Ready Reference Treatises

Ready Reference Treatise: Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 1 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 22. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe is an anti slavery novel; it was first published in America in 1852. Uncle Tom’s Cabin is also known as “Life among the Lowly”. It is believed that this was the novel which paved the way to the revolutionary changes in the American society and it helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Piano Lesson
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 2 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 23. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
The Piano Lesson brought Wilson both name and fame. It won the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for drama in the year 1990. August Wilson began to be recognized as one of the best American playwrights.
Ready Reference Treatise: Our Town
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 3 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 24. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
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Ready Reference Treatise: The Importance of Being Earnest
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 4 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 25. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde is a trivial comedy which calls the attention of serious people.
Ready Reference Treatise: Oedipus Rex
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 5 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 26. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
Oedipus Rex or Oedipus the King is one of the most famous Athenian tragedies by the Greek playwright Sophocles.
Ready Reference Treatise: A & P
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 6 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 27. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
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Ready Reference Treatise: The Dumb Waiter
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 7 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 28. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
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Ready Reference Treatise: Babylon Revisited
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 8 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 29. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Curricula
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Ready Reference Treatise: The Great Gatsby
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 9 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 30. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Curricula, Fiction » Classics
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Ready Reference Treatise: Herzog
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 10 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 31. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
In his book Herzog, Saul Bellow has presented the account which is believed to be autobiographical. Some critics believe that we can find a lot about Saul Bellow’s personal life from his book “Herzog.”
Ready Reference Treatise: The Red Badge of Courage
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 11 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 32. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
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Ready Reference Treatise: The Call of the Wild
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 12 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 33. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
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Ready Reference Treatise: The Year of Magical Thinking
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 13 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 34. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,250. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Fiction » Classics
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Ready Reference Treatise: An Enemy of the People
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 14 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 35. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
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Ready Reference Treatise: A Clergyman's Daughter
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 15 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 36. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Educational, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
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Ready Reference Treatise: A Border Passage
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 16 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 37. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides, Fiction » Classics
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Ready Reference Treatise: Of Mice and Men
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 17 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 38. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
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Ready Reference Treatise: Waiting for Godot
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 18 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 39. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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Ready Reference Treatise: Things Fall Apart
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 19 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 40. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
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Ready Reference Treatise: The God of Small Things
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 20 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 41. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
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Ready Reference Treatise: Lord of the Flies
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 21 · 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
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Ready Reference Treatise: 1984
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 22 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 43. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Educational, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
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Ready Reference Treatise: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 23 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 44. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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Ready Reference Treatise: Animal Farm
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 24 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 45. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
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Ready Reference Treatise: Coming Up for Air
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 25 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 46. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Ready Reference Treatise: Burmese Days
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 26 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 47. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
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Ready Reference Treatise: Down and Out in Paris and London
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 27 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 48. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
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Ready Reference Treatise: Across Five Aprils
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 28 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 49. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
“Across Five Aprils” can be evaluated as one of the best English novels, if not the best, ever written combining the history of a nation and the history of a family.
Ready Reference Treatise: All the King's Men
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 29 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 50. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
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Ready Reference Treatise:The Road to Wigan Pier
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 30 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 51. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
George Orwell had spent a fair amount of time in the bleak industrial heartlands of the West Midlands, Yorkshire, and Lancashire. He had seen and understood the life of the working class people.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Doll’s House
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 31 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 52. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
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Ready Reference Treatise: Brand
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 32 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 53. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
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Ready Reference Treatise: The Grapes of Wrath
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 33 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 54. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The Joads do not lose their dignity and they continue to possess the kindness which is so precious to them.
Ready Reference Treatise: East of Eden
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 34 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 55. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Educational
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Ready Reference Treatise: Tortilla Flat
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 35 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 56. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
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Ready Reference Treatise: Cannery Row
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 36 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 57. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Ready Reference Treatise: The Winter of Our Discontent
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 37 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 58. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
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Ready Reference Treatise: Travels with Charley, In Search of America
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 38 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 59. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
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Ready Reference Treatise: All My Sons
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 39 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 60. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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Ready Reference Treatise: No Longer at Ease
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 40 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 61. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
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Ready Reference Treatise: The Crucible
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 41 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 62. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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Ready Reference Treatise: Death of a Salesman
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 42 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 63. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
"Death of a Salesman" is one of the finest plays ever written by an American writer. The story revolves around the struggles and conflicts of the members of a family, and how it ends in a tragedy. This short treatise critically analyzes the novel, its characters and other significant elements.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Death in the Family
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 43 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 64. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The book “A Death in the Family” by James Agee is an autobiographical novel. The story is set in Knoxville, Tennessee. Agee started writing the book in the year 1948 but even at the time of his death in the year 1955 the book was not quite complete.
