|Subcategory:||History & Criticism|
|Publisher:||BR Publishing Corporation (February 1987)|
|Category:||Fiction and Literature|
|Other formats:||lrf mobi lit rtf|
World literature tour.
World literature tour.
World literature is sometimes used to refer to the sum total of the world's national literatures, but usually it refers to the circulation of works into the wider world beyond their country of origin. Often used in the past primarily for masterpieces of Western European literature, world literature today is increasingly seen in global context.
By providing snapshots of key moments in the written word’s evolution, Puchner creates a gripping intellectual odyssey. Publishers Weekly Puchner doesn’t just tell us about the important works of literature that have shaped civilization over four thousand years, from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Don Quixote to J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. He tells us about the people whose personal persuasions led them to create those works.
Brave New World, because of obvious limitations of space, contains features which beg further elucidation. Within definite limits, however, the author has succeeded in indicting twentieth-century Western culture with delightful acerbity and urbane wit. Continue reading next part. Add. New Reading List.
What I like about this book is the diversity it offers in terms of the authors published in the book. Their views and writings certainly have added a diverse perspective to the world of literature. It is very much appreciated reading about contemporary authors who are Native-Americans, African-Americans, Mexican-Americans, Asian-Americans, and the like. The poems, short stories, essays, and fictional drama pieces in the book open a new dimension and perspective in literature. The writings are refreshing and stimulating
Listen to books in audio format
Listen to books in audio format. Margaret atwood series: MaddAddam. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the loss of his best friend, Crake, and the beautiful and elusive Oryx whom they both loved.
Literature has existed in the Americas for as long as the people who lived there have been telling stories. Native American cultures have a rich history of oral literature. Mayan books from as far back as the 5th century are known, and it is believed that the Maya started writing things down centuries before that. As a specific discipline viewed through the lens of European literature, American literature began in the early 17th century with the arrival of English-speaking Europeans in what would become the United States. Native American literature.
World Literature in translation. Collection by New York Journal of Books. World Literature in translation. What others are saying
World Literature in translation. What others are saying. Homesick (Hebrew Literature Series): Moving from character to character, perspective to perspective, Homesick is a complex and moving portrait of parallel lives and failing love in a time of permanent war. New January 2013 - Homesick by Eshkol Nevo.
List of books in category "World Literature". Classical Literature and Its Times: Profiles of Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events That Influenced Them (World Literature and Its Times, Volume 8). Goethe: The Sorrows of Young Werther (Landmarks of World Literature).
World literature is the totality of all national literatures. He claimed that literature shouldn& be restrained by national boundaries. In 1894 the world saw the first book about world literature – The history of world literature. The formation of literature in different countries happened not at the same time, which is connected with the emergence of writing and artistic creativity. Each nation& literature has its own artistic and national features. World literature is very important for the studying, still the literature of one country develops together with other national literatures. The world literature emerged because of the development of global economic and cultural relations.