Download Obras II (Biblioteca Clásica Gredos) (Spanish Edition) by Décimo Magno Ausonio,Antonio Alvar Ezquerra,José Javier PDF

By Décimo Magno Ausonio,Antonio Alvar Ezquerra,José Javier Iso,José Luis Moralejo

Décimo Magno Ausonio fue el más striking poeta latino de l. a. segunda mitad del siglo IV d.C., considerado último renacimiento de los angeles literatura antigua.
Décimo Magno Ausonio (h. 310-393 d.C.) fue el más striking poeta latino de l. a. segunda mitad del siglo IV, considerado último renacimiento de l. a. literatura antigua, tras el yermo cultural que acompaña l. a. hindrance del siglo III y antes de l. a. desintegración del Imperio de Occidente en los angeles centuria posterior. Nacido en Burdigala (Burdeos), se educó en esta ciudad y en Tolosa; en l. a. primera enseñó retórica durante treinta años, hasta que se le encomendó l. a. tutoría del futuro emperador Graciano, quien al asumir el mando le nombró prefecto y cónsul de las provincias galas. Así pues, es un exponente de movilidad social, pues ascendió desde una posición de relieve sólo provincial a l. a. de miembro influyente en los angeles corte imperial.
Ausonio cultivó una gran variedad de metros y registros, en los que dio muestras de su maestría. Sus mejores composiciones son l. a. Parentalia, breve relato de los angeles vida y el carácter de veinte hombres y mujeres de su familia, los angeles Commemoratio professorum Burdigalensium, en el que describe l. a. personalidad y l. a. trayectoria de veintiséis profesores de Burdeos, l. a. Ephemeresis, sobre su vida cotidiana, los siete poemas sobre los angeles esclava germana Bisula, que recibió como botínde guerra, las cartas en verso a su protegido y amigo Paulino de Nola, el panegírico Mosella y gran cantidad de epigramas virtuosos y eruditos.
Ausonio fue cristiano durante l. a. mayor parte de su vida, pero no es los angeles suya los angeles obra de un poeta cristiano: al decir de un estudioso, es un cristiano de imaginación pagana y temperamento epicúreo. Su obra literaria pone de manifiesto una memoria prodigiosa, facilidad para l. a. versificación, un optimismo alegre y amable y renuencia a tratar los aspectos desagradables y más serios de los angeles vida; los angeles suya es una poesía clara y elegante, muy familiarizada con l. a. tradición clásica, pero con una voz propia.

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Download Anadarko: A Kiowa Country Mystery by Tom Holm PDF

By Tom Holm

Anadarko, a small bootlegger city in Oklahoma’s Kiowa kingdom, shakes off its sleepy veneer while J.D. Daugherty, an Irish ex-cop grew to become deepest eye, and Hoolie Smith, a Cherokee battle veteran, appear to enquire the mysterious disappearance of oilman and geologist Frank Shotz.

J.D. and Hoolie locate their uncomplicated lacking individual case hides an online of homicide, graft, and injustice tied to a community of bootleggers with hyperlinks to the Ku Klux Klan. Set within the aftermath of the violent Tulsa race insurrection of 1921, Anadarko unearths a dangerous and corrupt city full of a poisonous cocktail of booze, greed, and bigotry.

Tackling racial prejudice head-on, writer Tom Holm expertly weaves a shiny and suspenseful story set in Prohibition-era Indian kingdom. This gritty whodunit exhibits not anything is ever easy within the struggle among sturdy and evil.

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Download The President by Miguel Angel Asturias,Frances Partridge PDF

By Miguel Angel Asturias,Frances Partridge

Guatemalan diplomat and author Miguel Angel Asturias (1899–1974) started this award-winning paintings whereas nonetheless a legislations scholar. it's a tale of a ruthless dictator and his schemes to put off a political adversary in an unnamed Latin American state frequently pointed out as Guatemala. The e-book has been acclaimed for portraying either a totalitarian govt and its harmful mental results. Drawing from his studies as a journalist writing less than repressive stipulations, Asturias employs such literary units as satire to show the government’s transgressions and surrealistic dream sequences to illustrate the police state’s impression at the person psyche. Asturias’s stance opposed to all varieties of injustice in Guatemala triggered critics to view the writer as a compassionate spokesperson for the oppressed. My work,” Asturias promised while he authorised the Nobel Prize for Literature, “will proceed to mirror the voice of the folks, amassing their myths and renowned ideals and even as trying to supply start to a common recognition of Latin American problems.”

