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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is the first novel of Irish writer James Joyce. A Künstlerroman in amodernist style, it traces the intellectual and religio-philosophical awakening of young Stephen Dedalus, a fictional alter ego of Joyce and an allusion to Daedalus, the consummate craftsman of Greek mythology.
Wine of Roses
  • Wine of Roses
  • Set up a shrine to beauty, placing figurines of Aphrodite, swans, mermaids, nymphs and sirens. Add white, pink and red flowers for serenity and allusion. As you expand your awareness of love, you will notice a difference in your face… a softening; a certainty of feminine strength. The blood of roses drenches the soul.
Les Deux Amiraux (French Edition)
  • Les Deux Amiraux (French Edition)
  • EXTRAIT:LES événements que nous allons rapporter sont arrivés vers le milieu du dernier siècle, antérieurement à cette lutte qu’il est à la mode d’appeler, en Amérique, — l’ancienne guerre contre la France. — La scène qui ouvrira notre histoire doit pourtant se chercher dans l’autre hémisphère, et sur la côte de la mère-patrie.
Everyday Mystery: a sketchbook
  • Everyday Mystery: a sketchbook
  • This little sketchbook is a record of an artistic journey - a "doorway to a doorway". It describes an exploration of the potent, magic, relationship of verbal and visual images. In the center of it all, The Magician, McElroy tells us. The artist remains in the center, always beseeching us to enter but never quite letting us inside.
100 Selected Stories (Wordsworth Classics)
  • 100 Selected Stories (Wordsworth Classics)
  • With a new Introduction by Professor Cedric Watts, M.A., Ph.D.This selection of a hundred of O. Henry’s succinct tales displays the range, humour and humanity of a perennially popular short-story writer.Here Henry gives a richly colourful and exuberantly entertaining panorama of social life, ranging from thieves to tycoons, from the streets of New York to the prairies of Texas.
This Life Now
  • This Life Now
  • Poetry. LGBT Studies. "Michael Broder's moving and lucid poems have heart, music, audacity—and they give a quiet, lasting pleasure, like an ancient Greek torso reshaped for the space age. THIS LIFE NOW is full of salt, sex, TV, and other riveting varieties of poised explosiveness, to which his lucky reader blissfully surrenders.
Statius Silvae 5: Bk. 5 (Oxford Classical Monographs)
  • Statius Silvae 5: Bk. 5 (Oxford Classical Monographs)
  • This new edition deals with Book 5 of Statius' Silvae, which has often been neglected in thematic treatments of the poet's work. The book is notable for its concern with Statius himself - one poem is a lament for his father, who was himself a poet and a teacher.
Reframing Yeats: Genre, Allusion and History (Historicizing Modernism)
Allusion: A Literary Graft (Emf Reprints)
  • Allusion: A Literary Graft (Emf Reprints)
  • Originally published in 1994 by the University of Toronto Press, this pioneering study looks empirically at the way allusion works in specific fictions and affects the reading process. Clear, concise definitions and distinctions are illustrated by brilliant close readings of Flaubert, Stendhal, Balzac, Zola, Proust, and Robbe-Grillet.
Allusion:The Tour Guide Knows Everything (Chinese Edition)
  • Allusion:The Tour Guide Knows Everything (Chinese Edition)
  • Chinese allusion like a bright pearl culture.If you read Allusion:The Tour Guide Knows Everything that is compiled by Wu Kang and Yun Nai ,it would enlarge your knowledge and broaden your version as well as reveal some undiscovery for you.
Fairy Tales and Society: Illusion, Allusion, and Paradigm
  • Fairy Tales and Society: Illusion, Allusion, and Paradigm
  • This collection of exemplary essays by internationally recognized scholars examines the fairy tale from historical, folkloristic, literary, and psychoanalytical points of view. For generations of children and adults, fairy tales have encapsulated social values, often through the use of fixed characters and situations, to a far greater extent than any other oral or literary form.
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