30 resultats per Categoria: Modern Classics Sant Jordi 2021

  • MRS DALLOWAY
    WOOLF, VIRGINIA
    Elegantly interweaving her characters' complex inner lives in an unbroken stream of consciousness, Virginia Woolf's "Mrs Dalloway" continues to enthral readers with its exploration of the human experience; of time, space, madness and regret. This "Penguin Classics" edition is edited by Stella McNichol with an introduction and notes by Elaine Showalter. Past, present and future ...
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  • THE GREAT GATSBY OXFORD WORLD'S CLASSICS
    FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT
    "He talked a lot about the past and I gathered that he wanted to recover something, some idea of himself perhaps, that had gone into loving Daisy. His life had been confused and disordered since then, but if he could once return to a certain starting place and go over it all slowly, he could find out what that thing was . . ."The Great Gatsby (1925), F. Scott Fitzgerald's maste...
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  • OUR MAN IN HAVANA
    GREENE, GRAHAM
    The hero of this black comedy is Wormald, a vacuum-cleaner salesman in pre-revolutionary Cuba, which is beset by power cuts. Milly, his sixteen year-old beautiful, devoutly Catholic but materialistic and manipulative daughter spends his money with a skill that amazes him, so when a mysterious Englishman offers him an extra income he's tempted. In return all he has to do is carr...
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  • ON THE ROAD
    KEROUAC, JACK
    Five decades after it was first published, Jack Kerouac's seminal Beat novel On the Road finally finds its way to the big screen, in a production from award-winning director Walter Salles (Motorcycle Diaries) starring Sam Riley (Control, Brighton Rock), Garret Hedlund (Friday Night Lights), Kristen Stewart (Twilight), Kirsten Dunst, Amy Adams and Viggo Mortensen. Sal Paradise (...
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  • ANIMAL FARM
    ORWELL, GEORGE
    George Orwell's chilling fable of Soviet Russia's brutal dictatorship, Animal Farm brings to life in lucid, uncomplicated language the disastrous project of Russian Communism. This Penguin Modern classics edition includes an introduction by Malcolm Bradbury. 'All animals are equal - but some are more equal than others' When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their ...
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  • THE PEARL
    STEINBECK, JOHN
    'Steinbeck at the top of his form' New York Times'In the town they tell the story of the great pearl - how it was found and how it was lost again. They tell of Kino, the fisherman, and of his wife, Juana, and of the baby, Coyotito. And because the story has been told so often, it has taken root in every man's mind.'The Pearl is Steinbeck's heartbreaking short parable about weal...
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  • THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA
    HEMINGWAY, ERNEST
    Amb obstinació, el vell es fa a la mar cada dia, malgrat que durant setmanes senceres ha de tornar a port amb les mans buides. Les altres barques arriben plenes de pesca, però la seva no. Tanmateix, el vell sap que mar endins l'espera el peix espasa més gros que mai hagi estat vist. Ell sap que, després d'una lluita aferrissada, a vida o mort, obtindrà el trofeu per la seva tos...
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  • LOLITA
    NABAKOV, VLADIMIR
    'Lolita is comedy, subversive yet divine ... You read Lolita sprawling limply in your chair, ravished, overcome, nodding scandalized assent' Martin Amis, ObserverPoet and pervert, Humbert Humbert becomes obsessed by twelve-year-old Lolita and seeks to possess her, first carnally and then artistically, out of love, 'to fix once for all the perilous magic of nymphets'. Is he in l...
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  • LA PESTE
    CAMUS, ALBERT
    « C'est moi qui remplace la peste », s'écriait Caligula, l'empereur dément. Bientôt, la « peste brune » déferlait sur l'Europe dans un grand bruit de bottes. France déchirée aux coutures de Somme et de Loire, troupeaux de prisonniers, esclaves voués par millions aux barbelés et aux crématoires, La Peste éternise ces jours de ténèbres, cette « passion collective » d'une Europe e...
