Category: Literary

Land of Hope and Glory: A True Account of the Life and Times by Marshall Terry

By Marshall Terry

With Land of desire and Glory, Marshall Terry keeps the Northway family members saga he begun with Tom Northway and My Father’s Hands, masking 100 years of yankee experience.

In this most up-to-date novel, common Marcus Aurelius Northway, a homeopathic health care professional with deep religion within the healing powers of oil and whiskey, and his indomitable spouse Ida Bailey Northway, bring about level an fascinating set of characters who're their friends—Luther Burbank, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford—as the Northways participate in American background among the good warfare and the good melancholy and usher in a brand new age.

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Beside The Brook by Paulette Rae

By Paulette Rae

Kirsten unearths herself far from domestic whilst she takes a role within the idyllic Marlborough Sounds, taking good care of a seven 12 months previous woman who misplaced her mom whilst she used to be a child. Sarah is a vivid and bubbly baby, yet her overbearing Grandmother, wealthy and complex, has rules for her grandchild that Kirsten doesn't believe. To make issues worse Kirsten is confronted with the problem of Sarah's mostly absent father Jamie and her roguish uncle Tyler. surprisingly diverse humans, they tolerate one another simply to be with reference to Sarah, the one remnant left of Brook, a lady they either enjoyed. Drawn in via this eclectic family members Kirsten quickly reveals there's extra to their tale than meets the attention. She unearths herself turning to the one one who is prepared to reply to a few of her such a lot urgent questions, Brook herself.

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The History of the Jesuits in England, 1580 to 1773 by Ethelred L. Taunton

By Ethelred L. Taunton

This scarce antiquarian booklet is a variety from Kessinger Publishings Legacy Reprint sequence. as a result of its age, it might comprise imperfections resembling marks, notations, marginalia and unsuitable pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally very important, we've got made it on hand as a part of our dedication to preserving, keeping, and selling the worlds literature. Kessinger Publishing is where to discover millions of infrequent and hard-to-find books with whatever of curiosity for everybody!

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Contemporary British Fiction and the Artistry of Space: by David James

By David James

This examine examines the significance of house for a way modern novelists scan with kind and shape, providing an account of the way British writers from the earlier 3 many years have engaged with panorama description as a catalyst for innovation. David James considers the paintings of greater than fifteen significant British novelists to supply a wide-ranging and obtainable statement at the courting among panorama and narrative layout, demonstrating an method of the geography of latest fiction enriched through the perform of aesthetic feedback. relocating among tested and rising novelists, the booklet unearths that spatial poetics let us chart targeted and outstanding affinities among practitioners, exhibiting how writers this present day compel us to pay shut cognizance to method while linking the depiction of actual locations to new advancements in novelistic craft.

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Gothic Literature (Edinburgh Critical Guides to Literature) by Andrew Smith

By Andrew Smith

Andrew SmithThis introductory research presents a radical grounding in either the historical past of Gothic literature and how during which Gothic texts were (and may be) significantly learn. The ebook opens with a chronology and an creation to the significant texts and key severe phrases, by way of 4 chapters: The Gothic Heyday 1760-1820; Gothic 1820-1865; Gothic Proximities 1865-1900; and the 20 th Century. The dialogue examines how the Gothic has constructed in several nationwide contexts and in numerous kinds, together with novels, novellas, poems, and movies. every one bankruptcy concludes with an in depth interpreting of a particular textual content - Frankenstein, Jane Eyre, Dracula and The Silence of the Lambs - to demonstrate the ways that contextual dialogue informs severe research. The booklet ends with a end outlining attainable destiny advancements inside scholarship at the Gothic. Key Features*Provides a unmarried, complete and available creation to Gothic literature*Offers a coherent account of the old improvement of the Gothic in a variety of literary and nationwide contexts*Introduces the ways that serious theories of sophistication, gender, race and nationwide identification were utilized to Gothic texts*Includes an summary of crucial assets and a consultant to additional analyzing

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My Year of Meats by Ruth L. Ozeki

