Download e-book for iPad: Stories and Essays of Mina Loy (British Literature Series) by Mina Loy,Sara Crangle

By Mina Loy,Sara Crangle

ISBN-10: 1564786307

ISBN-13: 9781564786302

Stories and Essays of Mina Loy is the 1st book-length quantity of Mina Loy's narrative writings and significant paintings ever released. This quantity brings jointly her brief fiction, in addition to hybrid works that come with modernized fairy stories, a Socratic discussion, and a ballet. Loy's narratives handle matters corresponding to abortion and poverty, and what she known as "the intercourse conflict" is an abiding subject matter all through. Stories and Essays of Mina Loy additionally comprises dramatic works that parody the bravado and misogyny of Futurism and show Loy's early, potent use of absurdist approach. Essays and commentaries on aesthetics, old occasions, and faith entire this beguiling assortment, cementing Mina Loy's position as one of many nice writers of the 20 th century.

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New PDF release: The Shipwrecked: Contemporary Stories by Women from Iran

By Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone,Sara Khalili,Faridoun Farrokh

ISBN-10: 1558618686

ISBN-13: 9781558618688

This wonderful choice of brief tales captures the lives of ladies in Iran within the aftermath of the revolution. Evoking the big isolation of day-by-day life, and the patience of a humans dwelling less than a repressive regime, those literary gem stones gift us with an within view of a turbulent and closed society.

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Read e-book online Here, There and Everywhere: Tales from Zakynthos and Drew's PDF

By Livingston Merchant

ISBN-10: 152298531X

ISBN-13: 9781522985310

the following, There and Everywhere
Part one - stories from Zakynthos gathers impressions of Zakynthos, a Greek island within the Ionian Sea. starting from the normal to the unusual, they describe a tradition relatively assorted from the attractions and sounds encountered by way of the common vacationer in Greece.
Part - Drew’s faculties comprises 4 tales approximately tremendous tough occasions confronted by way of out of the country scholars, mom and dad and academics. those contain the tale a rapist, the homicide of 1 pupil via one other, the site visitors in medicinal drugs, and blatant incidents of racism in Nineteen Seventies Texas (for the writer this used to be a international country).

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New PDF release: Out of the Bronx: The Joel Sachs Stories

By Jerome Kass

ISBN-10: 1940412064

ISBN-13: 9781940412061

OUT OF THE BRONX, a gorgeous number of tales via Jerome Kass, follows Joel Sachs, from his formative years and coming of age within the Bronx to his grownup lifestyles in long island. alongside the way in which we come across his neighbors and fanatics and, such a lot of all, his painfully unhappy and humorous Jewish family members: his father, Lou, an inveterate gambler; his mom, Rose, whose anger towards Lou is frequently tempered by means of her have to look after him; Joel's older sister, Fanny, whose feel of being unloved makes her are looking to tear the kin aside; and his attractive more youthful sister, Gloria, who will turn out uncovering the family's private secrets and techniques. And, in fact, there's Joel, who as a boy attempts to carry the relatives jointly and make the irregular appear normal—and as a guy seeks to wreck loose from the folk and areas that also have him of their grip.
Drawing on his personal existence becoming up within the Bronx, Kass tells the Joel Sachs tales with humor and unstinting honesty. His eye for element and ear for discussion trap the small moments among characters that would carry a universe of that means for a person, at any place, whose circle of relatives used to be under excellent. To learn those tales is to be drawn right into a global of affection, betrayal, and redemption via a grasp storyteller.

"Jerry Kass regularly writes from the guts. He hitches genuine lifestyles to his pages—real those that love, yearn, struggle, force one another insane, and make relations. OUT OF THE BRONX is the newest instance of his compassionate expertise for commentary and tale telling.—Susan Stambeg, specified Correspondent, nationwide Public Radio

"While i used to be becoming up in Brooklyn, Jerome Kass used to be transforming into up within the Bronx. we should always have met. We had much to debate. OUT OF THE BRONX is as a lot approximately my Italian-American global because it is set his Jewish-American international. Sensitively written, painfully humorous, and painfully unhappy, his booklet captures starting to be up within the Forties and Fifties in addition to something i have ever read."—Nick Pileggi, writer of "Wiseguy," "Casino," and "Goodfellas."

