The Annotated Persuasion by Jane Austen

By Jane Austen

From the editor of the preferred Annotated satisfaction and Prejudice comes an annotated variation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion that makes the cherished novel an excellent extra pleasant and pleasant learn. here's the whole textual content of Persuasion with 1000s of annotations on dealing with pages, including:
● reasons of old context
● Citations from Austen’s lifestyles, letters, and different writings
● Definitions and clarifications
● Literary reviews and analysis
● abundant maps and illustrations
● An creation, a bibliography, and a close chronology of events
Packed with every kind of illuminating information—from what tub and Lyme gave the look of on the time to how “bathing machines” at beach hotels have been used to how Wentworth may have made a fortune from the Napoleonic Wars—David M. Shapard’s delightfully unique variation brings Austen’s novel of moment probabilities vividly to life. 

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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No Way Back (Penguin Classics) by Theodor Fontane

By Theodor Fontane

Translated via Hugh Rorrison and Helen Chambers

Gregarious and adventurous, count number Helmuth Holk is overjoyed to be referred to as clear of his solemn and pious spouse to the far-off courtroom of a Danish princess. Swept up within the romance of his new atmosphere, he doesn't notice that everybody there's not what they seem—a proven fact that factors him to come to a decision that has deadly results. A tragicomic novel of a failing marriage and sleek sexual politics, No long ago is filled with the irony, splendor, and masterly discussion for which Theodor Fontane is acclaimed.

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Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes

By Miguel de Cervantes

El texto de esta edición del Quijote ha sido fijado a partir del examen de todas las ediciones significativas, antiguas y modernas, y con l. a. aplicación de los métodos filológicos más rigurosos. Las notas aclaran todos los puntos que pueden plantear dudas al lector moderno y están redactadas siempre con los angeles máxima claridad y del modo que más agiliza los angeles lectura. Los anexos, al ultimate del volumen, incluyen mapas, esquemas e ilustraciones, así como un amplio estudio literario e histórico del Quijote y detallada información sobre l. a. vida y escritos de Cervantes y sobre las primeras ediciones y el lenguaje de los angeles novela. Un sumario del argumento permite localizar rápidamente los principales episodios del relato. Para facilitar l. a. relectura y l. a. consulta, l. a. edición contiene completos índices de refranes, obras y autores citados, temas y pasajes memorables, nombres propios, palabras, locuciones y modismos.

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A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

By Henrik Ibsen

While A Doll's residence was once first released in 1879 it created a sensation. The play follows the standard lifetime of a housewife. steadily the tensions inside of her marriage develop into transparent and construct to a last, gorgeous motion. The play is broadly studied due to its sharp critique of nineteenth century marriage norms, and its feminist trends.

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Le Jardin d'Eden by Ernest Hemingway

By Ernest Hemingway

Le Jardin d’Éden (titre unique : The backyard of Eden) est le moment roman posthume d'Ernest Hemingway commencé en 1946 et publié en 1986.

Le manuscrit du roman n'a pas été achevé avant los angeles mort de l'écrivain. « L'éditeur s'est contenté de corrections mineures ; il a effectué quelques coupures (l'auteur en aurait sans doute fait davantage) mais rien n'a été ajouté au texte », explique Miche Mohrt dans l. a. préface du livre.

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The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei (Volume 2, by David Tod Roy

By David Tod Roy

Uploader's observe: because of a naming clash with different Volumes within the sequence (and the issues this reasons with a few torrent clients), this booklet is being reuploaded with a distinct filename. not anything else has changed.

In this moment of a deliberate five-volume sequence, David Roy offers a whole and annotated translation of the recognized Chin P'ing Mei, an nameless sixteenth-century chinese language novel that specializes in the household lifetime of His-men Ch'ing, a corrupt, upwardly cellular service provider in a provincial city, who continues a harem of six other halves and concubines. This paintings, identified essentially for its erotic realism, can also be a landmark within the improvement of narrative art--not merely from a in particular chinese language standpoint yet in a world-historical context.

With the potential exception of The story of Genji (1010) and Don Quixote (1615), there is not any prior paintings of prose fiction of equivalent sophistication in global literature. even supposing its value within the historical past of chinese language narrative has lengthy been well-known, the technical virtuosity of the writer, that's extra similar to the Dickens of Bleak House, the Joyce of Ulysses, or the Nabokov of Lolita than whatever within the previous chinese language fiction culture, has no longer but got sufficient popularity. this is often in part simply because the entire present ecu translations are both abridged or in keeping with an inferior recension of the textual content. This translation and its annotation goal to faithfully signify and elucidate the entire rhetorical gains of the unique in its such a lot actual shape and thereby allow the Western reader to understand this chinese language masterpiece at its precise worthy.

