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French Classics By William Cleaver Wilkinson
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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: William Cleaver Wilkinson, D.D. (Westford, Vermont, October 19,... More > 1833 - Chicago, April 25, 1920) was a Baptist preacher, professor of theology, professor of poetry, and literary figure. He popularized the "Three W's and the Five W's".He graduated from the University of Rochester in 1857 and the Rochester Theological Seminary in 1859. After his graduation, he visited Great Britain and on his return in November 1859, he became pastor of the Wooster Place Baptist church in New Haven, Connecticut. On account of ill health, he resigned his pastorate in 1861 and took a walking tour of England. On his return in 1863, he became professor ad interim of modern languages in the University of Rochester. Not long after he accepted the pastorate of the Mount Auburn Baptist church in Cincinnati, Ohio. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Cleaver_Wilkinson< Less
French Art Classics By Culture Publications
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One of a series of art booklets published by Culture Publications, owned by Harry Donenfeld, original publisher of DC (Detective Comics), prior to teaming with Frank Armer and establishing the Spicy... More > line of pulps. This is a reproduction of the actual contents of the booklet, each page printed fullsized on a slightly larger size page. It was originally printed with a different color on each page. While not full color, it did add to the product. We are offering it in both a color version and a black and white version. This is the BLACK/WHITE version.< Less
French Art Classics By Compilation
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One of a series of art booklets published by Culture Publications, owned by Harry Donenfeld, original publisher of DC (Detective Comics), prior to teaming with Frank Armer and establishing the Spicy... More > line of pulps. This is a reproduction of the actual contents of the booklet, each page printed fullsized on a slightly larger size page. It was originally printed with a different color on each page. While not full color, it did add to the product. We are offering it in both a color version and a black and white version. This is the COLOR version.< Less
Summaries of Classic Stories By French Authors By Daniel Zimmermann
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This e-book treats stories by Anatole France, Théophile Gautier, Charles Perrault, Guy de Maupassant, and Jules Verne. Included are “The Crainquebille Affair,” “The Romance... More > of the Mummy,” “Sleeping Beauty,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Necklace,” “The Underground City,” etc. Included in these reviews are all the essentials of the plots treated. The work is suitable for children. The selection from Guy de Maupassant is a clean and edifying story. When possible, the reviews were based on the original French.< Less
Visions Of Women In French Classic Tales vol. 1 By Donald Brandy
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This is a compilation of seven classic french tales written by authors spanning the greatest movements in French Literature. In the text you'll find authors like Madame de LaFayette, Sade, Diderot,... More > Maupassant and others. All of the protagonists are viral women, born perhaps ahead of their time, and surely women whom modern women would admire.< Less
Confession of a Child of the Century : A Classic Romantic French Tragedy By Alfred de Musset
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The Confession of a Child of The Century (1836) by Alfred de Musset is the story of Octave, a young man of means, "taken with the malady of the age" -- a profound disillusionment with the... More > world and humanity -- after his mistress betrays his trust. Alfred Louis Charles de Musset-Pathay (1810-1857) was a French dramatist, poet, and novelist. After attempts at careers in medicine, law, drawing, English and piano, he became one of the first Romantic writers. He was the librarian of the French Ministry of the Interior under the July Monarchy. The tale of his celebrated love affair with George Sand, which lasted from 1833 to 1835, is told from his point of view in his autobiographical novel, La Confession d'un Enfant du Siècle (The Confession of a Child of the Century) made into a film, Children of the Century. He received the Légion d'honneur in 1845, at the same time as Balzac, and was elected to the Académie française (French Academy) in 1852.< Less
French Art: Classic and Contemporary Painting and Sculpture By W. C. (William Crary) Brownell
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Classic French Cancan Dancers - An Ebook Photo Album! By FishesEye Publishing
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A digital collection of well over 100 vintage photo images & poster prints, many hand-colored, of sexy turn-of-the-century ladies from the Parisian music halls and cabaret revues. Re-capture the... More > risqué spirit of the Golden Age of the French Cancan chorus line! Authentic photo postcards & studio shots on and off stage, lady artistes and exotic performers such as the famous beauty Miss Saharet, pretty women in stage costumes, leggy showgirls & models in lacy lingerie! A treasure trove of saucy, nostalgia, in a downloadable PDF ebook. Also includes free tasters for some of our other recent titles. Essential acquisition for connoisseurs and amateur collectors of the performing arts...... for fans of pretty, high-kicking girls in frilly froufrou skirts! This luxury PDF anthology comes with "old parchment effect" paper background for an authentic look of an antique photo album! Great value, special introductory price of just $3.75! **Latest edition features dozens of great extra images!!**< Less
The French Revolution By Thomas Carlyle
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The French Revolution is a work by Scottish essayist, philosopher, and historian Thomas Carlyle. It is a massive, even heroic undertaking - one which hadn't been achieved before and has not since.... More > Carlyle's literary style is unique: written in the present tense first-person plural, A History follows along chronologically as the events of the Revolution unfold with sweeping, apocalyptic grandeur. The reader feels as though he or she were observing, participating almost in, the events occurring on the Paris streets. The reader is carried along day-by-day, month-by-month as the as the inevitable disaster comes to life: the meeting of the Estates General, the Tennis Court Oath, the march on Versailles, the varied attempts to draft a constitution, the fall out between the royal couple and the Revolutionary Government, the escape attempt to Varennes, the beheading of the king and queen, the "Reign of Terror," and lastly the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte as he famously cleared the streets with a "whiff of grapeshot."< Less
Romulus: Classic Children Book By Jacob Abbott
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Romulus and Remus are the twin brothers and central characters of Rome's foundation myth. Their mother was Rhea Silvia, daughter to Numitor, king of Alba Longa. Before their conception, Numitor's... More > brother Amulius had seized power, killed Numitor's male heirs and forced Rhea Silvia to become a Vestal Virgin, sworn to chastity. Rhea Silvia conceived the twins by the god Mars, or by the demi-god Hercules; once the twins were born, Amulius had them abandoned to die in the river Tiber. They were saved by a series of miraculous interventions: the river carried them to safety, a she-wolf found and suckled them, and a woodpecker fed them. A shepherd and his wife found and fostered them to manhood, as simple shepherds. The twins, still ignorant of their true origins, were natural leaders. Each acquired many followers. When they discovered the truth of their birth, they killed Amulius and restored Numitor to his throne. Rather than wait to inherit Alba Longa they chose to found a new city.< Less