Download E-books Fräulein Else (German Edition) PDF

By Arthur Schnitzler

Else T., die sportlich-moderne und attraktive Tochter eines Wiener Rechtsanwalts, befindet sich für einige Urlaubstage in einem italienischen Alpenort. Dort bekommt sie einen Express-Brief ihrer Mutter: Sie soll den reichen Kunsthändler Dorsday um ein dringend benötigtes Darlehen zu bitten, da Elses Vater Mündelgelder veruntreut habe und kurz vor der Verhaftung stehe. Dorsday willigt zwar ein, die notwendigen 30.000 Gulden zur Verfügung zu stellen, fordert aber als Gegenwert die Erlaubnis, Else nackt betrachten zu dürfen … Schnitzlers berühmte Novelle um Abhängigkeit, Todessehnsucht, Exhibitionismus und Selbstbehauptung fasziniert bis heute.

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Download E-books The Elements of Drawing PDF

. My expensive Reader,—Whether this publication is to be of use to you or now not, relies absolutely in your cause of wishing to benefit to attract. if you happen to wish purely to own a swish accomplishment, with a view to speak in a fluent demeanour approximately drawing, or to amuse your self listlessly in listless hours, i can't assist you: but when you want to examine drawing that you could be be capable to set down basically, and usefully, files of things like can't be defined in phrases, both to help your individual reminiscence of them, or to express detailed principles of them to folks; if you want to receive swifter perceptions of the great thing about the flora and fauna, and to maintain whatever like a real picture of gorgeous issues that move away, or that you needs to your self depart; if, additionally, you should comprehend the minds of significant painters, and on the way to get pleasure from their paintings truly, seeing it for your self, and loving it, no longer in simple terms taking over the strategies of different humans approximately it; then i will assist you, or, that is larger, aid you support your self.

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Download E-books Strega Nona PDF

By Tomie dePaola, Tomie de Paola

Whilst Strega Nona leaves him by myself together with her magic pasta pot, sizeable Anthony is set to teach the townspeople the way it works during this vintage Caldecott Honor publication from Tomie dePaola.

Strega Nona—"Grandma Witch"—is the resource for potions, treatments, magic, and luxury in her Calabrian city. Her magical everfull pasta pot is mainly fascinating to hungry massive Anthony. he's speculated to take care of her condo and have a tendency her backyard yet at some point, while she is going over the mountain to go to Strega Amelia, immense Anthony recites the magic verse over the pasta pot, with disastrous results.

In this retelling of an previous story, author-illustrator Tomie dePaola combines humor within the writing and heat within the work as he builds the tale to its hilarious climax.

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Download E-books Leaves of Grass (Barnes & Noble Classics Series): First and "Death-Bed" Editions PDF

Leaves of Grass, through Walt Whitman, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which bargains caliber variants at reasonable costs to the scholar and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed here are a number of the amazing beneficial properties of Barnes & Noble Classics:
  • New introductions commissioned from cutting-edge best writers and students
  • Biographies of the authors
  • Chronologies of up to date historic, biographical, and cultural occasions
  • Footnotes and endnotes
  • Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, performs, work, operas, statuary, and flicks encouraged through the paintings
  • Comments via different recognized authors
  • Study inquiries to problem the reader's viewpoints and expectancies
  • Bibliographies for additional analyzing
  • Indices & Glossaries, whilst appropriate

All variants are fantastically designed and are revealed to more desirable requisites; a few contain illustrations of historic curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, historic, and literary—to increase each one reader's figuring out of those enduring works.


When Leaves of Grass was once first released in 1855 as a narrow tract of twelve untitled poems, Walt Whitman was once nonetheless an unknown. yet his self-published quantity quickly grew to become a landmark of poetry, introducing the realm to a brand new and uniquely American shape. The "father of unfastened verse," Whitman drew upon the cadence of easy, even idiomatic speech to "sing" such issues as democracy, sexuality, and frank autobiography.

Throughout his prolific writing occupation, Whitman regularly revised his paintings and elevated Leaves of Grass, which went via 9, substantively various variants, culminating within the ultimate, authoritative "Death-bed Edition." Now the unique 1855 model and the "Death-bed Edition" of 1892 were introduced jointly in one quantity, permitting the reader to event the complete scope of Whitman's genius, which produced love lyrics, visionary musings, glimpses of nightmare and ecstasy, celebrations of the human physique and spirit, and poems of loneliness, loss, and mourning.

Alive with the legendary energy and power that epitomized the yankee event within the 19th century, Leaves of Grass maintains to encourage, uplift, and unite those that learn it.


Karen Karbiener bought a Ph.D. from Columbia collage and at the moment teaches at manhattan college. She additionally wrote the advent and notes for the Barnes & Noble Classics variation of Frankenstein.

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Download E-books The Complete Father Brown Mysteries: By G. K. Chesterton - Illustrated PDF

By G. K. Chesterton

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About the full Father Brown Mysteries via G. ok. Chesterton

Father Brown, some of the most clever and tasty characters to emerge from English detective fiction, first made his visual appeal within the Innocence of dad Brown in 1911. That first number of tales verified G.K. Chesterton's kindly cleric within the entrance rank of eccentric sleuths. This assortment includes the favorite Father Brown tales, exhibiting a quiet wit and compassion that has endeared him to many, when fixing his mysteries by means of a mix of mind's eye and a sympathetic worldliness in a wide ranging demeanour.

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Download E-books 35 Sonnets PDF

35 Sonnets is gifted the following in a top quality paperback version. This well known vintage paintings via Fernando Ante?nio Nogueira Pessoa is within the English language, and will now not comprise pictures or pictures from the unique variation. in the event you benefit from the works of Fernando Ante?nio Nogueira Pessoa then we hugely suggest this ebook on your e-book assortment.

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Download E-books Die letzten Tage der Menschheit (German Edition) PDF

By Karl Kraus

Die letzten Tage der Menschheit ist eine "Tragödie in five Akten mit Vorspiel und Epilog" von Karl Kraus. Sie ist in den Jahren 1915-1922 als Reaktion auf den Ersten Weltkrieg entstanden. In über two hundred nur lose zusammenhängenden Szenen, die auf wahren Quellen beruhen, wird die Unmenschlichkeit und Absurdität des Krieges dargestellt. Das Stück ist einem "Marstheater" zugedacht und ist bisher noch nie komplett aufgeführt worden.

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Download E-books Three Tales of My Father's Dragon PDF

By Ruth Stiles Gannett

The vintage fable trilogy of Elmer Elevator and the flying child dragon has extremely joyful childrens and their mom and dad for generations. Now, at the celebration in their 50th anniversary, Random home is proud to carry the 3 undying stories jointly in a single appealing commemorative version, whole with the unique pleasant illustrations.  A Newbery Honor ebook and an ALA awesome ebook, My Father's Dragon is through Elmer and the Dragon ("rich, funny, and punctiliously satisfying"*) and The Dragons of Blueland ("ingenious and believable, the fable well-sustained"*).  Each tale stands on my own, yet learn in succession, they're an unforgettable experience.*Library Journal, starred evaluate

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