The Ugly Duchess

The Ugly Duchess Author Eloisa James
ISBN-10 9780748130726
Release 2012-08-28
Pages 304
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'Nothing gets me to a bookstore faster than Eloisa James' - Julia Quinn How can she dare to imagine he loves her... when all London calls her The Ugly Duchess? Theodora Saxby is the last woman anyone expects the gorgeous James Ryburn, heir to the Duchy of Ashbrook, to marry. But after a romantic proposal before the prince himself, even practical Theo finds herself convinced of her soon-to-be duke's passion. Still, the tabloids give the marriage six months. Theo would have given it a lifetime . . . until she discovers that James desires not her heart, and certainly not her countenance, but her dowry. Society was shocked by their wedding, but it's scandalized by their separation. James heads to sea where he becomes a notorious pirate, and Theo builds their estate into a flourishing concern. Back from the seas, a scandalous tattoo of a poppy under one eye, James now faces the battle of his lifetime: convincing Theo that he loved the duckling who blossomed into the swan. Theo will quickly find that for a man with the soul of a pirate, all's fair in love - or war. 'Eloisa James is extraordinary' - Lisa Kleypas 'Romance writing does not get much better than this' - People



Seduced by a Pirate

Seduced by a Pirate Author Eloisa James
ISBN-10 9781405525039
Release 2012-10-30
Pages 120
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Sir Griffin Barry leapt out of the bedchamber window at age seventeen after a very disappointing wedding night, drank a bit too much at the pub and woke to find that he'd joined the crew of a pirate ship! Years later, he has become one of the most feared pirates on the high seas, piloting the Flying Poppy, a ship he named after the wife whom he fondly (if vaguely) remembers. What happens when a pirate decides to come home to his wife - if she is his wife - given that the marriage was never consummated? And what happens when that pirate strolls through his front door and is met by . . . well, that's a surprise!



As You Wish

As You Wish Author Eloisa James
ISBN-10 9781405525268
Release 2013-03-26
Pages 384
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Eloisa James returns to what she does best in this omnibus of four novellas, previously published digitally, and together in print for the first time. Travel back once again to the people of the ton and their gossip, flirtations and sensual romantic liaisons. Love, lust and a touch of drama ensues . . . Four luscious novellas, four chances to get wrapped up in Eloisa James: With this Kiss, With this Promise, With this Ring, Seduced By A Pirate.



Kleine Meerjungfrauen und h ssliche Entlein

Kleine Meerjungfrauen und h  ssliche Entlein Author Hans Christian Andersen
ISBN-10 3806749736
Release 2002
Pages 94
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6 bekannte Märchen von Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) u.a. äDäumelinchenä, äDer standhafte Zinnsoldatä, äDie Nachtigallä, äDie Prinzessin auf der Erbseä. - Ab 8.



The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales Author Jack Zipes
ISBN-10 9780199689828
Release 2015-08-05
Pages 704
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In over 1,000 entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern, under the guidance of Professor Jack Zipes. It provides an authoritative reference source for this complex and captivating genre, exploring the tales themselves, the writers who wrote and reworked them, and the artists who illustrated them. It also covers numerous related topics such as the fairy tale and film, television, art, opera, ballet, the oral tradition, music, advertising, cartoons, fantasy literature, feminism, and stamps. First published in 2000, 130 new entries have been added to account for recent developments in the field, including J. K. Rowling and Suzanne Collins, and new articles on topics such as cognitive criticism and fairy tales, digital fairy tales, fairy tale blogs and websites, and pornography and fairy tales. The remaining entries have been revised and updated in consultation with expert contributors. This second edition contains beautifully designed feature articles highlighting countries with a strong fairy tale tradition, covering: Britain and Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, North America and Canada, Portugal, Scandinavian countries, Slavic and Baltic countries, and Spain. It also includes an informative and engaging introduction by the editor, which sets the subject in its historical and literary context. A detailed and updated bibliography provides information about background literature and further reading material. In addition, the A to Z entries are accompanied by over 60 beautiful and carefully selected black and white illustrations. Already renowned in its field, the second edition of this unique work is an essential companion for anyone interested in fairy tales in literature, film, and art; and for anyone who values the tradition of storytelling.



