Category: Classic Literary Fiction

Beaux et damnés (Folio) (French Edition) by Francis Scott Fitzgerald,Marie-Claire Pasquier PDF

By Francis Scott Fitzgerald,Marie-Claire Pasquier

ISBN-10: 2070459772

ISBN-13: 9782070459773

Anthony et Gloria, beaux, jeunes et doués, forment un couple obsédé par l'argent, prêt à tout pour recueillir l. a. fortune de leur grand-père milliardaire, ancien "requin" de Wall highway.

Dans l'atmosphère insouciante du long island de 1914, dans los angeles frénésie de l'ivresse, los angeles mélancolie des fêtes luxueuses, l'amour de ces deux jeunes "dieux", qui ressemblent étrangement à Fitzgerald et Zelda, se dégrade lentement...

Deuxième roman de Fitzgerald, Beaux et damnés est l'histoire d'un couple à los angeles dérive. Et le portrait mordant d'une société en proie aux mirages de l. a. consommation.

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Pamela in Her Exalted Condition (The Cambridge Edition of - download pdf or read online

By Samuel Richardson,Albert J. Rivero

ISBN-10: 0521848946

ISBN-13: 9780521848947

Pamela in Her Exalted follows the heroine of Richardson's highly well known first novel into married existence. within the approach, he explores either the event of ladies past the degree of courtship and offers a desirable perception into the social and cultural lifetime of the mid eighteenth century. the 1st ever scholarly variation of the unconventional, this quantity includes a significantly edited textual content, normal and textual introductions, complete annotations and textual equipment. Appendices describe the entire variations released in Richardson's lifetime in addition to early nineteenth-century variants. the unique illustrations from the preferred 8vo version of 1742 and Richardson's index are reproduced. The book of this novel within the Cambridge version permits the sequel to Pamela to take its rightful position within the severe examine of Richardson's improvement as a novelist.

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Get Irrungen, Wirrungen (German Edition) PDF

By Theodor Fontane

ISBN-10: 3958550487

ISBN-13: 9783958550483

ISBN-10: 3958550495

ISBN-13: 9783958550490

…dass das Herkommen unser Tun bestimmt. Wer ihm gehorcht, kann zugrunde gehn, aber er geht besser zugrunde als der, der ihm widerspricht."
Die hübsche Näherin Lene lernt auf einer Bootsfahrt den galanten Baron Botho von Rienäcker kennen. Trotz des großen Standesunterschieds kommen sie sich näher, und obwohl sich Lene keinen Illusionen hingibt, gehen die beiden eine romantische Beziehung ein. Doch lange hält das Liebesglück nicht an.
Theodor Fontane (1819-1898) bricht in "Irrungen und Wirrungen" mit althergebrachten Rollenvorstellungen, da er die moralische Überlegenheit des Adels in Frage stellt. Wie treffend Fontanes Gesellschaftskritik battle, zeigt die kontroverse Diskussion, die der textual content auslöste.

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Read e-book online Il banchiere anarchico (Italian Edition) PDF

By Pessoa Fernando,L. Carra,C. M. Valentinetti

ISBN-10: 8836806139

ISBN-13: 9788836806133

Un uomo d’affari dall’intelligenza limpida e rigorosa svela come sia possibile, senza contraddizione logica, conciliare ricchezza e anarchia. Il presidente di una società gastronomica organizza, in cerca di originalità culinarie, una macabra cena. Un sagace dottore scopre il colpevole di un crimine grazie a un’indagine degna di Sherlock Holmes. Una situazione oscura che si rivela sottesa da una logica ineccepibile, l. a. scoperta di una orrenda verità, una ferrea concatenazione di ragionamenti: su questi spunti Pessoa tesse l. a. trama sottile di tre bizzarri racconti. In essi spicca los angeles voce di personaggi lucidi e spregiudicati, capaci di dimostrare e rendere tangibile l’inspiegabile. E il lettore si accorge subito che i casi e le circostanze sono solo un pretesto, los angeles chiave in step with schiudere l. a. porta della sorpresa, dello smarrimento, della relatività del tutto. Il banchiere anarchico, tradotto in line with los angeles prima volta in italiano, Una cena molto originale, scritto in inglese dal fittizio Alexander seek, e Il furto nella Villa delle Vigne, ricostruito in base advert alcuni frammenti scoperti tra le carte dell’autore, sono stati pubblicati solo dopo l. a. morte di Pessoa, come los angeles maggior parte della sua produzione. Lo stile agile delle argomentazioni, i personaggi descritti con pochi e sicuri tratti, fanno di questi racconti tre piccoli e insoliti capolavori.

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Read e-book online Postmodern Counternarratives: Irony and Audience in the PDF

By Christopher Donovan

ISBN-10: 0415803446

ISBN-13: 9780415803441

ISBN-10: 0415971276

ISBN-13: 9780415971270

This publication presents a wide-ranging dialogue of realism, postmodernism, literary idea and renowned fiction sooner than targeting the careers of 4 admired novelists. regardless of wildly contrasting objectives and agendas, all 4 develop a growing number of sympathetic to the expectancies of a mainstream literary viewers, noting the more and more ignored but archetypal want for powerful explanatory narrative even whereas closing cautious of its barriers, presumptions, and capability abuses. Exploring novels that be capable to bridge the distance among available storytelling and literary concept, this publication indicates how modern authors reconcile values of posmodern literary experimentation and conventional realism.

