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American Princess

American Princess Book
Author : Stephanie Marie Thornton
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2019-03-12
ISBN : 0451490916
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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“As juicy and enlightening as a page in Meghan Markle's diary.”—InStyle “Presidential darling, America’s sweetheart, national rebel: Teddy Roosevelt’s swashbuckling daughter Alice springs to life in this raucous anthem to a remarkable woman.”—Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network and The Huntress A sweeping novel from renowned author Stephanie Marie Thornton... Alice may be the president's daughter, but she's nobody's darling. As bold as her signature color Alice Blue, the gum-chewing, cigarette-smoking, poker-playing First Daughter discovers that the only way for a woman to stand out in Washington is to make waves—oceans of them. With the canny sophistication of the savviest politician on the Hill, Alice uses her celebrity to her advantage, testing the limits of her power and the seductive thrill of political entanglements. But Washington, DC is rife with heartaches and betrayals, and when Alice falls hard for a smooth-talking congressman it will take everything this rebel has to emerge triumphant and claim her place as an American icon. As Alice soldiers through the devastation of two world wars and brazens out a cutting feud with her famous Roosevelt cousins, it's no wonder everyone in the capital refers to her as the Other Washington Monument—and Alice intends to outlast them all.

American Princess

American Princess Book
Author : Laurie Dennett
Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Release : 2016-10-27
ISBN : 0773599932
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In An American Princess, Laurie Dennett relates the remarkable story of a New England woman whose wealth, intelligence, and charm took her to the heart of aristocratic and intellectual Europe. Marguerite Chapin (1880–1963) was the product of two cultures: her father’s enterprising American one and her mother’s French heritage, which enabled her to move to Paris when she inherited a fortune at age twenty-one. There, she studied singing with the greatest tenor of the age, commissioned paintings from artists such as Pierre Bonnard, Edouard Vuillard, and André Derain, and drew upon her many friendships with writers to found and edit the pioneering literary review Commerce. Her marriage, in 1911, to the composer Prince Roffredo Caetani, a member of one of Italy’s oldest dynasties, added a whole new dimension to her life. Not only did it bring her a title, but happiness, two children, and a set of extraordinarily talented in-laws. When Marguerite and Roffredo moved to Italy in 1932, she found refuge from fascism and an outlet for creativity at Ninfa, the estate where the Caetani had created a garden among the ruins of a medieval town. At age sixty-eight, having survived the death of her son, the war, and the German occupation, Marguerite launched the international review Botteghe Oscure. Its aim was to reclaim respectability for Italian writing, but through her discerning and generous editorial vision, it became a showcase for writers everywhere. An engrossing biography based on extensive original research, An American Princess celebrates Marguerite Chapin Caetani’s impressive accomplishments and legacy.

His American Princess

His American Princess Book
Author : Pamela DuMond
Publisher : Pamela DuMond
Release : 2018-12-13
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Too filthy to be a fairy tale… A few years ago, I was an impoverished cocktail waitress struggling to pay the bills. Now I’m marrying gorgeous Maximillian Rochartè, the Prince of Bellèno. Or at least I’m trying to. Pompous windbag Archbishop Causesdesperdeus claims we’re not legally wed. Says we have to track down the unauthorized priest who performed our ceremony, convince him to scrub his name off the license, and get re-married before the paparazzi blows the scandal wide open. But Max must serve his obligatory Guard duty, so it falls on Leo, his brother the Crown Prince -- who recently admitted he’s 'got feelings' for me, the Ladies-in-Waiting, and me to travel to Italy and do whatever it takes get this messy, sexy job done. What could possibly go wrong? PRAISE for THE CROWN AFFAIR "O-M-Freaking-G!!!... I loved this one! I just couldn’t read it fast enough." BCherry 27 "... thanks to the … very dirty mind of a very hot ginger prince." Rae Sonethyn "...heart all mushing, sexy and delightfully entertaining romantic comedy." A. Reviewer One click this LOL, gorgeous, smutty, Rom-Com. The American Princess © 2018 is the re-imagined, ‘smuttier’ version of Royally Wed: The Poser © 2017. Additional content has been added to the original story.

