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  literature
That is, it might be "literature" in the broad sense of the term (words on a
literature, and his works may not be valued in the future.
literature?" or "Is it good literature?" is not as important or interesting as
home.mesastate.edu /~blaga/theoryindex/literaturex.html   (1073 words)

  
  Literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Literature is literally "acquaintance with letters" as in the first sense given in the Oxford English Dictionary (from the Latin littera meaning "an individual written character (letter)").
Critics may exclude works from the classification "literature", for example, on the grounds of a poor standard of grammar and syntax, of an unbelievable or disjointed story-line, or of inconsistent or unconvincing characters.
Some recent philosophy works are argued to merit the title "literature", such as some of the works by Simon Blackburn; but much of it does not, and some areas, such as logic, have become extremely technical to a degree similar as that of mathematics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Literature   (2533 words)

  
 Korean Literature (Character of Korean Literature, Korean Classical Literature, Modern Literature of Korea)
The literature of the Koryo period is marked by an increased use of Chinese letters, the disappearance of Hyangga, and the emergence of Koryo kayo (Koryo songs) which continued to be transmitted as oral literature until the Choson period.
Korean modern literature was formed against the background of the crumbling feudalistic society of the Choson Dynasty, the importation of new ideas from the West, and the new political reality of rising Japanese imperial power in East Asia.
The change from traditional to modern literature during the Enlightenment period was largely due to the effects of the New Education and the Korean Language and Literature movement.
www.asianinfo.org /asianinfo/korea/literature.htm   (5596 words)

  
 Welcome to Italy1 Literature page of 13 and 14 Centuries
He was one of the founders of Italian literature through his use of the vernacular for some of his greatest works.
The period was marked by a rebirth of culture based on the discovery of ancient manuscripts and the reevaluation of classical literature and philosophy, which spread eventually throughout Europe.
Many of the great figures of early Renaissance literature were scholars concerned with philological research into and the translation of the Greek and Latin classics.
www.italy1.com /literature   (1484 words)

  
 American literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some of the earliest American literature were pamphlets and writings extolling the benefits of the colonies to both a European and colonist audience.
Among the themes and issues explored in African American literature are the role of African Americans within the larger American society, African American culture, racism, slavery, and equality.
African American literature saw a surge during the 1920s with the rise of an artistic Black community in the New York City neighborhood of Harlem.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Literature_of_the_United_States   (4129 words)

  
 Children's Literature
Those who regard oral and written literature as having equal values might argue that this was achieved because the African child despite being introduced to western literature was at the same time still listening to stories and proverbs at home.
The introduction of formal education emphasized written literature as mature, civilized, and conscious of its art, and considered oral literature as primitive and lacking in technique.
The South African Children's Literature Collection at UCT [see the same page for their historical Children's Literature Collection]: "Books published in South Africa from 1989 and exhibited annually by the Children's Book Forum of the Western Cape make up the core of this collection, apparently the only one of its kind in the country.
web.uflib.ufl.edu /cm/africana/children.htm   (1213 words)

  
 Key Terms in Literature, by Ismail S Talib
Those of you who did or are doing literature, should be familiar with the terms, although you may be interested in looking at some of the items or exploring the hypertext links indicated in the document, including links to some of Prof Talib's lecture notes on the Web.
Point of view can either be of the first-person, in which case a character narrates the story, or it can be told from the narrative perspective of the third-person, where a personage who is not a character in the story, tells the story.
The most prominent examples in English literature of tragedy as a literary kind, were found in the Elizabethan and Jacobean era, with Shakespeare being the most famous writer of tragic works (for a hypertext article by Professor Hilda D. Spear on Elizabethan theatre in general, click here).
courses.nus.edu.sg /course/ellibst/lsl01-tm.html   (2747 words)

  
 MIT OpenCourseWare | Literature
Literature has been a central experience for the majority of MIT's undergraduates for more than 25 years: over that time approximately 75 percent of all undergraduates have studied the subject.
Designed to serve students majoring, minoring, and concentrating in Literature as well as those students who may get to take only one or two Literature subjects while at the Institute, the Literature curriculum at MIT offers a wide range of undergraduate classes at Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced levels.
Staffed by well-published, influential scholars and creative writers, the Literature faculty is recognized for its superior and committed teaching.
ocw.mit.edu /OcwWeb/Literature   (378 words)

  
 American and English Literature Internet Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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   (2729 words)

  
 Yiddish Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yiddish literature may be divided into three periods: the period of preparation, the classical age, and the postclassical period.
The brief classical age of Yiddish literature, from the late 19th to the early 20th century, is epitomized in three great writers of fiction: Shalom Jacob Abramowitz, better known as Mendele Mokher Sefarim (Mendele the Itinerant Bookseller); Shalom Aleichem; and Isaac Leib Peretz.
Peretz, who had assimilated the influences of the great Russian authors of his time and of the classic literature of Western Europe, was the most intellectual and the most cosmopolitan of the three writers.
www.bergen.org /AAST/Projects/Yiddish/English/literature.html   (1455 words)

