Books tagged: british literature

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British Movie Entertainments on VHS and DVD
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
British DVD suppliers have now released around 700 classic films. This book details some of Britain’s best. Over 400 movies in all are described in either minute detail or in summary form. And the quality (or lack of same) in the DVD transfer is fearlessly indicated. The author's emphasis is on movies made before 1970, especially those featuring popular stars as Stewart Granger, James Mason.
What the Immigrant Saw
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Britain as seen through the eyes of an immigrant from Belgium. Amusing, serious, incisive, but always affectionate, JP Floru brings an outsider’s eye to look at Britain.
Brave New World: A Reader's Guide to the Aldous Huxley Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is the definitive guide to Brave New World, concise, easy to understand, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic story. Included in this guide: a biography of author Aldous Huxley, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, a glossary, character analysis, and much more.
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 5. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of the text? Use the helpful commentary and notes to guide you together with questions to direct you to what is really important as you read. The questions are designed to stimulate thought and discussion.
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 6. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of the text? Use the helpful commentary and notes to guide you together with questions to direct you to what is really important as you read. The questions are designed to stimulate thought and discussion.
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 7. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of the text? Use the helpful commentary and notes to guide you, together with questions to direct you to what is really important as you read. The questions are designed to stimulate thought and discussion.
A Tale of Two Cities: A Reader's Guide to the Charles Dickens Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
With this definitive new guide to A Tale of Two Cities, you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author Charles Dickens, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays, all in a concise and easy to read format.
Bitch In a Bonnet: Reclaiming Jane Austen from the Stiffs, the Snobs, the Simps and the Saps (Volume 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 149,360. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Novelist Rodi launches a broadside against the depiction of Jane Austen as "the inventor and mother goddess of 'chick lit.'" Instead he sees her as "the most unsparing satirist of her century." In this volume, he combs through her first three novels with the aim of charting her growth as both a novelist and a humorist, and of shattering the notion that she’s a romantic of any kind.
The Oedipus Complex in D. H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
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.
Hamlet: A Reader's Guide to the William Shakespeare Play
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: 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.