Study Guides: English Literature

Ready Reference Treatise: Evelina
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 78 · Study Guides: 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 Guides: English Literature, Book 101. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » 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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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 Guides: English Literature, Book 104. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » 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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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 Guides: English Literature, Book 108. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » 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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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.
Summaries of 25 Classics: An Anthology
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 111. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,290. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
This book includes the introduction and summary of 25 all time best classics. Most of these books are prescribed in the academic institutions in various parts of the world, so the present book is sure to prove a great help to the students and teachers of English Literature.
Ready Reference Treatise: Hamlet
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 89 · Study Guides: 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 Guides: 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.
Common Errors that Writers Commit
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 114. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 . Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Language experience approach
The other day, I wrote a few sentences on the board and then tried to find the reactions of the students. The students were quite new to such word play, and they seemed to be amused. I let them read these sentences and then told them what each sentence meant.
80 Classic Poems Summarized & Analyzed
Series: Poetry Guides, Book 10 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 115. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,280. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
In this book I have included the summary and analyses of some of the best poems written by various famous poets in different eras. Having gone through this book, I believe, that your understanding of poetry will definitely be enhanced.
Ready Reference Treatise: How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 91 · Study Guides: 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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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 Guides: English Literature, Book 121. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » 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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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 Guides: 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.