature, other events of 1908, 1909 in literature, list of years in literature.
June 18 - Mark Twain purchases a house in Redding, Connecticut.
February 8 - Emil Staiger, scientist of literature (d.
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 1909 in literature - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
1909 in literature - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about 1909 in literature contains research on
1909 in literature, Events, New books, New drama, Poetry, Births, Deaths, Awards and 1909 books.
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A database of information on outstanding literature for children and adolescents searchable by grade level, language, culture, author, title, and lots more.
The journal of the Assembly on Literature for Adolescents, a special interest group of the National Council of Teachers of English.
This is a network of students and teachers of literature, communicating by computer link-up with each other and with the authors of books they are reading in the classroom.
www.eduref.org /Resources/Subjects/Language_Arts/Literature/Literature.html   (690 words)

 Khyber Gateway >> Pashto Stories
Until 1909, Pashto literature was confined to book pages in the form of poetry and dastan (classic literature), then Hakim Syed Abdullah Shah, editor of 'Afghan' introduced it in the columns of his newspaper and made it available for reading by general public.
Another magazine 'Sarhad' had been launched the previous year (1925), which was followed by 'Pakhtun' in 1927 and Staray Mashay in 1931.
The launch of these publications contributed immensely to the development of literature at a time when Frontier was strife with commotion, the memory of the third Anglo-Afghan war was still fresh and bans on anti-state publications were not uncommon.
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 Winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature
for an epic and psychological narrative art which has introduced a new continent into literature.
in recognition of his significance as the leading representative of a new era in our literature.
because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with comsummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West.
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 African American Registry for Monday September 11th 2006
*On this date in 1909, Willard Motley was born.
*On this date, Chester Himes, was born in 1909 in Jefferson City, Missouri.
*On this date in 1992, the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Derek Walcott.
www.aaregistry.com /african_american_history/category/8/literature   (1606 words)

 eBay.co.uk - Literature, Non-Fiction Books, Educational Textbooks, Fiction Books items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Literature / Classics / Jayne Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Literature / Classics Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
Brunei 1968 FDC Open Language Literature Culture Bureau
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 glbtq >> literature >> St. Sebastian
Oscar Wilde, who adopted the pseudonym "Sebastian Melmoth" on his release from prison, invokes Sebastian in his 1881 poem to Keats, "The Grave of Keats," whom he describes as "fair Sebastian, and as foully slain." For Wilde, the Roman martyr becomes a self-consciously deployed subcultural emblem.
Frederick Rolfe's novel, The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole (written in 1909 but published in 1934), features a hero who is himself writing a novel with a character named Sebastian Archer as its protagonist.
Rolfe's 1891 sonnets dedicated to a Reni Sebastian in Rome's Capitoline gallery were considered so scandalous on their publication in The Artist magazine that they helped in the ousting of Charles Kains-Jackson as editor.
www.glbtq.com /literature/sebastian_st.html   (726 words)

 1909 in literature Births Awards list of years in literature John Galsworthy Charles Hoy Fort Miep Gies Anne Frank July ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
1909 in literature Births Awards list of years in literature John Galsworthy Charles Hoy Fort Miep Gies Anne Frank July 30 Algernon Charles Swinburne May 18
In the year 1909 Astronomy Swedish astronomer Karl Petrus Bohlin [b.
Amazon.com: Complete Poems and Plays,: 1909-1950: Books: T. Eliot by T. His contributions to the poets who came after him, and to literature in general, are persistently...
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 Barry Cassidy Rare Books - Literature
He had been a long-time admirer of Conrad, the great novelist, and after meeting him also developed a great affection for the man. This let ter to Conrad was written in 1909.
The Bibliography of American Literature notes a Bentley edition of "Tales of the Alhambra" in 1850 that is "revised and corrected" and a number of other London editions, but none this early.
BAL 10604, first edition, describing six binding styles, this is one of the first three, and they note "the sequence has not been established".
www.barrycassidyrarebooks.com /cassidy/bookmain.asp?pg=9&subject=Literature   (2268 words)

 Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events: 1900-1909
Handy writes "Memphis Blues," the first blues to be written down.
Brief Timeline of American Literature, Music, and Movies A set of companion pages to this site, this timeline covers 1890-1929 and provides information on movies and links to recordings of popular music of the period.
The America: 1900 Timeline at www.pbs.org has a month-by-month timeline of that year.
www.wsu.edu /~campbelld/amlit/1900.htm   (988 words)

