"The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries." — Rene Descartes #quote

"The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries." — Rene Descartes #quote

cheryl sorg - thumbprint portrait....awesome twist on self portraits.  have kids stamp their thumb print in ink, have them draw out the pattern, have them write words describing themselves, books they like, music they love along the patterns of their print

cheryl sorg - thumbprint portrait....awesome twist on self portraits. have kids stamp their thumb print in ink, have them draw out the pattern, have them write words describing themselves, books they like, music they love along the patterns of their print

Sonia Delaunay's wonderfully illustrated poem, La Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France, by Swiss-French poet Blaise Cendrars is one of the highlights of 20th century literature and modern art.  In this wonderful publication, the observer is entranced by Sonia Delaunay's extraordinary effects of lush, vibrant colors and bold shapes::

Sonia Delaunay's wonderfully illustrated poem, La Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France, by Swiss-French poet Blaise Cendrars is one of the highlights of 20th century literature and modern art. In this wonderful publication, the observer is entranced by Sonia Delaunay's extraordinary effects of lush, vibrant colors and bold shapes::

Gertrude Stein was an American novelist, poet, playwright and art collector. She was a leading figure in modernism in literature and art in the early 20th century. She wrote Tender Buttons and Three Lives, as well as work dealing with homosexual themes ✊

Gertrude Stein was an American novelist, poet, playwright and art collector. She was a leading figure in modernism in literature and art in the early 20th century. She wrote Tender Buttons and Three Lives, as well as work dealing with homosexual themes ✊

Modernism, Feminism and the Culture of Boredom    :  Bored women populate many of the most celebrated works of British modernist literature. Whether in popular offerings such as Robert Hitchens s The Garden of Allah  the esteemed middlebrow novels of May Sinclair or H. G. Wells  or now-canonized works such as Virginia Woolf s The Voyage Out  women s boredom frequently serves as narrative impetus  antagonist and climax. In this book  Allison Pease explains how the changing meaning of bo...

Modernism, Feminism and the Culture of Boredom : Bored women populate many of the most celebrated works of British modernist literature. Whether in popular offerings such as Robert Hitchens s The Garden of Allah the esteemed middlebrow novels of May Sinclair or H. G. Wells or now-canonized works such as Virginia Woolf s The Voyage Out women s boredom frequently serves as narrative impetus antagonist and climax. In this book Allison Pease explains how the changing meaning of bo...

The Cambridge Introduction to Virginia Woolf    :  For students of modern literature  the works of Virginia Woolf are essential reading. In her novels  short stories  essays  polemical pamphlets and in her private letters she explored  questioned and refashioned everything about modern life  cinema  sexuality  shopping  education  feminism  politics and war. Her elegant and startlingly original sentences became a model of modernist prose. This is a clear and informative introduction to...

The Cambridge Introduction to Virginia Woolf : For students of modern literature the works of Virginia Woolf are essential reading. In her novels short stories essays polemical pamphlets and in her private letters she explored questioned and refashioned everything about modern life cinema sexuality shopping education feminism politics and war. Her elegant and startlingly original sentences became a model of modernist prose. This is a clear and informative introduction to...

Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature    :  In this innovative study  Bernadette Andrea focuses on the contributions of women and their writings in the early modern cultural encounters between England and the Islamic world. She examines previously neglected material  such as the diplomatic correspondence between Queen Elizabeth I and the Ottoman Queen Mother Safiye at the end of the sixteenth century  and resituates canonical accounts  including Lady Mary Wortley Montagu s...

Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature : In this innovative study Bernadette Andrea focuses on the contributions of women and their writings in the early modern cultural encounters between England and the Islamic world. She examines previously neglected material such as the diplomatic correspondence between Queen Elizabeth I and the Ottoman Queen Mother Safiye at the end of the sixteenth century and resituates canonical accounts including Lady Mary Wortley Montagu s...

Do you want more fun in your reading life? Or do you want to read more deeply? Either way, we have a plan for you! Click through to download the printables to help you plan your reading!

Do you want more fun in your reading life? Or do you want to read more deeply? Either way, we have a plan for you! Click through to download the printables to help you plan your reading!

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