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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 5

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Includes Philosophy of Furniture, A Tale of Jerusalem, the Sphinx, Hop Frog, the Man of the Crowd, Never Bet the Devil Your Head, Thou Art the Man, Why the Little Frenchman Wears His Hand in a Sling, and many other tales and poems.

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e-artnow presents to you this meticulously edited Stephen Crane collection:_x000D_ Table of Contents:_x000D_ Novels and Novellas:_x000D_ The Red Badge of Courage_x000D_ Maggie: A Girl of the Streets_x000D_ George's Mother_x000D_ The Third Violet_x000D_ Active Service_x000D_ The Monster_x000D_ The O'Ruddy_x000D_ Short Stories:_x000D_ The Little Regiment and Other Episodes from the American Civil War:_x000D_ The Little Regiment_x000D_ Three Miraculous Soldiers_x000D_ A Mystery of Heroism_x000D_ An Indiana Campaign_x000D_ A Grey Sleeve_x000D_ The Veteran_x000D_ The Open Boat and Other Stories:_x000D_ The Open Boat_x000D_ A Man and Some Others_x000D_ The Bride comes to Yellow Sky_x000D_ The Wise Men_x000D_ The Five White Mice_x000D_ Flanagan and His Short_x000D_ Filibustering Adventure_x000D_ Horses_x000D_ Death and the Child_x000D_ An Experiment in Misery_x000D_ The Men in the Storm_x000D_ The Dual that was not Fought_x000D_ An Ominous Baby_x000D_ A Great Mistake_x000D_ An Eloquence of Grief_x000D_ The Auction_x000D_ The Pace of Youth_x000D_ A Detail_x000D_ Blue Hotel_x000D_ His New Mittens_x000D_ Whilomville Stories:_x000D_ The Angel Child_x000D_ Lynx-Hunting_x000D_ The Lover and the Telltale_x000D_ "Showin' Off"_x000D_ Making an Orator_x000D_ Shame_x000D_ The Carriage-Lamps_x000D_ The Knife_x000D_ The Stove_x000D_ The Trial, Execution, and Burial of Homer Phelps_x000D_ The Fight_x000D_ The City Urchin and the Chaste Villagers_x000D_ A Little Pilgrimage_x000D_ Wounds in the Rain – War Stories:_x000D_ The Price of the Harness_x000D_ The Lone Charge of William B. Perkins_x000D_ The Clan of No-Name_x000D_ God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen_x000D_ The Revenge of the Adolphus_x000D_ The Sergeant's Private Madhouse_x000D_ Virtue in War_x000D_ Marines Signalling under Fire at Guantanamo_x000D_ This Majestic Lie_x000D_ War Memories_x000D_ The Second Generation_x000D_ Great Battles of the World:_x000D_ Vittoria_x000D_ The Siege of Plevna_x000D_ The Storming of Burkersdorf Heights_x000D_ A Swede's Campaign in Germany_x000D_ The Storming of Badajoz_x000D_ The Brief Campaign Against New Orleans_x000D_ The Battle of Solferino_x000D_ The Battle of Bunker Hill_x000D_ Last Words:_x000D_ The Reluctant Voyagers_x000D_ Spitzbergen Tales_x000D_ Wyoming Valley Tales_x000D_ London Impressions_x000D_ New York Sketches_x000D_ The Assassins in Modern Battles_x000D_ Irish Notes_x000D_ Sullivan County Sketches_x000D_ Miscellaneous_x000D_ The Black Dog _x000D_ A Tent in Agony_x000D_ An Experiment in Luxury_x000D_ The Scotch Express_x000D_ Twelve O'Clock_x000D_ Manacled_x000D_ A Dark-Brown Dog…_x000D_ Poetry:_x000D_ The Black Riders and Other Lines_x000D_ War is Kind_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_

The English Short Story in Canada

By Reingard M. Nischik
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  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Book Code : 1476628076
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Literary Criticism
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 In 2013, the Nobel Prize for Literature was for the first time awarded to a short story writer, and to a Canadian, Alice Munro. The award focused international attention on a genre that had long been thriving in Canada, particularly since the 1960s. This book traces the development and highlights of the English-language Canadian short story from the late 19th century up to the present. The history as well as the theoretical approaches to the genre are covered, with in-depth examination of exemplary stories by prominent writers such as Margaret Atwood and Alice Munro.

