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Oriental Mysticism Illustrated Edition

Author : E H Palmer
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Based on a Persian manuscript treatise, Maksad i Aksá, or, "Remotest aim", by 'Aziz bin Mohammed, Nafasí, originally written in Turkish and translated into Persian by Khwárazím Shah. cf. Preface

Oriental Mysticism Illustrated

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Based on a Persian manuscript treatise, Maksad i Aksá, or, "Remotest aim", by 'Aziz bin Mohammed, Nafasí, originally written in Turkish and translated into Persian by Khwárazím Shah. cf. Preface

Oriental Mysticism

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Based on a Persian manuscript treatise, Maksad i Aksá, or, "Remotest aim", by 'Aziz bin Mohammed, Nafasí, originally written in Turkish and translated into Persian by Khwárazím Shah. cf. Preface

Oriental mysticism a treatise founded on the Maksad i aks by Az z bin Mohammed Nafas sic

Author : Edward Henry Palmer
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Oriental Mysticism

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This study of Persian theology utilizes a manuscript by "Aziz bin Mohammed Nafasi", first published in 1867. The book describes both the basic tenets of the sufis and the "Ahl i wahdat", formerly a branch of Sufism.

Oriental Mysticism

Author : E. H. Palmer
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Based on a Persian manuscript treatise, Maksad i Aksá, or, "Remotest aim", by 'Aziz bin Mohammed, Nafasí, originally written in Turkish and translated into Persian by Khwárazím Shah. cf. Preface.

From Soap Opera to Symphony

Author : Julie Ireland Keene
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This book not only tells a story, but provides concrete and specific tools that can help the reader understand themselves and others that have experienced difficult passages in their lives: The Soap Opera: Illegitimate, sexual abuse, foster homes, adopted at nine, alcoholic father and husbands, death of oldest son at nine, handicap of second son, divorces, desperate search for Prince Charming. The Symphony: The Cosmic Viewpoint, Inner Healing, Soul Choice, Earth School Instruction, Forgiveness and Release, Love is Forever, Genuine Wholeness and the Ultimate Relationship with the Higher Spiritual Self.

The Mystic Test Book or the Magic of the Cards

Author : Olney H. Richmond
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The publication of this work was, we might say, forced upon us by the demand, before even a page of manuscript was prepared for the press. The demand was caused by members of the Temple, who recognized the necessity of a printed text book, from which they could study the meanings of the cards and their indications under the seven planets. These brothers and sisters naturally wished to perfect themselves in emblem reading as rapidly as possible, and they could not so perfect themselves, without a full and complete set of tables that they could study and refer to at will. The next trouble that arose was the question of expense, as, aside from the printing, engraving, binding, electrotyping and matters of that kind, the author's time was, and is now so valuable that the item far overbalances those mentioned. It was finally decided that the most feasible plan, was to get out enough copies to supply more than our immediate membership and to sell them to outsiders under certain restrictions.

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Mysticism and the Mystery Religions

Author : John Ferguson
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More than one thousand entries provide essential information on the manifold expressions of mysticism, ranging from Christian mystical theology to Oriental mysticism and from the ancient philosophers to the Cambridge Platonists.