"Jerome Kass embodies the wit and knowledge of J.D. Salinger and Henry Roth to inform the tale of Joel Sachs and his relations, a Bronx story from a by-gone period. I felt that I knew those people—their rages, their desires, their claustrophobic apartment—because many years in the past, I did comprehend those humans. Kass has no longer imagined them: he has exhumed them. there's poignant fact the following, a narrative masterfully instructed by way of a grasp storyteller. i ended OUT OF THE BRONX with disappointment. I felt at domestic in it."—Richard Cohen, Columnist, The Washington Post

"Jerry Kass's OUT OF THE BRONX brilliantly takes you thru Joel Sachs and his family's lifestyles jointly through the years, bankruptcy through bankruptcy, tale through tale. With nice perception and honesty, Kass permits you to see how humorous, attractive, unhappy, and beautiful all of it is—just like existence itself. I completely loved the adventure and i am nonetheless puzzling over this family members, specially Fanny."—Julie Kavner, Actress on Rhoda, in six Woody Allen videos, and the voice of Marge Simpson on "The Simpsons."

"Jerry Kass writes with such unblinking sincere and unfailing compassion that, as in lifestyles, it's occasionally a toss-up among laughter and tears. The tales are aimed from his heard without delay on the hears of his readers"—Tyne Daly, mythical Actress

"I grew to become so concerned with Joel Sachs and his kin, so stuck up with the twists and turns in their lives, that I got here to consider Joel as a mystery loved one of my very own, who touched me so deeply that I felt bereft while his tales ended. come again Joel!"—Carol Kane, Actress in "Hester Street," "Annie Hall," "Taxi," and "Wicked."

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Get Amok (Narrativa del Acantilado nº 50) (Spanish Edition) PDF

By Stefan Zweig,Joan Fontcuberta Gel

ISBN-10: 8496136213

ISBN-13: 9788496136212

El destierro a l. a. soledad de Madame de Prie en tiempos de Luis XV, el deambular de un coronel de las tropas de Napoleón por tierra enemiga entre los martirizados cuerpos de sus subordinados, o el amor obsesivo y sumiso más allá de l. a. muerte de un médico europeo en los angeles India colonial son algunos de los argumentos de este sugestivo libro de relatos de Stefan Zweig. los angeles lucha de los hombres por sus pasiones, los angeles tragedia de los destinos arrollados por los angeles fortuna y el dolor como influjo de supervivencia se inscriben al rojo vivo en cada una de estas sobrias y conmovedoras narraciones de uno de los escritores más apreciados por el público de nuestro tiempo.

"Amok es de lectura obligada para los admiradores de Zweig.”
Luis Fernando Moreno Claros, El País

"Una prosa envolvente y febril.”
ABC

"Amok es una de aquellas pequeñas joyas literarias con las que disfrutar de una buena lectura.”
Mercurio

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Get Fährdienst: Prosa 1983-1995. Werkausgabe Band 3 (Werkausgabe PDF

By Klaus Merz,Markus Bundi

ISBN-10: 3852186560

ISBN-13: 9783852186566

Klaus Merz gehört seit vielen Jahren zu den außerordentlichen Stimmen der deutschsprachigen Gegenwartsliteratur. Für seine Lyrik und Prosawerke wie z.B. Jakob schläft wurde er mit zahlreichen Preisen ausgezeichnet.
Der dritte Band der Werkausgabe von Klaus Merz, der seine Prosa aus den Jahren von 1983 bis 1995 versammelt, zeigt den Erzähler Merz als Meister der stability: Seine Figuren halten sich in einem labilen Gleichgewicht zwischen Verheerungen und Momenten des Glücks. Kern des Bandes bilden jene viel gerühmten Erzählungen, die 1988 unter dem Titel Tremolo, Trümmer erschienen sind. Erstmals in Buchform erscheint Die Schonung. Eine Moritat in sieben Gängen.

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Download e-book for kindle: Bella dama nocturna sin piedad. Antología de cuentos: 0 by Bruno Estañol

By Bruno Estañol

ISBN-10: 9681665953

ISBN-13: 9789681665951

El autor despoja de su estilo toda expresión superflua; sus relatos ganan una ligereza textual capaz de hacer noticeable l. a. estatura humana. l. a. atención captada por el ritmo terso de l. a. narración es mantenida gracias a l. a. sugerencia, los angeles insinuación, l. a. evocación, l. a. ironía y otros finos ingredientes del encantamiento verbal.

