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  Volume E: American Literature since 1945   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Between 1945 and the 1960s, the belief continued that literature could represent a “common national essence,” an ideal formed in the 1950s as a patriot act to fight communism and accumulate material possessions.
Literature in the second half of the twentieth century saw dramatic changes.
The idea of literature met many challenges in the 1960s, such as the “death of the novel” controversy and deconstruction, which emerged in critical movements.
www.wwnorton.com /naal/Vol_E/welcome.htm   (1763 words)

  
 List of years in literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1810 in literature - The Houses of Osma and Almeria - Regina Maria Roche
1795 in literature - Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship (to 1796) - Goethe
1731 in literature - Insel Felsenburg (to 1743) - Johann Schnabel
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_years_in_literature   (4296 words)

  
 Department of English | Undergraduate Program: Literature
Literature majors complete 39 hours, beginning with two introductory courses and a course in literary and cultural studies.
ENG 111-112 or equivalent are the prerequisites for all advanced literature courses taken by non-majors (including minors in literature).
ENG 298 and two 100-level literature courses are the prerequisites for all literature courses taken by majors who entered the program in August 1999 or after.
www.units.muohio.edu /english/undergraduate/Majors/literature.html   (492 words)

  
 Literature - Arts - South Africa - Africa
Between World War I (1914-1918) and World War II (1939-1945), this literature shifted away from a romanticized portrayal of the world toward the depiction of political oppression.
Resistance literature blossomed after the Sharpeville Massacre in 1960 and the Soweto uprising in 1976 with themes of fl consciousness evident in the poetry and prose of such writers as Mothobi Mutloatse and Miriam Tlali.
A specifically South African literature in English, written by white South Africans, emerged with the 1883 publication of The Story of an African Farm by Olive Schreiner, a novel about a young girl growing up in southern Africa.
www.countriesquest.com /africa/south_africa/arts/literature.htm   (420 words)

  
 H-Net Review: Anne Lundin on Reflections of Change: Children's Literature Since 1945   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
An unprecedented growth in children's literature research internationally is elevating the field in academia.
This is an important historical document, as it draws together some of the best and brightest minds in the field, across several continents, questioning the rationale for a literature of childhood, exploring deeply and widely the practice of children's literature, and speculating on its future as book arts in a technological age.
Jerry Griswold examines "The Disappearance of Children's Literature (or Children's Literature as Nostalgia" in recent American literature and struggles with the paradox of a booming publishing field and a shrinking sense of childhood.
www.h-net.msu.edu /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=14575892079420   (995 words)

  
 Literature and democracy after 1945   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Czesław Miłosz was born in 1911 in Zagary during german occupation, participant underground life; 1945-50 in polish diplomatic service, since 1960 lecturer polish literature and russian on the university in Berkley (USA).
The erudition of his sketches on art shows that for Herling, culture is a metaphysical manifestation of human uncertainty, as well as the most capacious of the symbolic languages serving sensual perception.
The book is a credible documentary description of living conditions in the Soviet camps, and at the same time a story about the essence of totalitarianism, the borders of humanity, the unfathomable depths to which man can fall, and the human strength through which dignity can overcome any fate.
republika.pl /euro2005/vorschlag/lit_po_1945.htm   (2521 words)

  
 1945: Literature - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
1945: Literature - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
Cross references refer to Archive articles of the same year.
It would be too much to expect, from a year at once so excited and so confused, anything like the emergence of a definite, recognizable pattern to be discerned in literature of 1945.
encarta.msn.com /sidebar_461504061/1945_Literature.html   (115 words)

  
 Science and literature, post-1945 | Ask MetaFilter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Probably some piece of Oulipo, which in some ways was "experimental literature" with the word "experiment" used in its scientific sense.
This is, in other words, definitely a literature class (which means no Isaac Asimov, for example, since he's not really literary).
You might also take a look at the science fiction pieces that have been published in Nature recently, as well as in 2000 (though these may be too much science and too little literature), as well as the Daedalus column that used to be published in Nature.
ask.metafilter.com /mefi/41555   (2176 words)

  
 Literary Periods: Modern: 1900 to 1945
Interesting e-texts from all periods by writers of poems, prose, and literary criticism on poetry.
A rich source of links on the literature, history, music, religion, philosophy, and economics of the twentieth century.
In addition to providing you with information on how to join American literature e-mail discussion lists, this site has many links on modernism, poetry, fiction, and the World War I poets that will be useful in your research.
www.bedfordstmartins.com /litlinks/periods/modern.htm   (447 words)

  
 Nobel Prize in Literature 1945 - Presentation Speech
One day a mother's tears caused a whole language, disdained at that time in good society, to rediscover its nobility and gain glory through the power of its poetry.
In the space of a few minutes I have described to the compatriots of Selma Lagerlöf your remarkable pilgrimage from the chair of a schoolmistress to the throne of poetry.
In rendering homage to the rich Latin American literature, we address ourselves today quite specially to its queen, the poet of Desolación, who has become the great singer of sorrow and of motherhood.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1945/press.html   (986 words)

