Books Tagged ‘Academic’

The Cask of Amontillado

Subject: Horror

“The Cask of Amontillado” (sometimes spelled “The Casque of Amontillado”) is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. The story, set in an unnamed Italian city ...

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Edith Wharton

Subject: Fiction

Ethan Frome is a 1911 book by American author Edith Wharton. It is set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts. In one of American fiction’s finest and most in...

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The Scarlet Letter

Subject: Fiction

The Scarlet Letter: A Romance is a work of historical fiction by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne, published in 1850. Set in Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony during the years...

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The Iliad

Subject: Fiction

Dating to the ninth century B.C., Homer’s timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devasta...

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The Metamorphosis

Subject: Fiction

“As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect. He was laying on his hard, as it were armor-plated, b...

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A Tale of Two Cities

Subject: Fiction

After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the ageing Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two ver...

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A Doll’s House

Subject: Plays

A Doll’s House is a three-act play written by Norway’s Henrik Ibsen. It premiered at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 21 December 1879, having been publi...

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