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The Growth of Literature 2 Part Set

Nora K. Chadwick

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ISBN 10: 1108016189 / ISBN 13: 9781108016186
Published by Cambridge University Press
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Paperback. 962 pages. Dimensions: 8.4in. x 5.6in. x 2.1in.First published between 1932 and 1940, this is a three-volume study of the historical development of literature. It explores the oral and written literatures of regions from Iceland and the British Isles, to Russia, the Balkans, Africa, India and the Pacific, placing them in their historical context and examining similarities between them. The authors discuss both ancient and recent texts, illustrating the connections within each group and considering the question of whether all literary growth is influenced by common factors. Praised on publication as . . . a work that is not, probably could not be, superseded (International Journal of Comparative Sociology), the book remains a benchmark for those studying comparative literature or the history of literary criticism. Volume 3, which includes a summary of the literary categories used in the book, surveys the oral literature of the Tatar and Polynesian peoples, along with that of a selection of African ethnic groups. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108016186

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First published between 1932 and 1940, this is a three-volume study of the historical development of literature. It explores the oral and written literatures of regions from Iceland and the British Isles, to Russia, the Balkans, Africa, India and the Pacific, placing them in their historical context and examining similarities between them. The authors discuss both ancient and recent texts, illustrating the connections within each group and considering the question of whether all literary growth is influenced by common factors. Praised on publication as '... a work that is not, probably could not be, superseded' (International Journal of Comparative Sociology), the book remains a benchmark for those studying comparative literature or the history of literary criticism. Volume 3, which includes a summary of the literary categories used in the book, surveys the oral literature of the Tatar and Polynesian peoples, along with that of a selection of African ethnic groups.

Book Description: First published between 1932 and 1940, this three-volume book was a pioneering study of the historical development of world literature. Volume 3, which includes a summary of literary categories, surveys the oral literature of the Tatar and Polynesian peoples, along with that of a selection of African ethnic groups.

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Title: The Growth of Literature 2 Part Set

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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