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The Sarashina Diary

by Sugawara no Takasue no Musume & Sonja Arntzen

A thousand years ago, a young Japanese girl embarked on a journey from deep in the countryside of eastern Japan to the capital. Forty years later, with the long account of that journey as a foundation, the mature...

Medievalism in A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones

by Shiloh Carroll

One of the biggest attractions of George R.R. Martin's high fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, and by extension its HBO television adaptation, Game of Thrones, is its claim to historical realism. The author,...

Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

by Sam Ferguson

This volume is the first study of the diary in French writing across the twentieth century, as a genre which includes both fictional and non-fictional works. From the 1880s it became apparent to writers in France...

Populating the Novel

by Emily Steinlight

From the teeming streets of Dickens’s London to the households of domestic fiction, nineteenth-century British writers constructed worlds crammed beyond capacity with human life. In Populating the Novel, Emily...

Spirit Matters

by J. Jeffrey Franklin

Spirit Matters explores the heterodox and unorthodox religions and spiritualities that arose in Victorian Britain as a result of the faltering of Christian faith in the face of modernity, the rise of the truth-telling...

Next Line, Please

by Angela Ball, David Lehman & Robert Wilson

In this book, David Lehman, the longtime series editor of the Best American Poetry, offers a masterclass in writing in form and collaborative composition. An inspired compilation of his weekly column on the...

Decadence: A Very Short Introduction

by David Weir

The history of decadent culture runs from ancient Rome to nineteenth-century Paris, Victorian London, fin de siècle Vienna, Weimar Berlin, and beyond. The decline of Rome provides the pattern for both aesthetic...

Why Indigenous Literatures Matter

by Daniel Heath Justice

Part survey of the field of Indigenous literary studies, part cultural history, and part literary polemic, Why Indigenous Literatures Matter asserts the vital significance of literary expression to the political,...

The Complete Short Stories of De Maupassant: Including the Necklace, a Passion, the Piece of String, Revenge, and the Wedding Night

Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda (HP788)

by Swami Vivekananda

This ebook contains all the books, lecture, discussions, prose, poetry, and letters written by Swami Vivekananda, a spiritual teacher from India at the end of the 19th century who brought Vedanta to the United...

Sherlock Holmes: The Truly Complete Collection (the 60 official stories + the 6 unofficial stories)

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He is the creation of Scottish born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle....

Jack London, Six Novels, Complete and Unabridged - The Call of the Wild, The Sea-Wolf, White Fang, Martin Eden, The Valley of the Moon, The Star Rover

by Jack London

Contents: The Son of the Wolf The God of his Fathers & Other Stories A Daughter of the Snows The Call of the Wild The Sea Wolf The Faith of Men & Other Stories The Game Tales of the Fish Patrol Moon-Face & Other...

Brontë Sisters: Complete Poems

by Bronte Sisters, Charlotte Brontë & Emily Brontë

CONTENTS Pilate's Wife's Dream. Faith and Despondency. A Reminiscence. Mementos. Stars. The Philosopher. The Arbour. Home. The Wife's Will. Remembrance. Vanitas Vanitatum, Omnia Vanitas. The Wood. A Death-Scene....

Thomas Hardy: Complete Novels

by Thomas Hardy

Here you will find the complete novels of Thomas Hardy in the chronological order of their original publication. - Desperate Remedies - Under the Greenwood Tree - A Pair of Blue Eyes - Far from the Madding Crowd...

Allen, James: Complete Works (Classic Inspirational and Self-Help Books)

by James Allen

CONTENTS: 1901 - From Poverty to Power 1902 - As A Man Thinketh 1903 - All These Things Added 1903 - Through the Gates of Good or Christ and Conduct 1904 - Byways to Blessedness 1904 - Out From The Heart 1907...

The Complete Father Brown Mysteries

by G. K. Chesterton

Here you will find the complete Father Brown stories in the chronological order of their original publication. - The Innocence of Father Brown - The Wisdom of Father Brown - The Donnington Affair - The Incredulity...

Three Novels: Complete and Unabridged (Library of Essential Writers)

by Leo Tolstoy

Childhood Boyhood Youth The Cossacks War and Peace Father Sergius Anna Karenina Ivan the Fool Evil allures, but good endures Where Love is, There God is Also The Death of Ivan Ilych The Imp and the Crust An...

Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Complete Novels

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Here you will find the complete novels of Nathaniel Hawthorne in the chronological order of their original publication. - Fanshawe - The Scarlet Letter - The House of the Seven Gables - The Blithedale Romance...


by Herman Melville

This ebook comprises the complete writings of Herman Melville. Typee: A Romance of the South Seas. (1846) Omoo: Adventures in the South Seas. (1847) Mardi: and A Voyage Thither. (1849) Redburn: His First Voyage....

Complete Works of Saki by Saki; H.H. Munro (September 25,1988)

by Saki

Saki's (a.k.a Hector Hugh Munro) unique brand of humor has resonated with readers for over a century. Both macabre and also at times vicious, his writing nonetheless manages to perfectly capture the trivial...