Books in category Literary Collections – American

  • Tales Speeches Essays and Sketches

    Tales, Speeches, Essays, and Sketches
    Mark Twain

    From the comic wit that sparkles in maxims from 'Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar,' to the parodic perfection of 'An Awful – Terrible Medieval Romance,' to the satirical delights of The Innocents Abroad and Roughing It; from the warm nostalgia …

  • Edgar Allan Poe s Short Story Ligeia as a text of the Romantic Period

    Edgar Allan Poe’s Short Story “Ligeia” as a text of the Romantic Period
    Jessica Horn

    The text “Ligeia” is about the death of the young lady Ligeia. After her death her husband becomes addicted to opium. Although he spends most of his time thinking of Ligeia, he soon gets married with the lady Rowena Trevanion.

  • La memoria frente al poder

    La memoria frente al poder
    Jacobo Machover

    La literatura cubana del exilio, en un principio rechazada por la crítica y por los ambientes universitarios, más por razones políticas que intelectuales o académicas, ha acabado por ocupar el lugar que le corresponde.

  • La flor de lis

    La “flor de lis”
    Elena Poniatowska

    Mariana er en lille fransk hertuginde, som under 2. verdenskrig må forlade sin trygge tilværelse og flygte sammen med andre familiemedlemmer til Mexico. Da faderen slutter sig til dem efter krigen, er det ikke udelukkende idyl

  • As I Lay Dying Faulkner s Wasteland

    As I Lay Dying: Faulkner’s Wasteland ?
    Reinhard Ocker

    The debate of how much exactly Faulkner drew upon Eliot is held ever since the first book of Faulkner was published.

  • The New Negro

    The New Negro
    Alain Locke

    Part I, The Negro renaissance: The New Negro; Negro Art and America; The Negro in American Literature; Negro Youth speaks; Fiction; Poetry; Drama; Music; The Negro digs up his Past; Part II, The New Negro in a New World: The Negro Pioneers; …

  • The Slave s Narrative

    The Slave’s Narrative
    Charles T. Davis, Henry Louis Gates Jr.

    The book consists of three sections: selected reviews of slave narratives, dating from 1750 to 1861; essays examining how such narratives serve as historical material; and essays exploring the narratives as literary artifacts.

  • The Bible According to Mark Twain

    The Bible According to Mark Twain
    Mark Twain, Howard G. Baetzhold, Joseph B. Mccullough

    Compiles letters, essays, diaries, and excerpts about heaven, hell, sinners, and saints

  • Gabriela Mistral para ni os

    Gabriela Mistral para niños
    Gabriela Mistral, Aurora Díaz-Plaja

    Bajo este nombre escondió su prueba de amor a la belleza de la poesía esta chilena, ciudadana del mundo y amante de suprimir fronteras.

  • Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard s Almanack

    Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard’s Almanack
    Benjamin Franklin

    A perfect source book for writers, public speakers, and students, this compilation of Franklin's famous aphorisms has been carefully selected from many edtions of "Poor Richard's Almanack."

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