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The Bostonians

The Bostonians

Henry James | Classic Literature
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 213

Henry James' celebrated novel about a passionate New England suffragette, her displaced southern gentleman cousin, and a charismatic young woman whose loyalty they both wished to possess goes so directly to the heart of sexual politics that it speaks to us with a voice as fresh and as vital as...

What is Man and Other Essays

What is Man and Other Essays

Mark Twain | Classic Literature
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 131

A collection of some of Twain's best essays. "What is Man?" is a dialogue between a young man and an older man jaded to the world. It involves ideas of destiny and free will.


The Bostonians

The Bostonians

Henry James. | Classic Literature
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 213

Henry James' celebrated novel about a passionate New England suffragette, her displaced southern gentleman cousin, and a charismatic young woman whose loyalty they both wished to possess goes so directly to the heart of sexual politics that it speaks to us with a voice as fresh and as vital as...

Mrs Dalloway

Mrs Dalloway

Virginia Woolf. | Classic Literature
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 143

Mrs Dalloway (published on 14 May 1925) is a novel by Virginia Woolf that details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway in post-World War I England. It is one of Woolf's best-known novels. Created from two short stories, "Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street" and the unfinished "The Prime Minister"...

A Haunted House

A Haunted House

Virginia Woolf. | Classic Literature
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 7

The technique of "close reading" was created by critics such as F.R. Leavis and Cleanth Brooks, and it's not a coincidence that it came to the fore in the wake of High Modernism. If one didn't engage in "close reading" of authors such as James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, or William Faulkner, one...


Swann's Way. In search of lost time

Swann's Way. In search of lost time

Marcel Proust. | Classic Literature
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 363

In Search of Lost Time or Remembrance of Things Past (French: À la recherche du temps perdu) is a novel in seven volumes by Marcel Proust. His most prominent work, it is popularly known for its considerable length and the notion of involuntary memory, the most famous example being the "episode of...

Tender is the night

Tender is the night

F. Scott Fitzgerald | Classic Literature
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 309

Tender Is the Night is a novel by American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. It was his fourth and final completed novel, and was first published in Scribner's Magazine between January-April, 1934 in four issues. The title is taken from the poem "Ode to a Nightingale" by John Keats. In 1932...

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

James Joyce | Classic Literature
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 99

Perhaps Joyce's most personal work, A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man depicts the intellectual awakening of one of literature's most memorable young heroes, Stephen Dedalus. Through a series of brilliant epiphanies that parallel the development of his own aesthetic consciousness, Joyce...


Sons and Lovers

Sons and Lovers

D. H. Lawrence. | Classic Literature
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Published: Feb 2012
Downloads: 721
Pages: 225

Called the most widely-read English novel of the twentieth century, D. H. Lawrence’s largely autobiographical Sons and Lovers tells the story of Paul Morel, a young artist growing into manhood in a British working-class community near the Nottingham coalfields. His mother Gertrude, unhappily...

Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

Leon Tolstoy | Classic Literature
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Published: Feb 2012
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Widely regarded as a pinnacle in realist fiction, Tolstoy considered Anna Karenina his first true novel, when he came to consider War and Peace to be more than a novel. Soon after meeting her at dinner, Tolstoy began reading Pushkin's prose and once had a fleeting daydream of "a bare exquisite...

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