Logo

Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity

Small book cover: Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity

Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity
by

Publisher: Open SUNY Textbooks
Number of pages: 232

Description:
Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity attempts to make the study of literature more than simply another school subject that students have to take. At a time when all subjects seem to be valued only for their testability, this book tries to show the value of reading and studying literature, even earlier literature.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(960KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Faulkner and Hemingway: Biography of a Literary RivalryFaulkner and Hemingway: Biography of a Literary Rivalry
by - The Ohio State University Press
Fruscione examines the contentious relationship of two titans of American modernism. At times, each voiced a shared literary and professional respect; at other times, each thought himself the superior craftsman and spoke of the other disparagingly.
(553 views)
Book cover: Horror and Science: Essays on the Horror Genre, Skepticism, and ScientologyHorror and Science: Essays on the Horror Genre, Skepticism, and Scientology
by - jasoncolavito.com
This book examines some of the odder corners of the intersection of reason and fear, including professional skeptics who condemn horror fiction as dangerous and radical theorists who misused horror ideas to claim aliens visited the ancient earth.
(4601 views)
Book cover: Frankenstein's DreamFrankenstein's Dream
by - University of Maryland
This collection focuses on the nightmarish sleep into which Victor Frankenstein falls after seeing his creature take its first breaths in Mary Shelley's novel of 1818. These essays deal with several rarely explored aspects of Frankenstein's dream.
(4715 views)
Book cover: Shakespeare, Bacon and the Great UnknownShakespeare, Bacon and the Great Unknown
by - eBooks@Adelaide
The theory that Francis Bacon was the author of Shakespeare's plays, has now been for fifty years before the learned world. Its advocates met with less support than they had reason to expect. The Baconian theory is universally rejected in England.
(4635 views)