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A Novelist on Novels By Walter Lionel George
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Walter Lionel George (20 March 1882, Paris, France – 30... More > January 1926) was an English writer, chiefly known for his popular fiction, which included feminist, pacifist, and pro-labour themes.Although born of British parents, George grew up in Paris and did not learn English until the age of twenty. In 1905 he moved to London, where he became a journalist. The success of his first novel, A Bed of Roses (1911), about a woman's descent into prostitution, allowed him to apply himself full-time to literary efforts. His subsequent books also generally sold well, often requiring more than one edition and appearing on both sides of the Atlantic. In addition to novels and short stories, George also wrote literary essays and several political tracts on left-wing themes. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._L._George< Less
The British Barbarians By Grant Allen
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (February 24, 1848 –... More > October 25, 1899) was a Canadian science writer and novelist, and a proponent of the theory of evolution.Allen was born near Kingston, Canada West (known as Ontario after Confederation) - the second son of Catharine Ann Grant and the Rev. Joseph Antisell Allen, a Protestant minister from Dublin, Ireland. His mother was a daughter of the fifth Baron of Longueuil. He was educated at home until, at age 13, he and his parents moved to the United States, then to France and finally to the United Kingdom. He was educated at King Edward's School in Birmingham and at Merton College in Oxford, both in the United Kingdom. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grant_Allen< Less
British Properties - A Short Story By William Olson
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A man donates sperm and, while attending a wedding some years later, suspects the bride and groom are his "children."
The British Constitution and the Corruption of Parliament By Ben Greene
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A maverick by nature and a colossus in stature, Ben Greene was a gentle giant who stood six feet eight inches tall and was part of the illustrious Greene clan that included the novelist Graham... More > Greene, Hugh Greene, Director-General of the BBC 1960-1969, and Raymond Greene, Everest mountaineer and doctor. With an abiding interest in constitutional matters and a smouldering resentment following his questionable internment by the British government under the draconian 18b internment regulations during World War 2, he worked diligently on the subject for the rest of his life, but unfortunately died before the book he was planning was finished. This booklet comprising five essays by Greene, which first appeared in Candour between 1956 and 1977, with two of them re-published under the title ‘The Party System and the Corruption of Parliament’ in magazine format in 1989, is now made available once again.< Less
Under Two Flags : A Classic Novel of the British in Algeria By Ouida ( Maria Louise Ramé )
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Ouida (1839 – 1908) was the pen name of the English novelist Maria Louise Ramé. One of her most famous novels, Under Two Flags, described the British in Algeria in the most extravagant... More > of terms, while nonetheless also expressing sympathy for the French--with whom Ouida deeply identified--and, to some extent, the Arabs. This book went on to be staged in plays, and subsequently to be turned into at least three movies.< Less
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
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
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: 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