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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain

    The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain
    av Mark Twain

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486406640

  • Symposium and Phaedrus

    Symposium and Phaedrus
    av Plato

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486277981

  • 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…

  • Letters to a Young Poet

    Letters to a Young Poet
    av RainerMaria Rilke

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486831855

    Born in Prague when it was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire and recognized today as a master of verse, poet Rainer Maria Rilke was considerably less well known in 1902 when he received a heartfelt letter from an aspiring poet. A 19-year-old stude…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • Goblin Market and Other Poems

    Goblin Market and Other Poems
    av Christina Rossetti

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486280554

    An important and often-quoted literary figure, the English poet Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) wrote some of the most beautiful and voluptuous poetry in the English language. Like Emily Dickinson, she lived in self-imposed isolation, writing of God…

  • This Side of Paradise

    This Side of Paradise
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486289991

    Definitive novel of the "Lost Generation" focuses on the coming of age of Amory Blaine, a handsome, wealthy Princeton student. He exemplifies the young men and women of the 20s who grew up to find "all Gods dead, all wars fought, all faiths in man s…

  • The Great God Pan & Other Classic Horror Stories

    The Great God Pan & Other Classic Horror Stories
    av Arthur Machen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486821962

    "Of creators of cosmic fear raised to its most artistic pitch, few can hope to equal Arthur Machen." -- H. P. Lovecraft Arthur Machen (1863-1947), Welsh novelist and essayist, is considered one of the most important and influential writers of his ti…

  • Under Fire

    Under Fire
    av Henri Barbusse

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486836065

  • 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…

  • An Outpost of Progress and Other Stories

    An Outpost of Progress and Other Stories
    av Joseph Conrad

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486831695

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Tao Te Ching

    Tao Te Ching
    av Lao Tze

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486297927

    Tao (the Way) is one of the most profound and influential of the world's spiritual traditions, and the Tao Te Ching (The Book of the Way and Its Virtue) has left its imprint on Far Eastern philosophy, art, and literature for over two thousand years.…

  • Dracula

    av Bram Stoker

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486411095

    "More than a century after its first publication, Dracula remains the ultimate horror story, thrilling readers with its hair-raising portrait of a bloodthirsty vampire set loose on an English port town. Spawning countless film adaptations and litera…

  • The Autobiography of an Ex-colored Man

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

    Pocket - 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…

  • Civil Disobedience and Other Essays

    Civil Disobedience and Other Essays
    av Henry David Thoreau

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486275635

    Philosopher, naturalist, poet and rugged individualist, Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) has inspired generations of readers to think for themselves, to follow the dictates of their own conscience and to make an art of their lives. This representativ…

  • The Trial

    The Trial
    av Franz Kafka

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486470610

    "Someone must have been telling lies about Josef K., he knew he had done nothing wrong but, one morning, he was arrested." From its gripping first sentence onward, this novel exemplifies the term ""Kafkaesque." Its darkly humorous narrative recounts…

  • The Varieties of Religious Experience

    The Varieties of Religious Experience
    av William James

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486826639

    Upon completing the monumental The Principles of Psychology, William James turned his attention to serious consideration of such important religious and philosophical questions about the nature and existence of God, the immortality of the soul, and…

  • Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson

    Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson
    av Thomas Jefferson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486811970

    During his remarkable lifetime, Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) served his country in many capacities, including as the third President of the United States. But ultimately, this gifted individual -- an accomplished architect, naturalist, and linguist…

  • Meno

    av Plato

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486831787

  • Songs of Milarepa

    Songs of Milarepa
    av Milarepa

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486428147

  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    av Thomas Paine

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486296029

    Among the most influential authors and reformers of his age, Thomas Paine (1737-1809) was born in England but went on to play an important role in both the American and French Revolutions. In 1774, he emigrated to America where, for a time, he helpe…

