Books tagged: american literature

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Forests of the [K]Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,990. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Screenplays » Biographical
75-min. play requires 2 veteran actors, 1 exceptional young black actor. Famous writer who cannot write, paranoid, depressed, suicidal. Rough ballplayer surprisingly literate. Young orderly can morph into psychoanalyst & statistics prof. Solemn nurse with sinister history. On one autumn day in 1960, the trio restore the writer's creative powers and postpone electroconvulsive therapy and suicide.
Ready Reference Treatise: Edgar Huntly
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » USA
The book has the distinction of being one of the earliest works of American fiction. This is the first book in the history of America that depicts the tense relationship between Americans and Indians on the frontier.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Body of Christopher Creed
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The story revolves around a high school student and how he attempts to solve the mystery of the disappearance of a classmate. The book was the winner of the Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award.
Ready Reference Treatise: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Even today, the story is highly popular and reader favorite. Most of the critics past and present have admired this remarkable story.
The Unvanquished: A Reader's Guide to the William Faulkner Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
William Faulkner has a reputation as a "difficult" author -- but he doesn't have to be! With this new guide, The Unvanquished can be easy to understand. Included are: a chapter-by-chapter summary and commentary on the story, a thorough description of all the characters, a biography of William Faulkner, suggestions for essay topics, and much more.
महान लेखक श्रंखला 9: सौल बेल्लो
Series: Hindi Stories and Novels (हिन्दी कथा संसार). Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: Hindi. Published: November 11, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
सौल बेल्लो का जन्म १० जून १९१५ को क्वीबेक में लाचीन नाम के स्थान पर हुआ था। जन्म के समय उनका नाम सॉलोमन बेल्लो रखा गया था पर बाद में लोग उनको सौल बेल्लो के नाम से जानने लगे।
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,910. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Part 1 in this trilogy is set in the American south (Charleston primarily) several years prior to and during the civil war. It focuses on three characters who are children at a fictional schoolhouse in Charleston (Charleston did not have a public school system at that time) who challenge their racist schoolmaster who left preaching on a slave ship on the high seas for his new career in Charleston.
Quick Guide: The Tortilla Curtain
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 35 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 275 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Several novels have been written by different writers about illegal immigration and non-Americans living in the United States, however, no other writer has so deeply observed this problem as the writer of the present novel has.
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 USD. 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.
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 8. Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of the text? The study guide includes items on the characters, chronology, themes and structure in the novel. It also incorporates a commentary and notes to guide the reader through the text. The guide poses questions to direct the reader to what is really important as they read and to help understand the underlying themes in the book.