The Love Affairs Of Mary Queen Of Scots

Autore: martin hume
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 18,50 MB
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Vista: 7039
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The Love Affairs Of Napoleon

Autore: Joseph Turquan
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 50,47 MB
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Vista: 7207
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The Love Affair As A Work Of Art

Autore: Dan Hofstadter
Editore: Open Road Media
ISBN: 150400809X
Grandezza: 79,19 MB
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This series of entwined biographical sketches recounts how, in the Romantic Era, love affairs, often illicit, were transformed into novels, memoirs, and published correspondences. We make the intimate acquaintance of great writers like Mme de Staël, Chateaubriand, George Sand, and Anatole France, who, however, fall gradually under the suspicion of pursuing their amorous entanglements for “good material.” The tale ends with a moving account, based on unpublished sources, of the strange, intense friendship of Marcel Proust and Jeanne Pouquet, the girl who became the model for Gilberte in Swann’s Way. Disenchanted yet compassionate, this book explores how our affections may be exalted (and at times betrayed) by our desire to refashion them as stories.

My First Love Affair And Other Stories

Autore: Sholem Aleichem
Editore: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486420509
Grandezza: 67,14 MB
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20 selections, all lovingly translated from the Yiddish, include among others "Progress in Kasrilevke," "Summer Romances," "Birth," "There's No Dead," "Three Widows," "Homesick," "On America," and "A Home Away from Home."

Anatomy Of A Love Affair

Autore: M. i keaton
Editore: Salem House Press
ISBN: 0985392746
Grandezza: 17,75 MB
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As if the age-old conflict between Heart and Brain wasn't difficult enough. Has this modern day changed Love's very chemistry? Equality of the sexes, Social Engineering- you know that Metro-sexual stuff, and the development of our "criteria box"... have really made affairs of the Heart more difficult for Brain to control. Anatomy of a Love Affair is a tale of Love where everything happens in an opposite way..... .......and m i keaton tells the tale in a totally new and different way!! In this story, Sarah, a helpless romantic, has grown cynical and is now on a mission to find the "Perfect Man"....you know, the one with all of her "criteria box" requirements. Mike's Heart has convinced Brain that "Love" is the most important aspect of his "criteria box". His "Hugh Hefner" wannabe persona is quickly forgotten as he finds the love of his life and Sarah's cynicism is temporarily overwhelmed by Mike's doting and sincere view of love. Perchance we could hear the banter between, no not Mike and Sarah, rather that of their Heart and Brain....to hear their feelings and thoughts at that very moment This might give us pause and make less calamity of such affairs. Perhaps offer thoughts to ponder if not answers... Love is chemistry .... Let us listen in.....

Retail Catalogue Of Standard And Holiday Books

Autore: McClurg, Firm, Booksellers, Chicago
Editore:
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Eleanor And Hick

Autore: Susan Quinn
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 1101607025
Grandezza: 61,63 MB
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A warm, intimate account of the love between Eleanor Roosevelt and reporter Lorena Hickok—a relationship that, over more than three decades, transformed both women's lives and empowered them to play significant roles in one of the most tumultuous periods in American history In 1932, as her husband assumed the presidency, Eleanor Roosevelt entered the claustrophobic, duty-bound existence of the First Lady with dread. By that time, she had put her deep disappointment in her marriage behind her and developed an independent life—now threatened by the public role she would be forced to play. A lifeline came to her in the form of a feisty campaign reporter for the Associated Press: Lorena Hickok. Over the next thirty years, until Eleanor’s death, the two women carried on an extraordinary relationship: They were, at different points, lovers, confidantes, professional advisors, and caring friends. They couldn't have been more different. Eleanor had been raised in one of the nation’s most powerful political families and was introduced to society as a debutante before marrying her distant cousin, Franklin. Hick, as she was known, had grown up poor in rural South Dakota and worked as a servant girl after she escaped an abusive home, eventually becoming one of the most respected reporters at the AP. Her admiration drew the buttoned-up Eleanor out of her shell, and the two quickly fell in love. For the next thirteen years, Hick had her own room at the White House, next door to the First Lady. These fiercely compassionate women inspired each other to right the wrongs of the turbulent era in which they lived. During the Depression, Hick reported from the nation’s poorest areas for the WPA, and Eleanor used these reports to lobby her husband for New Deal programs. Hick encouraged Eleanor to turn their frequent letters into her popular and long-lasting syndicated column "My Day," and to befriend the female journalists who became her champions. When Eleanor’s tenure as First Lady ended with FDR's death, Hick pushed her to continue to use her popularity for good—advice Eleanor took by leading the UN’s postwar Human Rights Commission. At every turn, the bond these women shared was grounded in their determination to better their troubled world. Deeply researched and told with great warmth, Eleanor and Hick is a vivid portrait of love and a revealing look at how an unlikely romance influenced some of the most consequential years in American history. From the Hardcover edition.