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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: English Literature
English destroyer remained for a time almost entirely apart, though they and their literature were afterwards to have no small influence upon the literary development of England.
English people when they were still heathen and before they came to Britain, even though the poem may not have been actually put together in its present form until the ninth or tenth century.
English; it was the tongue, then as now, of the Church, and it was the medium for communication between scholars and the language of nearly all books of scholarship.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05458a.htm   (11885 words)

  
  English literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term English literature refers to literature written in the English language, including literature composed in English by writers not necessarily from England; Joseph Conrad was Polish, Robert Burns was Scottish, James Joyce was Irish, Edgar Allan Poe was American, Salman Rushdie is Indian.
The literature of the period is overtly political and thoroughly aware of critical dictates for literature.
Literature for children was published during the Victorian period, some of which has become globally well-known, such as the work of Lewis Carroll who was a proponent of nonsense verse, as was Edward Lear.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/English_literature   (7030 words)

  
 The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes.
The Cambridge History of English and American Literature
Considered the most important work of literary history and criticism ever published, the Cambridge History contains over 303 chapters and 11,000 pages, with essay topics ranging from poetry, fiction, drama and essays to history, theology and political writing.
www.bartleby.com /cambridge   (184 words)

  
 Learn to write - short story and fiction writing courses from the London School of Journalism.
On our English Literature distance learning course you will have a chance to read and write about English Literature from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.
Your tutor will be a graduate in English Literature, with a flexible approach, enabling people of a wide range of educational backgrounds to enjoy the course.
Those who wish to use the course as an introduction to English Literature without answering the set questions, or giving only brief answers, are welcome to do so, while those who wish to give longer responses to the questions are also welcome.
www.english-literature.org   (198 words)

  
 Buley Library
The English-Language Literature Page at UCSD This is an excellent page consisting of literature-oriented primarily devoted to English and American literature.
Literature Webliography Contains resources for the study of literature and bibliography, library catalogs, newsgroups, periodicals, style guides, electronic books and numerous literary links.
English Literature On the Web Here one can find e-text archives, information on children's books and authors, medieval English literature, Anglo-Saxon literature, information on British authors and literature of various time periods such as the seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
library.scsu.ctstateu.edu /litbib.html   (2613 words)

  
 AP: English Literature
The AP English Literature and Composition course is designed to engage students in the careful reading and critical analysis of imaginative literature.
All these aspects of reading are important for an AP course in English Literature and Composition, and each corresponds to an approach to writing about literary works.
It is important to distinguish among the different kinds of writing produced in an AP English Literature and Composition course.
www.collegeboard.com /student/testing/ap/sub_englit.html?englit   (743 words)

  
 VoS: Literature (in English)
English Literature and Religion ("large bibliographical database about religious aspects and backgrounds of English literature, from the Middle Ages to the present century") (William S. Peterson, U. Maryland, College park)
History of English Studies Page (a page for the study of the development of English literary studies as a cultural and global force; cultural-critical and postcolonial perspectives upon the problem are anchored upon a series of texts or excerpts from authors both past and present-
John Frow (U. Queensland), "Literature, Culture, Mirrors" (critique of both During's theses and Anderson's response; "The opposition set up here between cultural and literary studies is a phoney one.
vos.ucsb.edu /browse.asp?id=3   (3322 words)

  
 English Literature and Religion
This Web site offers a large bibliographical database about religious aspects and backgrounds of English literature, from the Middle Ages to the present century, with primary (though not exclusive) emphasis upon writers within the Anglican tradition.
The more visually attractive one is that which provides the links in a hierarchical structure with images; but I have also provided, as an alternative (especially suitable for those with dial-up connections to the Internet), all the links on a single page with no images.
William S. Peterson, Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Maryland, created, designed, and maintains English Literature and Religion, which first appeared on the Web in March 1997.
www.english.umd.edu /englfac/WPeterson/ELR/elr.htm   (292 words)

  
 English literature web resources essays & books online
I contributed to GCSE Kit: English Literature Post-1914 by Chris Webster, published by Hodder and Stoughton in 2003.
I teach a course on English Literature for the London School of Journalism, for whom I have also taught Short Story and Novel Writing, Improve Your English, and English for Business.
It covers modern literature in English from all over the world.
www.literature-study-online.com   (477 words)

  
 English Literature on the Web
Your suggestion of any useful sites related to English Literature would be appreciated.
English Poetry Full-Text Database (E-Text, Univ. of Virginia)
Leeds Database of Verse (Database of English poetry in the 17th and 18th centuries) (login = bcmsv; password = bcmsv)
lang.nagoya-u.ac.jp /~matsuoka/EngLit.html   (242 words)

  
 English Literature Links -- Brock U
Literature at Berkeley -- good for genre fiction, 'good reading' as well as for Literature big "L"
Gender Inn a searchable database providing access to over 5000 records pertaining to feminist theory, feminist literary criticism and gender studies focusing on English and American literature.
Contemporary Postcolonial and Postimperial Literature in English by George Landow, at Brown
www.brocku.ca /english/elinks.html   (1688 words)

  
 Learn more about English literature in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Learn more about English literature in the online encyclopedia.
You are here: Online Encyclopedia > English literature
Hint: Play with putting spaces before and after your words to see the different results you get.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /e/en/english_literature.html   (289 words)

  
 The Norton Anthology of English Literature: Home
The Norton Anthology of English Literature offers twenty-seven topics for study and discussion.
Cross-references to the Norton Anthology of English Literature
Review Materials include summaries of the 7 Norton Anthology of English Literature period introductions and self-grading multiple-choice quizzes on the 7 period introductions
www.wwnorton.com /nael/welcome.htm   (275 words)

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