Classic, Social Interest
During the difficult years of the nineteenth century South, an African-American boy and his poor family rarely have enough to eat. 67 more words
Romance, Social Interest, Short Stories
David Herbert Lawrence was the son of a coal-miner and a mother from a family with middle-class aspirations. He was a poet, novelist, travel writer, playwright, art critic as well as one of the most consumate short story writers of the twentieth century. 46 more words
Classic, Drama, Social Interest
Powerful tragedy of an aging king, betrayed by his daughters, robbed of his kingdom, descending into madness. Perhaps the bleakest of Shakespeare’s tragic dramas, it explores themes of filial ingratitude, injustice, wretchedness and the meaninglessness of life with unsurpassed power and depth.
Social Interest, Character Development
Like much of James Joyce’s work, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is a fictional re-creation of the Irish writer’s own life and early environment. 41 more words