History of Japanese Literature provides, for the first time, a history of Japanese literature with comprehensive coverage of the premodern and modern eras in a single volume. The book is arranged topically in a series of short, accessible chapters for easy access and reference, giving insight into both canonical texts and many lesser known, popular genres, from centuries-old folk literature to the detective fiction of modern times. The various period introductions provide an overview of recurrent issues that span many decades, if not centuries.
Learning World (Love Reading: turning the page on traditional approaches to literature)
Learning World is a brief TV magazine broadcasted by Euronews.
The joys and benefits of reading have been apparent down through the ages, but in the internet age some fear literature is losing its allure. According to one scientific study carried out at Emory University in the United States, brain function can be boosted for days after reading a novel. In this edition of Learning World we explore efforts to encourage people to read more. Maha Barada presents three stories from around the world, examining the issue from different angles.
Comparative North American Studies: Transnational Approaches to American and Canadian Literature and Culture
Merging selected case studies with textual analyses, this book explores the field of Comparative North American Literature through writers diverse as Margaret Atwood and Tim O'Brien. Topics include the North American modernist short story, narratives of the Canada-US border, and a never before released interview with Atwood.
At a time when the place and significance of myth in society has come under renewed scrutiny, Myth, Literature, and the Unconscious contributes to shaping the new interdisciplinary field of myth studies.
This book argues that narrative literature very often, if not always, include significant amounts of what appears to be extra-literary material – in form and in content – and that we too often ignore this dimension of literature.
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