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Download e-book for kindle: Raros matrimonios (Spanish Edition) by Horacio Quiroga

By Horacio Quiroga

ISBN-10: 8492890126

ISBN-13: 9788492890125

Tres cuentos que responden a uno de los motivos literarios que más fascinaban al genial narrador de Cuentos de los angeles selva: las relaciones de pareja, y l. a. difícil relación entre los sexos. Los cuentos de Raros matrimonios tiene en común l. a. misma mirada ácida sobre estas relaciones que el escritor conoció bien, en los dos matrimonios que contrajo. El primero de los cuentos "Miss Dorothy Phillips, mi esposa", parte de su experiencia como crítico cinematográfico para relatarnos una historia de amor imposible del narrador con una actriz. El titulado "Un idilio" recrea una situación muy frecuente en los angeles época, el matrimonio por poderes, y describe los angeles equívoca relación que surge entre los angeles esposa y su "desposado". "La voluntad" relata una aventura en los angeles selva de una pareja estrambótica.

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Download PDF by Michael Köhlmeier,Monika Helfer: Der Mensch ist verschieden: Dreiunddreißig Charaktere

By Michael Köhlmeier,Monika Helfer

ISBN-10: 3709972698

ISBN-13: 9783709972694

33 MENSCHLICHE CHARAKTERTYPEN - ACHTUNG: SELBSTERKENNTNIS-GEFAHR!
Sind Sie der Erfolgsverwöhnte oder mehr der Versagende? Die Schweigerin oder doch eher die Auseinandersetzerin? Der Immerzu-Dankbare, der Nimmersatte oder gar die Feinste von den Feinen? Monika Helfer und Michael Köhlmeier stellen uns einen bunten Reigen an menschlichen Charaktertypen vor. Fantasievoll und erfinderisch erzählt das Schriftstellerehepaar vom Kunstverliebten und dem Magenleidenden, vom Gewohnheitsmenschen, der Einsamen und der Eingebildet-Vergesslichen. Und wer sich vor Selbsterkenntnis nicht scheut, kann sich im ein oder der anderen wiedererkennen.

DIE EINZIGE ANTIKE CHARAKTERLEHRE sleek INTERPRETIERT
Als Nacherzähler antiker Stoffe beliebt und geschätzt, hat Köhlmeier gemeinsam mit seiner Frau den griechischen Philosophen Theophrast für das 21. Jahrhundert entdeckt. Die "Charaktere" des Theophrast, Nachfolger des großen Aristoteles in dessen Schule, bilden die erste und einzige Charakterlehre des Hellenismus, die zum Vorbild wurde für viele folgende bis hin zu Elias Canettis "Der Ohrenzeuge". Mit Blick auf den Menschen der Gegenwart betreiben Monika Helfer und Michael Köhlmeier seine berühmten Charakterstudien weiter. Anhand von besonderen und alltäglichen Situationen oder auch gewitzten Dialogen halten sie uns den Spiegel vor - ein Geschenkbuch mit philosophischem Mehrwert und Selbsterkenntnis-Gefahr.

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Read e-book online Le Carnaval du quotidien (Traduction littéraire) (French PDF

By Carol Shields,Élise Fournier-Lévêque

ISBN-10: 2760308138

ISBN-13: 9782760308138

Le Carnaval du quotidien, model française de Dressing up for the Carnival, est le troisième et dernier recueil de nouvelles de Carol Shields. Les nouvelles de Shields dévoilent le côté ludique et l’imagination féconde de cette grande dame de l. a. littérature canadienne. Une grève de météorologistes provoque une suspension totale du climat (Acclimatement). Le gouvernement instaure une taxe sur les fenêtres qui incite l. a. inhabitants à se replier dans l. a. noirceur en recouvrant toutes les surfaces vitreuses des demeures (Fenêtres). cease! aborde los angeles réclusion d’une reine qui est allergique à tout, même à los angeles marche du temps. Reportage porte sur los angeles découverte d’un amphithéâtre romain au Manitoba qui transforme l’économie locale. On rencontre également Titus, un berger de l’Antiquité, qui invente los angeles rêverie dans l. a. nouvelle intitulée Invention. D’une nouvelle à l’autre, le lecteur est invité dans l’univers de Shields où l. a. vie est synonyme de spectacle et le quotidien n’est ni banal ni ordinaire.

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