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  Encyclopedia: 1936 in literature
Written in 1936 by C. Lewis, The Allegory of Love is an exploration of the Medieval conventions of courtly love.
Grazia Deledda (September 27, 1871 – August 15, 1936), born in Nuoro, Sardinia, was an Italian writer whose works won her a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1926.
Category: 1936 books The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the most outstanding American book for children.
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 American Literature
It is both reflection and representation of past and present: from exploration and discovery to settlement and colonization; from rebellion and independence to growth and maturity; from slavery and abolitionism to civil war and restoration; from expansion and industrial­ization to immigration and naturalization; from world war and recovery to nuclear capabil­ity and global diplomacy.
It is the study of a literature maturing from its infancy in colonial America to a literature in the twentieth century of international importance.
American literature is by nature a literature that reflects the multiplicity of a people united by a common bond and diversified by region, ethnicity, religion, social and economic status, political conviction, and cultural identity.
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 1937 in literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1936 in literature, other events of 1937, 1938 in literature, list of years in literature.
Newbery Medal for children's literature: Ruth Sawyer, Roller Skates
Nobel Prize for literature: Roger Martin du Gard
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 Native American Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Literature: William Apes (Pequot) publishes A Son of the Forest, the first autobiography written by a Native American.
Literature: The first “as-told-to” autobiography, that of Black Hawk (Sauk), is published.
Literature: Leslie Silko (Laguna) publishes widely acclaimed novel Ceremony; awarded prestigious MacArthur Foundation Fellowship in 1981 for her achievement.
www.wtamu.edu /~dwerden/AmericanLiteratures/Native_American_Writers.html   (496 words)

 African American Registry for Friday February 17th 2006
*Virginia Esther Hamilton was born on this date in 1936.
*Lucille Clifton was born on this date in 1936.
*June Jordan was born on this date in 1936.
www.aaregistry.com /african_american_history/category/8/literature   (1562 words)

 1936-1940 Parade of Progress -- Streamliner
On February 11, 1936, the Parade of Progress made its debut in Lakeland, Florida using eight custom-built Streamliners.
Billed by GM in their 1936 promotional literature as "Silver-Topped Streamliners" and refereed to as the "World's Largest Highway Leviathans" at 33 feet from stem to stern, the 28 vehicle caravan, including nine support semis, was an impressive site.
Remember, this was 1936 and paved roads were not the norm.
www.futurliner.com /stream.htm   (282 words)

 1936 in literature - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
1936 in literature - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about 1936 in literature contains research on
1936 in literature, Events, New books, New drama, Births, Deaths, Awards and 1936 books.
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In-depth reading in Spanish literature of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Baroque periods, in narrative, drama, and poetry, within its historical context.
Introduction to the major tendencies, authors and works of 18th and 19th Centuries Spanish Peninsular Literature; presentation and analysis of the main literary movements of the period, from the Enlightenment to Naturalism.
In-depth study of Spanish literature published between 1936, the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, and 1975, the end of the Fanco dictatorship.
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 Eugene O'Neill (from American literature) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The result is a literature rich in expressive subtlety and social insight, offering illuminating assessments of American identities and history.
A literature is the record of human experience, and people have always been impelled to write down their impressions of life.
Thus literature became deeply rooted in the history of the countries of Latin America.
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 Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) : Library of Congress Citations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
LC Call No.: HV1624.K4 J64 Dewey No.: 362.4/1/0924 B 92 19 ISBN: 0873971701 (pbk.) : $4.95 Notes: A brief biography of Helen Keller written by a niece of the famous woman whose sight and hearing were destroyed by illness before she was two years old.
Traces the life and accomplishments of the woman who struggled to overcome her deaf and blind handicaps, with the aid of her famous teacher, Annie Sullivan.
Follows the parallel lives of Helen Keller and Alexander Graham Bell, who continued to encounter and support each other from that eventful meeting when he recommended she be given a teacher and thus led her to Annie Sullivan.
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Literature: Mesa (1981, 1986, 1997),  Mesa et al.
Chile, central to southern regions 30°06'S - 42°40'S. Literature: Johnston ().
Chile, Dept. Arica (18°28.S) Literature: Martcorena and Quezada (1974:91).
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 Study Abroad in Barcelona   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
An introduction to culture in contemporary Spain, and in particular in Barcelona, via the study of literature, film and video, and museum visits.
A study of the principle literary movements and the evolution of Spanish literature during the 18th and 19th centuries.
This course presents the literary and historical background of Latin American literature with the goal of providing a better knowledge of specific movements from pre-Columbian Latin American Literature through the first stages of Modernism.
www.sip.uiuc.edu /barcelona/courses.htm   (866 words)

