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  • Physics

    av Aristotle

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486813516

    Written in the fourth century BCE by Greek philosopher and scientist Aristotle, Physics set out to define the principles and causes of change, movement, and motion. For 2,000 years ― until discoveries by Galileo, Newton, and other scientists &…

  • Under Western Eyes

    Under Western Eyes
    av Joseph Conrad

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486431642

    Political turmoil convulses 19th-century Russia, as Razumov, a young student preparing for a career in the czarist bureaucracy, unwittingly becomes embroiled in the assassination of a public official. Asked to spy on the family of the assassin-- his…

  • Medea

    av Euripides

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486275482

    One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Medea centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea. Having married Medea and father…

  • Poems of Sappho

    Poems of Sappho
    av Sappho

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486817279

    Plato hailed her as "the Tenth Muse," and 2,500 years later her voice remains dazzling as well as direct and honest. Sappho, a lyric poet from the Greek island of Lesbos, wrote verse that sings to both sexes of desire, rapture, and sorrow. Praised f…

  • The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie and His Essay

    The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie and His Essay
    av Andrew Carnegie

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486496375

    A native of Scotland, Andrew Carnegie emigrated to Allegheny, Pennsylvania, in his youth and through voracious reading and personal initiative became one of the richest men in American history. His autobiography recounts the real-life, rags-to-riche…

  • The Gift of the Magi and Other Short Stories

    The Gift of the Magi and Other Short Stories
    av O. Henry

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486270616

    Sixteen captivating stories by one of America's most popular storytellers. Included are such classics as "The Gift of the Magi," "The Last Leaf" and "The Ransom of Red Chief." Publisher's Note.

  • Beowulf


    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486272641

    One of the most universally studied of the English classics, Beowulf is considered the finest heroic poem in Old English. Written ten centuries ago, it celebrates the character and exploits of Beowulf, a young nobleman of the Geats, a people of sout…

  • The Devil's Dictionary

    The Devil's Dictionary
    av Ambrose Bierce

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486275420

    Born in Ohio in 1842, journalist, short-story writer and critic Ambrose Bierce developed into one of this country's most celebrated and cynical wits -- a merciless "American Swift" whose literary barbs were aimed at folly, self-delusion, politics, b…

  • The Theory of the Leisure Class

    The Theory of the Leisure Class
    av Thorstein Veblen

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486280622

    "The most impressive satirist of his day." -- Time MagazineWith devastating satiric wit, this book examines the hollowness and falsity suggested by the term "conspicuous consumption" (coined by Veblen) and exposes the emptiness of many cherished sta…

  • Gitanjali

    av Tagore

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486414171

    Moving prose poems by great Bengali poet who won a Nobel Prize with his own translation of these moving works.

  • Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
    av Thomas De Quincey

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486287423

    Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859) is a central figure of English Romanticism. CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OPIUM EATER, his best-known work, is an account of his early life and opium addiction. De Quincey lived his full three score years and ten. But few w…

  • Crime and Punishment

    Crime and Punishment
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486415871

    The two years before he wrote Crime and Punishment (1866) had been bad ones for Dostoyevsky. His wife and brother had died; the magazine he and his brother had started, Epoch, collapsed under its load of debt; and he was threatened with debtor's pri…

  • The Yellow Wallpaper

    The Yellow Wallpaper
    av Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486298573

    Best known for the 1892 title story of this collection, a harrowing tale of a woman's descent into madness, Charlotte Perkins Gilman wrote more than 200 other short stories. Seven of her finest are reprinted here. Written from a feminist perspective…

  • The Pillow Book

    The Pillow Book
    av Sei Shonagon

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486834436

  • The Tale of Genji

    The Tale of Genji
    av Murasaki Shikibu

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486414157

    In the eleventh century Murasaki Shikibu, a lady in the Heian court of Japan, wrote the world's first novel. But The Tale of Genji is no mere artifact. It is, rather, a lively and astonishingly nuanced portrait of a refined society where every dalli…

  • The Enormous Room

    The Enormous Room
    av E. E. Cummings

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486421209

    One of the most important and popular American poets of the 20th century, e. e. cummings is best known for his brilliant and innovative verse and its distinctive lack of uppercase letters and conventional grammar. He was also a Cubist painter and a…