Delphi Complete Works of Stephen Leacock Illustrated

Author : Stephen Leacock
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The internationally acclaimed Canadian humorist, Stephen Leacock produced over thirty books of light-hearted sketches and essays. The beguiling fantasies and hilarious tales of ‘Literary Lapses’ (1910), ‘Nonsense Novels’ (1911) and ‘Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town’ (1912) helped launch Leacock’s career as a master writer of humour. He also produced learned and well-researched non-fiction books, including important historical works on his beloved home of Canada and reviews of literary figures. For the first time in publishing history, this eBook presents Leacock’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Leacock’s life and works * All 27 short story collections, with individual contents tables * Features rare books appearing for the first time in digital publishing, including ‘Hellements of Hickonomics’ * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories * Easily locate the short stories you want to read * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Rare non-fiction works available in no other collection, including ‘How to Write’ and ‘Our British Empire’ * Includes Leacock’s play and autobiography * Features Peter McArthur’s seminal biography – discover Leacock’s literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Fiction Literary Lapses Nonsense Novels Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town Behind the Beyond Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich Moonbeams from the Larger Lunacy Further Foolishness Essays and Literary Studies Frenzied Fiction The Hohenzollerns in America Winsome Winnie My Discovery of England College Days Over the Footlights The Garden of Folly Winnowed Wisdom Short Circuits The Iron Man and the Tin Woman Laugh with Leacock The Dry Pickwick Afternoons in Utopia Hellements of Hickonomics in Hiccoughs of Verse Done in Our Social Planning Mill Model Memoirs Too Much College My Remarkable Uncle Happy Stories Last Leaves The Short Stories List of Short Stories in Chronological Order List of Short Stories in Alphabetical Order The Play “Q”: A Farce in One Act The Non-Fiction Elements of Political Science Baldwin, Lafontaine, Hincks: Responsible Government Adventurers of the Far North The Dawn of Canadian History The Mariner of St. Malo The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice Mackenzie, Baldwin, Lafontaine, Hincks Economic Prosperity in the British Empire Mark Twain Charles Dickens: His Life and Work Humor: Its Theory and Technique, with Examples and Samples The Greatest Pages of American Humor Humor and Humanity Here Are My Lectures My Discovery of the West Our British Empire Canada: The Foundations of Its Future Our Heritage of Liberty Montreal: Seaport and City Canada and the Sea While There is Time How to Write The Autobiography The Boy I Left Behind Me The Biography Stephen Leacock by Peter McArthur Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks

Early Chinese Mysticism

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Did Chinese mysticism vanish after its first appearance in ancient Taoist philosophy, to surface only after a thousand years had passed, when the Chinese had adapted Buddhism to their own culture? This first integrated survey of the mystical dimension of Taoism disputes the commonly accepted idea of such a hiatus. Covering the period from the Daode jing to the end of the Tang, Livia Kohn reveals an often misunderstood Chinese mystical tradition that continued through the ages. Influenced by but ultimately independent of Buddhism, it took forms more various than the quietistic withdrawal of Laozi or the sudden enlightenment of the Chan Buddhists. On the basis of a new theoretical evaluation of mysticism, this study analyzes the relationship between philosophical and religious Taoism and between Buddhism and the native Chinese tradition. Kohn shows how the quietistic and socially oriented Daode jing was combined with the ecstatic and individualistic mysticism of the Zhuangzi, with immortality beliefs and practices, and with Buddhist insight meditation, mind analysis, and doctrines of karma and retribution. She goes on to demonstrate that Chinese mysticism, a complex synthesis by the late Six Dynasties, reached its zenith in the Tang, laying the foundations for later developments in the Song traditions of Inner Alchemy, Chan Buddhism, and Neo-Confucianism.

Mystical Dimensions of Islam

Author : Annemarie Schimmel
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Thirty-five years after its original publication, Mystical Dimensions of Islam still stands as the most valuable introduction to Sufism, the main form of Islamic mysticism. This edition brings to a new generation of readers Annemarie Schimmel's his

Delphi Collected Works of Voltaire Illustrated

Author : Voltaire
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The leading figure of the French Enlightenment, Voltaire was a versatile writer, celebrated for his satirical wit and his advocacy of freedom of religion. Voltaire’s oeuvre features works in almost every literary form, including masterpieces in drama, poetry and fiction, as well as historical and scientific literature. This comprehensive eBook presents the largest collection of Voltaire’s works ever compiled in English translation, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Voltaire’s life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * ALL the novels, with individual contents tables * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Famous works are fully illustrated with contemporary artwork * Includes Voltaire’s rare epic poems ‘The Henriade’ and ‘The Maid of Orleans’ – available in no other collection * Voltaire’s rare poems * Includes Voltaire’s plays - spend hours exploring the celebrated plays * Includes a comprehensive range of non-fiction texts * Special criticism section, with essays evaluating Voltaire’s contribution to literature * Features three biographies - discover Voltaire’s literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Philosophical Fiction ZADIG MICROMEGAS CANDIDE; OR, THE OPTIMIST L’INGÉNU THE MAN OF FORTY CROWNS OTHER PHILOSOPHICAL TALES The Plays OEDIPUS MARIAMNE ZAIRE CAESAR THE PRODIGIAL MEROPE OLYMPIA THE ORPHAN OF CHINA BRUTUS MAHOMET AMELIA SOCRATES ALZIRE ORESTES SÉMIRAMIS CATILINE PANDORA THE SCOTCH WOMAN NANINE THE PRUDE THE TATLER PREFACES TO PLAYS The Poetry THE HENRIADE THE MAID OF ORLEANS THE LISBON EARTHQUAKE AND OTHER POEMS The Philosophical Works LETTERS ON ENGLAND PHILOSOPHICAL LETTERS A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY TOLERATION AND OTHER ESSAYS AN ESSAY ON CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS The Historical Works AGE OF LOUIS XIV THE HISTORY OF PETER THE GREAT, EMPEROR OF RUSSIA HISTORY OF CHARLES XII The Criticism VOLTAIRE by John Cowper Powys VOLTAIRE’S TRAGEDIES by Lytton Strachey VOLTAIRE AND FREDERICK THE GREAT by Lytton Strachey INGERSOLL’S LECTURE ON VOLTAIRE by Robert Green Ingersoll VOLTAIRE AND KING STANISLAS by Henry W. Wolff VOLTAIRE IN THE NETHERLANDS by C. A. Van Sypesteyn The Biographies VOLTAIRE by John Morley VOLTAIRE: A SKETCH OF HIS LIFE AND WORKS by G. W. Foote and J. M. Wheeler VOLTAIRE: BRIEF BIOGRAPHY by George Saintsbury Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles

Delphi Complete Works of Leo Tolstoy Illustrated

Author : Leo Tolstoy
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Believed by many to be the greatest novelist the world has known, the Russian Master’s work is of paramount importance. This definitive Edition of Tolstoy’s oeuvre has every translated novel, short story, novella and play written by Leo Tolstoy. One of our most popular eBooks – now you can own the great Master of Realist fiction. (Version 3) Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles Including: * ALL 12 novels with professional formatting * plus RARE unfinished novels, like ‘The Decembrists’ which Tolstoy intended to be a sequel to the great ‘War and Peace’ * brief but informative introductions to all of the novels * Attractive images relating to Tolstoy’s life and works throughout the eBook * ALL the short stories that have been translated into English * features a bonus selection of non-fiction texts, including Tolstoy’s Journal * ALL of the plays * special Main Character pages for ‘War and Peace’ and ‘Anna Karenina’ to aid reading these large novels * improved translations of the short stories, in response to a customer review * includes contents tables for each novel and play, allowing easy navigation around the massive file * special literary criticism section, with 9 different essays examining Tolstoy’s contribution to literature * two biographies on Tolstoy, by his wife and son Contents The Novels and Novellas CHILDHOOD BOYHOOD YOUTH FAMILY HAPPINESS THE COSSACKS WAR AND PEACE ANNA KARENINA THE DEATH OF IVAN ILYCH THE KREUTZER SONATA. RESURRECTION THE FORGED COUPON HADJI MURAD The Unfinished Novels THE DECEMBRISTS A MORNING OF A LANDED PROPRIETOR The Short Stories LIST OF STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Plays THE POWER OF DARKNESS THE FRUITS OF CULTURE REDEMPTION THE CAUSE OF IT ALL THE FIRST DISTILLER THE LIGHT SHINES IN DARKNESS LIVE CORPSE Selected Non-Fiction A CONFESSION KINGDOM OF GOD IS WITHIN YOU WHAT THEN MUST WE DO? ON THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SCIENCE AND ART BETHINK YOURSELVES! MOSCOW CENSUS TOLSTOY ON SHAKESPEARE TOLSTOY’S JOURNAL The Criticism TOLSTOY THE ARTIST by Ivan Panin TOLSTOY THE PREACHER by Ivan Panin Extract from ‘MY LITERARY PASSIONS’ by William Dean Howells Extract from ‘ESSAYS ON RUSSIAN NOVELISTS’ by William Lyon Phelps RUSSIAN ROMANCE by Earl of Evelyn Baring Cromer Extracts from ‘A SURVEY OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE’ by Isabel Florence Hapgood Extract from ‘AN OUTLINE OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE’ by Maurice Baring THE RUSSIAN POINT OF VIEW by Virginia Woolf Extract from ‘PROPHETS OF DISSENT’ by Otto Heller The Biographies REMINISCENCES OF TOLSTOY by Ilya Tolstoy AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF COUNTESS TOLSTOY Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles

Mysticism and Alchemy through the Ages

Author : Gary Edson
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"This book describes physical and spiritual aspects of various theories and practices of transformation, with attention to beliefs of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sufism, Tantrism, Taoism and Yoga. The book, which is heavily illustrated, describes the beliefs, experiments, and secret messages that drew the believers and dreamers of the world together in search of wealth and immortality"--Provided by publisher.

