Description : Living by the Pen traces the pattern of the development of women's fiction from 1696 to 1796 and offers an interpretation of its distinctive features. It focuses upon the writers rather than their works, and identifies professional novelists. Through examination of the extra-literary context, and particularly the publishing market, the book asks why and how women earned a living by the pen. Cheryl Turner has researched and lectured widely in the field of eighteenth-century women's writing.
Description : All the poems between My Momma Did Say I Would Meet A Girl Like You and Untitled are observations, reminiscences, and insights stories within a story. Using the river motif and oral tradition in Untitled the poet underscores certain thematic and analogous paradigms within a socio-cultural, geo-political landscape. This landscape is America. Why America? Well, Long Creek runs from the back of our house into the Roaring River. Moreover, all the diverse rivers of the world run into the great rivers of America. Similarly, peoples from across the globe stream into America the land of opportunity. America then, has become an inter-cultural, intracultural dynamic; framework a cauldron that brews an alchemy of ideas that is characteristic of a renewed people called Americans. Many of the poems, their titles and the images within them, find a connection, a culmination even, in the last poem of this collection, the revelation Untitled.
Description : We achieve immortality by living. Every minute of our lives, every thought of our minds, and each action we perform no matter how insignificant are recorded immemorial. We are living entities and the story of our lives can never be taken away. The most significant feature of this book is how it captures our innermost sensitivity to life. A Pen Named Man: Our Purpose appeals to anyone who has ever wondered about his or her purpose in life. This book describes the underlying nature of reality, meaning to life, and value of the human experience on Earth. The book tells us what God is made of. The essence of Existence is described as consisting of three constituents, i.e., the domain, substance, and quality of being. Reality is examined from a top-down approach with the Animate Form of Life identified along with its major component, the universe of galaxies, stars, and planets. Every organism has a role to play in the story of animate life. Throughout the book, the human species is examined relative to the subject matter under review. That is, man's relationships to God, the universe, the world, and other species of life are evaluated. This book tells us why we are here. The importance of the human experience is emphasized with man identified as God's representative on Earth and assigned the role of gardener and governor of Nature.
Description : A new look at a variety of small spaces from around the world, including residential, retail, commercial and other projects.
Description : Why did I get diabetes? Can diabetes make me go blind? Are diabetic men more likely to be impotent? Should I inject U/40 insulin with a U/100 syringe? Can I travel if I have diabetes? Should I tell my boss of my Condition? India is hurtling away to reach the 100-million-diabetic mark by 2030. This means that you and your family are at serious risk of developing diabetes. And once you get it, there is no getting away. Living Easy with Diabetes: The Ultimate Handbook is your must-have guide to managing this malaise. Packed with insights from a seasoned diabetologist and diabetics educator, it answers your technical and practical questions; explains symptoms, complications and control methods; and inspires you to lead a healthy, happy life by keeping diabetes at bay. Covering the A-Z of diabetes---from planning meals to planning pregnancies, from regulating blood sugar to injecting insulin painlessly---Living Easy with Diabetes is an indispensable resource for diabetics and caregivers.
Description : In the Diabetes UK Guide for those treated with insulin you will find all the answer you need to understand and take control of your diabetes. Knowing about diabetes is key to coping with it. Dr John Day, an outstanding authority in diabetes and an experienced doctor, clearly explains all the latest recommendations for healthy eating, exercise and medical treatment, helping people with diabetes to maximise their lifestyle while minimising their difficulties. Practical and realistic solutions to common problems are given. People with diabetes and their relatives and friends will find this book an invaluable source of guidance and advice.
Description : Helena Hall's daily diary of the war years, from 1940 to 1945, is one of the most vivid, detailed and evocative personal records of the Second World War as it was experienced by people living in an English village. In her journal she describes her everyday activities alongside momentous national and international events. The war overshadows her narrative. Each daily entry gives us an insight into the extraordinary impact of the conflict on local lives, and shows how much energy and commitment ordinary people put into the war effort. This edited edition of her previously unpublished diary, written without embellishment or hindsight, shows how she heard about the war and how she reacted to it, and how it was reported and understood. It allows the reader today to connect directly with the wartime past and to see events clearly, as they were seen at the time.
Description : Excerpt from Living by One's Pen: Vocational Problems of Authors in New England's Golden Age The social background of the leading writers of New England's Golden Age falls into two distinct categories. On the one hand we have Longfellow, Hobmes, Emerson and Lowell, who belonged to the New England aristocracy, a class held in honor apart fromtwealth or political station; on the other hand, Whittier, Thoreau and hawthorne, who, while receiving varying heri tages of a religious and intellectual nature, are, nevertheless, representa tive of a lower social order. The family background of these seven authors will now be discussed. Emphasis will be placed upon the vocations and her editary pursuits of ancestors and the education, means of livelihood, pecu liar contributions and social standing of the immediate forbears. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.