New PDF release: A Selfish Woman

By Christopher Brookhouse

The waters are roiled in a small New England university whilst a part-time professor takes up together with her educating assistant. In succinct, frequently somberly appealing language, Brookhouse (Running Out, etc.) writes a few breast melanoma survivor, Caroline, and her yearlong courting with Gabe, a miles more youthful guy. Caroline, an accessory English professor at a small university, has simply recovered from a mastectomy while Gabe is assigned to be her assistant.

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Josi S. Kilpack's A Heart Revealed PDF

By Josi S. Kilpack

Amber Marie Sterlington, the fashion of the Season in Regency-era London, has her choose of guys, and she or he is familiar with what she desires such a lot in a husband: a identify and a fortune. Why may she ever marry for anything as fickle as love? And why might she ever glance two times at Thomas Richards, a 3rd son of a rustic lord?

But whilst Amber's social status is threatened, the nature of her destiny husband turns into way more very important than his place. After a public humiliation, she locate herself exiled to Yorkshire. by myself apart from her maid, Amber is confronted with a destiny she by no means anticipated in a condition a long way lower than what she has recognized all her lifestyles. Humbled and lonely, Amber starts off to wonder whether isolation is for the simplest. Who may perhaps ever love her now?

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Carol (Panorama de narrativas) (Spanish Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Patricia Highsmith,Isabel Núñez y José Aguirre

Claire Morgan, una autora desconocida y que eligió permanecer en el más absoluto anonimato, publicó en 1952 una novela, El precio de l. a. sal, notablemente audaz para l. a. época. Los críticos trataron el libro con una mezcla de desconcierto y respeto, pero el éxito de público fue inmediato, y se vendieron más de un millón de ejemplares de los angeles edición de bolsillo. los angeles novela no volvió a editarse, y ahora reaparece con el título Carol, que originalmente le había dado su autora, y firmada por ésta con su verdadero nombre.

Carol es una novela de amor entre mujeres de ahí l. a. decisión de Patricia Highsmith de publicarla bajo un seudónimo, para no ser clasificada como una «escritora lesbiana», que se lee con los angeles misma fascinada atención que despiertan las novelas «policíacas» de su autora. Highsmith concibió Carol en 1948, cuando tenía veintisiete años y había terminado su primera novela, Extraños en un tren. Se encontraba sin dinero, y se empleó durante una temporada en los angeles sección de juguetes de unos grandes almacenes. Un día, una elegante mujer rubia envuelta en visones entró a comprar una muñeca, dio un nombre y una dirección para que se l. a. enviaran y se marchó. Patricia Highsmith se fue a casa y escribió de un tirón un primer borrador de Carol, que comienza precisamente con el encuentro entre Therese, una joven escenógrafa que trabaja accidentalmente como dependienta, y Carol, los angeles elegante y sofisticada mujer, recientemente divorciada, que entra a comprar una muñeca para su hija y cambia para siempre el curso de los angeles vida de l. a. joven vendedora.

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Get The Virgin Goddess PDF

By Anjali Paul

This love tale is additionally a meticulously researched story of a lady who used to be chosen because the Royal Kumari of Kathmandu, Nepal on the age of 4. A Kumari is a woman who's worshipped as a residing Goddess. And whilst Archita Shakya is chosen because the Royal Kumari of Kathmandu, she stories what it really is prefer to be worshipped because the residing Goddess. the radical relies upon a clear-eyed knowing of the deep non secular wisdom that nourishes this cultural practice.

When Archita is deposed, she returns to her relations as a normal woman — that is tricky for her and her relations, to assert the least! She acquires an schooling that's reduce brief throughout the pro-democracy struggles of 1989 – 1990. On studying a plot to homicide her after her marriage ceremony, she escapes from Kathmandu by means of assuming a fake identification. In England, she loses her unique identification as thoroughly as she misplaced her first love…or so she thinks. notwithstanding, existence has a number of surprises in store….

This perceptive and witty novel is not just a hot, beneficiant and pleasurable romantic tale, it's also a robust meditation on society, tradition and identity.

This is a revised and up to date version of "The Virgin Goddess." It gains an energetic glossary.

