Death in Venice

Author: Thomas Mann
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486110648
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Celebrated novella of a middle-aged German writer's tormented passion for a Polish youth met on holiday in Venice, and its tragic consequences. New translation with extensive commentary.

Death in Venice

Author: Thomas Mann
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307772926
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Eight complex stories illustrative of the author's belief that "a story must tell itself," highlighted by the high art style of the famous title novella. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Death in Venice

Author: Will Aitken
Publisher: arsenal pulp press
ISBN: 1551524198
Format: PDF, Docs
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A Queer Film Classic on Luchino Visconti's lyrical and controversial 1971 film based on Thomas Mann's novel about a middle-aged man (played by Dirk Bogarde) vacationing in Venice who becomes obsessed with a youth staying at the same hotel as a wave of cholera descends upon the city. The book analyzes its cultural impact and provides a vivid portrait of the director, an ardent Communist and grand provocateur. Will Aitken's novels include Realia and Terre Haute. Arsenal's Queer Film Classics series cover some of the most important and influential films about and by LGBTQ people.

Death in Venice and Other Tales

Author: Thomas Mann
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780670874248
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Presents a new translation of the twentieth century's greatest novellas, the story of a German writer's affair with a Polish boy, along with eleven other stories.

Great German Short Stories

Author: Evan Bates
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486112799
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Translations of eight masterpieces by writers who defined the modern German short story. Includes works by Schnitzler, Kleist, Kafka, Mann, Hauptmann, Rilke, Hoffmann, and Brentano.

An Introduction to English Grammar

Author: Gerald Nelson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317518594
Format: PDF, Kindle
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An Introduction to English Grammar provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of English grammar. The first part of the book (‘The Grammar’) provides a step-by-step introduction to the key topics in English grammar. The second part (‘The Applications’) shows how a grasp of these topics can be helpful in resolving usage problems, in developing a clear writing style, and in mastering punctuation and spelling. A whole chapter, ‘English in Use’, is devoted to illustrating the grammatical features of a wide range of modern text types, including emails, Facebook pages, and ‘tweets’. It also looks at the special grammatical features of English in everyday conversation. Each chapter is followed by two sets of exercises. The first set can be used in self-study or in the classroom. The second set deals with more advanced topics, and can be used for classroom discussion or essay writing. This fourth edition has been fully revised and updated and includes: clearer descriptions and improved presentation new material on word structure and word formation new exercises, examples and extracts updated further reading Assuming no prior knowledge of English grammar, this book is ideal for beginning students on a one-semester course and provides everything a student needs on the theory and practice of English usage. A comprehensive Glossary of grammatical terms is included and a website provides invaluable additional exercises.

Venice is a Fish A Cultural Guide

Author: Tiziano Scarpa
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847651720
Format: PDF, ePub
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Built on an inverted forest, paved with a tortoiseshell of boulders, Venice is a maze of tiny alleys, bridges and squares. Tiziano Scarpa wanders through the city, recounting the customs and secrets that only Venetians know. With everything from practical advice for aspiring Venetian lovers to hints at where to find the best bacaro, Scarpa waves the tourist in the right direction and, without naming a single restaurant, hotel or bar, relates the secret language needed to experience the real Venice. So ignore the street signs - why fight the labyrinth? Venice, the fish, is ready to swallow you whole.