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All About American Literature By College Guide World
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During its early history, America was a series of British colonies on the eastern coast of the present-day United States. Therefore, its literary tradition begins as linked to the broader tradition... More > of English literature. However, unique American characteristics and the breadth of its production usually now cause it to be considered a separate path and tradition. The dominance of the English language was hardly inevitable. The first item printed in Pennsylvania was in German and was the largest book printed in any of the colonies before the American Revolution. Spanish and French had two of the strongest colonial literary traditions in the areas that now comprise the United States, and discussions of early American literature commonly include texts by Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca and Samuel de Champlain alongside English language texts by Thomas Harriot and John Smith.< Less
A Guide to The Language of Literature By Karen Schaffner
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A Guide to The Language of Literature is a workbook to accompany McDougal Littel's The Language of Literature -British Literature. It starts with the Anglo-Saxon Period and ends with the 18th... More > century. This workbook includes literary terms, composition topics, and questions that act as a study guide to selected works from the text.< Less
Greenleaf Guide to Medieval Literature By Cyndy Shearer
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pre-publication version of the Greenleaf Guide to Medieval Literature
The Greenleaf Guide to Early Modern Literature By Cyndy Shearer
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covers the period 1560 to 1900 pre-publication edition for students at the Francis Schaeffer Study Center in Mt. Juliet, TN
Literature Companion: Nervous Conditions By History World
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In the year 1987, women in the country were further excluded when they were not included in the Unity Accord. It was not acceptable to the majority of women in the country. When “Nervous... More > Conditions” was published, the time was quite opportune because it was a grand success and widely accepted. Even the great literary figures such as Alice Walker and Doris Lessing have highly admired the novel. It was said by Doris Lessing that “Nervous Condition” was sure to become a classic. There is no doubt that “Nervous Condition” is one of the most significant African novels written during the 20th century. It has also found its place in the curriculum of several schools and colleges around the world in the departments of cultural studies and African Literature. Literature Companion: Nervous Conditions Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Help: Jazz By Students' Academy
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Since “Jazz” basically explores the society and its people, the novel can well fall in the cannon of a literary movement called “Postmodernism.” There is a very unique kind... More > of lyricism in “Jazz” and it is highly appreciated by both reviewers and literary critics. As the novel proceeds, we come across several points where the prose becomes a song or a poem, and then it eventually goes back to its original form. “Jazz” has been included in the course of study at several schools and colleges in the English speaking countries. It is now considered as one of the most significant work in African-American literature. Literature Help: Jazz Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Character Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Help: An Ideal Husband By Students' Academy
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“An Ideal Husband” by Oscar Wilde is a comedy play. It was first performed in the year 1895. The story of the play fundamentally deals with the subjects such as political corruption and... More > blackmail. Private and public honor is one of the most significant themes of the play. The action of the play is set in London. The time of the play is ‘the present.’ The entire play covers the time period of twenty four hours. Literature Help: An Ideal Husband Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Act One Act Two Act Three Act Four Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: Wise Children By History World
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The story of the novel revolves around the fortunes of Dora and Nora Chance, twin chorus girls and their strange theatrical family. The novel very deeply explores the subversive nature of... More > fatherhood. Dora and Nora happen to be denied of the fatherhood, and consequently they move towards illegitimate lechery which is quite frivolous. The novel has a very strong presence of magical realism. The readers’ expectations of reality and society are quite dramatically twisted. Literature Companion: Wise Children Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Summary Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Help: Fight Club By Students' Academy
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“Fight Club” by Chuck Palahniuk was first published in the year 1996. The story revolves around the experiences of an unnamed protagonist who happens to be struggling with insomnia. The... More > author had originally thought of writing a short story by the same name, but eventually it took the shape of a novel. The short story the author had thought is now the sixth chapter of the novel. “Fight Club” was an instant success and both readers and critics admired it. Most of the reviews were highly positive. Literature Help: Fight Club Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Help: Demian By Students' Academy
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“Demian” by Hermann Hesse is a Bildungsroman (Coming-of-age-story) novel. It was first published in 1919. The subtitle of the novel is “The Story of Emil Sinclair’s... More > Youth.” When the book was republished in the year 1960, a prologue was included. When it was first published the author used the pseudonym “Emil Sinclair.” It is the name of the narrator of “Demian.” Eventually, Hermann Hesse revealed that he was the author of the book. Literature Help: Demian Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less