Download E-books The Egoist PDF

By George Meredith

The Egoist (1879) via George Meredith is a cosmopolitan, brilliantly written dissection of a self-absorbed younger guy of society and the very varied ladies who fall inside of his sphere.

during this comedy with critical overtones, Sir Willoughby -- a hugely eligible bachelor, and the Egoist in query -- courts, proposes and loses brides again and again, after which wonders at his personal inexplicable situation.

the reply can be encapsulated within the following epitaph:

"Through very love of self himself he slew."

A masterpiece of perception, wit, and style.

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Download E-books Much Ado About Nothing (Folger Shakespeare Library) PDF

By William Shakespeare, Barbara A. Mowat, Paul Werstine

Much Ado approximately Nothing comprises particularly diversified tales of romantic love. Hero and Claudio fall in love nearly before everything sight, yet an interloper, Don John, moves out at their happiness. Beatrice and Benedick are saved aside by way of delight and mutual antagonism till others choose to play Cupid.

The authoritative variation of Much Ado approximately Nothing from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the depended on and familiar Shakespeare sequence for college kids and common readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content in keeping with the easiest early revealed model of the play

-Full explanatory notes very easily put on pages dealing with the textual content of the play

-Scene-by-scene plot summaries

-A key to the play’s well-known strains and phrases

-An creation to studying Shakespeare’s language

-An essay by means of a number one Shakespeare pupil supplying a latest viewpoint at the play

-Fresh photographs from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s huge holdings of infrequent books

-An annotated advisor to additional reading

Essay through Gail Kern Paster

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is domestic to the world’s greatest selection of Shakespeare’s published works, and a magnet for Shakespeare students from worldwide. as well as exhibitions open to the general public all year long, the Folger bargains a whole calendar of performances and courses. for additional information, stopover at

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Download E-books Das Herz der Finsternis / Heart of Darkness - Zweisprachige Ausgabe (Deutsch-Englisch) / Bilingual edition (German-English) (German Edition) PDF

Dieses book: "Das Herz der Finsternis / middle of Darkness - Zweisprachige Ausgabe (Deutsch-Englisch) / Bilingual variation (German-English)" ist mit einem detaillierten und dynamischen Inhaltsverzeichnis versehen und wurde sorgfältig korrekturgelesen. Diese Zweisprachige Ausgabe hilft dem Leser Joseph Conrad besser zu verstehen und zu interpretieren, ist praktisch beim Nachschlagen und sehr nützlich um Englisch / Deutsch als Fremdsprache zu Lernen oder zu Lehren.
This conscientiously crafted e-book: "Das Herz der Finsternis / center of Darkness - Zweisprachige Ausgabe (Deutsch-Englisch) / Bilingual version (German-English)" is formatted to your eReader with a practical and particular desk of contents. This bilingual variation is helping the reader to appreciate and to interpret Joseph Conrad higher, is functional for having a look up textual content passages and extremely valuable for studying and educating German / English language via vintage literature.
Herz der Finsternis ist eine Erzählung aus dem Jahre 1899 von Joseph Conrad.
Zur Inhalt: Auf der nächtlich an der Themsemündung in Gravesend stillliegenden Seeyacht Nellie erzählt der ehemalige Seemann Marlow seinen vier Freunden, die das Band der See eint, eine Episode aus seinem Leben. Er beschreibt seine Sehnsucht, die letzten weißen Flecken des Globus kennenzulernen, und wie sie nach einigen Mühen dazu führte, dass er Flusskapitän wurde.
Heart of Darkness is a brief novel through Joseph Conrad, released in 1899.
Plot: Aboard the Nellie, anchored within the River Thames close to Gravesend, England, Charles Marlow tells his fellow sailors in regards to the occasions that ended in his appointment as captain of a river-steamboat for an ivory buying and selling corporation. He describes his passage on ships to the desolate tract to the Company's station down the Congo River in imperative Africa.

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Download E-books King John: Second Series (Arden Shakespeare) PDF

By William Shakespeare

The Arden Shakespeare is the confirmed variation of Shakespeare's paintings. Justly celebrated for its authoritative scholarship and useful observation, Arden courses you a richer figuring out and appreciation of Shakespeare's performs. This variation of King John presents, a transparent and authoritative textual content, certain notes and observation at the similar web page because the textual content, a whole creation discussing the severe and old historical past to the play and appendices providing resources and proper extracts.

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Download E-books British and Irish Literature and Its Times: The Victorian Era to the Present PDF

By David Galens, Joyce Moss

Global Literature and its occasions - quantity 4

The works selected for global Literature and Its occasions four: British and Irish Literature and Its occasions were conscientiously chosen via professors within the box on the universities unique within the Acknowledgements.
Keeping the literature-history connection in brain, the workforce made its choices according to a mixture of things: how usually a literary paintings is studied, how heavily it's tied to pivotal occasions some time past or current, how robust and enduring its attraction has been to readers out and in of the society that produced it, and the way reflective it's of recent advancements in literature of the sector. realization has been paid to literary works set from the Victorian period to the current that experience met with serious and/or renowned acclaim.

