Books tagged: joseph conrad

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Ironic Myth as a Parody of Romance
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Essay » Literature
Our Continuing Education Series hopes to provide readers with thoughtful consideration of various books, literary pieces, historical events and ideas. This particular short essay discusses the functional resemblance between ironic myth and romantic parody. Works discussed include Heart of Darkness, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and others.
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 10. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of this classic piece of literature? This guide places the novella in its historical context and through more than 80 in-depth questions guides the reader to a deeper understanding of the themes, and characters of the text. Even if you know this text well, you will gain new insights.
Literature Help: The Secret Agent
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 60 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 229. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Action
“The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale” by Joseph Conrad was first published in 1907. The novel is focused upon the life of Mr. Verloc and his job as a spy. The story is set in London in 1886. Most of the novels written by Joseph Conrad tell his typical tales of seafaring, but “The Secret Agent” is one of Conrad’s later political novels.
Study Guide: Heart of Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 and represented by Hodder Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Let’s be honest: sometimes you're asked to read an “important” book that you don't want or have time to read. Sometimes you try and it’s just so boring and impenetrable that you can’t get through it. And then, even worse, sometimes you’re asked to take a test or write a paper about it. If that sounds familiar, then this study guide was designed for you
The Tahiti Syndrome-Hawaiian Style
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 172,250. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
The Tahiti Syndrome Hawaiian Style is an introspective journey taken under sail into the very heart of the Great Pacific Ocean to the magnificent Hawaiian archipelago. The author seeks life and love while attempting to ascertain the meaning of life as seen from the deck of a 52 foot ketch, the sailing vessel Maiatla II.
Flannery's Bear
Price: Free! Words: 42,190. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Netoniel, a not very good angel, had really created disaster on Earth. At death, no one could leave, and living no one remembered who they were. All to prove that you could kill the spirit (which no one can, of course.) But Netoniel was hiding somewhere else in the universe, and it was now up to his three siblings to save the world.
The Saltness of Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Kansas snowstorm forces a car of college students returning home for the holidays to take refuge in the hotel of a small town where they encounter a fellow traveler, who also seeks shelter, and has a story to tell about the consequences of another snow storm decades before when a hideous truth is revealed about an old woman.
People Like You
Price: Free! Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Screenplays » History, Screenplays » Biographical
This is the story of how an alcoholic lesbian woman created history by making Alcoholic Anonymous a household word. This is the nuts and bolts of how Alcoholics Anonymous gained recognition and support of the Medical Community. Mrs Marty Mann single handely elevated Alcoholism from bad behavior to a public health issue.Alcoholics and GLBT persons will want to read it.
The Secret Agent
Series: Crossroad Press Classics, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,350. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In the only novel Conrad set in London, The Secret Agent communicates a profoundly ironic view of human affairs. The story is woven around an attack on the Greenwich Observatory in 1894 masterminded by Verlac, a Russian spy working for the police, and ostensibly a member of an anarchist group in Soho.