Download E-books The First Part of King Henry the Sixth (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 20) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual variation of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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Download E-books My Notorious Life By Madame X PDF

By Kate Manning

‘In the tip, they celebrated. They bragged.

They bought me eventually, was once their feeling.

They stated i might take my secrets and techniques to the grave.

They could be so lucky.’

Axie Muldoon, the headstrong daughter of Irish immigrants, pressured to beg for pennies as a baby at the brutal streets on long island urban, grows as much as turn into the main profitable – and debatable – midwife of her time.

‘Saved’ from poverty by way of a well-meaning philanthropist, Axie is distributed West along with her more youthful brother and sister. however the kindness of strangers is short-lived and shortly Axie returns to the town of her beginning, on my own, yet decided to at least one day reunite her family.

When she is taken in via a new york medical professional Axie learns the craft that she is going to reside through – and later struggle for. She rises from the gutter to the glitter of 5th road excessive society, and discovers that the perfect method isn't really consistently the best way of the church or the legislations, and that you can by no means belief a guy who says ‘trust me.’ yet what if that guy is an impossible to resist risk-taker with a poetical Irish soul?

As Axie’s attractiveness grows she unearths herself on a collision direction with the crusading professional who stands out as the righteous tool of her downfall. it's going to take all of her energy to outwit him and keep either herself and people she loves from wreck.

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Download E-books Aristotle On Poetics PDF

By Michael Davis

Aristotle's much-translated On Poetics is the earliest and arguably the simplest therapy that we own of tragedy as a literary shape. The past due Seth Benardete and Michael Davis have translated it anew to be able to rendering Aristotle's textual content into English as accurately as attainable. A literal translation has lengthy been wanted, for to be able to excavate the argument of On Poetics one has to wait no longer just to what's acknowledged at the floor but in addition to some of the puzzles, questions, and peculiarities that emerge purely at the point of the way Aristotle says what he says and thereby leads one to revise and deepen one's preliminary figuring out of the rationale of the argument. As On Poetics is ready how tragedy needs to be composed, it's going to no longer be remarkable that it seems to be a slightly crafty piece of literature in its personal correct.

Benardete and Davis complement their version of On Poetics with wide notes and appendices. They clarify nuances of the unique that elude translation, they usually offer translations of passages stumbled on in different places in Aristotle's works in addition to in these of different historic authors that end up important in considering throughout the argument of On Poetics either when it comes to its remedy of tragedy and when it comes to its broader matters. through following the connections Aristotle plots among On Poetics and his different works, readers can be capable of savour the centrality of this paintings for his whole thought.

In an advent that sketches the final interpretation of On Poetics awarded in hisThe Poetry of Philosophy (St. Augustine's Press, 1999; see p. 33 of this catalogue), Davis argues that, whereas On Poetics is unquestionably approximately tragedy, it has yet another difficulty extending past poetry to the very constitution of the human soul in its relation to what's, and that Aristotle unearths within the kind of his argument the genuine personality of human action.

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Download E-books Starstruck: A Fame Game Novel, Book 2 PDF

Are the celebrities of The repute Game prepared for his or her close-ups?

Madison Parker has stumbled on that no longer all exposure is sweet exposure. After turning herself in for stealing a few bling, the truth celebrity is caught doing group carrier whereas her Fame Game castmates absorb all of the display time. now not that newcomer Kate Hayes wishes extra consciousness - ever because her breakout tune grew to become an in a single day sensation she's all of sudden performing like she's Katy Perry.

Aspiring actress Carmen Curtis is eventually creating a identify for herself, yet she's discovering it more durable than ever to get out from in the back of her recognized mother's shadow. And in Hollywood, top males are a dime a dozen, yet a great guy is difficult to discover. So whilst of the ladies have their eye at the similar man, that may suggest just one factor: on-camera drama.

In the second one novel in best-selling writer Lauren Conrad's popularity video game sequence, friendships are verified, traces are crossed, and style crimes are devoted - and that is earlier than the cameras even begin rolling.

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Download E-books The God of Hell: A Play PDF

By Sam Shepard

Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard’s most recent play is an uproarious, brilliantly provocative farce that brings the presents of a quintessentially American playwright to undergo at the present American dilemma.

