Download e-book for iPad: Lady Chatterley (German Edition) by David Herbert Lawrence,Christa Jansohn,Guido Huß,Georg

By David Herbert Lawrence,Christa Jansohn,Guido Huß,Georg Goyert

ISBN-10: 394579417X

ISBN-13: 9783945794173

Leidenschaftlich und mit hohem künstlerischem und moralischem Anspruch widmete sich D.H. Lawrence den großen Fragen seiner Zeit – der er oft weit voraus struggle. „Lady Chatterley`s Lover“, sein letzter großer, 1928 fertiggestellter, aber erst seit 1960 in ungekürzter shape öffentlich verfügbarer Roman um den schwer kriegsversehrten Sir Clifford, seine Frau woman Chatterley und deren Liebhaber, den Förster Mellors, ist dafür ein Paradebeispiel. Eindrucksvoll schildert Lawrence die gesellschaftlichen Verkrustungen seiner Zeit, unter denen seine Protagonisten leiden, und er erzählt – unkonventionell und freizügig – wie schön die Liebe sein kann, wenn sie von Zwängen befreit ist.
Die hier vorliegende Übersetzung der „Lady Chatterley“ von Georg Goyert, der seinen Ruf als großer Übersetzer mit der von James Joyce autorisierten Übertragung des „Ulysses“ ins Deutsche begründete, ist ein editorisches Juwel. Es wurde 2013 im Nachlass von Goyert aufgefunden; seine wissenschaftliche Bearbeitung und Einordnung hat die Bamberger Anglistin Christa Jansohn übernommen, die auch das Vorwort zu diesem ebook verfasst hat.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar by Naguib Mahfouz,Edward W. Said

By Naguib Mahfouz,Edward W. Said

ISBN-10: 1857152484

ISBN-13: 9781857152487

 

Naguib Mahfouz’s remarkable epic trilogy of colonial Egypt seems to be the following in a single quantity for the 1st time. The Nobel Prize—winning writer’s masterwork is the engrossing tale of a Muslim kinfolk in Cairo in the course of Britain’s career of Egypt within the early a long time of the 20 th century.

 

The novels of The Cairo Trilogy hint 3 generations of the family members of tyrannical patriarch Al-Sayyid Ahmad Abd al-Jawad, who ideas his family with a strict hand whereas dwelling a mystery lifetime of self-indulgence. Palace Walk introduces us to his mild, oppressed spouse, Amina, his cloistered daughters, Aisha and Khadija, and his 3 sons–the tragic and idealistic Fahmy, the dissolute hedonist Yasin, and the soul-searching highbrow Kamal. Al-Sayyid Ahmad’s rebellious kids fight to maneuver past his domination in Palace of Desire, because the global round them opens to the currents of modernity and political and household turmoil introduced by way of the Twenties. Sugar Street brings Mahfouz’s bright tapestry of an evolving Egypt to a dramatic climax because the getting older patriarch sees one grandson develop into a Communist, one a Muslim fundamentalist, and one the sweetheart of a strong politician.

 

Throughout the trilogy, the family’s trials reflect these in their turbulent state through the years spanning the 2 global Wars, as switch involves a society that has resisted it for hundreds of years. jam-packed with compelling drama, earthy humor, and memorable perception, The Cairo Trilogy is the success of a grasp storyteller.

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Download PDF by Edith Wharton,Benedetta Bini,Gaja Cenciarelli: La casa della gioia (Le Grandi Scrittrici) (Italian Edition)

