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ISBN 10 : 9781438108360
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Download The Facts on File Companion to the World Novel PDF Full Free by Michael Sollars and published by Facts on File. This book was released on 2008 with total page 948 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Presents an alphabetically arranged guide to the twentieth century novel with entries on major authors and novels, including plot summaries and analyses of main characters and literary themes.


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The Facts on File Companion to the French Novel

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ISBN 10 : 9780816074990
Pages : 497 pages
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Download The Facts on File Companion to the French Novel PDF Full Free by Karen L. Taylor and published by Infobase Publishing. This book was released on 2006 with total page 497 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: French novels such as "Madame Bovary" and "The Stranger" are staples of high school and college literature courses. This work provides coverage of the French novel since its origins in the 16th century, with an emphasis on novels most commonly studied in high school and college courses in world literature and in French culture and civilization.


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ISBN 10 : 0816054053
Pages : 486 pages
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Download The Facts on File Companion to the French Novel PDF Full Free by Karen L. Taylor and published by Facts on File. This book was released on 2007-01 with total page 486 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Encyclopedic guide to the French novel from its origins to the present day is the most comprehensive of its kind. Each of the more than 550 A-to-Z entries ranges from 300 to 2500 words and is followed by a short bibliography of works.


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Encyclopedia of the World Novel

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ISBN 10 : 9781438140735
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Download Encyclopedia of the World Novel PDF Full Free by Michael David Sollars and published by Infobase Learning. This book was released on 2015-04-22 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Provides a comprehensive A to Z reference with more than 600 entries providing facts about modern novelists and their works.


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The Facts on File Companion to World Poetry

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ISBN 10 : 9781438108377
Pages : 532 pages
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The Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story

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ISBN 10 : 9780816074969
Pages : 545 pages
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Download The Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story PDF Full Free by Andrew Maunder and published by Infobase Publishing. This book was released on 2007-01-01 with total page 545 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A comprehensive reference to short fiction from Great Britain, Ireland, and the British Commonwealth. With approximately 450 entries, this A-to-Z guide explores the literary contributions of such writers as Joseph Conrad, James Joyce, D H Lawrence, Rudyard Kipling, Oscar Wilde, Katherine Mansfield, Martin Amis, and others.


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Information Resources in the Humanities and the Arts, 6th Edition

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ISBN 10 : 9781610693271
Pages : 461 pages
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Borges, Buddhism and World Literature

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ISBN 10 : 9783030047177
Pages : 126 pages
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Isabel Allende

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ISBN 10 : 9780786471270
Pages : 360 pages
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Capturing Freedom’s Cry

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ISBN 10 : 9781982217792
Pages : 170 pages
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Download Capturing Freedom’s Cry PDF Full Free by Ghada Samman and published by Balboa Press. This book was released on 2019-03-27 with total page 170 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Capturing Freedom’s Cry—a translation of I’tikal Lahzah Haribah (Capturing a Fleeting Moment), 1979—is a poetry collection written in Beirut by Ghada Samman during the early years of the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990). The poems are set in the violent and destructive environment of this time. They are voiced by female narrators who, in addition to living amid the dangers and horrors of the War itself, engage in a necessary and deeply personal cultural struggle for freedom in a society where patriarchy and oppressive gender roles are the norm. In particular, the female narrators assert their personal power and right to sexual freedom and love. Samman’s advocacy for women’s autonomy and sexual equality, particularly in traditional Arab cultures, is courageous. In exposing the socio-political strife and cultural disparity that oppresses women, Samman demonstrates her conviction that the freedom of the nation and women’s liberation from patriarchal oppression are inseparable.