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El Gran Inquisidor (Taurus Great Ideas) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

By Fyodor Dostoyevsky

A lo largo de l. a. historia, algunos libros han cambiado el mundo. Han transformado l. a. manera en que nos vemos a nosotros mismos y a los demás. Han inspirado el debate, los angeles discordia, l. a. guerra y los angeles revolución. Han iluminado, indignado, provocado y consolado. Han enriquecido vidas, y también las han destruido. Taurus publica las obras de los grandes pensadores, pioneros, radicales y visionarios cuyas principles sacudieron l. a. civilización y nos impulsaron a ser quienes somos. Recreando vívidamente los angeles segunda venida y detención de Jesucristo durante los angeles época de l. a. Inquisición española, esta parábola relatada en Los hermanos Karamazov es una profunda y delicada exploración de l. a. fe, el sufrimiento, l. a. naturaleza humana y l. a. libre voluntad. Se incluyen también los impactantes y perturbadores escritos de Dostoyevski durante el tiempo que estuvo exiliado en un campo de prisioneros de Siberia.

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Little Wizard Stories of Oz (Books of Wonder) by L. Frank Baum

By L. Frank Baum

What might be greater than a narrative concerning the unforgettable characters from the land of ounces? Six tales, after all! that includes everyone's favourite friends--Dorothy, Toto, the Wizard, the Cowardly Lion, the Scarecrow, and the Tin Woodman--these little stories comprise an identical Baum magic, with a couple of designated surprises now not printed within the different ounces books. additionally integrated are adventures with Tiktok, the Clockwork guy; the constantly starving Hungry Tiger; the fantastic Jack Pumpkinhead; the tremendous wood Sawhorse; and the mystical princess Ozma of Oz.

Discover how Dorothy and Toto break out from lower than the ability of the poor huge, Crinklink, sign up for clever Princess Ozma and the Wizard as they fit wits with 3 mischievous Imps; stick to the adventures of Jack Pumpkinhead and the Sawhorse as they courageous an exceptional, gloomy woodland to save lots of misplaced teenagers. even if you will have visited the enchanted land of ounces prior to, you'll savour those and 3 different fanciful and fascinating tales.

For over 90 years L. Rank Baum's fairyland has stirred the imaginations of readers of every age. Now, during this lavishly produced version that includes all forty-five of John R. Neill's amazing full-color illustrations, younger readers and listeners will get pleasure from six little oz. adventures in regards to the cherished folks who make ounces so attention-grabbing and enduring.
Afterword through Peter Glassman. This deluxe selection of six brief tales used to be written specially for starting readers and lines forty-five gleaming full-color plates. every body will get pleasure from those impossible to resist adventures concerning the cherished characters who make the land of ounces so pleasant and enduring. A Books of ask yourself vintage.

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Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Murger

By Henri Murger

Dans le Paris des années 1840, Rodolphe, Schaunard, Marcel et quelques autres forment une petite société d'artistes marginaux, poursuivis par leurs créanciers et rêvant de gloire. Poètes et musiciens au ventre creux, rapins activates à embobiner le bourgeois, philosophes fumeux épris de grisettes, ils ont vingt ans, peuplent les mansardes du Quartier latin, mènent une vie volage et aiment se retrouver au café Afointés, où "le most popular devoir du vin est d'être rouge". Mais le désespoir guette, lorsqu'un chasse du soir au matin los angeles pièce de cinq francs sans jamais sortir de l. a. misère et de l'anonymat... Avec cette série de scènes fantaisistes inspirées de son expérience, Henri Murger, fils de concierge autodidacte qui fréquenta Nadar, Champfleury et Baudelaire, n'offre pas seulement un ambitious rfile littéraire et social sur l. a. de l'artiste: il signe aussi un texte au kind tapageur sur los angeles telle de l. a. jeunesse et l. a. perte des illusions. Mêlant romantisme et réalisme, marquant l. a. naissance d'une langue et d'un mythe, les Scènes connurent à leur parution en 1851 un monstrous succès, et inspirèrent tous ceux qui, de Puccini à Aznavour, ont aimé l. a. bohème.

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