Ready Reference Treatise: The American
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 44 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 65. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
“The American” by Henry James was first published as a serial in the magazine The Atlantic Monthly between 1876 and 1877. It was later published as a book in 1877.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Ambassadors
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 45 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 66. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The Ambassadors written by Henry James was published in 1903. It was earlier published as a serial in the North American Review.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Man for All Seasons
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 46 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 67. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“A Man for All Season” in its early form had been written for BBC Radio in the year 1954, and its one hour live television version was made in the year 1957. Finally, Bolt worked on it and wrote it for the stage.
Ready Reference Treatise: American Dream
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 47 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 68. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
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Ready Reference Treatise: Washington Square
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 48 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 69. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Washington Square, by Henry James, is a tragicomedy written in a very simple style. The story revolves around a daughter and her father. The daughter is dull but sweet and the father is quite brilliant and highly authoritative.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Hunger Games
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 49 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 70. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Action
“The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins is one of the best young adult novels ever written. The book was first published on 14th of September in the year 2008. It was first published in hardcover by Scholastic.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Turn of the Screw
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 50 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 71. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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Ready Reference Treatise: All the Pretty Horses
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 51 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 72. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
The novel “All the Pretty Horses” by Cormac McCarthy was first published by Alfred A Knopf in the year 1992.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Clockwork Orange
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 52 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 73. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
It is a dystopian novel written by British author Anthony Burgess. The book was first published in 1962.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 53 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 74. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Shakespeare
Who could have thought that the vast and enchanting English literature and the English speaking world would be indebted to a person who had no academic higher education? Yes, William Shakespeare is the person who gave a new direction to the literary world and the academic pursuits all over the world.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 54 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 75. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
“A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court” is a comic satire which reveals the sixth century England and it medieval culture through the perspective of the central character Hank Morgan.
Ready Reference Treatise: Much Ado about Nothing
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 55 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 76. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Who could have thought that the vast and enchanting English literature and the English speaking world would be indebted to a person who had no academic higher education? Yes, William Shakespeare is the person who gave a new direction to the literary world and the academic pursuits all over the world.
Ready Reference Treatise: As You Like It
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 56 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 77. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“As You Like it” by William Shakespeare is a pastoral comedy. It is presumed that the play was written between 1599 and 1600. The play is said to be highly inspired by “Rosalynde” which was written by Thomas Lodge. “Rosalynde” was the early prose romance.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Passage to India
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 57 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 78. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The book “A Passage to India” by E. M. Forster is based on the subject of the relationship between the East and West. The story is set against the backdrop of the British Raj in India and it moves along the Independence movement in India in the 1920s.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Room with a View
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 58 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 79. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
“A Room with a View” by E. M. Forster was first published in 1908. The story revolves around a young woman living in the repressed culture of Edwardian England.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Streetcar Named Desire
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 59 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 80. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
Blanche comes from a very refined background. The Old South is gradually dying. They have lost their ancestral house and land. The life in New Orleans seems to be of low standard to Blanche. She can’t accept the world of the New South.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Tale of Two Cities
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 60 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 81. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
“A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens is a masterpiece. The story is set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution.
Ready Reference Treatise: Atlas Shrugged
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 61 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 82. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
“Atlas Shrugged" was Rand’s fourth and last novel. It was first published in 1957. It was her longest novel. Rand considered “Atlas Shrugged” to be her magnum opus in novel writing.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Assistant
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 62 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 83. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The novel “The Assistant” is the second novel written by Bernard Malamud. The story is set in the working class neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Awakening
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 63 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 84. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
“The Awakening” by Kate Chopin is considered to be her best work. It was first published in 1899. The story is set in New Orleans and the Southern Louisiana coast at the end of the 19th century.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 64 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 85. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
“The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” by Ernest J. Gaines was first published in the year 1971. The story revolves around the struggles of African American.
