Shakespeare and Venice (Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies)

By Graham Holderness

"Shakespeare and Venice" is the 1st publication size learn to explain and chronicle the mythology of Venice that used to be formulated within the center a long time and has endured in fiction and movie to the current day. Graham Holderness focuses in particular on how that mythology was once hired via Shakespeare to discover topics of conversion, switch, and metamorphosis.
Identifying and outlining the fabrics having to do with Venice which would were on hand to Shakespeare, Holderness offers a whole ancient account of earlier and current Venetian myths and of the city's dating with either Judaism and Islam. Holderness additionally offers designated readings of either The service provider of Venice and of Othello opposed to those legendary and old dimensions and concludes with dialogue of Venice's relevance to either the trendy international and to the prior.

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By Graham Holderness

"Shakespeare and Venice" is the 1st publication size learn to explain and chronicle the mythology of Venice that used to be formulated within the center a long time and has endured in fiction and movie to the current day. Graham Holderness focuses in particular on how that mythology was once hired via Shakespeare to discover topics of conversion, switch, and metamorphosis.
Identifying and outlining the fabrics having to do with Venice which would were on hand to Shakespeare, Holderness offers a whole ancient account of earlier and current Venetian myths and of the city's dating with either Judaism and Islam. Holderness additionally offers designated readings of either The service provider of Venice and of Othello opposed to those legendary and old dimensions and concludes with dialogue of Venice's relevance to either the trendy international and to the prior.

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Blasted Literature: Victorian Political Fiction and the Shock of Modernism (Edinburgh Critical Studies in Victorian Culture)

By Deaglán Ó Donghaile

Dynamite novels meet intellectual modernism through the effect of terrorism. among 1880 and 1915, quite a number writers exploited terrorism's political shocks for his or her personal inventive ends. Drawing on late-Victorian 'dynamite novels' by way of authors together with Robert Louis Stevenson, Tom Greer and Robert Thynne, radical journals and papers, corresponding to The Irish humans, The Torch, Anarchy and Freiheit, and modernist writing from H.G. Wells and Joseph Conrad to the compulsively militant modernism of Wyndham Lewis and the Vorticists, Ó Donghaile maps the political and aesthetic connections that bind the shilling shocker heavily to modernism.

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By Deaglán Ó Donghaile

Dynamite novels meet intellectual modernism through the effect of terrorism. among 1880 and 1915, quite a number writers exploited terrorism's political shocks for his or her personal inventive ends. Drawing on late-Victorian 'dynamite novels' by way of authors together with Robert Louis Stevenson, Tom Greer and Robert Thynne, radical journals and papers, corresponding to The Irish humans, The Torch, Anarchy and Freiheit, and modernist writing from H.G. Wells and Joseph Conrad to the compulsively militant modernism of Wyndham Lewis and the Vorticists, Ó Donghaile maps the political and aesthetic connections that bind the shilling shocker heavily to modernism.

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Night's Child (A Murdoch Mystery)

By Maureen Jennings

Stunning new television tie-in variation of Maureen Jennings's immensely well known Inspector Murdoch sequence, foundation for the long-running The Murdoch Mysteries, now on CBC.

After thirteen-year-old Agnes Fisher faints in school, her instructor, the younger and idealistic Amy Slade, is stunned to find pictures within the girl's table. One is of Agnes in a lewd pose, captioned "What Mr. Newly Wed relatively Wants." whilst Agnes doesn't appear in school tomorrow, her instructor takes the 2 photos to the police. Then Detective Murdoch, livid on the sexual exploitation of one of these younger lady, units out to discover the photographer and positioned him in the back of bars.

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By Maureen Jennings

Stunning new television tie-in variation of Maureen Jennings's immensely well known Inspector Murdoch sequence, foundation for the long-running The Murdoch Mysteries, now on CBC.

After thirteen-year-old Agnes Fisher faints in school, her instructor, the younger and idealistic Amy Slade, is stunned to find pictures within the girl's table. One is of Agnes in a lewd pose, captioned "What Mr. Newly Wed relatively Wants." whilst Agnes doesn't appear in school tomorrow, her instructor takes the 2 photos to the police. Then Detective Murdoch, livid on the sexual exploitation of one of these younger lady, units out to discover the photographer and positioned him in the back of bars.

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La Guerra No Tiene Rostro de Mujer / War's Unwomanly Face

PREMIO NOBEL DE LITERATURA 2015

«Soy historiadora de almas [...]. Por un lado, estudio a los angeles character concreta que ha vivido en una época concreta y ha participado en unos acontecimientos concretos; por otro lado, quiero discernir en esa character al ser humano eterno. l. a. vibración de eternidad. Lo que en él hay de inmutable.»
Svetlana Alexiévich

Casi un millón de mujeres combatió en las filas del Ejército Rojo durante l. a. segunda guerra mundial, pero su historia nunca ha sido contada. Este libro reúne los recuerdos de cientos de ellas, mujeres que fueron francotiradoras, condujeron tanques o trabajaron en hospitales de campaña. Su historia no es una historia de los angeles guerra, ni de los combates, es los angeles historia de hombres y mujeres en guerra.

