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A Quick Guide to "The Return of the Native"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 14 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 142. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Return of the Native” by Thomas Hardy was first published in installments, from January to December 1878 in the magazine called Belgravia.
Reader's Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Companion guide to "Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa" by Julie R. Dargis, with Eric James, Ph.D.
Quick Guide: King Solomon's Mines
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 11 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 15. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story revolves around a group of explorers and adventurers who were searching an unexplored region of Africa. Allan Quatermain was the leader of the group. They were searching that region for the missing brother of one of the party.
A Quick Guide to "She"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 13 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 141. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“She” by Sir H. R. Haggard is subtitled “A History of Adventure.” The novel was first published as a series in The Graphic magazine from October 1886 to January 1887.
A Quick Guide to "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 12 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 140. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story of the novel revolves around two youths from city. They are sent to a mountain village to be re-educated while the Cultural Revolution in China was going on.
Quick Guide: The Power and the Glory
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 10 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 14. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The title of the novel is an allusion to the doxology which is often used to end the Lord’s Prayer: "For thine is the kingdom, (and) the power, and the glory, now and forever (or forever and ever), amen."
Quick Guide: Black Like Me
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 9 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 13. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The protagonist and the narrator of the book, John Howard Griffin, is a middle aged white man. He lives in Mansfield, Texas in 1959.
A Quick Guide to "The Good Soldier"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 11 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 139. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The book is set in the time period just before the First World War. The story revolves around the tragedy of Edward Ashburnham. The story chronicles the events which occur in the life of that soldier.
Quick Guide: The Birthmark
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 8 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 12. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a highly romantic short story. The story every masterly explores obsession with human perfection.
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: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“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.