Download PDF by Arthur Schnitzler: Lieutenant Gustl (German Edition)

By Arthur Schnitzler

Nachmittag struggle noch alles intestine und schön, und jetzt bin ich ein verlorener Mensch und muß mich totschießen..."

Eine Konfrontation mit einem Bäckermeister verletzt Lieutenant Gustl tief in seiner Ehre und stürzt ihn in eine existenzielle Sinnkrise. Aus der scheinbar ausweglosen state of affairs gibt es für ihn nur ein Entkommen: Selbstmord.
Der österreichische Erzähler und Dramatiker Arthur Schnitzler (1862-1931) gehört zu den bedeutendsten Vertretern der Wiener Moderne. Mit seinem Werk "Lieutenant Gustl", das als innerer Monolog verfasst ist, schuf er eine neue Erzählform in der deutschsprachigen Literatur und eine mitreißende Auseinandersetzung mit der Vorstellung von Ehre, Selbstwertgefühl und Respekt.

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Michel Ragon's Le Regard et la Mémoire : Portraits-souvenirs de Atlan, PDF

By Michel Ragon

Atlan, Dubuffet, Fautrier, Poliakoff, Chaissac, Hartung. Six artistes majeurs dont on peut admirer les oeuvres dans tous les grands musées du monde.
Michel Ragon a connu leurs débuts, leurs années de dèche, d'incompréhension, de rejet par toutes les associations qui, aujourd'hui, les honorent. Auteur de l. a. première étude sur Gaston Chaissac en 1946, ami intime d'Hartung, biographe d'Atlan, de Poliakoff, de Fautrier, de Dubuffet, Michel Ragon raconte cinquante ans plus tard, et alors que ces six artistes devenus illustres nous ont quittés, le difficile parcours qui fut le leur après l. a. Seconde Guerre mondiale.
Alliant l. a. précision de l'histoire de l'art à l'émotion du romancier, Le Regard et los angeles Mémoire offre un ensemble de témoignages inédits, reconstituant de surcroît tout un pan de l. a. vie artistique parisienne dans les années 50.

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A LAND OF SLAVES by barry powell PDF

By barry powell

fats Wally Wills, filthy rich professor of paintings historical past, is useless on the backside of the steps in his lakefront domestic. Who did it? The lurid proof turn out to be his good friend Professor Raymond Birch, himself below collage scrutiny, delves into Wally’s sordid lifestyles. Set opposed to a tutorial backdrop, there's collage intrigue, friendship, betrayal, medications, and intercourse. We meet Wills’s previous pal Harvey Vanderpool, a potter; his former live-in lover, Eddy, and Eddy’s new spouse, Evelyn; and a hundred-year outdated matriarch, intimate good friend of Wally Wills. whatever is happening among Birch and Evelyn. there have been unknown humans on the condo the evening Wally Wills died. In all this stew, whatever boiled over.

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Get The Diamond as Big as the Ritz (The Art of the Novella) PDF

By F. Scott Fitzgerald

even supposing this novella sticks out from his physique of labor in that it’s a playful but sinister fairy story, it brilliantly fuses F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ongoing lush fantasies in regards to the extremes of wealth together with his even more somber figuring out of what underpins it.  Loosely encouraged via a summer time he spent as engaged on a ranch in Montana, The Diamond as giant because the Ritz is Fitzgerald’s hallucinatory paean to the yankee West and all its promises.

It’s the tale of John T. Unger, a tender Southerner who is going to Montana for summer season holiday with a prosperous collage classmate. however the classmate’s family members proves to be even more than just prosperous: They personal a mountain made completely of 1 reliable diamond. And they’ve long past to dreadful lengths to hide their mystery … that means John can be in danger.

But the kinfolk additionally has a daughter, attractive Kismine, and together with her aid, John may perhaps but get away the destiny her family members has meted out to all their different site visitors to this point …

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New PDF release: La Nuit de Lisbonne (Biblio t. 33135) (French Edition)

By Erich Maria Remarque

Lisbonne, 1942. Un homme erre sur les quais du port devant le paquebot qui half le lendemain vers les États-Unis. Il est émigré allemand, il n’a ni argent ni visa et ne sait remark rejoindre le monde libre. Un inconnu l’aborde et lui suggest un étrange marché : en échange de passeports et de billets pour New-York, il devra écouter son histoire, le récit de sa fuite d’Allemagne, de son exil en France, de sa ardour pour une femme… Publié pour los angeles première fois en 1962, los angeles Nuit de Lisbonne est à l. a. fois une poignante histoire d’amour et un témoignage intemporel sur l. a. des réfugiés et sur l’importance de conserver los angeles hint de l. a. destinée de chaque être humain.

