• Author : Jay O'Connell
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Genre : Fiction

Various and assorted glimpses through the open windows and shabby, back alley doorways of western culture. A twisted and depraved, no-holds-barred glimpse into the dark shadowed "day after" of the American dream....

A Bully Story
  • Author : Cassius Ali
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Genre : Fiction

A bully story from Author/Actor Cassius Ali Tales of individuals who experienced bullying like Bronson who faced bullying around his home and school, with the threat of being hurt or worst and there’s Ebony who had to deal with bullying early in her third grade class room. Each ...

Hasidic Tales of the Holocaust
  • Author : Yaffa Eliach
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Genre : Poetry

Based on interviews and oral histories, this collection of 89 stories is the first anthology of Hasidic stories about the Holocaust, and the first ever in which women play a large role....

  • Author : Sappho
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Genre : Literary Criticism

These hundred poems and fragments constitute virtually all of Sappho that survives and effectively bring to life the woman whom the Greeks consider to be their greatest lyric poet. Mary Barnard's translations are lean, incisive, direct—the best ever published. She has rendered the beloved poet's verses, long the bane ...

  • Author : Nishtaa Modi
  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Genre : Poetry

Whether we admit it or not, we are lost, trying to find our place in the world, trying to make sense off all that happens around us. We are adrift in the storm of conflicting emotions inside us. These poems are my way of sharing experiences and emotions that the ...

The Tyranny of Heaven
  • Author : Michael Bryson
  • Publisher : University of Delaware Press
  • Genre : Literary Criticism

The Tyranny of Heaven argues for a new way of reading the figure of Milton's God, contending that Milton rejects kings on earth and in heaven. Though Milton portrays God as a king in Paradise Lost, he does this neither to endorse kingship nor to recommend a monarchical model of ...

Information for Foreigners
  • Author : Griselda Gambaro
  • Publisher : Northwestern University Press
  • Genre : Drama

One of Latin America's most important and prolific writers, Griselda Gambaro has focused on the dynamics of repression, complicity, and violence--specifically, the terror of violent regimes and their devastating effects on the moral framework of society. Information for Foreigners is a drama of disappearance, an experimental work dealing with the ...

If They Come for Us
  • Author : Fatimah Asghar
  • Publisher : One World
  • Genre : Poetry

Poet and co-creator of the Emmy-nominated web series Brown Girls captures her experience as a Pakistani Muslim woman in contemporary America, while exploring identity, violence, and healing. “A debut poetry collection showcasing both a fierce and tender new voice.”—Booklist an aunt teaches me how to tell an edible flower ...

William Wilfred Campbell
  • Author : Wilfred Campbell
  • Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Genre : Literary Collections

This is a representative collection of the writings of a neglected Canadian author, William Wilfred Campbell (1858-1918). Among the 112 poems in William Wilfred Campbell: Selected Poetry and Essays are the familiar “Indian Summer” and “How One Winter Came in the Lake Region,” along with many less well-known love poems, patriotic ...

T S  Eliot and the Failure to Connect
  • Author : G. Atkins
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Genre : Literary Criticism

Here, G. Douglas Atkins offers a fresh new reading of the past century's most famous poem in English, T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land (1922). Using a comparatist approach that is both intra-textual and inter-textual, this book is a bold analysis of satire of modern forms of misunderstanding....

ABC of Reading
  • Author : Ezra Pound
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Genre : Education

Ezra Pound’s classic book about the meaning of literature....

Before the First Word
  • Author : Lorna Crozier
  • Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography

Annotation Collection of 35 of Lorna Crozier?s best poems, selected and introduced by Catherine Hunter who discusses Crozier?s major themes including her feminist approach to Biblical myth. Afterword by Lorna Crozier....