Category: Literary Classics

Category: Literary Classics

Download E-books Une ténébreuse affaire (French Edition) PDF

Une ténébreuse affaire porte sur un épisode obscur de l’époque napoléonienne, alors que des aristocrates résistent à se ranger au côté de l’empereur et que Fouché veut faire disparaître les lines d’un complot royaliste avorté. À los angeles fois roman policier, roman d’espionnage, pétri de complots, de rebondissements, de trahisons, l’œuvre ramène aux Chouans avec une touche beaucoup plus positive, plus habile, moins guerrière. L’art de los angeles tactique, du billard à trois bandes, y sont développés avec une particulière maestria.

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Download E-books Walden and Civil Disobedience PDF

By Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau’s masterwork Walden is a suite of his reflections on lifestyles and society.

In 1845, Thoreau moved to a cabin that he equipped along with his personal palms alongside the shorelines of Walden Pond in Massachusetts. laying off the trivial ties that he felt sure a lot of humanity, Thoreau reaped from the land either bodily and mentally, and pursued fact within the quiet of nature. In Walden, he explains how isolating oneself from the area of guys can actually wake up the dozing self. Thoreau holds quickly to the idea that you've got no longer really existed till you undertake this kind of lifestyle—and merely then are you able to reenter society, as an enlightened being.
 
those easy yet profound musings—as good as “Civil Disobedience,” his protest opposed to the government’s interference with civil liberty—have encouraged many to include his philosophy of individualism and love of nature. greater than a century and a part later, his message is extra well timed than ever.
 
With an creation via W.S. Merwin
and an Afterword through Will Howarth

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Download E-books The Iliad PDF

By Homer

The nice struggle epic of Western literature, translated by means of acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles
 
relationship to the 9th century B.C., Homer’s undying poem nonetheless vividly conveys the horror and heroism of guys and gods wrestling with towering feelings and scuffling with amidst devastation and destruction, because it strikes inexorably to the wrenching, tragic end of the Trojan warfare. popular classicist Bernard Knox observes in his exceptional creation that even if the violence of the Iliad is grim and incessant, it coexists with either pictures of civilized lifestyles and a poignant longing for peace.
 
Combining the talents of a poet and student, Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the yank Academy of Arts and Letters, brings the strength of latest language to this enduring heroic epic. He keeps the force and metric song of Homer’s poetry, and conjures up the impression and nuance of the Iliad’s enchanting repeated words in what Peter Levi calls “an awesome performance.”

This Penguin Classics Deluxe version additionally gains French flaps and deckle-edged paper.

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

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Download E-books Büyük Umutlar PDF

By Charles Dickens

Büyük Umutlar, XIX. yüzyıl İngilteresi'nde taşra ortamından büyük kente uzanan tam bir Victoria dönemi romanıdır. Charles Dickens, bu olgunluk dönemi eserinde, köyünde acılı bir çocukluk yaşadıktan sonra esrarengiz bir mirasa konan Pip'in maceralarını anlatır. Gönlü karasevdayla, gözü yükselme hırsıyla perdelenmiş genç Pip'in serüvenleri, sanayileşen toplumdaki sevgisizlik, ikiyüzlülük ve para hırsını gözler önüne serer. Büyük Umutlar, Londra'da beyefendi konumuna yükselen Pip'in başından geçenleri anlatmakla kalmaz, birbirinden ilginç karakterlerle tanıştırır okuru. Dickens, romanın kahramanı Pip'in düşünce yapısını büyük bir incelikle ele alır. Gerek bireylerin düşkünlük ve başarısızlıkları, gerek çağın değerleri üstünde durur ve "büyük umutlar"ın boşa çıkışını gösterir.

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Download E-books Rojo y negro, tomos 1 y 2 (Ilustrado) (Siltolá, Clásicos Recuperados), con 12 ilustraciones de Henri Dubouchet PDF

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Stendhal (nombre de pluma de Henri-Marie Beyle, 1783-1842)
"Rojo y negro"
Versión castellana de Enrique de Mesa († 1929)
Edición corregida y actualizada por Alicia Pérez Vega (2012)
Comparación con el unique francés por Alicia Pérez Vega (2012)
Ilustraciones en blanco y negro por Henri Dubouchet (1833-1909), reeditadas en rojo y negro por Ediciones de los angeles Isla de Siltolá.
Diseño y maquetación: Antonio J. Montes Rodríguez
Colección Clásicos Recuperados: Ana Pérez Vega, directora

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Julien Sorel, joven, guapo, dotado para los estudios, desea superar sus humildes orígenes, para lo cual come to a decision adoptar las reglas de los angeles hipocresía social de su época. En esta escalada de ambiciones, Julien se ve atrapado entre el amor de dos mujeres de clase social stronger a l. a. suya. l. a. lucha entre sus ambiciones y sus pasiones acaban por perderlo.

