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Transcendentalism In Literature

Transcendentalism is the belief that matters of ultimate reality transcend, orgo beyond, human experience. Transcendentalist thinking began during theAmerican Renaissance with writers like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry DavidThoreau. However transcendental thinking did not begin with Thoreau and Emerson,but as Emerson called it, ?it is the very oldest of thoughts . . . Read more

Poetry in Ancient Chinese and Japanese Literature

World LiteratureJune 30, 2013Poetry and its impact on ancient China and Japan Ancient China and Japan were both alike and different. Though it may sound like an oxymoron, the development of cultural and spiritual philosophies in China and Japan impacted the way people thought and contributed to the way literature . . . Read more

Fun Times with American Literature

Natalisha Burrow Daniel Hutchins LITR 221 D021 Sum13 27 October 2013 Fun Times with American Literature Over these last eight weeks in American Literature, there were many readings that I enjoyed, and there were a few that did not seem as great to me when I read them. During the . . . Read more

Native Literature Written By Natives

It is unfairly noted that Native Literature written by Natives offends many readers with its discussion of the first-hand social ills affecting fellow Natives. However, the typical stories of Euro-Canadian relations constructed outside the Aboriginal thought imprisons all Aboriginals into stereotypes which obscure and distort their very real experiences. The . . . Read more

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Ctheatre research international · vol. 29 | no. 1 | pp4–15International Federation for Theatre Research 2004 · Printed in the United Kingdom DOI:10.1017/S0307883303001214Society of the Counter-Spectacle: Debord andthe Theatre of the Situationistsmartin puchnerThis article examines the work of the Situationists and their leading member, Guy Debord, as itrelates to theatre . . . Read more

American Literature

Early American poetryAmerica’s two greatest 19th-century poets could hardly have been more different in temperament and style. Walt Whitman (1819–1892) was a working man, a traveler, a self-appointed nurse during the American Civil War (1861–1865), and a poetic innovator. His magnum opus was Leaves of Grass, in which he uses . . . Read more

Literature Values (591 words)

Literature ValuesThe Value of LiteratureLiterature can have many and different values on a person. It is all depending on the story and the value or moral issue the author wants, you, the reader to get out of it. The value literature had on me was actually hard to put into . . . Read more

Modern Literature: Existentialism

EXISTENTIALISMExistentialism is a philosophical movement that developed in continental Europe during the 1800’s and 1900’s. Most of the members are interested in the nature of existence or being, by which they usually mean human existence. Although the philosophers generally considered to be existentialists often disagree with each other and sometimes . . . Read more