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A Dolls House

By Henrik Ibsen
  • ISBN Code: : 1623959446
  • Publisher : Xist Publishing
  • Pages : 63
  • Category : Fiction
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A Doll's House by Henrick Ibsen tells the story of Nora, a woman who is treated like a doll in her own home. Set in Victorian Norway, Nora eventually flees her marriage and children in an attempt to discover herself despite being confined by patriarchal society. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes

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  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Book Code : 1447481186
  • Total of Pages : 30
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 1407039652
  • Total of Pages : 592
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Hedda Gabler and Other Plays

By Henrik Ibsen
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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Book Code : 0141928379
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Drama
  • Members : 619
  • Pdf File: hedda-gabler-and-other-plays.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In these three unforgettably intense plays, Henrik Ibsen explores the problems of personal and social morality that he perceived in the world around him and, in particular, the complex nature of truth. The Pillars of the Community (1877) depicts a corrupt shipowner’s struggle to hide the sins of his past at the expense of another man’s reputation, while in The Wild Duck (1884) an idealist, believing he must tell the truth at any cost, destroys a family by exposing the lie behind his friend’s marriage. And Hedda Gabler (1890) portrays an unhappily married woman who is unable to break free from the conventional life she has created for herself, with tragic results for the entire family.

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  • Publisher : Amberley Publishing Limited
  • Book Code : 144565346X
  • Total of Pages : 96
  • Category : History
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  • Pdf File: dolls-houses.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Moi Ali explores the fascinating world of dolls' houses.

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  • Publisher : Seven Stories Press
  • Book Code : 160980919X
  • Total of Pages : 216
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Members : 424
  • Pdf File: the-mental-load.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A new voice in comics is incisive, funny, and fiercely feminist. "The mental load. It's incessant, gnawing, exhausting, and disproportionately falls to women. You know the scene--you're making dinner, calling the plumber/doctor/mechanic, checking homework and answering work emails--at the same time. All the while, you are being peppered with questions by your nearest and dearest 'where are my shoes?, 'do we have any cheese?...'" --Australian Broadcasting Corp on Emma's comic In her first book of comic strips, Emma reflects on social and feminist issues by means of simple line drawings, dissecting the mental load, ie all that invisible and unpaid organizing, list-making and planning women do to manage their lives, and the lives of their family members. Most of us carry some form of mental load--about our work, household responsibilities, financial obligations and personal life; but what makes up that burden and how it's distributed within households and understood in offices is not always equal or fair. In her strips Emma deals with themes ranging from maternity leave (it is not a vacation!), domestic violence, the clitoris, the violence of the medical world on women during childbirth, and other feminist issues, and she does so in a straightforward way that is both hilarious and deadly serious.. If you're not laughing, you're probably crying in recognition. Emma's comics also address the everyday outrages and absurdities of immigrant rights, income equality, and police violence. Emma has over 300,000 followers on Facebook, her comics have been. shared 215,000 times, and have elicited comments from 21,000 internet users. An article about her in the French magazine L'Express drew 1.8 million views--a record since the site was created. And her comic has just been picked up by The Guardian. Many women will recognize themselves in THE MENTAL LOAD, which is sure to stir a wide ranging, important debate on what it really means to be a woman today.

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  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Book Code : 1473350883
  • Total of Pages : 124
  • Category : Crafts & Hobbies
  • Members : 243
  • Pdf File: how-to-make-dolls-houses.pdf

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"This book fills a gap on the shelf of practical books. We know of no other like it. Its author has been making dolls' houses for several years, some of them have been sold at high prices. In her book she gives full instructions for building a variety of most attractive houses which can be made by anyone reasonably good with their hands. First is a model schoolhouse that could be made by schoolchildren from cheap and handy materials. The next is a modern house and shop that could be made by an older child or an adult, perhaps as a present for a younger child who would be able to decorate and furnish it. The third, and most ambitious scheme, is a nineteenth century draper's shop, with a flat above it. They include a Westmorland Farmhouse, A Tall Villa, A Sea Side Boarding House, A Sweet Shop and a Public House". Contents Include: A School A Confectioner's Shop and Café, 1956 A Late Victorian Draper's Shop A Westmorland Farmhouse A Tall Villa 'Sea View' A Sweet Shop A Hunting Lodge A Miniature Doll's House A Public House A cabinet in the Form of a Doll's HouseKeywords: Practical Books Caf Gap Sweet Shop Westmorland Draper Farmhouse Dolls Houses Ambitious Scheme Boarding House Nineteenth Century Public House Adult

