Vernacular Fiction

Out of the Margins: The Rise of Chinese Vernacular Fiction.  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by []mobi1980 at July 16, 2009
Out of the Margins: The Rise of Chinese Vernacular Fiction.

Liangyan Ge, "Out of the Margins: The Rise of Chinese Vernacular Fiction".
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press | ISBN: 0824823702 | 2001 edition | PDF | 293 Pages | 2.60 MB

The novel "Water Margin" ("Shuihu zhuan"), China's earliest full-length narrative in vernacular prose, first appeared in print in the 16th century. The tale of 108 bandit heroes evolved from a long oral tradition; in its novelized form, it played a pivotal role in the rise of Chinese vernacular fiction, which flourished during the late Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) periods. Liangyan Ge's multidimensional study considers the evolution of "Water Margin" and the rise of vernacular fiction against the background of the vernacularization of premodern Chinese literature as a whole. This gradual and arduous process, as the book shows, was driven by sustained contact and interaction between written culture and popular orality.

Chinese Vernacular Dwelling: Peoples Daily Life with Their Houses(Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Nice_smile) at Feb. 7, 2017
Chinese Vernacular Dwelling: Peoples Daily Life with Their Houses(Repost)

Chinese Vernacular Dwelling: Peoples Daily Life with Their Houses by Shan Deqi
English | 2010 | ISBN: 7508516974 | 144 Pages | PDF | 22.27 MB

Pulp Fiction (2 Disc Collector’s Edition) (1994) - [2 DVD5] [2002]  Video

Posted by evaristegalois at Sept. 23, 2009
Pulp Fiction (2 Disc Collector’s Edition) (1994) - [2 DVD5] [2002]

Pulp Fiction (2 Disc Collector’s Edition) (1994) - [2 DVD5] [2002]
A Film by Quentin Tarantino
DVD VIDEO_TS Folder = 4.3 Gb per disc | 100 Mb RARs | RS
Crime | 2.35:1 | Color | English Dolby Digital/DTS 5.1 | English/Spanish Subtitles | 154 min

Writer-director Quentin Tarantino revisits the seedier side of Los Angeles–following 1992's RESERVOIR DOGS–with this funny, violent, tongue-in-cheek tribute to the less "classic" side of filmmaking–the potboilers and capers, the Blaxploitation flicks and gangster movies. The film interweaves three tales, told in a circular, fractured manner, which only fully connect by the time the final credits roll. The first story focuses on Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson), two hit men on duty for "the big boss," Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames), whose gorgeous wife, Mia (Uma Thurman), takes a liking to Vincent. In the second, a down-and-out pugilist (Bruce Willis), who is ordered to take a fall, decides that there's more money in doing the opposite. The final chapter follows a pair of lovers (Amanda Plummer and Tim Roth) as they prepare to hold up a diner. Tarantino wears his cinematic influences proudly, bringing them to life in the ironically hip, self-referential 1990s. The result is a work that changed the face of independent cinema forever, making it a legitimate player in the Hollywood mainstream. The all-star cast steps into their roles with obvious glee, and Tarantino once again uses his soundtrack to up the "cool" ante yet another notch, making for a motion picture event that has worked its way into our national vernacular.

Steven Pressfield novels (historical fiction) - UPDATED  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Verotoxin at May 30, 2009
Steven Pressfield novels (historical fiction) - UPDATED

Steven Pressfield novels:Gates of Fire, The Virtues of War, Tides of War, Last of the Amazons
Publisher: Doubleday | English | ISBN: multiple | zipped PDFs (OCR) | 398 + 424 + 254 + 434 pages | 2.6 + 5.7 + 3.2 + 2.0 MB
Cyberculture, Cyborgs and Science Fiction: Consciousness and the Posthuman (Consciousness: Literature and the Arts 2)

Cyberculture, Cyborgs and Science Fiction: Consciousness and the Posthuman (Consciousness: Literature and the Arts 2) by William S. Haney II
English | 2006 | ISBN: 9042019484 | 202 Pages | PDF | 1.45 MB
The Psychology Workbook for Writers: Tools for Creating Realistic Characters and Conflict in Fiction

Darian Smith, "The Psychology Workbook for Writers: Tools for Creating Realistic Characters and Conflict in Fiction"
ISBN: 0473334461 | 2015 | EPUB | 90 pages | 166 KB

Contemporary Fiction and the Ethics of Modern Culture  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Nice_smile) at Feb. 19, 2017
Contemporary Fiction and the Ethics of Modern Culture

Contemporary Fiction and the Ethics of Modern Culture by J. Karnicky
English | 2007 | ISBN: 1403977607 | 185 Pages | PDF | 933.41 KB
Dreams of Fiery Stars: The Transformations of Native American Fiction (Penn Studies in Contemporary Fiction)

Dreams of Fiery Stars: The Transformations of Native American Fiction (Penn Studies in Contemporary Fiction) by Catherine Rainwater
English | 1998 | ISBN: 0812234812 | 240 Pages | PDF | 12.05 MB
Borderlines: Autobiography and Fiction in Postmodern Life Writing (Postmodern Studies 33)(Repost)

Borderlines: Autobiography and Fiction in Postmodern Life Writing (Postmodern Studies 33) by Gunnthórunn Gudmundsdóttir
English | 2003 | ISBN: 9042011459 | 304 Pages | PDF | 1.11 MB
Blasted Literature: Victorian Political Fiction and the Shock of Modernism (Edinburgh Critical Studies in Victorian Culture)

Blasted Literature: Victorian Political Fiction and the Shock of Modernism (Edinburgh Critical Studies in Victorian Culture) by Deaglán Ó Donghaile
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0748640673 | 272 Pages | PDF | 1.09 MB