An American Princess in the Civil War Expanded Annotated

An American Princess in the Civil War  Expanded  Annotated  Book
Author : Princess Felix Salm~Salm
Publisher : BIG BYTE BOOKS
Release : 2016-05-19
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A remarkable woman relates a decade lived more fully than the entire lifetimes of any ten of her contemporaries. The daughter of an American general, married to the love of her life, she followed her husband throughout the Civil War and then to more adventures abroad. She was an American married to Prince Felix Salm-Salm, a Prussian soldier of nobility who volunteered his services for the Union cause in the Civil War. During the war, Princess Agnes tended to the wounded and dying on the battlefield. But she also met Abraham Lincoln, kissed him, and offers one of the most interesting descriptions of him. The post-war period found Prince Salm-Salm in service to Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico. With indomitable courage, Princess Agnes worked to get her husband out of prison when he was captured with Maximilian. Escaping execution, the pair left for Europe. There they met with Bismarck, Wilhelm I, Lord and Lady Palmerston, and many other notables. During the Franco-Prussian War, Agnes once again found herself caring for soldiers near the front while her husband was serving in battle. Crushed when he was killed, she nevertheless continued service until the end of the war. With her nerves frayed and her health failing, she seriously considered joining a nunnery. Settling in Germany, she penned this amazing memoir of a life lived ten-fold. Despite her traumas and sorrows, her lively and attractive intelligence shines through her writing with wit and irony. For the first time ever, this long-out-of-print book is available as an affordable, well-formatted book for e-readers and smartphones. Be sure to LOOK INSIDE or download a sample.

The Jewish American Princess Handbook

The Jewish American Princess Handbook Book
Author : Debbie Haback,Sandy Barnett Toback
Publisher : Turnbull & Willoughby Pub
Release : 1982
ISBN : 9780943084022
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The Jewish American Princess Handbook book written by Debbie Haback,Sandy Barnett Toback, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

American princess

American princess Book
Author : David Haynes
Publisher : Jean-Claude Lattès
Release : 2002
ISBN : 9782709620581
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Que peut faire Deneen, une jeune Noire américaine, séduisante, dynamique et talentueuse, quand son petit ami la largue sur la route des vacances les plus romantiques de sa vie ? Trouver refuge dans le sous-sol de la maison maternelle à St-Louis et se livrer à une débauche de talk-shows télévisés assortie d'une orgie de crackers et de pizzas ! Une thérapie de choc si elle n'avait pas à supporter Ciara, son infecte petite sœur de douze ans, lancée dans les concours de beauté et candidate au titre d'American Princess de l'Etat du Missouri. Et si Deneen se gave, scrute d'un œil critique la société américaine, dont les émissions où elle se noie sont le reflet, Ciara, elle, s'affame, suit des cours de gym, de maintien, et se prive d'enfance. L'antagonisme des deux sœurs débouche parfois sur des scènes d'un cynisme irrésistible. Dans ce roman à l'humour féroce, David Haynes dresse avec truculence et originalité un portrait sans concession de la middle class du nord des Etats-Unis.

An Anatomy of Humor

An Anatomy of Humor Book
Author : Arthur Asa Berger
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2017-07-05
ISBN : 1351531972
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Humor permeates every aspect of society and has done so for thousands of years. People experience it daily through television, newspapers, literature, and contact with others. Rarely do social researchers analyze humor or try to determine what makes it such a dominating force in our lives. The types of jokes a person enjoys contribute significantly to the definition of that person as well as to the character of a given society. Arthur Asa Berger explores these and other related topics in An Anatomy of Humor. He shows how humor can range from the simple pun to complex plots in Elizabethan plays.Berger examines a number of topics ethnicity, race, gender, politics each with its own comic dimension. Laughter is beneficial to both our physical and mental health, according to Berger. He discerns a multiplicity of ironies that are intrinsic to the analysis of humor. He discovers as much complexity and ambiguity in a cartoon, such as Mickey Mouse, as he finds in an important piece of literature, such as Huckleberry Finn. An Anatomy of Humor is an intriguing and enjoyable read for people interested in humor and the impact of popular and mass culture on society. It will also be of interest to professionals in communication and psychologists concerned with the creative process.

