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Southern Cuisine
Series: The Free Read Series · Growing Up Southern. Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / Southern States, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Humor
This is a humorous look at Southern food. Pork, sorghum, grits, boiled peanuts, Moon pies, and RC cola; we have it all. (Well not all but enough to tickle your funny bone).
Paradox Lost: A Divine Comedy
Series: The Paradox Lost Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Ancient & Classical
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Will a deeply indebted biologist betray evolution solely for money? Steve Adams longs for a life of adventure, making great discoveries in science, but his debts prevent him from leaving his dull job. When a mysterious Dr. Tafus offers him a high paying position at creationist school, Adams jumps at the chance. Will a lifestyle of ease cause him to abandon science for superstition?
Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children’s Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.: Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 9. Price: $4.00 $3.00 USD. (25% off!) Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
A Study Guide to help you discover valuable insights into the absurdist classic Slaughterhouse-Five which is not a simple read. It will help you develop your understanding of the issues and themes raised by Vonnegut in this powerful book.
Ready Reference Treatise: Of Mice and Men
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 17 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 38. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
Guide books or book notes are primarily written to make students understand the original text better, especially from all those angles which are often overlooked by a casual reader.
Mary Shelley Biography: The Birth of Frankenstein, Rumors and More
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.99 $1.25 USD. (75% off!) Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2018 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
Mary Shelley crafted the legendary story of Frankenstein as a ghost story at first. However, the main theme of Frankenstein was seeded long before that. She had this strong drive and interest for supernatural and alchemy. Both of her parents were writers, so there's no accident that she was also involved in that. Mary Shelley is one of the first science-fiction writers emerging at that time...
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Critical Introduction
Series: Crtical Introduction, Book 4. Price: $7.00 $5.25 USD. (25% off!) 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.
Lord of the Flies by William Golding: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 18. Price: $3.50 $2.62 USD. (25% off!) Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Want to understand the characters, themes and be able to develop your own ideas about the book? 80 in-depth questions guide the reader to a deeper understanding of the novel. I Also included a vocabulary activity through using the exercise which picks out key words from the texts for definition a literary terms activity two graphics (plot and character perspectives)
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad: Text and Critical Introduction
Series: Text and Critical Introduction. Price: $8.00 $6.00 USD. (25% off!) 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 General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer: Text and Critical Introduction
Series: Text and Critical Introduction, Book 1. Price: $8.00 $6.00 USD. (25% off!) Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Medieval, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The book is virtually unique in providing: the full text in Middle English, an interlinear translation, introductory chapters on the pilgrims and the narrator, guided study questions on each section of the text, a detailed analysis of the frame story and each portrait, a full bibliography and a guide to further reading.
Ready Reference Treatise: Lord of the Flies
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 21 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 42. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Guide books or book notes are primarily written to make students understand the original text better, especially from all those angles which are often overlooked by a casual reader.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: Text and Critical Introduction
Series: Text and Critical Introduction, Book 3. Price: $8.00 $6.00 USD. (25% off!) 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.
Interzone #272 (September-October 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #272. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The September–October issue of Britain's longest running science fiction and fantasy magazine contains new long and short stories by Aliya Whiteley, Paul Jessup, T.R. Interzone 272 contains new sf by Erica L. Satifka, Aliya Whiteley, T.R. Napper, and Paul Jessup. Features include a personal recollection of Brian Aldiss by Andy Hedgecock, Nina Allan on Post-SF, book and film reviews, interviews.
Emily Dickinson Biography: The Secrets Behind Emily Dickinson’s Life, Poetry and Legacy
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
What inspired Emily Dickinson to write so many poems and become one of the greatest American poets of all time? After her death, Dickinson gained popularity. She tried to make a change in the world through her writings, innermost feelings and inspirations. Despite all the critics, Emily Dickinson did not seek any recognition but the poetry was aimed at her individuality and perception of the world
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 2. Price: $3.50 $2.62 USD. (25% off!) Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
The guide will help you gain new insights into this great Steinbeck novella. It combines a supportive commentary with 58-plus in-depth questions which guide the reader to a deeper understanding of the background, themes, and characters of the text. The questions are designed to stimulate thought and to open up interpretation.
Study Questions & Answers: Of Mice and Men
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2017 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Reference, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
The questions asked in a language class and a literature class are quite different.
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 6. Price: $3.50 $2.62 USD. (25% off!) Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of the text? Use the helpful commentary and notes to guide you together with questions to direct you to what is really important as you read. The questions are designed to stimulate thought and discussion.
The General Prologue by Geoffrey Chaucer: A Critical Introduction
Series: Crtical Introduction, Book 2. Price: $7.00 $5.25 USD. (25% off!) Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Medieval
The book is virtually unique in providing, in a single volume, a comprehensive analysis of The General Prologue. It places the work in the context of the social change in late fourteenth century England and analyzes each pilgrim’s description in socio-historical terms. The poem is supported by the author’s own modernization of the text to enable the reader to understand Chaucer’s Middle English.
Comments on Joseph Carroll’s Chapter (2018) "Evolutionary Literary Theory"
Series: Re-Articulations. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Semiotics & Theory
In 2018, Joseph Carroll publishes a chapter in A Companion to Literary Theory. The title of the chapter is "Evolutionary Literary Theory". These comments offer a polemical response, while agreeing with Carroll's visionary intent. What is the adaptive function of literature? Look and see.
Mansarovar - Part 1 (Hindi)
Series: Mansarovar Part 1-8. Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 105,710. Language: Hindi. Published: September 6, 2014 by Sai ePublications & Sai Shop. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Short Stories
मानसरोवर - भाग 1 अलग्योझा ईदगाह माँ बेटोंवाली विधवा बड़े भाई साहब शांति नशा स्‍वामिनी ठाकुर का कुआँ घर जमाई पूस की रात झाँकी गुल्‍ली-डंडा ज्योति दिल की रानी धिक्‍कार कायर शिकार सुभागी अनुभव लांछन आखिरी हीला तावान घासवाली गिला रसिक संपादक मनोवृत्ति
The Pearl by John Steinbeck: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 3. Price: $3.50 $2.62 USD. (25% off!) Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of the text? Use the helpful commentary and notes to guide you, together with questions to direct you to what is really important as you read. Also included, two graphics (plot and character) and a literary terms activity.