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Download The Love Letters of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning PDF

By Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning

The affection affair among of the Victorian era's most renowned poets is one in every of ardour, tragedy, ailment, and finally, patience.

Collected right here for the 1st time in print are their 573 love letters, which seize their courtship, their blossoming love, and their forbidden marriage.

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Download Lord Malquist and Mr. Moon by Tom Stoppard PDF

By Tom Stoppard

Tom Stoppard's first novel, initially released in 1966 earlier than the most well known of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, is an uproarious delusion set in smooth London. the solid encompasses a penniless, dandified Malquist with a liveried trainer; Malquist's Boswellian biographer, Moon, who frantically scribbles as a bomb ticks in his pocket; a number of cowboys, one being named Jasper Jones; a lion who's banned from the Ritz; an Irishman on a donkey claiming to be the Risen Christ; and 3 impossible to resist girls.

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Download Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, Scott McKowen PDF

By Jonathan Swift, Scott McKowen

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Shipwrecked and solid adrift, English physician Lemuel Gulliver wakes to discover himself on Lilliput, an island inhabited through little humans, whose top makes their quarrels over type and popularity appear ridiculous. His next encounters—with the crude giants of Brobdingnag, the philosophical Houyhnhnms, and the brutish Yahoos—give him new, sour insights into human behavior.

Jonathan Swift's satire perspectives mankind in a distorted corridor of mirrors as a reduced, magnified, and at last bestial species, proposing us with an uncompromising mirrored image of ourselves. Gulliver's Travels is an interesting mixture of travelogue, realizm, symbolism, and exceptional voyage—all with a significant philosophical cause.

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Download Sylvia's Lovers (The Floating Press) by Elizabeth Gaskell PDF

By Elizabeth Gaskell

A used to be powerfully relocating novel of a tender lady stuck among the points of interest of 2 very diverse males, Sylvia’s Lovers is decided within the 1790s in an English beach town.

England is at struggle with France, and press-gangs wreak havoc via seizing younger males for carrier. one in every of their sufferers is a whaling harpooner named Charley Kinraid, whose appeal and vivacity have captured the center of Sylvia Robson. yet Sylvia’s committed cousin, Philip Hepburn, hopes to marry her himself and, for you to win her, intentionally withholds the most important information—with devastating results.

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Download The Defendant: Essays by G. K. Chesterton PDF

By G. K. Chesterton

G. okay. Chesterton’s hilarious defense . . . of almost anything

during this hodgepodge of early musings, a tender G. okay. Chesterton operates less than the vanity that many items within the human purview—ranging from the humdrum and mundane to the outright ridiculous—could use the advocacy of a superb apologist each sometimes. This full of life publication, choked with essays from Chesterton’s days as a budding journalist for the Speaker, vindicates every thing from skeletons to detective tales, from patriotism to penny dreadfuls. An ardent defender of the indefensible, Chesterton earns his acceptance because the “prince of paradox” in The Defendant and reminds us why he's frequently considered as one of many maximum ethical thinkers of his age.
 
This book has been professionally proofread to make sure accuracy and clarity on all units.

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Download The Lives of the Poets (Oxford World's Classics) by Samuel Johnson PDF

By Samuel Johnson

'If a guy is to put in writing A Panegyrick, he may possibly preserve vices out of sight; but when he professes to put in writing A lifestyles, he needs to symbolize it rather because it was.'

In the final of his significant writings, Samuel Johnson regarded again over the former centuries of English Literature so that it will describe the personalities in addition to the achievements of the major English poets. the key Lives - of Milton, Dryden, fast, and Pope - are memorable cameos of the lifetime of writing during which Johnson is as responsive to human frailty as to literary prowess. The shorter Lives protect a few of Johnson's such a lot piercing, severe decisions.
Unsentimental, opinionated, and quotable, The Lives of the Poets keeps to persuade the reputations of the writers involved. it really is one of many maximum works of English feedback, but in addition the most humanly diverting.

This collection of the Lives of ten of an important poets attracts its textual content from Roger Lonsdale's authoritative whole variation.

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Download The Comedy of Errors (First Avenue Classics) by William Shakespeare PDF

By William Shakespeare

The service provider Egeon is stuck crossing the border from Syracuse into the rival urban of Ephesus—a crime punishable through dying. yet Egeon isn't a felony; he's only searching for his spouse and one among his dual sons, who have been separated from him after a shipwreck twenty-five years in the past. The Duke takes pity on Egeon after listening to his tale and can provide him an afternoon to elevate the cash essential to shop his existence. What Egeon isn't conscious of is that either one of his dual sons are actually in Ephesus, and with exact sons in a single urban, unusual mix-ups are certain to happen.

A story of improper identities, this unabridged model of 1 of English playwright William Shakespeare's earliest comedic performs was once first played in 1594 and released in Shakespeare's First Folio in 1623.

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Download Measure for Measure (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, in spite of the fact that, is the least very important element of the recent Pelican Shakespeare sequence. this is a sublime and transparent textual content for both the research or the practice session room, notes the place you wish them and the celebrated scholarship of the overall editors, Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller who take into account that those are performs for functionality in addition to nice texts for contemplation." (Patrick Stewart)

The special Pelican Shakespeare sequence, which has offered greater than 4 million copies, is now thoroughly revised and repackaged.

Each quantity features:
* Authoritative, trustworthy texts
* top of the range introductions and notes
* New, extra readable exchange trim size
* An essay at the theatrical global of Shakespeare and essays on Shakespeare's lifestyles and the choice of texts

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Download The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë PDF

By Anne Brontë

The such a lot debatable of the Bronte sisters' novels, Anne Bronte's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is the tale of Helen Graham, a girl who, specific for her time, acts in her personal most sensible curiosity to upward push above her own conditions to safe a greater lifestyles for her son. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is a robust and gripping tale of oppression, bravery, and love.

HarperPerennial Classics brings nice works of literature to existence in electronic shape, upholding the top criteria in book creation and celebrating studying in all its types. search for extra titles within the HarperPerennial Classics assortment to construct your electronic library.

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Download The History of Pendennis: His Fortunes And Misfortunes, His by William Makepeace Thackeray PDF

By William Makepeace Thackeray

Written instantly after self-importance reasonable, Pendennis has the same surroundings of brooding disillusion, tempered by means of the main jovial of wits. yet the following Thackeray plunders his personal prior to create the nature of Pendennis and the area during which he lives: from depressing schoolboy to striving journalist, from carefree Oxbridge to the excessive (and low) lifetime of London. the result's a perfectly panoramic mixture of individuals, motion and heritage. the real ebb and move of lifestyles is stuck and the credibility of Pen, his worldly uncle, the most important, and plenty of of the opposite characters, extends a ways past the pages of the radical. Held jointly via Thackeray's flowing, convinced prose, with its conversational ease of tone, Pendennis is as wealthy a portrait of britain within the 1830s and 40s because it is a radical and carefully wonderful self-portrait.

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