Speaking Lives, Authoring Texts: Three African American Women's Oral Slave Narratives
My Three Lives was Stefan Zweig’s working title for The World of Yesterday, also published by Pushkin Press, and here Matuschek uses the title to reference the three major phases in Zweig’s life—the years of apprenticeship, the years of success as a professional "working writer" in Salzburg, and finally the years of exile in Britain, the USA and Brazil. Drawing on a wealth of newly available sources, Matuschek recounts the eventful life of a writer spoilt by success, which changed direction under the
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Three heroic women whose stories, in the words of Margaret Walker, "every woman, man, and child should know": Ellen Craft, the daring runaway Georgia slave who used her freedom to serve the cause of abolition; Ida B. Wells, th firebrand journalist whose crusade against lynching awakened the consciousness of a nation; and Mary Church Terrell, a gifted and untiring leader in the movement for suffrage, civil rights, and world peace. Through painstaking research, Sterling not only produces a fascinating
Esther Murphy was a brilliant New York intellectual who dazzled friends and strangers with an unstoppable flow of conversation. But she never finished the books she was contracted to write-a painful failure and yet a kind of achievement. The quintessential fan, Mercedes de Acosta had intimate friendships with the legendary actresses and dancers of the twentieth century. Her ephemeral legacy lies in the thousands of objects she collected to preserve the memory of those performers and to honor the feelings
All We Know is one of Publishers Weekly' s Top 10 Best Books of 2012 A revelatory biography of three glamorous, complex modern women Esther Murphy was a brilliant New York intellectual who dazzled friends and strangers with an unstoppable flow of conversation. But she never finished the books she was contracted to write—a painful failure, and yet a kind of achievement. The quintessential fan, Mercedes de Acosta had intimate friendships with the legendary actresses and dancers of the twentieth century.
In the early 1960s, a remarkable crop of students graduated from a small New York City school renowned for progressive pedagogy and left-wing politics: Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School. These young people entered college at the peak of the transformative era we now call The Sixties, and would go on to impact the course of United States history for the next half century. Among them were Angela Davis, the brilliant, stunning African American Communist and academic who became the face of
This Norton Critical Edition includes both Three Lives and Q.E.D. , first published in 1909 and 1950, respectively. Three Lives is comprised of the stories "The Good Anna," "Melanchtha," and "The Gentle Lena." "Melanchtha" is an adaptation of Q.E.D. , Stein’s first completed novel, which remained unpublished until four years after her death. "Contexts" is divided into two sections — "Biography " and "Intellectual Backgrounds"—that highlight the inspirations for and evolutions of Three Lives and discuss the
"Three Lives" is a series of novellas, three independent stories set in the fictional town of Bridgepoint. The first story is that of "The Good Anna," about Anna Federner, a servant of "solid lower middle-class south german stock." The second story is that of "Melanctha," who is the daughter of a black father and mixed-race mother. The third story is that of "The Gentle Lena," which follows the life and death of the titular Lena, a German girl brought to Bridgepoint by an aunt. To this is added "Tender
Lives are in the balance in bestselling author Caroline B. Cooney’s newest young adult thriller, Three Black Swans . Missy and her cousin Claire are best friends who finish each other’s sentences and practically read each other’s minds. It’s an eerie connection—so eerie that Missy has questions she wants to put to her parents. But she’s afraid to ask. So when Missy hears an expert discussing newborn babies on the radio, it makes her wonder about her family. Missy just can’t let go of those nagging
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Three Page-Turning Novels in One Volume! Where Yesterday Lives Ellen Barrett is a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist with an uncertain marriage, a forgotten faith, and haunting memories of her picturesque hometown and the love she left behind. The eldest of five siblings, she longs for the time, long ago, when they were a happy family. Now Ellen’s beloved father is dead, and she returns to her childhood home to make peace–with the people who still live there, with the losses and changes that time has
This family history centered around three women from three generations spans the Civil War through the Jazz Age. Fans of Sallie Bingham's work will especially appreciate her parents Mary and Barry's romance that unfolds in letters and finally results in marriage. Bingham beautifully demonstrates an inheritance of emotion, morality, ideology, and most lasting of all, irreverence. Sallie Bingham has published four short story collections, four novels, a memoir, and several plays. Bingham was a director of the
Save 23% ($3.00) Living in the Power of the Holy Spirit Charles F. Stanley Thomas Nelson / 2005 / Hardcover Save 23% ($3.00) Buy 48 or more for $9.49 each. CBD Stock No: WW65126 Description Product Description As young believers we often begin our walk with Christ energetically and ready to "take on the world." But somewhere along the way, we find ourselves faltering. Why? Because we stop relying on the Holy Spirit to guide us and protect us from temptation. Charles Stanley reminds us that the Holy Spirit
Lives are in the balance in bestselling author Caroline B. Cooney's newest young adult thriller, Three Black Swans . Missy and her cousin Claire are best friends who finish each other's sentences and practically read each other's minds. It's an eerie connectionso eerie that Missy has questions she wants to put to her parents. But she's afraid to ask. So when Missy hears an expert discussing newborn babies on the radio, it makes her wonder about her family. Missy just can't let go of those nagging questions,
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“Living in a cave under the ground for six weeks . . . I do not think a child could have passed through what I did and have forgotten it.” – Lucy McRae, age 10, 1863 Meet Lucy McRae and two other young people, Willie Lord and Frederick Grant, all survivors of the Civil War’s Battle for Vicksburg. In 1863, Union troops intend to silence the cannons guarding the Mississippi River at Vicksburg – even if they have to take the city by siege. To hasten surrender, they are shelling Vicksburg night and day.
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As she did with Martin Guerre, Natalie Zemon Davis here retrieves individual lives from historical obscurity to give us a window onto the early modern world. As women living in the seventeenth century, Glikl bas Judah Leib, Marie de l'Incarnation, and Maria Sibylla Merian, equally remarkable though very different, were not queens or noblewomen, their every move publicly noted. Rather, they were living "on the margins" in seventeenth-century Europe, North America, and South America. Yet these women--one
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ONE REASON TO LIVE. THREE REASONS TO DIE. Trill Johnson has five years of jail time under his belt, two women trying to get inside his pants, and one mission in his heart of hearts: Get the suckers who sold him out. And get 'em good. Sunni James will do anything for Trill. Lie, cheat, steal. Even risk losing her successful beauty salon to save him from the mean streets of Richmond. Precious Pay will do anything for Trill, too. She cribbed his kid while he did his time, so now she wants Trill to pay for the
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(Bass Recorded Versions Persona). Learn to play note-for-note basslines from 14 Lynyrd Skynyrd classics with these meticulous transcriptions in both standard notation and bass tab. Includes: The Ballad of Curtis Loew * Free Bird (Live) * Gimme Three Steps * Saturday Night Special * Swamp Music * Sweet Home Alabama * That Smell * What's Your Name * You Got That Right * and more.
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