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The Bakhtin Chronicles: Academia
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 34,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Bakhtin is a Russian cat who comes to Edinburgh to study creative writing. Read his diary about his struggles, and those of fellow students and flatmates: two dogs, two cats, a mouse, guinea pig and scholarly chimpanzee.
Literary Theory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Reference
Literary theory is a set of ideas and methods that help a reader or researcher to understand the literature better. These ideas provide guidance for researchers during the practical process of interpretation.
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.
Collected Works
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 316,760. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Essay » Literature
Canadian writer Norman MacDonald’s complete oeuvre in one edition! Four novels, plus many short stories and essays. Readers who appreciate Hemingway will enjoy MacDonald's simple yet intense tales: a young logger finding his way in the novel "Lost Magnificence", and the "Bugle Trilogy" where a boy becomes a pacifist in an oppressive regime. Essays on his literary theories, poetry, and more.
A Kierkegaardian Reading of David Foster Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
A Kierkegaardian Reading of David Foster Wallace explores selected fictional works of David Foster Wallace through a critical framework developed by Kierkegaard. It seeks to highlight the similarities in their approaches to the problem of irony, as well as in their strategies for overcoming it.
Vector Theory and the Plot Structures of Literature and Drama
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Cynthia Joyce Clay. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book examines what literary and dramatic plotting is--what plot is. "Cynthia Clay has developed an innovative, powerful and extremely useful way for writers to analyze and develop their work. I recommend this book highly." Ben Bova, Hugo winner
The Genetic Function and Nature of LIterature
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Categories: 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.