Tragedias. Obra Completa 2 (Spanish Edition)

Antología de las Tragedias de Shakespeare.
Segundo volumen de una colección de cinco que reúne su «Obra completa».

«¡Oh sangre, sangre, sangre!»
Otelo, III, iii

Las tragedias de Shakespeare representan una de las cumbres de los angeles literatura common. Su grandeza radica en una mirada visionaria de los angeles condición humana, en los angeles honestidad al mostrar las pasiones más oscuras, en su forma de tratar el amor, l. a. muerte, el destino, los lazos familiares, l. a. locura, los angeles amistad o el afán de poder. En ellas se trazan complejos laberintos de emoción y reflexión que han convertido a sus personajes en arquetipos literarios: de Hamlet a Lear, de Macbeth a Yago, de Ofelia a girl Macbeth.

Tragedias es el segundo volumen de una colección de cinco que reúne l. a. obra completa de Shakespeare. Aquí se incluyen Tito Andrónico, Romeo y Julieta, Julio César, Hamlet, Otelo, El rey Lear, Macbeth , Antonio y Cleopatra, Timón de Atenas y Coriolano. Esta edición, a shipment de Andreu Jaume, quien firma también los angeles introducción, presenta las mejores traducciones contemporáneas, respetando el verso y l. a. prosa originales. Un festín para los amantes de las buenas letras.

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The Russian Doll and Other Stories

By Adolfo Bioy Casares

Adolfo Bioy Casares is a part of a mythical trio of Argentine acquaintances and authors: Silvina Ocampo (his spouse) and Jorge Luis Borges. they've got all collaborated in a single manner or one other on literary endeavors.

If you're a fan of Borges, I hugely recommend having a look into the works of Bioy Casares and Ocampo.

A couple editorial reviews....

From Publishers Weekly
This number of conventional and experimental tales via Argentinian novelist Bioy Casares ( The Adventures of a Photographer in l. a. Plata ) deals refined, seamless prose, in addition to magical realism and biting political satire. His characters are prompted by means of lust, avarice and conceit yet elicit sympathy as a result of their vulnerability. within the name tale, a fortune hunter joins an ecological excursion in pursuit of a millionaire's daughter; however the father is swallowed via an immense pollution-feeding caterpillar, and while the daughter takes over her father's manufacturing facility, she renounces her former ecological stance. In one other tale, a notary public improving from hepatitis remains close to a lake and meets medical professional Salmon's niece, who asks him to turn out his love for her by means of letting her uncle rework them either into fish. the various tales are fantasies, usually centering on surprising events--an actor is shot through supporters of a dictatorship for enjoying a republican who cries, "Oh liberty!" and an angelic-looking lady breakfasts on her mom and dad after being given an urge for food stimulant. all through Casares surprises and entertains in those suspenseful tales.

From Library Journal
This choice of seven tales by way of the Argentinean writer and protege of Borges indicates many components comparable to his mentor's sort. The name tale, "A Russian Doll," finds the unforeseen destiny of a guy who permits himself to be engulfed through greed in pursuit of a filthy rich heiress at odds along with her father. Like Russian nesting dolls, the characters during this and within the different tales show hidden reasons and submerged existences whilst their surfaces are peeled away. many of the tales comprise surrealistic components, but Casares additionally tackles critical concerns resembling censorship of creative expression in a repressive society ("Cato") and prejudice ("The Navigator Returns to His Country"). even supposing the author's paintings has been translated formerly, he has now not but received huge reputation within the usa, and he advantages larger consciousness. This consultant assortment may be of curiosity to educational and public libraries.
-Mary Ellen Beck, Troy P.L., N.Y.

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Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules

By David Sedaris

Vital for the enthusiasts of the number one bestselling writer of Me speak lovely One Day, David Sedaris, a set of his favourite brief fiction from Flannery O'Connor to Tobias Wolff.

A bestseller in its personal correct and a must have for enthusiasts of the number one bestselling writer David Sedaris, a set of his favourite brief fiction.

David Sedaris is a phenomenal reader. on my own in his condo, he reads tales aloud to the purpose he has them memorized. occasionally he fantasizes that he wrote them. occasionally, while they’re his very favourite tales, he’ll fantasize approximately analyzing them in entrance of an viewers and taking credits for them. The viewers in those fantasies consistently loves him and offers him the honor he deserves.

