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Historical Fiction By Year 7 Whadjuk
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Ancient Rome Revealed is an engaging collection of student stories from the class of 7 Whadjuk 2013.
Historical Fiction Stories By The 4/5 Class
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Historical Fiction stories written by the 4/5 class at Wilmington Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Historical Fiction Stories By The 4/5 Class
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Historical Fiction stories written by the 4/5 class at Wilmington Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Kenilworth: Classic Historical Fiction By Sir Walter Scott
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Kenilworth is apparently set in 1575, and centers on the secret marriage of Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, and Amy Robsart, daughter of Sir Hugh Robsart. The tragic series of events begins... More > when Amy flees her father and her betrothed, Tressilian, to marry the Earl. Amy passionately loves her husband, and the Earl loves her in return, but he is driven by ambition. He is courting the favour of Queen Elizabeth I, and only by keeping his marriage to Amy secret can he hope to rise to the height of power that he desires. At the end of the book, the queen finally discovers the truth, to the shame of the Earl. But the disclosure has come too late, for Amy has been murdered by the Earl's even more ambitious steward, Varney.< Less
Ivanhoe a Romance: Classic Historical Fiction By Sir Walter Scott
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In Ivanhoe, Scott skillfully undermines the alienating characteristics of the medieval gothic while taking advantage of its familiarity to and popularity with nineteenth-century audiences. Although... More > containing elements reminiscent of the earlier gothic, such as the corruption and intrigue of religious orders, the madness of Ulrica and the burning alive of Front-de-Beouf in his castle, it also pokes fun at some of the wilder elements of this genre: the resurrected phantom of Athelstane, for instance, turns out to be quite alive and in search of a decent meal. Scott is clear in his rejection of supernatural devices, and rather than the scenes of emotional breakdown and overwhelming passion common in earlier gothics, his characters by and large behave with the rationality and self-control that would have been regarded as admirable by the author’s contemporaries. Throughout the story, Scott attempts to have his characters behave as modernly as they could without ahistoricism.< Less
Selston High School Historical Fictions By Will Wright
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Work compiled from Year 9 History students at Selston High School. Work included: Same Difference, Charlotte's Story and The Last Raid.
The Biography of Philip Reid: Historical Fiction By Eugene Walton
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Slaves made up half of the workforce that built the U.S. Capitol. The most famous of these was Philip Reid, who supervised the bronze casting of the Statue of Freedom atop the Capitol’s... More > dome.. The story of Philip Reid begins with his African heritage, steeped in the Yoruba culture of sculpture and metal casting. Philip’s life as a slave in America is covered in his birth and rearing in Charleston, and his purchase by Clark Mills, the Washington foundry owner who had the contract to cast the Statue of Freedom. This is the story of how Philip, a slave, came to supervise the bronze casting of The Statue of Freedom while enduring the disappointments of American slavery. Philip Reid’s enslavement is ended by the Washington, D.C. Emancipation Proclamation. He becomes a respected member of Washington’s Free Black society, establishes his own business and marries an educated Free Black on the very same day that the Statue of Freedom was raised to the Capitol dome.< Less
The Biography of Philip Reid: Historical Fiction By Eugene Walton
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Slaves made up half of the workforce that built the U.S. Capitol. The most famous of these was Philip Reid, who supervised the bronze casting of the Statue of Freedom atop the Capitol’s... More > dome.. The story of Philip Reid begins with his African heritage, steeped in the Yoruba culture of sculpture and metal casting. Philip’s life as a slave in America is covered in his birth and rearing in Charleston, and his purchase by Clark Mills, the Washington foundry owner who had the contract to cast the Statue of Freedom. This is the story of how Philip, a slave, came to supervise the bronze casting of The Statue of Freedom while enduring the disappointments of American slavery. Philip Reid’s enslavement is ended by the Washington, D.C. Emancipation Proclamation. He becomes a respected member of Washington’s Free Black society, establishes his own business and marries an educated Free Black on the very same day that the Statue of Freedom was raised to the Capitol dome.< Less
Pipes & Timbrels: Anthology of Historical Short Fiction By Sarah Park Rankin
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Anthology of historical short fiction published by Pipes & Timbrels, a journal of historical fiction.
Love, Tragedy, War, and Adventure: An Anthology of Historical Fiction By Lauren Konkol et al.
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Thirteen short stories about historical events thorough the eyes of a fictional character. Topics include the Great Flood, Esther's reign, World War 2, Slavery, Jewish Persecution, and wars... More > overseas.< Less