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  Literature Criticism
Includes survey articles on literatures of nations of the world, literary movements and themes, and on the major writers of the twentieth century.
Terms are drawn from foreign languages and literatures, as well as English, and cover forms of literature, genres, technical literary terms, schools, and movements, concepts and other terms of literary or historical importance.
Literature criticism from 1400 to 1800 : excerpts from criticism of the works of fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth-century novelists, poets, playwrights, philosophers, and other creative writers, from the first published critical appraisals to current evaluations.
www.spsu.edu /library/bibs/literature.html   (3929 words)

 American History Through Literature: 1870-1920   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Any work dealing with either discipline cannot avoid the other (the preface of the second set notes "the study of literature and the study of history have always been mutually complementary endeavors"), and this set provides the reader with a unique perspective on the cultural milieu of a growing nation.
Most contributors come from the field of literature rather than history, which is entirely appropriate, since the title indicates this is history through literature.
The entry in the 1820-1870 set points out the anti-Mormon literature that was prevalent, including Arthur Conan Doyle's Study in Scarlet, written in 1888; the entry in the 1870-1920 set notes the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857, which is not even mentioned in the first set.
www.booksmatter.com /b0684314649.htm   (523 words)

 Research by Subject -- Literature
Documenting the American South: Beginnings to 1920 A full-text database of primary resources on Southern literature and history from the University of North Carolina.
Literature & Culture of the American 1950s A rich site of literary and historical links covering all aspects of the 50s, includes newsreels, posters, and photographs and audio files.
Irish literature, myth, folklore and drama A rich site to explore with links to all aspects of Irish culture past and present.
www.hampshire.edu /library/subjects/literature.html   (669 words)

 Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events:1920-1929
Edith Wharton wins the Pulitzer Prize for literature for The Age of Innocence.
Congress passes a new and more restrictive immigration law; quotas are now set at only 2 percent of existing nationalities in the U.S. in 1920, and Japanese immigration is suspended.
Brief Timeline of American Literature, Music, and Movies.
www.wsu.edu /~campbelld/amlit/1920.htm   (1398 words)

 A Reference Guide to Modern Armenian Literature, 1500-1920 - Kevork B. Bardakjian
Armenian literature is a body of work that goes back hundreds of years.
An indispensable guide for scholars of Armenian literature, Bardakjian's work will be invaluable for teaching and research.
Kevork Bardakjian is Professor of Armenian Language and Literature in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan.
wsupress.wayne.edu /literature/armenian/bardakjianrgmal.htm   (192 words)

 G Carr African American Literature before 1920
1920), during the eras of slavery and reconstruction.
During these years, fl people and their cultural productions, including literature, were central to emerging definitions of American character and destiny, while at the same time they were marginalized via the mechanisms of racial segregation.
The principal objective of this course is to examine the body of literature in the context of this paradox, while considering the cultural legacy of the literature to our own era.
www.facstaff.bucknell.edu /gcarr/courses/19cafam.html   (1275 words)

 LCMS. General Literature Board Minutes, 1920-1960
At the Missouri Synod convention in 1920 the Literature Committee was created and consisted of two members of the synod in addition to the manager of Concordia Publishing House.
In response to the situation concerning juvenile publications, the synod determined in 1932 that the Literature Board was to guide the publication of periodicals, that it consist of five members and that it now call the editor of the juvenile weekly.
The handbook provisions for the Literature Board remained basically the same from 1941, when the section on periodicals was deleted, until its merger in 1960.
chi.lcms.org /collections/fa/a-0010.htm   (592 words)

 Nobel Prize for Literature 1920 - Presentation Speech
The reasons for this incontestable success will no doubt hold the attention of literary critics for a long time, but even now, under the impact of first impressions, they deserve to be pointed out at least in their broad features.
These descriptions are not distorted by any memories of a long, highly civilized past; their immediate effect is due to the evocation of the harsh struggle all active men must in the beginning endure (in varying external conditions, of course) against an indomitable and rebellious nature.
It remains for me only to congratulate you in the name of the Academy and to express the hope that the memories you will keep of your visit with us will be ties that will link you to us also in the future.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1920/press.html   (1310 words)

