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Todo sobre las mujeres by Ana María Shua PDF

By Ana María Shua

ISBN-10: 9500409119

ISBN-13: 9789500409117

Altruistas, traicioneras, inteligentes, estúpidas, inferiores, fuertes, insaciables, valientes, rezongonas, voluntariosas,inconstantes, abnegadas, temibles... Desde tiempo inmemorial, las mujeres han recibido estos y otros miles de epítetos,que recubren prejuicios más o menos permanentes. En este libro, Ana María Shua recopila, reescribe y comenta textos sobre los angeles imagen de los angeles mujer en los angeles literatura popular,ubicándolos en su cultura y su contexto histórico. Hay cuentos, proverbios, coplas, leyendas y mitos misóginos,pero también aquellos que destacan las virtudes femeninas. Hay citas de personajes célebres que escribieron a prefer o en contra de l. a. mujer, y relatos asombrosos de épocas y lugares diversos. los angeles madre, los angeles esposa, l. a. adúltera, los angeles bruja, los angeles guerrera, l. a. hija, l. a. suegra, l. a. amiga: cada estereotipo encuentra un lugar en estas páginas, junto a motivos tan insólitos y difundidos como l. a. fiebre uterina o las lágrimas de cocodrilo Todo sobre las mujeres no se propone formular principios sociológicos sino interesar, divertir y sorprender. Cada lector y cada lectora podrán sacar sus propias conclusiones.

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Teaching Nineteenth-Century Fiction (Teaching the New - download pdf or read online

By Andrew Maunder, Jennifer Phegley

ISBN-10: 0230537804

ISBN-13: 9780230537804

ISBN-10: 0230537812

ISBN-13: 9780230537811

This e-book deals useful techniques to a couple of the most important matters and challenges concerned in teaching nineteenth-century fiction on the collage point, and contains annotated case stories from classes, discussions of cases of important perform in instructing and a invaluable chronology nineteenth-century writers and texts. This new quantity within the educating the recent English sequence appears at how a middle region of the English measure curriculum--Victorian fiction--can learn, and concerns dealing with academics and scholars within the box at the present time. The publication has a pedagogical slant, even though chapters can also be beneficial for college students of Vitorian fiction as an summary of present debate.

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Get Midnight Whispers (Cutler, Book 4) PDF

By V. C. Andrews

ISBN-10: 1451602731

ISBN-13: 9781451602739

Chuffed and blameless, Dawn's daughter Christie has grown up within the most secure, so much loving of homes...

Yet Christie can't support feeling as though a depressing cloud hovers over Cutler's Cove...a cloud whose origins lie in her family's stricken heritage, and the numerous questions nobody, now not even sunrise, will resolution. just one individual can constantly push back her blues: Gavin, Daddy Jimmy's younger and good-looking stepbrother.

Then, in a single harsh evening, Christie's global is modified eternally. She is surprised to find her Uncle Philip's unbrotherly love for her mom yet even worse is the way in which he now appears to be like at Christie, his eyes vivid with tortured ardour. Fleeing to big apple urban, she reveals her genuine father...a pathetic, helpless has-been. determined and heartbroken, she turns to Gavin, who travels along with her to The Meadows, the plantation the place Christie was once born. In Gavin's fingers, within the first, gentle moments of real love, Christie unearths a shelter from her painful thoughts. however the Meadows is blighted through its personal darkish secrets and techniques -- and all too quickly Christie is torn from Gavin's include. Now as black storms of evil assemble round her, Christie needs to fight to damage the tough bonds of the past...to defy the curse that has haunted Cutler's Cove for generations....

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Download e-book for kindle: Bartleby & Co. by Enrique Vila-Matas

By Enrique Vila-Matas

ISBN-10: 0811221539

ISBN-13: 9780811221535

In Bartleby & Co., an significantly relaxing novel, Enrique Vila-Matas tackles the subject of silence in literature: the writers and non-writers who, just like the scrivener Bartleby of the Herman Melville tale, in solution to any query or call for, replies: "I would like now not to." Addressing such "artists of refusal" as Robert Walser, Robert Musil, Arthur Rimbaud, Marcel Duchamp, Herman Melville, and J. D. Salinger, Bartleby & Co. should be defined as a meditation: a strolling travel throughout the annals of literature. Written as a sequence of footnotes (a non-work itself), Bartleby embarks on such questions as why can we write, why can we exist? the reply lies within the novel itself: informed from the viewpoint of a airtight hunchback who has no good fortune with girls, and is himself not able to put in writing, Bartleby is completely attractive, a piece of profound and philosophical good looks.