Ready Reference Treatise: Barn Burning
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 65 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 86. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
“Barn Burning” by William Faulkner is a short story. The story was first published in the year 1939 in Harper’s.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Bean Trees
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 66 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 87. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
“The Bean Trees” was the first book written by Barbara Kingsolver. It was first published in 1988. The story revolves around Taylor Greer, the protagonist of the novel. She happens to be a native of Kentucky. She finds herself in Oklahoma near Cherokee territory.
Ready Reference Treatise: Darkness at Noon
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 67 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 88. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
“Darkness at Noon” by Arthur Koestler was first published in 1940. It is considered as his best known work.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Bluest Eye
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 68 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 89. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
“The Bluest Eye” by Nobel Prize winning American author Toni Morrison was first published in 1970. While writing this novel, Toni Morrison was teaching at Howard University and raising her two sons on her own.
Ready Reference Treatise: Black Boy
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 69 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 90. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
“Black Boy” by Richard Wright is an autobiographical novel. It describes the author's struggles in the society where color discrimination was the main obstacle in the way of social and economic success.
Ready Reference Treatise: Beloved
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 70 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 91. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
“Beloved” by the Nobel Prize winning American writer Toni Morrison was first published in 1987. The story is set during and after the Civil War in America, between 1861 and 1865. An African-American slave, Margaret Garner, is the source of inspiration for the story.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Black Prince
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 71 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 93. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
“The Black Prince” by Iris Murdoch was first published in the year 1973. It was the author’s fifteenth novel. The title alludes to Hamlet.
Ready Reference Treatise: Bless Me, Ultima
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 72 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 94. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“Bless Me, Ultima” by Rudolfo Anaya was first published in 1972. It is considered to be one of the most widely read and critically acclaimed novel in the Chicano literary canon.
Ready Reference Treatise: Bleak House
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 73 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 95. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Bleak House” is one of the most famous novels written by Charles Dickens. It was first published in twenty monthly installments from March 1852 to 1853.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Comedy of Errors
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 74 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 96. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Shakespeare
The play derives the major part of its humour from mistaken identity and slapstick. Word play and pun happen to be equally powerful in this play.
Ready Reference Treatise: Bread Givers
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 75 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 97. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
“Bread Givers” by Anzia Yezierska was first published in 1925. The story of the novel revolves around the growth of a Jewish American girl. Her immigrant parents are originally from Poland. The story presents the complete details of her growing up in that house-hold.
Ready Reference Treatise: Breath, Eyes, Memory
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 76 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 98. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“Breath, Eyes, Memory” was the first novel by Edwidge Danticat. At the time of the publication of this novel, she was only twenty five years old.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Book of the City of Ladies
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 77 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 99. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
“The Book of the City of Ladies, published in 1405, is said to be the most famous literary work of the author Christine de Pizan.
Ready Reference Treatise: Evelina
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 78 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 100. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
“Evelina” is an epistolary novel, in three volumes. Evelina the title character happens to be the daughter of a dissipated English aristocrat, but she is not acknowledged as the legitimate daughter.
Ready Reference Treatise: Pamela
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 79 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 101. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
“Pamela” by Samuel Richardson is also titled “Virtue Rewarded.” It is an epistolary novel. The book was first published in 1740. The story revolves around a maid servant named Pamela Andrews.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Homecoming
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 80 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 102. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“The Homecoming” by Nobel laureate Harold Pinter is a two-act play. It was written in 1964. The play was first published in the year 1965.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Country Wife
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 81 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 103. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“The Country Wife” by William Wycherley is a Restoration comedy. It was written in the year 1675. Since the play was written during the early Restoration period, it presents and aristocratic and anti-puritan ideology.
Ready Reference Treatise: Wide Sargasso Sea
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 82 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 104. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
“Wide Sargasso Sea” appears to be acting as a prequel to Jane Eyre written by Charlotte Bronte. The story of the novel “Wide Sargasso Sea” revolves around Antoinette Cosway (who was known as Bertha Mason in Bronte’s novel “Jane Eyre”).
Ready Reference Treatise: Endgame
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 83 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 105. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“Endgame” by Samuel Beckett was originally written in French language, and it was titled “Fin de partie.” This one act play has been written in a style that happens to be associated with the Theatre of the Absurd.
