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history of European literature.

Magnus, Laurie

history of European literature.

by Magnus, Laurie

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Comparative.,
  • Literature -- History and criticism.,
  • European literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Editor"s note signed: F. S. Boas.

    ContributionsBoas, Frederick S. 1862-1957 ed.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination317, [1] p.
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16377802M

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"A History of European Literature triumphantly demonstrates the continuing conceptual force and argumentative power of the single-author monograph. Its more contentious claims will only help this magnificently ambitious book to stimulate debate for decades to come." -- Ben Hutchinson, Times Literary SupplementCited by: 2.

The history of European literature and of each of its standard periods can be illuminated by comparative consideration of the different literary languages within Europe and of the relationship of European literature to world literature. The global history of literature from the ancient Near East to the present can be divided into five main, overlapping : Walter Cohen.

PERIODS OF EUROPEAN LITERATURE (WILLIAM BLACKWOOD & SONS) Series Note: William Blackwood & Sons promoted this series with the following slogan: "A Complete and Continuous History of the Subject." This series was edited by George Saintsbury, M.A., Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature in Edinburgh University.

Walter Cohen argues that the history of European literature and each of its standard periods can be illuminated by comparative consideration of the different literary languages within Europe and by the ties of European literature to world s: 0.

Books shelved as european-literature: The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, The Stranger by Albert Camus, The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera. Walter Cohen argues that the history of European literature and each of its standard periods can be illuminated by comparative consideration of the different literary languages within Europe and by the ties of European literature to world literature.

World literature is marked by recurrent, systematic features, outcomes of the way that language and literature are at once the products of major. The history and literature of Continental Europe has been a specialty of the Newberry since its beginning, but like many other such broad fields, there are particular areas of great strength and others that are less well developed.

In general, materials concerning Central and Western Europe from the fourteenth century to the end of the Napoleonic era are in scope for the.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Magnus, Laurie, History of European literature. New York, Norton [].

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Suard. List of ancient texts Bronze Age See also: Sumerian literature, Akkadian literature, Ancient Egyptian literature, Hittite texts, Tamil literature Early Bronze Age: 3rd millennium BCE (approximate dates shown).The earliest written literature dates from about BCE (classical Sumerian).

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Europeana: A Brief History of the Twentieth Century (Eastern European Literature)Cited by: 1. "A History of European Literature triumphantly demonstrates the continuing conceptual force and argumentative power of the single-author monograph.

Its more contentious claims will only help this magnificently ambitious book to stimulate debate for decades to come.".

Roxolana, or 'Hurrem Sultan', was a 16th-century Ukrainian woman who made an unprecedented career from harem slave and concubine to legal wife and advisor of the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent ().

This collection is a study of the pervasiveness and significance of Roxolana in the European imagination.

Theory and History of Literature () is a landmark event in twentieth-century critical thought. Intended to stimulate research and encourage interdisciplinary dialogue, as well as to introduce prominent European theorists to the American academy, this book series is internationally renowned for its foundational literary scholarship.

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Course description. This fourth module of The Book: Histories Across Time and Space focuses on the physical qualities of books, the role of books in 17th and 18th century France, and the emergence of literature as a modern form of culture. We will focus on the importance of books as physical objects and the raw material of literature--namely, paper.

In this context Walter Cohen’s book is a forceful intervention that leaves no room for doubts about the importance of European literature and the need to understand its works in a framework that – without ever forgetting the peculiarities of the different European nations across time – rightfully strives for a wider : Paulo de Medeiros.

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Western literature, history of literatures in the languages of the Indo-European family, along with a small number of other languages whose cultures became closely associated with the West, from ancient times to the present. Diverse as they are, European literatures, like European languages, are parts of a common heritage.

Greek, Latin, Germanic, Baltic and Slavic, Celtic, and Romance. Some of the greatest thinkers, authors, statesmen, scientists and artists in human history thrived during this era, while global exploration opened up .Filed under: European literature -- History and criticism.

The Smell of Books: A Cultural-Historical Study of Olfactory Perception in Literature (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, c), by Hans J. Rindisbacher (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: European drama -- History and criticism.Religious War • Enlightenment • French Revolution • Age of Revolutions • World War I • - • + The purpose of this page is to give you a brief outline of the key events and happenings covered throughout this book.

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