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Download e-book for kindle: Ormond; or, the Secret Witness (Hackett Classics) by Charles Brockden Brown,Philip Barnard,Stephen Shapiro

By Charles Brockden Brown,Philip Barnard,Stephen Shapiro

because it tells the tale of Constantia Dudley, from her family's monetary cave in to her encounters with a chain of cosmopolitan revolutionaries and reactionaries, Charles Brockden Brown's Ormond; or the key Witness (1799) develops a sustained meditation on late-Enlightenment debates relating political liberty, women's rights, conventions of sex-gender, and their relation to the reshaping of an Atlantic international within the throes of transformation.

This version of Ormond comprises Brown's Alcuin (1798), a major discussion on women's rights and marriage, in addition to his key essays on heritage and literature, in addition to decisions from modern writings on women's schooling and revolution debates that determine within the novel's historical past and within the charged surroundings of the overdue 1790s.

"Philip Barnard and Stephen Shapiro have produced an amazing version of Brown's Ormond via supplying copious explanatory notes and useful documentation of the basic ancient context of feminist, radical, egalitarian, and abolitionist expression. Oh, ye patriots, learn it and learn!" —Peter Linebaugh, University of Toledo

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Read e-book online La felicidad conyugal (Cuadernos del Acantilado nº 22) PDF

By Lev Tolstói,Selma Ancira

En esta bellísima historia, Tolstói nos habla del amor y del matrimonio a través de l. a. historia de Masha y Serguéi. Contemplamos su enamoramiento, el candor de los primeros momentos, l. a. dicha de l. a. intimidad compartida, así como las tempranas decepciones que dan paso al verdadero amor. Un texto sobre l. a. generosidad y los angeles ternura que subyacen en toda unión profunda.

«Una muestra condensada de l. a. maestría literaria del autor y de su profundo conocimiento del alma humana».
Mauricio Bach, 'La Vanguardia'

«'La felicidad conyugal' presenta en modo embrionario elementos clave de l. a. obra de Tolstói».
Marta Rebón, 'El País'

«La habilidad narrativa de Tolstói ya se despliega en esta breve novela con toda su fuerza y eficacia».
Rafael Narbona, 'El Mundo'

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New PDF release: Les Pierres vives (Domaine français) (French Edition)

By Anne Guglielmetti

Recueilli dans une abbaye bénédictine normande du XIe siècle, un jeune orphelin misérable  que ses abilities artistiques innés semblent destiner à mener l’existence de moine copiste, se voit détourné du chemin spirituel qu’on a tracé pour lui par l. a. violence des événements qui secouent une époque en educate d’accoucher d’une société nouvelle, quand une tâtonnante quête de soi tente de se substituer aux seuls dogmes de los angeles faith. D’abbayes en abbayes, et de l. a. Normandie au sud de l’Italie, ce roman initiatique convoque un Moyen-Age qui entre en severe résonance avec nos sociétés contemporaines au sein desquelles los angeles demeure de l’être humain ne cesse de rester à bâtir.

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Ebenezer Wheelwright,Richard Kopley's The Salem Belle: A Tale of 1692 PDF

By Ebenezer Wheelwright,Richard Kopley

The Salem Belle is a historic novel, a story of vengeance and superstition set opposed to the Salem witchcraft tragedy of 1692. Rejected by means of the attractive Mary—“the Salem belle”—the sour Trellison accuses her of witchcraft, mistakenly considering himself influenced through non secular religion. She is readily attempted and convicted, and her brother James and her fiancé, Walter, needs to attempt to rescue the persecuted girl. carrying out its personal correct, The Salem Belle invitations renewed curiosity since it is a serious resource for Nathaniel Hawthorne’s masterwork, The Scarlet Letter. Hawthorne remodeled 3 scenes from Wheelwright’s novel for his personal. In so doing, Hawthorne covertly elaborated his lifelong subject matter: unique sin and the potential of redemption.

Hawthorne student Richard Kopley, who has recovered The Salem Belle for twenty-first-century literary learn, introduces and annotates Wheelwright’s novel, offering appropriate old info in addition to pertinent information about Wheelwright’s lifestyles and examining. Kopley additionally furnishes 3 appendixes that would facilitate knowing of The Salem Belle and additional research of its position in American literary history.

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