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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.
She's Got This! Essays on Standing Strong and Moving On
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 74,110. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2019 by Write on Mamas. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Women Authors, Essay » Literature
Boldly and unapologetically told, the essays featured in this powerful collection exemplify strength and resilience as these writers—published authors as well as fresh voices—take their truths public. Filled with hope, humor, and determination, these stories tackle love, loss, friendship, identity, and parenthood. She’s Got This is their anthem, one that will resonate with women everywhere.
Summary of Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Freed, Fifty Shades Darker, and Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as told by Christian
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018 by gatsby24. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
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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.
Black Static #58 (May-June 2017)
Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine, 58. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,110. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Short Stories
Black Static 58 contains new long and short fiction by Mark Morris, Helen Marshall, Joe Pitkin, Gwendolyn Kiste, and Tim Casson; an in-depth interview with Richard Chizmar; the regular columns by Lynda E. Rucker and Ralph Robert Moore; book reviews by Peter Tennant; film reviews by Gary Couzens; cover art and story illustrations by Joachim Luetke, Vince Haig, and Warwick Fraser-Coombe.
Interzone #276 (July-August 2018)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #276. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The July–August issue of Interzone, Britain's longest running science fiction and fantasy magazine, contains new stories by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Ryan Row, Paul Crenshaw, Tim Major, Rachael Cupp, Darby Harn, and James Warner. The cover art is by Vince Haig. Features include all the regular columns, book and movie reviews, news and interviews, art, and much, much more.
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.
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.
Agatha Christie's Golden Age
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 166,480. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Mystery & Detective
This book provides the first comprehensive definition of the puzzle elements in Agatha Christie’s novels, proposing the idea that murder stories can be deconstructed into three puzzle elements – Solution, Plot and Clues.
H.G. Wells’ World Brain - Annotated with an Introduction by Barry Pomeroy, PhD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Reference
This annotated edition of World Brain, with an introduction to his life and work, is meant to stimulate scholars to return to this giant intellect, a writer who, with only microfiche to inspire his understanding of the possibilities of communications technology, imagined a connected and coordinated world sharing a huge knowledge base.
Interzone #273 (November-December 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #273. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,440. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The November–December issue of Britain's longest running science fiction and fantasy magazine contains new stories by Laura Mauro, Rachael Cupp, Dan Grace, Erica L. Satifka, R. Boyczuk, and 2017 James White Award winner Stewart Horn. Features include all the regular column, and the book and film reviews include the latest from Nick Harkaway, Philip K. Dick, Blade Runner 2049, and much, much more.
Ageing Disgracefully
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 61,760. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Short Stories
Ageing Disgracefully is a delightful collection of short stories that takes a humorous and life-affirming look at lives of people who, though considerably advanced in years, are still behaving very, very naughtily. With a keen eye for human foibles and a wicked sense of humor, Colin Cotterill has collected and illustrated—with words and drawings—the colorful lives of disreputable elders found...
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.
D.H. Lawrence: An Unprofessional Study
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,150. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by Sky Blue Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading, Essay » Literature
Anais Nin's first book, published in 1932 by Edward Titus in Paris, was a critical examination of the work of controversial British author D. H. Lawrence. Of all the books written about Lawrence, his widow Frieda said this one "was the best." Nin was inspired to do the book after Lawrence had been villified by puritanical critics.
Escritores Latinoamericanos
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 78,640. Language: Spanish. Published: October 25, 2018 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / Hispanic American
Como en su texto previo sobre literatura europea, Escritores Latinoamericanos es un acercamiento disciplinado a algunas obras literarias representativas de la narrativa del continente.
Reading Heyer: The Black Moth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,420. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018 by Overlord Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Gothic & Romance
Taking the scenic route through Georgette Heyer's masterful debut