Ready Reference Treatise: Robinson Crusoe
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 84 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 106. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
It is a fictional autobiography of Robinson Crusoe, who happens to be a castaway. Crusoe is compelled to spend twenty eight years on a remote island near Trinidad, the West Indies.
Ready Reference Treatise: Under the Net
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 85 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 107. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
“Under the Net” was the first novel written by Iris Murdoch. It was published in 1954. The story is set in London and Paris.
Ready Reference Treatise: Gulliver's Travels
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 86 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 108. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Educational
“Gulliver’s Travels” by Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift was first published in the year 1726.
Ready Reference Treatise: Coriolanus
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 87 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 109. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Shakespeare
When exactly the play “Coriolanus” was enacted first is not known, however, according to the most of the scholars, the play was launched somewhere between 1605 and 1610. Some others try to emphasize that the play was first staged in probably 1608 or 1609.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Poisonwood Bible
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 88 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 110. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
First of all, the title “The Poisonwood Bible” draws the attention of the readers. It is not only appropriate but also indispensable.
Ready Reference Treatise: Hamlet
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 89 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 112. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Shakespeare
Hamlet’s character is the expression of overwhelming grief to seething rage. Sometimes there is real madness and sometimes it is feigned.
Ready Reference Treatise: Midnight’s Children
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 90 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 113. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
“Midnight’s Children” by Salman Rushdie is said to be one of the most widely read book in the 20th century.
Ready Reference Treatise: How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 91 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 116. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The story is narrated from the reverse chronological order. It has been narrated from shifting perspectives.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Christmas Carol
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 92 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 117. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
The story revolves around the central character Ebenezer Scrooge. He happens to be a stingy and irascible character. With the progression of the story, he goes through ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Delicate Balance
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 93 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 118. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“A Delicate Balance” by Edward Albee is a remarkable play, highly acclaimed and admired. It first premiered in the year 1966. The play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in the year 1967. It was the first of the three Pulitzer Prizes which Edward Albee received for his literary creations.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Wrinkle in Time
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 94 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 119. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
“A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle is a science fantasy. The book was first published in the year 1962. The story of the novel revolves around a young girl. Her father happens to be a government scientist. His father had been working on a mysterious project called a tesseract, but one day he goes missing.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Prayer for Owen Meany
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 95 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 120. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Action
“A Prayer for Owen Meany” by John Irving was first published in 1989. It happens to be the seventh published novel by the author. The story revolves around John Wheelwright and his best friend Owen Meany. Both of them grow up together in a small town in New England during 1950s and 1960s.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Big Sleep
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 96 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 121. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
“The Big Sleep” by Raymond Chandler is a crime novel. It was published in 1939. This was the first novel which presented detective Philip Marlowe. Two movies have already made on this novel, the first was made in 1946 and the second in 1978.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Spanish Tragedy
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 97 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 122. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“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.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Book Thief
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 98 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 123. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » General
“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.
Ready Reference Treatise: Henry IV Part I
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 99 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 124. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
The play describes in complete detail a period of history that begins with Hotspur's battle at Homildon against the Douglas late in 1402 and ends with the defeat of the rebels at Shrewsbury in the middle of 1403. Both general audiences and critics have admired the play.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 100 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 125. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
“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.
Ready Reference Treatise: Bird by Bird
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 101 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 126. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
“Bird by Bird” by Anne Lamott was first published in 1994. It is considered her best-known work. The book is inspired by the author’s own personal relationships.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Catcher in the Rye
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 102 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 127. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
“The Catcher in the Rye” by J. D. Salinger was first published in 1951. It is said to be one of the best novels written by Salinger. The book was originally published only for adult readers, but over the years it began to be popular with adolescent readers because the themes of teenage angst and alienation appeal to young readers.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Time Machine
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 103 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 156. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
“The Time Machine” by H. G. Wells was first published in 1895. It is a science fiction novella. The credit of popularizing the scientific concept of time travel goes to “The Time Machine.”
Ready Reference Treatise: Invisible Man
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 104 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 158. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » General
“Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison was first published in 1952. It was published by Random House. The story explores many of the social and intellectual issues which face African Americans in the early 20th century. The plot also deals very effectively with the notion of Black Nationalism. It describes the relationship between black identity and Marxism.
