Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

By Emily Brontë

Overview

Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte's in basic terms novel, is among the pinnacles of nineteenth century English literature. It's the tale of Heathcliff, an orphan who falls inlove with a woman above his classification, loses her, and devotes the remainder of his existence to wreaking revenge on her family.

In early nineteenth-century Yorkshire, the passionate attachment among a headstrong younger lady and a foundling boy pointed out by means of her father motives catastrophe for them and so on, even within the subsequent new release.

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Stories and Essays of Mina Loy by Mina Loy

By Mina Loy

Stories and Essays of Mina Loy is the 1st book-length quantity of Mina Loy's narrative writings and demanding paintings ever released. This quantity brings jointly her brief fiction, in addition to hybrid works that come with modernized fairy stories, a Socratic discussion, and a ballet. Loy's narratives deal with matters resembling abortion and poverty, and what she referred to as “the intercourse war" is an abiding subject all through. Stories and Essays of Mina Loy additionally includes dramatic works that parody the bravado and misogyny of Futurism and display Loy's early, potent use of absurdist approach. Essays and commentaries on aesthetics, old occasions, and faith entire this beguiling assortment, cementing Mina Loy's position as one of many nice writers of the 20 th century.

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Le meilleur des mondes by Aldous Huxley

By Aldous Huxley

Cinquante ans après los angeles mort du très grand écrivain Aldous Huxley, son chef-d'oeuvre, Le Meilleur des Mondes, se lit et se relit, intemporel, visionnaire, absolument génial.

632 après Ford : désormais on compte les années à partir de l'invention de los angeles voiture à moteur. los angeles technologie et los angeles technology ont remplacé l. a. liberté et Dieu. los angeles vie humaine, anesthésiée, est une suite de satisfactions, les êtres naissent in vitro, les désirs s'assouvissent sans risque de replica, les émotions et les sentiments ont été remplacés par des sensations et des instincts programmés.

La société de ce Meilleur des mondes est organisée, hiérarchisée et uniformisée, chaque être, rangé par catégorie, a sa vocation, ses capacités et ses envies, maîtrisées, disciplinées, accomplies. Chacun concourt à l'ordre général, c'est-à-dire travaille, consomme et meurt, sans jamais revendiquer, apprendre ou exulter. Mais un homme pourtant est né dans cette société, avec, selected affreuse, un père et une mère et, pire encore, des sentiments et des rêves. Ce " Sauvage ", qui a lu tout Shakespeare et le cite comme une Bible, peut-il être un threat pour le " monde civilisé " ?

Aldous Huxley est né en 1894 dans une famille appartenant à l'élite intellectuelle britannique. Diplômé d'Oxford où il s'est lié d'amitié avec D. H. Lawrence, il surmonte une maladie qui le rend presque aveugle, se marie, voyage en Inde et aux États-Unis. En 1931, il écrit Le Meilleur des mondes en seulement quatre mois. C'est un succès foreign. En 1937, il s'installe à Hollywood où il devient scénariste. Il continuera de publier jusqu'à sa mort en 1963.

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Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

By Thomas Hardy

Self reliant and lively Bathsheba Everdene has come to Weatherbury to soak up her place as a farmer at the biggest property within the sector. Her daring presence attracts 3 very diversified suitors: the gentleman-farmer Boldwood, soldier-seducer Sergeant Troy and the committed shepherd Gabriel Oak. every one, in contrasting methods, unsettles her judgements and complicates her lifestyles, and tragedy ensues, threatening the soundness of the total group. the 1st of his works set in Wessex, Hardy's novel of swiftpassion and gradual courtship is imbued along with his evocative descriptions of rural lifestyles and landscapes, and with unflinching honesty approximately sexual relationships.

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Pride and Prejudice (Illustrated Edition) (The Novels of by Jane Austen, C.E. Brock

By Jane Austen, C.E. Brock

Overview

This distinct version of Pride and Prejudice comprises the recognized illustrations by means of Henry Matthew Brock, initially created in 1898. Brock and his brothers have been all profitable illustrators of the day and sometimes posed for every different utilizing costumes, props and furnishings of their Cambridge studio. Brock's older brother Charles additionally illustrated different variations of delight and Prejudice, and joined him in illustrating different Austen releases for this set of 1898 editions.

Pride and Prejudice used to be released anonymously in 1813. It used to be Jane Austen's moment novel and have become her most well-liked. thought of via many to be the first actual romance novel, the ebook positive factors Elizabeth, an independent-minded heroine, and Darcy, a gloomy, brooding, wealthy, good-looking hero. Jane Austen's wit and perception into human nature are mythical and make delight and Prejudice a e-book to be savored again and again again.

