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Covering the period of American literature from 1850-1900, this 30-minute lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want. Great for giving students a general idea of the important issues and philosophies that guided the literary canon from this time period in U.S. history. Also connects materials to today’s pop culture.

Realism, American Literature Movement, from Civil War to Regionalism/Naturalism

Covering the period of American literature from 1850-1900, this 30-minute lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want. Great for giving students a general idea of the important issues and philosophies that guided the literary canon from this time period in U.S. history. Also connects materials to today’s pop culture.

✔️"Fantastically imagined.... The hybrid form of the book—fairy tale, myth, psychological realism and fantasy—impresses. But Shaw’s most delightful offerings are the vivid details he provides to make the magical real.... As Ida turns to glass, Midas must continue his own transformation, from hardened to human. The end of the book, saturated with color and emotion, is risky and brave like the message it imparts. Only a heart of glass would be unmoved."—Robin Romm, New York Times Book Review

✔️"Fantastically imagined.... The hybrid form of the book—fairy tale, myth, psychological realism and fantasy—impresses. But Shaw’s most delightful offerings are the vivid details he provides to make the magical real.... As Ida turns to glass, Midas must continue his own transformation, from hardened to human. The end of the book, saturated with color and emotion, is risky and brave like the message it imparts. Only a heart of glass would be unmoved."—Robin Romm, New York Times Book Review

The biography of humayun ahmed Humayun Ahmed:(13 November 1948  19 July 2012) was a Bangladeshi writer dramatist screenwriter and filmmaker.[4] His breakthrough was his debut novel Nondito Noroke published in 1972.[5] He wrote over 200 fiction and non-fiction books all of which were bestsellers in Bangladesh.[6][7] Ahmed's writing style is characterized as magical realism.[8] His books were the top sellers at the Ekushey Book Fair during the 1990s and 2000s.[9] He won the Bangla Academy…

The biography of humayun ahmed Humayun Ahmed:(13 November 1948 19 July 2012) was a Bangladeshi writer dramatist screenwriter and filmmaker.[4] His breakthrough was his debut novel Nondito Noroke published in 1972.[5] He wrote over 200 fiction and non-fiction books all of which were bestsellers in Bangladesh.[6][7] Ahmed's writing style is characterized as magical realism.[8] His books were the top sellers at the Ekushey Book Fair during the 1990s and 2000s.[9] He won the Bangla Academy…

Who wouldn't want to peek inside Libreria Acqua Alta in Venice?

14 of the Coziest, Cutest Bookstores You've Ever Seen

Who wouldn't want to peek inside Libreria Acqua Alta in Venice?

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870) considéré comme le plus grand romancier de l'époque victorienne Les intrigues de ses romans sont soignées et s'enrichissent d'événements contemporains, même si l'histoire se déroule antérieurement. Un chant de Noël (1843) a connu un retentissement international. Son œuvre a été louée par des écrivains de renom comme Thackeray, Tolstoï, Gilbert Keith Chesterton ou Orwell, pour son réalisme, son esprit comique, son art de la caractérisation et l'acuité de sa…

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870) considéré comme le plus grand romancier de l'époque victorienne Les intrigues de ses romans sont soignées et s'enrichissent d'événements contemporains, même si l'histoire se déroule antérieurement. Un chant de Noël (1843) a connu un retentissement international. Son œuvre a été louée par des écrivains de renom comme Thackeray, Tolstoï, Gilbert Keith Chesterton ou Orwell, pour son réalisme, son esprit comique, son art de la caractérisation et l'acuité de sa…

Günther Grass " We dwarves and fools have no business dancing on concrete made for giants. If only we had stayed under the rostrums , where no one suspected our presence. " The Tin Drum

Günther Grass " We dwarves and fools have no business dancing on concrete made for giants. If only we had stayed under the rostrums , where no one suspected our presence. " The Tin Drum

Covering the period of American literature from 1800 to 1860, this 30-minute lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want. Great for giving students a general idea of the important issues and philosophies that guided the literary canon from this time period in U.S. history. Also connects materials to today’s pop culture.

Romanticism, American Literature Overview Lecture, Transcendentalism & More

Covering the period of American literature from 1800 to 1860, this 30-minute lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want. Great for giving students a general idea of the important issues and philosophies that guided the literary canon from this time period in U.S. history. Also connects materials to today’s pop culture.

Guy de Maupassant is considered not only one of the greatest short story writers in all of French literature but also a pioneer of psychological realism and modernism who helped define the form.  This is a new translation of his classic short fiction, geared toward the modern reader. 11-9-15

Guy de Maupassant is considered not only one of the greatest short story writers in all of French literature but also a pioneer of psychological realism and modernism who helped define the form. This is a new translation of his classic short fiction, geared toward the modern reader. 11-9-15

The ultimate reading list: 80 books that everyone should read in their lifetime.

80 Books Every Person Should Read

Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850) was a French novelist and playwright. Due to his keen observation of detail and unfiltered representation of society, Balzac is regarded as one of the founders of realism in European literature. He is renowned for his multifaceted characters, who are complex, morally ambiguous and fully human.

Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850) was a French novelist and playwright. Due to his keen observation of detail and unfiltered representation of society, Balzac is regarded as one of the founders of realism in European literature. He is renowned for his multifaceted characters, who are complex, morally ambiguous and fully human.

American Street by Ibi Zoboi. Performed by Robin Miles.  In this stunning debut novel, Pushcart-nominated author Ibi Zoboi draws on her own experience as a young Haitian immigrant, infusing this lyrical exploration of America with magical realism and vodou culture. #book #audiobook #digital #download #stream #fiction #literature #lit #yalit #ya

American Street by Ibi Zoboi. Performed by Robin Miles. In this stunning debut novel, Pushcart-nominated author Ibi Zoboi draws on her own experience as a young Haitian immigrant, infusing this lyrical exploration of America with magical realism and vodou culture. #book #audiobook #digital #download #stream #fiction #literature #lit #yalit #ya

Music Art is my passion it's my gateway to happiness in a not so happy world..So to speak.

Music Art is my passion it's my gateway to happiness in a not so happy world..So to speak.

William Morris. GOTHIC Art that has influenced 20th/21st century art, architecture, literature etc.

William Morris. GOTHIC Art that has influenced 20th/21st century art, architecture, literature etc.

Introducing one of the most famous characters in literature, Jean Valjean—the noble peasant imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread—Les Misérables ranks among the greatest novels of all time. In it, Victor Hugo takes readers deep into the Parisian underworld, immerses them in a battle between good and evil, and carries them to the barricades during the uprising of 1832 with a breathtaking realism that is unsurpassed in modern prose.

Introducing one of the most famous characters in literature, Jean Valjean—the noble peasant imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread—Les Misérables ranks among the greatest novels of all time. In it, Victor Hugo takes readers deep into the Parisian underworld, immerses them in a battle between good and evil, and carries them to the barricades during the uprising of 1832 with a breathtaking realism that is unsurpassed in modern prose.

38 Paranormal Romance Books That Are Spookily Sexy: When the nights grow dark and the wolves begin to howl, there's nothing quite like curling up in front of the fire with a spooky romance novel.

38 Paranormal Romance Books That Are Spookily Sexy

38 Paranormal Romance Books That Are Spookily Sexy: When the nights grow dark and the wolves begin to howl, there's nothing quite like curling up in front of the fire with a spooky romance novel.