This edition takes the first British edition of The Years as its copy-text, and includes a comprehensive introduction, extensive explanatory notes, and a full list of textual variants and editorial emendations. Features a comprehensive introduction, detailing the lengthy process of the composition and revision of the novel, and its subsequent publication history Includes extensive explanatory notes, highlighting the political, historical, social and literary contexts of the novel Provides a full account of the variants between the first British and American editions, supplemented by a list of editorial emendations made in this present edition
Orlando (1928) describes the adventures of a poet who changes sex from man to woman and lives for centuries, meeting the key figures of English literary history. Considered a feminist classic, the book has been written about by scholars of women's writing and gender and transgender studies.
The Canterville ghost has been haunting Canterville Chase for 300 years, scaring everyone who dares to live or work there. This all changes, though, when a family of bold and brash Americans comes to live in his ancestral home. Instead of being scared by the ghost, they start playing tricks on him! Retold by Virginia Evans and Jenny Dooley.
Аудиокнига прочитана на английском языке и будет интересна всем изучающим английский язык и совершенствующим свои навыки в нем. Charles Dickens. THE Baron of grogzwig Charles Dickens. The queer chair Jerome K. Jerome. From «evergreens» Jerome K. Jerome. A Pathetic story Rudyard Kipling. The gardener Virginia Woolf. The legacy
The National Portrait Gallery is home to more than a quarter of a million photographs that provide a fascinating commentary on British history and culture and on the development of photographic practice from its beginnings in the 1840s all the way up to th e present day. With an introduction from the Gallery’s Head of Photographs , this bo ok reveals the stories and techniques behind some of the most popular images in the Gallery’s Collection. 100 P hotograph s presents a selection of images of significant individuals who have shaped the last two and a half centuries of British life, from Charles Darwin to David Attenborough , from Virginia Woolf to Kate Moss, captured by artists as diverse as Oscar Rejlander , Ju lia Margaret Cameron and Mario Testino . Each image is accompanied by an extended caption with key information on the sitter and the artist.