Alice s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

Alice s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass Author Lewis Carroll
ISBN-10 9780141956732
Release 2003-03-27
Pages 448
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Bored on a hot afternoon, Alice follows a White Rabbit down a rabbit-hole - without giving a thought about how she might get out. And so she tumbles into Wonderland: where animals answer back, a baby turns into a pig, time stands still at a disorderly tea party, croquet is played with hedgehogs and flamingos, and the Mock Turtle and Gryphon dance the Lobster Quadrille. In a land in which nothing is as it seems and cakes, potions and mushrooms can make her shrink to ten inches or grow to the size of a house, will Alice be able to find her way home again?



To Wed a Rake

To Wed a Rake Author Eloisa James
ISBN-10 9781101611104
Release 2012-12-04
Pages 102
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A “sophisticated, witty” (Romantic Times) and scandalous tale of love from New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James. AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME Gilbert Baring-Gould, the Earl of Kerr, has no plans to settle down…regardless of his fiancée Emma, who lives in the country. But Miss Emma Loudan is no quiet country mouse. When the earl goes too far, announcing he won’t marry until his fiancée has his ring on her finger and his baby on the way, Emma takes matters into her own hands. Before he knows it, Gil will find that his ring—and his virtue—are no longer his own… And he’s fighting the battle of his life to woo the woman he planned to throw away. To Wed a Rake was previously published as A Proper Englishwoman in the anthology Talk of the Ton.



Alice im Wunderland Vollst ndige Deutsche Ausgabe mit s mtlichen Illustrationen von John Tenniel

Alice im Wunderland     Vollst  ndige Deutsche Ausgabe mit s  mtlichen Illustrationen von John Tenniel Author Lewis Carroll
ISBN-10 9788026822851
Release 2014-09-16
Pages 144
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Alice im Wunderland Vollst ndige Deutsche Ausgabe mit s mtlichen Illustrationen von John Tenniel has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Alice im Wunderland Vollst ndige Deutsche Ausgabe mit s mtlichen Illustrationen von John Tenniel also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Alice im Wunderland Vollst ndige Deutsche Ausgabe mit s mtlichen Illustrationen von John Tenniel book for free.



The Complete Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen 127 Stories in one volume

The Complete Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen  127 Stories in one volume Author Hans Christian Andersen
ISBN-10 9788026838463
Release 2015-06-02
Pages 868
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This carefully crafted ebook: “The Complete Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen (127 Stories in one volume)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875) was a Danish writer, best remembered for his fairy tales. Table of Contents: BY THE ALMSHOUSE WINDOW THE ANGEL ANNE LISBETH BEAUTY OF FORM AND BEAUTY OF MIND THE BEETLE WHO WENT ON HIS TRAVELS THE BELL-DEEP THE BIRD OF POPULAR SONG THE BISHOP OF BORGLUM AND HIS WARRIORS THE BOTTLE NECK THE BUCKWHEAT THE BUTTERFLY A CHEERFUL TEMPER THE CHILD IN THE GRAVE CHILDREN’S PRATTLE THE FARM-YARD COCK AND THE WEATHER-COCK THE DAISY THE DARNING-NEEDLE DELAYING IS NOT FORGETTING THE DROP OF WATER JACK THE DULLARD AN OLD STORY TOLD ANEW THE DUMB BOOK THE ELF OF THE ROSE THE GIRL WHO TROD ON THE LOAF THE GOBLIN AND THE HUCKSTER THE GOLDEN TREASURE GRANDMOTHER A GREAT GRIEF THE HAPPY FAMILY A LEAF FROM HEAVEN IB AND LITTLE CHRISTINA THE ICE MAIDEN I. LITTLE RUDY THE JEWISH MAIDEN THE LAST DREAM OF THE OLD OAK THE LAST PEARL LITTLE CLAUS AND BIG CLAUS THE LITTLE ELDER-TREE MOTHER LITTLE IDA’S FLOWERS THE LITTLE MATCH-SELLER THE LITTLE MERMAID LITTLE TINY OR THUMBELINA THE LOVELIEST ROSE IN THE WORLD THE MAIL-COACH PASSENGERS THE MARSH KING’S DAUGHTER THE METAL PIG THE MONEY-BOX WHAT THE MOON SAW INTRODUCTION THE NEIGHBOURING FAMILIES THE NIGHTINGALE THERE IS NO DOUBT ABOUT IT THE OLD BACHELOR’S NIGHTCAP THE OLD GRAVE-STONE THE OLD HOUSE WHAT THE OLD MAN DOES IS ALWAYS RIGHT THE OLD STREET LAMP OLE-LUK-OIE, THE DREAM-GOD OLE THE TOWER-KEEPER OUR AUNT THE GARDEN OF PARADISE THE PEA BLOSSOM THE PEN AND THE INKSTAND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE THE PHOENIX BIRD THE PORTUGUESE DUCK THE PORTER’S SON POULTRY MEG’S FAMILY THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA THE PUPPET-SHOW MAN THE RED SHOES EVERYTHING IN THE RIGHT PLACE A ROSE FROM HOMER’S GRAVE THE SNAIL AND THE ROSE-TREE A STORY FROM THE SAND-HILLS THE SNOW MAN THE SNOW QUEEN IN SEVEN STORIES THE STORM SHAKES THE SHIELD THE STORY OF A MOTHER THE SUNBEAM AND THE CAPTIVE THE SWAN’S NEST THE UGLY DUCKLING…



