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Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad: Text and Critical Introduction
Series: Text and Critical Introduction. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 107,550. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Everything you need in one book! This is the perfect edition for the student or general reader providing, in a single volume, a comprehensive analysis of "Heart of Darkness". The book includes the full text, guiding questions, detailed notes, chapters on the biographical, historical, philosophical and literary background, a detailed commentary and an analysis of critical reaction to the text.
Analysis of an Excerpt of Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe
Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
This section of the book principally focuses on Robinson Crusoe mishaps (misadventures) after their boat got shipwrecked. He is the only survivor of the sailors’ crew. Crusoe then endeavours to get away from the “anger” of the sea and is constrained to learn how to subsist relying upon himself.
Narrative, Nature, and the ‘Cock’ and ‘Bull’ Story: The Lockean Tristram Shandy and the Modern Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Problematic Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Laurence Sterne’s Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760) is one of the first English novels to stray from Aristotle's classical literary structures. Tiller's paper explores how this deviation leads Tristram, in the series of events stemming from his birth, to a more precise imitation of nature than, perhaps, adherence to such guidelines could have procured.
Lord of the Flies by William Golding: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 18. Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Want to understand the characters, themes and be able to develop your own ideas about the book? 80 in-depth questions guide the reader to a deeper understanding of the novel. I Also included a vocabulary activity through using the exercise which picks out key words from the texts for definition a literary terms activity two graphics (plot and character perspectives)
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 10. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of this classic piece of literature? This guide places the novella in its historical context and through more than 80 in-depth questions guides the reader to a deeper understanding of the themes, and characters of the text. Even if you know this text well, you will gain new insights.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: Text and Critical Introduction
Series: Text and Critical Introduction, Book 3. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Want to get to grips with the Middle English in the beautiful poem 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight', understand the historical setting, the structure of the poem, and much more... The author’s aim is to meet the needs of students up to undergraduate level, their teachers, and the general reader so that one of the great works of world literature can be enjoyed.
The General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer: Text and Critical Introduction
Series: Text and Critical Introduction, Book 1. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
The book is virtually unique in providing: the full text in Middle English, an interlinear translation, introductory chapters on the pilgrims and the narrator, guided study questions on each section of the text, a detailed analysis of the frame story and each portrait, a full bibliography and a guide to further reading.
Recreating a Lost World: Henry Williamson and Folkestone 1919-20: fact into fiction
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Williamson's novel 'The Dream of Fair Women' is set in Folkestone in the post-World War I period of 1919, and tells the story of the love affair of the hero Willie Maddison with the desirable Eve Fairfax, the young wife of an army officer living in Folkestone. 'Recreating a Lost World' explores the real Folkestone of that time, identifying the real-life models for fictional characters and more.
Broken Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Catriona MacGregor is content to sit back and be an observer of the life around her, until a recently deceased family friend challenges her to spread her wings. Ian MacKenzie has no time for a serious, committed relationship, but he admits he’s drawn to Cat. Unfortunately, he’s not ready for the intensity they soon share. Can this Highland lassie steer her lad back onto the right path?
'Never Let Me Go' by Kazuo Ishiguro: Narrative Structure and the Ingenuous Narrator
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Dog's Tail Books. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
A 2,800 word academic essay exploring the structure and the use of the first-person narrative voice in Ishiguro's acclaimed novel.
Ready Reference Treatise: Lord of the Flies
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 21 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 42. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Guide books or book notes are primarily written to make students understand the original text better, especially from all those angles which are often overlooked by a casual reader.
James Joyce Reincarnated: The WordGuru, Glen Kealey
Price: Free! Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
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In Canada there lives a most interesting man whose creativity, radical use of language, strange themes and wide range of thought are comparable only to James Joyce in his late period. But what is the difference and the value of Joyce having been a playful, literary author rather than a serious, deadpan guru? This study investigates.