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  Top20BritishLiterature.com - Online Directory for British Literature.
The earliest form of English literature developed after the settlement of the Saxons and other Germanic tribes in England after the withdrawal of the Romans and is known as Old English or Anglo-Saxon.
William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge began the trend for bringing emotionalism and introspection to English literature, with a new concentration on the individual and the common man. The reaction to urbanism and industrialisation prompted poets to explore nature, for example the Lake Poets.
Anglo-Welsh literature is a term used to describe works written in the English language by Welsh writers, especially if they either have subject matter relating to Wales or (as in the case of Anglo-Welsh poetry in particular) are influenced by the Welsh language in terms of patterns of usage or syntax.
www.top20britishliterature.com   (3850 words)

 Category:Lists of British people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of Anglican diocesan bishops in Britain and Ireland
List of chief rabbis of the United Kingdom
List of Lords Justices of Appeal of Northern Ireland
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Lists_of_British_people   (251 words)

 CULTURE OF ENGLAND FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
English art is a term referring to a vast body of art originating from the geographical region presently referred to as England.
It is often considered that English landscape painting typifies English art, mirroring as it does the development of the country house and its landscaping.
The term English literature refers to literature written in the English language, or literature composed in English by writers who are not necessarily from England.
www.flowergods.com /Culture_of_England   (897 words)

 Encyclopedia: List of English novelists
Robert Bage (1728 - September 1, 1801), English novelist, born in Derbyshire, was the son of a paper-maker and was himself a papier.
Beryl Bainbridge (born 1934) is an English novelist.
Louise Doughty is an English novelist, playwright and journalist, born 1965.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-English-novelists   (7219 words)

 Culture of England | London Travel
English art is a term referring to a body of art originating from England.
The term English literature refers to literature written in the English language, or literature composed in English by writers who are not necessarily from England.
English music has been an instrumental and leading part of this phenomenon, which peaked at the end of the 1960s and into the 1970s.
goto-london.com /travel/39/culture-of-england   (1224 words)

 Full Course List: English Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
English 037 and 038 are one-credit courses that must be taken in combination if they are used as honors preparation.
English drama began as a communal religious event, but the theaters were shut down in 1642 because of their reputation for impiety and social disorder.
A survey of English literature, primarily poetry, from the eighth through the 15th centuries with an emphasis on Chaucer.
www.swarthmore.edu /Humanities/english/courselist.htm   (7802 words)

 Granta Best of Young American Novelists 2
Granta and its publications and lists are in fact an exercise on behalf of contemporary literature, and it makes waves in the vast sea of contemporary fiction.
I have not read all the writers on your best-of list, but many of the ones I have read (won't mention), seem too studied, too polished, too self-aware, their voices rubbed smooth and mechanical after too many workshops.
Although your list of young writers includes prodigious talents, I fear that your selection committee has made some egregious oversights, namely Emily Barton and Marisha Pessl whose debut novel was also listed as one of the ten best books of 2006.
www.bestyoungnovelists.com   (1862 words)

 Granta: Best of Young British Novelists 2003: The list
After completing a poor-quality university degree in philosophy and English (which she claims made her 'socially useless') she worked for many years in a bakery in Soho, a bookmaker's off Oxford Street, and then at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Sick Children in Hackney, where she spent much of her time sterilizing breast milk.
Susan Elderkin was born in Crawley, Sussex in 1968, the daugher of an architect and a pianist.
A. Kennedy was born in the north-east of Scotland.
www.granta.com /boybn/2003   (1849 words)

 X-POP3-Rcpt: larry@sun
Lists are many things: memory aids, containers of information, a means of organizing materials, efforts to prioritize and overcome chaos and entropy.
The following list of the 20th Century’s Greatest Literary Hits is all of the above, as well as being a means of sharing with my readers my own views about what books are going to be read 100 or 1000 years from now.
The following list was inspired by the list of the "100 Greatest English Language Novels" that was compiled and released in 1998 by the editors of the Modern Library.
www.spinelessbooks.com /mccaffery/100   (3060 words)

