Literary Classics

Crime and Punishment

By Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The years earlier than he wrote Crime and Punishment (1866) were undesirable ones for Dostoyevsky. His spouse and brother had died; the journal he and his brother had begun, Epoch, collapsed less than its load of debt; and he was once threatened with debtor's felony. With an enhance that he controlled to wangle for an unwritten novel, he fled to Wiesbaden, hoping to win adequate on the roulette desk to get himself out of debt. in its place, he misplaced all his cash; he needed to pawn his outfits and beg acquaintances for loans to pay his resort invoice and come again to Russia. one among his begging letters went to editor, soliciting for an enhance on one more unwritten novel — which he defined as Crime and Punishment.
One of the superb masterpieces of worldwide literature, Crime and Punishment catapulted Dostoyevsky to the vanguard of Russian writers and into the ranks of the world's maximum novelists. Drawing upon reports from his personal legal days, the writer recounts in feverish, compelling tones the tale of Raskolnikov, an impoverished pupil stricken by his personal nihilism, and the fight among reliable and evil. Believing that he's above the legislation, and confident that humanitarian ends justify vile potential, he brutally murders an outdated lady — a pawnbroker whom he regards as "stupid, sick, greedy…good for nothing." crushed afterwards through emotions of guilt and terror, Raskolnikov confesses to the crime and is going to criminal. There he realizes that happiness and redemption can purely be completed via affliction. Infused with forceful non secular, social, and philosophical components, the unconventional used to be an instantaneous luck. This awesome, unforgettable paintings is reprinted right here within the authoritative Constance Garnett translation.
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Rabbit, Run

By John Updike

Rabbit, Run is the booklet that established John Updike as one of many significant American novelists of his—or any other—generation. Its hero is Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom, a onetime high-school basketball superstar who on an impulse deserts his spouse and son. he's twenty-six years previous, a man-child stuck in a fight among intuition and suggestion, self and society, sexual gratification and kin duty—even, in a feeling, human hard-heartedness and divine Grace. although his flight from domestic lines a zigzag of evasion, he holds to the religion that he's at the correct direction, an invisible line towards his personal salvation as instantly as a ruler’s aspect.

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Complete Works of Arrian (Delphi Classics) (Delphi Ancient Classics Book 34)

By Arrian of Nicomedia

The historian Arrian of Nicomedia is usually considered as the easiest extant resource at the campaigns of Alexander the nice, as narrated within the ‘Anabasis of Alexander’. For the 1st time in publishing historical past, Arrian’s whole works can be found for readers in one assortment. Delphi’s historic Classics sequence offers eReaders with the knowledge of the Classical global, with either English translations and the unique Latin and Greek texts. This accomplished book provides the total extant works of Arrian, with infrequent texts, appealing illustrations, informative introductions and the standard Delphi bonus fabric. (Version 1)

* fantastically illustrated with photographs with regards to Arrian's lifestyles and works

* gains the total works of Arrian, in either English translation and the unique Greek

* Concise introductions to the histories and different works

* comprises Robson’s translation of the ANABASIS OF ALEXANDER, formerly showing within the Loeb Classical Library version – first time in electronic publishing

* first-class formatting of the texts

* simply find the works you need to learn with person contents tables

* comprises Arrian's infrequent paintings CYNEGETICUS and a fraction of the misplaced PERIPLUS, first time in electronic print

* offers a unique twin English and Greek textual content of the ANABASIS OF ALEXANDER, permitting readers to check the sections paragraph by means of paragraph – excellent for students

* positive factors bonus biographies – realize Arrian's historical world

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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CONTENTS:

The Translations

ANABASIS OF ALEXANDER

INDICA

DIATRIBES

ENCHEIRIDION

THE PERIPLUS

CYNEGETICUS

The Greek Texts

LIST OF GREEK TEXTS

The twin Text

DUAL GREEK AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Biographies

THE lifetime of ARRIAN via E. Iliff Robson

LIFE AND WRITINGS OF ARRIAN by means of E. J. Chinnock

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Le soleil se lève aussi d'Ernest Hemingway: Les Fiches de lecture d'Universalis

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Publié en 1926, et également intitulé Fiesta, Le soleil se lève aussi, superior roman d’Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) qui lui valut aussitôt le succès, reprend en exergue l. a. remarque de son amie et compatriote Gertrude Stein : « Vous êtes une génération perdue. » Exprimant los angeles désillusion de l’après-guerre, il emprunte son titre à un passage de l’Ecclésiaste.

