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Shakespeare’s Oral Certification Examination Annotated: A Book of Revelations by Steffy Sota

I am a ghost writer.I died July 25, 2015, in Hightstown, New Jersey. My scholarship is the bedrock for the serious study of British drama to 1770. Any graduate student or academic working on the plays or the theatrical culture of this period has to start with me. In addition to my compreh...

Genre: Humour, Parodies, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 79 pages / Free from 20 October 2019  

Tales of Research Misconduct: A Lacanian Diagnostics of Integrity Challenges in Science Novels (Library of Ethics and Applied Philosophy Book 36) by Hub Zwart

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Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology, Science & Maths / Size: 263 pages / Free from 19 October 2019  

Shakespeare in Hate (Open Access): Emotions, Passions, Selfhood (Routledge Studies in Shakespeare Book 15) by Peter Kishore Saval

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Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 175 pages / Free from 19 October 2019  

Drama and Pedagogy in Medieval and Early Modern England (Swiss Papers in English Language and Literature (SPELL) Book 31) by Elisabeth Dutton

This wide-ranging volume explores relationships between drama and pedagogy in the medieval and early modern periods, with contributions from an international ?eld of scholars including a number of leading authorities. Across the medieval and early modern periods, drama is seen to be a way...

Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: Unknown / Free from 19 October 2019  

Mosquito Man: An edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller (World's Scariest Legends Book 1) by Jeremy Bates

From USA Today and #1 Amazon bestselling author Jeremy Bates comes the first book in the all-new WORLD'S SCARIEST LEGENDS series.After a woman bangs at the door in the middle of the night, and promptly dies from her injury, a couple's remote cabin getaway becomes a psychological night of t...

Genre: Fiction, Horror, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 338 pages / Free from 19 October 2019   Rating: 5.00 / 5 4 reviews

Writing Self, Writing Empire: Chandar Bhan Brahman and the Cultural World of the Indo-Persian State Secretary (South Asia Across the Disciplines) by Rajeev Kinra

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s new open access publishing program for monographs. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.Writing Self, Writing Empire examines the life, career, and writings of the Mughal state secretary, o...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, Fiction, History, Asia, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 394 pages / Free from 19 October 2019  

Sons of the Gods, Children of Earth: Ideology and Literary Form in Ancient Greece by Peter W. Rose

In this ambitious and venturesome book, Peter W. Rose applies the insights of Marxist theory to a number of central Greek literary and philosophical texts. He explores major points in the trajectory from Homer to Plato where the ideology of inherited excellence—beliefs about descent from...

Genre: Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy / Size: 522 pages / Free from 19 October 2019  

Architecture and the Novel under the Italian Fascist Regime by Francesca Billiani

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Architecture, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 229 pages / Free from 19 October 2019  

Poeticolors: Kaleidoscope by Dwayne Gray

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Genre: Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: Unknown / Free from 18 October 2019  

Fictions of Authority: Women Writers and Narrative Voice by Susan Sniader Lanser

Drawing on narratological and feminist theory, Susan Sniader Lanser explores patterns of narration in a wide range of novels by women of England, France, and the United States from the 1740s to the present. She sheds light on the history of "voice" as a narrative strategy and as a means of...

Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 304 pages / Free from 18 October 2019   Rating: 5.00 / 5 1 review

Writing in Limbo: Modernism and Caribbean Literature by Simon Gikandi

In Simon Gikandi’s view, Caribbean literature and postcolonial literature more generally negotiate an uneasy relationship with the concepts of modernism and modernity—a relationship in which the Caribbean writer, unable to escape a history encoded by Europe, accepts the challenge of re...

Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 274 pages / Free from 18 October 2019  

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

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Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels, Graphic Novels, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 373 pages / Free from 18 October 2019   Rating: 4.40 / 5 4823 reviews

Father Brown Complete Collection by G. K. Chesterton

Here you will find the complete Father Brown stories in the chronological order of their original publication.Content :- The Innocence of Father Brown- The Wisdom of Father Brown- The Donnington Affair- The Incredulity of Father Brown- The Secret of Father Brown- The Scandal of Father Brow...

Genre: Fiction, Religious Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity / Size: Unknown / Free from 18 October 2019   Rating: 3.70 / 5 39 reviews

The Red and the Black by Stendhal

The Red and the Black is a historical psychological novel in two volumes by Stendhal, published in 1830. It chronicles the attempts of a provincial young man to rise socially beyond his modest upbringing through a combination of talent, hard work, deception, and hypocrisy. He ultimately al...

