Archiv der Kategorie: Biographies (English)

The Story of Joan of Arc

The Story of Joan of Arc – Andrew Lang Joan of Arc was perhaps the most wonderful person who ever lived in the world. The story of her life is so strange that we could scarcely believe it to be … Weiterlesen

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The Life Of Sir Walter Scott

The Life Of Sir Walter Scott – Andrew Lang If all reading mankind had time to read Lockhart’s Life of Scott, a brief volume on Sir Walter would be a thing without excuse. The author still has tried to compress … Weiterlesen

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Swedenborg, A Hermetic Philosopher

Swedenborg, A Hermetic Philosopher – Ethan Allen Hitchcock The writer of this book desires to say that, in preparing the work, it has been no part of his design to express his individual opinions upon the topics discussed. His purpose … Weiterlesen

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Mark Twain: A Biography. Volume 2: 1886-1910

Mark Twain: A Biography. Volume 2: 1886-1910 – Albert Bigelow Paine Mark Twain’s humour has secured him a large audience not only in America and this country, but also in Germany and other Continental countries. It is the dry, incisive … Weiterlesen

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Mark Twain: A Biography. Volume 1: 1835-1885

Mark Twain: A Biography. Volume 1: 1835-1885 – Albert Bigelow Paine Mark Twain’s humour has secured him a large audience not only in America and this country, but also in Germany and other Continental countries. It is the dry, incisive … Weiterlesen

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The Life Of George Washington Volume 4

The Life Of George Washington Volume 4 – Washington Irving „The Life Of George Washington“ is a monumental work on the life of one of the most famous American presidents. Originally published in five volumes between 1853 and 1859, it … Weiterlesen

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The Life Of George Washington Volume 3

The Life Of George Washington Volume 3 – Washington Irving „The Life Of George Washington“ is a monumental work on the life of one of the most famous American presidents. Originally published in five volumes between 1853 and 1859, it … Weiterlesen

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The Life Of George Washington Volume 2

The Life Of George Washington Volume 2 – Washington Irving „The Life Of George Washington“ is a monumental work on the life of one of the most famous American presidents. Originally published in five volumes between 1853 and 1859, it … Weiterlesen

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Biographia Literaria

Biographia Literaria – Samuel Taylor Coleridge Coleridge, with his superior philosophical training and profundity of thought, became one of England’s greatest critics, despite his digressiveness and verbosity. The Biographia Literaria (1817), a collection of his literary life and opininions, is … Weiterlesen

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The Life And Voyages Of Christopher Columbus

The Life And Voyages Of Christopher Columbus – Washington Irving Irving’s extensive work on Christopher Columbus is one of the most famous biographies in American history. The name of Washington Irving, prefixed to any work, is in itself a sufficient … Weiterlesen

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