Download E-books Nonnus of Panopolis in Context: Poetry and Cultural Milieu in Late Antiquity with a Section on Nonnus and the Modern World (Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes) PDF






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Download E-books Cities of the Plain (Sodom and Gomorrah) PDF

By Proust, Marcel, Angels, C K Scott Moncrieff

During this fourth quantity, Proust’s novel takes up for the 1st time the subject of gay love and examines how damaging sexual jealousy could be if you undergo it. Sodom and Gomorrah can also be an unforgiving research of either the decadent excessive society of Paris and the increase of a philistine bourgeoisie that may unavoidably supplant it.

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Download E-books [(Between Orality and Literacy: Communication and Adaptation in Antiquity: Volume 10: Orality and Literacy in the Ancient World)] [Author: Ruth Scodel] published on (June, 2014) PDF

By Ruth Scodel (ed.)

The essays in among Orality and Literacy tackle how oral and literature practices intersect as messages, texts, practices, and traditions circulation and alter, simply because problems with orality and literacy are specifically advanced and important whilst info is transmitted over extensive expanses of time and area or tailored in new contexts. Their issues variety from Homer and Hesiod to the hot testomony and Gaius’ Institutes, from epic poetry and drama to vase portray, historiography, mythography, and the philosophical letter. again and again they go back to yes matters. Writing and orality aren't together unique, and their interplay isn't really continually in one course. Authors, whether or not they use writing or now not, attempt to regulate the responses of a listening viewers. A variable culture could be mounted, not only by means of writing as a know-how, yet through such diversified procedures because the institution of a Panhellenic model of an Attic fantasy and a Hellenistic city’s production of a unmarried celebratory historical past.

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Download E-books The Rainbow Troops: A Novel PDF

By Andrea Hirata

From Indonesia, an inspiring, record-breaking bestseller―and a modern day fairy tale

Published in Indonesia in 2005, The Rainbow Troops, Andrea Hirata's heavily autobiographical debut novel, offered greater than 5 million copies, shattering files. Now it gives you to captivate audiences round the globe.
Ikal is a pupil on the poorest village tuition at the Indonesian island of Belitong, the place graduating from 6th grade is taken into account striking. His college is less than consistent probability of closure. Ikal and his friends―a workforce nicknamed the Rainbow Troops―face threats from each perspective: skeptical govt officers, grasping organisations, deepening poverty, crumbling infrastructure, and their very own low self-confidence.
however the scholars even have desire, which is available in the shape of 2 awesome academics, and Ikal's schooling out and in of the school room is an uplifting one. We root for him as he defies the island's tin mine officers. We meet his old flame, the unseen lady who sells chalk from at the back of a store display, whose beautiful arms seize Ikal's center. We cheer for Lintang, the class's barefoot math genius, as he bests the scholars of the mining corporation's institution in an instructional problem. certainly, we achieve an intimate acquaintance with the customs and other people of the world's greatest Muslim society.
this can be vintage storytelling within the spirit of Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner: an engrossing depiction of a milieu now we have by no means encountered sooner than, bursting with appeal and verve.

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Download E-books The Letter PDF

By Kathryn Hughes

Every so usually a love tale comes alongside to remind us that usually, in our darkest hour, desire shines a candle to gentle our method. become aware of the no 1 bestseller that has captured millions of hearts worldwide...

Tina Craig longs to flee her violent husband. She works the entire hours God sends to save lots of up sufficient cash to depart him, additionally volunteering in a charity store to prevent her unsatisfied domestic. while facing the wallet of a second-hand swimsuit, she comes throughout an previous letter, the envelope firmly sealed and unfranked. Tina opens the letter and reads it - a call that would modify the process her existence for ever...

Billy Stirling is aware he has been a idiot, yet hopes he can placed issues correct. On 4th September 1939 he sits right down to write the letter he hopes will switch his destiny. It does - in additional methods than he can ever imagine...

The Letter tells the tale of 2 girls, born many years aside, whose paths are destined to go and the way one woman's devastation results in the other's salvation.

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Download E-books Gulliver's travels PDF

By Jonathan Swift

Gulliver's Travels, formally Travels into a number of distant countries of the area, in 4 elements. by way of Lemuel Gulliver, First a physician, after which a Captain of numerous Ships, is a unique through Jonathan rapid that's either a satire on human nature and a parody of the "travellers' stories" literary sub-genre. it truly is Swift's most sensible recognized full-length paintings, and a vintage of English literature.

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Download E-books The Forms of Renaissance Thought: New Essays in Literature and Culture PDF

By Leonard Barkan, Bradin Cormack, Sean Keilen

The limits setting apart Literary reports from different kinds of humanistic inquiry are extra permeable now than at any second because the Enlightenment, whilst disciplinary different types started to collect their glossy definition. The different types of Renaissance notion celebrates scholarship at a few those frontiers. The participants deal with works of the eu Renaissance as they relate either to the textured global in their origins and to a latest scholarly tradition that turns to the early moderns for methodological provocation and renewal. during this approach, the amount charts an important advancements within the box because the flip in the direction of cultural and ideological good points of the Renaissance mind's eye.

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Download E-books Writing Sri Lanka: Literature, Resitance and the Politics of Place (Postcolonial Literatures) PDF

By Minoli

Concentrating on ways that cultural nationalism has motivated either the creation and significant reception of texts, Salgado offers an in depth research of 8 major Sri Lankan writers - Michael Ondaatje, Romesh Gunasekera, Shyam Selvadurai, A. Sivanandan, Jean Arasanayagam, Carl Muller, James Goonewardene and Punyakante Wijenaike – to carefully problem the theoretical, cultural and political assumptions that pit ‘insider’ opposed to ‘outsider’, ‘resident’ opposed to ‘migrant’ and the ‘authentic’ opposed to the ‘alien’. by means of interrogating the discourses of territoriality and boundary marking that experience come into prominence because the begin of the civil conflict, Salgado works to outline a extra nuanced and delicate severe framework that actively reclaims marginalized voices and attracts upon fresh reviews in migration and the diaspora to reconfigure the Sri Lankan serious terrain.

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Download E-books The Secret History Of Pythagoras (1751) PDF

This scarce antiquarian e-book is a facsimile reprint of the unique. as a result of its age, it will probably comprise imperfections comparable to marks, notations, marginalia and unsuitable pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally very important, we've made it to be had as a part of our dedication for shielding, protecting, and selling the world's literature in cheap, top of the range, sleek versions which are precise to the unique paintings.

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Download E-books The Watsons and Emma Watson: Jane Austen's Unfinished Novel Completed by Joan Aiken PDF

By Joan Aiken

Jane Austen wrote the untitled fragment that was once later referred to as The Watsons in 1803-5, and it was once released posthumously in 1871. Joan Aiken, popular for her Jane Austen sequels and kid's books, finishes the fragment, introducing a brand new hero and seamlessly carrying on with the place Jane Austen left off to a lovely finishing for all Austen fans.

Emma Watson returns domestic after 14 years spent with a loved aunt, whose re-marriage has brought on an important switch in Emma's conditions. Used to a lifetime of ease, heat and intelligence, Emma is push back right into a domestic the place, with one exception, her sisters are petty and jealous, if no longer vulgar, her father is in poor health and vulnerable, and her brothers aren't males of good minds. this can be a poignant exploration of a tender lady's patience within the face of diminished conditions, and in precise Jane Austen type, there's an admirable hero to make alright in any case.

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