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Susan Lewis is a British author who has written a novel ‘No Child Mine’. A reading of this book shows she is a fearless and brave author who has presented a novel on the unspoken horrors in this world. The fact that she is one of England’s top selling novelists is another feather in her cap. Susan has published 28 books earlier carving a niche for herself in the world of literature
Published by Madan G Singh 51 months ago in Literature & Classics | +1 votes | 0 comments
Bernard Malamud is an American writer whose father was a Russian Jew. Malamud achieved literary fame in America. His novel ‘The Assistant’ is a book that addresses the problems of America as seen through the eyes of Malamud. The writer in this book examines the American dream, as it appears to an outsider. The American dream of prosperity and what it holds for an emigrant is addressed by Malamud.
Published by Madan G Singh 51 months ago in Literature & Classics | +1 votes | 0 comments
The Richard Burton Diaries reveal Burton as a very intelligent man. Readers will be particularly interested in his account of his relationship with Elizabeth Taylor. The diaries make interesting reading. Perhaps at times Burton must have been aware that whatever he wrote would be read by people all over the world for posterity after his death. Would that have colored some of what he wrote?
Published by Madan G Singh 52 months ago in Literature & Classics | +1 votes | 0 comments
“The Highway Rat” is an adventure story for children. Generally children love tales of adventure and this book will not disappoint them. The hero of the story is a greedy rat who is keen to rob food from other animals. Thus the rat grasps food from a simple rabbit, a carefree squirrel as well as a group of ants. Julia goes on to describe how the rat lures an innocent duck and robs the poor bird of its food.
Published by Madan G Singh 52 months ago in Literature & Classics | +2 votes | 0 comments
Etymology is defined as ˜'History of a word'. A further derivative of this word is Folk Etymology. It means a foreign or unfamiliar word which is adapted to a more familiar form through usage in a language. Folk Etymology in English language is an ongoing process that is prevalent for the last 1000 years
Published by Madan G Singh 53 months ago in Literature & Classics | +2 votes | 0 comments
Both Hamlet and Macbeth illustrate the damaging effects that can occur when someone attempts to delay or rush the future by their own means.
Published by Caitlynn Lowe 88 months ago in Literature & Classics | +8 votes | 4 comments
According to the legend of the Greek Mythology, Hera is the queen of the gods. She is the wife of the Greek god Zeus, the most powerful god of the ancient Greeks. She is the mother of other ancient Greek gods namely namely; Ares, Hephaestus, Hebe, and Eileithyia.
Published by hunterfact 88 months ago in Literature & Classics | +2 votes | 0 comments
BlakeÂ’s The Book of Thel critically examined as an a metaphysical work of art
Published by Nora K Anthony 88 months ago in Literature & Classics | +2 votes | 0 comments
Gaston Leroux's "The Phantom of the Opera" demonstrates Gothic ideas about the subconscious, society, and the role of women.
Published by Caitlynn Lowe 89 months ago in Literature & Classics | +7 votes | 4 comments
The antiquated setting and supernatural elements in Gaston Leroux's "The Phantom of the Opera" reflect literary attributes of the Gothic genre.
Published by Caitlynn Lowe 89 months ago in Literature & Classics | +2 votes | 2 comments
LerouxÂ’s "The Phantom of the Opera" can certainly be classified as a work of Gothic fiction. The tone and plot alone suggest the genre.
Published by Caitlynn Lowe 89 months ago in Literature & Classics | +3 votes | 1 comments
This article is a comparison of three presentations of the vampire character in the works of Bram Stoker in Dracula, Anne Rice in Interview with the Vampire and Stephanie Meyer in New Moon.
Published by Gayle Haynes 93 months ago in Literature & Classics | +2 votes | 0 comments
The story of Dracula contains the details of the powers and limitations of vampires and explains how Van Helsing, the vampire hunter, dealth with the Count.
Published by Gayle Haynes 93 months ago in Literature & Classics | +4 votes | 2 comments
This article is a look at the carnival of the Middle Ages and the purpose it served. Mikhail Bakhtin interprets Francois Rabelais's novel to explain how the grotesque realism of the carnival benefitted the society.
Published by Gayle Haynes 93 months ago in Literature & Classics | +3 votes | 4 comments
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