By Edith Wharton,Benedetta Bini,Gaja Cenciarelli

Nella long island dei primi anni del secolo scorso, Lily Bart vive tra i sontuosi ricevimenti dell’alta società, i viaggi all’estero e i soggiorni nelle residenze degli amici. Le sue uniche doti sono l. a. bellezza e l’intelligenza, che united states in line with muoversi in un ambiente ipocrita di cui vuole ostinatamente a long way parte e nel quale spera di trovare marito.
Un sentimento specialty e contrastato l. a. lega a Lawrence Selden, giovane avvocato che vive del suo lavoro: Lily sa bene che non rinuncerebbe mai agli agi tra cui è cresciuta e che è stata educata a desiderare, tuttavia non riesce a staccarsi da lui.
Inorridita dalla prospettiva della povertà, tenta di conquistare il rampollo di una celebre dinastia, ospite come lei di amici comuni, ed è allora che los angeles parabola disegnata dalla sua vita tocca il culmine
per poi iniziare un’inesorabile discesa. Incapace di vivere della rendita mensile che le passa l. a. zia, l. a. giovane donna si indebita al tavolo da gioco e chiede in prestito una consistente somma di denaro. los angeles sua bellezza diventa arma di ricatto consistent with gli uomini e motivo di cieca gelosia according to le donne.
Nel momento più tragico della sua vita, tuttavia, Lily acquista di colpo lo spessore di una figura eroica: l. a. rettitudine e l’integrità morale, un pace apparentemente insospettabili, le impediscono di vendersi al miglior offerente.
Con una scrittura moderna e implacabile nell’indagare l’anima e l. a. psiche dei suoi personaggi, Edith Wharton costruisce un romanzo dall’architettura narrativa perfetta, ritraendo impietosamente l’alta
società newyorchese dei primi del Novecento, in un contesto di splendori e miserie umane attuale anche a distanza di un secolo, e dando vita a una delle determine femminili più luminose della letteratura.

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Fronteira (Clássicos) (Portuguese Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Cornélio Penna

ISBN-10: 8550402451

ISBN-13: 9788550402451

Nascido em 1896, em Petrópolis, Cornélio Penna, após formar-se na faculdade de Direito de São Paulo, dedicou-se à pintura, gravura e ilustração antes de escrever os romances que o consagraram como o criador do realismo psicológico brasileiro. As marcas da experiência plástica, no entanto, estão presentes nos capítulos curtos de Fronteira, que em um ambiente estranho e quase onírico, leva o leitor a se inebriar e a praticamente enxergar os lots vaporosos e sombrios das cenas de uma casa no inside de Minas Gerais.
Com paisagens e personagens de arestas opacas, a única certeza é que há nesse lugar indefinido uma fronteira que, nas palavras de Francisco Foot Hardman, fica entre "sonho e realidade, entre passado e presente, entre traditional e sobrenatural, entre crença e descrença, entre lucidez e loucura".

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Download e-book for kindle: The Harbor (Penguin Classics) by Ernest Poole,Patrick Chura

By Ernest Poole,Patrick Chura

ISBN-10: 1432616536

ISBN-13: 9781432616533

ISBN-10: 1982086483

ISBN-13: 9781982086480

Ernest Poole's bestselling, muckraking vintage in regards to the plight of the employee.

 

The best-known novel through the winner of the 1st Pulitzer Prize for fiction, Ernest Poole's The Harbor used to be released in 1915 to immediate acclaim and is still his most crucial publication. on the middle of the tale is Billy, an aspiring author who struggles to reconcile his sympathy for employees together with his middle-class allegiance to capitalist development. As Billy comes of age at the long island waterfront, an eyewitness to explosive tensions among exertions and capital that culminate in a violent strike, he learns to embody socialism because the technique to the harbor's seething injustices. This novel, one of many so much direct literary remedies of sophistication conflict, is a invaluable social background and a strong testomony to Poole's mythical talent.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Ivory Tower by Henry James

By Henry James

ISBN-10: 1363813420

ISBN-13: 9781363813421

ISBN-10: 1363813455

ISBN-13: 9781363813452

This early paintings by means of Henry James was once initially released in 1917 and we're now republishing it with a new introductory biography. Henry James used to be born in long island urban in 1843. one in all 13 youngsters, James had an unorthodox early schooling, switching among faculties, deepest tutors and personal reading.. James released his first tale, ‘A Tragedy of Error’, within the Continental per 30 days in 1864, whilst he was once 20 years previous. In 1876, he emigrated to London, the place he remained for nearly all of the remainder of his existence, turning into a British citizen in 1915. From this aspect on, he used to be a highly prolific writer, finally generating twenty novels and greater than 100 brief tales and novellas, in addition to literary feedback, performs and travelogues. among James's most renowned works are The Europeans (1878), Daisy Miller (1878), Washington sq. (1880), The Bostonians (1886), and some of the most well-known ghost tales of all time, The flip of the Screw (1898). we're republishing those vintage works in cheap, top of the range, glossy variations, utilizing the unique textual content and artwork.

