Memorable Quotations

American Women Writers of the Past

Author: Diana J. Dell

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595162304

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 328

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This impressive collection of quotations is a treasure of discerning wisdom, lovely thoughts, and perceptive wit-gleaned from the writing of over 200 of America's best women writers of the past. This entertaining and thought-provoking book reacquaints the reader with famous writers-Louisa May Alcott, Faith Baldwin, Erma Bombeck, Margaret Bourke-White, Pearl S. Buck, Taylor Caldwell, Rachel Carson, Willa Cather, Kate Chopin, Emily Dickinson, Edna Ferber, Zona Gale, Lillian Hellman, Zora Neale Hurston, Shirley Jackson, Clare Boothe Luce, Dorothy Parker, Jessamyn West, Edith Wharton-and lesser-known authors, such as Elisabeth Marbury, Maria McIntosh, Agnes Meyer, Maria Mitchell, Margaret Preston, Evelyn Scott, to name only a few.

Memorable Quotations

Massachusetts Writers of the Past

Author: Carol Dingle

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595194990

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 117

View: 5172


This collection of remarkable quotations is a gem of discerning wisdom, lovely thoughts, and astute wit gleaned from the words of great writers from Massachusetts: Abigail Smith Adams, Henry Brooks Adams, John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Samuel Adams, A. Bronson Alcott, Louisa May Alcott, Fred Allen, Susan Brownell Anthony, Isaac Asimov, Clara Barton, Robert Benchley, Louis D. Brandeis, William Cullen Bryant, John Cheever, Lydia M. Child, E. E. Cummings, Emily Dickinson, W. E. B. Du Bois, Will Durant, Mary Baker Eddy, T.S. Eliot, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Frost, Margaret Fuller, William Lloyd Garrison, Susan Glaspell, Ruth Gordon, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Helen Hunt Jackson, John F. Kennedy, Jack Kerouac, Henry Cabot Lodge, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Amy Lawrence Lowell, James Russell Lowell, Herman Melville, Wendell Phillips, Sylvia Plath, Edgar Allan Poe, George Santayana, Anne Sexton, Anne Sullivan, Henry David Thoreau, Daniel Webster, Edith Wharton, and John Greenleaf Whittier.

Memorable Quotations

Jewish Writers of the Past

Author: Carol A. Dingle

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595272452

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 116

View: 409


This compilation of remarkable quotations is a treasure trove of perceptive wisdom, beautiful thoughts, and sharp wit gleaned from the words of memorable Jewish writers of the past: Theodor W. Adorno, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Mary Antin, Hannah Arendt, Sholem Asch, Sir Alfred J. Ayer, Isaac Asimov, Vicki Baum, Walter Benjamin, Irving Berlin, Maurice Blanchot, Allan Bloom, Louis D. Brandeis, Hermann Broch, Joseph Brodsky, Lenny Bruce, Elias Canetti, Edward Dahlberg, Benjamin Disraeli, Albert Einstein, Edna Ferber, Anne Frank, Sigmund Freud, Allen Ginsberg, Emma Goldman, Ben Hecht, Heinrich Heine, Joseph Heller, Lillian Hellman, Eugène Ionesco, Franz Kafka, Arthur Koestler, Janusz Korczak, Jerzy Kosinski, Karl Kraus, Oscar Levant, Primo Levi, Walter Lippmann, Moses Ben Maimon (Maimonides), Bernard Malamud, Herbert Marcuse, Groucho Marx, Karl Marx, André Maurois, Michel de Montaigne, Howard Nemerov, Dorothy Parker, Boris Pasternak, S. J. Perelman, Marcel Proust, Ayn Rand, Laura Riding, Muriel Rukeyser, Bruno Schulz, Delmore Schwartz, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Benedict Spinoza, Gertrude Stein, Lionel Trilling, Leon Trotsky, Barbara Tuchman, Julian Tuwim, Simone Weil, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Anzia Yezierska, and Israel Zangwill.

Book of African-American Quotations

Author: Joslyn Pine

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486112446

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 224

View: 5166


This original collection of quotations cites approximately 100 well-known African Americans from all walks of life, including Maya Angelou, Louis Armstrong, Muhammad Ali, Julian Bond, George Washington Carver, Frederick Douglass, and Ralph Ellison.

The Best American Sports Writing 2016

Author: Rick Telander,Glenn Stout

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544618467

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 416

View: 2039


For more than twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has curated the year’s finest sports journalism. Continuing the tradition in a long line of notable guest editors is Rick Telander, acclaimed journalist, author, and champion of the written word. His choices are defined by one shared thread: effort, on the part of athletes and writers alike. The physical strength it takes to play professional hockey and football, or for a forty-two-year-old writer to learn how to dunk in six months. The mental and emotional toughness needed to turn around a losing team, or to speak out about a coach. The careful striving to make everything seem effortless. This edition encompasses it all. The Best American Sports Writing 2016 includes Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham, L. Jon Wertheim and Ken Rodriguez, Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru, Brett Popplewell, Alexandra Starr, Wright Thompson and others RICK TELANDER is a Chicago Sun-Times senior sports columnist and the Basketball Evangelist for Slam magazine. He has also written for Sports Illustrated and ESPN: The Magazine, and has been featured seven times in The Best American Sports Writing. He is the author of eight books, including Heaven Is a Playground and From Red Ink to Roses. GLENN STOUT, series editor of The Best American Sports Writing since its inception, is the author of Young Woman and the Sea and Fenway 1912.

African American Education

A Reference Handbook

Author: Cynthia L. Jackson

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 157607269X

Category: Education

Page: 294

View: 7486


A look into the education of African Americans, particularly over the past two decades, covers desegregation, affirmative action, relevant legislation and court cases, historically black colleges, and education equity.

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

Author: Hugh Rawson,Margaret Miner

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195168232

Category: Reference

Page: 898

View: 8114


Collects the words of Americans from all walks of life, presenting more than five thousand entries in a browser-friendly, cross-referenced, and single-column format that encompasses more than five hundred topics.

Senior High Core Collection

A Selection Guide

Author: Raymond W. Barber,Patrice Bartell

Publisher: Hw Wilson Co

ISBN: 9780824210861

Category: Best books

Page: 1456

View: 3668


- More than 6,500 books in the initial clothbound volume, plus more than 2,400 new titles in four annual supplements. - New coverage of biographies, art, sports, Islam and the Middle East, and cultural diversity. - Special focus on graphic novels, primary source materials, nonbook materials, and periodicals. - Analytic entries for items in collections and anthologies.

Evolution and Eugenics in American Literature and Culture, 1880-1940

Essays on Ideological Conflict and Complicity

Author: Claire M. Roche

Publisher: Bucknell University Press

ISBN: 9780838755556

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 285

View: 949


Charles Darwin's theory of descent suggested that man is trapped by biological determinism and environment, which requires the fittest specimens to struggle and adapt without benefit of God in order to survive. Tthis volume focusses on how American literature appropriated and aesthetically transformed this, and related, theories.

African American Writers

Portraits and Visions

Author: Lynda Koolish

Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN: 9781578062584

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 122

View: 4053


Offers photographs of notable African American writers including Ishmael Reed, Ntozake Shange, Jamaica Kincaid, Maya Angelou, Ernest J. Gaines, Toni Morrison, Angela Y. Davis, and Samuel R. Delany.