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A Quick Guide to "Agnes Grey"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 10 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 138. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story revolves around the title character, Agnes Grey, who happens to be a governess. This nurse works in many bourgeois families. The story details her experiences, and the behaviour meted out to her by the people she knows.
Handbook to the Legacy & Odyssey of Don QuiXote - Everything the armchair academic needs to know about the greatest novel ever written
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,680. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
If the literally great and good consider Don QuiXote to the best novel ever written then this Handbook is for the culturally curious, who wish to grapple with the greater picture of world literature and its universal meaning. It will also take you briskly through the novel and explain its influence on the English language and European thought, closing with a trip through Castilla-La Mancha.
Quick Guide: Mary Barton
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 7 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 11. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The novel is subtitled “A Tale of Manchester Life.” Though the book was first published anonymously, it came to be known widely that Elizabeth Gaskell was the author of the book.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 100 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 125. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man” by James Weldon Johnson was first published anonymously in 1912 by Sherman, French, and Company in New York.
Quick Guide: The Beach
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 6 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 10. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story is highly inspired by the earlier literary works such as “Heart of Darkness” and “Lord of the Flies.” The story revolves around the adventures of a young Englishman who happens to be in search of a legendary, idyllic beach that is untouched by tourism.
A Quick Guide to "The Beggar's Opera"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 9 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 137. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Beggar Opera” is said to have had the longest run in theater history up to that time. It is said to be Gay’s greatest success and it has been played ever since its first performance.
A Quick Guide to "On the Road"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 8 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 136. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The novel is based on the personal experiences of the author and his friends who traveled across America. “On the Road” is often regarded as a defining work of the postwar Beat Generation. The protagonists of the novel live life against a backdrop of jazz, poetry, and use of drug. They happen to be like wandering hippies.
A Quick Guide to "Bel Canto"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 7 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 135. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
In Italian language “Bel Canto” means “beautiful singing.” There are various other similar constructions in Italian. Bel Canto happens to be an Italian opera term. There are several different meanings and it can be interpreted differently according to the situations it has been used in.
Quick Guide: Goldfinger
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 5 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 9. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Goldfinger” by Ian Fleming was first published in England on 23rd of March 1950. It was published by Jonathan Cape. It was the seventh novel written by Fleming in James Bond series.
A Quick Guide to “Anna Karenina”
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 6 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 134. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
“Anna Karenina” is considered and regarded as one of the best realistic fiction ever written. Even Tolstoy said that “Anna Karenina” was his first true novel, and he added that “War and Peace” was more than a novel.
Quick Guide: Casino Royale
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 4 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 8. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Ian Fleming is known for his James Bond novels. He is one of the most widely read novelists in the young world. “Casino Royale” was the first novel written by Ian Fleming. With the success of this novel, he went on to write further eleven novels and two short story collections.
A Quick Guide to “An Inspector Calls”
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 5 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 133. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
It is a three-act play, and the entire action takes just one night in the year 1912. The Birling family happens to be the focus of the play, and it revolves around them. They are a rich middle-class family. The Birlings live in a luxurious and comfortable house in Brumley, a big industrial city in the north Midlands.
Quick Guide: Silas Marner
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 3 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Although the story is focused on Silas, an individual, the role of the society is also significant. The theme of the individual versus the community is quite significant in the novel. Silas is the title character, but the story is very much about the community of Raveloe in which Silas lives.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Book Thief
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 98 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 123. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Book Thief” was written by Markus Zusak, an Australian novelist. It was a highly successful book when it was published in 2006 for the first time. The story of the novel is narrated by Death. The story is set in Nazi Germany. The narrator explains that he was very busy like Germany was busy.
Quick Guide: Adam Bede
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 2 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Adam Bede” was the first novel written by George Eliot. Actually, George Eliot is the pen name of Mary Ann Evans. The book was first published in 1859. The first edition of the book was published pseudonymously, although Mary Ann Evans was already well published author and an extremely respected scholar of her time.
Of Mice and Men: A Reader's Guide to the John Steinbeck Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This new guide to John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men gives you an in-depth look at this important work, unlocking its confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and helping you uncover all the details that make up the story. Included in this guide: a biography of author John Steinbeck, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, and analysis.
The Great Gatsby: A Reader's Guide to the F. Scott Fitzgerald Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This new guide gives you an in-depth analysis of The Great Gatsby, unlocking its more confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and helping you uncover all the details that make up the story. Included in this guide is a biography of author F. Scott Fitzgerald, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, and detailed chapter summaries and analysis.
A Quick Guide to "Nights at the Circus"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 4 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 132. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story of the novel revolves around the life and exploits of Sophie Fevvers. She would have people believe that she was a Cockney virgin, or perhaps so she was. She was said to be been hatched from an egg laid by unknown parents and ready to develop fully fledged wings.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Spanish Tragedy
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 97 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 122. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Spanish Tragedy” is said to be one of the best Elizabethan tragedies written by Thomas Kyd. It is said to have been written between 1582 and 1592. The play was highly popular in its time, and it created a deep impact on the minds of the readers and viewers.
Quick Guide: Sylvie and Bruno
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 1 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Sylvie and Bruno” revolves around two main plots. One of the plots is set in the real world, and the time is of the Victorian era when the book was published. The second plot is set in the fantasy world of Fairyland.