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  • The Prince

    The Prince
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486272740

    As a young Florentine envoy to the courts of France and the Italian principalities, Niccol Machiavelli (1469-1527) was able to observe firsthand the lives of people strongly united under one powerful ruler. His fascination with that political rarity…

  • The Republic

    The Republic
    av Plato

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486411217

    Often ranked as the greatest of Plato's many remarkable writings, this celebrated philosophical work of the fourth century B.C. contemplates the elements of an ideal state, serving as the forerunner for such other classics of political thought as Ci…

  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet
    av William Shakespeare

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486275574

    One of Shakespeare's most popular and accessible plays, Romeo and Juliet tells the story of two star-crossed lovers and the unhappy fate that befell them as a result of a long and bitter feud between their families. The play contains some of Shakesp…

  • Candide

    Candide
    av Voltaire

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - 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…

  • The Importance of Being Earnest

    The Importance of Being Earnest
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486264783

    Here is Oscar Wilde's most brilliant tour de force, a witty and buoyant comedy of manners that has delighted millions in countless productions since its first performance in London's St. James' Theatre on February 14, 1895. The Importance of Being E…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av Emily Dickinson

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486264660

    The heart asks pleasure first, And then, excuse from pain; And then, those little anodynes That deaden suffering; And then, to go to sleep; And then, if it should be The will of its Inquisitor, The liberty to die. Generally considered among the grea…

  • Notes from the Underground

    Notes from the Underground
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486270531

    In 1864, just prior to the years in which he wrote his greatest novels -- Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, The Possessed and The Brothers Karamazov -- Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881) penned the darkly fascinating Notes from the Underground. Its namel…

  • The Picture of Dorian Gray

    The Picture of Dorian Gray
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486278070

    In this celebrated work, his only novel, Wilde forged a devastating portrait of the effects of evil and debauchery on a young aesthete in late-19th-century England. Combining elements of the Gothic horror novel and decadent French fiction, the book…

  • The Will to Power

    The Will to Power
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486831664

  • The Antichrist

    The Antichrist
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486826660

  • Flatland

    Flatland
    av Edwin A. Abbott

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486272634

    This masterpiece of science (and mathematical) fiction is a delightfully unique and highly entertaining satire that has charmed readers for more than 100 years. The work of English clergyman, educator and Shakespearean scholar Edwin A. Abbott (1838-…

  • Self Reliance

    Self Reliance
    av Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486277905

    See 'Bhagavad Gita'.

  • Anthem

    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

    My Inventions
    av Nikola Tesla

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486807218

    One of science's great unsung heroes, Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) was a prophet of the electronic age. His research laid much of the groundwork for modern electrical and communication systems, and his impressive accomplishments include development of t…

  • The Classic Tradition of Haiku

    The Classic Tradition of Haiku

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486292748

    A highly distilled form of Japanese poetry, haiku consist of 17 syllables, usually divided among three lines. This unique collection spans over 400 years (1488-1902) of haiku history by the greatest masters: Basho, Issa, Shiki and many more, in tran…

  • Hamlet

    Hamlet
    av William Shakespeare

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486272788

  • Twilight of the Idols

    Twilight of the Idols
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486831671

  • 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…

  • The Turn of the Screw

    The Turn of the Screw
    av Henry James

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486266848

    Widely recognized as one of literature's most gripping ghost stories, this classic tale of moral degradation concerns the sinister transformation of two innocent children into flagrant liars and hypocrites. The story begins when a governess arrives…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Essential Margaret Fuller

    The Essential Margaret Fuller
    av Margaret Fuller

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486834092

  • The Hound of the Baskervilles

    The Hound of the Baskervilles
    av Arthur Conan Doyle

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486282145

    The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of master mystery writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most accomplished stories. Sherlock Holmes and his companion Dr. Watson confront one of their most difficult cases ever: is there truly a curse on the old Basker…

  • Philosophy of Epicurus

    Philosophy of Epicurus
    av Epicurus

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486833033

  • 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…

  • Heart of Darkness

    Heart of Darkness
    av Joseph Conrad
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486264646

