Juan Ruiz de Alarcón proporcionó varios modelos teatrales al género llamado " comedias de magia " . Su afición al género fue probablemente debida a l. a. mezcla especialmente heterogénea de creencias y prácticas religiosas y al mundo de magia india que había en los angeles Nueva España de entonces. " los angeles cueva de Salamanca " y " los angeles prueba de las promesas " son representativas de dos modelos diferentes de comedias de magia: como recurso escénico en los angeles primera y como nudo de los angeles acción en los angeles segunda. l. a. primera remite al entremés cervantino del mismo título únicamente en cuanto a que hace referencia a los angeles leyenda neighborhood de los angeles cueva salmantina como lugar donde se impartían ciencias ocultas. Por lo demás, Alarcón hace una utilización muy distinta de los elementos de los angeles leyenda. En l. a. segunda recrea Alarcón el ejemplo XI de " El conde Lucanor " . En ella lo fantástico dwell en el valor mágico de los angeles palabra: Don Illán, como experto en los secretos de los angeles magia usual, conoce el poder creador del lenguaje.
By Ota Pavel
"How I got here to understand Fish (1974)" is Ota Pavel's magical memoir of his early life in Czechoslovakia. Fishing together with his father and his Uncle Prosek - the 2 best fishermen on the earth - he's taking a calm excitement from the rivers and ponds of his kingdom. but if the Nazis invade, his father and older brothers are despatched to focus camps and Pavel needs to thieve their confiscated fish again from below the noses of the SS to feed his kin. With stories of his father's conflict to supply for his kinfolk either in prosperous freedom and in terrifying persecution, this is often one boy's passionate and affecting story of existence, love and fishing.
In this sequel to the children's classic Pollyanna, our liked heroine maintains to cheer up each person round her together with her sunny character and constant sturdy humor
When we left Pollyanna on the finish of the 1st ebook, she was once attempting very demanding to stick optimistic after a vehicle coincidence injured her backbone and paralyzed her. Now outdated enthusiasts and new might be intrigued to examine Pollyanna’s outstanding restoration: she will walk—something she used to be guaranteed she could by no means be ready to do back! Now that Pollyanna’s aunt has married variety previous Dr. Chilton, the newlyweds whisk Pollyanna off to Europe each iciness and all 3 begin to take pleasure in their newfound relatives. Pollyanna additionally has the opportunity to shuttle to Boston, and makes lots of new neighbors in addition to reuniting along with her oldest associates. As Pollyanna grows up, she matures right into a considerate younger woman yet by no means loses her attribute spark of fine cheer. Her aim in lifestyles continues to be to be completely happy below all conditions, yet along with her aunt experiencing a tragedy and Pollyanna herself getting embroiled in a classy love triangle, it is going to take a unique kind of individual to return via all of it with a grin on her face. fortunately Pollyanna is a truly targeted younger woman indeed.
By Elizabeth Gaskell
The radical Cranford grew out of a brief tale (now the 1st chapters) and it reads like a chain of episodes within the fictional city of Cranford. The important characters are Mary Smith and her buddies, the spinster sisters leave out Matty and leave out Deborah. it's a old fashioned, comedic ode to small city existence, and continues to be Gaskell's most famed paintings.
By Edna O'Brien
Eschewing her stale lifestyles in London, one lady embarks on a trip of independence and sexual liberation at the French Riviera
Separated from her husband, and along with her younger son away on a tenting journey, Ellen comes to a decision to escape her lonely London domestic, naively pursuing “a jaunt into iniquity” alongside France’s Mediterranean coast. yet will she locate the get away she longs for, or the entrapment she so deeply fears?
In August Is a depraved Month, Edna O’Brien’s lyric, languid prose creates a personality instantaneously traditional and mythic, suffering to forge her personal course now not as a spouse, mom, mistress, or lover—but as easily, usually herself.
By Nathaniel Hawthorne
A excellent depiction of a utopian group that can't live to tell the tale the person passions of its members. In language that's suggestive and sometimes erotic, Nathaniel Hawthorne tells a story of failed probabilities and a number of own betrayals as he explores the contrasts among what his characters espouse and what they really event in an 'ideal' group. A subject of unrealized sexual percentages serves as a counterpoint to the opposite disasters at Blithedale: type and intercourse differences aren't eliminated, and communal paintings at the farm proves individually unrewarding and economically disastrous. established partially on Hawthorne's personal studies at Brook Farm, an experimental socialist community, The Blithedale Romance is particularly well timed in mild of renewed curiosity in self-sufficient and different cooperative societies.
By Leo Tolstoy
The foundation for the A&E miniseries starring Paul Dano and Lily James.
From the award-winning translators of Anna Karenina and The Brothers Karamazov comes this outstanding new translation of Tolstoy's masterwork.
War and Peace broadly makes a speciality of Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812 and follows 3 of the main recognized characters in literature: Pierre Bezukhov, the illegitimate son of a count number who's combating for his inheritance and longing for non secular success; Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, who leaves his family members in the back of to struggle within the conflict opposed to Napoleon; and Natasha Rostov, the gorgeous younger daughter of a nobleman who intrigues either men.
A s Napoleon’s military invades, Tolstoy brilliantly follows characters from diversified backgrounds—peasants and the Aristocracy, civilians and soldiers—as they fight with the difficulties special to their period, their background, and their tradition. and because the novel progresses, those characters go beyond their specificity, changing into one of the most moving—and human—figures in international literature.
By Kate Douglas Wiggin
By C.P. Snow
The corridors and committee rooms of Whitehall are the atmosphere for the 9th within the Strangers and Brothers sequence. also they are domestic to the manipulation of political strength. Roger Quaife wages his ban-the-bomb crusade from his seat within the cupboard and his place of work on the Ministry. The stakes are excessive as he employs his persuasiveness.