Literature Around the World: Ireland

Ireland’s history is rich with conquests and colonizations, famine, mass emigration, resistance, rebellion and the civil war, all encapsulated within their literature. Irelands literature has the presence of a dual tradition for their works being published in English and their manuscripts being considered Irish, making the Anglo-Irish literature; the oldest literature in Europe, dating all […]

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Literature Around the World: India

Every country has their own history of literature and the spoken word, whether their history be passed down orally or through Sanskrit, each country has a different way of producing literary works. Indian literature is considered the oldest literary tradition in the world, for its generations of history being produced orally, before multiple different vernaculars came […]

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Literature Around the World: Rome

The Roman Republic, followed by the Roman Empire, both created literature that focused on celebratory events in society, avoiding tragedies and hardships. The Roman’s produced literature that followed the Greek style, from classical themes to aspects of their language. They were highly educated, being able to read and speak Greek and Latin, they worked on […]

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Literature Around the World: Greece

The idea of literature was formed from the oral works of Greek people, their form of relaying stories through different genres and forms created the basis of what we now call literature. The first historical period was called The Greek Dark Age, which started the formation of literature, beginning back in c. 1200 -800 BCE. This […]

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