Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See by Bill Martin Jr., Eric Carle

By Bill Martin Jr., Eric Carle

A huge chuffed frog, a plump pink cat, a good-looking blue horse, and a tender yellow duck--all parade around the pages of this pleasant e-book. youngsters will instantly reply to Eric Carle's flat, boldly coloured collages. mixed with invoice Martin's singsong textual content, they bring unforgettable pictures of those endearing animals.

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Life in the clearings versus the bush by Susanna Moodie

By Susanna Moodie

In our paintings of "Roughing it within the Bush," I endeavoured to attract an image of Canadian lifestyles, as i discovered it 20 years in the past, within the Backwoods. My intent in giving any such depression narrative to the British public, was once triggered via the desire of deterring well-educated humans, approximately to settle during this colony, from getting into upon a existence for which they have been absolutely unfitted through their past targets and conduct.

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Rot und Schwarz by Stendhal

By Stendhal

Stendhal: Rot und Schwarz

Edition Holzinger. Taschenbuch

Berliner Ausgabe, 2015, four. Auflage

Vollständiger, durchgesehener Neusatz mit einer Biographie des Autors bearbeitet und eingerichtet von Michael Holzinger

  • Entstanden 1828–1830. Erstdruck: Paris 1830. Hier in der Übers. v. Arthur Schurig (1870-1929). Originaltitel: Le rouge et le noir

Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe:

  • Stendhal: Rot und Schwarz. Zeitbild von 1830, Übers. v. Arthur Schurig, Leipzig: Insel Verlag, 1947

Herausgeber der Reihe: Michael Holzinger

Reihengestaltung: Viktor Harvion

Umschlaggestaltung unter Verwendung des Bildes: Stendhal, Ölgemälde von Johan Olaf Sodermark (1790-1848)

Gesetzt aus Minion seasoned, 10 pt.

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Joseph Conrad: A Literary Life by Cedric Watts

By Cedric Watts

Drawing out the particular thematic preoccupations and technical units in Conrad's writing, Professor Watts explores Conrad's value and impact as an ethical, social and political commentator. He focuses particularly on Almayer's Folly, The Nigger of the Narcissus, middle of Darkness, Lord Jim, Nostromo and likelihood.

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Tess dei d'Urberville by Thomas Hardy

By Thomas Hardy

Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A natural lady Faithfully awarded is a singular by means of Thomas Hardy. It before everything seemed in a censored and serialised model, released through the British illustrated newspaper The photo in 1891 and in e-book shape in 1892. although now thought of an immense 19th century English novel, Tess of the d'Ubervilles got combined experiences whilst it first seemed, partially since it challenged the sexual mores of overdue Victorian England.

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Die Abenteuer des Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain, H. Hellwag

By Mark Twain, H. Hellwag

Die Abenteuer Tom Sawyers ist ein Buch geschrieben von Mark Twain. mark twain zitate Tom Sawyer und seine Freunde erleben einen abenteuerlichen Sommer am Mississippi. Die Abenteuer Tom Sawyers :der Klassiker der Weltliteratur von Mark Twain zitate jetzt in einer altersgerechten Neuerzählung für Erstleser. Kinder brauchen Klassiker! Die Erzählungen der Weltliteratur bieten Themen wie gemacht zum Zuhören: Abenteuerlust und echte Freundschaft. Behutsam neu erzählt von Elke Leger für Kindergarten- und Vorschulkinder. Die kurzen Kapitel sind besonders zum Vorlesen geeignet. Die abenteuer Tom Sawyer ist ein großes Buch sehr empfehlenswert zu lesen...

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Drawn with the Sword: Reflections on the American Civil War by James M. McPherson

By James M. McPherson

James M. McPherson is acclaimed as one of many most interesting historians writing at the present time and a preeminent commentator at the Civil warfare. conflict Cry of Freedom, his Pulitzer Prize-winning account of that clash, used to be a countrywide bestseller that Hugh Brogan, within the manhattan occasions, known as "history writing of the top order." Now, in Drawn With the Sword, McPherson deals a chain of considerate and fascinating essays on the most enduring questions of the Civil struggle, written within the masterful prose that has turn into his trademark.Filled with clean interpretations, puncturing outdated myths and hard new ones, Drawn With the Sword explores such questions as why the North gained and why the South misplaced (emphasizing the position of contingency within the Northern victory), even if Southern or Northern aggression started the battle, and who particularly freed the slaves, Abraham Lincoln or the slaves themselves. McPherson deals memorable photographs of the nice leaders who humans the panorama of the Civil struggle: Ulysses S. provide, suffering to write down his memoirs with a similar braveness and resolution that marked his successes at the battlefield; Robert E. Lee, a super normal and a real gentleman, but nonetheless a made from his time and position; and Abraham Lincoln, the chief and orator whose legendary determine nonetheless looms huge over our cultural panorama. And McPherson discusses often-ignored concerns equivalent to the advance of the Civil struggle right into a sleek "total warfare" opposed to either squaddies and civilians, and the foreign impression of the yankee Civil warfare in advancing the reason for republicanism and democracy in nations from Brazil and Cuba to France and England. Of designated curiosity is the ultimate essay, entitled "What's the problem With History?", a trenchant critique of the sector of background this day, which McPherson describes right here as "more and extra approximately much less and less." He writes that pro historians have deserted narrative historical past written for the larger viewers of trained basic readers in desire of impenetrable tomes on minor historic info which serve merely to edify different lecturers, hence leaving the historic schooling of most of the people to motion pictures and tv courses reminiscent of Glory and Ken Burns's PBS documentary The Civil War.Each essay in Drawn With the Sword finds McPherson's personal profound wisdom of the Civil conflict and of the controversies between historians, offering both sides in transparent and lucid prose and concluding together with his personal measured and eloquent reviews. Readers will have fun that McPherson has once more confirmed through instance that background may be either exact and fascinating, informative and well-written. Mark Twain wrote that the Civil struggle "wrought so profoundly upon the complete nationwide personality that the effect can't be measured in need of or 3 generations." In Drawn With the Sword, McPherson gracefully and brilliantly illuminates this momentous clash.

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