11 Jul 2020

Category: Classics


The Swiss Family Robinson 

Swept off course by a raging storm, a Swiss pastor, his wife, and four young sons are shipwrecked on an uncharted tropical island. Thus begins the classic story of survival and adventure that has fired the imaginations of readers since it first appeared in 1812.


My Education: A Book of Dreams 

“My Education” is Burroughs’ last novel, first published two years before his death in 1997. It is a book of dreams, collected over several decades and as close to a memoir as we will see. The dreams cover themes from the mundane and ordinary –…

Arts & Photography

Persuasion: Reception and Responsibility Ed 12 

Intended for courses in persuasion, propaganda, advertising/marketing, or any course dealing with rhetorical and/or media criticism that takes a consumer approach to advertising, the media, and political persuasion. These courses are offered at four-year schools in departments of speech, speech communication, mass communication, communication studies…

Arts & Photography

Christian Weise: Sämtliche Werke: Romane I: [Die drey Haupt-Verderber in Teutschland/Vorgestellet von Siegmund Gleichviele]: Samtliche Werke (Ausgaben … des 15. bis 18. Jahrhunderts, Band 164) 

Christian Weises sog. politische Romane werden in den Bänden 17 bis 19 der Sämtlichen Werke vorgelegt: Band 17 enthält “Die drey Hauptverderber” (1671) und “Die drey ärgsten Ertznarren” (1672). Sie sind in gattungs- und sozialgeschichtlicher Hinsicht höchst aussagekräftig. Weise hat sie als Sinnbilder seiner politischen…