Download Pride and Prejudice (Illustrated Edition) (The Novels of by Jane Austen, C.E. Brock PDF

By Jane Austen, C.E. Brock


This unique version of Pride and Prejudice contains the well-known illustrations through Henry Matthew Brock, initially created in 1898. Brock and his brothers have been all winning illustrators of the day and sometimes posed for every different utilizing costumes, props and furnishings of their Cambridge studio. Brock's older brother Charles additionally illustrated different variations of satisfaction and Prejudice, and joined him in illustrating different Austen releases for this set of 1898 editions.

Pride and Prejudice was once released anonymously in 1813. It was once Jane Austen's moment novel and have become her hottest. thought of by way of many to be the first actual romance novel, the e-book positive aspects Elizabeth, an independent-minded heroine, and Darcy, a depressing, brooding, wealthy, good-looking hero. Jane Austen's wit and perception into human nature are mythical and make satisfaction and Prejudice a ebook to be savored again and again again.

Pride and Prejudice is the deceptively uncomplicated tale of Elizabeth Bennet, moment eldest of 5 single daughters of an affable nation gentleman and a really foolish woman whose undertaking in lifestyles is to marry them off. whilst a prosperous younger guy strikes into the local, he brings with him his buddy Mr. Darcy, who falls in love with Elizabeth - a lot to his personal chagrin - after insulting her and incomes the derision of the total local. the need for either one of them to beat their delight and spot one another for the folks they are surely is the spine of a permanent comedy of manners and love tale.

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By E. M. Forster

Where Angels worry to Tread (1905) follows ladies to Italy: the widowed Lilia Herriton and her touring significant other Caroline Abbott. Lilia falls passionately in love with the rustic, and likewise with a tender Italian guy. Her choice to stay in Italy enrages her useless husband's family members, who ship her brother-in-law to fetch her back.

Exciting and eventful, Forster's early novel showcases his storytelling gifts as good as his deep fascination with all elements of the human adventure — sexual, ethical, non secular, resourceful, and fabric.

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Download Lorna Doone (Penguin Classics) by R. D. Blackmore PDF

By R. D. Blackmore

First released in 1869, Lorna Doone is the tale of John Ridd, a farmer who unearths love amid the non secular and social turmoil of seventeenth-century England. he's only a boy whilst his father is slain through the Doones, a lawless extended family inhabiting wild Exmoor at the border of Somerset and Devon. Seized via interest and a feeling of experience, he makes his method to the valley of the Doones, the place he's came upon via the gorgeous Lorna. In time their infantile fantasies blossom into mature love—a bond that may motivate John to rescue his cherished from the ravages of a stormy iciness, rekindling a clash together with his archrival, Carver Doone, that climaxes in heartrending violence. cherished for its portrait of star-crossed fans and its surpassing descriptions of the English nation-state, Lorna Doone is R. D. Blackmore’s enduring masterpiece.

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Download Aşk ve Gurur by Jane Austen PDF

By Jane Austen

Aşk ve Gurur, taşralı bir beyfendinin kızı olan Elizabeth Bennett ile varlıklı ve soylu toprak sahibi Fitzwilliam Darcy arasındaki çatışmayı anlatır. Gerçi Jane Austen bu iki karakteri birbirlerinin tuzağına düşmüş kişiler gibi sunar, ama "ilk izlenim"i tersine çevirmekte gecikmez: Soyluluk ve servetten kaynaklanan "gurur" ile elizabeth'in ailesinin soylu olmayışı karşısında beslediği "önyargı", Darcy'yi mesafeli davranmak zorunda bırakır. Elizabeth'in davranışında da hem özsaygının uyandırdığı "gurur", hem de Darcy'nin züppeliği karşısındaki "önyargı" etkili olur. Zeki ve coşkulu Elizabeth yalnızca Austen'ın en çok sevdiği kadın kahramanı değil, aynı zaman bütün İngiliz edebiyatının en çok ilgi uyandıran kadın roman kişiliklerinden biridir. Sıradan insanların günlük yaşamlarını işleyerek romana ilk kez belirgin bir smooth nitelik kazandıran Austen'ın en sevilen romanlarından biri olan Aşk ve gurur'u, Nihal Yeğinobalı'nın yetkin Türkçesiyle sunuyoruz.