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New PDF release: Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle (Penguin Modern Classics)

By Vladimir Nabokov

ISBN-10: 0141181877

ISBN-13: 9780141181875

ISBN-10: 0141197137

ISBN-13: 9780141197135

ISBN-10: 1480541311

ISBN-13: 9781480541313

Written in mischievous and magically flowing prose, this can be Nabokov's 'other' nice love tale; with a few of Lolita's perversity and masses extra playfulness. Romance follows Ada and Van from their first early life assembly via 8 years of rapture, in a e-book that is looked via many to be Nabokov's richest and such a lot ambitious.

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Within the Tides (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of - download pdf or read online

By Joseph Conrad,Alexandre Fachard,Laurence Davies,Andrew Purssell

ISBN-10: 1107017580

ISBN-13: 9781107017580

in the Tides (1915) was once the final quantity of brief tales released in the course of Conrad's lifetime. during this ebook, the tales are released for the 1st time in a serious variation dependent upon a radical research of the unique records, and the serious texts were emended that allows you to comprise Conrad's later revisions. The advent discusses Conrad's major assets and affects, locations the tales of their modern contexts and strains the volume's modern reception. The essay at the texts and the 'Apparatus' rfile the historical past of composition and ebook and aspect the revisions that the texts underwent, demonstrating to boot how editors and compositors formed their presentation in serial shape. additionally incorporated are explanatory notes glossing literary and historic allusions. glossaries – of nautical phrases and of overseas phrases and words – extra improve the explanatory subject, as do a map and 6 illustrations.

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Download e-book for kindle: Metamorphosis: The original story by Franz Kafka as well as by Franz Kafka,Davies Guttmann

By Franz Kafka,Davies Guttmann

ISBN-10: 3735790429

ISBN-13: 9783735790422

Few twentieth century novelists could have been subjected to particularly as a lot dissection and research as Franz Kafka. Nor can many have bestowed the sort of strong and pervasive model of fact via their writing; loads in order that the time period Kafkaesque is now standard to explain events or environments in smooth society.
Being a Czech Jew trapped nearly among Stalin’s Russia and Hitler’s Germany (both temporally and geographically) it really is maybe no longer amazing he was once enthusiastic about kingdom keep an eye on and persecution of people. All 3 of his novels, The Trial, The fort and Amerika replicate this and, might be, foreshadow what was once approximately to take place in a global that grew to become much more nightmarish than even Kafka’s universe. The novella Metamorphosis, arguably his most renowned paintings, seems to be at a extra microcosmic instance of alienation and rejection.
All of Kafka’s writings are highly allegorical devising intricate metaphors for authority, society and the human . In Metamorphosis the metaphor is for disorder and distinction whilst the story’s protagonist awakes one morning to discover himself reworked right into a massive insect. How his lifestyles and relationships switch and the way humans react to him over a time period is a parable of human callousness and indifference and will be noticeable as a chilling precursor to the Holocaust and Stalin’s terror. Being a Jew himself Kafka may have already got recognized anything of anti-Semitism and discrimination, even hatred. The Russians were persecuting the Jews with their pogroms for hundreds of years; the German try at genocide was once approximately to begin and, possibly Kafka had a foreboding of ways the realm was once heading and the tragic and pivotal function that Jews may, unwillingly, play.
Metamorphosis stands as a desirable exploration of distinction, cruelty and, eventually, inertia. Nazi Germany gave it an unlooked for and poor manifestation within the genuine international the place the stuff of horror and twisted fable grew to become sickening truth for lots of, whereas others denied or glided by at the different facet of the street.

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