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Memorable Quotations

Author : Diana J. Dell
ISBN : 9780595162307
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This impressive collection of quotations is a treasure of discerning wisdom, lovely thoughts, and perceptive wit-gleaned from the writing of over 200 of America's best women writers of the past. This entertaining and thought-provoking book reacquaints the reader with famous writers-Louisa May Alcott, Faith Baldwin, Erma Bombeck, Margaret Bourke-White, Pearl S. Buck, Taylor Caldwell, Rachel Carson, Willa Cather, Kate Chopin, Emily Dickinson, Edna Ferber, Zona Gale, Lillian Hellman, Zora Neale Hurston, Shirley Jackson, Clare Boothe Luce, Dorothy Parker, Jessamyn West, Edith Wharton-and lesser-known authors, such as Elisabeth Marbury, Maria McIntosh, Agnes Meyer, Maria Mitchell, Margaret Preston, Evelyn Scott, to name only a few.

Memorable Quotations

Author : Carol Dingle
ISBN : 9780595194995
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This collection of remarkable quotations is a gem of discerning wisdom, lovely thoughts, and astute wit gleaned from the words of great writers from Massachusetts: Abigail Smith Adams, Henry Brooks Adams, John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Samuel Adams, A. Bronson Alcott, Louisa May Alcott, Fred Allen, Susan Brownell Anthony, Isaac Asimov, Clara Barton, Robert Benchley, Louis D. Brandeis, William Cullen Bryant, John Cheever, Lydia M. Child, E. E. Cummings, Emily Dickinson, W. E. B. Du Bois, Will Durant, Mary Baker Eddy, T.S. Eliot, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Frost, Margaret Fuller, William Lloyd Garrison, Susan Glaspell, Ruth Gordon, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Helen Hunt Jackson, John F. Kennedy, Jack Kerouac, Henry Cabot Lodge, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Amy Lawrence Lowell, James Russell Lowell, Herman Melville, Wendell Phillips, Sylvia Plath, Edgar Allan Poe, George Santayana, Anne Sexton, Anne Sullivan, Henry David Thoreau, Daniel Webster, Edith Wharton, and John Greenleaf Whittier.

Book Of African American Quotations

Author : Joslyn Pine
ISBN : 9780486112442
Genre : Literary Collections
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This original collection of quotations cites approximately 100 well-known African Americans from all walks of life, including Maya Angelou, Louis Armstrong, Muhammad Ali, Julian Bond, George Washington Carver, Frederick Douglass, and Ralph Ellison.

Senior High Core Collection

Author : Raymond W. Barber
ISBN : 0824210867
Genre : Best books
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- More than 6,500 books in the initial clothbound volume, plus more than 2,400 new titles in four annual supplements. - New coverage of biographies, art, sports, Islam and the Middle East, and cultural diversity. - Special focus on graphic novels, primary source materials, nonbook materials, and periodicals. - Analytic entries for items in collections and anthologies.

African American Education

Author : Cynthia L. Jackson
ISBN : 9781576072691
Genre : Education
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A look into the education of African Americans, particularly over the past two decades, covers desegregation, affirmative action, relevant legislation and court cases, historically black colleges, and education equity.

Evolution And Eugenics In American Literature And Culture 1880 1940

Author : Claire M. Roche
ISBN : 0838755550
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Charles Darwin's theory of descent suggested that man is trapped by biological determinism and environment, which requires the fittest specimens to struggle and adapt without benefit of God in order to survive. Tthis volume focusses on how American literature appropriated and aesthetically transformed this, and related, theories.

African American Jazz And Rap

Author : James L. Conyers, Jr.
ISBN : 0786462388
Genre : Social Science
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Music is an expressive voice of a culture, often more so than literature. While jazz and rap are musical genres popular among people of numerous racial and social backgrounds, they are truly important historically for their representation of and impact upon African American culture and traditions. Essays offer interdisciplinary study of jazz and rap as they relate to black culture in America. The essays are grouped under sections. One examines an Afrocentric approach to understanding jazz and rap; another, the history, culture, performers, instruments, and political role of jazz and rap. There are sections on the expressions of jazz in dance and literature; rap music as art, social commentary, and commodity; and the future. Each essay offers insight and thoughtful discourse on these popular musical styles and their roles within the black community and in American culture as a whole. References are included for each essay.

Words To Make My Dream Children Live

Author : Deirdre Mullane
ISBN : UOM:39015026901804
Genre : Reference
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From the earliest tracts against slavery to the poetry of Maya Angelou, a collection of more than two thousand quotations illustrates the richness of the African-American oral tradition and the power of language to sustain hearts, minds, and souls. Original.

African American Writers

Author : Lynda Koolish
ISBN : 1578062586
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Offers photographs of notable African American writers including Ishmael Reed, Ntozake Shange, Jamaica Kincaid, Maya Angelou, Ernest J. Gaines, Toni Morrison, Angela Y. Davis, and Samuel R. Delany.

The Oxford Dictionary Of Quotations

Author : Elizabeth M. Knowles
ISBN : 0198601735
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More than twenty thousand quotations from every era and location are combined in a comprehensive reference that also encompasses details of the earliest traceable source, birth and death dates, and career briefs for each entry, as well as a thematic and k

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