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Heartsease; Or, The Brother's Wife

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"Heartsease; Or, The Brother's Wife" by Charlotte M. Yonge. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Teaching Students Romeo and Juliet! a Teacher's Guide to Shakespeare's Play (Includes Lesson Plans, Discussion Questions, Study

Teaching Students Romeo and Juliet! a Teacher's Guide to Shakespeare's Play (Includes Lesson Plans, Discussion Questions, Study Pdf/ePub eBook Author:
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Teaching Students Romeo and Juliet! a Teacher's Guide to Shakespeare's Play (Includes Lesson Plans, Discussion Questions, Study by Summary

Shakespeare’s one of the greatest playwrights of all time—but telling a student this isn’t enough. This bundled book is perfect for teachers looking for lesson plans and other resources to get students interested in the Bard. Inside you will find a five day lesson plan, discussion questions, a comprehensive study guide, a biography about the life and times of Shakespeare, and a modern retelling (along with the original text) of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Each section of this book may also be purchased individually.

The Heart of Mid-Lothian

The Heart of Mid-Lothian Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Walter Scott
Editor: Penguin UK
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Jeanie Deans, a dairymaid, decides she must walk to London to gain an audience with the Queen. Her sister is to be executed for infanticide and, while refusing to lie to help her case, Jeanie is desperate for a reprieve. Set in the 1730s in a Scotland uneasily united with England, The Heart of Mid-Lothian dramatizes different kinds of justice - that meted out by the Edinburgh mob in the lynching of Captain Porteous, and that encountered by a terrified young girl suspected of killing her baby. Based on an anonymous letter Scot received in 1817, this is the seventh and finest of Scott's 'Waverley' novels. It was an international bestseller and inspired succeeding novelists from Balzac to George Eliot.

The Western Herbal Tradition E-Book

The Western Herbal Tradition E-Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Graeme Tobyn,Alison Denham,Margaret Whitelegg
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702048453
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The Western Herbal Tradition E-Book by Graeme Tobyn,Alison Denham,Margaret Whitelegg Summary

The Western Herbal Tradition provides a comprehensive and critical exploration of the use of plant medicines through 2000 years of history from Dioscorides to the present day. It follows each of the 27 herbs through a wide range of key sources from European, Arabic and American traditions including Greek, Roman and Renaissance texts. A rich discussion of the historical texts is balanced with current application and research. The herbs have been selected on the basis of common use by practising herbalists. Each illustrated monograph contains: Species, identification and botanical description A study of the characterisation and medicinal use of the plants consistently drawn from featured herbals which includes the authors’ own translations from the Latin Assessment of past and current texts in the transmission of herbal knowledge Consideration of traditional therapeutics, including humoral and physiomedical approaches Suggestions towards a modern experiential approach through Goethean methodology Current evidence on pharmacological constituents Review of evidence on safety Recommendations for internal and external uses, prescribing and dosage Excellent illustrations accompany each monograph to aid learning First book to cover broader historical perspective and discussions of issues surrounding each herb Written by leading experts who are well known in the field Includes some monographs of which there is little material already available The bibliographic evidence provided could support applications for registration of Herbal Medicinal Products under the provisions of the Traditional Herbal Medicinal Product Directive An excellent valuable resource for everyone interested in herbal medicine

A Dictionary of Epithets and Terms of Address

A Dictionary of Epithets and Terms of Address Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Leslie Dunkling
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134985703
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First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

