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  At the Cutting Edge of Jewish Studies; The Most Recent Developments in the Field
Hebrew literature since 1948, when the State of Israel was born, is Israeli literature, and every stage in Israeli history - especially the wars of 1948, 1956, 1967, 1973, 1982 the Intifada from 1987 onward, the Gulf war of 1991, and the peace process - is marked by a fairly distinct body of literature.
When this pressure was lifted, one result after 1948 was a body of Hebrew literature that was in its very absorption with narrow state interests, limited and timebound in comparison with the extraordinary diversity and cosmopolitanism of the scattered literature prior to 1948.
Also, the status of pre-1948 Hebrew literature was higher than after 1948 as it was written for and by an elite and was perceived as an essential part of the process of state-building.
www.arts.mcgill.ca /programs/jewish/30yrs/aberbach   (2606 words)

January 30 - 1948 Winter Olympics open in St.
February 28 - Bud Gartiser[?] sets a new world record after clearing the 50-yard low hurdles in 6.8 seconds.
1948 Summer Olympic Games in London, United Kingdom
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/19/1948.html   (809 words)

 Words Without Borders -> Time, Place, and Identity in the Literature of the “1948 Region”
The 1948 Region is delineated by a specific historical juncture and the momentous events related to it, which has had a pervasive, divisive, and acute influence not only on the culture of the Palestinians inside Israel—who are often referred to as Palestinians inside— but also on Palestinian history as a whole.
The idea of return to the past in Israeli literature rests on a close proximity to the past: It relies in its mechanics and codification on a memory of extreme, saturated suffering, whose closest temporal point of reference is the Nazi holocaust.
Regarding the last characteristic of this new literature— the veracity in representing the actual situation—the language of the new literature is abundant with allusions, but essentially the language is unadorned and direct because it alone is capable of expression the world it describes: violent, searing, vivid.
www.wordswithoutborders.org /article.php?lab=TimePlace   (1767 words)

 MyJewishLearning.com - Culture: Hebrew Literature
From the late biblical period on, Hebrew was not a spoken language, and it was used primarily in religious contexts.
An exception to this rule was the Hebrew literature that flourished in Spain, Provence, and Italy between the 10th and 14th centuries.
At the same time, Zionism was advancing its dream of a new Hebrew culture in Palestine with the developing modern Hebrew language at its core, and these writers received encouragement and inspiration from this movement.
www.myjewishlearning.com /culture/literature/FinalEdit_Literature_TO_HebrewLit.htm   (670 words)

 African Literature
Despite the ignorance of most so called "literati" to the domain of African literature, African literature in fact is one of the main currents of world literature, stretching continuously and directly back to ancient history.
The first African literature is circa 2300-2100, when ancient Egyptians begin using burial texts to accompany their dead.
African Literature gains more and more momentum, and Professor James Ngugi even calls for the abolition of the English Department in the University of Nairobi, to be replaced by a Department of African Literature and Languages.
www.unc.edu /~hhalpin/ThingsFallApart/literature.html   (1140 words)

 1948 in literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1947 in literature, other events of 1948, 1949 in literature, list of years in literature.
November 4 - T.S. Eliot wins the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Newbery Medal for children's literature: William Pene du Bois, The Twenty-One Balloons
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1948_in_literature   (379 words)

 MS 0883: The Martha Ragland Collection (Kefauver Campaign, Women's Division) 1948
Along with this is a scrapbook kept by Martha Ragland while she was chairman of the State Women's Division for the 1948 primary and general election.
Martha Ragland donated her file of materials relating to the 1948 primary and general election of Estes Kefauver to the United States Senate on May 26, 1977.
During the time of the 1948 Kefauver campaigns she lived in Chattanooga where she was a prominent and dynamic leader in civic, church, and political affairs.
www.lib.utk.edu /spcoll/manuscripts/ms0883fa.html   (604 words)

Medieval and Renaissance literature; history of linguistic theories in Italy and France.
Italian American literature and culture; contemporary American literature and culture; psychology and literature; philosophy and literature.
Ariosto and the epic tradition; European literature of the Renaissance; poetic theory before 1700; postclassical history of ancient genres.
www.nyu.edu /gsas/faculty/cgi/beads/gsas_local/dept/italian/faculty.htm   (357 words)

