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Tanglewood Tales By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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In the old city of Trœzene, at the foot of a lofty mountain, there lived, a very long time ago, a little boy named Theseus. His grandfather, King Pittheus, was the sovereign of that country,... More > and was reckoned a very wise man; so that Theseus, being brought up in the royal palace, and being naturally a bright lad, could hardly fail of profiting by the old king's instructions. His mother's name was Æthra. As for his father, the boy had never seen him. But, from his earliest remembrance, Æthra used to go with little Theseus into a wood, and sit down upon a moss-grown rock, which was deeply sunken into the earth. Here she often talked with her son about his father, and said that he was called Ægeus, and that he was a great king, and ruled over Attica, and dwelt at Athens, which was as famous a city as any in the world. Theseus was very fond of hearing about King Ægeus, and often asked his good mother Æthra why he did not come and live with them at Trœzene.< Less
Beyond the Tanglewood By Tom Mairs
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A collection of poems and short stories by Tom Mairs.
Beyond the Tanglewood By Tom Mairs
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A collection of poems and short stories by Tom Mairs.
A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales (Illustrated) By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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The author has long been of opinion that many of the classical myths were capable of being rendered into very capital reading for children. In the little volume here offered to the public, he has... More > worked up half a dozen of them, with this end in view. A great freedom of treatment was necessary to his plan; but it will be observed by every one who attempts to render these legends malleable in his intellectual furnace, that they are marvellously independent of all temporary modes and circumstances. They remain essentially the same, after changes that would affect the identity of almost anything else.< Less
A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales, for Girls and Boys By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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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: Maxfield Parrish (July 25, 1870 – March 30, 1966) was... More > an American painter and illustrator active in the first half of the 20th century. He is known for his distinctive saturated hues and idealized neo-classical imagery.Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was the son of painter and etcher Stephen Parrish. He began drawing for his own amusement as a child. His given name was Frederick Parrish, but he later adopted the maiden name of his paternal grandmother, Maxfield, as his middle name, and later as his professional name. His father was an engraver and landscape artist, and young Parrish's parents encouraged his talent.He attended the Haverford School, Haverford College, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and later at Drexel Institute of Art, Science & Industry. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maxfield_Parrish< Less
A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys (Illustrated) By Nathaniel Hawthorne et al.
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A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys is a children's book written by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne in which he rewrites myths from Greek mythology. It was followed by a sequel, Tanglewood Tales for... More > Boys and Girls. The stories are all stories within a story, the frame story being that a Williams College student, Eustace Bright, is telling these tales to a group of children at Tanglewood, an estate in Lenox, Massachusetts, where Hawthorne lived for a time. A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys covers the myths of The Gorgon's Head The Golden Touch The Paradise of Children The Three Golden Apples The Miraculous Pitcher The Chimæra Tanglewood Tales for Boys and Girls includes the myths of: The Minotaur The Pygmies The Dragon's Teeth "Circe's Palace The Pomegranate Seed The Golden Fleece< Less
Tanglewood Tale, The Threefold Destiny, The Three Golden Apples By LewisNathaniel, Nathaniel CarrollHawthorne , Hawthorne
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Collection of 3 Classic Books: Tanglewood Tale by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The Threefold Destiny by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The Three Golden Apples by Nathaniel Hawthorne.Please visit our... More > Spotlight at http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/challengemyreading for more books.< Less
Greatest Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne: Fanshawe, The Scarlet Letter, The House of the Seven Gables, The Blithedale Romance, The Marble Faun, Septimius Felton, Twice-Told Tales, Mosses from an Old Manse and Other Stories, The Snow Image & Tanglewood Tales By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was an American novelist. Nathaniel added a "w" to make his name "Hawthorne" in order to hide this relation with his ancestor John Hathorne, the... More > only judge involved in the Salem witch trials. His fiction works, centers on New England, are considered part of the dark romanticism movement. The depictions of the past are used only as a vehicle to express common themes of ancestral sin, guilt and retribution. His later writings also reflect his negative view of the Transcendentalism movement. Evert Augustus Duyckinck said of Hawthorne, "Of the American writers destined to live, he is the most original, the one least indebted to foreign models or literary precedents of any kind". This collection, contains his complete novels and his greatest short stories, in their original editions: Fanshawe, The Scarlet Letter, The House of the Seven Gables, The Blithedale Romance, The Marble Faun, Septimius Felton, Twice-Told Tales, Mosses from an Old Manse, The Snow Image & Tanglewood Tales.< Less
Blue Skies By David White
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A pleasing collection of blue skies to soothe the eyes.
Xenakis in America By Charles Turner
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Iannis Xenakis had a long-standing interest in the U.S., but given the five years he spent here, little has been written about his experiences. This study attempts, through archival research and... More > interviews, to document Xenakis’ time in the United States. Its subject is his relationship to American cultural institutions, and in what lured Xenakis here for musical composition and research.< Less

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