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Early Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay

By Edna St. Vincent Millay

Millay's first 3 books of lyrics and sonnets are amassed right here: Renascence, moment April, and A Few Figs from Thistles.

With a balanced and appreciative creation and worthwhile annotations, this quantity provides a number of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet's top paintings during which she weaves mind, emotion, and irony.

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Pindaro. Tutte le opere e i frammenti (Il pensiero by Pindar

By Pindar

Nella presente edizione vengono pubblicate tutte le opere di Pindaro (520-518 a.C.), il più grande esponente della lirica corale arcaica. Nell'edizione alessandrina, los angeles produzione di Pindaro, eccezionalmente ampia, occupava 17 libri ordinati consistent with generi: Inni, Peani, Prosodi, Parteni, Iporchemi, Encomi, Treni, Epinici. Sopravvivono integralmente solo quattro libri degli Epinici, divisi secondo le gare panelleniche di cui celebravano i vincitori: essi contengono rispettivamente 14 odi Olimpiche, 12 Pitiche, eleven Nemee, eight Istmiche. Le altre opere sono be aware solo da numerosi frammenti in cui appaiono grandiose descrizioni del mondo divino, racconti mitici, solenni enunciati etici e anche tratti di arguta grazia e voci d'amore. L'epinicio di Pindaro si articola secondo tre linee tematiche svolte con grande varietà di motivi: l'elogio, che contiene un succinto riferimento al vincitore e all'occasione sportiva; il mito, collegato sovente con los angeles famiglia o con los angeles patria del celebrato, che costituisce los angeles parte di maggiore ampiezza e impegno poetico; e l. a. gnome, ossia l'enunciazione di sentenze religiose e morali. Enzo Mandruzzato ci restituisce con l. a. sua traduzione un "Pindaro arcaico" in tutta l. a. sua lontananza: considerato in step with tutta l'antichità di gran lunga il maggiore dei lirici, come diceva Quintiliano, parrebbe infatti inassimilabile al mondo moderno. Eppure il soggiorno nel suo mondo arcaico — è l. a. tesi del saggio introduttivo — non è meno attraente di quelle civiltà lontane che proprio oggi si cerca di conoscere e di non lasciar perire. Ma con l. a. luce del mondo greco, l'energia dell'intelligenza e il gusto del gratuito, che sono il seme di tutte le conquiste della civiltà occidentale.

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Reflections in a Golden Eye by Carson McCullers

By Carson McCullers

Set on a Southern military base within the Nineteen Thirties, REFLECTIONS IN A GOLDEN EYE tells the tale of Captain Penderton, a bisexual whose lifestyles is dissatisfied by way of the arriving of significant Langdon, an enthralling womanizer who has an affair with Penderton's tempestuous and flirtatious spouse, Leonora. Upon the novel's book in 1941, reviewers have been not sure of what to make of its fairly scandalous topic matter. A critic for Time journal wrote, "In virtually any fingers, such fabric could yield a rank fruitcake of mere arty melodrama. yet Carson McCullers tells her story with simplicity, perception, and an extraordinary reward of phrase." Written in the course of a time whilst McCullers's personal marriage to Reeves used to be near to cave in, her moment novel offers along with her trademark issues of alienation and unfulfilled loves.

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Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes

By Miguel de Cervantes

El texto de esta edición del Quijote ha sido fijado a partir del examen de todas las ediciones significativas, antiguas y modernas, y con l. a. aplicación de los métodos filológicos más rigurosos. Las notas aclaran todos los puntos que pueden plantear dudas al lector moderno y están redactadas siempre con los angeles máxima claridad y del modo que más agiliza l. a. lectura. Los anexos, al ultimate del volumen, incluyen mapas, esquemas e ilustraciones, así como un amplio estudio literario e histórico del Quijote y detallada información sobre l. a. vida y escritos de Cervantes y sobre las primeras ediciones y el lenguaje de l. a. novela. Un sumario del argumento permite localizar rápidamente los principales episodios del relato. Para facilitar l. a. relectura y los angeles consulta, l. a. edición contiene completos índices de refranes, obras y autores citados, temas y pasajes memorables, nombres propios, palabras, locuciones y modismos.

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The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Writings (Penguin by Gary Scharnhorst, Bret Harte

By Gary Scharnhorst, Bret Harte

Bret Harte was once on the vanguard of western American literature, paving the way in which for different writers, together with Mark Twain. For the 1st time in a single quantity, The success of Roaring Camp and different Writings brings jointly not just Harte's best-known items together with "The success of Roaring Camp" and "The Outcasts of Poker Flat," but additionally the unique transcription of the well-known 1882 essay "The Argonauts of '49" in addition to a variety of his poetry, lesser-known essays, and 3 of his Condensed Novels-parodies of James Fenimore Cooper, Charles Dickens, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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La letra escarlata (Penguin Clásicos) by Nathaniel Hawthorne

By Nathaniel Hawthorne

Los mejores libros jamás escritos

La letra escarlata está considerada los angeles mejor novela norteamericana del siglo XIX.

Ambientada en los angeles Nueva Inglaterra de los puritanos del siglo XVII, los angeles letra escarlata (1849) narra el bad impacto que un basic acto de pasión desencadena en las vidas de tres miembros de l. a. comunidad: Hester Prynne, una mujer de espíritu libre e independiente, objeto del escarnio público y condenada a llevar los angeles «A» de «Adúltera»; el reverendo Dimmesdale, un alma atormentada por los angeles culpa aunque digno de l. a. estima basic, y Chillingworth, un ser siniestro, merciless y vengativo, que maquina en l. a. sombra.

