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Spells of Enchantment: The Wondrous Fairy Tales of Western Culture
Spells of Enchantment: The Wondrous Fairy Tales of Western Culture
by Jack Zipes
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INTRODUCTION A NOTE ON THE TEXTS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS APULEIUS Cupid and Psyche (2nd century AD) GESTA ROMANORUM Of Feminine Subtlety (c. 1300) GIOVANNI STRAPAROLA The Pig Prince (1553) GIAMBATTISTA BASILE The Merchant's Two Sons (1634) MARIE-JEANNE L... (read more)

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Favorite Greek Myths (Dover Children's Thrift Classics)
Favorite Greek Myths (Dover Children's Thrift Classics)
by Bob Blaisdell
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CHAPTER I: GODS AND TITANS CHAPTER II: HERCULES CHAPTER III: HEROES AND MONSTERS CHAPTER IV: THE ARGONAUTS CHAPTER V: THE TROJAN WAR CHAPTER VI: THE ODYSSEY... (read more)

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Myths of the Greeks and Romans
Myths of the Greeks and Romans
by Michael Grant
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Foreword Part I: The Heroes of Homer 1. The Wrath of Achilles i. The Story Told in the Iliad ii. Troy and Homer iii. Achilles: Helen iv. The Qualities of a Hero v. The Hero and His Gods 2. Odysseus i. The Story Told in the Odyssey ii. Odysseus iii. Ever... (read more)

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Masters of British Literature, Volume a and B (08 Edition)
Masters of British Literature, Volume a and B (08 Edition)
by David Damrosch
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  THE MIDDLE AGES   BEFORE THE NORMAN CONQUEST   BEOWULF Response John Gardner, from Grendel   EARLY ENGLISH NARRATIVE The Labour Pains of the Ulaid The Birth of Cú Chulainn The Naming of Cú Chulainn   EARLY ENGLISH... (read more)

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Early American Writing (Penguin Classics)
Early American Writing (Penguin Classics)
by Giles Gunn
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Introduction Prefigurations (1): Native American Mythology WINNEBAGO: This Newly Created World CHEROKEE: How the World Was Made BERING STRAIT ESKIMO: Raven Creation Myth HOPI: How the Spaniards Came to Shung-opovi, How They Build a Mission, and How the... (read more)

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History of the Kings of Britain (66 Edition)
History of the Kings of Britain (66 Edition)
by Geoffrey Of Monmouth
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Translated with an Introduction by Lewis Thorpe Introduction 1. Geoffrey's Purpose 2. Who was Geoffrey of Monmouth? 3. Geoffrey's Sources 4. The Work Itself 5. Geoffrey the Artist 6. Geoffrey of Monmouth down the Centuries 7. Editions of the Historia 8... (read more)

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Best Short Stories/die SCH
Best Short Stories/die SCH
by Franz Kafka
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The Judgment   "("Das Urteil"; better translation of title, "The Sentence"; written night of Sept. 22/23, 1912; first pub. in the annual magazine Arkadia, Leipzig, 1913; first book pub., Kurt Wolff Verlag, Leipzig, 1916)" The Metamorphosis   " (... (read more)

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Are Women Human? (71 Edition)
Are Women Human? (71 Edition)
by Dorothy Leigh Sayers
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Are women human? -- The human-not-quite-human.... (read more)

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Cyberreader-abridged Edition (05 Edition)
Cyberreader-abridged Edition (05 Edition)
by Victor Vitanza
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1. Cyberspace and Virtual Reality. Benjamin Woolley, “Cyberspace.” Michael Heim, “VR101.” Richard Thieme, “Stalking the UFO Meme.” 2. Virtual Identities. Sherry Turkle, “Identity Crisis.” Timoth Leary... (read more)

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The Benchley Roundup: A Selection by Nathaniel Benchley of His Favorites
The Benchley Roundup: A Selection by Nathaniel Benchley of His Favorites
by Robert Benchley
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Foreword "Take the Witness!" How to Get Things Done The Social Life of the Newt Football Rules or Whatever They Are The Tortures of Week-End Visting From Nine to Five Shakespeare Explained Christmas Afternoon Family Life in America Do Insects Think? The... (read more)

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Temas : Invitation a La Literatura Hispanica (94 Edition)
Temas : Invitation a La Literatura Hispanica (94 Edition)
by Mar Iglesias
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Note: Each unit begins with Introduction to Theme and Overview of Unit. I. Amor 1. ¿Que es el amor? Lope de Vega, Soneto (poetry) Antonio Machado, Todo amor es fantasia...(poetry) Gustavo Adolfo Becquer, De las Rimas (poetry) Pedro Salinas, Para vivir... (read more)

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Images of Women in Literature
Images of Women in Literature
by Mary A Ferguson
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I. Traditional Images of Women Image One: The Wife Little Woman, Sally Benson The Angel over the Right Shoulder, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Cutting the Jewish Bride's Hair, Ruth Whitman The Bridal Veil, Alice Cary Aunt Rosanna's Rocker, Nicholosa Mohr... (read more)

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Longman Anthology of World Literature -volume F (2ND 09 Edition)
Longman Anthology of World Literature -volume F (2ND 09 Edition)
by David Damrosch
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VOLUME D: SEVENTEENTH AND EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES   THE WORLD THE MUGHALS MADE Zahiruddin Muhammad Babur (1483-1530)             from The Memoirs of Babur ( trans. Wheeler M. Thackston) Jahangir... (read more)

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Bedford Anthology of World Literature Compact, 1650-present: the Modern World Volume 2 (09 Edition)
Bedford Anthology of World Literature Compact, 1650-present: the Modern World Volume 2 (09 Edition)
by Paul Davis
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VOLUME 2: The Modern World (1650-Present) [*denotes complete longer works] Preface About the Editors Pronunciation Key... (read more)

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Myths of the Norsemen : From the Eddas and the Sagas (92 Edition)
Myths of the Norsemen : From the Eddas and the Sagas (92 Edition)
by Helene A. Guerber
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I. THE BEGINNING II. ODIN III. FRIGGA IV. THOR V. TYR VI. BRAGI VII. IDUN VIII. NIÖRD IX. FREY X. FREYA XI. ULLER XII. FORSETI XIII. HEIMDALL XIV. HERMOD XV. VIDAR XVI. VALI XVII. THE NORNS XVIII. THE VALKYRS XIX. HEL XX. ÆGIR XXI... (read more)

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The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales
The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales
by Alison Lurie
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Uncle David's Nonsensical Story about Giants and Fairies (1839), Catherine Sinclair... (read more)

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Sacred Willow : Four Generations in the Life of a Vietnamese Family (99 Edition)
Sacred Willow : Four Generations in the Life of a Vietnamese Family (99 Edition)
by Duong Van Mai Elliott
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Preface Acknowledgments Maps Family Tree 1. A Burial in the Night 2. Shut Gate and High Walls 3. The Silk Merchant 4. French Veneer, Confucian Soul 5. Taxes, Floods, and Robbers 6. The Third Month in the Year of the Famine 7. The Head on the Roof 8. Into... (read more)

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Tales of Old Japan : Folklore, Fairy Tales, Ghost Stories and Legends of the Samurai (05 Edition)
Tales of Old Japan : Folklore, Fairy Tales, Ghost Stories and Legends of the Samurai (05 Edition)
by A. B. Mitford
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Preface The Forty-Seven Ronins The Loves of Gompachi and Komurasaki The Kazuma's Revenge A Story of the Otokodatand#233; of Yedo The Wonderful Adventures of Funakoshi Jiuyand#233;mon The Eta Maiden and the Hatamoto Fairy Tales and#160; The Tongue-cut... (read more)

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The Portable Benjamin Franklin (Penguin Classics)
The Portable Benjamin Franklin (Penguin Classics)
by Larzer Ziff
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The Portable Benjamin Franklin Introduction Acknowledgments Note on the Texts The Portable Benjamin Franklin Autobiography Selected Writings I. Printer, Journalist, Tradesman (1722-1757) 1722: The Dogood Papers (Nos. I, II, IV, VII) 1728: Epitaph The... (read more)

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Schocken Book of Contemporary Jewish Fiction (96 Edition)
Schocken Book of Contemporary Jewish Fiction (96 Edition)
by Ted Solotaroff
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Introductions Ted Solotaroff: The Open Community Nessa Rapoport: Summoned by the Feast Max Apple: The Eighth Day Saul Bellow: Something to Remember Me By Marsha Lee Berkman: Deeds of Love and Rage Michael Chabon: S Angel E.L. Doctorow: The Writer in the... (read more)

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