The Complete Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen 120 Stories in One Volume

The Complete Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen  120  Stories in One Volume Author Hans Christian Andersen
ISBN-10 9788026848257
Release 2016-02-03
Pages 1865
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This carefully crafted ebook: “The Complete Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen: 120+ Stories in One Volume” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875) was a Danish writer, best remembered for his fairy tales. Table of Contents: BY THE ALMSHOUSE WINDOW THE ANGEL ANNE LISBETH BEAUTY OF FORM AND BEAUTY OF MIND THE BEETLE WHO WENT ON HIS TRAVELS THE BELL-DEEP THE BIRD OF POPULAR SONG THE BISHOP OF BORGLUM AND HIS WARRIORS THE BOTTLE NECK THE BUCKWHEAT THE BUTTERFLY A CHEERFUL TEMPER THE CHILD IN THE GRAVE CHILDREN’S PRATTLE THE FARM-YARD COCK AND THE WEATHER-COCK THE DAISY THE DARNING-NEEDLE DELAYING IS NOT FORGETTING THE DROP OF WATER JACK THE DULLARD AN OLD STORY TOLD ANEW THE DUMB BOOK THE ELF OF THE ROSE THE GIRL WHO TROD ON THE LOAF THE GOBLIN AND THE HUCKSTER THE GOLDEN TREASURE GRANDMOTHER A GREAT GRIEF THE HAPPY FAMILY A LEAF FROM HEAVEN IB AND LITTLE CHRISTINA THE ICE MAIDEN I. LITTLE RUDY THE JEWISH MAIDEN THE LAST DREAM OF THE OLD OAK THE LAST PEARL LITTLE CLAUS AND BIG CLAUS THE LITTLE ELDER-TREE MOTHER LITTLE IDA’S FLOWERS THE LITTLE MATCH-SELLER THE LITTLE MERMAID LITTLE TINY OR THUMBELINA THE LOVELIEST ROSE IN THE WORLD THE MAIL-COACH PASSENGERS THE MARSH KING’S DAUGHTER THE METAL PIG THE MONEY-BOX WHAT THE MOON SAW INTRODUCTION THE NEIGHBOURING FAMILIES THE NIGHTINGALE THERE IS NO DOUBT ABOUT IT THE OLD BACHELOR’S NIGHTCAP THE OLD GRAVE-STONE THE OLD HOUSE WHAT THE OLD MAN DOES IS ALWAYS RIGHT THE OLD STREET LAMP OLE-LUK-OIE, THE DREAM-GOD OLE THE TOWER-KEEPER OUR AUNT THE GARDEN OF PARADISE THE PEA BLOSSOM THE PEN AND THE INKSTAND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE THE PHOENIX BIRD THE PORTUGUESE DUCK THE PORTER’S SON POULTRY MEG’S FAMILY THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA THE PUPPET-SHOW MAN THE RED SHOES EVERYTHING IN THE RIGHT PLACE A ROSE FROM HOMER’S GRAVE THE SNAIL AND THE ROSE-TREE A STORY FROM THE SAND-HILLS THE SNOW MAN THE SNOW QUEEN IN SEVEN STORIES THE STORM SHAKES THE SHIELD THE STORY OF A MOTHER THE SUNBEAM AND THE CAPTIVE THE SWAN’S NEST THE UGLY DUCKLING...



