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African-American literature is the body of literature produced in the United States by writers of African descent.
American literature is literature written or produced in the United States and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States).
Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.
Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative, conceptual idea, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power.
Australian Aboriginal culture includes a number of practices and ceremonies centered on a belief in the Dreamtime.
Australian folklore refers to the folklore and urban legends that have evolved in Australia from Aboriginal Australian myths to colonial and contemporary folklore including people, places and events, that have played part in shaping the culture, image and traditions that are seen today in Australia.
Australian literature is the written or literary work produced in the area or by the people of the Commonwealth of Australia and its preceding colonies.
Beer is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks in the world, and the third most popular drink overall after water and tea.
The Bible (from Koine Greek τὰ βιβλία, tà biblía, "the books") is a collection of sacred texts or scriptures that Jews and Christians consider to be a product of divine inspiration and a record of the relationship between God and humans.
Black British are British citizens of Black origins or heritage, including those of African-Caribbean (sometimes called "Afro-Caribbean") background, and may include people with mixed ancestry.
A book series is a sequence of books having certain characteristics in common that are formally identified together as a group.
The Brontës (commonly) were a nineteenth-century literary family, born in the village of Thornton and later associated with the village of Haworth in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England.
Canadian literature (widely abbreviated as CanLit) is literature originating from Canada.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
Children's literature or juvenile literature includes stories, books, magazines, and poems that are enjoyed by children.
Christian art is sacred art which uses themes and imagery from Christianity.
Christian theology is the theology of Christian belief and practice.
Church architecture refers to the architecture of buildings of Christian churches.
Classical antiquity (also the classical era, classical period or classical age) is the period of cultural history between the 8th century BC and the 5th or 6th century AD centered on the Mediterranean Sea, comprising the interlocking civilizations of ancient Greece and ancient Rome, collectively known as the Greco-Roman world.
Classics or classical studies is the study of classical antiquity.
Cosmology (from the Greek κόσμος, kosmos "world" and -λογία, -logia "study of") is the study of the origin, evolution, and eventual fate of the universe.
Crime fiction is the literary genre that fictionalises crimes, their detection, criminals, and their motives.
The cuisine of the United States reflects its history.
The decorative arts are arts or crafts concerned with the design and manufacture of beautiful objects that are also functional.
A drink or beverage is a liquid intended for human consumption.
Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
This article is focused on English-language literature rather than the literature of England, so that it includes writers from Scotland, Wales, and the whole of Ireland, as well as literature in English from countries of the former British Empire, including the United States.
This article focuses on poetry written in English from the United Kingdom: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland (and Ireland before 1922).
Ethology is the scientific and objective study of animal behaviour, usually with a focus on behaviour under natural conditions, and viewing behaviour as an evolutionarily adaptive trait.
A fairy tale, wonder tale, magic tale, or Märchen is folklore genre that takes the form of a short story that typically features entities such as dwarfs, dragons, elves, fairies, giants, gnomes, goblins, griffins, mermaids, talking animals, trolls, unicorns, or witches, and usually magic or enchantments.
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organism.
French literature is, generally speaking, literature written in the French language, particularly by citizens of France; it may also refer to literature written by people living in France who speak traditional languages of France other than French.
A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature.
Genealogy (from γενεαλογία from γενεά, "generation" and λόγος, "knowledge"), also known as family history, is the study of families and the tracing of their lineages and history.
Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October 1400), known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages.
German literature comprises those literary texts written in the German language.
Global change refers to planetary-scale changes in the Earth system.
The High Court of Australia is the supreme court in the Australian court hierarchy and the final court of appeal in Australia.
The History of Australia refers to the history of the area and people of the Commonwealth of Australia and its preceding Indigenous and colonial societies.
The history of Canada covers the period from the arrival of Paleo-Indians thousands of years ago to the present day.
The history of Indian archaeology spans from the 19th century to the present, and includes a wide variety of archaeologists investigating the region's history.
Prehistoric Ireland spans a period from the first known evidence of human presence dated to about 10,000 years ago until the emergence of "protohistoric" Gaelic Ireland at the time of Christianization in the 5th century.
The history of science is the study of the development of science and scientific knowledge, including both the natural and social sciences.
The is known to have begun by the end of the last glacial period (in the paleolithic), roughly 10,000 years ago.
The history of the British Isles has witnessed intermittent periods of competition and cooperation between the people that occupy the various parts of Great Britain, the Isle of Man, Ireland, the Bailiwick of Guernsey, the Bailiwick of Jersey and the smaller adjacent islands, which together make up the British Isles.