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Mysticism and the Mystery Religions

Author : John Ferguson
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More than one thousand entries provide essential information on the manifold expressions of mysticism, ranging from Christian mystical theology to Oriental mysticism and from the ancient philosophers to the Cambridge Platonists

Delphi Complete Works of G K Chesterton Illustrated

Author : G. K. Chesterton
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One of the greatest writers of his time, G. K. Chesterton’s short stories, novels, poetry and essays demonstrate his unparalleled versatility in literature. This comprehensive eBook offers readers the complete fictional works of G. K. Chesterton, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 2) Features: * concise introductions to the novels and other works * the complete Father Brown stories, including the very rare stories * the original Father Brown illustrations * ALL the novels, with contents tables * images of how the novels first appeared, giving your eReader a taste of the Edwardian texts * special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry * rare plays and poetry * features 43 non-fiction books, each with contents tables * unique uncollected essays section, with rare articles by the great essayist * includes Chesterton’s autobiography– explore the writer’s literary life! * features a special criticism section, with four works examining Chesterton’s contribution to literature, including Patrick Braybrooke’s seminal work GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON * many images relating to Chesterton’s life, works, places and film adaptations * scholarly ordering of texts in chronological order and literary genres, allowing easy navigation around Chesterton’s immense oeuvre Please note: due to copyright restrictions and the scarcity of some minor texts, this is a complete FICTIONAL works of Chesterton, with the almost complete non-fiction works. As soon as more texts become available, they will be added as free updates for customers who have already purchased this eBook. CONTENTS: Father Brown Stories THE INNOCENCE OF FATHER BROWN THE WISDOM OF FATHER BROWN THE INCREDULITY OF FATHER BROWN THE SECRET OF FATHER BROWN THE SCANDAL OF FATHER BROWN UNCOLLECTED FATHER BROWN STORIES Index of Father Brown Stories The Novels THE NAPOLEON OF NOTTING HILL THE MAN WHO WAS THURSDAY THE BALL AND THE CROSS MANALIVE THE FLYING INN THE RETURN OF DON QUIXOTE Short Story Collections THE CLUB OF QUEER TRADES THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH AND OTHER STORIES TALES OF THE LONG BOW THE POET AND THE LUNATICS FOUR FAULTLESS FELONS THE PARADOXES OF MR. POND UNCOLLECTED SHORT STORIES The Short Stories LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Plays MAGIC THE JUDGMENT OF DR. JOHNSON THE TURKEY AND THE TURK The Poetry Collections GREYBEARDS AT PLAY THE WILD KNIGHT AND OTHER POEMS THE BALLAD OF THE WHITE HORSE POEMS WINE, WATER AND SONG THE BALLAD OF ST. BARBARA AND OTHER POEMS GLORIA IN PROFUNDIS UBI ECCLESIA THE GRAVE OF ARTHUR The Poems LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Non-Fiction THE DEFENDANT ROBERT BROWNING TWELVE TYPES HERETICS VARIED TYPES CHARLES DICKENS ALL THINGS CONSIDERED TREMENDOUS TRIFLES ORTHODOXY WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE WORLD GEORGE BERNARD SHAW APPRECIATIONS AND CRITICISMS OF THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS ALARMS AND DISCURSIONS A MISCELLANY OF MEN THE VICTORIAN AGE IN LITERATURE THE APPETITE OF TYRANNY THE CRIMES OF ENGLAND LORD KITCHENER UTOPIA OF USURERS AND OTHER ESSAYS A SHORT HISTORY OF ENGLAND IRISH IMPRESSIONS THE SUPERSTITION OF DIVORCE THE NEW JERUSALEM WHAT I SAW IN AMERICA EUGENICS AND OTHER EVILS ST. FRANCIS FANCIES VERSUS FADS THE EVERLASTING MAN WILLIAM COBBETT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND CONVERSION THE OUTLINE OF SANITY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON DO WE AGREE? THE THING COME TO THINK OF IT ALL IS GRIST ST. THOMAS AQUINAS ALL I SURVEY: A BOOK OF ESSAYS THE WELL AND THE SHALLOWS THE GLASS WALKING STICK AS I WAS SAYING THE COMMON MAN THE SPICE OF LIFE THE APOSTLE AND THE WILD DUCKS AND OTHER ESSAYS UNCOLLECTED ESSAYS The Criticism MR. G.K. CHESTERTON AND MR. HILAIRE BELLOC by Robert Lynd G. K. CHESTERTON, A CRITICAL STUDY by Julius West and more

