Category: Classics

  • Download E-books Mobilizing Woman-Power PDF

    By Harriot Stanton Blatch

    Mobilizing Woman-Power is gifted the following in a top quality paperback version. This well known vintage paintings via Harriot Stanton Blatch is within the English language, and should no longer comprise portraits or photos from the unique variation. in the event you benefit from the works of Harriot Stanton Blatch then we hugely suggest this ebook on your publication assortment.
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  • Download E-books The Wind in the Willows (Puffin Classics) PDF

    The much-loved vintage stories of Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad. whilst Mole is going boating with Ratty rather than doing his spring-cleaning, he discovers a complete new global. in addition to adventures at the river and within the Wild wooden, there are excessive jinks at the open highway with that reckless ruffian, Mr Toad of Toad corridor. Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad turn into the firmest of associates, yet after Toad's most recent escapade, can they subscribe to jointly and beat the wretched weasels as soon as and for all? The Wind within the Willows via Kenneth Grahame is without doubt one of the twenty brilliant vintage tales being relaunched in Puffin Classics in March 2015.
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  • Download E-books Marginalia on Casanova: St. Orpheus Breviary I PDF

    By Mikl S. Szentkuthy

    Marginalia on Casanova, the 1st quantity of the St. Orpheus Breviary, is Miklos Szentkuthy's synthesis of 2,000 years of ecu tradition. St. Orpheus is Szentkuthy's Virgil, an omniscient, poet who publications us no longer via hell, yet via all of recorded historical past, delusion, faith, and literature, albeit reimagined as St. Orpheus metamorphosizes himself into kings, popes, saints, tyrants, and artists. without delay pagan and Christian, Greek and Hebrew, Asian and eu, St. Orpheus is a mosaic of historical past and mankind in a single supra-person and veil, an unending sequence of mask and personae, humanity in its protean, futural form, an continually altering functionality of discourse, textual content, fantasy, & mentalite. via St. Orpheus' procedure, disparate moments of background turn into synchronic, are juggled to bare, mockingly, their mutual distinction and crucial similarity. "Orpheus wandering within the infernal regions," says Szentkuthy, "is the perennial image of the brain misplaced amid the enigmas of truth. the purpose of the paintings is, at the one hand, to symbolize the truth of background with the maximum attainable precision, and at the different, to teach, during the mutations of the eu spirit, all of the uncertainties of contemplative guy, the transiency of feelings and the sterility of philosophical systems." Marginalia on Casanova relives the despiritualization of the most protagonist's sensual adventures, although it really is much less his intercourse lifestyles & extra his highbrow project, the only real determinant of his being, that is the focal point of this mesmeric booklet. via his personal glittering institutions and greatly spanning array of metaphors, Szentkuthy analyses and perspectives the 18th century and its suggestion of homogeneity from the vantage element of the twentieth century, with the total armor of somebody who used to be, possibly, one of many final Hungarian Europeans. whereas a observation on Casanova's memoirs, it's also Szentkuthy's personal philosophy of affection. ardour, playfulness, irony, and a complete gamut of protean metamorphoses are what symbolize Marginalia on Casanova, a piece during which readers will event either profundity and a taking to wing of essay-writing that's intellectually radiant and that's as sensual and provocative as a gondola trip with Casanova.
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  • Download E-books Anna Karenina PDF

    The must-have Pevear and Volokhonsky translation of 1 of the best Russian novels ever written

    defined via William Faulkner because the most sensible novel ever written and by way of Fyodor Dostoevsky as “flawless,” Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair among the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the speeding officer, count number Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage and thereby exposes herself to the hypocrisies of society. Set opposed to an unlimited and richly textured canvas of nineteenth-century Russia, the novel's seven significant characters create a dynamic imbalance, taking part in out the contrasts of urban and kingdom lifestyles and the entire diversifications on love and relations happiness.

    whereas prior types have softened the powerful and infrequently stunning features of Tolstoy's writing, Pevear and Volokhonsky have produced a translation actual to his strong voice. This authoritative variation, which acquired the PEN Translation Prize and was once an Oprah booklet membership™ choice, additionally contains an illuminating advent and explanatory notes. appealing, energetic, and eminently readable, this Anna Karenina may be the definitive textual content for lovers of the movie and generations to come. This Penguin Classics Deluxe variation additionally beneficial properties French flaps and deckle-edged paper.

