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By: Charles W. Diffin (1884-1966)
Two Thousand Miles Below
A science fiction novel that was originally produced in four parts in the publication: Astounding Stories in June, September, November 1932, January 1933. The main character is Dean Rawson, who plans on discovering a way of mining power from a dead volcano, but ends up discovering more than he bargained for.
Mysterious, dark, out of the unknown deep comes a new satellite to lure three courageous Earthlings on to strange adventures.
The Finding of Haldgren
Chet Ballard answers the pinpoint of light that from the craggy desolation of the moon stabs out man's old call for help.
By: Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1858-1932)
House Behind the Cedars
In this, Chesnutt's first novel, he tells the tragic story of love set against a backdrop of racism, miscegenation and “passing” during the period spanning the antebellum and reconstruction eras in American history. And through his use of the vernacular prevalent in the South of that time, Chesnutt lent a compassionate voice to a group that America did not want to hear. More broadly, however, Chesnutt illustrated, in this character play, the vast and perhaps insurmountable debt this country continues to pay for the sins of slavery.
In this novel, Chesnutt described the hopelessness of Reconstruction in a post-Civil War South that was bent on reestablishing the former status quo and rebuilding itself as a region of the United States where new forms of "slavery" would replace the old. This novel illustrated how race hatred and the impotence of a reluctant Federal Government trumped the rule of law, ultimately setting the stage for the rise of institutions such as Jim Crow, lynching, chain gangs and work farms--all established with the intent of disenfranchising African Americans.
By: Charles Wesley Alexander (1837-1927)
|Angel Agnes The Heroine of the Yellow Fever Plague in Shreveport|
By: Charles Wesley Emerson (1837-1908)
|Evolution of Expression — Volume 1|
By: Charles Willard Diffin (1884-1966)
Through Infinite Deeps of Space Jerry Foster Hurtles to the Moon—Only to be Trapped by a Barbaric Race and Offered as a Living Sacrifice to Oong, their Loathsome, Hypnotic God.
|The Hammer of Thor|
By: Charles William Eliot (1834-1926)
|Harvard Classics Volume 28 Essays English and American|
The Harvard Classics, Volume 49, Epic and Saga With Introductions And Notes
MANUAL OF SURGERY, OXFORD MEDICAL PUBLICATIONSBY ALEXIS THOMSON, F.R.C.S.Ed.PREFACE TO SIXTH EDITION Much has happened since this Manual was last revised, and many surgical lessons have been learned in the hard school of war. Some may yet have to be unlearned, and others have but little bearing on the problems presented to the civilian surgeon. Save in its broadest principles, the surgery of warfare is a thing apart from the general surgery of civil life, and the exhaustive literature now available on every aspect of it makes it unnecessary that it should receive detailed consideration in a manual for students...
By: Charlotte B. Herr (1875-1963)
|Their Mariposa Legend; a romance of Santa Catalina|
By: Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855)
Villette was Charlotte Bronte's last published novel. It came out in 1853, just two years before her death in 1855. It is a poignant, strangely lonely and sad work, steeped in conflict between society's demands and personal desires. Set in the fictional town of Villette in France, it is the story of the young and intelligent Lucy Snowe, the narrator in the book. She is described by another character in the book as having “no beauty...no attractive accomplishments...” and strangely seems to lack a personal history or living relatives...
The book tells the story of a young man named William Crimsworth. It describes his maturation, his loves and his eventual career as a professor at an all-girls’ school.
Shirley is an 1849 social novel by the English novelist Charlotte Brontë. It was Brontë's second published novel after Jane Eyre (originally published under Brontë's pseudonym Currer Bell). The novel is set in Yorkshire in the period 1811–1812, during the industrial depression resulting from the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812. The novel is set against a backdrop of the Luddite uprisings in the Yorkshire textile industry.
|Biographical Notes on the Pseudonymous Bells|
By: Charlotte Endymion Porter (1859-1942)
|Shakespeare Study Programs; The Comedies|
By: Charlotte M. Brame (1836-1884)
By: Charlotte Mary Yonge (1823-1901)
Heir of Redclyffe
The Heir of Redclyffe (1853) was the first of Charlotte M. Yonge's bestselling romantic novels. Its religious tone derives from the High Church background of her family and from her friendship with a leading figure in the Oxford Movement, John Keble, who closely supervised the writing of the book. The germ of its plot was suggested by her friend Marianne Dyson.
|Clever Woman of the Family|
|Two Penniless Princesses|
|Unknown to History: a story of the captivity of Mary of Scotland|
|The Caged Lion|
|The Prince and the Page; a story of the last crusade|
|The Chaplet of Pearls|
|Heartsease, Or, the Brother's Wife|
|Beechcroft at Rockstone|
|Hopes and Fears or, scenes from the life of a spinster|
|Love and Life An Old Story in Eighteenth Century Costume|
|The Long Vacation|
|A Modern Telemachus|
|The Pigeon Pie|
|Friarswood Post Office|
|Henrietta's Wish Or, Domineering|
|Lady Hester, or, Ursula's Narrative|
|The Stokesley Secret|
|Under the Storm|
|Scenes and Characters|
|Dynevor Terrace: or, the clue of life — Volume 2|
|The Two Sides of the Shield|
|My Young Alcides|
|Little Lucy's Wonderful Globe|
|The Herd Boy and His Hermit|
|Dynevor Terrace: or, the clue of life — Volume 1|
By: Charlotte Niese (1854-1935)
|The Story Of The Little Mamsell|
By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)
Herland is a utopian novel from 1915, written by feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The book describes an isolated society comprised entirely of Aryan women who reproduce via parthenogenesis (asexual reproduction). The result is an ideal social order, free of war, conflict and domination. It first appeared as a serial in Perkin’s monthly magazine Forerunner.
What Diantha Did
Charlotte Perkins Gilman opens a window of history through which we see a small part of the determined efforts made by women to elevate the circumstances of women in the early 20th century.Diantha Bell is a normal young woman desiring marriage and a home, but also she desires a challenging career in new territory that raises many eyebrows and sets malicious tongues wagging. Her effort to elevate housework and cooking to a regulated and even a scientific business, for the relief of homemakers, is a depiction of the late 19th century movement to promote Domestic Science, or Home Economics, as a means of providing more healthful home life, as well as career paths for women...
|The Yellow Wallpaper|
By: Charlotte Selina Bompas (1830-1917)
|Owindia : a true tale of the MacKenzie River Indians, North-West America|
By: Charlotte Turner Smith (1749-1806)
The Old Manor House
The proud, cruel and arrogant Mrs. Rayland never married. Therefore, "Rayland Hall", the old Manor House of the title, had to pass to their heir, Somerive, whom they never treated kindly. According to the British laws at the time, the heir must be the oldest son. But what is to be done when the second son is more worthy of it - and is more beloved by Miss Rayland herself? And must the fact that he is in love with a servant and dependent of Miss Rayland take its toll?
By: Chauncey Brewster Tinker (1876-1963)
|The Translations of Beowulf A Critical Bibliography|
By: Chester Alan Arthur (1830-1886)
|State of the Union Address|
By: Chester K. Steele
|The Golf Course Mystery|