• literary
  • Throughout its early years, literature from Brazil followed the literary trends of Portugal , whereas gradually shifting to a different and authentic writing style in the course of the 19th and 20th centuries, in the search for truly Brazilian themes and use of the Portuguese language. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brazil also holds its own literary academy, the Brazilian Academy of Letters , a non-profit cultural organization pointed in perpetuating the care of the national language and literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • Courses in Comparative Literature are designed to meet the needs of students whose literary interests are broader than those that can be met by the curriculum of any single department. (dartmouth.edu)
  • citation needed] Category:Writers from Maryland List of newspapers in Maryland Category:Maryland in fiction Category:Libraries in Maryland Southern United States literature American literary regionalism Federal Writers' Project 1940. (wikipedia.org)
  • The literary genre of mirrors for princes, which has a long history in Islamic and Western Renaissance literature, is a secular cognate of wisdom literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • Louisiana Literature is a literary magazine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Formalism was the dominant mode of academic literary study in the US at least from the end of the Second World War through the 1970s, especially as embodied in René Wellek and Austin Warren's Theory of Literature (1948, 1955, 1962). (wikipedia.org)
  • Literature is autonomous from external conditions in the sense that literary language is distinct from ordinary uses of language, not least because it is not (entirely) communicative. (wikipedia.org)
  • What a work of literature says cannot be separated from how the literary work says it, and therefore the form and of a work, far from being merely the decorative wrapping of an isolable content, is in fact part of the content of the work. (wikipedia.org)
  • Something most people can agree on is that there are certain differences and distinctive motives common in this literature which make it stand apart from other literary traditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medieval
  • Many of the classical Greek genres, such as drama and choral lyric poetry, had been obsolete by late antiquity, and all medieval literature in the Greek language was written in an archaizing style, which imitated the writers of ancient Greece . (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result, Byzantine literature was largely written in a style of Atticistic Greek, far removed from the popular Medieval Greek that was spoken by all classes of Byzantine society in their everyday lives. (wikipedia.org)
  • centuries
  • Consequently, the vast Christian literature of the 3rd to 6th centuries established a synthesis of Hellenic and Christian thought. (wikipedia.org)
  • The prestige of the Attic literature remained undiminished until the 7th century AD, but in the following two centuries when the existence of the Byzantine Empire was threatened, city life and education declined, and along with them the use of the classicizing language and style. (wikipedia.org)
  • The apocalyptic literature of Judaism and Christianity embraces a considerable period, from the centuries following the Babylonian exile down to the close of the Middle Ages. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beginning around the 3rd century BC, it took two centuries to become a dominant literature of ancient Rome,[citation needed] with many educated Romans still reading and writing in Ancient Greek, as late as Marcus Aurelius (121-180 AD). (wikipedia.org)
  • Latin literature, mostly ecclesiastical, continued to be written in the centuries following the withdrawal of the Roman Empire at the beginning of the fifth-century, including Chronicles by Bede (672/3-735), Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum, and Gildas (c. 500-570), De Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rashtrakuta literature (Sanskrit:राष्ट्रकूट, Kannada: ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರಕೂಟ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ) is the body of work created during the rule of the Rastrakutas of Manyakheta, a dynasty that ruled the southern and central parts of the Deccan, India between the 8th and 10th centuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Latin
  • citation needed] Latin literature was in many ways a continuation of ancient Greek literature, using many of the same forms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Latin was the language of the ancient Romans, but it was also the lingua franca of Western Europe throughout the Middle Ages, so Latin literature includes not only Roman authors like Cicero, Vergil, Ovid and Horace, but also includes European writers after the fall of the Empire, from religious writers like Aquinas (1225-1274), to secular writers like Francis Bacon (1561-1626), Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677), and Isaac Newton (1642-1727). (wikipedia.org)
  • Formal Latin literature began in 240 BC, when a Roman audience saw a Latin version of a Greek play. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early Latin literature ended with Gaius Lucilius, who created a new kind of poetry in his 30 books of Satires (2nd century BC). (wikipedia.org)
  • Traditionally, the height of Latin literature has been assigned to the period from 81 BC to AD 17, although recent scholarship has questioned the assumptions that privileged the works of this period over both earlier and later works. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anglo-Saxon (Old English) literature is included, and there is some discussion of Latin and Anglo-Norman literature, where literature in these languages relate to the early development of the English language and literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1921
  • Until fairly recent times Celtic languages continued to be spoken in Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, and Ireland, and still survive, especially in parts of Wales Subsequently, the impact of Irish nationalism led to the partition of the island of Ireland in 1921, which means that literature of the Republic of Ireland is not British, although literature from Northern Ireland is both Irish and British. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scholarly
  • Even Hellenistic literature exhibits two distinct tendencies, one rationalistic and scholarly, the other romantic and popular: the former originated in the schools of the Alexandrian sophists and culminated in the rhetorical romance, the latter rooted in the idyllic tendency of Theocritus and culminated in the idyllic novel. (wikipedia.org)
  • language
