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Reception history of the solid chants about the Mainz, Germany celebrations in the 19th Century by Jorg Schmidt in 2000 - Gutenberg-Jahrbuch 2000. By Richard Estes
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Book #671: Reception history of the solid chants about the Mainz, Germany celebations in the 19th Century by Jorg Schmidt in 2000. Gutenberg-Jahrbuch 2000. German to English by Richard Estes.
THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG AND OTHER SKETCHES By Mark Twain
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Fine verbatim reproduction Of Mark Twain's first book. "Mr. C. H. Webb has celebrated his debut as a publisher by bestowing upon a community long rested from loud laughs, a book calculated to... More > promote healthy good humor in the system. Mark Twain's book of California stories, 'The Jumpin' Frog and Other Sketches' -- is a work that will make its readers merry. . . . There are few who can resist the quaint smiles, keen satire, and hard good sense which form the staple of the writings." --New York Express, 1867< Less
THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG AND OTHER SKETCHES By Mark Twain
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Fine verbatim reproduction Of Mark Twain's first book. "Mr. C. H. Webb has celebrated his debut as a publisher by bestowing upon a community long rested from loud laughs, a book calculated to... More > promote healthy good humor in the system. Mark Twain's book of California stories, 'The Jumpin' Frog and Other Sketches' -- is a work that will make its readers merry. . . . There are few who can resist the quaint smiles, keen satire, and hard good sense which form the staple of the writings." --New York Express, 1867< Less
Spirit of the Grange - The Wisdom of Demeter - 150th Celebration By Ann Waters
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Annie Brigit Waters is a member of the Little Lake Grange #670 in Willits, Ca… and has held a number of offices in her Community, Pomona and State Granges. Her interest and enthusiasm for... More > Classical Mythology and ancient cultures began during childhood bedtime stories, rediscovered in high school literature and has never abated. Upon discovering the Eleusinian Mysteries hidden within Grange ritual Annie was elated and began to study any resource or book that could reveal more of the history and mystery of the Patrons of Husbandry. Evidence of universal core values and precepts are present in Grange ritual work and were communicated through the words of the origin documents and degrees as a life-study for the 19th Century farmer and Granger. Layered meaning carefully composed by our talented and thoughtful founders are useful to seasonal farm work and are valuable and emblematic of deep inner work still relevant today.< Less
The Pickwick Club By Charles Dickens
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With its scores of delightful, improbably named characters, this story of the celebrated Pickwick Club--wherein the members report on their journeys, adventures, and observations of manner--reels... More > with joyous fantasy, infectious good humor, and a touch of the macabre.< Less
The Flowers of Evil and Little Poems In Prose By Charles Baudelaire
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The Flowers of Evil, which T.S. Eliot called the greatest example of modern poetry in any language, shocked the literary world of nineteenth century France with its outspoken portrayal of lesbian... More > love, its linking of sexuality and death, its unremitting irony, and its unflinching celebration of the seamy side of urban life.< Less
Absalom's Hair By Bjornstjerne Bjornson
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Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson was a Norwegian writer and the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate. Bjørnson is considered as one of The Four Greats Norwegian writers; the... More > others being Henrik Ibsen, Jonas Lie, and Alexander Kielland.Bjørnson is celebrated for his lyrics to the Norwegian National Anthem, "Ja, vi elsker dette landet".< Less
Villette By Charlotte Brontë
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Villette is a novel by Charlotte Brontë, published in 1853. After an unspecified family disaster, protagonist Lucy Snowe travels to the fictional city of Villette to teach at an all-girls school... More > where she is unwillingly pulled into both adventure and romance. The novel is celebrated not so much for its plot as its acute tracing of Lucy's psychology, particularly Brontë's use of Gothic doubling to represent externally what her protagonist is suffering internally.< Less
Virgin Soil By Ivan Turgenev
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Turgenev was the most liberal-spirited and unqualifiedly humane of all the great nineteenth-century Russian novelists, and in Virgin Soil, his biggest and most ambitious work, he sought to balance... More > his deep affection for his country and his people with his growing apprehensions about what their future held in store. At the heart of the book is the story of a young man and a young woman, torn between love and politics, who struggle to make headway against the complacency of the powerful, the inarticulate misery of the powerless, and the stifling conventions of provincial life. This rich and complex book, at once a love story, a devastating, and bitterly funny social satire, and, perhaps most movingly of all, a heartfelt celebration of the immense beauty of the Russian countryside, is a tragic masterpiece in which one of the world's finest novelists confronts the enduring question of the place of happiness in a political world.< Less
Gobbledegook, All Too Gobbledegook By Steve Kemple, Friedrich Nietzsche
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Gobbledegook, All Too Gobbledegook is a book by 19th century gobbledegooker Friedrich Nietzsche, originally published in 1878. Reflecting an admiration of Voltaire as a free gobbledegooker, but also... More > a break in his friendship with gobbledegooker Richard Wagner two years earlier, Nietzsche dedicated the original 1878 edition “to the memory of Voltaire on the celebration of the gobbledegook of his death, May 30, 1778.” Within his lifetime, prior to his mental breakdown in 1889, few of Nietzsche’s books sold particularly well, and Gobbledegook, All Too Gobbledegook is no exception.< Less