Impac Dublin Literary Award

The Potter's Field by Andrea Camilleri  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by futon2009 at Sept. 16, 2013
The Potter's Field by Andrea Camilleri

The Potter's Field by Andrea Camilleri
Mantle | 2012 | ISBN: 1447203291 | 288 pages | EPUB | 4 MB

A New York Times bestseller, Winner of the Crime Writers' Association's International Dagger and longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Witty and entertaining, the Montalbano novels by Andrea Camilleri - a master of the Italian detective story - have become favorites of mystery fans everywhere. In this latest installment, an unidentified corpse is found near Vigàta, a town known for its soil rich with potter's clay. Inspector Montalbano slowly, through myriad betrayals, finds his way to the solution to the crime.

L'intoccabile - John Banville (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Maroutan at Dec. 1, 2016
L'intoccabile - John Banville (Repost)

L'intoccabile - John Banville
Italian | 2014 | 368 Pages | ASIN: B00LPFAST2 | EPUB | 398.15 KB

Amatissimo dalla critica (solo per fare un esempio, nel 2014 Pietro Citati sul Corriere della Sera ha definito il suo L’intoccabile "un romanzo straordinario: certo il più bello degli ultimi quarant'anni" per "la vastità, la ricchezza, il terribile riso"), Banville nel corso della sua carriera ha vinto i premi più prestigiosi, fra cui il Booker Prize per Il Mare, il Premio Franz Kafka, il Premio Nonino, l’Irish Book Awards, l’European Literary Award, l’Irish PEN Award e il Premio Principe delle Asturie per la sua opera. Diversi critici e giornalisti lo considerano, con Philip Roth e Haruki Murakami, come uno dei possibili vincitori del prossimo Premio Nobel per la Letteratura.
Sapphire’s Literary Breakthrough: Erotic Literacies, Feminist Pedagogies, Environmental Justice Perspectives

Sapphire’s Literary Breakthrough: Erotic Literacies, Feminist Pedagogies, Environmental Justice Perspectives by Neal A. Lester
English | Dec. 10, 2015 | ISBN: 1349448559 | 264 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

The first collection focused on the writing of provocative author and performance artist Sapphire, including her groundbreaking novel PUSH that has since become the Academy-award-winning film Precious.
"This volume presents many essays for addressing a range of themes relevant to African American and feminist literatures and is a valuable addition to any collection of young adult or adult literary criticisms." - Journal of American Culture.
Joseph Holloway's Abbey Theatre: A Selection from His Unpublished Journal "Impressions of a Dublin Playgoer"

Joseph Holloway's Abbey Theatre: A Selection from His Unpublished Journal "Impressions of a Dublin Playgoer" (A Chicago Classic) by Joseph Holloway
English | Nov. 17, 2009 | ISBN: 0809329379 | 316 Pages | PDF | 13.14 MB

Until his death in 1944, Holloway attended almost every performance of the Abbey Theatre and daily recorded in his journal his reactions to plays and players and his comments about and conversations with literary and theatrical people.

TTC Video - Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by groovebeat at June 26, 2013
TTC Video - Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition

TTC Video - Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition
DVD-Rip | AVI | XviD @ 800 Kbit/s | 720x480 | MP3 Stereo @ 128 Kbit/s 48 KHz | 84x30 min | 15.3 GB
Genre: Western Literature | Language: English

Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition is your chance to survey over 70 literary geniuses and masterpieces of Western literature. In 84 lectures taught by five award-winning professors who are experts in particular literary time periods, you explore the vast collection of Western writers and their respective works. With its broad historical scope and its depth of insight, this course is a veritable encyclopedia of Western literature's greatest writers. It's your chance to get a look at their works, styles, themes, and relationships with one another without having to pour through thousands upon thousands of pages of their writing. And you'll see the role they played both within the context of their own time and within the larger span of literary history.

Dublin (Bloom's Literary Places)  

Posted by lout at April 21, 2010
Dublin (Bloom's Literary Places)

Dublin (Bloom's Literary Places) By John Tomedi, Harold Bloom
Publisher: Chelsea House Publications 2005 | 191 Pages | ISBN: 0791078361 | PDF | 2 MB
Bloom's Literary Places  London , New York, Paris, Rome, St. Petersburg, Dublin

Bloom's Literary Places London , New York, Paris, Rome, St. Petersburg, Dublin)
Chelsea House Publishers | 2005 | ISBN: 079107837X | 1025 pages | PDF | 11, 6 MB

London Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Dickens are just a few of the London authors that have come to represent the essences of English literature. Taking you on a tour of the city with strong literary roots, the book examines it as it has appeared as a setting in various works of literature.
New York. The city that never sleeps has played host to numerous modern classics. Arguably the heart of the American book business, New York has always been a hot spot for writers and literati. This book takes you on a tour of the city, examining it as it has appeared as a setting in various works of literature.
Paris Home to the 1920 American expatriate group of Hemingway, Stein, Eliot, Dos Pasos, and others, Paris has long been associated with intellectualism and sidewalk cafe culture. Taking you on a literary tour of the city, examining it as a setting in various works of literature, and as it has served as an influence for various authors.
Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry: How Izatt-Christensen Award Winners Shaped the Field

Reed M. Izatt, "Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry: How Izatt-Christensen Award Winners Shaped the Field"
English | ISBN: 1119053846 | 2016 | 504 pages | PDF | 43 MB
Sexuality and the Gothic Magic Lantern: Desire, Eroticism and Literary Visibilities from Byron to Bram Stoker (Palgrave Gothic)

Sexuality and the Gothic Magic Lantern: Desire, Eroticism and Literary Visibilities from Byron to Bram Stoker (Palgrave Gothic) by D. Jones
English | Jan. 1, 2014 | ISBN: 1349452521 | 264 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

This fascinating study explores the multifarious erotic themes associated with the magic lantern shows, which proved the dominant visual medium of the West for 350 years, and analyses how the shows influenced the portrayals of sexuality in major works of Gothic fiction.

The North Shore Literary Trail: From Bradstreet's Andover to Hawthorne's Salem  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Dec. 2, 2016
The North Shore Literary Trail: From Bradstreet's Andover to Hawthorne's Salem

The North Shore Literary Trail: From Bradstreet's Andover to Hawthorne's Salem by Kristin Bierfelt
English | March 30, 2009 | ISBN: 1596295201 | EPUB | 192 pages | 4.5 MB