  • Seven Pillars of Wisdom

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom
    av T. E. Lawrence

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486821498

    "It ranks with the greatest books ever written in the English language. As a narrative of war and adventure ... it is unsurpassable." -- Winston Churchill T. E. Lawrence's autobiographical tale, the basis for the film Lawrence of Arabia, offers a fi…

  • Totem and Taboo

    Totem and Taboo
    av Sigmund Freud

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486827520

    Originally published in 1918, this landmark collection of essays by the father of psychoanalysis represents one of Freud's most penetrating attempts to decipher the mysteries of human behavior. Its focus is the conflict between primitive feelings an…

  • Pygmalion

    av George Bernard Shaw

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486282220

    A rousing success on the London and New York stages, a popular film, and a great musical hit ("My Fair Lady"), this brilliantly written play, with its irresistible theme of the emerging butterfly, is one of the most acclaimed comedies in the English…

  • The House of the Dead

    The House of the Dead
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486434094

    Accused of political subversion as a young man, Fyodor Dostoyevsky was sentenced to four years of hard labor at a Siberian prison camp -- a horrifying experience from which he developed this astounding semi-autobiographical memoir of a man condemned…

  • Henry Von Ofterdingen

    Henry Von Ofterdingen
    av Novalis

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486795775

    A gem of German Romanticism, this literary landmark continues to enchant readers with its combination of poetic and fairy tale elements. The young hero of this unfinished experimental novel envisions a blue flower that represents desire, love, and t…

  • Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice
    av Jane Austen
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486284736

    Austen's comedy of manners--one of the most popular novels of all time--features splendidly civilized sparring between the proud Mr. Darcy and the prejudiced Elizabeth Bennet as they play out their spirited courtship in a series of 18-century drawin…

  • The Autobiography of an Ex-colored Man

    The Autobiography of an Ex-colored Man
    av James Weldon Johnson

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486285122

    One of the most prominent African-Americans of his time, James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) was a successful lawyer, educator, social reformer, songwriter, and critic. But it was as a poet and novelist that he achieved lasting fame. Among his most fam…

  • Up from Slavery

    Up from Slavery
    av Booker T. Washington

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486287386

    Born in a Virginia slave hut, Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) rose to become the most influential spokesman for African Americans of his day. In this eloquently written book, he describes events in a remarkable life that began in bondage and culmin…

  • An Ideal Husband

    An Ideal Husband
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486414232

    Although Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) created a wide range of poetry, essays, and fairy tales (and one novel) in his brief, tragic life, he is perhaps best known as a dramatist. His witty, clever drama, populated by brilliant talkers skilled in the art o…

  • Time Machine

    Time Machine
    av H. G. Wells

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486284729

    "I drew a breath, set my teeth, gripped the starting lever with both hands..." Have you ever dreamed about traveling through time? Here H. G. Wells leaps beyond the bounds of conventional imagination to tell the story of the Time Traveler, who pilot…

  • Peer Gynt

    Peer Gynt
    av Henrik Ibsen

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486426860

    Among the masterpieces of world literature, this early verse drama by the celebrated Norwegian playwright humorously yet profoundly explores the virtues, vices, and follies common to all humanity as represented in the person of Peer Gynt, a charming…

  • The Autobiography

    The Autobiography
    av Benjamin Franklin

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486290737

    Blessed with enormous talents and the energy and ambition to go with them, Franklin was a statesman, author, inventor, printer, and scientist. He helped draft the Declaration of Independence and later was involved in negotiating the peace treaty wit…

  • The Ethics

    The Ethics
    av Benedict de Spinoza

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486827650

    What does it mean to live an ethical life? For seventeenth-century philosopher Benedict de Spinoza, this question led to a doctrine in which God is present in all things and the human mind is part of God's infinite intellect. Spinoza regarded ethics…

  • The Interpretation of Dreams

    The Interpretation of Dreams
    av Sigmund Freud

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486789422

    Until the beginning of the twentieth century, most people considered dreams unworthy of serious consideration. Sigmund Freud, however, had noticed that they formed an active part in the analysis of his patients, and he gradually came to believe that…

  • History of the Peloponnesian War

    History of the Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486817194

    The entire Greek world plunged into three decades of bloodshed in 431 B.C., when the ongoing friction between Athens and Sparta exploded into war. Ten years into the struggle, the Athenian general Thucydides was dismissed for a military failure that…

