Archiv der Kategorie: Biographies (English)

Varied Types

Varied Types – Gilbert Keith Chesterton In this volume Mr. Chesterton reprints nearly twenty of the ingenious and brilliant papers which have delighted and puzzled the readers of the London Daily News and Speaker. The subjects are all biographical, ranging … Weiterlesen

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Robert Browning

Robert Browning – Gilbert Keith Chesterton Robert Browning is one of the Englishmen of most indisputable genius whom the nineteenth century has produced. This is Chesterton’s biography of this Victorian poet and playwright. Format: Paperback Robert Browning. ISBN: 9783849679330 Available … Weiterlesen

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Twelve Types

Twelve Types – Gilbert Keith Chesterton As far as sheer cleverness goes, Mr. Chesterton Has attracted considerable attention in England. He was a thinker of some power, he had the gift of clear expression, and what he says was not … Weiterlesen

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The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2: 1860 – 1865

The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2: 1860 – 1865 – Abraham Lincoln Lincoln the man became Lincoln the hero, year by year more heroic, until today his figure grows ever dimmer, less real. This should not be. … Weiterlesen

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The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1: 1832 – 1859

The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1: 1832 – 1859 – Abraham Lincoln Lincoln the man became Lincoln the hero, year by year more heroic, until today his figure grows ever dimmer, less real. This should not be. … Weiterlesen

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The Personal Memoirs Of Ulysses S. Grant

The Personal Memoirs Of Ulysses S. Grant – Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th President of the United States and the Union general who was imperative for the North’s victory in the Civil War. His autobiography has … Weiterlesen

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The Young Emperor William II. of Germany

The Young Emperor William II. of Germany – Harold Frederic Two of the four stories contained are founded on incidents of the American Civil War; these are entitled „The deserter“ and „A day in the wilderness.“ The others are called … Weiterlesen

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G. K. Chesterton – A Criticism

G. K. Chesterton – A Criticism – Cecil Chesterton Cecil Edward Chesterton was the brother of G.K. Chesterton, a journalist and political commentator throughout his short life of only 39 years. His biography of his better-known brother was first published … Weiterlesen

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The Confessions of St. Augustine

The Confessions of St. Augustine – St. Augustine of Hippo “The Confessions of St. Augustine” (Latin: Confessiones) is an autobiographical work by St. Augustine of Hippo. The work describes Augustine’s sinful youth and his conversion to Christianity. It is generally … Weiterlesen

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Thomas Jefferson – His permanent influence on American institutions

Thomas Jefferson – His permanent influence on American institutions – John Sharp Williams Very popularly written, these lectures are seven in number, and treat respectively of Jefferson as revolutionist, democratizer of state institutions, diplomat, democratizer of federal institutions, and president, … Weiterlesen

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