Category: Classics

Download E-books Erotokritos (Greek Edition) PDF

Erotokritos is a romance composed through Vitsentzos Kornaros in early seventeenth century Crete. It contains 10,012 fifteen-syllable rhymed verses, the final twelve of which check with the poet himself. it's written within the Cretan dialect of the Greek language. Its valuable subject matter is love among Erotokritos (only observed the paintings as Rotokritos or Rokritos) and Aretousa. round this subject matter, revolve different issues similar to honour, friendship, bravery and braveness.

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Download E-books William of Germany PDF

By Stanley Shaw

William of Germany is gifted the following in a top quality paperback variation. This renowned vintage paintings via Stanley Shaw is within the English language, and should now not comprise portraits or photos from the unique variation. in the event you benefit from the works of Stanley Shaw then we hugely suggest this book on your ebook assortment.

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Download E-books Notes from Underground and the Double (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Gathered the following in Penguin Classics are of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's shorter works, Notes from Underground and The Double, translated via Ronald Wilks with an advent by way of Robert Louis Jackson. Alienated from society and paralysed by means of a feeling of his personal insignificance, the nameless narrator of Dostoyevsky's groundbreaking Notes from Underground tells the tale of his tortured existence. With sour irony, he describes his refusal to develop into a employee within the 'anthill' of society and his slow withdrawal to an life 'underground'. The doubtless traditional international of St Petersburg takes on a nightmarish caliber within the Double whilst a central authority clerk encounters a guy who appears precisely like him - his double, might be, or in all probability the darker aspect of his personal character. Like Notes from Underground, this can be a masterly tragicomic research of human recognition. Ronald Wilks's remarkable new translation is observed right here by way of an creation by way of Robert Louis Jackson discussing those pivotal works within the context of Dostoyevsky's lifestyles and occasions. This variation additionally incorporates a chronology, bibliography, desk of ranks and notes on each one paintings. Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky (1821-1881) used to be born in Moscow. From 1849-54 he lived in a convict criminal, and in later years his ardour for playing led him deeply into debt. His different works to be had in Penguin Classics contain Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov, The fool and Demons. should you loved Notes from Underground and The Double, you may like Dostoyevsky's Demons, additionally to be had in Penguin Classics. 'Notes from Underground, with its temper of highbrow irony and alienation, might be visible because the first smooth novel ... That feel of meaninglessness of lifestyles that runs via a lot of twentieth-century writing - from Conrad and Kafka, to Beckett and past - begins in Dostoyevsky's paintings' Malcolm Bradbury

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Download E-books Heart and Science PDF

By Wilkie Collins

Wilkie Collins’s later novels are usually as thinking about social concerns as they're with basic storytelling―but as increasingly more critics are suggesting, the easiest of them are as readable and thought-provoking at the present time as they have been after they first seemed. Of none is that this truer than of his 1883 novel Heart and Science, which Collins himself positioned along his masterpiece The girl in White.

Heart and Science activates the destiny of the orphaned Carmina Graywell, who's left within the cost of her aunt and father or mother Mrs. Gallilee while her fiancé is pressured to take a longer journey to Canada’s drier climes with a view to get better his wellbeing and fitness. Over the difficulty of her inheritance Mrs. Gallilee schemes to govern, regulate and eventually smash the naïve yet strong-willed Carmina. the tale is complex by way of the machinations of Dr. Benjulia, a gloomy genius whose passionate devotion to the research of ailments of the mind leads him to inspire the development of Carmina’s life-threatening mind affliction for the sake of medical remark; the narrative builds to a couple of spectacularly lurid climactic scenes.

Collin’s novel tackles the controversy over what he termed ‘the hideous secrets and techniques of Vivisection’ with a passionate depth aroused largely via the sensational Eighteen Eighties case of a physician who used to be acquitted on fees laid lower than the hot Cruelty to Animals Act of getting practiced reside experimentation on animals with no license. Excerpts from a latest account of this trial, including different records with regards to the vivisectionist controversy and quite a few modern studies of the booklet, are integrated one of the appendices of this quantity. The version additionally incorporates a complete advent, chronology, explanatory notes and a word at the textual content.

Heart and Science’s tale of the fight among strong-willed girls will strike chords of sympathetic figuring out with smooth readers―as will its vivisectionist topic, with it’s transparent parallels to the animal welfare/ animal rights debates of this day.

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Download E-books Criminal Psychology: A Manual for Judges, Practitioners, and Students PDF

On the nationwide convention of felony legislation and Criminology, held in Chicago, at Northwestern collage, in June, 1909, the yank Institute of legal legislation and Criminology was once prepared; and, as part of its paintings, the subsequent solution was once handed: “Whereas, it really is really fascinating that vital treatises on criminology in overseas languages be made effectively available within the English language, Resolved, that the president hire a committee of 5 with strength to pick such treatises as of their judgment can be translated, and to rearrange for his or her publication.”

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Download E-books Thomas Hardy: The Complete Novels [newly updated] (Book House Publishing) (The Greatest Writers of All Time) PDF

By Thomas Hardy, Visit Amazon's Book House Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Book House,

This e-book, newly updated, includes now a number of HTML tables of contents that might make examining a true pleasure!
The first desk of contents (at the very starting of the publication) lists the titles of all novels integrated during this quantity. through clicking on a type of titles you'll be redirected to the start of that paintings, the place you will discover a brand new TOC that lists all of the chapters and sub-chapters of that express work.

Here you can find the whole novels of Thomas Hardy within the chronological order in their unique publication.

- Desperate Remedies
- Under the Greenwood Tree
- A Pair of Blue Eyes
- Far From the Madding Crowd
- The Hand of Ethelberta
- The go back of the Native
- The Trumpet-Major
- A Laodicean
- Two on a Tower
- The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid
- The Mayor of Casterbridge
- The Woodlanders
- Tess of the D’Urbervilles
- Jude the Obscure
- The Well–Beloved

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