Ready Reference Treatise: Arcadia
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 105 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 171. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
“Arcadia” by Tom Stoppard is a famous play written in 1993. The play revolves around the relationship between past and present and between order and disorder and the certainty of knowledge.
Ready Reference Treatise: The White Tiger
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 106 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 187. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The story is told through a retrospective narration by Balram Halwai. He is a village boy. The novel follows this village boy’s first journey to Delhi where he works as driver of a rich landlord. From there he goes to Bangalore. He kills his master in Delhi and flees from there.
Ready Reference Treatise: Middlemarch
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 107 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 188. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The novel "Middlemarch"describes in detail that the choice of an occupation by which one earns a living is also very important issue. The author very clearly points to the consequences of making wrong choices in life.
Ready Reference Treatise: Mother Courage and Her Children
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 108 · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The play is not set in modern times. It is set during the Thirty Years’ War of 1618-1648. The play revolves around a wily canteen woman, nicknamed Mother Courage. She works with the Swedish Army. She is quite courageous and she has decided to make her living from the war.
Ready Reference Treatise: Yonnondio: From the Thirties
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 109 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 246. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The book describes the lives of the Holbrook family. It shows their struggle to survive during the 1920s. They happen to be a working class family. The book also deals with the themes of motherhood, socioeconomic order, and pre-depression era. When the book was first published, it was published as an unfinished piece of writing.
Ready Reference Treatise: Little Women
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 110 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 251. Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
“Little Women” was particularly written for female readers; however, it became equally popular with male readers. True love, work, and domesticity are the three noticeable themes of the novel. These three themes are interdependent.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Caretaker
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 111 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 263. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
According to Harold Pinter, he wrote “The Caretaker” while he and his wife were living in Chiswick. There are some events in the play which clearly seem to be drawn on those events which had taken place in Pinter’s own life at the time.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Remains of the Day
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 112 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 266. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The story revolves around Steven’s professional and personal relationship with Miss Kenton, his former colleague and the housekeeper.
Ready Reference Treatise: Disgrace
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 113 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 267. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The story very descriptively deals with the country’s changing scenario. There is a third person narrator, David Lurie, whose narration dominates the major part of the story.
Ready Reference Treatise: Child of the Dark
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 115 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 293. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
The author had a very difficult childhood. It was full of prejudice and ostracism and there were several reasons for that. There were several things which were against her in that prejudiced society.
Ready Reference Treatise: Juno and the Paycock
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
There was a treaty signed between the IRA and the British government that allowed the self governance of sixteen out of twenty two counties.The treaty was signed in the year 1921. It was, however, a controversial treaty. The die-hard Republicans demanded the independence of all of Ireland.
Ready Reference Treatise: Alas, Babylon
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
The most significant theme of the novel is war. Several other themes such as survival, cooperation, perseverance, community, and hope have been explored very efficiently in the novel.
Ready Reference Treatise: Flowers for Algernon
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Charlie Gordon happens to be the first human test subject for the surgery. He writes a series of progress reports and tells the story. There are several moral and ethical themes in the novel.
Ready Reference Treatise: Look Back In Anger
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Jimmy Porter is an educated and intelligent young man of working class; he is highly dissatisfied. Alison is his wife; she is from upper middle class, but she is quite impassive.
Ready Reference Treatise: Midaq Alley
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The book “Zuqaq al Midaq” was first published in Arabic, in Egypt, in the year 1847. Midaq Ally is a back street in Cairo, Egypt. The place teems with crowds. It is presented as a microcosm of the world.
Ready Reference Treatise: Pedro Paramo
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the greatest admirers of the book. He admitted once during an interview that he was greatly inspired by “Pedro Paramo.” He said that having written his first four books, he felt blocked and he was not able to write anything. He discovered “Pedro Paramo” in 1961 and read it.
Ready Reference Treatise: Shabanu
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The story takes place in Pakistan. The country had become an independent nation in 1947, after the departure of the British from British India. Before the colonists left India, they divided the British India into two parts, India and Pakistan.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Secret Life of Bees
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Sue Monk Kidd had started writing “The Secret Life of Bees” as a short story in 1993. After several years, she decided to convert this short story into a novel.
Ready Reference Treatise: Shantaram
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The story revolves around a convicted Australian bank robber and heroin addict. That convict happens to have escaped from Pentridge Prison and reached Bombay, India.