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Download Stony Kill: A Novel by Marie White Small PDF

By Marie White Small

After the surprising dying of her mom, Joss Ryckman unearths herself operating clear of everything—the existence she didn't decide on of dealing with the kinfolk bakery in Brooklyn, the courting along with her occasionally violent father, and her conflicts with Wyatt, a lover who constantly desires extra. but if she flees to the rustic farm of her early life in upstate long island, will she eventually locate the reality of darkish occasions in her family’s earlier? Or will all that she has held at bay for two decades come crashing down? As Joss involves phrases along with her loss, she is pressured to confront thoughts of a youth steeped in either pleasure and sorrow. because the earlier seeps in during the wealthy farmland and the panorama of the treacherous, churning Stony Kill, Piecing jointly the damaged earlier and her family’s disorder, the darkish secrets and techniques of a kin submerged in a background of violence and remorse start to take form, and the truth of 2 brutal killings can now not be denied. Joss needs to make her personal offerings and, eventually, enable go.Rich with appealing language and immersed in strong descriptions of Joss’s emotions, Stony Kill tells a robust tale of the heartbreak and being affected by violent acts of a dysfunctional kinfolk, and finally her wish and selection of a higher life.

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Download Mysteries of Small Houses (Penguin Poets) by Alice Notley PDF

By Alice Notley

Alice Notley vividly reconstructs the mysteries, longings, and feelings of her prior during this excellent new number of poems that charts her development from younger woman to younger girl to complete artist. during this quantity, thoughts of her adolescence within the California wasteland spring to existence via evocative renderings of the yank panorama, circa 1950. Likewise, her coming of age as a poet within the turbulent sixties is evoked during the era's offended, inventive power. As she appears backward with the viewpoint that point and age permits, Notley ably captures the immediacy of youth's ardour whereas providing her personal dry-eyed interpretations of the occasions of a existence lived with reference to the bone. just like the colourful collages she assembles from paper and different came upon fabrics, Notley erects constructions of snapshot and feeling to accommodate the thoughts that swirl round her within the present.In their feverish, clever renderings of moments either distinct and ephemeral, Notley's poems be capable of replicate and go beyond the days they evoke. Her profound tributes to the levels of her lifestyles and to the identities she has assumed—child, early life, lover, poet, spouse, mom, pal, and widow—are impressive for his or her perception and knowledge, and for the braveness in their unblinking gaze.

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Download Golondrina, why did you leave me?: A Novel (Chicana Matters) by Bárbara Renaud González PDF

By Bárbara Renaud González

The golondrina is a small and undistinguished swallow. yet in Spanish, the note has evoked one thousand poems and songs devoted to the migrant's departure and hoped-for go back. As such, the migrant turns into just like the swallow, a dream-seeker whose actual house is nowhere, all over, and particularly within the middle of the individual left behind.

The swallow during this tale is Amada García, a tender Mexican lady in a brutal marriage, who makes a heart-wrenching decision—to depart her younger daughter in the back of in Mexico as she escapes to el Norte looking for love, which she believes needs to live within the state of freedom. despite the fact that, she falls in love with the fellow who brings her to the Texas border, and the stories of these 3 passionate days eternally maintain and outline her trip in Texas. She meets and marries Lázaro Mistral, who's on his personal journey—to reclaim the land his kin misplaced after the U.S.-Mexican conflict. Their opposing narratives approximately love and battle turn into the legacy in their first-born daughter, Lucero, who needs to reconcile their tales into her fight to discover "home," as her mom, Amada, eventually discovers the rustic the place love beats its endless wings.

Bárbara Renaud González, a native-born Tejana and acclaimed journalist, has written a lyrical tale of land, love, and loss, bringing us the 1st novel of a working-class Tejano relations set within the most harsh great thing about the Texas panhandle. Her tale exposes the brutality, tragedy, and wish of her place of birth and is helping to fill a dearth of scholarly and literary works on Mexican and Mexican American ladies in post–World struggle II Texas.

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Download The Architecture of Loss: A Novel by Z. P. Dala PDF

By Z. P. Dala

A novel of forgiveness and reconciliation that shines gentle at the darkish underbelly of South Africa’s struggle for freedom and democracy.

Estranged on the age of six from her mom, who despatched her clear of her place of birth of Brighton in rural Zululand, outstanding architect Afroze Bhana has carved out a powerful existence for herself in Cape city. but if she gets note that her getting older mom is desperately unwell, she reveals herself forced to come to her native land to discover solutions approximately her painful childhood.

