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Letters to the Editor of Cthulhu Sex Magazine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,900. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2019 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
These various writings from both the virtual and material world seem to hint at a darkness that is more horrible than we can imagine. Perhaps it has already overtaken us, as some of the writings seem to suggest, and our minds are so clouded that we do not realize it for what it is. How did we let this accursed publishing house exist? There used to be a magazine called Cthulhu Sex. Or was there?
Old Wine in New Bottles: Re-Canonizing the Timeless Word
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,690. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading, Essay » Literature
This book views literary canon as an infinite repertoire of values and interpretations, eternally challenging us to excavate and uncover meanings and evaluations based on a clear-sighted understanding of the present. It contains 20 well-researched articles by eminent scholars that scrutinize the aforementioned issues from the vantage points of research, literary canon and critical historicism.
A COMPREHENSIVE KCSE STUDY GUIDE TO THE RIVER AND THE SOURCE (Margaret Ogolla)
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 38,220. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » African, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This study guide provides a comprehensive analysis of the novel, The River and the Source. KCSE Students will find this guide particularly more comprehensive than any other in the market. It is the authors’ belief that a good guide should not be a mere skeleton, but a book that can assist even that student without the benefit of a good teacher and other resource materials.
A COMPREHENSIVE KCSE STUDY GUIDE TO THE RIVER AND THE SOURCE (Margaret Ogolla)
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 38,220. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » African
This study guide provides a comprehensive analysis of the novel, The River and the Source. KCSE Students will find this guide particularly more comprehensive than any other in the market. It is the authors’ belief that a good guide should not be a mere skeleton, but a book that can assist even that student without the benefit of a good teacher and other resource materials. Our guide is intended fo
The Feminine and the Familial: A Foray into the Fictional World of Shashi Deshpande
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,820. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Women Authors, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Ms M. Kanika Priya completed her M.Phil degree from Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for Post Graduate Studies, Puducherry in 2015. Her work on Shashi Deshpande won her a first class and a Gold Medal. The present book is a reworking of her MPhil dissertation.
Divining the Self through Memoirs: Scrutinizing Ismat Chughtai and Meena Alexander
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,540. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Women Authors, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Feminist
This book makes a foray into the lived experiences portrayed in the memoirs of two Indian women writers - A Life in Words (Memoirs) by Ismat Chughtai and Fault Lines by Meena Alexander. It explores the theme of self as etched in the act of writing, which tends to give liberation for women through the creative and purgative characteristics of narrativization. -Manu Mangattu
The More I Know
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / General
The general perception of the world is that it’s changing; and not in a good way! ‘The more I know’ is aimed at drawing your Attention to real life issues going on around the world by way of a variety of personal and non-personal entertaining thought-provoking, issues designed to both entertain and perhaps make the reader more aware of what’s going on, with a view to provoking a response
Roach Rhino Redux: Revisiting Parallels in Kafka and Ionesco
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Short Stories
Fifty years after doing a college thesis comparing Kafka's short story "The Metamorphosis" and Ionesco's play "Rhinoceros," Ethan Hirsh takes a lively look at how the two works have withstood the test of time. Hirsh supplements his recent research with a "Coda for Conservation" that examines the dire plight of endangered rhinos in the wild. All sale proceeds go to support rhino conservation.
The Gods of Grayfriar's Lane (S.Blackhall {Author}, P.J Donald {Editor}, 2019)
Price: Free! Words: 37,040. Language: Scots. Published: April 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Short Stories
The Gods of Grayfriars Lane (2019 - eBook) is a novella in English with Scots dialogue by 'Queen of Doric', Sheena Blackhall and Edited by Paul J. Donald. It centres on the lives of two cousins between the years 1899-1904, and is loosely based on the lives of Lizzie Philip and her cousin Dr Catherine Emslie Anderson, one of the first women doctors to graduate from Aberdeen University.
Monks House and the Woolfs 100 years on.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,870. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / Eastern
This book details the history of Virginia and Leonard Woolf's house in the peaceful Sussex hamlet of Rodmell England. Monks House dates back to the late 1500's and had been a carpenters home for around 100 years, the village millers house for around 100 years and Leonard and Virginia's for around 50 years.
The Marvelous Metafiction: Investigating the Literary in Lemony Snicket’s Series of Unfortunate Events
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,260. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Children’s Literature
Explore the literary twists and clever references in Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events
Le monde magique de J.K. Rowling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: French. Published: December 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Children’s Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
La première interprétation, très facile à lire, de l'ensemble des aventures autour de Harry Potter, y compris la pièce de théâtre "Harry Potter et l'enfant maudit". Sont traités: la divination, la recherche de la vie éternelle, ainsi que les caractères de Dumbledore, Severus Rogue, Voldemore et bien sûr Harry Potter.
J.K. Rowlings magische Welt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,380. Language: German. Published: December 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Children’s Literature
Erläuterungen zu den Harry-Potter Romanen. Die zentralen Elemente, die die Abenteuer von Harry Potter zu einem weltweiten Erfolg machen. Kommentare zu den psychologischen Motivationen der Hauptfiguren Harry Potter, Albus Dumbledore, Voldemort und Serverus Snape. Mit einem Kapitel zu „Harry Potter und das verwunschene Kind“.
Study‚Ä® - Harry Potter’s Magical Success
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,180. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Discover some aspects of the worldwide success of the Harry Potter series. Learn what J.K. Rowling thinks about eternal life. This interpretation discusses the decisions that lead to Voldemort's death, Dumbledore's secret motivations and the tragic character of Severus Snape, as well as a long chapter about Harry Potter's development. With commentary on 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'.
La influencia francesa en la obra de Rubén Darío
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 50,430. Language: Spanish. Published: November 4, 2018 by Libros Nicaragua. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
Obra de Erwin K. Mapes, publicada en París en 1925 y traducida al español y comentada por el profesor Fidel Coloma.
When Publishers Stalked The Earth
Price: Free! Words: 23,500. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
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Tales of San Francisco poetry publishers in the 1990s and beyond by performance-poet Mel C. Thompson. Instead of just publishing another volume of poetry, the author tells stories of the publishers he knew in the golden age of print media. In between the stories, the author includes the poems of his that these publishers printed.
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.
Literatura Europea
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 49,860. Language: Spanish. Published: October 25, 2018 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / General
Como indica su título, "Literatura Europea" es un primer paso para conocer algunas de las esenciales claves que permiten conocer obras literarias que han resistido el paso del tiempo.
The Classics Slacker Reads Moby Dick
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 22,950. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Humor
You probably know the basic plot of "Moby Dick". Deranged ship’s captain seeks revenge on a white whale that ate his leg. Sounds like a great story, right? But you’ve also heard that it’s crazy long and boring? Not to worry. You’ll enjoy "The Classics Slacker Reads Moby Dick" so much, you might even want to read the whole book yourself. But probably not.
What Confucius Really Said: The Complete Analects in a Skopos-Centric Translation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,260. Language: American English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Confucianism, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Asian / Chinese
A new translation of the Confucian Analects that translates not only language but also culture. In the world’s first skopos-oriented rendition of this Confucian classic, the distractions of ancient history are sidestepped by allowing Confucius to speak in a contemporary idiom. Includes newly discovered chapters of the Qi Analects.