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  • Dream of the Red Chamber

    Dream of the Red Chamber, ( Chinese 紅樓夢 / 红楼梦 , Pinyin Hóng Lóu Mèng , literally, The Dream in / by the Red Mansion / Room ) also called The Story of the Stone, composed by Cao Xueqin, is one of China's Four Great Classical Novels. It was written sometime in the middle of the 18th century during the Qing Dynasty. Long considered a masterpiece of Chinese literature, the novel is generally ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Artists' Wives

    ( Complete edition ) illustrated

    series Oeuvres de Alphonse Daudet
    Does the artist have to get married? To this simple question posed in the prologue, Alphonse Daudet replies in the negative and proves it in twelve little-known stories, first published in 1873.Poets, men of theater, musicians, sculptors, painters, obscure or famous, rich or broke are called to testify. The behaviors of the artistic world of the end of the century are sifted through an incisive ... Read more

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  • THE COUNTESS DE CHARNY

    a sequel to "taking the bastile,"

    ... “ It says, madame, ‘ We will not want bread in Paris, for we have the baker, his wife, and the shop-boy.* ”“ You can explain this second insolence distinctly as the first, can you not ? I hope so.”“ Madame,” said Gilbert, with the same kind melancholy,“ if you would reflect, not on the words, but on the intention of this people, you would see that you have not so much tocomplain of as you ... Read more

    $2.22 USD

  • Moral Tales (English Edition)

    The writings of Madame Guizot are highly celebrated in France, and though something of this celebrity may be due to her position as the wife of an illustrious statesman and historian, it must also be remembered, that this very position was calculated to draw forth a severer criticism than would usually be passed on one less favourably circumstanced. But the works themselves have merits of far too ... Read more

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  • Afloat (English Edition)

    Example in this ebookThis Diary contains no story and no very thrilling adventure. While cruising about on the coasts of the Mediterranean last Spring, I amused myself by writing down every day what I saw and what I thought.I saw but the water, the sun, clouds and rocks,—I can tell of nought else,—and my thoughts were mere nothings, such as are suggested by the rocking of the waves, lulling and ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Boscobel: or, the royal oak

    A tale of the year 1651

    Example in this ebook In his letter to Mr. Hughes, the then Bishop of Llandaff describes King Charles the Second's Wanderings after the Battle of Worcester "as being by far the most romantic piece of English history we possess." I have always entertained the same opinion, and after reading the "Boscobel Tracts," so admirably edited by Mr. Hughes, I resolved to write a story on the subject, which ... Read more

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  • German Reading Skills for Academic Purposes

    series Routledge Practical Academic Reading Skills
    German Reading Skills for Academic Purposes allows researchers and learners with no prior understanding of German to gain an understanding of written German at CEFR C2/ACTFL Intermediate-High level that will allow them to read a variety of German texts, including research articles and monographs.This is achieved by looking closely at the elements of German grammar required for the understanding of ... Read more

    $44.99 USD

  • Schizophrenia

    Innovations in Diagnosis and Treatment

    by Colin Ross ...
    Learn about a pioneering alternative to antipsychotic medication for schizophrenia!In Schizophrenia: Innovations in Diagnosis and Treatment, Dr. Colin A. Ross-founder of the Colin A. Ross Institute for Psychological Trauma-presents a new theory of the existence of a dissociative subtype of schizophrenia. Dr. Ross determines that some patients diagnosed with schizophrenia have symptoms closely ... Read more

    $59.99 USD

  • The Translator's Invisibility

    A History of Translation

    series Routledge Translation Classics
    Since publication over twenty years ago, The Translator’s Invisibility has provoked debate and controversy within the field of translation and become a classic text. Providing a fascinating account of the history of translation from the seventeenth century to the present day, Venuti shows how fluency prevailed over other translation strategies to shape the canon of foreign literatures in English ... Read more

    $44.99 USD

  • The Essential Guide to Studying Abroad

    From Success in the Classroom to a Fulfilling Career

    This book is an indispensable how-to guide on flourishing when studying abroad, and how to use an international education to begin a fulfilling career after graduation.Written in an engaging and accessible style, using many examples, case studies, and links to resources, the book reduces the stress of studying abroad. Covering all aspects of the international student experience – inside and ... Read more

    $39.99 USD

  • Close Reading: The Basics

    series The Basics
    Close reading is the most essential skill that literature students continue to develop across the full length of their studies. This book is the ideal guide to the practice, providing a methodology that can be used for poetry, novels, drama, and beyond. Using classic works of literature, such as Hamlet and The Great Gatsby as case studies, David Greenham presents a unique, contextual approach to ... Read more

    $24.99 USD

  • Art History: The Basics

    series The Basics
    Now in its second edition, this volume is an accessible introduction to the history of art. Using an international range of examples, it provides the reader with a toolkit of concepts, ideas and methods relevant to understanding art history.This new edition is fully updated with colour illustrations, increased coverage of non-western art and extended discussions of contemporary art theory. It ... Read more

    $22.99 USD