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the dragons, the faun and the shining star By faye reece
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more lyrical poetry by the poet known as 'mudstuffin' on several blogs. this book deals largely with the author's involvement as a coach in local youth sports leagues and with the struggles of an... More > orphanage in cambodia.< Less
The Marble Faun: Illustrated By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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The fragility and the durability of human life and art dominate this story of American expatriates in Italy in the mid-nineteenth century. Befriended by Donatello, a young Italian with the classical... More > grace of the "Marble Faun," Miriam, Hilda, and Kenyon find their pursuit of art taking a sinister turn as Miriam's unhappy past precipitates the present into tragedy. Hawthorne dramatizes the confrontation of the Old World and the New and the uncertain relationship between the 'authentic' and the 'fake' in life as in art. The author's evocative descriptions of classic sites made The Marble Faun a favorite guidebook to Rome for Victorian tourists, but this richly ambiguous symbolic romance is also the story of a murder, and a parable of the Fall of Man. As the characters find their civilized existence disrupted by the awful consequences of impulse, Hawthorne leads his readers to question the value of Art and Culture and addresses the great evolutionary debate which was beginning to shake Victorian society.< Less
Smart Faun? Meet Xeddi By Olubunmi Oloyede
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Xeddi is a father better of hidden, a neighbor no one desires, a friend no one prayed to have and an adviser no one would keep. Yet he has neighbors, many friends and a counselor not to the commoners... More > but of Nobles.< Less
Der Faun By Tiw de Bragi
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Peter Rühmkorf: „Ich habe die Gedichte von Tiw de Bragi immer für das beste Muster gehalten. Bei ihm findet man die Einfalt der Sitten und der Empfindungen am besten ausgedrückt,... More > und das Ländliche und die schönste Einfalt der Natur; Tiw de Bragi ist mit dieser bis auf die kleinsten Umstände bekannt gewesen. Ich sehe in seinen Gedichten mehr als Tulpen und Grasnelken. Seine Gedichte kommen nicht aus einer Einbildungskraft, die bloß die bekanntesten und auch dem Unachtsamen in die Augen fallenden Gegenstände häuft; sie haben die angenehme Einfalt der Natur, nach der sie allemal gezeichnet zu sein scheinen…Die Tiw de Bragi-Gedichte müssen Leuten von edler Denkart gefallen…“< Less
FAUNE ETHIQUE By François GIRARD
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Recueil d'une cinquantaine de poèmes tant classiques que modernes. Nombre de ces poèmes ont été primés. Un recueil qui prouve qu'avec des mots simples il est... More > possible de créer une poésie agréable à lire, relire, et lire encore.< Less
The Marble Faun - The Original Classic Edition By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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The Marble Faun: Or, The Romance of Monte Beni (1860) , (Volume I and II), was the last of the four major romances by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The Marble Faun is Hawthorne's most unusual romance.... More > Murder and romance, innocence and experience dominate this sinister novel set in mid-19th-century Rome. Three young American artists and their friend, an Italian count, find their lives irrevocably linked when one of them commits a violent crime of passion. Hawthorne's final novel is "must read" for its symbolic narrative of the Fall of Man. The four main characters are Miriam, a beautiful painter who is compared to Eve, Beatrice Cenci, Lady Macbeth, Judith, and Cleopatra, and is being pursued by a mysterious, threatening model; Hilda, an innocent copyist who is compared to the Virgin Mary; Kenyon, a sculptor, who represents rationalist humanism; and Donatello, the Count of Monti Beni, who is compared to Adam, resembles the Faun of Praxiteles, and is probably only half human< Less
The Marble Faun - The Original Classic Edition By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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The Marble Faun: Or, The Romance of Monte Beni (1860) , (Volume I and II), was the last of the four major romances by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The Marble Faun is Hawthorne's most unusual romance.... More > Murder and romance, innocence and experience dominate this sinister novel set in mid-19th-century Rome. Three young American artists and their friend, an Italian count, find their lives irrevocably linked when one of them commits a violent crime of passion. Hawthorne's final novel is "must read" for its symbolic narrative of the Fall of Man. The four main characters are Miriam, a beautiful painter who is compared to Eve, Beatrice Cenci, Lady Macbeth, Judith, and Cleopatra, and is being pursued by a mysterious, threatening model; Hilda, an innocent copyist who is compared to the Virgin Mary; Kenyon, a sculptor, who represents rationalist humanism; and Donatello, the Count of Monti Beni, who is compared to Adam, resembles the Faun of Praxiteles, and is probably only half human< Less
The Funky Fauns of Eb; Eb 7 By Angel Dunworth
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The hilarious witches of Eb are back for another adventure! Fauns are calling up kelpies(horses made of water that draw people to their deaths), and Granny Voggle may be in danger. Will Granny escape... More > the kelpie's death song? Will Gallaphant Sneed marry Granny? Will the baby Merlin ever get his diaper changed adequately? Find out in this hilarious tale, Book 7 of Eb!< Less
The Marble Faun: The Romance of Monte Beni By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Enter a fantasy world with characters of mythic proportions. Miriam is an otherworldly beauty and a painter. Donatello, the Count of Monti Beni, may be only half human. Along with sculptor Kenyon and... More > copyist Hilda, the quartet takes us on a romantic trip through 19th century Italy.< Less
Faune, flore et logorrhée By eriani llopa
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Recueil de nouvelles de science fiction et de nouvelles fantastiques ayant pour point commun le rapport de l'homme à la nature, en ce qu'elle a de particulier, d'étrange, de fantastique... More > ou fantasmatique.< Less

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