all ebooks in category: European Literary Criticism (9)

«The Diary Of A Superfluous Man and Other Stories» by Ivan Turgenev
English | ISBN: 9782291021322 | EPUB | 0.3 MB

Includes: The Diary of a Superfluous Man, A Tour in the Forest, Yakov Pasinkov, Andrei Kolosov, and A Correspendence. The Diary of a Superfluous Man …

The Cambridge Companion to Balzac
English | 2017 | ISBN: 1107066476 | 207 Pages | PDF | 5.41 MB

One of the founders of literary realism and the serial novel, Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850) was a prolific writer who produced more than a hundred …

History and Causality
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1137372397 | 272 pages | PDF | 2 MB

This volume investigates the different attitudes of historians and other social scientists to questions of causality. It argues that historical theorists after the linguistic turn …

Survival of the Fireflies
English | ISBN: 1517905745 | September 4, 2018 | EPUB | 112 pages | 279.88 KB

Dante once spoke, in his Divine Comedy, of the miniscule lights, in the twenty-sixth canto of the Inferno, who, contrary to the great lights that …

Conversations with Casanova: A Fictional Dialogue Based on Biographical Facts (Conversations With)
English | June 11th, 2019 | ISBN: 1786782294 | 128 pages | EPUB | 0.46 MB

Imagined by one of the world's leading experts on Casanova, this fictionalised conversation presents the essential biography of history's most famous lover. A quiet chat …

Dictionaries in Early Modern Europe: Lexicography and the Making of Heritage
English | ISBN: 0521886740 | 2008 | 408 pages | PDF | 4 MB

Dictionaries tell stories of many kinds. The history of dictionaries, of how they were produced, published and used, has much to tell us about the …

The Conquest of Ruins: The Third Reich and the Fall of Rome
2019 | ISBN: 022658819X, 022658805X | English | 632 pages | PDF | 6 MB

The Roman Empire has been a source of inspiration and a model for imitation for Western empires practically since the moment Rome fell. Yet, as …

Dictionary of Tolkien
English | EPUB | 2.3 MB

“We wants it, we needs it. Must have the Precious.” J.R.R. Tolkien is the father of modern fantasy. He created characters and a world so …

Serendipities: Language and Lunacy (Italian Academy Lectures)
English | November 5th, 1998 | ISBN: 0231111347, 0156007517 | 128 pages | EPUB | 1.84 MB

Best-selling author Umberto Eco's latest work unlocks the riddles of history in an exploration of the "linguistics of the lunatic," stories told by scholars, scientists, …