Search Results: 'European Literature'

Search

×
×
×
×
319 results for "European Literature"
PHILOLOGY, CONCEPTS OF EUROPEAN LITERATURE By Andreas Sofroniou
eBook (PDF): $19.03
Download immediately.
(1 Ratings)
This book describes Philology and its associated subjects of literature, linguistic and other arts. It explains Philology as part of human activities; reflecting the ancient, classical,... More > ecclesiastical, medieval and modern concepts, including the current social and economic conditions. Also, the philological class stratification as it appears in life; among the primitive civilisations and modern European literature. It includes the literary contributions of the main European countries from the ancient times through to the current geographical and political divisions. The countries included are: Portugal, Spain, France, Britain, Germany, Italy and Greece. Further elaborations include the class distinctions in philology, literature, linguistics, comedies, opera, ballads and dramas of modern times. Further on, it explains the historical and comparative philological term as used in linguistics studies; the ways in which specific languages have developed and the ways in which languages in general can change.< Less
PHILOLOGY, CONCEPTS OF EUROPEAN LITERATURE By Andreas Sofroniou
Paperback: List Price: $39.66 $27.76 You Save: 30%
Ships in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
This book describes Philology and its associated subjects of literature, linguistic and other arts. It explains Philology as part of all other human activities; reflecting the ancient, classical,... More > ecclesiastical, medieval and modern concepts, including the current social and economic conditions. Also, the philological class stratification as it appears in life; among the primitive civilisations and modern European literature. It includes the literary contributions of the main European countries from the ancient times through to the current geographical and political divisions. The countries included are: Portugal, Spain, France, Britain, Germany, Italy and Greece. Further elaborations include the class distinctions in philology, literature, linguistics, comedies, opera, ballads and dramas of modern times. It explains the historical and comparative philological term as used in linguistics studies; the ways in which specific languages have developed and the ways in which languages in general can change.< Less
West Indian Literature By Farrukh Khan
eBook (PDF): $20.00
Download immediately.
Caribbean literature witnessed a gradual resurgence as efforts were made by Caribbean authors to engage in contentious dialogues with the colonisers and to shape Caribbean literary aesthetics to... More > include ideas other than those from the Victorian British. Sustained literary achievement resulted in a climax with the award of two Nobel Prizes in literature for those who hailed from this difficult to define region. The Caribbean is a complex mixture of many races, cultures, religions and traditions. This has made it difficult to fully understand the Caribbean identity, especially when European thought had been so dominant in this region. This essay presents an examination of the debates about the Caribbean identity that are apparent in Caribbean literature and the evolution of Caribbean literary aesthetics by examining selected works of Derek Walcott and Wilson Harris.< Less
West Indian Literature By Farrukh Khan
Paperback: $20.30
Ships in 3-5 business days
Caribbean literature witnessed a gradual resurgence as efforts were made by Caribbean authors to engage in contentious dialogues with the colonisers and to shape Caribbean literary aesthetics to... More > include ideas other than those from the Victorian British. Sustained literary achievement resulted in a climax with the award of two Nobel Prizes in literature for those who hailed from this difficult to define region. The Caribbean is a complex mixture of many races, cultures, religions and traditions. This has made it difficult to fully understand the Caribbean identity, especially when European thought had been so dominant in this region. This essay presents an examination of the debates about the Caribbean identity that are apparent in Caribbean literature and the evolution of Caribbean literary aesthetics by examining selected works of Derek Walcott and Wilson Harris.< Less
Quick Guide: The Europeans By College Guide World
eBook (ePub): $1.25
Download immediately.
(1 Ratings)
The tale opens in Boston and New England in the middle of the 19th century, and describes the experiences of two European siblings shifting from the old to the new world. The two protagonists are... More > Eugenia Munster and Felix Young, who since their early childhood have lived in Europe, moving from France to Italy and from Spain to Germany. In this last place, Eugenia entered into a Morganatic marriage with Prince Adolf of Silberstadt-Schreckenstein, the younger brother of the reigning prince who is now being urged by his family to dissolve the marriage for political reasons. Because of this, Eugenia and Felix decide to travel to America to meet their distant cousins, so that Eugenia may "seek her fortune" in the form of a wealthy American husband.< Less
A History of Sanskrit Literature (Illustrated) By Arthur A. MacDonell
eBook (ePub): $1.99
Download immediately.