 List of English novelists -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
(English novelist (born in Poland) noted for sea stories and for his narrative technique (1857-1924)) Joseph Conrad, (1857-1924), (Click link for more info and facts about Polish-born) Polish-born (A man who serves as a sailor) mariner, author of (Click link for more info and facts about Heart of Darkness) Heart of Darkness
(English writer and illustrator; grandfather of Daphne du Maurier (1834-1896)) George Du Maurier, (1834-1896), author of (Singer in a novel by George du Maurier who was under the control of the hypnotist Svengali) Trilby
(English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned industrial society and explored sexual relationships (1885-1930)) D.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_english_novelists.htm   (3364 words)

 List of English novelists - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of novelists from England.
Kingsley Amis, (1922-1995), novelist and poet, young author of Lucky Jim and old author of The Old Devils.
Evelyn Waugh, (1903-1966), comic novelist (Scoop), tragic novelist (Brideshead Revisited), sometimes in the same book.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_English_novelists   (851 words)

 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Literature from England written in the modern English language or its antecedents (such as Middle or Old English).
English literature emerged as a recognisable entity only in the medieval period, when the English language itself became distinct from the Norman and Anglo-Saxon dialects which preceded it.
The English novel did not become a popular form until the 18th century.
www.alanaditescili.net /index.php?title=English_literature   (328 words)

 Full Course List: English Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The origin and history of national identity in the United States has been deeply impressed by captivity narratives in which an individual is removed from his or her home and struggles to return.
Through the lens of the Harlem Renaissance era, this course considers African American modernism and cultural nationality in the decade following World War I. We will focus largely on writings, but lectures on art and music are included, and views concerning the meaning of Harlem as locale are pertinent.
A survey of English literature, primarily poetry, from the 8th through the 15th century with an emphasis on Chaucer.
www.swarthmore.edu /Humanities/english/courselist2.html   (7530 words)

 the Literary Saloon at the complete review - 21 - 28 February 2005 Archive
Lists like this are so ineffably stupid, competitive and whimsical they make me despair.
The Observer talks to half a dozen first-time novelists, about to unleash their works on the public -- the sort of thing many of you appear to find interesting.
With English translations of major articles published in the German, Swiss and Austrian press, the new website will give a colourful in-"sight" into the views and opinions expressed in the German feuilletons on events in Germany and the world at large.
www.complete-review.com /saloon/archive/200502c.htm   (3815 words)

 English Handbook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The prize, of the value of $100.00, is awarded annually by the Senate Committee on Scholarships on the recommendation of the Head, Department of English Language and Literature, to the student who graduates with B.A. (Hons.) in English with the highest standing.
In the event that at any convocation there is no honours graduate in English, the prize may be awarded to a graduating student of outstanding academic merit and promise in the General Degree who is selected and recommended for the award by the Department of English.
A.C. Hunter in memory of her husband, formerly Head of the Departments of English and French, and Dean of Arts and Science at this university, has a value of $100.00 and is awarded annually at the Spring Convocation to the graduating student majoring in English who stands highest in the General Degree.
www.mun.ca /english/firstyear/handbook.html   (3332 words)

 Roll Call - Who are novelists voting for?
Thirty-one novelists participated, with four for Bush, 24 for Kerry, and three in a category of their own.
Most novelists live in their imagination, which is a fine place to be until the bad guys come knock knock knocking.
I'm not convinced that the political opinions of a novelist are any more significant than anyone else's, but as a citizen, a libertarian leftist, and a yellow dog Democrat, I'm pleased to say that I'm voting for John Kerry.
www.slate.com /id/2107890   (3599 words)

 English Books
In the era of of the English Industrial Revolution, the residents of the Vale of Nailsworth, mostly Baptists, were a center of evangelical Nonconformity.
Good background reading for anyone researching English Catholic families of the period or studying the religious controversies of "the archpriest" and the Jesuits.
The English in France, 1337-1454, Atheneum, New York, 1978, 296 pp., 8vo., index, biblio, maps, photos, cloth, dj., VG condition; small foreedge stain, A highly readable account, with extensive social history, using the most recent research.
www.jonathansheppardbooks.com /Booklists/english_books.htm   (4285 words)

 For your convenience, here is a list of the English Department faculty, their offices, phone extensions, and office ...
For your convenience, here is a list of the English Department faculty, their offices, phone extensions, and office hours for Fall '00.
The New English Literatures from Africa, the Caribbean, and India have, since the end of British colonialism, redrawn the map of English studies.
This offering allows a senior the opportunity to develop a particular facet of English study that he or she is interested in and has already explored to some extent.
www.skidmore.edu /academics/english/ENGLISH_DEPT_HP/ProspectusS01.html   (5436 words)

