Desiree S Baby

Author: Kate Chopin
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781983940644
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This Squid Ink Classic includes the full text of the work plus MLA style citations for scholarly secondary sources, peer-reviewed journal articles and critical essays for when your teacher requires extra resources in MLA format for your research paper.

D Sir E

Author: Annemarie Selinko
Editor: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402258800
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"An epic love story...irresistible reading." -Chicago Tribune To be young, in France, and in love: fourteen year old Desiree can't believe her good fortune. Her fiance, a dashing and ambitious Napoleon Bonaparte, is poised for battlefield success, and no longer will she be just a French merchant's daughter. She could not have known the twisting path her role in history would take, nearly breaking her vibrant heart but sweeping her to a life rich in passion and desire. A love story, but so much more, Désirée explores the landscape of a young heart torn in two, giving readers a compelling true story of an ordinary girl whose unlikely brush with history leads to a throne no one would have expected. An epic bestseller that has earned both critical acclaim and mass adoration, Désirée is at once a novel of the rise and fall of empires, the blush and fade of love, and the heart and soul of a woman. "This is a fascinating panorama, from the blood-and-sawdust reek of Robespierre's guillotine to the final collapse of the Hundred Days." -New York Times What Readers Are Saying "An absolutely marvelous story about a courageous woman in a difficult time who made difficult choices... one of the best books I have ever read." "Désirée seems to come alive when I read, and I become her. This book is so romantic, so colorful and full of adventure." "This book has meant so much to so many women." "History has never before been as human as it is here, told through the pages of Désirée's (fictitious) diary."

A Diary In The Strict Sense Of The Term

Author: Bronislaw Malinowski
Editor: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804717076
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When it was first published (in 1967, posthumously), Bronislaw Malinowski's diary, covering the period of his fieldwork in 1914-1915 and 1917-1918 in New Guinea and the Trobriand Islands, set off a storm of controversy. Many anthropologists felt that the publication of the diary—which Raymond Firth describes as "this revealing, egocentric, obsessional document"—was a profound disservice to the memory of one of the giant figures in the history of anthropology. Almost certainly never intended to be published, Malinowski's diary was intensely personal and brutally honest. He kept it, he said, "as a means of self-analysis." Reviews ranged from "it is to the discredit of all concerned that the diary has now been committed to print" to "fascinating reading." Twenty years have passed, and Raymond Firth suggests that the book has moved over to a more central place in the literature of anthropological reflection. In 1967, Clifford Geertz felt that the "gross, tiresome" diary revealed Malinowski as "a crabbed, self-preoccupied, hypochondriacal narcissist, whose fellow-feeling for the people he lived with was limited in the extreme." But in 1988, Geertz referred to the diary as a "backstage masterpiece of anthropology, our The Double Helix." Similarly in 1987, James Clifford called it "a crucial document for the history of anthropology."

The Happy Prince Other Stories

Author: Oscar Wilde
Editor: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509846719
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The richness of Oscar Wilde's way with words and ideas is given full range in this sparkling collection of short stories written between 1887 and 1891. From the comic tales of The Canterville Ghost and Lord Arthur Savile's Crime to the marvelous fairy stories and fantasies of The Selfish Giant, The Happy Prince and The Star Child, we are treated to the extravagance and dexterity of Wilde's exceptional wit, in stories that will appeal to both adults and children. Beautifully illustrated by Wilde's fellow decadent and aestheticist, the inimitable Aubrey Beardsley, this Macmillan Collector's Library edition of The Happy Prince & Other Stories also features an afterword by author David Stuart Davies. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.


Author: Annemarie Selinko
Editor: Phoenix
ISBN: 9780753821459
Size: 13,80 MB
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All the passions and intrigues of Bonaparte's court are seen through the eyes of a silk merchant's daughter from Marseilles, a young woman who became Napoleon's fiancée and, ultimately, the Queen of Sweden. 'An astonishing story told with verve and a swift, fluent and deeply feminine charm. The Napoleonic background is vivid and accurate' Evening Standard First published in 1953.

The Return Of The Carter Boys

Author: Desirée
Editor: Urban Books
ISBN: 194585569X
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The Carter Boys are a rap group on the rise, and their name rings loud in Atlanta. With their pretty-boy looks and take-no-prisoners demeanor, all the men want to be like them, and women will fight to be with them. Stepping outside of his relationship with his current woman seems impossible to Trent, the preppy college boy of the Carter family, because he fought hard to make things work with Jade. But that all changes when the girl who had a childhood crush on him comes back into the picture looking totally different than he remembered. How does the smooth, smart, and prettiest of the Carter boys deal with this, especially now that he finally has tough-as-nails Jade in his life? Still not quite understanding his quiet and dark demeanor, Noelle can't help the attraction she feels for her mysterious neighbor, Shiloh Carter. Could it be the romantic and affectionate side he shows her when no one else is around? Or is the mystery surrounding this man really a major turn on for her? Everything between the two neighbors is great until she gets a front row seat to a side of Shiloh that she never saw coming. Will Noelle stick around, or will she pack her things and move far away from Atlanta when she realizes that Shiloh is more dangerous than she thought? Shiloh and Trent take center stage in this second installment of The Carter Boys series, but all the alluring and mysterious Carters make an appearance in this story about the sexy, powerful brothers that readers just can’t get enough of.

