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Brief History of English and American Literature, A

By: Henry A. Beers

...Fletcher Hurst (1834-1903), Methodist bishop and first Chancellor of American University, has written a sweeping thousand 900 year history of English literature, up to the end of the 19th century. Although at times biased and sometimes misguided (as when he dismisses Mark Twain as a humorist noteworthy in his time but not for the ages), his research is sound and his critic...

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Ή ΤΟΝ ΤΖΟΒΑΝΙΝΟ Ή ΤΟ ΘΑΝΑΤΟ

By: Mrs. Ματίλντε Σεράο; Χρίστος Αλεξανδρίδης
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Römische Geschichte Buch 3

By: Theodor Mommsen

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Römische Geschichte Buch 2

By: Theodor Mommsen

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Römische Geschichte Buch 4

By: Theodor Mommsen

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Kleinere Schriften

By: Friedrich Schiller

Literature, History

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Römische Geschichte Buch 5

By: Theodor Mommsen

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Geschichte des dreißigjährigen Kriegs

By: Friedrich Schiller

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Geschichte des Abfalls der vereinigten Niederlande von der spanischen Regierung

By: Friedrich Schiller

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Historische Übersichten

By: Friedrich Schiller

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Desktop Publishing and the Literary Magazine

By: Jim Manis
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King Henry IV, Part 2

By: William Shakespeare

History, Literature, Play

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Römische Geschichte Buch 1

By: Theodor Mommsen

History, Literature, Politics

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天下无弊事 : 天下无弊事

By: Yu Xiao Ming
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天下无弊事 : 天下无弊事: 天下无弊事

By: 俞小明 俞小明 俞小明; 俞小明 俞小明 俞小明
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Book of Lieh-Tzu , The

By: Lieh-Tzu ; Liezi

History, Literature

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Behind the Book : The stories behind history's greatest books

By: World eBook Library

...Introducing the Behind the Book Video Series. The Behind the Book Series is an online, video series intended to promote classic literature. In telling the stories behind classic literature-the dramatic struggles the authors endured to bring their inner life and art to the world- we will inspire young readers to explore history’s finest (and at times m...

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Родом от Родопа

By: Mrs. Kristin Stoyanova Yurukova
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КНЯЗ БАТЕНБЕРГ/ ГРАФ ХАРТЕНАУ

By: Mrs. Kristin Stoyanova Yurukova; Marlena Stoyanova Yurukova, Illustrator
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Margele Risipite

By: Florentin Smarandache

...ENNIUM A) Definition: PARADOXISM is an avant-garde movement in literature, art, philosophy, science, based on excessive used of antithes... ...tions counted. We couldn’t publish almost anything. Then, I said: Let’s do literature… without doing literature! Let’s write… without actually writin... ...ature! Let’s write… without actually writing anything. How? Simply: object literature! “The flying of a bird”, for example, represents a “natural po... ...ted in the country. I started from politic, social, and immediately got to literature, art, philosophy, even science. Through experiments one brings ... ..., antagonism, non-conformism, the paradoxes in other words of anything (in literature, art, science), while futurism, cubism, surrealism, abstractism... ... the tyranny of the classic and its dogma. I allowed any boldness: - anti-literature and its literature; - flexible forms fixed, or the alive face ... ...onaries or enciclopedias) - poems wich exist by their absence; - after-war literature: pages and pages bombed by filthiness, triteness, and non- poet... ... transformation of the abnormal to the normal; - pro Non-Art Art; - make literature from nothing! The poet is not a prince of ducks! The notion of... ... possible, the impossible too!”), F. Smarandache initiated “paradoxism” in literature, art, and philosophy in the 1980s. Its main thesis is: “The Se...

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Ten Days that Shook the World

By: John Reed

...o go get some coffee. Don't for God's sake tell anybody where I am!' Do you wonder I emphasize his brains? Not so many feats can be found in American literature to surpass what he did there in those two or three weeks in that little room with those piled-up papers in a half-known tongue, piled clear up to the ceiling, and a small dog-eared dictionary, and a memory, and a d...

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Herodotus' Histories Vol 2

By: Herodotus of Halicarnassus

...The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histories tell the story of the war between the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting intervi...

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Herodotus' Histories Vol 1

By: Herodotus of Halicarnassus

...The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histories tell the story of the war between the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting intervi...

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Herodotus' Histories Vol 3

By: Herodotus of Halicarnassus

...The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histories tell the story of the war between the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting intervi...

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China and the Chinese

By: Herbert Allen Giles

...s as a diplomat in China and in 1897 was appointed Cambridge University’s second professor of Chinese. His published works cover Chinese language and literature, history and philosophy.This series of lectures, published as “China and the Chinese”, was given at Columbia University in 1902, to mark the establishment of a Chinese professorship there. The lectures were not int...

