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ISBN 10 : 9780190451059
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Publisher : Harvard University Press
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ISBN 10 : 0674528301
Pages : 768 pages
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Download The Letters PDF by John Greenleaf Whittier Full Free and published by Harvard University Press. This book was released on 1975 with total page 768 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: These letters of a man deeply concerned about his country, directly involved in political action, and torn, as the Civil War approached, by the conflict between his abolitionist zeal and his Quaker pacifism--letters here collected for the first time and many of them hitherto unpublished--shatter the stereotype of Whittier as "the good gray poet." The many letters to such figures as John Quincy Adams, Charles Sumner, and William Lloyd Garrison form a detailed record of the abolitionist movement from its inception to its merging with the Free Soil party in the 1850s. The first two volumes reproduce all the extant letters from 1828 to 1860, with full annotations. The last volume is selective, excluding several thousand perfunctory items and including only the historically or biographically interesting letters of the last three decades of the poet's life.


Download The Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero to Titus Pomponius Atticus ... Translated Into English with Notes by William Heberden. [With Maps.] PDF

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ISBN 10 : 9781596056671
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Download Life and Letters of Robert Browning PDF by Alexandra Leighton Full Free and published by Cosimo, Inc.. This book was released on 2005-12-01 with total page 456 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The even course of this life, -outwardly placid, physically marred with weakness, intellectually and spiritually bright, vivid, and noble-was shaken to its foundations by the advent of Robert Browning. The story of the friendship, which ripened so rapidly into love, has been made the common property of the world through the publication of the letters which passed between them...-from "Chapter IX: 1844-1846"This beautiful biography of British poet Robert Browning explores his life and work through the prism of the correspondence he exchanged with friends, family, and colleagues. From his forbidden courtship with and secret marriage to his fellow writer, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, to his thoughts on the verse of Keats and Shelley, his travels to Italy, his outlook on the cultural and intellectual life of London, and more, this lovely work offers an extraordinary perspective on one of the most beloved poets in the English language. First published in 1891, this is a reproduction of the revised and expanded 1908 edition.ALEXANDRA LEIGHTON (1828-1903), aka Mrs. Sutherland Orr, also wrote A Handbook to the Works of Browning (1885).


Download The Collected Letters of Sir George and Lady Beaumont to the Wordsworth Family, 1803–1829 PDF

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ISBN 10 : 9781800858657
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Download The Collected Letters of Sir George and Lady Beaumont to the Wordsworth Family, 1803–1829 PDF by Jessica Fay Full Free and published by Liverpool University Press. This book was released on 2021-04-01 with total page 380 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Sir George Beaumont is a key figure in the history of British art. As well as being a respected amateur landscape painter, he was a prominent patron, a collector, and co-founder of the National Gallery. William Wordsworth described Beaumont’s friendship as one of the chief blessings of his life, and this edition reveals that the two men became collaborators as well as companions. In addition to documenting unique perspectives on social, political, and cultural events of the early nineteenth century (providing new contexts for reading Wordsworth’s mature poetry), the letters collected here chart the progress of an increasingly intimate inter-familial relationship. The picture that emerges is of a coterie that – in influence, creativity, and affection – rivals Wordsworth’s more famous exchange with Coleridge at Nether Stowey in the 1790s. The edition includes an extended study of how Wordsworth and Beaumont helped shape one another’s work, tracing processes of mutual artistic development that involved not only a meeting of aristocratic refinement and rural simplicity, of a socialite and a lover of retirement, of a painter and a poet, but also an aesthetic rapprochement between neoclassical and romantic values, between the impulse to idealize and the desire to particularize.


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ISBN 10 : 9781400854011
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Download The Letters of Edward Fitzgerald, Volume 3 PDF by Edward Fitzgerald Full Free and published by Princeton University Press. This book was released on 2014-07-14 with total page 794 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Bringing together more than a thousand unpublished letters as well as all the widely scattered published ones, these four volumes represent the first attempt at a complete edition of the letters of Edward Fitzgerald (1809-1883). Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.


