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Rating: 3.80 / 5
4 reviews

Helltown: An occult horror mystery (World's Scariest Places Book 3)

by Jeremy Bates

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"Bates never shies away from the bad or the ugly" - San Francisco Book Review

Since the 1980s there have been numerous reports of occult activity and other possibly supernatural phenomenon within certain villages and townships of Summit County, Ohio - an area collectively known as Helltown.

When a group of out-out-town friends investigating the legends are driven off the road by a mysterious hearse, their night of cheap thrills turns to chills as they begin to die one by one.

Interview with the Author
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Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Horror, Occult, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Suspense, Religion & Spirituality, Criticism & Theory, British, Classics
Size: 257 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Clarissa's Ciphers: Meaning and Disruption in Richardson's Clarissa

by Terry Castle

As Samuel Richardson's 'exemplar to her sex,’ Clarissa in the eponymous novel published in 1748 is the paradigmatic female victim. In Clarissa’s Ciphers, Terry Castle delineates the ways in which, in a world where only voice carries authority, Clarissa is repeatedly silenced, both metaphorically and literally. A victim of rape, she is first a victim of hermeneutic abuse. Drawing on feminist criticism and hermeneutic theory, Castle examines the question of authority in the novel. By tracing the patterns of abuse and exploitation that occur when meanings are arbitrarily and violently imposed, she explores the sexual politics of reading....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Women's Studies, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 208 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Seductive Reasoning: Pluralism as the Problematic of Contemporary Literary Theory

by Ellen Rooney

Seductive Reasoning takes a provocative look at contemporary Anglo-American literary theory, calling into question the critical consensus on pluralism's nature and its status in literary studies. Drawing on the insights of Marxist and feminist critical theory and on the works of Althusser, Derrida, and Foucault, Rooney reads the pluralist’s invitation to join in a "dialogue" as a seductive gesture. Critics who respond find that they must seek to persuade all of their potential readers. Rooney examines pluralism as a form of logic in the work of E. D. Hirsch, as a form of ethics for Wayne Booth, as a rhetoric of persuasion in the books of Stanley Fish. For Paul de Man, Rooney argues, pluralism was a rhetoric of tropes just as it was, for Fredric Jameson, a form of politics....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 254 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

POEMS: Points Of Expressions Manifested Socially

by M. A. Malloy

This book, "Point Of Expressions Manifested Sociably (socially) can be the 'reality' of what many people face, embrace or is challenged with regularly." With a wide range, of open minded explosiveness... expressively written. In addition to the creativity within the mind of a writer, this book, offers up, many words written within the context of reflection, and dealing with ones self, with a form of spoken word, poetry along with open creativeness. This book, is compelling, simply because the reader will be placed into the mind of its (this books) writer.

Even so, and still does these words written, offer up "powerful meanings" beyond the actual expectations of an actual poetic rhyme of the sort. So, sit back and enjoy, a different style of written expression... with various m...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Poetry, Nonfiction, African, Criticism & Theory
Size: 13 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
5 reviews

Painting Dragons: What Storytellers Need to Know About Writing Eunuch Villains

by Tucker Lieberman

Monstrous: physically, mentally, morally. Castrated men are often portrayed this way in fiction. What’s the “evil eunuch” stereotype, and why do novelists reproduce it?In Painting Dragons: What Storytellers Need to Know About Writing Eunuch Villains, Tucker Lieberman explores the stereotypes that fashion these cruel, warped characters. He encourages fiction writers to change the game....

Genre: Gay & Lesbian, Literary Criticism, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 132 pages
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Rating: 4.10 / 5
4 reviews

Still Waters (Sandhamn Murders Book 1)

by Viveca Sten

On a hot July morning on Sweden’s idyllic vacation island of Sandhamn, a man takes his dog for a walk and makes a gruesome discovery: a body, tangled in fishing net, has washed ashore.Police detective Thomas Andreasson is the first to arrive on the scene. Before long, he has identified the deceased as Krister Berggren, a bachelor from the mainland who has been missing for months. All signs point to an accident—until another brutalized corpse is found at the local bed-and-breakfast. But this time it is Berggren’s cousin, whom Thomas interviewed in Stockholm just days before.As the island’s residents reel from the news, Thomas turns to his childhood friend, local lawyer Nora Linde. Together, they attempt to unravel the riddles left behind by these two mysterious outsiders—while try...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Literature, Ethnic & National, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Reference & Collections, Regional U.S., Specific Groups, Travel, Children's eBooks, Literature & Fiction, Holidays & Celebrations, Computers & Technology, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Baking, Canning & Preserving, Cooking by Ingredient, Culinary Arts & Techniques, Drinks & Beverages, Gastronomy, Meals, Natural Foods, Outdoor Cooking, Professional Cooking, Quick & Easy, Reference, Regional & International, Sp
Size: 387 pages
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Novels, Readers, and Reviewers: Responses to Fiction in Antebellum America

