Books tagged: literary analysis

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The Canker Death
You set the price! Words: 154,240. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011 by Septimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When the reclusive, cynical systems administrator, Petor Fidelistro, discovers that one of his own servers has been cracked late one night, he makes it his personal business to track down the perpetrator. What his search uncovers thrusts him, unaware, into a mad shifting between worlds, time and alien minds.
Educating Wizards: Harry Potter, Christopher Chant the Chrestomanci, and Ged -- Presented at Prophecy 2007
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature
A lecture presented by Carolynn E. Wilcox at Prophecy 2007, a Harry Potter symposium. This presentation explored systems of magical education in fantasy literature, focusing on Earthsea (LeGuin), the Chrestomanci Chronicles (Jones), and Harry Potter (Rowling).
Poetry Guide: Emily Dickinson
Series: Poetry Guides, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Students often find understanding and interpreting poetry an uphill task, for the allusions and references almost baffle them, however, with repeated and careful reading of the same poem, taking the help of the reference books and guides, they often come close to the interpretation desired by the poet.
Over his Shoulder
Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 65,220. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
A study of the aesthetics of the masculine novel of action and the romance form in the late Victorian and Edwardian periods.
The Jane Austen Encyclopedia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,027,070. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias
Jane Austen create an entire world in her novels. If you are a Jane Austen fan or find yourself trying to remember whose who and from what novel, then this is a must have reference. This book includes a biography of Jane Austen, study guides, historical notes, character overviews, and plot summaries for each of her published books. The digital version also includes the full-text of all of her p
The Charles Dickens Companion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 299,180. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Charles Dickens create an entire world in his novels. If you are a Dickens fan or find yourself trying to remember whose who and from what novel, then this is a must have reference. This book includes a biography of Dickens, study guides, historical notes, character overviews, and plot summaries for the following novels: David Copperfield, Great Expectations, Hard Times, A Tale of Two Cities, Ol
The Ring of Truth: Truth and Wisdom in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,480. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Systematic
Tolkien wrote that his fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings “is about God, and his sole right to divine honour. The Eldar and the Númenoreans believed in The One, the true God, and held worship of any other person an abomination.” Consequently, Tolkien’s novel contains Christian truth and wisdom that has much to say about our beliefs, our world, our spirituality, and ourselves.
Death Disorders in “The Dead”
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Owl Intermedia. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
The main characters in James Joyce’s “The Dead,” Gabriel Conroy and his wife Gretta, react to death in very different ways. Gabriel Conroy’s death drive results from anxiety due to his low self-esteem and fear of rejection, and Gretta Conroy reacts to death through repression, regression, and a fear of intimacy.
Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J. R. R. Tolkien
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,860. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Mythopoeic Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays, Essay » Literature
Perilous and Fair includes seven classic articles as well as seven new examinations of women in Tolkien’s works and life. These fourteen articles bring together perspectives not only on Tolkien’s most commonly discussed female characters—Éowyn, Galadriel, and Lúthien—but also on less studied figures such as Nienna, Yavanna, Shelob, and Arwen.
Bluestockings Beware: Cultural Backlash and the Reconfiguration of the Witch in Popular Nineteenth-Century Literature. Femspec Issue 6.2, 2005
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Essay » Literature
The author “decided to view four nineteenth century short stories that reflect this cultural linkage through the looking glass of narratives of American witch-hunting, Puritan theology, and the history of women’s changing roles in mid-nineteenth century America."