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Bozkurtlar by Eren Sarı
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: Turkish. Published: November 24, 2016 by ibrahim Sarı. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Reference
Bozkurt, Türklerin en büyük sembolüdür. Olayı hemen siyasete yormayın. Orta Asya'dan beri Türklerin en büyük göstergesi olmuştur bozkurt. Nasıl İspanyollar boğayı, İngilizler aslanı, Ruslar ayıyı... Seçmişler ise biz de bozkurtu seçmişizdir.
Sincerely Yours by Jason Davis
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2016 by Brithe Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
"These select poems are divided into various coming of age stories. Each touches on a different pain and remedy. Sincerely Yours takes readers through a journey of bitterness to a destination much sweeter. Through poetic prowess, I share stories of my coming of age through life, love and religion.
Nigeria 10:1-10 by Emeto Winner, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 800. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » African
IN LIFE QUALITY MATTERS A LOT, AND IN GOVERNANCE QUALITY IS NEEDED TO MAKE THE LIFE OF THE END RECEIVERS WHICH ARE THE MASSES BETTER. IN THIS ARTICLE, I SHARED MY THOUGHTS AND THINKS WHICH I THINK IS THE PROBLEM WITH OUR DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE. AND THE SOLUTION TO IT.
Adelaide Literary Magazine by Stevan V. Nikolic
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,970. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
Adelaide Literary Magazine is an international independent quarterly literary magazine published in English and Portuguese.
Naples' Little Women: The Fiction of Elena Ferrante by Lisa Mullenneaux
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 48,210. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / Italian, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Elena Ferrante’s fiction covers the psychic landscape of women who come of age in post-WWII Italy, who struggle to escape poverty and juggle the demands of career and family. This critical study of her seven novels integrates the novelist's own thoughts on her books from "La frantumaglia" (2003) with their critical reception since 1992, illuminating Ferrante's narrative technique and themes.
Literary Theory by IntroBooks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Reference
Literary theory is a set of ideas and methods that help a reader or researcher to understand the literature better. These ideas provide guidance for researchers during the practical process of interpretation.
Travesty by Tom Waters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Humor
Travesty is an unrelenting and uproariously funny look at the Apocalypse, divorce, recovery, fatherhood, organic food, dentistry, driving, dating, Derry, New Hampshire, salesmanship and Elton John, but not necessarily in that order. Author and essayist Tom Waters takes you on a five year roundabout from darkness into redemption, rage into silliness, from Mockery...to Travesty.
A Bluffer's Handbook to Machiavelli's The Prince by Mark Colenutt
Price: Free! Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / Italian, Essay » Political
"One of world literature's most notorius and misread works." Mark Colenutt
Stray Dogs: Interviews with Working-Class Writers by Daniel M. Mendoza
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,180. Language: American English. Published: October 26, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Mystery & Detective
STRAY DOGS: Interviews with Working Class Writers, edited by Daniel M. Mendoza. A portrait of contemporary working class authors in America.
Poem Gift Ebook by Rod Seeber
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
The Poem Gift Ebook is here to help you find those precious words that can be a little hard to convey, an absolutely unique idea. The Poem Gift Ebook offers Poem Templates for you to copy and then add your own personal touch via a short message at the end of each Poem. Love Poems, Friendship Poems, Baby Poems, Pet Poems and even Birthday Poems. There is even a Bad Business Feedback Poem to use
Elena, la última mujer en la Tierra by Jovita Espinoza
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: Spanish. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Elena vive los últimos tiempos de destrucción de la tierra. Lucha por sobrevivir con su familia y personas que llegan al refugio. Cada uno de ellos cuenta su historia de cómo vamos exterminando poco a poco nuestro planeta. En el transcurso salva la vida de Enrique, hijo del Presidente de la República, joven cruel y despiadado, sin consciencia.
Still Beautiful: The Color of Beauty by Kevin Bates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016 by 4-U-Nique Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / African American, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
If you have ever been deeply in love had your heart broken, been abused, lost a loved one or if you wander what lies beyond what is seen without the naked eye, or maybe if you're just wanting to have fun; Then this book is for you.
Will This Be On The Final? by Bianca Palmisano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by aois21 publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
Will this be on the final? is a multi-themed exploration in three sections. "Freshman" is a collection of stories on love and relationships, "Field Work" offers observations from travel to Nairobi, Kenya, and "Thesis" concludes the volume with reflections on family, legacy, and how identity shifts with age and experience.
Mute Melodies by Manu Mangattu
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: British English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Mute Melodies is an anthology of 25 poems penned by Manu Mangattu. It comprises the ideal kind of poetry: inspired, imaginative, and intelligent. The poems deal with themes as varied as love and longing, memories and modernity, religion and reason. This is Romantic poetry at its melancholic, brooding best! Easily one of the finest poetry collections to emerge from the academia.
Southern Cuisine by Joe C Combs 2nd
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).
Depictions of Childhood in Dickens’s Great Expectations and the Poetry of Wordsworth by Crispin Mayfair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016 by Rainbow Crush. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Semiotics & Theory, Essay » Literature
How is childhood represented in Charles Dickens’s classic novel Great Expectations? In this 3,000-word essay, images of early life in the poetry of William Wordsworth is compared and contrasted with Pip’s journey. About the Author: Crispin Mayfair is a semiotician by training and an author by trade.
Death of the Author: A Brief Semiotic Examination of the End of Authorship by Crispin Mayfair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016 by Rainbow Crush. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Semiotics & Theory, Essay » Literature
Who is the final authority on the meaning of a literary text? Does the reader’s interpretation hold more value than the writer’s intent? This 1,500-word essay exploring Roland Barthes’s paper “The Death of the Author” takes a semiotic approach to literary interpretation and touches on Surrealism, automatic writing, and psychoanalysis.
Чырвоны аловак by Аляксандр Гужалоўскі
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 65,930. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 27, 2016 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
На падмурку вялікага аб’ёму архіўных дакументаў, перыёдыкі, сучасных даследаванняў у кнізе ўпершыню паказана гісторыя стварэння і функцыянавання сістэмы партыйна-дзяржаўнага інфармацыйнага кантролю ў БССР у 1919–1941 гг.
Notes From Aboveground by Mike McElroy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,260. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » African
Notes From Aboveground will be of interest to those concerned with legacy of Dostoevsky’s writings. It should also interest those who are fans of Canus’ writing and the influence Dostoevsky had upon him. Dealing with issues around theodicy, nihilism, Lionel Trilling’s notion of adversary culture, the philosophies of Lev Shestov and Ken Wilber, amongst other issues.
Vaka Rangi Volume 1: Star Trek, Star Trek: The Animated Series and Raumpatrouille - Die phantastischen Abenteuer des Raumschiffs Orion by Josh Marsfelder
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 264,800. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Volume 1 of Vaka Rangi, a critical history of Star Trek and the voyaging starship from a utopian, post-structuralist and anthropological perspective. Covering the decade from 1964-1974.