by Nina Baym

This book describes and characterizes responses of American readers to fiction in the generation before the Civil War. It is based on close examination of the reviews of all novels—both American and European—that appeared in major American periodicals during the years 1840–1860, a period in which magazines, novels, and novel reviews all proliferated. Nina Baym makes uses of the reviews to gain information about the formal, aesthetic, and moral expectations of reviewers. Her major conclusion is that the accepted view about the American novel before the Civil War—the view that the atmosphere in America was hostile to fiction—is a myth. There is compelling evidence, she shows, for the existence of a veritable novel industry and, concomitantly, a vast audience for fiction in the 1840...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 288 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Catawampus

by Molly H. Whitney

Catawampus is a non-thematic poetry book comprised of various poems which are dark, funny and inspirational. Subjects in this book include relationships, pets, life changes and every day things. Many poetry books guide your mood as you read but Catawampus keeps you guessing. There's something in it for everyone....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Poetry, Religious & Inspirational, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 32 pages
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Rating: 3.90 / 5
4 reviews

William Shakespeare: The Complete Works (Illustrated)

by William Shakespeare

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume!The ComediesA Midsummer Night's DreamAll's Well That Ends WellAs You Like ItLove’s Labour ’s LostMeasure for MeasureMuch Ado About NothingThe Comedy of ErrorsThe Merchant of VeniceThe Merry Wives of WindsorThe Taming of the ShrewThe Two Gentlemen of VeronaTwelfth Night; or, What you willThe RomancesCymbelinePericles, Prince of TyreThe TempestThe Winter's TaleThe TragediesKing LearRomeo and JulietThe History of Troilus and CressidaThe Life and Death of Julius CaesarThe Life of Timon of AthensThe Tragedy of Antony and CleopatraThe Tragedy of CoriolanusThe Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of DenmarkThe Tragedy of MacbethThe Tragedy of Othello, the Moor o...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Theater, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Drama & Plays, British, Shakespeare, Anthologies & Literature Collections, Criticism & Theory, Poetry
Size: 5185 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Astounding Sci-Fi Tales and Star Trek Tricorder Readings from the Original Series: A Book of Revelations

by Lulu Galah

Astounding sci-fi tales and Star Trek tricorder readings (essays and commentary) from The Original SeriesSpace: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.KIRK: Attention all trekkers… this is the Captain speaking.MCCOY: You can't be serious. That thing is virtually made out of stone! 
KIRK: Help it. Treat it. 
MCCOY: I'm a doctor, not a bricklayer. 
KIRK: You're a healer. There's a patient. That's an order. Mister Spock, tell it we're trying to help.KIRK: Set your phaser on one quarter. I'll leave mine on stun.McCoy: He’s dead, Jim.KIRK: Evasive maneuvers, Mister Sulu. 
SPOCK: An extremely powerful bolt of energy...

Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Humor, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 58 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Nymphalis carmen: Nympholepsy in Nabokov’s Oeuvre

by Mo Ibrahim

From MARY to LOLITA to THE ORIGINAL OF LAURA and more, this book mines Nabokov's oeuvre for example of nymphets, nympholepts, and nympholepsy....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 106 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Book Pricing and Promotion: How to Market and Promote Your Kindle Book. A Self-Publisher’s Guide to Writing Books That Sell. (Write Free Book Series)

by Alex Foster

Book Pricing and Promotion teaches you how to price your books for optimal results. You’ll see data from personal tests in different book categories showing you how to price your book to balance high volume sales, to maintain high page listings, as well as the best profits possible.

The book also looks at my results from popular marketing and promotional sites, both free and paid marketing. Learn how to use marketing and promotion sites for the best possible outcomes and how to correctly publish a new book for improved long term outcomes....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 25 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

RARE FLOWERS,: Flowers that are the rarest in the world.

by Willow Rose

This is a book of the worlds rarest flowers, With descriptions and information....

Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Gardening & Horticulture, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Professional Science, Science & Math, Biological Sciences, Antiquarian & Rare Books
Size: Unknown
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The Shakespeare Quiz: 425 Questions with Answers, Commentary, and Essays

by Lulu Galah

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Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, World Literature, British, Shakespeare, Nonfiction, Humor, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 148 pages
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Decadent Genealogies: The Rhetoric of Sickness from Baudelaire to D'Annunzio

by Barbara Spackman

Barbara Spackman here examines the ways in which decadent writers adopted the language of physiological illness and alteration as a figure for psychic otherness. By means of an ideological and rhetorical analysis of scientific as well as literary texts, she shows how the rhetoric of sickness provided the male decadent writer with an alibi for the occupation and appropriation of the female body....

