Lectures

Добавил Rafa Setting off for college is a comment on for guardians and adolescents alike.Подробнее
(To) ace (v.) (a test, exam, etc.): To pass a test, exam, etc. really easily. ex: “Robert aced his physics exam.Подробнее
Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945) was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, and baptized as Herman Theodore Dreiser.Подробнее
The second half of the 19th century has been called the positivist age.Подробнее
Jack London, whose life symbolized the power of will, was the most successful writer in America in the early 20th Century.Подробнее
Imagism flourished in Britain and in the United States for a brief period that is generally considered to be somewhere between 1909 and 1917.Подробнее
According to legend, when Abraham Lincoln met Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1862 he said, “So you’re the little woman who wrote the book that started this Great War!Подробнее
A Brief Assessment A prolific writer, Howells is regarded as “the father of American Realism.Подробнее
Naturalism: Like Romanticism, naturalism first appeared in Europe.Подробнее
Henry James (1843-1916) once wrote that art, especially literary art, “makes life, makes interest, makes importance.Подробнее
Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) is best known today as the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, which helped galvanize the abolitionist cause and contributed to the outbreak of the Civil War.Подробнее
Frontier humor and realism Two major literary currents in 19th-century America merged in Mark Twain: popular frontier humor and local color, or “regionalism.Подробнее
Dialect – a variety of a language spoken by a group of people and having features of vocabulary, grammar, and/or pronunciation that distinguish it from other varieties of the same languageПодробнее
On Non-selfgoverning Territories (UN, 1999) (Текст читается с американским акцентом) Mr President, First of all I would like once again to thank the organizers of the seminar, namely tПодробнее
Many historians have characterized the period between the two world wars as the United States’ traumatic “coming of age,” despite the fact that U.S.Подробнее
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