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A Modest Proposal
Jonathan Swift A Modest Proposal
  • English
  • 3408 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 280
  • 2

A Modest Proposal is a satirical essay written and published by Jonathan Swift. Swift suggests that the impoverished Irish might ease their economic troubles by selling their children as food for rich gentlemen and ladies. This satirical hyperbole mocks heartless attitudes ... Read more...

Keywords: a modest proposal, jonathan swift, classic literature, satire, dark humor, black comedy, satrical essay

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Candide
By Voltaire Candide
  • English
  • 36643 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 138
  • 2

Candide is a French satire by Voltaire, a philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment. It begins with a young man, Candide, who is living a sheltered life in an Edenic paradise and being indoctrinated with Leibnizian optimism (or simply Optimism) by his mentor, Pangloss. The wo... Read more...

Keywords: candide, voltaire, satire, dark homur, black comedy, classic literature, french literature, philosophical fiction

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Persuasion
Jane Austen Persuasion
  • English
  • 83302 Words
  • Ages 8 and up
  • 184
  • 2

Persuasion is Jane Austen's last completed novel. Besides the theme of persuasion, the novel evokes other topics, such as the Royal Navy, in which two of Jane Austen's brothers ultimately rose to the rank of admiral. As in Northanger Abbey, the superficial social life of Ba... Read more...

Keywords: persuasion, jane austen, social satire, historical fiction, romance, historical romance, classic literature, satire, english literature

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Bleak House
Charles Dickens Bleak House
  • English
  • 352605 Words
  • Ages 8 and up
  • 394
  • 2

Bleak House is a novel by Charles Dickens. It is held to be one of Dickens's finest novels, containing one of the most vast, complex and engaging arrays of minor characters and sub-plots in his entire canon. The story is told partly by the novel's heroine, Esther Summerson,... Read more...

Keywords: bleak house, charles dickens, historical fiction, satire, classic literature, english history, mystery novel

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The Trial
Franz Kafka The Trial
  • English
  • 84125 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 224
  • 2

The Trial is a novel written by Franz Kafka. One of Kafka's best-known works, it tells the story of a man arrested and prosecuted by a remote, inaccessible authority, with the nature of his crime revealed to neither him nor the reader. The terrifying tale of Joseph K, a res... Read more...

Keywords: the trial, franz kafka, psychological thriller, satire, modern literature, existential fiction, novel of the absurd

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The Man Who Was Thursday (New Edition)
G.K. Chesterton The Man Who Was Thursday (New Edition)
  • English
  • 57881 Words
  • Ages 8 and up
  • 138
  • 2

The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare is a novel by G. K. Chesterton. The book is sometimes referred to as a metaphysical thriller.

In Edwardian era London, Gabriel Syme is recruited at Scotland Yard to a secret anti-anarchist police corps. Lucian Gregory, an anarchistic ... Read more...

Keywords: the man who was thursday, gk chesterton, english literature, philosophical fiction, metaphysical thriller, satirical novel

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The Iron Heel
Jack London The Iron Heel
  • English
  • 87367 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 149
  • 2

The Iron Heel is a dystopian novel by American writer Jack London. Generally considered to be "the earliest of the modern Dystopian", it chronicles the rise of an oligarchic tyranny in the United States. The novel is based on the (fictional) "Everhard Manuscript" written b... Read more...

Keywords: the iron heel, jack london, futuristic fantasy, satire, dystopian fiction, science fiction, american literature

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Erewhon
Samuel Butler Erewhon
  • English
  • 81508 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 99
  • 2

Erewhon is a novel by Samuel Butler. The title is also the name of a country, supposedly discovered by the protagonist. In the novel, it is not revealed where Erewhon is, but it is clear that it is a fictional country. Butler meant the title to be read as the word Nowhere b... Read more...

Keywords: erewhon, over the range, samuel butler, social satire, alternative history, fantasy, philosophical fiction

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Penguin Island
Anatole France Penguin Island
  • English
  • 81047 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 246
  • 2

Penguin Island is a satirical fictional history by Nobel Prize winning French author Anatole France. It is concerned with grandnarratives, mythologizing heroes, hagiography and romantic nationalism. It is about a fictitious island, inhabited by great auks, that existed of... Read more...

Keywords: penguin island, anatole france, classic literature, nobel prize winner, classic fiction, fantasy, satire, dystopiasn, alternative history, historical literature, historical fiction, historical fantasy, fable, dystopian novel, religious literature, satirical fiction, novel

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A Parody Outline of History
Donald Ogden Smith A Parody Outline of History
  • English
  • 22845 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 337
  • 2

Mr. H. G. Wells, in his “Outline of History,” was of necessity forced to omit the narration of many of the chief events in the history of these United States. Such omissions I have in this brief volume endeavored to supply. And as American history can possibly best be writt... Read more...

Keywords: a parody, outline of history, donald ogden smith, satire, history, historical parody, the algonquin round table

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