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The Farthest Shore

Author : Ursula K. Le Guin
ISBN : 9781442459922
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When the prince of Enlad declares the wizards have forgotten their spells, Ged sets out to test the ancient prophecies of Earthsea.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Teaching Young Adult Literature Today

Author : Judith A. Hayn
ISBN : 9781442207219
Genre : Education
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Teaching Young Adult Literature Today introduces the reader to what is current and relevant in the plethora of good books available for adolescents. This smart collection by literary experts illustrates how teachers can help their students become lifelong readers by simply introducing them to smart, insightful, and engaging books.
Category: Education

Tehanu

Author : Ursula K. Le Guin
ISBN : 9781442459953
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When Sparrowhawk, the Archmage of Earthsea, returns from the dark land stripped of his magic powers, he finds refuge with the aging widow Tenar and a crippled girl child who carries an unknown destiny.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Ursula K Le Guin

Author : Susan M. Bernardo
ISBN : 0313332258
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Examines the major works of the science fiction author, describing her characters, narrative strategies, plot development, literary devices, settings, and significant themes.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Books Of Earthsea

Author : Ursula K. Le Guin
ISBN : 9781481465588
Genre : Fiction
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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the timeless and beloved A Wizard of Earthsea that “reads like the retelling of a tale first told centuries ago” (David Mitchell)—this complete omnibus edition of the entire Earthsea chronicles, including over fifty illustrations illuminating Le Guin’s vision of her classic saga. Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea novels are some of the most acclaimed and awarded works in literature—they have received prestigious accolades such as the National Book Award, a Newbery Honor, the Nebula Award, and many more honors, commemorating their enduring place in the hearts and minds of readers and the literary world alike. Now for the first time ever, they’re all together in one volume—including the early short stories, Le Guin’s “Earthsea Revisioned” Oxford lecture, and a new Earthsea story, never before printed. With a new introduction by Le Guin herself, this essential edition will also include fifty illustrations by renowned artist Charles Vess, specially commissioned and selected by Le Guin, to bring her refined vision of Earthsea and its people to life in a totally new way. [Stories include: “A Wizard of Earthsea”, “The Tombs of Atuan”, “The Farthest Shore”, “Tehanu”, “Tales From Earthsea”, “The Other Wind”, “The Rule of Names”, “The Word of Unbinding”, “The Daughter of Odren”, and “Earthsea Revisioned: A Lecture at Oxford University”.] With stories as perennial and universally beloved as The Chronicles of Narnia and The Lord of The Rings—but also unlike anything but themselves—this edition is perfect for those new to the world of Earthsea, as well as those who are well-acquainted with its enchanting magic: to know Earthsea is to love it.
Category: Fiction

Island Genres Genre Islands

Author : Ralph Crane
ISBN : 9781783482078
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The first book length study of the conceptualization and representation of islands in popular fiction.
Category: Literary Criticism

Novels By Ursula K Le Guin

Author : Source Wikipedia
ISBN : 1230579648
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (novels not included). Pages: 29. Chapters: Earthsea novels, Ekumen novels, A Wizard of Earthsea, The Dispossessed, The Tombs of Atuan, The Left Hand of Darkness, The Lathe of Heaven, Tehanu, City of Illusions, The Word for World Is Forest, The Farthest Shore, The Beginning Place, The Eye of the Heron, Rocannon's World, Always Coming Home, The Other Wind, Planet of Exile, Lavinia, Millennial Women, Malafrena, The Telling, Catwings, Catwings Return, The Catwings Collection. Excerpt: The Left Hand of Darkness is a 1969 science fiction novel by Ursula K. Le Guin. It is part of the Hainish Cycle, a series of books by Le Guin all set in the fictional Hainish universe. Harold Bloom wrote in the introduction to his anthology of criticism on the book that "Le Guin, more than Tolkien, has raised fantasy into high literature, for our time." It won the 1969 Nebula and 1970 Hugo awards, and is considered by some to be one of the first major works of feminist science fiction. Plans for a feature film and video game based on the books were announced by Phobos Entertainment Holdings in 2004, but appear to have since stalled. The universe of The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin appears in a series of books, beginning in 1966 with Rocannon's World, her first novel, and running through several of her early works. The series describes the interplanetary expansion started by the first race of humanity on the planet Hain, leading to the formation of the League of All Worlds, and eventually expanding to the eighty-three world collective called the Ekumen. This novel takes place many centuries in the future - no date is given, though the year 4870 has been suggested. An envoy, Genly Ai, is on a planet called Winter ("Gethen" in the language of its own people) to convince the citizens to join the Ekumen. Winter is, as its name indicates, ...
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A Quest For Remembrance

