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By Peter Fritzsche

The good towns on the flip of the century have been mediated via words--newspapers, ads, symptoms, and schedules--by which the population lived, dreamed, and imagined their atmosphere. during this unique examine of the vintage textual content of city modernism--the newspaper page--Peter Fritzsche analyzes how studying and writing dramatized Imperial Berlin and expected the modernist sensibility that celebrated discontinuity, instability, and transience. it's a sharp-edged tale with cameo appearances via Georg Simmel, Walter Benjamin, and Alfred Döblin. This luxurious heritage of a city and its social and literary texts offers a wealthy evocation of a very exuberant and fleeting second in historical past.

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Download E-books Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things: A Routledge Study Guide (Routledge Guides to Literature) PDF

By Alex Tickell

On ebook Arundhati Roy's first novel The God of Small Things (1997) swiftly grew to become a world bestseller, profitable the Booker Prize and making a new area for Indian literature and tradition in the arts, while it courted controversy and divided severe opinion.

This consultant to Roy’s ground-breaking novel offers:

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  • a serious historical past, surveying the various interpretations of the textual content from ebook to the current
  • a collection of new essays and reprinted serious essays through Padmini Mongia, Aijaz Ahmad, Brinda Bose, Anna Clarke, Émilienne Baneth-Nouailhetas and Alex Tickell on The God of Small Things, supplying a number of views at the novel and lengthening the insurance of key serious ways pointed out within the survey part
  • cross-references among sections of the consultant, on the way to recommend hyperlinks among texts, contexts and feedback
  • suggestions for extra analyzing.

Part of the Routledge courses to Literature sequence, this quantity is vital examining for all these starting distinctive research of The God of Small Things and looking not just a advisor to the unconventional, yet a fashion throughout the wealth of contextual and significant fabric that surrounds Roy's text.

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Download E-books A Guide Through Narnia (Wheaton Literary Series) PDF

By Martha C. Sammons

A consultant via Narnia used to be one of many first in-depth stories of C.S. Lewis's seven Chronicles of Narnia. the point of interest and association of this revised and multiplied variation is on why Lewis wrote the books as fairy stories, the easiest "Form" for his principles. it really is written for either scholars and students who are looking to extend their knowing of those renowned classics. Chapters contain: -Seeing images: How the books have been written, chronological summaries, ebook historical past -Selecting the fitting shape: Why Lewis selected the fairy story shape, fairy story parts and magnificence -Seeing guy as Hero: baby heroes -Stealing previous Dragons: features of spiritual myth, allegory and "supposition," Christian parts -Stepping throughout the Door: issues and results of myth -Dictionary of Names and areas Martha C. Sammons is Professor of English at Wright kingdom collage.

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Download E-books Women's Reading in Britain, 1750-1835: A Dangerous Recreation PDF

By Jacqueline Pearson

The expansion of girl studying audiences from the mid-eighteenth century to the early Victorian period represents either a necessary episode in women's heritage and a hugely major factor in shaping the literary creation of the interval. This ebook bargains for the 1st time a vast evaluate and specified research of this starting to be readership, its illustration in literature, and the level of its effect. It examines either historic girls readers, together with Laetitia Pilkington, Elizabeth Carter, Frances Burney and Jane Austen, and quite a lot of texts within which the determine of the girl reader is necessary, from Gothic (and different) novels to behavior books and academic works, letters, journals and memoirs, political and financial works, and texts on heritage and technological know-how. Jacqueline Pearson's examine deals illuminating insights which support to make feel of the ambivalent and contradictory attitudes of the age to the major determine of the girl reader.

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Download E-books Strangled Prose (Claire Malloy Mysteries, No. 1) PDF

By Joan Hess

She could have killed for a bestseller--but anyone beat her to it...

Professor of ardour, the smutty new romance from Mildred Twiller--a.k.a. Azalea Twilight--isn't the type of booklet Claire Malloy loves to hock at her bookstall, yet Claire concurs to host a ebook occasion for her friend's trashy story. As torrid because the novel is, it really is not anything in comparison to the night. After the get together, negative Mildred is located useless in her home--stranged with a tightly knotted silk shawl. Now it is as much as Clair to discover Mildred's killer, and it will not be easy--the two-bit writer had indignant approximately each school member she labored with at within reach Faber collage. yet who may have hated Mildred with such smoldering passion?

 
Find out in Joan Hess' first Claire Malloy secret novel Strangled Prose.

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By Helen Stoddart

A hugely unique and influential paintings of contemporary British literature, Angela Carter’s Nights on the Circus combines a beautifully inventive plot with a powerful political undertone. the result's an emotive and provocative novel, which has attracted a lot severe awareness from a number of views together with poststructuralism, gender stories, postmodernism and psychoanalysis.

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  • a choice of new serious essays at the Nights on the Circus, by way of Heather Johnson, Jeannette Baxter, Sarah Sceats and Helen Stoddart, delivering various views at the novel and increasing the assurance of key serious techniques pointed out within the survey part
  • cross-references among sections of the consultant, on the way to recommend hyperlinks among texts, contexts and feedback
  • suggestions for extra interpreting.

Part of the Routledge courses to Literature sequence, this quantity is key examining for all these starting exact research of Nights on the Circus and looking not just a advisor to the unconventional, yet a manner during the wealth of contextual and important fabric that surrounds Carter’s text.

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Download E-books Readers and Society in Nineteenth-Century France: Workers, Women, Peasants PDF

Within the 19th century, the examining public elevated to include new different types of shoppers, particularly of inexpensive fiction. those new lower-class and feminine readers worried liberals, Catholics and republicans alike. The research makes a speciality of staff, girls and peasants, and the ways that their analyzing used to be built as a social and political challenge, to examine the terror of examining in 19th century France. the writer offers a chain of case-studies of exact readers, to ascertain their offerings and their practices, and to guage how a ways they answered to (or subverted) makes an attempt at cultural domination.

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