A Timeless Christmas

By Louisa May Alcott,L. Frank Baum,O. Henry
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  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Book Code : 0785238719
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 552
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Delight in the most wonderful time of the year with a collection of heartwarming and heartfelt Christmas classics in this beautiful, giftable Christmas collection. In this beautifully packaged anthology, discover lesser-known and tender stories and poems from classic authors you know and love. Each selection honors the spirit of the season and celebrates the beauty, mystery, and joy found this time of year. From O. Henry’s iconic story “The Gift of the Magi” to L. Frank Baum’s quaint and clever history of Santa Claus and his reindeer, the stories gathered in A Timeless Christmas honor the yuletide tales and traditions passed down through generations. Christina Rossetti’s beautiful poetry, L. M. Montgomery’s charming short stories, and many other classic works will bring warmth to the fireside this season and remind us all that Christmas is a time for joy. With additional pieces from Louisa May Alcott, George MacDonald, and more, A Timeless Christmas will become a cherished keepsake for friends and family to enjoy this year and for years to come—a reminder that the heart of the holiday never changes. Hardcover, giftable size Perfect as a stocking stuffer and host or hostess gift Filled with heartwarming and joyful Christmas stories and poems Makes a lovely keepsake companion to A Classic Christmas and A Vintage Christmas

Victorian Poetry and the Poetics of the Literary Periodical

By Caley Ehnes
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  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Book Code : 147441835X
  • Total of Pages : 238
  • Category : Literary Criticism
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Reads Victorian literature and science as artful practices that surpass the theories and discourses supposed to contain them.

Twentieth Century Fiction

By George Woodcock
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 1349170666
  • Total of Pages : 781
  • Category : Literary Criticism
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Canada and the Idea of North

By Sherrill E Grace
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  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Book Code : 0773569537
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : History
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Canada and the Idea of North examines the ways in which Canadians have defined themselves as a northern people in their literature, art, music, drama, history, geography, politics, and popular culture. From the Franklin Mystery to the comic book superheroine Nelvana, Glenn Gould's documentaries, the paintings of Lawren Harris, and Molson beer ads, the idea of the north has been central to the Canadian imagination. Sherrill Grace argues that Canadians have always used ideas of Canada-as-North to promote a distinct national identity and national unity. In a penultimate chapter - "The North Writes Back" - Grace presents newly emerging northern voices and shows how they view the long tradition of representing the North by southern activists, artists, and scholars. With the recent creation of Nunavut, increasing concern about northern ecosystems and social challenges, and renewed attention to Canada's role as a circumpolar nation, Canada and the Idea of North shows that nordicity still plays an urgent and central role in Canada at the start of the twenty-first century.

Delphi Complete Works of Herman Melville (Illustrated)

By Herman Melville
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  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Book Code : 1908909579
  • Total of Pages : 3491
  • Category : Fiction
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Herman Melville is a giant of American literature, whose novels are hailed as literary masterpieces. This eBook offers readers the complete works for the first time in digital print, as well as an array of bonus features. (Current version: 1) * illustrated with many images relating to Melville’s life and works * annotated with concise introductions to the novels and other works * ALL the novels, with separate contents tables * MOBY-DICK and other works are presented with their original illustrations * images of how the novels first appeared, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * the complete short story collections * rare short stories like DANIEL ORME – first time in digital print * the complete poetry collections * the scarce poetry collection WEEDS AND WILDINGS, which Melville wrote for his wife – first time in digital print * separate CHRONOLOGICAL and ALPHABETICAL contents tables for the poetry – find that special poem easily! * includes Melville’s complete essays, available nowhere else * bonus collection of letters by Melville – explore the writer’s personal correspondence * boasts a special criticism section, with essays by writers such as D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf examining Melville’s contribution to literature * features Raymond Weaver’s seminal biography on Melville, which sparked the great revival in the author * scholarly ordering of texts in chronological order and literary genres, allowing easy navigation around Melville’s immense oeuvre Please visit to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Novels Typee Omoo Mardi Redburn White-Jacket Moby-Dick Pierre Israel Potter The Confidence-Man Billy Budd, Sailor The Short Story Collections The Piazza Tales The Apple-Tree Table and Other Sketches Billy Budd and Other Prose Pieces The Short Stories List of the Short Stories The Poetry Collections Battle Pieces and Aspects of the War Clarel: A Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land John Marr and Other Sailors Timoleon and Other Ventures Weeds and Wildings, with a Rose or Two Uncollected Poems The Poems List of Poems in Chronological Order List of Poems in Alphabetical Order The Essays Fragments from a Writing Desk Etchings of a Whaling Cruise Review Authentic Anecdotes of ‘Old Zack’ Mr Parkman’s Tour Cooper’s New Novel A Thought on Book-Binding Hawthorne and His Mosses The Letters Some Personal Letters of Herman Melville by Meade Minnigerode The Criticism The Best Sea-Story Ever Written by Archibald Macmechan Herman Melville’s Moby Dick by D. H. Lawrence Herman Melville’s Typee and Omoo by D. H. Lawrence Herman Melville by Virginia Woolf The Biography Herman Melville: Man, Mariner and Mystic by Raymond Weaver

