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A room with a view

A room with a view

E.M. Foster | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 1941
Pages: 171

A Room with a View is a 1908 novel by English writer E. M. Forster, about a young woman in the repressed culture of Edwardian England. Set in Italy and England, the story is both a romance and a critique of English society at the beginning of the 20th century. Merchant-Ivory produced an...

Robert Browning

Robert Browning

GK Chesterson | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 78
Pages: 67

Chesterton declares that it is fashionable to boast that one cannot understand Browning but he reveals in this fascinating literary biography how Browning 'combines the greatest brain with the simplest temperament'. This is a multi-faceted biography and critique of Browning's work. Chesterton...


An English Grammar

An English Grammar

William Moran Baskerville | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 2738
Pages: 204

So many slighting remarks have been made of late on the use of teaching grammar as compared with teaching science, that it is plain the fact has been lost sight of that grammar is itself a science. The object we have, or should have, in teaching science, is not to fill a child's mind with a vast...

The picture of Dorian Gray

The picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde. | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Feb 2012
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he Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel by Oscar Wilde, appearing as the lead story in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine on 20 June 1890, printed as the July 1890 issue of this magazine. Wilde later revised this edition, making several alterations, and adding new chapters; the amended...

A tale of two cities

A tale of two cities

Charles Dickens | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Feb 2012
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A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. With well over 200 million copies sold, it ranks among the most famous works in the history of fictional literature. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry...


Don Juan

Don Juan

Lord Byron | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Feb 2012
Downloads: 576
Pages: 344

Based on the legend of Don Juan, which Byron reverses, portraying Juan not as a womanizer but as someone easily seduced by women. It is a variation on the epic form. Byron himself called it an "Epic Satire" (Don Juan, c. xiv, st. 99). Modern critics generally consider it Byron's masterpiece, with...

The schoolmistress and other stories

The schoolmistress and other stories

Anton Chechov | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Feb 2012
Downloads: 1265
Pages: 155

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860 ndash; 1904) was a Russian short-story writer, playwright and physician, considered to be one of the greatest short-story writers in world literature. His career as a dramatist produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and...

Sense and sensibility

Sense and sensibility

Jane. Austen | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Feb 2012
Downloads: 1878
Pages: 224

Sense and Sensibility, published in 1811, is a British romance novel by Jane Austen, her first published work under the pseudonym, "A Lady." Jane Austen is considered a pioneer of the romance genre of novels, and for the realism portrayed in her novels, is one the most widely read writers in...


Frankestein

Frankestein

Mary Shelley. | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Feb 2012
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Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by Mary Shelley about a monster produced by an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was eighteen, and the novel was published when she was twenty-one. The first edition was published anonymously in...

The Lingering  Clasp of the Hand

The Lingering Clasp of the Hand

Geoffrey Clarke | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Feb 2012
Downloads: 347
Pages: 15

Sunday, 19 October 2008 CO PARTNERSHIP CO PARTNERSHIP Co-partnership and an alternative writing of chapters were the hallmark of the balance of elemental forces which worked between Haggard and another of his collaborators, Andrew Lang. Apart from their collaboration on The...

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