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Biographical sketches

Martineau, Harriet

Biographical sketches

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Published by Macmillan and co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT119 .M3 1869
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix p., 1 l.,
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6604128M
    LC Control Number17031513
    OCLC/WorldCa25450560

    While not lecturing, he managed to meet with some of the leading American scholars and literary figures of the day, including Henry LongfellowOliver Wendell Holmes and Walt Whitman. Dowson, practically an invalid all his life, was reckless with himself and, as disease weakened him more and more, hid himself in miserable surroundings; for almost two years he lived in sordid supper-houses known as "cabmen's shelters. The bulk of Henley's poetry is not great in volume. Studying them can also inspire students as they read about people who overcame problems, faced obstacles and criticism, but persevered to succeed. He has written a comprehensive history of Irish literature; has compiled, edited and translated into English the Love Songs of Connaught; is President of The Irish National Literary Society; and is the author of innumerable poems in Gaelic—far more than he ever wrote in English.

    Biographical Sketch vs. Wilde wrote very little during these last years; his only notable work was a poem he completed in about his experiences in prison, "The Ballad of Reading Gaol. It can be something very interesting that happened to you in the recent past that has helped shaping your perspectives and plans now. He is one of the few contemporary poets who have been fortunate enough to write a kind of poetry that is not only saleable but popular with many classes of people. If the biographical sketch is about you, the same criteria apply, in addition to the goal of presenting yourself in a positive light.

    Although she has called herself "a back-door sort of bard," she is particularly effective in the old ballad measure and in her quaint portrayal of Irish peasants rather than of Gaelic kings and pagan heroes. However, before this could be arranged, he was arrested for a third time in four months, this time for assaulting his Japanese assistants, whom he accused of stealing the fodder for his horse. It was also at Oxford that Wilde made his first sustained attempts at creative writing. Padraic Colum Padraic Colum was born at Longford, Ireland in the same county as Oliver GoldsmithDecember 8,and was educated at the local schools. At the same time he brought out his Picture Showa vigorous answer to those who feared that Sassoon had "written himself out" or had begun to burn away in his own fire.


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Biographical sketches book

Nevertheless, writing in the narrative form can reveal your personality. During the marriage, London continued his friendship with Anna Strunskyco-authoring The Kempton-Wace Lettersan epistolary novel contrasting two philosophies of love.

He was the son of a lawyer but, being of a restless disposition, he took to the sea at an early age and became a wanderer for several years. Coray worked with her husband to compile these books of notes and other sources into a manuscript, which was then copied.

The body is your meat of your essay. Autobiographies are not limited to overarching achievements in roughly words. You can check out a biosketch example for inspiration. Primarily philosophic, her verse often turns to lyrics as haunting as the two examples here reprinted.

But he is also a stimulating critic; a keen appraiser, as in his volume Heretics and his analytical studies of Robert Browning, Charles Dickens, and George Bernard Shaw; a writer of strange and grotesque romances like The Napoleon of Notting HillThe Man Who Was Thursdaywhich Chesterton himself has subtitled "A Nightmare," and The Flying Inn ; the author of several books of fantastic short stories, ranging from the wildly whimsical narratives in The Club of Queer Trades to that amazing sequence The Innocence of Father Brown —which is a series of religious detective stories!

These bio sketch examples give you an overview of which information to share and how to properly format it. War does not ennoble it degrades.

Tips on Writing a Biographical Sketch

Later in life, he became a teacher. Know the focus of the sketch in order to highlight the best aspect of your life. Clutterbuck's Election, sharply exposes British newspapers and underground politics.

London told some of his critics that man's actions are the main cause of the behavior of their animals, and he would show this in another story, The Call of the Wild.

One of the best solutions is through the use of biosketch example in which you can use as writing a guide. He wrote one novel besides several articles under the pseudonym Tipuca, Biographical sketches book euphonic combination of the first three initials of his name.

This was attractively simple and sensible. There, you'll learn about the art of the hook, a practice helpful to every genre of writing. When the trial began in March, Queensberry and his lawyers presented evidence of Wilde's homosexuality—homoerotic passages from his literary works, as well as his love letters to Douglas—that quickly resulted in the dismissal of Wilde's libel case and his arrest on charges of "gross indecency.

His eight volumes were assembled in and published in two books of Collected Poems Frederick A. Recent scholarship based upon firsthand documents challenges this caricature. Later he tried all manner of strange ways of earning a living. Macmillan's promotional campaign propelled it to swift success.

Most of these poems are choked with passion; many of them are torn out, roots and all, from the very core of an intense conviction; they rush on, not so much because of the poet's art but almost in spite of it.

And "The Old Vicarage, Grantchester" unfortunately too long to reprint in this volumeis fully as characteristic of the lighter and more playful side of Brooke's temperament.

Biographical Sketch vs. Be Concise It's best to aim for approximately words in these sketches. London was largely self-educated[ citation needed ]. Mark's Ophthalmic Hospital, entirely at his own personal expense, to treat the city's poor. It must be well thought of and planned to include only the needed details about the person.

In From the Hills of Dream appeared over the signature of Fiona Macleod; The Hour of Beauty, an even more distinctive collection, followed shortly.

He has written a comprehensive history of Irish literature; has compiled, edited and translated into English the Love Songs of Connaught; is President of The Irish National Literary Society; and is the author of innumerable poems in Gaelic—far more than he ever wrote in English.Multiple County Books.

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