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La Asocio de la Junuloj: Dramo en kvin aktoj [Esperanto] By Henrik Ibsen
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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: Henrik Johan Ibsen (/ˈɪbsən/;... More > Norwegian: [ˈhɛnɾɪk ˈɪpsən]; 20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906) was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in theatre. His major works include Brand, Peer Gynt, An Enemy of the People, Emperor and Galilean, A Doll's House, Hedda Gabler, Ghosts, The Wild Duck, Rosmersholm, and The Master Builder. He is the most frequently performed dramatist in the world after Shakespeare, and A Doll's House became the world's most performed play by the early 20th century.Several of his later dramas were considered scandalous to many of his era, when European theatre was expected to model strict morals of family life and propriety. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henrik_Ibsen< Less
La Tronpretendantoj [Esperanto] By Henrik Ibsen
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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: Henrik Johan Ibsen (/ˈɪbsən/;... More > Norwegian: [ˈhɛnɾɪk ˈɪpsən]; 20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906) was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in theatre. His major works include Brand, Peer Gynt, An Enemy of the People, Emperor and Galilean, A Doll's House, Hedda Gabler, Ghosts, The Wild Duck, Rosmersholm, and The Master Builder. He is the most frequently performed dramatist in the world after Shakespeare, and A Doll's House became the world's most performed play by the early 20th century.Several of his later dramas were considered scandalous to many of his era, when European theatre was expected to model strict morals of family life and propriety. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henrik_Ibsen< Less
Der Held unserer Zeit: Kaukasische Lebensbilder [German] By Mikhail Iurevich Lermontov
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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: Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov... More > (/ˈlɛərmənˌtɔːf, -ˌtɒf/; Russian: Михаи́л Ю́рьевич Ле́рмонтов; IPA: [mʲɪxɐˈil ˈjurʲjɪvʲɪtɕ ˈlʲɛrməntəf]; October 15 [O.S. October 3] 1814 – July 27 [O.S. July 15] 1841) was a Russian Romantic writer, poet and painter, sometimes called "the poet of the Caucasus", the most important Russian poet after Alexander Pushkin's death in 1837 and the greatest figure in Russian Romanticism. His influence on later Russian literature is still felt in modern times, not only through his poetry, but also through his prose, which founded the tradition of the Russian psychological novel.Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov was born in Moscow into a respectable noble family, and grew up in the village of Tarkhany (now Lermontovo in Penza Oblast). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikhail_Lermontov< Less
Vermakelijke anekdoten, en historische herinneringen [Dutch] By J. van (Jacob) Lennep
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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: Jacob van Lennep (Amsterdam, 24 maart 1802 – Oosterbeek, 25... More > augustus 1868) was een Nederlands schrijver, taalkundige en politicus.Van Lennep, lid van de familie Van Lennep, was een zoon van de schrijver en politicus David Jacob van Lennep. Hij studeerde rechten aan de Universiteit Leiden en verwekte aldaar op 20 jarige leeftijd bij een adellijke vriendin een buitenechtelijk kind, Geertrui Elisabeth Tulle, die vervolgens door een min werd opgevoed. In 1823 maakte hij met zijn studiegenoot Dirk van Hogendorp een voetreis door de Noordelijke -protestante- Nederlanden. In 1824 studeerde hij af en trouwde datzelfde jaar, tegen de zin van zijn vader, met Jkvr. Excerpt from: https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_van_Lennep< Less
Sidsel Langrockchen [German] By Hans Aanrud
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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: Hans Aanrud (3 September 1863 – 11 January 1953) was a... More > Norwegian author. He wrote plays, poetry, and stories depicting rural life in his native Gudbrandsdal, Norway.Aanrud, who came from a rural family, was born and raised in Auggedalen, a valley in Gausdal (part of Gudbrandsdal). He attended a grammar school and then practised as a private tutor. When he had some success with his literary works he moved to Oslo. There he was a literary and theatre critic. From 1911 to 1923 he was also an adviser at the national theatre of Oslo.The Chambers Biographical Dictionary says "His delightful children's books... deserve their place among the classics".Aanrud gained fame by his realistic and folksy descriptions of the rural life of his home valley before the industrial age. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Aanrud< Less
La kolonoj de la socio: Dramo en kvar aktoj [Esperanto] By Henrik Ibsen