Genre: Gay & Lesbian, Literary Criticism, History, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Professional & Technical, Medical eBooks, Nonfiction, Professional Science, Science & Math, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 232 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Poets, Patrons, and Printers: Crisis of Authority in Late Medieval France

by Cynthia J. Brown

Cynthia J. Brown explains why the advent of print in the late medieval period brought about changes in relationships among poets, patrons, and printers which led to a new conception of authorship.Examining such paratextual elements of manuscripts as title pages, colophons, and illustrations as well as such literary strategies as experimentation with narrative voice, Brown traces authors' attempts to underscore their narrative presence in their works and to displace patrons from their role as sponsors and protectors of the book. Her accounts of the struggles of poets, including Jean Lemaire, Jean Bouchet, Jean Molinet, and Pierre Gringore, over the design, printing, and sale of their books demonstrate how authors secured the status of literary proprietor during the transition from the cultu...

Genre: History, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Criticism & Theory, Movements & Periods
Size: 292 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

my wonderful life: Childrens stories

by RAVEN QUINN

Hi my name is Raven im 11 years old and this is my first e-book and I thank you for your time and support.
This is a short book about my family and me.with pictures for ages babies up to 2 and a half to 3. Thanks!...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Photography, Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Genre Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's Nonfiction, Family Life, Early Learning, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Poeticolors: Kaleidoscope

by Dwayne Gray

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Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Criticism & Theory
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 4.80 / 5
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Fashion Figures: How Missy the Mathlete Made the Cut

by Melissa A. Borza

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Genre: Business & Investing, Business Life, Management & Leadership, Computers & Technology, Microsoft, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching, Parenting & Relationships, Literature Guides, Professional & Technical, Accounting & Finance, Professional Science, Science & Math, Education, Sexuality, Teen & Young Adult, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 109 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Semiotics in Mathematics Education (ICME-13 Topical Surveys)

by Norma Presmeg

This volume discusses semiotics in mathematics education as an activity with a formal sign system, in which each sign represents something else. Theories presented by Saussure, Peirce, Vygotsky and other writers on semiotics are summarized in their relevance to the teaching and learning of mathematics. The significance of signs for mathematics education lies in their ubiquitous use in every branch of mathematics. Such use involves seeing the general in the particular, a process that is not always clear to learners. Therefore, in several traditional frameworks, semiotics has the potential to serve as a powerful conceptual lens in investigating diverse topics in mathematics education research. Topics that are implicated include (but are not limited to): the birth of signs; embodiment, gestur...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 40 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

Not You It's Me (A Boston Love Story Book 1)

by Julie Johnson

#1 BEST SELLER IN HUMOROUS FICTION!

Gemma Summers is unlucky in love.
She’s known it since third grade, when her first crush blew a spitball into her hair, and a decade-long string of bad dates, boring sex, and abysmal morning-afters has done nothing to improve her prospects.
But when a random radio call-in contest lands her courtside tickets to the hottest playoff game of the season, Gemma’s luck may finally be on the upswing — even if it doesn’t exactly seem like it when the dreaded jumbotron kiss-cam lands on her and her date, who’s too busy ignoring her to notice…

Chase Croft doesn’t date.
Despite ample opportunity as Boston’s most eligible bachelor, the reformed bad-boy would rather put his energy into taking over the fam...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Individual Artists, Fashion, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, History, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mysteries & Detectives, Geography & Cultures, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Manga, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Baking, Cooking by Ingredient, Culinary Arts & Techniques, Drinks & Beverages, Meals, Professional Cooking, Quick
Size: 389 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.00 / 5
3 reviews

Philosophy in Don Quixote: Commentary on the Meditations of Ortega y Gasset

by Oswald Sobrino

This small book is a commentary on the first published book of the Spanish philosopher José Ortega y Gasset in which he draws philosophical insights from the classic novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616). José Ortega y Gasset (1883-1955) was a Spanish philosopher who anticipated many of the themes of later, more famous existentialists such as Heidegger. In the Meditations on Quixote (1914), Ortega anticipates many of the philosophical ideas that he developed during the rest of his life. Reading Ortega's insights will deepen your experience of daily life as you learn to think philosophically about your circumstance....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Teen & Young Adult, Criticism & Theory, Movements & Periods
Size: 39 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Internet Kids - Road Trip

by Alex Blake

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Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Parenting & Relationships, Literature Guides, Sexuality, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 26 pages
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Love Poetry (unspoken words Book 3)

by Patricia Innes

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Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Criticism & Theory
Size: 39 pages
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Rating: 4.70 / 5
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ESL Games for Kids: ESL Teaching Materials for Classroom and Small Groups That Make Learning English Easy and Fun - Dozens of Games for All Levels

by Don Columbus

Step-by-step instructions for dozens of fun ESL games for kids to learn EnglishWhen kids are having fun playing games, learning English becomes effortless!Need a collection of fun ESL games to play at home or in the classroom?With this ESL games book, you will have a diverse collection of ESL games for kids that will help every age and every level to improve all aspects of their English proficiency.Here is a preview of what you will learn in this book:ESL Games for KidsListening GamesSpeaking GamesReading and Writing GamesVocabulary GamesGrammar GamesEven if you have no background in organizing ESL games for kids in the classroom or at home, with this guide in your hands that will not be a barrier for you. With these games, young ESL students can learn and practice English while having fun...

