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Lady Susan

Lady Susan

Jane Austen. | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 585
Pages: 161

This epistolary novel, an early complete work that the author never submitted for publication, describes the schemes of the main character—the widowed Lady Susan—as she seeks a new husband for herself, and one for her daughter. Although the theme, together with the focus on character study and...

Esther

Esther

Henry Adams. | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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Best known for his classic American memoir, The Education of Henry Adams, Henry Adams was one of the most lively, probing writers between the Civil War and World War I. An offspring of presidents, Adams was steeped in the intellectual and moral traditions of the eighteenth century yet became an...


Helena

Helena

Mary A. Ward | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 252
Pages: 154

Mary Augusta Ward began her career writing articles for Macmillan's Magazine while working on a book for children that was published in 1881 under the title Milly and Olly. This was followed in 1884 by a more ambitious, though slight, study of modern life, Miss Bretherton, the story of an actress...

Great Britain and Her Queen

Great Britain and Her Queen

Anne E. Keeling | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 730
Pages: 104

England and Great Britain have had a few reigning queens when the crown had no male heirs (Great Britain still has primogeniture -- inheritance by the oldest son takes precedence over any daughters). These women rulers include some of the best-known, longest-reigning and culturally most successful...

A Lady's Life on a Farm in Manitoba

A Lady's Life on a Farm in Manitoba

Cecil Hall | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 952
Pages: 65

In 1881, Mrs. Cecil Hall’s brother went to Manitoba to farm. In 1882, she went out for a visit of some two months, and followed that visit with a long sojourn in Colorado, returning to England as the snows began to fall. While there, she had to give up her “Lady’s ways” and help on the...

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The Englishwoman in America

The Englishwoman in America

Isabella Lucy Bird | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 301
Pages: 209

Did you ever wonder what life was like in America pre-civil war? Isabella Bird is a young Englishwoman traveling in the north-eastern United States and Canada in the 1850s. The book is packed with information - every detail of life, traveling, education, industry, medicine, shopping...

The physiology of marriage 2

The physiology of marriage 2

Honoré de Balzac.. | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 416
Pages: 13

Balzac begins by stating that marriage is not an institution of nature and observing that marriage operates differently in different societies. These comments were made by someone in the presence of Napoleon, and Bazac says they made a ‘profound impression upon the author of this book.” Balzac...

The physiology of marriage 1

The physiology of marriage 1

Honoré de Balzac.. | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 516
Pages: 83

This is an odd work. George Saintsbury comments that “The Physiology of Marriage” and its companion piece “Petty Troubles of Married Life” “belong quite apart from the action of the “Comedie Humaine”, and can only be included therein by virtue of a special dispensation on the part of...


Вербер Б. - Энциклопедия относительного и абсолютного знания.

Вербер Б. - Энциклопедия относительного и абсолютного знания.

Elvina | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 235
Pages: 91

This book is kind of modern encyclopedia.It tells you about unbelievable facts of the world.

Family Fiction

Family Fiction

Richard Hall | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 281
Pages: 284

The Shays of New Rochelle, N.Y., would seem to be a ``good'' family. Judd, the father, works in the lucrative family business; Margaret, the mother, is active in the Episcopalian church; Mag and Harris, the kids, do well in school. But their little secret is their original name: Schanberg. What...

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