Emma (Bantam Classic reissue) by Jane Austen

By Jane Austen

Emma, first released in 1816, was once written whilst Jane Austen used to be on the top of her powers.

In a unique amazing for its glowing wit and modernity, Austen provides readers with of literature’s maximum comedian creations—the eccentric Mr. Woodhouse and that crucial bore, pass over Bates. right here, too, we now have what may be Jane Austen’s so much profound characterization: the witty, resourceful, self-deluded Emma, a heroine the writer declared “no one yet myself will a lot like,” yet who has been a lot enjoyed through generations of readers.

Delightfully humorous, packed with wealthy irony, Emma is thought of as one among Jane Austen’s best achievements.

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Persuasion (Illustrated Edition) (The Novels of Jane Austen) by Jane Austen, C.E. Brock

By Jane Austen, C.E. Brock

Overview

This detailed variation of Persuasion comprises the well-known illustrations through Charles Edmond Brock, created in 1898. Brock and his brothers have been all profitable illustrators of the day and infrequently posed for every different utilizing costumes, props and furnishings of their Cambridge studio. Brock's more youthful brother, Henry, additionally illustrated Austen's books and joined him in illustrating different Austen releases for this set of 1898 editions.

Persuasion was once Austen's final accomplished novel, released in 1816 and that includes a heroine who has rejected her real love while her friends and family discourage the fit. while he reappears 8 years later, having made his fortune, Anne Elliott needs to now make a decision even if she is strong-willed adequate to choose for herself the place her personal most sensible pursuits lie.

Eight years after rejected suitor Frederick Wentworth is going off to sea, Sir Elliott's extravagance has compelled his relations into diminished situations. His daughter, twenty-seven 12 months previous Anne, now not expects to marry, and has fond thoughts and just a little stinging regrets approximately her choice to show Frederick down on the urging of her family members, who sought after her to try better. whilst Wentworth returns, having made his fortune, Anne is given a moment probability at love, yet she needs to be powerful adequate to imagine and judge for herself, then have the ability to win him again.

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Romanticism (4th Edition) by Duncan Wu

By Duncan Wu

This new version of the groundbreaking Romanticism: An Anthology is the one e-book of its type to include whole texts of a variety of Romantic works, together with Blake's Songs of Innocence and of expertise, the wedding of Heaven and Hell, and Urizen; Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads (1798); Wordsworth's Two-Part Prelude; early and revised types of Coleridge's 'The Eolian Harp', 'This Lime-Tree Bower my Prison', 'Frost at Midnight', and 'The old Mariner'; Shelley's Prometheus Unbound, Epipsychidion and Adonais; Byron's Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Canto III and Don Juan commitment and Cantos I and II; and Keats's Odes, the 2 Hyperions, Lamia, Isabella and The Eve of St Agnes. It additionally incorporates explanatory annotations and writer headnotes. up-to-date to include the most recent scholarly findings, it continues to be the fundamental textual content on Romanticism.

Don Juan commitment and Cantos I and II; and Keats's Odes, the 2 Hyperions, Lamia, Isabella and The Eve of St Agnes. It additionally contains explanatory annotations and writer headnotes. up-to-date to include the most recent scholarly findings, it is still the fundamental textual content on Romanticism.

contains all texts from the 3rd version, with the addition of Keats's Isabella and Shelley's Epipsychidion, in addition to a variety of the poems of Walter Scott
features a wider and deeper choice of texts via the massive Six male poets (Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Byron and Shelley) than any competing volume
features a beneficiant diversity of texts by means of lady Romantic poets
All editorial fabrics, together with annotations, writer headnotes, and prefatory fabrics, were revised for the hot edition
the single e-book to include entire texts, edited for this quantity from manuscript and early revealed resources by way of Wu, besides explanatory annotations and writer headnotes
includes every thing lecturers and scholars require for an in-depth survey of the central writings to emerge from the British Romantic period
the main widely-used instructing anthology within the box within the UK
better half web site contains a dynamic timeline detailing major occasions of the romantic interval and supplying photos, feedback for additional analyzing and helpful hyperlinks to different on-line assets: www.romanticismanthology.com

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The Unicorn (Vintage Classics) by Iris Murdoch

By Iris Murdoch

WITH AN advent via STEPHEN MEDCALF

When Marian Taylor takes the submit of governess at Gaze fort, distant apartment on a stunning yet desolate coast, she reveals herself faced with many unusual mysteries. what sort of crime or disaster long ago nonetheless retains the home lower than a brooding spell? And is her organization Hannah an blameless sufferer, a to blame girl, a lunatic, or a witch?

