Thinker, Failure, Soldier, Jailer, An Anthology of Great Lives in 365 Days – The Telegraph

Thinker, Failure, Soldier, Jailer, An Anthology of Great Lives in 365 Days – The Telegraph

DIV The Telegraph’s obituaries pages are renowned for their quality of writing and capacity to distil the essence of a life from its most extraordinary moments. A unique mix of heroism, ingenuity, infamy and the bizarre, Thinker, Failure, Soldier, Jailer collects the very best of those obituaries to present an endlessly absorbing compendium of human…

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American Women Writers, 1900-1945, A Bio-bibliographical Critical Sourcebook

American Women Writers, 1900-1945, A Bio-bibliographical Critical Sourcebook

Women writers have been traditionally excluded from literary canons, not until recently have scholars begun to rediscover or discover neglected women writers and their works. This reference includes alphabetically arranged entries on 58 American women authors who wrote between 1900 and 1945, a period that embraces two major artistic movements, Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance.…

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Born to be

Born to be

Famous in the 1920s as a singer of Negro spirituals, Taylor Gordon was born into the only black family living in White Sulphur Springs, Montana. His rough-and-ready upbringing in that mining boom town is warmly remembered in Born to Be. Gordon describes with panache his early years in the Old West, where he was not…

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