Faulkner and the Short Story

By Ann J. Abadie
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  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Book Code : 9781617033889
  • Total of Pages : 293
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Rethinking the Gulag

By Alan Barenberg,Emily D. Johnson
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  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Book Code : 0253059593
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : History
  • Members : 399
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The Soviet Gulag was one of the largest, most complex, and deadliest systems of incarceration in the 20th century. What lessons can we learn from its network of labor camps and prisons and exile settlements, which stretched across vast geographic expanses, included varied institutions, and brought together inmates from all the Soviet Union's ethnicities, professions, and social classes? Drawing on a massive body of documentary evidence, Rethinking the Gulag: Identities, Sources, Legacies explores the Soviet penal system from various disciplinary perspectives. Divided into three sections, the collection first considers "identities"—the lived experiences of contingents of detainees who have rarely figured in Gulag histories to date, such as common criminals and clerics. The second section, "sources," explores the ways new research methods can revolutionize our understanding of the system. The third section, "legacies," reveals the aftermath of the Gulag, including the folk beliefs and traditions it has inspired and the museums built to memorialize it. While all the chapters respond to one another, each section also concludes with a reaction by a leading researcher: geographer Judith Pallot, historian Lynne Viola, and cultural historian and literary scholar Alexander Etkind. Moving away from grand metaphorical or theoretical models, Rethinking the Gulag instead unearths the complexities and nuances of experience that represent a primary focus in the new wave of Gulag studies.

The Poetry of Cao Zhi

By Robert Joe Cutter
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  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Book Code : 1501506978
  • Total of Pages : 430
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book provides a translation of the complete poems and fu of Cao Zhi (192–232), one of China’s most famous poets. Cao Zhi lived during a tumultuous age, a time of intrepid figures and of bold and violent acts that have captured the Chinese imagination across the centuries. His father Cao Cao (155–220) became the most powerful leader in a divided empire, and on his death, Cao Zhi’s elder brother Cao Pi (187–226) engineered the abdication of the last Han emperor, establishing himself as the founding emperor of the Wei Dynasty (220–265). Although Cao Zhi wanted to play an active role in government and military matters, he was not allowed to do so, and he is remembered as a writer. The Poetry of Cao Zhi contains in its body one hundred twenty-eight pieces of poetry and fu. The extant editions of Cao Zhi’s writings differ in the number of pieces they contain and present many textual variants. The translations in this volume are based on a valuable edition of Cao’s works by Ding Yan (1794–1875), and are supplemented by robust annotations, a brief biography of Cao Zhi, and an introduction to the poetry by the translator.

The Future of Text and Image

By Ofra Amihay,Lauren Walsh
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  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Book Code : 1443836753
  • Total of Pages : 370
  • Category : Art
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The question of the relation between the visual and the textual in literature is at the heart of an increasing number of scholarly projects, and in turn, the investigation of evolving visual-verbal dynamics is becoming an independent discipline. This volume explores these profound literary shifts through the work of twelve talented, and in some cases, emerging scholars who study text and image relations in diverse forms and contexts. The inter-medial conjunctures investigated in this book play with and against the traditional roles of the visual and the verbal. The Future of Text and Image presents explorations of the incorporation of visual elements into works of literature, of visual writing modes, and of the textuality and literariness of images. It focuses on the special potential literature offers for the combination of these two functions. Alongside examinations of major forms and genres such as memoirs, novels, and poetry, this volume expands the discussion of text and image relations into more marginal forms, for instance, collage books, the PostSecret collections of anonymous postcards, and digital poetry. In other words, while exploring the destiny of text and image as an independent discipline, this volume simultaneously looks at the very literal future of text and image forms in an ever-changing technological reality. The essays in this book will help to define the emergent practices and politics of this growing field of study, and at the same time, reflect the tremendous significance of the visual in today’s image culture.

Worth a Thousand Words

By Bette DeBruyne Ammon,Gale W. Sherman
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  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Book Code : 1563083906
  • Total of Pages : 210
  • Category : Reference
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