Read e-book online Fausto (Penguin Clásicos) PDF

By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

ISBN-10: 8490328595

ISBN-13: 9788490328590

Los angeles obra maestra de Johann Wolfgang von Goethe en cuidada edición bilingüe.

«Nada tenía y, sin embargo, tenía lo suficiente:
el afán de saber los angeles verdad y el placer por el engaño.»

Este poema dramático, inspirado en una leyenda medieval, narra l. a. historia de Fausto, sabio anciano que, en el ocaso de su existencia, establece un pacto con Mefistófeles, a quien entrega su alma a cambio de l. a. juventud. Las dos partes del Fausto, cuya escritura abarca toda l. a. vida creativa de Goethe, conforman un clásico inagotable de los angeles literatura common. En él, l. a. filosofía y el arte se dan l. a. mano para representar los angeles inquietud del hombre en busca del saber y l. a. belleza.

El presente volumen recupera l. a. fiel traducción en verso de Pedro Gálvez y l. a. empareja con el texto unique en alemán que Albrecht Schöne fijó para los angeles Deutscher Klassiker Verlag (Insel) y que ha sido considerado unánimemente su edición definitiva. Completan el tomo una exhaustiva e iluminadora introducción del editor y un apéndice con todos los escritos autobiográficos de Goethe, que atestiguan el extenso y laborioso proceso de escritura de los angeles obra, que va de l. a. década de 1760 a los angeles muerte del poeta en 1832.

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Parade's End (Some Do Not..., No More Parades, A Man Could by Ford Madox Ford PDF

By Ford Madox Ford

ISBN-10: 0141933070

ISBN-13: 9780141933078

Together with 4 novels - a few DO NOT..., not more PARADES, a guy might get up and THE final publish - PARADE'S finish is the tale of Christopher Tietjens and his development from the safe international of Edwardian England into the 1st international conflict and past. Tietjens embodies the values of that ordered, predictable, hierarchic society of pre-1914. Contrasted with him and portrayed with equivalent readability and intensity is his spouse Sylvia—beautiful, conceited, reckless—a image of the recent instances.

Their clash, the chronicle of a relations and of an period, makes PARADE'S finish either a gripping examine of personality and a piece of fantastic subtlety and depth.

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Download e-book for kindle: Complete Works of Henry James by Henry James

By Henry James

This is often the entire works of the nice literary enormous Henry James. All 23 novels and every and each one in all his 112 brief tales and novellas.

* the incomplete novels The Ivory Tower and The experience of the Past
* the 1st infrequent novel Watch and Ward which James selected to later ignore
* the unconventional the entire family members, which James collaborated on with eleven different authors
* All 112 of the novellas and brief tales with either chronological and alphabetical contents tables
* the entire 'lost' stories purely present in fresh years

The booklet additionally incorporates a entrance no-nonsense desk of contents to permit effortless navigation round James’ oeuvre. Welcome to hours upon hours upon hours of interpreting one among literature’s brightest and so much stylish novelists!

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The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner - download pdf or read online

By James Hogg

ISBN-10: 1847674488

ISBN-13: 9781847674487

The whole variation. comprises the engraved frontispiece and (fictional) commitment and with a brand new preface via Ian Rankin. it's Scotland within the early eighteenth century. worry and superstition grip the land. Robert Wringhim, a boy of strict Calvinist upbringing, is corrupted by way of a shadowy determine who calls himself Gil-Martin. lower than his impression Robert commits a chain of murders which he regards as ‘justified’ by means of God below the tenets of his religion. Hogg’s e-book is a superb portrayal of the facility of evil and a scathing critique of organised faith. fantastically crafted and deftly accomplished, it resists any effortless rationalization of occasions: is that this stranger a figment of Robert’s mind's eye, or the satan himself? ‘Hogg’s enduring masterpiece is a triumph and merits to be learn, loved and mentioned by way of a brand new generation.’ Ian Rankin ‘One of the nice works on that sinister border among the supernatural and the mental. Its surroundings is exclusive, its penetration is stunning, and the truthfulness of its account of spiritual mania is either undying and timely.’ Philip Pullman ‘A paintings so relocating, so humorous, so impassioned, so distinctive and so mysterious that its lengthy heritage of forget got here as a shock which has but to lose its resonance.’ Karl Miller, occasions Literary complement ‘Hogg’s masterpiece is a mental mystery, a metaphysical puzzle and a theological and philosophical maze multi function. Its inconsistencies and unresolved questions are what makes it straight away so gripping and but so not easy to know. a wierd, aggravating obsession of a publication, and a key textual content of Scottish literature.’ James Robertson, writer of The testomony of Gideon Mack

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James Branch Cabell's The Certain Hour (The Biography of Manuel, Book 12) PDF

By James Branch Cabell

ISBN-10: 162013070X

ISBN-13: 9781620130704

Ahead of emerging within the ranks of the delusion style, American writer James department Cabell used fiction that allows you to grapple together with his local country's previous, current, and destiny, in addition to with the conundrum of dwelling as an artist in a capitalist society. The exquisitely wrought brief tales amassed within the definite Hour deal with those issues from a few varied angles.

