Category: Literary Classics

  • Los pazos de Ulloa

    Por más que el jinete trataba de sofrenarlo agarrándose con todas sus fuerzas a l. a. única rienda de cordel y susurrando palabritas calmantes y mansas, el peludo rocín seguía empeñándose en bajar los angeles cuesta a un trote cochinero que descuadernaba los intestinos, cuando no a trancos desigualísimos de loco galope. Y period pendiente de veras aquel repecho del camino genuine de Santiago a Orense en términos que los viandantes, al pasarlo, sacudían l. a. cabeza murmurando que tenía bastante más declive del no sé cuántos por ciento marcado por los angeles ley, y que sin duda al llevar l. a. carretera en semejante dirección, ya sabrían los ingenieros lo que se pescaban, y alguna quinta de personaje político, alguna influencia electoral de grueso calibre debía andar cerca.
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  • Puddn'head Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins (Norton Critical Editions)

    By Mark Twain

    Pudd’nhead Wilson and Those outstanding Twins comprise Twain’s such a lot overt therapy of the ethical and societal implications of slavery in America.

    This Norton serious version continues to be the single version on hand that's according to thoroughly re-edited texts, accounting for all types that Twain may have written or motivated. All noticeable versions within the separate "first editions," one revealed in Britain and the opposite within the usa, were reconciled during this collated variation, with all rejected variations tabulated. Dozens of extra illustrations accompany the textual content, and all textual variations, authorised or rejected, are included. 

    "Criticism" comprises twenty-three studies and interpretive essays, 8 of them new to the second one variation, together with these by way of Andrew Jay Hoffman, Myra Jehlen, and John Carlos Rowe.

    a particular Bibliography is usually integrated.
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  • Four Major Plays, Volume 2: Ghosts/An Enemy of the People/The Lady From the Sea/John Gabriel Borkman

    By Henrik Ibsen

    Author note: Rolf Fjelde (Translator), Terry Otten (Afterword)
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    The ultimate dramatist of his age, Ibsen replaced theatre ceaselessly along with his reasonable discussion and depiction of up to date social difficulties.

    Here are 4 of his maximum works:

    • Ghosts
    • An Enemy of the People
    • the girl From the Sea
    • John Gabriel Borkman
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  • The Certain Hour (The Biography of Manuel, Book 12)

    By James Branch Cabell

    Sooner than emerging within the ranks of the myth style, American writer James department Cabell used fiction so one can grapple along with his local country's previous, current, and destiny, in addition to with the conundrum of residing as an artist in a capitalist society. The exquisitely wrought brief tales amassed within the convinced Hour tackle those issues from a couple of various angles.
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  • Another Country

    By James Baldwin

    Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, between different locales, Another Country is a singular of passions--sexual, racial, political, artistic--that is beautiful for its emotional depth and haunting sensuality, depicting women and men, blacks and whites, stripped in their mask of gender and race via love and hatred on the so much elemental and elegant. In a small set of pals, Baldwin imbues the simplest and worst intentions of liberal the United States within the early Seventies.
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  • A Russian Affair (Penguin Great Loves)

    By Anton Chekhov

    While Gurov sees the girl with the little puppy on a windswept prom, he is aware he should have her. yet she isn't like his different flings - he can't omit her ...Chekhov's tales are of misplaced love, love on the flawed time and love which could by no means be. United through the topic of affection, the writings within the "Great Loves" sequence span over thousand years and tremendously diversified worlds. Readers should be brought to love's eternally attention-grabbing percentages and extremities: romantic love, platonic love, erotic love, homosexual love, virginal love, adulterous love, parental love, filial love, nostalgic love, unrequited love, illicit love, let alone misplaced love, twisted and obsessional love...
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  • The Paper Men

    By William Golding

    English novelist Wilfred Barclay, who has identified reputation, luck, and fortune, is in difficulty. He faces a ingesting challenge slipping over the borderline into alcoholism, a useless marriage, and the incurable itch of center age lust. however the ultimate, insufferable inflammation is American Professor of English Literature Rick L. Tucker, who's implacable in his determinition to turn into The Barclay guy: licensed biographer, editor of the posthumous papers and the famous authority.

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