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Ghazal

The ghazal is a poetic form that has rhyming couplets and a refrain, with each line sharing the same meter. A ghazal talks about both the pain of loss and the beauty of love in spite of that pain. The form is ancient. It started in 6th century Ar ...

                                               

Go Ask Alice

Go Ask Alice is a controversial book from 1971. The book is said to be the actual diary of an anonymous teenage girl who became addicted to drugs. The diarists name is never given in the book. The title is from the lyrics to the Jefferson Airplan ...

                                               

Godeys Ladys Book

Godeys Ladys Book was a 19th-century American monthly womens magazine. It began publication in 1830 as The Ladys Book. "Godeys" was added to the title about 1840. It was also known as Godeys Magazine. It was published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvani ...

                                               

James Gordon (comics)

Commissioner James Gordon is a fictional Batman character who is the police commissioner of Gotham City and is a fellow ally of Batman who gives him all of his missions and criminals to capture or question. In some cases, Gordon doesnt know Batma ...

                                               

GQ

GQ is a monthly mens magazine focusing upon fashion, style, and culture for men, through articles on food, movies, physical fitness, sex, music, travel, sports, technology, and books. It is generally thought of as being more sophisticated than ma ...

                                               

Grawp

Grawp is a fictional character in the Harry Potter book series written by J. K. Rowling. He is the giant half-brother of Hagrid. Grawp and Hagrid were born of the same mother, the giantess Fridwulfa. Hagrids father was a wizard but Grawps father ...

                                               

Grimms Fairy Tales

Childrens and Household Tales, commonly known as Grimms Fairy Tales, is a collection of German fairy tales published by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, the Brothers Grimm. On December 20, 1812, the Grimms published the first volume of the first edition. ...

                                               

Guinea-Bissau Creole

Guinea-Bissau Creole, also known as Kiriol, is a creole language whose lexicon derives mostly from Portuguese. It is spoken in Guinea Bissau, Senegal and The Gambia. It is also called by its native speakers as guinensi, kriyol, or portuguis. Guin ...

                                               

Gullivers Travels

Gullivers Travels is a book written in 1726 by Jonathan Swift. It is a satire about human nature - how humans act - and was very popular. It is about a man named Gulliver who goes to a place with very tiny people that are less than 6 inches tall. ...

                                               

Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel is a fairy tale from Germany. The Brothers Grimm heard it from Dortchen Wild in Cassel and published it in their Childrens and Household Tales in 1812. The Grimms revised the tale over the years. They gave the children names, ch ...

                                               

Harem (genre)

Harem is a kind of story in Japanese anime and manga where a male character is surrounded and loved by many female characters. Suzuka, Love Hina, Ai Yori Aoshi, Rosario + Vampire and Sekirei are just a few examples. Most of the time the females a ...

                                               

Hawkeye (Marvel Comics)

Hawkeye is a superhero created by Marvel Comics. Hawkeyes real name is Clinton Francis "Clint" Barton. In the live-action movie The Avengers, Hawkeye is portrayed by Jeremy Renner.

                                               

Hawkman

Hawkman is the name of several fictional superheroes appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. He was created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Dennis Neville. The original Hawkman first appeared in Flash Comics #1, published by Al ...

                                               

Hexameter

Hexameter is a metrical line of verse. It is usually made of six parts, called feet. It is the standard verse form used in Ancient Greek and Latin literature. The Iliad and Aeneid use it, and so do Ovids Metamorphoses. English poetry rarely uses ...

                                               

I Am Legend (novel)

I Am Legend is a 1954 horror novel by American writer Richard Matheson. It helped the development of the zombie genre and in popularizing the idea of a worldwide apocalypse due to disease. The novel was a success. It was adapted to a movie as The ...

                                               

In Another World with My Smartphone

In Another World with My Smartphone is a Japanese light novel series. It is written by Patora Fuyuhara and the pictures are drawn by Eiji Usatsuka. It started being published online in 2013 on Shōsetsuka ni Narō. Hobby Japan later started publish ...

                                               

The Irregular at Magic High School

The Irregular at Magic High School is a Japanese web novel series by Tsutomu Satō. It was published between October 2008 and March 2011 on Shōsetsuka ni Narō. Shōsetsuka ni Narō is an internet web novel website. Satō started releasing his work in ...

