Download E-books The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination, Second Edition (Nota Bene) PDF

By Professor Sandra M. Gilbert, Professor Susan Gubar

This pathbreaking e-book of feminist feedback is now reissued with a considerable new creation by way of Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar that unearths the origins in their progressive cognizance within the Seventies that "the own was once the political, the sexual was once the textual".

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Download E-books Warmed and Bound: A Velvet Anthology PDF

By Pela Via

From the center of The Velvet--a writing group equipped round the fervent love of neo-noir fiction--comes an unique anthology. Stacked with really good rising writers along a few of the most powerful proven voices in modern literature, WARMED AND BOUND crosses literary limitations on either side, to carry an altogether specific examining experience.

 
Through doubtless adversarial conventions, appealing prose makes a troublesome effect at the brief tale shape. From a frightening love tale to a nostalgic mystery, a hardboiled pursuit of salvation to the black humor that's existentialism, WARMED AND BOUND is rogue humility and lovesick noir, the place humanity is a filthy puzzle. 

It's Velvet Noir. Welcome. 

With tales through: Matt Bell, Tim Beverstock, Blake Butler, Vincent Louis Carrella, Craig Clevenger, Craig Davidson, Chris Deal, DeLeon DeMicoli, Christopher J Dwyer, Brian Evenson, Sean P Ferguson, Amanda Gowin, JR Harlan, Gordon Highland, Anthony David Jacques, Mark Jaskowski, Jeremy Robert Johnson, Stephen Graham Jones, Nik Korpon, Gary Paul Libero, Kyle Minor, document O'Donnell, J David Osborne, Rob Parker, Bob Pastorella, Gavin Pate, Cameron Pierce, Edward J Rathke, Caleb J Ross, Bradley Sands, Axel Taiari, Richard Thomas, Brandon Tietz, Gayle Towell, Paul Tremblay, Pela through, Craig Wallwork, and Nic Young.

"The writers of the Velvet are modern fiction's most well known and least self-conscious aesthetic guerrillas . . . the result's fiction instantaneously conceived from excessive creative reason and completed with wicked populist energy."--Steve Erickson writer of ZEROVILLE and the ocean got here IN AT MIDNIGHT

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Download E-books The Voices of Heaven PDF

By Maija Rhee Devine

Through the ultimate years of the japanese career, Gui-yong and Eum-chun strike gold by way of discovering a love as candy as sticky rice. yet their love for every different and for his or her secretly followed daugh- ter isn't really adequate, as they have to quickly settle for the impossible―a mistress relocating in to undergo Gui-yong the male baby deemed valuable in a society nonetheless smoldering in Confucianism.

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Download E-books Agents and Patients: A Novel PDF

Unsavory artists, titled boobs, and charlatans with an affinity for Freud—such are the oddballs whose antics animate the early novels of the past due British grasp Anthony Powell. A genius of social satire introduced with a really dry wit, Powell builds his comedies at the foibles of British excessive society among the wars, delving into topics as quite a few as psychoanalysis, the movie undefined, publishing, and (of path) intercourse. extra explorations of relationships and conceit than plot-driven narratives, those narrow novels demonstrate the early stirrings of the unequaled kind, ear for discussion, and eye for irony that might achieve their caustic height in Powell’s epic A Dance to the tune of Time.
 
In Agents and Patients, we go back to London with the newly prosperous, memorably named Blore-Smith: an blameless, first rate sufficient chap . . . and a drip. at risk of the machinations of these with much less funds and extra lust, Blore-Smith falls sufferer to 2 con artists whose ploys hold him via to the artwork galleries and whorehouses of Paris, Berlin, and beyond.
 
Written from a vantage element either excessive and inevitably slim, Powell’s early novels however deal within the common subject matters that may turn into a considerable a part of his oeuvre: delight, greed, and what makes humans behave as they do. choked with eccentric characters and piercing insights, Powell’s paintings is achingly hilarious, human, and true.

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Download E-books I See You Everywhere PDF

By Julia Glass

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A Christian technological know-how Monitor top e-book of the Year

Julia Glass, the bestselling, nationwide ebook Award-winning writer of Three Junes, returns with a young, riveting publication of 2 sisters and their advanced dating.

Louisa Jardine is the older one, the conscientious pupil, detailed and cautious: the person who yearns for a great marriage, an inventive occupation, a relations. Clem, the archetypal youngest, is the insurgent: devoted to her paintings saving animals, yet to not the lads who fall for her. during this brilliant, heartrending tale of what we will be able to and can't do for these we like, the sisters develop nearer as they circulation extra aside. All instructed with sensual element and deft characterization, I See You all over the place is a candid tale of lifestyles and loss of life, companionship and sorrow, and the character of sisterhood itself.

