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“I Used to Be a Highbrow but Look at Me Now”

Phrenology, Detection, and Cultural Hierarchy in S. S. Van Dine

by Brooks E. Hefner

<p>This article reads Willard Huntington Wright’s work against his anxieties about cultural hierarchy and value, utilizing archival work in Wright’s papers at the University of Virginia and unearthing a previously unknown series of crime stories

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“You Get Tough. You Get Even”

Rape, Anger, Cynicism, and the Vigilante Girl Detective in Veronica Mars

by Alaine Martaus

<p>Drawing from traditions of the teen girl sleuth, the detective of film noir, and contemporary novels of the empowered female detective, the television series <em>Veronica Mars</em> uses rape as a central theme to create a new kind of girl ...

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1984 and Philosophy

Is Resistance Futile?

by Ezio Di Nucci & Stefan Storrie

<ul> <li>Sales of the Orwell novel, <em>1984</em>, have spiked following Trump's election, with U.S. sales in 2017 to date exceeding 400,000</li> <li>Interest in dystopian fiction is at an all-time high, as readers struggle to make sense of ...

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21st Century Erotica

by Eero Tarik

<p>Over the last five years more books have been banned, censored, prevented from being published or dissuaded from publishing than in all of human history that has gone before. As a generation, we are the greatest censors in human history. This

ISBN: 9781301484652

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A Dune Companion

Characters, Places and Terms in Frank Herbert’s Original Six Novels

by Donald E. Palumbo

<p>This companion to Frank Herbert’s six original Dune novels—<em>Dune</em>, <em>Dune Messiah</em>, <em>Children of Dune</em>, <em>God Emperor of Dune</em>, <em>Heretics of Dune</em> and <em>Chapterhouse: Dune</em>—provides an encyclopedia of ...

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A Robin's Snow

by Barbara Briggs Ward

<p>While curious of the world outside her Amish community, Annie Finley's love for her husband, Daniel, and their son, Jacob, is why she's content to stay. A devastating accident one stormy night changes that, propelling Annie beyond those ...

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A Shadow Within

Evil in Fantasy and Science Fiction

by Francesca T Barbini

<p><em>A Shadow Within: Evil in Fantasy and Science Fiction</em> is the third Call for Papers of Academia Lunare, the non-fiction arm of Luna Press Publishing.</p> <p>The papers focus on the theme of Evil, a constant in human history, one that ...

ISBN: 9781911143925

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A STUDY IN SCARLET

The Complete Illustrated Novels of Sherlock Holmes NO 1

by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

<p> A STUDY IN SCARLET</p> <p> BY</p> <p> ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, which was first published in 1887. It is the first story to feature ...

ISBN: 1230000103009

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A Study In Scarlet

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by Arthur Conan Doyle

<p> <strong>A Study in Scarlet</strong> is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, introducing his new character of Sherlock Holmes, who later became one of the most famous literary detective characters. He wrote the story ...

ISBN: 1230000119809

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A Wodehouse Handbook

Volume 1

by N T P Murphy

In 1981, Norman Murphy caused a minor stir in literary circles when he published In Search of Blandings, which demonstrated that many of P.G. Wodehouse's legendary characters and settings were based on fact. In the two volumes of A Wodehouse ...

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Adapting Science Fiction to Television

Small Screen, Expanded Universe

by Max Sexton & Malcolm Cook

<p>Before it reached television, science fiction existed on the printed page, in comic books, and on movie screens for decades. Adapting science fiction to the new medium posed substantial challenges: Small viewing screens and limited production

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After the Avengers

From Joss Whedon's Hottest, Newest Franchises to the Future of the Whedonverse

by Popmatters

With contributions from professors, scholars, bloggers, playwrights, and novelists from Australia, the Netherlands, Canada, and Great Britain, as well as the US, this collection explores recent additions to the multifaceted Whedonverse. But it ...

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Agatha Christie and Shrewd Miss Marple

by Peter Keating

<p>Miss Marple is far more than just a character invented by Agatha Christie. From her debut in the traumatic aftermath of Christie’s disappearance author and character were united in a bond that was literary and personal, public and private, ...

ISBN: 9780992650742

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Aging in F(r)iendship

“Big Ger” Cafferty and John Rebus

by Sara Martín Alegre

<p>Ian Rankin’s series featuring Scottish detective inspector John Rebus chronicles his hero’s tense bonding with gangster “Big Ger” Cafferty. Both men age in parallel for decades in what Rebus might call “f(r)iendship.” Their bonding is based ...

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Alfred Bester

by Jad Smith

<div>Alfred Bester's classic short stories and the canonical novel <i>The Stars My Destination</i> made him a science fiction legend. Fans and scholars praise him as a genre-bending pioneer and cyberpunk forefather. Writers like Neil Gaiman and ...

ISBN: 9780252099076

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Alice in Wonderland

by Lewis Carroll

<p>Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) is a novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells the story of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit-hole into a fantasy world ...

ISBN: 9782291055365

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An Informal History of the Hugos

A Personal Look Back at the Hugo Awards, 1953-2000

by Jo Walton

<p><strong>Engaged, passionate, and consistently entertaining, <em>An Informal History of the Hugos</em> is a book about the renowned science fiction award for the many who enjoyed Jo Walton's previous collection of writing from ...

ISBN: 9781466865730

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Analysing a Literary Text the A* Way

A-Level Literature

by Rosemary O'Leary

<p>“Analysing a Literary Text the A* Way” is ideal for those advanced students of literature who are striving to achieve at the highest level, but have, as yet, not found an approach and method of analysis that can help them sophisticate their ...

ISBN: 9781508051763

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And Then the Murders Began

Classic Literature Bestsellers' Opening Lines ReImagined Darkly

by Richard Saunders

<p><strong>The Mystery To This Book</strong></p> <p><em>...is to make you smile, laugh, or just shake your head.</em></p> <p>Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice

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Anonymous Assassin

by Austin Miett

<p>Jacob Brin is a normal guy with a normal life. Everything changes when a set of events leads him to discover who he is really supposed to be.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781310937682

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