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The House of Mirth

The House of Mirth

Edith Wharton | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Jul 2012
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The House of Mirth (1905), is a novel by Edith Wharton. First published in 1905, the novel is Wharton's first important work of fiction, sold 140,000 copies between October and the end of December, and added to Wharton's existing fortune. Although The House of Mirth is written in the style of a...

Summer

Summer

Edith Wharton | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Jul 2012
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Summer is a novel by Edith Wharton published in 1917 by Charles Scribner's Sons. The story is one of only two novels to be set in New England by Wharton, who was best known for her portrayals of upper-class New York society. The novel details the sexual awakening of its protagonist, Charity...


The Guermantes Way In Search of Lost Time 3

The Guermantes Way In Search of Lost Time 3

Marcel Proust | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Jul 2012
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‘Marcel’s family move next door to the Paris residence of the Duke and Duchess of Guermantes and Marcel becomes obsessed with getting acquainted. He spends weeks at a military academy with their cousin, Robert Saint-Loup whom he had met at Balbec. Eventually Marcel is accepted into the magic...

Swann's Way In Search of Lost Time 1

Swann's Way In Search of Lost Time 1

Marcel Proust | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Jul 2012
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In Search of Lost Time or Remembrance of Things Past (French: À la recherche du temps perdu) is a semi-autobiographical novel in seven volumes by Marcel Proust. His most prominent work, it is popularly known for its extended length and the notion of involuntary memory, the most famous example...

The Prince

The Prince

Niccolò Machiavelli | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Jul 2012
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Il Principe (The Prince) is a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. Originally called De Principatibus (About Principalities), it was written in 1513, but not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli's death. The treatise is not...


The Ghost Kings

The Ghost Kings

Henry Rider Haggard | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Jul 2012
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Mr. Rider Haggard doubtless knows more of the Zulus than any other writer of our day, and he introduces here a picture of that nation under Dingaan which is both vivid and convincing. Their dealings with the heroine, her love, and the renegade European who lives with them, form some of the chief...

She

She

Henry Rider Haggard | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Jul 2012
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She, subtitled A History of Adventure, is a novel by Henry Rider Haggard, first serialized in The Graphic magazine from October 1886 to January 1887. She is one of the classics of imaginative literature, and with over 83 million copies sold in 44 different languages, one of the best-selling books...

Cleopatra

Cleopatra

Henry Rider Haggard | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Jul 2012
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Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE (22 June 1856 – 14 May 1925) was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a founder of the Lost World literary genre. He was also involved in agricultural reform around the British Empire. His stories, situated at the...


A Hunger Artist

A Hunger Artist

Franz Kafka | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Jul 2012
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A Hunger Artist explores many of the themes that were close to him: spiritual poverty, asceticism, futility, and the alienation of the modern artist.

In the Penal Colony

In the Penal Colony

Franz Kafka | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Jul 2012
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The story is set in an unnamed penal colony. Internal clues and the setting on an island suggest Octave Mirbeau's The Torture Garden as an influence. As in some of Kafka's other writings, the narrator in this story seems detached from, or perhaps numbed by, events that one would normally expect to...

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