 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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 Nobel Prize in Literature 1936 - Presentation Speech   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The aim of expressionism in literature and the plastic arts is difficult to determine; nor need we discuss it, since for practical purposes a brief description suffices.
It endeavours to produce its effects by a sort of mathematical method; it may be said to extract the square root of the complex phenomena of reality, and build with those abstractions a new world on an enormously magnified scale.
O'Neill's dramatic production has been extraordinarily comprehensive in scope, versatile in character, and abundantly fruitful in new departures; and still its originator is at a stage of vigorous development.
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 1936 Definition / 1936 Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
His son Edward VIIIHis Majesty King Edward VIII, (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David), later His Royal Highness The Duke of Windsor (23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972) was the second British monarch of the House of Windsor.
Hitler, the German Nazi leader, wished to show the world that the 'Aryan' team the National Socialist state had assembled was better than everyone elses', and would win all events....
From February 14, 1936, to March 1, 1945 Events January January 5 - The Soviet Union recognizes the new pro-Soviet government of Poland.
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 1936 and the Arkansas Encyclopedia Encyclopedia of Arkansas Arkansas History State of Arkansas
March 7 - World War II: In violation of the Locarno Pact and the Treaty of Versailles, Germany reoccupies the Rhineland.
February 8 - Jay Berwanger becomes the first person to be selected by a National Football League draft, by the Philadelphia Eagles.
August 9 - 1936 Summer Olympics: Jesse Owens wins his fourth gold medal at the games becoming the first American to win four medals in one Olympics.
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 1938 in literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
See also: 1937 in literature other events of 1938 1939 in literature list of years in literature.
The trilogy U.S.A. by John Dos Passos is published containing his three novels The 42nd Parallel (1930) 1919 (1932) and The Big Money (1936).
In 2001 the trilogy would be named as of the 100 best English-language novels of 20th century by the editorial board of American Modern Library.
www.freeglossary.com /1938_in_literature   (557 words)

 Mulk Raj Anand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In it Forster writes: "Avoiding rhetoric and circumlocution, it has gone straight to the heart of its subject and purified it."
In Anand's second novel, Coolie (1936), he continues to describe the plight of India's poor by telling of a 15-year-old boy, trapped in servitude as a child labourer, who eventually dies of tuberculosis.
Two Leaves and a Bud (1937) describes an exploited peasant, who is killed while trying to protect his daughter from being raped by a British colonial official.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mulk_Raj_Anand   (586 words)

 Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
(Leningrad, 1936) studied literature at the Leningrad Herzen Institute.
From 1959 to 1969 he taught Russian language and literature and for two decades he chaired a well-known poetry seminar.
At present he writes reviews and essays and he is poetry editor with a large publishing house.
home.luna.nl /~poetry/part/55   (255 words)

 Samuel D. Eisen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Eisen, Samuel D. Politics, poetics and profession: Viktor Shklovsky, Boris Eikhenbaum and the understanding of literature (1919-1936).
"Politics, Poetics and Profession: Viktor Shklovsky, Boris Eikhenbaum and the Understanding of Literature (1919-1936)" re-evaluates the cultural roles played by Shklovsky and Eikhenbaum in the formative years of Soviet literary policy.
Eikhenbaum's skeptical distance and Shklovsky's resigned and cynical rationalizations about art and politics proved more effective as a "safe conduct" through the period of Stalinization than the appeal to ideological legitimacy of their polemical opponents.
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 Selected Literatures and Authors Pages - Russian Literature
This document is excerpted from from chapter two of the author's Imperial Knowledge: Russian Literature and Colonialism.
Abstract of Samuel D. Eisen's dissertation Politics, poetics and profession: Viktor Shklovsky, Boris Eikhenbaum and the understanding of literature (1919-1936).
Toward a Unified Theory of Literature and Composition.
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 1937 in literature - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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1937 in literature, Events, New books, New drama, Non-fiction, Births, Deaths, Awards and 1937 books.
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 Eugene Gladstone O'Neill: A Short Biography
Sweden, in particular, always held him in high esteem, partly because of his publicly acknowledged debt to the influence of the Swedish playwright August Strindberg, whose tragic themes often echo in O'Neill's plays.
In 1936 the Swedish Academy gave O'Neill the Nobel Prize for Literature, the first time the award had been conferred on an American playwright.
O'Neill was the first American dramatist to regard the stage as a literary medium and the only American playwright ever to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
www.eoneill.com /biography.htm   (1889 words)

 UNL DMLL: Spanish Graduate Program: Faculty, Assistantships, and Fellowships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Zaragoza Spain, 1971) Contemporary Spanish literature; history of ideas; sociology of literature.
Nebraska-Lincoln, 1984) 19th-and 20th-century Spanish literature, Women’s Literature of Spain and Spanish America.
Wisconsin-Madison, 1970) Harold E. Spencer Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures (2005).
www.unl.edu /modlang/content/grads/spanish/sfacg.htm   (590 words)

 eBay - 1936 world, Antiquarian Collectible, Nonfiction Books items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Volkswagen VW Beetle 1936 -1967 Worlds Most Famous Car
Canada 1936 Commem cover for 1st World War Veterans
1936 AP PressPhoto- World's Largest Woman Has Baby
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 Elizabeth Howard West: An Inventory of Her Papers, 1835-1939 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special ...
She also helped to found the Southwestern Library Association and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Kappa Gamma, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Philosophical Society of Texas.
She retired as college librarian at Texas Tech in 1942 and then worked as a historical research assistant for the Tech history department until 1947.
The Regional Literature Program materials provide information on the purpose, scope and organization of a national movement in Texas and the surrounding states.
www.lib.utexas.edu /taro/ttuua/00091/00091-P.html   (578 words)

 Cord Sales Literature
Please Note: The excerpts provided may not contain the complete text of the literature and may not reflect the exact punctuation and emphasis of the original.
Above: Cover art from 1936 sales literature showing the different body styles available.
The lamps complete with all attachments ready to mount.
www.hfmgv.org /exhibits/showroom/1937/lit.html   (317 words)

 PAL: Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953)
Considered the foremost United States playwright, O'N was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1936, only the second American (after Sinclair Lewis) to earn the coveted recognition.
Winchester, Otis W. "History as Literature: O'N's SI as a Transcript of America in the 1920's." in Literature and History ed.
If you have studied early-nineteenth-century American literature, locate Long Day's Journey into Night as the culmination of themes and concerns that have set a direction in American fiction from "Rip Van Winkle " on.
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