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Memoirs, letters, diaries

Heinrich Hertz

Memoirs, letters, diaries

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Published by San Francisco Press in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Hertz, Heinrich, 1857-1894.,
    • Physicists -- Germany -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesErinnerungen, Briefe, Tagebücher.
      StatementHeinrich Hertz ; arranged by Johanna Hertz ; English translation by Lisa Brinner, Mathilde Hertz, and Charles Susskind ; with a biographical introduction by Max Von Laue.
      ContributionsHertz, Johanna, 1887-, Hertz, Mathilde., Susskind, Charles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC16.H4 A313 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxvii, 361 p., [5] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages361
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3239432M
      ISBN 100911302352
      LC Control Number83154095

      Grant's writing has been praised for its conciseness and clarity—a sharp contrast from contemporary Civil War memoirs, which tended to reflect the Victorian fondness for elaborate language. Perret backs these accusations with the fact Grant, while appointed the General-in-Chief, "evolved the future of the United States Army" by applying "maximum firepower, maximum mobility" while relying on "the wide envelopment" as his principal form of maneuver. Gallo completed the project in order to contextualize the memoirs for the modern reader. Examples include explanatory texts accompanying geologic maps.

      However, Fanny Hill was widely considered to be the first work of its time to focus on the idea of sexual deviance being an act of pleasure, rather than something that was simply shameful. All members are encouraged to submit similar material for archiving here, and linking to the Time Trek application. Fanny then describes her adventures in the house of Mrs Cole, which include a public orgy, an elaborately orchestrated bogus sale of her "virginity" to a rich dupe called Mr Norbert, and a sado-masochistic session with a man involving mutual flagellation with birch-rods. After dismissing one tale, Grant wrote "Like many other stories, it would be very good if it were only true. Some of the officers had cameras and took photographs and we have featured some of them in the book.

      It was once believed that the scene near the end, in which Fanny reacts with disgust at the sight of two young men engaging in anal intercourse, [10] was an interpolation made for these pirated editions, but the scene is present in the first edition p. An officer went to the shop, bought a copy, and delivered it to Bow Street magistrate Sir Robert Blundell, who issued a search warrant. Barthas, a French enlisted soldier and a committed socialist from the rural South who served at most of the battles on the Western Front, provides an inside seat at the table of the troubled French army. The Memoirs are divided into two volumes. Likewise, Mrs.


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Agnes Porter, unfailingly cheerful and positive, lived a relatively comfortable and safe life with a wealthy family and her notes reflect this. Although he was a clear figure in the public eye, Grant was unknown to many people.

To view the website, click HERE. On release, the book received universal critical praise. Nussbaum describes the girls in Mrs Cole's brothel as "'a little troop of love' who provide compliments, caresses, and congratulation to their fellow whores' erotic achievements".

The first one has more art by Czech artists, the second has more photographs and drawings by the soldiers themselves. We greeted each other, and after shaking hands took our seats. Nolen, and Assistant Editor Louie P.

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Soon after, she has a chance encounter with Charles, who has returned as Memoirs poor man to England after being shipwrecked. One of the kinds of liberty those Memoirs of mine fought and died for was the right of trial by jury.

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Louisa brings the boy in anyway, as Dick's functioning physical state supersedes his poor mental one. Meanwhile, within Fanny Hill, normally deplorable acts can be conducted with little to no consequence.

Memoirs documenting incarceration by Nazi Germany during the war include Primo Levi 's If This Is a Manwhich covers his arrest as a member of the Italian Resistance Movementfollowed by his life as a prisoner in Auschwitz ; and Elie Wiesel 's Nightwhich is based on his life prior to and during his time in the Auschwitz, Buna Werkeand Buchenwald concentration camps.

After being abandoned by Mr H—, Fanny becomes a prostitute for wealthy clients in a pleasure-house run by Mrs Cole. Whatever his feelings, they were entirely concealed from my observation; but my own feelings, which had been quite jubilant on the receipt of his letter, were sad and depressed.

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