Covering the period of American literature from 1850-1900, this 30-minute lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want. Great for giving students a general idea of the important issues and philosophies that guided the literary canon from this time period in U.S. history. Also connects materials to today’s pop culture.

Realism, American Literature Movement, from Civil War to Regionalism/Naturalism

After the war a new generation of writers become known they were called realists. There subjects were drawn from slums, factories, corrupt politicians, and prostitutes. They sought to explain why ordinary people behave the way they do.

Murakami & Magical Realism | Book Oblivion Academy. This new online course explores the nuances of magical realism in literature by considering three of Haruki Murakami's most bizarre novels: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, and Kafka on the Shore.

Murakami & Magical Realism | Book Oblivion Academy. This new online course explores the nuances of magical realism in literature by considering three of Haruki Murakami's most bizarre novels: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, and Kafka on the Shore.

american literature timeline periods | Realism in american literature-Realism in American Literature ...

american literature timeline periods | Realism in american literature-Realism in American Literature ...

Covering the period of American literature from 1800 to 1860, this 30-minute lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want. Great for giving students a general idea of the important issues and philosophies that guided the literary canon from this time period in U.S. history. Also connects materials to today’s pop culture.

Romanticism, American Literature Overview Lecture, Transcendentalism & More

Covering the period of American literature from 1800 to a student-created version would be a good unit closer for each section of literature

✔️"Fantastically imagined.... The hybrid form of the book—fairy tale, myth, psychological realism and fantasy—impresses. But Shaw’s most delightful offerings are the vivid details he provides to make the magical real.... As Ida turns to glass, Midas must continue his own transformation, from hardened to human. The end of the book, saturated with color and emotion, is risky and brave like the message it imparts. Only a heart of glass would be unmoved."—Robin Romm, New York Times Book Review

Strange things are happening on the remote and snowbound archipelago of St. Hauda’s Land. Magical winged creatures flit around the icy bogland, albino animals hide themselves in the snow-glazed woods, and Ida Maclaird is slowly turning into glass.

Gustave Flaubert (c. 1850) Gustave Flaubert was an influential French writer widely considered one of the greatest novelists in Western literature. - I love Flaubert. Exquisite, meticulous, beautiful writing.

Gustave Flaubert French writer who is counted among the greatest novelists in Western literature. He is known especially for his first published novel, Madame Bovary for his Correspondence, and for his scrupulous devotion to his art and style.

Günter Grass, The Nobel Prize in Literature 1999: "whose frolicsome black fables portray the forgotten face of history", prose

Günter Grass, The Nobel Prize in Literature "whose frolicsome black fables portray the forgotten face of history", prose

The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende  Kara's pick for April 2012

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“ In one of the most important and beloved Latin American works of the twentieth century, Isabel Allende weaves a luminous tapestry of three generations of the Trueba family, revealing both triumphs.

“He felt that there is a loose balance of good and evil, and that the art of living consists in getting the greatest good out of the greatest evil.”<br/> <br/> Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis was a Brazilian novelist, poet, playwright and short story writer. He is widely regarded as the greatest writer of Brazilian literature, although he did not gain widespread popularity outside Brazil in his own lifetime. Despite writing in the era of realism, his work was well ahead o...

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Machado de Assis All Over Print Shirt by Savant Designs

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