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Famous 18th Century Writers Series: Voltaire By Marie Publications
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Famous 18th Century Writers Series: Voltaire Copyright Introduction Childhood and Early Years Voltaire the Name Voltaire In England Chateau de Cirey Sanssouci Geneva and Ferney ... More > Twilight Years Voltaire’s Writings Voltaire’s Philosophy Legacy Summary of Major Works Lettres Philosophiques Zadig ou la Destinee Micromegas Candide Philosophical Dictionary L'Ingenu Oedipus The Tragedy of Zara Mahomet< Less
18th Century Confederate Southern Cooking By James M. Gray
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The contents of "18th Century American Southern Cooking" are recipes collected from various sources and friends who are known to have ancestral roots in the deep southern states of the... More > United States. People who can often trace their ancestral lineage back to days and members of Confederate families who defended the south against northern aggression by invading northern armies. Cooks world wide have adopted many of those recipes, added and taken away from them, renamed them and claimed them as their own. These recipes, however, are the originals as were handed down from family to family throughout the south, generation after generation; without any such changes. These are the foods my grandmother was raised on, then my mother and father and lastly, I was raised on.< Less
Famous 18th Century Writers Series: Jean-Jacques Rousseau By Marie Publications
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Rousseau was a major Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism. His political philosophy heavily influenced the French Revolution, as well as the American Revolution and... More > the overall development of modern political, sociological and educational thought. Famous 18th Century Writers Series: Jean-Jacques Rousseau Copyright Introduction Childhood and Early Years On his Own Rousseau’s Philosophy Theory of Natural Human Political Beliefs On Education Religious Beliefs Legacy Criticism of Rousseau Description of Major Works Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality Among Men A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences Of The Social Contract< Less
Famous 18th Century Writers Series: Denis Diderot Rousseau By Marie Publications
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Famous 18th Century Writers Series: Denis Diderot Rousseau Copyright Introduction Biographical Account Early Writings Other Works Philosophical Views Description of Major Works The... More > Indiscreet Jewels An Essay on Visual Perception- Letter on the Blind Encyclopédie The Natural Son The Father of the Family The Nun Rameau's Nephew D’Alembert’s Dream Jacques the Fatalist and his Master Quotes about Diderot< Less
Famous 18th Century Writers Series: William Wordsworth By Marie Publications
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Famous 18th Century Writers Series: William Wordsworth Copyright Introduction Childhood and Early Years Relationship with Annette Vallon First Publication Lake District Marriage and... More > Children Autobiographical Work The Poet Laureate-Honours Departure About Major Works Lyrical Ballads We are Seven The poem Tintern Abbey The Preface to the Lyrical Ballads Strange Fits of Passion have I Known She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways A Slumber did my Spirit Seal Resolution and Independence I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud Lyrical Ballads Poems in Two Volumes Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood Coleridge’s Analysis Critical Reception Ode to Duty The Solitary Reaper Composed upon Westminster Bridge London, 1802 The World is Too Much with Us The Prelude< Less
Famous 18th Century Writers Series: Oliver Goldsmith By Marie Publications
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Goldsmith was an Anglo-Irish writer, poet, and physician known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), his pastoral poem The Deserted Village (1770) (written in memory of his brother), and his... More > plays The Good-Natur'd Man (1768) and She Stoops to Conquer (1771, first performed in 1773). He also wrote An History of the Earth and Animated Nature. He is thought to have written the classic children's tale The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes, the source of the phrase "goody two-shoes". Famous 18th Century Writers Series: Oliver Goldsmith Copyright Introduction Biographical Details Summary of Major Works The Vicar of Wakefield The Good-Natur’d Man The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes The Citizen of the World The Hermit The Deserted Village She Stoops to Conquer She Stoops to Conquer; Or, The Mistakes Of A Night Dramatis Personae Act the First Act the Second Act the Third Act the Fourth Act the Fifth< Less
Famous 18th Century Writers Series: Daniel Defoe By Marie Publications
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Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel, as he helped to popularise the form in Britain and is among the founders of the English novel. A prolific and versatile writer,... More > he wrote more than 500 books, pamphlets and journals on various topics (including politics, crime, religion, marriage, psychology and the supernatural). He was also a pioneer of economic journalism.< Less
African Yamassee: an American Story By Daniel J. Richman
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Tsombay, the African forest hunter, transported to a South Carolina plantation in 1714, has never before seen pale people with blue eyes or copper-colored people with black eyes. Nor has he seen such... More > a sky in his worst nightmare, the sun naked, the star pictures all wrong. Even the woods are alien, as if a twisted reflection of his own beloved forest back home, though he will kill his slave-driver to escape those forbidding trees to search for his wife and son, torn from him a year past by the slave trade.< Less
American Molly House By Ryan Oeters
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American Molly House exposes the sexual revolution in the times of the American Revolution through the eyes of multiple players with connections to the beginnings of the gay subculture in America. ... More > True to life stories of popular gay sexual identities, tricks of the 1770's underground tavern scene revealed and the explicit truths about the molly houses role in discovering the awakening in the eyes of best friends, libidinous sexual encounters, long term lovers, and victims of hate crimes. Insights into the fortunate of mankind and how important sexuality was to the 18th century American cause.< Less
Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France By FishesEye Publishing
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A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel writing. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness travel accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written... More > between 1750 and 1918. English and American authors, including some of the most famous literary figures of the 18th and 19th centuries: Dickens, RL Stevenson, James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain, Henry James, plus an eccentric host of itinerant parsons, amateur antiquarians, well-heeled aristocrats and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read.  Long before Peter Mayle grumbled his way through A Year in Provence, or Stephen Clarke traced his slippery path through A Year in the Merde, travellers from the English-speaking world were amazed by the curious customs, the strange sights, sounds and smells of France. Complaining about the waiters, the plumbing, admiring the cheeseboards and pretty girls...  Now available as large-format (A4) perfect bound paperback, or as a PDF ebook to download!< Less