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  • Publisher : Phoemixx Classics Ebooks
  • Book Code : 3986473076
  • Total of Pages : 177
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  • Pdf File: ghosts.pdf

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Ghosts Henrik Ibsen - "Ghosts" is a drama in three acts by Henrik Ibsen, published in 1881 in Norwegian asGengangereand performed the following year. The play is an attack on conventional morality and on the results of hypocrisy. "Ghosts" tells the story of Helen Alving, a widow who is haunted by the many mistresses of her deceased husband and by her son who has inherited syphilis from his philandering father. "Ghosts" is a scathing indictment of Victorian society in which Ibsen refutes the notion that if one simply fulfills one's duty rather than following one's desires then a good and noble life will be achieved. Scandalous in its day for its frank discussion of venereal disease and marriage infidelity, "Ghosts" remains to this day an intense psychological drama and sharp social criticism

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By Erin A. Craig
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  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Book Code : 1984831941
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
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  • Pdf File: house-of-salt-and-sorrows.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0698406613
  • Total of Pages : 128
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 272
  • Pdf File: the-story-of-hong-gildong.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A new, definitive translation of the quintessential Korean classic: the Robin Hood story of a magical boy who joins a group of robber bandits and becomes a king *Selected as a Best Book of the Year by NPR and The Washington Post* The Story of Hong Gildong is arguably the single most important work of classic Korean fiction. A fantastic story of adventure, it has been adapted into countless movies, television shows, novels, and comics in Korea. Until now, the earliest and fullest text of this incredible fable has been inaccessible to English readers. Hong Gildong, the brilliant but illegitimate son of a noble government minister, cannot advance in society due to his second-class status, so he leaves home and becomes the leader of a band of outlaws. On the way to building his own empire and gaining acceptance from his family, Hong Gildong vanquishes assassins, battles monsters, and conquers kingdoms. Minsoo Kang’s expressive and lively new translation finally makes the authoritative text of this premodern tale available in English, reintroducing a noble and righteous outlaw and sharing a beloved hallmark of Korean culture. "Hong Gildong is an iconic figure in the Korean literary canon...He's the mythic center of a sometimes-delightful, sometimes-unsettling tale, and it's time the Western world gets to know him." —NPR "[A] marvel-filled swashbuckler...Besides being half fairy tale, half social protest novel, The Story of Hong Gildong possesses a profound resonance for modern Koreans." —Michael Dirda, The Washington Post For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1605987301
  • Total of Pages : 480
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 893
  • Pdf File: the-doll-s-house.pdf

Book Short Summary:

From the outside, the house was unremarkable. Just one of many on an ordinary, suburban estate. But inside was a different matter. With pink ribbons and pink walls, stuffed toy animals everywhere and a dining table laid out for a tea party, it was a doll's house.The doll was sitting at the table. Life size, with blonde, pigtailed hair and rosy red cheeks, dressed in her best pink party dress. Her finger and thumb curled round the handle of a fine china teacup.An adult woman. Covered in blood. Eviscerated. Dead.In all his years on the force, Detective Inspector Phil Brennan of the Major Incident Squad has never encountered a scene like it. As he investigates he uncovers more bizarre revelations and knows that he must act fast; the next murder has already been planned and the victim is closer to home that he realizes . . .

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  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Book Code : 1473379172
  • Total of Pages : 24
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 132
  • Pdf File: the-haunted-dolls-house.pdf

Book Short Summary:

M. R. James was born in Kent, England in 1862. James came to writing fiction relatively late, not publishing his first collection of short stories – Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (1904) – until the age of 42. Modern scholars now see James as having redefined the ghost story for the 20th century and he is seen as the founder of the 'antiquarian ghost story'. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions with a brand new introductory biography of the author.