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Download e-book for iPad: Lucy Gayheart by Willa Cather

By Willa Cather

El padre de Lucy Gayheart, relojero y director de l. a. banda municipal del pueblo de Haverford, ha costeado con ilusión y esfuerzo los angeles educación mu-sical de su hija en Chicago. Ésta es una joven good, impulsiva y brillante que empieza a ganarse l. a. vida dando clases de piano. Un día le surge los angeles oportunidad de acompañar al famoso barítono Clement Sebastian, un hom-bre mucho mayor que ella y algo cansado de los angeles vida, pero a quien el contacto con los angeles juventud parece traer una nueva y melancólica primavera. l. a. diferencia de edad y posición, y sobre todo de experiencia, no impide a Lucy aferrarse a una «promesa luminosa» que está convencida de que acabará haciéndose realidad… aunque para ello tenga que renunciar a Harry Gordon, el «gran hombre del Oeste» que ha sido su pretendiente desde los angeles infancia. «A algunas personas les afecta lo que sucede con su vida o con sus propiedades, mientras que para otras es el destino lo que se cruza en sus sentimientos y en sus pensamientos… el destino y nada más»: estas palabras condensan el clima de Lucy Gayheart (1935), una de las últimas novelas de Willa Cather. En ella sus grandes temas –la oposición entre valores rústicos y urbanos, los angeles tragedia que acecha a los angeles inocencia, el arte como conflictiva forma de elevación– se conjugan en una depurada historia de amor escrita con el sello de los angeles madurez.

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Edna O'Brien's August Is a Wicked Month: A Novel PDF

By Edna O'Brien

ISBN-10: 1453247327

ISBN-13: 9781453247327

Eschewing her stale lifestyles in London, one lady embarks on a trip of independence and sexual liberation at the French Riviera 

Separated from her husband, and together with her younger son away on a camping out journey, Ellen comes to a decision to escape her lonely London domestic, naively pursuing “a jaunt into iniquity” alongside France’s Mediterranean coast. yet will she locate the break out she longs for, or the entrapment she so deeply fears?

 In August Is a depraved Month, Edna O’Brien’s lyric, languid prose creates a personality without delay usual and mythic, suffering to forge her personal course now not as a spouse, mom, mistress, or lover—but as easily, usually herself.

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Download e-book for iPad: Exemplary Stories (Penguin Classics) by Miguel de Cervantes

By Miguel de Cervantes

Composed all through Cervantes's writing existence and pointed out in Don Quixote, his Exemplary tales are one of the first and most interesting Spanish brief tales: starting from conventional stories of affection to incisive ethical fables. within the Little Gipsy woman, an Italianate romance, the nomadic existence is idealised via a love affair among the attractive Preciosa and a nobleman who has the same opinion to dwell as a gipsy to win her middle. in other places, the intricacies of affection are extra explored in stories akin to The Jealous Extremaduran, whereas the picaresque Rinconette and Cortadillo, depicting the friendship among a card-sharper and a pickpocket, offers a really diversified perception into the reduce periods of seventeenth-century Spain. extensively considered as considered one of Cervantes's maximum tales, The Dogs' Colloquy brilliantly captures Spanish dialog and society in its depiction of a dialogue among canine mysteriously granted the reward of speech.

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Download PDF by Arthur Conan Doyle: The Great Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

By Arthur Conan Doyle

ISBN-10: 0141938536

ISBN-13: 9780141938530

From the unusual case of 'The Red-Headed League' to the intense story of 'The Engineer's Thumb', Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr Watson grapple with treachery, homicide, and creative crimes of all types. yet no case is simply too challening for the immortal detective's specific energy of deduction.

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Download PDF by Robert Silverberg: Across a Billion Years

By Robert Silverberg

ISBN-10: 1480418102

ISBN-13: 9781480418103

2013 retail epub of a scifi classic

Journeying via house looking for relics from the prior, a motley workforce of explorers occurs upon an wonderful discovery

Graduate pupil Tom Rice is extremely joyful to embark on his first deep-space archeological day trip. he's a part of a workforce from Earth, venturing out looking for artifacts from a civilization that governed the universe many millennia in the past. known as the excessive Ones, the participants of this long-gone society left tantalizing clues approximately their background and tradition scattered all through house. One such clue, a “message cube” containing photos of the traditional ones, is extra fascinating than all the others mixed. it sort of feels to point that the excessive Ones aren’t extinct after all—and similar to that, Tom Rice’s archeological undertaking has develop into an intergalactic manhunt, one jam-packed with ever-increasing possibility that would ship the explorers hurtling headlong into the best adventure—and peril—of their lives.

This booklet beneficial properties an illustrated biography of Robert Silverberg together with infrequent photos and never-before-seen records from the author’s own collection.

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