Literature & Fiction - Ebook

On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Books

★ Publishers Weekly starred reviewA Best Book of 2018 in Religion, Publishers WeeklyReading great literature well has the power to cultivate virtue. Great...

Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food

Only a farmer could delve so deeply into the origins of food, and only a writer of Wendell Berry’s caliber could convey it with such conviction and eloquence...

Books Most Needful to Know: Contexts for the Study of Anglo-Saxon England New edition Edition

Books Most Needful to Know is the newest edition in the Richard Rawlinson Center's OEN Subsidia series. It includes essays covering topics such as Old...

The Book of Rumi: 105 Stories and Fables that Illumine, Delight, and Inform

Philip Pullman, author of 'His Dark Materials' trilogy, has remarked that "after nourishment, shelter, and companionship, stories are the thing we need most...

Hearth: A Global Conversation on Identity, Community, and Place

A multicultural anthology, edited by Susan O’Connor and Annick Smith, about the enduring importance and shifting associations of the hearth in our world. A...

Drunk on the Wine of the Beloved: Poems of Hafiz

The Persian Sufi poet Hafiz (1326–1390) is a towering figure in Islamic literature—and in spiritual attainment as well. Known for his profound mystical...

Individuation in Fairy Tales

With a text revised and corrected by the author, this definitive edition of Individuation in Fairy Tales is rich with insights from religion, literature,...

The Feminine in Fairy Tales

In this engaging commentary, the distinguished analyst and author Marie-Louise von Franz shows how the Feminine reveals itself in fairy tales of German,...

Unseen Rain: Quatrains of Rumi

Rumi's short poems have many tones and effects: some of them are quick, joyful, and whimsical; some are finely faceted abstract statements; some probe the...

Against the Megamachine: Essays on Empire & Its Enemies

Cultural Studies. David Watson's wide-ranging essays ponder such themes as the state, empire and war, humanity's tragic relation to the natural world, and...

Things to Make and Break

These eleven short fictions evoke the microcosmic worlds every human relationship contains. A woman is captivated by the stories her boyfriend tells about...

Notebooks 1951-1959

Withheld from publication in France for twenty-nine years after his death, and now in English for the first time, Camus's final journals give us our rawest...

All That's Left to You: A Novella and Short Stories

"All That's Left to You presents the vivid story of twenty-four hours in the real and remembered lives of a brother and sister living in Gaza and separated...

Ancient Irish Tales

Ancient Irish Tales [hardcover] Tom Peete Cross,Clark Harris Slover [Oct 01, 1996]

Arts of the Beautiful

With his usual lucidity, Etienne Gilson addresses the idea that "art is the making of beauty for beauty's own sake." By distinguishing between aesthetics,...

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