Darius Milhaud est un composer tr?s fameux. Il a habit? dans le Bras d?Or Aix-en-Provence. Mais, il est un jeune homme juif qui est tr?s inconnu dans ...полностью>>
The description of the heron eating the snake symbolizes when George has to shoot Lennie in the back of the head, it shows that the weaker (Lennie) is...полностью>>
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- Go west, young lady Edward S Curtis: Coming to Light Anne Makepeace 216pp, National Geographic Sacagawea’s Nickname Larry McMurtry 178pp, NYRB I Dwell in Possibility Donna M Lucey 256pp, National Geographic Phoebe Ann Mosey doesn’t figure in I Dwell in Possibility, a history of women who built the United States: no mugshot, no mention, not even under her arena name of Annie Oakley.
- Poe then at age six moved to England where he attended private schools. As a teen Poe was very gifted in foreign language. He wrote some of his early works in both French an Latin. At age fifteen Poe had already written enough works to publish a book but John would not allow it.
- Wilson, (Thomas) Woodrow, 28th president of the United States, enacted significant reform legislation and led the United States during World War I. Wilson’s belief in international cooperation through an association of nations led to the creation of the League of Nations and ultimately to the United Nations.
- Most everything that people saw in him or expected him to be was a fabrication. The real John Lennon can only be discovered by ?reading between the lines?. Born on October 9, 1940, John Lennon was a native of Liverpool England.
- The long voyage homeOn the Sunday after the attack on the World Trade Centre, the New York Times published a special supplement of essays about the city. While the articles were mostly written by New Yorkers, the introductory essay was by a product of the British Empire who is now a Welsh nationalist.
- Jack Kerouac was a poet who focused on the forgotten people of the world. Wherever he traveled he found the places nobody wanted to find and turned the un-pretty into magnificent poetry. Kerouac used the people no one wanted to remember and turned them into poetic works of art.
- Writing of the life of Percy Bysshe Shelley in 1927, Virginia Woolf observed that there are some stories which have to be retold by each generation, not that we have anything new to add to them, but because of some queer quality in them which makes them not only Shelley s story but our own.
- That is why women were generally seen as witches. When witchcraft was initially seen, it was uncertain of wether or not it would benefit the New England society, because of the fast changing conditions of the early settlement.
- Born Erich Paul Remark on June 22, 1898, he grew up in a Roman Catholic family in Osnabruck in the province of Westphalia, Germany–a city in the northwest part of what is now West Germany. He adored his mother, Anna Maria, but was never close to his father, Peter.
- On a warm summer day in 1924 when F. Scott Fitzgerald sat down to start his next project, he had no idea that he would be writing one of the greatest novels in history. In the summer and fall of 1924, Fitzgerald spent his time in France writing a novel that would eventually become known as The Great Gatsby.
- BOOKS: The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts (New York: Knopf, 1976; London: John Lane, 1977); China Men (New York: Knopf, 1980); Hawaii One Summer: 1978 (San Francisco: Meadow Press, 1987); Through the Black Curtain (Berkeley: Friends of the Bancroft Library, University of California, 1987); Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book (New York: Knopf, 1989).
- Welty is recognized as an important contemporary American author of short fiction. Although the majority of her stories are set in the American South and reflect the region's language and culture, Welty's treatment of universal themes and her wide-ranging artistic influences clearly transcend regional boundaries.
- Born in Chicago and raised in Woodbury, New Jersey, just across the state line from Philadelphia, Patti’s mother, Beverly, was a jazz singer cum waitress. Her father, Grant, worked at the Honeywell plant; she was the oldest of four siblings: her sisters Linda and Kimberly (the latter plays mandolin on Gone Again’s “Ravens,”), and brother Todd.
- Cullen’s second wife, Ida, and some of his closest friends, including Langston Hughes and Harold Jackman, said that Cullen was born in Louisville.
- Trained as a carpenter but struggling to find work, he had taken up farming by the time Walt was born, but when Walt was just about to turn four, Walter Sr.
- Although not originally well received, Edgar Allan Poe, became one of the most influential literary writers in American history. As a child, he wrote numerous poems, many which were later published. As a young adult he focused much of his attention on short fiction.
- While Jim Crow laws were reeking havoc on the lives of African Americans in the South, a massed exodus of Southern musicians, particularly from New Orleans, spread the seeds of Jazz as far north as New York City. A new genre of music produced fissures in the walls of racial discrimination thought to be impenetrable.
- No religion in existence today or in the days past has come into existence at the blink of an eye. All religions have had creators, portrayers, and distributors that have started the certain religious movement, lived by that movement, and spread that movement across the land.
- " Naomi Ginsberg spent most of the next fifteen years in mental hospitals, enduring the effects of electroshock treatments and a lobotomy before her death at Pilgrim State Hospital in 195 .
- Olson’s influential manifesto, Projective Verse, was published in pamphlet form in 1950 and then quoted generously in William Carlos Willams’s Autobiography (1951). In the "projective," or "open," verse it recommends, which aims to transfer energy from the world to the reader without artificial interference, syntax is shaped by sound, not sense; sense is conveyed by direct movement from one perception to another, not rational argument; and the reader’s rendition directed by freely varied spacing between words and lines on the page.