Anne: A Novel by Constance Fenimore Woolson

By Constance Fenimore Woolson

Constance Fenimore Woolson was once the nice niece of James Fenimore Cooper and an in depth buddy and correspondent of Henry James. A winning brief tale and novel author Woolson used to be one of many "local color", or American literary regionalism authors well known in late-nineteenth century the US. She travelled very much via the USA and Europe the place she accrued fabric for her works. Woolson's tales specialize in personality, dialects, customs and panorama which are distinctive to a area. Her stories are usually imbued with a feeling of nostalgia for a global no longer but in keeping with the trendy international of improvement.

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1897 Le Sphinx des glaces (The Ice Sphinx), written as a sequel to Poe舗s 1838 novel The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, is published. Flagging health plagues Verne. His brother Paul dies. English writer Rudyard Kipling舗s Captains Courageous and Edmond Rostand舗s play Cyrano de Bergerac are published . 1899 Verne舗s Le testament d舗un excentrique (The Will of an Eccentric ) deals with the oil industry舗s ravages of the environment. 1905 Leaving a drawer filled with manuscripts, and with his family gathered at his bedside, Jules Verne dies of complicationsfrom diabetes.

Page 89) My hair stood on end with terror. The feeling of emptiness overcame me. I felt the center of gravity shifting in me, and vertigo rising up to my brain like drunkenness. There is nothing more treacherous than this attraction toward the abyss. 舡 replied my uncle in a fit of rage. 舡 (page 131) Š If the 舖average舗 number of difficulties did not increase, we could not fail to reach our goal. And then, what glory! I had come around to reasoning in this way, quite like a Lidenbrock. Seriously.

Robert Louis Stevenson publishes Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. 1887 Verne舗s mother dies. 1888 Verne is elected to the municipal council of Amiens, where he will serve for fifteen years. 1889 Sans dessus dessous (Topsy-Turvy) appears, which contains notably negative views on the potential of technology. His later novels will take on various forms of social injustice, from the plight of orphans to the corrupting power of missionaries in foreign lands. 1895 English novelist H. G. Wells舗s The Time Machine is published .

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