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Feminist Literary Theory: An Introductory Handbook (Textual Matters Literary Theory 1) by Yonge Eglinton

Feminist Literary Theory: An Introductory Handbook is the first volume in the series Textual Matters. The book reviews the most important conversations in feminist literary criticism in an understandable language. It, also, presents feminist concepts with examples of well-known literary wo...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Criticism & Theory / Size: 46 pages / Free from 30 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

"The Female American": Marginalized Identity Transcends Patriarchy by S.R. Stewart

The Female American: Marginalized Identity Transcends Patriarchy is an essay on the "The Female American". It covers gender roles, marginalization, and patriarchy....

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Studying & Workbooks, Criticism & Theory / Size: 11 pages / Free from 29 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Fictions of Home: Narratives of Alienation and Belonging, 1850-2000 (Schweizer Anglistische Arbeiten (SAA) Book 143) by Martin Mühlheim

This study aims to counter right-wing discourses of belonging. It discusses key theoretical concepts for the study of home, focusing in particular on Marxist, feminist, postcolonial, and psychoanalytic contributions. The book also maintains that postmodern celebrations of nomadism and exil...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Criticism & Theory / Size: 384 pages / Free from 29 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Tainted Souls and Painted Faces: The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture (Reading Women Writing) by Amanda Anderson

Prostitute, adulteress, unmarried woman who engages in sexual relations, victim of seduction—the Victorian "fallen woman" represents a complex array of stigmatized conditions. Amanda Anderson here reconsiders the familiar figure of the fallen woman within the context of mid-Victorian deb...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods / Size: 256 pages / Free from 29 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

BEHIND THESE CLOSED DOORS: An Account In Poetry by Someone You Thought You Knew Anniversary Edition (BEHIND CLOSED DOORS Book 1) by Michelle Carter-Douglass

This book is a collection of poetry by an abuse and domestic violence survivor. Let no person dictate your destination and purpose in life. All trials and tribulations that you and I endure, bring us closer to appreciating our fellow peers and every living thing. This is my first book of...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Parenting & Relationships, Family Relationships, Criticism & Theory / Size: 64 pages / Free from 29 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

Echoes of Desire: English Petrarchism and Its Counterdiscourses by Heather Dubrow

Echoes of Desire variously invokes and interrogates a number of historicist and feminist premises about Tudor and Stuart literature by examining the connections between the anti-Petrarchan tradition and mainstream Petrarchan poetry. It also addresses some of the broader implications of con...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Poetry, World Literature, British, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods / Size: 328 pages / Free from 29 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.10 / 5 3 reviews

Greatness Engendered: George Eliot and Virginia Woolf (Reading Women Writing) by Alison Booth

The egotism that fuels the desire for greatness has been associated exclusively with men, according to one feminist view; yet many women cannot suppress the need to strive for greatness. In this forceful and compelling book, Alison Booth traces through the novels, essays, and other writing...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Women's Studies, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: Unknown / Free from 29 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Scenes of Sympathy: Identity and Representation in Victorian Fiction by Audrey Jaffe

In Scenes of Sympathy, Audrey Jaffe argues that representations of sympathy in Victorian fiction both reveal and unsettle Victorian ideologies of identity. Situating these representations within the context of Victorian visual culture, and offering new readings of key works by Charles Dick...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods / Size: Unknown / Free from 29 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Joyce: The Return of the Repressed (Contestations) by Susan Stanford Friedman

Did James Joyce, that icon of modernity, spearhead the dismantling of the Cartesian subject? Or was he a supreme example of a modern man forever divided and never fully known to himself? This volume reads the dialogue of contradictory cultural voices in Joyce’s works—revolutionary and ...

Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Psychology & Counseling, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 328 pages / Free from 29 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Writing in Limbo: Modernism and Caribbean Literature by Simon Gikandi

In Simon Gikandi’s view, Caribbean literature and postcolonial literature more generally negotiate an uneasy relationship with the concepts of modernism and modernity—a relationship in which the Caribbean writer, unable to escape a history encoded by Europe, accepts the challenge of re...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods / Size: 274 pages / Free from 29 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Fictions of Authority: Women Writers and Narrative Voice by Susan Sniader Lanser

Drawing on narratological and feminist theory, Susan Sniader Lanser explores patterns of narration in a wide range of novels by women of England, France, and the United States from the 1740s to the present. She sheds light on the history of "voice" as a narrative strategy and as a means of...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Women's Studies, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 304 pages / Free from 29 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Feminizing the Fetish: Psychoanalysis and Narrative Obsession in Turn-of-the Century France by Emily Apter

Shoes, gloves, umbrellas, cigars that are not just objects—the topic of fetishism seems both bizarre and inevitable. In this venturesome and provocative book, Emily Apter offers a fresh account of the complex relationship between representation and sexual obsession in turn-of-the-century...

Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Psychology & Counseling, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Women's Studies, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: Unknown / Free from 29 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Women and Romance: The Consolations of Gender in the English Novel (Reading Women Writing) by Laurie Langbauer

According to Laurie Langbauer, the notion of romance is vague precisely because it represents the chaotic negative space outside the novel that determines its form. Addressing questions of form, Langbauer reads novels that explore the interplay between the novel and romance: works by Charl...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods / Size: Unknown / Free from 29 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Poetry in Speech: Orality and Homeric Discourse (Myth and Poetics) by Egbert J. Bakker

Applying linguistic theory to the study of Homeric style, Egbert J. Bakker offers a highly innovative approach to oral poetry, particularly the poetry of Homer. By situating formulas and other features of oral style within the wider contexts of spoken language and communication, he moves t...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Words, Language & Grammar, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods / Size: 256 pages / Free from 29 May 2020 PDT/PST 

The Supplement of Reading: Figures of Understanding in Romantic Theory and Practice by Tilottama Rajan

Tilottama Rajan illuminates a crisis of representation within romanticism, evident in the proliferation of stylistically and structurally unsettled literary texts that resist interpretation in terms of a unified meaning. The Supplement of Reading investigates the role of the reader both in...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods / Size: 376 pages / Free from 29 May 2020 PDT/PST 

The Challenge of Bewilderment: Understanding and Representation in James, Conrad, and Ford by Paul B. Armstrong

The Challenge of Bewilderment treats the epistemology of representation in major works by Henry James, Joseph Conrad, and Ford Madox Ford, attempting to explain how the novel turned away from its traditional concern with realistic representation and toward self-consciousness about the rela...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods / Size: 320 pages / Free from 29 May 2020 PDT/PST 

The Cosmic Web: Scientific Field Models and Literary Strategies in the Twentieth Century by N. Katherine Hayles

From the central concept of the field—which depicts the world as a mutually interactive whole, with each part connected to every other part by an underlying field— have come models as diverse as quantum mathematics and Saussure’s theory of language. In The Cosmic Web, N. Katherine Ha...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Professional Science, Science & Math, Physics, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods / Size: 232 pages / Free from 28 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

The Ethics of Criticism by Tobin Siebers

Tobin Siebers asserts that literary criticism is essentially a form of ethics. The Ethics of Criticism investigates the moral character of contemporary literary theory, assessing a wide range of theoretical approaches in terms of both the ethical presuppositions underlying the critical cla...

Genre: Business & Investing, Business Life, Management & Leadership, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Professional & Technical, Accounting & Finance, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 264 pages / Free from 28 May 2020 PDT/PST 

The Discourse of Modernism by Timothy J. Reiss

Timothy J. Reiss perceives a new mode of discourse emerging in early seventeenth-century Europe; he believes that this form of thought, still our own, may itself soon be giving way. In The Discourse of Modernism, Reiss sets up a theoretical model to describe the process by which one domina...

Genre: History, Europe, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods / Size: Unknown / Free from 28 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Autobiographical Voices: Race, Gender, Self-Portraiture (Reading Women Writing) by Françoise Lionnet

Adopting a boldly innovative approach to women’s autobiographical writing, Françoise Lionnet here examines the rhetoric of self-portraiture in works by authors who are bilingual or multilingual or of mixed races or cultures. Autobiographical Voices offers incisive readings of texts by Z...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Literature, Specific Groups, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Women's Studies, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 280 pages / Free from 28 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Cornell University Press, Est. 1869: Our First 150 Years by Karen M. Laun

A history of the first 150 years of Cornell University Press....

Genre: Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Education & Reference, Writing, Research & Publishing Guides, Criticism & Theory / Size: Unknown / Free from 28 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Poems Professing Love: We found it by Lisa Dupree

This is a book of poetry that expresses the author's love of someone very special in his life, however the poetry within these pages are not so personal when you look at the fact that there are always those that can relate to love, and likewise will be able to relate to the verses of these...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Criticism & Theory / Size: 30 pages / Free from 28 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Nothing & Everything by Val N. Tine

Have you ever been struck by the meaningless of existence?Have you ever shuddered that good and bad and evil are just empty words?Have you ever suddenly thought that our search for knowledge is futile?If ‘no’, what makes you so sure of yourself? Perhaps you’d like to make sure that y...

Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self-Help, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Criticism & Theory / Size: 139 pages / Free from 27 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.10 / 5 4 reviews

Heroic Poets, Poetic Heroes: The Ethnography of Performance in an Arabic Oral Epic Tradition (Myth and Poetics) by Dwight F. Reynolds

An astonishingly rich oral epic that chronicles the early history of a Bedouin tribe, the Sirat Bani Hilal has been performed for almost a thousand years. In this ethnography of a contemporary community of professional poet-singers, Dwight F. Reynolds reveals how the epic tradition continu...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 128 pages / Free from 27 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Dante's Paradise: A Discussion Guide by David Bruce

The purpose of this book is educational. I have read, studied and taught Dante’s "Divine Comedy," and I wish to pass on what I have learned to other people who are interested in studying Dante’s "Divine Comedy". In particular, I think that the readers of this short introduction to Dant...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Criticism & Theory, Movements & Periods / Size: 232 pages / Free from 26 May 2020 PDT/PST 

The Golden Bracelet: The mysterious death of the fortune teller by Alia Beydoun

*The Golden Bracelet Translated English Version.The novel revolves around the murder of a fortuneteller called Nareemar. The story contains fascinating details about the techniques used by charlatans and psychics. It also includes the religious, humanitarian, and legal ideologies of this t...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult, Mysteries & Thrillers, Criticism & Theory / Size: 109 pages / Free from 26 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

SECRET MESSAGES: An Investigation into the Subliminal Messages in Junior Fiction, from a Christian Perspective. by Ann Fox

DESCRIPTIONWhilst carrying out extensive research into the world of children’s books, covering nearly one thousand stories, I have discovered amongst their pages widespread distortion of Christian truth, such that would confuse the issues of good and evil and affect both family life and ...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Parenting & Relationships, Literature Guides, Sexuality, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 265 pages / Free from 26 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Under the Cherry Blossoms: An Introduction to Japanese Tree Folklore by Christopher Kincaid

Murder. Love. Sacrifice. From stories about a willow who falls in love with a human to an old samurai who kills himself so his beloved tree can live, Japanese folklore venerates trees. Beyond the sakura, the famous cherry tree, Japanese farmers told stories about the trees that welcomed th...

Genre: History, Asia, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 85 pages / Free from 26 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Gender and Genre in the Folklore of Middle India (Myth and Poetics) by Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger

In Gender and Genre in the Folklore of Middle India, Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger analyzes six representative Indian folklore genres from a single regional repertoire to show the influence of their intertextual relations on the composition and interpretation of artistic performance. Placing...