  
 ENG L655 26020 American Literature & Culture 1900-1945   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In its evolution the genre has not only engaged the burgeoning power of technoscience; it has also become, as Brooks Landon and others have argued, a cultural force in its own right.
This course also engages contemporary scholarship in science fiction and science and literature.
Carl Freedman, Robert Scholes, Darko Suvin, Katherine Hayles, Samuel R. Delany and Gillian Beer are among the critics and scholars who will provide critical context and theoretical perspective for our reading, research and discussion during the semester.
www.indiana.edu /~deanfac/blfal06/eng/eng_l655_26020.html   (315 words)

  
 African American Registry for Friday December 8th 2006
*Evelyn Dilworth-Williams was born on this date in 1945.
*Stanley Crouch was born on this date in 1945.
*Carolyn Rodgers was born on this date in 1945.
www.aaregistry.com /african_american_history/category/8/literature   (1606 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Jewish American Literature since 1945: Books: Stephen Wade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Jewish American Literature since 1945 offers a student guide to the major writers, their key works, and their cultural and philosophical backgrounds.
The theoretical underpinnings of the literature--including the postmodern, the masternarrative and metafiction--are also introduced in an accessible form.
Jewish American Literature — An overview of Jewish American Literature.
www.amazon.com /Jewish-American-Literature-since-1945/dp/157958196X   (817 words)

  
 World War, 1939-1945 - Literature and the war books, find the lowest prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
British Culture of the Postwar : An Introduction to Literature and Society, 1945-1999
Literatures of Memory : History, Time and Space in Postwar Literature
Literatures of Memory : History, Time and Space in Postwar Writing
www.allbookstores.com /World_War_1939-1945-Literature_And_The_War_p5sd.html   (291 words)

  
 1945 in literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1944 in literature, other events of 1945, 1946 in literature, list of years in literature.
October 8 - Felix Salten, author of Bambi
Newbery Medal for children's literature: Robert Lawson, Rabbit Hill
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1945_in_literature   (381 words)

  
 Lamson Library » Blog Archive » Legacies And Ambiguities : Postwar Fiction And Culture In West Germany And ...
Post-World War II literature : the intellectual climate in Japan, 1945-1985 / Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit
Literature under the occupation in Germany : memories of a contemporary / Peter Demetz
The Language Of Silence : West German Literature And The Holocaust
www.plymouth.edu /library/opac/record/1202323   (454 words)

  
 1945
1942 1943 1944 - 1945 - 1946 1947 1948
From February 14, 1936, to March 1, 1945, AG Weser launched a total of 162 U-boats.
December 4 - By a vote of 65 to 7, the United States Senate approves United States participation in the United Nations (the UN was established on October 24, 1945).
www.knowledgefun.com /book/1/19/1945.html   (3410 words)

  
 Orwell to the Present; Literature in England, 1945-2000:John Brannigan:0333696166:eCampus.com
This comprehensive critical survey introduces readers to the principal themes and styles of literature in England since 1945.
John Brannigan examines the complex nature of the relationship between literature and history, society, and place, and argues that postwar literature is especially concerned with themes of social and cultural change.
A Literature of Farewell: the condition of England and the politics of elegy
www.ecampus.com /bk_detail.asp?isbn=0333696166   (169 words)

  
 Bibliography, Modern Scottish Drama
Fischer-Seidel, Therese, ‘Biography in Drama: Genre and Gender in Tom Stoppard’s Travesties and Liz Lochhead’s Blood and Ice’, Why Literature Matters: Theories and Functions of Literature, eds.
McDonald, Jan, ‘‘The Devil is Beautiful’: Dracula: Freudian Novel and Feminist Drama’, Novel Images: Literature in Performance, ed.
Study Guide to Scottish Theatre (Glasgow: Department of Scottish Literature: University of Glasgow, 1988) and Scullion, Adrienne (eds.), Scottish Popular Theatre and Entertainment (Glasgow: Glasgow University Library Studies, 1996).
www.arts.gla.ac.uk /SESLL/ScotLit/bibliography/6asection.html   (3026 words)

  
 Ph.D. Reading List: American Literature 1865-1945
Students preparing to take the comprehensive examination in American Literature from 1865 to 1945 should be familiar not only with the breadth of primary texts listed below but also with the major interpretive, critical, and historical issues concerning these texts.
Contains a useful selection of the more significant critical statements on American literature from the past two centuries.
The Dialect of Modernism: Race, Language, and Twentieth-Century Literature.
www.wmich.edu /english/gradhandbook/rdglist/AmLit2.htm   (721 words)

