The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Wisehouse Classics Edition

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Wisehouse Classics
ISBN: 9789176370803
Format: PDF
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THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885. Commonly named among the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written throughout in vernacular English, characterized by local color regionalism. It is told in the first person by Huckleberry "Huck" Finn, a friend of Tom Sawyer and narrator of two other Twain novels (Tom Sawyer Abroad and Tom Sawyer, Detective). It is a direct sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. The book is noted for its colorful description of people and places along the Mississippi River. Set in a Southern antebellum society that had ceased to exist about twenty years before the work was published, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an often scathing satire on entrenched attitudes, particularly racism. Perennially popular with readers, ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN has also been the continued object of study by literary critics since its publication. It was criticized upon release because of its coarse language and became even more controversial in the 20th century because of its perceived use of racial stereotypes and because of its frequent use of the racial slur "nigger," despite strong arguments that the protagonist and the tenor of the book are anti-racist.

King Arthur s Sister in Washington s Court

Author: Kim Iverson Headlee
Publisher: Lucky Bat Books
ISBN: 193905172X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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How sick are you of US politics? Afraid of what’s happening to America because your chosen candidate didn’t prevail? Do you believe the world is doomed regardless of who has claimed the Oval Office throne—er, chair? Refresh your spirit by laughing along with what Mark Twain might have written about today’s political falderal. “Solidly entertaining.” —Publishers Weekly WINNER 2016 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Gold Medal for Science Fiction & Fantasy. Morgan le Fay, sixth-century Queen of Gore and the only major character not killed off by Mark Twain in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, vows revenge upon the Yankee Hank Morgan. She casts a spell to take her to 1879 Connecticut so she may waylay Sir Boss before he can travel back in time to destroy her world. But the spell misses by 300 miles and 200 years, landing her in the Washington, D.C., of 2079, replete with flying limousines, hovering office buildings, virtual-reality television, and sundry other technological marvels. Whatever is a time-displaced queen of magic and minions to do? Why, rebuild her kingdom, of course—two kingdoms, in fact: as Campaign Boss for the reelection of American President Malory Beckham Hinton, and as owner of the London Knights world-champion baseball franchise. Written as though by the old master himself, King Arthur’s Sister in Washington’s Court by Mark Twain as channeled by Kim Iverson Headlee offers laughs, love, and a candid look at American society, popular culture, politics, baseball… and the human heart. Mark Twain began work on A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court in 1879—the same year the Yankee Hank Morgan departed for his sojourn in sixth-century Britain. The first edition was published in 1889 and features more than 200 illustrations by the man who later would become founder of the Boy Scouts of America, Daniel Carter Beard. These illustrations are now in the public domain, and a handful have been incorporated into King Arthur's Sister in Washington's Court as an artistic homage to this classic edition of the first time travel story in all literature.

Orientalism A Selection Of Classic Orientalist Paintings And Writings

Author: Lord Byron
Publisher: ShandonPress via PublishDrive
ISBN: 8822848268
Format: PDF
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ShandonPress proudly presents the Orientalism compilation which regroups major orientalist works (both paintings and writings). Orientalism is a term used by scholars in art history, literary, geography, and cultural studies for the depiction of Eastern, that is "Oriental" cultures, including Middle Eastern, North African, South Asian and Southeast Asian cultures, done by writers, designers, and artists from the West. In particular, Orientalist painting depicting "the Middle East" was a genre of 19th-century Academic art. The literature of Western countries took a similar interest in Oriental themes. We hope you enjoy navigating through this ebook. We made sure to create active tables of contents in order to maximise your reading and viewing experience. CONTENTS: 1. Paintings 1.1 Harems 1.1.A Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Nouÿ, The White Slave (1888) 1.1.B Fernand Cormon, The Deposed Favourite (1872) 1.1.C Jean-Léon Gérôme, Pool in a Harem (1876) 1.1.D Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Grande Odalisque (1814) 1.1.E Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, with the assistance of his pupil Paul Flandrin, Odalisque with Slave (1839) 1.1.F Ferdinand Max Bredt, Turkish ladies (1893) 1.1.G Giulio Rosati, Inspection of New Arrivals, Circassian beauties being inspected 1.1.H John Frederick Lewis, The Reception (1873) 1.1.I Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, The Turkish Bath (1862) 1.2 Landscapes And Other Paintings 1.2.A Hermann Corrodi, A view of the tomb of the Caliphs with the pyramids of Giza beyond, Cairo 1.2.B Eugène Fromentin, Arabs (1871) 1.2.C Léon Belly, Pilgrims going to Mecca (1861) 1.2.D Vasily Vereshchagin, They are triumphant (1872) 1.2.E Anders Zorn, Man and boy in Algiers (1887) 1.2.F John Frederick Lewis, The midday meal, Cairo 1.2.G Giulio Rosati, The Discussion 2. Writings 2.1 Lord Byron - The Giaour (A Fragment Of A Turkish Tale) 2.2 William Beckford - The History Of Caliph Vathek 2.3 Pierre Benoit - Atlantida 2.4 Gustave Flaubert - Salammbô 2.5 Théophile Gautier - The Romance Of A Mummy

