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Literary Transcendentalism: Style and Vision in the American Renaissance by Lawrence Buell

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods / Size: 336 pages / Free from 21 September 2019 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.30 / 5 4 reviews

Reappraisals: Shifting Alignments in Postwar Critical Theory by Peter Uwe Hohendahl

Reappraisals is a provocative account of the development of modern critical theory in Germany and the United States. Focusing on the period since World War II, Peter Uwe Hohendahl explores key debates on the function of critical theory, illuminating the diverse positions and alliances amon...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods / Size: 247 pages / Free from 21 September 2019 PDT/PST 

Henry James: The Complete Collection by Henry James

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Theater, Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, British, Drama & Plays, World Literature, Travel, Europe, United States, Essays & Correspondence, Letters & Correspondence, Criticism & Theory / Size: 13583 pages / Free from 21 September 2019 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.50 / 5 5 reviews

Bread and Circuses: Theories of Mass Culture As Social Decay by Patrick Brantlinger

Lively and well written, Bread and Circuses analyzes theories that have treated mass culture as either a symptom or a cause of social decadence. Discussing many of the most influential and representative theories of mass culture, it ranges widely from Greek and Roman origins, through Marx,...

Genre: History, World, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 312 pages / Free from 21 September 2019 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.40 / 5 4 reviews

Chaucer and the Poets: An Essay on Troilus and Criseyde by Winthrop Wetherbee

In this sensitive reading of Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde, Winthrop Wetherbee redefines the nature of Chaucer’s poetic vision. Using as a starting point Chaucer’s profound admiration for the achievement of Dante and the classical poets, Wetherbee sees the Troilus as much more than ...

Genre: History, Ancient, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Drama & Plays, Greek & Roman, Poetry, Nonfiction, Classical & Early, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods, Love Poems / Size: Unknown / Free from 21 September 2019 PDT/PST 

Russian Formalism: A Metapoetics by Peter Steiner

Russian Formalism, one of the twentieth century's most important movements in literary criticism, has received far less attention than most of its rivals. Examining Formalism in light of more recent developments in literary theory, Peter Steiner here offers the most comprehensive critique ...

Genre: History, Europe, Russia, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 278 pages / Free from 21 September 2019 PDT/PST 

HOSPITALLER ORDER OF SAINT JOHN OF GOD: History of Child Sexual Abuse in New Zealand, Australia & Papua New Guinea, Portugal Part 1 by Darryl Smith

Research book with heaps of information on this order behavior against children...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Criticism & Theory / Size: Unknown / Free from 21 September 2019 PDT/PST 

The Young Philosophers: On Media by Antheya

The young need to know. They are ever more curious about the world, yet the questions of profound significance to human nature and condition are rarely discussed in a manner they would understand and materialize in daily life through thinking and practical action. And that is exactly what ...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Criticism & Theory / Size: Unknown / Free from 21 September 2019 PDT/PST  Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

Love Poetry Book : I Never Told You Why: Behind The Ruby Red Door by Sire Crow

A modern contemporary poetry collection of carefully selected words that consists of a passionate story and journey of love, loss, yearning, and mindfully cultivated life lessons of gratitude and self-love."It was so close that when I shut my eyes, it was close enough for me to feel it all...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Poetry, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Love Poems / Size: 91 pages / Free from 21 September 2019 PDT/PST 

Postcolonialism Cross-Examined: Multidirectional Perspectives on Imperial and Colonial Pasts and the Neocolonial Present (Routledge Philosophers in Focus Series) by Monika Albrecht

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Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Criticism & Theory / Size: 308 pages / Free from 21 September 2019 PDT/PST 

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

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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 from 21 September 2019 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.80 / 5 4 reviews

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 meta...

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 from 20 September 2019 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,...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 254 pages / Free from 20 September 2019 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 ...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Poetry, Nonfiction, African, Criticism & Theory / Size: 13 pages / Free from 20 September 2019 PDT/PST 

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 ste...

Genre: Gay & Lesbian, Literary Criticism, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 132 pages / Free from 20 September 2019 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.70 / 5 5 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 t...

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 / Free from 20 September 2019 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.10 / 5 4 reviews

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 pe...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 288 pages / Free from 20 September 2019 PDT/PST 

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 someth...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Poetry, Religious & Inspirational, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 32 pages / Free from 19 September 2019 PDT/PST  Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 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 ...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Theater, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Drama & Plays, British, Shakespeare, Anthologies & Literature Collections, Criticism & Theory, Poetry / Size: 5185 pages / Free from 19 September 2019 PDT/PST  Rating: 3.90 / 5 4 reviews

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 ...

Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Humor, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 58 pages / Free from 19 September 2019 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 from 19 September 2019 PDT/PST 

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.

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 25 pages / Free from 19 September 2019 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.30 / 5 4 reviews

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 / Free from 19 September 2019 PDT/PST 

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 / Free from 19 September 2019 PDT/PST 

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 sickne...

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 from 19 September 2019 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 illustration...

Genre: History, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Criticism & Theory, Movements & Periods / Size: 292 pages / Free from 19 September 2019 PDT/PST 

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 / Free from 19 September 2019 PDT/PST  Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

Poeticolors: Kaleidoscope by Dwayne Gray

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Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Criticism & Theory / Size: Unknown / Free from 19 September 2019 PDT/PST  Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

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 from 19 September 2019 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.80 / 5 5 reviews

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...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 40 pages / Free from 19 September 2019 PDT/PST 

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