Archiv der Kategorie: Biographies (English)

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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George Eliot; A Critical Study of Her Life, Writings & Philosophy

George Eliot; A Critical Study of Her Life, Writings & Philosophy – George Willis Cooke A whole generation, on either side of the Atlantic, used to fall sobbing at the name of Little Nell, which will hardly bring tears to … Weiterlesen

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The Writings Against The Manichaeans And The Donatists

The Writings Against The Manichaeans And The Donatists – St. Augustine of Hippo This volume gives a fair sample of Augustin’s controversial powers. His nine years’ personal experience of the vanity of Manichæism made him thoroughly earnest and sympathetic in … Weiterlesen

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Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc – Mark Twain A lengthy historical novel written because Joan of Arc was Clemens‘ favorite historical character. He stated: „It means more to me than anything I have ever undertaken.“ Clemens devoted twelve years … Weiterlesen

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Mark Twain – His Life and Work

Mark Twain – His Life and Work – William Montgomery Clemens There was something so purely American in the humor of Mark Twain, that his work soon made for him a place in native literature. As a representative of American … Weiterlesen

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An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work

An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work – Booker T. Washington Mr. Washington, more than any other writer or lecturer, has solved the „race problem.“ The historical value of the book, and its uplifting influence give “The Story … Weiterlesen

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The Life Of George Washington Volume 1

The Life Of George Washington Volume 1 – 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 Mystery Of Mary Stuart

The Mystery Of Mary Stuart – Andrew Lang Mr. Lang does not claim to have said the lastword in the tragedy of Mary Stuart. She and Marie Antoinette will probably continue to furnish „copy“ for ages to come. As long … Weiterlesen

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