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  • 50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die vol: 1

    This 1st volume contains the following 50 works, arranged alphabetically by authors’ last names: Alcott, Louisa May: Little Women Austen, Jane: Pride and Prejudice Austen, Jane: Emma Balzac, Honoré de: Father Goriot Barbusse, Henri: The Inferno Brontë, Anne: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Brontë, Charlotte: Jane Eyre Brontë, Emily: Wuthering Heights Burroughs, Edgar Rice: Tarzan of the Apes Butler, ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • 50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die vol: 2 (Guardian™ Classics)

    This 2nd volume contains the following 50 works, arranged alphabetically by authors’ last names:Jerome, Jerome K.: Three Men in a BoatJoyce, James: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young ManJoyce, James: UlyssesKingsley, Charles: The Water-BabiesKipling, Rudyard: KimLa Fayette, Madame de: The Princess of ClèvesLaclos, Pierre Choderlos de: Dangerous LiaisonsLawrence, D. H.: Sons and LoversLawrence, D. ... Read more

    $0.49 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Leo Tolstoy: The Complete Novels and Novellas

    by Leo Tolstoy ...
    Here you will find the complete novels and novellas of Leo Tolstoy in the chronological order of their original publication. - Childhood - Boyhood - Youth - Family Happiness - The Cossacks - War and Peace - Anna Karenina - The Death of Ivan Ilyich - The Kreutzer Sonata - Resurrection - The Forged Coupon - Hadji Murad ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Anna Karenina

    by Leo Tolstoy ...
    Considered by some to be the greatest novel ever written, “Anna Karenina” is Tolstoy’s classic tale of love and adultery set against the backdrop of high society in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. A rich and complex masterpiece, the novel charts the disastrous course of a love affair between Anna, a beautiful married woman, and Count Vronsky, a wealthy army officer. Tolstoy seamlessly weaves together ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky: The Complete Novels

    This book contains the complete novels of Fyodor Dostoyevsky in the chronological order of their original publication. - Poor Folk - The Double - Netochka Nezvanova - The Village of Stepanchikovo - Uncle's Dream - The Insulted and the Injured - The House of the Dead - Notes from Underground - Crime and Punishment - The Gambler - The Idiot - The Eternal Husband - Demons - The Adolescent - The ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Crime and Punishment

    Through the story of the brilliant but conflicted young Raskolnikov and the murder he commits, Fyodor Dostoyevsky explores the theme of redemption through suffering. “Crime and Punishment” put Dostoyevsky at the forefront of Russian writers when it appeared in 1866 and is now one of the most famous and influential novels in world literature. The poverty-stricken Raskolnikov, a talented student, ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Summary and Analysis of Night

    Based on the Book by Elie Wiesel

    by Worth Books ...
    series Smart Summaries
    So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Night tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Elie Wiesel’s book.Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.This short summary and analysis of Night includes:Historical contextChapter-by-chapter overviewsAnalysis of the main charactersTh. ... Read more

    $5.93 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Russian Literature: A Very Short Introduction

    series Very Short Introductions #53
    This book is intended to capture the interest of anyone who has been attracted to Russian culture through the greats of Russian literature, either through the texts themselves, or encountering them in the cinema, or opera. Rather than a conventional chronology of Russian literature, the book will explore the place and importance of literature of all sorts in Russian culture. How and when did a ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • Strange Vistas

    Perspectives on the Utopian

    series Mediated Fictions
    The volume demonstrates the scope of utopian thinking and the enduring significance of past utopian fictions and historical events as potentially contributing to a more comprehensive understanding of the contemporary reality. The essays examine the concept of utopia in a variety of contexts, such as philosophy, translation, music, social and political issues, like workers’ movements and ideology, ... Read more

    $76.77 AUD

  • Deutsch meschugge

    Roman

    Vorgezogene Bundestagswahl 2019. Die Konservativen um die ewige Bundeskanzlerin Hedwig Kleinert verlieren, die Freien Sozialisten ebenfalls und auch die Umweltpartei. Gewaltig zugelegt hat dank einer innovativen Wählermobilisierung die Deutsch-Nationale Mehrheits-Partei unter ihrem rechtsradikalen Führer Urban Hansen. Bei deren Siegesfeier im Ernst-Jünger-Haus in Berlin lässt Hansen alle Masken ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Kafka: A Very Short Introduction

    series Very Short Introductions
    'When Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from troubled dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a monstrous insect ...' So begins Franz Kafka's most famous story Metamorphosis. Franz Kafka (1883-1924) is among the most intriguing and influential writers of the twentieth century. During his lifetime he worked as a civil servant and published only a handful of short stories, the best known ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • H. P. Lovecraft: The Complete Fiction

    This collection contains an active table of contents (HTML), which makes reading easier to make it more enjoyable. The Stories included are: -The Nameless City -The Festival -The Colour Out of Space -The Call of Cthulhu -The Dunwich Horror -The Whisperer in Darkness -The Dreams in the Witch House -The Haunter of the Dark -The Shadow Over Innsmouth -Discarded Draft of "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Romanov Sisters

    Not everything that dies stays dead. In the year 2054, the human race suffers the attack of the Resurrected Ones.A global war marks the end of humanity where humans are no longer the ruling population on earth.The ancient species force the remaining people into slavery and blood supply.The survivors hide in fear of being captured and killed, including Avery Pierce. She tries to escape her death by ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (Book Analysis)

    Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

    series BrightSummaries.com
    **Unlock the more straightforward side of Lolita with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!**This engaging summary presents an analysis of Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, which is the enthralling and disturbing tale of Humbert, a man in his forties, who falls in love with a young girl, soon becoming her stepfather and taking advantage of this position to pursue a vastly unsettling romance ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Zurau Aphorisms

    by Franz Kafka ...
    Franz Kafka spent eight months at his sister's house in Zürau between September 1917 and April 1918, enduring the onset of tuberculosis. Illness paradoxically set him free to write, in a series of philosophical fragments, his settling of accounts with life, marriage, his family, guilt and man's condition. These aphorisms have appeared with minor revisions in various posthumous works since his ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Father Brown Complete Murder Mysteries: The Innocence of Father Brown, The Wisdom of Father Brown, The Donnington Affair…

    Shabby and lumbering, with a face like a Norfolk dumpling, Father Brown makes for an improbable super-sleuth. But his innocence is the secret of his success: refusing the scientific method of detection, he adopts instead an approach of simple sympathy, interpreting each crime as a work of art, and each criminal as a man no worse than himself... ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Hybridations et tensions narratives au Maghreb et en Afrique subsaharienne

    Lectures croisées II

    series Sprachen - Literaturen - Kulturen
    Les littératures du Maghreb et d’Afrique subsaharienne constituent un espace symbolique où se déploie le processus d’hybridation et de traduction culturelle. Ce qui se constate dans ces littératures d’Afrique de langue française et portugaise, c’est un travail de disponibilité que l’écrivain opère à l’intérieur de son univers fictionnel en accueillant de nouvelles possibilités d’existence. En ... Read more

    $91.62 AUD

  • Franz Werfel: The Faith of an Exile

    From Prague to Beverly Hills

    Franz Werfel was born in Prague in 1890 and died in Beverly Hills in 1945, a popular and artistic success in Europe and America. Despite his Jewish birth and upbringing, he was attracted to Christianity at any early age, and although he never formally converted, he celebrated his own vision of it in his entire life's work. The origina sof that peculiar faith and the response it engendered in ... Read more

    $22.76 AUD

  • Automatic for the Masses

    The Death of the Author and the Birth of Socialist Realism

    At the end of the 1920s, the Modernist and avant-garde artistic programmes of the early Soviet Union were swept away by the rise of Stalinism and the dictates of Socialist Realism. Did this aesthetic transition also constitute a conceptual break, or were there unseen continuities between these two movements? In Automatic for the Masses, Petre M. Petrov offers a novel, theoretically informed ... Read more

    $97.12 AUD

  • Trasjanka und Suržyk gemischte weißrussisch-russische und ukrainisch-russische Rede

    Sprachlicher Inzest in Weißrussland und der Ukraine?

    Weißrussland und die Ukraine gelten als zweisprachig. Millionen von Menschen in beiden Ländern sprechen aber oft weder Weißrussisch bzw. Ukrainisch noch Russisch in Reinform. Vielmehr praktizieren sie eine gemischte weißrussisch-russische bzw. ukrainisch-russische Rede. Diese Mischungen aus genetisch eng verwandten Sprachen werden in Weißrussland Trasjanka und in der Ukraine Suržyk genannt. Der ... Read more

    $125.94 AUD

  • Ost und West in Buch und Bibliothek

    Festschrift für Horst Röhling

    series Arbeiten und Bibliographien zum Buch- und Bibliothekswesen
    Dieser Band der «Arbeiten und Bibliographien zum Buch- und Bibliothekswesen» ist dem Gründer und langjährigen Herausgeber der Reihe, Horst Röhling, aus Anlass dessen 85. Geburtstags gewidmet. Er vereint Beiträge zu den Gebieten «Bibliotheca-Slavica-Ecclesia orientalis», auf denen der Gefeierte in vielen Jahren veröffentlichte. Neben Beiträgen, die Horst Röhling selbst gewidmet sind, erscheinen ... Read more

    $89.09 AUD

  • Revisiting Walt Whitman

    On the Occasion of his 200th Birthday

    series Mainzer Studien zur Amerikanistik
    The collection of essays explores the transnational and intermedial (music, visual arts, digital media) legacy of Walt Whitman. It provides examples of his influence as well as suggestive parallels in contemporary poetry and thought. One common concern is the question of Whitman’s understanding of democracy and its consequences for poetry and art. Revisiting Whitman has no revisionist agenda. Nor ... Read more

    $122.64 AUD

  • Back to the Future

    Tradition and Innovation in German Studies

    series German Life and Civilization
    In the course of the 1970s, interdisciplinary German studies emerged in North America, breaking with what many in the field saw as a suffocating and politically tainted tradition of canon-based philology by broadening both the corpus of texts and the framing concept of culture. In the meantime the innovative impulses that characterized this response to the legacy of Germanistik have themselves ... Read more

    $86.34 AUD

  • «Spectator»-Type Periodicals in International Perspective

    Enlightened Moral Journalism in Europe and North America

    series Studien zur Geschichte europäischer Periodika / Studies in the History of European Periodicals
    As soon as the Spectator model spread from England to continental Europe and began to be incorporated in French, Dutch and German translations and adaptions, the respective journalistic networks and negotiations regularly exceeded local, regional, and even national boundaries and took on international dimensions. The contributions of the present volume outline the historical development and the ... Read more

    $129.35 AUD