The Beauty of God

The Beauty of God Author Daniel J. Treier
ISBN-10 9780830828432
Release 2007-05-18
Pages 233
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Editors Mark Husbands, Roger Lundin and Daniel J. Treier present ten essays that explore a Christian approach to beauty and the arts. Theology has much to contribute in providing a place for the arts in the Christian life, and the arts have much to contribute to the quality of Christian life, worship and witness. The essays consider the visual arts, music and literature, as well as the theological meaning and place of the arts in a fallen world redeemed by Christ. Features and Benefits Features ten essays by notable authors including Jeremy Begbie, Roger Lundin and Edward Oakes Offers a lively investigation of a neglected topic: the arts A useful resource for pastors, artists, students, theologians and persons interested in the arts



Fairy Tale Romance Collection

Fairy Tale Romance Collection Author Melanie Dickerson
ISBN-10 9780310749219
Release 2015-03-10
Pages 1552
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Romance, intrigue, and danger abound in this five-book bind-up of Melanie Dickerson’s bestselling fairy-tale retellings. The Healer’s Apprentice: Rose has been appointed as a healer’s apprentice at Hagenheim Castle, and when Lord Hamlin—the future duke—is injured, it is Rose who tends to him. As she works to heal his wound, she begins to fall in love, and wonders if he feels the same. But Lord Hamlin is betrothed to a mysterious young woman in hiding. As Rose’s life spins toward confusion, she must take the first steps on a journey to discover her own destiny. The Merchant’s Daughter: Annabel is trapped in indentured servitude to Lord Ranulf, a recluse who is rumored to be both terrifying and beastly. She soon finds he is actually very kind and caring, and the two strike up a friendship that could soon become more. Then Annabel becomes involved in a situation that could possibly lead to Ranulf’s demise. The Fairest Beauty: Sophie desperately wants to get away from her stepmother’s jealousy, and receives her chance when Gabe arrives from Hagenheim Castle to rescue her, claiming she is betrothed to his older brother. Though romance is impossible--she is his brother’s future wife, and Gabe himself is betrothed to someone else--the pair flee to the Cottage of the Seven to find help. Before long both must not only protect each other from the dangers around them, they must also protect their hearts. The Captive Maiden: When Gisela learns the duke’s son, Valten--the boy she has daydreamed about for years--is throwing a ball in hopes of finding a wife, she vows to find a way to attend, even if it’s only for a taste of a life she’ll never have. To her surprise, she catches Valten’s eye. Though he is rough around the edges, Gisela finds Valten is everything she hoped he would be. But other forces are bent on keeping the two from falling further in love, putting Gisela in more danger than she ever imagined. The Princess Spy: Margaretha has always been a romantic, and hopes her newest suitor, Lord Claybrook, is destined to be her one true love. But then an injured man is brought to Hagenheim Castle, claiming to be an English lord who was attacked by Claybrook and left for dead. And only Margaretha--one of the few who speaks his language--understands the wild story. It is up to her to save her father, Colin, and Hagenheim itself from Claybrook’s wicked plot.



