Книги в жанре «Классическая проза» (5218 книг)

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51. Dubliners Читать →

Автор: Joyce's Irish experiences are essential to his writings, and provide all of the settings for his fiction and much of their subject matter. The early volume of short stories, Dubliners, is a penetrating analysis of the stagnation and paralysis of Dublin society. The stories incorporate…

52. Emma Читать →

Автор: Emma Woodhouse is the lovely, lively, willful, and fallible heroine of Jane Austen's fourth published novel. Confident that she knows best, Emma schemes to find a suitable husband for her pliant friend Harriet, only to discover that she understands the feelings of others as little as she does her own heart. As Emma puzzles and…

53. Lady Susan Читать →

Автор: Beautiful, flirtatious, and recently widowed, Lady Susan Vernon seeks an advantageous second marriage for herself, while attempting to push her daughter into a dismal match. As the provocative plot unfolds, characters are revealed and the suspense builds – all through letters exchanged among Lady Susan, her family, friends, and enemies. A magnificently crafted novel of…

54. Love And Friendship And Other Early Works Читать →

Автор: “Love and Friendship” collects Jane Austen's earliest writings, the “Juvenilia,” not published in her lifetime. Immensely funny and remarkably sophisticated, their unerring accuracy has not diminished in 200 years.

55. Mansfield Park Читать →

Автор: At the age of ten, Fanny Price leaves the poverty of her Portsmouth home to be brought up among the family of her wealthy uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram, in the chilly grandeur of Mansfield Park. She gradually falls in love with her cousin Edmund, but when the dazzling and sophisticated Crawfords arrive, and amateur theatricals…

56. Northanger Abbey Читать →

Автор: Though Northanger Abbey is one of Jane Austen's earliest novels, it was not published until after her death – well after she"d established her reputation with works such as Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Sense and Sensibility. Of all her novels, this one is the most explicitly literary in that it is primarily concerned with…

57. Persuasion Читать →

Автор: Persuasion celebrates romantic constancy in an era of turbulent change. Written as the Napoleonic Wars were ending, the novel examines how a woman can at once remain faithful to her past and still move forward into the future. Anne Elliot seems to have given up on present happiness and has resigned herself to living off…

58. Pride and Prejudice Читать →

Автор: At the turn of eighteenth-century England, spirited Elizabeth Bennet copes with the suit of the snobbish Mr. Darcy while trying to sort out the romantic entanglements of two of her sisters, sweet and beautiful Jane and scatterbrained Lydia.

59. Sense and Sensibility Читать →

Автор: Originally titled “Elinor and Marianne”, “Sense and Sensibility” was the first of Jane Austen's novels to be published. The contrasting personalities of two sisters are the centre of the story, supported by a wealth of satirically portrayed minor characters.

60. Toda la belleza del mundo Читать →

Автор: Jaroslav Seifert (Rep. Checa, 1901-1986) Poeta checo, premio Nobel en 1984. Su obra, plena de sencillez y sensualidad, fue repetidamente censurada en su paГ­s por la negativa de Seifert a abrazar la ortodoxia polГ­tica. NaciГі en un barrio obrero de Praga. Sin llegar a terminar sus estudios, pero ya muy conocedor de la historia y cultura de…

61. The catcher in the rye Читать →

Автор: Since his debut in 1951 as The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield has been synonymous with “cynical adolescent.” Holden narrates the story of a couple of days in his sixteen-year-old life, just after he's been expelled from prep school, in a slang that sounds edgy even today and keeps this novel on banned book…

62. The Collector Читать →

Автор: He tells the story first—Frederick Clegg, an obscure little clerk and a collector of butterflies who one day goes on to net his finest specimen, Miss Miranda Grey, a soft, lovely twenty-year-old. In his colorless yet curiously expressive words, he tells of the months in which he…

63. The French Lieutenant’s Woman Читать →

Автор: The story of a woman wronged, depicted against an unrelenting Victorian England. Set in Lyme Regis in 1867, it is shot through with authorial comment and insight to provide a critique of the Victorian novel.

64. The Magus Читать →

Автор: Nicholas Urfe, an evasive young Englishman, accepts a teaching position on a remote Greek island, where his friendship with a reclusive, demonic millionaire lures him into “the godgame”: an elaborate series of staged hallucinations, riddles, and psychological traps meant to test his concept of being and reality.

65. A Cumberland Vendetta Читать →

Автор: TO MINERVA ELIZABETH, TO MINERVA ELIZABETH

66. Esperanzas juveniles Читать →

Автор: «TГ­tulo original: Maid in wainting

67. Flowering Wilderness Читать →

Автор: In 1930, shortly after the appearance of the Budget, the eighth wonder of the world might have been observed in the neighbourhood of Victoria Station—three English people, of wholly different type, engaged in contemplating simultaneously a London statue. They had come separately, and stood a little apart from each other in the south-west corner of…

68. In Chancery Читать →

Автор: The Forsyte Saga is John Galsworthy's monumental chronicle of the lives of the moneyed Forsytes, a family whose values are constantly at war with its passions. The story of Soames Forsyte's marriage to the beautiful and rebellious Irene, and its effects upon the whole Forsyte clan, The Forsyte Saga is a brilliant social satire of…

69. Interlude: A Silent Wooing Читать →

Автор: From preface: In naming this second part of The Forsyte Chronicles “A Modern Comedy” the word Comedy is stretched, perhaps as far as the word Saga was stretched to cover the first part. And yet, what but a comedic view can be taken, what but comedic significance gleaned, of so restive a period as that…

70. Interlude: Awakening Читать →

Автор: The Forsyte Saga is John Galsworthy's monumental chronicle of the lives of the moneyed Forsytes, a family whose values are constantly at war with its passions. The story of Soames Forsyte's marriage to the beautiful and rebellious Irene, and its effects upon the whole Forsyte clan, The Forsyte Saga is a brilliant social satire of…