The Best Female Authors of All Time. by Jessica Doyle. Since its inaugural year in 1948, the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction has been awarded to a woman 18 times. America's National Book Award, launched in 1950, shares the same number, while the Man Booker, beginning in 1969, boasts 17. As of March 2019, that makes the number of times one of these prestigious literary awards has been awarded to a.
Classic Literature Study Guides. Sometimes it takes a little extra work to really understand a work of literature. After you've read the poem, short story, play, or novel, take a look at these study guides. You'll find lists of discussion questions, key terms, major themes, and more.
The Complete Literary Works of Mark Twain. Mark Twain Books. The Classic Literature Library presents The Complete Literary Works of Mark Twain. Twain, Mark, pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), American writer and humorist, whose best work is characterized by broad, often irreverent humor or biting social satire. Twain's writing is also known for realism of place and language.
A classic is a book accepted as being exemplary or noteworthy, for example through an imprimatur such as being listed in a list of great books, or through a reader's personal opinion.Although the term is often associated with the Western canon, it can be applied to works of literature from all traditions, such as the Chinese classics or the Indian Vedas.
George Orwell’s dystopian classic blends political and science fiction into a chilling panorama of high-level surveillance and manipulation. A struggle for independence is at the heart of V.S. Naipaul’s darkly comic and very moving 1961 novel. Betty Smith’s 1943 classic is a coming-of-age tale.
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I am fond of reading and there are many amazing books that I have read over the years. My personal favorites among English classic literature books by various great authors, covering different time periods and across various genres are listed belo.
The Literature Page. The Literature Page is your place to read classic books, plays, stories, poems, essays, and speeches online, brought to you by the creators of The Quotations Page. Our collection currently includes 243 works from 89 authors. We add new titles regularly.
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Study Guides by ClassicNotes. Study Guides are offered for free by GradeSaver on novels, plays, poems and films ranging from Animal Farm to Yonnondio: From the Thirties. Each study guide includes summaries, essays, an in-depth chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quiz.
Listed below are the top 100 titles for the American literature classroom, ranked in order of popularity, chosen by American literature teachers from across the country. 1. The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald. 2. The Scarlet Letter. Nathaniel Hawthorne. 3. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Mark Twain. 4. Of Mice and Men. John Steinbeck. 5. To Kill a Mockingbird. Harper Lee. 6. The.
Online Library of Liberty. A collection of scholarly works about individual liberty and free markets. A project of Liberty Fund, Inc. Advanced Search. Literature Books on Literature in the OLL collection. William Shakespeare (1564-1616) John Milton (1608-1674) Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) See also the extracts, chapters, and introductions in the Literature section of the Ideas page. 199.
Sixteen Powerful Dissertation Topics In English Literature For Undergraduate Students. Is it really approaching dissertation time already? Are you beginning to panic because you want your thesis to be the greatest that any examiner in the world has ever read? Well, you have undoubtedly already read a lot of books and written some wonderful thought provoking essays on your undergraduate English.
Majnun Layla is a legendary figure in Arabic literature and one who is also celebrated in the literature of Persia, Pakistan and Afghanistan. The name means 'the man who has gone mad because he loves Layla so much'. The Majnun Layla narrative, with its themes of ill-fated lovers and feuding tribes, has been an essential theme in Arab literature and performance art since the 9th century. It.
A classic of historical fiction, this book is the fictionalized autobiography of the Roman Emperor Claudius, born partially deaf and afflicted with a limp, and his rise to power. Along the way, you see the inner workings of the First Family of Rome and the vicious, murderous in-fighting and poisonings that Claudius—considered too stupid, lame, and ugly to fear—observes. The book ends with.
Online Library of Liberty. A collection of scholarly works about individual liberty and free markets. A project of Liberty Fund, Inc. Advanced Search. Literature Selected Readings on Literature. William Shakespeare (1564-1616) Introduction. The following are a selection of chapters and extracts taken from books in the OLL collection. They have been chosen because of their special importance.
In classic works of literature all characters have certain flaws. In Shakespeares tragedies the characters all have flaws that eventually lead to their undoing. In the play Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, the character of Ophelia is ultimately killed by her flaw. It is apparent that Ophelia.
Your Guide to the Classic Literature Collection. Electronic texts for use with Kurzweil 1000 and. Author, topic and file names in the list reflect the names presented in Kurzweil 1000 and Kurzweil 3000 for Windows. They may differ in Kurzweil 3000 for the Macintosh. The order in which the titles are presented may also differ. File names with an asterisk are not available in Kurzweil 1000.