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Best Russian Short Stories

by Thomas Seltzer

For centuries, critics and fans alike have extolled the virtues of the Russian masters of fiction, with many ranking them among the foremost literary artists the world has ever produced. This volume collects...

Escape and Other Essays

by Arthur Christopher Benson

Though he struggled with crippling mental illness for much of his adult life, English poet and essayist Arthur Christopher Benson still managed to produce a vast body of work spanning a number of genres. This...


by Arthur Christopher Benson

British writer and educator Arthur Christopher Benson possessed a wide-ranging intellect and published prodigiously throughout his entire life. This eclectic selection of his most popular essays runs the gamut...

From a College Window

by Arthur Christopher Benson

Throughout his life, poet and essayist Arthur Christopher Benson also worked as an educator and school administrator. This collection of essays presents Benson's views on topics ranging from art to the aging...

The Ebb-Tide: A Trio And Quartette

by Robert Louis Stevenson & Lloyd Osbourne

Three beggars are entrusted to deliver a cargo of champagne after the sudden death of the crew for smallpox. The three see this as a simple way to make money, but the journey will not go according to the plan....

The Wrong Box

by Robert Louis Stevenson & Lloyd Osbourne

In the 1870s, Joseph and Masterman Finsbury find themselves the only two survivors of a tontine. A train disaster will offer the opportunity to escape the oppressive care of his sons to protect their inheritance....

Weir of Hermiston: An Unfinished Romance

by Robert Louis Stevenson

An unfinished novel. Archie Weir, is a young boy with a Romantic sensibility and sensitivity. The death of his mother exacerbates the contrast with the father who will banish him from his family and send to...

St. Ives

by Robert Louis Stevenson

An unfinished novel. Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, is a dashing Napoleonic soldier. Captured and jailed by the British , he meets the young and lovely Flora Gilchrist, it's love at first sight.

The Black Arrow

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Ellis Duckworth, is a longtime friend and unjustly accused of the murder of Dick's father and leader of a gang of outlaws called Black Arrow. Dick joins the mob with the purpose of avenging his father’s death,...


by Robert Louis Stevenson

David is committed to seeking justice for his friends Alan Breck and James Stewart, wrongly accused of the murder of Appin. He will help Alan to escape, but the attempt to testify in favor of James does not...

Prince Otto

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Otto is a prince of a small German court of the eighteenth century, his indolent character leads him to delegate all power to his wife Amélie-Séraphine, which in turn is influenced by the Prime Minister Baron...

The Wrecker

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Loudon Dodd and his friend Jim Pinkerton buy in San Francisco the Flying Scud, a wrecked ship abandoned on Midway Island. The two will experience an adventurous journey in the attempt to take hold of the ship...


by Robert Louis Stevenson

Become heir to a large fortune for the death of his father, the young David Balfour is kidnapped and boarded on a brig sailing overseas on orders of his uncle. After many vicissitudes and with the help of Alan...

Realm of Unknowing: Meditations on Art, Suicide, and Other Transformations

by Mark Rudman

Powerful meditations on the nature and limits of human understanding.

The Browning Cyclopaedia (Routledge Revivals): A  Guide to the Study of the Works of Robert Browning

by Edward Berdoe

Robert Browning, the great Victorian poet, is often claimed to be hard to understand, largely on account of the obscurity of his language, the complexity of his thought, and his poetic style. The Browning Cyclopaedia...

Amadas and Ydoine (Routledge Revivals)

by NoContributor

This translation, first published in 1993, presents a little-known medieval romance to readers who do not know Old French, or who are generally unfamiliar with the literature of the Middle Ages.

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Latin Literature of the Fourth Century (Routledge Revivals)

by J. W. Binns

This volume, offering an insight into the literary world of Rome in the fourth century AD, reflects an increased interest in the writers of the 150 years before the collapse of the Western Empire, who have long...

A Handbook of Greek Literature (Routledge Revivals): From Homer to the Age of Lucian

by H. J. Rose

First published in 1934, this book covers a broad array of ancient Greek literature, taking into account the most acknowledged of the Greek authors as well as those less well known. H. J. Rose presents the latest...

The Practice of Generalist Social Work

by Marla Berg-Weger & Julie Birkenmaier

Sufficiently concise to be teachable in a one-semester practice course, yet available with a treasure trove of related materials for use in a two or three-course practice sequence, this text helps translate...

Media Perspectives for the 21st Century

by Stylianos Papathanassopoulos

Media Perspectives for the 21st Century brings together key international scholars to explore concepts, topics and issues concerning the communication environment in contemporary democratic societies.