Contents

  1. I. A. British Cultural Studies

    1. 1. 1. Prehistoric Britain

    2. 2. 2. Roman Britain

    3. 3. 3. Medieval England

    4. 4. 3.1. Old English

    5. 5. 3.1.1. Beowulf

    6. 6. 3.2. Middle English

    7. 7. 3.2.1. The Canterbury Tales

    8. 8. 4. Early Modern Britain

    9. 9. 4.1. William Shakespeare

    10. 10. 5. Georgian Era - 1714-1837

    11. 11. 5.1. Society and Culture

    12. 12. 5.2. Literature

    13. 13. 5.2.1. Percy Shelley

    14. 14. 5.2.2. Ozymandias

    15. 15. 6. Victorian Era - 1837-1901

    16. 16. 6.1. Society and Culture

    17. 17. 6.2. Literature

    18. 18. 6.2.1. Oscar Wilde

    19. 19. 6.2.2. The Importance of Being Earnest

    20. 20. 6.2.3. The Importance... - the full text

    21. 21. 7. Edwardian Era and two world wars - 1901-1945

    22. 22. 7.1. Society and Culture

    23. 23. 7.2. Literature

    24. 24. 7.3. Cinema

    25. 25. 8. Britain - 1945-present

    26. 26. 8.1. Society and Culture

    27. 27. 8.2. Literature

    28. 28. 8.3. Cinema

    29. 29. 8.4. Music

  2. II. B. United States Cultural Studies

    1. 30. 1. Pre-Columbian Era -1492

    2. 31. 2. Colonial Period 1492-1776

    3. 32. 3. The American Revolution 1776-1789

    4. 33. 4. Early Years of the Republic 1789-1849

    5. 34. 4.1. Henry David Thoreau

    6. 35. 4.1.1. From On the Duty of Civil Disobedience by Thoreau

    7. 36. 5. A House Divided - 1850-1899

    8. 37. 5.1. American Literature 1789-1899

    9. 38. 5.1.1. Mark Twain

    10. 39. 5.1.2. Twain quotes

    11. 40. 6. Through Two World Wars - 1900-1945

    12. 41. 6.1. American Literature 1900-1945

    13. 42. 6.1.1. F. Scott Fitzgerald

    14. 43. 6.1.2. The Great Gatsby

    15. 44. 6.2. American Cinema 1900-1960

    16. 45. 6.2.1. Film Noir

    17. 46. 6.3. American Music - 1900-1949

    18. 47. 7. Rights and Changes - 1945-1980

    19. 48. 7.1. Postwar Literature

    20. 49. 7.2. A new Hollywood 1960-1979

    21. 50. 8. The End of the Cold War - 1980-1990

    22. 51. 9. New World Order 1991-present