Books tagged: world literature

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Gilgamesh & Enkidu Litnotes Lesson Plan
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
A complete lesson plan for teachers/ home schoolers for the study of the Epic of Gilgamesh. The plan includes a retelling of a section of the epic, materials list, procedures, objectives, vocab study, character list, discussion questions with key, independent writing assignment ideas, adaptations for ESL, extensions for Gifted and talented, Honors,web resources,and printable student handouts.
Old Farts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Everyone knows that bookstores are such enticing places, filled with the complex scent of books, periodicals, freshly ground coffee, and infinite possibilities. Wonders, secrets, and delights lurk among the stacks... And yet, few know the real truth. Bookstores conceal unimaginable dangers! This very short story by two-time Nebula Award Finalist Vera Nazarian packs a very literary punch.
Gilgamesh and the Secret of Life Litnotes Teacher Edition
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities
Gilgamesh and the Secret of Life is a continuation of my book entitled "Gilgamesh and Enkidu Litnotes Lesson Plan". This teacher edition includes an introduction to the Epic of Gilgamesh, vocabulary and character lists, the selection "Gilgamesh and the Secret of Life", discussion questions, writing assignments, keys and resources. Grade level: high school/World Literature study
Gilgamesh and the Secret of Life Litnotes Student Edition
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities
This student edition is designed to be used with Gilgamesh and the Secret of Life Litnotes Teacher Edition. This text contains an introduction to the Epic of Gilgamesh, vocabulary and character lists, the selection "Gilgamesh and the Secret of Life", discussion questions and writing assignments. Grade level: high school/World Literature
Watering Heaven
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,140. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
What would you do if you found out your girlfriend laid an egg every time she had sex? Who would you be if you were invited to a party in Beijing but had to make up a brand-new identity for six weeks? Peter Tieryas Liu’s Watering Heaven is a travelogue of and requiem for the American dream in all its bizarre manifestations.
Racing With The Rain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Can one outrun the rain? Guyanese born Carl Dias receives news of his father augusto dying in Guyana. Back in Guiana, Carl belonged to the leftwing ruling party. His father, a businessman was in the Conservative party. Returning will reignite memories of the collapse of the political and social fabric of the colony, stoked by the Kennedy administration pressuring the Brits to oust the government.
Boxed in a Curse
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
She was created by the gods as a gift to humanity. Then there was the urn. Pandora, the first woman on Earth, was endowed with many gifts: beauty, intelligence, domesticity, and curiosity. She was at once lover, sympathiser and nurturer.
Access: Thirteen Tales
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,500. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What do we think we desire? What do we truly desire? These are the two competing forces underlying Xu Xi’s latest fiction collection Access. These thirteen tales are at once acerbic and heartbreaking, directing our gaze at the incongruities of human relations and the persistence of wounds our hearts cannot heal.
Hong Kong Rose
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 114,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The novel rewinds through a drama set in Hong Kong of the seventies, where Confucian family ties and British colonial society embrace Rose's "perfect" marriage to a lawyer from a prominent South African Chinese family. But even before the wedding, a dark underside to that family begins to emerge; Rose must confront the reality of her new life as it unfolds with many surprising twists and turns.
Shanghai Dancing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A "fictional autobiography," Shanghai Dancing is a dazzling meditation on identity, language and disorientation that combines photographs and written images in the style of W.G. Sebald. The winner of some of Australia's top literary prizes, Shanghai Dancing has been praised by its judges as "a work of major significance [that] challenges our expectations of storytelling..."