The Middle-Class Gentleman is five act French comedy play written, dramatized and acted by the French playwright Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, who is popularly known by his stage name Molière. Remembered as one of the greatest masters of comedy in western literature, his notable plays include Tartuffe; The ..
Everyman and Other Old Religious Plays is a collection of religious plays written during 15th century. The title play Everyman is a morality play based on the themes of John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s progress. The allegorical characters in the play are used to examine the Christian Salvation and what man has to do..
This philosophical poem written by the eighteenth century English Poet Alexander Pope, whose satirical verse brought recognition to his translation of Homer. One of the most frequently quoted writers like Shakespeare, his most famous poem is “The Rape of the Lock”. His intention of making “Essay on Man” as ..
The Golden Maiden and other stories is a collection of Armenian fairy and folk tales compiled and re-told by the Armenian folk-lorist A. G. Seklemian. Like folk tales from many other countries, this is also a collection of tales which do not have documented evidence of origins, but these stories were told by..
A Woman of No Importance is comedy play by the great Irish dramatist Oscar Wilde who has been remembered for his many famous plays such as The importance of being Earnest, Lady Windermere's Fan, An Ideal Husband.
A Woman of No Importance has been considered as the weakest play by Oscar Wilde and has received ..
The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault is a collection of fairy tales written by the French author who laid the foundations for the literary genre fairy tales. Most of his stories has been rewritten by Brothers Grimm. This collection contains some of his most famous fairy tales such as Little Red Riding-Hood, The s..
Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience is a collection of poems by the English Painter who had been largely recognized after his death. His idiosyncratic views were made him to be criticized as mad by his contemporaries, however his expressiveness and creativity highly regarded by later day critics.
The Blue Fairy Book is part of the twelve volumes of fairy tales collections collected, edited and retold by the Scottish author Andrew Lang. Though he has been a novelist, poet and literary critic, ironically he has been remembered for the works he did not write.
The Blue Fairy Book contains wide ..
Filipino Popular Tales is a collection of popular folk tales from the Philippine archipelago, collected and edited with comparative notes by Dean Spruill Fansler, whose notable writings include Exercises in English Form and Diction for Study and Practice, Manual of the Principles of the English Form and Diction, and Me..
The Book Lovers' Anthology is a compendium of writing about books, readers and libraries compiled by R. M. Leonard.
Are you a book lover?. Do you know what you are reading can directly impact your character. Not only excessive reading, but even reading books which are badly written can corrupt your mind...
Myths and Legends of China is an in depth exploration of Chinese mythological characters and legends, written by the British consul E. T. C. Werner, whose notable writings include A Dictionary Of Chinese Mythology , Chinese Weapons , Success and How He Won It , and No Surrender . The author starts the book with in..
Myths of the Norsemen, is written by the English historian Hélène Adeline Guerber, who is remembered for her writings on Germanic mythology. Apart from her magnum opus Myths of the Norsemen, her notable other works are The Myths of Greece & Rome, Legends of the Rhine, The Book of the Epic, Stories of the Wagn..