By Katrin Schwerdtner
This quantity deals a scientific learn of using literary quotations in Pliny’s letters. by means of taking a look at exemplary quotations from Homer and Virgil, the writer exhibits how Pliny makes use of quotations as a literary equipment to attract the highbrow heritage of his modern readership.
Das Buch bietet erstmals eine systematische Studie zur literarischen Zitation in den Pliniusbriefen. Ausgehend von der eingehenden Betrachtung der herausragenden Homer- und Vergilzitate kann die Zitation insgesamt als gezielt eingesetzte Technik erwiesen werden, durch die Plinius im Dienste seiner Darstellung wirkungsvoll auf den Bildungshorizont des zeitgenössischen Publikums rekurriert.
By Adoniram Judson
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By Moritz Schlick
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By Jane Odiwe
A misplaced love returns, rekindling forgotten passions… In Jane Austen's feel and Sensibility, while Marianne Dashwood marries Colonel Brandon, she places her heartbreak over rushing scoundrel John Willoughby long ago. 3 years later, Willoughby's go back throws Marianne right into a tizzy of painful thoughts and delightful emotions of uncertainty. Willoughby is as fascinating, as roguish, and as a lot in love together with her as ever. And the timing could not be worse—with Colonel Brandon away and Willoughby made up our minds to win her again, will Marianne locate the energy to avoid wasting her marriage, or will the temptation of a prior love be too robust to withstand? compliment for Lydia Bennet's tale: "A breathtaking Regency romp!" Diana Birchall | writer of Mrs. Darcy's predicament "An absolute pride to read." ancient Novels overview "Odiwe emulates Austen's well-known wit, and manages to offer Lydia a happily-ever-after finishing beneficial of any Regency romance heroine." Booklist "Odiwe can pay great homage to Austen's stylings and endears the reader to the previously secondary personality, spoiled and impulsive Lydia Bennet." Publisher's Weekly "Rollicking reliable enjoyable with a shock twist." Austenprose (20091026)
By Mary Clearman Blew
The departed males in her existence nonetheless have lots to claim to Corey. Her father, a mythical rodeo cowboy who punctuated his lifelong pronouncements with a bullet to his head, could be the loudest. yet during this tale of Montana—a tale within which the previous West meets the hot and culture has its means with almost about everyone—it is Corey’s voice we hearken to. during this tour-de-force of voices sizeable and small, certain and faltering, hers comes throughout resonant and transparent, directing us to the center of the matter. Played out opposed to the mythology of the previous West—a strong amalgam of ranching heritage, Marlboro males, and teach theft reenactments—the tale of the newly orphaned, spinsterish Corey is a occasionally comical, occasionally poignant story of coming-of-age a bit overdue. As she attempts to recapture an outdated dream of turning into a painter—of retaining a few modicum of precise paintings amid the digital truth of contemporary Montana—Corey unearths herself figuring in different dramas to boot, different, more youthful lives already at the least as misplaced as her personal. (20080316)
By Toni Morrison
This novel takes readers right into a magical and richly peopled global which encompasses 4 generations of African American lifestyles.
By John Compton Sundman
Winners of the inaugural Hofstadter Prize for machine-written narrative, those artificially developed tales characterize the way forward for post-human fiction.
By R. M. Ballantyne
The tale opens with the shipwreck on a Pacific Island of the younger pals Ralph Rover and Jack Martin and Peterkin grey. regardless of the pleasing presence of scrumptious breadfruit, coconuts, and succulent oysters, the intrepid trio are usually not by myself they usually quickly witness a conflict among rival bands of cannibals led by way of 'Bloody Bill'. Their lives are put in severe peril from which basically braveness and made up our minds pluck can keep them.