The history of the United States began with the settlement of Indigenous people before 15,000 BC.
The human body is the entire structure of a human being.
The term Indian classical drama refers to the tradition of dramatic literature and performance in ancient India.
Indigenous Australian art or Australian Aboriginal art is art made by the Indigenous peoples of Australia and in collaborations between Indigenous Australians and others.
Irish literature comprises writings in the Irish, Latin, and English (including Ulster Scots) languages on the island of Ireland.
Italian cuisine is food typical from Italy.
Italian literature is written in the Italian language, particularly within Italy.
Joseph Mallord William Turner (23 April 177519 December 1851), known as J. M. W. Turner and contemporarily as William Turner, was an English Romantic painter, printmaker and watercolourist, known for his expressive colourisation, imaginative landscapes and turbulent, often violent marine paintings.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior.
The law of the United States comprises many levels of codified and uncodified forms of law, of which the most important is the United States Constitution, the foundation of the federal government of the United States.
Liquor (also hard liquor, hard alcohol, or spirits) is an alcoholic drink produced by distillation of grains, fruit, or vegetables that have already gone through alcoholic fermentation.
Local history is the study of history in a geographically local context and it often concentrates on the local community.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.
Medicine is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
Military history is a humanities discipline within the scope of general historical recording of armed conflict in the history of humanity, and its impact on the societies, their cultures, economies and changing local and international relationships.
The military history of Australia spans the nation's 230-year modern history, from the early Australian frontier wars between Aboriginals and Europeans to the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan in the early 21st century.
The military history of the United States spans a period of over two centuries.
The mind is a set of cognitive faculties including consciousness, perception, thinking, judgement, language and memory.
Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time.
A musical instrument is an instrument created or adapted to make musical sounds.
Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance.
Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
A name is a term used for identification.
New Zealand literature is literature written in or by the people of New Zealand.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Sir Henry Paul Harvey, born Henry Paul Harvey Durant (1869-1948) was a British diplomat and editor of literary reference works.
Philosophy (from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom") is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language.
Photography is the science, art, application and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film.
Politics (from Politiká, meaning "affairs of the cities") is the process of making decisions that apply to members of a group.
The politics of Australia takes place within the framework of a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.
Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.
Romanticism (also known as the Romantic era) was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century, and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.
A sea is a large body of salt water that is surrounded in whole or in part by land.
A ship is a large watercraft that travels the world's oceans and other sufficiently deep waterways, carrying passengers or goods, or in support of specialized missions, such as defense, research and fishing.
Social anthropology or anthroposociology is the dominant constituent of anthropology throughout the United Kingdom and Commonwealth and much of Europe (France in particular), where it is distinguished from cultural anthropology.
Sociology is the scientific study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture.
Spanish literature generally refers to literature (Spanish poetry, prose, and drama) written in the Spanish language within the territory that presently constitutes the state of Spain.
Sport is an important part of Australian culture dating back to the early colonial period.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
The Oxford Companion to American Literature by James D. Hart is one of the Oxford Companions series published by the Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York.
The Oxford Companion to Beer, abbreviated OCB, is a book in the series of Oxford Companions published by Oxford University Press.
The Oxford Companion to Chess is a reference book on the game of chess, written by David Hooper and Kenneth Whyld.
The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature is a book in the series of Oxford Companions produced by Oxford University Press.
The Oxford Companion to English Literature first published in 1932, edited by the retired diplomat Sir Paul Harvey (1869–1948), was the earliest of the Oxford Companions to appear.
The Oxford Companion to Food is an encyclopedia about food.
The Oxford Companion to Irish Literature is a 1996 book edited by Robert Welch.
The Oxford Companion to Music is a music reference book in the series of Oxford Companions produced by the Oxford University Press.
The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (1995; second edition 2005) is a reference work in philosophy edited by Ted Honderich and published by Oxford University Press.
The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science is an encyclopedia on the history of science from around the middle of the 16th century (the early modern period) to the beginning of the 21st century.
The Oxford Companion to Wine (OCW) is a book in the series of Oxford Companions published by Oxford University Press.
Theater in the United States is part of the European theatrical tradition that dates back to ancient Greek theatre and is heavily influenced by the British theatre.
Welsh literature is any literature originating from Wales or by Welsh writers.
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from grapes fermented without the addition of sugars, acids, enzymes, water, or other nutrients.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
20th-century art—and what it became as modern art—began with modernism in the late 19th century.