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Lives of the Poets: Waller, et al.

Lives of the Poets: Waller, et al.

Samuel Johnson | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5602
Pages: 123

Author Samuel Johnson details the lives of English poets Edmund Waller, John Milton, and Abraham Cowley.

Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes

John Ormsby | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 3294
Pages: 25

By John Ormsby. English translation of a Spanish language history of Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright, Miguel de Cervantes and his work.

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Frederick Douglass | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 12190
Pages: 74

Autobiographical novel by abolitionist, author, and reformer Frederick Douglass. One of America's most prominent figures in African-American and United States history, Douglass' autobiography historically has been used for teaching the concepts of freedom and social development.


Reminiscences of Tolstoy

Reminiscences of Tolstoy

Ilya Tolstoy | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 6597
Pages: 58

Biography of the famous Russian novelist, Leo Tolstoy, written by his son, Ilya Tolstoy.

Robert Louis Stevenson:  a Memorial

Robert Louis Stevenson: a Memorial

A. H. Japp | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 8730
Pages: 134

This biography of Robert Louis Stevenson includes letters, commentary, and records of the Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer collected by his friend, A.H. Japp.

Shelley

Shelley

Sydney Waterlow | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4357
Pages: 44

By Sydney Waterlow. Biography of English Romantic Poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley,(1792-1822), with focus on his rare combination of vision with action.


Sidney Lanier

Sidney Lanier

Edwin Mims | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 7066
Pages: 166

By Edwin Mims. A biography of American musician and poet, Sidney Lanier, sans a critical study of his work.

Some Reminiscences

Some Reminiscences

Joseph Conrad | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5785
Pages: 85

In the rich prose writing style that has made the Polish-born Conrad one of the greatest English novelists ever, he provides the reader with a generous sampling of yet another one of his lauded writing style trademarks--his understanding of human struggle, as he details how he came to write after...

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 21972
Pages: 118

By Benjamin Franklin. Although the American Founding Father lived 84 years, (1706-1790), his autobiography covers the first 51 years of his life, (1706-1757), reflecting on his life as a printer; an inventor; a scientist; and politician. Includes an introduction by Charles W. Eliot; a time line...


The Boys' Life of Abraham Lincoln

The Boys' Life of Abraham Lincoln

Helen Nicolay | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 10479
Pages: 100

By Helen Nicolay. Biography detailing the various stages of the life of the 16th President of the United States who guided the nation through its most devastating national experience--the Civil War; and who is considered by many historians to have been the greatest President in U.S. history.

The Education of Henry Adams

The Education of Henry Adams

Henry Adams | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 12068
Pages: 303

Pulitzer Prize-winning critique of 19th Century educational theory and practice by the American writer and historian, Henry Adams(1838-1918), son of American diplomat, lawyer, politician, and writer, Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886), who was the son of U.S President John Quincy Adams and Louisa...

The Life of Charlotte Bronte

The Life of Charlotte Bronte

Elizabeth C. Gaskell | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 18746
Pages: 323

By Elizabeth C. Gaskell. Excellent portrait of the life of English novelist Charlotte Bronte, written by her close friend Elizabeth C. Gaskell, that sparked a furor at the time of its publication due to its candid narrative about the Bronte family.

The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson

The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson

Robert Southey | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 9236
Pages: 151

By Robert Southey. Focuses on the strong nature of Horatio Lord Nelson's character and the ambiance of his times. The son of a minister with less than a strong body, young Nelson ships off to sea at the ripe age of 12, and ultimately becomes one of the great naval leaders and strategists of all...

The Memoirs of Louis XIV

The Memoirs of Louis XIV

Elizabeth-Charlotte | Biography
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 14165
Pages: 179

Madame Elizabeth-Charlotte's account of the life of King Louis XIV, who reigned over France and Navarre between 1643 and 1715.

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