A Collection Of Kate Chopin S Short Stories

Author: Kate Chopin
Editor: Charles River Editors via PublishDrive
ISBN: 1629216119
Size: 19,81 MB
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Kate Chopin (1850-1904) was an American author who was considered a major influence on some of the feminist authors of the 20th century.Chopins most famous work is The Awakening, a novel that is seen as a landmark work of early feminism.This version of Chopins Collection of Short Stories includes a table of contents and the following 11 short stories:

Women Doing Life

Author: Lora Lempert
Editor: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479827053
Size: 14,73 MB
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How do women – mothers, daughters, aunts, nieces and grandmothers -- make sense of judgment to a lifetime behind bars? In Women Doing Life, Lora Bex Lempert examines the carceral experiences of women serving life sentences, presenting a typology of the ways that life-sentenced women grow and self-actualize, resist prison definitions, reflect on and “own” their criminal acts, and ultimately create meaningful lives behind prison walls. Looking beyond the explosive headlines that often characterize these women as monsters, Lempert offers rare insight into this vulnerable, little studied population. Her gendered analysis considers the ways that women “do crime” differently than men and how they have qualitatively different experiences of imprisonment than their male counterparts. Through in-depth interviews with 72 women serving life sentences in Michigan, Lempert brings these women back into the public arena, drawing analytical attention to their complicated, contradictory, and yet compelling lives. Women Doing Life focuses particular attention on how women cope with their no-exit sentences and explores how their lifetime imprisonment catalyzes personal reflection, accountability for choices, reconstruction of their stigmatized identities, and rebuilding of social bonds. Most of the women in her study reported childhoods in environments where violence and disorder were common; many were victims before they were offenders. Lempert vividly illustrates how, behind the prison gates, life-serving women can develop lives that are meaningful, capable and, oftentimes, even ordinary. Women Doing Life shows both the scope and the limit of human possibility available to women incarcerated for life.

Louisiana Women Writers

Author: Dorothy H. Brown
ISBN: 9780807117439
Size: 17,30 MB
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"This invaluable volume, consisting of eleven critical and biographical essays and an extensive bibliography, represents a rich source of insight and information on Louisiana women writers past and present. The book focuses on an array of authors - from Grace King and Alice Dunbar-Nelson to Shirley Ann Grau and Ellen Gilchrist - associated with a state whose imaginative appeal is singular even in a region rife with mythologies." "The essays are linked by a common thread: the interaction of gender and place as a dynamic of significant critical interest. In the Introduction, Barbara C. Ewell details the fundamental issues, noting that writing about Louisiana, and writing as a Louisiana woman, involves writing about life at the margins - on the borderlines where dominant and muted cultures, role definition and identity, race and class, place and places impinge. She argues that the peculiar otherness of that experience, imposed onto the more familiar layers of southern myth, gender roles, and racial prejudice, distinguishes the contributions of this group of writers to the place that Louisiana occupies in the American psyche." "Rather than attempting to confirm a canon, these essays emphasize the diversity of Louisiana women writers. The critical approaches vary from specialized or speculative comments (such as the essays on Sarah Morgan Dawson and on Kate Chopin's "Desiree's Baby") to introductory or biographical treatments (such as those on Mollie Moore Davis and Berthe Amoss). Other writers considered in the volume include Sidonie de la Houssaye, Ada Jack Carver, Katherine Anne Porter, Sheila Bosworth, and Nancy Lemann." "The Bibliography provides an indispensable new tool for researchers and a fascinating guide for anyone interested in the rich legacy of Louisiana's women writers. It is the first major survey of Louisiana women writers in more than fifty years. Although chiefly limited to imaginative writing in English, it includes entries on some two hundred authors, making it the most complete available. The entries supply names and pen names, dates of birth and death, birthplaces and other biographical information, lists of works with available publication data, and lists of secondary sources." "Intended for both scholarly and casual readers, Louisiana Women Writers will stimulate renewed interest in a rich and vigorous body of literature."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Eve S Diary

Author: Mark Twain
Editor: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: 1465558683
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[도서소개] ABOUT Eve's Diary is a comic short story by Mark Twain.