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The Job

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Sinclair Lewis


'The Job' is an early work by American novelist Sinclair Lewis. It is considered an early declaration of the rights of working women. The fo…

Revolution, and other Essays

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Jack London


A collection of 13 essays written between 1900 and 1908, published in 1910. The lead essay, "Revolution", outlines how and why Lon…

Moving the Mountain

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman


Moving the Mountain is a feminist utopian novel written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. It was published serially in Perkins Gilman's periodica…

The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line

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Charles Waddell Chesnutt


Published in 1899, The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line is a collection of narratives that addresses the impact of Jim …

King Alfred of England

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Jacob Abbott


The life and accomplishments of England's sole title holder of "The Great." King Alfred defended England from Viking invasions an…

Les Quatre filles du docteur Marsch

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Louisa May Alcott


Roman célèbre écrit en français par P.-J. STAHL (Pierre-Jules HETZEL), d’après le texte si connu de Louis…

Havelok the Dane: A Legend of Old Grimsby and Lincoln

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Charles Watts Whistler


Troy, Athens, Rome... each has its founding legend. So too does the Lincolnshire town of Grimsby, once the largest fishing port in the world…

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Weston Translation)

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The Gawain Poet and The Gawain Poettranslated Byjessie Laidlay Weston


King Arthur lies at Camelot upon a Christmas-tide and will not eat until he hears tell of a marvel of knightly feats. In among them rides th…

Myths And Legends Of California And The Old Southwest

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Katharine Berry Judson


"...The preparation of a volume of the quainter, purer myths, suitable for general reading, authentic, and with illustrations of the co…

Myths and Legends of the Great Plains

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Katharine Berry Judson


Myths and Legends of the Great Plains is a compendium of myths and legends from the Great Plains region of the US. It includes many short st…

Main Street (Version 2)

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Sinclair Lewis


Carol Milford, a college-educated, progressive, ambitious young woman, is self-sufficient working as a librarian in St. Paul, when she meets…

La maison du péché

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Marcelle Tinayre


Histoire d'amour. Voici un très beau roman, riche et profond, très apprécié et commenté, écrit d’…

Old Christmas: From the Sketch Book of Washington Irving

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Washington Irving


Washington Irving's Old Christmas tells of an American's travels through England during the Christmas season. Through a chance meeting with…

Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 2

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Giorgio Vasari


The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times, or Le Vite de' più eccellenti…

British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions

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Wirt Sikes


The British Isles, in particular Wales, are renowned for legend and folklore. The author, an American journalist working in Europe, was appo…

An heiligen Wassern

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Jakob Christoph Heer


Im Dorf Sankt Peter im Schweizer Hochgebirge leben die Bewohner des regenarmen Glottertales mit der ständigen Gefahr von Gletscherabbr&…

Les Destinées de la poésie

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Alphonse De Lamartine


Une réflexion sur la Littérature, par un homme de Lettres, aussi poète, et homme politique actif, à médit…

American Big-Game Hunting

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Theodore Roosevelt


The first book published by The Boone and Crockett Club founded by Theodore Roosevelt and George Grinnell, who declared in their Editors Not…

The Indian Story Book

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Richard Wilson


Richard Wilson has taken tales from the two great Indian epics, the Rāmāyaṇa and the Mahābhārata, as well as other early sources, and has re…

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