Download E-books The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Rainer Maria Rilke

A masterly new translation of 1 of the 1st nice modernist novels

In the single novel via one of many German language's maximum poets, a tender guy named Malte Laurids Brigge lives in an inexpensive room in Paris whereas his assets rot in garage. all people he sees turns out to hold their demise with them, and with little yet a library card to tell apart him from the city's untouchables, he thinks of the deaths, and ghosts, of his aristocratic relations, of which he's the only real residing descendant. Suffused with passages of lyrical brilliance, Rilke's semi-autobiographical novel is a relocating and robust coming-of-age story.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts stronger through introductions and notes by way of exclusive students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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Download E-books The Politics of the Unpolitical: German Writers and the Problem of Power, 1770-1871 PDF

In a ebook written in the course of the First global conflict, Thomas Mann wrote that political job used to be alien to the German spirit and that "in truth the political point used to be absent from the German notion of education." The Politics of the Unpolitical demonstrates the basic unreliability of this generalization by means of concentrating on the political job of ten of Germany's most generally revered writers within the interval from the French Revolution to the founding of the Bismarck Reich in 1871.
Gordon A. Craig's e-book indicates how Goethe, Schiller, Heinrich von Kleist, Wilhelm von Humboldt, Holderlin, and Heine have been excited about the political problems with their day and reacted both by way of coming into public carrier or threw themselves into efforts to alter society for the higher. In his examine of ten of Germany's most crucial intellectuals Craig, specializes in their political opinions and actions and argues that they weren't, actually, representatives of the style of the "unpolitical German."

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Download E-books Sabine R. Ulibarri: Critical Essays (Paso Por Aqui: Series on the Nuevomexicano Literary Heritage) PDF

By D. S. Duke

During this first entire serious exam of the works of the celebrated New Mexican guy of letters, a world crew of students considers Ulibarrí's fiction, prose, and poetry. An advent by way of Luis Leal outlines the key subject matters of Ulibarrí's paintings: the restoration of an idyllic previous and using conventional mythic pictures in a practical context. An interview carried out through María Duke dos Santos, offered in Spanish and English, covers the advance of his literary profession. María Herrera-Sobek, Gene Steven Forrest, Wolfgang Karrer, and Arnulfo G. Ramírez examine features of the quick tales. Bruce-Novoa, Patricia de los angeles Fuente, and Santiago Daydí-Tolson speak about the poetry. James J. Champion compares Ulibarrí's formal use of language with Latin American and peninsular writers. Francisco A. Lomelí offers one of many first examinations of Ulibarrí's essays.

In addition to those insightful severe essays, the amount contains an appendix with six formerly unpublished works by way of Ulibarrí—four poems, a quick tale, and an essay—and an annotated bibliography of his whole works by means of Theresa Márquez. an invaluable booklet for students of Chicano and American literature and people featuring Ulibarrí's works to students.

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Download E-books Surrealism in Latin American Literature: Searching for Breton's Ghost PDF

Charting surrealism in Latin American literature from its preliminary visual appeal in Argentina in 1928 to the surrealist-inspired paintings of numerous writers within the Nineteen Seventies, Melanie Nicholson argues that surrealism has exercised an important and confident impression over twentieth-century Latin American literature, relatively poetry.

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Download E-books Ethics and Aesthetics in European Modernist Literature: From the Sublime to the Uncanny PDF

David Ellison's publication is an formidable presentation of the cultured and moral dimensions of Modernist literature. the writer brings jointly philosophical, theoretical, and literary texts ranging over a century and a half highbrow history--from Kant and Kierkegaard to Freud and Woolf. His examine unearths how the fight among aesthetic and moral matters characterizes every one of them. He combines the insights of philosophical conceptualization, narratology, and psychoanalytic thought to light up the ancient passage from the chic to the uncanny in the course of the 150-year interval among 1790-1940.

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Download E-books Hölderlin's Hymn "The Ister": Hölderlin's hymn "The Ister" (Studies in Continental Thought) PDF

By Martin Heidegger, William McNeill, Julia Davis

Martin Heidegger’s 1942 lecture direction translates Friedrich Hölderlin’s hymn "The Ister" in the context of Hölderlin’s poetic and philosophical paintings, with specific emphasis on Hölderlin’s discussion with Greek tragedy. brought in summer time 1942 on the college of Freiburg, this path used to be first released in German in 1984 as quantity fifty three of Heidegger's gathered Works. Revealing for Heidegger’s considered the interval are his discussions of the which means of "the political" and "the national," within which he emphasizes the trouble and the need of discovering "one’s personal" in and during a discussion with "the foreign." during this context Heidegger displays at the nature of translation and interpretation. a close interpreting of the recognized refrain from Sophocles' Antigone, referred to as the "ode to man," is a key function of the course.

