Sherlock Holmes Stories

Autor: Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: Uitgeverij De Boeck Secundair onderwijs
ISBN: 9788853005151
File Size: 75,56 MB
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CRIME The world’s most famous detective surprises us again with the brilliant solutions to two seemingly impossible cases. The master detective solves the case of the horrible murder of a young woman in The Speckled Band. Smile with him and Watson as they listen to the puzzling story of one of their odd clients, who is not so odd after all, in The Red-Headed League. Dossier: London at the Time of Sherlock Holmes

Jewish Women In Fin De Si Cle Vienna

Autor: Alison Rose
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292774648
File Size: 47,90 MB
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Despite much study of Viennese culture and Judaism between 1890 and 1914, little research has been done to examine the role of Jewish women in this milieu. Rescuing a lost legacy, Jewish Women in Fin de Siècle Vienna explores the myriad ways in which Jewish women contributed to the development of Viennese culture and participated widely in politics and cultural spheres. Areas of exploration include the education and family lives of Viennese Jewish girls and varying degrees of involvement of Jewish women in philanthropy and prayer, university life, Zionism, psychoanalysis and medicine, literature, and culture. Incorporating general studies of Austrian women during this period, Alison Rose also presents significant findings regarding stereotypes of Jewish gender and sexuality and the politics of anti-Semitism, as well as the impact of German culture, feminist dialogues, and bourgeois self-images. As members of two minority groups, Viennese Jewish women nonetheless used their involvement in various movements to come to terms with their dual identity during this period of profound social turmoil. Breaking new ground in the study of perceptions and realities within a pivotal segment of the Viennese population, Jewish Women in Fin de Siècle Vienna applies the lens of gender in important new ways.

Die Wiedergeburt Des Melchior Dronte

Autor: Paul Busson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781978306363
File Size: 13,62 MB
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Paul Busson (* 9.7. 1873 Innsbruck (Tirol), + 5.7. 1924 Wien) war ein �sterreichischer Schriftsteller. Er war ein Vertreter des �sterreichischen Geschichtsromans, in den er phantastisch-mystische Elemente einband. Der historisch-mystische Roman Die Wiedergeburt des Melchior Dronte erschien erstmalig 1921 und ist das international bekannteste Werk von Busson.


Autor: Tom Franklin
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061842627
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It's 1911 and the townsfolk of Old Texas, Alabama, have had enough. Every Saturday night for a year, E. O. Smonk has been destroying property, killing livestock, seducing women, cheating and beating men, all from behind the twin barrels of his Winchester 45-70 caliber over-and-under rifle. Syphilitic, consumptive, gouty, and goitered—an expert with explosives and knives—Smonk hates horses, goats, and the Irish, and it's high time he was stopped. But capturing old Smonk won't be easy—and putting him on trial could have shocking and disastrous consequences, considering the terrible secret the citizens of Old Texas are hiding.