An Artist of the Floating World Penguin Drop Caps

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Drifting without honor in japan’s postwar society, above all, which indicts him for its defeat and reviles him for his aesthetics, he relives the passage through his personal history that makes him both a hero and a coward but, a human being. An artist of the floating World is a sensual and profoundly convincing portrait of the artist as an aging man.

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Siddhartha

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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Everyman's Library

Everyman's Library - In an exuberantly inventive masterpiece of subjectivity, Joyce portrays his alter ego, Stephen Dedalus, growing up in Dublin and struggling through religious and sexual guilt toward an aesthetic awakening. In part a vivid picture of joyce’s own youthful evolution into one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers, it is also a moment in the intellectual history of an age.

In his first and still most widely read novel, James Joyce makes a strange peace with the traditional narrative of a young man’s self-discovery by respecting its substance while exploding its form, thereby inaugurating a literary revolution. Published in 1916 when joyce was already at work on Ulysses, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is exactly what its title says and much more.

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One of the greatest novels of the 19th century, Flaubert’s torrid debut lives on in Geoffrey Wall’s brilliant translation. This edition features an introduction by Wall, and a preface on Emma Bovary's femininity and modernity by novelist Michèle Roberts. Part of penguin’s beautiful hardcover clothbound Classics series, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design.

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Native Speaker Penguin Drop Caps

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Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass 150th Anniversary Edition

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Sky Burial Penguin Drop Caps

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