Vanina Vanini, Le Coffre et le Revenant

En Italie, l. a. belle princesse romaine Vanina Vanini met sa vie en risk pour un jeune révolutionnaire... En Espagne, c'est le fougueux don Fernando qui courageous, pour revoir sa fiancée, son poor rival don Blas, le directeur de los angeles Police de Grenade ! Dans ces deux nouvelles, les passions se mêlent et s'opposent l'amour, qui défie le pouvoir, en paie le prix. Le file de l'édition permet d'approfondir los angeles lecture des nouvelles en y repérant les éléments qui relèvent des passions - politiques ou amoureuses -, mais aussi du masque et du travestissement. Il souligne également los angeles guardiané du texte de Stendhal avec l'un des premiers romans d'analyse de l. a. littérature française, los angeles Princesse de Clèves.

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The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights: Volume 2 (Penguin Classics)

Each evening for 3 years the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a unique virgin, executing her subsequent morning. to finish this brutal trend and to save lots of her personal existence, the vizier's daughter, Shahrazad, starts to inform the king stories of event, love, riches and beauty - stories of mystical lands peopled with princes and hunchbacks, the Angel of loss of life and magical spirits, stories of the voyages of Sindbad, of Ali Baba's outwitting a band of 40 thieves and of jinnis trapped in jewelry and in lamps. The series of reports will final 1,001 nights.

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

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Bel Ami

By Guy de Maupassant

This ebook was once switched over from its actual variation to the electronic structure by means of a neighborhood of volunteers. you could locate it at no cost on the net. buy of the Kindle version comprises instant supply.

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Little Man, What Now?

By Hans Fallada

This can be the publication that ended in Hans Fallada’s downfall with the Nazis. the tale of a tender couple suffering to outlive the German fiscal cave in was once a global sensation and was once made into an acclaimed Hollywood motion picture produced through Jews, best Hitler to prohibit Fallada’s paintings from being translated.

still, it is still, as The instances Literary complement notes, “the novel of a time during which private and non-private merged even for these whowanted to stick at domestic and brain their very own business."


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The Complete Wizard of Oz Collection: All 15 Books

By L. Frank Baum

This can be an digital variation of the full assortment complemented via writer biography. This assortment positive factors the desk of contents associated with each e-book and bankruptcy. the gathering was once designed for optimum navigation at the Kindle, PDA, cellphone, and different digital readers. it's formatted to reveal on all digital units together with the Kindle, Smartphones and different cellular units with a small display.

The ounces books shape a booklet sequence that starts off with the fantastic Wizard of oz., and that relates the "history" of the Land of oz.. oz. used to be initially created via writer L. Frank Baum, who went directly to write fourteen oz. books. even supposing many of the oz. books are strictly adventures, Baum-as good as many later ounces authors-styled themselves as "Royal Historians" of ounces to stress that oz. is a real position. Later authors wrote 26 different "official" books after Baum's demise. Many different authors have positioned their very own twists on oz., significantly Gregory Maguire's revisionist depraved. For extra such books, please see record of released ounces Apocrypha.

- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the loose encyclopedia.

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This scarce antiquarian ebook is a facsimile reprint of the unique. because of its age, it could actually comprise imperfections similar to marks, notations, marginalia and fallacious pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally very important, we've got made it to be had as a part of our dedication for safeguarding, retaining, and selling the world's literature in reasonable, top of the range, glossy variants which are actual to the unique paintings.

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Steppenwolf: A Novel

By Hermann Hesse

With its mixture of japanese mysticism and Western tradition, Hesse's best-known and so much autobiographical paintings is considered one of literature's so much poetic evocations of the soul's trip to liberation

Harry Haller is a tragic and lonely determine, a reclusive highbrow for whom lifestyles holds no pleasure. He struggles to reconcile the wild primeval wolf and the rational guy inside himself with no surrendering to the bourgeois values he despises. His existence adjustments dramatically while he meets a lady who's his contrary, the carefree and elusive Hermine. the story of the Steppenwolf culminates within the surreal Magic Theater―For Madmen Only!

Originally released in English in 1929, Steppenwolf 's knowledge maintains to talk to our souls and marks it as a vintage of recent literature.

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Conflicto de fuerzas (Letras Universales)

Pauline E. Hopkins (1859-1930), intelectual, activista y escritora, ha sido considerada por los angeles crítica como l. a. important responsable de crear el ambiente propicio para que en el rancio Boston de principios del siglo XX naciera un primer florecimiento de las letras afroamericanas. “La escritora negra más productiva de principios del siglo XX”, publicó cuatro novelas, siete narraciones, un breve compendio histórico, varios ensayos biográficos y una gran variedad de artículos periodísticos. El redescubrimiento de l. a. escritora es una pieza the most important para recomponer el puzle literario norteamericano.
“Conflicto de fuerzas” es una novela que reescribe los angeles historia de Estados Unidos desde el punto de vista de los angeles historia afroamericana. Una fabulación que pretende erigirse en correctivo de los angeles imagen estereotipada, aceptada y fomentada por los Estados Unidos de l. a. época, del hombre y de los angeles mujer afroamericanos, según los angeles cual los angeles perversión de los angeles imagen del negro permitía a los defensores de los angeles supremacía del hombre blanco continuar con su política de fraudulento robo de derechos, linchamientos y segregación racial.

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By Bertolt Brecht

Thought of by means of many to be considered one of Brecht's masterpieces, Galileo explores the query of a scientist's social and moral accountability, because the awesome Galileo needs to make a choice from his lifestyles and his life's paintings whilst faced with the calls for of the Inquisition. in the course of the dramatic characterization of the recognized physicist, Brecht examines the problems of clinical morality and the tough courting among the highbrow and authority. This model of the play is the recognized one who was once dropped at of completion by way of Brecht himself, operating with Charles Laughton, who performed Galileo within the first American productions (Hollywood and ny, 1947). considering that then the play has develop into a vintage on the earth repertoire.

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Sobre el poder (Taurus Great Ideas)

By William Shakespeare

Éstos son los mejores escritos de Shakespeare sobre el poder en todas sus formas: en el amor, en l. a. guerra, en los angeles política y en l. a. familia. De las desmesuradas ambiciones de Macbeth al frágil keep watch over de l. a. autoridad de Ricardo II, de las violentas rivalidades del rey Lear a los angeles exquisita poesía de sus sonetos de amor, estos textos muestran, con sutileza filosófica y agudeza psicológica, cómo los hombres se manipulan y dominan mutuamente. nice rules A lo largo de l. a. historia, algunos libros han cambiado el mundo. Han transformado los angeles manera en que nos vemos a nosotros mismos y a los demás. Han inspirado el debate, los angeles discordia, los angeles guerra y l. a. 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.

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