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Download e-book for iPad: Promiscuous Unbound: A Novel by Bex Brian

By Bex Brian

Vivienne Yellow, the unforgettable narrator of this arresting and witty debut, is an American lady who lies in traction in a Parisian health facility, her leg shattered after she was once unintentionally hit by means of a truck. via hazy wormholes of reminiscence, coloured via her personal morphine-stoked sexual longings, we're drawn into her previous: precisely what occurred to her as she attempted to go rue de Cherche Midi, her wildly adulterous marriage to an emotionally far away guy, and her courting along with her father, the famously charismatic naturalist Maurice Yellow. guaranteed to her mattress and trapped via her personal techniques, Vivienne's basically hyperlink to the surface global is a fellow sufferer, Sonia, an acid-tongued French youngster with a failing center. Over the process her musings, Vivienne involves comprehend something: intercourse is her safe haven, a concept oddly reaffirmed by means of the tales Sonia starts off to deliver her a couple of new sufferer, an blameless refugee from the Kosovo main issue who had attempted to avoid wasting herself via marrying the 1st guy she met. Ribald and humorous, with a wealthy Dorothy Parker bitterness, Promiscuous Unbound strains the connection among reminiscence and love and loss and divulges every one woman's unorthodox look for salvation.

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Get Down There on a Visit (Vintage Classics) PDF

By Christopher Isherwood

WITH a brand new creation by way of PHILIP HENSHER

Berlin, the Greek Islands, London and California. 1928, 1932, 1938 and 1940. 4 graphics, 4 settings, 4 narrators, all referred to as 'Christopher Isherwood'. frequently considered as the easiest of his novels, Down There on a trip tells the brilliant tales of Isherwood's lifestyles that, together with The Berlin Novels, have been to have comprised his nice unfinished epic novel.

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Robert Barclay's Melal: A Novel of the Pacific (Talanoa: Contemporary Pacific PDF

By Robert Barclay

On reliable Friday, 1981, Rujen Keju and his sons come nose to nose with their complex inheritance—one that comes with years of atomic trying out and the ongoing army presence of the U.S. within the Pacific. during this hugely unique paintings of background and event, novelist Robert Barclay weaves jointly characters and tales from mythological instances with these of the present-day to offer readers a unprecedented and unsparing examine lifestyles within the modern Pacific.

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Aldous Huxley,Pauline Moody-Kröger's Heerlijke nieuwe wereld (Meulenhoff Millennium) (Dutch PDF

By Aldous Huxley,Pauline Moody-Kröger

De Toekomstroman par excellence. De in een verre toekomst gesitueerde wereld waarin seksuele voortplanting is vervangen door de productie van ‘baby’s in flessen’ (bij ons ingeburgerd als in-vitrofertilisatie) is inmiddels in meerdere opzichten profetisch gebleken. Huxleys denkbeelden vormen een belangrijke bron van inspiratie voor onder anderen de controversiële Franse schrijver Michel Houellebecq, met identify voor diens roman Mogelijkheid van een eiland.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Story of Sapho (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe) by Madeleine de Scudery,Karen Newman

By Madeleine de Scudery,Karen Newman

Ridiculed for her Saturday salon, her lengthy romance novels, and her protofeminist rules, Madeleine de Scudéry (1607-1701) has no longer been handled kindly through the literary institution. but her multivolume novels have been well known bestsellers in her time, translated presently into English, German, Italian, Spanish, or even Arabic.

The tale of Sapho makes to be had for the 1st time in glossy English a self-contained part from Scudéry's novel Artamène ou le Grand Cyrus, most sensible recognized at the present time because the favourite examining fabric of the would-be salonnières that Molière satirized in Les précieuses ridicules. The Story tells of Sapho, a lady author modeled at the Greek Sappho, who deems marriage slavery. Interspersed within the love tale of Sapho and Phaon are a sequence of conversations like those who happened in Scudéry's personal salon within which Sapho and her circle talk about the character of affection, the schooling of ladies, writing, and correct behavior. This version additionally contains a translation of an oration, or harangue, of Scudéry's during which Sapho extols the abilities and skills of ladies that allows you to convince them to write.

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