Описание: This dual-language anthology features more than a dozen, 20th-century tales translated into English for the first time. Contents include "The Fugitive" by Vladimir A. Gilyarovsky, "The Present" by Leonid Andreev, "Trataton" by D. Mamin-Sibiryak, and "The Life Granted" by Alexander Grin, plus stories by Vasily Grossman, Alexander Kuprin, Arkady Gaidar, and others.
Описание: This bilingual anthology reflects the geographic and cultural diversity of the Spanish-speaking world. Encompassing the literary traditions of Central America, South America, and Spain, the stories range in mood from comic and ironic to gritty and fantastical. Featured authors include Silvina Ocampo, Julio Ramon Ribeyro, Augusto Roa Bastos, Gloria Guardia, Paloma Diaz-Mas, Jose Maria Merino, Enrique Jaramillo Levi, and others. This inexpensive volume offers intermediate-level students the convenient, accessible format of English translations on pages facing the original text. This is a self-contained text; no further apparatus or reference is necessary. Ideal for students of language and literature, it is equally valuable for classroom use and independent study. "
Описание: Greatly influenced by Europe's nineteenth-century literary trends, Mexico's writers crafted some of the most phenomenal prose fiction in Spanish America. This collection offers a rich sampling of significant Mexican short stories publishedfrom 1843to 1918. Nine different tales range from the realism of Lopez Portillo's Reloj sin dueno and the modernismo saturating Gutierrez Najera's "La manana de San Juan" to the historical accuracy of Riva Palacio's "Las mulas de Su Excelencia" and the vivid romanticism of "Amor secreto" by Manuel Payno, named the "father of Mexican short stories." Each story appears in its original Spanish text with expert English translations on each facing page. This dual-language edition features a fascinating new introduction and ample footnotes. An easy-reading pleasure for lovers of fine Spanish-language literature, it is also a valuable educational aid for students and teachers."
Описание: Published from the 1830s to the 1860s, these 12 classic short stories reflect the idealistic and exotic appeal of a golden age in Spanish literature. Featured authors include "Fernan Caballero," Ramon de Mesonero Romanos, Juan Eugenio Hartzenbusch, Enrique Gil y Carrasco, and Gustavo Adolfo Becquer. This dual-language edition features an informative introduction.
Описание: Admired and emulated by writers from Chekhov and Lawrence to Pirandello and Dos Passos, Maupassant is the master of the short-story form. Twelve critically acclaimed stories represent all of the author's major recurrent subjects and themes, both comic and tragic. Introduction, new English translation, and notes by Stanley Appelbaum.
Автор: Balzac, Honor? de Название: Selected Short Stories (Dual-Language) ISBN: 0486408957 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486408958 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 1489 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Considered a founder of the realistic school of fiction, prolific French novelist Honor de Balzac (1799-1850) wrote in meticulous detail, depicting ordinary and undistinguished lives in tales that nevertheless abounded in melodramatic plots and violent passions. This convenient dual-language volume includes six of Balzac's most highly regarded short stories: "An Episode During the Terror," a deftly told tale contrasting material poverty with spiritual riches; "A Passion in the Desert," inspired by Balzac's interest in the Near East and his fascination with Napoleon; "The Revolutionary Conscript," a critique of provincial life; "The Forsaken Woman," an intriguing study of female psychology and a how-to seduction manual; "The Unknown Masterpiece," which focuses on the conflict between an artist's commitment to his work and his relationship with the woman who loves him; and "Facino Cane," a tale of a destitute blind man's dreams of restoring his former wealth and power. Stanley Appelbaum has provided excellent, line-for-line English translations of the text, as well as an informative introduction and notes related to each story. This superb selection of tales by one of the world's great writers of fiction is sure to delight students and devotees of French language and literature.
Описание: The 27 world-famous tales in this collection have inspired countless adaptations in many languages. Included are such favorites as "Hansel and Gretel," "The Brave Little Tailor," "Cinderella," and "Little Red Riding Hood," as well as the less familiar tales such as "The Danced-Out Shoes," "The Golden Bird," and "The Six Swans."
Описание: A study of the evolution of regional disparities in Europe which concentrates on analysis of how local social, political, and institutional settings relate to regional economic performance, and highlights the persistence of territorial disparities in Europe. The text is part of the OXFORD GEOGRAPHICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES series.
Описание: Intended to convert religiously indifferent readers to Christianity, "Pensees" were published posthumously, to wide and ongoing acclaim. This selection of highlights focuses on their secular aspects. Written in support of the Jansenist movement, "Provincial Letters" captivated a large audience with their satirical wit, righteous indignation, and effervescent style. This is the only dual-language edition available.
Описание: Begun about 1307 and completed in 1321, Dante's sublime poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is one of the world's great works of literature. It comprises an extraordinarily vivid and imaginative account of the poet's allegorical journey through the afterlife. Complementing its depiction of the world beyond, the poem's abundant allusions to earthly history and politics, vivid portrayals of Dante's friends and enemies, and many references to contemporary Italian affairs make it an intensely human, realistic portrait of life on earth. Led in his travels by the classical poet Virgil, Dante descends through the nine circles of Hell, where punishment is determined by the gravity of the sinner's transgressions. He then ascends the mountain of Purgatory, encountering souls atoning for their misdeeds, and, at the summit, is met at the entrance to Paradise by Beatrice, his beloved. Throughout his pilgrimage, he meets characters drawn from ancient Roman and medieval times (philosophers, heroes, emperors, popes, and politicians, among others) as well as numerous personalities from the Italy of his day. This dual-language edition includes the complete texts of 33 of the original 100 cantos or "songs"; each omitted canto is summarized in its proper place to provide continuity. The selection of cantos and the excellent line-for-line translations from Italian into English are by Stanley Appelbaum, who also has provided an informative Introduction and useful notes.
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