List of European literatures

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Literature of Europe)
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a list of European literatures.

The literatures of Europe are compiled in many languages; among the most important of the modern written works are those in English, Spanish, French, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, German, Italian, Modern Greek, Czech, Russian, the Scandinavian languages, Gaelic and Turkish.

Important classical and medieval European literary traditions are those in Latin, Ancient Greek, Old Bulgarian, Old Norse, Medieval French and the Italian Tuscan dialect of the renaissance.

European literature in the Classical period[edit]

Ancient Greek literature[edit]

Latin literature[edit]

Main article: Latin literature

European literature in the Romance languages[edit]

Catalan literature[edit]

Main article: Catalan literature

French literature[edit]

Main article: French Literature

Galician literature[edit]

Italian literature[edit]

Main article: Italian literature

Portuguese literature[edit]

Main article: Portuguese literature

Romanian literature[edit]

Main article: Romanian literature

Spanish literature[edit]

Main article: Spanish literature

Literature in other Romance languages[edit]

Main article: Aragonese literature
Main article: Occitan literature
Main article: Jèrriais literature

European literature in the Germanic languages[edit]

Anglic literature[edit]

Main article: English literature
Main article: Scots literature

Dutch literature[edit]

Main article: Dutch literature
Main article: Flemish literature

Germanic literature[edit]

Main article: German literature
Main article: Austrian literature
Main article: Swiss literature

North Germanic literature[edit]

Main article: Danish literature
Main article: Faroese literature
Main article: Icelandic literature
Main article: Norwegian literature
Main article: Old Norse literature
Main article: Swedish literature

Literature in other Germanic languages[edit]

Main article: Frisian literature
Main article: Yiddish literature

European literature in the Balto-Slavic languages[edit]

Belarusian literature[edit]

Main article: Belarusian literature

Czech and Slovak literatures[edit]

Main article: Czech literature
Main article: Slovak literature

Polish literature[edit]

Main article: Polish literature

Russian literature[edit]

Main article: Russian literature

Ukrainian literature[edit]

Main article: Ukrainian literature

Literature in other Balto-Slavic languages[edit]

Main article: Bosnian literature
Main article: Bulgarian literature
Main article: Croatian literature
Main article: Latvian literature
Main article: Lithuanian literature
Main article: Macedonian literature
Main article: Montenegrin language
Main article: Serbian literature
Main article: Slovene literature

European literature in the Celtic languages[edit]

Main article: Breton literature
Main article: Cornish literature
Main article: Gaelic literature

European literature in the Finno-Ugric languages[edit]

Main article: Estonian literature
Main article: Finnish literature
Main article: Hungarian literature

European literature in the Turkic languages[edit]

Main article: Turkish literature

European literature in other languages[edit]

Main article: Abkhaz literature
Main article: Albanian literature
Main article: Basque literature
Main article: Esperanto literature
Main article: Greek literature
Main article: Maltese literature

See also[edit]