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Our Little English Cousin By Blanche McManus
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Cousin Pons By Honore de Balzac
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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: Photographie retouchée par Nadar vers 1890 à partir... More > du daguerréotype de Louis-Auguste Bisson (1842).Œuvres principalesComplémentsLa Comédie humaine a été publiée en vingt volumes illustrés de 1842 à 1852 par Charles Furne en association avec Houssiaux, Hetzel, Dubochet et Paulin.modifier Honoré de Balzac, né Honoré Balzac à Tours le 20 mai 1799 (1er prairial an VII du calendrier républicain), et mort à Paris le 18 août 1850 (à 51 ans), est un écrivain français. Romancier, dramaturge, critique littéraire, critique d'art, essayiste, journaliste et imprimeur, il a laissé l'une des plus imposantes œuvres romanesques de la littérature française, avec plus de quatre-vingt-dix romans et nouvelles parus de 1829 à 1855, réunis sous le titre La Comédie humaine. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honor%C3%A9_de_Balzac< Less
Cousin Betty By Bernard Shaw
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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: Photographie retouchée par Nadar vers 1890 à partir... More > du daguerréotype de Louis-Auguste Bisson (1842).Œuvres principalesComplémentsLa Comédie humaine a été publiée en vingt volumes illustrés de 1842 à 1852 par Charles Furne en association avec Houssiaux, Hetzel, Dubochet et Paulin.modifier Honoré de Balzac, né Honoré Balzac à Tours le 20 mai 1799 (1er prairial an VII du calendrier républicain), et mort à Paris le 18 août 1850 (à 51 ans), est un écrivain français. Romancier, dramaturge, critique littéraire, critique d'art, essayiste, journaliste et imprimeur, il a laissé l'une des plus imposantes œuvres romanesques de la littérature française, avec plus de quatre-vingt-dix romans et nouvelles parus de 1829 à 1855, réunis sous le titre La Comédie humaine. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honor%C3%A9_de_Balzac< Less
Cousin Betty By Honore de Balzac
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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: Honoré de Balzac (/ˈbɔːlzæk,... More > ˈbæl-/; French: [ɔ.nɔ.ʁe d(ə) bal.zak], born Honoré Balzac, 20 May 1799 – 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright. His magnum opus was a sequence of short stories and novels collectively entitled La Comédie Humaine, which presents a panorama of French life in the years after the 1815 Fall of Napoleon Bonaparte.Owing to his keen observation of detail and unfiltered representation of society, Balzac is regarded as one of the founders of realism in European literature. He is renowned for his multi-faceted characters; even his lesser characters are complex, morally ambiguous and fully human. Inanimate objects are imbued with character as well; the city of Paris, a backdrop for much of his writing, takes on many human qualities. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honor%C3%A9_de_Balzac< Less
Our American Cousin By Walther Rathenau
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Our American Cousin is a three-act play by English playwright Tom Taylor. The play is a farce whose plot is based on the introduction of an awkward, boorish, but honest American, Asa Trenchard, to... More > his aristocratic English relatives when he goes to England to claim the family estate. The play first premiered at Laura Keene's Theatre in New York City on October 15, 1858, and the title character was first played by Joseph Jefferson. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_American_Cousin Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Our American Cousin By Tom Taylor
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Our American Cousin is a three-act play by English playwright Tom Taylor. The play is a farce whose plot is based on the introduction of an awkward, boorish, but honest American, Asa Trenchard, to... More > his aristocratic English relatives when he goes to England to claim the family estate. The play first premiered at Laura Keene's Theatre in New York City on October 15, 1858, and the title character was first played by Joseph Jefferson. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_American_Cousin Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature By John W. Cousin
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This book contains the biographical descriptions of 1,678 writers in English Literature organized in the alphabetical order of writers' names. It includes the summary of each writer's works, their... More > life, their characters and circumstances, their fame and fortune, etc.< Less
A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature By John W. Cousin
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This book contains the biographical descriptions of 1,678 writers in English Literature organized in the alphabetical order of writers' names. It includes the summary of each writer's works, their... More > life, their characters and circumstances, their fame and fortune, etc.< Less
My Australian and New Zealand Cousins in Color By Gordon Henry Syms
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This book includes cousins who immigrated from England to Australia and New Zealand be¬tween 1835 and 1972, and their 590 descendants who were born, married, resided or died there. It includes... More > 37 relationship diagrams and 19 color photo albums. Special emphasis includes five English cousins, Carol (Strevens) Bushnell, Paul Syms, Yvonne (Subtil) Syms, Michael Syms, and Ian Cotter, and three Australians Audrey (Syms) Garth, Russell Garth and Suzette (Garth) Davanzo. This book has 28 cousins named Syms, 14 Garth and 21 named Duder. Each family includes diagrams of their relationship to the eight English and Australian cousins and to me, Pedigree Charts of 4 to 7 generations and color snap-shots, Descendant Diagrams and Outline Descendant Reports. These reports includes births, marriages, deaths, residences, immigrations, educations and occupations.< Less
MEET the ENGLISH By DAVID CASON
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The single quality that sets the English apart from their European cousins is that they are an island people. Their closest neighbours are the fish in the sea. This unusual relationship brings out... More > unexpected behaviour and highlights their eccentricity: they drive on the opposite side of the road to the rest of the world; like their beer warm rather than cold; prefer roundabouts to traffic lights; pretend that foreign languages don’t exist; sprinkle vinegar over their chips and for centuries used a peculiar measurement system with strange units of feet, stones and hands. The English are indeed an enigmatic folk, normal on the surface, but stranger with every layer revealed: encyclopaedias could be written about their quirky habits. This slim volume attempts no more than to scratch the surface of a big subject.< Less