La tierra baldía (y Prufrock y otras observaciones) by T. S. Eliot

By T. S. Eliot

El mayor poema del siglo XX «La temible Tierra baldía de T. S. Eliot vuelve a vivir en l. a. versión de Andreu Jaume.»
Félix de Azúa, El País

Además de ser el gran poema del siglo XX, La tierra baldía es una obra esencial para entender nuestro tiempo. Con una dicción y unas imágenes rompedoras, T.S. Eliot sabe cantar los angeles devastación de los angeles primera guerra mundial, l. a. adecuación del hombre a l. a. ciudad como nuevo y definitivo exilio de los angeles naturaleza, el deseo difícil entre mujeres y hombres, y convocar a l. a. vez las voces del pasado literario de Occidente. Pero más allá del intimidante virtuosismo técnico y de l. a. intensidad estética que el poema desata, en estos versos emociona sobre todo l. a. desnuda humanidad que estalla en silencio.

Editado, prologado y traducido por Andreu Jaume, que también nos da su versión de Prufrock, el primer poemario de Eliot y referente crucial para entender el resto de su poesía, este libro viene a recordarnos, cuando se cumplen cincuenta años de su muerte, los angeles vigencia, l. a. ambición y el ejemplo de un poeta, un crítico y un editor que consiguió crear una nueva visión del mundo contemporáneo.

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What I Saw in America by G. K. Chesterton

By G. K. Chesterton

An enduring portrait of America’s virtues and vices as obvious via one among England’s maximum thinkers

After wasting his brother within the nice struggle, a afflicted and depressed G. ok. Chesterton accepts a call for participation to affix a lecture journey that might take him around the usa for the 1st time. half travelogue, half exploration of the yank test, What I observed in America starts off with a guy of letters attempting to reconcile his religion with the atrocities and ethical dilemmas of conflict and expands into an illuminating attention of the constraints of capitalism, the idea that of yankee exceptionalism, and the way forward for the democratic system.
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Love's Labour's Lost (HarperPerennial Classics) by William Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare

Whilst Ferdinand, the king of Navarre, and his partners swear off of the corporate of girls for 3 years with a view to research and quick, they locate themselves entirely unprepared for the inability of lady corporation. And whilst the Princess of France and her girls arrive, Ferdinand and his lords locate themselves beguiled through the attractive ladies with comedic consequences.

Known as “The Bard of Avon,” William Shakespeare is arguably the best English-language author recognized. drastically well known in the course of his lifestyles, Shakespeare’s works proceed to resonate greater than 3 centuries after his demise, as has his effect on theatre and literature. Shakespeare’s cutting edge use of personality, language, and experimentation with romance as tragedy served as a starting place for later playwrights and dramatists, and a few of his most renowned strains of debate became a part of daily speech.

HarperPerennialClassics brings nice works of literature to lifestyles in electronic layout, upholding the top criteria in booklet construction and celebrating studying in all its kinds. search for extra titles within the HarperPerennial Classics assortment to construct your electronic library.

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Paths of Glory by Jeffrey Archer

By Jeffrey Archer

A few humans have goals which are so fabulous that in the event that they have been to accomplish them, their position in historical past will be assured. Francis Drake, Robert Scott, Charles Lindbergh, Amy Johnson, Edmund Hilary, Neil Armstrong, and Lewis and Clark are between such individuals.

But what if one guy had this type of dream, and as soon as he’d fulfilled it, there has been no evidence that he had completed his ambition?

Jeffrey Archer’s most modern e-book, Paths of Glory, is the tale of one of these man---George Mallory. Mallory as soon as informed an American reporter that he desired to climb Mt. Everest, “because it’s there.” On his 3rd try out in 1924, at age thirty-seven, he was once final noticeable 600 toes from the pinnacle. His physique was once present in 1999, and it nonetheless is still a secret no matter if he ever reached the summit.

But purely after you’ve became the final web page of this notable novel, encouraged via a real tale, will you be ready to make a decision if George Mallory’s identify will be extra to the record of legends, within which case one other identify must be got rid of. Paths of Glory is actually a triumph.

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Inverted World by Christopher Priest

By Christopher Priest

Town is winched alongside tracks via a devastated land choked with opposed tribes. Rails has to be freshly laid sooner than the town and punctiliously got rid of in its wake. Rivers and mountains current approximately insurmountable demanding situations to the ingenuity of the city's engineers. but when the town doesn't circulation, it's going to fall farther and farther at the back of the "optimum" into the crushing gravitational box that has remodeled lifestyles in the world. the one replacement to development is death.

The mystery directorate that governs town makes definite that its population understand not anything of this. Raised in universal in crèches, nurtured on man made nutrition, avoided specifically from venturing open air the closed circuit of the town, they're conscientiously sheltered from the dire prerequisites that experience come to outline human life. And but town is in hindrance. the folks are growing to be restive, the inhabitants is dwindling, and the rulers understand that, for all their efforts, slowly yet absolutely the town is slipping ever farther at the back of the optimum.

Helward Mann is a member of the city's elite. greater than somebody, he understands how tenuous is the city's endured life. however the world--he is set to discover--is infinitely stranger than the unusual global he believes he is familiar with so good.

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Complete Works of Joseph Conrad by Joseph Conrad

By Joseph Conrad

- illustrated with many pictures with regards to Conrad's existence and works during the eBook
- all 19 novels, annotated with concise introductions
- even the infrequent unfinished novel Suspense now not to be had at any place else as a electronic book
- all 28 brief tales, accumulated and professionally formatted
- the entire memoirs and literary criticism
- up-to-date with enhanced formatting, introductions and contents tables

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Where Angels Fear to Tread by E. M. Forster

By E. M. Forster

Where Angels worry to Tread (1905) follows ladies to Italy: the widowed Lilia Herriton and her touring significant other Caroline Abbott. Lilia falls passionately in love with the rustic, and in addition with a tender Italian guy. Her selection to stay in Italy enrages her lifeless husband's relations, who ship her brother-in-law to fetch her back.

Exciting and eventful, Forster's early novel showcases his storytelling gifts as good as his deep fascination with all facets of the human event — sexual, ethical, non secular, inventive, and fabric.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover: The Complete and Unexpurgated 1928 by D. H. Lawrence

By D. H. Lawrence

Encouraged by way of the long-standing affair among D. H. Lawrence’s German spouse and an Italian peasant, Lady Chatterley’s Lover follows the serious passions of Constance Chatterley. Trapped in an unsatisfied marriage to an aristocratic mine proprietor whose warfare wounds have left him paralyzed and impotent, Constance enters right into a liaison with the gamekeeper Mellors. Frank Kermode referred to as the e-book D. H. Lawrence’s “great achievement,” Anaïs Nin defined it as “his top novel,” and Archibald MacLeish hailed it as “one of an important works of fiction of the century.” in addition to an incisive creation through Kathryn Harrison, this contemporary Library version comprises the transcript of the judge’s choice within the well-known 1959 obscenity trial that allowed Lady Chatterley’s Lover to be released within the usa.

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Richard II (Folger Shakespeare Library) by William Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare

With new editors who've integrated the main up to date scholarship, this revised Pelican Shakespeare sequence could be the premier selection for college students, professors, and basic readers good into the twenty-first century.

Each quantity beneficial properties:
* 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 existence and the choice of texts

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