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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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 19 October 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.70 / 5 5 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 19 October 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.60 / 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 19 October 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.40 / 5 4 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Words, Language & Grammar, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 152 pages / Free from 19 October 2020 PDT/PST 

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...

Genre: History, Europe, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books, Movements & Periods / Size: 373 pages / Free from 18 October 2020 PDT/PST 

Leo Tolstoy: The Complete Novels and Novellas by Leo Tolstoy

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Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Drama & Plays, World Literature, Eastern European, Russian, Criticism & Theory / Size: 2566 pages / Free from 18 October 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.30 / 5 4 reviews

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...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Literature, Specific Groups, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Essays & Correspondence, Essays, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books / Size: 356 pages / Free from 18 October 2020 PDT/PST 

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...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Poetry, American, Criticism & Theory, Movements & Periods / Size: 24 pages / Free from 18 October 2020 PDT/PST 

J.M. Coetzee`s Disgrace and Racism in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Postcolonial Analysis by Shafqat Mushtaq

“Disgrace and Double-Blind of Racism: A Postcolonial Reading” is a short, comprehensive, and critical study of ‘Disgrace’, a novel by J. M. Coetzee, which won him Booker Prize. The subject of racism in post-apartheid South Africa, as explored by Coetzee in his novel, Disgrace, undo...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Education & Reference, Studying & Workbooks, Criticism & Theory / Size: 14 pages / Free from 18 October 2020 PDT/PST 

Early Public Libraries and Colonial Citizenship in the British Southern Hemisphere (New Directions in Book History) by Lara Atkin

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Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Education & Reference, Writing, Research & Publishing Guides, Criticism & Theory, Movements & Periods / Size: Unknown / Free from 18 October 2020 PDT/PST 

Architecture and the Novel under the Italian Fascist Regime by Francesca Billiani

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Art, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Architecture, Criticism & Theory / Size: 229 pages / Free from 18 October 2020 PDT/PST 

Sunday, September 11, 2005 06:23:48 AM By Troy Anthony Platt by Troy Anthony Platt

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Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Criticism & Theory, Movements & Periods / Size: 15 pages / Free from 18 October 2020 PDT/PST 

The Starlit Door by Iona Jenkins

This second collection of Iona’s poetry and reflections opens up a Starlit Door of possibility. Circle the wheel of the year in a stream of words and colour, discover mysterious mystical places where landscapes and dreamscapes merge, where hidden magic stirs the imagination and evokes a ...

Genre: Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Poetry, Criticism & Theory / Size: 138 pages / Free from 17 October 2020 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 16 October 2020 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 16 October 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.40 / 5 4 reviews

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 16 October 2020 PDT/PST  Rating: 4.30 / 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 16 October 2020 PDT/PST 

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 16 October 2020 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 16 October 2020 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 16 October 2020 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 16 October 2020 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 16 October 2020 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 16 October 2020 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 16 October 2020 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 15 October 2020 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 15 October 2020 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 15 October 2020 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 15 October 2020 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 15 October 2020 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 15 October 2020 PDT/PST 

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