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Literature in the modern world

Literature in the modern world

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Published by Open University in Milton Keynes .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesLanguage and gender.
Statement[the A319 Course Team]. Block 7, Language and gender / prepared for the course team by Dinah Birch ... [et al.].
SeriesArts : a third level course, A319 -- block 7
ContributionsBirch, Dinah., Open University. Literature in the Modern World Course Team.
The Physical Object
Pagination101p.
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22334189M
ISBN 100749210419

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How the Novel Made the Modern World. And how the modern world unmade the novel. Buell, a professor emeritus at Harvard, is a distinguished figure in the field of American literature. His book. Modern World Literature. Modern World Literature is a globe-spinning anthology featuring over 15 excerpts and complete texts from the Enlightenment through the modern era. Translations are accessible and modern, and introductions authored by contemporary writers accompany each text.

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It is designed to enable students to gain an understanding of the main theoretical issues involved in the study of modern literary texts. Category: Literature, Modern; Page: ; View: ; DOWNLOAD NOW» The Guide Literature in the modern world book Modern World Literature is a reference book by Martin Seymour-Smith that aims to describe every important 20th-century author (as of ), in all languages, in an encyclopedic presentation.

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The relevance of the book has been extended, including more writers and critics from outside Europe. Literature, a body of written name has traditionally been applied to those imaginative works of poetry and prose distinguished by the intentions of their authors and the perceived aesthetic excellence of their execution.

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It is designed to enable students to gain an understanding of the main theoretical issues involved in the study of modern literary texts/5(38).Courses taken must display a balance between history and literature. To declare the Modern World as your field of study, complete the Modern World Field Worksheet at the end of your sophomore year.

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