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Quick Guide: The Italian Girl By College Guide World
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The story of the novel revolves around the central character Edmund. He gets fed up with his family life, so he escapes into a lonely life. When he comes back home to attend his mother’s... More > funeral, he once again finds himself involved in the old problems which he had escaped from. In addition there are certain new problems which he has to face. He comes to know about the shocking secrets of the characters. ‘Italian girl’ happens to be their eternal family friend, the housemaid. Edmund rediscovers her when he comes back home. Quick Guide: The Italian Girl Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Characters Chapter Three: Summary of the Novel Chapter Four: Major Themes Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Bad Girls By Deborah Doucette
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Rebecca Griffin only wanted to be a good wife and mother. Her domineering Italian-American mother, as well as the rest of her big-hearted and wonderful Italian family, had been telling her how to do... More > just that. Now, Rebecca has everything. But she suspects her husband is having an affair and fears her daughter, Dana, is going bad; hurtling dangerously out of reach toward a self-destructive calamity. Then Rebecca learns of the mysterious death of a distant cousin long ago at the prison bordering her small New England town. It’s a story she can’t shake as she desperately tries to reclaim the little girl she once knew, while hanging onto the ragged remnants of her marriage. Bad Girls, at its heart, is a story about family. The origins, variations and connections that shaped them – even the places they came from – set these women on their path. As the unlikely travelers come to the end of their journey, they find new paths revealed in the most unearthly of places by the most innocent of messengers.< Less
The Lost Girl By D. H. Lawrence
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Alvina Houghton, the daughter of a widowed Midlands draper, comes of age just as her father’s business is failing. In a desperate attempt to regain his fortune and secure his daughter’s... More > proper upbringing, James Houghton buys a theater. Among the traveling performers he employs is Ciccio, a sensual Italian who immediately captures Alvina’s attention. Fleeing with him to Naples, she leaves her safe world behind and enters one of sexual awakening, desire, and fleeting freedom.< Less
The Lost Girl By D.H. Lawrence
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Alvina Houghton, the daughter of a widowed Midlands draper, comes of age just as her father’s business is failing. In a desperate attempt to regain his fortune and secure his daughter’s... More > proper upbringing, James Houghton buys a theater. Among the traveling performers he employs is Ciccio, a sensual Italian who immediately captures Alvina’s attention. Fleeing with him to Naples, she leaves her safe world behind and enters one of sexual awakening, desire, and fleeting freedom.< Less
The Lost Girl By D. H. Lawrence
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A classic Lawrence novel of sensual awakening and the yearning for freedom and winner of the 1920 James Tait Black Memorial Prize The daughter of well-to-do trades people in the fictional mining... More > town of Woodhouse, Alvina Houghton struggles to find excitement in her provincial surroundings and worries that she is condemned to become an old maid. After plans to elope with her lover to Australia and train as a nurse in London lead to nothing, she joins a traveling theater group and succumbs to the charms of the dark, passionate Italian Ciccio. This edition also contains pictures, personal notes, and other critical primary source material.< Less
The Lost Girl By D.H. Lawrence
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The plot of The Lost Girl, Lawrence’s fifth novel published in 1920, is built on irony. Alvina Houghton, heiress to a drapery in the midst of Midlands coal country, comes of age just as her... More > father’s business is failing. Seeking to secure her future, he buys a theatre, but succeeds only in having one of the travelling performers, a sensuous Italian called Ciccio, capture his daughter’s heart. Together they travel to Southern Italy, where Alvina finds a sense of freedom and sexual liberty. There’s a touch of Dickens about the novel, certainly in the sense of irony within the plot and the way decisions taken with the best intentions can lead to the worst outcome. For Lawrence of course, such a plot line enables him to explore outside the normal social boundaries and where the father might think his daughter was lost, Lawrence and the daughter would consider her found.< Less
The Lost Girl By D. H. Lawrence
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The Lost Girl is a novel by D. H. Lawrence, first published in 1920. It was awarded the 1920 James Tait Black Memorial Prize in the fiction category. Lawrence started it shortly after writing Women... More > in Love, and worked on it only sporadically until he completed it in 1920. The Lost Girl tells the story of Alvina Houghton, the daughter of a widowed Midlands draper, comes of age just as her father’s business is failing. In a desperate attempt to regain his fortune and secure his daughter’s proper upbringing, James Houghton buys a theater. Among the traveling performers he employs is Ciccio, a sensual Italian who immediately captures Alvina’s attention. Fleeing with him to Naples, she leaves her safe world behind and enters one of sexual awakening, desire, and fleeting freedom.< Less
SEXY STORIES OF RESPECTABLE GIRLS By Matilde Calamai
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Thirteen likely stories of single girls.
They look like tales at the edge of sci-fi, but they're instead more real than what you may imagine.
Girls who, dreaming of love, go from one man... More > to the other, girls full of hopes, of childish dreams in search of the Prince Charming who will save them, but who face a new reality, that of social networks, e-mail, chat, text messages. Mostly virtual relations, where we break up with a text or meet in the Internet universe: Second-Life-style romances. Girls from twenty to forty years old, who face the same issues, the same stories, girls, because, when it comes to love relationships, you're never adult: everyone, in the end, dreams the fairy tale.
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A Remembrance of World War II An Italian-Irish Romance By Gina Sberna Fallon, John J. Fallon
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Set in Italy and France during World War II, this memoir tells the moving story of a young girl, shaped by the vicissitudes and travails of war, and her fateful meeting of a young Irish American... More > officer.< Less
A Remembrance of World War II An Italian-Irish Romance By Gina Sberna Fallon, John J. Fallon
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Set in Italy and France during World War II, this memoir tells the moving story of a young girl, shaped by the vicissitudes and travails of war, and her fateful meeting of a young Irish American... More > officer.< Less