                                               

Jor-El

Jor-El was a fictional Superman character who was the father of Superman who died in the planet of Krypton when it was destroyed. He knew his planet would be destroyed but when he told his leaders, they did not listen try or stop the destruction ...

                                               

The Juvenile Miscellany

The Juvenile Miscellany was a 19th-century American bimonthly childrens magazine published in Boston, Massachusetts between 1826 and 1836. It was founded by Lydia Maria Child. Publishers varied over the years, but the original publisher was John ...

                                               

Katana (comics)

Katana) is a fictional superheroine that appears in comic books published by DC Comics. First appearing in 1983, Katana is a samurai warrior whose skill with a sword allows her to fight for justice as a superhero. Her tragic backstory includes th ...

                                               

Jonathan and Martha Kent

Jonathan and Martha Kent are fictional Superman characters who were the adopted parents when they found the baby Superman in the field. They cared for "Clark Kent" until he became an adult. The Kents died from a rare tropical disease with Martha ...

                                               

Batman: The Killing Joke

Batman: The Killing Joke is a 1988 DC Comics graphic novel featuring the characters Batman and The Joker. It was written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Brian Bolland. The Killing Joke gives an origin story for the supervillain the Joker, loosel ...

                                               

The Last of the Clan McDuck

The Last of the Clan McDuck is a comic about Scrooge McDuck. It is the first chapter of The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck. The story is set from 1877 to 1880 when Scrooge is a child. At his 10th birthday, Scrooge goes with his father, Fergus, ...

                                               

The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans is an adventure story with an historical setting and several historical characters. It was written by James Fenimore Cooper. It was published in 1826. It is set during the French and Indian War in what is now upstate New ...

                                               

Lavinia (novel)

Lavinia is a novel by American author Ursula K. Le Guin. It won the Locus Award. 2008. The book tells about the life of Lavinia. She was a minor character in Virgils epic poem the Aeneid. The book is based on the last six books, or the Iliadic ha ...

                                               

Bellatrix Lestrange

Bellatrix Lestrange is a fictional character of the Harry Potter series and is the sister of Narcissa Malfoy, the wife of Lucius Malfoy, and Draco Malfoys aunt. Her parents are Cygnus Black III and Druella Black and the eldest of three sisters: B ...

                                               

Little House (book series)

Little House on the Prairie is a book written by Laura Ingalls Wilder in 1935. It is one part of series of books about Wilders childhood in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Kansas during the late 19th century. The books have been made many times into mo ...

                                               

Little Orphan Annie

Little Orphan Annie was a daily comic strip created by Harold Gray. The strip made its first appearance on August 5, 1924 in the New York Daily News. The main characters in the strip were Little Orphan Annie, Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks, and Annies d ...

                                               

The Little Pilgrim

The Little Pilgrim was a 19th-century American monthly childrens magazine. It was published between October 1853 and December 1868 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Leander K. Lippincott. It was edited by his wife, Sara Jane Lippincott, under the ...

                                               

Loki (comics)

Loki is a fictional villain who appears in comic books by Marvel Comics. He has a range of superpowers, and is therefore called a "supervillain". His powers consist of shape-shifting and also some sorcery. He is based on the god Loki from Norse m ...

                                               

Lolita

Lolita is a novel by Vladimir Nabokov. The book was written in English. It was published in Paris in 1955. It was translated into Russian by Nabokov. The story is about the sexual relationship that develops in the United States between a middle-a ...

                                               

Lorna Doone

Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor is a novel written by Richard Doddridge Blackmore. The novel was published in 1869. The story begins in late 17th century in the United Kingdom towns of Devon and Somerset. The story shows the romance of a group o ...

                                               

Lex Luthor

Lex Luthor is a fictional supervillain from the comic books published by DC Comics. He is the biggest enemy of Superman. He is also an enemy of Batman and other superheroes in the DC Comics. The character was created by writer Jerry Siegel and ar ...

