Prepared with non-native spanish speakers in mind, and linguistic and cultural notes in Spanish, these editions include an introduction in Spanish, the complete work, a current bibliography and study questions.
La casa de Bernarda Alba Focus Student Edition Spanish EditionFocus - The play centers on the events of a house in Andalusia during a period of mourning, in which Bernarda Alba wields total control over her five daughters. The focus student Editions are designed for Spanish language courses in literature and culture. Prepared with non-native spanish speakers in mind, these editions include an introduction in Spanish, the complete work, and linguistic and cultural notes in Spanish, a current bibliography and study questions.
This focus student edition is a Spanish drama of women in the villages of Spain.
Historia de una escalera Spanish EditionEspasa Austral - En 1972 ingresó en la Real Academia Española. De su trabajo ha surgido el teatro de más altura, tensión y trascendencia de la posguerra española. En 1986 recibió el premio cervantes y en 1996, el Nacional de las Letras, siendo la primera vez que este premio se concede a un autor exclusivamente dramático.
Dedicado a la soledad, al pensamiento y a la lectura durante muchos años, afloró su vena dramática para bien de las letras españolas. En 1933 ingresó en la escuela de bellas artes de Madrid, pero su vocación pictórica fue cortada por la guerra civil de 1936-1939. Antonio buero vallejo 1916-2000 está considerado como el mejor dramaturgo español contemporáneo.
Historia de una escalera Spanish Edition - Con historia de una escalera, hito en la recuperación teatral de España, ganó en 1949 el premio Lope de Vega.
La invención de MorelPenguin Books - Set in paraguay, this offspring of a fantastic imagination is an achievement of realism with curiously surrealist overtones. I don't think it would be an imprecision or a hyperbole to qualify it as perfect. Jorge Luis Borges.
Paradise Lost Penguin ClassicsPenguin Classics - Written when milton was in his fifties - blind, bitterly disappointed by the Restoration and in danger of execution - Paradise Lost's apparent ambivalence towards authority has led to intense debate about whether it manages to 'justify the ways of God to men', or exposes the cruelty of Christianity. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.
Penguin Books. John milton's celebrated epic poem exploring the cosmological, moral and spiritual origins of man's existenceA Penguin Classic In Paradise Lost Milton produced poem of epic scale, conjuring up a vast, awe-inspiring cosmos and ranging across huge tracts of space and time, populated by a memorable gallery of grotesques.
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A remarkably honest and revealing spiritual autobiography, the Confessions also address fundamental issues of Christian doctrine, and many of the prayers and meditations it includes are still an integral part of the practice of Christianity today. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.
Confessions Penguin Classics - The son of a pagan father and a Christian mother, Saint Augustine spent his early years torn between conflicting faiths and world views. Penguin Books. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Contemporary Latin American Literature : Original Selections from the Literary Giants for Intermediate and Advanced StudentsMcGraw-Hill Education - Contemporary latin american literature reflects the wealth of great writers of Latin America over the last hundred years, including Jorge Luis Borges, and Noble Prize winners Gabriela Mistral, Pablo Neruda, Octavio Paz, Mario Vargas Llosa, and Gabriel Garcia Márquez. The selections--almost 100 works in their original form--include English definitions for difficult Spanish words.
Crónica de una muerte anunciada Spanish EditionVintage Espanol - Un hombre regresa al pueblo donde ocurrió un asesinato desconcertante 27 años atrás, con la determinación de descubrir la verdad. Todos parecen estar de acuerdo en que bayardo San Román, sólo unas horas después de su matrimonio con la bella Angela Vicario, la devuelve por deshonrada a la casa paterna.
Penguin Books. La atribulada familia fuerza a la novia a revelar el nombre de su primer amante; y los hermanos gemelos de ella anuncian su intención de matar a Santiago Nasar por haber deshonrado a su hermana. Sin embargo, si todos sabían que se iba a cometer un asesinato, y cuando la historia al fin se precipita a su inesperada conclusión, menos se comprende, ¿por qué nadie trató de impedirlo? Cuanto más se sabe de este asunto, una sociedad entera —no sólo un par de asesinos— está siendo enjuiciada.
The Essays: A Selection Penguin ClassicsPenguin Classics - Penguin Books. On some lines of virgil opens out into a frank discussion of sexuality and makes a revolutionary case for the equality of the sexes. Penguin Classics. Screech in Penguin Classics. To overcome a crisis of melancholy after the death of his father, coaches and cannibals, Montaigne withdrew to his country estates and began to write, conscience and cowardice, and, above all, and in the highly original essays that resulted he discussed themes such as fathers and children, himself.
A survey of one of the giants of renaissance thought, The Essays: A Selection collects some of Michel de Montaigne's most startling and original works, translated from the French and edited with an introduction and notes by M. A. These diverse subjects are united by Montaigne's distinctive voice - that of a tolerant man, humane, sceptical, often humorous and utterly honest in his pursuit of the truth.
The Essays: A Selection Penguin Classics - In his introduction, he examines Montaigne's life and times, and the remarkable self-portrait that emerges from his works. If you enjoyed the essays: a selection, you might like Francis Bacon's The Essays, also available in Penguin Classics. Michel de montaigne 1533-1586 studied law and spent a number of years working as a counsellor before devoting his life to reading, writing and reflection.
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The Aeneid Vintage ClassicsVintage - Virgil's great epic transforms the Homeric tradition into a triumphal statement of the Roman civilizing mission. Penguin Classics. Penguin Books. Translated by Robert Fitzgerald.
The Divine Comedy: Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso Everyman's LibraryEveryman's Library - Penguin Books. Also included are forty-two drawings selected from Botticelli's marvelous late-fifteenth-century series of illustrations. Translated in this edition by allen Mandelbaum, The Divine Comedy begins in a shadowed forest on Good Friday in the year 1300 Penguin Classics. Everyman s Library. It proceeds on a journey that, in its intense recreation of the depths and the heights of human experience, has become the key with which Western civilization has sought to unlock the mystery of its own identity.
Mandelbaum’s astonishingly dantean translation, which captures so much of the life of the original, renders whole for us the masterpiece of that genius whom our greatest poets have recognized as a central model for all poets. This everyman’s library edition–containing in one volume all three cantos, Purgatorio, Inferno, a chronology, notes, and Paradiso–includes an introduction by Nobel Prize—winning poet Eugenio Montale, and a bibliography.