¿Qué les ocurrió? ¿Cómo les transformó? ¿De qué tenían miedo? ¿Cómo period aprender a matar? Estas mujeres, los angeles mayoría porprimera vez en sus vidas, cuentan l. a. parte no heroica de los angeles guerra, a menudo ausente de los relatos de los veteranos. Hablan de l. a. suciedad y del frío, del hambre y de l. a. violencia sexual, de l. a. angustia y de l. a. sombra omnipresente de los angeles muerte. Alexiévich deja que sus voces resuenen en este libro estremecedor, que pudo reescribir en 2002 para introducir los fragmentos tachados por l. a. censura y fabric que no se había atrevido a usar en los angeles primera versión.

«[...] por su escritura polifónica, que es un monumento al valor y al sufrimiento en nuestro tiempo.»

Jurado de los angeles Academia Sueca al otorgar a los angeles autora el Premio Nobel de Literatura 2015.

Reseña:
«Gracias a Alexiévich, los angeles historia de un millón de mujeres que participaron en el ejército soviético o como partisanas contra los alemanes es algo menos desconocida.»
Felipe Sahagún, El Cultural de El Mundo

«De l. a. lectura de los libros de Alexiévich (Stanislaviv, 1948) no es posible salir indemne.»
Gabriel Albiac, ABC Cultural

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

This publication is a confession, a rfile and a list of people's reminiscence. greater than two hundred girls converse in it, describing how younger ladies, who dreamed of changing into brides, turned infantrymen in 1941. greater than 500,000 Soviet ladies participated on a par with males within the moment global struggle, the main bad warfare of the 20 th century. ladies not just rescued and bandaged the wounded but additionally fires a sniper's rifle, blew up bridges, went reconnoitering and killed... They killed the enemy who, with extraordinary cruelty, had attacked their land, their houses and their little ones. Soviet author of Bychorussia, Svetlana Alexiyevich spent 4 years engaged on the publication, traveling over a hundred towns and cities, settlements and villages and recording the tales and memories of girls battle veterans. The soviet press known as the book"a brilliant reporting of occasions long gone, which affected the future of the state as a whole." crucial factor concerning the publication isn't a lot the front-line episodes as women's heart-rending stories within the warfare. via their testimony the earlier makes an impassioned entice the current, denouncing yesterday's and modern fascism...

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PREMIO NOBEL DE LITERATURA 2015

«Soy historiadora de almas [...]. Por un lado, estudio a los angeles character concreta que ha vivido en una época concreta y ha participado en unos acontecimientos concretos; por otro lado, quiero discernir en esa character al ser humano eterno. l. a. vibración de eternidad. Lo que en él hay de inmutable.»
Svetlana Alexiévich

Casi un millón de mujeres combatió en las filas del Ejército Rojo durante l. a. segunda guerra mundial, pero su historia nunca ha sido contada. Este libro reúne los recuerdos de cientos de ellas, mujeres que fueron francotiradoras, condujeron tanques o trabajaron en hospitales de campaña. Su historia no es una historia de los angeles guerra, ni de los combates, es los angeles historia de hombres y mujeres en guerra.

¿Qué les ocurrió? ¿Cómo les transformó? ¿De qué tenían miedo? ¿Cómo period aprender a matar? Estas mujeres, los angeles mayoría porprimera vez en sus vidas, cuentan l. a. parte no heroica de los angeles guerra, a menudo ausente de los relatos de los veteranos. Hablan de l. a. suciedad y del frío, del hambre y de l. a. violencia sexual, de l. a. angustia y de l. a. sombra omnipresente de los angeles muerte. Alexiévich deja que sus voces resuenen en este libro estremecedor, que pudo reescribir en 2002 para introducir los fragmentos tachados por l. a. censura y fabric que no se había atrevido a usar en los angeles primera versión.

«[...] por su escritura polifónica, que es un monumento al valor y al sufrimiento en nuestro tiempo.»

Jurado de los angeles Academia Sueca al otorgar a los angeles autora el Premio Nobel de Literatura 2015.

