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Winner of the 2004 Josephine Roberts variation Prize from the Society for the learn of Early smooth girls. a super student and one of many most interesting writers of her day, Olympia Morata (1526-1555) used to be attacked by way of a few as a "Calvinist Amazon" yet praised through others as an notion to all discovered girls. This booklet publishes, for the 1st time, all her identified writings—orations, dialogues, letters, and poems—in an obtainable English translation.
For 2 years, Philip Gambone traveled the size and breadth of the U.S., speaking candidly with LGBTQ humans approximately their lives. as well as interviews from David Sedaris, George Takei, Barney Frank, and Tammy Baldwin, Travels in a homosexual kingdom brings us lesser-known voices—a retired Naval officer, a transgender pupil and “drag king,” a Princeton thinker, opera sopranos who ensue to be enthusiasts, an indie rock musician, the founding father of a homosexual frat condo, and 2 Vermont backyard designers.
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Larger identified in 1882 as a cultural icon than a significant author, Oscar Wilde used to be delivered to North the USA for a massive lecture journey on Aestheticism and the ornamental arts. With attribute aplomb, he followed the position because the ambassador of Aestheticism, and he attempted out a couple of words, principles, and methods that eventually made him recognized as a novelist and playwright.
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Larry Flynt CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT The Dragon’s Roar: Mrs. Stieg Larsson CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE The Sting: Mrs. Gordon Sumner (Mrs. : Mrs. Robin Gibb EPILOGUE The Men You Knew—The Women You Didn’t ACKNOWLEDGMENTS BIBLIOGRAPHY ABOUT THE AUTHOR PROLOGUE REMEMBER THE LADIES Over the centuries, the saying, “Behind every great man is a great woman” has proven to be more than a girl-power chant. As it turns out, the long shadows cast by alpha males throughout history have obscured many stories of truly intriguing women who acted as their right hands and muses, the magicians behind the screen.
The Marxes’ milieu was Dickensian; they lived in a three-room slum with their ever-growing brood. The adjective that most aptly described their home would be “squalid,” based on one visitor’s description: “There is not one solid piece of furniture. The table is covered with an oil cloth, and on it lies manuscripts, books, and newspapers as well as the children’s toys, his wife’s sewing basket, several cups with broken rims, pipes, tobacco ash. To sit down becomes a thoroughly dangerous business.
Of the latter Marx had first bemoaned he could not afford a cradle, and then he could not afford a coffin. The tragedies drew husband and wife yet closer, united by shared grief and commitment to their daughters Jenny Caroline, Jenny Laura, and Jenny Eleanor. In fact, despite all its pitfalls, the marriage of the father and mother of communism remained rich with love (though devoid of capital). ” But even such intense love could not buoy Jenny forever. She had been experiencing intense internal pain, and in 1881, she was diagnosed with liver cancer and passed away at age sixty-seven on December 2 of that year.