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Edith Wharton
2021-03-16
The Age of Innocence. Wiek niewinności w wersji do nauki angielskiego - ebook/epub
The Age of Innocence. Wiek niewinności w wersji do nauki angielskiego - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton, Marta Fihel, Marcin Jażyński, Grzegorz Komerski-22%
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Język angielski
Poziom B1–B2

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Klasyka literatury światowej w wersji do nauki języka angielskiego.

CZYTAJ – SŁUCHAJ – ĆWICZ

CZYTAJ – dzięki oryginalnemu angielskiemu tekstowi powieści The Age of Innocence przyswajasz nowe słówka i uczysz się ich zastosowania w zdaniach...

2021-03-13
The House of Mirth - ebook/epub
The House of Mirth - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
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Is Lily Bart a victim of circumstance or an agent of her own destruction? Edith Wharton’s acutely observed novel poses this question as it follows Lily’s tragic path through the country houses, card tables and drawing rooms of New York’s beau monde at the turn of the 20th century. Impoverished but well-born, Lily realizes a secure future depends on her acquiring a wealthy husband. Her desire for a comfortable life means that she will not marry...

Sanctuary - ebook/epub
Sanctuary - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
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Kate Orme is a young woman whose illusions of marital bliss are shattered when she comes face to face with the dark secret harbored by her fiancé, the wealthy and deceptively ebullient Denis. Kate decides to go ahead and by society’s willingness to overlook such transgressions, nevertheless marries him. Years later, her son faces a moral crisis similar to the one that showed her his father’s moral weakness...

The Reef - ebook/epub
The Reef - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
KtoCzyta.pl

This is Wharton’s fifth novel. It is considered, together with the previous „Ethan Frome „and the subsequent „The Custom of the Country”, as partly autobiographical. Young diplomat George Darrow is on his way to meet Anna Leath, an old girlfriend who is now a widow with a young daughter and a grown stepson. When Anna abruptly postpones their rendezvous without explanation, Darrow concludes that she is no longer interested in him...

Madame de Treymes - ebook/epub
Madame de Treymes - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
KtoCzyta.pl

Even a short novel like „Madame de Treymes” shows you what a masterful writer Edith Wharton was. It is a captivating portrait of turn-of-the-century American and French culture. Inspired by Wharton’s own entré into Parisian society in 1906 and reminiscent of the works of Henry James, it tells the story of two young innocents abroad: Fanny Frisbee of New York, unhappily married to the dissolute Marquis de Malrive...

The Glimpses of the Moon - ebook/epub
The Glimpses of the Moon - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
KtoCzyta.pl

Set in the 1920s, „Glimpses of the Moon” details the romantic misadventures of Nick Lansing and Susy Branch, a couple with the right connections but not much in the way of funds. They are in love and decide to marry, but realize their chances of happiness are slim without the wealth and society that their more privileged friends take for granted. Nick and Susy agree to separate when either encounters a more eligible proposition...

The Greater Inclination - ebook/epub
The Greater Inclination - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
KtoCzyta.pl

This is Edith Wharton’s earliest published collection of 8 short stories (1899). A selection consists: „Muse’s Tragedy”: Unrequited love between a poet and his muse. „The Journey”: A woman journeys with her ailing husband. „The Pelican”: A woman supports her son. „Souls Belated”: The pressure put on couples to marry. „A Coward”: A man recounts his cowardice past. „The Twilight of the God”: Past lovers meet under a husbands...

Summer - ebook/epub
Summer - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
KtoCzyta.pl

Considered by some to be her finest work, Edith Wharton’s „Summer” created a sensation when first published in 1917, as it was one of the first novels to deal honestly with a young woman’s sexual awakening. Seventeen-year-old Charity Royall is desperate to escape life with her hard-drinking adoptive father. Their isolated village stifles her, and his behavior increasingly disturbs her. When a young city architect Lucius Harney visits for...

The Descent of Man and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Descent of Man and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
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„The Descent of Man and Other Stories” is the third collection of ten short fiction from Edith Wharton, first published in 1904. It includes the title piece „Descent of Man,” as well as „The Other Two,” „Expiation,” „The Lady’s Maid’s Bell,” „The Mission of Jane,” „The Reckoning,” „The Letter,” „The Dilettante,” „The Quicksand,” and „A Venetian Night’s Entertainment”...

