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BEYOND THE ROADBLOCKS - Squibs & long shots 1984-2015
Price: $2.65 USD. Words: 71,380. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature
"Forty-eight occasional pieces ranging from the music of forest rebels to Arabic novels by way of Kenyan trains and the automatic pistols in my mother's attic." A selection of remarkable and unusual essays on travel, history, literature, music and rebellion, written in Falla's usual penetrating and stimulating style.
Very Long Nights
Price: Free! Words: 159,790. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
A collection of essays of literary criticism.
Postmodern Ghosts: A Postmodern Analysis of Paul Auster´s Ghosts
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / General
In this essay we analyze Ghosts, the second book of The New York Trilogy, from a Postmodern perspective. This book was written by the American writer Paul Auster. In this essay we focus on the ideas of simulacra, hyperreality and reality and how they apply to this novel. We also discuss how the idea of Metafiction is present here and why this can be considered to be a metafictional novel.
Study Guide: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger (Second Edition, Revised and Expanded)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- General
The second edition of this bestselling guide to The Catcher in the Rye is completely revised and expanded with 20% more material than the first edition. It includes a biography of author J.D. Salinger, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays.
Flame Deluge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature
A close analysis of Walter M Miller Jr's prize-winning novel A Canticle for Leibowitz. Ravensdale shows how the novel rests intellectually on a heretical version of Original Sin.
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.