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The Industrial Arts in Spain

The Industrial Arts in Spain

Juan F Riano | Humanities and Arts
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Published: May 2012
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Pages: 248

This Volume, forming one of the Series of Art Handbooks issued under the authority of the Lords of the Committee of Council on Education, has been prepared by Señor Juan F. Riaño, of Madrid, whose Catalogue of Art Objects of Spanish production in the South Kensington Museum, issued in 1872, has...

Through The Letterbox

Through The Letterbox

Devices Writers’ Group | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Apr 2012
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Pages: 26

This anthology is the result of just one idea, put forward in the Crown Centre one summer evening . . . the writing of letters. The group consists of published and previously unpublished authors.


Ulysses

Ulysses

James Joyce. | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Apr 2012
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Pages: 1149

Ulysses is a novel by the Irish author James Joyce. It was first serialised in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920, and then published in its entirety by Sylvia Beach on 2 February 1922, in Paris. One of the most important works of Modernist...

Man, Women and Ghosts

Man, Women and Ghosts

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Apr 2012
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Pages: 330

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward, born Mary Gray Phelps, (August 31, 1844 – January 28, 1911) was an American author and an early advocate of clothing reform for women, urging them to burn their corsets.Ward wrote three Spiritualist novels, The Gates Ajar, Between the Gates and Beyond the Gates, and...

Jewish Literature

Jewish Literature

Gustav Karpeles | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Apr 2012
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Pages: 440

Gustav Karpeles (November 11th, 1848, Ivanovice na Hané, Moravia[1] – 1909) was a German Jewish historian of literature and editor; son of Elijah Karpeles. He studied at the University of Breslau, where he attended also the Jewish Theological Seminary. He embraced journalism, and was...


Matisse, Picasso and Getrude Stein

Matisse, Picasso and Getrude Stein

Gertrude Stein | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Apr 2012
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Pages: 466

Gertrude Stein…those outside the literary world may have heard of her. Those inside may have even read her. But this early 20th century writer is as elusive, as erudite, as inaccessible as Joyce or Beckett. She didn’t so much write as experiment with words. Perhaps her most enduring legacy is...

A King and no King

A King and no King

John Fletcher and Francis Beaumont | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Apr 2012
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Pages: 165

The play's prominence has earned it abundant attention from generations of critics. Its "distinctiveness" has been described as "a firestorm of theatrical tricks meant to indulge the erotic fantasies and jaded tastes of Jacobean audiences..," combined with a "philosophical drama...of substantive...

Pink and White Tyranny

Pink and White Tyranny

Harriet Beecher Stowe. | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Apr 2012
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Pages: 158

One of Stowe’s romantic novels. Stowe depicts what happens when a man and a woman with “exactly opposing intentions” join each other in marriage and explores the idea that “… there is nothing so good for a woman’s health as to give her- her own way.”


The battle for life

The battle for life

Charles Dickens. | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 72

Two sisters, Grace and Marion, live happily in an English village with two servants Clemency Newcome and Ben Britain, and their good-natured widower father Dr Jeddler. Dr Jeddlar is a man whose philosophy is to treat life as a farce. Marion, the younger, is bethrothed to Albert Heathfield...

The prisoner of Chillon

The prisoner of Chillon

Lord Byron. | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 12

On 22 June 1816 Lord Byron and his contemporary and friend Percy Bysshe Shelley were sailing on Lake Geneva (referred to as "Lac Leman," the French name, throughout the poem) and stopped to visit the Château de Chillon. After touring the castle—and walking through the dungeon in which Bonivard...

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