In Continuity

In Continuity Author Austin Warren
ISBN-10 0865545014
Release 1996
Pages 200
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In Continuity collects more than twenty years of distinguished essays by Austin Warren and completes his trilogy that began with Rage for Order (1948) and Connections (1970). These last essays of Warren include discussions of the writings and philosophies of Allen Tate, Lewis Carroll, William Law, T. S. Eliot, W. H. Auden, Robert Herrick, Walter Pater, and Robert Frost, as well as an autobiographical essay on Warren's own religious influences. Through his essay collections and other literary studies, Warren helped shape generations of scholars; the approach represented here might best be called New England Common Sense New Criticism. With art and grace, this self-termed literary "generalist" reminds us through his lively prose of the continuity of great Western literature through the centuries, focusing in these essays on nineteenth- and twentieth-century authors.



Classic Fairy Tales

Classic Fairy Tales Author The Brothers Grimm, Yei Theodora Ozaki, Lewis Carroll, Hans Christian Andersen, Alexander Afanasiev, J. Macgowan, Madame Gabrielle de Villeneuve, Joseph Jacobs, Andrew Lang, Charles Perrault, and many others
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The fairy tale is a poetic recording of the facts of life, an interpretation by the imagination of its hard conditions, an effort to reconcile the spirit which loves freedom and goodness and beauty with its harsh, bare and disappointing conditions. It is, in its earliest form, a spontaneous and instinctive endeavor to shape the facts of the world to meet the needs of the imagination, the cravings of the heart. It involves a free, poetic dealing with realities in accordance with the law of mental growth; it is the naïve activity of the young imagination of the race, untrammelled by the necessity of rigid adherence to the fact.



Wisconsin Library Bulletin

Wisconsin Library Bulletin Author
ISBN-10 SRLF:A0004432464
Release 1931
Pages
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Wisconsin Library Bulletin has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Wisconsin Library Bulletin also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Wisconsin Library Bulletin book for free.



The Collected Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Giuseppe Pitr

The Collected Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Giuseppe Pitr  Author Jack Zipes
ISBN-10 9781136094026
Release 2013-01-11
Pages 704
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This book is about the gender dimensions of natural resource exploitation and management, with a focus on Asia. It explores the uneasy negotiations between theory, policy and practice that are often evident within the realm of gender, environment and natural resource management, especially where gender is understood as a political, negotiated and contested element of social relationships. It offers a critical feminist perspective on gender relations and natural resource management in the context of contemporary policy concerns: decentralized governance, the elimination of poverty and the mainstreaming of gender. Through a combination of strong conceptual argument and empirical material from a variety of political economic and ecological contexts (including Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam), the book examines gender-environment linkages within shifting configurations of resource access and control. The book will serve as a core resource for students of gender studies and natural resource management, and as supplementary reading for a wide range of disciplines including geography, environmental studies, sociology and development. It also provides a stimulating collection of ideas for professionals looking to incorporate gender issues within their practice in sustainable development. Published with IDRC."



Das Juwel Die Gabe

Das Juwel   Die Gabe Author Amy Ewing
ISBN-10 9783104025582
Release 2015-08-20
Pages 448
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Violet lebt in Armut, aber sie hat eine besondere Gabe. Eine Gabe, die ihre Chance und ihr Fluch zugleich ist ... Violet Lasting ist etwas Besonderes. Sie kann durch bloße Vorstellungskraft Dinge verändern und wachsen lassen. Deshalb wird sie auserwählt, ein Leben im Juwel zu führen. Sie entkommt bitterer Armut und wird auf einer großen Auktion an die Herzogin vom See verkauft, um bei ihr zu wohnen. Eine faszinierende, prunkvolle Welt erwartet sie. Doch das neue Leben fordert ein großes Opfer von ihr: gegen ihren Willen und unter Einsatz all ihrer Kraft soll sie der Herzogin ein Kind schenken. Wie soll Violet in dieser Welt voller Gefahren und Palastintrigen bestehen? Als sie sich verliebt, setzt sie nicht nur ihre eigene Freiheit aufs Spiel. Dieser überwältigende Fantasyroman entführt uns in eine Welt voller Glanz und voller Dunkelheit. Eine Welt, in der eine Gabe ein Fluch sein kann.