  • More restrictively, literature is writing considered to be an art form, or any single writing deemed to have artistic or intellectual value, often due to deploying language in ways that differ from ordinary usage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jim Meyer considers this a useful characteristic in explaining the use of the term to mean published material in a particular field (e.g., "scientific literature"), as such writing must use language according to particular standards. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bhittai gave new life, thought and content to the language and literature of Sindh. (wikipedia.org)
  • The key features of the literature of the newborn country are exaggerated affect, nationalism, celebration of nature and the initial introduction of colloquial language. (wikipedia.org)
  • All serious literature continued to make use of the archaizing language of learned Greek tradition. (wikipedia.org)
  • British literature is literature in the English language from the United Kingdom, Isle of Man, and Channel Islands. (wikipedia.org)
  • The need for a separate identity for this kind of writing arose because of the parallel development of modern Welsh-language literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • scholars
  • From Poet Laureates to Shakespeare, our Literature list includes award-winning titles of interest to students, scholars and the general reader. (palgrave.com)
  • Some scholars speak about Austrian literature in a strict sense from the year 1806 on when Francis II disbanded the Holy Roman Empire and established the Austrian Empire. (wikipedia.org)
  • writings
  • The value judgment definition of literature considers it to cover exclusively those writings that possess high quality or distinction, forming part of the so-called belles-lettres ('fine writing') tradition. (wikipedia.org)
  • early
  • Apocalyptic literature is a genre of prophetical writing that developed in post-Exilic Jewish culture and was popular among millennialist early Christians. (wikipedia.org)
  • Formalism rose to prominence in the early twentieth century as a reaction against Romanticist theories of literature, which centered on the artist and individual creative genius, and instead placed the text itself back into the spotlight to show how the text was indebted to forms and other works that had preceded it. (wikipedia.org)
  • authors
  • During Apartheid , in particular since the 1960s, Afrikaans literature formed one of the strongest forces in opposition to the status quo, and most acclaimed Afrikaans authors challenged the National Party government's domestic and foreign policies. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a genre, apocalyptic literature details the authors' visions of the end times as revealed by an angel or other heavenly messenger. (wikipedia.org)
  • Literature Alive is a multi-faceted educational project, produced by Toronto-based multimedia company CaribbeanTales and sister company Leda Serene Films, that explores the work of Caribbean-Canadian authors. (wikipedia.org)
  • This article tries to provide some definitions which together may give a better understanding of authors and literature in Austria and its territorial predecessors, referring to all published works as well as those with classic status. (wikipedia.org)
  • sung
  • He invented a variant of tanbur , a musical instrument still used when his verses are sung by people who love his literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • general
  • The object of this literature in general was to square the righteousness of God with the suffering condition of His righteous servants on earth. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Austrian literature must be considered in close connection with German literature in general, and the borderline between proper German literature and the Austrian one is porous, due to rich and complex cultural exchanges. (wikipedia.org)
  • period
  • This period produced some of the first standard works of Brazilian literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • The period from the Fourth Crusade to the Fall of Constantinople saw a vigorous revival of imitative classicizing literature, as the Greeks sought to assert their cultural superiority over the militarily more powerful West. (wikipedia.org)
  • Yet, it is hard to speak of an Austrian literature prior to that period. (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • Having as birth the letter of Pero Vaz de Caminha , the document that marks the discovery of Brazil , the country's literature has encompassed several significant writers. (wikipedia.org)
  • articles
  • Anthropological Literature (AL) is an online database of citations to journal articles and articles in edited volumes and symposia held by the Tozzer Library (previously the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology), the anthropology library at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. (wikipedia.org)
  • writers
  • Irish writers have played an important part in the development of literature in England and Scotland, but though the whole of Ireland was politically part of the United Kingdom between January 1801 and December 1922, it can be controversial to describe Irish literature as British. (wikipedia.org)
  • piece of literature
  • The tone of a piece of literature is the speaker's or narrator's attitude towards the subject, rather than what the reader feels, as in mood. (wikipedia.org)
  • For that reason, different materials have sprung up with completely different retellings and the characters themselves do not really apply to any particular piece of literature. (mobygames.com)
  • book
  • After 1950, as the French book market returned to normal, interest in spanking literature did not return to its former levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Book of Daniel offers a fully matured and classic example of this genre of literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • cultures
  • Key series include Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature, Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Cultures of Print, and Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine. (palgrave.com)
  • students
  • Students planning to major in Comparative Literature will normally enroll in an Honors Program, which entails a thesis (60 to 80 pages) during their senior year. (dartmouth.edu)
  • Students pursuing the two-paper option will substitute another Comparative Literature course for CL 87. (dartmouth.edu)
  • Comparative Literature 85 (Senior Seminar) is required to fulfill the culminating experience requirement for students who do not meet the honor requirements, and Comparative Literature 85 and Comparative Literature 87 (Thesis Tutorial) for students meeting honors requirements. (dartmouth.edu)
  • work
  • There are and have been many tries to work out a complete definition of Austrian literature. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fine baroque palaces, imperial portraits and commissions of music could all work very well to this aim, but literature was deemed less suitable, and thus not encouraged. (wikipedia.org)
  • current
  • Kazakh literature expands from the current territory of Kazakhstan, also including the era of Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic, Kazakh recognized territory under the Russian Empire and the Kazakh Khanate. (wikipedia.org)