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Adam Burgess

Updated Articles and Resources

By Adam Burgess

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • 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.
    • 'Life on the Mississippi' Quotes Created: Sunday, May 22, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      Life on the Mississippi is a memoir by Mark Twain--he describes his many adventures and experiences on the river, with its history, features, etc. Here are a few quotes from the book."
    • 'A Clean Well-Lighted Place' Questions for Study and Discussion Created: Saturday, September 18, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      A Clean Well Lighted Place is one of the most well-known short stories by Ernest Hemingway (often anthologized and studied in American literature classrooms). Here are a few questions for study and...
    • The Idiot (1869) by Fyodor Dostoevsky Created: Thursday, June 19, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      A brief summary and review for Fyodor's 1869 novel, The Idiot.
    • Scout Quotes - from 'To Kill a Mockingbird' - Harper Lee Created: Saturday, October 13, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Scout is the unforgettable young girl in To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. Her real name is Jean Louise Finch. Her father's courage--in the face of life-threatening challenges--teaches her less...
    • Love and the Brownings: Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning Created: Thursday, February 10, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      As we study literature, Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning appear as one of most romantic literary couple from the Victorian period. After reading her poems for the first time, Robert wrote to h...
    • Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven (1907) by Mark Twain Created: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
      A brief summary and review for Mark Twain's 1907 Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven.
    • Death in Venice (1912) by Thomas Mann Created: Sunday, June 15, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014
      A brief summary and review for Thomas Mann's 1912 classic, Death in Venice.
    • 'The Rainbow' Review Created: Monday, January 15, 2007 Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014
      The Rainbow, published first in 1915, is the complete and exquisitely organized form of D.H. Lawrence's views about familial relationships. The novel relates the story of three generations of an En...
    • F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes Created: Wednesday, July 04, 2012 Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014
      F. Scott Fitzgerald is an American writer, known for works like The Great Gatsby and Tender is the Night--along with other novels and short stories. Here are a few quotes from the life and works of...
    • Victor Hugo Quotes Created: Saturday, December 03, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
      Victor Hugo was first known as a French poet, but novels like The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Misearables brought him a great deal of notoriety as well. Here are a few quotes from Victor Hugo."...

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