All in the Downs

All in the Downs Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Shirley Collins
Editor: MIT Press
ISBN: 1913689034
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A memoir from one of Britain's legendary singers, folklorists, and music historians. A legendary singer, folklorist, and music historian, Shirley Collins has been an integral part of the folk-music revival for more than sixty years. In her new memoir, All in the Downs, Collins tells the story of that lifelong relationship with English folksong—a dedication to artistic integrity that has guided her through the triumphs and tragedies of her life. All in the Downs combines elements of memoir—from her working-class origins in wartime Hastings to the bright lights of the 1950s folk revival in London—alongside reflections on the role traditional music and the English landscape have played in shaping her vision. From formative field recordings made with Alan Lomax in the United States to the “crowning glories” recorded with her sister Dolly on the Sussex Downs, she writes of the obstacles that led to her withdrawal from the spotlight and the redemption of a new artistic flourishing that continues today with her unexpected return to recording in 2016. Through it all, Shirley Collins has been guided and supported by three vital and inseparable loves: traditional English song, the people and landscape of her native Sussex, and an unwavering sense of artistic integrity. All in the Downs pays tribute to these passions, and in doing so, illustrates a way of life as old as England, that has all but vanished from this land. Generously illustrated with rare archival material.

The Poems

The Poems Pdf/ePub eBook Author: D.H. Lawrence
Editor: Rosetta Books
ISBN: 0795351623
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A collection of modern English poetry from the celebrated author of Lady Chatterly’s Lover. This definitive collection of D. H. Lawrence’s poems, both previously published and some not, presents here with the poems in their intended forms, reversing censorship and correcting long-missed errors for the first time. The texts are accompanied by a comprehensive study of the composition, publication and reception of Lawrence’s most iconic poetry.

Metaphor and Metonymy at the Crossroads

Metaphor and Metonymy at the Crossroads Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Antonio Barcelona
Editor: Walter de Gruyter
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Metaphor and Metonymy at the Crossroads is a collection of essays, most of them written from a cognitive linguistics standpoint by leading specialists in the fields of conceptual metaphor and metonymy, and conceptual integration (blending). The book has two main goals. One of them is to discuss in new, provocative ways the nature of these conceptual mappings in English and their interaction. The other goal is to explore by means of several detailed case studies the central role of these mappings in English. The studies are, thus, concerned with the operation of metaphor and metonymy in discourse, including literary discourse or with the effect of metaphorical and/or metonymic mappings on some aspects of linguistic structure, be it polysemy or grammar. The book is of interest to students and researchers in English and linguistics, English literature, cognitive psychology and cognitive science.

The Art of Suffering and the Impact of Seventeenth-century Anti-Providential Thought

The Art of Suffering and the Impact of Seventeenth-century Anti-Providential Thought Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ann Thompson
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The Art of Suffering and the Impact of Seventeenth-century Anti-Providential Thought by Ann Thompson Summary

This title was first published in 2003. 'The art of suffering' is one of many strands of literature on suffering published in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. This book explores through the art of suffering the way in which the meaning for suffering, which the seventeenth century inherited from the Middle Ages and which centres on the role of suffering as a manifestation of the hand of God in the process of salvation, is refined and enhanced by successive puritan writers only to crumble under the impact of emerging anti-providential thought. It goes on to explore the challenge which the absence of meaning for suffering presents to the Judaeo-Christian concept of an omnipotent and infinitely good God, and the ways in which themes and doctrines already present in the literature on suffering are reshaped and recombined to defend the omnipotence and infinite goodness of God.

Advances in Food Research

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Editor: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080567693
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Once Upon a Broken Heart

Once Upon a Broken Heart Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephanie Garber
Editor: Flatiron Books
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The instant #1 New York Times bestseller! Once Upon a Broken Heart marks the launch of a new series from beloved author Stephanie Garber about love, curses, and the lengths that people will go to for happily ever after For as long as she can remember, Evangeline Fox has believed in true love and happy endings...until she learns that the love of her life will marry another. Desperate to stop the wedding and to heal her wounded heart, Evangeline strikes a deal with the charismatic, but wicked, Prince of Hearts. In exchange for his help, he asks for three kisses, to be given at the time and place of his choosing. But after Evangeline’s first promised kiss, she learns that bargaining with an immortal is a dangerous game — and that the Prince of Hearts wants far more from her than she’d pledged. He has plans for Evangeline, plans that will either end in the greatest happily ever after, or the most exquisite tragedy...

