Books tagged: literary criticism

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Josef K. Prokurist
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You set the price! Words: 4,270. Language: Italian. Published: October 15, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
A metaphorical and allegorical analysis of the figure of Josef K. in Kafka’s work "The Trial". A complete reversal of the interpretative topos where Josef K., the central character of the book, is seen as not guilty. Here the guilt of Josef is interpreted in a new light. Una totale inversione interpretrativa della figura di Josef K. personaggio centrale ne "Il Processo" di Franz Kafka.
The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2010 by Cemetery Dance. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Meet 8 secondary characters from The Dark Tower series who didn't make it into Bev Vincent's acclaimed The Road to the Dark Tower.
Cartas del Norte
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Price: $4.63 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: Spanish. Published: May 1, 2010 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Essay » Literature
Luis García es un crítico literario que colabora en numerosos medios y que en esta ocasión ha reunido sus opiniones, críticas y sensaciones más personales sobre el mundo de la Literatura.
Learning to Fly: Why Bounty Hunting is More Therapeutic than Running Over Morelli with a Buick
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
"When we first meet Stephanie, she can't afford therapy--she can barely afford her low-rent apartment and regular meals. A couple of hours a week with a trained professional, not that you'd have talked her into it, probably would have done her good. Luckily, as Sylvia Day suggests, she found bounty hunting instead." - Leah Wilson, Perfectly Plum: An Unauthorized Celebration of Stephanie Plum
The Reading Experience
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Price: Free! Words: 116,590. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010. Category:
A book version of The Reading Experience weblog.
The Genetic Function and Nature of LIterature
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Category: Essay » Literature
Literature is found in many primitive and modern cultures, and it does have group survival advantages, and so, according to sociobiological theory, the evidence is strong that literature has a genetic base.
Pearls of Winsome
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Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A tasty bit of drivel about my personal history and philosophy of literature, as well as some observations regarding society in general, modern media and the art of expression. With a twist of sarcasm and shot of superficial insight into the dawning Age of Indifference, this earth shattering, ground breaking introspection offers up smatterings of hope amid the pearls of wisdom haphazardly tossed.
Postmodernist Reality: Postmodernist Fiction, Realism, and the Representation of Reality
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,290. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011 by MC Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Realism
This eloquent introduction to postmodernism explores how post-war British fiction reinvents and re-evaluates the literary conventions of Realism. By focusing on the modes postmodern Bristish novelists approach the relations between past and present, the elusiveness of history, and the distortions of memory, the author shows how Realism is extended to portray multiple realities.
Stieg Larsson Man Myth & Mistress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Is Lisbeth Salander a feminist — or a comic book avenger? Is her creator Stieg Larsson a feminist — or a prurient, violent hack? What is the Millennium Trilogy really about? Is it literature or vicarious violence and sex? Should Eva Gabrielsson be in charge of the Girl franchise? Should there be a second Salander Trilogy? Who built the Stieg Larsson myth, and is any of it true?
Mr. B Speaks!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,790. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011 by Peaks Island Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In a world where characters from novels can be tried in real courts for their literary crimes, Mr. B, the famously redeemed rake of "Pamela" (the English language's first true romance novel), must defend himself before a panel of skeptical literary scholars. Can he redeem his good name and win back his wife?