Literary Criticism - General

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The War That Killed Achilles: The Tru...

Caroline Alexander

Few warriors, in life or literature, have challenged their commanding officer and the rationale of the war they fought as fiercely as did Homer's hero Achilles. Today, the Iliad is celebrated as one of the greatest works in literature...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2009

W.B. Yeats: Selected Poems

William Butler Yeats

Yeatss poetry is rich with the imagery, mythology, and musicality of his homeland, Ireland, but his themes are universal: the conflict between life and death, love and hate, and the meaning of mans existence in an imperfect world.

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Aug 2008

On Writers and Writing

Margaret Atwood

What is the role of the writer? Prophet? High priest of art? Court jester? Or witness to the real world?  Looking back on her own childhood and writing career, Margaret Atwood examines the metaphors which writers of fiction and ...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jan 2021

The Stephen King Companion: Four Deca...

George Beahm

A detailed companion to the work of Stephen King, using original articles, interviews, and biographical material to show how he became America's favorite storyteller.The Stephen King Companion provides a look inside Stephen King's wor...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Feb 2016

Silly Novels by Lady Novelists

George Eliot

In this essay, originally published anonymously in The Westminster Review(1856), George Eliot examines the state of women’s fiction in her time. She lamentingly argues that absurd and banal novels, written by well-to-do women of...

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Published: Jan 2023

Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & the Hitc...

Neil Gaiman

The #1 New York Times-bestselling author's "hilarious . . . idiosyncratic . . . delightful" and definitive companion to a global phenomenon (Publishers Weekly). Douglas Adams's "six-part trilogy," The Hitchhiker's...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jun 2020

Foucault: A Very Short Introduction (...

Gary Gutting

Foucault is one of those rare philosophers who has become a cult figure. Born in 1926 in France, over the course of his life he dabbled in drugs, politics, and the Paris SM scene, all whilst striving to understand the deep concepts of...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Aug 2016

Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for Pe...

Francine Prose

In her entertaining and edifying New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author Francine Prose invites you to sit by her side and take a guided tour of the tools and the tricks of the masters and discover why their work has endured. Writ...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Mar 2021

The Tragedy of Macbeth

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare's shortest—but one of his most popular—tragedies features a man who will do anything to fulfill a prophecy that will lead him to become the King of Scotland. Fresh from battle, Macbeth and his companion B...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Apr 2021

Genius and Ink: Virginia Woolf on How...

Virginia Woolf

MP3 CD FormatWho better to serve as a guide to great books and their authors than Virginia Woolf?In the early years of its existence, the Times Literary Supplement published some of the finest writers in English: T. S. Eliot, Henry ...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Nov 2019

Plato's Republic: A Biography (Books ...

Simon Blackburn

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Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jul 2007

The World of Robert Jordan's The Whee...

Robert Jordan

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Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Mar 2021

Beyond Good and Evil

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Mar 2021

Is Shakespeare Dead?: From My Autobio...

Mark Twain

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Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Mar 2021
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