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Adam Burgess

Updated Articles and Resources

By Adam Burgess

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Extraordinary Literature for the Back to School Season Created: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
      Celebrate the back to school season with these great classics, including J.D Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye and Charlotte Bronte's Villette.
    • Classic Fiction for Animal Lovers Created: Sunday, August 17, 2014 Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014
      Horses, dogs, bears, wolves, and their humans. Explore Classic literature and its most brilliant animal characters.
    • Jane Austen's Incomparable Pride and Prejudice (1813) Created: Thursday, August 14, 2014 Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014
      Jane Austen's classic and unforgettable novel, Pride and Prejudice, is explored, and a brief summary and review are offered.
    • Wit & Wisdom from A to Z Created: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
      From Chinua Achebe to Emile Zola, Jorge Luis Borges to Edith Wharton, explore some of the world's greatest writers' words on life, love, and literature.
    • Don Quixote Volume 2 (1615) by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Created: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
      A brief summary and review for the Second Part of Miguel Cervantes's classic 1615 novel, Don Quixote.
    • Classic Quotes to Make the Heart Beat Faster Created: Monday, August 11, 2014 Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014
      From Margaret Mitchell to A.A. Milne, George Eliot to Shakespeare: Explore some of classic literature's most romantic quotes on love.
    • The Watsons (1803-1805) by Jane Austen Created: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
      A brief summary and review for Jane Austen's unfinished novel, The Watsons.
    • Don Quixote Volume 1 (1605) by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      A summary and review for Volume One of the Spanish classic, Don Quixote.
    • Is This Book Totally Epic? Created: Friday, July 25, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      What is an "epic?" A brief overview with classic and contemporary examples.
    • Study Notes & Quotes from Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Created: Monday, July 28, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Important and interesting quotes from the classic Spanish novel, Don Quixote, by Miguel de Cervantes.
    • Giovanni’s Room (1956) by James Baldwin Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      A brief summary and review for James Baldwin's classic gay novel, Giovanni's Room.
    • Classics for Summer Reading Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      A few favorite Classics that are perfect for summertime reading are listed and described in brief.
    • Sanditon by Jane Austen Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      A brief summary and review for Jane Austen's masterful but unfinished work, Sanditon (1817).
    • Literary Reference: Manuscripts and Archives Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Resources for conducting research into manuscripts, finding and using archives, and learning more about the history of a literary classic.
    • Cannery Row (1945) by John Steinbeck Created: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      A summary and review of John Steinbeck's Cannery Row.
    • The House in Paris (1935) by Elizabeth Bowen Created: Sunday, July 13, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      A brief summary and review of The House in Paris by Elizabeth Bowen.
    • Lady Susan (1794) by Jane Austen Created: Sunday, July 13, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      A brief summary and review for Jane Austen's short work, Lady Susan.
    • The Satyricon by Petronius Created: Monday, July 07, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      The Satyricon of Petronius: A brief summary and review of this brilliant classical Roman satire.
    • 'Crime and Punishment' Quotes Created: Tuesday, November 22, 2005 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      What happens when a poor man has murderous thoughts? What happens when Raskolnikov feels guilty? Here are some famous quotes from Crime and Punishment." itemprop="descriptit3'" --> itemprop="descri...
    • Agnes Grey (1847) by Anne Brontë Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      A brief summary and review of Anges Grey by Anne Bronte.
    • What is Burlesque Literature? Created: Saturday, June 28, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      Burlesque Literature: An overview, with examples.
    • The Painted Veil (1925) by W. Somerset Maugham Created: Friday, June 27, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A brief summary and review of W. Somerset Maugham's The Painted Veil.
    • 'The Old Man and the Sea' Questions for Study and Discussion Created: Sunday, November 11, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      The Old Man and the Sea is a much more complex novel than it would first appear... from the master of brevity (Ernest Hemingway). Here are questions related to The Old Man and the Sea."
    • 'The Catcher in the Rye' - What is important about the title? Created: Saturday, July 20, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      What is important about the title of The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger? Why is it memorable? What other work(s) in literary history influenced the title? Where does mention of the title ente...
    • What Writers Say About Fathers in Literature - Dad Quotes Created: Friday, May 31, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Fathers have played important roles, as characters in books and leaders. They've been mad and blind (King Lear and Odysseus), heroic (Atticus), and so much more! What do writers say about fatherhoo...
    • 'Importance of Being Earnest' Questions for Study and Discussion Created: Monday, January 12, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      The Importance of Being Earnest is one of the greatest works by Oscar Wilde. Here are a few questions for study and discussion." itemprop="description">
    • 'Alice in Wonderland' Questions for Study and Discussion Created: Tuesday, July 24, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Alice in Wonderland (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland) is a famous fantasy by Lewis Carroll. Here are a few questions for study and discussion." itemprop="description" Sunday, January 06, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Bringing in a New Year is all about second chances. This year, we vow, we will do it right. We have a second chance to take better care of ourselves. We have a second chance to be kinder, wiser, an...
    • Jane Austen's Mansfield Park (1814) Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A brief summary and review for Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
    • 'I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings' Quotes Created: Sunday, May 27, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
      I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings is a famous book by Maya Angelou. This work is told from a first-person perspective, and it is the first in a series of her autobiographical books. The book has been...
    • The Autobiography of Mark Twain Created: Sunday, June 22, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014
      A brief summary and review for Mark Twain's Autobiography.
    • Shakespeare Said That? Created: Thursday, February 27, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      Some of Shakespeare's most famous phrases, still in usage today.

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