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A Whisper in the Dark: Twelve Thrilling Tales by Louisa May by Louisa May Alcott

By Louisa May Alcott

This assortment represents the simplest of Alcott's grownup oeuvre, beginning with A sleek Mephistopheles, a gloomy Faustian story encouraged through A lengthy deadly Love Chase. The tales during this quantity reveal dramatic depth and exciting, suspenseful plots that convey Alcott to be a fancy and passionate author. Readers will detect inside of this maelstrom of homicide, deceit, obsessive wish, treachery, duplicity, and betrayal that love and honor can nonetheless overcome all.

The e-book takes its name from the story "A Whisper within the Dark," arguably Alcott's high-gothic masterpiece, a narrative of imperiled innocence.

Also featured are: "The Abbot's Ghost," one in all Alcott's few thrillers that employs the supernatural; "Perilous Play," a sensationalist tale within which she means that with the best stimulation—in this situation hashish—even the blameless show a gloomy part; and V.V.; or Plots and Counterplots, fraught with ardour and jealousy that introduces the mysterious Virginie Varens, the darkest heroine in all of her paintings.

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El espejo de un hombre: Vida, obra y época de William by Stephen Greenblatt

By Stephen Greenblatt

La biografía definitiva del dramaturgo más importante de todos los tiempos.

Son muchos los que consideran a William Shakespeare el mejor escritor de todos los tiempos por su ingenio, los angeles universalidad de sus conflictos, los angeles profundidad de los personajes, los angeles revolución sin precedentes que supuso su obra... Pocos autores han marcado un antes y un después de forma tan incuestionable. Sin embargo, casi nada se sabe con certeza de su vida. Durante siglos se han sucedido especulaciones de todo tipo, sin que ninguna arrojara luz convincente sobre el gran misterio.

Stephen Greenblatt, uno de los mayores expertos en Shakespeare, propone aquí una unique hipótesis arropándose en l. a. obra misma del dramaturgo y en l. a. de sus coetáneos. De un modo comparable a l. a. manera en que Hamlet observaba l. a. efigie de su padre («Una combinación y una forma sin duda / en las que cada dios parece / haber puesto su sello / para mostrar al mundo el espejo de un hombre»), así mismo es este libro mucho más que una biografía. También es un riguroso estudio de los escritos de Shakespeare y, sobre todo, un magnífico retrato de l. a. Inglaterra isabelina.

Reseñas:
«Asombrosamente bueno. Es el libro más inteligente y sofisticado, y también el estudio más colosalmente apasionado que he leído jamás sobre los angeles vida y obra de Shakespeare.»
Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker

«Un libro de lectura compulsiva, unique como pocos. Greenblatt ha conducido los angeles investigación más empática posible sobre el modo en que las experiencias vitales de Shakespeare penetraron en sus obras.»
Stanley Wells

«Tan absorbente, lúcido y coherente que su llegada no es solo bienvenida sino motivo de celebración.»
Dan Cryer, Newsday

«Elocuentemente escrito, ricamente detallado y revelador desde el primero hasta el último capítulo [...]. Es inevitable que logre un lugar entre los estudios esenciales de losmejoresescritores.»
William E. Cain, Boston Sunday Globe

«Una magnífica hazaña.»
Denis Donoghue

«Una deslumbrante e ingeniosa biografía.»
Richard Lacayo, Time

«Greenblatt evoca con concisión y vívidamente el mundo isabelino.»
Mitchiko Kakutami, The big apple Times

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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Stories (Vintage) by Robert Louis Stevenson

By Robert Louis Stevenson

How skinny is the road among strong and evil?