David Sedaris didn’t write the tales in youngsters Playing prior to a Statue of Hercules . yet he did learn them. And he loved them adequate at hand decide them for this selection of brief fiction. that includes such outstanding writers as Lorrie Moore, Alice Munro, Joyce Carol Oates, Jean Thompson, and Tobias Wolff, Children enjoying prior to a Statue of Hercules contains one of the most influential and proficient brief tale writers, modern and classic.

Perfect for fanatics who are suffering from Sedaris fever, Children taking part in prior to a Statue of Hercules will tide them over and supply reduction.

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Kafkaesque: Stories Inspired by Franz Kafka

By John Kessel, James Patrick Kelly

The vacationer retailers of Prague promote dozens of things commemorating Franz Kafka. you could drink a latte within the Café Kafka, upload sugar to it from a packet with Kafka’s face on it, after which mild your cigarette from a field of Kafka matches.

Franz Kafka died in obscurity in 1924, publishing just a handful of unusual tales in little-known literary magazines. but this day he persists in our collective imaginations. Even those that have by no means learn any of Kafka’s fiction describe their tribulations with the dep. of motorized vehicles as being Kafkaesque.

Kafkaesque explores the fiction of generations of authors encouraged through Kafka’s paintings. those dystopic, comedic, and ironic stories contain T. C. Boyle’s roadside storage that may be a endless trial, Philip Roth’s trade background within which Kafka immigrates to the United States thus far his aunt, Jorge Luis Borges’s labyrinthine public lottery that redefines fact, Carol Emshwiller’s testimony via the 1st woman to earn the best to name herself a “man,” and Paul Di Filippo’s unusual Kafka—journalist by way of day, costumed crime-fighter via night.

additionally incorporated is Kafka’s vintage tale “The starvation Artist,” showing either in a brand-new translation and in an illustrated model by means of mythical cartoonist R. Crumb (Fritz the Cat). also, each one writer discusses Kafka’s writing, its relevance, its own impact, and Kafka’s enduring legacy.

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The Debate on the Constitution Part 1: Federalist and Antifederalist Speeches, Articles, and Letters During the Struggle over Ratification (Library of America #62)

Here, on a scale unrivaled by means of any prior assortment, is the intense strength and eloquence of our first nationwide political crusade: During the key court cases of the Constitutional conference in 1787, the framers created a essentially new nationwide plan to interchange the Articles of Confederation after which submitted it to conventions in every one kingdom for ratification. instantly, a fierce hurricane of argument broke. Federalist supporters, Antifederalist competitors, and seekers of a center floor strove to stability public order and private liberty as they praised, condemned, challenged, and analyzed the hot structure collecting enormous quantities of unique texts by means of Franklin, Madison, Jefferson, Washington, and Patrick Henry—as good as many others much less popular today—this unequalled assortment permits readers to event firsthand the serious year-long fight that created what continues to be the world’s oldest operating nationwide charter.

Assembled right here in chronological order are 1000s of newspaper articles, pamphlets, speeches, and personal letters written or introduced within the aftermath of the Constitutional conference. besides accepted figures like Franklin, Madison, Patrick Henry, Jefferson, and Washington, ratings of much less recognized voters are represented, all conversing basically and passionately approximately executive. the main well-known writings of the ratification fight — the Federalist essays of Hamilton and Madison — are put of their unique context, along the arguments of capable antagonists, resembling "Brutus" and the "Federal Farmer."

Part One comprises press polemics and personal commentaries from September 1787 to January 1788. That autumn, robust arguments have been made opposed to the hot constitution through Virginian George Mason and the still-unidentified "Federal Farmer," whereas in ny newspapers, the Federalist essays initiated a super safeguard. Dozens of speeches from the country ratifying conventions exhibit how the "draft of a plan, not anything yet a useless letter," in Madison's phrases, had "life and validity...breathed into it through the voice of the people." incorporated are the conventions in Pennsylvania, the place James Wilson faced the democratic skepticism of these representing the western frontier, and in Massachusetts, the place John Hancock and Samuel Adams cast an important compromise that kept the rustic from years of political convulsion.

Informative notes, biographical profiles of all writers, audio system, and recipients, and a close chronology of correct occasions from 1774 to 1804 offer attention-grabbing historical past. A normal index permits readers to stick with particular themes, and an appendix contains the assertion of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the structure (with all amendments).

