Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained (Collins Classics)

Sách Ebooks PDF, Epub, Prc Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained (Collins Classics) Nguồn gốc: Usborne, Tác giả: John MiltonNXBHarperCollins PublishersNăm XB01/10/2011, Trọng lượng (gr): 1Kích thước18 x 3 x 12Số trang192Hình thứcBìa MềmSản phẩm bán chạy nhấtTop 100 sản phẩm Poetry bán chạy của tháng. Thuộc danh mục sách: FOREIGN BOOKS POETRY & DRAMA POETRY POETRY BY INDIVIDUAL P…

paradise lost and paradise regained (collins classics)

PARADISE LOST AND PARADISE REGAINED (COLLINS CLASSICS)

HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘Greedily she engorged without restraint, And knew not eating death;’ Milton’s Paradise Lost is a poem of epic proportions that tells of Satan’s attempts to mislead Eve into disobeying God in the Garden of Eden, by eating from the tree of knowledge. His interpretation of the biblical story of Genesis is vivid and intense in its language, justifying the actions of God to men. In his sequel poem, Paradise Regained, Milton shows Satan trying to seduce Jesus in a similar way to Eve, but ultimately failing as Jesus remains steadfast.

the age of innocence (collins classics)

THE AGE OF INNOCENCE (COLLINS CLASSICS)

HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘I want – I want somehow to get away with you into a world where words like that – categories like that – won’t exist. Where we shall be simply two human beings who love each other, who are the whole of life to each other; and nothing else on earth will matter.’ Newland Archer, a successful and charming young lawyer conducts himself by the rules and standards of the polite, upper class New York society that he resides in. Happily engaged to the pretty and conventional May Welland, his attachment guarantees his place in this rigid world of the elite. However, the arrival of May’s cousin, the exotic and beautiful European Countess Olenska throws Newland’s life upside down. A divorcee, Olenska is ostracised by those around her, yet Newland is fiercely drawn to her wit, determination and willingness to flout convention. With the Countess, Newland is freed from the limitations that surround him and truly begins to ‘feel’ for the first time. Wharton’s subtle expose of the manners and etiquette of 1870s New York society is both comedic, subtle, satirical and cynical in style and paints an evocative picture of a man torn between his passion and his obligation.

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