The Forest of Hands and Teeth

Author: Carrie Ryan
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780375891977
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In Mary's world there are simple truths. The Sisterhood always knows best. The Guardians will protect and serve. The Unconsecrated will never relent. And you must always mind the fence that surrounds the village; the fence that protects the village from the Forest of Hands and Teeth. But, slowly, Mary’s truths are failing her. She’s learning things she never wanted to know about the Sisterhood and its secrets, and the Guardians and their power. And, when the fence is breached and her world is thrown into chaos, about the Unconsecrated and their relentlessness. Now, she must choose between her village and her future, between the one she loves and the one who loves her. And she must face the truth about the Forest of Hands and Teeth. Could there be life outside a world surrounded in so much death? [STAR] "A bleak but gripping story...Poignant and powerful."-Publishers Weekly, Starred "A postapocalyptic romance of the first order, elegantly written from title to last line."-Scott Westerfeld, author of the Uglies series and Leviathan "Intelligent, dark, and bewitching, The Forest of Hands and Teeth transitions effortlessly between horror and beauty. Mary's world is one that readers will not soon forget."-Cassandra Clare, bestselling author of City of Bones "Opening The Forest of Hands and Teeth is like cracking Pandora's box: a blur of darkness and a precious bit of hope pour out. This is a beautifully crafted, page-turning, powerful novel. I thoroughly enjoyed it."-Melissa Marr, bestselling author of Wicked Lovely and Ink Exchange "Dark and sexy and scary. Only one of the Unconsecrated could put this book down."-Justine Larbalestier, author of How to Ditch Your Fairy From the Hardcover edition.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Joe Books Ltd
ISBN: 177275367X
Format: PDF
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A nostalgic return to the world of 19th-century rural Missouri—a world of endless summers and desperate adventures, seen through the eyes of that most lovable of American heroes. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer recalls the joy and abandon of youth and hearkens back to a simpler time. This is a bona fide American classic. Sayre Street Books offers the world's greatest literature in easy to navigate, beautifully designed digital editions.

Tom Sawyer The Complete Collection

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Book House Publishing
ISBN: 8822820134
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book, newly updated, contains now several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure! The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will be redirected to the beginning of that work, where you'll find a new TOC that lists all the chapters and sub-chapters of that specific work. Here you will find the complete 'Tom Sawyer' novels in the chronological order of their original publication. - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Tom Sawyer Abroad - Tom Sawyer, Detective

The Complete Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781627300506
Format: PDF, Docs
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Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer books, all in a single volume. Includes The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; Tom Sawyer Abroad; and Tom Sawyer, Detective--the complete adventures of a classic character of American literature.

Chaos and Cyber Culture

Author: Timothy Leary
Publisher: Ronin Pub
ISBN: 9781579511470
Format: PDF
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America's most dangerous man - according to Richard Nixon, and the Pied Piper of Youth is BACK!!!!!America's most dangerous man - according to Richard Nixon - and the Pied Piper of Youth is BACK! This book is about designing Chaos and fashioning your personal disorder: On screens with cyber tools from counterculture perspectives with informational chemicals (Chaos drugs) while delighting in cybernetics as guerrilla artists who explore de-animation alternatives while surfing the waves of millennium madness to glimpse the glorious wild impossibilities and improbabilities of the century to come. Enjoy it! It's ours to be played with! Chaos & CyberCulture conveys Timothy Leary's vision of the emergence of a new humanism with an emphasis on questioning authority, independent thinking, individual creativity, and the empowerment of computers and other technologies. Leary's last great work, this book includes over 100,000 words in 40 chapters and 80 illustrations, as well as conversations with William Gibson, Winona Ryder, William S. Burroughs, and David Byrne.Timothy Leary, the visionary Harvard psychologist who became a guru of the '60s counterculture, has reemerged as an icon of the new edge cyberpunks.

Plotted

Author: Andrew DeGraff
Publisher: Pulp
ISBN: 1936976951
Format: PDF
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This incredibly wide-ranging collection of maps - all inspired by literary classics - offers readers a new way of looking at their favorite fictional worlds. Andrew DeGraff's stunningly detailed artwork takes readers deep into the landscapes from The Odyssey, Hamlet, Pride and Prejudice, Invisible Man, A Wrinkle in Time, Watership Down,A Christmas Carol, and more. Sure to reignite a love for old favorites and spark fresh interest in more recent works as well, Plotted provides a unique new way of appreciating the lands of the human imagination.