Summary: "In Pianos and Flowers we are invited, through the medium of sepia images, to glimpse a world long departed. In these stories, inspired by long-lost photographs, the lives of the people in the frame are imagined and then explored, layer by layer. What must have it been like to be them? We hold our breath for them. Our heart beats faster for them. We look again at the photograph in a new light,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2021
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCC
Summary: First published in 1965, this reissued work by Wendy Craik provides a thorough and extensive study of Jane Austen's six complete novels: Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma and Persuasion. This is a truly groundbreaking study of Austen which, in addition to a close analysis of the novels themselves, also goes on investigate the principles by which...
Publisher / Publication Date: Barnes & Noble 1965
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.7 CRA
Summary: "Lord Regent Geder Palliako's great war has spilled across the world, nation after nation falling before the ancient priesthood and the weapon of dragons. But even as conquest follows conquest, the final victory retreats before him like a mirage. Schism and revolt begin to erode the foundations of the empire, and the great conquest threatens to collapse into a permanent war of all against all....
Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2016
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Contents: 1. Fiction in the 1740s: backgrounds, topics, strategies -- 2. Romance and the "new" novels of Richardson, Fielding, and Smollett -- 3. Fiction as contemporary history -- 4. Fiction as contemporary biography: tales of low life -- 5. Fiction as contemporary biography: records of spiritual life -- 6. "Novelistic" fiction in the 1740s -- 7. Fiction as artifice: the achievement of Henry Fielding.
Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 1982