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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: Henrik Johan Ibsen (/ˈɪbsən/;... More > Norwegian: [ˈhɛnɾɪk ˈɪpsən]; 20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906) was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in theatre. His major works include Brand, Peer Gynt, An Enemy of the People, Emperor and Galilean, A Doll's House, Hedda Gabler, Ghosts, The Wild Duck, Rosmersholm, and The Master Builder. He is the most frequently performed dramatist in the world after Shakespeare, and A Doll's House became the world's most performed play by the early 20th century.Several of his later dramas were considered scandalous to many of his era, when European theatre was expected to model strict morals of family life and propriety. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henrik_Ibsen< Less
Violist in het verzet By Maurice FERARES
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Maurice Ferares overleefde de Shoa in Amsterdam, als enige van zijn familie. In Violist in het verzet (1991) beschrijft Ferares zijn ervaringen in het verzet en als onderduiker. Ferares - een... More > joodse violist, die van het ene onderduikadres naar het andere trok - schetst treffende de teloorgang van een cultuur. Ferares was getuige van een bloeiend, aan de sociaal-democratie gelieerd joods arbeidersleven, dat door de bezetting op geraffineerde wijze langzamerhand wordt ondermijnd... De auteur blijkt uit een rijke bron van herinneringen te kunnen putten om aan de hand van details het steeds beangstigender joodse leven in Amsterdam-Oost te schetsen... Ferares' onbevangen stijl en medogenloze observaties maken het boek tot een tot een buitengewoon boeiend oorlogsdocument. (NRC-Handelsblad, 1991) Het boek is een ontroerend debuut vol ingehouden verdriet. (Vrij Nederland, 1991)< Less
10 generaties hofman By Tiny Hofman
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Bauke Alberts Hofman en Tjimkje Gerrits de Vries, de grootouders van de auteur Tiny Hofman, staan centraal in dit boek. Van beiden zijn de voorouders opgenomen tot in de 17e eeuw. De oudst bekende... More > voorvader Jan Berents wordt vermeld in het haarstedenregister in 1672 van Leggeloo in de provincie Drenthe. Pas in 1811 neemt zijn achterkleinzoon Berend Alberts in Friesland officieel de naam Hofman als familienaam. Ook aan de kinderen en kleinkinderen van Bauke Alberts Hofman en Tjimkje Gerrits de Vries wordt ruim aandacht geschonken. Van hen zijn niet alleen verhalen over hun leven maar ook foto's opgenomen. De omgeving waar ze woonden, de tijd waarin ze leefden en hun beroepen maken het tot een interessant boekwerk. Ook van de aanverwante families zoals De Vries, Hijlkema, Idszinga, Bouma, Planting en Eizinga zijn de voorouders opgenomen.< Less
Jacquine Vanesse [French] By Victor Cherbuliez
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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 Victor Cherbuliez (German: [ʃɛʁbylje]; 19... More > July 1829 – 1 July 1899) was a French novelist and author. He was born at Geneva, Switzerland and died at Combs-la-Ville. He was the eleventh member elected to occupy seat 3 of the Académie française in 1881.Cherbuliez was born at Geneva, where his father, André Cherbuliez (1795–1874), was a classical professor at the Université de Genève. He was descended from a family of Protestant refugees, and many years later Victor Cherbuliez resumed his French nationality, taking advantage of an act passed in the early days of the Revolution. Geneva was the scene of his early education; thence he proceeded to Paris, and afterwards to the universities of Bonn and Berlin.Cherbuliez returned to his native town and engaged in the profession of teaching. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victor_Cherbuliez< Less
Lettres de Mmes. de Villars, de Coulanges et de La Fayette, de Ninon de L'Enclos et de Mademoiselle Aisse accompagnees de notices bibliographiques, de notes explicatives par Louis-Simon Auger [French] By Marie-Angelique Du Gue Bagnoles Coulanges
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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: Marie-Madeleine Pioche de La Vergne, comtesse de La Fayette... More > (baptized 18 March 1634 – 25 May 1693), better known as Madame de La Fayette, was a French writer, the author of La Princesse de Clèves, France's first historical novel and one of the earliest novels in literature.Christened Marie-Madeleine Pioche de La Vergne, she was born in Paris to a family of minor but wealthy nobility. At 16, de la Vergne became the maid of honour to Queen Anne of Austria and began also to acquire a literary education from Gilles Ménage, who gave her lessons in Italian and Latin. Ménage would lead her to join the fashionable salons of Madame de Rambouillet and Madeleine de Scudéry. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madame_de_La_Fayette< Less

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