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Download E-books Sa‘di: The Poet of Life, Love and Compassion (Makers of the Muslim World) PDF

One of maximum Persian writers of either classical prose and poetry, Sa'di was once respected in his time as a guy of serious knowledge and keenness. full of extracts of the poet's melodious and insightful writing, and significant research thereof, this revealing biography examines why he used to be so idolized till the Nineteen Fifties, and why when you consider that then he has fallen into relative obscurity.

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Download E-books Eliza Calvert Hall: Kentucky Author and Suffragist PDF

By Lynn E. Niedermeier

In 1907, writer, poet, essayist, and folks paintings historian Eliza Calvert corridor (1856–1935) released Aunt Jane of Kentucky, a suite of reports approximately rural lifestyles infused with the spirit and mild strong humor of its aged narrator, Aunt Jane. The publication and several other sequels accomplished vast acceptance, attaining an envisioned a million readers in her lifetime, and positioned corridor within the entrance ranks of "local colour" fiction writers of her time.

Eliza Calvert Hall's existence and paintings opened up in the course of a time of restlessness and alter for American girls. Born Eliza "Lida" Calvert in Bowling eco-friendly, Kentucky, corridor skilled the upheaval of either the Civil struggle and relations scandal. compelled to assist aid her mom and 4 siblings through educating tuition, she turned a printed poet, adopting her grandmother's identify, corridor, as her pseudonym. At twenty-nine, she married William A. Obenchain, and within the area of 8 years gave beginning to 4 little ones. As corridor struggled to stability her writing occupation with the tasks of a nineteenth-century spouse and mom, suffragist Laura Clay used to be lobbying for each woman's correct to vote. corridor joined the conflict, writing fearlessly in aid of suffrage and equality. whereas her passionate essays served as a right away charm for this reason, her artistic writing additionally carried a feminist spirit, celebrating the energy, humor, love, and paintings of the typical girl.

In Eliza Calvert Hal: Kentucky writer and Suffragistl, Lynn E. Niedermeier tells the tale of this striking Kentuckian for the 1st time. Hall's problem was once to stability the artist's inventive goals with the crusader's ardour for reaching the aim of political equality for American girls. Her successes didn't stem from privilege or rest; even if she was once an acclaimed author, corridor was once a standard girl, a spouse and mom of average monetary skill. during the strength of her phrases, she challenged others to compare her braveness, independence, highbrow strength, and loyalty to her intercourse.

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Download E-books Thomas Hardy PDF

By Mark Ford

Simply because Thomas Hardy’s poetry and fiction are so heavily linked to Wessex, you possibly can fail to remember that he used to be, in his personal phrases, part a Londoner, relocating among kingdom and capital all through his existence. This self-division, Mark Ford says, could be traced not just in works explicitly set in London yet in his such a lot domestically circumscribed novels.

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Download E-books A Memoir of Jane Austen: and Other Family Recollections (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

By James Edward Austen-Leigh, Kathryn Sutherland

James Edward Austen-Leigh's Memoir of his aunt Jane Austen used to be released in 1870, over fifty years after her demise. including the shorter memories of James Edward's sisters, Anna Lefroy and Caroline Austen, the Memoir continues to be the leading authority for her lifestyles and maintains to notify all next debts. those are relations stories, the checklist of Jane Austen's existence formed and restricted through the loyalties, reserve, and affection of nieces and nephews improving in outdated age the outlines of the younger aunt that they had every one identified. They nonetheless remembered the form of her bonnet and the tone of her voice, and their first-hand money owed deliver her vividly ahead of us. Their declared partiality additionally increases attention-grabbing matters bearing on biographical fact, and the phrases during which all biography functions.

About the Series: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the broadest spectrum of literature from worldwide. each one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, delivering the main exact textual content plus a wealth of different helpful gains, together with specialist introductions via prime specialists, voluminous notes to elucidate the textual content, updated bibliographies for additional research, and lots more and plenty more.

