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Dream Wheeler

Author : Deb Hunt
ISBN : 1484154347
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A heart-warming true story that proves it's never to late to follow your dreams, and you're never too old to look for love. At sixty-four, Jane Lambert swapped her ex-council flat in London for a derelict cottage in north western France. Being in a wheelchair was the least of her worries. Battling freezing winters, blocked drains and dwindling finances, this eccentric Englishwoman renovated her run down cottage and turned the empty plot of land into a gardener's paradise. But her biggest challenge lay ahead. After three years in France she went looking for love. She put an ad in the local paper and embarked on a series of blind dates, telling none of them about the wheelchair. At the age of sixty-seven she met seventy-two year old Rene, a cantankerous, opinionated ex-Parisian. And that was when her troubles really began.

Complete Poetical Works Of Ella Wheeler Wilcox Delphi Classics

Author : Ella Wheeler Wilcox
ISBN : 9781786562012
Genre : Poetry
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The American poet Ella Wheeler Wilcox is best remembered for her inspirational verses, as well as innovative poems tinged with eroticism that were unconventional for her time. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Wilcox’s complete poetical works, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Wilcox's life and works * Concise introductions to Wilcox's life and poetry * Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Rare poetry collections available in no other collection * Excellent formatting of the poems * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry * Easily locate the poems you want to read * Includes Wilcox's novels * Features the complete autobiographies - discover Wilcox's literary life * Includes the autobiography ‘The Worlds and I’, which was published a year before Wilcox’s death – first time in digital print * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to see our wide range of poet titles CONTENTS: The Life and Poetry of Ella Wheeler Wilcox BRIEF INTRODUCTION: ELLA WHEELER WILCOX The Poetry Collections DROPS OF WATER SHELLS MAURINE AND OTHER POEMS POEMS OF PASSION POEMS OF PLEASURE KINGDOM OF LOVE AND OTHER RECITATIONS BEAUTIFUL LAND OF NOD THE SONG OF THE SANDWICH CUSTER, AND OTHER POEMS THREE WOMEN POEMS OF POWER AROUND THE YEAR WITH ELLA WHEELER WILCOX POEMS OF SENTIMENT POEMS OF LOVE POEMS OF REFLECTION NEW THOUGHT PASTELS THE LOVE SONNETS OF ABELARD AND HELOISE POEMS OF CHEER POEMS OF PROGRESS AND NEW THOUGHT PASTELS POEMS OF EXPERIENCE YESTERDAYS PICKED POEMS THE ENGLISHMAN AND OTHER POEMS POEMS OF OPTIMISM POEMS OF PURPOSE SONNETS OF SORROW AND TRIUMPH HELLO, BOYS! The Poems LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Novels MAL MOULÉE: A NOVEL THE ADVENTURES OF MISS VOLNEY AN AMBITIOUS MAN The Autobiographies THE HEART OF THE NEW THOUGHT A WOMAN OF THE WORLD THE WORLDS AND I Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of poetry titles or buy the entire Delphi Poets Series as a Super Set

Tragic Novels Ren Girard And The American Dream

Author : Carly Osborn
ISBN : 9781350083509
Genre : Philosophy
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This book draws on the philosopher René Girard to argue that three twentieth-century American novels (Jeffrey Eugenides's The Virgin Suicides, Rick Moody's The Ice Storm, and Richard Yates's Revolutionary Road) are tragedies. Until now, Girardian literary analysis has generally focused on representations of human desire in texts, and neglected both other emotions and the place of tragedy. Carly Osborn addresses these omissions by using Girardian theory to present evidence that novels can indeed be tragedies. The book advances the scholarship of tragedy that has run from Aristotle to Nietzsche to Terry Eagleton, proposing a new way to read modern novels through ancient traditions. In addition, this is the first work to examine the place of women as victims, or in Girardian terms, 'scapegoats', in twentieth century fiction, specifically by considering the representation of women's bodies and ambivalence about their identities. In deploying a rich and vivid array of tragic tropes, The Virgin Suicides, The Ice Storm, and Revolutionary Road participate in a deep-rooted American tragic tradition. Tragic Novels, the American Dream and René Girard will be of interest to those working at the intersection of philosophy and literature, as well as Girard specialists.

