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Biographical Essays By Thomas de Quincey
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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
Andrew Barnett: A Biographical Interview By Amy West
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This book is a biographical interview of my character from my novel, "Against Medical Advice," Dr. Andrew Barnett. The half rock star, half doctor with a bad boy exterior and a heart of... More > gold. Included in this book is everything you ever wanted to know about him, including his: TEEN YEARS ADULTHOOD FAMILY TREE PAST EMPLOYMENT PAST RELATIONSHIPS A SPECIAL TAROT CARD READING And even HIS SIGNATURE!< Less
An Accursed Race: With Biographical Details By Elizabeth Gaskell
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She became popular for her writing, especially her ghost stories, aided by Charles Dickens, who published her work in his magazine Household Words. Her ghost stories are quite distinct, in the... More > "Gothic" vein, from her industrial fiction. Even though her writing conforms to Victorian conventions (including signing her name "Mrs. Gaskell"), Gaskell usually frames her stories as critiques of contemporary attitudes: her early works focused on factory work in the Midlands. She always emphasized the role of women, with complex narratives and dynamic female characters. ISBN: 978-1-105-12613-0< Less
Cousin Phillis: With Biographical Details By Elizabeth Gaskell
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Elizabeth Gaskell became popular for her writing, especially her ghost stories, aided by Charles Dickens, who published her work in his magazine Household Words. Her ghost stories are quite distinct,... More > in the "Gothic" vein, from her industrial fiction. Even though her writing conforms to Victorian conventions (including signing her name "Mrs. Gaskell"), Gaskell usually frames her stories as critiques of contemporary attitudes: her early works focused on factory work in the Midlands. She always emphasized the role of women, with complex narratives and dynamic female characters. ISBN: 978-1-105-12874-5< Less
Taras Bulba: With Biographical Account By Nikolai Gogol
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Nikolai Gogol was one of the first masters of the short story, alongside Alexander Pushkin, Prosper Mérimée, E. T. A. Hoffmann, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. He was in touch with the... More > "literary aristocracy", had a story published in Anton Delvig's Northern Flowers, was taken up by Vasily Zhukovsky and Pyotr Pletnyov, and (in 1831) was introduced to Pushkin. D.S. Mirsky characterized Gogol's universe as "one of the most marvellous, unexpected – in the strictest sense, original– worlds ever created by an artist of words". ISBN: 978-1-105-14077-8< Less
Tim Almighty: A Biographical, Fictional, Short Story Based on True Events By John M. Bartosh
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"Tim Almighty: A Biographical, Fictional, Short Story Based on True Events" is a 600-word short-story that offers readers an amusing, inspirational lesson in living on the subject of... More > "teamwork." A "must read" for Tim Tebow fans throughout America and elsewhere!< Less
Bliss & Other Stories: With Biographical Account By Katherine Mansfield
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Katherine Mansfield is widely considered one of the best short story writers of her period. A number of her works, including "Miss Brill", "Prelude", "The Garden Party",... More > "The Doll's House", and later works such as "The Fly", are frequently collected in short story anthologies. Mansfield also proved ahead of her time in her adoration of Russian playwright and short story writer Anton Chekhov, and incorporated some of his themes and techniques into her writing.< Less
The Moorland Cottage (With Biographical Details) By Elizabeth Gaskell
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About Elizabeth Gaskell 4 Childhood and Early Life 5 Marriage 8 Writing Style and Major Themes 11 Dialect 13 The Moorland Cottage 15 Chapter I 15 Chapter II 43 Chapter III 65 Chapter IV 88 Chapter... More > V 108 Chapter VI 140 Chapter VII 160 Chapter VIII 175 Chapter IX 203 Chapter X 234 Chapter XI 250 ........................................... ISBN: 978-1-4357-9579-2< Less
Taras Bulba (With Biographical Account) By Nikolai Gogol
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About Nikolai Gogol 5 Childhood and Early Years 7 Literary Development 9 Twilight Years 13 Writing Style 17 Gogol and Politics 19 Influence 20 Taras Bulba 26 Introduction 26 Chapter 1 46 Chapter... More > 2 73 Chapter 3 96 Chapter 4 118 Chapter 5 141 Chapter 6 166 Chapter 7 191 Chapter 8 225 Chapter 9 247 Chapter 10 278 Chapter 11 295 Chapter 12 323 ................................................. ISBN: 978-1-257-06178-5< Less
Mr. Harrison's Confessions: With Biographical Details By Elizabeth Gaskell
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"Mr. Harrison’s Confessions" is an episodic tale best known for being a precursor and preview to its famous cousin Cranford. Indeed, like Cranford it invites readers to chuckle over... More > the unlimited creativity of those wishing to slip no further in their social ranking. The story also has an odor of Knutsford about it in its bucolic setting and because it describes the life of a country doctor, a subject with which Mrs. Gaskell was intimately familiar as a young girl living in Knutsford and observing her uncle, Peter Holland. "Mr. Harrison's Confessions" features the protagonist's introduction, following study at Guy’s Hospital in London, into general practice in the country town of Duncombe. Much of the tale revolves around the potential for romantic misinterpretation by the middle-aged spinsters and matchmaking parents when this young, inexperienced, unmarried doctor begins to practice medicine. His mentor, Mr. Morgan, attempts to steer him on the right path, but he too,< Less