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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: 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 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 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 Companion: The Visit By History World
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“The Visit” by Friedrich Durrenmatt was first performed in 1956 in Zurich. It is a very popular and highly acclaimed tragicomic play. When the play first premiered, the playwright was... More > thirty five years old. Although he was so young, the play brought him international acclaim and innumerable positive reviews. After the enactment of this play, Durrenmatt’s place as a dramatist was cemented. According to the playwright, “The Visit” presents a pessimistic social vision of post-war Europe. It focuses particularly on Switzerland. Literature Companion: The Visit Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Act One Act Two Act Three Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Help: Enduring Love By Students' Academy
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Among the romance novels, McEwan's works have their own distinct place, for they are gripping and page-turner stories. “Enduring Love” by Ian McEwan was first published in 1997. The book... More > was equally admired by both readers and critics. The story revolves around the main character Joe Rose. He happens to be a witness to a horrible balloon accident. After that accident he finds it very difficult to maintain his relationship and comfortable life. Jed Parry is another important character in the novel. It transpires that Joe is the object of Jed Parry’s obsession. Jed Parry suffers from de Clerambault’s Syndrome. The person suffering from this ailment thinks that the person whom he loves is also in love with him. Literature Help: Enduring Love Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less