By Ruth L. Ozeki

The suitable fiction better half to The Omnivore's drawback and In protection of FoodNow that Michael Pollan's long island instances bestsellers have spread out a countrywide discussion approximately the place nutrients rather comes from, conscientious readers in every single place should want to consume My 12 months of Meats. while documentarian Jane Takagi-Little ultimately lands a role generating a jap tv convey that simply occurs to be subsidized by way of the yank meat-exporting undefined, she starts to discover a few unsavory truths approximately love, fertility, and a really harmful hormone referred to as DES. A modern day tackle Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, veteran filmmaker Ruth Ozeki's novel has been hailed as "rare and provocative" (USA this present day) and "up-to-the-minute" (Chicago Tribune).

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Das Stunden-Buch by Rainer Maria Rilke

By Rainer Maria Rilke

Da neigt sich die Stunde und rührt mich an mit klarem metallenem Schlag: mir zittern die Sinne. Ich fühle: ich kann – und ich fasse den plastischen Tag. Nichts struggle noch vollendet, eh ich es erschaut, ein jedes Werden stand nonetheless. Meine Blicke sind reif, und wie eine Braut kommt jedem das Ding, das er will. Nichts ist mir zu klein, und ich lieb es trotzdem und mal es auf Goldgrund und groß und halte es hoch, und ich weiß nicht wem löst es die Seele los ... Ich lebe mein Leben in wachsenden Ringen, die sich über die Dinge ziehn. Ich werde den letzten vielleicht nicht vollbringen, aber versuchen will ich ihn. Ich kreise um Gott, um den uralten Turm, und ich kreise jahrtausendelang; und ich weiß noch nicht: bin ich ein Falke, ein Sturm oder ein großer Gesang. Ich habe viele Brüder in Soutanen im Süden, wo in Klöstern Lorbeer steht. Ich weiß, wie menschlich sie Madonnen planen, und träume oft von jungen Tizianen, durch die der Gott in Gluten geht. Doch wie ich mich auch in mich selber neige: mein Gott ist dunkel und wie ein Gewebe von hundert Wurzeln, welche schweigsam trinken. Nur, daß ich mich aus seiner Wärme hebe, mehr weiß ich nicht, weil alle meine Zweige tief unten ruhn und nur im Winde winken. Wir dürfen dich nicht eigenmächtig malen, du Dämmernde, aus der der Morgen stieg. Wir holen aus den alten Farbenschalen die gleichen Striche und die gleichen Strahlen, mit denen dich der Heilige verschwieg. Wir bauen Bilder vor dir auf wie Wände; so daß schon tausend Mauern um dich stehn. Denn dich verhüllen unsre frommen Hände, sooft dich unsre Herzen offen sehn.

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Joshua Beene & God by Jewel Gibson

By Jewel Gibson

A critic as soon as saw that "Jewel Gibson is a author with tongues, one for every cheek." Gibson's rollickingly humorous first novel, Joshua Beene and God, first released in 1946, published a author whose dealing with of the earthy and comedian used to be as deft as her awesome skill to trap the colourful points of interest, sounds, and language of East Texas lifestyles. Praised as remarkable satire by way of critics and damned as depraved via multiple Texas neighborhood, this novel follows one curmudgeonly spiritual leader's campaign opposed to Spring Creek's Baptists, Holy Rollers, and nonbelievers. Joshua Ebenezer Beene, as leader elder of the Church of Christ of Spring Creek group, president of the varsity board, justice of the peace, and self-appointed video game warden, usually summons God to hunt propose on the best way to perform his crusade--which, because the novel opens, has taken on a distinct urgency. Alerted through the Biblical admonition that "The days of our years are 3 rating years and ten," Joshua believes he has one ultimate 12 months one of the dwelling to say victory in his long-running conflict with the city sinners sooner than claiming his heavenly reward.Gently satirical with no being mocking, Joshua Beene and God has been known as "humorous--but unusually reverent" in its comedian portrayal of spiritual and political fight in a small East Texas city. Now once more back to be had with a foreword by way of Sylvia Ann Grider, this provocatively humorous and unique novel by means of considered one of Texas' top ladies writers invitations rediscovery by way of modern-day readers.

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