  
 American Literature 1890-1945
Henry James, ‘The Art of Fiction’ in The Norton Anthology of American Literature Vol.2 Fifth Edition pp.370-84 or extracts in Kolocontroni, Vassiliki et al.
All primary texts, or as many as you can afford; the second volumes of The Norton Anthology of American Literature Fifth Edition (which includes the whole of Cather’s My Antonia) or The Heath Anthology of American Literature Third Edition are expensive, but would be a good investment.
Vassiliki Kolocontroni’s anthology Modernism gives you a lot of good background reading, modernist manifestoes, and essays by many of the writers we shall be studying.
www.sussex.ac.uk /Units/american_studies/al1945.html   (1352 words)

  
 Bibliography of Holocaust survivor memoirs
Call Number: D 810.J4 L558 1976 Title: Living after the Holocaust : reflections by the post-war generation in America / edited by Lucy Y. Steinitz with David M. onyi.
Subject: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) : Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature.
Title: Among the survivors of the Holocaust, 1945 : the Landsberg DP camp letters of Major Irving Heymont, United States Army.
www.writing.upenn.edu /~afilreis/Holocaust/survivor-memoirs-bib.html   (2008 words)

  
 Literary Periods: Contemporary: 1945 to present   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Organized by literary period and by author, this excellent site maintained by an Oregon high school teacher is a valuable resource for links to information on contemporary literature and its authors.
For a full listing of all this site has to offer, including a complete alphabetical list of authors, an index of literary periods, and additional literature and writing resources on the Web, click on the index button located below the main heading.
You may want to visit the "PoCo Theory" area of the site, which provides an overview of the Postcolonial and Postimperial critical perspectives.
www.bedfordstmartins.com /litlinks/periods/contemporary.htm   (175 words)

  
 Publisher description for Library of Congress control number 2001029148
In the spring of 1945, 15-year-old Anne Frank died in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
And it also provides an account of the events between 1929 and 1945 that forced the Franks into hiding and resulted in their discovery and imprisonment in concentration camps.
With more than 250 photographs, this book helps readers to see what Anne saw and brings the turbulent events that shaped her world into sharper focus.
www.loc.gov /catdir/description/random047/2001029148.html   (219 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Bearing the Unbearable: Yiddish and Polish Poetry in the Ghettos and Concentration Camps (S U N Y Series in ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Keep connected to what's happening in the world of books by signing up for Amazon.com Books Delivers, our monthly subscription e-mail newsletters.
Holocaust Literature: An Encyclopedia of Writers and Their Work by S. Lillian Kremer on page 446, and page 447
Holocaust Literature: An Encyclopedia of Writers and Their Work by S. Lillian Kremer on page 8
www.amazon.com /Bearing-Unbearable-Yiddish-Concentration-Literature/dp/0791402479   (793 words)

  
 ENGL 436: American Literature 1945-Present
Course Goals: 1) to read a representative sampling of the literature of the period; 2) to review the theoretical developments of the period that shape our interpretation of the texts; 3) to share our responses to both the theory and the texts; 4) to display the ability to apply the theory to a text.
Course Methods: 1) The most important pedagogical method of the course will be discussion.
If you require any kind of assistance for special needs, please see me and we’ll make arrangements to suit your situation.
home.mesastate.edu /~jbarak/436s03.htm   (598 words)

  
 UW CS&E - Anne Frank Off-line Resources
Author: Chiarello, Barbara Title: The Utopian Space of a Nightmare: The Diary of Anne Frank Source: Utopian Studies: Journal of the Society for Utopian Studies (UtopSt), St. Louis, MO 1994 ISSUE: vol.
PAGES: 47-51 Year: 1989 Author: Iskander, Sylvia Patterson Title: Anne Frank's Reading Source: Children's Literature Association Quarterly (CLAQ), Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada 1988 Fall ISSUE: vol.
Philip Roth Source: Literature, the Arts, and the Holocaust Pinsker, Sanford (ed.) Fischel, Jack (ed.) Penkevill Greenwood, FL 1987 xi, 251 pp.
www.cs.washington.edu /general/annefrank_refs.html   (1538 words)

  
 The Holocaust Research Guide
Holocaust Literature: An Encyclopedia of Writers and their Work
Volume eight has an article titled "Holocaust" followed by three other, relevant articles.
Bearing Witness: A Resource Guide to Literature, Poetry, Art, Music, and Videos by Holocaust Victims and Survivors.
www.gwu.edu /gelman/guides/arts/shoah.html   (569 words)

  
 CFP: Encyclopedia of American Literature, 1896-1945 (no deadline noted; book) from Judith Baughman on 2005-08-29 (Calls ...
CFP: Encyclopedia of American Literature, 1896-1945 (no deadline noted; book) from Judith Baughman on 2005-08-29 (Calls For Papers: American)
CFP: Encyclopedia of American Literature, 1896-1945 (no deadline noted; book)
CFP: Contributors sought for Encyclopedia of American Literature,
cfp.english.upenn.edu /archive/American/0255.html   (159 words)

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