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The journey to the East by Hesse, Hermann; Hesse, Hermann; Rosner, Hilda

By Hesse, Hermann; Hesse, Hermann; Rosner, Hilda

In easy, spell binding prose, Hermann Hesse's Journey to the East tells of a trip either geographic and non secular. H.H., a German choirmaster, is invited on an excursion with the League, a mystery society whose participants contain Paul Klee, Mozart, and Albertus Magnus. The members traverse either house and time, encountering Noah's Ark in Zurich and Don Quixote at Bremgarten. The pilgrims' final vacation spot is the East, the "Home of the Light," the place they look forward to finding religious renewal. but the concord that governed on the outset of the journey quickly degenerates into open clash. every one traveller unearths the remainder of the gang insupportable and heads off in his personal course, with H.H. bitterly blaming the others for the failure of the adventure. it is just lengthy after the journey, whereas poring over documents within the League documents, that H.H. discovers his personal position within the dissolution of the crowd, and the ominous importance of the adventure itself.

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Literary Education: A Revaluation by James Gribble

By James Gribble

This booklet is an try and provide a justification for the educating of literature in faculties and universities, and is meant as a contribution to the philosophy of literary schooling. the problems which Dr Gribble discusses might all be bracketed less than the overall heading of the connection among literature and existence. The e-book is written for these readers and academics of literature who step again from their quick engagement with a unique, play, or poem and ask such questions as 'What wisdom or realizing, if any, have I received from the paintings? Of what importance is the author's goal to my view of the paintings? What ethical worth does the paintings own? What different types of emotions or feelings did I event? How did my id with convinced characters impact my reaction? In what method did the ethical value or emotional effect rely on the standard of the writing? What half does severe research play in making a choice on the solutions to any of those questions?'. Dr Gribble's therapy of those matters is neither technical nor summary yet complicated at the foundation of specific examples drawn from quite a lot of literature. Written in a full of life and lucid kind the e-book will curiosity all critical readers of literature, even though it is basically directed at those that educate literature in colleges, faculties, and universities and who're inevitably all in favour of the educative price of interpreting and discussing literature.

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An F. Scott Fitzgerald Encyclopedia by Robert L. Gale

By Robert L. Gale

F. Scott Fitzgerald is without doubt one of the so much demanding authors of yank literature. he's identified across the world because the writer of The nice Gatsby (1925), a twentieth-century literary vintage studied via highschool scholars and students alike. yet Fitzgerald used to be an amazingly effective author regardless of various own problems. From the start of his literary occupation with the booklet of This facet of Paradise in 1920 to his loss of life in 1940, he wrote five novels, approximately a hundred and eighty brief tales, quite a few essays and stories, a lot poetry, numerous performs, and a few movie scripts. even if he wrote swiftly and maybe bleary-eyed, his works mainly show the flashes of his genius. he's celebrated as a logo of the Jazz Age and the Roaring Twenties, yet underneath all of the glitter for which his prose is known, he warns of the risks of private recklessness and praises the redemptive energy of love.

Through enormous quantities of alphabetically prepared entries, this reference e-book presents entire assurance of Fitzgerald's existence and writings. the amount starts off with a chronology that lines his upward push from obscurity to status, his struggles with alcoholism, and his eventual monetary downfall. The entries that keep on with supply a whole and designated photograph of Fitzgerald and his paintings. They current the basic motion in Fitzgerald's novels, brief tales, performs, and poems; determine all named fictional characters and point out their importance; and provides short biographical info for Fitzgerald's kinfolk, acquaintances, affiliates. the various entries comprise bibliographies which emphasize feedback released after 1990, and the amount closes with a common bibliography of an important extensive reports of Fitzgerald and his works. an intensive index and vast go references supply extra entry to the wealth of knowledge during this reference booklet and help in making it a useful gizmo for a variety of users.

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The Master Key - An Electrical Fairy Tale by L. Frank (Lyman Frank) Baum

By L. Frank (Lyman Frank) Baum

The grasp Key, an electric Fairy story based Upon the Mysteries of electrical energy is gifted the following in a top quality paperback version. This well known vintage paintings through L. Frank (Lyman Frank) Baum is within the English language, and should now not contain images or photos from the unique variation. when you benefit from the works of L. Frank (Lyman Frank) Baum then we hugely suggest this e-book in your booklet assortment.

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Over Strand and Field: A Record of Travel Through Brittany by Gustave Flaubert

By Gustave Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) was once a French author who's counted one of the maximum Western novelists. he's recognized particularly for his first released novel, Madame Bovary (1857), and for his scrupulous devotion to his paintings and elegance, most sensible exemplified through his unending look for "le mot juste" ("the specified word"). In September 1849, he accomplished the 1st model of a singular, The Temptation of Saint Anthony. In 1858, he travelled to Carthage to collect fabric for his subsequent novel, Salammbo (1862). it really is now often admitted that he used to be one of many maximum writers who ever lived in France and his greatness largely will depend on the extreme power and exactitude of his sort. His inner most letters convey that he used to be now not a kind of to whom effortless and proper language got here obviously; he received his striking perfection with the unceasing sweat of his forehead. Many critics give some thought to Flaubert's most sensible works to be types of favor. His different works comprise Over Strand and box: A list of shuttle via Brittany (1904), Herodias (1877) and a straightforward Soul (1877).

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