Books tagged: literary criticism

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Study Guide on Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This updated and expanded second edition's key feature is the guiding questions to which the reader /student needs to find his/her own answers. Includes: Detailed analysis of characters, setting, genre and themes; Expanded commentary, with helpful explanatory notes and guiding questions Glossary of relevant literary terms and a literary terms activity; Ideas for managing group discussions.
The Dramatic Concepts of Antonin Artaud
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 59,820. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / French
Antonin Artaud (1896-1948) inaugurated the Theater of Cruelty, a dramatic movement that has had a profound influence on avant-garde theater in Europe and the U.S. The movement is exemplified by the Peter Brook production of Marat-Sade. This book was the first to analyze Artaud's theories, their sources, and the extent to which he implemented them in his own plays. New Foreword by Peter Thompson.
Rupert Brooke
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
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.
Historiographic Metafiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,490. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory
My reading of historiographic metafiction through a series of postmodern texts which work out of and subvert traditional notions of historical writing. I use Linda Hutcheon’s construction of this postmodern genre to investigate the particular literary and historical strategies these texts use and abuse in order to write an alternative history.
Study Guide: The Karamazov Brothers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,170. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Fyodor Dostoyevsky's epic masterpiece "The Karamazov Brother" is massive--dozens of characters, themes, subplots. If you are having trouble keeping track of whose who and what's what, then this book will help you. The covers all the major plots, characters and themes and gives a chapter by chapter summary of the entire book.
The Future of Fictions: An argument for and against tradition
Price: Free! Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Essay » Literature
“The Future of Fictions” argues that the concept of tradition is broken but is too important to throw out. While criticising unquestioned, dogmatic traditions, this essay encourages the tradition of contemplation found in science, philosophy, and many faiths. Drawing on literature, philosophy, and religion, “The Future of Fictions” asks: When is tradition useful, and when should we tear it down?
Rupert Brooke: The Bisexual Brooke
Price: $9.99 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.
The Art Of Critical Writing & Reviewing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,110. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » General
The Art of Critical Writing and Reviewing explains the relevance of art criticism and details on how to review and criticise genres of literature, text across disciplines and other communication expressions such as music,newspapers,magazines,journals, dance, painting, sculptures, audio, video contents, radio and television programmes, internet contents among others. It also enumerates variety of s
Baptism of Fire: The Birth of the Modern British Fantastic in World War I
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,330. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015 by Mythopoeic Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Literature
Baptism of Fire examines selected examples of the fantastic response to World War I among British authors. The contents comprise a mix of five classic articles from the pages of Mythlore and twelve new essays. The first half of the book considers the Inklings, the Oxford literary group centered on J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis, while the second half deals with other
The Unvanquished: A Reader's Guide to the William Faulkner Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
William Faulkner has a reputation as a "difficult" author -- but he doesn't have to be! With this new guide, The Unvanquished can be easy to understand. Included are: a chapter-by-chapter summary and commentary on the story, a thorough description of all the characters, a biography of William Faulkner, suggestions for essay topics, and much more.