 English in TutorGig Encyclopedia
This is a list of English language English copula copulas.
A Dictionary of the English Language, one of the most influential dictionary dictionaries in the history of the English language, was prepared by Samuel Johnson and published on April 15 1755.
The following is a list of English Renaissance Theatres, from the first theatres built in 1567, to their closure at the beginning of the English Civil War in 1642.
www.tutorgig.com /es/English/12   (902 words)

 Department of English, University of Manitoba: Undergraduate Course List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The University of Manitoba General Calendar lists, for each department or program, all courses which have been approved by the Academic Senate.
The following list of courses is limited to those which the Department expects to offer during the 2005/2006 academic year.
A grade of “C” or better in 4.120 or 4.130 (or the former 4.126) or in both 4.131 and 4.134 is the prerequisite for 200-level courses (including creative writing) beyond the introductory level.
www.umanitoba.ca /English/current_courses/undergraduate.php   (4754 words)

 GuruNet — Content Map
List of endangered animals of the British Isles
List of English songs whose title includes the name of a fictional place
List of English songs whose title includes the name of a landmark
www.gurunet.com /cm-dsid-2222-letter-1L-first-19051   (85 words)

 CPCC Libraries English Research Guide
The purpose of this guide is to keep you informed of English and Journalism resources that are currently available in the CPCC Libraries.
It includes a listing of English and Journalism-related circulating and reference books, periodicals, and audiovisual materials.
A listing of English resources compiled by the University of Virginia.
www.cpcc.cc.nc.us /Library/subjectguides/english.htm   (576 words)

 A Glossary of Literary Terms
Many novelists include in their books people and events from their own lives because remembrance is easier than creation from scratch.
First, the list of great books is thoroughly dominated by DWEM's (dead, white, European males), and the accusation is that women and minorities and non-Western cultural writers have been ignored.
Second, there is pressure in the literary community to throw out all standards as the nihilism of the late 20th century makes itself felt in the literature departments of the universities.
www.virtualsalt.com /litterms.htm   (5144 words)

 Australia Reading List
In the twentieth century Australian novelists in particular have come to be recognized in the international arena, with Patrick White awarded a Nobel Prize in 1973 and Peter Carey taking the Booker Prize in 1987.
Under the progressive Whitlam Labor Government in the 1970s, the Australia Council was established and its Literature Board struck out strongly to nurture new writing through Writers' Grants; these days Australian writing is flourishing, with a dedicated Australian readership.
Pushy English journalist's travels and observations around the "ragged square of Australia" in the Eighties.
www.uni-mannheim.de /users/bibsplit/anglistik/aus_bks.html   (2139 words)

 The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list | Review | The Observer
The adventures of a high-spirited orphan boy: an unbeatable plot and a lot of sex ending in a blissful marriage.
One of the longest novels in the English language, but unputdownable.
An astonishing debut: the painfully funny English novel of the Fifties.
observer.guardian.co.uk /review/story/0,6903,1061037,00.html   (1536 words)

 Greenwood Publishing Group I1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Some of the novelists have published widely, while others are only beginning their literary careers.
Each entry is written by an expert contributor and includes a biography, a discussion of major works and themes, a summary of the novelist's critical reception, and primary and secondary bibliographies.
The volume closes with a selected bibliography of studies of the South Asian novel in English, along with a list of anthologies and periodicals.
info.greenwood.com /books/0313318/0313318859.html   (281 words)

 List of novelists - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
See also: Lists of authors, List of poets, List of playwrights, List of short story authors
Thomas Keneally, author of Schindler's Ark (1985), on which the film Schindler's List was based, Confederates (1979)
English language writer, placed under fatwah (death sentence) by Muslim clerics
encyclopedia.learnthis.info /l/li/list_of_novelists.html   (1817 words)

 A list of 100 best English language novels from 1923 to the present (kottke.org)
Time magazine has a list of the "100 best English language novels from 1923 to the present".
I have an especially hard time with Virginia Woolfe (and what, two of her novels are on the list?), and The Corrections, in my opinion, was far too pretentiously-written to be enjoyable.
One of the problems with these lists is that there are an incredible number of extremely powerful novels that only get marginal, regional attention for reasons that have nothing to do with the quality of the work.
www.kottke.org /remainder/05/10/9672.html   (2670 words)

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