Afroze arrives in Brighton to discover that her mom, Sylvie—who was once a physician and a fierce activist in the course of the darkish days of the anti-apartheid struggle—is a shadow of her bold self, yet Sylvie has nonetheless retained her sarcasm and anger towards the daughter that she despatched away. by some means, Sylvie can't draw her daughter shut, even dealing with the looming probability of her personal mortality. She continues to be within the cottage of Afroze’s adolescence, frozen in a global the place she surrounds herself with luxurious and garish indulgences, cared for through the fiercely protecting Halaima, a Malawian refugee. specifically painful for Afroze is the affection and affection that Sylvie showers on Bibi, Halaima’s pampered and precocious daughter—love which she may well by no means provide her personal daughter.

A relocating novel in regards to the complexities of relations ties, The structure of Loss fantastically explores the ways that the anti-apartheid struggle—a fight within which the jobs of ladies were principally overlooked—irrevocably broken a lot of its unsung heroes.

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Download Beijing: A Novel by Philip Gambone PDF

By Philip Gambone

Escaping his ghosts, AIDS widower David Masiello accepts a one-year place at a Western clinical health center in Beijing. Lonely yet excited, he units out to discover the city—both its bustling road existence and its clandestine homosexual subculture.

    David chronicles his adventures in China as he wrestles with cultural dislocation, loneliness, and sexual and non secular longing. After a sequence of either comedian and poignant encounters with homosexual chinese language males, he meets Bosheng, a good-looking younger artist. even though the charm is robust, a tough courtship ensues, in which Bosheng returns to his ancestral village to marry the woman his mom and dad have selected for him. finally, and fairly without notice, David and Bosheng reconnect and proportion an idyllic spring jointly. because the 12 months ends, David needs to make a decision no matter if to claim so long or face the uncertainties of a long-distance relationship.

    Gambone’s novel is peopled with a bunch of splendidly memorable characters: Owen, David’s forthright ally again domestic; Auntie Chen, the clinic’s workplace mother, who desires to repair David up with a female friend; Stewart, David’s Beijing roommate, a graduate pupil doing study on Peking opera; Jiantao and Guoyang, fanatics who lecture David at the fleeting caliber of yank romance; and Tyson, the Australian healthcare professional with a chinese language female friend, who hopes to coach David that love doesn’t desire any causes or justifications.

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Download Bender: New and Selected Poems by Dean Young PDF

By Dean Young

"In Young's paintings, the large crucial questions—mortality, id, the that means of life—aren't easily nutrients for inspiration; they're grounds for entertainment."—Toronto Star

"Surrealism seldom turns out as very similar to actual existence as in Young's hilarious and cautionary poems."—Booklist

Bender gathers a beneficiant collection of new paintings besides treasure from Dean Young's twelve volumes. Strongly prompted through Surrealism, Dean Young's poems flash with extravagant imagery, funny speech, sly perspectives of the quotidian, and the uncovered nerves of heartache. because the American Academy of Arts and Letters raved, "Young's poems are as interesting as a three-ring circus and as inventive as a canvas via Hieronymus Bosch. he's essentially the most creative and pleasurable poets writing today."

From "Even Funnnier taking a look Now":

If anyone had requested me then,
Do you be afflicted by the umbrage of dawn's
dark race horses, is your middle a prisoner
of raindrops? Hell convinced! i might have said
or No method! by no means may i've got said,
What may you probably be speaking about?
I had simply gotten to the 20 th century
like a leftover girder from the Eiffel Tower.
My Indian identify was once Pressure-Per-Square-Inch.
I knew i used to be made up of glass yet I didn't
yet recognize what glass was once made up of: scorching sand
inside me like pee going the entire wrong
directions, most likely into my heart
which I knew used to be made up of gold foil
glued to dirt . . .

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Download Los grandes muertos (Literatura) (Spanish Edition) by Luisa Josefina Hernández,Fondo de Cultura Economica,Emilio PDF

By Luisa Josefina Hernández,Fondo de Cultura Economica,Emilio Carballido,Fernando Martínez Monroy

Este volumen reúne, englobadas en cuatro grupos o ciclos, 12 de las obras teatrales de esta figura critical de los angeles dramaturgia mexicana. Al lado de construcciones dramáticas sorprendentes y sutilísimas, los angeles autora desliza en estas páginas una serie de reflexiones inquietantes en torno a las oposiciones binarias que rigen los angeles cultura y el mundo occidental. Problemáticas y conceptos como las relaciones familiares y de pareja se ven constantemente cuestionados por l. a. pink de personajes que conforman cada obra. Así, los personajes a menudo se confrontan con las tradiciones y el arraigo cultural, al mismo tiempo que se enfrentan a realidades como los angeles necesidad de afecto, l. a. frustración, l. a. soledad y l. a. indecisión.

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