Tales of Men and Ghosts - ebook/epub
Tales of Men and Ghosts - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
KtoCzyta.pl

In 1921, Edith Wharton became the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize, earning the award for „The Age of Innocence”. But Wharton also wrote several other novels, as well as poems and short stories that made her not only famous but popular among her contemporaries. „Tales of Men and Ghosts” (1910) consists of ten masterful ghost stories that listed here in chronological order of their original publication dates: „The Bolted Door”...

The Hermit and the Wild Woman and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Hermit and the Wild Woman and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
KtoCzyta.pl

Seven short stories from the prolific Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist Edith Wharton. With a wide variety of protagonists – a cloistered monk to a struggling artist to a Governor to a New England lawyer’s wife – she is flexing her writing muscles and trying on personas. Includes „The Last Asset”, „In Trust”, „The Pretext”, „The Verdict”, „The Pot-Boiler”, and „The Best Man”...

The Marne - ebook/epub
The Marne - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
KtoCzyta.pl

American writer Edith Wharton is known for her novels of manners set in old New York; yet much of her adult life was spent in France. She lived in Paris throughout World War I and was heavily involved in refugee work. She was a hugely successful writer and the first woman ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for her novel „The Age of Innocence”. In this 1918 novella, we are introduced to the story of 15-year-old Troy Belknap who is from a wealthy...

The Valley of Decision - ebook/epub
The Valley of Decision - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
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Published in 1902, „The Valley of Decision” is Edith Wharton’s first full length novel set in late 18th century Italy. In it, Odo Valsecca, a young Italian raised by peasants, is plucked from poverty and dropped into the lap of luxury as the newly named heir to his cousin, a duke. It is the time leading up to the French revolution, and Europe swirls with conflicting factions and ideologies...

The Custom of the Country - ebook/epub
The Custom of the Country - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
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Edith Wharton’s 1913 novel is a devastating critique of American upward mobility, told through the journey of Undine Spragg from fictional Midwestern Apex City to New York to Paris. Undine Spragg is one of the most ruthless characters in all of literature, as selfishly unscrupulous as she is fiercely beautiful. As Undine climbs the social ladder through a series of marriages and affairs, she shows little concern for who she has to step on to get...

The Age of Innocence - ebook/epub
The Age of Innocence - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
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One of Edith Wharton’s most famous novels – the first by a woman to win the Pulitzer Prize – exquisitely details a tragic struggle between love and responsibility during the sumptuous Golden Age of Old New York, a time when society people „dreaded scandal more than disease”. Newland Archer, a restrained young attorney, is engaged to the lovely May Welland but falls in love with May’s beautiful and unconventional cousin...

The Touchstone - ebook/epub
The Touchstone - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
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Glennard had never thought himself a hero; but he had been certain that he was incapable of baseness. The central character, Stephen Glennard, sells for publication the private letters of a former, deceased lover, who had become a famous writer, so that he can finance his marriage to the girl he loves. The letters are a success, and he is able to be married. But when the guilt becomes unbearable and he confesses his transgression to his new wife...

The Fruit of the Tree - ebook/epub
The Fruit of the Tree - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
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Published in 1907, this little novel by the author of „The Age of Innocence” was considered controversial for its frank treatment of labor and industrial conditions, drug addiction, mercy killing, divorce, and second marriages. Clever, idealistic and poor John Amherst, the assistant manager of the cotton mill, is fed up with the deplorable working and living conditions of the workers in his charge...

Ethan Frome - ebook/epub
Ethan Frome - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
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In the early years of the 20th century, life on a farm in Massachusetts is not easy. The New England winters are hard; snow and ice cover the fields for months, and the nights are long and cold. For a poor farmer like Ethan Frome, life has few bright moments. He works his unproductive farm and struggles to maintain a bearable existence with his difficult, suspicious and hypochondriac wife, Zeena...

Crucial Instances - ebook/epub
Crucial Instances - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
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Originally published in 1901, „Crucial Instances” is the second collection of six short stories connected, as the title suggests, by a hinging moment in the narrative through which the plot alters dramatically. The contents included the following: „The Duchess at Prayer”, „The Angel at the Grave”, „The Recovery”, „Copy: A Dialogue”, „The Rembrandt”, „The Moving Finger” and „The Confessional”...