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Download A Word Child (Vintage Classics) by Iris Murdoch PDF

By Iris Murdoch

Kept from a antisocial adolescence by way of schooling, cheated out of Oxford through a sad love tangle, Hilary Burde cherishes his obsessive guilt and ekes out a dwelling in a lifeless civil provider task.

When the guy whom he has harmed and betrayed reappears as head of his division, Hilary hopes for forgiveness, even for redemption and a brand new lifestyles, yet unearths himself haunted by way of a ghostly repetition.

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Download Comeback by Dick Francis PDF

By Dick Francis

Peter Darwin hoped for a few quiet depart from the overseas place of work. as an alternative he discovered himself within the village of his early life - on the carrier of a veterinary general practitioner whose working theatre was once quickly buying an undesirable popularity as an abattoir. The unexpected unexplained demise of a string of important racehorses from one small region in Gloucestershire used to be a secret the police couldn't clear up. yet Darwin used to be neighborhood. He remembered the folks and what was once at stake... And now he be aware of adequate to get himself killed...

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Download El espejo de un hombre: Vida, obra y época de William by Stephen Greenblatt PDF

By Stephen Greenblatt

La biografía definitiva del dramaturgo más importante de todos los tiempos.

Son muchos los que consideran a William Shakespeare el mejor escritor de todos los tiempos por su ingenio, los angeles universalidad de sus conflictos, los angeles profundidad de los personajes, l. a. revolución sin precedentes que supuso su obra... Pocos autores han marcado un antes y un después de forma tan incuestionable. Sin embargo, casi nada se sabe con certeza de su vida. Durante siglos se han sucedido especulaciones de todo tipo, sin que ninguna arrojara luz convincente sobre el gran misterio.

Stephen Greenblatt, uno de los mayores expertos en Shakespeare, propone aquí una unique hipótesis arropándose en l. a. obra misma del dramaturgo y en l. a. de sus coetáneos. De un modo comparable a los angeles manera en que Hamlet observaba l. a. efigie de su padre («Una combinación y una forma sin duda / en las que cada dios parece / haber puesto su sello / para mostrar al mundo el espejo de un hombre»), así mismo es este libro mucho más que una biografía. También es un riguroso estudio de los escritos de Shakespeare y, sobre todo, un magnífico retrato de l. a. Inglaterra isabelina.

«Asombrosamente bueno. Es el libro más inteligente y sofisticado, y también el estudio más colosalmente apasionado que he leído jamás sobre l. a. vida y obra de Shakespeare.»
Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker

«Un libro de lectura compulsiva, unique como pocos. Greenblatt ha conducido los angeles investigación más empática posible sobre el modo en que las experiencias vitales de Shakespeare penetraron en sus obras.»
Stanley Wells

«Tan absorbente, lúcido y coherente que su llegada no es solo bienvenida sino motivo de celebración.»
Dan Cryer, Newsday

«Elocuentemente escrito, ricamente detallado y revelador desde el primero hasta el último capítulo [...]. Es inevitable que logre un lugar entre los estudios esenciales de losmejoresescritores.»
William E. Cain, Boston Sunday Globe

«Una magnífica hazaña.»
Denis Donoghue

«Una deslumbrante e ingeniosa biografía.»
Richard Lacayo, Time

«Greenblatt evoca con concisión y vívidamente el mundo isabelino.»
Mitchiko Kakutami, The long island Times

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Download Timon of Athens (The Pelican Shakespeare) by William Shakespeare PDF

