all ebooks in category: Books & Reading Literary Criticism (11)

The Book on the Bookshelf
English | EPUB | 8.3 MB

From the author of the highly praised The Pencil and The Evolution of Useful Things comes another captivating history of the seemingly mundane: the book …

E.M. Forster's Modernism (Repost)
English | 2002 | ISBN: 0333987829 | PDF | pages: 221 | 18.7 mb

This volume is a comprehensive investigation into Forster's relationship to Modernism. It advances the argument that Forster's fiction embodies an important strand within modernism and …

The Art of Mindful Reading: Embracing the Wisdom of Words (Mindfulness series)
English | June 20th, 2019 | ISBN: 1782407685 | 144 pages | EPUB | 2.01 MB

The healing power of reading has been renowned since Aristotle; focus, flow and enlightenment can all be discovered through this universal act. The Art of …

Representing Multiculturalism in Comics and Graphic Novels
2014 | ISBN: 1138025151, 1138548944 | English | 286 pages | PDF | 6 MB

Multiculturalism, and its representation, has long presented challenges for the medium of comics. This book presents a wide ranging survey of the ways in which …

The Words of Others: From Quotations to Culture
English | June 28, 2011 | ISBN: 0300167474 | 340 pages | PDF | 3.12 Mb

In this lively gambol through the history of quotations and quotation books, Gary Saul Morson traces our enduring fascination with the words of others. Ranging …

How to be Well Read: A Guide to 500 Great Novels and a Handful of Literary Curiosities
English | September 15, 2015 | ISBN: 1847946402 | EPUB | 528 pages | 2.9 MB

A very personal guide to the best novels ever written, and why they matter As the annual flood of published novels grows ever greater, it’s …

The Rise of Big Business, 1860-1920, 3 edition
English | 2005 | ISBN: 0882952404 | 162 pages | PDF | 0,9 MB

The fundamental and explosive changes in the U.S. economy and its business system from 1860 to 1920 continue to fascinate and engage historians, economists, and …

Most of What Follows is True: Places Imagined and Real (CLC Kreisel Lecture Series)
English | March 29th, 2019 | ISBN: 1772124575 | 72 pages | EPUB | 0.80 MB

In all creative writing, the question of what is true and what is real are two very different considerations. Figuring out how to dance between …

The Toni Morrison Book Club
English | February 4th, 2020 | ISBN: 029932494X | 208 pages | EPUB | 1.72 MB

In this startling group memoir, four friends—black and white, gay and straight, immigrant and American-born—use Toni Morrison's novels as a springboard for intimate and revealing …

The Joy of Reading: A Passionate Guide to 189 of the World's Best Authors and Their Works
English | April 1, 2008 | ISBN: 1402211600 | 544 pages | PDF | 2.12 MB

"Charles Van Doren has laid a feast before all of us that is irresistible." -Mortimer J. Adler This engaging love letter to reading follows the …