Download Gli elisir del diavolo (Italian Edition) by Hoffmann Ernst Theodor Amadeus,Crescenzi Luca PDF

By Hoffmann Ernst Theodor Amadeus,Crescenzi Luca

Un romanzo erotico e religioso, una metafora del potere seduttivo e distruttivo delle immagini, narrata con le tinte fosche del gotico e una miracolosa felicità di trama e di stile. Il ritrovamento dei misteriosi elisir del diavolo aprono al monaco Medardo un mondo di tentazioni e visioni che portano il lettore in un viaggio onirico e forsennato tra il brivido dell'azione e il turbamento di una minuziosa e sconcertante introspezione psicologica. los angeles storia di un io diviso settanta anni prima del «Dottor Jekyll e Mr Hyde», scritta da un grande autore dell'Ottocento qui presentato in un'edizione riccamente annotata e sapientemente introdotta.

Show description

Read more

Download The Crab Cannery Ship: and Other Novels of Struggle by Kobayashi Takiji,Zeljko Cipris PDF

By Kobayashi Takiji,Zeljko Cipris

This assortment introduces the paintings of Japan’s ultimate Marxist author, Kobayashi Takiji (1903–1933), to an English-speaking viewers, delivering entry to a colourful, dramatic, politically engaged facet of jap literature that's seldom noticeable open air Japan. the quantity offers a brand new translation of Takiji’s fiercely anticapitalist Kani kōsen—a vintage that turned a runaway bestseller in Japan in 2008, approximately 8 many years after its 1929 e-book. It additionally deals the first-ever translations of Yasuko and Life of a celebration Member, striking works that unforgettably discover either the prices and fulfillments of progressive activism for women and men. The publication incorporates a entire advent through Komori Yōichi, a favourite Takiji pupil and professor of eastern literature at Tokyo University.

2 maps

Show description

Read more

Download White Tears by Hari Kunzru PDF

By Hari Kunzru

'Like Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch... A attractive novel of principles that turns into a page-turning thriller... ' Stylist

A dizzying, nail-biting ghost tale approximately sleek the US from the bestselling writer of The Impressionist

Two twenty-something New Yorkers: Seth, awkward and shy, and Carter, the belief fund hipster. they've got something in universal: an obsession with track. emerging quick at the manhattan generating scene, they stumble throughout an previous blues music lengthy forgotten by means of background -- and every little thing begins to resolve. Carter is drawn a ways down a direction that permits no go back, and Seth has no selection yet to stick with his good friend into the darkness.

Electrifying, subversive and wildly unique, White Tears is a ghost tale and a love tale, a narrative approximately misplaced innocence and ancient guilt. This unmissable novel penetrates the guts of a nation's darkness, encountering a suppressed heritage of greed, envy, revenge and exploitation, and preserving a reflect as much as the genuine nature of the USA today.

Show description

Read more

Download Portrait de l'artiste en jeune homme (Langage) (French by James Joyce,Jean-Yves Cotté PDF

By James Joyce,Jean-Yves Cotté

Une imaginative and prescient autobiographique qui surgit comme un champ de ruines, une mise à nu, presque insolente et d’une incongruité quasi dadaïste de los angeles bonne vieille société irlandaise, ce roman, débuté à Dublin en 1904, puis repris à Trieste en 1914, dépeint los angeles grande fresque autobiographique d’un Joyce adolescent bousculant l’ordre scolaire et l’ordre familial pour devenir le germe d’une révolution littéraire essentielle.

Dans cette nouvelle édition de l. a. traduction commentée et annotée de Jean-Yves Cotté, quel plaisir, que dis-je quelle jouissance de se laisser embarquer par los angeles folie d’un Joyce près à exploser.

Et cette langue, succulente, ce geste de liberté. Toute une symphonie à redécouvrir de toute urgence.

Show description

Read more

Download Century (Biblioasis Renditions) by Ray Smith PDF

By Ray Smith

Century starts with the nightmare visions of a tender lady named Jane Seymour, catching the reader up in a chronicle at the Seymour kinfolk that strikes from Austria, the United States and Africa, via Edinburgh and Venice, after which again throughout the Paris of the Belle Epoque and ahead to 1923 Germany. the most far-reaching novels ever released in Canada.