Genre: History, Asia, Historical Study, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 424 pages / Free from 26 May 2020 PDT/PST 

The Basics of Character Creation by C Powers

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Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Education & Reference, Writing, Research & Publishing Guides, Criticism & Theory / Size: 9 pages / Free from 26 May 2020 PDT/PST 

The Island of Doctor Moreau (SF Masterworks) by H. G. Wells

H. G. Wells’s science fiction classic: the dark and captivating story of one man’s fight for survival against the lab-made nightmares of a mad scientist Shipwrecked and abandoned, Edward Prendick cautiously steps ashore a remote island in the Pacific. Though wary, Prendick is unaware o...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Classics, Literary Fiction, Action & Adventure, Horror, Nonfiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Science Fiction, Criticism & Theory, Literary / Size: 224 pages / Free from 26 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.90 / 5 4 reviews

The Art of the Spiel: The Presidential Campaign of Donald Trump by Donald Dick Trump

Donald Trump ran the nastiest, most divisive campaign in American history. Nonetheless, he will be the 45th president of the United States. If this reality hits you like an arctic cold blast in hell, this book’s for you. Inside The Art of the Spiel we recap Trump’s campaign transgressi...

Genre: Humor & Entertainment, History, Americas, United States, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Humor, Criticism & Theory / Size: 62 pages / Free from 26 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 2.90 / 5 3 reviews

The Dark Side of the Press: The Anatomy of a Traditional Book Deal by Richard Mallery

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Genre: Self-Help, Creativity, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 4.09 mb / Free from 25 May 2020 PDT/PST 

The Literariness of Media Art by Claudia Benthien

The beginning of the 20th century saw literary scholars from Russia positing a new definition for the nature of literature. Within the framework of Russian Formalism, the term ‘literariness’ was coined. The driving force behind this theoretical inquiry was the desire to identify litera...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods / Size: 332 pages / Free from 25 May 2020 PDT/PST 

The Complete Novels of Victor Hugo by Victor Hugo

This book contains the complete novels of Victor Hugo in the chronological order of their original publication.- Hans of Iceland- Bug-Jargal- The Last Day of a Condemned Man- The Hunchback of Notre-Dame- Claude Gueux- Les Misérables- Toilers of the Sea- The Man Who Laughs- Ninety-Three...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, World Literature, French, Education & Reference, Foreign Language Study & Reference, Criticism & Theory / Size: 2671 pages / Free from 25 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.20 / 5 4 reviews

Language between God and the Poets: Ma‘na in the Eleventh Century (Berkeley Series in Postclassical Islamic Scholarship Book 2) by Alexander Key

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. In the Arabic eleventh-century, scholars were intensely preoccupied with the way that language generated truth and b...

Genre: History, Middle East, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Education & Reference, Words, Language & Grammar, Religion & Spirituality, Islam, Other Eastern Religions, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 322 pages / Free from 24 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

The Renaissance Reader by Kenneth Atchity

As the transition period between the Middle Age and modern times, the Renaissance is perhaps the most distinguished age since that of Classical Greece. Moreover, the consciousness of our time was largely formed by those who were given the freedom to express themselves by the rebirth of the...

Genre: History, Europe, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Criticism & Theory, Movements & Periods / Size: 400 pages / Free from 24 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Dante’s Inferno: A Discussion Guide by David Bruce

The purpose of this book is educational. I have read, studied, and taught Dante’s "Inferno," and I wish to pass on what I have learned to other people who are interested in studying Dante’s "Inferno." In particular, I think that the readers of this introduction to Dante’s "Inferno" w...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Education & Reference, Words, Language & Grammar, Criticism & Theory, Movements & Periods / Size: 294 pages / Free from 24 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Tuesday, September 20, 2005 01:48:41 PM By Troy Anthony Platt by Troy Anthony Platt

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Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Criticism & Theory, Movements & Periods / Size: 14 pages / Free from 24 May 2020 PDT/PST 

If I Didn't Know Better (Callaway Cousins) by Barbara Freethy

The New York Times bestselling family series The Callaways continues with IF I DIDN'T KNOW BETTER, another heartwarming and page-turning romance by #1 NYT Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy.

Mia Callaway thought she had the perfect guy and the perfect job...until she didn't. A...

