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A Lady Her Letters Our Legacy

Author : Aime Wren
ISBN : 9781493178766
Genre : Literary Collections
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A Lady, Her Letters, Our Legacy; Hand Painted, is a letter writing look, into more than one girl’s story. It is a literary, oil painted portrait, of a fair haired child. A painting of life chosen over death, of kindness displayed in the midst of cruelty, of hope determined under humiliation, and of speech chosen over silence. These friendship letter filled pages, display seven lessons painted together using seven colors, on a canvas that develops for the reader, a painted white pearl of peace. This is a canvas that will inspire people of all ages to paint their own lives, in excellence.

The Legacy Of The Grand Tour

Author : Lisa Colletta
ISBN : 9781611477986
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The topos of the journey is one of the oldest in literature, and even in this age of packaged tours and mediated experience, it still remains one of the most compelling. This volume examines the ways in which the legacy of the Grand Tour is still evident in works of travel and literature. From its aristocratic origins and the permutations of sentimental and romantic travel to the age of tourism and globalization, the Grand Tour still influences the destinations tourists choose and shapes the ideas of culture and sophistication that surround the act of travel. The essays in this collection examine a wide variety of literature—travel, memoir, and fiction—and explore the ways travel and ideas of “culture” have evolved since the heyday of the Grand Tour in the 18th century. The sites of the Grand Tour remain a powerful cultural draw, and they continue to define ideas of taste and learning for those who visit them.

The Legacy Letters

Author : Tuesday's Children
ISBN : 9781101543306
Genre : History
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Ten years after the tragic events of September 11, 2001, the family members of one hundred of the individuals lost on that terrible day look back-and forward-in this inspiring collection of letters. Filled with love, resilience, humor, wonder, and encouragement, the letters offer a unique perspective on the events of the unforgettable day that forever changed our world. The authors of these letters are adolescents, teens, young adults, spouses, parents, siblings, nieces, and grandparents. They are first- generation Americans, citizens of other nations, and lifelong New Yorkers. But they all share one thing: They honor their loved ones by living their lives with purpose, and a promise to never forget. These courageous family members share their grief and loss-and hope- speaking in their own words, with love, courage, and strength enough to inspire us all.

The Legacy Of Cain

Author : Wilkie Collins
ISBN : 9783734020971
Genre : Fiction
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Reproduction of the original: The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins

Women Of Letters Manuscript Circulation And Print Afterlives In The Eighteenth Century

Author : M. Bigold
ISBN : 9781137033574
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Using unpublished manuscript writings, this book reinterprets material, social, literary, philosophical and religious contexts of women's letter-writing in the long 18th century. It shows how letter-writing functions as a form of literary manuscript exchange and argues for manuscript circulation as a method of engaging with the republic of letters.

The Legacy Guide

Author : Carol Franco
ISBN : 9781101099353
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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The ultimate guide and companion for anyone who wants to record the story of his or her life or that of a loved one. Have you ever wondered about an ancestor you know only as a compelling face in a faded family photograph? Imagine discovering an entire book on this ancestor's life -one that described the world in which he lived and detailed his dreams, accomplishments, disappointments, and the accumulated wisdom of a lifetime. The Legacy Guide helps readers create such a book. Designed for writers and non-writers alike, it outlines a simple, intuitive, and highly flexible framework for turning your personal history-or that of a loved one-into a treasured family heirloom. It's been said that everyone has a story to tell, but anyone who has sat down to record his or her life story will tell you that there were moments of feeling completely overwhelmed and frustrated. Introducing the innovative program Facts to Memories to Meaning, The Legacy Guide takes you step-by-step through the seven stages of life-such as childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, etc.-to recall moments long forgotten and to discover their significance. And it helps you fashion these pieces together, much as you would a scrapbook, into a creative and compelling whole. Full of engaging and instructive quotations from the famous and the not-so-famous who have committed their stories to paper, The Legacy Guide will inspire you to capture the milestone events that have given shape to your life and allow you to weave them into a book that preserves this legacy for generations to come.

Place Settings In Time One Woman S Legacy

Author : Barbara McCranie
ISBN : 9780615186894
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This memoir follows Barbara McCranie's journey from her rural homestead, where the large kitchen was the center of her universe, to the present day, where the world was her playground. En route, she set her table in a barnyard and onboard a boat floating at the foot of the Statue of Liberty.

Legacy Expressions Of Wisdom And Advice

Author : Wendy Soria
ISBN : 9781469103044
Genre : Self-Help
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Personally express your comments about topics from which youve learned the lessons of life, and give your loved ones vital advice about how to cope in todays challenging world! From A to Z, this workbook will greatly enhance the legacy you choose to leave those who watch, and follow after you. For more information, please visit www.wendysoria.com

Young Charles Sumner And The Legacy Of The American Enlightenment 1811 1851

Author : Anne-Marie Taylor
ISBN : 155849300X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"This book challenges that long-standing view, offering in its stead the portrait of a man animated more by principle than by impulse or ambition. According to the author, Sumner's reform-minded politics, including his fervent commitment to put an end to slavery, must be understood in the context of a young nation still struggling to live up to the Enlightenment ideals embraced by its founders and embodied in its Constitution." "Focusing on the first forty years of Sumner's life, before he took public office, the volume traces the evolution of his character and thought among Boston's cultural elite."--Jacket.

Working Women Literary Ladies

Author : Sylvia J. Cook
ISBN : 0199716617
Genre : Literary Collections
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Working Women, Literary Ladies explores the simultaneous entry of working-class women in the United States into wage-earning factory labor and into opportunities for mental and literary development. It is the first book to examine the fascinating exchange between the work and literary spheres for laboring women in the rapidly industrializing America of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. As women entered the public sphere as workers, their opportunities for intellectual growth expanded, even as those same opportunities were often tightly circumscribed by the factory owners who were providing them. These developments, both institutional and personal, opened up a range of new possibilities for working-class women that profoundly affected women of all classes and the larger social fabric. Cook examines the extraordinary and diverse literary productions of these working women, ranging from their first New England magazine of belles lettres, The Lowell Offering, to Emma Goldman's periodical, Mother Earth; from Lucy Larcom's epic poem of female factory life, An Idyl of Work, to Theresa Malkiel's fictional account of sweatshop workers in New York, The Diary of a Shirtwaist Striker. This vital new book traces the hopes and tensions generated by the expectations of working-class women as they created a wholly new way of being alive in the world.

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