Al faro by Virginia Woolf

By Virginia Woolf

Una de las obras más autobiográficas de Virginia Woolf.

Al faro es una de las obras cumbre de l. a. literatura del siglo XX. Basada en l. a. propia infancia de l. a. autora, l. a. novela cuenta los angeles historia de l. a. familia Ramsay en l. a. isla escocesa de Skye en el período de entreguerras. El rumor del mar, los angeles presencia insomne del faro, los angeles guerra, l. a. muerte, el erotismo o el transcurso del tiempo se entreveran en los angeles larga conversación de l. a. novela formando un oleaje de símbolos, palabras e imágenes.

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«Una de las inteligencias e imaginaciones más delicadas que ahora ensayan felices experimentos con los angeles novela inglesa.»
Jorge Luis Borges

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Complete Works of Thomas Hardy by Thomas Hardy

By Thomas Hardy

Features:
* short yet informative introductions to the novels and different texts
* every one novel has its personal contents desk - simply navigate among chapters!
* a few of the novels are absolutely illustrated with unique art – benefit from the actual flavour of the Victorian textual content in your eReader!
* info at the misplaced first novel ‘THE bad guy AND THE LADY', with a unprecedented novella and poem tracing its content
* numerous photos regarding Hardy and his works
* all the brief tales with either chronological and alphabetical contents tables
* the compete performs – even together with the infrequent “Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall” on hand nowhere else as a electronic book
* the entire poems with their very own separate chronological and alphabetical contents tables – locate that precise poem simply and quickly!
* the poems also are provided of their unique collections, every one with its personal table
* scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
* exact Hardy’s Wessex Map to accompany your studying of the novels
* boasts a unique feedback part, with 6 varied texts from different authors and critics, interpreting Hardy's literary paintings in detail
* contains D.H Lawrence's long severe publication A learn OF THOMAS HARDY - first time in electronic print
* beneficial properties Hardy's wife's biographies - discover the nice writer's outstanding existence intimately - on hand nowhere else

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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Stories (Vintage) by Robert Louis Stevenson

By Robert Louis Stevenson

How skinny is the road among reliable and evil?

Dr Jekyll has been experimenting along with his id. He has constructed a drug which separates the 2 facets of his nature and permits him sometimes to desert himself to his so much corrupt tendencies because the massive Mr Hyde.

But progressively he starts off to discover that the adventure again to goodness turns into an increasing number of tough, and the danger that Mr Hyde will cut loose totally from Dr Jekyll's regulate places all of London in grave peril.

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Der Hund der Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

By Arthur Conan Doyle

Auf dem Landsitz der Familie Baskerville in Dartmoor stirbt Sir Charles Baskerville unter mysteriösen Umständen. Sir Henry Baskerville, sein Bruder und Erbe, und Dr. Mortimer, der Arzt des Verstorbenen, bitten Sherlock Holmes und seinen Freund Dr. Watson um Hilfe. Holmes erfährt von Mortimer, dass der Arzt am Tatort die Fußspuren eines riesigen Hundes gefunden hat, und dass Charles Baskerville dort auf jemand gewartet haben muss. Noch in London erhält Sir Henry einen anonymen short, der ihn vor dem Moor warnt. Holmes schickt Dr. Watson zu Sir Henry nach Baskerville corridor, weil er befürchtet, dass auch dieser von dem Hund angegriffen werden könnte. Auf dem Landsitz passieren seltsame Dinge. Des Öfteren wird Dr. Watson von fürchterlichen Geräuschen aus dem Schlaf gerissen. Aus dem nahe gelegenen Zuchthaus Dartmoor ist ein gefährlicher Serienmörder ausgebrochen, der sich im Sumpf verborgen halten soll. Die Nachbarn von Sir Henry und auch der Diener der Baskervilles verhalten sich seltsam. Eines Nachts sieht Dr. Watson ein unheimliches Licht über dem Moor, und als er der Spur folgt, erblickt er auf einem Felsenturm vor dem leuchtenden Hintergrund des Mondes den schwarzen Schattenriss eines Unbekannten.

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Love and Freindship: And Other Youthful Writings by Jane Austen

By Jane Austen

"Jane Austen's superb, hilarious - and sometimes outrageous - early tales, sketches and items of nonsense.

