On Literature

On Literature
Publisher Psychology Press
Release Date
Category Philosophy
Total Pages 164
ISBN 0415261244
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Debates rage over what kind of literature we should read, what is good/bad literature, and whether in the global, digital age, literature has a future. But what is literature? Why should we read it? These are some of the questions this book answers.

 What is Literature   and Other Essays
  • Author : Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 1988

What is Literature? challenges anyone who writes as if literature could be extricated from history or society. But Sartre does more than indict. He offers a definitive statement about the phenomenology of reading, and he goes on to provide a dashing example of how to write a history of literature

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On Literature
  • Author : Joseph Hillis Miller,Miller, Joseph Hillis Miller
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2002

Debates rage over what kind of literature we should read, what is good/bad literature, and whether in the global, digital age, literature has a future. But what is literature? Why should we read it? These are some of the questions this book answers.

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World Literature in Theory
  • Author : David Damrosch
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-01-28

World Literature in Theory provides a definitive exploration of the pressing questions facing those studying world literature today. Coverage is split into four parts which examine the origins and seminal formulations of world literature, world literature in the age of globalization, contemporary debates on world literature, and localized versions of

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Acts of Literature
  • Author : Jacques Derrida
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-25

First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Latin Literature
  • Author : Gian Biagio Conte
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 1999-11-19

This history of Latin literature offers a comprehensive survey of the 1000 year period from the origins of Latin as a written language to the early Middle Ages. It offers a wide-ranging panorama of all major Latin authors.

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Handbook of Universal Literature  from the Best and Latest Authorities
  • Author : Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1863

Read online Handbook of Universal Literature from the Best and Latest Authorities written by Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta, published by which was released on 1863. Download full Handbook of Universal Literature from the Best and Latest Authorities Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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A History of Japanese Literature
  • Author : Shūichi Katō
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1997

A new simplified edition translated by Don Sanderson. The original three-volume work, first published in 1979, has been revised specially as a single volume paperback which concentrates on the development of Japanese literature.

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature
  • Author : David Scott Kastan
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2006

A comprehensive reference presents over five hundred full essays on authors and a variety of topics, including censorship, genre, patronage, and dictionaries.

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature
  • Author : Dinah Birch
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-09-24

Written by a team of more than 150 contributors working under the direction of Dinah Birch, and ranging in influence from Homer to the Mahabharata, this guide provides the reader with a comprehensive coverage of all aspects of English literature.

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Modern French Literature
  • Author : Louis Raymond Véricour
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1842

Read online Modern French Literature written by Louis Raymond Véricour, published by which was released on 1842. Download full Modern French Literature Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Cambridge History of Chinese Literature
  • Author : Kang-i Sun Chang,Stephen Owen
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010

Stephen Owen is James Bryant Conant Professor of Chinese at Harvard University. --Book Jacket.

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The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation
  • Author : Peter France
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 2001

Translation has been a crucial process in world culture over the past two millennia and more. In the English-speaking cultures many of the most important texts are translations, from Homer to Beckett, the Bible to Freud. Although recent years have seen a boom in translation studies, there hasbeen no comprehensive

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Augustine and Literature
  • Author : Robert Peter Kennedy,Kim Paffenroth,John Doody
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2006

The influence of Christianity on literature has been great throughout history, as has been the influence of the great Christian Augustine. Augustine and Literature explores Augustine's influence on literature from the Middle Ages to the present day and discusses the implications of expressing Augustine's religious themes both in literature and

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Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature
  • Author : Amaresh Datta
  • Publisher : Sahitya Akademi
  • Release Date : 1988

A Major Activity Of The Sahitya Akademi Is The Preparation Of An Encyclopaedia Of Indian Literature. The Venture, Covering Twenty-Two Languages Of India, Is The First Of Its Kind. Written In English, The Encyclopaedia Gives A Comprehensive Idea Of The Growth And Development Of Indian Literature. The Entries On Authors,

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Encyclopedia of Arabic Literature
  • Author : Julie Scott Meisami,Paul Starkey
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 1998

This reference work covers the classical, transitional and modern periods. Editors and contributors cover an international scope of Arabic literature in many countries.

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