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The Originality and Complexity of Albert Camus's Writings

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These are some of the fundamental premises of humanism, or of modernism. The laird has slept with his ancestors for some years, remembered sometimes with a smile on account of his humorous eccentricities, always with a sigh when his surviving friends and neighbours reflect on his kindliness and genuine beneficence. The classic monograph, which no one interested in the master can afford to overlook, is Alfred H. Steam-engines, railways, and steam-boats, a" were shown to have been known, at least in their germs, to the poets of the Vedas.' Naturally he took full advantage of the prindple stated by the andent scholars, which we have just referred to, as justification of his metho«ls.
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The Guermantes Way

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A Dispensary for Women and Children. 5. Ma«*;int » la»* «)f the Mysore Slate, 'ul nun her ah«)ut a luilli.'n ami a ( Incidents in the Life of Madame Blavatsky, by A. Topics will include Portuguese social and political history under the Aviz, Habsburg, and Braganca dynasties; European perceptions of Brazil during the colonial period; the missionary church and its relations with Portuguese settlers, Indians and Africans in Brazil; the Portuguese Inquisition; the bandeirantes and the exploration of the Brazilian interior; the history of slavery in the Luso-Brazilian empire; and the comparative history of colonial Brazil and Spanish America.
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Culture, Class and Gender in the Victorian Novel: Gentlemen,

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The most famous of his disciples were Sheriarji Bharucha, who is still alive, Temurasp Anklesaria, a most distinguished scholar of Pahlavi, who died about ten years ago, and Kavasji Kanga. Modern can be sensational, a flirtation with established morality or ethics even. Neither is it only to Scotland that these annals are interesting. The mass formed the centre of an immensely complicated series of negotiations with publishers in Vienna and abroad, in which other works completed and uncompleted, such as the Op. 124 overture and the Ninth Symphony, also featured.
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The Female Figure in Contemporary Historical Fiction

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Religious movements are more likely to seek converts than new legislation. The movement covers a loose international group of artists, poets, and musicians, demanding social and economic change in the art world. The leading members of the Photorealist movement are Richard Estes and Chuck Close. In the 20th Century devout Bible scholars, believing that the Lord must have given a prophetic foreview of Church history, discovered 7 watersheds, and, comparing the circumstances within these turning points with the Lord's counsel and admonition to the seven churches of Asia, found that Church history dovetails perfectly with conditions outlined in Rev. 2-3 (and Matt. 13) (Of course Rev. 2-3 are validly interpreted as of local, contemporary and personal applications to the seven churches themselves, and also as descriptive of each assembly in its cycle of testimony.) The prophetic view not only provides an outline of Church history in seven distinct periods, but bridges the gap between John's vision of the First Century and the coming Great Tribulation.
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The Free Mind: Essays and Poems in Honour of Barry Spurr

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He uses it, as several other self-styled prophets of the name of Ahmad have done, as a definite prophecy of himself. c. Missions, European trade and Western influ- ence of every kind, are altogether unhealthy in India. Establishment of the reference test boundary indicated that the selected reference basins exhibited substantively lower extents of agricultural activity than test sites for most groups. While Picasso and Braque are credited with creating this new visual language, it was adopted and further developed by many painters, including Fernand Léger ( 1999.363.35 ), Robert and Sonia Delaunay, Juan Gris ( 1996.403.14 ), Roger de la Fresnaye ( 1991.397 ), Marcel Duchamp, Albert Gleizes, Jean Metzinger ( 59.86 ), and even Diego Rivera ( 49.70.51 ).
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Thomas Hardy: His Life and Friends

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True to his ideals, Plato also permitted women to attend! Abstract and non-objective forms - wall mounts, floor sculpture, more. In another view of his expenditure, Sir Henry Steuart fixes on a very considerable space of ground, which he had fully occupied with wood during a period of eight years, and shows data for rating his annual expenditure at fifty-eight pounds ten shillings yearly---a sum certainly not too extravagant to be bestowed on any favourite object of pursuit, and far inferior in amount to that which is, in most instances, thrown away on a pet-farm.
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Structure and Dissolution in English Writing, 1910-1920

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Here, especially, social movements which emerged in Western societies after the 18th century have been taken into account. Though often defiled and persecuted by the world, I have found sweetness and joy un- utterable in my master Jesus.. .. The group�s artistic programme was also based on former models, primarily on 16th- and 17th-century Dutch painting, although the group was essentially held together by ties of friendship. Cubism was one of the most influential visual art styles of the early twentieth century.
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Wordsworth in American Literary Culture

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But has no one realized what the cessation of the phenom- ena means? A proper serious drama should always be divided neatly into five acts, but Shakespeare's plays simply flowed from one scene to the next, with no attention paid to the academic rules of dramatic architecture (the act divisions we are familiar with today were imposed on his plays by editors after his death). But--while postmodernism seems very much like modernism in these ways, it differs from modernism in its attitude toward a lot of these trends.
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Conrad's Secrets

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Studies done out-of-doors, but finished canvases created in studio. This was an eloquent declaration of their confidence in him, and a plea for him to allow his latest works to be heard in Vienna. It was the aim of this group to return painting to a style of truthfulness, simplicity, and religious devotion that had reigned prior to Raphael and the high Italian Renaissance. They brought with them their language, culture, social institutions, and customs, and over time, they made lasting contributions to their adopted country and tried to become an integral part of the U.
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Pier Paolo Pasolini: Performing Authorship

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This was the beginning of truly avant-garde and abstract art. Even when the pieces are still very powerful, as is often the case, they are smoother and a little safer than before. The Camden Town Group was a group of artists inspired by the dark and impressionistic paintings and engravings of Walter Sickert's, who worked in this working-class section of London. Of these some are still labouring in their old walk; Liston, for example, whose face is a comedy, and whose mere utterance makes a jest out of dulness itself; and Charles Matthews, driven from the public stage to make way for puppets and pageants, and compelled to exert his talents, so extraordinary for versatility and inexhaustible resource, in making his own fortune instead of enriching the patentees.< *> Others enjoy a well-won At last, while Pizarro was in the act of being performed, ``all that was written of the play was actually rehearsing, and incredible as it may appear, until the end of the fourth act, neither Mrs.
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