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A Little Emerald Book of Ephemera by Jack Ketchum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2020 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
The fifth in Little Book Series II is Jack Ketchum's A Little Emerald Book of Ephemera, a delightful collection of essays, opinions, reflections, and even a few poems.
The History of Science Fiction and Fantasy And Summaries of Great Books to Read by Martin Ettington
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 50,100. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Whether you are new to Science Fiction or have been reading this genre for years, I hope you will have as much fun reading this book as I had writing it. In this history I’ve tried to include the best known authors and their most famous and interesting works. Many of these stories are groundbreaking. Some launched new sub genres, and some talked about technology which is now real or being develo
Songbirds, Snakes, & Sacrifice: Collins’ Prequel References and Philosophies Explained by Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,280. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Discover the hidden meanings in Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games prequel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Discover how it's a giant metaphor for the philosophies of Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau. Find every easter egg and more...
Littérature Fantastique Belge et Belgitude by Anchal Verma
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 26,850. Language: French. Published: June 10, 2020. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / French
This book explores the relationship between francophone Belgian fantastic universe of the author Jean Ray and the belgitude movement through his collection of fantastic short stories Le Grand Nocturne. Ce livre démontre les rapports entre la littérature fantastique belge francophone de Jean Ray et le mouvement de la belgitude par le biais de son recueil de nouvelles fantastiques Le Grand Nocturne.
Reading The Yellow Wall-Paper Graphic Novel: readings and discussion questions for classrooms & book clubs by Megan Willome
Price: Free! Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2020 by T.S. Poetry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Feminist
This little collection of readings and discussion questions will open the world of The Yellow Wall-Paper: A Graphic Novel to you, your classroom, or your book club group.
Working Through Tradition Alone: James Joyce's Mythic Return by Don A Lashomb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,220. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Essay » Literature
This thesis explains the necessary link between myth-oriented literature and Joyce’s appropriation of materials from external sources. The study focuses primarily on Finnegans Wake but devotes significant attention to Ulysses as well. Joyce's last text, which he likened to 'pure music', remixes older traditions of authorship, and in particular we find many recurrencences of Irish folklore.
How Mark Twain Invented Stories From His Names by Steven Green
You set the price! Words: 33,270. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
This is an expose on a secret technique which has been named "The Root Word Technique" Originally it was used to invent detail in the New Testament. It is proven that the stories of Jesus are just stories and the details were invented from the names of the characters, such as the names Peter, Lazarus and Jesus. Eventually this technique passed to Twain, Stevenson Doyle and Christie.
Telling Time: Resisting the Apocalypse in American AIDS Novels, 1982-1992 by Lisa Frieden
Price: Free! Words: 72,410. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Gay & Lesbian, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
Telling Time is a scholarly book that explores how novelists wrote about AIDS during the first decade of the epidemic, when HIV and AIDS were considered death sentences and most often associated with homosexuality and the gay community. The book explores the different narrative strategies used by novelists to represent the temporality of AIDS.
The Life and Work of Branwell Brontë by Austin Norwood
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,040. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
The story of Branwell Brontë has been plagued by misconceptions, lies, and misunderstandings for decades. This incredible new volume seeks to set the record straight. Discover the life, the poems, the letters, and the unfinished novel ('and the weary are at rest') of Branwell Brontë today.
Repentance of a Lamb by Yuriy Batsuev
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,250. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Screenplays » Romance
“The repentance of the lamb” is a book of revelations, predominantly confessional in nature. It seems to be done for the purpose of spiritual self-purification by exposing those moments of life which people for the most part prefer to hide in themselves. The question involuntarily arises, Is it necessary to open the wings of the soul so frankly? .. The author believes that it is necessary.
manifesto for a speculative theatre by Francis Bass
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2020. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Audience: This manifesto addresses itself to two groups of people—playwrights, and writers of science fiction and fantasy. People who can call themselves both are its intended result. Claim: Theatre enriches science fiction and fantasy. Science fiction and fantasy enrich theatre. Very little speculative theatre exists; very much should.
诗词新格律 by 河沙 恒
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 1, 2020 by 中国作家出版社 CHINA WRITER PBLISHING HOUSE. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
Reunited: The Correspondence of Anaïs and Joaquín Nin, 1933-1940 by Anais Nin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,280. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2020 by Sky Blue Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Women Authors
Once thought to have been lost to history, Reunited collects the letters written between writer Anaïs Nin and her musician father Joaquín Nin just before, during, and after their incestuous affair in 1930s France.
How to Love Poetry by Tricia Goddard
Price: Free! Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
An informed, uplifting, joyful canter through the world of poetry. Tricia conveys her love for and knowledge of poetry in a conversational, easy to understand set of simple exercises that anyone can do. At the end of the 30 days, it is hoped readers will come away with the passion, tools and techniques needed to sustain independent exploration into the world of poetry.
Waymarks for Authors by Chris Lewando
You set the price! Words: 66,280. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
What is good fiction? What constitutes literary as opposed to commercial fiction? Why do some novels end up in print and others don’t? Is self-publishing really a vanity? This book presents a practical and informative overview of writing and selling fiction today. It questions the commercial aspects of publication, demystifying the process from conception to publication.
I Refuse to Be Called Black - Unapologetically African by Dr. Thobile Sifunda
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama
This book is explosively unconventional especially for the Africans.It redefines our history told in prescriptive but sufficient dosages of psychological metaphors to free Africans from the burden of past enslavement.
Shakespeare the Truth Other Greats - The Common Denominator: Innate Intellect - Second Edition by William (Billy) McIntyre
Price: Free! Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2020 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Shakespeare, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling
Do you want to know?: 1. Shakespeare's personal secret found out after 400 years 2. How to put the head of a 30-year-old on a teenager 3. So many other things about life and living from golf to violin playing Yes? Then you need to read 'Shakespeare the Truth other Greats: The Common Denominator: Innate Intellect'.
Time “Matters” by Carolyn Norman Slaughter
Price: Free! Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2020 by Elliott Slaughter. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Language
Time “Matters” explores the presentation, representation, the purpose and effect, of time as seen in the works of modernist American authors Faulkner and Robbe-Grillet.
أوراق مبعثرة by Shereen Gamal
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: Arabic. Published: January 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
حدثتني نفسي كثيراً بأحاديث مختلفة، صمت ولم أتكلم ولكني نقشتها على أوراق صغيرة ، تكدست الأدراج وامتلئت النفس بالأحاديث فأطلقت لها العنان لتنساب بين أيديكم في قصاصات قصيرة من خواطر وشعر وهمهمات نفس...أرجوك لا تقرأ كلماتي ولا تفتح كتابي إلا إذا كنت تجيد قراءة ما بين السطور وتفهم ما تبوح به النفوس فلربما أتعبك التناقض والاختلاف لكنها النفس البشرية التي تحوي الكثير فلا تلقي على أي لوم لقد حذرتك مسبقاً