Grace Kelly American Princess

Grace Kelly  American Princess Book
Author : Elizabeth Gillen Surcouf
Publisher : Lerner Publications
Release : 1992
ISBN : 9780822505488
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A biography of the successful American actress who married the Prince of Monaco and became a modern-day princess.

American Princess

American Princess Book
Author : Leslie Carroll
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2018-04-24
ISBN : 0062859447
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A behind-the-scenes look into the life of Meghan Markle and her romance with Prince Harry—a dishy, delightful must-read filled with exclusive insights for anyone obsessed with the Royal Family. Leslie Carroll’s books on royalty are “an irresistible combination of People Magazine and the History Channel.”—Chicago Tribune When Prince Harry of Wales took his American girlfriend, Meghan Markle, to have tea with his grandmother the queen, avid royal watchers had a hunch that a royal wedding was not far off. That prediction came true on November 27, 2017, when the gorgeous, glamorous twosome announced their engagement to the world. As they prepare to tie the knot in a stunning ceremony on May 19, 2018, that will be unprecedented in royal history, people are clamoring to know more about the beautiful American who captured Prince Harry’s heart. Born and raised in Los Angeles to a white father of German, English, and Irish descent and an African American mother whose ancestors had been enslaved on a Georgia plantation, Meghan has proudly embraced her biracial heritage. In addition to being a star of the popular television series Suits, she is devoted to her humanitarian work—a passion she shares with Harry. Though Meghan was married once before, Prince Harry is a modern royal, and the Windsors have welcomed her into the tight-knit clan they call “The Firm.” Even a generation ago, it would have been unthinkable, as well as impermissible, for any member of Great Britain’s royal family to consider marrying someone like Meghan. Professional actresses were considered scandalous and barely respectable. And the last time an American divorcee married into the Royal Family, it provoked a constitutional crisis! In American Princess, Leslie Carroll provides context to Harry and Meghan’s romance by leading readers through centuries of Britain’s rule-breaking royal marriages, as well as the love matches that were never permitted to make it to the altar; followed by a never-before-seen glimpse into the little-known life of the woman bringing the Royal Family into the 21st century; and her dazzling, thoroughly modern romance with Prince Harry.

AN AMERICAN PRINCESS

AN AMERICAN PRINCESS Book
Author : Tracy Sinclair,REIKO KISHIDA
Publisher : Harlequin / SB Creative
Release : 2020-02-11
ISBN : 4596068844
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Shannon always wanted to be a princess. So it’s like a dream when she wins a game show and the prize is to spend two weeks living like one. She arrives at the castle with a pounding heart, but the cold eyes of King Michel await her. His cheerless greeting confuses her and she finds herself thinking about him all the time. Before she realizes what’s happened, she’s head over heels for Michel!

Mommy Angst Motherhood in American Popular Culture

Mommy Angst  Motherhood in American Popular Culture Book
Author : Mardia J. Bishop,Ann C. Hall
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2009-10-27
ISBN : 0313375313
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This revealing work looks at representations of motherhood from a wide range of pop culture sources to explore larger questions about the image and self-image of mothers in the United States. • 12 contributors—accomplished scholars from a range of fields, including theatre, literature studies, sociology, film, women's studies, media studies, and psychology • A chronology showing how portrayals of motherhood have evolved over time • Bibliographies with each essay, listing key sources in print and online for further reading • A comprehensive index

The Humor Prism in 20th century America

The Humor Prism in 20th century America Book
Author : Joseph Boskin
Publisher : Wayne State University Press
Release : 1997
ISBN : 9780814325971
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Humor Prism in Twentieth-Century America explores to what extent and in what ways American humor in the twentieth century reflects history.