 Native American Literature
This is the essential database to search for scholarly material in the area of literature and language.
Covers biographies, literary criticism and about 250 journals in fields of literature, language, linguistics and folklore for all modern languages.
Allows searching of Index to Periodical Literature (Poole), Index to Periodicals (Steade), and Cumulative Index to Selected List of Periodicals, Index to Legal Periodical Literature, Periodical Articles on Religion, and Psychology Index.
exlibris.colgate.edu /Staff/EHutton/nativelit.htm   (855 words)

 English and American Literature
Covers archaeology and classical studies, area studies, folklore, history, language and literature, literary and political criticism, performing arts, philosophy, religion and theology, and related subjects.
These sources are often useful to literary researchers for locating creative works, articles, interviews, and reviews of books, films, and plays in periodicals not covered by the standard literature indexes.
MLA International Bibliography of Books and Articles on the Modern languages and Literatures for references to journal articles, book chapters, and dissertations in languages and literatures.
www.usna.edu /Library/Literature/Engmaj.html   (1221 words)

 Library of Southern Literature homepage
The "Library of Southern Literature" includes a wide range of literary works of the American South published before 1924.
This collection was originally based on Dr. Robert Bain's bibliography of the hundred most important southern literary works and continues to expand under the guidance of scholarly advisors Dr. Joseph M. Flora and Dr. William L. Andrews.
This collection begins with some of the earliest texts about America written by British discoverers that set the foundation for American letters and traces the development of southern literature through to the beginning of the twentieth century.
docsouth.unc.edu /southlit   (119 words)

 1920 - definition of 1920 - Labor Law Talk Dictionary (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1917 1918 1919 - 1920 - 1921 1922 1923
March 31 - Government of Ireland Act 1920 is presented in British parliament.
The first broadcast was the results of the U.S. presidential election, 1920.
dictionary.laborlawtalk.com.cob-web.org:8888 /1920   (1893 words)

 LiteratureClassics.com -- Essay -- Protestantism in 1920's Literature
Though the use of popular culture as a means of evengelizing was common throughout American history, in the Twenties this became even more common.
Most importantly, as “popular culture...came to embrace differing and competing responses to mass anxieties and separations.” (Hawley 145), the literature of the 1920s became an effective forum for discussing the changes in religious culture.
Hutchisson, James M. The Rise and Fall of Sinclair Lewis 1920- 1930.
www.literatureclassics.com /showessayprint.asp?IDNo=745   (6190 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: Literature: World Literature: American   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
American Drama - Scholarly studies of dramatic literature from the earliest to the most recent playwrights, featuring critical examination of trends and discussions of diversity.
American Literature Association - Organization devoted to the study of American authors and literature.
American Literature (Critical Essays) - Critical essays of mainly 19th and 20th century American authors, many written for academic purposes.
dmoz.org /Arts/Literature/World_Literature/American   (568 words)

 Ohio State University Libraries: Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature 1920-1997 (ABELL) Site ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature aims to list monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews, collections of essays and doctoral dissertations published anywhere in the world.
The bibliography consists of 69 volumes beginning in 1920 and issued annually in printed volumes.
English Literature - including poetry, prose, fiction, films, biography, travel writing, literary theory and studies of individual authors.
library.osu.edu /find/siteinfo/ol_an_bib.html   (157 words)

 French Literature - 20th Century
Both Marxism and Freudianism have left a deep imprint on literature, as on all the arts.
Above all, they testify to the ever-present originality and vitality of French literature and confirm its enviable avant-garde role.
Atkinson, Geoffrey, and Keller, Abraham C., Prelude to the Enlightenment: French Literature 1690-1740 (1971); Atkinson, Geoffrey, The Sentimental Revolution: French Writers of 1690-1740 (1966); Balakian, Anna, Surrealism: The Road to the Absolute (1959 rev. ed.
www.discoverfrance.net /France/Literature/DF_literature6.shtml   (1551 words)

 African American Registry for Friday December 8th 2006
Carrie Allen McCray, a source of southern literature.
*On this date in 1920, John Griffin was born.
*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)

 ABELL (1920-1997)
Database Description: The Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL) lists monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews, collections of essays, and doctoral dissertations published anywhere in the world.
English Literature - poetry, prose, fiction, films, biography, travel writing, literary theory and studies of individual authors.
The print version consists of 77 volumes beginning in 1920 and issued annually in printed volumes.
etextb.ohiolink.edu /help/abel.html   (586 words)