 Search Results for "1948 in literature"
He was professor of English literature at Oxford (1948-70).
From 1948 to 1959 he was professor of Russian literature at Cornell Univ. He moved to Switzerland in...
He began teaching literature at Columbia in 1932 and became a full professor in 1948.
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 1948: Plastics - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
1948: Plastics - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
The year 1948 has witnessed a continuation of the rapid expansion in the field of plastics, not only in the tonnage of products produced, but also in improvements and modification of the materials offered.
In addition, plastics continued to find new applications, some of them far removed from...
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 Jean-Paul Sartre
Its popularity and that of its author reached a climax in the forties, and Sartre's theoretical writings as well as his novels and plays constitute one of the main inspirational sources of modern literature.
The conclusions a writer must draw from this position were set forth in "Qu'est-ce que la litterature?" (What Is Literature?), 1948: literature is no longer an activity for itself, nor primarily descriptive of characters and situations, but is concerned with human freedom and its (and the author's) commitment.
Literature is committed; artistic creation is a moral activity.
www.philosophyprofessor.com /philosophers/jean-paul-sartre.php   (636 words)

 Nobel Prize in Literature 1948 - Presentation Speech
The majority have been representatives of a literature which seeks its natural contacts in the public consciousness, and which, to attain this goal, avails itself of the media lying more or less ready at hand.
It may appear to be contradictory to say that this radical pioneer of form, the initiator of a whole revolution in style within present-day poetry, is at the same time a coldly reasoning, logically subtle theorist, who never wearies of defending historical perspectives and the necessity of fixed norms for our existence.
The existing monuments of literature form an idealistic order, but this is slightly modified every time a new work is added to the series.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1948/press.html   (1430 words)

 World Mission Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
By action of the 1944 General Assembly of the Church of the Nazarene, a Spanish Department was created to address the need for coordinating and developing literature for the growing Spanish-speaking constituency of the church.
This change also brought another significant shift: the International Publications Board was given the assignment of coordinating the development of literature in all non-English languages spoken where the Church of the Nazarene serves.
After more than 55 years of ministry, our purpose remains the same: to coordinate the development of holiness literature for all non-English-speaking peoples of the world.
www.worldmissionliterature.org /history/default.html   (392 words)

 OUP: UK General Catalogue
King addresses these new trends in English literature and the questions they raise in the first wide-ranging and comprehensive account of immigrant literature set in a social context.
We have not seem the demise of national cultures; rather, a new, accomplished, and socially significant body of writing in England is influenced by the interaction between foreign cultures and British traditions.
Readership: Scholars and students of twentieth-century English literature and history with an interest in colonial, postcolonial, and immigrant literature; literary theory; and cultural identity.
www.oup.com /uk/catalogue/?ci=9780199288366&view=00&promo=websocrsl   (737 words)

 LITERATURE (in MARION)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Literature : a student's guide to research and writing.
Literature activities for young children : art projects, skill building activities, plot summaries.
Literature against philosophy, Plato to Derrida : a defence of poetry.
www-catalog.cpl.org /MARION?T=LITERATURE   (83 words)

 glbtq >> literature >> Burns, John Horne
He was educated at the Sisters of Notre Dame convent school and then Andover Academy, where he pursued musical, rather than literary, endeavors.
Although largely invisible to the general public, a large body of twentieth-century gay male literature by American authors was published prior to Stonewall, some of it positive but most of it tinged with misery or bleakness as the price of being published and disseminated.
The multifaceted Gore Vidal is important in the gay literary heritage because of the straightforwardness with which he has pursued gay themes and included gay characters in his work.
www.glbtq.com /literature/burns_jh.html   (876 words)

 Courses - HJCS
Since 1948, Israeli literature has dealt with issues confronting a new nation-state created with a utopian vision, but also burdened with a legacy of war and rapid social change.
This course explores the main writers and trends of Israeli literature and culture from the War Generation of the late 40's to the new postmodern voices of the 21st century, analyzing how they respond both to the dreams and the reality of modern Israel.
It was inspired by my son, who, when he was three years old, asked me: "when you pray for peace, do you turn to the god of war or to the god of peace?" Think about it.
www.umich.edu /~iinet/cmenas/themeTerm/courses-hjcs.html   (624 words)

 1947 in literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1946 in literature, other events of 1947, 1948 in literature, list of years in literature.
The Diary of Anne Frank is published for the first time.
Newbery Medal for children's literature: Carolyn Sherwin Bailey, Miss Hickory
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1947_in_literature   (311 words)