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The Shadow of a Prince in History

By: Aurel Danescu

...er as Prince Vlad Ţepeş, could not escape to the attention of the Romanian writers and artists. Starting with the XIX century, he was subject of more literature and artist creations, so that I have continued the odyssey of Vlad Ţepeş personality by revealing some of these works. Finally, I have touched one of the most controversial subjects regarding Prince Vlad Ţepeş, the...

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

By: Frederick Douglass

...es during the same period. In factual detail, the text describes the events of his life and is considered to be one of the most influential pieces of literature to fuel the abolitionist movement of the early 19th Century in the United States. (Summary by Jeanette)...

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Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 1

By: Giogio Vasari

...th century Italian painter and architect Giorgio Vasari, which is considered perhaps the most famous, and even today the most- read work of the older literature of art, some of the Italian Renaissance's most influential writing on art, and one of the founding texts in art history. Vasari's work has been described as by far the most influential single text for the history o...

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Origins of Christianity, The

By: Thomas Whittaker

...The full title of this book is The Origins of Christianity with an Outline of Van Manen’s Analysis of The Pauline Literature. Willem Christiaan van Manen (1842-1905) was a Dutch theologian. The vast majority of van Manen’s radical criticism of the New Testament and Christian origins has never been translated into English. In this book, T...

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Ulysses S. Grant

By: Owen Wister

...is only 145 pages in a little pamphlet size. The author is famous for his stories of the Old West, but he also wrote a substantial body of nonfiction literature. (Summary by David Wales)...

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Fifty Famous Stories Retold (version 2)

By: James Baldwin

...l truths; others are products solely of the fancy, and are intended only to amuse. Some are derived from very ancient sources, and are current in the literature of many lands; some have come to us through the ballads and folk tales of the English people; a few are of quite recent origin (Excerpt from text)...

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New Colossus, The

By: Emma Lazarus

History, Holiday, Literature, Myths/Legends, Poetry, Politics

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Central Asian Monuments

By: Ph.D. HB Paksoy

...l Asian authors have responded to the restrictions on history writing by reporting accurate history and relaying messages of the past in the guise of literature. The field of literature has its own strictures. Thus, Central Asians have tried to ensure that their output is both the real history and sufficiently veiled (for example, under the "yarn" genre) to pass censorship...

...Ham Alav • Peter B. Golden (Rutgers) Codex Comanicus • Richard Frye (Harvard) Narshaki's The History of Bukhara • Robert Dankoff (Chicago) Adab Literature • Uli Schamiloglu (Wisconsin-Madison) Umdet ul Ahbar • Kevin Krisciunas (Joint Astronomy Centre) Ulug Beg's Zij • Audrey Altstadt (UMass-Amherst) Bakikhanli's Nasihatlar • Edward J. Lazzerini (New Orleans) ...

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Memoirs of a Revolutionist, Vol. 2

By: Peter Kropotkin

...authoritarian socialist, opposed to both the rule of the Tsars and to the seizing of power by the authoritarian Bolsheviks. He was also interested in literature, biology, economics and geographical exploration. This second and last volume of his memoirs covers his time in St Petersburg, his time in prison, and his journeys in Western Europe. ( Summary by Elin )...

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Bible Defence of Slavery

By: Josiah Priest

...fense of Slavery; and Origin, Fortunes, and History of the Negro Race, by Rev. Josiah Priest, A. M. 5th edition. This is a compilation of pro-slavery literature and propaganda that went through numerous editions in the Southern United States before the Civil War. It contains the highly influential book, Slavery, as it Relates to the Negro, or African Race, by Rev Josiah Pr...

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Souls of Black Folk, The

By: W.E.B. Du Bois

...The Souls of Black Folk is a well-known work of African-American literature by activist W.E.B. Du Bois. The book, published in 1903, contains several essays on race, some of which had been previously published in Atlantic Monthly magazine. Du Bois drew from his own experiences to develop t...

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Deutschland. Ein Wintermärchen

By: Heinrich Heine

History, Poetry, Politics, Literature, Travel, Satire

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Fatherland

By: Sir Henry Parkes

History, Instruction, Literature, Poetry

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Pioneers of France in the New World

By: Francis Jr. Parkman

...nd unfair, the historian Robert S. Allen has said that Parkman's history of France and England in North America remains a rich mixture of history and literature which few contemporary scholars can hope to emulate. The historian Michael N. McConnell, while acknowledging the historical errors and racial prejudice in Parkman's book The Conspiracy of Pontiac, has said: ...it w...

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Jesuits in North America in the 17th Century, The

By: Francis Jr. Parkman

...nd unfair, the historian Robert S. Allen has said that Parkman's history of France and England in North America remains a rich mixture of history and literature which few contemporary scholars can hope to emulate. The historian Michael N. McConnell, while acknowledging the historical errors and racial prejudice in Parkman's book The Conspiracy of Pontiac, has said: ...it w...

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ALPAMYSH : Central Asian Identity under Russian Rule

By: Ph.D. HB Paksoy
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