Language and Literature

Picture of Tom Brown's Schooldays.

Tom Brown's Schooldays.

Hughes, Thomas.

When Tom enters Rugby school he is a shy, homesick chap. But he is soon drawn into the lif...

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A Ripple from the Storm.

Lessing, Doris.

Martha Quest experiences personal and political adventures in race-torn South Africa, the ...

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Who's Who in Women's Historical Fiction.

Martin, Kathy.

Compiled in an A-Z fashion it covers the work of Jane Austen, the Brontës, Margaret Mitche...

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The Story of Ain't: America, Its Language, and the Most Controversial Dictionary Ever Published.

Skinner, David.

In 1961 Webster's Third New International Dictionary

was published. The publication ...

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Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady.

Summerscale, Kate.

Based on a true story, a cause célèbre

, this novel brilliantly re-creates the Victor...

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Literary Rivals: Feuds and Antagonisms in the World of Books.

Bradford, Richard.

It looks at some of the closest and most complex relationships in literary history and exa...

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Eggs in a Casket.

Childs, Laura.

Her Cacklebury Club mysteries have won a wide and appreciative audience. While Petra handl...

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The Good of the Novel.

McIlvanney, Liam and Ryan, Ray (eds.).

What makes a novel a novel? How does the language used in a novel create a world different...

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Picture of Gallimaufry: A Hodgepodge of Our Vanishing Vocabulary.

Gallimaufry: A Hodgepodge of Our Vanishing Vocabulary.

Quinion, Michael.

He begins by saying that when he was young he used to catch trains at a railway station...

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The Ladies' Paradise.

Zola, Emile.

First published in 1883 it vividly depicts the workings of a new commercial entity, the de...

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Picture of The Puncher and Wattman Anthology of Australian Poetry.

The Puncher and Wattman Anthology of Australian Poetry.

Leonard, John (ed).

Begins with the newest poets and traces back to the earliest. There are selections from a ...

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The Aeneid.

Virgil.

Written more than 2,000 years ago, it tells the story of Aeneas' 7-year journey from the r...

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Anna Karenina.

Tolstoy, Leo.

This new translation by Rosamund Bartlett is …’highly readable and stylistically faithful....

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