Bret Harte

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Noun1.Bret Harte - United States writer noted for his stories about life during the California gold rush (1836-1902)Bret Harte - United States writer noted for his stories about life during the California gold rush (1836-1902)
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We're bound to show our age, but Rhonda Fleming was a dazzling redhead who appeared in the 1955 film 'Tennessee's Partner,' the offbeat version of the famous Bret Harte short story.
In a Coolbrith, born Josephine Donna Smith, was the niece of Mormon prophet Joseph Smith and a poet affiliated with the San Francisco circle of writers that included Bret Harte and Charles Stoddard.
In Los Angeles' Bret Harte Middle School a teacher mocked students that their parents would be deported when Trump takes the oath of office.
A recent example of MetaSense's impact locally was in May of this year, when the company joined forces with the National Indo Cooperative Enterprises Inc., C2Education, Kumon and Mathnasium to send Bret Harte Elementary School fifth grader Shruthika Padhy to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.
Bret Harte Elementary School in San Francisco USD built its multisport turf field with help from the area's professional soccer team, the San Jose Earthquakes; Major League Soccer; and banking giant Wells Fargo, says Colin Schmidt, executive director of America SCORES Bay Area.
Illustrating how dialect poetry "both thematized and cultivated literacy," the first two chapters place popular poetry by James Whitcomb Riley and Bret Harte in the context of emerging technology, debates on American spelling, and pedagogical practices of literacy acquisition (19).
Questions had been raised about Bret Harte and his substantial debts.
Looking at American dialect poetry by poets including Bret Harte, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Maggie Pogue Johnson, and Langston Hughes, the author claims that approaches taken by these poets demonstrate the shifting relationships between orality and literacy in late 19th- and early 20th-century American literary culture.
A third partner, the NGO [H.sup.2]O for Life, launched a campaign to raise funds for the initiative at the Bret Harte Elementary School in Cherry Hill, N.J.
Readers get some juicy details about Twain's dealings with other writers from Frank Harris, such as his intense antipathy toward Bret Harte. It also includes some familiar sketches of Twain, such as William Dean Howells's reflections on their friendship.
In the spring of 1868, Mark Twain and Bret Harte sat before the proofs of a new and soon-to-be-important literary magazine.