  • Tulips & Chimneys

    Tulips & Chimneys
    av E.E. Cummings

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486826912

  • Song of Myself

    Song of Myself
    av Walt Whitman

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486414102

    Considered by many to be the quintessential American poet, Walt Whitman (1819-92) exerted a profound influence on all the American poets who came after him. And it was with this inspired, oceanic medley, "Song of Myself" (which in the first editions…

  • What Maisie Knew

    What Maisie Knew
    av Henry James

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486822204

    At first, Maisie didn't know much -- she was only six years old when her mother and father divorced. Her embittered parents shared custody, using the child as a pawn in their struggles. Neglected and exploited, Maisie shuttled back and forth between…

  • Gargantua and Pantagruel

    Gargantua and Pantagruel
    av Francois Rabelais

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486808338

    First published in four volumes between 1532 and 1552, Rabelais' comic masterpiece chronicles the adventures of a giant, Gargantua, and his son, Pantagruel. More than four centuries later, the terms "gargantuan" and "Rabelaisian" are synonymous with…

  • Spring and All

    Spring and All
    av William Carlos Williams

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486826929

  • The Confessions of St.Augustine

    The Confessions of St.Augustine
    av Saint Augustine

    Häftad - 2002 - Latin - ISBN: 9780486424668

  • 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…

  • Books and Reading

    Books and Reading

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486424637

    "Let blockheads read what blockheads write," suggested Lord Chesterfield. W. H. Auden once said, "Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered." And TV celebrity Jerry Seinfeld noted: "The big advantage of a book is that i…

  • Classic Mystery Stories

    Classic Mystery Stories
    av Greene

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486408811

    13 classics devoted to genuine tale of ratiocination. Edgar Allan Poe's "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," Charles Dickens' "Three Detective Anecdotes," Jack London's "The Leopard Man Story," 10 others. Introduction. Notes.

  • Harmonium

    av Wallace Stevens

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486832852

    "There are in Harmonium six or eight of the most beautiful poems an American has written. The poems see, feel, and think with equal success." -- Randall Jarrell, Poetry and The Age An executive with a Connecticut-based insurance company, Wallace Ste…

  • Edith Wharton The Dover Reader

    Edith Wharton The Dover Reader
    av Edith Wharton

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486791210

    "Fantastic collection for Wharton fans and new readers. I think this is perfect for students." -- Georgetown University Born into wealth and aristocracy, Edith Wharton (1862-1937) was a member as well as an observer of fashionable New York society.…

  • His Last Bow

    His Last Bow
    av Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486810140

    During the dark days of World War I, a young British soldier asked Arthur Conan Doyle what Sherlock Holmes was doing to assist in the war effort. That encounter reputedly inspired the story "His Last Bow," in which the celebrated detective is drawn…

  • A Tale of Two Cities

    A Tale of Two Cities
    av Charles Dickens

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486406510

    Enlivened by James Mason's compassionate and dramatic style, this classic story of feuding families set against a backdrop of London and Paris during the French Revolution reveals the author's belief that from the ashes of the past can come the birt…

  • Letters of Abigail and John Adams

    Letters of Abigail and John Adams
    av Abigail Adams

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486841700

    "America's first power couple," John and Abigail Adams enjoyed a relationship of mutual respect and affection. Their exchange of more than 1,000 letters -- from their 1762 courtship to the end of John's political career in 1801 -- covers topics rang…

  • She Stoops to Conquer

    She Stoops to Conquer
    av Oliver Goldsmith

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486268675

    This charming comedy has delighted audiences for over two centuries. First performed in 1773, it concerns Kate Hardcastle, a young lady who poses as a serving girl to win the heart of a young gentleman too shy to court ladies of his own class. A num…

  • Beau Geste

    Beau Geste
    av Percival Wren

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486837284

  • Swann's Way

    Swann's Way
    av Marcel Proust

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486421230

    A psychological self-portrait, a clear-eyed social study, and a profound meditation upon the artistic process, Marcel Proust's monumental, encyclopedic masterpiece A la recherch du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time) changed the course of 20th-cent…