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Download E-books Hunting Law and Ritual in Medieval English Literature PDF

By William Perry Marvin

"A actually extraordinary book... deeply erudite, construction on scholarship from French, Swedish, German, and English assets, starting from pre-Conquest and Norman occasions to the overdue heart a while. The publication courses us in the course of the altering stages of looking legislation with nice precision, well touching on them to alterations in searching ritual (and their advanced expression in literary texts)... The originality, lyricism and scholarship of this publication make it some of the most vital contributions to medieval experiences in contemporary years." DAVID WALLACE, Judith Roden Professor of English, college of Pennsylvania; President, New Chaucer Society. whilst the Normans introduced the woodland legislations to England, they ruptured centuries-old continuity in searching tradition. by no means sooner than had the perfect to seek been monopolized on the sort of scale, nor had the humanities of looking borne such an air of strict elitism. within the searching reserves that kings later condescended to constitution to their matters, the English cultivated a selected vocabulary and magnificence of searching, including it to the canon of performative abilities which contributed to chivalric id. The studying of animal tracks had continually made the functionality of literacy within the hunt overt; now jargon and refinements within the paintings of slaughter gave nuance to the hunt's social literacy and lent it to intricate model. This examine contrasts historic customized with woodland legislations, Beowulf with Sir Gawain, and legislations with poetry and treatise, to envision motifs and tropes that knowledgeable criminal privilege, the heroic-chivalric topic, and aesthetics of violence. WILLIAM PERRY MARVIN is an affiliate Professor of English at Colorado kingdom college.

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Download E-books Literary Figures in French Drama (1784-1834). PDF

By Eric H. Kadler

The common objective of this publication is to give a learn of a dramatic style which was once an important part of French drama within the interval from 1784 to 1834 and hasn't ever sooner than been singled out or analyzed. The notable function of the performs of this style is that the protagonists signify French literary figures. an off-the-cuff exam of a set of past due eighteenth-and early nineteenth-century performs, a lot of which problem literary figures, ended in the preliminary proposal for this examine. Conscientious cross-checking was once sub­ sequently performed in a couple of reference works and modern newspapers to procure entire assurance and to attract up an inventory of all of the performs within which French literary figures seemed as characters. From the entire variety of such performs, 153 were used because the fundamental resource of knowledge. They have been chanced on scattered both in numerous collections or as separate copies in a number of libraries. This resource has been supplemented by means of use of theatrical journals and almanacs giving studies of a few of the performs which have been now not published.

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Download E-books Vom Mythos zum Epos: Die Wege der slavischen Sängerepik (Westslavische Beiträge / West-Slavic Contributions) (German Edition) PDF

By Walter Schamschula

In der Forschung wurden die Zusammenhänge der slavischen Rhapsodik mit frühgeschichtlichen mythischen Quellen oft bestritten oder wegdiskutiert. In dieser Arbeit wird der Versuch unternommen, die Beziehungen vor allem südslavischer und russischer Volksballaden (Bylinen) mit der erhaltenen Epik der klassischen Antike (Homer) und anderer Kulturen herzustellen. Dies schafft vielfach überraschende neue Perspektiven nicht nur in der Motivgeschichte, sondern auch in der Geschichte dieser Kulturen allgemein. Der Nachweis einer Substratwirkung altiranischer kultureller Güter (Skythen, Sarmaten, Thraker, Illyrer etc.) in den mündlichen Dichtungen nicht nur der Südslaven und Russen, sondern auch der Čechen und Slovaken, wirft ein Schlaglicht auf die Ursprünge der Gattung. Auch die Gemeinsamkeiten des Formelrepertoires, sowie das Auftreten solcher Topoi wie der «slavischen Antithese», weisen auf Quellen weit vor dem Zerfall der urslavischen Einheit hin.

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Download E-books Blossom PDF

By Andrew Vachss

In the determine of Burke, Andrew Vachss has given modern crime fiction one in every of its such a lot enchanting characters. An abused baby raised in orphanages, foster houses, and prisons, Burke is a profession felony and outlaw who steals and scams for a living. 
   In Blossom, an previous cellmate has summoned Burke to a fading Indiana mill city, the place a tender boy is charged with a criminal offense he did not dedicate and a twisted serial sniper has became a neighborhood fans' lane right into a killing box. And it is the following that Burke meets Blossom, the bright, appealing younger girl who has her personal purposes for locating the murderer—and her personal inspiration of vengeance.  Dense with surroundings, savagely convincing, this can be Vachss at his uncompromising best.

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