How well do I know you? Henrik Ibsen’s "A Doll’s House"

By Puja Chakraberty
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  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Book Code : 3656755884
  • Total of Pages : 8
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 519
  • Pdf File: how-well-do-i-know-you-henrik-ibsen-s-a-doll-s-house.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Essay from the year 2014 in the subject English - Literature, Works, , language: English, abstract: Henrik Ibsen’s classic ‘A Doll’s House’, which is also called a modern tragedy, raises questions against certain established notions such as love and marriage, faith and function. The present essay endeavours to elaborate upon these notions with special allusion to the problem play, which is also Ibsen’s masterpiece.

Life in Miniature

By Nicola Lisle
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  • Publisher : Pen and Sword History
  • Book Code : 1526751828
  • Total of Pages : 184
  • Category : Crafts & Hobbies
  • Members : 178
  • Pdf File: life-in-miniature.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A “comprehensive and enjoyable” guide to the centuries-long history of dolls’ houses and how they illuminate our past (Books Monthly). Dolls’ houses are tiny slices of social history that give us a fascinating glimpse into domestic life over the last three hundred years. Through text and photos, Nicola Lisle explores the origins and history of dolls’ houses and their furnishings, from the earliest known dolls’ house in sixteenth-century Bavaria to the present, and looks at how they reflect the architecture, fashions, social attitudes, innovations, and craftsmanship of their day. She discusses the changing role of dolls’ houses and highlights significant events and people to give historical context, as well as taking a look at some of the leading dolls’ house manufacturers such as Silber & Fleming and Lines Brothers Ltd (later Triang). Included are numerous examples of interesting dolls’ houses, the stories behind them, and where to see them—including famous models such as Queen Mary’s spectacular 1920s dolls’ house at Windsor Castle. There is also a chapter on model towns and villages, which became popular in the twentieth century and also give us a window on the past by replicating real places or capturing scenes typical of a bygone era, plus advice for dolls’ house collectors, a detailed directory of places to visit, a timeline of dolls’ house history, and recommended further reading.

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By Robert Stock
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1350097853
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 399
  • Pdf File: celebrity-translation-in-british-theatre.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book explores the impact that high-profile and well-known translators have on audience reception of translated theatre. Using Relevance Theory as a framework, the book demonstrates how prior knowledge of a celebrity translator's contextual background can affect the spectator's cognitive state and influence their interpretation of the play. Three canonical plays adapted for the British stage are analysed: Mark Ravenhill's translation of Life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht, Roger McGough's translation of Tartuffe by Molière and Simon Stephens' translation of A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen. Drawing on interviews, audience feedback, reviews, blogs and social media posts, Stock examines the extent to which audiences infer the celebrity translator's own voice from their translations. In doing so, he adds new perspectives to the long-standing debate on the visibility of the translator in both the process of translating and the reception of the translation. Celebrity Translation in British Theatre offers an original approach to theatre translation that sheds light on the culture of celebrity and its capacity to attract new audiences to plays in translation.

The Doll's House: Exclusive Short Story

By Niki Valentine
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  • Publisher : Sphere
  • Book Code : 1405520264
  • Total of Pages : 120
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 540
  • Pdf File: the-doll-s-house.pdf

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Helena is an au pair in Paris, discovering the city and looking after two privileged and beautiful little girls: Sophie and Matilde. ut the longer Helena works for the family, the more the attraction between herself and the twins' father grows. Determined to keep her job, Helena fights her feelings, but the girls seem to know and become increasingly manipulative. Anxious and on edge, Helena is disturbed by the twins' doll's house, an exact replica of their family home - and everyone inside it. When the Dolls are put in strange places and odd things start to happen in the house, seemingly beyond anyone's control, Helena is petrified. And the twins watch and wait... A terrifying and bewitching thriller that will haunt you well past the last page. A short story.

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Book Short Summary:

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Psychology Library Editions: Child Development

By Various
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1351273833
  • Total of Pages : 5940
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 554
  • Pdf File: psychology-library-editions.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Psychology Library Editions: Child Development (20 Volume set) brings together a diverse number of titles across many areas of developmental psychology, from children’s play to language development. The series of previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1930 and 1993, with the majority from the 70s and 80s, includes contributions from many respected authors in the field and charts the progression of the field over this time.

