This book combines two collections of essays written by the late professor Zuoliang Wang, works that explore the affinity between literatures and peoples, with special attention given to that between Chinese literature and western literature in the 20th century, and which underscore the role of translation therein. Both collections have been previously published in book form: Degrees of Affinity—Studies in Comparative Literature (1985) and A Sense of Beginning—Studies in Literature and Translation (1991).
A bimonthly magazine for the learners of English at upper intermediate and advanced levels (B2-C1). Features: language, music, economy, politics, literature, mass media, social problems, nature, and new technologies. Audio, scripts and worksheets included.
This set provides a snapshot of the current state of popular American literature, including various types and genres. The volume presents alphabetically arranged entries on more than 70 diverse literary categories, such as cyberpunk, fantasy literature, flash fiction, GLBTQ literature, graphic novels, manga and anime, and zines. Each entry is written by an expert contributor and provides a definition of the genre, an overview of its history, a look at trends and themes, a discussion of how the literary form engages contemporary issues, a review of the genre's reception, a discussion of authors and works, and suggestions for further reading.
The Mythical Zoo: An Encyclopedia of Animals in World Myth, Legend, and Literature
In this fascinating encyclopedia about animals in world myth, legend, and literature, author Boria Sax documents how profoundly animals and their symbolism are integrated into human values. In the prehistoric cave paintings of France and Spain—the most ancient works of art we have—humans were depicted as stick figures and animals painted with more care and passion.
The Routledge Companion to Experimental Literature
What is experimental literature? How has experimentation affected the course of literary history, and how is it shaping literary expression today? Literary experiment has always been diverse and challenging, but never more so than in our age of digital media and social networking, when the very category of the literary is coming under intense pressure. How will literature reconfigure itself in the future? eir knowledge.
In-depth preparation for the AP English Literature and Composition exam includes:Five full-length practice AP exams with all questions answered and explainedAdditional sample questions with answers covering poetry and prose fictionA review of test topics covering details test takers need to know about poetry, fiction, and dramaSample student essays with critiques of their strengths and weaknessesA detailed glossary defining 175 literary and rhetorical termsUpdated guidelines for determining final AP exam score