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Philip Roth and World Literature: Transatlantic Perspectives and Uneasy Passages

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Publisher : Cambria Press
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ISBN 10 : 9781604978575
Pages : 362 pages
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Download Philip Roth and World Literature: Transatlantic Perspectives and Uneasy Passages PDF Full Free by Velichka D. Ivanova and published by Cambria Press. This book was released on 2014-03-18 with total page 362 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A book like this is long overdue because not many are aware of the numerous intersections between Philip Roth's fiction and world literature. In highlighting these intersections and uneasy passages, this comparative approach offers an important contribution to Philip Roth studies as well as to comparative literary study in general. The fourteen chapters on this book summon Roth's intertextual links to authors ranging from the anonymous writer of the medieval play Everyman, through Thoreau, Hawthorne, Crane, Ellison, Coover, and the New York intellectuals in the United States, to Swift, Chekhov, Svevo, Kafka, Schulz, Gombrowicz, Camus, and Klíma in Europe, and on to Coetzee in South Africa. The book does not deal with all the works in Roth's canon, but it offers a selection of works representing the different stages of Roth's development as a writer. By offering new readings of both well-studied and lesser-studied works, sometimes in unexpected company, the book discloses the critical difference that comparative scholarship can affect. The uneasy passages the book opens will not exhaust the numerous intersections between Roth and the work of other writers. The book's contribution is to place Roth's fiction firmly in a larger transnational context. Far from insular, Roth's work appears as deeply rooted in the American canon while at the same time showing a remarkable openness, a persistent need for contact with his European forebears, and true engagement with contemporary world literature. The transnational perspective of the book makes it important for the rapidly growing field of transatlantic and transnational American studies. The book will be value to collections in American literature and Jewish studies, comparative literature and criticism, and transatlantic and transnational American studies.


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The Modernist World

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ISBN 10 : 9781317696162
Pages : 650 pages
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Download The Modernist World PDF Full Free by Allana Lindgren and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2015-06-05 with total page 650 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Modernist World is an accessible yet cutting edge volume which redraws the boundaries and connections among interdisciplinary and transnational modernisms. The 61 new essays address literature, visual arts, theatre, dance, architecture, music, film, and intellectual currents. The book also examines modernist histories and practices around the globe, including East and Southeast Asia, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Australia and Oceania, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and the Arab World, as well as the United States and Canada. A detailed introduction provides an overview of the scholarly terrain, and highlights different themes and concerns that emerge in the volume. The Modernist World is essential reading for those new to the subject as well as more advanced scholars in the area – offering clear introductions alongside new and refreshing insights.


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Laughter in the Trenches

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ISBN 10 : 9781443839495
Pages : 205 pages
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Download Laughter in the Trenches PDF Full Free by Jakub Kazecki and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2012-04-25 with total page 205 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Laughter in the Trenches: Humour and Front Experience in German First World War Narratives explores the appearances and functions of humour and laughter in selected novels and short stories, based on autobiographical experiences, written by authors during the war and in the Weimar Era (1919–1933). This study focuses on popular and lesser-known works of German literature that played an important role in the socio-political life of the Weimar Republic: Storm of Steel by Ernst Jünger (1920), Advance from Mons 1914 by Walter Bloem (1916), The Case of Sergeant Grischa by Arnold Zweig (1927), and All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque (1929). The author shows that these works often share surprisingly similar narrative strategies in describing humorous experiences and soldier laughter to justify direct violence and oppressive power structures, regardless of the works’ ideological assignment and their popular and critical reception. This book also examines the parodic imitations of All Quiet on the Western Front, the German text All Quiet on the Trojan Front by Emil Marius Requark (1930) and the American film So Quiet on the Canine Front by Zion Myers and Jules White (1931) as significant polemical contributions that use humoristic strategies to stress or undermine elements of the original text.


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The Facts on File Companion to American Drama

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ISBN 10 : 9781438129662
Pages : 657 pages
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Download The Facts on File Companion to American Drama PDF Full Free by Jackson R. Bryer and published by Infobase Publishing. This book was released on 2010 with total page 657 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Features a comprehensive guide to American dramatic literature, from its origins in the early days of the nation to the groundbreaking works of today's best writers.


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The Facts on File Companion to the British Novel: Beginnings through the 19th century

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ISBN 10 : 081605133X
Pages : 530 pages
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Download The Facts on File Companion to the British Novel: Beginnings through the 19th century PDF Full Free by Mary Virginia Brackett and published by . This book was released on 2006 with total page 530 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This volume covers the British novel from its beginnings to the end of the nineteenth century, including English, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish writers and works.