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A Class Apart

The Military Man in French and British Fiction, 17401789

by Karen Lacey

<p>The military man has long been one of literature’s archetypal figures. Using a comparative framework, this book traces the transformation of the military man in eighteenth-century British and French literature as this figure moved from noble ...

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A Climate of Fear by Fred Vargas (Book Analysis)

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<b>Unlock the more straightforward side of <i>A Climate of Fear</i> with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!</b><br><br>This engaging summary presents an analysis of <i>A Climate of Fear</i> by Fred Vargas, the ninth novel ...

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A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess (Book Analysis)

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<p><strong>Unlock the more straightforward side of <em>A Clockwork Orange</em> with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!</strong></p> <p>This engaging summary presents an analysis of <em>A Clockwork Orange</em> by Anthony Burgess, ...

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A Coat of Many Colours

Occasional Essays

by Herbert Read

<p>This book, first published in 1947, is collection of critical essays by Herbert Read that had not been previously published in book form. The essays cover several different subject areas, including literature, art, architecture, and film, ...

ISBN: 9781317429616

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A Collection of Classic Essays by William Lyon Phelps - Including 'Happiness', 'Superstition', 'The Great American Game', and Many More

by William Lyon Phelps

<p>These early works by William Lyon Phelps were originally published in the early 20th century and we are now republishing them with a brand new introductory biography. 'A Collection of Classic Essays by William Lyon Phelps' is a selection of ...

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A Collection of Essays

by Thomas Love Peacock

<p>This volume contains a collection of interesting essays by Thomas Love Peacock and other writers, including Virginia Woolf. The essays include: “The Satirists and Fantastics”, “The Four Ages of Poetry”, “Recollections of Childhood”, “The Last

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A Commentary on Demosthenes' Philippic I

With Rhetorical Analyses of Philippics II and III

by Cecil Wooten

<p><em>Philippic</em> I, delivered between 351 B.C. - 350 B.C., was the first speech by a prominent politician against the growing power of Philip II of Macedon. Along with the other <em>Philippics</em> of Demosthenes', it is arguably one of the

ISBN: 9780199887255

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A Commentary on Wordsworth's Prelude

Books I-V

by Ted Holt & John Gilroy

<p>First published in 1983, this books aims to guide Wordsworth students through his difficult masterpiece by reading it in continuous sequence and making its sense emerge. The special value of this commentary is that it explains the structure ...

ISBN: 9781317209102

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A Companion to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

by Ernest N. Emenyonu

<p>Easily the leading and most engaging voice of her era and generation, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has bridged gaps and introduced new motifs and narrative styles which have energized contemporary African fiction since her first novel, Purple ...

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A Companion to Juan Rulfo

by Steven Boldy

<p>Juan Rulfo, 1917-1986, is one of the three greatest writers of twentieth-century Mexico together with Carlos Fuentes and Octavio Paz. A Companion to Juan Rulfo is the most comprehensive modern study of Rulfo. The first sections situate his ...

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A Companion to Mia Couto

by Grant Hamilton & David Huddart

<p>Already well-established in the Lusophone world, Mia Couto is increasingly acknowledged as a major voice in World literature. Winner of the Camões Prize for Literature in 2013, the most prestigious literary prize honouring Lusophone writers, ...

ISBN: 9781782048893

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A Companion to Miguel de Unamuno

by Julia Biggane & John Macklin

<p>As a novelist, dramatist, essayist, poet and public intellectual, Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936) was a strikingly energetic and prolific writer, and a towering figure in twentieth-century Spanish cultural and political life. His work explored ...

ISBN: 9781787441262

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A Companion to the Works of Kim Scott

by Belinda Wheeler

<p>Since the mid-1980s there has been a sharp rise in the number of literary publications by Indigenous Australians and in the readership and impact of those works. One contemporary Aboriginal Australian author who continues to make a ...

ISBN: 9781787441248

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A Comparative Study of Korean Literature

Literary Migration

by Sangjin Park

<p>This study in comparative literature reinterprets and reevaluates literary texts and socio-historical transitions, moving between the Korean, East Asian, and European contexts (and with particular reference to the reception of Dante Alighieri

ISBN: 9781137548825

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A Concordance to the Poems of John Keats

by Michael G. Becker, Robert J. Dilligan & Todd K. Bender

<p>First published in 1981. <em>A Concordance to the Poems of John Keats</em> intended to provide the user with a volume suitable to the varying and increasingly specialised interests of scholarship. This title offers a high degree of ...

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A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (Book Analysis)

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<p><strong>Unlock the more straightforward side of <em>A Confederacy of Dunces</em> with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!</strong></p> <p>This engaging summary presents an analysis of <em>A Confederacy of Dunces</em> by John ...

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A Counterfeit Presentment and The Parlour Car

by William Dean Howells

This collection brings together two of William Dean Howells' earliest full-length dramas. A Counterfeit Presentment recounts an out-of-the-ordinary encounter that takes place in a hotel lobby. In The Parlour Car, Howells blends his trademark ...

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A Critical Companion to John Skelton

by Sebastian Sobecki & John Scattergood

<p>John Skelton is a central literary figure and the leading poet during the first thirty years of Tudor rule. Nevertheless, he remains challenging and even contradictory for modern audiences. This book aims to provide an authoritative guide to ...

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A Critical Companion to Lynn Nottage

by Jocelyn L. Buckner

<p><em>A Critical Companion to Lynn Nottage</em> places this renowned, award-winning playwright's contribution to American theatre in scholarly context. The volume covers Nottage's plays, productions, activism, and artistic collaborations to ...

ISBN: 9781317586258

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A Cultural History of the Irish Novel, 1790–1829

by Professor Claire Connolly

<p>Claire Connolly offers a cultural history of the Irish novel in the period between the radical decade of the 1790s and the gaining of Catholic Emancipation in 1829. These decades saw the emergence of a group of talented Irish writers who ...

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