By Stephen Crane
Stephen Crane's first novel is the story of an attractive younger slum lady pushed to brutal excesses through poverty and loneliness. It used to be thought of so sexually frank and life like, that the e-book needed to be privately revealed at the start. It and GEORGE'S mom, the shorter novel that follows during this variation, have been finally hailed because the first actual expressions of Naturalism in American letters and tested their author because the American apostle of a creative revolution which was once to change the form and future of civilization itself.
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By Rainer Maria Rilke
To Rilke himself the Sonnets to Orpheus have been "perhaps the main mysterious within the manner they got here up and entrusted themselves to me, the main enigmatic dictation i've got ever held via and accomplished; the full first half was once written down in one breathless act of obedience, among the 2d and fifth of February, with out one note being uncertain or having to be changed." With facing-page German.
By Henry James
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One of Henry James's 3 overdue masterpieces, and an exemplar of his advanced, mature kind, The Ambassadors is taken into account by way of many the author's best paintings. James himself judged it to be “frankly, relatively the simplest, 'all round,' of my productions."
The tale follows Lambert Strether, a staunch and stoical New Englander, as he travels in another country to rescue his employer's prodigal son, Chad, from the seductive pitfalls of life in Paris. but the social pleasures of the ecu capital wake up new urges within the fifty-five yr previous, and he starts to reassess his personal inadequately discovered existence. He quickly beseeches Chad, “Live all you could; it's a mistake to not. It doesn't quite a bit subject what you do specifically, as long as you could have your existence. in the event you haven't had that what have you had?"
As Strether himself turns into concerned about a courting with the interesting Maria Gostrey, a moment, extra made up our minds, ambassador is dispatched. An ultimatum is delivered—and resisted—but then an coincidence unearths wonderful truths to Strether, and he needs to come to a decision even if his loyalties lie with outdated Europe or new America.
A bittersweet paean to the existence no longer lived, The Ambassadors is among the such a lot achingly appealing and relocating novels ever written.
Kyle Patrick Smith was once raised in San Diego, California, and proficient at Harvard. A author and critic, he lives in big apple.
By Honoré de Balzac
Vadideki Zambak, ilk yayımlanışında (1836) beklenen ilgiyi görmemiş, Balzac'ın en az devil kitaplarından biri olmuştu. Oysa yazar, üzerinde en çok çalıştığı, en kusursuz, en büyük romanlarından birini yarattığı kanısındaydı. Zaman Balzac'ı haklı çıkardı: Vadideki Zambak, yazarın en sevilen, en çok okunan romanlarından biri oldu. Bu roman, on dokuzuncu yüzyıl Fransız yazınının iki büyük yöneliminin: Romantizm ile gerçekçilik akımının kavşak noktasında ortaya çıkar ve dünyanın en ünlü aşk romanlarından biri olarak gerçek yerini alır. Balzac, 'aşk' a derin bir gerçeklik kazandırırken, çağının toplumsal olgularını ve koşullarını yansıtmaya da büyük özen gösterir. Bu büyük yazarın baş yapıtlarından bir olan Vadideki Zambak'ı, değerli yazarımız Tahsin Yücel'in Türkçesiyle sunuyoruz.
By Harper Lee
Portuguese translation of "To Kill a Mockingbird".
O sol é para todos, com seu texto “forte, melodramático, sutil, cômico” (The New Yorker) se tornou um clássico para todas as idades e gerações.
A nova edição revista de um dos maiores clássicos da literatura mundial.
Um livro emblemático sobre racismo e injustiça: a história de um advogado que defende um homem negro acusado de estuprar uma mulher branca nos Estados Unidos dos anos 1930 e enfrenta represálias da comunidade racista. O livro é narrado pela sensível Scout, filha do advogado. Uma história atemporal sobre tolerância, perda da inocência e conceito de justiça.
