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Literature and history

  • 222 Pages
  • 0.57 MB
  • English

University Press of America , Lanham, MD
Literature and hi
Statementedited by Leonard Schulze, Walter Wetzels.
ContributionsSchulze, Leonard., Wetzels, Walter D., 1930-
LC ClassificationsPN50 .L57 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 222 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3164816M
ISBN 100819132802, 0819132810
LC Control Number83006746

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English literature, the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day.

The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are treated separately under American literature, Australian literature, Canadian literature, and New Zealand literature.

Literature provides insights about how society has evolved and about the societal norms during each of the different periods all throughout history. For instance, postmodern authors argue that history and fiction both constitute systems of signification by which we make sense of the past. [22]. Our Vision.

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The history of literature is the historical development of writings in prose or poetry that attempt to provide entertainment, enlightenment, or instruction to the reader/listener/observer, as well as the development of the literary techniques used in the communication of these pieces.

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