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Download E-books Raymond Carver: An Oral Biography PDF

By Sam Halpert

Raymond Carver has turn into a literary icon for our time. whilst he died in 1988 on the age of 50, he was once acclaimed because the maximum impression at the American brief tale on account that Hemingway. Carver's buddies have been the stuff of legend to boot. during this wealthy collection—greatly extended from the sooner When We speak about Raymond Carver—of interviews with shut partners, buddies, and kinfolk, Sam Halpert has chronologically prepared the recollections of Carver's grownup existence, recalling his tricky “Bad Raymond” days via his moment lifestyles as a recuperating alcoholic and triumphantly winning author. the result's a lively Irish wake—toasts, anecdotes, lies, songs, confessions, laments—all fantastically orchestrated through Halpert right into a very readable and relocating narrative.

These humorous, poignant, intensely remembered interviews juxtapose own anecdotes and enlightening feedback. reminiscence mixes with research, and a full of life photo of Carver emerges as we listen varied tales approximately him—of an analogous tale informed from diverse viewpoints. he's right here offered as hero, sufferer, or even villain—Carver's readers will realize the woof and deform of his tales in those affectionate narratives.

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Download E-books Gesammelte Werke: Tenderenda der Phantast + Hermann Hesse: Sein Leben und sein Werk + Zur Kritik der deutschen Intelligenz + vieles mehr: Ein geistlich ... und 45 weitere Gedichte (German Edition) PDF

By Hugo Ball

Dieses e-book: " Gesammelte Werke: Tenderenda der Phantast + Hermann Hesse: Sein Leben und sein Werk + Zur Kritik der deutschen Intelligenz + vieles mehr " ist mit einem detaillierten und dynamischen Inhaltsverzeichnis versehen und wurde sorgfältig korrekturgelesen.
Hugo Ball (1886/1927) struggle ein deutscher Autor und Biograf. Außerdem warfare er einer der Mitgründer der Dada-Bewegung und ein Pionier des Lautgedichts.
Inhalt:
Tenderenda der Phantast (1914)
Eroeffnungs-Manifest, 1. Dada-Abend (1916)
Zur Kritik der deutschen Intelligenz (1919)
Simultan Krippenspiel (1916)
Ein geistlich Liederbuch für Emmy (1921)
Hermann Hesse. Sein Leben und sein Werk (1927)

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Download E-books Pasolini - Vita e Opere (Italian Edition) PDF

By Roberto Tassino

L. a. vita, il pensiero e le opere di Pierpaolo Pasolini. 1. Trasformazioni economiche, sociali e letterarie del secondo dopoguerra.

1.1 Il Neorealismo.

1.2 l. a. poesia.

1.3 l. a. lingua letteraria.

1.3.1 l. a. libertà stilistica.

2. los angeles vita.

2.1 L’infanzia e l. a. giovinezza.

2.2 Le leading esperienze letterarie.

2.3 Nel dopoguerra.

2.4 Accattone.

2.4.1 l. a. trama.

2.5 Anni Sessanta.

2.6 Il ’68 .

2.7 Anni Settanta.

2.8 Gli ultimi anni.

2.9 los angeles morte.

3. Le major fasi poetiche .

4. los angeles narrativa.

5. L’ultimo Pasolini.

6. Le opere.

6.1 Poesia.

6.1.1 Poesie a Casarsa.

6.1.2 Poesie.

6.1.3 I pianti.

6.1.4 l. a. meglio gioventù.

6.1.5 Il canto popolare.

6.1.6 Le ceneri di Gramsci.

6.1.6.1 Il pianto della scavatrice.

6.1.7 L’usignolo della Chiesa Cattolica .

6.1.8 los angeles religione del mio tempo.

6.1.9 Poesia in forma di rosa.

6.1.9.1 Supplica a mia madre.

6.1.10 Trasumanar e organizzar .

6.1.11 los angeles nuova gioventù.

6.1.12 Bestemmia .

6.2 Narrativa.

6.2.1 Ragazzi di vita.

6.2.1.1 los angeles trama.

6.2.1.2 los angeles struttura e il lessico.

6.2.1.3 l. a. censura.

6.2.2 Una vita violenta.

6.2.2.1 los angeles trama.

6.2.2.2 I personaggi.

6.2.3 L’odore dell’India.

6.2.4 Il sogno di una cosa.

6.2.4.1 los angeles trama.

6.2.5 Alì dagli occhi azzurri.

6.2.6 Teorema.

6.2.6.1 l. a. trama.

