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The Portrait of a Lady By Henry James
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One of the great heroines of American literature, Isabel Archer, journeys to Europe in order to, as Henry James writes in his 1908 Preface, “affront her destiny.” James began The Portrait... More > of a Lady without a plot or subject, only the slim but provocative notion of a young woman taking control of her fate. The result is a richly imagined study of an American heiress who turns away her suitors in an effort to first establish—and then protect—her independence. But Isabel’s pursuit of spiritual freedom collapses when she meets the captivating Gilbert Osmond. “James’s formidable powers of observation, his stance as a kind of bachelor recorder of human doings in which he is not involved,” writes Hortense Calisher, “make him a first-class documentarian, joining him to that great body of storytellers who amass what formal history cannot.”< Less
The Portrait of a Lady By Henry James
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Originally serialised in the Atlantic Monthly between 1880 and 1881 then published in book form later in the year, The Portrait of a Lady was certainly the finest novel in James' early career. The... More > plot centres upon a young American heiress, Isabel Archer and her interactions in Europe with two scheming compatriots, Gilbert Osmond, whom she marries, and Madame Merle who, it is revealed, has worked with Osmond to secure the marriage and Archer's fortune. The novel marks a profound step away from the idea of plot, towards the notion of character development with plotting merely the means as opposed to the end. James' idea is that resolution comes about not through conveniently tying up the threads of a novel, but by rounding out the strengths of the character under study. That the novel displays a certain ambiguity at the close is evidence enough that this was James' purpose.< Less
Purely Portraits By Dentan
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A selection of 49 beautiful portraits of women.
Draw Portraits By Peter Vasher
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How do you draw a portrait in 15-20 minutes? In the past decade or so, I have made thousands of dollars sitting at events and drawing fast sketches of people’s faces. I got faster and more... More > exact as I kept practicing, but I also discovered that you should learn some basic techniques before you even give it a try. While you’re sketching as fast as you can and looking at the facial features, examining everything in your brains and taking it all in, there are certain tricks you can use, questions you have to ask yourself when you’re studying a face, and tips you should know in order to minimize the time you spend on them. In this book, I will tell you what I know, give you a number of examples, and take you through what I have found to be the most effective steps when you’re sketching a portrait.< Less
PORTRAIT OF PASSION By AL-QURAISH
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BUT IT WAS NOT FOGGY,HE WAS FOCUSING WITH BINOCULAR AND WAS ASTONISHED TO SEE A YOUNG GIRL OF HIS AGE AND CONTINUE TO FOCUS MORE CLOSURE AND IT TURN OUT TO BE A LOCAL LASS; WAS TAKING CARE OF HIS KID... More > BROTHER ALONGSIDE HER HERD OF SHEEP.IT WAS VERY GOOD GESTURE AND HE UTTERED SOME NEW PHRASES ABOUT THE SHEPPARD GIRL WAS ANOTHER CHARCTER IN HIS POETRY AND CONTINUE TO VIEW HER FACE FROM THE DISTANCE IN ROMANTIC IMAGINATION TO EXPLORE THE REALITY OF THE GIRL FROM THE DISTANCE.< Less
PORTRAIT OF PASSION By AL-QURAISH
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BUT IT WAS NOT FOGGY,HE WAS FOCUSING WITH BINOCULAR AND WAS ASTONISHED TO SEE A YOUNG GIRL OF HIS AGE AND CONTINUE TO FOCUS MORE CLOSURE AND IT TURN OUT TO BE A LOCAL LASS; WAS TAKING CARE OF HIS KID... More > BROTHER ALONGSIDE HER HERD OF SHEEP.IT WAS VERY GOOD GESTURE AND HE UTTERED SOME NEW PHRASES ABOUT THE SHEPPARD GIRL WAS ANOTHER CHARCTER IN HIS POETRY AND CONTINUE TO VIEW HER FACE FROM THE DISTANCE IN ROMANTIC IMAGINATION TO EXPLORE THE REALITY OF THE GIRL FROM THE DISTANCE.< Less
Train Portraits By Alice Warnecke
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Train Portraits By Alice Warnecke
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Portrait of An Artist By Kurt Edward Fishback
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Portraits of Sacramento Area Artists 2008
Portraits of Japan By Marco Benini
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This books tries to describe Japan by portraying its inhabitants. The pictures have been taken at Kanazawa during the Hyakuman-goku festival.

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