The Augustan Art of Poetry

The Augustan Art of Poetry Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robin Sowerby
Editor: OUP Oxford
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While previous studies have concentrated largely upon political concerns, The Augustan Art of Poetry is an exploration of the influence of the Roman Augustan aesthetic on English neo-classical poets of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. At the conclusion of his translation of Virgil, Dryden claims implicitly to have given English poetry the kind of refinement in language and style that Virgil had given the Latin. In this timely new study Robin Sowerby offers a strong apologia for the fine artistry of the Augustans, concentrating in particular on the period's translations, a topic and method not hitherto ventured in any full-length comparative study. The mediation of the Augustan aesthetic is explored through the De Arte Poetica of Vida represented in the Augustan version of Pitt, and its culmination is represented by examination of Dryden's Virgil in relation to predecessors. The effect of the Augustan aesthetic upon versions of silver Latin poets and upon Pope's Homer is also assessed and comparisons are drawn with modern translations.

Flower Fairies of the Spring

Flower Fairies of the Spring Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cicely Mary Barker
Editor: Penguin UK
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Relive the beauty and magic of Cecily Mary Barker's Flower Fairies of the Spring, now with a brand new enchanting cover. Since the publication of Cicely Mary Barker's first book in 1923, the Flower Fairies have been ethereal companions to readers around the world. Her charming poetry and delicate illustrations have sparked the imaginations of children for over ninety years and continue to inspire a life-long love for fairies and all things magical.

Shining and Shadow

Shining and Shadow Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Albert Waldinger
Editor: Susquehanna University Press
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Shining and Shadow is a translated anthology of Yiddish short fiction of the Lower East Side, the center of a vibrant Jewish (largely Russian Jewish) life. Waldinger's goal is to present both the past and present of a population forced by poverty and pogrom to leave its homeland, resettle in America, and adopt its ideals (and hopes) as well as its difficult urban realities, all while wrestling with the desire to preserve its cultural identity and system of beliefs and expectations.

Stop What You’re Doing and Read...To Warm You in Cold Weather: Little Women And Good Wives & The Cranford Chronicles

Stop What You’re Doing and Read...To Warm You in Cold Weather: Little Women And Good Wives & The Cranford Chronicles Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elizabeth Gaskell,Louisa May Alcott
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Stop What You’re Doing and Read...To Warm You in Cold Weather: Little Women And Good Wives & The Cranford Chronicles by Elizabeth Gaskell,Louisa May Alcott Summary

To mark the publication of Stop What You're Doing and Read This!, a collection of essays celebrating reading, Vintage Classics are releasing 12 limited edition themed ebook 'bundles', to tempt readers to discover and rediscover great books. LITTLE WOMEN & GOOD WIVES Life in the March household is full of adventures and accidents as the four very different March sisters follow their varying paths to adulthood, always maintaining the special bond between them. Sensible Meg, impetuous Jo, shy Beth and artistic Amy each have to confront different challenges as they grow up together and attempt to learn how to be both happy and good. THE CRANFORD CHRONICLES Follow the small absurdities and major tragedies in the lives of the people of Cranford, a small Cheshire market town, during one extraordinary year. The railway is pushing its way relentlessly towards the town from Manchester, bringing fears of migrant workers and the breakdown of law and order. The arrival of handsome young Doctor Harrison causes yet further agitation not just because of his revolutionary methods but also because of his effect on the hearts of the ladies. Meanwhile Miss Matty's memories of long-ago heartache are rekindled.

The Book Thief

The Book Thief Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Markus Zusak
Editor: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307433846
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME The extraordinary, beloved novel about the ability of books to feed the soul even in the darkest of times. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. “The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times “Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.” —USA Today DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF.

