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BBC World Service - World Book Club - Downloads. OIB Language and Literature. English Language and Literature. OIB English Language and Literature, Class of 2016. OIB Language and Literature, Class of 2017. OIB English Language and Literature, Class of 2018. Literary Terms and Definitions A. Literary Terms and Definitions: A This page is under perpetual construction!

Literary Terms and Definitions A

It was last updated January 5, 2017. This list is meant to assist, not intimidate. Use it as a touchstone for important concepts and vocabulary that we will cover during the term. The Elements of Fiction. 1200 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. Advertisement Get 1200 free online courses from the world’s leading universities — Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more.

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You can download these audio & video courses (often from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites) straight to your computer or mp3 player. Over 30,000 hours of free audio & video lectures, await you now. Humanities & Social Sciences. Approaching Shakespeare. Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner with Wai Chee Dimock. La chronique d'Aurore Vincenti par Aurore Vincenti - France Inter. Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner. Professor Wai Chee Dimock, William Lampson Professor of English & American Studies Description This course examines major works by Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Faulkner, exploring their interconnections on three analytic scales: the macro history of the United States and the world; the formal and stylistic innovations of modernism; and the small details of sensory input and psychic life.

Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner

Warning: Some of the lectures in this course contain graphic content and/or adult language that some users may find disturbing. 13 Lectures from Allen Ginsberg’s “History of Poetry” Course (1975) - If you want to understand poetry, ask a poet.

13 Lectures from Allen Ginsberg’s “History of Poetry” Course (1975) -

“What is this?” You ask, “some kind of Zen saying?” Obvious, but subtle? Maybe. What I mean to say is that I have found poetry one of those distinctive practices of which the practitioners themselves—rather than scholars and critics—make the best expositors, even in such seemingly academic subject areas as the history of poetry. Introduction to Theory of Literature with Paul H. Fry. Imagery in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Introduction to Theory of Literature. About the Course This is a survey of the main trends in twentieth-century literary theory.

Introduction to Theory of Literature

Lectures will provide background for the readings and explicate them where appropriate, while attempting to develop a coherent overall context that incorporates philosophical and social perspectives on the recurrent questions: what is literature, how is it produced, how can it be understood, and what is its purpose? World Literature in 13 Parts: From Gilgamesh to García Márquez. Love and longing, hope and fear – these threads run throughout all literature, whether we’re talking about the great ancient epics, or contemporary novels written in the East or the West.

World Literature in 13 Parts: From Gilgamesh to García Márquez

That’s the main premise of Invitation to World Literature, a multimedia program organized by David Damrosch (Harvard University), and made with the backing of WGBH and Annenberg Media. The program features 13 half-hour videos, which move from The Epic of Gilgamesh (circa 2500 BCE) through García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967). And, collectively, these videos highlight over 100+ writers, scholars, artists, and performers with a personal connection to world literature. Philip Glass, Francine Prose, Harold Ramis, Robert Thurman, Kwame Anthony Appiah – they all make an appearance. Hear Roland Barthes Present His 40-Hour Course, La Préparation du roman, in French (1978-80)

A key figure in such academic areas as semiology, structuralism, and post-structuralism, and author of such theoretical classics as Mythologies, The Pleasure of the Text, and S/Z, Roland Barthes is familiar to students across the humanities.

Hear Roland Barthes Present His 40-Hour Course, La Préparation du roman, in French (1978-80)

His prolific output encompassed books on literary theory, philosophy, linguistics, anthropology, and theoretical essays on photography, music, fashion, sports, and love. In addition to his wide-ranging writings, Barthes lectured in the U.S., Switzerland, and at the Collège de France, where he was elected Chair of Semiology in 1977. Barthes’ 1978-1980 lecture course at the Collège de France—titled The Preparation of the Novel—has been preserved in an English translation by Kate Briggs. Speakers of French, however, can hear Barthes himself deliver the lecture series in audio archived at Ubuweb. Oscar Wilde. The Bible and English Literature by Northrop Frye - Full Lectures. Links - English Language and Literature. Poetry. I.6.

Poetry

Rhyme-schemes, stanza patterns 1. Rhyme-schemes One of the most basic functions of rhyme is to create connections between lines of poetry and thus to form units larger than individual lines. Such units are therefore characterized by certain patterns of rhymes which are termed rhyme-schemes. Poetry Terms: 40 Brief Definitions. Home | Literary Movements | Timeline | American Authors | American Literature Sites | Bibliographies | Site Updates Poetry Terms: Brief Definitions Go to Drama Terms or Fiction Terms.

Poetry Terms: 40 Brief Definitions