Ready Reference Treatise: Walk Two Moons
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Sharon Creech had originally intended to write it as a follow-up to her earlier novel “Absolutely Normal Chaos,” but when she began writing the novel, her idea changed.
Ready Reference Treatise: Cloud Nine
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The first act of the play is set in British colonial Africa in the Victorian era, and the second act is set in a London park in 2979. The time period between these two acts is twenty-five years which pass for the characters of the play.
Ready Reference Treatise: Death and the King's Horseman
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The incident had taken place in Nigeria during the British colonial rule. There was an important native chief who was going to commit ritual suicide, but he was prevented from doing so by the colonial authorities.
Ready Reference Treatise: Woyzeck
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“Woyzeck” by Georg Buchner was first published in 1879. The author had left it incomplete when he died, but several writers, editors, and translators finished the play after the death of the playwright.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Professor's House
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
According the author, she first completed writing the centerpiece “Tom Outland’s Story,” and then wrote the other two sections “The Family” and “The Professor.”
Ready Reference Treatise: Death and the Maiden
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“Death and the Maiden” is considered to be the playwright’s most renowned and influential play. The play deals with several significant themes such as politics, war, democracy, political and social stability, etc.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Coquette
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
The story is also titled “The History of Eliza Wharton.” It is an epistolary novel. The novel was finally published under the author’s name only in 1856, sixteen years after the death of Hannah Webster Foster’s death.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Fault In Our Stars
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Hazel Grace Lancaster, a sixteen years old cancer patient, is the narrator of the novel. The story revolves around this central character. Hazel is compelled by her parents to join a support group.
Ready Reference Treatise: Bless the Beasts and Children
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The boys get united to stop a buffalo hunt. The novel describes several significant elements of American society in the late 1960s. The story covers 192 pages. Several of the themes transcend time and space.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Color of Water
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The conflicting emotions are highly effective in the autobiography. The author continued to find out who he really was. Likewise, the author’s mother describes the hardships she had to go through as a white Jewish woman.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
The story revolves around John Singer who can neither speak nor listen. The novel details his life and the people he comes across in a 1930s mill town in the state of Georgia, in the United States.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Vicar of Wakefield
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Literature » Urban
The novelist was said to be going through a period of personal duress while writing the novel. He was under immense amount of emotional strain because of his financial condition.
Ready Reference Treatise: Hard Times
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The book presents a highly descriptive portrayal of English society and the social and economic hardships which the people had to face.
Ready Reference Treatise: Hiroshima
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » War
“Hiroshima” by John Hersey was originally published in The New Yorker. The book was originally going to be published over four issues.
Ready Reference Treatise: House Made of Dawn
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The author has used several oral tales and his personal imagination in this novel to very emphatically pass on the stories his Kiowa fathers had told him when he was a child.
Ready Reference Treatise: Homecoming
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,230. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The characters of the Tillerman children in “Homecoming” are inspired from the author’s childhood experiences. She had been almost deprived of the privation. She molds most of the characters in this novel on the basis of her experiences during her childhood.
Ready Reference Treatise: Interpreter of Maladies
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
“Interpreter of Maladies” by Indian American author Jhumpa Lahiri was first published in 1999. It is a collection of nine short stories. The book proved to be highly successful and it received numerous favorable reviews.
Ready Reference Treatise: Iola Leroy
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The book also deals with several serious issues of education for women, miscegenation, abolition, passing, temperance, and social responsibility.
Ready Reference Treatise: The King Must Die
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The author has created a plausible story based on archaeological and anthropological premises. The author believes that it may have developed into the myth.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Hiding Place
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
While John and Elizabeth Sherrill were busy doing their research for the book “God’s Smuggler,” they got the idea of a book on Corrie ten Boom’s life.
Ready Reference Treatise: Cyrano de Bergerac
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
It is a verse drama written in rhyming couplets. Each line has twelve syllables. The verse form is very similar to the Alexandrine formant, but the lines often have a lack of caesura.
Ready Reference Treatise: Left to Tell
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The Rwandan Genocide had taken place in 1994. The book was published 12 years after that tragedy. The genocide was so horrible that it claimed about one million lives in only one hundred days.