Reseña:
«Gracias a Alexiévich, los angeles historia de un millón de mujeres que participaron en el ejército soviético o como partisanas contra los alemanes es algo menos desconocida.»
Felipe Sahagún, El Cultural de El Mundo

«De l. a. lectura de los libros de Alexiévich (Stanislaviv, 1948) no es posible salir indemne.»
Gabriel Albiac, ABC Cultural

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

This publication is a confession, a rfile and a list of people's reminiscence. greater than two hundred girls converse in it, describing how younger ladies, who dreamed of changing into brides, turned infantrymen in 1941. greater than 500,000 Soviet ladies participated on a par with males within the moment global struggle, the main bad warfare of the 20 th century. ladies not just rescued and bandaged the wounded but additionally fires a sniper's rifle, blew up bridges, went reconnoitering and killed... They killed the enemy who, with extraordinary cruelty, had attacked their land, their houses and their little ones. Soviet author of Bychorussia, Svetlana Alexiyevich spent 4 years engaged on the publication, traveling over a hundred towns and cities, settlements and villages and recording the tales and memories of girls battle veterans. The soviet press known as the book"a brilliant reporting of occasions long gone, which affected the future of the state as a whole." crucial factor concerning the publication isn't a lot the front-line episodes as women's heart-rending stories within the warfare. via their testimony the earlier makes an impassioned entice the current, denouncing yesterday's and modern fascism...

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Madame Bovary (Bantam Classics)

By Gustave Flaubert

This beautiful novel tells the tale of 1 of the main compelling heroines in sleek literature--Emma Bovary. Unhappily married to a loyal, clumsy provincial health care provider, Emma revolts opposed to the ordinariness of her existence by means of pursuing voluptuous desires of ecstasy and love. yet her sensuous and mawkish wishes lead her purely to ache corruption and downfall. a super mental portrait, Madame Bovary searingly depicts the human brain looking for transcendence. who's Madame Bovary? Flaubert's solution to this question used to be awesome: "Madame Bovary, c'est moi." Acclaimed as a masterpiece upon its ebook in 1857, the paintings catapulted Flaubert to the ranks of the world's maximum novelists. This quantity, with its effective translation through Lowell Bair, a perceptive creation by way of Leo Bersani, and a whole complement of essays and significant reviews, is the crucial Madame Bovary.

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By Gustave Flaubert

This beautiful novel tells the tale of 1 of the main compelling heroines in sleek literature--Emma Bovary. Unhappily married to a loyal, clumsy provincial health care provider, Emma revolts opposed to the ordinariness of her existence by means of pursuing voluptuous desires of ecstasy and love. yet her sensuous and mawkish wishes lead her purely to ache corruption and downfall. a super mental portrait, Madame Bovary searingly depicts the human brain looking for transcendence. who's Madame Bovary? Flaubert's solution to this question used to be awesome: "Madame Bovary, c'est moi." Acclaimed as a masterpiece upon its ebook in 1857, the paintings catapulted Flaubert to the ranks of the world's maximum novelists. This quantity, with its effective translation through Lowell Bair, a perceptive creation by way of Leo Bersani, and a whole complement of essays and significant reviews, is the crucial Madame Bovary.

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A Constellation of Vital Phenomena: A Novel

By Anthony Marra

New York instances Notable ebook of the yr * Washington submit Top Ten publication of the Year

In a small rural village in Chechnya, eight-year-old Havaa watches from the woods as Russian infantrymen abduct her father in the course of the evening after which set hearth to her domestic. whilst their lifelong neighbor Akhmed unearths Havaa hiding within the wooded area with an odd blue suitcase, he comes to a decision that might endlessly switch their lives. he'll search safe haven on the deserted sanatorium the place the only final health care provider, Sonja Rabina, treats the wounded.

For Sonja, the coming of Akhmed and Havaa is an unwelcome shock. Weary and overburdened, she has no wish to tackle extra threat and accountability. yet over the process 5 notable days, Sonja’s international will shift on its axis and demonstrate the complicated development of connections that weaves jointly the pasts of those 3 not going partners and all at once makes a decision their destiny. a narrative of the transcendent energy of affection in wartime, A Constellation of important Phenomena is a piece of sweeping breadth, profound compassion, and lasting significance.

Now with additional Libris fabric, together with a reader’s consultant and bonus content material from the writer.

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By Anthony Marra

New York instances Notable ebook of the yr * Washington submit Top Ten publication of the Year

In a small rural village in Chechnya, eight-year-old Havaa watches from the woods as Russian infantrymen abduct her father in the course of the evening after which set hearth to her domestic. whilst their lifelong neighbor Akhmed unearths Havaa hiding within the wooded area with an odd blue suitcase, he comes to a decision that might endlessly switch their lives. he'll search safe haven on the deserted sanatorium the place the only final health care provider, Sonja Rabina, treats the wounded.

For Sonja, the coming of Akhmed and Havaa is an unwelcome shock. Weary and overburdened, she has no wish to tackle extra threat and accountability. yet over the process 5 notable days, Sonja’s international will shift on its axis and demonstrate the complicated development of connections that weaves jointly the pasts of those 3 not going partners and all at once makes a decision their destiny. a narrative of the transcendent energy of affection in wartime, A Constellation of important Phenomena is a piece of sweeping breadth, profound compassion, and lasting significance.

