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Literature Help: Death in Venice
By Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 215 · A Quick Guide, Book 49. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Aschenbach, a German writer, travels to Venice to get a change of scene, for he has a writer’s block and he is desperately in need of inspiration. He happens to be a self-disciplined, respected, and successful writer who pays a lot of importance to purity of art and aestheticism.
Literature Help: Cousin Bette
By Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 214 · A Quick Guide, Book 48. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story of the novel is set in mid 19th century Paris. The story revolves around an unmarried middle-aged woman. She has an extended family, but she is the one who plans the destruction of her family.
Literature Help: The Master Builder
By Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 213 · A Quick Guide, Book 47. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Master Builder” was titled “Bygmester Solness” in Norwegian language. The play was first published in the month of December in 1892. It is said to be one of the most important and revealing works ever produced by Henrik Ibsen.
Literature Help: Uncle Vanya
By Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 212 · A Quick Guide, Book 46. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play revolves around a family consisting of an elderly professor and his glamorous young wife, Yelena, who happens to be much younger than the professor. They visit the rural estate that supports their urban lifestyle. Before that the husband and wife had been living in city.
Frankenstein, the Man and the Monster
By Arthur Belefant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,650. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This analysis of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein shows that she intended that her readers know that the Creature did not exist but was only a figment of Victor Frankenstein's imagination. It clears away all the errors and inconsistencies in her book. In doing so this book "proves" that Percy Shelley wrote the coda of the book.
The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes - 101 Amazingly True Facts You Didn't Know
By G Whiz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Fake or Real Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
What are the amazingly true facts behind The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes? Do you want to know the golden nuggets of facts readers love? If you've enjoyed the book, then this will be a must read delight for you! Collected for readers everywhere are 101 book facts about the book & author that are fun, down-to-earth, and amazingly true to keep you laughing and learning as you read!
Literature Help: Mourning Becomes Electra
By Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 45 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 190. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“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.
A Quick Guide to "A Burnt-Out Case"
By Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 44 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 189. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“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.
Ready Reference Treatise: Middlemarch
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 107 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 188. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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.
Study Guides: William Shakespeare
By BookCaps
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,910. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Studying Shakespeare can be tough. This book includes over a dozen study guides from some of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. Study Guides Include: Julius Caesar, Hamlet, Richard III, Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, Measure for Measure, As You Like It, Taming of the Shrew, Othello, Twelfth Night, Henry VIII, King Lear, Anthony and Cleopatra, The Tempest, and Merchant of Venice. Each of these s
Ready Reference Treatise: The White Tiger
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 106 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 187. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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.
A Quick Guide to “The Little Prince”
By Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 43 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 186. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: 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.
A Quick Guide to "The Idiot"
By Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 42 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 185. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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.
Literature Help: Blindness
By Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 41 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 184. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“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 Birthday Party"
By Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 33 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 183. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
"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: The Zoo Story
By Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 40 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 182. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“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.
Literature Help: Lady Windermere's Fan
By Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: 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. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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: If I Were You
By Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: 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. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
"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.
Quick Guide: Woman In Mind
By College Guide World
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 26 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 179. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“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: Blood Wedding
By Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: 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. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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.