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Поэтика ( Аристотель)

Произведение «Поэтика» создал древнегреческий ученый-энциклопедист, известный как основатель классической логики, Аристотель (384-322 г.г. до н. э.)***, Литературное исследование автора является [...]

The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (Даниэль Дефо)

«The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. The first edition credited the work’s protagonist Robinson Crusoe as its author, leading many readers to believe he was a real person and the book a travelogue of true incidents. Epistolary, confessional, and didactic in form, the [...]

The Poems (Уильям Блейк)

«William Blake an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of both the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. His prophetic poetry has been said to form «„what is in proportion to its merits the least read body of poetry in the English [...]

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Вашингтон Ирвинг)

«The favorite story of the Dutch settlement of Sleepy Hollow, New York, is an ominous ghost story. A headless horseman is waiting for belated travelers. Ikabod Crane, who believes in everything beyond, cares for Katharina Van Tassel, the blonde beauty, the daughter of a wealthy landowner, Baltus van Tassel. Late in the autumn night, when the [...]

The Christmas Banquet (Натаниель Готорн)

«First published in the United States Magazine and Democratic Review, XIV (January, 1844), “The Christmas Banquet” shares its subtitle—”from the unpublished “Allegories of the Heart”—with “Egotism; or the Bosom-Serpent,” another Hawthorne story of the period. “The Christmas Banquet” is an allegory composed by Elliston [...]

The Prince (Никколо Макиавелли)

The Prince is a 16th-century political treatise by the Italian diplomat and political theorist Niccolo Machiavelli. From correspondence a version appears to have been distributed in 1513, using a Latin title, De Principatibus (Of Principalities). However, the printed version was not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli’s death. [...]

Конец света (Сидни Шелдон)

Тайная акция, подготовленная спецслужбами нескольких стран… Акция по уничтожению международной группы туристов, случайно ставших свидетелями катастрофы НЛО… Но когда все свидетели [...]

Selected works of Saki ( Саки)

«Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 14 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society and culture. He is considered a master of the short story, and often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. [...]

The King in Yellow (Robert Chambers)

«The King in Yellow is a book of short stories by American writer Robert W. Chambers, first published by F. Tennyson Neely in 1895. The book is named after a play with the same title which recurs as a motif through some of the stories. The first half of the book features highly esteemed weird stories, and the book has been described by [...]
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