6.2.6.2 Il film.

6.2.7 los angeles Divina Mimesis.

6.2.8 Amado mio.

6.2.9 Petrolio.

6.2.9.1 l. a. trama.

6.2.9.2 Il linguaggio.

6.2.9.3 Appunto 2.

6.2.9.4 Appunto 34 bis.

6.2.9.5 Appunto 59.

6.2.10 Un paese di temporali e di primule.

6.2.11 Romàns.

6.2.12 Un articolo in step with il “progresso”.

6.2.13 Operetta marina.

6.2.14 Storie della città di Dio.

6.3 Sceneggiature e cinema.

6.3.1 l. a. notte brava.

6.3.2 Accattone.

6.3.3 Mamma Roma.

6.3.4 Il Vangelo secondo Matteo.

6.3.5 los angeles commare secca.

6.3.6 Uccellacci e uccellini.

6.3.7 Edipo Re.

6.3.8 Che cosa sono le nuvole?.

6.3.8.1 l. a. canzone.

6.3.9 Porcile.

6.3.10Appunti in keeping with un poema sul terzo mondo.

6.3.11 Ostia.

6.3.12 Medea.

6.3.13 Il padre selvaggio.

6.3.14 Trilogia della vita.

6.3.14.1 Decameron.

6.3.14.2 I racconti di Canterbury.

6.3.14.3 Il fiore delle mille e una notte.

6.3.15 San Paolo.

6.3.16 Appunti according to un’Orestiade africana.

6.3.17 Ignoti alla città.

6.3.18 l. a. canta delle marane.

6.3.19 Comizi d’amore.

6.3.20 Storia indiana.

6.3.21 Le mura di Sana’a.

6.3.22 Porno-Teo-Kolossal.

6.3.23 Sant’Infame.

6.3.24 los angeles Terravista dalla Luna.

6.3.25 l. a. Nebbiosa.

6.4 Teatro.

6.4.1 l. a. sua gloria.

6.4.2 Edipo all’alba.

6.4.3 I Turcs tal Friul.

6.4.4 I fanciulli e gli elfi.

6.4.5 l. a. poesia o los angeles gioia.

6.4.6 Un pesciolino.

6.4.7 Vivo e coscienza.

6.4.8 Italie magique.

6.4.9 Orgia .

6.4.10 Pilade.

6.4.11 Affabulazione.

6.4.12 Porcile.

6.4.13 Calderón.

6.4.14 Bestia da stile.

6.5 Traduzioni teatrali.

6.5.1 Orestiade.

6.5.2 Il vantone.

6.6 Saggi.

6.6.1 Passione e ideologia.

6.6.2 Empirismo eretico.

6.6.3 Scritti corsari.

6.6.4 Volgar’eloquio.

6.6.5 Lettere luterane.

6.6.6 Descrizioni di descrizioni.

6.6.7 Il Portico della Morte.

6.6.8 Antologia della lirica pascoliana. Introduzione e commenti.

6.6.9 I movie degli altri.

6.6.10 Poesia dialettale del Novecento.

6.6.11 Canzoniere italiano. Antologia della poesia popolare.

6.6.12 Saggi sulla letteratura e sull'arte.

6.6.13 Saggi sulla politica e sulla società.

6.7 Dialoghi con i lettori.

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Download E-books Walker Percy Remembered: A Portrait in the Words of Those Who Knew Him PDF

Walker Percy (1916-1990), the reclusive southern writer most famed for his 1961 novel The Moviegoer, spent a lot of his grownup lifestyles in Covington, Louisiana. within the spirit of conventional southern storytelling, this biography of Percy takes its form from candid interviews together with his kin, shut acquaintances, and neighbors. In 13 interviews, we get to understand Percy via his lifelong pal Shelby Foote, Percy's brothers LeRoy and Phin, his former priest, his housekeeper, and previous academics, between others--all of their personal phrases. Over the process the interviews, readers examine intimate information of Percy's writing technique; his interplay with group contributors of alternative ethnic, spiritual, and socioeconomic backgrounds; and his dedication to civil rights matters. What emerges is a multidimensional portrait of Percy as a guy, a pal, and a kinfolk member.

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