La presente edición incluye una introducción de l. a. catedrática Nina Baym, cuya hard work investigadora se ha centrado en el estudio de l. a. literatura americana del siglo XIX. En el año 2000 recibió l. a. medalla Jay Hubble que otorga los angeles sleek Language organization por sus valiosas aportaciones en esta materia. Es autora, entre otros, del ensayo the form of Hawthorne's Career.

«Tenemos que volver a aprender el arte olvidado de los angeles alegría.»

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Los sufrimientos del joven Werther (Penguin Clásicos) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Los mejores libros jamás escritos.

«¿Tendría, entonces, que ocurrir que lo que hace los angeles felicidad del hombre se haga a su vez los angeles fuente de su desdicha?»

La historia de un joven abocado al suicidio por los angeles infelicidad del desamor es los angeles primera gran novela trágica europea. Basada en el desencanto amoroso sufrido por el propio Goethe, el libro alcanzó una gran fama como fundador de lo que más tarde se llamaría literatura confesional. Su good exploración de l. a. mente de un artista en lucha contra los angeles sociedad y escasamente pertrechado para hacer frente a los angeles vida le otorga el valor de una obra maestra sin par en l. a. literatura universal.

José María Valverde llevó a cabo los angeles más fiel y preciosa traducción a nuestra lengua de este clásico imperecedero, que recogemos aquí siguiendo l. a. edición canónica realizada por Waltraud Wiethölter y Christoph Brecht, cuyo trabajo ha sido avalado durante años por los círculos académicos internacionales.

Thomas Mann dijo...
«El mundo, al unísono, tomó posesión de Los sufrimientos del joven Werther y el libro tomó posesión del mundo. period como si l. a. gente, en todos los países, de manera secreta y sin saberlo, hubiera estado esperando este libro escrito por un joven desconocido, nacido en una ciudad del imperio alemán.»

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Kristin Lavransdatter, III: The Cross (Penguin by Sigrid Undset

By Sigrid Undset

Kristin Lavransdatter interweaves political, social, and spiritual background with the day-by-day elements of relations existence to create a colourful, richly specific tapestry of Norway through the fourteenth-century. The trilogy, although, is greater than a trip into the prior. Undset's personal life—her familiarity with Norse sagas and folklore and with quite a lot of medieval literature, her reports as a daughter, spouse, and mom, and her deep non secular faith—profoundly prompted her writing. Her snatch of the connections among previous and current and of human nature itself, mixed with the extreme caliber of her writing, units her works a ways above the style of "historical novels." This new translation by way of Tina Nunnally—the first English model when you consider that Charles Archer's translation within the 1920s—captures Undset's strengths as a stylist. Nunnally, an award-winning translator, keeps the normal conversation and lyrical movement of the unique Norwegian, with its echoes of outdated Norse legends, whereas deftly warding off the stilted language and fake archaisms of Archer's translation. furthermore, she restores key passages disregarded of that edition.

Undset's skill to give a meticulously exact ancient portrait with out sacrificing the poetry and narrative force of masterful storytelling used to be fairly major in her fatherland. Granted independence in 1905 after years of international domination, Norway used to be desirous to reclaim its nationwide background and tradition. Kristin Lavransdatter became a touchstone for Undset's contemporaries, and is still extensively learn through Norwegians at the present time. within the greater than seventy five years because it was once first released, it has additionally develop into a favourite in the course of the international.

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The Three Kingdoms, Volume 1: The Sacred Oath by Luo Guanzhong

By Luo Guanzhong

This intriguing new translation with footnotes will entice glossy readers who locate the twists and turns of video game of Thrones so compelling.

The 3 Kingdoms is an epic chinese language novel written over six centuries in the past. It recounts in vibrant historic aspect the turbulent years on the shut of the Han Dynasty, while China broke into 3 competing kingdoms and over part the inhabitants have been both killed or pushed from their houses. half fable, half truth, readers will event the loyalty and treachery, the brotherhood and competition of China's mythical heroes and villains in the course of the such a lot tumultuous interval in chinese language history.

Considered the best paintings in vintage chinese language literature, The 3 Kingdoms is learn by means of thousands all through Asia this present day. noticeable not only as a good murals, many chinese language view it as a advisor to good fortune in lifestyles and company in addition to a piece that gives nice ethical clarity—while many foreigners learn it to realize insights into chinese language society and tradition. From the saga of The 3 Kingdoms, readers will learn the way nice warriors encourage their troops and improve their impression, whereas disguising their weaknesses and turning the strengths of others opposed to them.

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls by Steve Hockensmith

By Steve Hockensmith

Readers will witness the beginning of a heroine in Dawn of the Dreadfuls—a exciting prequel set 4 years earlier than the awful occasions of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. As our tale opens, the Bennet sisters are having fun with a calm lifestyles within the English geographical region. They idle away the times examining, gardening, and having a pipe dream approximately destiny husbands—until a funeral on the neighborhood parish is going surprisingly and horribly awry.
 
all at once corpses are springing from the gentle earth—and just one relations can cease them. because the our bodies pile up, we watch Elizabeth Bennet evolve from a naive younger teen right into a savage slayer of the undead. alongside the way in which, males vie for her affections: grasp Hawksworth is the robust warrior who trains her to kill, whereas considerate Dr. Keckilpenny seeks to overcome the jogging useless utilizing technological know-how rather than power. Will both guy win the prize of Elizabeth’s middle? Or will their hearts be feasted upon through hordes of marauding zombies? whole with romance, motion, comedy, and a military of shambling corpses, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: sunrise of the Dreadfuls will have Jane Austen rolling in her grave—and simply may encourage her to move slowly out of it!

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