Vecchi Folli E Ribelli Il Piacere Della Vita Nella Terza Et

Autore: Giampaolo Pansa
Editore:
ISBN: 9788817090094
Grandezza: 78,31 MB
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Vecchi Folli E Ribelli

Autore: Giampaolo Pansa
Editore: Rizzoli
ISBN: 8858686284
Grandezza: 37,45 MB
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Pape Sat N Aleppe

Autore: Umberto Eco
Editore:
ISBN: 9788893440226
Grandezza: 68,45 MB
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The Ball And The Cross

Autore: G. K. Chesterton
Editore: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1602068720
Grandezza: 22,33 MB
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Vista: 1878
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British writer GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON (1874-1936) expounded prolifically about his wide-ranging philosophies-he is impossible to categorize as "liberal" or "conservative," for instance-across a wide variety of avenues: he was a literary critic, historian, playwright, novelist, columnist, and poet. His witty, humorous style earned him the title of the "prince of paradox," and his works-80 books and nearly 4,000 essays-remain among the most beloved in the English language Here, in the allegorical 1910 novel, Chesterton gives us the comic adventures of two Scotsmen caught in the grip of a profound argument: one is a devout Roman Catholic, the other an atheist, and their opposing-strongly held-philosophies bring them nearly to blows. Hidden under their raging is, however, an exploration of the differences and values of faith and skepticism through which only Chesterton could have led us.

Pirandello S Henry Iv

Autore: Luigi Pirandello
Editore: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802195342
Grandezza: 77,69 MB
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In this meeting of two of the twentieth century’s greatest playwrights, Tom Stoppard has reinvigorated Luigi Pirandello’s masterpiece of madness and sanity. After a fall from his horse, an Italian aristocrat believes he is the obscure medieval German emperor Henry IV. After twenty years of living this royal illusion, his beloved appears with a noted psychiatrist to shock the madman back to sanity. Their efforts expose that for the past twelve years the nobleman has in fact been sane. With his mask of madness unveiled, the aristocrat launches an offensive to deflect their unwanted attention. While Pirandello’s characters race linguistically about in Stoppardian dervishes, battling for the upper hand—and the greatest laughs—one question emerges: What constitutes sanity?

Antigone

Autore: Sophocles
Editore: Prestwick House Inc
ISBN: 1580493882
Grandezza: 15,72 MB
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To make this quintessential Greek drama more accessible to the modern reader, this Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition? includes a glossary of difficult terms, a list of vocabulary words, and convenient sidebar notes. By providing these, it is our intention that readers will more fully enjoy the beauty, wisdom, and intent of the play.The curse placed on Oedipus lingers and haunts a younger generation in this new and brilliant translation of Sophocles? classic drama. The daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta, Antigone is an unconventional heroine who pits her beliefs against the King of Thebes in a bloody test of wills that leaves few unharmed. Emotions fly as she challenges the king for the right to bury her own brother. Determined but doomed, Antigone shows her inner strength throughout the play. Antigone raises issues of law and morality that are just as relevant today as they were more than two thousand years ago. Whether this is your first reading or your twentieth, Antigone will move you as few pieces of literature can.

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Autore: Luther Blissett
Editore: Mariner Books
ISBN: 9780156031967
Grandezza: 23,63 MB
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With Europe convulsed in wars over religion, a young theology student finds himself siding with heretics and the disenfranchised while confronting an agent of the Vatican who is determined to hunt down and destroy enemies of the faith, in a meticulously rendered historical thriller set against the backdrop of the Reformation. Reprint.

Love Is A Dog From Hell

Autore: Charles Bukowski
Editore: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061847011
Grandezza: 72,61 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 1454
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First published in 1977, Love Is a Dog from Hell is a collection of Bukowski's poetry from the mid-seventies. A classic in the Bukowski canon, Love Is a Dog from Hell is a raw, lyrical, exploration of the exigencies, heartbreaks, and limits of love.

Factotum

Autore: Charles Bukowski
Editore: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061842412
Grandezza: 49,93 MB
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One of Charles Bukowski's best, this beer-soaked, deliciously degenerate novel follows the wanderings of aspiring writer Henry Chinaski across World War II-era America. Deferred from military service, Chinaski travels from city to city, moving listlessly from one odd job to another, always needing money but never badly enough to keep a job. His day-to-day existence spirals into an endless litany of pathetic whores, sordid rooms, dreary embraces, and drunken brawls, as he makes his bitter, brilliant way from one drink to the next. Charles Bukowski's posthumous legend continues to grow. Factotum is a masterfully vivid evocation of slow-paced, low-life urbanity and alcoholism, and an excellent introduction to the fictional world of Charles Bukowski.