Author: Anne Barngrover

Publisher: Akron Series in Poetry

ISBN: 9781629220802

Category: Poetry

Page: 72

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Brazen Creature spans a young woman's awakening. The poems' concerns are twofold: violence against women and girls that has become rooted in the land, and verdant female desire and self-assertion in the face of entrenched oppression. In the poems' Midwestern towns and farmlands, patriarchy is a ghost that haunts the cottonwoods, soybean fields, and creek beds. The speaker is in limbo between fear and yearning, vulnerability and transgression, drought and flood, saving a life and needing to be saved.
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Author: Anne Barngrover

Publisher: Up On Big Rock Poetry Series

ISBN: 9780989586160

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Page: 62

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Author: N.A

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226971414

Category: Fiction

Page: 424

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Anthony C. Yu’s translation of The Journey to the West,initially published in 1983, introduced English-speaking audiences to the classic Chinese novel in its entirety for the first time. Written in the sixteenth century, The Journey to the West tells the story of the fourteen-year pilgrimage of the monk Xuanzang, one of China’s most famous religious heroes, and his three supernatural disciples, in search of Buddhist scriptures. Throughout his journey, Xuanzang fights demons who wish to eat him, communes with spirits, and traverses a land riddled with a multitude of obstacles, both real and fantastical. An adventure rich with danger and excitement, this seminal work of the Chinese literary canonis by turns allegory, satire, and fantasy. With over a hundred chapters written in both prose and poetry, The Journey to the West has always been a complicated and difficult text to render in English while preserving the lyricism of its language and the content of its plot. But Yu has successfully taken on the task, and in this new edition he has made his translations even more accurate and accessible. The explanatory notes are updated and augmented, and Yu has added new material to his introduction, based on his original research as well as on the newest literary criticism and scholarship on Chinese religious traditions. He has also modernized the transliterations included in each volume, using the now-standard Hanyu Pinyin romanization system. Perhaps most important, Yu has made changes to the translation itself in order to make it as precise as possible. One of the great works of Chinese literature, The Journey to the West is not only invaluable to scholars of Eastern religion and literature, but, in Yu’s elegant rendering, also a delight for any reader.
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Author: Joseph Crosby Lincoln

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American fiction

Page: 461

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Quahaug

Author: Joseph C. Lincoln

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 1434487105

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 6695

A facsimile reprint of Lincoln's 1914 novel.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: London (England)

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Author: Victor Hugo

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 9781853260681

Category: Fiction

Page: 397

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Quasimodo, a gentle and kind hunchback who lives a lonely, isolated life in a cathedral in Paris, rescues the beautiful Esmerelda from being hanged for a crime she did not commit.
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Author: Victor Hugo

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1610420039

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Victor Hugo is often regarded as one of the greatest French writers of all time. Best known today, for his classic novels "The Hunchback of Notre-Dame" and "Les Misérables," Hugo had several novels and stories regarded equally high, and they are collected here (along with all of his other classics). This collection includes: The History of a Crime The Hunchback of Notre Dame Les Miserables The Man Who Laughs The Memoirs of Victor Hugo Napoleon the Little
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Author: Walter Francis White

Publisher: LSU Press

ISBN: 9780807122808

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

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Published amid controversy in 1926, FLIGHT focuses on the dilemma of Mimi Daquin, a New Orleans creole who, for a time, passes as white. An unexpected pregnancy causes Mimi to abandon her prosperous family and move to Harlem. Racial attitudes of the times--by both whites and blacks--are compellingly portrayed by author Walter White (1893-1955), a blond-haired, blue-eyed black man and NAACP activist.
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Author: John Hay

Publisher: tredition

ISBN: 3847205641

Category: Fiction

Page: 247

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This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.
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A Magazine of Cleverness

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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Author: Victor Hugo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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