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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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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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