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  • Hamlet

    av William Shakespeare

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486272788

  • Paradise Lost

    Paradise Lost
    av John Milton

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486442877

    First published in 1667, "Paradise Lost "is considered to be the greatest epic poem in English literature. Its roots lie in the Genesis account of the world's creation and Adam and Eve's expulsion from Eden; it also references tales from the "Metamo…

  • Twilight of the Idols

    Twilight of the Idols
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486831671

  • Doctor Faustus

    Doctor Faustus
    av Christopher Marlowe

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486282084

    One of the most durable myths in Western culture, the story of Faust tells of a learned German doctor who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge and power. Early enactments of Faust's damnation were often the raffish fare of clowns an…

  • Sonnets

    av William Shakespeare

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486266862

    Without a doubt the most important of Shakespeare's nondramatic works, the sonnets have engendered reams of scholarly disputation as to the identity of "the dark lady" and the "lovely boy" to whom the vast majority are addressed. Controversy has als…

  • Anthem

    av Ayn Rand

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486492773

    Hailed by The New York Times as "a compelling dystopian look at paranoia from one of the most unique and perceptive writers of our time," this brief, captivating novel offers a cautionary tale. The story unfolds within a society in which all traces…

  • My Inventions and Other Writings and Lectures

    My Inventions and Other Writings and Lectures
    av Nikola Tesla

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486845753

    This volume presents one of the richest and most comprehensive collections of writings by Nikolai Tesla, a founding figure of the modern electrical power industry and long-time rival of Thomas Edison. Included is Tesla's autobiography, My Inventions…

  • 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…

  • Candide

    av Voltaire, Voltaire

    Pocket - 1991 - Franska - ISBN: 9780486266893

    Caustic and hilarious, Candide has ranked as one of the world's great satires since its first publication in 1759. It concerns the adventures of the youthful Candide, disciple of Dr. Pangloss, who was himself a disciple of Leibniz. In the course of…

  • Leaves of Grass

    Leaves of Grass
    av Walt Whitman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486456768

    In 1855, Walt Whitman published -- at his own expense -- the first edition of Leaves of Grass, a visionary volume of twelve poems. Showing the influence of a uniquely American form of mysticism known as Transcendentalism, which eschewed the general…

  • Fathers and Sons

    Fathers and Sons
    av Ivan Turgenev

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486400730

    Considered one of Ivan Turgenev's finest works, Fathers and Sons was the first of the great nineteenth-century Russian novels to achieve international renown. A stirring tale of generational conflict during a period of social revolution, it vividly…

  • A Shropshire Lad

    A Shropshire Lad
    av A. E. Housman

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486264684

    Few volumes of poetry in the English language have enjoyed as much success with both literary connoisseurs and the general reader as A. E. Housman's A Shropshire Lad, first published in 1896. Scholars and critics have seen in these timeless poems an…

  • The Pillow Book

    The Pillow Book
    av Sei Shonagon

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486834436

  • Beyond Good and Evil

    Beyond Good and Evil
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486298689

    After kicking open the doors to twentieth-century philosophy in Thus Spake Zarathustra, Friedrich Nietzsche refined his ideal of the superman with the 1886 publication of Beyond Good and Evil. Conventional morality is a sign of slavery, Nietzsche m…

  • 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…

  • The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

    The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
    av Edward FitzGerald

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486264677

    Omar Khayy m (1048-1122) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, and a philosopher who was not known as a poet in his lifetime. Later, a body of quatrains became attached to his name, although not all were his works. These verses lay in obscurity u…

  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486266886

    In September of 1884, Robert Louis Stevenson, then in his mid-thirties, moved with his family to Bournemouth, a resort on the southern coast of England, where in the brief span of 23 months he revised A Child's Garden of Verses and wrote the novels…

  • A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

    A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
    av Mary Wollstonecraft

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486290362

    In an era of revolutions demanding greater liberties for mankind, Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) was an ardent feminist who spoke eloquently for countless women of her time. Having witnessed firsthand the devastating results of male improvidence, s…

  • The Story of My Life

    The Story of My Life
    av Helen Keller

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486292496

    When she was 19 months old, Helen Keller (1880-1968) suffered a severe illness that left her blind and deaf. Not long after, she also became mute. Her tenacious struggle to overcome these handicaps -- with the help of her inspired teacher, Anne Sull…

  • On the Origin of Species

    On the Origin of Species
    av Charles Darwin

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486450063

    "The Origin is one of the most important books ever published, and a knowledge of it should be a part of the intellectual equipment of every educated person. . . . The book will endure in future ages so long as a knowledge of science persists among…

  • Macbeth

    av William Shakespeare

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486278025

    One of the great Shakespearean tragedies, Macbeth is a dark and bloody drama of ambition, murder, guilt, and revenge. Prompted by the prophecies of three mysterious witches and goaded by his ambitious wife, the Scottish thane Macbeth murders Duncan,…

  • The Souls of Black Folk

    The Souls of Black Folk
    av W. E. B. Du Bois

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486280417

    This landmark book is a founding work in the literature of black protest. W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) played a key role in developing the strategy and program that dominated early 20th-century black protest in America. In this collection of essays,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Metaphysics