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, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, History, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mysteries & Detectives, Geography & Cultures, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Baking, Canning & Preserving, Cooking by Ingredient, Cul / Size: 274 pages / Free from 23 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.60 / 5 5 reviews

In Search Of Lost Time (All 7 Volumes) by Marcel Proust

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Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, World Literature, Criticism & Theory / Size: 1605 pages / Free from 23 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.00 / 5 4 reviews

American Communities: Between the Popular and the Political (Swiss Papers in English Language and Literature (SPELL) Book 35) by Lukas Etter

Given the political relevance of the topic of community and the apparent volatility of its meanings, it is necessary to take time and create spaces for contemplation. How can theories of community be usefully applied to various forms of cultural production? How do notions of communitas aff...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: Unknown / Free from 23 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Mythology (India in a nutshell Book 3) by Obaidur Rahaman

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Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Criticism & Theory / Size: 40 pages / Free from 23 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Transcending the Essence of Self:: Essay on Peter Beagle’s The Last Unicorn (Acedemic Writing Book 2) by Emalea Dickerson

Within Peter Beagle’s The Last Unicorn, there is a spiritual awakening taking place within the main character the unicorn, in human form the unicorn is also known as the Lady Amalthea in the novel. Her position in the novel questions the differences between the states of immortality asso...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Criticism & Theory / Size: 23 pages / Free from 23 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Culture and Cognition: The Boundaries of Literary and Scientific Inquiry by Ronald Schleifer

This groundbreaking book challenges the disciplinary boundaries that have traditionally separated scientific inquiry from literary inquiry. It explores scientific knowledge in three subject areas—the natural history of aging, literary narrative, and psychoanalysis. In the authors' view, ...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Education & Reference, Words, Language & Grammar, Writing, Research & Publishing Guides, Science & Math, Behavioral Sciences, Criticism & Theory / Size: 294 pages / Free from 23 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

The Accidental Author (The What, Why, Where, When, Who & How Book Promotion Series 1) by Sarah Jane Butfield

The Accidental Author is book 1 in a new series of book marketing and promotion e-books based on the experiences of travel memoir author Sarah Jane Butfield.
The Accidental Author introduces the author and this series of self-help e-books for new or aspiring self-published authors. ...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Children's eBooks, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Women's Studies, Teen & Young Adult, Biography, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 39 pages / Free from 23 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.80 / 5 4 reviews

Speaking the Unspeakable in Postwar Germany: Toward a Public Discourse on the Holocaust (Signale: Modern German Letters, Cultures, and Thought) by Sonja Boos

Speaking the Unspeakable in Postwar Germany is an interdisciplinary study of a diverse set of public speeches given by major literary and cultural figures in the 1950s and 1960s. Through close readings of canonical speeches by Hannah Arendt, Theodor W. Adorno, Ingeborg Bachmann, Martin Bub...

Genre: History, Europe, Historical Study, World, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Criticism & Theory / Size: 244 pages / Free from 23 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Hearts to Be Mended: A Regency Romance (A Forbidden Love Novella Series Book 6) by Bree Wolf

A lady in love. A gentleman with a reputation. And a secret that keeps them apart.LADY ELEANOR ABBOTT is in love. However, the one man who manages to send her heart into an uproar with a single smoldering look is the one man she is forbidden to marry. As the fifth son of a baron, the man w...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Classics, Literary Fiction, World Literature, British, Nonfiction, Romance, Historical Romance, Series, Inspirational, Antiquarian & Rare Books, History of Books, Psychological, Historical / Size: 122 pages / Free from 22 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.60 / 5 5 reviews

Write Your Great Novel Course by David Xavier

*Free techniques you can use in your fiction today. Get it at www.FictionCraft.weebly.com *Fiction Essentials for Powerful WritingEssential elements for writing great fiction used by the greatest authors who ever lived. Want to write a novel that people will remember for a long time? Inc...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Writing, Research & Publishing Guides, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 40 pages / Free from 22 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.70 / 5 5 reviews

The Complete Novels and Stories of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling

Here you will find the complete novels and stories of Rudyard Kipling in the chronological order of their original publication.- Plain Tales from the Hills (a collection of 40 short stories)- Soldiers Three (a collection of 9 short stories)- The Story of the Gadsbys (a collection of 8 shor...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Theater, Humor & Entertainment, Movies & Video, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, World Literature, Criticism & Theory / Size: 2254 pages / Free from 22 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.40 / 5 4 reviews

Sword of Peace: A Journey From Fear to Faith (Sword of Münster Series Book 1) by Louisa M Bauman

What is the secret of the hidden meetings, which are held in the woods at night? Anna had hoped to escape the violence of the Reformation when she moved to Amsterdam. But now, in November 1531, Charles V has sent his Spanish officials to this ‘nest of heretics’ in the Netherlands, det...

Genre: History, Europe, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Thrillers, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Religious & Inspirational Fiction, Religious, Religious Studies, Travel, Christian, Movements & Periods / Size: 369 pages / Free from 21 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.60 / 5 5 reviews

Poetics as a Theory of Everything by Ira Livingston

Drawing on poetics and visual art as well as philosophy and the science of complex systems, Ira Livingston's Poetics as a Theory of Everything explores what our seemingly most artificial conceptual constructs (such as poems and metaphors) and even the most illegitimate offspring of the hum...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Professional Science, Science & Math, Mathematics, Physics, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 284 pages / Free from 21 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

Indian Pressure Cooker Cookbook: 25 Easy and Authentic Indian Instant Pot Recipes for Beginners and Pro by Olivia Gupta

50% OFF FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY!Clean the dust from your Electric Pressure Cooker and let’s start cooking mouth-watering meals!Get invaluable experience of cooking delicious Indian meals in your Instant Pot and start to cook tasty homemade stews and braises.This cookbook is dedicated to ...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, United States, Asian American / Size: 58 pages / Free from 21 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.70 / 5 5 reviews

Becoming Bestsellers: John Grisham and Danielle Steel (Sample from Chapter 2 of THE BESTSELLER CODE) by Jodie Archer

This sneak peek teaser - featuring literary giants John Grisham and Danielle Steele - from Chapter 2 of The Bestseller Code, a groundbreaking book about what a computer algorithm can teach us about blockbuster books, stories, and reading, reveals the importance of topic and theme in bests...

Genre: Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Computers & Technology, Databases, Microsoft, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Writing, Research & Publishing Guides, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 256 pages / Free from 21 May 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.40 / 5 3 reviews

Theories in and of Mathematics Education: Theory Strands in German Speaking Countries (ICME-13 Topical Surveys) by Angelika Bikner-Ahsbahs

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Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 51 pages / Free from 21 May 2020 PDT/PST 

Transmedial Narration: Narratives and Stories in Different Media by Lars Elleström

This open access book is a methodical treatise on narration in different types of media. A theoretical rather than a historical study, Transmedial Narration is relevant for an understanding of narration in all times, including our own. By reconstructing the theoretical framework of transme...

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Building a National Literature: The Case of Germany, 1830–1870 by Peter Uwe Hohendahl

Building a National Literature boldly takes issue with traditional literary criticism for its failure to explain how literature as a body is created and shaped by institutional forces. Peter Uwe Hohendahl approaches literary history by focusing on the material and ideological structures th...

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Leo Tolstoy: The Complete Novels and Novellas by Leo Tolstoy

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Transfigured World: Walter Pater's Aesthetic Historicism by Carolyn Williams

Exploring the intricacy and complexity of Walter Pater’s prose, Transfigured World challenges traditional approaches to Pater and shows precise ways in which the form of his prose expresses its content. Carolyn Williams asserts that Pater’s aestheticism and his historicism should be un...

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Modernism In TS Eliot`s The Waste Land: Decoding Elements of Modernism in Literature by Shafqat Mushtaq

The Waste Land – A Modernist Text of Poetry, is a short and critical essay on T. S. Eliot`s ‘The Waste Land’ as a text of modern poetry. The book examines the prominent and easily discernible elements in the poem The Waste Land that make it a profoundly modernist text of poetry. In o...

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