Seeing People Off
by Max Beerbohm
I am not good at it. To do it well seems to me one of the most difficult things in the world, and probably seems so to you, too.
To see a friend off from Waterloo to Vauxhall were easy enough. But we are never called on to perform that small feat. It is only
THE SHORT OXFORD HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE
CLARENDON PRESS • OXFORD 1994
Oxford University Press, Walton Sheet, Oxford OX2 6DP Oxford New York Toronto Delhi Bombay Calcutta Madras Karachi Kuala Lumpur Singapore Hong Kong Tokyo Nairobi Dar es Salaam Cape Town Melbourne Auc
1) Description of the Course
American Literature is a course for the students of fourth years of learning English as their major. Through the introduction of the history and development of literature, and learning the
Teaching Readers of English
“A book of this kind is long overdue. . . . It is a giant contribution to the ﬁeld.
With its emphasis on a socioliterate approach to reading and literacy, it nicely
captures the prevailing view of academic literacy instruction. Its extremely skillful and well-de
A religion is a set of spiritual beliefs about two key aspects of life: concern with the ultimate meaning of human existence; and identification with a supernatural power beyond the limits of the human and natural worlds. The religious studies is the recognition that religions are coll
Course Code: 50121212
Course Name: Projects I
Assignment #A 126
The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Epic of Gilgamesh, an epic poem from Mesopotamia, is amongst the earli
From the Conquest to Chaucer 1066-1400
The Norman conquest of England, in the 11th century, made a break in the natural growth of the English language and literature. The Old English or Anglo-Saxon had been a purely Germanic speech, with a complicated grammar and a full set of inflections. For thre
Slavery and the Origins of the Civil War
Eric Foner Teacher's Guide Contents
Arguably the finest body of literature produced by American historians since 1960 has been the work reappraising the South's "peculiar institution." But before new views could take hold, the traditional...