                                               

Mace Windu

Mace Windu is a fictional character in the Star Wars series. He was portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson as a Jedi Master in the prequel movies. He was Master of the High Council of the Jedi in episodes I to III. He appears in Star Wars Episode I: The ...

                                               

Magic Kingdom for Sale–SOLD!

Magic Kingdom for Sale–Sold! is the first book in a series written by Terry Brooks. It is the story of a trial lawyer named Ben Holiday who gets a catalog from Rosens, LTD. that is selling a fantasy kingdom named Landover. He buys the kingdom but ...

                                               

Magic realism

Magic realism, or magical realism, is a genre where magical events invade a realistic environment. It is "what happens when a highly detailed, realistic setting is invaded by something too strange to believe". The surprise effect of magical reali ...

                                               

Magnificent Obsession (novel)

Magnificent Obsession is a novel by Lloyd C. Douglas. The story follows a man named Robert Merrick. He is resuscitated by a rescue crew after a boating accident. The crew is unable to save the life of Dr. Hudson, a heart attack victim on the othe ...

                                               

Draco Malfoy

Draco Lucius Malfoy is a fictional character from the Harry Potter series written by J. K. Rowling. Malfoy is an antagonist, a Slytherin student in Harry Potters year and Harrys main rival in school. In the Harry Potter movies, he is played by To ...

                                               

Marauders Map

The Marauders Map is a fictional map of Hogwarts. It is a magical map. It was created by James" Prongs” Potter, Sirius" Padfoot” Black, Peter" Wormtail” Pettigrew and Remus" Moony” Lupin. It showed the secret passages in and out of Hogwarts. The ...

                                               

Marvel Universe

The Marvel Universe is a comic book fictional universe created by Marvel Comics. The MU is where most of the main stories published by Marvel Comics takes place. The MU is actually just one of an infinite number of different dimensions. Each one ...

                                               

Mary: A Fiction

Mary: A Fiction is a novel written by Mary Wollstonecraft, a British feminist. It is her first and only complete novel. Wollstonecraft wrote it when she was a governess in Ireland. The novel was published in 1788 shortly after she decided to emba ...

                                               

Mawlid of the Nebi

Mawlif of the Nebi is the first book written in the Zazaki language. It was written by Ahmed el-Hasi in Diyarbakır in 1899 and was published on March 25, 1899. The book is a religious book and includes stories about the birth of the Islamic proph ...

                                               

Minerva McGonagall

Minerva McGonagall is a fictional character in the Harry Potter books written by J. K. Rowling. This character is a teacher at the school Hogwarts, and a good character in the series. She helps Harry Potter, the main character, many times in the ...

                                               

Midori Days

Midori Days is an anime about a girl who falls in love so badly that when she wakes up shes somehow attached to her love interests right hand. This anime is about how these two adjust to their strange new relationship. High school boy Seiji Sawam ...

                                               

The Monkeys Paw

"The Monkeys Paw" is a supernatural horror short story by William Wymark Jacobs. It was published in 1902, in the book The Lady of the Barge. It is one of the most famous horror short stories of English literature. It is based on the idea that th ...

                                               

Moominpappa

Moominpappa - is a character in the Moomin series of books by Finnish author Tove Jansson. Moominpappa was an orphan. He left the orphanage to see the world. But now he has settled down. Moominpappa wants to be a responsible father to his family: ...

                                               

Munchkin

The Munchkins are natives of the fictional Munchkin Country in the Oz books by L. Frank Baum. They first appeared in the 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, in which they are described as wearing only blue. The 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, sho ...

                                               

A Murder of Quality

A Murder of Quality is the second novel by John le Carre. The main character is George Smiley. This is the only book about Smiley that is not about spying. It is a murder mystery.

                                               

My Sisters Keeper

My Sisters Keeper is a 2004 novel written by Jodi Picoult. Set in Rhode Island, it tells the story of a 13-year-old girl named Anna Fitzgerald, a "savior sibling", who sues her parents so that they can no longer legally control her medical decisi ...

                                               

Namibian Sun

The Namibian Sun is a daily tabloid and print newspaper in Namibia. The paper was launched on 20 September 2007 and publishes everyday. It had an initial print run of 36.000. The paper publishes mostly in English with some pages in Oshiwambo and ...

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