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British and American Literature Lecture# 67

British and American Literature Lecture# 67

Q. Papal aggression took place in? Ans. 1850 Q. Who said, “My love is like a red red rose?” Ans. Robert Burns Q. Who considers the play Hamlet to be an artistic failure? Ans. T.S Eliot Q. Which influence is shown in the work of G.B Shaw? Ans. German Q. T.S Eliot shows a bent towards? Ans. Victorianism Q. Mrs. Dalloway is the masterpiece of? Ans. Virginia Woolf Q. The… Read Article →

British and American Literature Lecture# 46

British and American Literature Lecture# 46

Q. When did plague close theatres for two years in England? Ans. 1592 Q. G.B Shaw’s plays are known for? Ans. Both Social Criticism and Plays of Ideas Q. The ‘Prefaces’ of G.B Shaw to his own plays are? Ans. Very popular Q. ‘Rhymers Club’ of the late 19th century was? Ans. A group of young poets who wrote on the prostitutes and music-hall dancers. Q. What is Bildungsroman? It… Read Article →

British and American Literature Lecture# 36

British and American Literature Lecture# 36

In this lecture, I have answered the below-mentioned questions. I bring Quality Content for you. Keep watching my lectures! Q. Black death took place in? Q. Which novel begins with, “One evening of late summer, before the 19th century had reached one third of its span…?” Q. Which novel ends with these words, “Unbroken tranquility had been accorded in the adult stage…?” Q. Who wrote Modern Painters? Q. Ruskin wrote… Read Article →

British and American Literature Lecture# 42

British and American Literature Lecture# 42

In this lecture, I have answered the below-mentioned questions. I bring Quality Content for you. Keep watching my lectures! Q. Union of England and Ireland took place in? Q. Who wrote Sons And Lovers? Q. Which novel of D.H Lawrence has an element of autobiography? Q. The phrase, “Religion by the blood” is associated with? Q. i.e stands for? Q. Who wrote The novel Ulysses? Q. James Joyce’s Ulysses is… Read Article →

British and American Literature Lecture# 44

British and American Literature Lecture# 44

Q. What is Setting in literature? Ans. It is the Time and Place in which the story takes place. Q. The setting in most of Joseph Conrad’s novels is? Ans. His experiences of the sea. (Note: To Conrad, the sea meant above all the tragedy of loneliness) Q. Who wrote The Rainbow? Ans. D.H Lawrence Q. Which novel begins with, “The Brangwens had lived for generations on the Marsh Farm?”… Read Article →

Angels Camp: Mark Twain Cabin | Exploring California with John Bartell

Angels Camp: Mark Twain Cabin | Exploring California with John Bartell

It all started just outside of Angels Camp in a rustic cabin where two American authors, Mark Twain and Bret Harte, wrote some of their most notable stories. Bartell’s Backroads takes us to California’s Historical Landmark, Mark Twain Cabin, to learn the origin story behind best-selling novels like, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.” Subscribe: Follow John on Facebook: Track John’s journeys: Follow ABC10 on Facebook:

British and American Literature Lecture# 40

British and American Literature Lecture# 40

Q. The Glorious Revolution took place in? Ans. 1688 Q. R.L Stevenson is famous for? Ans. Romantic novels Q. What did R.L Stevenson say about romance? Ans. “The romance is more truthful than the realistic fiction” Q. Who wrote Kim? Ans. It is a novel by Rudyard Kipling. It covers the story of the political conflict between Russia and Britain in Central Asia. Q. What is Phoneme? Ans. the smallest unit of speech that makes one word… Read Article →

British and American Literature Lecture# 39

British and American Literature Lecture# 39

Q. When was London destroyed in Great Fire? Ans. In 1666 Q. Who wrote the most obscene novel Lady Chatterley’s Lover? Ans. D.H Lawrence Q. When and where was the novel Lady Chatterley’s Lover first published privately? Ans. In 1928 in Italy Q. Who said, “The novelist is going to be the most potent of artists?” Ans. H.G Wells Q. What is Copular Verb? Ans. Linking verb is also called… Read Article →

British and American Literature Lecture# 38

British and American Literature Lecture# 38

Q. Bernard Shaw was given Nobel Prize in literature? Ans. In 1925 Q. Who wrote Lord Of The Flies? Ans. William Golding Q. William Golding’s preoccupation in many of his novels is with? Ans. Instinctive desire of men to destroy the good Q. Charles Dickens’ A Tale Of Two Cities is? Ans. A historical novel Q. What is Ballad? Ans. It is a simple story in verse. It generally deals… Read Article →

