African literature
African literature is literature of and from Africa and includes oral literature (or "orature", in the term coined by Ugandan scholar Pio Zirimu).As George Joseph notes in his chapter on African liter...
Asian literature
Asian literature is the literature produced in Asia.
European literature
Western literature, also known as European literature, is the literature written in the context of Western culture in the languages of Europe, including the ones belonging to the Indo-European languag...
Latin American literature
Latin American literature consists of the oral and written literature of Latin America in several languages, particularly in Spanish, Portuguese, and indigenous languages of the Americas as well as li...
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Oceanian literature
Oceanian (Australia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia) literature developed in isolation from the rest of the world and in a unique geographic environment. This allowed the development of a unique lit...
Syriac literature
Syriac literature is literature written in the Syriac language, the classical Middle Aramaic. The majority of classical Syriac literature is of a Christian religious nature.The earliest Christian lite...
Mexican literature
Mexican literature is one of the most prolific and influential of Spanish language literatures along with those of Spain, Argentina and Cuba. It has internationally recognized authors such as Juan Rul...
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Scandinavian literature
Scandinavia literature or Nordic literature is the literature in the languages of the Nordic countries of Northern Europe. The Nordic countries include Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway (including S...
Calabar International Conference on African Literature and the English Language
ICALEL is an acronym for the Calabar International Conference on African Literature and the English Language founded and chaired by African scholar and critic Ernest Emenyonu. At the centre of the con...
Japanese literature
Early works of Japanese literature were heavily influenced by cultural contact with China and Chinese literature, often written in Classical Chinese. Indian literature also had an influence through th...
Philippine literature
Philippine literature is the literature associated with the Philippines and includes the legends of prehistory, and the colonial legacy of the Philippines. Pre-Hispanic Philippine literature were actu...
Taco Shop Poets
Taco Shop Poets is the name of a poetry and spoken word collective formed in 1994 at a Poetry Series, Taco Shop Poetry',' hosted by Adolfo Guzman-Lopez at the Centro Cultural de la Raza in Balboa Par...
Creacionismo
Creationism (Spanish: creacionismo) was a literary movement initiated by Chilean poet Vicente Huidobro around 1912. Creationism is based on the idea of a poem as a truly new thing, created by the ...
Concrete poetry
Concrete or shape poetry is poetry in which the typographical arrangement of words is as important in conveying the intended effect as the conventional elements of the poem, such as meaning of words, ...
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Indian Ocean literature
The Indian Ocean is home to many literary texts, from Greco-Roman times to the Thousand and One nights, the matrix of many narratives, which portrays Sinbad the Merchant, through a fantastic and popul...
Dictator novel
The dictator novel (Spanish: novela del dictador) is a genre of Latin American literature that challenges the role of the dictator in Latin American society. The theme of caudillismo—the rég...
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Trinidad and Tobago literature
Trinidad and Tobago literature has its roots in oral storytelling among African slaves, the European literary roots of the French creoles and in the religious and folk tales of the Indian indentured i...
Estonian literature
Estonian literature (Estonian: eesti kirjandus) refers to literature written in the Estonian language (c. 1,100,000 speakers) The domination of Estonia after the Northern Crusades, from the 13th ...
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Costumbrismo
Costumbrismo (sometimes anglicized as Costumbrism) is the literary or pictorial interpretation of local everyday life, mannerisms, and customs, primarily in the Hispanic scene, and particularly in th...
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Greguería
A greguería is a short statement, usually one sentence, in which the author expresses a philosophical, pragmatic, or humorous idea in a witty and original way. A greguería is roughly similar to an ap...
Burmese literature
The literature of Burma (or Myanmar) spans over a millennium. Burmese literature was historically influenced by Indian and Thai cultures, as seen in many works, such as the Ramayana. The Burmese langu...
Criollismo
Criollismo is a literary movement also known as costumbrismo that was active from the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century in Latin America, and is considered equivalent to Ame...
African Writers Conference
On 1 June 1962 a conference of African literature in the English language, the first African Writers Conference, was held at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. Officially called a "Conference of ...
Fijian literature
Among the first published works of Fijian literature, in the late 1960s and early 1970s, were Raymond Pillai's and Subramani's short stories (in English) and Pio Manoa's poetry (in English and in Fiji...
Tunisian literature
Tunisian literature exists in two forms: in French and in Arabic. Arabic literature in Tunisia dates to the 7th century, with the arrival of Arab civilization in the region. Arabic literature is more ...