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.
The movie follows the rivalry of two magicians in turn-of-the-century
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.
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.
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.
Thus, The Conjure Woman is not only a work that deconstructs the nostalgic myths of the antebellum South and attacks the turn-of-the-century
racial caste system.