Author : Rachel Falconer
ISBN : 9781000682991
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Quest for Remembrance: The Underworld in Classical and Modern literature brings together a range of arguments exploring connections between the descent into the underworld, also known as katabasis, and various forms of memory. Its chapters investigate the uses of the descent topos both in antiquity and in the reception of classical literature in the nineteenth to twenty-first centuries. In the process, the volume explores how the hero’s quest into the underworld engages with the theme of recovering memories from the past. At the same time, we aim to foreground how the narrative format itself is concerned with forms of commemoration ranging from trans-cultural memory, remembering the literary and intellectual canon, to commemorating important historical events that might otherwise be forgotten. Through highlighting this duality this collection aims to introduce the descent narrative as its own literary genre, a ‘memorious genre’ related to but distinct from the quest narrative.
Category: Literary Criticism

Alternative Worlds In Fantasy Fiction

Author : Peter Hunt
ISBN : 9780826477606
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Edited by Morag Styles and written by an international team of acknowledged experts, this series provides jargon-free, critical discussion and a comprehensive guide to literary and popular texts for children. Each book introduces the reader to a major genre of children's literature, covering the key authors, major works and contexts in which those texts are published, read and studied. This book provides an illuminating guide to literature that creates alternative worlds for young readers. Focusing on the work of Ursula Le Guin, Terry Pratchett and Philip Pullman, the book considers both the genre of ?alternative worlds? and the distinctiveness of these authors? texts, including Philip Pullman's The Amber Spyglass.
Category: Literary Criticism

Mythprint

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105111278540
Genre : Fantasy fiction, English
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Category: Fantasy fiction, English

Contemporary Authors 1945 To The Present

Author : Britannica Educational Publishing
ISBN : 9781622750153
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Contemporary literature encompasses so many genres, literary forms, and themes that it would seem almost impossible to identify a unifying thread between them. Yet in the tradition established by literary heavyweights who came before, modern writers of all stripes and backgrounds have continued to entertain and to confront the social, cultural, and psychological realities of the times—including everything from racial identity to war to technology—with their own flair and insight. The diversity of authors profiled herein—from Toni Morrison to Sylvia Plath to Stephen King to David Foster Wallace—attests to the scope and complexity of modern society.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Science Fiction Fantasy Horror

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ISBN : UOM:39015079872159
Genre : Fantasy fiction
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A comprehensive bibliography of books and short fiction published in the English language.
Category: Fantasy fiction

The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : UCSD:31822034377747
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

Books Out Loud

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ISBN : UOM:49015003120145
Genre : Audiobooks
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Honey For A Teen S Heart

Author : Gladys Hunt
ISBN : 9780310872658
Genre : Religion
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Help Your Teen Catch the Lifelong Reading Bug.Honey for a Teen’s Heart spells out how good books can help you and your teenager communicate heart-to-heart about ideas, values, and the various issues of a Christian worldview. Sharing the adventure of a book lets both of you know the same people, see the same sights, face the same choices, and feel the same emotions. Life spills out of books--giving you plenty to talk about! But Honey for a Teen’s Heart will do more than strengthen the bonds between you and your son or daughter. You’ll also learn how to help your teen catch the reading habit and become a lover of good books. Gladys Hunt’s insights on how to read a book, what to look for in a book, and how to question what you read will challenge you and your teenager alike. It’s training for life! And it’s fabulous preparation for teens entering college. Including an annotated list of over four hundred books, Honey for a Teen’s Heart gives you expert guidance on the very best books for teens.
Category: Religion

The Cumulative Book Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015058373435
Genre : American literature
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A world list of books in the English language.
Category: American literature