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Historical Periods of World Literature

See the world's literature as a tapestry in which the experiences, stories, and thoughts of humankind have been woven through time and cultures.  Read works from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century for AP English Literature and Composition (Advanced Placement course, The College Board, New York, US).  Consider the social and historical values reflected and embodied in literary form.

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The Fugitives
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This video is an excerpt from a half-hour documentary that tells the story of a group of poets in the early 20th century who set out to prove that the South could produce highly intellectual art. Of the 16-member group of poets known as The Fugitives... [more]
November 28, 2010 at 06:46 PM
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Early American Literature (1700 - 1800) and Famous Americans
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A brief look at the Colonial Period (also known as the Age of Reason, Enlightenment, and Naturalism) in this non-narrated seven minute video. It is essentially an encyclopedia of famous people, events, and movements during this time period. Some of ... [more]
February 7, 2011 at 12:14 AM
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