“Since the Renaissance there has been no event of such world-wide significance in the history of culture as the discovery of Sanskrit literature in the latter part of the eighteenth century.... More > After Alexander’s invasion, the Greeks became to some extent acquainted with the learning of the Indians; the Arabs, in the Middle Ages, introduced the knowledge of Indian science to the West; a few European missionaries, from the sixteenth century onwards, were not only aware of the existence of, but also acquired some familiarity with, the ancient language of India; and Abraham Roger even translated the Sanskrit poet Bhartṛihari into Dutch as early as 1651. Nevertheless, till about a hundred and twenty years ago there was no authentic information in Europe about the existence of Sanskrit literature, but only vague surmise, finding expression in stories about the wisdom of the Indians.”< Less
ORIENTALISM IN 19th CENTURY EUROPEAN ART By Alexandra Jopp
eBook (PDF): $10.00
Download immediately.
Research on Orientalism and the ways in which the West has imagined the East for the past five hundred years. It traces the representations of the harem in art, literature, drama, and travel writing... More > from across Europe and the United States.< Less
What Time Is It Now? Reflections on Literature and Life: Selected Essays By Abraham Rothberg
eBook (PDF): $0.00
Download immediately.
"What Time Is It Now?" is a retrospective selection of essays, sharply observed and often humorous, that span almost fifty years of reflections of modern life and literature, politics and... More > personality. There is an essay analyzing the operations of British Secret Intelligence in the novels of John LeCarré, explorations of the conflicts between "superman" Social Darwinism and Socialism as portrayed in the works of Jack London. It contains a series of personal forays into the nature of modern marriage, of trying to "cultivate one's own garden" in modern life, as well as how novelists have depicted the "flawed dream" of American politics. In addition, there are analyses of Gary Snyder's poetry and their sources, Solzhenitsyn's short stories and plays and their underlying morality, and the domestic turbulence of Arnold Wesker's English dramas. Several essays also describe and dissect anti-Semitism in European life and literature, its roots and reverberations, and in one instance, in the works of T.S. Eliot.< Less
What Time Is It Now? Reflections on Literature and Life: Selected Essays By Abraham Rothberg
Paperback: $13.95
Ships in 3-5 business days
"What Time Is It Now?" is a retrospective selection of essays, sharply observed and often humorous, that span almost fifty years of reflections of modern life and literature, politics and... More > personality. There is an essay analyzing the operations of British Secret Intelligence in the novels of John LeCarré, explorations of the conflicts between "superman" Social Darwinism and Socialism as portrayed in the works of Jack London. It contains a series of personal forays into the nature of modern marriage, of trying to "cultivate one's own garden" in modern life, as well as how novelists have depicted the "flawed dream" of American politics. In addition, there are analyses of Gary Snyder's poetry and their sources, Solzhenitsyn's short stories and plays and their underlying morality, and the domestic turbulence of Arnold Wesker's English dramas. Several essays also describe and dissect anti-Semitism in European life and literature, its roots and reverberations, and in one instance, in the works of T.S. Eliot.< Less
Middle High German Verbs By Scott Shay
eBook (PDF): $11.99
Download immediately.
(1 Ratings)
Middle High German Verbs presents an in-depth look at Middle High German (MHG) verbs, with tables of the most common verbs, fully conjugated. MHG was the language of the great literary works of the... More > Middle Ages in the German speaking world, including Iwein, Parzival, Tristan, Minnelieder, Nibelungenlied, and Gudrun. The reader using only a dictionary will have a difficult task figuring out what the proper infinitive form of a given verb instance might be. This book provides a comprehensive reference for MHG verbs to help you read and translate the great works of the period. The book presents an in-depth look at the makeup of MHG verbs, including grammatical concepts, in easy to understand language. It presents 340 of the most common verbs that exhibit some type of irregularity; each verb has its own page with translations, principle parts, and full conjugation for all appropriate numbers, persons, tenses, and moods. This book will be an important addition to your German linguistic and literature references.< Less