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present world as seen in its literature.

Hugh MacLennan

present world as seen in its literature.

by Hugh MacLennan

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Published in [Fredericton? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Modern -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesFounders" Day address at the University of New Brunswick,, 1952
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN771 .M25
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6208194M
    LC Control Number56029698
    OCLC/WorldCa30931491

    starTop subjects are Literature, Social Sciences, and Law and Politics In terms of themes, one of the more interesting ideas I see in literature across cultures and across time periods is the. Throughout Book VIII, Virgil draws parallels between Hercules, Aeneas, and Augustus as past, present, and future heroes — relative to the time of the story. In the past, Hercules killed Cacus; in the present, Aeneas is about to conquer Turnus; and in the future, as revealed on the shield that Venus presents to her son, Augustus will defeat.

      Why literature written out of the First World War is some of the last century’s finest writing. I had seen nothing sacred, and the things that were glorious had no glory and the sacrifices. The history of European literature and of each of its standard periods can be illuminated by comparative consideration of the different literary languages within Europe and of the relationship of European literature to world literature. The global history of literature from the ancient Near East to the present can be divided into five main, overlapping stages.

    Two World Wars in the span of a generation effectively shell-shocked all of Western civilization. In its genesis, the Modernist Period in English literature was first and foremost a visceral reaction against the Victorian culture and aesthetic, which had prevailed for most of the nineteenth century. Each period has its own distinct genre and unique artists that everyone remembers. 21st century literature per se, is anything that was written and published in the year s. It is a bit too early to give a definite and elaborate description of the 21st century literature in the Philippines and the world.


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