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Download E-books The Rilke Alphabet PDF

Ulrich Baer's The Rilke Alphabet will shock and enjoyment proven fanatics of Rilke, intrigue rookies, and persuade all readers of the facility of poetry to penetrate the mysteries and confusion of our world.

The enduring energy of Rainer Maria Rilke's poetry rests together with his declare that each one we'd like for a greater lifestyles in the world is already given to us, within the the following and now. In twenty-six enticing and obtainable essays, Ulrich Baer's The Rilke Alphabet examines this promise by way of one of many maximum poets in any culture that even the smallest ignored note may perhaps release life's mysteries to us.

Fueled through an unebbing ardour and certainly love for Rilke's poetry, Baer examines twenty-six phrases that aren't purely unforeseen but additionally complicated, arguable, or even scandalous in Rilke's paintings. In twenty-six spell binding essays that eschew jargon and teutonic learnedness for the pleasures and hazards of unflinchingly attractive with an excellent artist's genius, Baer sheds new gentle on Rilke's politics, his inventive strategy, and his private and enduring recommendations approximately existence, artwork, politics, sexuality, love, and death.

The Rilke Alphabet shows how Rilke's paintings offers an uncannily apt advisor to existence even in our vexingly postmodern situation. if it is a love letter to frogs, a complex short infatuation with Mussolini, a sustained mirrored image at the Buddha, the evasion of the impression of robust precursors, or the unambiguous statement that freedom has to be lived to be able to be recognized, Rilke's writings pull us deeply into life.

Baer's decades-long engagement with Rilke as a student, translator, and editor of Rilke's writings permits him to bare certain elements of Rilke's paintings. The Rilke Alphabet will shock and pleasure Rilke enthusiasts, intrigue beginners to his paintings, and deepen each reader's experience of the ability of poetry to penetrate the mysteries and confusions of our world.

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Download E-books Autumn Leaves & The Ring: Poems by Frithjof Schuon (The Writings of Frithjof Schuon) PDF

By Frithjof Schuon

This e-book comprises collections, Autumn Leaves and the hoop, and is on the market right here for the 1st time in a bilingual English-German version. many of the sections contain: good looks, Human Questions, Doctrine, memories, pictures, and the Soul. In those poetic teachings Schuon speaks on to the reader, expressing each possible subtlety of religious and ethical suggestions. They convenience and encourage the reader to domesticate internal good looks and search a deeper realization of the presence of God.

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Download E-books The Notebooks of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Notebooks 1819-1826: 1819-26 Vol 4 PDF

By Merton Christensen, Kathleen Coburn

In the course of his grownup existence until eventually his loss of life in 1834, Coleridge made entries in additional than sixty notebooks. Neither general books nor diaries, yet anything of either, they comprise notes on literary, theological, philosophical, medical, social, and mental issues, plans for and fragments of works, and plenty of different goods of significant curiosity. This fourth double quantity of the Notebooks covers the years 1819 to 1826. the diversity of Coleridge's examining, his never-ending wondering, and his recondite resources proceed to fascinate the reader. integrated listed here are drafts and whole types of the later poems. Many passages replicate the theological pursuits that ended in Coleridge's writing of Aids to Reflection, later to develop into an incredible resource for the transcendentalists.

one other improvement during this quantity is the startling enlargement of Coleridge's curiosity in 'the conception of existence' and in chemistry - the laboratory chemistry of the Royal Institute and the theoretical chemistry of German transcendentalists reminiscent of Oken, Steffens, and Oersted.

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Download E-books Between Empires: Martí, Rizal, and the Intercolonial Alliance (New Caribbean Studies) PDF

In 1898, either Cuba and the Philippines accomplished their independence from Spain after which instantly turned goals folks expansionism. This e-book provides a comparative research of late-nineteenth-century literature and heritage in Cuba and the Philippines, concentrating on the writings of José Martí and José Rizal to bare shared anti-imperial struggles.

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