Genre: Fiction, Drama, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Poetry, Drama & Criticism / Size: Unknown / Free from 18 October 2019   Rating: 3.90 / 5 6 reviews

Women and Romance: The Consolations of Gender in the English Novel (Reading Women Writing) by Laurie Langbauer

According to Laurie Langbauer, the notion of romance is vague precisely because it represents the chaotic negative space outside the novel that determines its form. Addressing questions of form, Langbauer reads novels that explore the interplay between the novel and romance: works by Charl...

Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: Unknown / Free from 18 October 2019  

FRIENDS QUIZ TEST: 101 Easy Friends Quiz Questions and Answers That Will Help You Have Fun by Sarah Hopkins

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Genre: Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 46 pages / Free from 18 October 2019  

Complete Works of Ambrose Bierce by Ambrose Bierce

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Religion & Spirituality, Occult / Size: 3628 pages / Free from 18 October 2019  

Crime and Punishment (With Preface) (Feathers Classics) by Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

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Genre: Fiction, Drama, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Education & Reference, Foreign Languages, Poetry, Drama & Criticism / Size: 3.85 mb / Free from 18 October 2019   Rating: 4.20 / 5 742 reviews

Thomas Hardy :Novels, Poems and Stories by Thomas Hardy

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Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels, Graphic Novels, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: Unknown / Free from 17 October 2019  

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft

Writing in an age when the call for the rights of man had brought revolution to America and France, Mary Wollstonecraft produced her own declaration of female independence in 1792. Passionate and forthright, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman attacked the prevailing view of docile, decor...

Genre: Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: Unknown / Free from 17 October 2019   Rating: 4.10 / 5 54 reviews

The Supplement of Reading: Figures of Understanding in Romantic Theory and Practice by Tilottama Rajan

Tilottama Rajan illuminates a crisis of representation within romanticism, evident in the proliferation of stylistically and structurally unsettled literary texts that resist interpretation in terms of a unified meaning. The Supplement of Reading investigates the role of the reader both in...

Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 376 pages / Free from 17 October 2019  

Job, Boethius, and Epic Truth by Ann W. Astell

Calling into question the common assumption that the Middle Ages produced no secondary epics, Ann W. Astell here revises a key chapter in literary history. She examines the connections between the Book of Job and Boethius' s Consolation of Philosophy—texts closely associated with each ot...

Genre: Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Religion & Spirituality, Bibles, Sacred Texts / Size: Unknown / Free from 17 October 2019  

Constructions of Cancer in Early Modern England: Ravenous Natures (Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine) by Alanna Skuse

This book is open access under a CC-BY licence. Cancer is perhaps the modern world's most feared disease. Yet, we know relatively little about this malady's history before the nineteenth century. This book provides the first in-depth examination of perceptions of cancerous disease in early...

Genre: Fiction, History, Europe, World, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Science & Maths, History & Philosophy / Size: 240 pages / Free from 17 October 2019   Rating: 4.00 / 5 4 reviews

50 Masterpieces of Gothic Fiction Vol. 1: Dracula, Frankenstein, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Picture Of Dorian Gray... by Bram Stoker

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Genre: Fiction, Fiction Classics, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 3988 pages / Free from 16 October 2019   Rating: 3.40 / 5 3 reviews

Anna Karenina (Annotated) by leo tolsoy

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Genre: Fiction, Anthologies, Fiction Classics, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 1107 pages / Free from 16 October 2019  

Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

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Genre: Fiction, Fiction Classics, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Poetry, Drama & Criticism / Size: 731 pages / Free from 16 October 2019   Rating: 4.00 / 5 107 reviews

Father Brown (Complete Collection): 53 Murder Mysteries: The Scandal of Father Brown, The Donnington Affair & The Mask of Midas… by G. K. Chesterton

Content :- The Innocence of Father Brown- The Wisdom of Father Brown- The Donnington Affair- The Incredulity of Father Brown- The Secret of Father Brown- The Scandal of Father Brown- The Mask of Midas...

Genre: Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Mystery, Fiction, Religious Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 1000 pages / Free from 16 October 2019   Rating: 4.00 / 5 1 review

Mrs Dalloway (Wisehouse Classics Edition) by Virginia Woolf

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Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 1014 kb / Free from 16 October 2019   Rating: 3.80 / 5 4 reviews

Homicide in American Fiction, 1798–1860: A Study in Social Values by David Brion Davis

Homicide has many social and psychological implications that vary from culture to culture and which change as people accept new ideas concerning guilt, responsibility, and the causes of crime. A study of attitudes toward homicide is therefore a method of examining social values in a specif...

Genre: Fiction, History, Americas, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: Unknown / Free from 16 October 2019  

Reading Breath in Literature (Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine) by Arthur Rose

This open access book presents five different approaches to reading breath in literature, in response to texts from a range of historical, geographical and cultural environments. Breath, for all its ubiquity in literary texts, has received little attention as a transhistorical literary dev...

Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 134 pages / Free from 16 October 2019  

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