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  • Femme Fatale: Love, Lies, and the Unknown Life of Mata Hari In 1917, the notorious Oriental dancer Mata Hari was arrested on the charge of espionage; less than one year later, she was tried and executed, charged with the deaths of at least 50, 000 gallant... mai multe 69.99
  • Gregory of Nyssa: The Life of Moses St. Gregory of Nyssa (335-394 CE), who came from an illustrious Christian family of Capadocia, became bishop of the small town of Nyssa in 371 and is known as one of the founders of mystical... mai multe 57.99
  • John Lennon: The Life Phillip Norman, whose 1981 classic Shout is considered the definitive biography of The Beatles, returns with John Lennon: The Life. This New York Times bestseller is an intimate look at the... mai multe 87.99
  • The History of Mary Prince The History of Mary Prince (1831) was the first narrative of a black woman to be published in Britain. It describes Prince's sufferings as a slave in Bermuda, Turks Island and Antigua, and her... mai multe 57.99
  • Narrative of Sojourner Truth: A Bondswoman of Olden Time, with a History of Her Labors and Correspondence Drawn from Her "Book of Life"; Also, a Mem Truth's landmark slave narrative chronicles her experiences as a slave in upstate New York and her transformation into an extraordinary abolitionist, feminist, orator, and preacher. Based on the... mai multe 49.01
  • The Complete Plays The complete plays of Christopher Marlowe, in which the lure of dark forces drives the shifting balances between weak and strong, sacred and profane Marlowe's seven plays dramatise the fatal lure... mai multe 69.99
  • The Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry The Romanticism that emerged after the American and French revolutions of 1776 and 1789 represented a new flowering of the imagination and the spirit, and a celebration of the soul of humanity with... mai multe 94.99
  • Selected Poems This volume contains a selection of early works by Yevgeny Alexandrovich Yevtushenko who blazed a trail for a generation of Soviet poets with a confident poetic voice that moves effortlessly... mai multe 65.99
  • Lyrical Ballads: With a Few Other Poems Twenty-three poems that transformed English poetry Wordsworth and Coleridge composed this powerful selection of poetry during their youthful and intimate friendship. Reproducing the first edition... mai multe 61.99
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson: Selected Poems 'Into the jaw of Death Into the mouth of Hell Rode the six hundred' As Poet Laureate during much of Queen Victoria's reign, Alfred Lord Tennyson's spellbinding poetry epitomized the Victorian age.... mai multe 69.99
  • Complete Writings The extraordinary writings of Phillis Wheatley, a slave girl turned published poet In 1761, a young girl arrived in Boston on a slave ship, sold to the Wheatley family, and given the name Phillis... mai multe 61.99
  • Leaves of Grass "I am large, I contain multitudes" When Walt Whitman self-published his Leaves of Grass in July 1855, he altered the course of literary history. One of the greatest masterpieces of American... mai multe 53.99
  • Selected Poems Longfellow was the most popular poet of his day. This selection includes generous samplings from his longer works--Evangeline, The Courtship of Miles Standish, and Hiawatha--as well as his shorter... mai multe 69.99
  • Life on the Mississippi In 1882 Mark Twain returned to the river of his childhood, determined to write the definitive travel book on the Mississippi. Life on the Mississippi is no ordinary guided tour, for every page is... mai multe 53.99
  • Manhattan Memoir: American Girl/Manhattan, When I Was Young/Speaking with Strangers The New York Times said that Mary Cantwell, in telling the story of her life, "Makes you discover yourself." Now, gathered in a single volume, are her three beautifully etched, unflinchingly honest... mai multe 82.99