The Leading eBooks Store Online
3,817,579 members ⚫ 1,261,085 ebooks
New to eBooks.com?Learn more
- Bestsellers - This Week
- Foreign Language Study
- Bestsellers - Last 6 months
- Graphic Books
- Health & Fitness
- Political Science
- Biography & Autobiography
- Psychology & Psychiatry
- Body Mind & Spirit
- House & Home
- Business & Economics
- Children's & Young Adult Fiction
- Juvenile Nonfiction
- Language Arts & Disciplines
- Crafts & Hobbies
- Science Fiction
- Current Events
- Literary Collections
- Literary Criticism
- Literary Fiction
- Social Science
- The Environment
- Sports & Recreation
- Family & Relationships
- Study Aids
- Folklore & Mythology
- Food and Wine
- Performing Arts
- True Crime
- Foreign Language Books
Most popular at the top
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 87.78
Melding the fields of literature, sociology, and history, this book develops analyses of the ten novels in Balzac's Scènes de la vie de province . Following the order of the novels projected in La Comédie humaine , Allan H. Pasco investigates how Balzac used art as a tool of social inquiry to obtain startlingly accurate insights into the relationships... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Robert Louis Stevenson and the Pictorial Text explores the genesis, production and the critical appreciation of the illustrations to the fiction of Robert Louis Stevenson. Stevenson is one of the most copied and interpreted authors of the late nineteenth century, especially his novels Treasure Island and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 84.99
This first complete English translation of an eighteenth-century Muslim ambassador?s travelogue about Spain uncovers an early example of modern diplomacy and makes plain the significance of Andalusia for one who saw the region through its Islamic past and his own ancestry. The introduction explains the history of the visit of al-Ghazz?l, draws connections... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) pitted conservative forces including the army, the Church, the Falange (fascist party), landowners, and industrial capitalists against the Republic, installed in 1931 and supported by intellectuals, the petite bourgeoisie, many campesinos (farm laborers), and the urban proletariat. Provoking heated passions on both... more...
- J.B. Metzler 2016; US$ 6.37
Thomas Mann kompakt. Die Literaturwissenschaft und eine breite literarische Öffentlichkeit beteiligen sich gleichermaßen am Meinungsbildungsprozess. Im Spannungsfeld dieser Kontroversen liefert Volkmar Hansen eine facettenreiche Einführung in das Leben und Werk Thomas Manns. Durch seine Darstellung alternativer Positionen erscheinen die Sichtweisen... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan US 2012; US$ 78.02
An emblematic figure of the 'bourgeois century,' the parvenu represents the Other on which a society depends. This drama of exclusion is symptomatic of nineteenth-century society: ambivalent about social mobility, oscillating between a new sense of opportunity for all and a backward-looking retrenchment to rigid social structures. more...
- Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 110.00
Drawing on a range of popular Gothic and Victorian novels, poems and short stories, this book provides the first full length study of representations of death and dying in Gothic texts between 1740 and 1914. more...
- LSU Press 1999; US$ 21.95
Since Arthur Symons?s declaration in 1895 in the Saturday Review that Christina Rossetti was ?among the great poets of the nineteenth century,? Rossetti?s image among critics has undergone permutations as divergent as Victorian culture is from postmodern. Now Diane D?Amico redeems Rossetti from the various one-dimensional castings assigned her across... more...