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  • L'ETRANGER
    CAMUS, ALBERT
    Quand la sonnerie a encore retenti, que la porte du box s'est ouverte, c'est le silence de la salle qui est monté vers moi, le silence, et cette singulière sensation que j'ai eue lorsque j'ai constaté que le jeune journaliste avait détourné les yeux. Je n'ai pas regardé du côté de Marie. Je n'en ai pas eu le temps parce que le président m'a dit dans une forme bizarre que j'aura...
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  • L'AMANT
    MARGUERITE DURAS
    « Dans L’Amant, Marguerite Duras reprend sur le ton de la confidence les images et les thèmes qui hantent toute son œuvre. Ses lecteurs vont pouvoir ensuite descendre ce grand fleuve aux lenteurs asiatiques et suivre la romancière dans tous les méandres du delta, dans la moiteur des rizières, dans les secrets ombreux où elle a développé l’incantation répétitive et obsédante de ...
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  • FLEURS DU MAL
    BAUDELAIRE, CHARLES
    Collection « Classiques » dirigée par Michel Zink et Michel Jarrety Baudelaire Les Fleurs du Mal Avec Les Fleurs du Mal commence la poésie moderne : le lyrisme subjectif s'efface devant cette « impersonnalité volontaire » que Baudelaire a lui-même postulée ; la nature et ses retours cycliques cèdent la place au décor urbain et à ses changements marqués par l'Histoire, et il arr...
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  • LE SPLEEN DE PARIS
    CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
    «Autant que le permettent les lois de la création littéraire, les Petits Poèmes en prose marquent un commencement absolu. Ils soutiennent tout un système généalogique dont on dessine les branches maîtresses quand on cite le premier livre des Divagations, les Illuminations et les Moralités légendaires : le foisonnement ultérieur est infini. Il semble que Baudelaire ait eu lui-mê...
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  • SCHACHNOVELLE
    ZWEIG, STEFAN
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  • DAS PARFUM
    SÜSKIND, PATRICK
    Im achtzehnten Jahrhundert lebte in Frankreich ein Mann, der zu den genialsten und abscheulichsten Gestalten dieser an genialen und abscheulichen Gestalten nicht armen Epoche gehörte. Seine Geschichte soll hier erzählt werden. Er hieß Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, und wenn sein Name im Gegensatz zu den Namen anderer genialer Scheusale, wie etwa de Sades, Saint-Justs, Fouchés, Bonap...
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  • DIE VERWANDLUNG
    KAFKA, FRANZ
    Die berühmteste Erzählung Franz Kafkas berichtet von Gregor Samsa, der eines Morgens nicht mehr als Mensch, sondern als häßliches 'Ungeziefer' erwacht. Kafkas 'Verwandlung' ist die groteske Parabel einer stillen Revolte gegen die Unmenschlichkeit. In Tiergestalt hält Gregor Samsa der Welt den Spiegel vor. Ein schweigender Protestschrei, der am Ende ohnmächtig bleibt, aber bis h...
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  • DER ZAUBERBERG
    MANN, THOMAS
    Hans Castrop geplanter Kurzbesuch in Davos wird zum siebenjährigen Aufenthalt, und Thomas Manns Novellenplan wächst zu einem der gewaltigen Werke der Weltliteratur: Ein eindringliches Porträt der europäischen Gesellschaft vor dem Ersten Weltkrieg.Der Textabdruck folgt der Erstausgabe von 1924.In der Textfassung der Großen kommentierten Frankfurter Ausgabe (GKFA), mit Daten zu L...
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  • DER TOD IN VENEDIG
    MANN, THOMAS
    "Man denke sich den folgenden dichterischen Charakter. Ein Mann, edel und leidenschaftlich, aber auf irgendeine Weise gezeichnet und in seinem Gemüt eine dunkle Ausnahme unter den Regelrechten ... vornehm als Ansnahme, aber vornehm als Leidender, einsam, ausgeschlossen vom Glücke, von der Bummelei des Glücks und ganz und gar auf die Leistung gestellt." Was Thomas Mann 1907 noch...