Show description

Read more

Download Parade's End Volume II: No More Parades: 2 by Ford Madox Ford,Joseph Wiesenfarth PDF

By Ford Madox Ford,Joseph Wiesenfarth

not more desire, not more Glory, not more parades for you and me from now on. Nor for the rustic . . . Nor for the area, I dare say . . .', says Christopher Tietjens to a war-damaged fellow officer, lower than fireplace at the Western Front.No extra Parades continuesParade's finish from Tietjens' go back to front in 1917. Ford's searing account of the battle is unforgettable: provides are insufficient, orders pressured; males die one of the 'endless muddles; never-ending follies'. dying replaces love; Tietjens' betrayal by way of his spouse Sylvia mirrors the violence and dishonour of the conflict. not more Parades contains: the 1st trustworthy textual content, in keeping with the hand-corrected typescript and primary variations; a massive severe advent by way of Joseph Wiesenfarth, Professor Emeritus of English on the collage of Wisconsin-Madison and writer of Ford Madox Ford and the Regiment of ladies ; an account of the novel's composition and reception; annotations and a thesaurus explaining historic references, army phrases, literary and topical allusions; an entire textual gear together with transcriptions of vital deletions and revisions; a bibliography of additional reading.

Show description

Read more

Download Michael Kohlhaas (The Art of the Novella) by Heinrich Von Kleist,Martin Greenberg PDF

By Heinrich Von Kleist,Martin Greenberg

"You can ship me to the scaffold, yet i will make you endure, and that i suggest to."

Based on real historical occasions, this exciting saga of violence and retribution bridged the distance among medieval and glossy literature, and speaks so profoundly to the modern spirit that it's been the foundation of diverse performs, videos, and novels.

It has develop into, actually, a vintage story: that of the honorable guy compelled to take the legislations into his personal arms. during this incendiary prototype, a minor tax dispute intensifies explosively, until eventually the eponymous hero unearths the forces of a whole state, or even the good Martin Luther, accrued opposed to him. yet quickly even Luther involves echo the turning out to be military of peasants asking, Isn’t Kohlhaas right?

largely stated as one of many masterworks of German literature, Michael Kohlhaas is additionally probably the most stirring stories ever written of the search for justice.

The artwork of The Novella Series

Too brief to be a singular, too lengthy to be a brief tale, the novella is mostly unrecognized by means of lecturers and publishers. still, it's a shape liked and practiced through literature's maximum writers. within the paintings Of The Novella sequence, Melville condominium celebrates this renegade artwork shape and its practitioners with titles which are, routinely, offered in publication shape for the 1st time.

Show description

Read more

Download Bel Ami by Guy de Maupassant PDF

By Guy de Maupassant

This early paintings by means of man de Maupassant was once initially released within the 1880's. man de Maupassant used to be born in 1850 on the Château de Miromesnil, close to Dieppe, France. He got here from a wealthy relatives, but if Maupassant was once 11, his mom risked social shame via attempting to safe a felony separation from her husband. After the break up, Maupassant lived together with his mom until eventually he was once 13, and inherited her love of classical literature. In 1880, Maupassant released his first – and, in accordance with many, his top – brief tale, entitled 'Boule de Suif' ('Ball of Fat'). It used to be an quick luck. He went directly to be super prolific through the Eighties, operating methodically to provide as much as 4 volumes of brief fiction each year. the various earliest books, relatively these courting again to the 1900's and prior to, are actually super scarce and more and more dear. we're republishing those vintage works in reasonable, top of the range, glossy editions.

Show description

Read more

Download The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton - A Ten-Volume by Edith Wharton PDF

By Edith Wharton

This early paintings through Edith Wharton used to be initially released within the early twentieth century and we're now republishing it with a new introductory biography. 'The Early brief Fiction of Edith Wharton quantity 1' is a set of brief tales that comes with 'Kerfol', 'Mrs. Manstey's View', 'The Bolted Door', 'The Dilettante', and 'The condominium of the lifeless Hand'. Edith Wharton was once born in big apple urban in 1862. Wharton's first poems have been released in Scribner’s journal. In 1891, an identical book revealed the 1st of her many brief tales, titled 'Mrs. Manstey’s View'. Over the subsequent 4 a long time, they – besides different well-established American courses akin to Atlantic per month, Century journal, Harper’s and Lippincott’s – usually released her work.

Show description

Read more

Download Ragged Dick and Struggling Upward (Penguin American Library) by Horatio Alger,Carl Bode PDF

By Horatio Alger,Carl Bode

From the 1860's throughout the Nineties, Horatio Alger wrote countless numbers of novels to coach younger boys the advantages of honesty, exertions, and cheerfulness within the face of adversity. As Carl Bode issues out in his creation, Horatio Alger crammed a void in American literature and met scant festival either within the nature and the variety of his works. Like his heroes, Alger rose to the head accidentally, accident, and tough work.

The hero of Ragged Dick is a veritable "diamond within the rough"—as innately virtuous as he's streetwise and cocky. instantly well-liked by younger readers, the radical additionally appealed to folks, who repsonded to its colourful espousal of the Protestant ethic. Struggling Upward, released approximately thirty years later, an analogous time-tested formulation, and regardless of severe indifference it, too, had mass appeal.

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

From the exchange Paperback edition.

Show description

Read more