World Literature ClassicsJuly 3, 2016 – 08:48 pm

World Literature Classics

Welcome! This annual scholarly journal is published by students in the Department of Comparative World Literature & Classics at California State University, Long Beach. Genre is dedicated to publishing creative and scholarly work in the Humanities as well as essays related to the annual Comparative Literature conference. Reviews of current works of literary criticism, literature and local Southern California art exhibitions are also featured…

World Literature? David DamroschJune 29, 2016 – 08:35 pm

World Literature? David Damrosch

World literature has become a subject of lively – sometimes heated – debate in recent years, both as a body of texts and as “a problem, ” as Franco Moretti remarked in his influential pair of conjectural articles (Moretti 2, 2003). Much of the discussion since then has focused on issues of scale and the challenges of incorporating a meaningful range of the world’s literatures in our work, whether when teaching a sophomore-level survey course or in…

World Literature American SchoolJune 17, 2016 – 08:21 pm

World Literature American School

Meet Mr. William Garcia - IB Literature 2 AND American Literature Teacher Howdy. I am a native Texan, recently transplanted to Ann Arbor while my wife pursues a PhD at the University of Michigan. I hold a BS in Radio-TV-Film Production from the University of Texas and a Master of Arts in English Literature from the Bread Loaf School of English. I have taught all levels of AP English, as well as classes for the Intentional Cambridge IGCSE English exam…

World Literature - Adam and EveJune 13, 2016 – 08:18 pm

World Literature - Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve, by Gail Caulfield, Villa Montalvo (Italy) Genesis 2: 18–22 After a while, the glitter began to fade, the way a bright star, regarded full-on, becomes the ghost of itself behind the shuttered eye. After a while, he couldn’t look past the next in line, couldn’t bear the beastly swizzle that curved beyond the perfect sluice of sun that gilded the perfect pasture in perfect shades of umber. Horse. Cow. Rat. Elephant. Monkey. Mole. And this…

Types of LiteratureJune 9, 2016 – 08:12 pm

Types of Literature

Categorizing Literature Back in ancient Greece, literature was divided into two main categories: tragedy and comedy. Nowadays the list of possible types and genres of literature can seem endless. But it is still possible to narrow down the vast amount of literature available into a few basic groups. The five genres of literature students should be familiar with are Poetry, Drama, Prose, Nonfiction, and Media—each of which is explained in more detail…

Thesis Literature definitionJune 1, 2016 – 07:42 pm

Thesis Literature definition

Conducting Research Literature Reviews: From the Internet to Paper , 3rd ed., by Arlene Fink (Sage Publications, 2009). Definition: The process of reading, analyzing, evaluating, and summarizing scholarly materials about a specific topic. See also: Observations: Research literature reviews can be contrasted with more subjective examinations of recorded information. When doing a research review, you systematically examine all sources and describe…

World Literature imagesMay 28, 2016 – 07:28 pm

World Literature images

Love is one of the strongest human emotions, and it is only natural that it often becomes a centerpiece for a work of fiction. And it is just as natural for loving couples to become the image that remains in people’s memory long after they have forgotten most of the plot, supporting characters and details of the book they have read. So here is the set of 5 couples that, arguably, left the most prominent trail in world’s literature . Heathcliffe and…