Language and Literature

Picture of Literary Masters: F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Literary Masters: F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Baughman, Judith S. and Bruccoli, Matthew J.

Contains a detailed chronology of his life at the front of the book, which then goes on to...

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Picture of Bloom's Modern Critical Views: Isabel Allende.

Bloom's Modern Critical Views: Isabel Allende.

Bloom, Harold (ed.).

A scholarly overview of Allende's writing by Bloom who offers his own insights and analysi...

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Picture of Eggs in a Casket.

Eggs in a Casket.

Childs, Laura.

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

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Picture of The Last of the Mohicans.

The Last of the Mohicans.

Cooper, James Fenimore.

Alice and Cora Munro are pioneer sisters in frontier America. Guided by an army major and ...

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Picture of Gold from Gemini: An Original Lovejoy Murder Mystery.

Gold from Gemini: An Original Lovejoy Murder Mystery.

Gash, Jonathan.

Antiques dealer Lovejoy is irresistibly drawn to a trail of clues leading to a treasure tr...

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Enthusiasms.

Girouard, Mark.

A collection of essays in which he follows the trail of a clue he wants to follow up; a po...

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Picture of Language!: Five Hundred Years of the Vulgar Tongue.

Language!: Five Hundred Years of the Vulgar Tongue.

Green, Jonathon.

Traces the development of slang and its trajectory through society, and offers an impassio...

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Picture of It's Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Cliches.

It's Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Cliches.

Hargraves, Orin.

Helps readers understand why certain phrases became clichés and why they should be avoided...

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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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Picture of Walking the Dog.

Walking the Dog.

Hughes, David.

An imaginative work of graphic literature, it begins when Hughes is told by his doctor he ...

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Picture of Samuel Johnson: The Major Works.

Samuel Johnson: The Major Works.

Johnson, Samuel.

Brings to the reader a wonderful collection of the great man's poetry and prose - all the ...

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The Complete Stalky and Co.

Kipling, Rudyard.

The stories of Stalky, Beetle and M'Turk all sympathetically portray schoolboy sins and pr...

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Picture of The Wicked Wit of Charles Dickens.

The Wicked Wit of Charles Dickens.

Klein, Shelley (ed.).

His writing is full of pithy humour, satirical put-downs, and amusing characters. These qu...

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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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Picture of Four Revenge Tragedies: The Spanish Tragedy; The Revenger's Tragedy; The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois; The Atheist's Tragedy.

Four Revenge Tragedies: The Spanish Tragedy; The Revenger's Tragedy; The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois; The Atheist's Tragedy.

Maus, Katherine Eisaman (ed.).

Revenge Tragedies feature someone who prosecutes a crime in a private capacity, taking mat...

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Picture of A Ripple from the Storm.

A Ripple from the Storm.

Lessing, Doris.

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

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Picture of The Good of the Novel.

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 The Road to Middlemarch: My Life with George Eliot.

The Road to Middlemarch: My Life with George Eliot.

Mead, Rebecca.

When she was 17 she read George Eliot’s masterpiece for the first time. She has re-read it...

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Picture of Who's Who in Women's Historical Fiction.

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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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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Picture of The Comic Mode in English Literature: From the Middle Ages to Today.

The Comic Mode in English Literature: From the Middle Ages to Today.

Roston, Murray.

Examines in chronological sequence how humour functions in leading works in the literature...

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

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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Picture of Wodehouse at the Angler's Rest.

Wodehouse at the Angler's Rest.

Ring, Tony and Jaggard, Geoffrey.

An A-Z of the people, places, things and events that deal with the reminiscences of the ge...

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Picture of Wodehouse with Old Friends.

Wodehouse with Old Friends.

Ring, Tony and Jaggard, Geoffrey.

In A-Z form this deals with novels and short stories which do not form part of a major rec...

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