Download E-books Eugene Onegin: A Novel in Verse, Translated from the Russian with a Commentary, in 4 Volumes (Bollingen Series 72) (English and Russian Edition) PDF

By Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin, Vladimir Nabokov

"In an period of inept and ignorant imitations, whose piped-in heritage track has hypnotized blameless readers into fearing literality's salutary jolt, a few reviewers have been disillusioned by means of the common-or-garden constancy of my version." Such was once Vladimir Nabokov's reaction to the hurricane of controversy aroused by way of the 1st version of his literal translation of Eugene Onegin. This daring rendering of the Russian masterpiece, including Nabokov's distinctive and witty remark, is itself a piece of tolerating literary curiosity, and displays a lifelong admiration for Pushkin at the a part of one in all this century's so much significant stylists.

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Download E-books Nine Poems of Valery Bryusov (Selected Poems of the Russian Symbolists: Bryusov, Akhmatova and Mandelstam Book 1) PDF

By Graeme Davis

Valery Bryusov, Russian Symbolist poet, is brought via this feature of 9 of his poems in an English translation:

• To a younger Poet
• To the Poet
• Sonnet to Form
• The Friends
• To the City
• “We travelled far…”
• The Coming Huns
• Achilles on the Altar
• The faded Horse

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Download E-books Miklós Radnóti: The Complete Poetry in Hungarian and English PDF

By Miklós Radnóti

This e-book includes the whole poems in Hungarian and in English translation of Hungary's nice sleek poet, Miklos Radnoti, murdered on the age of 35 throughout the Holocaust. His earliest poems, the six books released in the course of his lifetime, and the poems released posthumously after international battle II are integrated. there's a foreword by means of Gyozo Ferencz, considered one of Hungary's most effective specialists on Radnoti's poems, and accompanying essays through the writer on dominant topics and routine pictures, in addition to the relevance of Radnoti's paintings to Holocaust literature.

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Download E-books Beyond Representation: Philosophy and Poetic Imagination (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and the Arts) PDF

By Richard Eldridge

The essays during this quantity discover the ways that conventional philosophical difficulties approximately self-knowledge, self-identity, and cost have migrated into literature because the Romantic and Idealist sessions. In a wide-ranging severe and philosophical dialogue, the participants provide a philosophical figuring out of the roots and nature of latest literary and philosophical perform, and difficult robust and influential, yet hardly decisively articulated, conceptions of the human topic and of worth.

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Download E-books Friendship in Medieval Iberia: Historical, Legal and Literary Perspectives PDF

By Antonella Liuzzo Scorpo

Private and public relationships - often labelled as friendships - have regularly performed a vital position in human societies. but, over the centuries rules and meanings of friendship remodeled, adapting to the political and social climates of alternative sessions. altering ideas and practices of friendship characterised the highbrow, social, political and cultural landscape of medieval Europe, together with that of thiteenth-century Iberia. topic of conquests and 'Reconquest', land of convivencia, but additionally of political instability, in addition to of secular and non secular overseas power-struggles: the articulation of friendship inside its borders is a very fraught topic to review. Drawing on a few of the encyclopaedic vernacular masterpieces produced within the scriptorium of 'The clever' King, Alfonso X of Castile (1252-84), this learn explores the political, non secular and social networks, inter-faith and gender relationships, felony definitions, in addition to bonds of tutorship and companionship, which have been usually outlined during the vocabulary and rhetoric of friendship. This learn demonstares how the values and meanings of amicitia, usually linked to classical, Roman, Visigothic and japanese traditions, have been reworked to conform to Alfonso X’s cultural initiatives and political propaganda. This publication contributes to the examine of the heritage of feelings and cultural histories of the center a while, whereas additionally emphasizing how Iberia used to be a peripheral, yet nonetheless very important, ring in a chiain which associated it to the remainder of Europe, whereas additionally occupying a important function within the old and cultural advancements of the Western Mediterranean.

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Download E-books German Literature, Jewish Critics: The Brandeis Symposium (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture) PDF

One of the Jewish teachers and intellectuals expelled from Germany and Austria through the Nazi period have been many experts in German literature. unusually, their effect at the perform of Germanistik within the usa, England, and Canada has been given little cognizance. Who have been they? Did their imaginative and prescient of German literature and tradition range considerably from that of these who remained of their former native land? What difficulties did they face within the American and British educational settings? especially, how did they assist form German reports within the postwar period? This exact and critical symposium, which convened at Brandeis collage below the auspices of its heart for German and ecu stories, addresses those and plenty of different questions. between its wonderful participants--who numbered over thirty in all--are Peter Demetz (Yale, emeritus), Gesa Dane (Göttingen), Amir Eshel (Stanford), Willi Goetschel (Toronto), Barbara Hahn (Princeton), Susanne Klingenstein (MIT), Christoph König (Deutsches Literaturarchiv, Marbach), Ritchie Robertson (Oxford), Egon Schwarz (Washington collage St. Louis, emeritus), Hinrich Seeba (UC Berkeley), Walter Sokel (University of ia, emeritus), Frank Trommler (University of Pennsylvania), and lots of extra. the quantity comprises not just the (revised) essays of the contributors but in addition their ready responses, transcripts of the panel dialogue, and discussion of the contributors with contributors of the viewers. Stephen D. Dowden is professor of German at Brandeis college; Meike G. Werner is assistant professor of German at Vanderbilt college.

