The author focuses on the "non-canonical" novels that critique traditional ideals--including turn-of-the-century
works by Jose Maria Vargas Vila, Horacio Quiroga, Clemente Palma, and Jose Marti--and concludes with a study that compares the literary portrayal of doomed societies in the nineteenth-century with the work of contemporary Spanish American authors.
French Beaux-Arts mansion, the 12,200 s/f property was converted to apartments in the 1940s but retains almost all of its original detail including the original marble spiral staircase, fireplaces and elaborate woodwork.
Chinatown Trunk Mystery: Murder, Miscegenation, and other Dangerous Encounters in Turn-of-the-Century
New York City by Mary Ting Yi Lui Princeton University Press, 2005 Moderator: Paul Fong Session 8B Saturday, 3:30-5:00 Garden B
Nestled into the ground, situated next to Enzo Ferrari's turn-of-the-century
house in Modena, the external form of the building reinterprets a number of original Maserati details.
Although coroners and state's attorneys played important roles in the turn-of-the-century
criminal justice system, jurors determined the fate of most suspects in homicide cases--at the coroner's inquest, at the grand jury hearing, and at the criminal court trial.
Any who enjoy history blended with adventure will relish the turn-of-the-century
adventurer Mina Hubbard, who journeyed into the Labrador wilderness and changed from a rural nurse into a celebrated female explorer.
In crumbling East Berlin, she then finds her calling: salvaging turn-of-the-century
(Grunderzeit) artifacts and becoming her own woman (an 1880s-style housewife) as well as a transgender hero.
Modernity in the Flesh." Medicine, Law, and Society in Turn-of-the-Century
Argentina, by Kristin Ruggiero.
Kehret shares her extensive knowledge of turn-of-the-century
mining towns in a warm-hearted novel of the relationship between a buy, an old woman, and a ghost.
But the question that puzzled me for some time was why the show's focus on something as seemingly modern and materialist as abstract film would bring out a musty turn-of-the-century
This is a complete history of the area beginning with the early Native American settlements and the arrival of pioneering missionaries, through the era of the turn-of-the-century
grand resorts and the innovation of streetcars; to the park board's remaking of the lakes and the landscape in 1911.
Weeks quotes one turn-of-the-century
scold who worried that people had become "restless unless they are being continually saturated with abnormal and unwholesome pleasures, luxuries and unnatural excitement."