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  • Perfume: Poems and Word Sonnets

    Perfume: Poems and Word Sonnets

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    The publication of Perfume: Poems and Word Sonnets by Seymour Mayne marks sixty years since his first writings appeared in a Canadian literary journal. He is the author, editor or translator of more than seventy books. His latest collections include The Old Blue Couch and Other Stories, Cusp: Word Sonnets, and In Your Words: Translations…

  • The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders

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    The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe Moll Flanders is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in 1722. It purports to be the true account of the life of the eponymous Moll, detailing her exploits from birth until old age. By 1721, Defoe had become a recognised novelist, with…

  • Summer on the Lakes, in 1843

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    Sarah Margaret Fuller (May 23, 1810 – July 19, 1850) Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli was an American journalist, editor, critic, translator, and women’s rights advocate associated with the American transcendentalism movement. She was the first American female war correspondent, writing for Horace Greeley’s New-York Tribune, and full-time book reviewer in journalism. Her book Woman in…

  • Flaming Youth

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    Flaming Youth by Samuel Hopkins Adams Flaming Youth is a 1923 book, controversial in its time, by Samuel Hopkins Adams. The novel was adapted into the silent movie Flaming Youth in 1923. In his retrospective essay “Echoes of the Jazz Age,” writer F. Scott Fitzgerald argued that Adams’ novel persuaded certain moralistic Americans that their…

  • Silent Spring

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    Silent Spring Silent Spring is an environmental science book by Rachel Carson. The book was published on September 27, 1962, documenting the adverse environmental effects caused by the indiscriminate use of pesticides. Carson accused the chemical industry of spreading disinformation, and public officials of accepting the industry’s marketing claims unquestioningly. Starting in the late 1950s,…

  • The Life of the Bee

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    Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck (29 August 1862 – 6 May 1949) Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck, also known as Count (or Comte) Maeterlinck from 1932, was a Belgian playwright, poet, and essayist who was Flemish but wrote in French. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1911 “in appreciation of his many-sided…

  • The Younger Brother

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    THE YOUNGER KING: A COMEDY By Aphra Behn First produced in 1679 RESTORATION DRAMA Aphra Behn, née Johnston (1640-1689) was a Restoration poet, novelist, playwright, feminist and spy, considered by many to be the first English professional female writer. Unappreciated for years, she is now rightly regarded as a highly talented, innovative and prolific author….

  • The Young King

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    THE YOUNGER KING: A TRAGEDY By Aphra Behn First produced in 1679 RESTORATION DRAMA Aphra Behn, née Johnston (1640-1689) was a Restoration poet, novelist, playwright, feminist and spy, considered by many to be the first English professional female writer. Unappreciated for years, she is now rightly regarded as a highly talented, innovative and prolific author….

  • The Widow Ranter

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    THE WIDOW RANTER: A COMEDY/TRAGEDY By Aphra Behn First produced in 1689 RESTORATION DRAMA The Widow Ranter was the last play written by Aphra Behn, England’s first professional female playwright. This play was probably written in 1688, but was first performed a few months after Behn’s death in 1689. It is the first surviving play…

  • The Town Fop

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    THE TOWN-FOP: A COMEDY By Aphra Behn First Produced in 1676 RESTORATION DRAMA The Town-Fop; or, Sir Timothy Tawdrey is materially founded upon George Wilkins’ popular play, The Miseries of Enforced Marriage, 1607 was produced at the Duke’s Theatre, Dorset Garden, in September, 1676. There is no record of its performance, and the actors’ names…