    The Metaphysics
    av Aristotle

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486817491

    "All men by nature are actuated with the desire of knowledge," declared Aristotle. The philosopher's works are foundational to the history of science, and his treatise on metaphysics, or "first philosophy," is divided into sections of previous philo…

  • Spring and All

    Spring and All
    av William Carlos Williams

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486826929

  • Wives and Daughters

    Wives and Daughters
    av Elizabeth Gaskell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486817361

    Molly Gibson is a small-town girl in England during the 1830s, kind-hearted but unwise in the ways of the world. Her widower father sends her to stay with the aristocrats of Hamley Hall, where she befriends both of the family's sons, learning the el…

  • Elizabethan Tragedies

    Elizabethan Tragedies
    av Inc. Dover Publications

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486813325

    Although Shakespeare towers over the Elizabethan period, it was a robust time in the evolution of English theater, and many plays beyond the Bard's survive to enthrall modern drama students. This original anthology collects prime examples of the era…

  • The Federalist Papers

    The Federalist Papers
    av Alexander Hamilton

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486496368

    An excellent reference for anyone who wants a better understanding of the Constitution, this compilation of eighty-five articles explains and defends the ideals behind the highest form of law in the United States. The essays were written and publish…

  • Short Stories

    Short Stories
    av Edith Wharton

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486282350

    Described by literary critic Robert Morss Lovett as "a novelist of civilization, absorbed in the somewhat mechanical operations of civilization, absorbed in the somewhat mechanical operations of culture, preoccupied with the upper ('and inner') clas…

  • The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
    av Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486272665

    One of the great narrative poems in English, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" is admired for its fluid meter and masterly structure, accurate observation of sensuous detail and mystic power. Coleridge asserted that his aim in writing the poem was t…

  • Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life

    Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life
    av Herman Melville

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486831756

  • The Nutcracker

    The Nutcracker
    av E. T. A. Hoffmann

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486826646

    This 1816 story is perhaps best known as the basis for Tchaikovsky's popular ballet, but Hoffmann's holiday legend is where the spell begins. Here is the original tale of seven-year-old Marie and her beloved Nutcracker, beset by a dark mystery that…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av Percy Bysshe Shelley

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486275581

    In the pantheon of English poets, Shelley has long occupied a lofty place, his poems as admired for their profound thought and subtle perceptions as for the music and fervor of their language. His life as well as his poetry embraced the passions, id…

  • Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom

    Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486401461

    "I have the simplest tastes," remarked Oscar Wilde. "I am always satisfied with the best." In this superlative collection of quotations by the great Irish playwright and wit, readers will find the very best of Wilde's scintillating comments on art,…

  • 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…

  • Symposium and Phaedrus

    Symposium and Phaedrus
    av Plato

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486277981

  • 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…

  • Tartuffe

    av Moliere

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486411170

    Teeming with lively humor and satirical plot devices, this timeless comedy by one of France's greatest playwrights follows the outrageous activities of a penniless scoundrel and religious pretender. Invited to live in his benefactor's house, he wrea…

  • A Study in Scarlet: AND The Sign of Four

    A Study in Scarlet: AND The Sign of Four
    av Arthur Conan Doyle

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486431666

    The world's most famous detective uses his celebrated skills of deduction in A Study in Scarlet, the tale that introduces Dr. John Watson. Recently discharged from the military, Watson takes a room with an amazing young man -- the arrogant crime exp…

  • Narrative of Sojourner Truth

    Narrative of Sojourner Truth
    av Sojourner Truth

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486298993

    One of the most famous and admired African-American women in U.S. history, Sojourner Truth sang, preached, and debated at camp meetings across the country, led by her devotion to the antislavery movement and her ardent pursuit of women's rights. Bor…

  • White Fang

    White Fang
    av Jack London

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486269689

    When White Fang was first published in 1906, Jack London was well on his way to becoming one of the most famous, popular, and highly paid writers in the world. White Fang stands out as one of his finest achievements, a spellbinding novel of life in…

  • The Song of the Lark

    The Song of the Lark
    av Willa Cather

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486437002

    A novelist and short-story writer, Willa Cather is today widely regarded as one of the foremost American authors of the twentieth century. Particularly renowned for the memorable women she created for such works as My ntonia and O Pioneers , she pen…

  • Frankenstein

    av Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486282114

    Few creatures of horror have seized readers' imaginations and held them for so long as the anguished monster of Shelley's "Frankenstein." The story of Victor Frankenstein's monstrous creation and the havoc it caused has enthralled generations of rea…

  • My Antonia

    My Antonia
    av Willa Cather

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486282404

    My ntonia evokes the Nebraska prairie life of Willa Cather's childhood, and commemorates the spirit and courage of immigrant pioneers in America. One of Cather's earliest novels, written in 1918, it is the story of ntonia Shimerda, who arrives on th…

  • Five Great Greek Tragedies

    Five Great Greek Tragedies
    av Euripides and Sophocles

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486436203

    This remarkably low-priced anthology brings together five of the greatest, most studied, and most performed Greek tragedies, each in an outstanding translation: - Oedipus Rex and Electra by Sophocles (translated by George Young), in which the much-a…

  • The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain

    The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain
    av Mark Twain

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486406640

  • 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…

  • Under Fire

    Under Fire
    av Henri Barbusse

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486836065