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The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF

Are the previous and destiny immutable or do we break out the inevitable? This thought-provoking number of time shuttle tales not just takes us into the prior and destiny, but additionally explores what could occur if we strive to govern time to our personal virtue. learn 25 mindbending tales from Kage Baker, Michael Swanwick, Christopher Priest, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Robert Silverberg, Paul Levinson and lots of more!

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Jazz: From New Orleans to the new generation (Guardian Shorts Book 7)

The father or mother and Observer newspapers have lined jazz in all its shapes and kinds for nearly a century. Jazz: From New Orleans to the hot iteration is a set of studies and profiles that charts the improvement of the tune from its first visual appeal in London in 1917 all through to latter day arguments over fusion. individuals together with Kingsley Amis, Benny eco-friendly, Michael Frayn and John Fordham supply a uniquely British viewpoint at the background of jazz that includes all of the best names, from Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis to Robert Glasper.

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The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime 9

Maxim Jakubowski has once more compiled a blockbuster selection of the year's most eminent brief crime fiction released within the united kingdom. His goal is usually to provide the full breadth of crime, secret and mystery writing, from light tales of detection to difficult ancient labyrinths choked with devious characters and sharp social remark approximately our imperfect society in a few savage, and infrequently frightening tales.

Last yr observed a 5th Crime Writers organization brief tale Dagger award for the sequence - for 'Homework' via Phil Lovesey, whose paintings positive factors back during this year's assortment.

There is a brand new tale through Ann Cleeves, whose fictional sleuth Vera Stanhope has created this type of buzz in ITV prime-time drama Vera, starring Brenda Blethyn.

Making their debut in Best British Crime are many verified names equivalent to Reginald Hill, R. J. Ellory, John Lawton and Stuart Neville. additionally represented are writers corresponding to L. C. Tyler, Chris Ewan, Ian Ayris, Col Bury, Matt Hilton and Christine Poulson, a few of whom have already made a reputation for themselves, whereas others are before everything of highly promising careers.

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Masters of Noir, Volume 2

By Craig Rice, Jonathan Craig, Hal Ellson, David Alexander, Robert Turner, Charles Jackson, Talmage Powell, Henry Kane, Michael Fes

One other stroll at the wild part! during this sequence of collections of gritty Noir and Hardboiled tales, you'll locate the superior writers of the craft writing of their leading. the subsequent tales are incorporated during this moment quantity of Masters of Noir: eco-friendly EYES by means of HAL ELLSON, vast scouse borrow by means of FRANK KANE, NECKTIE celebration by way of ROBERT TURNER, THE crimson COLLAR through JONATHAN CRAIG, I DON'T idiot round by means of CHARLES JACKSON, great BUNCH of men through MICHAEL FESSIER, vegetation TO THE reasonable via CRAIG RICE, DIE LIKE A puppy through DAVID ALEXANDER, construct one other COFFIN via HAROLD Q. MASUR, SOMEBODY'S GOING TO DIE through TALMAGE POWELL.


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In the Shadow of the Towers: Speculative Fiction in a Post-9/11 World

By Douglas Lain

In the Shadow of the Towers compiles approximately twenty works of speculative fiction responding to and encouraged by means of the occasions of 9-11, from writers looking to confront, rebuild, and keep it up, even within the face of overwhelming emotion.

Writer and editor Douglas Lain provides a thought-provoking anthology that includes various award-winning and best-selling authors, from Jeff VanderMeer (Annihilation) and Cory Doctorow (Little Brother) to Susan Palwick (Flying in position) and James Morrow (Towing Jehovah). bearing on subject matters as wide-ranging as politics, morality, or even heartfelt nostalgia, today’s speculative fiction writers end up that the rubric of the wonderful deals an incomparable view into how we reply to tragedy.

Each contributor, in his or her personal method, contemplates an analogous question:

How do we proceed dreaming within the shadow of the towers?

Skyhorse Publishing, below our evening coloration and Talos imprints, is proud to put up a wide diversity of titles for readers attracted to technological know-how fiction (space opera, time trip, difficult SF, alien invasion, near-future dystopia), fable (grimdark, sword and sorcery, modern city fable, steampunk, replacement history), and horror (zombies, vampires, and the occult and supernatural), and lots more and plenty extra. whereas no longer each name we post turns into a brand new York instances bestseller, a countrywide bestseller, or a Hugo or Nebula award-winner, we're devoted to publishing caliber books from a various team of authors.

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