Jane Austen's earliest writing dates from while she was once simply 11 years, and already indicates the hallmarks of her mature paintings: wit, acute perception into human folly, and a preoccupation with manners, morals and funds. however it is usually a made from the eighteenth century during which she grew up - darkish, gruesome, frequently strangely bawdy, and a miles cry from the polished, glowing novels of manners for which she turned well-known. Drunken heroines, infants who chunk off their mother's hands, and a letter-writer who has murdered her complete relatives all function in those very humorous items. This version comprises all of Austen's juvenilia, together with her 'History of England' - written via 'a partial, prejudiced, and ignorant Historian' - and the novella 'Lady Susan', during which the anti-heroine schemes and cheats her approach via excessive society. Taken jointly, they give a desirable - and infrequently superb - perception into the early Austen.

This significant new version is the 1st time Austen's juvenilia has seemed in Penguin Classics. Edited through Professor Christine Alexander, it comprises an advent, notes and different necessary editorial materials.

Jane Austen, born in 1775, wrote many burlesques, parodies and different tales in her adolescence, together with a brief epistolary novel, Lady Susan. The novels released in her lifetime contain Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814) and Emma (1816). Persuasion used to be written in a race opposed to failing health and wellbeing in 1815-16, and used to be released, including Northanger Abbey,posthumously in 1818. Austen died in Winchester on 18 July 1817.

Christine Alexander is Scientia Professor of English on the collage of recent South Wales and normal editor of the Juvenilia Press. She has released greatly at the Brontës and has co-edited the 1st ebook on literary juvenilia, The baby author from Austen to Woolf (2005).

'Spirited, effortless, filled with enjoyable, verging with freedom upon sheer nonsense ... At fifteen she had few illusions approximately people and none approximately herself'
- Virginia Woolf'

[Her] proposal was once the muse of Gargantua and of Pickwick; it was once the large suggestion of laughter'
- G. ok. Chesterton"

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Silas Marner and Two Short Stories (Barnes & Noble Classics by George Eliot

By George Eliot

Silas Marner and brief Stories, by way of George Eliot, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics sequence, which deals caliber versions at cheap costs to the scholar and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed below are a number of the impressive positive aspects of Barnes & Noble Classics:

* New introductions commissioned from today's most sensible writers and scholars
* Biographies of the authors
* Chronologies of up to date ancient, biographical, and cultural events
* Footnotes and endnotes
* Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, performs, work, operas, statuary, and flicks encouraged through the work
* reviews through different recognized authors
* research inquiries to problem the reader's viewpoints and expectations
* Bibliographies for additional reading
* Indices & Glossaries, whilst appropriate

All variants are fantastically designed and are revealed to greater requirements; a few comprise illustrations of old curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, old, and literary—to improve each one reader's figuring out of those enduring works.

George Eliot's 3rd novel, Silas Marner (1861) is a robust and relocating story approximately one man's trip from exile and loneliness to the heat and pleasure of the family.
The tale opens as Silas Marner, falsely accused of robbery, loses every thing, together with his religion in God. Embittered and alienated from his fellow guy, he strikes to the village of Raveloe, the place he turns into a weaver. Taking shelter in his paintings, Silas slowly starts to amass gold—his basically pleasure in life—until someday that too is stolen from him. Then one darkish night, a gorgeous, golden-haired baby, misplaced and seeing the sunshine from Silas's cottage, toddles in via his doorway. As Silas grows to like the woman as though she have been his personal daughter, his existence adjustments into anything beneficial. yet his happiness is threatened whilst the orphan's actual father involves declare the lady as his personal, and Silas needs to face wasting a treasure more than the entire gold within the world.

This quantity additionally comprises shorter works through Eliot—The Lifted Veil, a depressing Gothic myth a couple of morbid younger clairvoyant, and Brother Jacob, a deliciously satirical delusion a few confectioner's apprentice.

