General Literature Articles
Discover and discuss books and works from English-speaking cultures around the world.
Benefits of Reading Literature
For a lot of people, reading is always a welcoming distraction from the real world; a world of possibilities, where we are allowed to make our own conclusions without being judged. This article covers most of the benefits of what reading can do for the average reader.
Best First Liners in Literary Fiction
How often do you read the first few lines of a novel that's so puzzling and out of line that you find yourself thinking really hard? Read on to find out more!
Gothic Lit - Contemporary Authors
A look at Gothic literature from the 20th century and the contemporary authors that have used the genre as a tool to portray various themes in their works.
Gothic Literature - Conception and Elements
What´s your take on the Gothic genre? Do you think Gothic literature has evolved much from the time it was conceived in the mid-1700s to the present day? Here are a few insights on its ´evolvement´ and on some Gothic authors of today!
Moe´s Picks for 2005
Fifteen books of fiction Moe´s selected as her picks for 2005. Happy Reading.
Nobel Prize for Literature Reading List
If you haven´t spent much time following book awards they are an excellent source for great reading lists. Here is a listing of authors recognized for their body of work by The Nobel Prize for Literature beginning in 1901 to
The Idea of Identity in Literature
Why is the idea of identity so prevalent in most literary works? Because that's one of the major quests in life - to find ourselves. Click to explore more on the subject
The Pulitzer Prize Novel/Fiction Reading List
If you haven´t spent much time following book awards they are an excellent source for great reading lists. Here is a listing of books from The Pulitzer Prize for Novels/Fiction beginning in 1918
Utopia vs Dystopia in Literary Fiction
We have heard quite a bit about Utopian and Dystopian Literature, and have oftentimes merged both categories as one. In this article we'll see differences between the two categories, evident in their definitions, but also in their plot and event descriptions.
Voice and Silence in Ghosh's The Shadow Lines
Themes of voice and silence in Amitav Ghosh' The Shadow Lines
Women Writers - 20th Century Literature Literary Fiction Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Literary Fiction Site Map
A look at our 20th Century female authors, most of whom are still living legends that are continuously contributing tremendously to literature, literacy, and learning.
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