Ready Reference Treatise: Equus
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Once, a seventeen years old boy had blinded six horses in a small town near Suffolk. When Peter Shaffer heard about this crime, he got inspired to write the present play.
Ready Reference Treatise: Educating Rita
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
It is regarded as Willy Russell’s one of the most regarded works. It is also considered to be one of the most popular works for the drama theatre in the late 20th century.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Hero of Our Time
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The novel has three major narrators. The first narrator is an unnamed young officer in the Russian army. He happens to be travelling through the Caucasus Mountains. During his journey he documents his travel detains to be published later.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The story primarily explicitly describes the author’s own experience under dictator Rafael Trujillo in his ancestral homeland.
Ready Reference Treatise: Chinese Cinderella
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
She had published her autobiography in 1997. “Chinese Cinderella” is a revised version of part of that autobiography. The autobiography was titled “Falling Leaves.”
Ready Reference Treatise: The Devil's Arithmetic
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Hannah finds herself in a death camp that is thought to be Auschwitz. She begins to live the life of a girl named Chaya in the concentration camp. At this point, she realizes how important it is to know about the past.
Ready Reference Treatise: Devil In a Blue Dress
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The story of the novel revolves around the central character Ezekiel “Easy” Rawlins, and how he is transformed from a day laborer into a detective.
Ready Reference Treatise: Joseph Andrews
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It is considered to be one of the first novels in the English language. The author defined the novel as a comic epic poem in prose.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Lovely Bones
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The novel was critically acclaimed and proved to be an instant bestseller. The unique plot and story of the novel pulled the attention of most of the famous critics and reviewers from around the world.
Ready Reference Treatise: Lucy
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The novel opens in medias res. Lucy is born and brought up in the West Indies. She moves to the United States to become an au pair for a wealthy white family. Lucy’s story seems to be highly inspired by the own experiences of Jamaica Kincaid.
Ready Reference Treatise: Maestro
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The author, like the central character Paul, is originally from Southern Australia. He happens to have completed high school in Darwin before going to the University of Adelaide.
Ready Reference Treatise: Persepolis
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Historical fiction
The novel describes the author’s childhood up to her early adult life in Iran. It was the period during and after the Islamic revolution in Iran.
Ready Reference Treatise: Phaedra
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Ancient & Classical
The story of the play revolves around Phaedra, wife of King Theseus of Athens, and her insatiable lust for her stepson, Hippolytus.
Ready Reference Treatise: Rhinoceros
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / French
The play is set in a small provincial French town. Over the course of the three acts of the play, the inhabitants of this small town turn into rhinoceroses.
Ready Reference Treatise: Salome
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Ancient & Classical
It is a one act play that tells the Biblical story of Salome, who was the stepdaughter of the tetrarch Herod Antipas.
Ready Reference Treatise: Slaughterhouse Five
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The story revolves around a soldier named Billy Pilgrim. It describes his experiences during the Second World War. “Slaughterhouse Five” is considered as most influential and popular work of the author.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Secret River
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The novel is about an early 19th century Englishman who was transported to Australia on the charge of theft.
Ready Reference Treatise: I Will Marry When I Want
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The play is set in Post Independence Kenya. It illustrates the legacies of colonialism and innumerable difficulties which the Kenyans faced after the successful overthrow of British colonial rule.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Separate Peace
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The story extensively explores some of the most important themes such as patriotism, morality, and loss of innocence. Gene is the narrator of the story.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Cherry Orchard
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
The first production of the play was directed by Constantine Stanislavski. The playwright had originally intended it to be a comedy, but it does have some elements of tragedy.
Ready Reference Treatise: Tell Me a Riddle
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Through this book, the author seems to be very clearly providing a voice to the voiceless. She also shows marginalized stereotypes as complex individuals.
Ready Reference Treatise: Dead Man Walking
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
She was a spiritual advisor to two convicted murderers who were waiting death sentence. The present book is based on her experiences while she was working as a spiritual advisor.
Ready Reference Treatise: Dicey's Song
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Cynthia Voigt, the author of the present novel, was the second child in the family of six. She was brought up in a well off family. Her parents could afford to send her to an exclusive private school in Wellesley, Massachusetts, near her family home in Boston.
Ready Reference Treatise: Farewell to Manzanar
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » American
The book presents what they went through before, during, and after they were relocated to the Manzanar camp. They had to go through these experiences because of the U. S. Government’s internment of Japanese-Americans during the war.
