Literaire werken - Engels (5)
Een selectie van Engelse literaire werken die relevant kunnen zijn voor een studie Engels.
Romeo and Juliet
2000 || Paperback || William Shakespeare || Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Romeo and Juliet is the world's most famous drama of tragic young love. Defying the feud which divides their families, Romeo and Juliet enjoy the fleeting rapture of courtship, marriage and sexual fulfilment; but a combination of old animosities and new coincidences brings them to suicidal deaths.
The Best American Short Stories of the Century
2000 || Paperback || John Updike e.a. || Houghton Mifflin
Since the series' inception in 1915, the annual volumes of The Best American Short Stories have launched literary careers, showcased the most compelling stories of each year, and confirmed for all time the significance of the short story in our national literature. Now THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES OF THE CENTURY brings together the best of the best - fifty-five extraordinary stories that represent a century's worth of unsurpassed accomplishments in this quintessentially American literary g...
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
2022 || Paperback || Muriel Spark || Penguin Books
One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World''A sublimely funny book ... it is a book to be read by all ... unforgettable and universal' Candia McWilliamRomantic, heroic, comic and tragic, unconventional schoolmistress Jean Brodie has become an iconic figure in post-war fiction.
Her glamour, unconventional ideas and manipulative charm hold dangerous sway over her girls at the Marcia Blaine Academy - 'the creme de la creme' - who become the Brodie 'set', introduced to a privileged world ...
2000 || Paperback || Bernard Mac Laverty || Penguin Books
Cal has very few choices in life. He can continue working at the abattoir that sickens him, or join the ranks of the unemployed. He can brood on his past or try to plan a future with Marcella.
Cal is a haunting love story set against the fear and violence of Ulster, where tenderness and innocence must struggle to survive.
Importance of Being Earnest
2000 || Paperback || Oscar Wilde || Dover Publications Inc.
Here is Oscar Wilde's most brilliant tour de force, a witty and buoyant comedy of manners that has delighted millions in countless productions since its first performance in London's St. James' Theatre on February 14, 1895.