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Download Fräulein Else by Arthur Schnitzler PDF

By Arthur Schnitzler

Else T., die sportlich-moderne und attraktive Tochter eines Wiener Rechtsanwalts, befindet sich für einige Urlaubstage in einem italienischen Alpenort. Dort bekommt sie einen Express-Brief ihrer Mutter: Sie soll den reichen Kunsthändler Dorsday um ein dringend benötigtes Darlehen zu bitten, da Elses Vater Mündelgelder veruntreut habe und kurz vor der Verhaftung stehe. Dorsday willigt zwar ein, die notwendigen 30.000 Gulden zur Verfügung zu stellen, fordert aber als Gegenwert die Erlaubnis, Else nackt betrachten zu dürfen … Schnitzlers berühmte Novelle um Abhängigkeit, Todessehnsucht, Exhibitionismus und Selbstbehauptung fasziniert bis heute.

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Download Deutschstunde by Siegfried Lenz PDF

By Siegfried Lenz

It is a replica of a e-book released sooner than 1923. This booklet can have occasional imperfections akin to lacking or blurred pages, negative photographs, errant marks, and so on. that have been both a part of the unique artifact, or have been brought by way of the scanning technique. We think this paintings is culturally very important, and regardless of the imperfections, have elected to convey it again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the renovation of revealed works around the globe. We have fun with your realizing of the imperfections within the renovation approach, and desire you get pleasure from this priceless ebook.

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Download Fools of Fortune (Penguin Classics) by William Trevor PDF

By William Trevor

Penguin Classics is proud to welcome William Trevor—"Ireland’s resolution to Chekhov" (The Boston Globe) and "one of the easiest writers of our period" (The Washington Post)—to our distinct checklist of literary masters. during this award-winning novel, an informer’s physique is located at the property of a filthy rich Irish kin almost immediately after the 1st global struggle, and an appalling cycle of revenge is decided in movement. Led through a zealous sergeant, the Black and Tans set hearth to the kinfolk domestic, and merely younger Willie and his mom break out alive. Fatherless, Willie grows into manhood whereas his alcoholic mother’s sour resentment festers. And although he unearths love, Willie is not able to go away the bad accidents of the previous behind.

  • First time in Penguin Classics
  • Winner of the Whitbread Novel of the yr Award

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Download Bliss and Other Short Stories by Ted Gilley PDF

By Ted Gilley

Winner of the Prairie Schooner publication Prize in Fiction, this bold number of 9 tales introduces readers to an edgy imaginative and prescient and a global during which certainties are verified and located short of. A Cambodian refugee negotiates the icy waters of yank social and sexual existence. a tender couple seeks “peak reviews” to flee grief, basically to find that they’ve introduced it in addition to them. A teenage lady, not able to stand the upcoming finish of her grandfather’s existence, hazards her personal existence in an impulsive act. A man’s fragile carry on fact turns into the main to his discovering, albeit via a terrifying labyrinth, his heart’s wish. The characters in Bliss and different brief tales needs to locate their strategy to a fact that, notwithstanding below excellent, is one they could dwell with. discovering bliss, it sort of feels, is as a lot approximately ache as approximately excitement, and in Ted Gilley’s writing the invention is often beautiful. (20100901)

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Download The late novels of Eudora Welty by Jan Nordby Gretlund, Karl Heinz Westarp PDF

By Jan Nordby Gretlund, Karl Heinz Westarp

The overdue Novels of Eudora Welty deals readings of 2 of the works thought of to be Welty's most fun either in leading edge procedure and postmodern existential assertion. Fourteen new essays via the world over wonderful critics of Southern literature offer concentrated value determinations of Welty's final novels: wasting Battles (1970), a provocative test in narration, and Pulitzer Prize-winning The Optimist's Daughter (1972), a profound touch upon our time.

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Download Founding America: Documents from the Revolution to the Bill by Various, Jack N. Rakove PDF

By Various, Jack N. Rakove

Founding the US: records from the Revolution to the invoice of Rights, via Various, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which bargains caliber versions at reasonable costs to the scholar and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of rigorously crafted extras. listed here are a few of the awesome good points of Barnes & Noble Classics:

  • New introductions commissioned from ultra-modern most sensible writers and students
  • Biographies of the authors
  • Chronologies of latest ancient, biographical, and cultural occasions
  • Footnotes and endnotes
  • Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, performs, work, operas, statuary, and flicks encouraged via the paintings
  • Comments through different recognized authors
  • Study inquiries to problem the reader's viewpoints and expectancies
  • Bibliographies for extra analyzing
  • Indices & Glossaries, while appropriate

All versions are fantastically designed and are revealed to more desirable standards; a few comprise illustrations of ancient curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, old, and literary—to improve each one reader's knowing of those enduring works.

 
Modern American politicians confer with “the founders” so usually that they’re at risk of turning into clichés. yet Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Abigail and John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, James Madison, James Monroe, and the opposite authors integrated during this new assortment have been a totally unique—and complex—group of people, graced with remarkable highbrow powers, a profound commitment to their beliefs, and a amazing skill to articulate these beliefs in transparent and passionate prose.
 
This unique anthology in their writings, lots of them a ways much less established to us than they need to be, demonstrates the intensity in their thinking—and in their disagreements. It covers the total variety of occasions from 1773 to 1789: that's, from the early debates approximately even if the North American colonies may still claim their independence from England, to the ratification of the structure and the 1st ten amendments (the invoice of Rights).
 
Among the files incorporated are papers from the 1st and moment Continental Congresses, the Articles of Confederation, Washington’s Farewell deal with to his armies, and broad excerpts from the Federalist papers and the Madison–Jefferson correspondence at the Constitution.
 
Jack N. Rakove is W.  R. Coe Professor of background and American stories and Professor of Political technology at Stanford collage, the place he has taught considering 1980. he's the writer of 4 books at the American innovative period, together with The Beginnings of nationwide Politics: An Interpretive heritage of the Continental Congress, James Madison and the construction of the yankee Republic, and Original Meanings: Politics and ideas within the Making of the Constitution, which acquired the 1997 Pulitzer Prize in History.

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Download Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche PDF

By Friedrich Nietzsche

Past strong and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the long run is a booklet by way of thinker Friedrich Nietzsche, first released in 1886. It attracts on and expands the guidelines of his prior paintings, therefore Spoke Zarathustra, yet with a extra serious and polemical strategy. In past reliable and Evil, Nietzsche accuses prior philosophers of missing serious feel and blindly accepting dogmatic premises of their attention of morality. in particular, he accuses them of founding grand metaphysical platforms upon the religion that the great guy is the other of the evil guy, instead of only a diversified expression of an identical uncomplicated impulses that locate extra direct expression within the evil guy. The paintings strikes into the world "beyond sturdy and evil" within the experience of forsaking the normal morality which Nietzsche matters to a damaging critique in favour of what he regards as an affirmative method that fearlessly confronts the perspectival nature of information and the perilous situation of the trendy person.

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Download Stories of Don Quixote Written Anew for Children by James Baldwin PDF

By James Baldwin

A retelling for the younger reader of the main fascinating elements of Cervantes' nice novel approximately Don Quixote, the eccentric gentleman who fancies himself a knight-errant. The adventures so much attractive to kids are integrated, and comparable in any such method as to shape a continual narrative, with either the spirit and elegance of the unique preserved up to attainable. appropriate for a while 10 and up.

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