Women's Theology in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Women's Theology in Nineteenth-Century Britain Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julie Melnyk
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First published in 1998. This collection of original essays identifies and analyzes 19th-century women's theological thought in all its diversity, demonstrating the ways that women revised, subverted, or rejected elements of masculine theology in creating theologies of their own. While women's religion has been widely studied, this is the only collection of essays that examines 19th-century women's theology as such A substantial introduction clarifies the relationships between religion and theology and discusses the barriers to women's participation in theological discourse as well as the ways women overcame or avoided these barriers. The essays analyze theological ideas in a variety of genres. The first group of essays discusses women's nonfiction prose, including women's devotional writings on the Apocalypse; devotional prose by Christina Rossetti and its similarities to the work of Hildegard von Bingen; periodical prose by Anna Jameson and Julia Wedgwood; and the letters of Harriet and Jemima Newman, sisters of John Henry Newman. Other essays examine the novel, presenting analysis of the theologies of novelists Emma Jane Worboise, Charlotte M. Yonge, and Mary Arnold Ward. Further essays discuss the theological ideas of two purity reformers, Josephine Butler and Ellice Hopkins, while the final essays move beyond Victorian Christianity to examine spiritualist and Buddhist theology by women This collection will be important to students and scholars interested in Victorian culture and ideas-literary critics, historians, and theologians-and particularly to those in women's studies and religious studies.

Cardiovascular Disability

Cardiovascular Disability Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on the Health of Select Populations,Committee on Social Security Cardiovascular Disability Criteria
Editor: National Academies Press
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Cardiovascular Disability by Institute of Medicine,Board on the Health of Select Populations,Committee on Social Security Cardiovascular Disability Criteria Summary

The Social Security Administration (SSA) uses a screening tool called the Listing of Impairments to identify claimants who are so severely impaired that they cannot work at all and thus immediately qualify for benefits. In this report, the IOM makes several recommendations for improving SSA's capacity to determine disability benefits more quickly and efficiently using the Listings.

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

The Tibetan Book of the Dead Pdf/ePub eBook Author: W. Y. Evans-Wentz
Editor: Oxford University Press
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The Tibetan Book of the Dead is one of the texts that, according to legend, Padma-Sambhava was compelled to hide during his visit to Tibet in the late 8th century. The guru hid his books in stones, lakes, and pillars because the Tibetans of that day and age were somehow unprepared for their teachings. Now, in the form of the ever-popular Tibetan Book of the Dead, these teachings are constantly being discovered and rediscovered by Western readers of many different backgrounds--a phenomenon which began in 1927 with Oxford's first edition of Dr. Evans-Wentz's landmark volume. While it is traditionally used as a mortuary text, to be read or recited in the presence of a dead or dying person, this book--which relates the whole experience of death and rebirth in three intermediate states of being--was originally understood as a guide not only for the dead but also for the living. As a contribution to the science of death and dying--not to mention the belief in life after death, or the belief in rebirth--The Tibetan Book of the Dead is unique among the sacred texts of the world, for its socio-cultural influence in this regard is without comparison. This fourth edition features a new foreword, afterword, and suggested further reading list by Donald S. Lopez, author of Prisoners of Shangri-La: Tibetan Buddhism and the West. Lopez traces the whole history of the late Evans-Wentz's three earlier editions of this book, fully considering the work of contributors to previous editions (C. G. Jung among them), the sections that were added by Evans-Wentz along the way, the questions surrounding the book's translation, and finally the volume's profound importance in engendering both popular and academic interest in the religion and culture of Tibet. Another key theme that Lopez addresses is the changing nature of this book's audience--from the prewar theosophists to the beat poets to the hippies to contemporary exponents of the hospice movement--and what these audiences have found (or sought) in its very old pages.

The Witch's Heart

The Witch's Heart Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Christopher Penczak
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide
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Create a balanced, happy love life with the help of this book of practical love magick. Award-winning author Christopher Penczak offers a wealth of magickal workings and wisdom for everything from reclaiming sexual power and arousing passion to banishing ties to an unrequited love relationship. Written for Witches, Pagans, and other magickal people, this guide tells you how to first build self-love and self-esteem, then use that energy to find a partner or rekindle the passion in your current relationship. It offers instruction on making love spells, potions, and talismans, and features a materia magica of flowers, herbs, stones, and metals to empower them. The Witch’s Heart also explores divine inner alchemy, love deities, sexual healing, fertility, the ethics of love magick, twin flames and soul mates, and how to heal a broken heart.

