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Victorian
epub |eng | 2011-04-26 | Author:David S. Reynolds [Reynolds, David S.]

The tensions between liberty and power, states’ rights and union, are here resolved by an “I” who proclaims both individuality and total equality with others. In the aftermath of Kansas-Nebraska ...
( Category: American Civil War February 15,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2010-10-02 | Author:Graham Greene

Chapter 11 AFTER HE LEFT me, Martins went straight off to drink himself silly. He chose the Oriental to do it in, the dreary smoky little night club that stands ...
( Category: Murder February 14,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-08-10 | Author:Simon Goldhill [Goldhill, Simon]

His use of the word “simply” conceals a very complex legal and social set of problems, however (let alone his opportunistic homophobia). What acts will count with women? How will ...
( Category: European February 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-10-16 | Author:Nicholas Frankel

However, there are good reasons for questioning the veracity of Wilde’s account. Relations with Ross had been tense at best where Douglas was concerned. More to the point, having separated ...
( Category: Victorian January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-05-09 | Author:Yopie Prins [Prins, Yopie]

3.7 Scene from Electra, Senior Dramatics, Smith College, 1889. Creator unknown. College Archives, Smith College (Northampton, MA). Much as Jebb had inspired the women at Girton to translate their impression ...
( Category: Women January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2014-12-30 | Author:Michael Newton (ed) [Newton, Michael]

‘He began to play, and then all smiles ceased.’ ‘Indeed!’ cried the King. ‘Then I too would fain hear her. But stay with me, and I will send messengers all ...
( Category: Ghosts January 18,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-12-02 | Author:Mercedes Lackey

11 ELLIE had gotten all of the beds cleaned and restuffed with clean straw; she’d washed what passed for blankets, and everyone’s clothing, at least once. Odd, she had never ...
( Category: Victorian January 16,2020 )
epub |eng | 2011-12-10 | Author:Michael Cox [Cox, Michael]

'Certainly not, dearest,' I said soothingly. 'I wish I could solve the mystery,' he pursued, more excitedly; 'I would make somebody suffer for it! One's peace destroyed, and people terrified, ...
( Category: European January 16,2020 )
epub |eng | 1991-01-02 | Author:A S Byatt [Byatt, A S]

In the early days of that Autumn, as the activity in the nest died down, the book was brought to its end, and the pages, William’s science, William’s brooding, Miss ...
( Category: Victorian December 25,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-06-06 | Author:Johny Pitts

It seemed to me that the big challenge for Germany, being at the centre of the Eurozone, is to stop using the idea of multiculturalism as and when it sees ...
( Category: Ethnic Studies November 25,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Nicholas Meyer

* * * When we looked out our window again, it was morning. The blizzard had stopped, and our two watchers had vanished. “They left hours ago,” Holmes declared, vigorously ...
( Category: Victorian October 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2002-01-01 | Author:Bill Pronzini [Pronzini, Bill]

“Nineteen seventy-seven,” Kerry said. “Come on. The exact year?” “Want to make a little bet?” “You only looked at the photos for about two minutes.” “I don’t need any more ...
( Category: Victorian October 8,2019 )
epub |eng | 2008-11-25 | Author:Denis Diderot [Diderot, Denis]

The Nun Next day the Superior came to my cell accompanied by a nun carrying over her arm a hair-shirt and the coarse garment I had been dressed in when ...
( Category: French September 5,2019 )
epub |eng | 2005-04-14 | Author:Denis Diderot [Diderot, Denis]

Monsieur B...’s diagnosis proved accurate. The fever abated, quelled finally by heavy sweating, and my recovery was no longer in doubt. I did indeed recover, but I had to convalesce ...
( Category: French September 5,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-02 | Author:Maria Tumarkin

PART TWO I’ve heard Lorrie Moore say in a lecture she delivered at New York Public Library that parenting’s mostly useless: in the making of personhood the culprits are biochemistry ...
( Category: Victorian September 3,2019 )