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Download e-book for iPad: After Midnight (Neversink) by Irmgard Keun,Anthea Bell,Geoff Wilkes

By Irmgard Keun,Anthea Bell,Geoff Wilkes

ISBN-10: 0575036567

ISBN-13: 9780575036567

Sanna and her ravishing pal Gerti could relatively communicate of affection than politics, yet in Nineteen Thirties Frankfurt, politics can't be escaped--even within the lady's rest room. Crossing city one night to fulfill up with Gerti's Jewish lover, a blockade cuts off the ladies' path--it is the Fürher in a motorcade procession, and the group is going mad striving to trap a glimpse of Hitler's raised "empty hand." Then the parade is over, and within the lengthy hours after dead night Sanna and Gerti will face betrayal, dying, and the heartbreaking truth of being younger in an period without innocence or romance.

In 1937, German writer Irmgard Keun had only in the near past fled Nazi Germany together with her lover Joseph Roth while she wrote this narrow, beautiful, and devastating booklet. It captures the insufferable rigidity, contradictions, and hysteria of pre-war Germany like no different novel. but while it exposes human folly, the ebook exudes a hopeful humanism. it really is choked with humor and lightweight, at the same time it describes the 1st moments of a nightmare. After hour of darkness is a masterpiece that merits to be learn and remembered anew.

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Comment on paie ses dettes quand on a du génie (GF) (French by Charles Baudelaire,Thomas Clerc PDF

By Charles Baudelaire,Thomas Clerc

ISBN-10: 2081349558

ISBN-13: 9782081349551

L’anecdote suivante m’a été contée avec prières de n’en parler à personne ; c’est pour cela que je veux los angeles raconter à tout le monde.
« Lorsque j’étais enfant, mon père, homme d’affaires qui avait pour écrivains favoris Balzac et Baudelaire, me récitait souvent des vers de ce dernier ; il me disait aussi : “Les capitalistes sont les bienfaiteurs de l’humanité.” Quand il se ruina, en 1972, j’avais sept ans. Il est demeuré fidèle à Baudelaire et au capitalisme toute sa vie ; j’ai pour ma half plus d’estime pour l’un que pour l’autre. C’est que Baudelaire est une valeur sûre. »
Thomas Clerc

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Download e-book for iPad: The Mahfouz Dialogs by Gamal al-Ghitani,Humphrey Davies

By Gamal al-Ghitani,Humphrey Davies

ISBN-10: 5774161277

ISBN-13: 9785774161270

The Mahfouz Dialogs files the stories, perspectives, and jokes of Naguib Mahfouz on matters starting from politics to the connection among his novels and his existence, as brought to intimate buddies at a chain of casual conferences stretching out over nearly part a century. Mahfouz was once a pivotal determine not just in international literature (through being offered the Nobel prize for literature in 1988 he grew to become the 1st author in Arabic to win a mass audience), but in addition in his personal society, the place he enormously more suitable identical to the author within the eyes of the general public and encapsulated—as the sufferer of a savage assault on his lifestyles through an Islamist in 1994—the fight among pluralism, tolerance, and secularism at the one hand and extremist Islam. Moderated by means of Gamal al-Ghitani, a author of a more youthful new release who shared a standard history with Mahfouz (al-Ghitani additionally grew up in medieval Cairo) and felt an unlimited own empathy for the author regardless of their occasionally various perspectives, those exchanges throw new gentle on Mahfouz’s lifestyles, the production of his novels, and literary Egypt within the moment 1/2 the 20th century.

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Download PDF by Leo Tolstoy,Gary Saul Morson,Marian Schwartz: Anna Karenina (The Margellos World Republic of Letters)

By Leo Tolstoy,Gary Saul Morson,Marian Schwartz

ISBN-10: 0300203942

ISBN-13: 9780300203943

ISBN-10: 0300216823

ISBN-13: 9780300216820

Tolstoy produced many drafts of Anna Karenina. Crafting and recrafting every one sentence with cautious cause, he was once something yet informal in his use of language. His venture, translator Marian Schwartz observes, “was to bend language to his will, as an software of his aesthetic and ethical convictions.” In her incredible new translation, Schwartz embraces Tolstoy’s strange style—she is the 1st English language translator ever to take action. prior translations have departed from Tolstoy’s unique, “correcting” intended error and infelicities. yet Schwartz makes use of repetition the place Tolstoy does, wields a really appropriate cliché whilst he does, and strips down descriptive passages as he does, re-creating his type in English with mind's eye and skill.
Tolstoy’s romantic Anna, long-suffering Karenin, rushing Vronsky, and dozens in their relatives, pals, and friends are one of the so much vibrant characters in international literature. within the thought-provoking advent to this quantity, Gary Saul Morson offers strange insights into those characters, exploring what they demonstrate approximately Tolstoy’s radical conclusions on romantic love, highbrow dishonesty, the character of happiness, the process precise evil, and extra. For readers at each stage—from scholars first encountering Anna to literary pros revisiting the novel—this quantity will stand because the English reader’s transparent first choice.

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Hope Leslie: or, Early Times in the Massachusetts (Penguin - download pdf or read online

By Catharine Maria Sedgwick,Carolyn L. Karcher

ISBN-10: 1103690353

ISBN-13: 9781103690350

ISBN-10: 1543127274

ISBN-13: 9781543127270

Set in seventeenth-century New England within the aftermath of the Pequod War, Hope Leslie not in simple terms chronicles the position of ladies in construction the republic but in addition refocuses the emergent nationwide literature at the lives, family mores, and values of yank women.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more desirable through introductions and notes by way of amazing students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by way of award-winning translators.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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