Death in Henry James by Andrew Cutting

By Andrew Cutting

Relocating past validated principles of haunted Henry James, this e-book argues that loss of life is as very important an idea for knowing James's fiction as gender, sexuality and modernity, that have come to dominate James reports. Combining formal research and shut studying with theoretical and old ways and targeting key novels and stories from throughout James's profession, Andrew slicing explores 5 cases of Jamesian loss of life: sacrifice, the corpse, morbidity, afterlife and demography. this can be the 1st full-length learn of this topic.

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Castle to Castle (French Literature) by Louis-Ferdinand Celine, Louis C?line, Professor Ralph

By Louis-Ferdinand Celine, Louis C?line, Professor Ralph Manheim

It really is Germany close to the tip of worldwide conflict II, the Allies have landed and individuals of the Vichy France govt were sequestered in a labyrinthine citadel, replete with mystery passages and subterranean hideaways. the gang of 1,400 terrified officers, their other halves, mistresses, flunkies, and Nazi protectors—including C?©line, his spouse, their cat, and an actor friend—attempt to delay the postwar reckoning less than the consistent possibility of air raids and hunger. With an undercurrent of sensual pleasure, C?©line paints a virtually unbearably shiny photograph of human society and the human condition.,br>Called through Atlantic per thirty days "the blackest of the black" of C?©line's novels and hailed by way of the Washington publish booklet international for its "intense sympathy with person human beings," fort to citadel is brilliantly rendered in Ralph Manheim's translation, for which he gained the nationwide e-book Award.

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Monday or Tuesday: Eight Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) by Virginia Woolf

By Virginia Woolf

From the most cutting edge writers of the 20 th century — a ultimate assortment showing the author's vigorous mind's eye and mild variety. comprises "A Haunted House," "A Society," "An Unwritten Novel," "The String Quartet," "Blue & Green," "Kew Gardens," "The Mark at the Wall," and the name tale.

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History of the Wars. Books I-II. (Persian War). by Procopius Procopius

By Procopius Procopius

Прокопий Кесарийский (между 490 г. и 507 г., в городе Кесария, — после 562 г.), знаменитый византийский писатель. Из сенаторской аристократии. В 527 г. стал советником полководца Велисария. Прокопий участвовал в походах против персов, вандалов и остготов. В официозных сочинениях — «Истории войн» императора Юстиниана I, в eight книгах (1-2 книги «Война с персами», 3-4 «Война с вандалами» и 5-8 «Война с готами», завершено в 553 г., основано на личных впечатлениях) и «О постройках» (553—555 гг., описание строительства при Юстиниане I) — Прокопий прославлял императора Юстиниана I. Однако, Прокопий также написал памфлет, направленный против него и его жены Феодоры («Тайная история», около 550). Литературным образцом для Прокопия служил историк Фукидид. Сочинения Прокопия — важнейший источник по истории Византии и соседних государств конца V — VI вв., в том числе по истории славянских вторжений на Балканы.
Из семи томов сочинений Прокопия Кесарийского изданных в серии «The Loeb Classical Library» «Истории войн» включена в первые пять томов (другие сочинения Прокопия — в VI томе «Тайная история» и в VII томе «О постройках»).

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The Tempest (Webster's Korean Thesaurus Edition) by William Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare

This variation is written in English. besides the fact that, there's a operating Korean glossary on the backside of every web page for the more challenging English phrases highlighted within the textual content. there are lots of variations of The Tempest. This variation will be worthwhile should you could lik

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Manon Lescaut (Oxford World's Classics) by Abbé Prévost, Angela Scholar

By Abbé Prévost, Angela Scholar

"The sweetness of her look, or particularly my evil big name already in its ascendant and drawing me to my smash, didn't let me to hesitate for a moment." So starts the tale of Manon Lescaut, a story of ardour and betrayal, of delinquency and misalliance, which strikes from early eighteenth-century Paris--with its theatres, assemblies, and gaming-houses-via felony and deportation to a sad denouement within the treeless wastes of Louisiana. it really is one of many nice love tales, and in addition the most enigmatic: how trustworthy a witness is Des Grieux, Manon's lover, whose story he narrates? Is Manon a thief and a whore, just like love itself, or a completely smooth lady? Pr�vost is cautious to depart the ambiguities unresolved, and to put naked the problems of ardour. This new translation contains the vignette and 8 illustrations that have been licensed by means of Pr�vost and primary released within the version of 1753.

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Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life by Joan D. Hedrick

By Joan D. Hedrick

"Up to this yr i've got consistently felt that I had no specific name to meddle with this subject....But i believe now that the time is come while even a girl or a baby who can communicate a be aware for freedom and humanity is certain to speak." therefore did Harriet Beecher Stowe announce her determination to start paintings on what might turn into some of the most influential novels ever written. the topic she had hesitated to "meddle with" was once slavery, and the radical, after all, used to be Uncle Tom's Cabin. nonetheless debated this present day for its portrayal of African american citizens and its unresolved position within the literary canon, Stowe's best-known paintings used to be first released in weekly installments from June five, 1851 to April 1, 1852. It triggered this kind of stir in either the North and South, or even in nice Britain, that after Stowe met President Lincoln in 1862 he's acknowledged to have greeted her with the phrases, "So you're the little lady who wrote the ebook that created this nice war!" during this landmark booklet, the 1st full-scale biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe in over fifty years, Joan D. Hedrick tells the soaking up tale of this talented, advanced, and contradictory girl. Hedrick takes readers into the multilayered global of 19th century morals and mores, exploring the effect of then-popular rules of "true womanhood" on Stowe's upbringing as a member of the outspoken Beecher extended family, and her eventful lifestyles as a author and shaper of public opinion who used to be additionally a mom of 7. It deals a full of life list of the flourishing parlor societies that introduced and sustained Stowe in the course of the forty four years of her occupation, and the cruel actual realities that ruled such a lot of women's lives. The epidemics, excessive youngster mortality, and infrequently disastrous clinical practices of the day are portrayed in relocating aspect, opposed to the backdrop of western enlargement, and the nice social upheaval accompanying the abolitionist circulation and the access of ladies into public existence. listed here are Stowe's public triumphs, either earlier than and after the Civil conflict, and the non-public tragedies that integrated the loss of life of her loved eighteen month outdated son, the drowning of one other son, and the alcohol and morphine addictions of 2 of her different little ones. The daughter, sister, and spouse of well known ministers, Stowe channeled her ache and her ambition right into a socially applicable anger on behalf of others, reworking her deepest adventure into robust narratives that moved a country. Magisterial in its breadth and wealthy intimately, this definitive portrait explores the total degree of Harriet Beecher Stowe's existence, and her contribution to American literature. Perceptive and fascinating, it illuminates the occupation of a big author in the course of the transition of literature from an amatuer hobby to a occupation, and provides a desirable examine the trials, pleasures, and accomplishments of women's lives within the final century.

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