By Jorge Luis Borges
Por primera vez, todos los cuentos de Borges en un sólo volumen
Poeta, ensayista y narrador, Borges es una de las figuras primordiales de l. a. literatura common. Ahora, por primera vez, se reúnen en este volumen todos sus cuentos, uno de los legados más influyentes y deslumbrantes de los angeles literatura occidental.
El universo borgiano, con sus espejos, laberintos, tigres, bibliotecas, gauchos, o máscaras, es ya uno de los paisajes fundamentales del siglo XX. En este libro se encuentran obras maestras como El jardín de los senderos que se bifurcan, Pierre Menard, autor del Quijote, Funes el memorioso, El Sur, El Aleph o Ulrica.
Leer estos cuentos supone releer los angeles historia de l. a. humanidad y emprender una de las aventuras más enriquecedoras, bellas y emocionantes de todos los tiempos.
By Linda Wagner-Martin
* The heritage of yank Literature from 1950 to the current offers a finished research of the big variety of literary works that extends into the twenty first century
* Covers drama, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, memoirs, technology fiction, and detective novels
* good points dialogue of yankee works in the context of such 21st-century concerns as globalization, medication, gender, schooling, and different topics
By Geoff Nicholson
From the seriously acclaimed writer of The foodstuff Chain and Footsucker comes a worldly comedy approximately 3 humans stuck within the Hollywood machine.
Following the dying of his spouse, Henry Cadwallader, an English health practitioner, insists on accompanying his aspiring actress daughter, Dorothy, on a visit to Hollywood. He fears she's going to fall prey to corruption and sleaze, yet reveals that it's really he who's being corrupted at each flip.
at the flight to los angeles, they meet 'auteur of the long run' Rick McCartney. Rick's attempting to get the backing to make a dressing up drama set in seventeenth-century England a couple of guy who owns what he fears is the final dodo in the world.
Dorothy Cadwallader's quest for popularity starts off badly and is going downhill from there. in the meantime Henry turns into concerned with a former actress became property agent. The lives of Henry and Dorothy once more intersect with that of Rick McCartney to dramatic influence because the characters locate themselves attracted to the edge, the place goals die and extinction threatens.
Sharp humor and willing remark force Geoff Nicholson's satisfyingly indirect examine America's obsession with stardom.
By Jane Goldman
For college kids of contemporary literature, the works of Virginia Woolf are crucial studying. In her novels, brief tales, essays, polemical pamphlets and in her inner most letters she explored, puzzled and refashioned every thing approximately smooth lifestyles: cinema, sexuality, purchasing, schooling, feminism, politics and warfare. Her based and startlingly unique sentences grew to become a version of modernist prose. it is a transparent and informative creation to Woolf's lifestyles, works, and cultural and demanding contexts, explaining the significance of the Bloomsbury crew within the improvement of her paintings. It covers the main works intimately, together with To the Lighthouse, Mrs Dalloway, The Waves and the most important brief tales. in addition to supplying scholars with the fundamental info had to examine Woolf, Jane Goldman indicates extra interpreting to permit scholars to discover their manner throughout the most crucial serious works. All scholars of Woolf will locate this an invaluable and illuminating evaluation of the sphere.
By Melanie Thorne
A Kirkus reports Best Fiction e-book of 2012
“Hand Me Down, which recollects the gritty energy of Dorothy Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina, is fiction with the hoop of truth.” –San Jose Mercury information
Fourteen-year-old Elizabeth Reid has spent her existence holding her sister, Jaime, from their mom and dad’ merciless blunders and damaged gives you. whilst their mom chooses her moment husband and their new kinfolk over elevating her firstborn women, Elizabeth and Jaime are separated and possibility wasting the guard of one another. Hand Me Down indelibly captures a latest kin journey--how teenagers, opposed to magnificent odds, forge lives in their personal within the face of an doubtful destiny.
By Chantel Acevedo
Maria Sirena tells tales. She does it for money—she was once a favourite within the cigar manufacturing facility the place she labored as a lettora—and for romance, spinning gossamer stories out of her personal previous for the good thing about pals, friends, and kinfolk. yet now, like a modern day Scheherazade, she is going to be requested to inform one final tale in order that 8 girls can preserve either wish and themselves alive.
