Download PDF by Stendhal,Editorial Impedimenta,Silvia Acierno,Julio Baquero: Los Cenci: y otras crónicas italianas (Impedimenta) (Spanish

By Stendhal,Editorial Impedimenta,Silvia Acierno,Julio Baquero Cruz,Francisco Rico

«Stendhal es prodigioso: es capaz de resumir una noche de amor en un punto y coma.»

Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

«Fue en Italia, en el siglo diecisiete, donde una aristócrata dijo cogiendo un espejo con delectación al caer l. a. tarde de un día muy caluroso: qué pena que esto no sea pecado.»

Stendhal parecía pensar que las grandes pasiones con terribles consecuencias eran cosa de otro tiempo. En este libro, que recoge tres de sus afamadas Crónicas italianas —Los Cenci, l. a. duquesa de Palliano y Vittoria Accoramboni—, se encuentra el Renacimento italiano en estado puro, tal como lo veía el autor: crímenes, adulterios, torturas, conspiraciones, ambición, venganza… Narrado todo con l. a. crudeza y precisión de un proceso judicial, con los angeles indiferencia postiza de quien ya ha visto demasiado, con l. a. ternura infinita y el lirismo del libertino que ve morir a l. a. más hermosa de las mujeres.

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New PDF release: Travels into Spain: Volume 21 (Broadway Travellers)

By Madame D'Aulnoy,R. Foulché-Delbosc

'Of all literary fakes this is often without doubt the main impudent, inventive, and winning. The Comtesse D'Aulnoy was once by no means in Spain (but) she was once a born visitor. no longer with no cause have the editors of The Broadway guests incorporated her fiction of their library of truth. For, regardless of its falseness, it truly is intellectually the genuine thing.' Saturday Review
However her paintings is judged at the present time, it sort of feels convinced that Madame D'Aulnoy was once the most widely-read and hottest authors of her time. Seeing Spain at a wierd second in her historical past, it's the finish of an exceptional age. The final descendent of Charles V is king; after him the country is destined to go into upon a brand new part, less than a brand new dynasty. After studying this trip we see and contact Spain and the reader can pass judgement on the Spanish personality from a witness who observed it.

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To Love a Stranger - download pdf or read online

By Kris Faatz

Sam and Jeannette have issues in universal: a fondness for song and a necessity to flee from themselves. within the fall of 1986, while President Reagan is in his moment time period, Elton John performs at the radio, and Spike Lee is conquering the field workplace, Sam and Jeannette meet in Virginia. either one of them have landed their first jobs with the Richmond Symphonic Artists, a small orchestra that’s combating to outlive.

Jeannette, fragile and shadowed by means of demons from her prior, speedy falls in love with the charismatic and wonderful Sam. She thinks he'll convey her balance and redemption. yet she does not comprehend that he has secrets and techniques of his personal: specially that the secret sickness AIDS, the so-called "gay plague" that fills the inside track and terrifies the yankee public, might be able to contact his life.

As Sam and Jeannette fight to avoid wasting their orchestra, they appear for deliverance in one another. yet their previous secrets and techniques - particularly Sam's - threaten to spoil the longer term they are attempting to build.

A attractive debut novel jam-packed with human emotion and an indisputable ardour for song, to like A Stranger explores a narrative of affection and private redemption that's very unlikely to forget.

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Ethan Frome, Summer, Bunner Sisters - download pdf or read online

By Edith Wharton,Hermione Lee

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These 3 brilliantly wrought, tragic novellas discover the repressed feelings and damaging passions of working-class humans some distance faraway from the social milieu frequently inhabited by means of Edith Wharton's characters.


Ethan Frome is one in every of Wharton's most famed works; it's a tightly built and nearly unbearably heartbreaking tale of forbidden love in a snowbound New England village. Summer, additionally set in rural New England, is frequently thought of a better half to Ethan Frome-Wharton herself referred to as it “the sizzling Ethan”-in its portrayal of a tender woman's sexual and social awakening. Bunner Sisters occurs within the slim, dusty streets of overdue nineteenth-century ny urban, the place the limited yet peaceable lives of 2 spinster shopkeepers are shattered after they meet a guy who turns into the unworthy concentration of all their pent-up hopes.


All 3 of those novellas characteristic real looking and haunting characters as shiny as any Wharton ever conjured, and jointly they supply an outstanding advent to the shorter fiction of 1 of our best writers.

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Ilse Frapan's Liebesmühen. Eine Novelle (German Edition) PDF

By Ilse Frapan

Ilse Frapan zeichnet mit ihren Novellen ein Sittengemälde gesellschaftlicher Konventionen des 19. Jahrhunderts. Ein besonderes Augenmerk legt sie dabei auf die Stellung der Frau in der Gesellschaft. Sie zeigt eindrucksvoll, dass durch emanzipatorisches Verhalten festgefahrene Rollenbilder aufgebrochen werden können.

Ilse Frapan (1849-1908) struggle zunächst als Lehrerin tätig, widmete sich jedoch ab ihrem 34. Lebensjahr vollständig dem Schreiben. Unterstützung bei ihren literarischen Ambitionen erhielt sie durch Theodor typhoon, Wilhelm Raabe und Paul Heyse. Zeitlebens setzte sie sich für die Rechte der Unterdrückten ein.