 1920s Pathfinder
Science Online and Literature Reference Online may also be useful for this project.
---provides an overview of fashion, literature and film in the United States during the Jazz Age and includes images and links to magazine articles and additional web sites.
---juxtaposes the political and social history of the 1920s with pieces of literature written at the time and provides links to events, authors, and literary works.
www.whrhs.org /mediacenter/Pathfinder_1920s.cfm   (886 words)

 The Roaring 1920's WebQuest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The 1920's was a truly exciting decade in American history -- today we might say it 'rocked;' back then, it 'roared.' In all aspects of life, fashion, music, literature, sports, economics, social reform, politics, things were happening, and happening fast.
History of Fashion 1920 - 1930 - Not many pictures, but good, concise information.
Brief Timeline of American Literature, Music, and Movies 1920-1929 - This page provides a limited sample of the music and films available during the period.
www.kn.pacbell.com /wired/fil/pages/webtheroarch.html   (1247 words)

 Southern Writers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Literature of the South (Patrica Evans;James Madison University)
A Digitized Library of Southern Literature, Beginning to 1920.
This page is part of the American Literature on the Web site, maintainedd by Akihito Ishikawa.
www.nagasaki-gaigo.ac.jp /ishikawa/amlit/general/southern.htm   (105 words)

 "The Roaring Twenties" - "The 1920's" - Arts & Literature
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (1896 - 1940), an American writer and screenwriter, was born on September 24, 1896, and published his book The Great Gatsby in 1925.
His first novel, This Side of Paradise had been made available to the public in 1920.
His writings often portrayed people who became successful in the social and financial worlds, but did not share the same prosperity in their morals.
library.thinkquest.org /C005846/categories/artliter/artslit.htm   (1202 words)

 evans/2005 (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The term culture in its anthropological sense did not enter the American lexicon with force until after 1910—more than a century after Herder began to use it in Germany and another thirty years after E. Tylor and Franz Boas made it the object of anthropological attention.
In this work, Professor Brad Evans weaves together the histories of American literature and anthropology.
Written with clarity and grace, Before Cultures will be of value to students of American literature, history, and anthropology alike.
english.rutgers.edu.cob-web.org:8888 /faculty/bookshelf/content/evans2005.html   (165 words)

 Table of contents for American history through literature, 1870-1920
Table of contents for American history through literature, 1870-1920 / Tom Quirk and Gary Scharnhorst, editors-in-chief.
Literature and history -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Encyclopedias.
Literature and history -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Encyclopedias.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/ecip0517/2005023736.html   (176 words)

 Jewish Literature, The Jewish Theological Seminary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Our Jewish Literature Department offers thematic courses that cut across linguistic and temporal boundaries.
As a general rule, literature courses in a specific language (Hebrew or Yiddish) are also taught in that language, thereby bringing students even closer to the modes of self-expression being studied.
Students elect specialization in Medieval Hebrew Literature, Modern Hebrew Literature or Modern Yiddish Literature and work toward the MA, DHL and PhD degrees.
www.jtsa.edu /progs/lit   (287 words)

 New England College - English Major
EN 1920 English Literature II EN 3030 The 19th Century
The English, Comparative Literature and Creative Writing department strongly advises all students interested in attending graduate school to take the same language requirements offered to the comparative literature majors.
EN 1920 English Literature II EN 2020 Language and Grammar
www.nec.edu /academics/departments/english/major_requirement.html   (347 words)

 Protestantism in 1920's Literature -- Essay at LiteratureClassics.com
Protestantism in 1920's Literature -- Essay at LiteratureClassics.com
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www.literatureclassics.com /essays/745   (6175 words)

 OhioLINK Databases - Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature 1920-1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
OhioLINK Databases - Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature 1920-1997
Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature 1920-1997
English Literature (poetry, prose, fiction, films, biography, travel writing, literary theory and studies of individual authors).
www.ohiolink.edu /resources/show_details.php?db=x_abell   (219 words)

 Scenic and Wilderness Travel Literature
The Library of Congress's General Collection and Rare Book Division include extensive holdings in the many-sided literature of scenic and wilderness travel, adventure, and aesthetic appreciation that contributed to the development of the American conservation movement.
After consulting works included in the Conservation Collection, readers who have direct access to the Library, or to other major research libraries, might wish to look at titles such as those on the list below.
Life in the open air, and other papers.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/amrvhtml/consbib1.html   (1343 words)

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