Study Guides: English Literature

A Quick Guide to "The Last Man"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 22 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 150. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Action
“The Last Man” by Mary Shelley was first published in 1826. It is an apocalyptic science fiction novel. The story is set in a world in future. The future world has been ravaged by a plague. The story basically describes the fate of the human generation in future.
A Quick Guide to "Thrones, Dominations"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 23 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 151. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
“Thrones, Dominations” by D. L. Sayers is a mystery novel. It is also one of the series of the novel which present detective Lord Peter Wimsey as the central figure.
A Quick Guide to "The Thirteenth Tale"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 24 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 152. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
“The Thirteenth Tale” by Dane Setterfield was published in 2006. It is a Gothic suspense novel. It is the first published book written by Dane Setterfield.
Quick Guide: The Book of Margery Kempe
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 17 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 153 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
“The Book of Margery Kempe” is said to have been originally written sometimes in the 15th century in English. It is one of the earliest autobiographies written in English.
A Quick Guide to "Bridge to Terabithia"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 25 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 154. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Children’s books » Classics
This is only a guide book for the students and teachers of English Literature. This treatise includes introduction to the book, its history and background, characters, summary, and critical analysis. It does not contain the original text of the novel. “Bridge to Terabithia” by Katherine Paterson was first published in 1977 by Thomas Crowell.
Quick Guide: Vanity Fair
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 18 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 155 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
“Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray was first published in 1848. It happens to be a novel without a hero. The book satirizes the society in early 19th century Britain.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Time Machine
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 103 · Study Guides: 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.”
Quick Guide: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 19 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 157 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” by Tennessee Williams is a Four Act play. It was first enacted in 1955. The play was produced by the Playwrights’ Company. It is known as one of the best known plays written by Tennessee Williams, and it is also said to be the author’s favourite.
Ready Reference Treatise: Invisible Man
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 104 · Study Guides: 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.
A Quick Guide to "Mrs. Dalloway"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 26 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 159. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
“Mrs. Dalloway” by Virginia Woolf was first published on 14th of May 1925. It is one of the most prominent works of Virginia Woolf.
A Quick Guide to "Murder in the Cathedral"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 27 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 160. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Murder in the Cathedral” by T. S. Eliot was first performed in 1935. It is a verse drama that presents the assassination of Archbishop Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170.
Quick Guide: Orlando
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 20 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 161 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
“Orlando” by Virginia Woolf is subtitled “A Biography.” It was first published on 11th of October in 1928. It happens to be a semi-biographical novel. The story is based in part on the life of Virginia Woolf’s lover Vita Sackville West.
A Quick Guide to "The Playboy of the Western World"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 28 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 162. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
“The Playboy of the Western World” by Irish playwright John Millington Synge is a three-act play. The play was first performed on 26th of January, in 1907, at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin. The play is set in Michael James Flaherty’s public house in County Mayo, on the west coast of Ireland, during the early 1900s.
A Quick Guide to "Brokeback Mountain"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 29 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 163. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
“Brokeback Mountain” by Annie Proulx is a short story. This story was first published in The New Yorker on 13th October, 1997. It was subsequently published in its expanded version in Proulx’s 1999 collection of short stories, “Close Range: Wyoming Stories.”
Quick Guide: Blade Runner
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 21 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 164 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Screenplays » Sci-Fi
The story is loosely based on the novel “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” which was written by Philip K. Dick. The screenplay of the film was written by Hampton Fancher and David Peoples.
A Quick Guide to "Carrion Comfort"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 30 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 165. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Classics
The story of the novel focuses on a small fraction of humanity that has got immense psychic powers. The people of that fraction call those powers “The Ability.”
Quick Guide: Major Barbara
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 22 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 166 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play revolves around the title character Major Barbara, who happens to be an officer of the Salvation Army. Her full name is Major Barbara Undershaft.
Place of Women In China
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 167 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
In ancient China, the place of women in the Chinese society was not commendable, for they were compelled to spend their lives under the dominance of the males. There was no gender equality before the Cultural Revolution in China.
Quick Guide: Death Be Not Proud
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 23 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 168 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » College Guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story of the book revolves around struggle of Gunther’s teenage son who was suffering from a brain tumor. It records the boys struggle to overcome the tumor, and his death at the age of seventeen.
A Quick Guide to "The Stranger"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 31 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 169. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The central theme of the novel is existentialism. The story revolves around the central character Meursault, an Algerian. He happens to be a French citizen who lives in North Africa. He is a man of the Mediterranean, though he hardly partakes of the traditional Mediterranean culture.
Place of Women In Pakistan
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 170 · A Quick Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs
It is generally said that the women in Pakistan do not enjoy the rights and status which they deserve like the women in most of the countries in the other parts of the world, but it is not so. The modern Pakistani women enjoy a better status than most Muslim women in any other part of the world.
Ready Reference Treatise: Arcadia
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 105 · Study Guides: 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.
Literature Help: "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 32 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 173. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
The story is set in the war zone. Jordan, the central character, is on an assignment to blow a bridge, working with the guerrilla fighters. During the course of events, he comes across Maria, a guerrilla fighter, whose parents had been killed by the Fascist soldiers and she had been raped by a group of soldiers.
Literature Help: "Gone with the Wind"
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 174 · A Quick Guide, Book 34. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » American
Scarlett O’Hara happens to be the spoiled daughter of a rich plantation owner. The story presents her experiences. She uses every means which she has to come out of the poverty which she finds herself in after Sherman’s “March to the Sea.”