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Download E-books Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: His Life, Works, and Thought PDF

By Hugh Barr H. Nisbet

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729-1781) is the main eminent literary determine of the German Enlightenment and a author of eu importance. His diversity of curiosity as dramatist, poet, critic, thinker, theologian, philologist and lots more and plenty else in addition to was once resembling that of Voltaire, Diderot, and Rousseau, with all of whose rules he engaged. He contributed decisively to the emergence of German as a literary language and used to be the founding father of sleek German literature, urging his compatriots to seem to England instead of France for literary notion. His significant performs (including the vintage drama on spiritual tolerance, Nathan the Wise) are nonetheless usually played. He used to be an excellent controversialist, and his philosophical and non secular writings profoundly shook conventional assumptions. This booklet units his lifestyles and paintings within the context of the highbrow, social, and cultural historical past of eighteenth-century Europe. it's the first finished account of Lessing's existence for over a century, and it serves as a reference paintings on all facets of Lessing's lifestyles, paintings, and concept. The German version, released in 2008, is now considered as definitive; it was once provided the Hamann examine Prize of the college and town of Munster and the Einhard Prize for Biography of the Einhard starting place in Seligenstadt. the current English variation has been revised and up to date within the gentle of correct guides on account that 2008.

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Download E-books Maximum Likelihood Estimation: Logic and Practice (Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences) PDF

By Scott R. Eliason

In this quantity the underlying good judgment and perform of extreme probability (ML) estimation is made transparent via supplying a basic modeling framework that makes use of the instruments of ML tools. This framework deals readers a versatile modeling procedure because it contains circumstances from the best linear versions to the main advanced nonlinear versions that hyperlink a procedure of endogenous and exogenous variables with non-normal distributions. utilizing examples to demonstrate the innovations of discovering ML estimators and estimates, Eliason discusses: what homes are fascinating in an estimator; simple strategies for locating ML ideas; the final type of the covariance matrix for ML estimates; the sampling distribution of ML estimators; the appliance of ML within the common distribution in addition to in different helpful distributions; and a few priceless illustrations of likelihoods.

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Download E-books The Single Woman's Sassy Survival Guide: Letting Go and Moving On PDF

By Mandy Hale

As we climate the uneven waters we name lifestyles, it’s a call we are going to face time and time and time back: can we grasp to a state of affairs that’s taking us below out of worry of letting cross of the familiar…or can we open our hand and enable pass of that fellowship, that courting, that task, that chance, or that criticism that we’ve been clinging to, knowing that to flail round uncertainly for a season is all part of gaining knowledge of our destiny?

“How are you aware rather a lot approximately letting move and relocating on?” you may ask. “What makes you the expert?”

Well, I’m now not knowledgeable. Let’s get that immediately. I’m now not a guru. I’m no longer a psychologist or a psychiatrist or a counselor or a fortune teller or the good and strong ounces.

I am a unmarried . similar to you.

Maybe you’re now not a unmarried – or perhaps a lady. perhaps you’re simply somebody who must unlock an individual or whatever that’s maintaining you again from being your most sensible self and dwelling your most sensible existence. And that’s ok, too. As I say on my Twitter web page and on my site regularly, someone searching for proposal and motivation is welcome the following. an individual seeking to depart the prior in the back of and shine is welcome right here. And somebody who holds out for the easiest and refuses to accept much less is welcome right here. Married, unmarried, woman, male, previous, younger, homosexual, immediately. Come one, come all!

Just such as you - i'm a chum. A sister. A daughter. An aunt.

I have enjoyed and misplaced. i've got grieved and clung. i've got permit pass and moved on.

Sneakers or stilettos, I’ve been on your shoes…and i do know each step of the adventure. maybe even greater than any guru or professional or counselor or fortune teller.

I am the easiest pal who will inform you what you must listen and never what you must pay attention. i'm the large sister with the shoulder to cry on whilst it kind of feels just like the remainder of the area has grew to become away. i'm hoping to be the Cruise Director who courses you complete steam forward during the frequently uneven and turbulent waters of letting move and relocating on on to the white sandy seashore of lifestyles AFTER letting pass and relocating on. Do you notice me? I’m watching for you there, fruity drink with the little umbrella in hand.

So what does this really seem like, this “letting pass and relocating on” factor? What are the stairs? What does it suggest? and the way are you aware whilst it’s time to throw within the towel…call it a day…and stroll away? In “The unmarried Woman’s Sassy Survival consultant to Letting move & relocating On,” we’ll hide the 5 significant components of existence that we regularly locate ourselves desiring to enable pass of: Relationships, Friendships, Jobs, possibilities, and Grievances. How are we going to do it? via studying the 5 benchmarks for letting move and relocating on: the Who, the What, the Why, the whilst, and the How. on the finish of every bankruptcy, we’ll assessment the 5 incredible reveals from that part that you can remove as day-by-day affirmations, pick-me-ups, or sassy reminders to get you off of “What could have been” street and again at the street to letting pass and relocating on.

So take a seat together with your desktop, your iPhone, your iPad, or no matter what different technological gadget you ensue to be interpreting from and let’s have a few sturdy outdated woman speak. Kick off your footwear, seize a tumbler of wine…and let’s flip the web page and go away the prior behind.

Shall we?

About the writer, Mandy Hale

Mandy Hale is affectionately identified world wide as "The unmarried Woman™.” In lower than years, Mandy has garnered a tremendous Twitter following of approximately 500,000 humans from around the globe.

Recently named a “Twitter Powerhouse” by way of the Huffington publish and a 2011 "Woman of impact" via the Nashville enterprise magazine, Mandy is creating a identify for herself because the voice of empowerment and sassiness for unmarried ladies around the globe. Mandy used to be lately on Oprah's LifeClass travel as a member of the VIP Press Corps, protecting occasions in St. Louis and New York.

THE unmarried WOMAN'S SASSY SURVIVAL consultant: LETTING cross & relocating ON has been a constant best-seller the following because it used to be published past this yr.

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