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By Stendhal, Stendhal; Translated by Coe, Richard N.
The result of Stendhal's unscrupulous plagiarim is one of the most fascinating literary enigmas of all time. How is it that what started as a blatant act of piracy evolved into a work of enduring genius? Despite its unpropitious beginnings, this work represents the wrong-headedne ...
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Brings together the articles which the author contributed as French correspondent for the London Magazine , New Monthly Magazine and other English reviews of the 1820s. This title provides an illuminating commentary on the politics and mores of post-Napoleonic France and Italy.
By Benmussa, Simone
Based on a short story by George Moore, which was recently adapted into a major Hollywood film starring Glenn Close, Benmussa's story releases a string of disturbing questions about the nature of women and society and is one of the most powerful and ground-breaking plays of the 1 ...
The author was only seventeen when he first rode south across the Alps in the wake of Napoleon's armies, and he continued to travel and to live in Italy until a few months before his death. It was the life of the country which fascinated him, its spirit, the inner workings of its ...
By Stendhal, Stendhal; Translated by Daniels, Guy
In this brilliant tour de force, Stendhal vigorously champions the spontaneous vitality of Shakespeare while condemning the rigid imitators of Corneille and Racine.
By Wagner, Richard
Der fliegende Hollander is the first of Wagner's operas that the author considered to be representative of his mature style. This edition is produced in collaboration with the English National Opera contains articles, a thematic guide, the full libretto with English translation a ...
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