Download Critical Companion to Ernest Hemingway: A Literary Reference by Charles M. Oliver PDF

By Charles M. Oliver

"Critical spouse to Ernest Hemingway" is an encyclopedic consultant to the lifestyles and works of this nice American author. This ebook includes the entire textual content of the acclaimed "Ernest Hemingway A to Z", reorganized right into a student-friendly layout. fabric new to this variation comprises serious statement of all Hemingway's novels and significant brief tales; additional analyzing lists; an improved biography; and new illustrations. This quantity gains entries on all of Hemingway's significant and minor works, locations and occasions concerning his works, significant figures in his lifestyles, and extra. Appendixes comprise an entire record of Hemingway's works; a chronology; a family tree; a different map for readers of Islands within the flow; a listing of movie, level, and radio variations; and a bibliography of secondary sources.
Coverage contains: an increased biography of Hemingway; entries on all of Hemingway's works, significant and minor; specific synopses and significant statement on his significant novels, non-fiction works, and brief tales; descriptions of significant characters; discussions of vital humans in Hemingway's existence; analyses of the tradition, occasions, and locations within which Hemingway lived and wrote; and, priceless bibliographies and a chronology of Hemingway's life.

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Download A Time to Write: Not Just about Burma.: How I came to be a by Kyi Kaung PDF

By Kyi Kaung

Colleagues and compatriots within the Burmese Democracy stream abroad have known as Kyi may well Kaung "A educated social scientist with the soul of a poet".

In this memoir, Dr. Kaung with a doctorate in Political economic climate from the college of Pennsylvania, writes approximately what has inspired her to put in writing poetry, brief tales, novellas, novels, non-fiction, political statement, self-help and speculative and old fiction. Lavishly illustrated and with a biting experience of humor.

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Download Hans Weigel: "Ich war einmal..." (German Edition) by Wolff A. Greinert PDF

By Wolff A. Greinert

Hans Weigel - wer erinnert sich nicht an die Ohrfeigen der Schauspielerin Käthe Dorsch oder an den „Brecht-Boykott“?
Doch Hans Weigel conflict mehr: Er galt als die literarische Instanz Österreichs in der zweiten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts. Durch sein umfangreiches literarisches Werk, seine geschliffenen Molière-Übersetzungen, die deutschen Theatermaßstab setzten, ist er heute noch vielen bekannt - den Älteren auch als streitbarer Zeitzeuge mit unzähligen Beiträgen in Zeitungen, Zeitschriften, Radio und Fernsehen.
Die neue, umfassende Biografie ist das erste Werk, das Leben und Wirken Hans Weigels in seiner Gänze - durchaus kritisch - beleuchtet und anlässlich des 25. Todestags des großen Österreich-Liebenden erscheint. Eine persönliche Einführung der bekannten Schauspielerin Elfriede Ott und ein Beitrag von Dr. Johann Hütterer, Nestroy-Kenner und Professor für Theaterwissenschaft, über Hans Weigel und Johann Nestroy bereichern das Buch um spannende Aspekte.

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Download The Uncommon Reader: A Life of Edward Garnett by Helen Smith PDF

By Helen Smith

Over a profession spanning approximately fifty years Edward Garnett – editor, critic and publisher’s reader – may turn into essentially the most influential males in twentieth-century British literature. Famed for his incisive feedback and unwavering conviction in concerns of flavor, Garnett used to be answerable for recognizing and nurturing the skills of a constellation of our best writers.

In The unusual Reader Helen Smith brings to lifestyles Garnett’s interesting, frequently stormy, relationships with these writers – from Joseph Conrad to John Galsworthy, D.H. Lawrence to T.E. Lawrence, Henry eco-friendly to Edward Thomas. All grew to become to Garnett for recommendation and information at serious moments of their careers, and their letters and diaries supply an perception into their inventive approaches, their hopes and fears.

Addressing questions of tradition, popularity and luck, this soaking up portrait of a guy who formed the literary panorama as we all know it asks us to think about genius – what it truly is, the place it comes from and to whom it belongs.

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Download The Reflectionist by Terry Tarnoff PDF

By Terry Tarnoff

Terry Tarnoff spent 8 years throughout the Nineteen Seventies touring all through Europe, Africa and Asia. It was once the early days of exploring what have been to turn into mythical spots at the traveler's path. even if enjoying the golf equipment of Amsterdam, skirting the Yakuza in Japan, surviving the winters of Kathmandu, or forming a band in Goa, India, Terry's adventures are alternately engrossing, hilarious and deeply moving. The Reflectionist is Tarnoff's long-awaited follow-up to The Bone guy of Benares, a hugely acclaimed ebook and play that advised the 1st half the tale. The Reflectionist maintains the story, including new which means because it seems again from the viewpoint of recent instances upon a interval that keeps to fascinate humans of all generations around the globe.

