Books tagged: british literature

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A Room With a View: Classroom Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,840. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This Classroom Edition of Forster's classic novel contains questions for discussion to help students with reading comprehension, critical thinking, and a close reading of the text.
Rupert Brooke: The Bisexual Brooke
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 19,150. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Keith Hale, editor of Friends & Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914, here examines the bowdlerization of Brooke in existing biographies and looks into the poet's self-proclaimed bisexual identity.
Susan Meissner's Secrets of a Charmed Life Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
This is a Summary of Secrets of a Charmed Life; a novel about two young sisters in London and how they survived during World War II.
Julius Caesar: A Reader's Guide to the William Shakespeare Play
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare's greatest and most performed plays. Included in this guide: a biography of author William Shakespeare, a look at the play's context, its literary elements, detailed scene summaries, character analysis, and much more. This is the definitive guide to Julius Caesar, concise, easy to understand, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic play.
Macbeth: A Reader's Guide to the William Shakespeare Play
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Macbeth is one of Shakespeare's greatest and darkest plays. Included in this guide: a biography of author William Shakespeare, a look at the play's context, its literary elements, detailed scene summaries, character analysis, and much more. This is the definitive guide to Macbeth, concise, easy to understand, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic play.
The Picture of Dorian Gray Critical Edition: Original Unexpurgated 1890, 13-Chapter Version
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,070. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
This volume contains the original, overtly homoerotic version of the book that first appeared in 1890. Following the novel is a series of critical reviews of the book along with letters defending his work, which Wilde wrote to the various publication editors.
Hamlet: A Reader's Guide to the William Shakespeare Play
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
With this new guide to William Shakespeare's Hamlet, you will have an even greater understanding of the play. Included in this guide: a biography of author William Shakespeare, a look at the play's context, its literary elements, detailed scene summaries, character analysis, and much more. This is the definitive guide to Hamlet, concise, easy to understand, and guaranteed to add your enjoyment.
A Spirit in Prison
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 187,790. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Romance » General
Robert Smythe Hichens was an English novelist, journalist, short story writer, poet, dramatist, lyricist, screenwriter, and playwright. He wrote more than forty novels during the span of his career, the most noteworthy being The Green Carnation, for which he gained notoriety and A Spirit in Prison, which won critical praise for its psychological insights and vivid pictures of local color.
The Oedipus Complex in D. H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Author profile
This scholarly essay is about Sons and Lovers, the strange story about a mother who smothered her son with possessive love and treated him like a substitute for her abusive husband. It also addresses what Lawrence thought of critics who claimed it was about the Oedipus Complex. I've included photos that were taken when I was at his birthplace in England & at his memorial in New Mexico.
Georgian Poetry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,760. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
* A compilation of the Georgian Poetry anthologies published by Edward Marsh from 1911-22. * Edited and with a new introduction by Keith Hale *The Georgians in their day were acclaimed as bold, fresh, and realistic in their use of language. D.H. Lawrence said the first collection was “like a big breath taken when we are waking up after a night of oppressive dreams."