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Download E-books In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower: In Search of Lost Time, Vol. 2 (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) PDF

By Marcel Proust

In the Shadow of younger ladies in Flower is Proust’s stunning dissection of male and girl formative years, charged with the narrator’s thoughts of Paris and the Normandy beach. on the center of the tale lie his relationships together with his grandmother and with the Swann kin. As a meditation on diversified varieties of love, In the Shadow of younger women in Flower has no equivalent. right here, Proust introduces a few of his maximum comedian innovations, from the magnificently uninteresting M. de Norpois to the enthralling Robert de Saint-Loup. it really is memorable besides for the 1st visual appeal of the 2 figures who for larger or worse are to dominate the narrator’s life—the Baron de Charlus and the mysterious Albertine.

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Download E-books The Dead PDF

The useless is likely one of the 20th century’s most lovely items of brief literature. Taking his proposal from a relatives accumulating held each year at the ceremonial dinner of the Epiphany, Joyce pens a narrative a couple of married couple attending a Christmas-season social gathering on the residence of the husband’s aged aunts. a stunning confession made via the husband’s spouse towards the tip of the tale showcases the ability of Joyce’s maximum innovation: the epiphany, that second whilst every thing, for personality and reader alike, is by surprise transparent.

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Download E-books Durchschnitt: Roman (German Edition) PDF

Genuin digitale Literatur, hier ein konzeptueller Kommentar Hannes Bajohrs (0x0a) zur Kanonfrage. Alle Bücher aus Der Kanon. Die deutsche Literatur: Romane, herausgegeben von Marcel Reich-Ranicki, 20 Bände, Frankfurt am major: Insel, 2002, als Textkorpus verwendet, mit Python dessen durchschnittliche Satzlänge bestimmt (18 Wörter) und alle Sätze anderer Länge aussortiert; alphabetisch geordnet.

Die enthaltenen Romane sind: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Die Leiden des jungen Werthers und Die Wahlverwandtschaften; E.T.A. Hoffmann, Die Elixiere des Teufels; Gottfried Keller Der grüne Heinrich; Theodor Fontane, Frau Jenny Treibel und Effi Briest; Thomas Mann, Buddenbrooks und Der Zauberberg; Heinrich Mann, Professor Unrat; Hermann Hesse, Unterm Rad; Robert Musil, Die Verwirrungen des Zöglings Törleß; Franz Kafka, Der Prozeß; Alfred Döblin, Berlin Alexanderplatz; Joseph Roth, Radetzkymarsch; Anna Seghers, Das siebte Kreuz; Heimito von Doderer, Die Strudlhofstiege; Wolfgang Koeppen, Tauben im Gras; Günter Grass, Die Blechtrommel; Max Frisch, Montauk; Thomas Bernhard, Holzfällen.

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Download E-books O Diário de Anne Frank PDF

By Anne Frank

12 de junho de 1942 – 1º de agosto de 1944. Ao longo deste período, a jovem Anne Frank escreveu em seu diário toda a tensão que a família Frank sofreu durante a Segunda Guerra Mundial. Ao fim de longos dias de silêncio e medo aterrorizante, eles foram descobertos pelos nazistas e deportados para campos de concentração. Anne inicialmente foi para Auschwitz, e mais tarde para Bergen-Belsen. A força da narrativa de Anne, com impressionantes relatos das atrocidades e horrores cometidos contra os judeus, faz deste livro um precioso documento. Seu diário já foi traduzido para sixty seven línguas, e é um dos livros mais lidos do mundo. Ele destaca sentimentos, aflições e pequenas alegrias de uma vida incomum, problemas da transformação da menina em mulher, o despertar do amor, a fé inabalável na religião e, principalmente, revela a rara nobreza de um espírito amadurecido no sofrimento. Um retrato da menina por trás do mito.

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Download E-books A Room with a View (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) PDF

By E. M. Forster

An enthralling story of the conflict among bourgeois repression and radical romanticism, E. M. Forster’s 3rd novel has lengthy been the preferred of his early works. a tender woman, Lucy Honeychurch, and her chaperon—products of right Edwardian England—visit a tempestuous, passionate Italy. Their “room with a view” permits them to check out an international a long way varied from their very own, a global unconcerned with conference, unfettered by way of social rituals, and unafraid of emotion. quickly Lucy unearths herself guaranteed to an evidently “unsuitable” guy, the melancholic George Emerson, whose wrong advances she dare now not publicize. again domestic, her buddy and mentor Charlotte Bartlett and her mom, attempt to manage her into marriage with the extra “appropriate” yet smotheringly boring Cecil Vyse, whose surname indicates the imprisoning impact he might have on Lucy’s spirit.

