The Pilgrim's Progress: Unabridged With Original by John Bunyan

By John Bunyan

John Bunyan's Pilgrim's development is a undying vintage of Christian literature. Christian leaves at the back of his sinful lifestyles looking for the Celestial urban, little understanding of the risks and trials, and joys so that it will meet him at the approach. John Bunyan finds uncanny perception of human nature, and a willing notion of the religious realm during this attention-grabbing allegory instructed with pathos and poignancy, in addition to humor. trip to the Celestial urban with Christian, Christiana and their kids.

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El extraño caso del Doctor Jekyll y Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

By Robert Louis Stevenson

Publicada por primera vez en inglés en 1886 trata acerca de un abogado, Gabriel John Utterson, que investiga l. a. extraña relación entre su viejo amigo, el Dr. Henry Jekyll, y el misántropo Edward Hyde. El libro es conocido por ser una representación vívida de l. a. psicopatología correspondiente a un desdoblamiento de personalidad.

Las ilustraciones de esta edición son de Marta Gómez-Pintado, que ilustró en esta misma colección Alicia en el país de las maravillas.

«Stevenson, que abrió caminos a los mundos de Pessoa y de Borges, profundiza en un tipo de escritura, un estilo y una construcción, que le permite mantener unidos los polos más extremos con sus redes antagónicas y opuestas.»
Enrique Vila-Matas

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Poesía (Penguin Clásicos) by Francisco de Quevedo

By Francisco de Quevedo

«Ayer se fue; mañana no ha llegado;
hoy se está yendo sin parar un punto:
soy un fue y un será y un es cansado.»

Francisco de Quevedo fue un magnífico escritor y un poeta prolífico. Esta recopilación de su obra lírica refleja los angeles amplia variedad de los temas que abordó, desde poesías festivas hasta satíricas, pasando por filosóficas, políticas, religiosas y amorosas. Quevedo es al tiempo un admirable estilista, capaz de acuñar imágenes potentísimas, y un pensador profundo que expresa con refinado estoicismo el desengaño, fruto de una inexorable decadencia.

La selección del catedrático de los angeles Universidad de Navarra Ignacio Arellano, acompañada de una introducción, actividades finales y un sólido aparato de notas, permite al lector apreciar el dominio de los recursos retóricos del poeta y su sorprendente capacidad para adecuar el lenguaje al tema y aun a los angeles intención de cada poema.

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Bel-Ami by Guy de Maupassant

By Guy de Maupassant

Remark briller dans los angeles société du XIXe siècle, lorsque l'on est jeune, sans le sou, mais vif et séduisant ? Introduit parmi les mondains influents du Paris haussmannien, « Bel-Ami » saisit rapidement les moyens de satisfaire ses désirs de fortune et de gloire : le journalisme lui permettra de faire ses armes en politique, les femmes de gravir l'échelle sociale. Dans ce qui constitue l'un de ses romans les plus célèbres, Maupassant sape avec ironie les fondements d'une société corrompue dans laquelle un jeune homme, séducteur et arriviste, triomphe au détriment de toute morale. Le quantity est destiné aux sessions de Seconde pour l'étude d'un mouvement littéraire et artistique du XIXe siècle : le réalisme. Le file de l'édition s'intéresse à lagenèse et l. a. réception du roman, et suggest deux groupements de texte : les représentations de los angeles presse au XIXe siècle, et les kinfolk entre hommes et femmes dans l'oeuvre de Maupassant. L'édition est enrichie d'un cahier pictures couleurs de eight pages pour l'enseignement de l'histoire des arts.

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Women in Love (Brangwen Family, Book 2) by D. H. Lawrence

By D. H. Lawrence

Selected via the fashionable Library as one of many a hundred most sensible novels of all time

D.H. Lawrence's amazing exploration of human sexuality within the days surrounding global struggle I. 'Let us hesitate not to announce that the sensual passions and mysteries are both sacred with the religious mysteries and passions,' wrote D.H. Lawrence in Women In Love, a masterpiece that heralded the erotic cognizance of the 20th century. Echoing components of Lawrence's personal lifestyles, Women In Love delves into the mysteries among women and men as attempt for romance opposed to a haunting backdrop of coal mines, factories, and a beleaguered operating type.

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The Cornet-Player Who Betrayed Ireland by Frank O'Connor

By Frank O'Connor

'Father,' I stated, feeling i'd in addition get it over whereas I had him in an excellent humour, 'I had all of it prepared to kill my grandmother.'

Praised as Ireland's Chekhov, Frank O'Connor was once a contemporary grasp of the quick tale. From an beginner brass band divided via partisanship to English squaddies who befriend their Irish captors, and from a child's comedian confession to the top of a small-town friendship, those 4 funny and tragic tales refract common truths in the course of the prism of 20th-century Ireland.

This e-book comprises The Cornet-Player Who Betrayed eire, site visitors of the country, a narrative via Maupassant, and primary Confession.

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Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual Edition) by Seamus Heaney

By Seamus Heaney

The nationwide bestseller and winner of the Whitbread Award. Composed towards the tip of the 1st millennium, Beowulf is the vintage Northern epic of a hero’s triumphs as a tender warrior and his fated demise as a defender of his humans. The poem is set encountering the big, defeating it, after which having to continue to exist, bodily and psychically uncovered within the exhausted aftermath. it's not challenging to attract parallels during this tale to the ancient curve of cognizance within the 20th century, however the poem additionally transcends such issues, telling us mental and non secular truths which are everlasting and liberating.

Beowulf is taken into account to were composed among the eighth and the early eleventh century. in line with Wikipedia, it used to be first released in 1814 in a model via John Josias Conybeare.

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When We Were Very Young by A. A. Milne

By A. A. Milne

Verses filled with effervescent nonsense and rhythm, written for the author's son, Christopher Robin. it truly is for extraordinarily young children (and for his or her elders who get a surreptitious pleasure from what's intended for his or her little ones).

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Dombey and Son (Oxford World's Classics) by Charles Dickens

By Charles Dickens

"Dom-bey and Son"...Those 3 phrases conveyed the only concept of Mr. Dombey's lifestyles. The earth used to be made for Dombey and Son to alternate in, and the sunlight and moon have been made to offer them mild.

The hopes of Mr Dombey for the way forward for his transport enterprise are targeted on his tender son Paul, and Florence, his dedicated daughter, is unloved and ignored. whilst the enterprise faces break, and Dombey's moment marriage results in catastrophe, merely Florence has the energy and humanity to save lots of her father from desolate solitude.

This re-creation comprises Dickens's prefaces, his operating plans, and all of the unique illustrations by way of 'Phiz'. The textual content is that of the definitive Clarendon variation. it's been supplemented through a wide-ranging advent, highlighting Dickens's engagement together with his occasions, and the touching exploration of kinfolk relationships which provide the unconventional further intensity and relevance. The Notes and Bibliography were considerably revised, prolonged, and up to date.

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