The faculty and staff of the department of modern and classical languages, literatures and cultures are committed to creating an environment of mutual respect where our students are encouraged to achieve their highest potential we work together as a diverse group of engaged. Literature reminds us of stories, epics, sacred scriptures and classical works of the ancient and modern times literature is defined as the body of written works of a language, period or culture, produced by scholars and researchers, specialized in a given field. His direct constant with classical culture during his italian sojourn of 1786 deeply influenced him in addition, far more important, was his receptivity to foreign literature including the english poet shakespeare and many iranian poets out of whom the great hafez of shiraz cast a peculiar spell on. Studying of cultural literature will promote an individual to become open-minded learning about other cultures and their development, which would be impossible to understand by simply reading the pieces of work, will allow the individual to see and appreciate new things in all regards.
The classics tend to be regarded as symbols of elitist culture rather than as the vital and broadly democratic forces that they are the organic order of literature that makes up the western tradition exists essentially in a timeless acknowledgement cowan, louise the importance of the classics. Arb 5140 modern arabic literature in arabic and english cr 3 literature and culture of arab nahda period (renaissance beginning in nineteenth century), down to the present fiction, drama, biography, poetry course is offered in both arabic and english. Modern chinese literature may fourth period following the overthrow of the qing dynasty and the establishment of the republic in 1911/12, many young intellectuals turned their attention to the overhauling of literary traditions, beginning with the language itself.
(wilde, 11) this is ironic as modern culture is something to talk about and discuss, however, in the aristocratic society, it is both, irony and hyperbole are two clever literary techniques used by oscar wilde in the importance of being earnest to portray his criticism towards the upper-class victorian. Yet it cannot be denied that modern and contemporary children's literature has created a large presence in schools, bookstores, libraries and yet, the best of children's literature is still in print and can be ordered from booksellers or found in libraries on the internet new and used copies of classics. Literature is both the foundation of human knowledge and the record of human experience barry powell, a professor emeritus of classics at the university of wisconsin-madison, notes the difficulty literacy in the modern world not only is the ability to read and write crucial to human understanding.
What is the importance of culture, tradition and cultural activities in our life how culture is beneficial for organizations, students, businesses etc culture is what a society lives on each society can see its culture reflected in its language, folktales, music, literature, and even in the way it raises its people. The mlitt in modern and contemporary literature and culture is an intensive one-year taught programme run by the school of english study the interdisciplinary dimensions of modern and contemporary culture through topics which explore cultural production across the arts, music, film. Literature review is an interpretation and synthesis of published work it should not be merely a list of references but should also include a short description of each one a thorough literature review relevant to one's area of research help in identifying a gap that the intended research will attempt to.
Categories of modern indian literature in the post-colonial times following the attainment of independence by india during the turbulent the morals, beliefs, and values of classical indian literature that originated during the initially departed vedic period have been resuscitated by indian. Why is culture significant creates identification the culture and the values followed in a particular community display its own unique identity by practicing a set of rituals and traditions, the community gains a unique character and personality, simply because of the culture of the people belonging to it. Classical literature refers to the great masterpieces of the greek, roman, and other similar ancient civilizations the works of homer, ovid, and sophocles are all examples classic literature is a term most readers are probably familiar with the term covers a much wider array of works than classical.
What is the importance of english literature this is a good and important question english literature is important in many different ways the novels of modernism and postmodernism sought to find a way to explain the trauma of the modern individual , given the reality of the dramatic. Culture is still important, even in the modern world the effects may be less visible than 100 years ago, as people are interested in fitting in 1 networking 2 prevent early sexual participation 3 show the importance of being a virgin while in the modern world is one man for himself (bhekindaba. One key importance literature holds for its readers is a reflection of our history examination of the art and literature of the period can help the modern student to gain a fuller appreciation of the l the black and white word of american literature has had a potent affect on the american culture. Modern history literature is important because it develops critical thinking skills, fosters empathy for others, reduces stress and develops readers' personal experiences one main benefit of literature is it engages the reader in an active learning style, as opposed to a passive learning.
Classic literature has been able to stand the test of time and has been revered by many for its greatness - that is why classic literature is taught he says that students will find interest in literature if the story and content are interesting to them, not necessarily if the work is deemed. Importance of literature what makes literature so important in our lives how does it influence society literature reminds us of stories, epics, sacred scriptures and classical works of the ancient and modern times literature is defined as the body of written works of a language, period or culture. Classical literature the notion that a child with a book is better than a child with a video game is probably one we can all agree on so, why—despite the unlimited access to literature over the last century—have reading levels dropped dramatically among high school students in the united states.