Flush: A Biography

By Virginia Woolf

This tale of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s cocker spaniel, Flush, enchants correct from the hole pages. even supposing Flush has adventures of his personal with bullying canines, horrid maids, and robbers, he additionally offers the reader with a glimpse into Browning’s existence. creation via Trekkie Ritchie.
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Adam Bede (Penguin Classics)

Chippie Adam Bede is in love with the attractive Hetty Sorrel, yet unknown to him, he has a rival, within the neighborhood squire’s son Arthur Donnithorne. Hetty is quickly attracted by means of Arthur’s seductive appeal they usually start to meet in mystery. the connection is to have tragic results that stretch a ways past the couple themselves, touching not only Adam Bede, yet many others, no longer least, pious Methodist Preacher Dinah Morris. A story of seduction, betrayal, love and deception, the plot of Adam Bede has the standard of an English folks track. in the surroundings of Hayslope, a small, rural group, Eliot brilliantly creates a feeling of earthy fact, making the panorama itself as important a presence within the novel as that of her characters themselves.
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As You Like It (Folger Shakespeare Library)

Readers and audiences have lengthy greeted As you love It with satisfaction. Its characters are outstanding conversationalists, together with the princesses Rosalind and Celia and their idiot, Touchstone. quickly after Rosalind and Orlando meet and fall in love, the princesses and Touchstone pass into exile within the wooded area of Arden, the place they locate new conversational companions. Duke Frederick, more youthful brother to Duke Senior, has overthrown his brother and compelled him to dwell homeless within the woodland together with his courtiers, together with the cynical Jaques. Orlando, whose older brother Oliver plotted his loss of life, has fled there, too.

Recent students have additionally grounded the play within the problems with its time. those comprise primogeniture, passing estate from a father to his oldest son. As you're keen on It depicts severe clash among brothers, exposing the human agony that primogeniture involves. one other point of view issues cross-dressing. so much of Orlando’s courtship of Rosalind occurs whereas Rosalind is disguised as a guy, “Ganymede.” At her urging, Orlando pretends that Ganymede is his liked Rosalind. yet because the epilogue unearths, the sixteenth-century actor enjoying Rosalind was once male, following the perform of the time. In different phrases, a boy performed a woman taking part in a boy pretending to be a girl.

The authoritative version of As you're keen on It from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the depended on and customary Shakespeare sequence for college kids and common readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content in keeping with the simplest early published model of the play

-Full explanatory notes with ease 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 advent to studying Shakespeare’s language

-An essay by means of a number one Shakespeare student supplying a contemporary point of view at the play

-Fresh pictures from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s enormous holdings of infrequent books

-An annotated consultant to extra reading

Essay by way of Susan Snyder

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is domestic to the world’s biggest choice of Shakespeare’s published works, and a magnet for Shakespeare students from around the world. as well as exhibitions open to the general public all year long, the Folger bargains a whole calendar of performances and courses. for additional info, stopover at Folger.edu.
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Much Ado About Nothing (Folger Shakespeare Library)

By William Shakespeare, Barbara A. Mowat, Paul Werstine

Much Ado approximately Nothing comprises relatively various tales of romantic love. Hero and Claudio fall in love virtually first and foremost sight, yet an intruder, Don John, moves out at their happiness. Beatrice and Benedick are stored aside via satisfaction and mutual antagonism till others choose to play Cupid.

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

-Freshly edited textual content in response to the simplest early revealed model of the play

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

-Scene-by-scene plot summaries

-A key to the play’s recognized strains and phrases

-An creation to analyzing Shakespeare’s language

-An essay by means of a number one Shakespeare pupil delivering a latest standpoint at the play

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

-An annotated advisor to extra reading

Essay by way of Gail Kern Paster

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is domestic to the world’s greatest number of Shakespeare’s published works, and a magnet for Shakespeare students from world wide. as well as exhibitions open to the general public all year long, the Folger bargains an entire calendar of performances and courses. for additional info, stopover at Folger.edu.
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The Singapore Grip (New York Review Books Classics)

By J.G. Farrell

Singapore, 1939: lifestyles at the eve of worldwide warfare II is just not what it was once for Walter Blackett, head of British Singapore's oldest and strongest enterprise. regardless of how forcefully the police holiday one strike, the natives move on strike in other places. His daughter retains entangling herself with the main fallacious beaus, whereas her meant fit, the son of Blackett's associate, is an idealistic sympathizer with the League of countries and a vegetarian. company could be booming—what with the warfare in Europe, the Allies are determined for rubber and helpless to withstand Blackett's price-fixing and marketplace manipulation—but anything is incorrect. not anyone suspects that the realm of the British Empire, of mounted barriers among sessions and international locations, is ready to come to a bad end.

 

A love tale and a warfare tale, a tragicomic story of a urban lower than siege and a loss of life lifestyle, The Singapore Grip completes the “Empire Trilogy” that all started with Troubles and the Booker prize-winning Siege of Krishnapur.

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Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre (originally released as Jane Eyre: An Autobiography) is a singular by way of English author Charlotte Brontë. It was once released on sixteen October 1847 by way of Smith, Elder & Co. of London, England, below the pen identify "Currer Bell." the 1st American version was once published the subsequent yr via Harper & Brothers of latest York. basically of the bildungsroman style, Jane Eyre follows the feelings and stories of its identify personality, together with her development to maturity, and her love for Mr. Rochester, the byronic grasp of fictitious Thornfield corridor. In its internalisation of the motion — the point of interest is at the slow unfolding of Jane's ethical and religious sensibility and all of the occasions are colored through a heightened depth that was once formerly the area of poetry — Jane Eyre revolutionised the paintings of fiction. Charlotte Brontë has been known as the 'first historian of the personal realization' and the literary ancestor of writers like Joyce and Proust. the radical comprises components of social feedback, with a powerful experience of morality at its middle, yet is still a unique many contemplate sooner than its time given the individualistic personality of Jane and the novel's exploration of classism, sexuality, faith, and proto-feminism.
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William the Outlaw (Just William series Book 7)

By Richmal Crompton

Some phrases not to practice to William Brown: candy, captivating, 'dear little boy' . . . That sounds extra like Georgie Murdoch, who's so sickly candy that William is set to show him right into a wild, muddy, noisy outlaw like himself . . .

In William the Outlaw everyone's favorite troublemaker, William Brown, is again in a suite of ten simply William tales - now with a brand-new disguise glance illustrated through Sara Ogilvie.

There is just one William. This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, adorable imp of mischief has been harassing his unlucky relatives and delighting his millions of admirers because 1922.

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

Dieses booklet: "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.
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This conscientiously crafted e-book: "Das Herz der Finsternis / center of Darkness - Zweisprachige Ausgabe (Deutsch-Englisch) / Bilingual variation (German-English)" is formatted in your eReader with a practical and unique desk of contents. This bilingual version is helping the reader to appreciate and to interpret Joseph Conrad higher, is sensible for having a look up textual content passages and extremely beneficial for studying and educating German / English language via vintage literature.
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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.
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Heart of Darkness is a quick novel via 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 desert to the Company's station down the Congo River in primary Africa.
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The Cambridge Companion to Jonathan Swift (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

The Cambridge significant other to Jonathan speedy is a particularly commissioned number of essays. prepared thematically throughout a number subject matters, this 2003 quantity will deepen and expand the joy and knowing of Jonathan quick for college students 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 identified - the spouse additionally deals a manner into present severe and theoretical matters surrounding the writer. unique emphasis is put on Swift's vexed courting 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 concerns, and increases questions on fast and his global. the quantity incorporates a unique chronology and a consultant to extra analyzing.
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