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Historic Mystery Literature By Dave Stewart
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A collection of mystery stories from the 1850s through the 1910s, demonstrating the evolution of the mystery short story.
The Novels to Knowledge Guide to Historical Literature of the Middle Ages By Spring, 2012 Class (Huckleberry)
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The Spring 2012 Novels to Knowledge Guide to Historical Literature of the Middle Ages from the Huckleberry Center for Creative Learning
Celtic Literature By Matthew Arnold
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The following remarks on the study of Celtic Literature formed the substance of four lectures given by me in the chair of poetry at Oxford. Again and again, in the course of them, I have marked the... More > very humble scope intended; which is, not to treat any special branch of scientific Celtic studies, but to point out the many directions in which the results of those studies offer matter of general interest, and to insist on the benefit we may all derive from knowing the Celt and things Celtic more thoroughly. Here the mere literary critic must owe his whole safety to his tact in choosing authorities to follow, and whatever he advances must be understood as advanced with a sense of the insecurity which, after all, attaches to such a mode of proceeding, and as put forward provisionally, by way of hypothesis rather than of confident assertion.< Less
English Literature By William J. Long
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PREFACE This book, which presents the whole splendid history of English literature from Anglo-Saxon times to the close of the Victorian Era, has three specific aims. The first is to create or to... More > encourage in every student the desire to read the best books, and to know literature itself rather than what has been written about literature. The second is to interpret literature both personally and historically, that is, to show how a great book generally reflects not only the author's life and thought but also the spirit of the age and the ideals of the nation's history. The third aim is to show, by a study of each successive period, how our literature has steadily developed from its first simple songs and stories to its present complexity in prose and poetry. To carry out these aims we have introduced the following features: . WILLIAM J. LONG STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT< Less
Linking Literature By SPI Student Press Initiative
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Linking Literature is a book of student-written oral histories that explore thematic connections between historical literary texts and our contemporary society. Using Harper Lee’s To Kill a... More > Mockingbird as an entry point, students record and craft oral histories that capture people’s very real experiences around themes of justice, empathy and innocence. This collection of 32 oral histories is the result of a two-month long process during which students tackled the sometimes daunting challenges that come with interviewing, transcribing, edited and drafting. They also came to discover that often there is little difference between fiction and reality. Subjects range from the unknown to the famous, and include Holocaust survivors, local political figures and renowned journalist Bill Moyers.< Less
Linking Literature By SPI Student Press Initiative
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Linking Literature is a book of student-written oral histories that explore thematic connections between historical literary texts and our contemporary society. Using Harper Lee’s To Kill a... More > Mockingbird as an entry point, students record and craft oral histories that capture people’s very real experiences around themes of justice, empathy and innocence. This collection of 32 oral histories is the result of a two-month long process during which students tackled the sometimes daunting challenges that come with interviewing, transcribing, edited and drafting. They also came to discover that often there is little difference between fiction and reality. Subjects range from the unknown to the famous, and include Holocaust survivors, local political figures and renowned journalist Bill Moyers.< Less
ARMENIAN LITERATURE By Anonymous
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
An Historical Mystery By Honore de Balzac
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Step back in history through the eyes of one of the masters of European realism. This keenly observed and utterly absorbing account of the period after Napoleon Bonaparte fell from power in... More > nineteenth-century France is both an interesting historical document and an engrossing mystery.< Less
Supernatural Horror in Literature By H.P. Lovecraft
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"Supernatural Horror in Literature" is a non-fiction survey of the field of horror fiction by the famed horror writer H. P. Lovecraft, written between November 1925 and May 1927, and... More > revised in 1933-1934. It was first published in 1927 in the one-shot magazine The Recluse. Lovecraft examines the roots of weird fiction in the gothic novel and traces its development through such writers as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe (who merits his own chapter), and Ambrose Bierce. Lovecraft names as the four "modern masters" of horror Arthur Machen, Lord Dunsany, Algernon Blackwood and M. R. James. An H. P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia calls the work "HPL's most significant literary essay and one of the finest historical analyses of horror literature." Upon reading the essay, M. R. James proclaimed Lovecraft's style "most offensive."< Less
Literature Companion: The Red and the Black By History World
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“The Red and the Black” by Stendhal is a historical novel, divided into two books. It was first published in 1830. It was originally written in French and its title was “Le Rouge et... More > le Noir.” According to literary scholars and critics “The Red and the Black” can also be called a psychological historical novel. Literature Companion: The Red and the Black Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: History and Background Chapter Three: Plot Summary Chapter Four: Characters Chapter Five: Complete Summary Book One Book Two Chapter Six: Critical Analysis Chapter Seven: Structure and Themes< Less