<i>A Companion to American Fiction, 1865-1914</i> is a groundbreaking collection of essays written by leading critics for a wide audience of scholars, students, and interested general readers. <br><ul><br><li>An exceptionally broad-ranging and accessible <i>Companion</i> to the study of American fiction of the post-civil war period and the early twentieth century Brings together 29 essays by top scholars, each of which presents a synthesis of the best research and offers an original perspective <br><li>Divided into sections on historical traditions and genres, contexts and themes, and major authors <br><li>Covers a mixture of canonical and the non-canonical themes, authors, literatures, and critical approaches <br><li>Explores innovative topics, such as ecological literature and ecocriticism, children’s literature, and the influence of Darwin on fiction</li></ul>
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The American Promise, Value Edition, has long been a favorite with students who value the text's readability, clear chronology, and lively voices of ordinary Americans, all in a portable format. Instructors have long valued the full narrative accompanied by a 2-color map program and the rich instructor resources of the parent text made available at an affordable price. The sixth edition introduces a breakthrough in teaching and learning through the addition ofLaunchPad, which combines carefully-curated new assignments and assessments integrated with the full-length parent text e-book-the same narrative in the Value Edition but with full color art and maps and more features for analysis-in its own intuitive course space. The American Promise Value Edition with LaunchPad now provides the best formats for every activity-the print book allows for a seamless reading experience whileLaunchPad provides the right space for active learning assignments and dynamic course management tools that measure and analyze student progress.LaunchPad comes with a wealth of primary sources and special critical thinking activities to help students progress toward learning outcomes;LearningCurve, the adaptive learning tool that students love to use to cement their understanding of the text and instructors love to assign to prepare students for class; and a suite of instructor resources from videos to test banks that make teaching simpler and more effective.
" I am one of the old school and believe that a woman's place is within the home However, I cannot, I will not, condone unfairness amongst females. I suggest that in due course you send your Matron a letter of thanks. You had after all a most unusual reference.' i> n 1949, Staff Nurse Georgie Edwards is asked to chaperone medical students undertaking their practical exams when suddenly the penny drops. Georgie wants to learn to diagnose and treat too. gainst the odds, she wins herself a place to study medicine at London's St Bartholomew's Hospital and she sets about becoming not a consultant who sweeps by' but a doctor who listens and cares. Yet Georgie wants to fall in love and start a family as well as have a career is this one dream too many for a woman in the 1950s? arm and full of humour, The Best Medicine is Georgie's fascinating memoir of her early years as a nurse and doctor."
Do you know the name of the Italian-American that the U.S. government now recognizes as the true inventor of the telephone? Do you know the name of the Tuscan colonist who Thomas Jefferson paraphrased in his famous "all men are created equal" clause in the Declaration of Independence? Did you know that if you were Italian-American in the 1800's and early 1900's you were of the ethnicity second most likey to be lynched?
More than likely, you answered, "No," to these questions and were raised being bombarded by a barrage of lies about your culture instead of learning about it's offspring's profound effect on this country and the world. It is time we re-examined our lineage and re-educated the world about who we are and what we have accomplished. We are not and have never been who they say we are!
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