Cuba, 1963. storm plants, one of many deadliest hurricanes in recorded heritage, is bearing down at the island. Seven girls were forcibly evacuated from their houses and herded into the previous governor’s mansion, the place they're watched over by means of one other girl, a tender soldier of Castro’s new Cuba named Ofelia. outdoors the hurricane is raging and the floodwaters are emerging. in one room at the most sensible ground of the governor’s mansion, Maria Sirena starts to inform the excellent tale of her adolescence in the course of Cuba’s 3rd struggle of Independence; of her father Augustin, a ferocious insurgent; of her mom, Lulu, an stunning lady who fought, enjoyed, dreamed, and suffered as fiercely as her husband. tales, in spite of the fact that, have a manner of taking over a lifetime of their very own, and transported by means of her story’s momentum, Maria Sirena will exhibit extra approximately herself than she or someone ever expected.
Chantel Acevedo’s The far away Marvels is an epic experience story, a kinfolk saga, a love tale, a beautiful ancient account of armed fight opposed to oppressors, and a protracted gentle plea for forgiveness. it truly is, ultimately, a life-affirming novel concerning the form of love that lasts an entire life and the very artwork of storytelling itself.
By E.D. Walker
**This is a novella size paintings of approximately a hundred pages.**
Lady Beatrice notion the worst she must face as a brand new spouse and mom used to be all of the gossip approximately her prior because the king’s mistress. regrettably, depraved fairies have come to her village, cause on stealing all of the most enticing young children away–and Beatrice’s baby son is commonly agreed to be the main appealing child within the land.
Before she will be able to cease them, the worst occurs and Beatrice’s son is taken, and a wierd fairy changeling baby left in his place.
Beatrice may still revile the otherworldly creature, but she reveals herself transforming into fonder of him through the day. He may by no means substitute her personal son, yet she unearths her middle has room adequate for the changeling baby too. however the basically approach to reclaim her personal son is to change the youngsters back.
Must Beatrice lose the changeling baby to get her personal son again, or can she work out otherwise to save lots of either childrens and preserve them as her personal?
NOTE TO READERS: This ebook comprises LGBTQA+ topics. additionally, even though a few of the books within the BEAUTY’S BEAST fable sequence comprise a romantic subplot, please be urged that this ebook doesn't. It’s a enjoyable myth event with out romance.
Books within the Beauty's Beast delusion sequence:
Enchanting the King
The Beauty's Beast
The Changeling baby
By John Pluecker
By T. R. Pearson
The second one installment within the Neely trilogy, which opens with a preposterously lengthy sentence and is going downhill from there. intercourse, gunplay, exhumed corpses. whatever for everyone.
Masking the interval from the overdue 13th to the early 16th century, Poetry, wisdom, and neighborhood examines the function of poetry in French tradition in transmitting and shaping wisdom. the quantity finds the interaction among poet, textual content, and viewers, and explores the most important dynamics of later medieval French poetry and of the groups within which it was once produced. Essays in either English and French are organised into 3 inter-related sections, 'Learned Poetry/ Poetry and Learning', 'Poetry or Prose?', and 'Poetic Communities', and deal with either canonical and no more recognized French and Occitan verse literature, including quite a lot of complementary topic parts. The overseas solid of participants to the amount comprises the various best-known students within the box: the introductory essay is by means of Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet (Université de Paris IV, Sorbonne), and keynote essays are supplied via David F. Hult (University of California, Berkeley), Michel Zink (Collège de France), and Nancy Freeman Regalado (New York University). Edited through REBECCA DIXON (University of Manchester) and FINN E. SINCLAIR (University of Cambridge), with the participation of Adrian Armstrong (University of Manchester), Sylvia Huot (University of Cambridge), and Sarah Kay (University of Princeton). members: Suzanne Conklin Akbari, Mishtooni Bose, Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet, Rebecca Dixon, Thelma Fenster, Denis Hüe, David Hult, Stephanie Kamath, Deborah McGrady, Amandine Mussou, Nancy Freeman Regalado, Jennifer Saltzstein, Finn E. Sinclair, Lori J. Walters, David Wrisley, Michel Zink