Tolstoy's style in Anna Karenina is considered by many critics to be transitional, forming a bridge between the realist and modernist novel. The novel is narrated from a third-person-omniscient perspective, shifting the narrator's attention to several major characters, though most frequently focusing on the opposing lifestyles and attitudes of its central protagonists of Anna and Levin.
This page contains details about the Fiction book Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert published in 1857. This book is the 12th greatest Fiction book of all time as determined by thegreatestbooks.org. This page also displays the various versions(paperback, hardcover, audio) and prices for the book on Amazon.com.
The Great Gatsby is a story told by Nick Carraway, who was once Gatsby's neighbor, and he tells the story sometime after 1922, when the incidents that fill the book take place. As the story opens, Nick has just moved from the Midwest to West Egg, Long Island, seeking his fortune as a bond salesman ...
Lolita PDF is a classic novel that was written in 1955 by a Russian American Novelist named Vladimir Nabokov. What made this book to attain its classic status is its controversial subject. This novel was so successful that it was adapted into a film, not once, but twice.
A summary of Themes in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was a Russian short-story writer, playwright and physician, considered to be one of the greatest short-story writers in the history of world literature. His career as a dramatist produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics.
Anna Karenina is the tragic story of Countess Anna Karenina, a married noblewoman and socialite, and her affair with the affluent Count Vronsky. The story starts when she arrives in the midst of a family broken up by her brother's unbridled womanizing—something that prefigures her own later situation, though she would experience less tolerance by others.
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Spanish: Cien años de soledad, American Spanish: ) is a landmark 1967 novel by Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez that tells the multi-generational story of the Buendía family, whose patriarch, José Arcadio Buendía, founds the town of Macondo, in the metaphoric country of Colombia.
Time magazine included the novel in its "All Time 100 Novels" list. The novel is based on Forster's experiences in India, deriving the title from Walt Whitman's 1870 poem "Passage to India" in Leaves of Grass. The story revolves around four characters: Dr. Aziz, his British friend Mr. Cyril Fielding, Mrs. Moore, and Miss Adela Quested.
The second part of Cervantes' Don Quixote, finished as a direct result of the Avellaneda book, has come to be regarded by some literary critics as superior to the first part, because of its greater depth of characterization, its discussions, mostly between Quixote and Sancho, on diverse subjects, and its philosophical insights.
The 16 Greatest Books of All Time. Two book editors for the nyulocal.com present their list of the 16 greatest books of all time, with a list of runner-ups as well. NYU Local; Great Books "Great Books is an hour-long documentary and biography program that aired on The Learning Channel.
In Lord of the Flies, which was published in 1954, Golding combined that perception of humanity with his years of experience with schoolboys. Although not the first novel he wrote, Lord of the Flies was the first to be published after having been rejected by 21 publishers.
Nobel Prize winner Ernest Hemingway is seen as one of the great American 20th century novelists, and is known for works like A Farewell to Arms and The Old Man and the Sea. Synopsis Born on July 21, 1899, in Cicero (now in Oak Park), Illinois, Ernest Hemingway served in World War I and worked in journalism before publishing his story collection In Our Time.
Animal Farm is an allegorical novella by George Orwell, first published in England on 17 August 1945. According to Orwell, the book reflects events leading up to the Russian Revolution of 1917 and then on into the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union.
Tuesdays with Morrie is a magical chronicle of their time together, through which Mitch shares Morrie’s lasting gift with the world. Now the best-selling memoir of all time,Tuesdays with Morrie began as a modest labor of love to help pay some of Schwartz’s medical bills.
Bestselling author Nick Hornby explores the world of break-ups, make-ups and what it is to be in love in his astutely observed, hilarious million-copy-selling first novel High Fidelity. Do you know your desert-island, all-time, top five most memorable split-ups? Rob does. He keeps a list, in f
Lowry won many awards for her work on The Giver, including the following: The 1994 Newbery Medal – The John Newbery award (Medal) is given by the Association for Library Service to Children. The award is given for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.