By Richard Wright
Correct from the beginning, higher Thomas were headed for detention center. it can were for attack or petty larceny; unintentionally, it used to be for homicide and rape. Native Son tells the tale of this younger black guy stuck in a downward spiral after he kills a tender white lady in a short second of panic. Set in Chicago within the Thirties, Wright's robust novel is an unsparing mirrored image at the poverty and emotions of hopelessness skilled via humans in internal towns around the state and of what it ability to be black in America.
By Thomas Mann
Translated through Jefferson S. Chase
Afterword through Martin Swales
A haunting novella, loss of life in Venice tells the tale of a guy who falls into silly love, in simple terms to harvest his personal spoil. Gustav von Aschenbach, a dignified yet lonely author within the twilight of his lifestyles, is having fun with a Venetian holiday while he notices the taut, lean determine of a Polish boy. His identify is Tadzio—and he embodies the graceful perfection of sweet sixteen. Aschenbach reveals himself thoroughly and hopelessly keen about this perfect. demise in Venice brims with legendary imagery, exploring the topics of attractiveness and rot, ardour and pestilence.
This translation of Nobel laureate Thomas Mann’s paintings by means of Jefferson S. Chase contains an extra novella, Tonio Kröger, and the quick tales “Tristan,” “Man and puppy: An Idyll,” “Hour of Hardship,” “Tobias Mindernickel,” and “The baby Prodigy.”
By D. H. Lawrence, Giovanni Verga
Gesualdo is a self-made guy who's envied and hated.
By Francisco de Quevedo
Los mejores libros jamás escritos.
«Estas son mis obras: claro está que juzgará V. Excelencia que siendo stories no me han de llevar al cielo.»
Escritor de profundo aliento senequista, Quevedo es particularmente conocido por sus obras satíricas, que en su época le granjearon los angeles cuota de fama que el respeto de sus textos más serios no le otorgó. Henchidos de un sarcasmo a veces desengañado, como correspondía a su carácter, desfilan por sus textos todas las miserias y necedades de esa parte del género humano que pudo conocer, impregnadas siempre de l. a. agudeza, mordacidad y extraordinaria riqueza lingüística del autor.
Lo demuestra Quevedo: el humor, l. a. sonrisa y hasta los angeles carcajada residen a veces en los matices. Por esta razón, Ignacio Arellano, catedrático de l. a. Universidad de Navarra, ha preparado una edición profusamente anotada, atenta a los detalles que dan l. a. clave para los angeles comprensión de las sátiras. Asimismo, incluye un estudio introductorio y unas actividades finales que complementan los angeles lectura.
By Edward Gibbon
"I wolfed Gibbon," wrote Winston Churchill. "I rode triumphantly via it from finish to finish and loved it all." Gibbon's magnum opus -- which encompasses 13 hundred years of background, swinging throughout Europe, North Africa, and Asia -- continues to be one of many maximum works of heritage ever written.
"Gibbon is a type of bridge that connects the traditional with the fashionable ages," famous Thomas Carlyle. "And how gorgeously does it swing around the gloomy and tumultuous chasm of those barbarous centuries." certainly, Gibbon, the splendid historian of the Enlightenment--the illustrious pupil who anticipated heritage as a department of literature--seemed nearly predestined to put in writing his huge account of the Roman Empire's bad self-destruction. "I have defined the triumph of barbarism and religion," wrote the writer within the well-known epigram that summed up his towering success within the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
"Gibbon isn't really simply a grasp of the competition and the tale; he's additionally the critic and the historian of the mind," acknowledged Virginia Woolf. "Without his satire, his irreverence, his mix of sedateness and slyness, of splendor and mobility, and notably that trust in cause which pervades the full e-book and offers it solidarity, an implicit if unstated message, the Decline and Fall often is the paintings of one other man....We appear as we learn him raised above the tumult and the chaos right into a transparent and rational air."
The moment quantity includes chapters twenty-seven via forty-eight of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.