Download Carmen by Prosper Mérimée PDF

By Prosper Mérimée

'Elle avait dans les cheveux un gros bouquet de jasmin, dont les pétales exhalent le soir une odeur enivrante. Elle était simplement, peut-être pauvrement vêtue, tout en noir [...]. C'était une beauté étrange et sauvage, une determine qui étonnait d'abord, mais qu'on ne pouvait oublier. Ses yeux surtout avaient une expression à l. a. fois voluptueuse et farouche que je n'ai trouvée depuis à aucun regard humain.'

Show description

Continue reading "Download Carmen by Prosper Mérimée PDF"

Download Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin PDF

By Alexander Pushkin

This is often the commonly acclaimed translation of 1 of the exceptional and seminal works of Russian literature. Pushkin's "novel in verse" has motivated Russian prose in addition to poetry considering that its finishing touch approximately a hundred seventy five years in the past. via turns impressive, pleasing, romantic, and critical, it lines the improvement of a tender Petersburg dandy as he bargains with existence and love. prompted through Byron, Pushkin finds the character of his heroes during the emotional colourations present in their witty feedback, nature descriptions, and unforeseen activities, all conveyed in stanzas of sonnet size (a shape that turned referred to as the Onegin Stanza), faithfully reproduced by way of Walter Arndt during this prize-winning translation.

Show description

Continue reading "Download Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin PDF"

Download Poesía de los Siglos de Oro (Penguin Clásicos) by Felipe Pedraza, Milagros Rodríguez Cáceres PDF

By Felipe Pedraza, Milagros Rodríguez Cáceres

Los angeles poesía española de los siglos XVI y XVII constituye una de las cimas indiscutibles de l. a. historia de l. a. literatura common. Esta antología da cuenta de los angeles riqueza y l. a. variedad de esta producción lírica y recoge tanto piezas concebidas de acuerdo a los cánones tradicionales como muestras del nuevo estilo, el renacentista.

Este volumen, una edición de los catedráticos Felipe Pedraza y Milagros Rodríguez Cáceres, ofrece una antología de los poetas más destacados de l. a. época; poetas que sin duda deben ser considerados como los primeros arquitectos del español genuine. Asimismo, incluye un minucioso aparato de notas, un estudio introductorio y actividades que complementan l. a. lectura.

Show description

Continue reading "Download Poesía de los Siglos de Oro (Penguin Clásicos) by Felipe Pedraza, Milagros Rodríguez Cáceres PDF"

Download An Experiment in Misery: Stories by Stephen Crane PDF

By Stephen Crane

Although most sensible recognized for The purple Badge of braveness, his vintage novel of guys at battle, in his tragically short existence and profession Stephen Crane produced a wealth of news — between them "The Monster," "The Upturned Face," "The Open Boat," and the identify tale — that stand one of the such a lot acclaimed and enduring within the historical past of yank fiction. This exceptional quantity collects tales of designated energy and diversity during which impressionistic, hallucinatory, and practical occasions alike are brilliantly conveyed during the chilly, occasionally brutal irony of Crane's narrative voice.

Bonus story

Harper Perennial proudly helps the paintings of the fast tale. integrated during this vintage quantity is an advantage tale from one among our new writers, Dennis Cooper, from his drawing close assortment, grotesque guy. learn a quick tale this present day.

Show description

Continue reading "Download An Experiment in Misery: Stories by Stephen Crane PDF"

Download Fogo Morto (73th Edition) by José Lins do Rego PDF

By José Lins do Rego

About the writer (from Goodreads):

José Lins do Rego Cavalcanti (July three, 1901 in Pilar Paraíba - September 12, 1957 in Rio de Janeiro) was once a Brazilian novelist so much identified for his semi-autobiographical "sugarcane cycle." those novels have been the foundation of movies that had distribution within the English talking international. in addition to Graciliano Ramos and Jorge Amado he stands as one of many maximum regionalist writers of Brazil. based on Otto Maria Carpeaux (Brazilian literary critic), José Lins was once "the final of the tale tellers". His first novel, Menino de Engenho ("Boy from the plantation"), used to be released with trouble, yet quickly it acquired praised through the critics.

Sobre o livro:

Fogo Morto, considerado a obra-prima do escritor, será lançado simultaneamente a Menino de Engenho. Esta nova edição apresenta textos, assinados por Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Mário de Andrade e pelo professor da USP, Benjamin Abdala Júnior. Publicado em 1943, o livro emblem foi aclamado pela crítica, conferindo ao paraibano Zé Lins, um lugar único em nossa literatura. “Eu hoje vou saudar Fogo morto, gostei muitíssimo. Acho mesmo que o novo romance de Lins do Rego deixou em mim o ressaibo da obra-prima”, dispara Mario de Andrade.
A temática do livro, que expõe as consequências sociais do fim do clico da cana, pode ser encontrada em outros livros do autor, mas é em Fogo Morto que a inovação narrativa aparece com mais força. Zé Lins criou três personagens que retratam a decadência e ao mesmo pace a força para a superação: o mestre artesão José Amaro, o senhor de engenho Lula de Holanda e o capitão Vitorino Carneiro da Cunha. Os três possuem o orgulho como traço comum. Estes protagonistas, somados a um elenco de coadjuvantes igualmente memoráveis, compõem um amplo espectro da sociedade brasileira na transição entre a Escravatura e a Abolição.

