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World of Literature, The

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsStephen W. Durrant (Editor), Louise Westling (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages2252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7341588M
ISBN 100134391594
ISBN 109780134391595
OCLC/WorldCa39515719

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This legend concerns Job, a prosperous man of outstanding piety. Moretti's approach combined elements of evolutionary theory with the world-systems analysis pioneered by Immanuel Wallersteinan approach further discussed since then by Emily Apter in her influential book The Translation Zone. Gulliver's Travels. These books help students understand the hardships others faced as they maneuvered difficult circumstances. For example, "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak -- a story about a German foster girl who steals books during World War II to share with her neighbors during air raids -- helps high school students learn important themes about love, sacrifice and devotion, says Sarah Gross, English teacher and creator of The Reading Zone website. At least one week of classes should be devoted to the discussion of the longer works, together with their respective historical, literary, cultural, and intellectual backgrounds.

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Comparative literature scholarship involves the study of the literature of at least two distinct linguistic cultural or national groups. National Book Award for Fiction in Huong, Duong Thu. The intersection of two destinies.

Moretti's approach combined elements of evolutionary theory with the world-systems analysis pioneered by Immanuel Wallersteinan approach further discussed since then by Emily Apter in her influential book The Translation Zone.

Without realizing it, they examine the characters psychologically or sociologically. Tess of the D'Urbervilles. The Americans are worried, but there is nothing that can be done as long as the Puerto Ricans continue their friendly policies. The novel won a Pulitzer Prize in and the next year was made into an Academy Award-winning film.

Gustav von Aschenbach is a revered author whose work is known for its formal perfection. A young English woman in British-ruled India accuses an Indian doctor of sexual assault. A powerful story of a wife's emotional turmoil when her husband abandons her love for that of concubines, set in Japan.

Once a primarily European and American concern, world literature is now actively studied and discussed in many parts of the world. Dorfman, Ariel. Darwish, Mahmoud. Public Domain F. An autobiographical novel about a youth torn between a dominant working-class father and a possessive genteel mother.

A story of a man who falls in love with a hot-spring Geisha in a mountain village. Kiss of the Spiderwoman. Murakami, Haruki.

Fathers and Sons. Initially, the study of comparative literature focused on US and western European works. An intelligent and passionate governess falls in love with a strange, moody man tormented by dark secrets.

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Desperate to find truth and meaning in her life, Anna defies the conventions of society and leaves her husband and son to live with her lover. In this novel brief viewpoints of many who remembered the death of Santiago Nasar are shown. In her extramarital affairs, a bored young wife seeks unsuccessfully to find the emotional experiences she craves.

Like Water For Chocolate. Moore, Alan. This can be a catharsis and relief to them if they feel burdened or alone in their troubles.Feb 11,  · World literature includes works of literature from any country with a written language. It also includes publications of ancient texts from cultures as diverse as those of the Aztecs and Sumerians.

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EnglishWorld Literature from to the Present, studies a wide variety of representative literature from many of the world’s cultures. Course Objectives. Oct 12,  · From Don Quixote to American Pastoral, take a look at the greatest novels of all time The greatest non-fiction books The version of the best novels.