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ЧЖУАН-ЦЗЫ
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,070. Language: Russian. Published: April 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Asian / Chinese
Литературно-философский труд «Чжуан-цзы» -- второй даосский трактат после «Лао-цзы» или «Дао-Дэ Цзин». Условно говоря, если содержание «Лао-цзы» принять за Абстракцию, Дао (道), то «Чжуан-цзы» есть житейское описание этой Абстракции, обозначенное термином Дэ (德). Таким образом, становится понятным реальное значение термина Дао-Дэ, как методики реализации абстрактного содержания в конкретных формах.
The Inklings and King Arthur: J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, C.S. Lewis, & Owen Barfield on the Matter of Britain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 284,770. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2018 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Although studies of the “Oxford Inklings” abound, none has yet examined their great body of Arthurian work. Yet each of these major writers tackled serious and relevant questions about government, gender, violence, imperialism, secularism, and spirituality through their stories of the Quest for the Holy Grail. This rigorous and sophisticated volume studies does so for the first time.
Heyer Society - Essays on the Literary Genius of Georgette Heyer
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,340. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2018 by Overlord Publishing. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Women Authors
Featuring contributions from renowned Heyer biographer Jennifer Kloester, heading up a talented team of Heyer devotees, this far-ranging and thought-provoking collection considers topics as diverse as intimacy, privilege, historical accuracy and contemporary analysis, along with looks at Heyer's influences, and the many writers – and readers – she continues to influence worldwide.
Stephen King, American Master: A Creepy Corpus of Facts About Stephen King & His Work
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,810. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2018 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
A fun and informative compendium for Stephen King fans —interviews, essays, and loads of facts and details about all of his work.
Story in Mind: A Constructivist Narratology. The Psychological and Linguistic Foundations to How Stories Work
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,970. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Semiotics & Theory, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
The book that changes the foundations of narrative theory. The book that formalises story as well as narrative. The book that allows the story creator, the characters and the receiver of a story to be united in a groundbreaking new approach to the study of story.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: Text and Critical Introduction
Series: Text and Critical Introduction, Book 3. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Medieval, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Want to get to grips with the Middle English in the beautiful poem 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight', understand the historical setting, the structure of the poem, and much more... The author’s aim is to meet the needs of students up to undergraduate level, their teachers, and the general reader so that one of the great works of world literature can be enjoyed.
A Cafe in Space: The Anais Nin Literary Journal, Anthology 2003-2018
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 147,530. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2019 by Sky Blue Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Women Authors, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A representative collection of work from the 15 annual issues of the only literary journal dedicated to diarist/novelist Anais Nin and her contemporaries.
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad: Text and Critical Introduction
Series: Text and Critical Introduction. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 107,550. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Everything you need in one book! This is the perfect edition for the student or general reader providing, in a single volume, a comprehensive analysis of "Heart of Darkness". The book includes the full text, guiding questions, detailed notes, chapters on the biographical, historical, philosophical and literary background, a detailed commentary and an analysis of critical reaction to the text.
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Critical Introduction
Series: Crtical Introduction, Book 4. Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 83,040. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
This Critical Introduction explores the main themes, characters and symbols of "The Great Gatsby"; the quest for a new life, the preoccupation with one's place in society, the desire for riches and the greatest dream of all human beings. In doing so it offers an interpretation which, unlike most analyses of this American Masterpiece, places Nick as the focus of Fitzgerald’s attention.
Interzone #275 (May-June 2018)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #275. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The May–June issue of Britain's longest running science fiction and fantasy magazine contains new stories by Erica L. Satifka, Steven J. Dines, Abi Hynes, Malcolm Devlin, and Leo Vladimirsky. The cover art is by Vince Haig. Features include all the regular columns, book and film reviews, news and interviews, art, and much, much more.
The Rebirth of Rapunzel: A Mythic Biography of the Maiden in the Tower
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 6, 2017 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fairy tales & fables, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Exploring the Rapunzel fairy tale throughout history. Includes research-based exegesis, original translations, poems and articles related to the work.
A Cafe in Space: The Anais Nin Literary Journal, Volume 15
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,320. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018 by Sky Blue Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Women Authors, Essay » Literature
The final volume, which includes excerpts from Anais Nin's unpublished diary; correspondence with Nin by Rupert Pole; essays on Nin, Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell, and other important figures in Nin's circle, interviews, memoirs, book reviews, poetry, short fiction and an index to all 15 volumes.
Faint Praise: The Plight of Book Reviewing in America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,240. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
Faint Praise, published in 2007, remains the only book to provide an in-depth analysis of traditional book reviewing in America. Exploring issues from publicity to bias, contrasting traditional reviewing with new alternatives, and weighing the inherent difficulties of reviewing against unacceptable practices, the book helps readers and authors to understand the field, and reviewers to improve it.
Gambling on Magic
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 116,960. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama
Gambling on Magic is set in Bangkok where life is more than good for Joey Balfour, ex-patriot gambling king, former TV personality, and the current owner of the mysterious and exotic Feng Shui Flower Shop in downtown Bangkok. Then ex-chief of security arrives in Bangkok to reopen an old unsolved Las Vegas casino theft...
Juegos de pluma. Técnicas literarias llevadas al extremo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,880. Language: Spanish. Published: January 2, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Mystery & Detective
La presente obra recoge una selección de cuentos muy dispares entre sí, cada uno de muy distinto en tamaño, recursos, estilo literario, temática y vocabulario, pero todos conservan algo en común: lo extremo. En cada escrito se utiliza una técnica literaria distinta y se la intenta llevar hasta sus límites. La obra está dividida en tres partes: microrrelatos, géneros poco explorados y cuento corto.