Eat to Beat Disease

Eat to Beat Disease Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William W Li
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 1538714639
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Eat your way to better health with this New York Times bestseller on food's ability to help the body heal itself from cancer, dementia, and dozens of other avoidable diseases. Forget everything you think you know about your body and food, and discover the new science of how the body heals itself. Learn how to identify the strategies and dosages for using food to transform your resilience and health in Eat to Beat Disease. We have radically underestimated our body's power to transform and restore our health. Pioneering physician scientist, Dr. William Li, empowers readers by showing them the evidence behind over 200 health-boosting foods that can starve cancer, reduce your risk of dementia, and beat dozens of avoidable diseases. Eat to Beat Disease isn't about what foods to avoid, but rather is a life-changing guide to the hundreds of healing foods to add to your meals that support the body's defense systems, including: Plums Cinnamon Jasmine tea Red wine and beer Black Beans San Marzano tomatoes Olive oil Pacific oysters Cheeses like Jarlsberg, Camembert and cheddar Sourdough bread The book's plan shows you how to integrate the foods you already love into any diet or health plan to activate your body's health defense systems-Angiogenesis, Regeneration, Microbiome, DNA Protection, and Immunity-to fight cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular, neurodegenerative autoimmune diseases, and other debilitating conditions. Both informative and practical, Eat to Beat Disease explains the science of healing and prevention, the strategies for using food to actively transform health, and points the science of wellbeing and disease prevention in an exhilarating new direction.

Heart's Ease

Heart's Ease Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sarah Harrison
Editor: Severn House Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 1448303214
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Three very different sisters discover that life doesn’t always turn out as one would expect in this powerful romantic drama. Heart’s Ease is the loveliest house anyone knows and home to the fortunate Blyth family. Siblings Felicity, Charity, Honor and Bruno enjoy a blissfully happy childhood there before life pulls them in very different directions. Beautiful Felicity gains her handsome husband, delightful children and elegant London house, but all is far from perfect ... Charity, the clever one, lives for her work, with no time for emotional involvement, until the least romantic of meetings rocks her world... Sweet, homely Honor is devoted entirely to others, but dreams of a life of her own ... And Bruno, the indulged baby of the family, flies the nest only to find that independence may be tough ... The sanctuary of a beloved childhood home can’t last forever. But the legacy of Heart’s Ease lives on in the Blyth family’s grown-up fulfilment and happiness.

A Dictionary of the English Language

A Dictionary of the English Language Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Noah Webster
Editor: Рипол Классик
ISBN: 5878541807
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The Measure of a Leader

The Measure of a Leader Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert I. Mann
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 1475967969
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What makes a great leader? Personality? A response to the demands of time and circumstance? Where is leadership located in modern organizations? Has it a place in the management of corporate enterprise? What contributes to a leader’s control? These and many other questions are explores in the theoretical background of this work. An examination of twentieth century theories about the sources of personal powers, the social forces that enabled it, the psychological roots of leader relationships, the ingredients of leader style and quality, and the conduct identified as a leader behaviors is directed at identifying the measurable elements of this social phenomenon. Three chapters document experimental attempts to analyse leader performance, recognizing form, style, and quality in quantifiable detail. The use of descriptive questionnaires as means of labeling leader performance and quantifying its characteristics provides definitive insights into the nature of this social phenomenon. Finally a unique system for leader appraisal, the Leader Appraisal Questionnaire (LAQ), based upon sound theoretical principles and twenty years of experimental research with the questionnaire methodology, is detailed. This novel system, adaptable to all kinds of organizations and enterprises, provides a unique tool for leadership evaluation and development. Given that leadership is a primary consideration in all kinds o organizational pursuits, this book is a must for every major institutional ans corporate executive office, every government administration, institutions of higher learning and research, and any person who wishes to undertake and make success of a group enterprise.