George Levine is Kenneth Burke Professor of English Literature at Rutgers collage, and director of the University's heart for the serious research of latest tradition. He has written commonly approximately Victorian literature and tradition, and has for a very long time centred cognizance on Darwin and the kinfolk among technological know-how and literature, quite in his Darwin and the Novelists. He has written and edited many books, on matters starting from Frankenstein to the works of Thomas Pynchon. so much lately, he has edited The Cambridge better half to George Eliot and written a learn of Victorian clinical notion and literature, Dying to Know.

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African Stories by Doris Lessing

By Doris Lessing

Lengthy thought of Nobel Prize winner Doris Lessing’s most sensible choice of brief tales, African Stories—a crucial publication within the paintings of a really liked writer—is now again in print. this gorgeous assortment is an homage to her twenty-five years spent in Africa and an excellent portrait of African life.

This is Doris Lessing’s Africa—where she lived for twenty-five years and the place quite a bit of her curiosity and trouble nonetheless is living. the following in those tales, Lessing explores the complexities, the agonies and joys, and the textures of lifestyles in Africa.

First released in 1965, and out of print because the Nineties, this assortment includes a lot of Ms. Lessing’s so much impressive paintings. it's a extraordinary portrait of an international that's very important to all of us—perceived by means of an artist of the 1st rank writing with ardour and honesty approximately her local land.

African Stories contains each tale Doris Lessing has written approximately Africa: all of her first assortment, This was once the previous Chief’s Country; the 4 stories approximately Africa from Five; the African tales from The behavior of Loving and A guy and Women; and 4 tales featured in basic terms during this edition.

African Stories represents a few of Doris Lessing’s most sensible work—and is a vital ebook via one of many 20th century’s most vital authors.

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A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh

By Evelyn Waugh

After seven years of marriage, the attractive girl Brenda final has grown tired of lifestyles at Hetton Abbey, the Gothic mansion that's the delight and pleasure of her husband, Tony. She drifts into an affair with the shallow socialite John Beaver and forsakes Tony for the Belgravia set. In a singular that mixes tragedy, comedy, and savage irony, Evelyn Waugh indelibly captures the irresponsible temper of the "crazy and sterile generation" among the wars.

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Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

By Virginia Woolf

Harcourt is proud to introduce new annotated variations of 3 Virginia Woolf classics, perfect for the school school room and past. For the 1st time, scholars interpreting those books may have the assets to hand to aid them comprehend the textual content in addition to the explanations and techniques in the back of Woolf's writing. We've commissioned the best-known Woolf students within the box to supply worthy introductions, modifying, severe research, and recommendations for additional analyzing. those much-awaited volumes are the 1st of many annotated Woolf variants Harcourt plans on publishing within the coming years.

This superb novel explores the hidden springs of inspiration and motion in a single day of a woman's existence. Direct and vibrant in her account of the main points of Clarissa Dalloway's arrangements for a celebration she is to offer that evening,Woolf eventually controlled to bare even more; for it's the feeling in the back of those day-by-day occasions that offers Mrs. Dalloway its texture and richness and makes it so memorable.

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Persuasion (Illustrated Edition) (The Novels of Jane Austen) by Jane Austen, C.E. Brock

By Jane Austen, C.E. Brock

Overview

This designated version of Persuasion contains the recognized illustrations via Charles Edmond Brock, created in 1898. Brock and his brothers have been all winning illustrators of the day and sometimes posed for every different utilizing costumes, props and furnishings of their Cambridge studio. Brock's more youthful brother, Henry, additionally illustrated Austen's books and joined him in illustrating different Austen releases for this set of 1898 editions.

Persuasion was once Austen's final accomplished novel, released in 1816 and that includes a heroine who has rejected her real love whilst her friends and family discourage the fit. while he reappears 8 years later, having made his fortune, Anne Elliott needs to now come to a decision no matter if she is strong-willed sufficient to make a decision for herself the place her personal top pursuits lie.

Eight years after rejected suitor Frederick Wentworth is going off to sea, Sir Elliott's extravagance has pressured his kin into decreased situations. His daughter, twenty-seven yr previous Anne, now not expects to marry, and has fond stories and just a little stinging regrets approximately her choice to show Frederick down on the urging of her relatives, who sought after her to try better. whilst Wentworth returns, having made his fortune, Anne is given a moment likelihood at love, yet she has to be powerful adequate to imagine and choose for herself, then be able to win him again.

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