    For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts stronger by means of introductions and notes through amazing students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations via award-winning translators.
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  • Download E-books Crime and Punishment (Barnes & Noble Classics) PDF

    Crime and Punishment, via Fyodor Dostoevsky, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which deals caliber variations at cheap costs to the scholar and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of rigorously crafted extras. listed here are a number of the impressive positive factors of Barnes & Noble Classics:
    • New introductions commissioned from cutting-edge most sensible writers and students
    • Biographies of the authors
    • Chronologies of up to date ancient, biographical, and cultural occasions
    • Footnotes and endnotes
    • Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, performs, work, operas, statuary, and movies encouraged by means of the paintings
    • Comments through different well-known authors
    • Study inquiries to problem the reader's viewpoints and expectancies
    • Bibliographies for additional analyzing
    • Indices & Glossaries, while appropriate
    All versions are superbly designed and are published to more advantageous requirements; a few contain illustrations of ancient curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, old, and literary—to enhance every one reader's realizing of those enduring works.
     
    Few authors were as in my opinion acquainted with desperation as Fyodor Dostoevsky, and none were so adept at describing it. Crime and Punishment—the novel that heralded the author’s interval of masterworks—tells the tale of the terrible and gifted scholar Raskolnikov, a personality of remarkable mental intensity and complexity. Raskolnikov purposes that males like himself, by way of advantage in their highbrow superiority, can and needs to go beyond societal legislations. to check his conception, he devises the proper crime—the homicide of a spiteful pawnbroker residing in St. Petersburg.
     
    In essentially the most gripping crime tales of all time, Raskolnikov quickly realizes the folly of his abstractions. Haunted via vibrant hallucinations and the torments of his moral sense, he seeks aid from his terror and ethical isolation—first from Sonia, the pious streetwalker who urges him to admit, then in a stressful online game of cat and mouse with Porfiry, the bright Justice of the Peace assigned to the homicide research. A tour de force of suspense, Crime and Punishment delineates the theories and motivations that underlie a bankrupt morality.
     
    Priscilla Meyer is Professor of Russian Language and Literature at Wesleyan collage, in Middletown, Connecticut. She released Find What the Sailor Has Hidden, the 1st monograph on Vladimir Nabokov’s Pale Fire, and edited the 1st English translation of Andrei Bitov’s number of brief tales, Life in Windy Weather.
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  • Download E-books Nathaniel Hawthorne : Tales and Sketches (Library of America) PDF

    By Nathaniel Hawthorne

    The library of the United States is devoted to publishing America's top and most important writing in good-looking, enduring volumes, that includes authoritative texts. Hailed because the "finest-looking, longest-lasting variations ever made" (The New Republic), Library of the United States volumes make an outstanding reward for any social gathering. Now, with precisely 100 volumes to choose between, there's a excellent present for everybody.
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  • Download E-books Jane Eyre (Movie Tie-in Edition) (Vintage Classics) PDF

    By Charlotte Bronte

    Charlotte Brontë’s such a lot loved novel describes the passionate love among the brave orphan Jane Eyre and the bright, brooding, and domineering Rochester. 

    The loneliness and cruelty of Jane’s formative years strengthens her common independence and spirit, which turn out precious while she takes a place as a governess at Thornfield corridor. yet after she falls in love together with her sardonic agency, her discovery of his poor mystery forces her to make a heart-wrenching selection. Ever on the grounds that its booklet in 1847, Jane Eyre has enthralled all kinds of reader, from the main serious and cultivated to the youngest and such a lot unabashedly romantic. It lives as one of many nice triumphs of storytelling and as a relocating and unforgettable portrayal of a woman's quest for self-respect.
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  • Download E-books Experiments with Alternate Currents of High Potential and High Frequency PDF

    This anthology is an intensive advent to vintage literature in the event you haven't but skilled those literary masterworks. if you happen to have identified and enjoyed those works some time past, this is often a call for participation to reunite with outdated pals in a clean new layout. From Shakespeare’s finesse to Oscar Wilde’s wit, this exact assortment brings jointly works as diversified and influential because the Pilgrim’s development and Othello. As an anthology that invitations readers to immerse themselves within the masterpieces of the literary giants, it really is must-have addition to any library.
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