  • Oroonoko

    av Aphra Behn

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486814834

    A landmark in the history of the novel, Oroonoko is among the earliest such works in the English language and its author, Aphra Behn, is often cited as the first professional woman writer. Originally published in 1688, the tale combines memoir, biog…

  • War Poems

    War Poems
    av Siegfried Sassoon

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486826820

    At the dawn of World War I, poet Siegfried Sassoon exchanged his pastoral pursuits of cricket, fox-hunting, and romantic verse for army life amid the muddy trenches of France. This collection of his epigrammatic and satirical poetry conveys the shoc…

  • Darkwater: Voices from within the Veil

    Darkwater: Voices from within the Veil
    av W.E.B. Du Bois

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486408903

    The distinguished American civil rights leader, W. E. B. Du Bois first published these fiery essays, sketches, and poems individually nearly 80 years ago in the Atlantic, the Journal of Race Development, and other periodicals. Reflecting the author&…

  • The Analects

    The Analects
    av Confucius

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486284842

    Rich distillation of the timeless precepts of extremely influential Chinese philosopher and social theorist. Footnotes.

  • Spring and All

    Spring and All
    av William Carlos Williams

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486826929

  • Selected Short Stories

    Selected Short Stories
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486817552

  • On Liberty

    On Liberty
    av John Stuart Mill

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486421308

  • Life on the Mississippi

    Life on the Mississippi
    av Mark Twain

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486414263

    The Mississippi River and Mark Twain are practically synonymous in American culture. Known as "America's river," the popularity of Twain's steamboat and steamboat pilots on the ever-changing Mississippi has endured prominently over the years. Samuel…

  • Selected Writings and Speeches of Marcus Garvey

    Selected Writings and Speeches of Marcus Garvey
    av Marcus Garvey

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486437873

    A controversial figure in the history of race relations around the world, Marcus Garvey amazed his enemies as much as he dazzled his admirers. This anthology contains some of the African-American rights advocate's most noted writings and speeches, i…

  • Lysistrata

    av Aristophanes

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486282251

    First presented in 411 B.C., this ancient comedy concerns the efforts of Lysistrata, an Athenian woman, to persuade other women to join together in a strike against the men of Greece, denying them sex until they've agreed to put down their arms and…

  • The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

    The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket
    av Edgar Allan Poe

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486440934

    A stowaway aboard the New England whaler Grampus, young Arthur Gordon Pym finds himself an unwilling passenger on an extraordinary voyage. Edgar Allan Poe's only novel, first published in 1838, recounts the incredible adventures and discoveries of P…

  • Claude Mckay: Selected Poems

    Claude Mckay: Selected Poems
    av Claude McKay

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486408767

    In his 1918 autobiographical essay, A Negro Poet Writes, Claude McKay (1889-1948), reveals much about the wellspring of his poetry. I am a black man, born in Jamaica, B.W.I., and have been living in America for the last years. It was the first time…

  • A Room with a View

    A Room with a View
    av E. M. Forster

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486284675

    In common with much of his other writing, this work by the eminent English novelist and essayist E. M. Forster (1879-1970) displays an unusually perceptive view of British society in the early 20th century. Written in 1908, "A Room with a View" is a…

  • McTeague

    av Frank Norris

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486831763

  • A Modest Proposal and Other Satirical Works

    A Modest Proposal and Other Satirical Works
    av Jonathan Swift

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486287591

    The originality, concentrated power and "fierce indignation" of his satirical writing have earned Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) a reputation as the greatest prose satirist in English language. Gulliver's Travels is, of course, his world-renowned master…

  • A Doll's House

    A Doll's House
    av Henrik Ibsen

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486270623

    One of the best-known, most frequently performed of modern plays, A Doll's House richly displays the genius with which Henrik Ibsen pioneered modern, realistic prose drama. In the central character of Nora, Ibsen epitomized the human struggle agains…

  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: In Poetry and Prose

    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: In Poetry and Prose
    av JessieL. Weston

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486824437

    When a gigantic stranger clad in green armor bursts in on the Round Table to issue a challenge, gallant Sir Gawain volunteers to do battle for his uncle, King Arthur. This edition presents the legendary tale in two forms: as a poem and in a prose tr…

  • The Beautiful and Damned

    The Beautiful and Damned
    av FScott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486832388

  • The Essential Margaret Fuller

    The Essential Margaret Fuller
    av Margaret Fuller

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486834092