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作者: americagov
关键词: brief, literature, usa
页数: 78
出版时间: 1969-12-31
eBookDB-ID: EBDB0303US

USA Literature in Brief pinpoints and describes the contributions to American literature of some of the best-recognized American poets, novelists, philosophers and dramatists from pre-Colonial days through the present. Major literary figures are discussed in detail, as are their major works. Brief discussions of cultural periods and movements such as romanticism, modernism, and transcendentalism put individuals in context and lend perspective. This condensed version of Outline of American Literature highlights major achievers and important works in the canon.

作者: Rebecca J. Lukens
出版社: DIANE Publishing
关键词: literature, children, handbook, critical
页数: 241
出版时间: 1998-03-01
ISBN-10: 078815320X
ISBN-13: 9780788153204

Unlike an anthology of children's literature, which includes only chapters or summaries, this outstanding seventh edition teaches how to make appropriate judgments about what constitutes quality children's literature. Using the critical standards for all literature, explanations are supplemented by special issues in judging books for children. Taking readers through the definitions of literary terms by reviewing plot, character, theme, setting, point of view, style, and tone, and including special sections on censorship and the importance of reading aloud, Lukens provides sound criteria for as

作者: Philip S. Ward
出版社: University of California Press
关键词: systematics, ant, bibliography
页数: 430
出版时间: 1996
ISBN-10: 0520098145
ISBN-13: 9780520098145

This bibliography is a comprehensive compilation of the literature on ant systematics. Covering the period 1758 to 1995, it contains entries for approximately 8,000 publications on the taxonomy, evolution, and comparative biology of ants. Most of the literature citations have been carefully verified and precisely dated. An introductory chapter discusses the problems associated with dating a citation of taxonomic literature. A list of all serials cited (more than 1,300 titles) and their abbreviations accompanies the bibliography.

作者: John Speller
出版社: Open Book Publishers
关键词: literature, bourdieu
页数: 208
出版时间: 2011-11-30
ISBN-10: 1906924422
ISBN-13: 9781906924423

Bourdieu and Literature is a wide-ranging, rigorous and accessible introduction to the relationship between Pierre Bourdieu's work and literary studies. It provides a comprehensive overview and critical assessment of his contributions to literary theory and his thinking about authors and literary works.One of the foremost French intellectuals of the post-war era, Bourdieu has become a standard point of reference in the fields of anthropology, linguistics, art history, cultural studies, politics, and sociology, but his longstanding interest in literature has often been overlooked. This study ex

作者: Warner Berthoff
出版社: University of California Press
关键词: writing, american, qualities, literature
页数: 228
出版时间: 1979
ISBN-10: 0520036964
ISBN-13: 9780520036963

Probes postwar American writers' abandonment of distinguishing features of literary workmanship in writings viewed as testaments of personal survival and reflects on the prospects of literature in a time of cultural crisis and drift

作者: Mario Fenyo
出版社: American Philosophical Society
关键词: transactions, aps, budapest, change, political, literature
页数: 180
出版时间: 2007-12
ISBN-10: 1422374432
ISBN-13: 9781422374436

A study of the Nyugat movement in the late Austro-Hungarian Empire, one of the organizers of which was the father of author Mario D. Fenyo. The objective purpose of this study is twofold. First, it is an attempt to formulate a methodology, a theory of the political function of literature. Second, it is a case study. Contents: The Historical Context; The Literary Context; The Financial Context; The Political Attitudes of the Nyugat Writers; Numbers & Literature; The Nyugat & the Intellectuals; The Nyugat & the Working Class; The Nyugat versus the Establishment; & The Mirror or the Hammer. Illus

作者: Isaac Goldberg
出版社: Branden Books
关键词: tales, brazilian
页数: 100
出版时间: 1999-11-01
ISBN-10: 0828314268
ISBN-13: 9780828314268

Dr Isaac Goldberg, noted authority on Latin-American literature, selected for this volume half a dozen of the best-known short stories in Brazilian literature, and accompanied them with an extensive essay on Brazilian fiction. This volume gives an opportunity to know some of the outstanding authors of the great nation in the Southern Hemisphere.
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