Delphi Works of G K Chesterton Illustrated

Author : G. K. Chesterton
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One of the greatest writers of his time, G. K. Chesterton’s short stories, novels, poetry and essays demonstrate his unparalleled versatility in literature. This comprehensive eBook offers readers the most complete works possible in the US, as well as the usual Delphi bonus texts. Features: * concise introductions to the novels and other works * Father Brown stories, with special index * the original Father Brown illustrations * five novels, with contents tables * images of how the novels first appeared, giving your eReader a taste of the Edwardian texts * short story and poetry collections, with contents tables * special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry – find that special poem quickly and easily! * features 25 non-fiction books, each with contents tables * unique uncollected essays section, with rare articles by the great essayist * boasts a special criticism section, with four works examining Chesterton’s contribution to literature, including Patrick Braybrooke’s seminal work GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON * many images relating to Chesterton’s life, works, places and film adaptations * scholarly ordering of texts in chronological order and literary genres, allowing easy navigation around Chesterton’s immense oeuvre Please note: due to US copyright restrictions many of Chesterton’s later works are not available. As soon as more texts become available, they will be added as free updates for customers who have already purchased this eBook. To browse our range of other titles, please visit www.delphiclassics.com. CONTENTS: Father Brown Stories THE INNOCENCE OF FATHER BROWN THE WISDOM OF FATHER BROWN UNCOLLECTED FATHER BROWN STORIES Index of Father Brown Stories The Novels THE NAPOLEON OF NOTTING HILL THE MAN WHO WAS THURSDAY THE BALL AND THE CROSS MANALIVE THE FLYING INN Short Story Collections THE CLUB OF QUEER TRADES THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH AND OTHER STORIES UNCOLLECTED SHORT STORIES The Short Stories LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Plays MAGIC THE TURKEY AND THE TURK The Poetry Collections GREYBEARDS AT PLAY THE WILD KNIGHT AND OTHER POEMS THE BALLAD OF THE WHITE HORSE The Poems LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Non-Fiction THE DEFENDANT ROBERT BROWNING TWELVE TYPES HERETICS VARIED TYPES CHARLES DICKENS ALL THINGS CONSIDERED TREMENDOUS TRIFLES ORTHODOXY WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE WORLD GEORGE BERNARD SHAW APPRECIATIONS AND CRITICISMS OF THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS ALARMS AND DISCURSIONS A MISCELLANY OF MEN THE VICTORIAN AGE IN LITERATURE THE APPETITE OF TYRANNY THE CRIMES OF ENGLAND LORD KITCHENER UTOPIA OF USURERS AND OTHER ESSAYS A SHORT HISTORY OF ENGLAND IRISH IMPRESSIONS THE SUPERSTITION OF DIVORCE THE NEW JERUSALEM WHAT I SAW IN AMERICA EUGENICS AND OTHER EVILS UNCOLLECTED ESSAYS The Criticism MR. G.K. CHESTERTON AND MR. HILAIRE BELLOC by Robert Lynd G. K. CHESTERTON, A CRITICAL STUDY by Julius West MR. G.K. CHESTERTON’S POINT OF VIEW by John Kelman GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON by Patrick Braybrooke

The Mystical Presence

Author : John Williamson Nevin
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Contemporary Asian America second Edition

Author : Min Zhou
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How does one capture the delightful irony of Edith Wharton's prose or the spare lyricism of Kate Chopin's? Kathleen Wheeler challenges the reader to experiment with a more imaginative method of literary criticism in order to comprehend more fully writers of the Modernist and late Realist period. In examining the creative works of seven women writers from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Wheeler never lets the mystery and magic of literature be overcome by dry critical analysis. Modernist Women Writers and Narrative Art begins by evaluating how Edith Wharton, Kate Chopin, and Willa Cather all engaged in an ironic critique of realism. They explored the inadequacies of this form in expressing human experience and revealed its hidden, often contradictory, assumptions. Building on the foundation that Wharton, Chopin, and Cather established, Jean Rhys, Katherine Mansfield, Stevie Smith, and Jane Bowles brought literature into the era we now consider modernism. Drawing on insights from feminist theory, deconstructionism and revisions of new historicism, Kathleen Wheeler reveals a literary tradition rich in narrative strategy and stylistic sophistication.