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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
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
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
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
PHILOLOGY, CONCEPTS OF EUROPEAN LITERATURE By Andreas Sofroniou
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This book describes Philology and its associated subjects of literature, linguistic and other arts. It explains Philology as part of human activities; reflecting the ancient, classical,... More > ecclesiastical, medieval and modern concepts, including the current social and economic conditions. Also, the philological class stratification as it appears in life; among the primitive civilisations and modern European literature. It includes the literary contributions of the main European countries from the ancient times through to the current geographical and political divisions. The countries included are: Portugal, Spain, France, Britain, Germany, Italy and Greece. Further elaborations include the class distinctions in philology, literature, linguistics, comedies, opera, ballads and dramas of modern times. Further on, it explains the historical and comparative philological term as used in linguistics studies; the ways in which specific languages have developed and the ways in which languages in general can change.< Less
PHILOLOGY, CONCEPTS OF EUROPEAN LITERATURE By Andreas Sofroniou
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This book describes Philology and its associated subjects of literature, linguistic and other arts. It explains Philology as part of all other human activities; reflecting the ancient, classical,... More > ecclesiastical, medieval and modern concepts, including the current social and economic conditions. Also, the philological class stratification as it appears in life; among the primitive civilisations and modern European literature. It includes the literary contributions of the main European countries from the ancient times through to the current geographical and political divisions. The countries included are: Portugal, Spain, France, Britain, Germany, Italy and Greece. Further elaborations include the class distinctions in philology, literature, linguistics, comedies, opera, ballads and dramas of modern times. It explains the historical and comparative philological term as used in linguistics studies; the ways in which specific languages have developed and the ways in which languages in general can change.< Less
Literature Help: Private Lives By Students’ Academy
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“Private Lives” by Noel Coward was published in published in 1930. It is a comedy of manners in three acts. The play initially toured the British provinces, and then it opened at the new... More > Phoenix Theater in London in 1930. During its London performance the star cast included Coward, Gertrude Lawrence, Adrianne Allen and Laurence Olivier. After one year, the Broadway production was launched. Since its Broadway production in 1931, the play has been revived at least half a dozen times each in the West End and on Broadway. Literature Help: Private Lives Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Historical Background Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Plot Overview Act One Act Two Act Three Chapter Five: Complete Summary Act One Act Two Act Three Chapter Six: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Help: Cousin Bette By Students’ Academy
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The characters in the novel “Cousin Bette” represent polarities of contrasting morality. Bette is quite vengeful and Valerie is disingenuous. Adeline is quite merciful and her daughter... More > Hortense is also very patient. The head of the Hulot family is the slave of his sexual desire. Hortense’s husband is the Polish exile Wenceslas Steinbeck. He is a man of artistic genius, though he does not seem to be motivated in any manner. It is assumed that the character of Bette is based in part on the mother or Balzac and the poet Marceline Desbordes Valmore. Literature Help: Cousin Bette Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Historical Background Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Writing Style Chapter Five: Plot Summary Chapter Six: Thematic Analysis< Less