Dr Jekyll has been experimenting together with his id. He has constructed a drug which separates the 2 facets of his nature and permits him sometimes to desert himself to his so much corrupt tendencies because the huge Mr Hyde.

But progressively he starts off to discover that the adventure again to goodness turns into increasingly more tricky, and the danger that Mr Hyde will become independent from totally from Dr Jekyll's keep an eye on places all of London in grave peril.

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Das Herz der Finsternis / Heart of Darkness - Zweisprachige by Joseph Conrad

By Joseph Conrad

Dieses booklet: "Das Herz der Finsternis / middle of Darkness - Zweisprachige Ausgabe (Deutsch-Englisch) / Bilingual version (German-English)" ist mit einem detaillierten und dynamischen Inhaltsverzeichnis versehen und wurde sorgfältig korrekturgelesen. Diese Zweisprachige Ausgabe hilft dem Leser Joseph Conrad besser zu verstehen und zu interpretieren, ist praktisch beim Nachschlagen und sehr nützlich um Englisch / Deutsch als Fremdsprache zu Lernen oder zu Lehren.

This rigorously crafted booklet: "Das Herz der Finsternis / middle of Darkness - Zweisprachige Ausgabe (Deutsch-Englisch) / Bilingual version (German-English)" is formatted to your eReader with a practical and specified desk of contents. This bilingual version is helping the reader to appreciate and to interpret Joseph Conrad higher, is functional for taking a look up textual content passages and extremely invaluable for studying and instructing German / English language via vintage literature.

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Herz der Finsternis ist eine Erzählung aus dem Jahre 1899 von Joseph Conrad.
Zur Inhalt: Auf der nächtlich an der Themsemündung in Gravesend stillliegenden Seeyacht Nellie erzählt der ehemalige Seemann Marlow seinen vier Freunden, die das Band der See eint, eine Episode aus seinem Leben. Er beschreibt seine Sehnsucht, die letzten weißen Flecken des Globus kennenzulernen, und wie sie nach einigen Mühen dazu führte, dass er Flusskapitän wurde.

- middle of Darkness is a quick novel via Joseph Conrad, released in 1899.
Plot: Aboard the Nellie, anchored within the River Thames close to Gravesend, England, Charles Marlow tells his fellow sailors concerning the occasions that ended in his appointment as captain of a river-steamboat for an ivory buying and selling corporation. He describes his passage on ships to the wasteland to the Company's station down the Congo River in important Africa.

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Lempriere's Dictionary (US Edition) by Lawrence Norfolk

By Lawrence Norfolk

EPUB eISBN: 9780802199430
British e-book: 1991
American book: 1999
Electronic e-book (US ed): 2007

An foreign best-seller and winner of the Somerset Maugham Prize, Lempriere's Dictionary is the debut novel from Lawrence Norfolk, one among England's so much leading edge, the world over acclaimed younger authors. In eighteenth-century London, John Lempriere works feverishly on a celebrated dictionary of classical mythology that bears his identify. He discovers a conspiracy opposed to his kinfolk courting again one hundred fifty years. informed with the narrative force of a political mystery and a Dickensian landscape of position and time, this dazzling story encompasses the nice Voyages of Discovery, multinational monetary conspiracies, and a motley solid of students and eccentrics, drunken aristocrats, whores and assassins, and octogenarian pirates, all brilliantly depicted throughout 3 continents and the area of classical mythology.

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The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman (Penguin by Angela Carter

By Angela Carter

Desiderio, an worker of town lower than a extraordinary fact assault from general practitioner Hoffman's mysterious machines, has fallen in love with Albertina, the Doctor's daughter. yet Albertina, a gorgeous girl made from glass, turns out simply to seem to him in his desires. assembly on his adventures a bunch of cannibals, centaurs and acrobats, Desiderio needs to conflict opposed to unreality and the warping of time and area to be together with her, because the general practitioner reduces Desiderio's urban to a chaotic country of emergency -- one ridden with insanity, crime and sexual extra. A satirical story of magic and intercourse, The Infernal hope Machines of health professional Hoffman is a stunning quest for fact, love and identification.

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