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Invisible 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
19 essays on the importance of representation in science fiction and fantasy.
Pantheon: Adventures In History, Biography, And The Mind
Price: $9.79 USD. Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
A collection of essays on historical, biographical, and moral subjects, with an emphasis on masculinity and its contemporary meaning. Continuing the exploration of themes from his first book, Quintus Curtius gives in-depth analysis of character and endurance, as well as a special section on Neoplatonism.
Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J. R. R. Tolkien
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,860. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Mythopoeic Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays, Essay » Literature
Perilous and Fair includes seven classic articles as well as seven new examinations of women in Tolkien’s works and life. These fourteen articles bring together perspectives not only on Tolkien’s most commonly discussed female characters—Éowyn, Galadriel, and Lúthien—but also on less studied figures such as Nienna, Yavanna, Shelob, and Arwen.
Thirty-Seven: Essays On Life, Wisdom, And Masculinity
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
A collection of essays dealing with historical, biographical, and philosophical subjects, with an emphasis on masculinity and endurance in adversity.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature
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Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
Laurie R. King's Sherlock Holmes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature
Essays by Laurie R. King on Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Red Line/Blue Line: Essays from the Editor's Corner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,070. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
Any book about editing is, necessarily, a book about writing. For the casual scribbler or earnest author, "Red Line/Blue Line" is a collection of 36 essays - informative, occasionally digressive, and frequently irreverent - on writing, editing, and the essential interplay between the two. It is an invitation to read well, write better, and have fun doing it.