Genre: Children's eBooks, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Foreign Language Study & Reference, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 61 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Private Goes Public: Self-Narrativisation in Brian Friel's Plays (Schweizer Anglistische Arbeiten (SAA) Book 140)

by Gaby Frey

In Brian Friel's writing, the distinction between public and private is closely linked to the concepts of home, family, identity and truth. This study examines the characters' excessive introspection and their deep-seated need to disclose their most intimate knowledge and private truths to define who they are and, thus, to oppose dominant discourse or avoid heteronomy. This study begins by investigating how a number of Anglo-Irish writers publicised their characters' private versions of truth thereby illustrating what they perceived to be the space of 'Irishness'. The book then focuses on Friel's techniques of sharing his character's private views to demonstrate how he adopted and adapted these practices in his own oeuvre. As the characters' superficial inarticulateness and their vivid inn...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 271 pages
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Borderwork: Feminist Engagements with Comparative Literature (Reading Women Writing)

by Margaret R. Higonnet

The first book to assess the impact of feminist criticism on comparative literature, Borderwork recharts the intellectual and institutional boundaries on that discipline. The seventeen essays collected here, most published for the first time, together call for the contextualization of the study of comparative literature within the areas of discourse, culture, ideology, race, and gender. Contributors: Bella Brodzki, VèVè A. Clark, Chris Cullens, Greta Gaard, Sabine Gölz, Sarah Webster Goodwin, Margaret R. Higonnet, Marianne Hirsch, Susan Sniader Lanser, Françoise Lionnet, Fedwa Malti-Douglas, Lore Metzger, Nancy K. Miller, Obioma Nnaemakea, Rajeswari Sunder Rajan, Anca Vlasopolos....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Women's Studies, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 352 pages
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Vertygo – The Suicide of Lukas

by Marcus Deminco

NOTE OF CLARIFICATIONThe first publication of this book was considered to have an inductive content to suicidal practices. In order to follow legal guidelines, this English version had modified part of its original content in compliance to Article 122 of the Penal Code of Brazil. The author is subjected to the penalty of detention if does not comply with this law.Multiverse Delirium or Fantasy? Synchronicity, Coincidence or Destiny? Parallel Universe, Hallucination or Fugue of reality? - READ THIS BOOK AND DISCOVER VERTYGO! Amid thoughts of suicide, and through characters alluding to Greek mythology, this book will guide you through a fascinating, unpredictable journey surrounded by mysteries: incredible coincidences that challenge chances (Synchronicity) and the coexistence of Parallel Un...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Psychology & Counseling, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary, Criticism & Theory
Size: 193 pages
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Critical Terrains: French and British Orientalisms

by Lisa Lowe

Examining and historicizing the concept of "otherness" in both literature and criticism, Lisa Lowe explores representations of non-European cultures in British and French writings from the eighteenth through the twentieth century. Lowe traces the intersections of culture, class, and sexuality in Lady Mary Wortley Montagu’s Turkish Embassy Letters and Montesquieu’s Lettres persanes and discusses tropes of orientalism, racialism, and romanticism in Flaubert. She then turns to debates in Anglo-American and Indian criticism on Forster’s Passage to India and on the utopian projection of China in the poststructuralist theories of Julia Kristeva and Roland Barthes and in the journal Tel Quel....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 240 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.70 / 5
4 reviews

The Red and the Black

by Stendhal

The Red and the Black is a historical psychological novel in two volumes by Stendhal, published in 1830. It chronicles the attempts of a provincial young man to rise socially beyond his modest upbringing through a combination of talent, hard work, deception, and hypocrisy. He ultimately allows his passions to betray him.The novel’s full title, Le Rouge et le Noir: Chronique du XIXe siècle (The Red and the Black: A Chronicle of the 19th Century), indicates its twofold literary purpose as both a psychological portrait of the romantic protagonist, Julien Sorel, and an analytic, sociological satire of the French social order under the Bourbon Restoration (1814–30). In English, Le Rouge et le Noir is variously translated as Red and Black, Scarlet and Black, and The Red and the Black, witho...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Drama & Plays, Continental European, World Literature, French, Criticism & Theory
Size: Unknown
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