A colourful gallery of characters, together with George’s riotously humorous father, Lucy’s sullen brother, the novelist Eleanor Lavish, and the reverend Mr. Beebe, line up on both sides, and A Room with a View unfolds as a delightfully satiric comedy of manners and an immensely gratifying love tale.

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Download E-books The Fellowship of the Ring: Being the First Part of The Lord of the Rings PDF

By J.R.R. Tolkien

The first quantity in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic experience THE LORD OF THE RINGS
One Ring to rule all of them, One Ring to discover them, One Ring to carry all of them and within the darkness bind them

In precedent days the jewelry of energy have been crafted through the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the darkish Lord, cast the single Ring, filling it along with his personal energy in order that he might rule all others. however the One Ring used to be taken from him, and although he sought it all through Middle-earth, it remained misplaced to him. After many a long time it fell into the palms of Bilbo Baggins, as instructed in The Hobbit. In a sleepy village within the Shire, younger Frodo Baggins reveals himself confronted with a huge activity, as his aged cousin Bilbo entrusts the hoop to his care. Frodo needs to depart his domestic and make a dangerous trip throughout Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there to spoil the hoop and foil the darkish Lord in his evil purpose.

“A distinctive, completely learned different international, evoked from deep within the good of Time, vastly precise, absorbingly interesting, profound in meaning.” – New York Times

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Download E-books Le Chef-d'oeuvre inconnu - Gambara - Massimilla Doni PDF

By Honoré de Balzac

« L'œuvre et l'exécution tuées par l. a. trop grande abondance du principe créateur » : telle est, selon Balzac, l'idée commune aux trois Études philosophiques que sont Le Chef-d'œuvre inconnu, Gambara et Massimilla Doni.

Au début du XVIIe siècle, le peintre visionnaire Frenhofer est hanté par sa pièce maîtresse, l. a. Belle Noiseuse, à laquelle il travaille depuis dix ans, et que nul n'a jamais vue : Nicolas Poussin lui suggest un modèle féminin weak de lui inspirer los angeles perfection qu'il veut atteindre (Le Chef-d'œuvre inconnu). los angeles même quête d'absolu anime le héros de Gambara, compositeur à l. a. recherche du « principe musical » situé au-delà de toute réalisation, et dont los angeles folie n'a d'égale que l'impuissance du ténor Emilio dans Massimilla Doni, récit à los angeles gloire de Venise et de l'opéra italien.

Comme l'écrivait Balzac en 1839, le lecteur de ces trois « contes artistes » apprendra avant tout « par quelles lois arrive le suicide de l'art ».

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

By Frances Burney

'Lord Orville did me the distinction handy me to the trainer, speaking all of the approach of the honor I had performed him! O those trendy people!'

Frances Burney's first and such a lot enduringly well known novel is a vibrant, satirical, and seductive account of the pleasures and hazards of stylish lifestyles in past due eighteenth-century London. As she describes her heroine's access into society, womanhood and, unavoidably, love, Burney exposes the vulnerability of lady innocence in an image-conscious and infrequently merciless global the place social snobbery and sexual aggression are performed out within the public arenas of pleasure-gardens, theatre visits, and balls. yet Evelina's innocence additionally makes her a smart commentator at the excesses and absurdities of manners and social targets - in addition to attracting the eye of the eminently eligible Lord Orville.

Evelina, comedian and intelligent, is right now a advisor to modern London, a satirical assault at the new consumerism, an research of women's place within the overdue eighteenth century, and a love tale. the recent advent and entire notes to this variation help in making this richness the entire extra available to a latest reader.
concerning the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made on hand the widest variety of literature from around the world. each one cheap quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, supplying the main actual textual content plus a wealth of alternative useful gains, together with specialist introductions via major gurus, precious notes to elucidate the textual content, up to date bibliographies for extra learn, and lots more and plenty extra.

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