On Love and Barley: Haiku of Basho by Matsuo Basho

By Matsuo Basho

Basho, one of many maximum of jap poets and the grasp of haiku, was once additionally a Buddhist monk and a life-long tourist. His poems mix 'karumi', or lightness of contact, with the Zen excellent of oneness with construction. each one poem inspires the flora and fauna - the cherry blossom, the jumping frog, the summer time moon or the wintry weather snow - suggesting the smallness of human lifestyles compared to the vastness and drama of nature. Basho himself loved solitude and a lifestyles loose from possessions, and his haiku are the paintings of an observant eye and a meditative brain, uncluttered by means of materialism and alive to the great thing about the realm round him.

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Epigrams (Modern Library Classics) by Martial

By Martial

Martial, the daddy of the epigram, used to be one of many outstanding provincial poets who made their literary mark on first-century Rome. His Epigrams might be affectionate or merciless, elegiac or playful; they aim each component to Roman society, from slaves to schoolmasters to, primarily, the aristocratic elite. With wit and knowledge, Martial inspires now not “the grandeur that was once Rome,” yet relatively the undying subject matters of city lifestyles and society.

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La niña de los embustes, Teresa de Manzanares (Penguin by Alonso de Castillo Solórzano

By Alonso de Castillo Solórzano

«Con sutil ingenio fue buscona de marca mayor, sanguijuela de las bolsas y polilla de las haciendas.»

Publicada por vez primera en 1632, en pleno apogeo de los problemas militares y económicos de los angeles monarquía española y de los angeles drawback social que desencadenaron, esta novela picaresca femenina es una de las obras más representativas del Barroco español. Narra l. a. historia de Teresa Manzanares, desde sus orígenes familiares y su concepción en el río de Madrid hasta su presente de mujer madura, casada y con hijos cuyo deseo de medrar l. a. convierte en peluquera, cómica y alcahueta.

La presente edición está al cuidado de María Soledad Arredondo, profesora de los angeles Universidad Complutense de Madrid. l. a. introducción, las actividades y el aparato de notas que l. a. forman son un apoyo basic para los angeles comprensión de l. a. obra y de las coyunturas sociales, políticas, económicas y culturales del siglo XVII.

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A Modern Utopia (Penguin Classics) by H. G. Wells

By H. G. Wells

Whereas strolling within the Swiss Alps, English travelers fall right into a space-warp, and without warning locate themselves in one other global. in lots of methods kind of like our personal - even right down to the characters that inhabit it - this new planet continues to be one way or the other appreciably varied, for the 2 walkers are actually upon a Utopian Earth managed via a unmarried international executive. right here, as they quickly research, all proportion a standard language, there's sexual, fiscal and racial equality, and society is governed via socialist beliefs enforced by way of an austere, voluntary elite: the 'Samurai'. yet what's going to the Utopians make of those new viewers from a much less excellent global?

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Ferragus, chef des Dévorants by Honoré de Balzac

By Honoré de Balzac

C'est un hasard étrange et regrettable... Auguste de Molincourt marchait avec insouciance dans l'une des rues les plus infâmes de los angeles capitale. Quand tout à coup, il vit, devant lui, los angeles plus jolie femme de Paris s'engouffrant furtivement dans une ignoble petite maison. Madame Desmarets ! l. a. chaste et délicieuse personne... Madame Desmarets, belle, sainte, véritable et pur trésor. Elle, l'exemple de l. a. vertu et de l. a. fidélité conjugale, elle, dans cet endroit sordide à cette heure ! Ah ! Mais il saura pourquoi ! Il saura quel homme elle va rejoindre. Oh, elle charisma beau provider, menacer, il préviendra le mari des manigances de cette... catin ! Hélas, ce que sa rage jalouse et délirante forget about, c'est le drame qu'il met en branle... Quelque half dans l'ombre, Ferragus, chef des compagnons de l'ordre des Dévorants, attend son heure...