Download The Works of John C. Calhoun: Reports and public letters PDF

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ISBN 10 : 9780300186543
Pages : 625 pages
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ISBN 10 : 9781118617304
Pages : 224 pages
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Download Roman Letters PDF by Noelle K. Zeiner-Carmichael Full Free and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2013-07-29 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Roman Letters offers a rich selection of original translations of ancient Roman letters spanning from the 1st century BCE to the 2nd century CE. Chronologically arranged and grouped according to author or collection, the letters cover various topics and themes selected from a broad range of authors. A unique single volume text that makes classical letters accessible and readable to undergraduates and the non-specialist reader Presents a wide range of authors and material, with over 200 selected texts Includes selections that illustrate a complete cycle of correspondence, as well as letters written by the same author and covering the same topic/theme but sent to different recipients Letters are arranged chronologically, with letters grouped according to author or collection An accompanying website offers additional, complementary letters Topical index highlights various topics and themes represented by the letters


Download Letters from the Front PDF

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ISBN 10 : 9781472808172
Pages : 328 pages
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Download Letters from the Front PDF by Andrew Roberts Full Free and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2014-03-20 with total page 328 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A legacy of an empire and a nation at war, Letters from the Front is a collection of correspondence sent by British and Commonwealth troops from the front line of war to their loved ones at home. Poignant expressions of love, hope and fear sit alongside amusing anecdotes, grumbles about rations and thoughtful reflections, eloquently revealing how, despite the passage of time, the experiences of the fighting man are shared in countless wars and battles across history. From the muddy trenches of the Somme through the frozen ground of the Falklands to the heat and dust of Afghanistan today, these letters are the ordinary soldier's testament to life on the front line.


Download Junius: including letters by the same writer, under other signatures, (now first collected.) To which are added, his confidential correspondence with mr. Wilkes, and his private letters to mr. H.S. Woodfall. With a preliminary essay, notes &c PDF by Junius (pseud.) Full Free and published by . This book was released on 1850 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:


Download Letters of Charles Demuth, American Artist, 1883-1935 PDF

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ISBN 10 : 1566397812
Pages : 186 pages
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Download Letters of Charles Demuth, American Artist, 1883-1935 PDF by Charles Demuth Full Free and published by Temple University Press. This book was released on 2000 with total page 186 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Charles Demuth is widely recognized as one of the most significant American modernists. His precisionist cityscapes, exquisite flowers, and free-wheeling watercolors of vaudeville performers, homosexual bathhouses, and cabaret scenes hang in many of the country's most prestigious collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Columbus Museum of Art, the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, the Art Institute of Chicago, and in Demuth's Lancaster, Pennsylvania, family residence, now home of the Demuth Foundation. At a time when many American artists remained tied to Europe, Demuth "Americanized" European modernism. This collection of 155 of his letters offers valuable views of the arts and letters colonies in Provincetown, New York, and Paris. Besides offering information on Demuth's own works, the letters also shed light on the output of his contemporaries, as well as references to their trips, liaisons, and idiosyncrasies. Demuth numbered among his correspondents some of the most famous artists and writers of his time, inluding Georgia O'Keeffe, Eugene O'Neill, John Reed, Gertrude Stein, Alfred Stieglitz, Carl Van Vechten, and William Carlos Williams. In his travels in the United States and abroad, he encountered many other talented contemporaries: Peggy Bacon, Muriel Draper, Marcel Duchamp, the Stettheimer sisters, artists and writers, patrons, and gallery owners. Whether he is offering to pick up a copy of Joyce'sUlyssesfor Eugene O'Neill or trying to convince Georgia O'Keeffe to decorate his music room ("just allow that red and yellow 'canna' one to spread until it fills the room"), Demuth is always in the thick of art and literary life. Flamboyant in attire but descreet in his homosexuality, Demuth also reveals in his letters the life of a talented homosexual in the teens and twenties. With his best friends Robert Locher and Marsden Hartley, he circulated through the art colonies of Greenwich Village, Provincetown, and Paris, meeting everyone. The book also contains reprints of some short appraisals of Demuth and his work that were published during his lifetime, long out of print, including pieces by A. E. Gallatin, Angela E. Hagen, Marsden Hartley, Helen Henderson, Henry McBride, Carl Van Vechten, Rita Wells, and Willard Huntington Wright. Author note:Bruce Kellneris Emeritus Professor of English, Millersville University, and a member of the Demuth Foundation Board of Directors. He is the author or editor of 10 other books.


Download The Letters of Lady Anne Bacon PDF

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ISBN 10 : 9781107056541
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ISBN 10 : 9781501725227
Pages : 460 pages
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Download Early Letters of George Wm. Curtis PDF

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ISBN 10 : 9783734030659
Pages : 156 pages
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ISBN 10 : HARVARD:HWIRMN
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