Rumer Godden

By Lucy Le-Guilcher
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317060911
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 268
  • Pdf File: rumer-godden.pdf

Book Short Summary:

From 1929 to 1997, Rumer Godden published more than 60 books, including novels, biographies, children's books, and poetry; this is the first collection devoted to this important transnational writer. Focusing on Godden's writing from the 1930s onward, the contributors uncover the breadth and variety of the literary landscape on display in works such as Black Narcissus, The Lady and the Unicorn, A Fugue in Time, and The River. Often drawing on her own experiences living in India and Britain, Godden establishes a diverse narrative topography that allows her to engage with issues related to her own uncertain position as an author representing such nomadic Others as gypsies, or taking up the displacements brought about by international conflict. Recognizing that studies of the transnational must consider the condition of enforced and elected exile within the changing political and cultural borders of postcolonial nations, the contributors position Godden with respect to different and overlapping fields of inquiry: modern literary history; colonial, postcolonial, and transnational studies; inter-media studies; and children's literature. Taken together, the essays in this volume demonstrate the richness and variety of Godden's writing and render the myriad ways in which Godden is an important critical presence in mid-twentieth-century fiction.

The Greatest Children's Books by Frances Hodgson Burnett

By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 1180
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 156
  • Pdf File: the-greatest-children-s-books.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Musaicum Books presents to you a meticulously edited Frances Hodgson Burnett collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: The Secret Garden A Little Princess Little Lord Fauntleroy The Lost Prince Two Little Pilgrims' Progress Barty Crusoe and His Man Saturday Sara Crewe or What Happened at Miss Minchin's Editha's Burglar In the Closed Room The Land of the Blue Flower The Good Wolf The Little Hunchback Zia Little Saint Elizabeth, and Other Stories: Little Saint Elizabeth The Story of Prince Fairyfoot The Proud Little Grain of Wheat Behind the White Brick Queen Crosspatch's Stories: Racketty-Packetty House The Cozy Lion The Spring Cleaning Two Days in the Life of Piccino The Captain's Youngest Little Betty's Kitten Tells Her Story How Fauntleroy Occurred

A study guide for Katherine Mansfield's "The Doll's House"

By Gale, Cengage Learning
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  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Book Code : 1410320413
  • Total of Pages : 15
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 914
  • Pdf File: a-study-guide-for-katherine-mansfield-s-the-doll-s-house.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A study guide for Katherine Mansfield's "The Doll's House", excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Short Stories for Students series. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Short Stories for Students for all of your research needs.

Hello Girls & Boys!

By David Veart
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  • Publisher : Auckland University Press
  • Book Code : 1775587622
  • Total of Pages : 277
  • Category : Antiques & Collectibles
  • Members : 821
  • Pdf File: hello-girls-boys.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A seriously fun New Zealand toy story! Toys are made for playing with, but they are also serious business, as this remarkable story of New Zealanders and their toys makes clear. In Hello Girls and Boys! David Veart digs through a few centuries of pocket knives and plasticine to take us deep into the childhoods of Aotearoa - under the eye of mum or running wild at the end of the orchard, with a doll in the hand or an arrow in the ear, hula hooping or assembling kitsets. Veart tells a big story of how our two peoples made their fun on the far side of the ocean - Maori and Pakeha learned knucklebones from each other, young Aucklanders established the largest Meccano club in the world, and Fun Ho! and Torro, Lincoln and Luvme helped to build a successful local toy industry under the shade of import protection. But the book also covers little things and little people - homemade dolls and cereal toys, miniatures and marbles. From double happys and golliwogs to Buzzy Bees, tin canoes, Meccano and Tonka trucks - Hello Boys and Girls! revisits the crazes and collecting, playtimes and preoccupations of big and little New Zealand kids for generations.

