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Henry James Biography

Early life Henry James (1843–1916⁠), American author, was born in New York on the 15th of April 1843. His father was Henry James (1811–1882), a theological writer of great originality, from whom both he and his brother, Professor William James, … Continue reading

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The Lake Isle of Innisfree by William Butler Yeats

In this brief radio broadcast from the 1930’s, William Butler Yeats explains how he prefers to have his poem read, and then he reads a few of his poems, including “The Lake Isle of Innisfree.” Although the quality of the … Continue reading

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Literary Periods Chart

Excellence in Literature Chart of Literary Periods  Literary periods can be a useful clue to the style, purpose, and philosophy of a work of literature. Here is a brief downloadable chart with basic information on literary periods from Medieval to … Continue reading

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Texts for Literature and Composition

English II: Literature and Composition What does Literature and Composition cover? Literature and Composition is a college-preparatory literature and composition course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for literary quality, and for their place … Continue reading

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Victorian/Modern Comparison by Melba Cuddy-Keane

Victorian/Modern Comparison by Dr. Melba Cuddy-Keane An exercise in relational definition: Early comparisons between the Victorian novel and the modernist novel set up the following binaries: (Compare the later binary oppositions posited between the modernism and postmodernism. How does the … Continue reading

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