Frank and Emma are a quiet, good couple who elevate cows on their Wisconsin farm. quickly when they comply with submit Frank’s previous good friend Haynes, who's at the lam from a mystery govt undertaking concerning plutonium, they’re visited through Welch, an unctuous executive bureaucrat from hell. His competitive patriotism places Frank, Emma, and Haynes at the protective, reworking a heartland American family right into a scene of torture and selling a radioactive model of conformity with a dangerously lengthy part lifestyles.

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Download E-books L'échange: Première version PDF

By Paul Claudel

Sur los angeles côte Est des Etats-Unis, vivent un riche homme d’affaires américain, Thomas Pollock Nageoire, et Lechy Elbernon, une actrice. Un jeune couple désargenté, Louis Laine, métis d’Indien, et Marthe, son épouse, sont les gardiens de leur propriété.

Louis trompe Marthe avec Lechy Elbernon. De son côté, Thomas Pollock convoite Marthe que Louis "échange" contre une liasse de cash. Le chassé-croisé amoureux se termine mal. Louis décide de partir, abandonnant Marthe et Lechy Elbernon. Celle-ci fait assassiner son amant et incendie l. a. maison de Thomas Pollock, ainsi ruiné. Lechy s’écroule ivre-morte sur le sol, tandis que los angeles sage Marthe accepte l. a. major tendue de Thomas Pollock.

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Download E-books Round Dance and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

By Arthur Schnitzler

The playwright Arthur Schnitzler is healthier referred to as the chronicler of fin de si`ecle Viennese decadence. here's a specific choice of seven of Schnitzler's best-known performs in new English translations which are fluent and expressive and excellent for studying, research, or performance.

Round Dance, written within the overdue Eighteen Nineties, exposes sexual lifestyles in Vienna with such witty frankness that it may well now not be staged until eventually after the 1st global warfare, while it provoked a insurrection within the theater and a prosecution for indecency. the gathering additionally comprises Flirtations, The eco-friendly Cockatoo, The Last Masks, Countess Mizzi, and The massive Domain. those different performs discover love, sexuality, and dying in quite a few guises, consistently with a pointy, non-judgemental wisdom of the complexity and secret of the psyche. conversant in Freud and his circle, Schnitzler probes underneath the skin of his characters to discover feelings they slightly comprehend. additionally integrated is the tragicomedy Professor Bernhardi, during which Schnitzler addresses the growing to be anti-Semitism of the interval. The advent via Ritchie Robertson explores the performs with regards to Schnitzler's existence, to the tradition of turn-of-the-century Vienna, and to Mordernism in general.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made on hand the broadest spectrum of literature from around the world. each one cheap quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, offering the main actual textual content plus a wealth of different priceless gains, together with professional introductions through prime professionals, voluminous notes to elucidate the textual content, updated bibliographies for additional research, and masses extra.

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Download E-books The Restaurant Critic's Wife: A Novel PDF

By Elizabeth Laban

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Lila Soto has a master’s measure that’s accumulating airborne dirt and dust, a work-obsessed husband, teenagers, and many questions on how precisely she ended up here.

In their new urban of Philadelphia, Lila’s husband, Sam, takes his task as a cafe critic a bit too heavily. to guard his specialist credibility, he’s decided to stay nameless. quickly his preoccupation with anonymity takes over their lives as he attempts to restrict the family’s touch with a person who may need ties to the foodie global. in the meantime, Lila craves grownup dialog and a few reduction from the restrictions of her homemaker position. along with her endurance donning skinny, she starts to question every thing: her determination to get pregnant back, her holiday from her occupation, her marriage—even if leaving her ex-boyfriend was once the perfect factor to do. As Sam turns into a growing number of fixated on holding his id mystery, Lila starts to wonder whether her personal id has thoroughly disappeared—and what it is going to take to get it again.

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Download E-books El cielo es azul, la tierra blanca: Una historia de amor (Narrativa del Acantilado) PDF

Tsukiko tiene 38 años y lleva una vida solitaria. Considera que no está dotada para el amor. Hasta que un día encuentra en una taberna a su viejo maestro de japonés. Entre ambos se establece un pacto tácito para compartir los angeles soledad. Escogen los angeles misma comida, buscan los angeles compañía del otro y les cuesta separarse, aunque a veces intenten escapar el uno del otro: el maestro, en el recuerdo de l. a. mujer que un día lo abandonó; Tsukiko, en un antiguo compañero de clase. Con una prosa sensual y despojada, Kawakami nos cuenta una historia de amor muy especial: el acercamiento sutil de dos amantes, con toda su íntima belleza, ternura y profundidad. Todo un descubrimiento literario.

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