Timetables of World Literature
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Kurian, George Thomas.Timetables of world literature / George Thomas Kurian.p.cm.Summary: Chronicles world literature from the Classical Age through the twentieth century,discussing literary developments and the relationship between literature and the political andsocial climate of each historical period.Includes bibliographical references and indexes.ISBN 0-8160-4197-0 (alk. paper)1. Literature—Chronology—Juvenile literature. [1. Literature—Chronology.] I. Title.PN524 .K87 2002809' .002'02—dc212002003891Facts On File books are available at special discounts when purchased in bulk quantitiesfor businesses, associations, institutions, or sales promotions. Please call our Special SalesDepartment in New York at (212) 967-8800 or (800) 322-8755.You can find Facts On File on the World Wide Web at http://www.factsonfile.comText design adapted by Erika K. ArroyoCover illustration by Smart GraphicsCover design by Cathy RinconPrinted in the United States of AmericaVB FOF 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1This book is printed on acid-free paper.