 Nobel Prize in Literature 1909 - Presentation Speech
History tells us that there was a time when Sweden fought for a world prize on the field of martial honour.
But among the writers of the younger generation who have contributed so much to our literature, there is one name that enjoys the special splendour of a star of the first magnitude.
We are acting according to the will of the founder if we honour those who have had such success in appealing to the best sides of the human heart, and whose name and achievement have penetrated far beyond the borders of Sweden.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1909/press.html   (1571 words)

 H.E. Marshall - Free Online Library
Remember, too, that I was not trying to teach you, but only to tell a story." (from Our Island Story: A History of England for Boys and Girls by H.E. Marshall) The book continues to be used in schools and at home today.
Other of Marshall's books include Scotland's Story: A History of Scotland for Boys and Girls (1906), Beowulf: Translations (1908), The Child's English Literature (1909), A History of France (1912), This Country of Ours (1917), The Story of the United States (1919), and Kings and Things(1937).
The story of British literature in an instructional textbook.
marshall.thefreelibrary.com   (299 words)

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In Pennsylvania he met several men destined to become leaders in the oil industry, among them Charles Pratt who in 1866 asked Rogers to become associated with him in his refinery business in Brooklyn.
There Rogers devised the machinery by which naphtha was first successfully separated from the crude oil-an epochal invention for the industry (Current Literature, July 1909).
He was at his desk on May 18, 1909, but the next morning, in New York City, suddenly died of an apoplectic stroke.
www.napoleonseries.org /genealogy/10722.htm   (948 words)

 Selma Lagerlöf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Swedish author (1858-1940), perhaps the greatest novelist Sweden has ever produced, and one of the world's greats.
Winner of Nobel Prize for Literature in 1909.
A dark saga laced with glimpses of what could be magic, but probably is just darkness in the soul.
geosci.uchicago.edu /~rtp1/nordic/literature/lagerlof.html   (124 words)

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I-Y The following list of books is supplementary to the bibliographies given at the end of the articles contained in volumes I.-V., and brings the literature down to September, 1909.
BIBLICAL CRITICISM: T. Whittaker, The Origins of Christian %ty With an Outline of Van Manen'a talyt;ia of the Pauline Literature and an Appendix on Galatians, London, 1909.
Smith, Asoka, the Buddhist Emperor of India, New York, 1909.
www.ccel.org /s/schaff/encyc/encyc05/htm/old/0010=x.htm   (500 words)

 English Language and Literature Research Guide
For related Internet sites, see Chadwyck-Healey's Literature Online with MLA, the Voice of the Shuttle or Jack Lynch's Literary Resources on the Net.
IASIL (International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures)
Literature of the "Troubles" (bibliography from University of Ulster)
www.library.yale.edu /humanities/english/irish.html   (143 words)

 Amazon.com: The COUNTRY OF THE POINTED FIRS: Books: Sarah Orne Jewett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Indeed her character who narrates the book is a woman author spending the summer in a small seaside Maine town.
Sara Orne Jewett gets a mention in American literature classes as a local color writer.
This book demonstates her style with its descriptions of the Maine countryside, village life in the 1890s, and insight into the lives of island dwellers and retired fishermen and sea captains.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0684819090?v=glance   (1771 words)

 South Asia Diaspora Bibliographic Guide: Search: Search Results
East Indians in the Caribbean: a bibliography of imaginative literature in English, 1894-1984
Sugunasiri, Suwanda H. The Literature of Canadians of South Asian origins : an overview and preliminary bibliography
Indian nationalism and Indo- Anglian literature: a critical re-evalution of writing race into the English language
www.lib.berkeley.edu /SSEAL/SouthAsia/cgi-bin/sadbibusersearch.cgi?keywords=Literature&searchtype=subject&table=sadbib   (1138 words)

 Open Directory - Society: Folklore: Literature: Tales
The Endicott Studio Bulletin Board - Essays, stories, and musings on folklore as well as modern magical fiction.
Fables and Fairy Tales - A classic collection of fairy tales, fables, and poems from 1909.
Motif Index of Folk Literature - Explanation of what a motif index is and what it does, with bibliography.
dmoz.org /Society/Folklore/Literature/Tales   (312 words)

 Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
American Juvenile Collection -- Database of children's fiction and folklore printed in America, 1910 - 1960; as well as the Christine Gilbert Collection of books prior to 1909, both fiction and non-fiction, of all countries.
ClassicReader -- Collection of over 3061 works of literature including 1703 short stories.
Cambridge History of English and American Literature -- An encyclopedia in eighteen volumes written 1907-21.
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