we that are young

Book Title : We That Are Young
Author : Preti Taneja
Publisher : Knopf
Release Date : 2018-08-28
Pages : 496
ISBN : 9780525521532
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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When a billionaire hotelier and political operator attempts to pit his three daughters against one another, a brutal struggle for primacy begins in this modern-day take on Shakespeare’s King Lear. Set in contemporary India, where rich men are gods while farmers starve and water is fast running out, We That Are Young is a story about power, status, and the love of a megalomaniac father. A searing exploration of human fallibility, Preti Taneja’s remarkable novel reveals the fragility of the human heart—and its inevitable breaking point.

Book Title : We That Were Young
Author : Irene Rathbone
Publisher : Feminist Press at CUNY
Release Date : 1989
Pages : 498
ISBN : 1558610022
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This fierce anti-war novel by Irene Rathbone (1892-1980) is told from the perspective of a cultured former suffragist and several of her friends- young women who work at rest camps just behind the lines in France and as nurses of the severely wounded in hospitals in London. When Joan loses both her brother and lover to the war, in anger at the enemy she volunteers for work in a munitions plant- but by the end, she is a confirmed pacifist.

Book Title : We That Are Left
Author : Clare Clark
Publisher : Random House
Release Date : 2015-04-02
Pages : 464
ISBN : 9781446499443
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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It is 1910 and to ten-year-old Oskar Grunewald, the Melville family is impossibly, incomprehensibly glamorous. Born into privilege, their certainties are as unshakeable as the walls of their Victorian castle. It is a world to which Oskar, mathematics prodigy and son of a penniless German composer, has no wish to belong. But when Theo Melville is killed in the Great War, shattering his family’s lives, Oskar finds himself drawn reluctantly into the gaping hole his death has left behind. As Theo’s two sisters struggle to forge their paths in a world that no longer plays by the old rules, Oskar’s life becomes entwined with theirs in a way that will change all of their futures.

Book Title : Something We Have That They Don t
Author : Steven H. Clark
Publisher : University of Iowa Press
Release Date : 2004-04-01
Pages : 231
ISBN : 9781587294761
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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There is some connexion (I like the way the English spell it They’re so clever about some things Probably smarter generally than we are Although there is supposed to be something We have that they don’'t—'don’t ask me What it is. . . .) —John Ashbery, “Tenth Symphony” Something We Have That They Don’t presents a variety of essays on the relationship between British and American poetry since 1925. The essays collected here all explore some aspect of the rich and complex history of Anglo-American poetic relations of the last seventy years. Since the dawn of Modernism poets either side of the Atlantic have frequently inspired each other’s developments, from Frost’s galvanizing advice to Edward Thomas to rearrange his prose as verse, to Eliot’s and Auden’s enormous influence on the poetry of their adopted nations (“whichever Auden is,” Eliot once replied when asked if he were a British or an American poet, “I suppose, I must be the other”); from the impact of Charles Olson and other Black Mountain poets on J. H. Prynne and the Cambridge School, to the widespread influence of Frank O'Hara and Robert Lowell on a diverse range of contemporary British poets. Clark and Ford’s study aims to chart some of the currents of these ever-shifting relations. Poets discussed in these essays include John Ashbery, W. H. Auden, Elizabeth Bishop, T. S. Eliot, Mark Ford, Robert Graves, Thom Gunn, Lee Harwood, Geoffrey Hill, Michael Hofmann, Susan Howe, Robert Lowell, and W. B. Yeats. “Poetry and sovereignty,” Philip Larkin remarked in an interview of 1982, “are very primitive things”: these essays consider the ways in which even seemingly very “unprimitive” poetries can be seen as reflecting and engaging with issues of national sovereignty and self-interest, and in the process they pose a series of fascinating questions about the national narratives that currently dominate definitions of the British and American poetic traditions. This innovative and exciting new collection will be of great interest to students and scholars of British and American poetry and comparative literature.

Book Title : The Time is Out of Joint
Author : Agnes Heller
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date : 2002
Pages : 375
ISBN : 0742512517
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The Time Is Out of Joint presents an examination of Shakespeare's distinctly modern confrontation with time and temporality, the difference between the truth of the fact, that of theory, and that of interpretation and revelatory truth, and finds that Shakespeare anticipated post-metaphysical philosophy and its central concerns at a time when modern metaphysics had not yet reached it speak. Visit our website for sample chapters!

Book Title : King Lear in Context
Author : Keith Linley
Publisher : Anthem Press
Release Date : 2015-02-15
Pages : 306
ISBN : 9781783083749
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This engaging book provides in-depth discussion of the various influences that an audience in 1606 would have brought to interpreting ‘King Lear’. How did people think about the world, about God, about sin, about kings, about civilized conduct? Learn about the social hierarchy, gender relationships, parenting and family dynamics, court corruption, class tensions, the literary profile of the time, the concept of tragedy – and all the subversions, transgressions, and oppositions that made the play an unsettling picture of a disintegrating world in free fall.

Book Title : The Plays of William Shakspeare
Author : William Shakespeare
Publisher :
Release Date : 1803
Pages :
ISBN : UCAL:B3041795
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Book Title : The Christian Tradition in English Literature
Author : Paul Cavill
Publisher : Zondervan Academic
Release Date : 2009-08-30
Pages : 512
ISBN : 9780310861355
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Features:• Wide chronological coverage of English literature, especially texts found in the Norton, Oxford, Blackwell and other standard anthologies• Short, punchy essays that engage with the texts, the critics, and literary and social issues• Background and survey articles• Glossaries of Bible themes, images and narratives• Annotated bibliography and questions for class discussion or personal reflection• Scholarly yet accessible, jargon-free approach – ideal for school and university students, book groups and general readersCreated for readers who may be unfamiliar with the Bible, church history or theological development, it offers an understanding of Christianity’s key concepts, themes, images and characters as they relate to English literature up to the present day.

Book Title : A little book for little children wherein are set down several directions for little children and several remarkable stories both ancient and modern of little children Twelfth edition
Author : Thomas WHITE (Minister of the Gospel.)
Publisher :
Release Date : 1702
Pages :
ISBN : BL:A0017467352
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Book Title : A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on William Shakespeare s King Lear
Author : Grace Ioppolo
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release Date : 2003
Pages : 192
ISBN : 0415234727
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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With a remarkable breadth of coverage and a focused, user-friendly approach, this Routledge Literary Sourcebook is the essential guide for any student of King Lear.