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Angústia by Graciliano Ramos

By Graciliano Ramos

About the author:

Graciliano Ramos used to be greatly one of an important Brazilian authors of the twentieth century. He used to be a seminal voice within the literary "regionalism" movement.
As a toddler Ramos lived in lots of towns of Northeastern Brazil, laid low with poverty and critical climatic conditions (droughts). After high-school, Graciliano went to Rio de Janeiro the place he labored as a journalist. In 1915 he traveled to Palmeira dos Indios, kingdom of Alagoas, to dwell along with his father and in 1927 he used to be elected mayor.
In 1933 he released his first publication, Caetés. many years later he used to be jailed by way of the Getúlio Vargas govt, on a cost that used to be by no means made transparent. His studies in prison might develop into a different own deposition, Memórias do Cárcere.
Graciliano died in 1953, on the age of 60. His "dry" type of writing and the clash among the identity and the realm are the numerous marks of his works.

About the publication (in Portuguese):

Marco do romance moderno brasileiro, "Angústia" é a expressão máxima do embate, entre a subjetividade do escritor e a realidade objetiva é sempre opressora, que se revela na figura de um pequeno funcionário e sua consciência de condenado à mediocridade.

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Christmas Holiday by W. Somerset Maugham

By W. Somerset Maugham

For Christmas, Charley Mason's father granted him a visit to Paris, all costs paid. it may were a lark, yet on his first evening Charley meets a lady whose tale will perpetually switch his existence.

For Lydia has obvious tragedy. The Russian Revolution displaced her family members, left her homeless, fatherless. And for purposes that elude Charley, Lydia pines for a guy part a global away--a dope broker and assassin whose sins Lydia seeks to absolve via her personal self-destruction. Haunting, erotic, deeply effecting, Christmas Holiday explores souls capsized via compassion--and the confusion that engulfed a new release within the days among the good Wars.

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Fábulas de Esopo by Aesop

By Aesop

El nombre de Esopo se utiliza para abarcar una larga tradición de fábulas que configuran de algún modo el origen del imaginario ethical de los angeles cultura europea. En el presente volumen recogemos, en los angeles nueva y luminosa traducción, todas las fábulas de tradición esópica que, con variada procedencia, fueron concebidas en griego.

Protagonizados por animales, estos pequeños y memorables cuentos, nos muestran, hoy como ayer, las tensiones, las miserias, el esplendor, los angeles felicidad y el miedo del alma humana.

Sobre esta edición
El nombre de Esopo sirve para reunir una larga tradición, de origen diverso y aún muy discutido, de fábulas que recorren tanto los angeles literatura griega como l. a. latina. En el presente volumen nos hemos limitado a traducir solo aquellas fábulas esópicas escritas en griego, lo que supone los angeles inclusión de los angeles llamada Colección Augustana o Recensión I, con los añadidos posteriores, así como las escritas, a finales del siglo i d.C., por el helenizado poeta romano

Babrio, las extraídas de l. a. novela griega del siglo ii d.C. Vida de Esopo, las añadidas por otros autores, como Pseudo Dositeo, Pseudo Aftonio y Pseudo Syntipas, las de los cuartetos bizantinos, las del llamado Códice Laurentiano y, finalmente, fábulas citadas por diferentes autores, en cuyo caso hemos indicado los angeles procedencia entre corchetes.

los angeles traducción se ha hecho de acuerdo a l. a. siguiente edición: Aesopica, B. E. Perry ed., college of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, 1952.

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Pragmatism and Other Writings by William James

By William James

The writings of William James characterize one in all America's most unusual contributions to the historical past of principles. starting from philosophy and psychology to faith and politics, James composed the main attractive formula of yank pragmatism. 'Pragmatism' grew out of a suite of lectures and the total textual content is incorporated right here in addition to 'The that means of Truth', 'Psychology', 'The Will to Believe', and 'Talks to lecturers on Psychology'.

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