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The Orwell Tapes by Stephen Wadhams
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,290. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2019 by Leilah Nadir. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
More than 70 people who knew him well remember George Orwell, the enigmatic author of Animal Farm and 1984 — two of the bestselling books of modern times — a brilliant, eccentric, complicated man. In the weeks after Donald Trump’s inauguration, 1984 with its critiques of propaganda and doublespeak hit number one on the Amazon bestseller lists. The Orwell Tapes brings its author to vivid life.
How to Read, Write, and Interpret Fiction: Authorial Strategies and Literary Technique by Barry Pomeroy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,790. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Short Stories
This guide is meant to assist the student of literature and the creative writer in their understanding of how literary techniques and narrative devices can inform a reader’s interaction with text. This study is an attempt to examine more closely the ways that literary techniques assist or frustrate the reader’s attempt to understand the author’s intentions.
Letters to the Editor of Cthulhu Sex Magazine by Oliver Baer
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 by Manu Mangattu
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.
ЧЖУАН-ЦЗЫ by Alexander Goldstein
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,070. Language: Russian. Published: April 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Asian / Chinese
Литературно-философский труд «Чжуан-цзы» -- второй даосский трактат после «Лао-цзы» или «Дао-Дэ Цзин». Условно говоря, если содержание «Лао-цзы» принять за Абстракцию, Дао (道), то «Чжуан-цзы» есть житейское описание этой Абстракции, обозначенное термином Дэ (德). Таким образом, становится понятным реальное значение термина Дао-Дэ, как методики реализации абстрактного содержания в конкретных формах.
Story in Mind: A Constructivist Narratology. The Psychological and Linguistic Foundations to How Stories Work by David Baboulene
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,970. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Semiotics & Theory, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
The book that changes the foundations of narrative theory. The book that formalises story as well as narrative. The book that allows the story creator, the characters and the receiver of a story to be united in a groundbreaking new approach to the study of story.
A Cafe in Space: The Anais Nin Literary Journal, Anthology 2003-2018 by Anais Nin
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 147,530. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2019 by Sky Blue Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Women Authors, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A representative collection of work from the 15 annual issues of the only literary journal dedicated to diarist/novelist Anais Nin and her contemporaries.
She's Got This! Essays on Standing Strong and Moving On by Joanne Hartman (editor) & Mary Claire Hill (editor)
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.
Monks House and the Woolfs 100 years on. by Chris Cook
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 by Valerie Estelle Frankel
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 by Sigrun Strunk
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.
The Book of Books by Les Krantz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,310. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
Tired of books you can’t get into or don’t want to finish? This guide is the cure! Whether your preference is fiction or nonfiction, you’ll never crack a book you don’t love. Our team of experienced literary professionals--book publishers, editors, authors, scholars, and critics—point you to the leading novels and nonfiction by the best authors. Fall in love with a great book. Get this guide now!
Heyer Society - Essays on the Literary Genius of Georgette Heyer by Rachel Hyland (Editor)
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.
La influencia francesa en la obra de Rubén Darío by Erwin K. Mapes
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.
Pulp According to David Goodis by Jay A. Gertzman
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 87,850. Language: American English. Published: November 2, 2018 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Mystery & Detective
David Goodis did not choose the pulp crime genre; it chose him… PULP ACCORDING TO DAVID GOODIS by Jay A. Gertzman.
Stephen King, American Master: A Creepy Corpus of Facts About Stephen King & His Work by Stephen Spignesi
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.
Escritores Latinoamericanos by María del Carmen Baroni
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.
Poems Of A Musical Flavour: Box Set 1-3 by Tiara King
Series: Poems Of A Musical Flavour. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,590. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
In 1989 I was 15 years old and started writing song lyrics. Why? Because I wanted to be the Australian version of Debbie Gibson. Music artists were in my life, and I started to analyse lyrics, which I guess led me to analyse books…
Poems Of A Musical Flavour: Box Set 4-6 by Tiara King
Series: Poems Of A Musical Flavour. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
Music artists were in my life, and I started to analyse lyrics, which I guess led me to analyse books… Little did I know over the seven and a bit years I wrote that it was setting me up for bigger and better scribblings, namely novels over 500 pages and 125,000 words, and novellas, short stories and non-fictions.