Now with additional Libris fabric, together with a reader’s consultant and bonus content material from the writer.

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Imperfect Birds: A Novel

By Anne Lamott

A robust and redemptive novel of affection and family-from the cherished bestselling writer.

Seventeen-year-old Rosie Ferguson makes sense, athletic, and gorgeous- every little thing her mom, Elizabeth, and stepfather, James, was hoping she will be. yet because the institution 12 months attracts to an in depth, there are hectic indicators that the well-adjusted teenage lifestyles that Rosie claims to be major is a sham. Slowly and painfully, Elizabeth and James are compelled to confront the truth that Rosie has been mendacity to them-and that her deceptions have profound results for all of them. Imperfect Birds is Anne Lamott's such a lot sincere and heartrending novel, exploring our human quest for connection and salvation because it exposes the traps that life-and we-set for ourselves.

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By Anne Lamott

A robust and redemptive novel of affection and family-from the cherished bestselling writer.

Seventeen-year-old Rosie Ferguson makes sense, athletic, and gorgeous- every little thing her mom, Elizabeth, and stepfather, James, was hoping she will be. yet because the institution 12 months attracts to an in depth, there are hectic indicators that the well-adjusted teenage lifestyles that Rosie claims to be major is a sham. Slowly and painfully, Elizabeth and James are compelled to confront the truth that Rosie has been mendacity to them-and that her deceptions have profound results for all of them. Imperfect Birds is Anne Lamott's such a lot sincere and heartrending novel, exploring our human quest for connection and salvation because it exposes the traps that life-and we-set for ourselves.

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Basti (New York Review Books Classics)

An NYRB Classics Original

Basti is a fantastically written reckoning with the tragic heritage of Pakistan. Basti capability payment, a typical position, and Intizar Husain’s striking novel starts with a mythic, even mystic, imaginative and prescient of concord among young and old, guy and girl, Muslim and Hindu. Then Zakir, the hero, wakes to the fashionable global. Crowds assemble. Slogans echo. towns burn. even if hunkered down with kin or furtively assembly to switch information with buddies in cafés, Zakir is on my own in a rustic misplaced to the politics of loneliness.

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An NYRB Classics Original

Basti is a fantastically written reckoning with the tragic heritage of Pakistan. Basti capability payment, a typical position, and Intizar Husain’s striking novel starts with a mythic, even mystic, imaginative and prescient of concord among young and old, guy and girl, Muslim and Hindu. Then Zakir, the hero, wakes to the fashionable global. Crowds assemble. Slogans echo. towns burn. even if hunkered down with kin or furtively assembly to switch information with buddies in cafés, Zakir is on my own in a rustic misplaced to the politics of loneliness.

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My Year in the No-Man'S-Bay

By Peter Handke

In his most recent novel, acclaimed writer Peter Handke tells the tale of an Austrian author who explores the realm and describes his many severed relationships--ranging from a delicate reference to his son to a failed marriage to a doomed love with a former pass over Yugoslavia. it is a mysterious, haunting paintings, thought of slightly autobiographical.

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By Peter Handke

In his most recent novel, acclaimed writer Peter Handke tells the tale of an Austrian author who explores the realm and describes his many severed relationships--ranging from a delicate reference to his son to a failed marriage to a doomed love with a former pass over Yugoslavia. it is a mysterious, haunting paintings, thought of slightly autobiographical.

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Strangers (Vintage Contemporaries)

By Anita Brookner

Booker Prize-winner Anita Brookner captures the magic and intensity of actual existence with this tale of a normal guy whose unforeseen longings, doubts, and fears are universal.
 
Paul Sturgis is resigned to his bachelorhood and the quietude of his London flat. He sometimes will pay obliging visits to his nearest dwelling relative, Helena, his cousin’s widow. to prevent having to show down her Christmas invitation, Paul units off for a vacation in Venice the place he meets Mrs. Vicky Gardner, an fascinating girl in the middle of a divorce. Upon his go back to England, a former female friend, Sarah, reenters Paul’s global and those girls spark a metamorphosis in Paul, culminating in a surprising selection.

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By Anita Brookner

Booker Prize-winner Anita Brookner captures the magic and intensity of actual existence with this tale of a normal guy whose unforeseen longings, doubts, and fears are universal.
 
Paul Sturgis is resigned to his bachelorhood and the quietude of his London flat. He sometimes will pay obliging visits to his nearest dwelling relative, Helena, his cousin’s widow. to prevent having to show down her Christmas invitation, Paul units off for a vacation in Venice the place he meets Mrs. Vicky Gardner, an fascinating girl in the middle of a divorce. Upon his go back to England, a former female friend, Sarah, reenters Paul’s global and those girls spark a metamorphosis in Paul, culminating in a surprising selection.

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