Study Guides: English Literature

Literature Help: Light In August
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 176 · A Quick Guide, Book 36. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » History
The story is set in the writers’ present day. It happens to be the interwar period. The story revolves around two strangers who visit Jefferson, Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, at different times. It is a fictional county which is based on Faulkner’s home, Lafayette County, Mississippi.
Quick Guide: Number the Stars
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 25 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 177 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » European » Europe / Scandinavia
“Number the Stars” by Lois Lowry one of the most highly acclaimed historical novels. The story is set during the Nazi occupation of Denmark. The German forces have occupied Denmark for three years. Like in other neighboring countries, they have started hunting the Jews in Denmark, their businesses are being closed.
Literature Help: Blood Wedding
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 178 · A Quick Guide, Book 37. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
It is often said that the play "Blood Wedding" is inspired by a real life incident. The author, Lorca, is said to have read about a sensational crime in the Madrid daily ABC in 1928. Almost similar incident is presented in the play, with the help of several fictionalized other events.
Quick Guide: Woman In Mind
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 26 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 179 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“Woman In Mind” by Alan Ayckbourn is definitely one of the best plays written by him. It was his 32nd play. It is uniquely original play that deals with a subject matter that is not very common. The play has two settings: a real world and an imaginary world.
Literature Help: If I Were You
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 180 · A Quick Guide, Book 38. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
"If I Were You" revolves around an unhappy married couple, Mal and Jill. They are provided a chance to understand each other by discovering, quite literally, what either of them would do “If I were you.” In fact, the play provides them a chance to swap their bodies for some time.
Literature Help: Lady Windermere's Fan
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 181 · A Quick Guide, Book 39. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The story revolves around the title character, Lady Windermere. She comes to know that her husband may be having an affair with another woman. Lady Windermere decides to confront her husband and so she does, but instead of feeling guilty or ashamed her husband invites the other woman, Mrs. Erlynne, to his wife’s birthday ball.
Literature Help: The Zoo Story
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 40 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 182. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“The Zoo Story” is focused on a conversation between Peter and Jerry. Peter is a middle class publishing executive, and Jerry is an eccentric transient. Peter and Jerry talk cordially in Central Park. However, as the conversation progresses, it slowly descends into violence.
A Quick Guide to "The Birthday Party"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 33 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 183. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
"The Birthday Party" is set in a boardinghouse. The play is focused mainly on Stanley, the only boarder at the boarding house. Petey, the owner of the boardinghouse, and Meg, his wife, seem to be very complacent with their life and their boarder.
Literature Help: Blindness
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 41 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 184. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
“Blindness” is set in an unnamed city in an unnamed country. The story describes the sudden attack of an epidemic that strikes the people of the city and makes them blind. The disease spreads rapidly and soon the entire city goes blind, except for the doctor’s wife.
A Quick Guide to "The Idiot"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 42 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 185. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Classics
The novel "The Idiot" revolves around the central character Prince Myshkin. He is very innocent and naive, but he happens to arrive in St. Petersburg society which teems with morally corrupt and deceptive people.
A Quick Guide to “The Little Prince”
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 43 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 186. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
The novella “The Little Prince” is said to be the most read and most translated novel in the French language. “The Little Prince” was voted the best book of the twentieth century in France. The book has been translated into more than two hundred and fifty languages and dialects. It has also been written in Braille.
Ready Reference Treatise: The White Tiger
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 106 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 187. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » 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 Guides: 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.
A Quick Guide to "A Burnt-Out Case"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 44 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 189. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
“A Burnt-Out Case” is, in fact, a study of a man who happens to have burnt out on life in a metaphorical sense. The man in the discussion is Querry, an internationally famous architect. He grows disillusioned with his talent, his name and fame, and his love life.
Literature Help: Mourning Becomes Electra
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 45 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 190. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“Mourning Becomes Electra” retells the story of Oresteia by Aeschylus. The Greek tragedy has been masterly transformed into this modern play. The play revolves around murder, adultery, incestuous love and revenge, and a group of town dwellers who serve the purpose of Greek chorus.
Amritsar-The Golden City of India
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 191 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region » Asia
The Golden Temple in Amritsar is visited by millions of people every year. It is one of its kind but its history goes back to the time of Mugal Reign over India...
Hyderabad-The City of Pearls
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 192 · A Quick Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region » Asia
Hyderabad is the capital of the state Andhra Pradesh, India. It also goes by its Sobriquet City of Pearls.
Dictionary of Botany
Series: Dictionaries, Book 1 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 193 · A Quick Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Botany, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Sciences
This dictionary is for the students and teacher of Botany. The detailed definitions are followed by appropriate examples and suitable references. A must have book for the students of Science!
Dictionary of Computer Terms
Series: Dictionaries, Book 2 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 194 · A Quick Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Sciences
We sincerely hope that this "Dictionary of Computer Terms" will prove to be an indispensable companion on your journey through the intricacies of computer science. May it serve as a guiding light, empowering you to navigate the complex world of computers with confidence and clarity.
Jaipur-The Pink City
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 195 · A Quick Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region » Asia
Jaipur is also known as the Pink City; it is the capital and the largest city of the Indian State of Rajasthan. The town is known for its colourful palaces and glorious and traditional markets...
Dictionary of Anatomy
Series: Dictionaries, Book 3 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 196 · A Quick Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Student life
A very useful dictionary to have on your device!If you are a student or teacher of medicines, medical science, biology, or human anatomy, this is the dictionary for you.
Dictionary of Banking Terms
Series: Dictionaries, Book 4 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 197 · A Quick Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance
A useful concise dictionary for the students of business, banking, management, marketing, and finance.
Dictionary of Agricultural Terms
Series: Dictionaries, Book 5 · Delicious Cuisine: Indian Recipe Books, Book 4 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 198 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
If you are related to agriculture and farming in any way, this is the dictionary for you.
Dictionary of Astronomy
Series: Dictionaries, Book 6 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 199 · A Quick Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
A useful dictionary for the students and teachers of Astronomy.
Dictionary of Biochemistry
Series: Dictionaries, Book 7 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 200 · A Quick Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Chemistry, Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
A useful dictionary for the students and teachers of Biochemistry