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By Louise Phillips
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  • Publisher : Hachette Ireland
  • Book Code : 1444743074
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 610
  • Pdf File: the-doll-s-house.pdf

Book Short Summary:

**Winner of Crime Fiction Book of the Year Award (BGE Irish Book Awards 2013)** The past is waiting... Thirty-five years ago Adrian Hamilton drowned. At the time his death was deemed a tragic accident but the exact circumstances remain a mystery. His daughter Clodagh now visits a hypnotherapist in an attempt to come to terms with her past, and her father's death. As disturbing childhood memories are unleashed, memories of another tragedy begin to come to light. Meanwhile criminal psychologist Dr Kate Pearson is called to assist in a murder investigation after a body is found in a Dublin canal. And when Kate digs beneath the surface of the killing, she discovers a sinister connection to the Hamilton family. Time is running out for Clodagh and Kate. And the killer has already chosen his next victim . . .

Ibsen on the German Stage 1876–1918

By Jens-Morten Hanssen
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  • Publisher : Narr Francke Attempto Verlag
  • Book Code : 3823392719
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 265
  • Pdf File: ibsen-on-the-german-stage-1876-1918.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Digital humanities has opened up new avenues for Ibsen scholarship, and recent developments within the field of e-research methodologies have formed a point of departure for questioning conventional assumptions. This book explores the early reception of Ibsen on the German stage from a quantitative angle using the performance database IbsenStage as a research tool. Visualization techniques are adopted as a means to prepare data for analysis and identify the major patterns in the production history, and data interrogation methodology is used to trigger new lines of enquiry.

The Garden of Bewitchment

By Catherine Cavendish
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1787583422
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 724
  • Pdf File: the-garden-of-bewitchment.pdf

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"Cavendish draws from the best conventions of the genre in this eerie gothic novel about a woman’s sanity slowly unraveling within the hallways of a mysterious mansion." – Publishers Weekly Don’t play the game. In 1893, Evelyn and Claire leave their home in a Yorkshire town for life in a rural retreat on their beloved moors. But when a strange toy garden mysteriously appears, a chain of increasingly terrifying events is unleashed. Neighbour Matthew Dixon befriends Evelyn, but seems to have more than one secret to hide. Then the horror really begins. The Garden of Bewitchment is all too real and something is threatening the lives and sanity of the women. Evelyn no longer knows who - or what - to believe. And time is running out. FLAME TREE PRESS is the new fiction imprint of Flame Tree Publishing. Launched in 2018 the list brings together brilliant new authors and the more established; the award winners, and exciting, original voices.

A Doll For Marie

By Louise Fatio
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  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Book Code : 0385755988
  • Total of Pages : 32
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 392
  • Pdf File: a-doll-for-marie.pdf

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This rediscovered gem by Caldecott-winning illustrator Roger Duvoisin is perfect for a new generation of little girls who love dolls. In the city of Paris, a beautiful but lonely doll sits on a shelf in an antique shop. She’s surrounded by old vases and teapots, but longs for a friend to play with. There is one little girl who would dearly love to own the doll, but Marie could never afford such a precious item. So Marie has to settle for admiring the doll through the window on her way home from school. But Marie and this doll are clearly meant for one another, and Marie will make sure that the doll has a home where she is loved. First published in the 1950s but long out of print, this rediscovered gem by Roger Duvoisin and his wife, Louise Fatio, is available again, ready to be read to little girls—and dolls—of a new generation.

A Global Doll's House

By Julie Holledge,Jonathan Bollen,Frode Helland,Joanne Tompkins
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 1137438991
  • Total of Pages : 233
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 659
  • Pdf File: a-global-doll-s-house.pdf

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This book addresses a deceptively simple question: what accounts for the global success of A Doll’s House, Henrik Ibsen’s most popular play? Using maps, networks, and images to explore the world history of the play’s production, this question is considered from two angles: cultural transmission and adaptation. Analysing the play’s transmission reveals the social, economic, and political forces that have secured its place in the canon of world drama; a comparative study of the play’s 135-year production history across five continents offers new insights into theatrical adaptation. Key areas of research include the global tours of nineteenth-century actress-managers, Norway’s soft diplomacy in promoting gender equality, representations of the female performing body, and the sexual vectors of social change in theatre.