The Clever Woman of the Family

The Clever Woman of the Family Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Charlotte Mary Yonge
Editor: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775456943
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Fans of Jane Austen and George Eliot will fall in love with Charlotte Mary Yonge's The Clever Woman of the Family, the tale of a headstrong young woman whose strong opinions and heartfelt desires clash with the social strictures of her era. Will Rachel Curtis rise above the stifling conventions of the age and find true and lasting happiness on her own terms?

Miejour

Miejour Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J.D. Craig
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Miejour: or, proven?al legend, life, language, and literature, in land of the Felibre.

Women Poets in the Victorian Era

Women Poets in the Victorian Era Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Fabienne Moine
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134776535
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Examining the place of nature in Victorian women's poetry, Fabienne Moine explores the work of canonical and long-neglected women poets to show the myriad connections between women and nature during the period. At the same time, she challenges essentialist discourses that assume innate affinities between women and the natural world. Rather, Moine shows, Victorian women poets mobilised these alliances to defend common interests and express their engagement with social issues. While well-known poets such as Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Christina Rossetti are well-represented in Moine's study, she pays particular attention to lesser known writers such as Mary Howitt or Eliza Cook who were popular during their lifetimes or Edith Nesbit, whose verse has received scant critical attention so far. She also brings to the fore the poetry of many non-professional poets. Looking to their immediate cultural environments for inspiration, these women reconstructed the natural world in poems that raise questions about the validity and the scope of representations of nature, ultimately questioning or undermining social practices that mould and often fossilise cultural identities.

Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Editor: Doubleday
ISBN: 0307962482
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Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe Summary

This single volume brings together all of Poe's stories and poems, and illuminates the diverse and multifaceted genius of one of the greatest and most influential figures in American literary history.

A Library of the World's Best Literature - Ancient and Modern - Vol. VI (Forty-Five Volumes); Brantome - Bulwer

A Library of the World's Best Literature - Ancient and Modern - Vol. VI (Forty-Five Volumes); Brantome - Bulwer Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Charles Dudley Warner
Editor: Cosimo, Inc.
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A Library of the World's Best Literature - Ancient and Modern - Vol. VI (Forty-Five Volumes); Brantome - Bulwer by Charles Dudley Warner Summary

Popular American essayist, novelist, and journalist CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER (1829-1900) was renowned for the warmth and intimacy of his writing, which encompassed travelogue, biography and autobiography, fiction, and more, and influenced entire generations of his fellow writers. Here, the prolific writer turned editor for his final grand work, a splendid survey of global literature, classic and modern, and it's not too much to suggest that if his friend and colleague Mark Twain-who stole Warner's quip about how "everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it"-had assembled this set, it would still be hailed today as one of the great achievements of the book world. Highlights from Volume 6 include: . speeches by John Bright . excerpts from the works of the Bront sisters . poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning . the writings of William Cullen Bryant and Edward Bulwer-Lytton . the nature writing of Francis Trevelyan Buckland . and much, much more.

In Search of the Racial Frontier: African Americans in the American West 1528-1990

In Search of the Racial Frontier: African Americans in the American West 1528-1990 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Quintard Taylor
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
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In Search of the Racial Frontier: African Americans in the American West 1528-1990 by Quintard Taylor Summary

