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From Shakespeare to O. Henry

Stuart Petre Brodie Mais

From Shakespeare to O. Henry

studies in literature

by Stuart Petre Brodie Mais

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Published by Grant Richards in London .
Written in English

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  • English literature.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination313 p.
    Number of Pages313
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14124851M


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Henry. William Sydney Porter (–), known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American writer. Henry's short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and surprise endings.

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National Emergency From Shakespeare to O. Henry by Mais, S. Publication date Topics English literature--History and criticism. Publisher Freeport, N.Y.: Books for Libraries Press.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mais, S.P.B. (Stuart Petre Brodie), From Shakespeare to O. Henry. New York, Dodd, Mead and Co. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mais, S.P.B. (Stuart Petre Brodie), From Shakespeare to O.

Henry. London, Grant Richards, O. Henry seems to be rather forgotten these days, which I don't quite understand considering that his stories are applicable on any time and any situation - this book was difficult to /5(53).

Many of O. Henry's lesser tales, the bulk of the book, read like mini Our Towns. That is not to deny the humor, nor the inventiveness of the stories, but, especially read one after another,and after the first four or five tales, a good reader can see the plot's machinations and twists from a mile away/5(23).

Henry was careless in keeping books or may have embezzled (stealing) fund. In he was accused for embezzlement and terminated from his job. 22) He then worked full-time on his humorous weekly called The Rolling Stone but it failed since the paper never provided an adequate income.

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Henry's stories were considerably more playful, and are also known for their witty narration. Most of O. Henry's stories are set in his own time, the early 20th : William Sidney Porter, Septem.

KING HENRY V Then keep thy vow, sirrah, when thou meetest the fellow. WILLIAMS So I will, my liege, as I live. KING HENRY V Who servest thou under. WILLIAMS Under Captain Gower, my liege. FLUELLEN Gower is a good captain, and is good knowledge and literatured in the wars.

KING HENRY V Call him hither to me, soldier. WILLIAMS I will, my liege. A writer said that in the many allusions to Shakespeare found in ’s stories “how shows a tendency to word-play or to an unexpected turn similar to that manifest of the plots of his stories.”(Current-Garcia,). Henry V is a play by William Shakespeare that was first performed in Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis.

See a complete list of the characters in Henry V and in-depth analyses of King Henry V, Catherine, and Fluellen. Here's where you'll find analysis about the play as a whole. Start your review of Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children: Selections from Shakespeare, Twain, Dickens,London, Longfellow, Irving Aesop, Homer, Cervantes, Hawthorne, and More Write a /5.

Famous short-story writer O. Henry was born William Sydney Porter on Sept. 11,in Greensboro, N.C. His father, Algernon Sidney Porter, was a physician.

His mother, Mrs. Algernon Sidney Porter (Mary Virginia Swaim), died from consumption when O. Henry was just three years old, so he was raised by his paternal grandmother and his : Esther Lombardi. The Complete Works of O'Henry (The Definitive Collection of America's Master of the Short Story, Volume II) by O.

Henry and Harry Hansen | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 5. The full text of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets side-by-side with translations into modern English. No fear Shakespeare is available online and in book form at Thorough summaries and insightful critical analyses of all the plays.

Our most popular guides include quick quizzes, so you can test your retention before the test. Henry VIII is a collaborative history play, written by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, based on the life of King Henry VIII of England.

An alternative title, All Is True, is recorded in contemporary documents, the title Henry VIII not appearing until the play's publication in the First Folio of Stylistic evidence indicates that individual scenes were written by either Shakespeare. Henry V is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written near It tells the story of King Henry V of England, focusing on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt () during the Hundred Years' the First Quarto text, it was titled The Cronicle History of Henry the fift: p.6 which became The Life of Henry the Fifth in the First Folio text.

The Gift Of The Magi. One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one's cheeks burned with the silent imputation of parsimony that such close dealing implied.

O. Henry was the pen name of William Sydney Porter () was a prolific American short story writer. Initially trained as a pharmacist, Porter began his writing career as a journalist and worked on his stories on the side. After being accused of embezzling money from a bank he worked for, he fled to : Dover Publications.

Shakespeare, William, Title: Henry V Note: There is an improved edition of this title, eBook # Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Henry V, King of England, -- Drama Subject: Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Drama Subject: Great Britain -- History -- Henry V, Cited by: The book features 20 short stories written by O.

Henry, pen name of William Sydney Porter, a short story writer from America. The stories are a mix of thriller, love, and comedy. Nearly all the stories have unexpected endings, with Roads of Destiny, the longest one in the book, being the most interesting read/5. Henry IV remains one of my favorite Shakespeare plays, even though the tragedies and comedies get far more attention and seeming appreciation than do the histories.

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Free download or read online King Henry IV, Part 1 pdf (ePUB) (Wars of the Roses Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by William Shakespeare. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

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"Henry V" is one of the greatest plays of all time, and one of many truly great plays written by William Shakespeare. He is the true author of this page, February paperback, but the form in which it is presented- a small paperback book- is the work of many more people/5(13).

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Henry: Complete Short Stories Collection to and why. I think O. Henry is inimitable. I have read other superbly composed English. I have read cleverly constructed short stories (Harry Harrison comes to mind). And I have read.

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Thank you for your : Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale. The Pendulum "Eighty-first street—let 'em out, please," yelled the shepherd in blue. A flock of citizen sheep scrambled out and another flock scrambled aboard. Ding-ding. The cattle cars of the Manhattan Elevated rattled away, and John Perkins drifted down the stairway of the station with the released flock.

John walked slowly toward his flat. This the twelfth and final volume of O. Henry's work gets its title from an early newspaper venture of which he was the head and front. On Apthere appeared in Austin, Texas, volume 1, number 3, of The Rolling Stone, with a circulation greatly in excess.

Henry V (Wars of the Roses #4), William Shakespeare Henry V is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written near It tells the story of King Henry V of England, focusing on events immediately before and after the Battle of /5.

Henry was the pen name of William Sydney Porter () was a prolific American short story writer. Initially trained as a pharmacist, Porter began his writing career as a journalist and worked on his stories on the side. After being accused of embezzling money from.

Free download or read online The Gift of the Magi pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in December 10thand was written by O. Henry. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of 32 pages and is available in Hardcover format.

The main characters of this classics, short stories story are Jim, Della/5. The Gift of the Magi O. Henry downloads; The Best American Humorous Short Stories downloads; Postscripts O. Henry downloads; The Four Million O. Henry downloads; The Trimmed Lamp, and Other Stories of the Four Million O.

Henry downloads; Cabbages and Kings O. Henry downloads; O. Henryana: Seven Odds and Ends, Poetry and Short Stories O. Henry. O. Henry's work is wide-ranging, and his characters can be found roaming the cattle-lands of Texas, exploring the art of the con-man, or investigating the tensions of class and wealth in turn-of-the-century New York.

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Henry. ReadCentral has helped thousands of people read books online without the need for sign-ups or downloads, simply choose your favorite book or author and.Is Henry V pro-war, anti-war, or some weird combination of both?) What's up with Shakespeare killing off Falstaff?

(Also, why the heck did he do it off-stage?) Would the play have been different if Falstaff had lived? Why or why not? Compare and contrast Wild Prince Hal (from Henry IV Part 1 and Part 2) to the man he has become in Henry V.