The Mirth of Nations

The Mirth of Nations Book
Author : Christie Davies
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2017-07-28
ISBN : 1351479377
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Mirth of Nations is a social and historical study of jokes told in the principal English-speaking countries. It is based on use of archives and other primary sources, including old and rare joke books. Davies makes detailed comparisons between the humor of specific pairs of nations and ethnic and regional groups. In this way, he achieves an appreciation of the unique characteristics of the humor of each nation or group.A tightly argued book, The Mirth of Nations uses the comparative method to undermine existing theories of humor, which are rooted in notions of hostility, conflict, and superiority, and derive ultimately from Hobbes and Freud. Instead Davies argues that humor merely plays with aggression and with rule-breaking, and that the form this play takes is determined by social structures and intellectual traditions. It is not related to actual conflicts between groups. In particular, Davies convincingly argues that Jewish humor and jokes are neither uniquely nor overwhelmingly self-mocking as many writers since Freud have suggested. Rather Jewish jokes, like Scottish humor and jokes are the product of a strong cultural tradition of analytical thinking and intelligent self-awareness.The volume shows that the forty-year popularity of the Polish joke cycle in America was not a product of any special negative feeling towards Poles. Jokes are not serious and are not a form of determined aggression against others or against one's own group. The Mirth of Nations is readable as well as revisionist. It is written with great clarity and puts forward difficult and complex arguments without jargon in an accessible manner. Its rich use of examples of all kinds of humor entertains the reader, who will enjoy a great variety of jokes while being enlightened by the author's careful explanations of why particular sets of jokes exist and are immensely popular. The book will appeal to general readers as well as those in cultural stu

The American Civil War on Film and TV

The American Civil War on Film and TV Book
Author : Douglas Brode,Shea T. Brode,Cynthia J. Miller
Publisher : Lexington Books
Release : 2017-10-05
ISBN : 1498566898
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In The American Civil War on Film and TV: Blue and Gray in Black and White and Color, Douglas Brode, Shea T. Brode, and Cynthia J. Miller bring together nineteen essays by a diverse array of scholars to explore issues of morality, race, gender, nation, and history in films and television shows featuring the American Civil War.

The Jew in American Cinema

The Jew in American Cinema Book
Author : Patricia Erens
Publisher : Indiana University Press
Release : 1984
ISBN : 9780253204936
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Examples range from film's early days to the present, from Europe, Israel, and the United States.

Encyclopedia of African American Popular Culture 4 volumes

Encyclopedia of African American Popular Culture  4 volumes  Book
Author : Jessie Carney Smith
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2010-12-17
ISBN : 0313357978
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This four-volume encyclopedia contains compelling and comprehensive information on African American popular culture that will be valuable to high school students and undergraduates, college instructors, researchers, and general readers. • Contains writings from 100 contributing authors, all identified in a separate listing • Includes a chronology placing pivotal events—such as the beginning of black baseball, the modern Civil Rights Movement, and the Harlem Renaissance—in historical context • Depicts key places, events, and people through photographs as well as words • Provides a list of black radio programs and movies

Theater in Israel

Theater in Israel Book
Author : Linda Ben-Zvi,Professor of Theatre Studies and Professor Emerita English and Theatre Linda Ben-Zvi,University of Michigan Press
Publisher : University of Michigan Press
Release : 1996
ISBN : 9780472106073
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first book-length investigation of theater and drama in Israel