"This is an enthralling work that will be essential reading for years to come. You finish it understanding how integral a part blacks were of the making of the West and, indeed, America." — David Nicholson, Washington Post A landmark history of African Americans in the West, In Search of the Racial Frontier rescues the collective American consciousness from thinking solely of European pioneers when considering the exploration, settling, and conquest of the territory west of the Mississippi. From its surprising discussions of groups of African American wholly absorbed into Native American culture to illustrating how the largely forgotten role of blacks in the West helped contribute to everything from the Brown vs. Board of Education desegregation ruling to the rise of the Black Panther Party, Quintard Taylor fills a major void in American history and reminds us that the African American experience is unlimited by reion or social status. "[Rich] in scope and scholarly detail — it will certinaly stand as the definitive work on the subject for some time to come." — James A. Miller, Boston Globe "[B]y far the most complete general history of blacks in the West." — Scott L. Malcolmson, Newsday "An absorbing chronicle." — Publisher's Weekly "Those looking for a solid overview of the African-American presence in our region would do well to let Quintard Taylor be their guide." — John C. Walter, Seattle Times

Romeo and Juliet (Annotated with Biography and Critical Essay)

Romeo and Juliet (Annotated with Biography and Critical Essay) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William Shakespeare
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Romeo and Juliet (Annotated with Biography and Critical Essay) by William Shakespeare Summary

Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, is a tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love. Both are dead by the play’s end. The play is set in Verona, Italy during the Renaissance. The plot is driven by the feud between two families, the Capulets and the Montagues. The play begins by introducing the rivalry through a brawl that is taking place amongst the servants of the two families. Romeo, son of Lord Montague, overhears that Lord Capulet is going to be hosting a ball. Romeo decides that he will attend, uninvited. He goes to the ball with his friends Mercutio and Benvolio. Romeo meets the lovely Juliet Capulet and they fall in love. Later on Romeo visits Juliet and stands under her balcony – they exchange vows of love. Romeo asks Friar Laurence to marry them – the Friar agrees in the hope that it will end the families’ feud. This annotated edition includes a biography and critical essay.

Memoirs of madame Malibran

Memoirs of madame Malibran Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mar?a de las Mercedes Merlin,Marie F?licit? Malibran
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Memoirs of madame Malibran by Mar?a de las Mercedes Merlin,Marie F?licit? Malibran Summary

Memoirs of madame Malibran, by the countess de Merlin and other intimate friends. With a selection from her correspondence, and notices of the progress of the musical drama in England. In 2 volumes.

Chartist Fiction

Chartist Fiction Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ian Haywood
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This title was first published in 2001. When the Chartist leader Ernest Jones emerged from prison in 1850, he was determined to capture the public's attention with a controversial and topical novel. The result of his endeavours was the remarkable Woman's Wrongs, a series of five tales exploring women's oppression at every level of society from the working class to the aristocracy. Each story presents a graphic, often harrowing account of the social, economic and emotional victimisation of women, and taken together the tales comprise a devastating indictment of Victorian patriarchal attitudes and sexual inequalities. But Jones also shows women's refusal to accept this subjugated role, and he creates some of Victorian literature's most subversive and unruly heroines. He draws on sensationalism, reportage, melodrama and political analysis in order to expose the wrongs done by and to women.

The Beautiful Truth

The Beautiful Truth Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lynn Roberson
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Willie Lee was a diabetic black lady who lived in a nursing home which I visited regularly. Because of her illness, she’d had to have one leg amputated. Whenever I came in to visit, she would turn down the TV and talk about the goodness of God. Willie Lee had an expression I had never heard before. It immediately snagged my heart. She would talk about the love of God and then finish with a graceful wave of her hand and the words, “Darlin’, it’s the beautiful truth!” I loved the sound of those words. “There is so much peace and joy in Lynn’s writing. It’s almost liquid right off the page. She wants us, the readers, to truly know His love, to rest in His work, to look forward to heaven, and so much more.” —Rev. Laurie Langley, Evangel Cathedral, South Carolina.

True Love

True Love Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
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A renowned Zen master and Nobel Peace Prize nominee introduces a Buddhist approach to practicing authentic love in our everyday lives In this eye-opening guide, Zen monk Thich Nhat Hanh offers timeless insight into the nature of real love. With simplicity, warmth, and directness, he explores the four key aspects of love as described in the Buddhist tradition: lovingkindness, compassion, joy, and freedom—explaining how to experience them in our day-to-day lives. He also emphasizes that in order to love in a real way, we must first learn how to be fully present in our lives, and he offers simple techniques from the Buddhist tradition that anyone can use to establish the conditions of love. Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, is an internationally known author, poet, scholar, and peace activist who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King Jr.

