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African-american writers-opracowanie

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Pobrań: 14
Wyświetleń: 665

AFRICAN-AMERICAN WRITERS Phillis Wheatley (1753 - December 5, 1784) was the first published African American poet and first African-American woman whose writings were published.[1] Born in Gambia, Senegal, she was enslaved at age seven. She was purchased by the Wheatley family of Boston, who taught ...

Modernist poetry-opracowanie

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Pobrań: 35
Wyświetleń: 539

MODERNIST POETRY The epoch when a number of great literary figures emerge. Those great writers developed their own unique way of writing, constructed their own composition strategies. Therefore, it's difficult to define Modernism in general terms, each writer should be considered individually Ideas...

The New York School of Poetry-opracowanie

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The New York School of Poetry The New York School (synonymous with abstract expressionist painting) was an informal group of American poets, painters, dancers, and musicians active in the 1950s, 1960s in New York City. The poets, painters, composers, dancers, and musicians often drew inspiration fr...

AMERICAN FICTION AFTER WW II-opracowanie

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AMERICAN FICTION AFTER WW II John Updike (1932-2009) a US poet and writer of novels and short stories about the hopes, worries and fears of modern middle-class Americans. He is best known for his four novels about a former basketball player, Harry `Rabbit' Angstrom. They are Rabbit, Run (1960), Rabb...

American literature in English written in America-opracowanie

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Pobrań: 56
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American literature in English written in America Factors such as: language place help us define American literature in general. subject matter Origins of American literature 3rd assumption - Puritans For many years the assumption was that American literature begins with Puritans. American lit...

Detective fiction-opracowanie

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Detective fiction Poe as the father of modern didactic story In detective story, he defined certain qualities of genre: Features Established narrative method The type of narration - Who done it? The Murders in the Rue Morgue is a short story by

Iconic poets of confessional school of poetry-opracowanie

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Iconic poets of confessional school of poetry Robert Lowell (1917-77) a US poet who won Pulitzer Prizes for two books of poems, Lord Weary's Castle (1946) and The Dolphin (1973). His other collections included Life Studies (1959), For the Union Dead (1964) and Day by Day (1977). Lowell used `confes...

Modernist fiction-opracowanie

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Pobrań: 63
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MODERNIST FICTION diversity of styles (Ernest Hemingway - simple, concrete, precise, lucid. Transparent, just reports what happens William Faulkner - use of innovative effect; Francis Scott Fitzgerald - too training of American army - felt...

Nathaniel Hawthorne-opracowanie - My Kinsman

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Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-64) - a US writer of novels and short stories. He was born in Salem, Massachusetts, and set his novels in New England during the time of the Puritans. The most famous are The Scarlet Letter (1850) and The House of the Se...

Naturalism-opracowanie

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Naturalism Naturalism is a literary movement that seeks to replicate a believable everyday reality, as opposed to such movements as Romanticism or Surrealism, in which subjects may receive highly symbolic, idealistic, or even supernatural treatment. Naturalism is the outgrowth of Realism, a