The BAP Handbook

The BAP Handbook Book
Author : Ginger Wilson,Kalyn Johnson,Tracey Lewis,Karla Lightfoot
Publisher : Crown Archetype
Release : 2010-02-24
ISBN : 0307432947
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Finally, a book about the Black American Princess! If you're already a BAP or just want to act like one, this book is for you!" — E. Lynn Harris, author of Not a Day Goes By In the bestselling tradition of The Official Preppy Handbook, here is a must-have manual for the BAP and those who love her. Black American Princess: 1 : a pampered female of African American descent, born to an upper-middle or upper-class family 2 : an African American female whose life experiences give her a sense of royalty and entitlement 3 : BAP (acronym) : colloquial expression 4 : an African American female accustomed to the best and nothing less. Drawn from hours of interviews, archival research, and frequent visits to Prada, The Black American Princess Handbook offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at this exclusive lifestyle. Your total guide to BAP speak, BAP style, and BAP history, this one-of-a-kind book explains everything you ever wanted know about living the BAP life–from breaking in a shop-a-phobic dad to planning a magical BAP debutante ball. In addition, you'll learn why a true BAP cleans her house before the housekeeper arrives, what to do if your Baby BAP wants to play sports, and whether it's OK for a relative to sing "I Believe I Can Fly" at a BAP wedding. Also featuring spot-the-BAP checklists, suggestions for top BAP colleges, a Who's Who of famous BAPs, a glossary (including essential French phrases), actual diary entries and e-mails from BAPS of all ages, and crucial chapters such as "It's High Noon-Do You Know Where Your Groove Is?" The Black American Princess Handbook is destined to become a coveted treasure for BAPs worldwide. And, published just in time for graduation, it's sure to be at the top of every BAP's shopping list.

American Princess

American Princess Book
Author : Laurie Dennett
Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Release : 2016-10-27
ISBN : 0773599924
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In An American Princess, Laurie Dennett relates the remarkable story of a New England girl whose wealth, intelligence, and charm took her to the heart of aristocratic and intellectual Europe. Marguerite Chapin (1880-1963) was the product of two cultures: her father's enterprising American one, and her mother's French heritage, which enabled her to move to Paris when she inherited a fortune at age twenty-one. There, she studied singing with the greatest tenor of the age, commissioned paintings from artists such as Pierre Bonnard, Edouard Vuillard, and André Derain, and drew upon her many friendships with writers to found and edit the pioneering literary review Commerce. Her marriage, in 1911, to the composer Prince Roffredo Caetani, a member of one of Italy's oldest dynasties, added a whole new dimension to her life. Not only did it bring her a title, but happiness, two children, and a set of extraordinarily talented in-laws. When Marguerite and Roffredo moved to Rome in 1932, Ninfa, the estate where the Caetani family had created a garden among the ruins of a medieval town, offered a refuge from fascism and an outlet for creativity. At age sixty-eight, having survived the death of her son, the war and the occupation, Marguerite launched the international review Botteghe Oscure. Its aim was to reclaim respectability for Italian writing, but through her discerning and generous editorial vision, it became a showcase for writers everywhere. An engrossing biography based on extensive original research, An American Princess celebrates Marguerite Chapin Caetani's impressive accomplishments and legacy.

The Play Within the Play

The Play Within the Play Book
Author : Gerhard Fischer,Bernhard Greiner
Publisher : Rodopi
Release : 2007-01
ISBN : 9042022574
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The thirty chapters of this innovative international study are all devoted to the topic ofthe play within the play. The authors explore the wide range of aesthetic, literary-theoretical and philosophical issues associated with this rhetorical device, not only in terms of its original meta-theatrical setting – from the baroque idea of atheatrum mundi onward to contemporary examples of postmodern self-referential dramaturgy – but also with regard to a variety of different generic applications, e.g. in narrative fiction, musical theatre and film. The authors, internationally recognized specialists in their respective fields, draw on recent debates in such areas as postcolonial studies, game and systems theories, media and performance studies, to analyze the specific qualities and characteristics ofthe play within the play: as ultimate affirmation of the 'self' (the 'Hamlet paradigm'), as a self-reflective agency of meta-theatrical discourse, and as a vehicle of intermedial and intercultural transformation. The challenging study, with its underlying premise of play as a key feature of cultural anthropology and human creativity, breaks new ground by placingthe play within the play at the centre of a number of intersecting scholarly discourses on areas of topical concern to scholars in the humanities.