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Complete Works: (Complete Tales And Poems with Active TOC, Active Footnotes ,Illustrated) by

by A to z Classics

This book contains now several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure!

This volume collects the complete works of Edgar Allan Poe (Wikipedia). It started out as a restructuring and reformatting...


The Collected Short Plays of Thornton Wilder, Volume II

by Thornton Wilder

The second and concluding volume of Thornton Wilder's short plays.


The Collected Short Plays of Thornton Wilder, Volume I

by Thornton Wilder & John Guare

Volume One of the collected short plays by one of the greatest American playwrights of the Twentieth Century.


Edith Wharton The Dover Reader

by Edith Wharton

Born into wealth and aristocracy, Edith Wharton (1862–1937) was a member as well as an observer of fashionable New York society. Aspirations to authorship consigned her to outsider status among the idle rich;...


The Quarry: Poems

by Dan Lechay

Marvelous, disquieting, extraordinarily beautiful book that meditates on fundamental questions of time and change in and through a clear-eyed yet loving evocation of everyday existence.

Once or twice in a generation...


Taken In Faith: Poems

by Helen Pinkerton & Timothy Steele

In 1967, Yvor Winters wrote of Helen Pinkerton, "she is a master of poetic style and of her material. No poet in English writes with more authority." Unfortunately, in 1967 mastery of poetic style was not, by...


The Dover Anthology of American Literature, Volume I: From the Origins Through the Civil War

by Bob Blaisdell

Ranging from colonial times to the mid-19th century, this compact and inexpensive anthology offers a fascinating overview of early American literature. The authoritative texts are supplemented with informative...


The Dover Anthology of American Literature, Volume II: From 1865 to 1922

by Bob Blaisdell

At the end of the Civil War, another long and arduous struggle began as the nation attempted to reunite. Literature offered a path toward solidarity, and this concise anthology surveys the writings of major...


501 Minutes to Christ: Personal Essays

by Poe Ballantine

DUE OUT SEPTEMBER 2007, POE BALLANTINE’S second collection of personal essays follows in the tradition of Things I Like About America. Stories range from "The Irving," which details Mr. Ballantine’s diabolical...


The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies

by Beatrix Potter

The Flopsy Bunnies are six young rabbits, sons of Benjamin and Flopsy Bunny. One day, while they are eating some rotten vegetables in the garden of Mr. McGregor, the six rabbits fall asleep and are captured...


The Tale of Samuel Whiskers or,The Roly-Poly Pudding

by Beatrix Potter

The little Tom Kitten runs away from his mother up the chimney and, through a crack in the wall, he finds himself under the floor of the attic. Here he meets Mr. Samuel Whiskers and his wife Anna Maria, two...


The Tale of Tom Kitten

by Beatrix Potter

Mrs. Tabitha Twitchit sets up for a tea in good company. His three rowdy children Mittens, Tom Kitten and Moppet, however, prefer to play the dust, climb the walls and make the fight rather than sit quietly...


The Tale of Ginger and Pickles

by Beatrix Potter

Ginger and Pickles are two shopkeepers who extend unlimited credit to their customers and, as a result, are forced to go out of business. Tabitha Twitchit, the proprietor of the now only village shop, exploits...


The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse

by Beatrix Potter

Mrs. Tittlemouse is a very tidy little mouse. She will be very busy tidying up her home after some insect intruders have left footprints on the floors and all sorts of messes about the place. Book illustrated...


The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck

by Beatrix Potter

Looking for a quiet place to hide her eggs to hatch them herself, Jemima Puddle-duck encounters a gentleman fox who offers to host them at his home and organizes a party for the same evening to mark the event....


Conversations with Jay Parini

by Michael Lackey

Jay Parini (b. 1948) is best known for his novel about Leo Tolstoy’s last year, The Last Station, which has been translated into more than twenty-five languages and made into a Hollywood film. But he has also...


Conversations with Ken Kesey

by Scott F. Parker

Ken Kesey (1935–2001) is the author of several works of well-known fiction and other hard-to-classify material. His debut novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, was a critical and commercial sensation that...


Faulkner and Mystery

by Annette Trefzer & Ann J. Abadie

Faulkner and Mystery presents a wide spectrum of compelling arguments about the role and function of mystery in William Faulkner’s fiction. Twelve new essays approach the question of what can be known and...


The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit

by Beatrix Potter

A bad rabbit, attacks a good rabbit to steal a carrot and starts to munch it on a bench. After a while, a hunter mistake the bad rabbit for a bird and shoots. The bad rabbit will run away without whiskers, tail...


The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle

by Beatrix Potter

Lucie is a little girl living on a farm and realizes she has lost three handkerchiefs and the pinafore. Wandering in search of her belongings, she finds a small door in the hillside that leads to a small kitchen...