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African Oral Literature

African Oral Literature
  • Author : Russell Kaschula
  • Publisher : New Africa Books
  • Release : 24 January 2021
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Throughout Africa, oral literature is flourishing, though it is perceived by some as anachronistic to the modern world. This work refutes this idea in its entirety by presenting 22 chapters, which firmly place the study of oral literature within contemporary African existence. The study analyzes how oral literature relates to media, music, technology, text, gender, religion, power, politics and globalization.

Literature and Language Teaching

Literature and Language Teaching
  • Author : Christopher J. Brumfit,Christopher Brumfit,Ronald Carter
  • Publisher : Oxford University
  • Release : 24 January 1986
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This collection of papers examines the relationship between the teaching of language and the teaching of literature to non-native students. The book attempts to identify key theoretical issues and principles as a basis for further discussion.

What is World Literature?

What is World Literature?
  • Author : David Damrosch
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 30 March 2003
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World literature was long defined in North America as an established canon of European masterpieces, but an emerging global perspective has challenged both this European focus and the very category of "the masterpiece." The first book to look broadly at the contemporary scope and purposes of world literature, What Is World Literature? probes the uses and abuses of world literature in a rapidly changing world. In case studies ranging from the Sumerians to the Aztecs and from medieval mysticism to

A History of Roman Literature

A History of Roman Literature
  • Author : Michael von Albrecht
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 24 January 1997
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Feminist English Literature

Feminist English Literature
  • Author : Manmohan Krishna Bhatnagar
  • Publisher : Atlantic Publishers & Dist
  • Release : 24 January 1999
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Feminism Is A Rapidly Developing Critical Ideology Of Great Promise. It Has Evolved Into A Philosophy Encompassing Diverse Fields Of Human Activity In Society. The Feminist Theory, Its Varied Articulations And Its Ramifications In A Literary Context Constitute A Significant Segment For Critical Endeavour.The Present Anthology Provides A Broad Spectrum On Feminist English Literature With In-Depth Analysis Of The Works Of Kamala Das, Kamala Markandaya, Anita Desai, Rama Mehta, Shashi Deshpande, Uma Vasudevan, Githa Hariharan, Nina Sibal, Arundhati Roy,

African Oral Literature

African Oral Literature
  • Author : Isidore Okpewho,Professor of Africana Studies English and Comparative Literature Isidore Okpewho
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 24 January 1992
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". . . its pages come alive with wonderful illustrative material coupled with sensitve and insightful commentary." --Reviews in Anthropology " . . . the scope, breadth, and lucidity of this excellent study confirm that Okpewho is undoubtedly the most important authority writing on African oral literature right now . . . " --Research in African Literatures "Truly a tour de force of individual scholarship . . . " --World Literature Today " . . . excellent . . . " --African Affairs " . . . a thorough synthesis of the main issues of oral literature criticism, as well as a grounding in experienced fieldwork, a

The Psychology and Sociology of Literature

The Psychology and Sociology of Literature
  • Author : Dick H. Schram,Gerard Steen
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Release : 01 January 2001
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"The Psychology and Sociology of Literature" is a collection of 25 chapters on literature by some of the leading psychologists, sociologists, and literary scholars in the field of the empirical study of literature. Contributors include Ziva Ben-Porat, Gerry Cupchik, Art Graesser, Rachel Giora, Norbert Groeben, Colin Martindale, David Miall, Willie van Peer, Kees van Rees, Siegfried Schmidt, Hugo Verdaasdonk, and Rolf Zwaan. Topics include literature and the reading process; the role of poetic language, metaphor, and irony; cathartic and Freudian effects;

The Definition of Literature and Other Essays

The Definition of Literature and Other Essays
  • Author : W. W. Robson
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 26 July 1984
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Professor Robson considers particular works and authors in the light of the preceding discussion of critical principles.

Doing Your Literature Review

Doing Your Literature Review
  • Author : Jill Jesson,Lydia Matheson,Fiona M Lacey
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 11 February 2011
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Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here The literature review is a compulsory part of research and, increasingly, may form the whole of a student research project. This highly accessible book guides students through the production of either a traditional or a systematic literature review, clearly explaining the difference between the two types of review, the advantages and disadvantages of both, and the skills needed. It gives practical advice on reading and organising relevant literature and critically assessing the reviewed

Ethics, Literature, and Theory

Ethics, Literature, and Theory
  • Author : Stephen K. George
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 24 January 2021
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Do the rich descriptions and narrative shapings of literature provide a valuable resource for readers, writers, philosophers, and everyday people to imagine and confront the ultimate questions of life? Do the human activities of storytelling and complex moral decision-making have a deep connection? What are the moral responsibilities of the artist, critic, and reader? What can religious perspectives—from Catholic to Protestant to Mormon—contribute to literary criticism? Thirty well known contributors reflect on these questions, including iterary theorists Marshall

Women in Hispanic Literature

Women in Hispanic Literature
  • Author : Beth Kurti Miller
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 01 January 1983
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The Role of Place in Literature

The Role of Place in Literature
  • Author : Leonard Lutwack
  • Publisher : Syracuse University Press
  • Release : 01 May 1984
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The Role of Place in Literature is a groundbreaking study exploring the use of metaphors and images of place in literature. Lutwack takes a dynamic view of the relationship between place and the action or thought in a work. Drawing comparisons over a wide range of works, principally American and British literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, he illustrates how writers have charged different environments with symbolic and psychological meaning.

Comparative Literature East and West

Comparative Literature East and West
  • Author : Cornelia Niekus Moore,Raymond A. Moody
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release : 01 January 1989
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This collection of papers inaugurates a new series which will present work from a two-year study at the U. of Hawaii. The research addresses commonalities and differences in topics and methodology, changing values, and the portrayal of the self in different cultures. No index. Annotation copyright B

The Prophetic Literature

The Prophetic Literature
  • Author : David L. Petersen
  • Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
  • Release : 01 January 2002
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Petersen examines the literature of the latter prophets (Isaiah-Malachi) as well as the Hebrew texts that describe the work and words of Israel's earlier prophets (e.g., Elijah and Elisha in 1 & 2 Kings).--From publisher's description.

Wisdom Literature in Mesopotamia and Israel

Wisdom Literature in Mesopotamia and Israel
  • Author : Richard J. Clifford
  • Publisher : Society of Biblical Lit
  • Release : 24 January 2021
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The last fifty years have seen a dramatic increase of interest in the wisdom literature of the Bible, as scholars have come to appreciate the subtlety and originality of Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes as well as of Sirach and Wisdom of Solomon. Interest has likewise grown in the wisdom literatures of the neighboring cultures of Canaan, Egypt, and especially Mesopotamia. To help readers understand the place of biblical wisdom within this broader context, including its originality and distinctiveness, this volume