World Literature novelsNovember 15, 2016 – 10:21 pm

World Literature novels

H istory is usually about the “big picture”: geopolitics, religious change, social movements. Sometimes, it’s about the “little picture” and called “everyday.” I like the latter—the story of how people ate, dressed, formed bonds and communities, raised children, defined gender, divided labor. I feel the same about accounts of imagined futures. Some concern clashes of civilizations, but the ones I love depict ordinary lives in the wake of extraordinary…

WORLD literature flashcardsOctober 30, 2016 – 09:49 pm

WORLD literature flashcards

Wang Ping & Ron Padgett, tr. Brookline, Massachusetts. Zephyr. 2010. xvi + 151 pages. $15. ISBN 978-0-9815521-3-2 Flash Cards is the first book-length collection of Yu Jian s poetry in English. Writing since the 1970s, Yu Jian is considered a representative of the Third Generation,a loose group of poets characterized by grounded language and a focus on ordinary lives. The flyleaf calls the work a primer of modern Chinese life,and many of…

World Literature research topicsOctober 11, 2016 – 03:11 pm

World Literature research topics

Learning Objectives Define the research literature in psychology and give examples of sources that are part of the research literature and sources that are not. Describe and use several methods for finding previous research on a particular research idea or question. Reviewing the research literature means finding, reading, and summarizing the published research relevant to your question. An empirical research report written in American Psychological…

World Literature Publishing CompanyOctober 3, 2016 – 02:46 pm

World Literature Publishing Company

Self-published authors with their insistent need to spam social media and pump out a copious amount of horrible ebooks are ruining the modern online bookstore. You can’t browse Kobo, Barnes and Noble, or Amazon without running into a maelstrom of poorly written and poorly edited books. All of these bookstores put indie authors’ books side by side with established authors, who are signed to a publishing company. Social media is also a breeding ground…

World Literature activitiesSeptember 21, 2016 – 02:07 pm

World Literature activities

Dhaka Taxis. Photo by v i p e z/Flickr I’m in Dhaka, Bangladesh, for just the second time, almost exactly one year after my first visit, but things are eerily different. The drive from Dhaka International—which, in contrast, has stubbornly resisted the slightest evolution—is idyllic, which in Dhaka, the world’s most densely populated city, suggests the post-apocalyptic. The main thoroughfare leading into the city from the airport is almost deserted…

World Literature for HomeschoolersSeptember 17, 2016 – 01:17 pm

World Literature for Homeschoolers

David Copperfield (Penguin Classics, 1996) by Charles Dickens is the charming tale of a young boy’s life in nineteenth-centuryEngland. Readers are shown Dickens’ universe through the eyes of innocent David Copperfield, as he passes through the various stages of childhood and boyhood into adulthood. Readers will be entertained, instructed, and convicted by turns as Davy grows, learns, and changes in the bustling world ofEngland during the 1800s. Purpose…

World Literature SyllabusAugust 29, 2016 – 01:44 am

World Literature Syllabus

By Kate Swanson Your new CGA leadership team has been working hard to build exciting and innovative collaborations to help promote geography education in California’s schools. We recently had an opportunity to collaborate with the Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP), a high school that has been teaching girls in San Diego since 1882. Working with English teachers Katie Turner and Laura Rodriguez, we helped develop an exciting sophomore World Literature…