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Download Hartwell Road by Reg Darling PDF

By Reg Darling

This booklet will most likely set off tears because it transports you thru reflections at the connections and losses on your personal existence -a method instantaneously painful and excellent. this can be a booklet that may converse on to the non- conforming spirits of the baby-boom new release - specifically as we navigate the mounting upheavals and uncertainties of the twenty first Century and are available to grips with our personal forthcoming mortality.

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Download Gustav Freytag: Biographie (German Edition) by Bernt Ture von zur Mühlen PDF

By Bernt Ture von zur Mühlen

Zum 2 hundred. Geburtstag von Gustav Freytag am thirteen. Juli 2016.

Gustav Freytag (1816 -1895) struggle zu seinen Lebzeiten der meistgelesene Schriftsteller im Deutschen Kaiserreich. Sein Roman »Soll und Haben" und seine mehrbändigen Kulturgeschichten erreichten mit immer neuen Auflagen Millionen von Lesern. Unter seiner Herausgeberschaft entwickelte sich die Zeitschrift »Die Grenzboten" zwischen 1848 und 1870 zum führenden Sprachrohr der deutschen Nationalliberalen.
Bernt Ture von zur Mühlen unterzieht das gängige Freytag-Bild einer kritischen Überprüfung: Geriet der populäre Schriftsteller und Publizist, der sich auch als lautstarker Polenverächter äußerte, mit der negativen Darstellung von Juden in »Soll und Haben" in den Ruf des Antisemiten, so hat er doch andererseits differenzierte Personen geschaffen und in Aufsätzen und Flugschriften zum Kampf gegen jede paintings von Antisemitismus aufgerufen.
Diese erste umfassende Biographie zeichnet den Lebensweg des gebürtigen Schlesiers und preußischen Patrioten nach: Privatdozentur in Breslau, frühe Erfolge als Dramatiker, Kauf des »Grenzboten", sensationeller Aufstieg zum führenden deutschen Romancier, gescheiterte Karriere als Reichstagsabgeordneter, Berater des preußischen Kronprinzen Friedrich Wilhelm. Der 2 hundred. Geburtstag Gustav Freytags ist Anlass, sich mit Leben und Werk des umstrittenen Mannes zu beschäftigen.

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Download Dante Alighieri: Dichter im Exil, Dichter der Welt (German by Karlheinz Stierle PDF

By Karlheinz Stierle

Dante Alighieri (1265 - 1321) hat mit seiner Göttlichen Komödie das größte Weltgedicht der abendländischen Literatur geschaffen. Die Voraussetzung dafür conflict eine severe Lebenslage: das Exil, das Dante nach Verstrickungen in die Politik die Rückkehr in seine Heimatstadt Florenz verbat und ihn seiner Lebensgrundlagen beraubte. Der renommierte Dante-Forscher Karlheinz Stierle macht den Leser in diesem Buch mit Dantes Anfängen und dessen frühen Werken vertraut, von der Vita Nova bis zu Dantes Verteidigungsschrift für das Italienische als Literatursprache. Er erzählt, used to be wir über die Jahre des Dichters im Exil wissen, und stellt die Commedia ausführlich vor. 20 Jahre hat Dante mit der Umsicht eines Baumeisters an seinem Hauptwerk gearbeitet. Er wollte mit ihm Vergil, den größten Dichter der Antike, übertreffen und eine imaginative and prescient von der Welt als Ganzer entfalten. Stierle macht deutlich, wie tief Dantes grenzenloser Ehrgeiz in der Schmach und Verzweiflung des Heimatlosen wurzelte. Frei von allen Bindungen der culture ist Dante mit der Commedia ins Unbekannte aufgebrochen, und erst in diesem poetischen Werk hat er seine Rettung und eine neue Heimat gefunden.

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Download David Foster: The Satirist of Australia by Susan Lever PDF

By Susan Lever

David Foster is the main unique, tough, contradictory, risk-taking and infuriating Australian novelist of his iteration. to this point he has released twelve novels, 3 collections of novellas and brief tales, books of poetry, and a set of essays, with a number of produced radio performs. Foster writes in an Australian culture of idiosyncratic satire and comedy which may be traced in the course of the paintings of Joseph Furphy, Miles Franklin, Xavier Herbert and David eire. His novels are the main wide-ranging and fearless of the Australian novels that experience contributed to the past due twentieth-century re-evaluation of Western ideologies and the literary types during which they're expressed. during this first severe research of David Foster's works, Professor Susan Lever steers us into penetrating the mysteries of Foster's fiction, and offers tips to readers keen to method them. The publication examines the contradictory nature of his commitments and pursuits as expressed usually in his novels. each one of his works of fiction and poetry within the order of booklet (except for The Adventures of Christian Rosy move and The faded Blue Crochet Coathanger conceal that are mentioned with related novels) are mentioned. the improvement of Foster's philosophical principles and approach as a novelist over the 35 years of his writing existence to this point is undefined. The ebook additionally examines Foster's letters to Geoffrey Dutton early in his occupation; his interviews and essays offer the various history to those novels. The publication additionally furnishes a feeling of the Australian context for his paintings. a short biography of Foster's formative years and a dialogue of his method of satire is usually included.

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