Daughters of Decadence: Women Writers of the Fin-de-Siecle

Daughters of Decadence: Women Writers of the Fin-de-Siecle

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ISBN Code : 9780813520186
Book Author : Elaine Showalter
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Total Pages : 439

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At the turn of the century, short stories by--and often about--New Women flooded the pages English and American magazines such as the Atlantic Monthly, Harpers, and the Yellow Book. This daring new fiction, often innovative in form and courageous in its candid representations of female sexuality, marital discontent, and feminist protest, shocked Victorian critics, who d

Short Stories From Rabindranath Tagore

Short Stories From Rabindranath Tagore

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Book Author : Rabindranath Tagore
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Total Pages : 476

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The sixteen short stories collected here were written between 1891 and 1917 by the Bengali poet, writer, painter, musician and mystic, Sir Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941). Throughout these stories, Tagores main interest is people and the kaleidoscope of human emotions, as men and women struggle with the restrictions and prohibitions of contemporary Hindu society.

La Parure

La Parure

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ISBN Code : 9782253136569
Book Author : Guy de Maupassant
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Total Pages : 249

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Voici trois nouvelles exemplaires par le souci du detail vrai, la rigueur de la construction, la maitrise du recit, lart de la chute. � La Parure � depeint avec alacrite le menu peuple des bureaux. � Sur leau � evoque la vie nocturne dune riviere, ses bruissements mysterieux, sa faune secrete, ses malefices, ses drames. � La Legende du Mont Saint-Michel � nous transport

On the River Styx and Other Stories

On the River Styx and Other Stories

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ISBN Code : 9780394553993
Book Author : Peter Matthiessen
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Total Pages : 464

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Matthiessens first collection of short stories and his first book of new fiction since Far Tortuga, On the River Styx spans the acclaimed career of a unique and masterful visionary artist. (New York Times).

Root and Shoot

Root and Shoot

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ISBN Code : 9780692520482
Book Author : Nathan Leslie
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Total Pages : 503

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Root and Shoot offers fifty two of Nathan Leslies best new flash and short fiction pieces. Featuring stories published in Boulevard, Shenandoah, Gargoyle, Red Rock Review, JMWW, Hobart and Cimarron Review, among many others, Root and Shoot pokes its warm muzzle into the fictional loam. There is a bit of everything for everyone in this eclectic collection: crab isl

If It Keeps on Raining

If It Keeps on Raining

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Book Author : Jon McGregor
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Total Pages : 522

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Shortlisted for BBC National Short Story Award 2010McGregor�s protagonist is a man who lives on his own in a little riverside house, and does nothing much more than watch the fisherman on the opposite bank and the boats that sometimes go past, and work on his raft and treehouse, the latter being his preparations for the unceasing rain and torrential floods that he believes

Wilderness Tips

Wilderness Tips

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ISBN Code : 9780770425241
Book Author : Margaret Atwood
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Total Pages : 585

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Here are brilliantly rendered stories that explore themes of loss and discovery, of the gap between youthful dreams and mature reality, of how we connect with others and with the sometimes hidden part of ourselves.In each of these tales Margaret Atwood deftly illuminates the single instant that shapes a whole life: in a few brief pages we watch as characters progress throu

The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories

The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories

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ISBN Code : 9780679775515
Book Author : Julio Ortega
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Total Pages : 408

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In The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories, Julio Ortega and Carlos Fuentes present the most compelling short fiction from Mexico to Chile. Surreal, poetic, naturalistic, urbane, peasant-born: All styles intersect and play, often within a single piece. There is The Handsomest Drown Man in the World, the Garcia Marquez fable of a village overcome by the power of human

Logorrhea: Good Words Make Good Stories

Logorrhea: Good Words Make Good Stories

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ISBN Code : 9780553384338
Book Author : John Klima
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Total Pages : 413

Logorrhea: Good Words Make Good Stories Book Detail/ Review :

For most of us, these prizewinning spelling bee words would be difficult to pronounce, let alone spell. We asked twenty-one of today�s most talented and inventive writers to go even further and pen an original tale inspired by one of dozens of obscure and fascinating championship words. The result is Logorrhea�a veritable dictionary of the weird, the fantastic, the hauntin

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