Handbook of Natural Fibres

Handbook of Natural Fibres Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ryszard M. Kozlowski,Maria Mackiewicz-Talarczyk
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Handbook of Natural Fibres by Ryszard M. Kozlowski,Maria Mackiewicz-Talarczyk Summary

The Handbook of Natural Fibres, Second Edition, Volume One: Types, Properties and Factors Affecting Breeding and Cultivation covers every aspect of natural fibers, their breeding, cultivation, processing and applications. This volume features fundamental discussions of each fiber, covering different stages of breeding and cultivation. Natural fibrous resources, both lignocellulosic and protein ones, are renewable, biodegradable, and nontoxic, making them an important source of sustainable textile solutions. A broad range of natural fibers are covered in this book, including cotton, jute, kenaf, flax, hemp, sisal, ramie, curaua, pineapple, bamboo, coir, sheep wool, and more. Provides detailed instructions for how to carry out the latest scientific methods for identifying natural fibers Explains properties of natural fibers that will be of interest to readers in growth fields like biocomposites and nanofibers Includes a rare overview of emerging natural fibers and their uses, along with sources of further information

Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Charles MacKay
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Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles MacKay Summary

In reading the history of nations, we find that, like individuals, they have their whims and their peculiarities; their seasons of excitement and recklessness, when they care not what they do. We find that whole communities suddenly fix their minds upon one object, and go mad in its pursuit... -from the Preface The satanic child-abuse mania of the 1980s. The dotcom craze of the 1990s. The housing bubble of the 2000s. It may seem like we today invented mass insanity, but it's always been with us, as this classic expose of the madness of humanity demonstrates in a way that's both disturbing and highly entertaining. First published in 1841 across multiple volumes but presented here in one omnibus volume, this enlightening work explores such societal delusions and aberrations as: [ the Mississippi Scheme, in which an 18th-century Scottish financier created a stock bubble in France for land in the New World [ the infamous tulip mania that seized Holland in the 1600s [ the grip that alchemists, with their claims of turning lead to gold, held over the European imagination during the Enlightenment [ the centuries-long Crusades of the Middle Ages [ the witch hunts that plagued both sides of the Atlantic in the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries [ and many more. A powerful study of human psychology on a cultural scale, this important work is startlingly relevant today... as it's sure to still be centuries from now. Scottish journalist CHARLES MACKAY (1814-1889) held an honorary law degree from Glasgow University, as well as a doctorate in literature. A renowned poet and songwriter, he also authored a Dictionary of Lowland Scotch.

Influence Is Your Superpower

Influence Is Your Superpower Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Zoe Chance
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Rediscover the superpower that makes good things happen, from the professor behind Yale School of Management's most popular class “The new rules of persuasion for a better world.”—Charles Duhigg, author of the bestsellers The Power of Habit and Smarter Faster Better You were born influential. But then you were taught to suppress that power, to follow the rules, to wait your turn, to not make waves. Award-winning Yale professor Zoe Chance will show you how to rediscover the superpower that brings great ideas to life. Influence doesn’t work the way you think because you don’t think the way you think. Move past common misconceptions—such as the idea that asking for more will make people dislike you—and understand why your go-to negotiation strategies are probably making you less influential. Discover the one thing that influences behavior more than anything else. Learn to cultivate charisma, negotiate comfortably and creatively, and spot manipulators before it’s too late. Along the way, you’ll meet alligators, skydivers, a mind reader in a gorilla costume, Jennifer Lawrence, Genghis Khan, and the man who saved the world by saying no. Influence Is Your Superpower will teach you how to transform your life, your organization, and perhaps even the course of history. It’s an ethical approach to influence that will make life better for everyone, starting with you.

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