The League was originally envisioned as a Victorian Justice League of Americaspecifically as a Crisis Crossover of several iconic characters in Victorian-Era English literature teaming up to combat equally iconic villains from the popular fiction of the same era. While initially reading like a Steampunk high adventure story, the later volumes expanded in scope considerably. As Moore clarified in later interviews, the League became less about telling sophisticated adventure stories and became more interested in Deconstruction as a means and an end. The League is set in a Parallel Universe comprised entirely of characters from different works of fiction, across genres and authors of different styles.
He has stood up to the challenge of surviving alone in the woods. He prefers being on his own in the natural world to civilization The Boy, by Gary Paulson chapter books, pre-teen and up The Cookcamp Short, lyrical novel concerns a five-year-old boy who is sent to the north woods of Minnesota to live with his grandmother, a cook for a rough-and-tumble road-building crew The Quilt Spend another summer with "the boy" and his grandmother, Alida.
Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie S.
Tolan chapter books to adult Newbery Honor title! When Jake Semple is kicked out of yet another school, the Applewhites, an eccentric family of artists, offer to let him live with them and attend their unstructured Creative Academy He emerges a full-blooded character with a passion for politics and a devotion to the ideals of a civilization he saw in decline.
The Art of War by Sun-Tzu The ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu is universally recognized as the greatest military strategist in history, a master of warfare interpretation. This condensed version of his influential classic imparts the knowledge and skills to overcome every adversary in war, at the office, or in everyday life He separates his work into three books.
The first book is about the hexagrams Jenner Journey to the West is a classic Chinese mythological novel. It was written during the Ming Dynasty based on traditional folktales.
Consisting of chapters, this fantasy relates the adventures of a Tang Dynasty priest Sanzang and his three disciples, Monkey, Pig and Friar Sand, as they travel west in search of Buddhist Sutra India Ramayana retold by William Buck Mahabharata retold by William Buck Few works in world literature have inspired so vast an audience, in nations with radically different languages and cultures, as the Ramayana and Mahabharata, two Sanskrit verse epics written some 2, years ago Japan A Book of Five Rings: The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura an explanation for Westerners To many foreigners, nothing is so quintessentially Japanese as the tea ceremony--more properly, "the way of tea"--with its austerity, its extravagantly minimalist stylization, and its concentration of extreme subtleties of meaning into the simplest of actions.
The Book of Tea is something of a curiosity: Herrigel, translated by R. Mexico The Labyrinth of Solitude by Octavio Paz First published inThe Labyrinth of Solitude addresses issues that are both seemingly eternal and resoundingly contemporary: Noting these matters earned Paz no small amount of trouble from the Mexican leadership, but it also brought him renown as a social critic In his lines--whether long and flowing or spare and chiseled--sorrow and solitude are measured against the strength of his people and refracted through the prism of his gentle romanticism "The world is born when two people kiss".The Ramming Always Works trope as used in popular culture.
In science fiction, even if a ship has shields that can shrug off atomic weapons, ramming it with . The HyperTexts English Poetry Timeline and Chronology English Literature Timeline and Chronology World Literature Timeline and Chronology This is a timeline of English poetry and literature, from the earliest Celtic, Gaelic, Druidic, Anglo-Roman, Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman works, to the present day.
Jules Verne Collected Novels [Jules Verne] on leslutinsduphoenix.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This superb volume of classic science fiction and adventure represents the best of Jules Verne, the master of imaginative literature who has been called "The Father of Science Fiction".
The stories in this volume are complete and unabridged-- the original novels as they were first published. START HERE IF YOU KNOW WHAT SUBGENRE CATEGORY YOU LIKE ALIENS ON EARTH: they came from outer space ALTERNATE WORLDS: history might have happened differently ANTIGRAVITY: what goes up may not come down BAMBI'S CHILDREN: animals who speak, think, or act human BEAM ME UP: matter transmission, techno-teleportation BEYOND THE FIELDS WE KNOW: magical world .
CHRONOLOGICAL TELEVISION There are television shows' hotlinks here, limited to shows broadcast in the United States (wherever originated), and shows listed with no hotlinks currently known to this compiler for a total of television shows and/or hotlinks. "The Extraordinary Voyages of Jules Verne" is part of A&E Home Video's "Biography" series.
This installment tells the story of the imaginative Frenchman who is .