The Complete Works of Frances Burnett

By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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  • Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 683
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The works by Frances Burnett are loved by many generations from different countries. Maybe it’s because children’s troubles, joys and adventures are told rather sincerely, without edification or grunge attitude. The writer was born in England, lost her father when she was young and her mother died when she was eighteen. The young woman had to support her four younger brothers. Having difficult school of live, Frances Burnett became one of the most remarkable children’s writers. Contents: - The Secret Garden - A Little Princess - Little Lord Fauntleroy - The Lost Prince - Editha's Burglar - Emily Fox-Seton - Being „The Making of a Marchioness“ and „The Methods of Lady Walderhurst“ - The Shuttle - Sara Crewe or What Happened at Miss Minchin's - A Lady of Quality - The Land of the Blue Flower - A Fair Barbarian - The Head of the House of Coombe - That Lass O' Lowrie's - Racketty-Packetty House, as Told by Queen Crosspatch - The Dawn of a To-morrow - T. Tembarom - His Grace of Osmonde

Binny Bewitched

By Hilary McKay
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hachette Children's
  • Book Code : 144492544X
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 463
  • Pdf File: binny-bewitched.pdf

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From the winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2018. The third book in the heartwarming series about Binny and her family. Binny Cornwallis has lost something. Something that wasn't really hers in the first place. With her best enemy Gareth and her beloved dog Max she turns detective to track it down, but the Cornwallis family are anything but helpful. Little brother James and his friend Dill are having an adventure of their own and big sister Clem is acting very strangely. And on top of all this, Binny suspects their next-door neighbour may be a witch ... 'Hilary McKay's books are so good you want to climb inside the covers and live there.' - The Telegraph

Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism

By Toril Moi
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  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Book Code : 0191502642
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 525
  • Pdf File: henrik-ibsen-and-the-birth-of-modernism.pdf

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Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) is the founder of modern theater, and his plays are performed all over the world. Yet in spite of his unquestioned status as a classic of the stage, Ibsen is often dismissed as a fuddy-duddy old realist, whose plays are of interest only because they remain the gateway to modern theater. In Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism , Toril Moi makes a powerful case not just for Ibsen's modernity, but for his modernism. Situating Ibsen in his cultural context, she shows how unexpected his rise to world fame was, and the extent of his influence on writers such Shaw, Wilde, and Joyce who were seeking to escape the shackles of Victorianism. Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism also rewrites nineteenth-century literary history; positioning Ibsen between visual art and philosophy, the book offers a critique of traditional theories of the opposition between realism and modernism. Modernism, Moi argues, arose from the ruins of idealism, the dominant aesthetic paradigm of the nineteenth century. She also shows why Ibsen still matters to us today, by focusing on two major themes-his explorations of women, men, and marriage and his clear-eyed chronicling of the tension between skepticism and the everyday. This radical new account places Ibsen in his rightful place alongside Baudelaire, Flaubert, and Manet as a founder of European modernism.

Fashion Installation

By Adam Geczy,Vicki Karaminas
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1350032506
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Design
  • Members : 701
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Book Short Summary:

Gone are the days when fashion relied on a runway launch with coinciding press promotions to show a couturier's new range. Today, design houses are thinking beyond traditional methods of display to stimulate interest in their collections, such as to the internet, fashion film and, more recently, fashion installations. This book offers a critical evaluation of the changing ways in which fashion has been exhibited, focusing specifically on the recent turn toward installation, whether in the form of static presentations, interactive performances or the more conventional curated designer exhibition. Connecting viewers – and consumers – on an immersive level, the fashion world has begun to appropriate installation methods traditionally associated with displays of experimental art, transcending the runway system and its constraints. This book turns to the designers who have pioneered fashion installations, such as Aitor Throup, Muccia Prada, Walter Van Beirendonck and Hussein Chalayan among others, and also looks back to the early influential fashion displays by designers such as Worth and Poiret to provide historical context. Divided into three parts, and covering a variety of installations from Vivienne Westwood's fashioned 'concept' stores to Gareth Pugh's immersive films, this ground-breaking book positions the designer as the curator and exhibition-maker and offers the first focused study of the pertinent concept of fashion installation.

A Collection of Woodwork Projects For the Making of Doll's House Furniture and Accessories

By Anon.
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  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Book Code : 1473358876
  • Total of Pages : 22
  • Category : Crafts & Hobbies
  • Members : 631
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This book contains a lovely collection of woodwork designs for the making of furniture for a doll's house. With clear instructions and explanatory diagrams, this book is perfect for any handyman with a child to spoil.