Subjects within the Volume:

The Adoption Papers through Jackie Kay
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by way of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
"Anthem for Doomed Youth" and different Poems via Wilfred Owen
Arcadia by means of Tom Stoppard
Brideshead Revisited through Evelyn Waugh
The Buddha of Suburbia by way of Hanif Kureishi
Cambridge by means of Caryl Phillips
The nation ladies via Edna O'Brien
A Disaffection by means of James Kelman
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by means of Robert Louis Stevenson
Dracula by way of Bram Stoker
The French Lieutenant's lady by means of John Fowles
Goodbye to Berlin by way of Christopher Isherwood
The Grass Is making a song via Doris Lessing
Great expectancies via Charles Dickens
The warmth of the Day through Elizabeth Bowen
A condominium for Mr. Biswas through V. S. Naipaul
Howards finish by way of E. M. Forster
The significance of Being Earnest by way of Oscar Wilde
In Memoriam via Alfred Tennyson
Jane Eyre via Charlotte Brontë
Jude the vague by means of Thomas Hardy
Juno and the Paycock by way of Sean O'Casey
Kim through Rudyard Kipling
King Solomon's Mines through H. Rider Haggard
"The Lion and the Unicorn" by means of George Orwell
Lord Jim: A story byJoseph Conrad
Lord of the Flies by way of William Golding
Midnight's teenagers by way of Salman Rushdie
The Moonstone via Wilkie Collins
Mrs.Dalloway through Virginia Woolf
"My final Duchess" and different Poems through Robert Browning
Nights on the Circus by means of Angela Carter
On the starting place of Species through Charles Darwin
Peter Pan: Peter and Wendy through James Barrie
The Playboy of the Western global by means of John Millington Synge
The energy and the consideration by means of Graham Greene
The best of pass over Jean Brodie through Muriel Spark
Pygmalion by means of George Bernard Shaw
The is still of the Day through Kazuo Ishiguro
The Sea,The Sea through Iris Murdoch
"September 1913" and "Easter, 1916" via William Butler Yeats
Sonnets from the Portuguese via Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Sour candy through Timothy Mo
"Station Island" via Seamus Heaney
The Time laptop via H. G. Wells
Troubles by way of J. G. Farrell
Ulysses through James Joyce
Under Milk wooden by way of Dylan Thomas
Waiting for Godot by way of Samuel Beckett
The Waste Land via T. S. Eliot
What the Butler observed by means of Joe Orton
Women in Love via D. H. Lawrence

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Download E-books Red Plenty PDF

By Francis Spufford

"Spufford cunningly maps out a literary style of his personal . . . Freewheeling and fabulous." ―The occasions (London)

Strange because it could appear, the grey, oppressive USSR was once based on a fairy story. It used to be outfitted at the twentieth-century magic referred to as "the deliberate economy," which used to be going to gush forth an abundance of excellent issues that the lands of capitalism may well by no means fit. And only for a short time, within the heady years of the past due Nineteen Fifties, the magic looked to be operating. Red lots is approximately that second in historical past, and the way it got here, and the way it went away; concerning the short period while, less than the rash management of Khrushchev, the Soviet Union appeared ahead to a way forward for wealthy communists and green with envy capitalists, while Moscow may out-glitter ny and each Lada will be greater engineered than a Porsche. it truly is in regards to the scientists who did their really significant top to make the dream come actual, to offer the tyranny its chuffed finishing.

Red lots is heritage, it is fiction, it really is as formidable as Sputnik, as uncompromising as an Aeroflot flight attendant, and as various from what you have been anticipating as a tumbler of Soviet champagne.

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Download E-books The Cambridge Companion to Jonathan Swift (Cambridge Companions to Literature) PDF

The Cambridge spouse to Jonathan fast is a particularly commissioned number of essays. prepared thematically throughout a number of issues, this 2003 quantity will deepen and expand the joy and realizing of Jonathan rapid for college kids and students. The 13 essays discover an important dimensions of Swift's lifestyles and works. in addition to making sure a extensive insurance of Swift's writing - together with early and later works in addition to the higher recognized and the lesser recognized - the significant other additionally bargains a manner into present serious and theoretical concerns surrounding the writer. precise emphasis is put on Swift's vexed dating with the land of his delivery, eire; and on his position as a political author in a hugely politicised age. The better half bargains a lucid creation to those and different matters, and increases questions on rapid and his international. the quantity contains a exact chronology and a consultant to extra analyzing.

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Download E-books Lady Chatterley's Lover PDF

Woman CHATTERLEY’S LOVER was once banned on its ebook in 1928, making a typhoon of controversy. Lawrence tells the tale of Constance Chatterley’s marriage to Sir Clifford, an aristocratic and an highbrow who's paralyzed from the waist down after the 1st international conflict. determined for an inheritor and embarrassed by means of his lack of ability to fulfill his spouse, Clifford means that she have an affair. Constance, afflicted by way of her husband’s phrases, reveals herself thinking about a passionate dating with their gamekeeper, Oliver Mellors. Lawrence’s vitriolic denunciations of industrialism and sophistication department come jointly in his brilliant depiction of the profound emotional and actual connection among a pair another way divided through station and society.

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