The Bible According To Mark Twain

Author : Mark Twain
ISBN : 9780820316505
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This volume collects the most important writings by Mark Twain in which he used biblical settings, themes, and figures. Featuring Twain's singular portrayals of God, Adam, Eve, Satan, Methuselah, Shem, St. Peter, and others, the writings stand among Twain's most imaginative expressions of his views on human nature and humankind's relation to the Creator and the universe. Composed over four decades (1871-1910), the writings range from farce to fantasy to satire, each one bearing the mark of Twain's unmistakable wit and insight. Among the many delights in store for readers are Adam and Eve's divergent accounts of their domestic troubles; Methuselah's discussion of an ancient version of baseball, complete with a parody of baseball jargon; Shem's hand-wringing account of how material shortages and labor troubles were hampering the progress of the ark his father, Noah, was building; a description of the disruptive actions of the fire-and-brimstone evangelist Sam Jones upon arriving in heaven; Captain Stormfield's revelations of what heaven is really like; Satan's musings on our puerile concepts of the afterlife; and Twain's advice on how to dress and tip properly in heaven. Twain's humor, however, is never gratuitous. As readers laugh their way through this volume, they will find ample evidence of Twain's concerns about scriptural fallacies and inconsistencies, the Bible's rather flat portrayal of important characters, and our limited notions about the nature and meaning of our own--and God's--existence. Many of the pieces in this collection, even the most lighthearted, might still be considered controversial; of some of the darker pieces, Twain himself acknowledged that they would be heretical in any age. Moreover, these writings are valuable cultural artifacts of a time when, across the Western world, fundamental religious beliefs were being called into question by the precepts of Darwinism and the rapid advances of science and technology. Several of this volume's selections are previously unpublished; others, like Letters from the Earth, are classics. Virtually all have been newly edited to reflect as closely as possible Twain's final intentions for their form and content. For serious Twain devotees, editors Howard G. Baetzhold and Joseph B. McCullough have supplied an abundance of background material on the writings, including details on the history of their composition, publication, and relevance to the Twain canon.

Cherish The Dream

Author : Jodi Thomas
ISBN : 9781101658246
Genre : Fiction
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From award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Jodi Thomas comes the story of two best friends who decide to embrace all that life has to offer. As Katherine and Sarah trade nursing school for the harsh reality of war, they are swept up into a love affair with two ruggedly handsome pilots. Together, as a battles rages around them, Katherine and Sarah embrace the wild world as they learn what it means to desire and to be desired.

Dismembering The American Dream

Author : Kate Charlton-Jones
ISBN : 9780817318253
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"A detailed study of Yates's novels and stories"--

A Dream Too Many

Author : JA Sauber
ISBN : 9781479724949
Genre : Fiction
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Growing up as a gifted child, Kaleb has always been able to do things no one has seen. Eventually his ultimate dream of inventing a new math comes to reality. However, as an adult he falls for a pretty girl in college named Corina. Her greatest wish in life is one they tell her she cant have. Kalebs secrets get out to the public and, seeing as how hes the only one who can read them, after the world realizes what theyre capable of, those who have him fight to keep him and those who dont fight to get him.

Martin S Dream

Author : Clayborne Carson
ISBN : 9781137087133
Genre : Social Science
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On August 28, 1963 hundreds of thousands of demonstrators flocked to the nation's capital for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. It was Clayborne Carson's first demonstration. A nineteen year old black student from a working-class family in New Mexico, Carson hitched a ride to Washington. Unsure how he would return home, he was nonetheless certain that he wanted to connect with the youthful protesters and community organizers who spearheaded the freedom struggle. Decades later, Coretta Scott King selected Dr. Carson—then a history professor at Stanford University-- to edit the papers of her late husband. In this candid and engrossing memoir, he traces his evolution from political activist to activist scholar. He vividly recalls his involvement in the movement's heyday and in the subsequent turbulent period when King's visionary Dream became real for some and remained unfulfilled for others. He recounts his conversations with key African Americans of the past half century, including Black Power firebrand Stokely Carmichael and dedicated organizers such as Ella Baker and Bob Moses. His description of his long-term relationship with Coretta Scott King sheds new light on her crucial role in preserving and protecting her late husband's legacy. Written from the unique perspective of a renowned scholar, this highly readable account gives readers valuable new insights about the global significance of King's inspiring ideas and his still unfolding legacy

Doubledarling And The Dream Spinner

Author : Candace Wheeler
ISBN : UVA:X001597821
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The Dream Factory

Author : Tom Wheeler
ISBN : 1423436989
Genre : Music
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This third in a series of hardcover books joins the award-winning titles The Stratocaster Chronicles and The Soul of Tone by author/historian Tom Wheeler. The Dream Factory features hundreds of full-color photos of incredibly rare, collectible, and limited edition handcrafted guitars. In over 600 pages, learn the fascinating tale of the Fender Custom Shop and its illustrious artisans as only Tom Wheeler can tell it. Features: • Foreword by Billy F Gibbons. • Over 630 images illustrating the first master builders and their humble beginnings through the many changes up to present-day operations. Includes many one-of-a-kind custom guitar masterpieces and reproductions of acclaimed guitarists' instruments, such as Eric Clapton's "Blackie," Jimi Hendrix's Monterey Strat, Stevie Ray Vaughan's No. 1, and many more. A "must-have" for all guitar enthusiasts! • Unprecedented view inside one of the music industry's most creative and prolific custom instrument shops. Fascinating interviews and stories from the men and women who set the standard for guitar greatness. Features behind-the-scenes looks at how playable works of art are created.

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