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Reconnue mondialement pour l. a. qualité et los angeles fiabilité incomparable de ses courses, Encyclopaedia Universalis met l. a. connaissance à l. a. portée de tous. Écrite par plus de 7 2 hundred auteurs spécialistes et riche de près de 30 000 médias (vidéos, photographs, cartes, dessins…), l’Encyclopaedia Universalis est los angeles plus fiable assortment de référence disponible en français. Elle aborde tous les domaines du savoir.

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Divina Comedia (Selección) (Cátedra Base)

L. a. " Divina Comedia " es una obra extensa, compleja, extraña, llena de momentos sublimes e inolvidables, pero también de otros difíciles y farragosos. Un grandioso poema donde el autor quiso aunar los angeles poesía con el conocimiento. Un viaje iniciático por los Reinos de Ultratumba lleno de incidentes y peripecias, en las que Dante vierte toda su fantasía y capacidad de fabulación, desde los parajes más lóbregos e infectos del Infierno, hasta los más resplandecientes e inmateriales del Paraíso, pasando por las delicadas descripciones paisajísticas del Purgatorio. los angeles " Divina Comedia " da cuenta de una complejísima gama de sentimientos humanos que nos emocionan y admiran. Esta selección ofrece un landscape normal de los angeles obra que pone de manifiesto el porqué de esa fascinación que no cesa y se renueva a lo largo de los siglos, de esta obra inmensa del genio humano.

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Middlemarch (Penguin Classics)

By George Eliot

George Eliot's Victorian masterpiece: a extraordinary portrait of a provincial city and its inhabitants

George Eliot’s novel, Middlemarch: A research of Provincial Life, explores a fictional nineteenth-century Midlands city in the middle of sleek adjustments. The proposed Reform invoice offers political swap; the construction of railroads alters either the actual and cultural panorama; new medical techniques to drugs incite public department; and scandal lurks in the back of respectability. The quiet drama of standard lives and incorrect offerings are performed out within the complexly portrayed principal characters of the novel—the idealistic Dorothea Brooke; the formidable Dr. Lydgate; the spendthrift Fred Vincy; and the steadfast Mary Garth. the looks of 2 outsiders extra disrupts the town’s equilibrium—Will Ladislaw, the lively nephew of Dorothea’s husband, the Rev. Edward Casaubon, and the sinister John Raffles, who threatens to show the hidden earlier of 1 of the town’s elite. Middlemarch displays George Eliot’s clear-eyed but humane figuring out of characters stuck up within the mysterious unfolding of self-knowledge. This Penguin Classics variation makes use of the second one version of 1874 and lines an creation and notes through Eliot-biographer Rosemary Ashton. In her creation, Ashton discusses subject matters of social switch in Middlemarch, and examines the unconventional as an imaginitive embodiment of Eliot's humanist beliefs.

For greater than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts superior through introductions and notes by way of exclusive students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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Norte Y Sur (Clásica Maior)

A través de l. a. historia de Margaret Hale, una joven del sur de Inglaterra que por circunstancias familiares se ve obligada a trasladarse al norte, Elizabeth Gaskell plasma los conflictos sociales y políticos derivados de los angeles revolución business en los angeles Inglaterra de mediados del siglo XIX. Para l. a. heroína, el sur donde ha nacido simboliza el idilio rural; frente a él, el norte es sucio, rudo y violento.

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Herodotus: A Very Short Introduction

Hailed through Cicero as "the father of history," Herodotus used to be either a severe philosopher and a full of life storyteller, a traveller who was once either vacationer and anthropologist. Like Homer, he got down to memorialize nice deeds in phrases, specifically, the wars among Greece and Persia. In his palms, the Greeks' unforeseeable defeat of the Persian kings Darius and Xerxes with their sizeable hosts made for attention-grabbing storytelling. stimulated by way of the paintings of the usual scientists and philosophers of his personal and past eras, Herodotus additionally introduced his literary abilities to endure on an enormous, unruly mass of old info, abandoning him the longest paintings that had ever been written in Greek. This Very brief advent introduces readers to what little is understood of Herodotus's existence and discusses all facets of his paintings, together with his travels; his curiosity in seeing the realm and studying approximately non-Greek civilizations; the routine subject matters of his paintings; his ideals in goals, oracles, and omens; the prominence of girls in his paintings; and his account of the battles of the Persian Wars.

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