Show description

Continue reading "Download Fogo Morto (73th Edition) by José Lins do Rego PDF"

Download Marathon Man by William Goldman PDF

By William Goldman

The mystery that encouraged the vintage motion picture: stuck in a global conspiracy, a man's in simple terms selection is to runRosenbaum is caught in site visitors at the higher East facet whilst the warmth will get the higher of him. A Volkswagen has stalled out in the midst of 87th highway, or even while its aged German driving force will get it going, Rosenbaum can't include his rage. With one surprising act, he initiates a sequence of occasions that spell doom for Babe Levy. A PhD candidate and aspiring marathon runner, Babe is pushed by means of disgrace over his father's suicide. clever, healthy, yet highly awkward, he can't get a date and he's bought a nagging toothache. yet his issues are approximately to get lots worse. even though he doesn't realize it, Levy is on a collision direction with essentially the most fearsome villains of the second one international warfare, working a race that just one of them will continue to exist. This book contains a biography of William Goldman.

Show description

Continue reading "Download Marathon Man by William Goldman PDF"

Download Epigrams (Modern Library Classics) by Martial PDF

By Martial

Martial, the daddy of the epigram, used to be one of many impressive provincial poets who made their literary mark on first-century Rome. His Epigrams will be affectionate or merciless, elegiac or playful; they aim each part of Roman society, from slaves to schoolmasters to, principally, the aristocratic elite. With wit and knowledge, Martial conjures up now not “the grandeur that was once Rome,” yet quite the undying issues of city existence and society.

Show description

Continue reading "Download Epigrams (Modern Library Classics) by Martial PDF"

Download Nana (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) by Émile Zola PDF

By Émile Zola

One of many founders of literary naturalism, Émile Zola considered his novels as a kind of clinical study into the consequences of heredity and surroundings. He created characters, gave them richly targeted histories, and put them in conscientiously saw, accurately defined environments, and his readers watch as they wriggle and thrash towards their inevitable destinies.

In Nana, the characters are a prostitute, who rises from the streets to develop into what Zola calls "a “high-class cocotte," and the men— and girls —whom she loves, betrays, and destroys. one of the novel’s many ironies is the mutual envy felt by way of Nana and people round her. She yearns for his or her fabric possessions, whereas they appreciate her obvious independence and sexual self-confidence. And regardless of the chaos Nana reasons, Zola imagines her as being "essentially “good-natured," a silly, useless yet appealing creature who can’t aid drawing humans into her web.

Not strangely, Nana’s portrait of a decadent global within which a prostitute amasses nice wealth and tool provoked protests from “polite society, and it turned one in every of Zola’s such a lot debatable works. this day it truly is considered as his masterpiece.

Show description

Continue reading "Download Nana (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) by Émile Zola PDF"

Download The Castle: A New Translation Based on the Restored Text by Franz Kafka PDF

By Franz Kafka

This publication used to be asked by way of me on WCD and stuffed as retail via their standards. Review:

They are maybe the main recognized literary directions by no means undefined: "Dearest Max, my final request: every thing I go away in the back of me ... within the means of diaries, manuscripts, letters (my personal and others'), sketches, etc, [is] to be burned unread...." fortunately, Max Brod didn't honor his good friend Franz Kafka's ultimate needs. as a substitute, he did every thing inside of his strength to make sure that Kafka's paintings could locate publication--including making a few sweeping alterations within the unique texts. until eventually lately, the area has recognized basically Brod's model of Kafka, with its altered punctuation, note order, and bankruptcy divisions. Restoring a lot of what had formerly been expunged, in addition to the fluid, oral caliber of Kafka's unique German, Mark Harman's new translation of The citadel is an incredible literary event.

One of 3 unfinished novels left after Kafka's demise, The citadel is in lots of methods the writer's so much enduring and influential paintings. In Harman's muscular translation, Kafka's textual content turns out extra sleek than ever, the phrases tumbling over each other, the sentences separated in simple terms via commas. Harman's model additionally ends an analogous manner as Kafka's unique manuscript--that is, in mid-sentence: "She held out her trembling hand to okay. and had him sit beside her, she spoke with nice trouble, it was once obscure her, yet what she said--." For somebody used to examining Kafka in his artificially entire shape, the impact is awesome; it's as though Kafka himself had simply stepped from the room, forsaking him a piece whose answer is the extra haunting for being eternally out of achieve.

Show description

Continue reading "Download The Castle: A New Translation Based on the Restored Text by Franz Kafka PDF"

Download Clair de lune et autres nouvelles by Guy de Maupassant PDF

By Guy de Maupassant

"Moi aussi, je sais une selected étrange, tellement étrange, qu'elle a été l'obsession de ma vie. Voici maintenant cinquante-six ans que cette aventure m'est arrivée, et il ne se passe pas un mois sans que je l. a. revoie en rêve. Il m'est demeuré de ce jour-là une marque, une empreinte de peur, me comprenez-vous ? Oui, j'ai subi l'horrible épouvante, pendant dix mins, d'une telle façon que depuis cette heure une sorte de terreur constante m'est restée dans l'âme. Les bruits inattendus me font tressaillir jusqu'au cœur ; les objets que je distingue mal dans l'ombre du soir me donnent une envie folle de me sauver. J'ai peur los angeles nuit, enfin."


Show description

Continue reading "Download Clair de lune et autres nouvelles by Guy de Maupassant PDF"