 1948 in literature - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
1948 in literature - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about 1948 in literature contains research on
1948 in literature, Events, New books, New drama, Short stories, Non-fiction, Births, Deaths, Awards and 1948 books.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/1948_in_literature   (404 words)

 1948 plymouth - The Old Car Manual Project
Charles Hurst has a fine '48 Plymouth and some outstanding original literature to go with it.
The pamphlet refers to the 1945 world series, which would have been a recent headline catcher.
The pamphlet doesn't refer to smaller 15" tires, which were placed in 1948."
www.tocmp.com /brochures/Plymouth/1948/index.htm   (184 words)

 literature for children - Books, journals, articles @ The Questia Online Library
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 1948 Plymouth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
1948 is a leap year starting onThursday (link will take you to calendar).
1948 in art 1948 in aviation 1948 in film 1948 in literature 1948 in music 1948 in radio 1948 in rail transport 1948 in science 1948 in sports 1948 in television 1948 state leaders 1948 in Canada
Most visitors to Plymouth are drawn to the spectacular Plymouth Hoe, astretch of greensward overlooking...
www.eurostudent.net /info/3594-1948-plymouth.html   (587 words)

 notes on the literature book montana 1948: geniusessays.com- genius essays, genius book reports, genius research ...
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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.
almaz.com /nobel/literature/literature.html   (2120 words)

 Science Fair Projects - 1948
1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar).
February 1 - Soviet Union begins to jam Voice of America broadcasts.
October 11 - Cleveland Indians defeat the Boston Braves to win the World Series, four games to two.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/1948   (1884 words)

 Translation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is worth pointing out, however, that his preference was motivated not so much by a desire to embrace the foreign but was rather intended as a nationalist practice to oppose France's cultural domination and to promote German literature.
Figures such as Sheila Fischman, Robert Dickson and Linda Gaboriau are notable in Canadian literature specifically as translators, and the Governor General's Awards present prizes for the year's best English-to-French and French-to-English literary translations with the same standing as more conventional literary awards.
Writers such as Vladimir Nabokov, Jorge Luis Borges and Vasily Zhukovsky have also made a name for themselves as literary translators.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Translation   (4301 words)

 Lewis Bio & Bibliography
There was, first, Lewis the distinguished Oxbridge literary scholar and critic; second, Lewis, the highly acclaimed author of science fiction and children's literature; and thirdly, Lewis, the popular writer and broadcaster of Christian apologetics.
A sampling of the range and depth of his achievements in criticism, fiction, and apologetics might begin, however, with the first books Lewis published, two volumes of poetry: Spirits in Bondage, published in 1919 when Lewis was but 23, and his long narrative poem, Dymer, published in 1926.
Neither were critical successes, convincing the classically trained Lewis that he would never become an accomplished poet given the rise of modernism; subsequently he turned his attention to literary history, specifically the field of medieval and renaissance literature.
personal.bgsu.edu /~edwards/biobib.html   (1398 words)

 The Study of American Literature
By that, I don't mean the literature that Americans have written since Americans first existed-whether that is understood to be 1776, or 1607, or 1492, or the dawn of the Cenozoic era.
Between 1948 and 1988, when the tradition resumed with a collaborative venture entitled The Columbia Literary History of the United States, scores of these topical monographs were published.
Not a whit less important than Cox's writings to Dartmouth's recovered standing in the field of American Literature are the appointments made during his tenure, for these new members would do exactly what he had in mind: they would take the study of American Literature in altogether new directions.
www.dartmouth.edu /~library/Library_Bulletin/Nov1996/LB-N96-Spengemann.html   (3276 words)

 ATLA Retrospective Indexing Project Quaterly Report June-August 2003
Todd informs me that he has finished indexing the Journal of Biblical Literature (1881-1948); with the completion of the approval process, a matter of some days, this major ATLAS title will be complete.
We are also within 4 issues of completing Orate Fratres, the ancestor of Worship and another ATLAS title, a major commitment in terms of RIP hours since it is a monthly publication.
And, with the exception of Journal of Biblical Literature, all of the newly completed titles began publication in 1943 or later, meaning that the number of volumes indexed were few.
www.atla.com /Products/product_news/rip/rip_report082603.html   (383 words)

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