The fact that the symposium was held in Spain, the host of two other international conferences on the African diaspora during the 1990s, strongly suggests that African diaspora and African American literature
have finally come into their own as world literatures
Although this is an unusual approach to teaching Foreign Languages and Foreign Language Literatures
, students become engaged in their own development as readers and interpreters of literature
No self-appointed elite is wise enough to make such decisions, which lie beyond their abilities, just as the attempts by Communist officials to determine what should determine merit in literature
and the other arts produced mediocre results for the same reason.
The work is described by the publisher as the first book-length study in English devoted exclusively to Haitian women's literature
One can only wish that its absorbingly fresh account of literature
and the interpreting process--"here and now," as Wellbery puts it with infectious enthusiasm in his essay on Goethe's Faust--will reach the broadest possible audience.
whilst similar to traditional literature
can have several key differences in the role of literature
in developing language and literacy skills (Anstey & Bull, 2006).
The African-Language literatures
have grown in surges since the years of decolonisation that span nearly 50 years.
While he admits the plausibility of such a link, he goes on to criticize "the unreserved exaltation of Nationalism" that he saw in both the literature
and the politics of his time, marked by the New Deal in the United States and the ascendancy of Hitler and Stalin in his beloved Europe.
Given the internationality and influence of English as today's lingua franca, to explore translations and studies of Chinese literature
in the Anglophone world becomes an important aspect of comparative literature
specifically and the study of literature
The purpose of the 1986 literature
intervention was not to substitute literature
research for clinical research but to show that a novel approach based on a synthesis of CBD literatures
can stimulate exactly the kind of controlled clinical study reported by Chang.
But the classic text of modern African literature
is, without question, Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart.
Within this historical framework, individual interviews focus on the diverse genres represented in Conde's oeuvre, including novels, short stories, plays, children's literature
, and literary criticism.