Download V. S. Naipaul by Fawzia Mustafa PDF

By Fawzia Mustafa

This introductory research bargains a serious evaluation of the main works of V. S. Naipaul from 1950 to the current day. Professor Mustafa's major predicament is with literary matters, yet historic, political and cultural questions also are addressed, with comparative references to different postcolonial works. In studying the reception of Naipaul's writing, Mustafa introduces common debates approximately postcolonial literary construction and its modern interrogation of narrative concepts, language, gender, race and canon formula.

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Download The Watery Part of the World by Michael Parker PDF

By Michael Parker

Michael Parker has created a totally unique global from identified proof: (1) Theodosia Burr Alston, daughter of the arguable vice chairman Aaron Burr, disappeared in 1813 whereas en path via schooner from South Carolina to ny; and (2) in 1970, aged white ladies and one black guy have been the final townspeople to go away a small barrier island off the coast of North Carolina.In this fiction in line with historic truth, Parker weaves a story of experience and longing as he charts 100 and fifty years within the existence and loss of life of an island and its population— the descendants of Theodosia Burr Alston and people of the freed guy whose relations will be ceaselessly tethered to hers.It’s a story of pirates and slaves, treason and treasures, insanity and devotion, that happens on a tiny island battered by means of storms, infested with mosquitoes, and bring to an end from the world—as tricky to get to because it is very unlikely to go away should you name it domestic. From Theodosia’s trap at sea to the passionate lives of her great-great-great-granddaughters to the soft tale of the black guy who cares for all of them his days, this is often an encouraged novel approximately love, belief, and the usually tortuous bonds of family members and neighborhood.

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Download Der "Neue Hypereides": Textedition, Studien und by László Horváth PDF

By László Horváth

The “Archimedes Palimpsest”, that aroused the curiosity of the medical neighborhood in 1998, comprises the so known as New Hypereides. established upon a tentative text-critical reconstruction of the textual content, Horváth’s monograph offers an historical-philological research of the newly-discovered speech opposed to Diondas. 3 extra essays entire the amount, one in every of them containing textual content and translation of the opposite newfound speech opposed to Timandros.

Als Neuer Hypereides wird ein griechischer textual content von insges. 320 Zeilen mit Teilen der Reden Gegen Diondas und Gegen Timandros des berühmten athenischen Rhetors bezeichnet. Die Entzifferung der unteren Schriftschicht der im thirteen. Jh. überschriebenen Handschrift ist eine bedeutende Leistung der Klassischen Philologie des 21. Jhs. Neben kritischer version und Übersetzungen liefert der Band vor allem umfassende Erläuterungen zum Originaltext.

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Download Signed, Mata Hari: A Novel by Yannick Murphy PDF

By Yannick Murphy

Within the chilly October of 1917 Margaretha Zelle, greater referred to as Mata Hari, sits in a jail phone in Paris expecting trial on fees of espionage. The penalty is demise by way of firing squad. As she waits, harassed through a mystery guilt, Mata Hari tells tales, Scheherazade-like, to shop for again her lifestyles from her interrogators. From a bleak youth within the Netherlands, via a loveless marriage to a Dutch naval officer, Margaretha is transported to the forbidden sensual pleasures of Indonesia. within the relax of her felony cellphone she spins stories of rosewater baths, local fans, and Javanese jungles, evoking the mystical global that sustained her while her kin crumbled. after which, in flight from her husband, Margaretha reinvents herself: she turns into an artist's version, circus rider, and at last the temple dancer Mata Hari, wearing veils, well-known through Diaghilev, appearing for the topped heads of Europe. via all her changes, her life's deadly questions---was she a traitor, and if that is so, why?---burns ever brighter.

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By Camilla Gibb

The acclaimed writer of Sweetness within the Belly trips to Vietnam during this wealthy and tantalizing new novel.

Raised within the usa yet Vietnamese through start, Maggie has come to Hanoi looking clues to the destiny of her father, a dissident artist who disappeared in the course of the warfare. Her seek brings her to outdated guy Hu'ng's pho stall. The outdated guy as soon as had a store frequented through progressive artists, yet now Tu', a hustling younger entrepreneur, is his such a lot trustworthy shopper. Maggie, Hu'ng, and Tu' come jointly in the course of a hugely charged season that may mark them endlessly. Exploring the indelible legacies of conflict and artwork, in addition to love's energy to resume, The fantastic thing about Humanity Movement is a stellar success by means of a globally popular literary light.

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Download Ethan Frome by Suzanne Pavlos PDF

By Suzanne Pavlos

The unique CliffsNotes learn publications supply a glance into key components and concepts inside of vintage works of literature. the most recent iteration of titles during this sequence additionally good points glossaries and visible parts that supplement the frequent format.

CliffsNotes on Ethan Frome explores lifestyles within the own felony designed through the lead personality, a “ruin of a guy” who may otherwise be depressing along with his lot in existence than stray from authorised social convention.

Following the tale of a bad farmer whose devotion to accountability and worry of humiliation maintain him from tasting happiness, this examine advisor offers summaries and commentaries for every bankruptcy inside of this tragic story. different beneficial properties that assist you work out this crucial paintings include

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