Some of American West's greatest literature was written outside this little mountain town

Some of American West's greatest literature was written outside this little mountain town

It all started just outside of Angels Camp in a rustic cabin, two American authors, Mark Twain and Bret Harte, wrote some of their most notable stories. Bartell’s Backroads takes us to California’s Historical Landmark, Mark Twain Cabin, to learn the origin story behind best-selling novel’s like, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.” Subscribe at: Find ABC10 online: Sign up for our newsletter: Stream ABC10 on Roku: Stream ABC10… Read Article →

Edwards and the Transition to Enlightenment

Edwards and the Transition to Enlightenment

Featuring discussions of Raymond Williams’s model of culture; Edward Taylor; Jonathan Edwards; Benjamin Franklin; George Whitefield; and the Great Awakening. >> I'm going to play youWhitney Houston's version of the Star Spangled Banner. [ Cheer ] And then I want you to listento it, and then I'm going to play you a clip from a film. This film is called The Sum ofAll Fears, has anybody seen it? It stars… Read Article →

British and American Literature Lecture# 32

British and American Literature Lecture# 32

Q. The phrase ‘Stormy Sisterhood’ is associated with the? Ans. Charlotte Bronte, Emily Bronte and Anne Bronte Q. The novels of ‘Stormy Sisterhood’ are preoccupied with? Ans. The feminine life and soul Q. What award was given to Thomas Hardy? Ans. Order of Merits Q. Who wrote The Mayor of Casterbridge? Ans. Thomas Hardy Q. The character Michael Henchard figures in? Ans. The Mayor of Casterbridge Q. The incident of… Read Article →

British and American Literature Lecture# 31

British and American Literature Lecture# 31

Q. The sensation novel is associated with? Ans. Wilkie Collins Q. The sensation novel contains? Ans. Mystery Q. Wilkie Collins is? Ans. A detective novelist Q. Who wrote the novel No Name? Ans. Wilkie Collins Q. Hardy’s preoccupation in his works is with? Ans. Man’s unequal struggle with the fate Q. Who wrote this line, “The happiness was but the occasional episode in a general drama of pain?” Ans. Hardy… Read Article →

Epic Poetry Reading, Troy Interfaith Group's Authors' Night, Frederick Glaysher

Epic Poetry Reading, Troy Interfaith Group's Authors' Night, Frederick Glaysher

Earthrise Press. Amazon USA Hardcover, Amazon, Kindle, B&N, Nook, ePub, Kobo, iTunes, etc. Printed in the USA, UK, Australia, and India. Frederick Glaysher reading two excerpts from The Parliament of Poets: An Epic Poem, On the moon with Black Elk and Chief Seattle, Troy Interfaith Group’s Authors’ Night, Troy, Michigan. 11 minutes. Hosted by Central Woodward Christian Church, Troy, Michigan. October 1, 2018. Frederick Glaysher Blog – The Globe We… Read Article →

Why should you read Edgar Allan Poe? - Scott Peeples

Why should you read Edgar Allan Poe? – Scott Peeples

Check out our Patreon page: View full lesson: The prisoner strapped under a descending pendulum blade. A raven who refuses to leave the narrator’s chamber. A beating heart buried under the floorboards. Poe’s macabre and innovative stories of gothic horror have left a timeless mark on literature. But just what is it that makes Edgar Allan Poe one of the greatest American authors? Scott Peeples investigates. Lesson by Scott Peeples,… Read Article →

Cave Canem Poetry Reading: Timothy Liu and Metta Sáma | The New School

Cave Canem Poetry Reading: Timothy Liu and Metta Sáma | The New School

Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program ( at The New School ( and Cave Canem Foundation. Timothy Liu is the author of eight poetry collections, including Vox Angelica, recipient of the 1992 Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America, Liu’s most recent book, Don’t Go Back to Sleep (Saturnalia, 2014), was a finalist for the 2015 Lambda Literary Award. Metta Sáma teaches in the CUNY system;… Read Article →

Postgraduate Studies at the School of English, Trinity College Dublin

Postgraduate Studies at the School of English, Trinity College Dublin

This promotional video provides an overview of taught M.Phil study options in the School of English, Trinity College, Dublin. Head of School Professor Aileen Douglas and School Director of Postgraduate Teaching and Learning Dr David O’Shaughnessy outline the reasons why the School is such a worthwhile and internationally renowned postgraduate study destination. Graduates from all six M.Phil programmes discuss their experience of studying at TCD. The six M.Phil programmes discussed… Read Article →