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The History of Australian Exploration : Ernest Favenc By LogoStar Press
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Ernest Favenc (1845 – 1908) was an explorer of Australia. He was born in London and educated at Berlin and Oxford. THE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN EXPLORATION is an important book and however diverse... More > may have been the aims, ideas and successes of those by whom the work was done, Ernest Favenc's formidable volume gathers together all those scattered memorials merging it into a unity of a great labour. Favenc was himself an explorer and treats his subject not in a perfunctory way, but as one who feels the wild charm and the magical attraction of the unknown.< Less
The Sky Is Falling: Lester Del Rey By LogoStar Press
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Del Rey, who is perhaps the hidden treasure of science fiction, first started publishing stories in pulp magazines in the late 1930s, at the dawn of the Golden Age of the SF genre. Del Rey was a... More > member of the all-male literary banqueting club the Trap Door Spiders, which served as the basis of Isaac Asimov's fictional group of mystery solvers the Black Widowers. Del Rey himself was the model for the Emmanuel Rubin character. He was awarded the 1990 Grand Master Award by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America for lifetime achievement in science fiction for his innovative and articulate prose.< Less
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"The Mabinogion" is a wonderful collection of prose stories from medieval Welsh manuscripts. They are partly based on early medieval historical events, but may hark back to older iron age... More > traditions. The three tales called "The Three Romances" are Welsh versions of Arthurian tales that also appear in the work of Chrétien de Troyes. A timeless treasure for children and adults alike.< Less
Early Plays: Henrik Ibsen By LogoStar Press
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"Catiline," "The Warrior's Barrow," and "Olaf Liljekrans," Henrik Ibsen's early masterpieces, like most of the Norwegian playwright's works, examined the realities that... More > lay behind many facades, possessing a revelatory nature that proved to be highly disquieting to many of his contemporaries. Ibsen largely founded the modern stage by introducing a critical eye and free inquiry into the conditions of life and issues of morality. Through these daring plays, Ibsen challenged, right from the very beginning of his literary career, the beliefs of his times and shattered the illusions of his audiences.< Less
The Enormous Room: e. e. cummings By LogoStar Press
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E. E. Cummings, "the writer who has instigated morphology," as a critic once called him, is known rather as an eccentric poetry innovator who always wrote his name in lower case. However,... More > about his novel "The Enormous Room" (1922), which was in fact his first published book, Francis Scott Fitzgerald wrote the following words: "Of all the work by young men who have sprung up since 1920 one book survives - 'The Enormous Room' by e. e. cummings." This autobiographic book focuses on Cummings' temporary imprisonment in France during World War I. "The Enormous Room" itself refers to the large room where Cummings slept aside thirty or so prisoners. However, it also serves as an allegory for Cummings' mind and the memories of the prison - such that when he describes the many residents of his shared cell, they still live in the "enormous room" of his mind.< Less
The Clockmaker: Thomas Chandler Haliburton By LogoStar Press
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Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1796 – 1865) was one of the first major Canadian authors. Haliburton was born in Windsor, Nova Scotia to an upper class family. He attended University of King's... More > College in Windsor and became a lawyer, opening a practice in Annapolis Royal. Haliburton became noted local business man and a judge, but his great fame came from his writing. He wrote a diverse number of books on history, politics, and farm improvement. He rose to world wide fame with his "Clockmaker" serial that first appeared in the "Novascotian" and was later published in book form throughout the British Empire. The books recounted the humourous adventures of the character Sam Slick and became extremely popular. This new edition of one of the first novels published in North America is going to surprise the reader with the amazingly freshness it has preserved for over one and a half centuries.< Less
Ulysses: James Joyce By LogoStar Press
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Ulysses has been the subject of much controversy and scrutiny, ranging from early obscenity trials to protracted textual "Joyce Wars." Today it is generally regarded as a masterwork in... More > Modernist writing, celebrated for its groundbreaking stream-of-consciousness technique, highly experimental prose—full of puns, parodies, allusions—as well as for its rich characterizations and broad humour. In 1999, the Modern Library ranked Ulysses first on a list of the 100 best novels in English of the 20th century.< Less
The Household Gods: Aleister Crowley By LogoStar Press
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Aleister Crowley is known today especially as an occultist, spy, chess master, professional mountain climber, and sexual revolutionary. However, Crowley, who used to be called "the wickedest man... More > in the world" by his adversaries, gained more notoriety during his lifetime as an author of fiction, including plays, poems, and later novels, most of which have not yet received the attention they deserve. "The Household," a one-act comedy that makes readers roar with laughter, is eaxctly one of those masterpieces by this important Bristish writer that needs to be rediscovered by contemporary readers.< Less
Stories by English Authors By LogoStar Press
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A wonderful collection of English fiction comprising stories by such classics as Thomas Hardy, Charles Reade, Amelia B. Edwards, Wilkie Collins, Anthony Hope, among others. For the lover of good... More > literature.< Less
The Tables Turned: William Morris By LogoStar Press
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"The Tables Turned" shows William Morris - the famous English writer, artist, designer, and socialist activist - at his best.This "Socialist Interlude" - as Morris subtitled his... More > play, was supposed to be a literary and dramatic mediator between the Marxist and anarchist sides of the socialist movement, created in order to save the Socialist League. What the play has become is a masterpiece pinpointing Morris' outstanding wit and character.< Less

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