    Although Polish by birth, Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) is regarded as one of the greatest writers in English, and Heart of Darkness, first published in 1902, is considered by many his "most famous, finest, and most enigmatic story." -- Encyclopaedia B…

  • The Ego and the Id

    The Ego and the Id
    av Sigmund Freud

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486821566

    All human behaviors and traits, according to this 1923 study, derive from the complicated interactions of three elements of the psyche: the id, the ego, and the superego. One of Sigmund Freud's most insightful works on the topic of the subconscious,…

  • 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…

  • Meditations

    Meditations
    av Marcus Aurelius

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486298238

    One of the world's most famous and influential books, Meditations, by the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (A.D. 121-180), incorporates the stoic precepts he used to cope with his life as a warrior and administrator of an empire. Ascending to the impe…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Orthodoxy

    Orthodoxy
    av G. K. Chesterton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486843360

    The masterpiece of G. K. Chesterton's distinguished literary career, this treatise mounts a defense of Christianity. The author employs the term "orthodoxy" as a synonym for "right opinion," and he applies the concept of correct reasoning to his for…

  • Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation

    Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation
    av Sir Thomas More

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486811178

    "I die the King's good servant, but God's first," declared Sir Thomas More from the scaffold upon his 1535 execution for treason. Condemned to death for his refusal to acknowledge Henry VIII as the Supreme Head of the Church of England, More spent h…

  • 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.…

  • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
    av Harriet Jacobs

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486419312

    The true story of an individual's struggle for self-identity, self-preservation, and freedom, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl remains among the few extant slave narratives written by a woman. This autobiographical account chronicles the remark…

  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

    Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
    av Frederick Douglass

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486284996

    Former slave, impassioned abolitionist, brilliant writer, newspaper editor and eloquent orator whose speeches fired the abolitionist cause, Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) led an astounding life. Physical abuse, deprivation and tragedy plagued his ea…

  • Herland

    Herland
    av Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486404295

    Delightfully humorous account of a feminist utopia in which three male explorers stumble upon an all-female society isolated in a distant part of the earth. Early 20th-century vehicle for Gilman’s then-unconventional views of male-female behav…

  • Death in Venice

    Death in Venice
    av Thomas Mann

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486287140

    Celebrated novella of a middle-aged German writer's tormented passion for a Polish youth met on holiday in Venice, and its tragic consequences. Powerful evocation of the mysterious forces of death and disintegration in the midst of existence, and th…

  • The Birth of Tragedy

    The Birth of Tragedy
    av Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486285153

    Among the most influential philosophers of modern times, Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) declared in this classic study that Greek tragedy achieved greatness through a fusion of elements of Apollonian restraint and control with Dionysian components…

  • Gay Science

    Gay Science
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486841687

    Although dour in appearance and formidable in reputation, Friedrich Nietzsche was an ardent practitioner of the art of poetry--known in twelfth-century Proven al as "the gay science." This extensive collection of prose and verse offers a sophisticat…

  • 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…

  • Selected Poems of Rumi

    Selected Poems of Rumi
    av Jelaludin Rumi

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486415833

    Over 100 of Rumi's finest lyrics, including "The Marriage of True Minds," "The Children of Light," "The Man Who Looked Back on His Way to Hell," "The Ascending Soul," "The Pear-Tree of Illusion," "The Riddles of God," and many more. "In some of thes…

  • 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…

  • Walden: Or, Life in the Woods

    Walden: Or, Life in the Woods
    av Henry David Thoreau

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486284958

    Nature was a form of religion for naturalist, essayist, and early environmentalist Henry David Thoreau (1817-62). In communing with the natural world, he wished to "live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and ... learn what it…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Road Not Taken, and Other Poems

    The Road Not Taken, and Other Poems
    av Robert Frost

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486275505

    A treasury of Frost's most expressive verse. In addition to the title poem: "An Old Man's Winter Night," "In the Home Stretch," "Meeting and Passing," "Putting in the Seed," many more. All complete and unabridged.

  • 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…

  • The Subjection of Women

    The Subjection of Women
    av John Stuart Mill

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486296012

    Presented here are all four chapters of Mill's essay written in 1861, which addresses the legal subordination of women as manifested in their exclusion from the political process and their lack of any rights within marriage. Principally considered i…