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The Watsons

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Jane Austen


This fragment of a novel was written by Jane Austen in 1804 and remained untitled and unpublished until her nephew James Edward Austen-Leigh…

Über die Weiber

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Arthur Schopenhauer


In diesem vielzitierten Essay aus dem Jahre 1851 ist Schopenhauers generell herablassende Einstellung zu Frauen zusammengefaßt. Frauen…

The Riddle of the Sands

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Erskine Childers


Containing many realistic details based on Childers' own sailing trips along the German North Sea coast, the book is the retelling of a yach…

Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences

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Mark Twain


Fenimore Cooper - author of The Deerslayer, The Last of the Mohicans, etc - has often been praised, but just as often been criticised for hi…

Novelle

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Die Fürstin ist auf einem Spazierritt, als auf einem Jahrmarkt, auf dem auch wilde Tiere ausgestellt sind, ein Feuer ausbricht. Ein ent…

07 - The Baron's Embassy

In Sylvie and Bruno

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Lewis Carroll


The novel has two main plots; one set in the real world at the time the book was published (the Victorian era), the other in the fictional w…

Chapter 06

In The Mystery (LibriVox NaNoWriMo novel 2006)

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The idea was to write a whole novel in the month of November, based on the guidelines of the National Novel Writing Month. The twist is that…

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In The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Vol. 1

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Laurence Sterne


The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (or, more briefly, Tristram Shandy) is a novel by Laurence Sterne. It was published in n…

Das Leben ein Sturm

In Ein Sommer in London

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Theodor Fontane


Diese 35 kurzen Reiseberichte entstanden, als Theodor Fontane 1852 zum zweiten Mal nach London reiste. Die Stadt faszinierte ihn, und sowohl…

Deduction of the Pure Conceptions

In The Critique of Pure Reason

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Immanuel Kant


The Critique of Pure Reason, first published in 1781 with a second edition in 1787, has been called the most influential and important philo…

Preface

In South! The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

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Ernest Shackleton


Shackleton's most famous expedition was planned to be an attempt to cross Antarctica from the Weddell Sea south of the Atlantic to the Ross …

Author's Preface

In The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

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Anne Bronte and Anne Brontë


The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, the second and final novel by Anne Brontë, is concerned with the story of a woman who leaves her abusive, …

Both Shatters, Die

In Sammlung kurzer Werke

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Karl May


Sammlung von 19 kurzen Werken von Karl May: • Die beiden Kulledschi. Eine Orienterzählung aus Ägypten. Veröffentlicht in: D…