Explores and analyzes the Anglophone fiction of Wales in the 20th century.
Author: Stephen Thomas Knight
Category: Literary Criticism
Explores and analyzes the Anglophone fiction of Wales in the 20th century. It looks at writers who deal with Welsh life and issues and asks how they relate to the determining forces of their period and contexts, from the economy and politics to concepts of Welsh identity and the colonial situation.
Although Frances Hodgson Burnett published numerous works for an adult readership, she is mainly remembered today for three novels written for children: Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886), A Little Princess (1905) and The Secret Garden (1911). This volume is dedicated to The Secret Garden. The articles address a wide range of issues, including the representation of the garden in Burnett’s novel in the context of cultural history; the relationship between the concept of nature and female identity; the idea of therapeutic places; the notion of redemptive children in The Secret Garden and Little Lord Fauntleroy; the concept of male identity; constructions of ‘Otherness’ and the redefinition of Englishness; film and anime versions of Burnett’s classic; Noel Streatfeild’s The Painted Garden as a rewriting of The Secret Garden; attitudes towards food in children’s classics and Burnett’s novel in the context of Edwardian girlhood fiction and the tradition of the female novel of development.
... back only a hundred years . Mrs. Praed , born in 1851 , did not publish until
1880. The earliest novels that we think of as Australian were all written by visitors
or by people who emigrated from England to the colony . The Australian setting is
Author: Gabriel Garcia MarquezPublish On: 2014-03-06
ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS BOOKS AND WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATURE _______________________________ 'Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his ...
Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Publisher: Penguin UK
One of the world's most famous novels, One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, blends the natural with the supernatural in one of the most magical reading experiences on earth. 'Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendia was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice' Gabriel Garcia Marquez's great masterpiece is the story of seven generations of the Buendia family and of Macondo, the town they have built. Though little more than a settlement surrounded by mountains, Macondo has its wars and disasters, even its wonders and its miracles. A microcosm of Columbian life, its secrets lie hidden, encoded in a book, and only Aureliano Buendia can fathom its mysteries and reveal its shrouded destiny. Blending political reality with magic realism, fantasy and comic invention, One Hundred Years of Solitude is one of the most daringly original works of the twentieth century. 'Dazzling' The New York Times
An extraordinary friendship. A lifetime of stories. Their last one begins here. 'This is something special: moving, joyful and life-affirming' GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Book of the Month _______________________________________ Life is short.
Author: Marianne Cronin
Publisher: Random House
An extraordinary friendship. A lifetime of stories. Their last one begins here. 'Full of wisdom and kindness. It is just the kind of book I adore' JOANNA CANNON 'Heartwarming, remarkable stories' BBC BOOKS FOR 2021 _______________________________________ Life is short. No-one knows that better than seventeen-year-old Lenni living on the terminal ward. But as she is about to learn, it's not only what you make of life that matters, but who you share it with. Dodging doctor's orders, she joins an art class where she bumps into fellow patient Margot, a rebel-hearted eight-three-year-old from the next ward. Their bond is instant as they realize that together they have lived an astonishing one hundred years. To celebrate their shared century, they decide to paint their life stories: of growing old and staying young, of giving joy, of receiving kindness, of losing love, of finding the person who is everything. As their extraordinary friendship deepens, it becomes vividly clear that life is not done with Lenni and Margot yet. Fiercely alive, disarmingly funny and brimming with tenderness, THE ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF LENNI AND MARGOT unwraps the extraordinary gift of life even when it is about to be taken away, and revels in our infinite capacity for friendship and love when we need them most. --------------------------------------------- 'Emotional, involving, witty and sad. Everyone is going to love LENNI AND MARGOT' JILL MANSELL 'Lenni and Margot are two of the most wonderful, warm, witty and wise heroines I've ever met. Beautiful and glorious' CLARE POOLEY, author of The Authtenticity Project 'Such a delight! I fell head over heels for Lenni and Margot, their wit and vibrancy and marvellous outlooks on life. An utter joy' ABBIE GREAVES
Gabriel García Márquez is Latin America's most internationally famous and successful author, and a winner of the Nobel Prize. His oeuvre of great modern novels includes One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera.
Author: Philip Swanson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Category: Literary Collections
Gabriel García Márquez is Latin America's most internationally famous and successful author, and a winner of the Nobel Prize. His oeuvre of great modern novels includes One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera. His name has become closely associated with Magical Realism, a phenomenon that has been immensely influential in world literature. This Companion includes new and probing readings of all of García Márquez's works, by leading international specialists. His life in Colombia, the context of Latin American history and culture, key themes in his works and their critical reception are explored in detail. Written for students and readers of García Márquez, the Companion is accessible for non-Spanish speakers and features a chronology and a guide to further reading. This insightful and lively book will provide an invaluable framework for the further study and enjoyment of this major figure in world literature.
There are the novels of a hundred years , says Masson , between us and him ;
time is short , and novels of eight or ten volumes , written in the tedious form of
letters , and recording conversations and meditations , in which the story creeps
It is the first known utopian novel written by an American woman. The novel concerns a hero who falls into a deep sleep and awakens in the Utopian states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.
Author: Mary Griffith
Publisher: Macmillan Reference USA
Category: American fiction
Three Hundred Years Hence is a utopian science fiction novel by author Mary Griffith, published in 1836. It is the first known utopian novel written by an American woman. The novel concerns a hero who falls into a deep sleep and awakens in the Utopian states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.
goes back to a period more than one hundred and forty years distant , - one who
has seen the changes and vicissitudes of at least one hundred and forty - eight years of experience in this world of evil . The great earthquake she refers to ...
The fictional cowboy on horseback has become a mythical figure - perhaps the
greatest North American literary character since Huckleberry Finn . Now , One Hundred Years of Cowboy Stories assembles in one volume many of the great ...
Author: Ted Stone
Publisher: Red Deer Press
Collection of stories from a century of Western storytelling.
In recent years , and in reaction against the trend of " village prose " writers to set
their works in tiny , out - of - the - way ... the West , and even space exploration )
are quite commonly found in Soviet fiction today , especially in science fiction .
Author: Chingiz Aitmatov
Category: Literary Criticism
" . . . a rewarding book." --Times Literary Supplement Set in the vast windswept Central Asian steppes and the infinite reaches of galactic space, this powerful novel offers a vivid view of the culture and values of the Soviet Union's Central Asian peoples.
Being a Critical Account of the Most Celebrated Prose Works of Fiction, from the
Earliest Greek Romances to the Novels of the ... Two hundred years having
elapsed in these amusements, the moment arrived at which Ogier was destined
to be ...
A metaphysician suggested how extremely interesting it would be to put a human
being asleep thus , and watch the reunion of soul and body , after the lapse of a hundred years . The chemist was half wild with the magnificence of this idea ...
Author: San Francisco Public LibraryPublish On: 1891
823.1120 On the banks of the Ouse ; or , life in Olney a hundred years ago ,
823.5411 The story of John Marbeck : a Windsor organist of three hundred years
ago ; his work and his reward . 823-5578 Under Salisbury spire in the days of ...
Works of Fiction did not come within the plan of the Traveller's Library ; but the
Confessions of a Working Man , by Souvestre , which is indeed a fiction founded
on fact , has been included , and has been read with unusual interest by many of
Author: James Hutton
Publisher: London : Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts