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"The Adventures of Master F.J.," published in A Hundreth sundrie Flowres, was
the first original prose narrative of the English Renaissance. Another prose work,
The Spoyle of Antwerpe (1576), is an early example of war journalism, ...
The majority of these scenes, mostly narrative, are revolutionary in their
expression of reality and humanity. In these frescoes, the emphasis is on the
dramatic moment of each situation, and, with details of dress and background at
a minimum, ...
In the 5th century bc the Greek historians Herodotus and, later, Thucydides
emphasized firsthand inquiry in their efforts to impose a narrative pattern on wars
and major political events. As examples of literary art, their critical accounts are ...
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This is the 198215th Edition, in two halves, with the Macropaedia and the Micropaedia. First published in 1768, the publisher is the oldest English-language encyclopedia still in print. Two Scottish ... Read full review
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For virtually all its 238 years,Britannica has ruled the shelves as a peerless general encyclopedia. Reviewers have consistently given it high marks for most of the 12 criteria identified inKister's ... Read full review
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