Bunner Sisters - ebook/epub
Bunner Sisters - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
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Originally published in 1916, but actually written in 1890, „Bunner Sisters” is a compelling, heartbreaking little novella about two sisters, who have never been apart, struggling to eek an existence as small shopkeepers on the margins of late nineteenth-century society in New York. They barely make enough money to live on. But when Ann Eliza the elder buys Evelina the younger a clock that does not work for her birthday...

2020-05-02
Lato - ebook/epub
Lato - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
Ridero

Edith Wharton opublikowała „Lato” w 1917. Jest to historia seksualnego przebudzenia i uczuciowego rozkwitu dziewczyny, której pochodzenie osnute jest mgłą tajemnicy i która jest finansowo zależna od swego starego, despotycznego opiekuna. Powieść została osadzona w świecie małomiasteczkowych problemów i intryg. Wharton umiejętnie stopniuje napięcie, powoli odkrywając przed czytelnikiem ich prawdziwe oblicza...

2018-06-07
Wiek niewinności - audiobookR
Wiek niewinności - audiobook
Edith Wharton
Biblioteka Akustyczna

'Wiek niewinności' to nagrodzona w 1921 roku Pulitzerem najwybitniejsza powieść Edith Wharton.

Lata 70. XIX wieku – do hermetycznego światka nowojorskiej socjety wraca z pobytu w Europie młoda hrabina Ellen Olenska. Najprawdziwsza femme fatale, która przed laty odważyła się odejść od męża brutala, wywołując tym niemały skandal wśród arystokratycznych rodów, w których ściśle przestrzega się kodeksu wyrafinowanych zachowań...

2017-07-18
Lśnienie księżyca - ebook/epubR
Lśnienie księżyca - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton-50%
MG

Europa, lata dwudzieste XX wieku. Głównymi bohaterami jest kochające się małżeństwo: oboje dobrze urodzeni, ale biedni. Zakochanie się przeszkodziło im w planach – Susy i Nick chcieli zdobyć majątek zawierając korzystne związki, a tu – masz ci los! – zdarzyła im się miłość. Ponieważ jednak są nowocześni i sprytni – zawarli umowę: przez rok mogą szczęśliwie żyć na koszt znajomych (wszyscy chcą pomagać nowożeńcom...

2016-09-19
Jak każe obyczaj - ebook/epub
Jak każe obyczaj - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton-45%
MG

Undine Spragg ma wielkie ambicje – chce osiągnąć „wszystko, co najlepsze”. Dzięki imponującej (a zarazem przerażającej) wytrwałości, ogromnemu sprytowi, zatrważającej zdolności manipulacji oraz nietuzinkowej urodzie i przepysznemu egoizmowi udaje jej się piąć na coraz to wyższe szczeble drabiny społecznej. Trafia do nowojorskiego światka, na paryskie salony, do zamków francuskiej arystokracji… Na każdym etapie swojej kariery...

2013-07-30
Ethan Frome - audiobook
Ethan Frome - audiobook
Edith Wharton
Heraclon International Sp. z o.o.

Niezwykła opowieść o prawdziwych uczuciach, wewnętrznym rozdarciu, samotności i namiętności przeplatanej z życiowymi rozterkami. Powieść przedstawia nam historię angielskiego farmera Ethana Frome’a, który porzuca swe ambicje by poświęcić się gospodarstwu oraz schorowanej żonie Zeenie. Brak miłości i satysfakcji ze związku rodzi u bohaterów frustracje i samotność...

2013-05-06
Wiek niewinności - audiobookR
Wiek niewinności - audiobook
Edith Wharton
Heraclon International Sp. z o.o.

Wiek niewinności to rzecz o dążeniu do realizacji pragnień, cenie poświęcenia i konflikcie uczuć i konwenansów. Znakomita proza, z maestrią przeniesiona na ekran przez Martina Scorsese, z niezapomnianymi kreacjami głównych bohaterów, jakie stworzyli Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer i Winona Ryder.

Czy w świecie, którego kształt ustalają powszechnie przyjęte konwenanse...