  
 Literature
Poet, critic, literary historian, anthologist, founder and director of East-West Nexus/PROTA, the Project for the dissemination of Arabic literature and Arab/Islamic culture and history; a major Palestinian and Arab literary and cultural figure: This space is dedicated to Salma Khadra Jayyusi.
It was in 1980, as Visiting Professor at the University of Texas, which she came to the final realization that the paucity of Arabic literary and cultural material in world languages, which largely lies behind the misrepresentation of Arab/Islamic culture in the West, must be faced with determination.
She feels that a study of the roots of the large corpus of Arabic literature, one of the richest in the world, will lead not only to a greater understanding of Arabic culture on the whole, but also to a deeper understanding of how literature, both prose and poetry, develop as a universal creative activity.
www.sakakini.org /literature/literature.htm   (1360 words)

  
 Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It provides a broad outline of national literatures and leads to more intensive study of a period, a genre, or a literary movement in the literature of the two countries.
In addition, students choose, with advisement, three courses (9 credits) in literature (in the original language or in translation) and/or courses (such as art, history, philosophy) related to the area of specialization.
The specialization in world literature provides students with some knowledge of the broad outlines of national literatures and allows them to specialize in a period, a genre, or a literary movement (30 credits).
www.southernct.edu /undergrad/schas/LIT   (508 words)

  
 Arabic literature
The structure of the Arabic language is well-suited to harmonious word-patterns, with elaborate rhymes and rhythms.
The earliest known literature emerged in northern Arabia around 500 AD and took the form of poetry which was recited aloud, memorised and handed down from one generation to another.
PAPER was introduced to the Arab world long before it became available in Europe - and this partly accounts for the early development of Arabic literature.
www.al-bab.com /arab/literature/lit.htm   (668 words)

  
 Open Directory - Arts: Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Electronic Labyrinth - Both utilizes and focuses upon the medium of hypertext as it relates to literature and its concrete manifestations--from palimpsests to mechanically printed books to CD-ROMs -- throughout history to the present, with speculation on the future.
Electronic Literature Directory - A comprehensive database of listings for electronic works, their authors, and their publishers.
Literature section includes brief analyses of characters, themes and plots.
www.dmoz.org /Arts/Literature   (342 words)

  
 literature
The historical section is of interest to high school students and teachers of contemporary literature featuring a list of authors such as Arthur Miller, Truman Capote, Raymond Chandler, William Golding, George Orwell, J.D. Salinger, Kurt Vonnegut, Thornton Wilder, and others.
Children's Literature Web Guide, maintained by David K. Brown, is a premier and comprehensive resource for teaching children's literature in the elementary school.
Literature Resources offers a collection of hundreds of sites arranged chronologically and alphabetically for the high school and college student.
www.sitesforteachers.com /resources_sharp/language_arts/la_lit.html   (11368 words)

  
 Jain Agama Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This consists of commentary and explanation of Agam literature and independent works, complied by elder monks, nuns, and scholars.
The Jain literature which was complied by Ganadharas and Srut-kevlis is known as Agam literature.
However, it appears from literature referencing this agam that it contained prayers of Lord Mahavir.
www.cs.colostate.edu /~malaiya/agamas.html   (2381 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: literature
Literature Research at Questia Find quality info at the world's online library.
Online Literature Courses Study online and earn your liberal arts degree at Saint Leo University.
Posts tagged Literature per day for the last 30 days.
technorati.com /tag/literature   (468 words)

  
 Virtual Bangladesh : Literature
During the mediaeval period Bengali literature developed considerably with the patronage of Muslim rulers.
The era of modern Bengali Literature began in the late nineteenth century.
Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyai, Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyai, Mir Mosharraf Hossain and Kazi Ahdul Wadud are the pioneers of modern Bengali Literature.
www.virtualbangladesh.com /bd_literature.html   (143 words)

  
 Internet Public Library: Literature
Topics covered include banned literature, bestsellers, folklore, and regional breakdowns of authors and literature.
A free index of the Gale Literature Criticism Series searchable by author, title, or by author's nationality or date of birth.
It provides advice for writers, links to literature for kids on the net, on-line books and reviews, book awards, educational resources, and various visual reference materials.
www.ipl.org /div/subject/browse/hum60.00.00   (1534 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.
almaz.com /nobel/literature/literature.html   (2097 words)

  
 Exhibits Collection -- Literature
Designed by and for principals working to improve student achievement in mathematics and science, this workshop addresses the specific issues faced by administrators.
Literature demands an emotional response from the reader.
Like a great journey, literature can show you things you have never seen before and will never forget.
www.learner.org /exhibits/literature   (174 words)

  
 African Literature and Writers on the Internet
African Timelines, a chronology of literature and history from ancient Africa to the 1990s.
Is the first international conference on African literature to be hosted in Berlin after the reunification of the two Germanies.
Has his syllabi for courses on "Francophone Literatures of Africa and the Caribbean" and on "Culture and Society in Africa." Main research interests include francophone writers of Africa and the Caribbean.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/lit.html   (6311 words)

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