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  • GEDICHTE
    RILKE, RAINER MARIA
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  • DIE LEIDEN DES JUNGEN WERTHERS
    GOETHE, JOHANN WOLFGANG
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  • SIDDHARTHA
    HESSE, HERMANN
    Königs Erläuterungen: Textanalyse und Interpretation mit ausführlicher Inhaltsangabe und AbituraufgabenDas spart dir lästiges Recherchieren und kostet weniger Zeit zur Vorbereitung.In einem Band bieten dir die neuen Königs Erläuterungen ALLES, was du zur Vorbereitung auf Referat, Klausur, Abitur oder Matura benötigst.Alle wichtigen Infos zur Interpretation...- von der ausführli...
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  • IL GIARDINO DEI FINZI-CONTINI
    BASSANI, GIORGIO
    Pochi romanzi italiani del Novecento sono entrati così profondamente nel cuore dei lettori come "Il giardino dei Finzi-Contini", un libro che è riuscito a unire emozioni private e storia pubblica, convogliandole verso un assoluto coinvolgimento narrativo. Un narratore senza nome ci guida fra i suoi ricordi d'infanzia, nei suoi primi incontri con i figli dei Finzi-Contini, Alber...
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  • LESSICO FAMIGLIARE
    GINZBURG, NATALIA
    "Lessico famigliare" è il libro di Natalia Ginzburg che ha avuto maggiori e più duraturi riflessi nella critica e nei lettori. La chiave di questo romanzo è delineata già nel titolo. Famigliare, perché racconta la storia di una famiglia ebraica e antifascista, i Levi, a Torino tra gli anni Trenta e i Cinquanta del Novecento. E Lessico perché le strade della memoria passano attr...
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  • IL BARONE RAMPANTE
    ITALO CALVINO
    La storia del Barone Cosimo Piovasco di Rondò, indomabile ribelle che a dodici anni sale su un albero per non ridiscenderne mai più, è considerata uno dei capolavori di Calvino. Questa splendida versione, dedicata ai ragazzi, fu realizzata dall'autore nel 1959 mantenendo intatte la qualità della scrittura e la suggestione del racconto. Una storia piena di avventure, leggerezza ...
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  • FAREWELL TO ARMS: THE SPECIAL EDITION
    HEMINGWAY, ERNEST
    In 1918 Ernest Hemingway went to war. He volunteered for ambulance service in Italy, was wounded and twice decorated. Out of his experience came A Farewell to Arms. Hemingway's unforgettable book recreates the fear, the courage and the comradeship of warfare with total conviction. But A Farewell to Arms is not only a novel of war, it is also a love story of immense drama and un...
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  • THE FIFTH COLUMN AND FOUR STORIES OF THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR
    HEMINGWAY, ERNEST
    Inspired by Hemingway's adventures as a newspaper correspondent in Spain in the 1930s, The Fifth Column and Four Stories of the Spanish Civil War magnificently evokes life in a besieged city over a tumultuous decade. Featuring the author's only full-length play, the works recount decadent parties and doomed love affairs amid the rubble, and effortlessly capture the devastating ...
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  • FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS
    HEMINGWAY, ERNEST
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  • OF MICE AND MEN
    STEINBECK, JOHN
    'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world. They got no family. They don't belong no place.'George and his large, simple-minded friend Lennie are drifters, following wherever work leads them.Arriving in California's Salinas Valley, they get work on a ranch. If they can just stay out of trouble, George promises Lennie, then one day they might be abl...
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  • THE GRAPES OF WRATH
    STEINBECK, JOHN
    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, The Grapes of Wrath is an epic human drama, with a stunning new cover by renowned artist Bijou Karman. 'To the red country and part of the gray country of Oklahoma, the last rains came gently, and they did not cut the scarred earth.'Drought and economic depression are driving thousands from Oklahoma. As their land becomes just another strip in the ...
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  • THE RED PONY
    STEINBECK, JOHN
    'A little masterpiece' New York TimesJody Tiflin is a ten-year-old boy, living on his father's ranch. One day his father brings home a small pony. He's Jody's, if the boy will learn to feed, clean, stable and care for him.But Jody learns, through the colt, and through his other adventures on the ranch, that with responsibility can come sacrifice and pain. Joy may swiftly turn t...
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