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Little Journeys to the Homes of Famous Women

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Little Journeys to the Homes of Famous Women by Elbert Hubbard offers a fascinating glimpse into the lives and homes of some of history's most influential women. From poets and politicians to artists and activists, Hubbard takes readers on a journey through time as he explores the personal spaces of these remarkable individuals.

Each chapter is dedicated to a different woman, highlighting not only their accomplishments and contributions to society, but also the places they called home. Hubbard's writing is engaging and informative, providing readers with a deeper understanding of the women behind the public personas.

What sets this book apart is Hubbard's ability to humanize these famous figures, painting a vivid picture of their daily lives and surroundings. Through his vivid descriptions and anecdotes, readers are able to connect with these women on a more personal level, gaining insight into the influences and experiences that shaped their work.

Overall, Little Journeys to the Homes of Famous Women is a captivating read that offers a unique perspective on some of history's most iconic women. Hubbard's engaging writing style and meticulous attention to detail make this book a must-read for anyone interested in learning more about the lives and legacies of these remarkable individuals.

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Elbert Hubbard describes the homes of authors, poets, social reformers and other prestigious people, reflecting on how their surroundings may have influenced them. These short essays are part biography and part pontification of Hubbard's opinion of the subject and their oeuvre.

In this volume he reflects on the lives of various powerful and influential women. Included are Elizabeth B. Browning, Madame Guyon, Harriet Martineau, Charlotte Bronte, Christina Rossetti, Rosa Bonheur, Madame De Stael, Elizabeth Fry, Mary Lamb, Jane Austen, Empress Josephine and Mary W. Shelley. There is also a short introduction by Hubbard's son, Elbert Hubbard II, written just after his father's death.

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