Ready Reference Treatise: Kokoro
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The novel describes in great details the transition from the Japanese Meiji society to the modern era. The story is presented through the exploration of the friendship between a young man and an older man he calls ‘Sensei’ or ‘teacher.’
Ready Reference Treatise: The Circle
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Some scholars and critics have admired the novel because it very relevantly presents the influx of technology in the present society but there are some other critics who believe that it is not a healthy sign.
Ready Reference Treatise: Johnny Got His Gun
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The author had got the idea to write this novel early in the 1930s. It was inspired after reading an article about the Prince of Wales’s visit to a Canadian veterans hospital to see the condition of a soldier who had lost his limbs and senses.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Joys of Motherhood
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This tragic story revolves around Ngu-Ego, the daughter of Nwokocha Agbadi and Ona. Ngu-Ego’s mother, Ona, also had a bad fate with childbearing.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Killer Angels
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The story describes the four days of the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War. On 30th of June, 1863, both the Union and the Confederacy troops move into battle near the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Ready Reference Treatise: Kindred
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
There are few science fiction works about slavery, and that is what makes “Kindred” a unique book. The first person narrative also makes it unique among the science fiction books on the subject of slavery.
Ready Reference Treatise: Looking for Alaska
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The central character, Miles, navigates the new adolescent world of the school. He makes friends, pranks with the wealthy day students, and finds romance. He searches for The Great Perhaps.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Land
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The story revolves around the life of Paul-Edward Logan. He happens to be the son of a white man and a black woman. At the end of the main story, there are three entries in the book from Paul’s journal.
Ready Reference Treatise: Legs
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The story is told from the lawyer’s perspective. “Legs” is in one sense the story of a notorious criminal who had all his life cheated people, stole, seduced women, laundered money, and dealt in drugs.
Ready Reference Treatise: My Brother Sam Is Dead
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The author had particularly written this novel to recreate a particular moment in the Civil War. The story has been presented from a child’s viewpoint. However, the book is sometimes offensive.
Ready Reference Treatise: Nisa
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Marjorie came across her future husband, Melvin Konner, at Brooklyn College. She went with him to the Dobe region of Africa, in 1969, where Melvin was doing his doctoral research.
Ready Reference Treatise: Nectar In a Sieve
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The story revolves around the central character, Rukmani, the daughter of the village headman, and her husband, Nathan, a tenant farmer. The title of the novel has been taken from the famous line written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge in his poem ‘Work without Hope.’
Ready Reference Treatise: Sarah’s Key
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
In the first plot there is a girl named Sarah Starzynski. She is a ten-year old Jewish girl. She is born in Paris. During the Vel’ Hiv Roundup, she and her parents are arrested.
Ready Reference Treatise: Obasan
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The novel teems with highly emphatic imagery of stones, silence, and streams. The imagery is noticeable throughout the story. Throughout the story there is the presence of highly interesting dreams.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Man of Mode
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Dorimant is the central character and the protagonist of the play. Sir Fopling is there in the subtitle of the play, but he is only one of the many minor characters in the play.
Ready Reference Treatise: Hedda Gabler
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Hedda is the titular character. Her role is considered to be one of the greatest dramatic roles in the world of theatre. Different scholars have reviewed Hedda’s character from several different angles.
Ready Reference Treatise: Tartuffe
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / French
It is said to be one of the most famous comedies composed by Moliere. The major characters, Elmire and Organ are considered to be among the greatest theatrical characters.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Sandman
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This story appeared in the author’s collection called “The Night Pieces” in 1817. The story has been interpreted by various authors, scholars, and reviewers from time to time over the years.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Million Little Pieces
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story revolves around his life and how he copes with rehabilitation. He is given a twelve steps treatment at a rehabilitation center.
Ready Reference Treatise: Out of Africa
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
There is highly descriptive presentation of the African colonial life during the last decades of the British Empire. The author first wrote the book in English and then rewrote it in Danish language.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Phantom Tollbooth
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
The story revolves around a young boy named Milo. He is bored. One day, in the afternoon, he unexpectedly finds a magic tollbooth in his bedroom when he comes back home from school. Since he does not have anything better to do, he decides to drive through the tollbooth in his small toy car.