Harvard Classics (All 20 Volumes in One Edition)
Sprache - Englisch
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Über das eBook
The Harvard Classics - Shelf of Fiction represents a specific selection of the greatest novels, novellas and short stories of seven national literatures, namely: English, American, French, Spanish, German, Russian, and Scandinavian. Table of Contents: Vols. 1 & 2: The History of Tom Jones by Henry Fielding Vol. 3: A Sentimental Journey by Laurence Sterne Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Vol. 4: Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott Vol. 5 & 6: Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray Vol. 7 & 8: David Copperfield by Charles Dickens Vol. 9: The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot Vol. 10: Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Scarlet Letter Rappaccini's Daughter Washington Irving: Rip Van Winkle The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Edgar Alan Poe: Eleonora The Fall of the House of Usher The Purloined Letter Francis Bret Harte: The Luck of Roaring Camp The Outcasts of Poker Flat The Idyl of Red Gulch Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog by Mark Twain The Man Without a Country by Edward Everett Hale Vol.11: The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James Vol. 12: Notre Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo Vol. 13: French Fiction Old Goriot by Honoré de Balzac The Devil's Pool by George Sand The Story of a White Blackbird by Alfred de Musset Alphonse Daudet: The Siege of Berlin The Last Class The Child Spy The Game of Billiards The Bad Zouave Guy de Maupassant: Walter Schnaffs' Adventure Two Friends The Cripple Vols. 14 & 15: German Fiction J. W. von Goethe: Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship The Sorrows of Young Werther The Banner of the Upright Seven by Gottfried Keller The Rider on the White Horse by Theodor Storm Trials and Tribulations by Theodor Fontane Vols. 16–19: Russian Fiction Tolstoy: Anna Karenina Ivan the Fool Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky Turgenev: A House of Gentlefolk Fathers and Children Vol. 20: Spanish & Scandinavian Fiction Pepita Jimenez by Juan Valera A Happy Boy by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson Skipper Worse by Alexander L. Kielland
Über den Autor
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson (1832–1910) was a towering figure in Norwegian literature and a central member of the Scandinavian cultural renaissance of the late 19th century. A novelist, playwright, poet, and journalist, Bjørnson is best remembered for his spirited storytelling, nationalist themes, and commitment to social reform. His varied literary style embraced both realism and naturalism, and his works often explored the struggles of ordinary people, the tensions between individual desires and societal expectations, and the love of his native country, Norway. Beyond literature, Bjørnson was also a prominent public figure who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature for his 'distinguished lyrical writing, which has inspired his countrymen.' Though Harvard Classics does not entirely encapsulate Bjørnson's oeuvre, it is indicative of his influence on European literature. One of his key contributions, 'Synnøve Solbakken,' is a seminal piece that introduced the peasant novel genre, characteristically blending romantic nationalism with pastoral themes. Bjørnson's work in 'Harvard Classics' stands alongside other literary stalwarts, ensuring his legacy remains influential in the cannon of Western literature.
Genre: Sprache - Englisch
Umfang: 6416 Seiten
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Veröffentlichung: 13. November 2022