By William Shakespeare

"I suppose that i've got spent part my occupation with one or one other Pelican Shakespeare in my again pocket. comfort, although, is the least vital element of the recent Pelican Shakespeare sequence. here's a sublime and transparent textual content for both the research or the practice session room, notes the place you wish them and the prestigious scholarship of the overall editors, Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller who remember the fact that those are performs for functionality in addition to nice texts for contemplation." (Patrick Stewart)

The special Pelican Shakespeare sequence, which has bought greater than 4 million copies, is now thoroughly revised and repackaged.
Each quantity features:
* Authoritative, trustworthy texts
* prime quality introductions and notes
* New, extra readable exchange trim size
* An essay at the theatrical international of Shakespeare and essays on Shakespeare's lifestyles and the choice of texts

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Download The Vanishing Point by Mary Sharratt PDF

By Mary Sharratt

Publish 12 months note: First released January 1st 2006

In the culture of Philippa Gregory’s shrewdpermanent, transporting fiction comes this story of darkish suspense, love, and betrayal, that includes star-crossed sisters, one misplaced and the opposite searching.

Bright and inquisitive, Hannah Powers was once raised through a father who handled her as though she have been his son. whereas her attractive and reckless sister, may possibly, pushes the boundaries of propriety of their small English city, Hannah harbors her personal mystery: their father has given her an schooling forbidden to ladies. yet Hannah’s mystery serves her good while she trips to colonial Maryland to reunite with could, who has been married off to a far off cousin after her sexual misadventures ruined her marriage clients in England.

As Hannah searches for could, who has disappeared, she unearths herself falling in love along with her brother-in-law. on my own in a wild, uncultivated land the place the previous ideas not observe, Hannah is free of the restrictions of the society that judged either her and will as dangerous—too clever, too fearless, and too hungry for all times. yet Hannah can be tormented by doubt, as her quest for solutions to May’s destiny grows ever extra tense and tangled.

This book features a pattern bankruptcy of Illuminations.

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By George Eliot

Silas Marner and brief Stories, via George Eliot, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics sequence, which deals caliber variants at cheap costs to the coed and the overall reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed below are many of the amazing gains of Barnes & Noble Classics:

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All variations are superbly designed and are revealed to stronger necessities; a few contain illustrations of historic curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, historic, and literary—to improve every one reader's realizing of those enduring works.

George Eliot's 3rd novel, Silas Marner (1861) is a robust and relocating story approximately one man's trip from exile and loneliness to the heat and pleasure of the family.
The tale opens as Silas Marner, falsely accused of robbery, loses every thing, together with his religion in God. Embittered and alienated from his fellow guy, he strikes to the village of Raveloe, the place he turns into a weaver. Taking shelter in his paintings, Silas slowly starts off to amass gold—his in basic terms pleasure in life—until in the future that too is stolen from him. Then one darkish night, a gorgeous, golden-haired baby, misplaced and seeing the sunshine from Silas's cottage, toddles in via his doorway. As Silas grows to like the woman as though she have been his personal daughter, his lifestyles alterations into whatever invaluable. yet his happiness is threatened whilst the orphan's actual father involves declare the lady as his personal, and Silas needs to face wasting a treasure more than the entire gold within the world.

This quantity additionally contains shorter works via Eliot—The Lifted Veil, a dismal Gothic myth a couple of morbid younger clairvoyant, and Brother Jacob, a deliciously satirical fantasy a few confectioner's apprentice.

George Levine is Kenneth Burke Professor of English Literature at Rutgers college, and director of the University's middle for the serious research of up to date tradition. He has written greatly approximately Victorian literature and tradition, and has for a very long time targeted awareness on Darwin and the relatives among technological know-how and literature, relatively in his Darwin and the Novelists. He has written and edited many books, on topics starting from Frankenstein to the works of Thomas Pynchon. such a lot lately, he has edited The Cambridge spouse to George Eliot and written a examine of Victorian clinical notion and literature, Dying to Know.

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