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After Midnight (Neversink) - download pdf or read online

By Irmgard Keun,Anthea Bell,Geoff Wilkes

Sanna and her ravishing good friend Gerti could relatively converse of affection than politics, yet in Nineteen Thirties Frankfurt, politics can't be escaped--even within the lady's toilet. Crossing city one night to fulfill up with Gerti's Jewish lover, a blockade cuts off the women' path--it is the Fürher in a motorcade procession, and the group is going mad striving to capture a glimpse of Hitler's raised "empty hand." Then the parade is over, and within the lengthy hours after hour of darkness Sanna and Gerti will face betrayal, dying, and the heartbreaking fact of being younger in an period with out innocence or romance.

In 1937, German writer Irmgard Keun had only in the near past fled Nazi Germany together with her lover Joseph Roth while she wrote this slender, beautiful, and devastating ebook. It captures the insufferable stress, contradictions, and hysteria of pre-war Germany like no different novel. but at the same time it exposes human folly, the e-book exudes a hopeful humanism. it really is packed with humor and lightweight, while it describes the 1st moments of a nightmare. After hour of darkness is a masterpiece that merits to be learn and remembered anew.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Coquette (Early American Women Writers) by Hannah W. Foster,Cathy N. Davidson

By Hannah W. Foster,Cathy N. Davidson

The Coquette tells the much-publicized tale of the seduction and loss of life of Elizabeth Whitman, a poet from Hartford, Connecticut.
Written as a sequence of letters--between the heroine and her acquaintances and lovers--it describes her lengthy, tortuous courtship through males, neither of whom completely matches her. Eliza Wharton (as Whitman is named within the novel) wavers among significant Sanford, an enthralling yet insincere guy, and the Reverend Boyer, a bore who desires to marry her. while, in her mid-30s, Wharton unearths herself all at once deserted whilst either males marry different ladies, she willfully enters into an adulterous courting with Sanford and turns into pregnant. by myself and dejected, she dies in childbirth at a roadside resort. Eliza Wharton, whose real-life counterpart used to be distantly with regards to Hannah Foster's husband, used to be one of many first ladies in American fiction to turn out to be a true individual dealing with a issue in her existence. In her creation, Davidson discusses the parallels among Elizabeth Whitman and the fictitious Eliza Wharton. She indicates the restrictions put on girls within the 18th century and the makes an attempt of 1 girl to insurgent opposed to these limitations.

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New PDF release: Cosas que brillan cuando están rotas (Spanish Edition)

By Nuria Labari

El eleven de marzo de 2004 Madrid sufrió el peor ataque terrorista de su historia. "A l. a. vez que volaban los trenes, mi vida, todo lo que quería y en lo que creía estallaba con ellos: ese día mi marido partía rumbo a Berlín llevándose con él a nuestra hija de 17años y avisandome de sus intenciones por un mail. Mientras iba digiriendo los acontecimientos yo me repetía los angeles misma estupidez: lo tengo todo, y declinaba: lo tiene todo. Y también: lo tenemos todo. Pero, se puede tener todo y tener también una vida que no es suficiente."

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Download e-book for iPad: Seven Days in New Crete (Penguin Modern Classics) by Robert Graves

By Robert Graves

Edward Venn-Thomas lives within the 20th century yet has been mysteriously transported to the long run, and the it seems that idyllic society of recent Create, the place there's no starvation, no struggle and no dissatisfaction. even though Venn-Thomas is commencing to locate existence one of the New Cretans fairly uninteresting. He involves discover that their ideal lifestyles, encouraged by way of the poets and magicians in their unusual occultic faith, lacks one basic factor - evil. So Venn-Thomas sees it as not anything below his accountability to introduce them to the darker aspect of existence. First released in 1949 and in addition often called Watch the North Wind Rise, Graves's novel is an exhilarating mix of utopian delusion, technological know-how fiction and mythology.

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Download e-book for iPad: Jadzhi Murat / El cupón falso (Otras Latitudes nº 11) by Lev Tolstói,Víctor Gallego

By Lev Tolstói,Víctor Gallego

Publicamos en este libro dos novelas cortas del gran escritor ruso Lev Tolstói. En El cupón falso, una de sus obras menos conocidas en España, Tolstói narra los angeles historia de una estafa y de cómo el dinero conseguido a través de un cupón falso cambia los angeles vida de todas las personas por las que va pasando.

En segundo lugar presentamos una nueva traducción de una de sus grandes obras: Jadzhi Murat. En ella nos muestra el conflicto entre l. a. vida sencilla de los habitantes del Cáucaso, regida por l. a. tradición y los angeles costumbre, personificada en el atractivo protagonista que da nombre al título, y l. a. vida «moderna» y «civilizada» representada por los rusos. Tolstói vivió l. a. situación en primera character, pues estuvo en esa zona durante su etapa en el ejército, por lo que es el mejor guía para adentrarnos en los orígenes de una guerra que perdura hasta nuestros días en Chechenia.
Las dos obras que componen este libro se encuentran entre las mejores que escribió el genio ruso y son, por tanto, dos obras fundamentales de los angeles literatura universal

«Jadzhi Murat para mí representa lo chic en l. a. prosa de ficción, y lo considero el mejor relato del mundo, o al menos el mejor que yo he leído.»
Harold Bloom, El canon occidental

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