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Download PDF by Robert Walser: Jakob von Gunten (New York Review Books Classics)

By Robert Walser

ISBN-10: 1590178181

ISBN-13: 9781590178188

The Swiss author Robert Walser is without doubt one of the quiet geniuses of twentieth-century literature. mostly self-taught and altogether detached to worldly good fortune, Walser wrote various brief tales, essays, in addition to 4 novels, of which Jakob von Gunten is well known because the best. The e-book is a tender man's inquisitive and irreverent account of lifestyles in what seems to be the main uncanny of colleges. it's the paintings of an intruder artist, a author of uncompromising originality and disconcerting humor, whose appealing sentences have the simplicity and strangeness of a portray via Henri Rousseau.

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David Park's The Truth Commissioner PDF

By David Park

ISBN-10: 0747591296

ISBN-13: 9780747591290

A unique that explores the idea that of social justice in a relocating look for own and societal fact.
As Northern eire leaves in the back of a interval of sour violence, a part of the ongoing peace procedure makes a speciality of how top to come back to phrases with the ache of the prior. David Park illustrates how one answer may take form by way of inventing a fictional fact fee, modeled on South Africa's TRC. Revolving round the lives of 4 males who're uncomfortably sure jointly during this communal look for therapeutic, "The fact Commissioner "chronicles the Commission's first listening to, that of Connor Walshe, a fifteen-year-old Irish Catholic boy who disappeared and whose destiny has remained a secret. 3 males are referred to as to testify: Francis Gilroy, a newly appointed executive minister and previous IRA chief; retired policeman James Fenton, who recruited Connor as an informer; and Danny, ne Michael Madden, then an eighteen-year previous IRA volunteer, who had fled to the USA, purely to be referred to as again to Belfast to testify fifteen years later. Henry Stanfield, of Irish Catholic and English Protestant parentage, presides over the listening to. chosen for his neutrality, Stanfield is pressured into the old net of lies, and the reality, that is formed by way of the 4 men's various pasts, is still as elusive as ever. an enormous novel from post-Troubles Northern eire, "The fact Commissioner "is as gripping because it is insightful and powerfully finds a shared humanity that transcends the sour divisions of heritage.

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Read e-book online Trainspotting PDF

By Irvine Welsh

ISBN-10: 0393314804

ISBN-13: 9780393314809

One of an important novels of the past due twentieth century — repackaged for a brand new generation.

Choose us. decide on existence. pick out personal loan funds; select washing machines; opt for autos; decide upon sitting on a sofa looking at mind-numbing and spirit-crushing online game indicates, stuffing fuckin junk meals intae yir mooth.

Choose rotting away, pishing and shiteing yersel in a house, a complete fuckin embarrassment tae the egocentric, fucked-up brats ye've produced. select lifestyles.

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The Expedition to the Baobab Tree: A Novel - download pdf or read online

By Wilma Stockenstrom

ISBN-10: 1935744925

ISBN-13: 9781935744924

Studying to outlive within the harsh inside of Southern Africa, a former slave seeks preserve within the hole of a baobab tree. For the 1st time due to the fact she used to be a tender lady her time is her personal, her physique is her personal, her concepts are her personal. In solitude, she is ultimately in a position to consider her personal lifestyles and its that means, bringing her a semblance of internal peace. Scenes from her former existence trip via her brain: how proprietor after proprietor assaulted her, and the way each one of her infants have been taken away once they have been weaned, their futures left to her mind's eye. we're the sole witnesses to her background: her catch as a toddler, her tortured days in a harbor urban at the japanese coast as a servant, her trip together with her final proprietor and protector, her flight, and the kaleidoscopic international of her baobab tree. Wilma Stockenström's profound paintings of narrative fiction, translated through Nobel Prize winner J.M. Coetzee, is an extraordinary, haunting exploration of enslavement and freedom.

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