Stendhal consigue con Rojo y negro una obra cumbre de los angeles literatura francesa y universal.

Pronto se erigió en el ejemplo emblemático de los angeles novela psicológica, y en el reflejo de toda una época, l. a. de l. a. Restauración francesa después de Waterloo, con su falsedad, con su corrupción, con su amoralidad.

Stendhal hace de Julien el símbolo, el protagonista y l. a. víctima de esta sociedad. Personaje complejo, profundamente humano, frío y calculador, a l. a. vez que limitado y perdido por sus propias emociones, es una de las más grandes creaciones de los angeles literatura europea.

Esta novela psicológica influyó notablemente en grandes escritores posteriores, entre ellos León Tolstói y André Gide.

Incluye ‘Índice normal interactivo’ e ‘Índice de ilustraciones’ para facilitar l. a. búsqueda de secciones y de ilustraciones.

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Download E-books Complete Letters (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

By P. G. Walsh

In those letters to his pals and relatives, Pliny the more youthful, legal professional, writer, and usual thinker, offers a desirable perception into Roman lifestyles within the interval ninety seven to 112 advert. half autobiography, half social heritage, they rfile the occupation and pursuits of a senator and prime imperial authentic whose buddies comprise the historians Tacitus and Suetonius. Pliny's letters hide quite a lot of subject matters, from the modern political scene to household affairs, the tutorial method, the rituals and behavior of Roman faith, the remedy of slaves, and the phenomena of nature. He describes in shiny element the eruption of Vesuvius, which killed his uncle, and the day-by-day workouts of a well-to-do Roman within the courts and at relaxation, within the urban, or having fun with rural goals at his state estates.
it is a full of life new translation by means of eminent pupil Peter Walsh, in accordance with the Oxford Classical textual content and drawing at the most modern scholarship. In his advent, Walsh considers the political heritage of the letters, the span of Pliny's profession, the diversity of issues lined within the letters, and Pliny's literary variety. precious notes establish the letters' recipients and clarify allusions to historic occasions and phrases. A basic index is supplemented via particular indexes on features of social existence and Pliny's correspondents. This vintage will make nice interpreting for people with an curiosity in classical literature and historical history.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the broadest spectrum of literature from around the world. every one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, supplying the main exact textual content plus a wealth of different useful positive factors, together with professional introductions via major experts, voluminous notes to elucidate the textual content, updated bibliographies for additional research, and masses more.

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Download E-books Brave New World PDF

By Aldous Huxley

"Aldous Huxley is the best twentieth century author in English." —Chicago Tribune

Aldous Huxley is rightly thought of a prophetic genius and probably the most very important literary and philosophical voices of the twentieth Century, and Brave New World is his masterpiece. From the writer of The doorways of notion, Island, and numerous different works of fiction, non-fiction, philosophy, and poetry, comes this robust paintings of speculative fiction that has enthralled and terrified readers for generations. Brave New World continues to be completely correct to today as either a cautionary dystopian story within the vein of the George Orwell vintage 1984, and as thought-provoking, completely enjoyable entertainment.

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Download E-books Perelandra (Space Trilogy, Book 2) PDF

By C.S. Lewis

The second one e-book in C. S. Lewis's acclaimed house Trilogy, which additionally comprises Out of the Silent Planet and That Hideous Strength, Perelandra maintains the adventures of the extreme Dr. Ransom. Pitted opposed to the main damaging of human weaknesses, temptation, the nice guy needs to conflict evil on a brand new planet -- Perelandra -- while it really is invaded by way of a dismal strength. Will Perelandra succumb to this malevolent being, who strives to create a brand new global order and who needs to wreck an previous and gorgeous civilization to take action? Or will it throw off the yoke of corruption and accomplish a non secular perfection as but unknown to guy? the end result of Dr. Ransom's amazing fight on my own will make certain the destiny of this peace-loving planet.

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Download E-books Los pazos de Ulloa PDF

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 l. a. 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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