Pride and Prejudice is the deceptively basic tale of Elizabeth Bennet, moment eldest of 5 single daughters of an affable kingdom gentleman and a really foolish girl whose project in lifestyles is to marry them off. while a filthy rich younger guy strikes into the local, he brings with him his pal Mr. Darcy, who falls in love with Elizabeth - a lot to his personal chagrin - after insulting her and incomes the derision of the total local. the need for either one of them to beat their delight and spot one another for the folk they are surely is the spine of an everlasting comedy of manners and love tale.

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Julius Caesar (HarperPerennial Classics) by William Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare

Out of worry that Caesar may overthrow the Roman Senate and rule through tyranny, Brutus, confident by means of Cassius, kills Caesar within the Senate. appearing for the republic, the conspirators don't flee, yet guard their activities and Rome is still on their side—until Mark Antony speaks and rouses the group opposed to the conspirators. A respected favorite of students and dramatists alike, Julius Caesar continues to be certainly one of Shakespeare’s hottest plays.

Known as “The Bard of Avon,” William Shakespeare is arguably the best English-language author recognized. significantly renowned in the course of his lifestyles, Shakespeare’s works proceed to resonate greater than 3 centuries after his loss of life, as has his effect on theatre and literature. Shakespeare’s cutting edge use of personality, language, and experimentation with romance as tragedy served as a beginning for later playwrights and dramatists, and a few of his most renowned traces of discussion became a part of daily speech.

HarperPerennialClassics brings nice works of literature to existence in electronic layout, upholding the top criteria in booklet creation and celebrating interpreting in all its kinds. search for extra titles within the HarperPerennial Classics assortment to construct your electronic library.

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The Napoleon of Notting Hill: A Fantasy of the Future by G. K. Chesterton

By G. K. Chesterton

Part comedy, half experience, half social remark, this impressive story of the next day explores the essence of human nature

released in 1904, G. okay. Chesterton’s debut novel is decided 80 years sooner or later. expertise and social mores stay an analogous, however the England of 1984 boasts a central authority within which ineffectual kings are chosen at random from an another way apathetic population that has “lost religion in revolutions.”

The political approach hits a snag while Auberon Quin is chosen because the subsequent monarch. extra joker than potentate, Quin amuses himself by means of fitting a sequence of legislation and weird customs that inflate civic pomp and condition to laughable proportions. those regulations unavoidably positioned Quin, a pace-setter who doesn't believes in any of his dictums, on a collision path along with his so much earnest supporter: Adam Wayne, in a different way often called the Napoleon of Notting Hill.
 
a favourite between students and critics, The Napoleon of Notting Hill showcases the eclectic wit and unorthodox mind that tested Chesterton as one of many 20th century’s so much influential and far-reaching thinkers.
 
This e-book has been professionally proofread to make sure accuracy and clarity on all units.

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Voice and the Victorian Storyteller (Cambridge Studies in by Ivan Kreilkamp

By Ivan Kreilkamp

The nineteenth-century novel has regularly been considered as a literary shape pre-eminently excited about the written observe, yet Ivan Kreilkamp exhibits it was once deeply marked by way of and engaged with vocal performances and the renovation and illustration of speech. He bargains a close account of the various methods Victorian literature and tradition represented the human voice, from political speeches, governesses' stories, shorthand manuals, and staged authorial performances within the early- and mid-century, to robotically reproducible voice on the finish of the century. via readings of Charlotte Brontë, Browning, Carlyle, Conrad, Dickens, Disraeli and Gaskell, Kreilkamp reevaluates severe assumptions in regards to the cultural meanings of storytelling, and indicates that the determine of the oral storyteller, instead of disappearing between readers' choice for revealed texts, endured as a personality and a functionality in the novel. This cutting edge research will switch the best way readers contemplate the Victorian novel and its many ways of telling tales.

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Treasure Island (Bantam Classic reissue) by Robert Louis Stevenson

By Robert Louis Stevenson

Possibly the best of all experience tales for girls and boys, Treasure Island all started, a courageous boy who reveals himself between pirates, and of the sinister pirate-cook lengthy John Silver holds teenagers as entranced this day because it did a century in the past.

It has seemed with illustrations through many major artists, yet none so apt as Peake's--first released in 1949 and out of print earlier.

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