By Charlotte Ueckert
Die Autorin Charlotte Ueckert zeichnet das Bild einer Königin, die höchst umstrittene Entscheidungen traf, aber auch enorme Anstrengungen unternahm den Dreißigjährigen Krieg zu beenden, und die sich vehement Kultur und Kunst widmete.
By Dietlind Köhncke
Dietlind Köhncke beschreibt die Kriegs- und Nachkriegszeit aus dem Blickwinkel eines Mädchens, das Wörter sammelt. Kindheit und Jugend sind geprägt von der Flucht, politischen Umbrüchen und Repressalien zweier Systeme. Durch die Kinderbilder wird der familiäre Alltag kartographiert, in dem Frauen die Hauptrolle spielen, ein Stück deutsch-deutsche Geschichte, das schwierige Zeiten durchlebt - unter den Nazis wie unter den Kommunisten.
By Carol Ann Harris
By Natalie A. Naylor
By Tessa Naime
Entre amour et amitié, l. a. désillusion est souvent au rendez-vous dans le cœur d’une jeune femme. Prise au piège par los angeles réalité, Tessa Naime se heurte aux remparts du doute, de l’incertitude, de l. a. souffrance. Mais c’est au plus profond de cette plongée en eaux problems qu’elle a su trouver sa plus belle arme : l’écriture.
By Mollie Gregory
They've traded punches in knockdown brawls, crashed biplanes via barns, and raced to the rescue in quickly autos. They upload suspense and drama to the tale, portraying the swimmer stalked via the menacing shark, the heroine dangling twenty toes under a hovering scorching air balloon, or the girl jumping 9 toes over a wall to flee a puppy assault. merely knowledgeable could make such feats of bold glance effortless, and stuntwomen with the abilities to accomplish -- and live on -- nice moments of motion in videos were hitting their mark in Hollywood because the starting of film.
Here, Mollie Gregory provides the 1st heritage of stuntwomen within the movie from the silent period to the twenty-first century. within the early years of movies, ladies have been hugely concerned with all elements of movie creation, yet they have been marginalized as video clips turned renowned, and extra vital, ecocnomic. able stuntwomen have been changed via males in wigs, and extremely few labored among the Thirties and Sixties. As overdue because the Nineteen Nineties, males wore wigs and women's outfits to double as actresses, and have been even "painted down" for a few performances, whereas women and men of colour have been on a regular basis denied stunt work.
For many years, stuntwomen have confronted institutional discrimination, unequal pay, and sexual harassment at the same time they jumped from dashing trains and raced horse-drawn carriages clear of burning structures. that includes sixty-five interviews, Stuntwomen showcases the soaking up tales and unusual braveness of ladies who make their dwelling making plans and appearing action-packed sequences that maintain audience' hearts racing.
By Paul Pirrotta,Dennis House
By Alice Thornton,Raymond A. Anselment
An early glossy household and religious memoir, My First Booke of My Life depicts the lifetime of Alice Thornton (1626–1707), a fancy, contradictory girl stuck within the altering fortunes and social realities of the 17th century. Her memoir files her standpoint at the Irish uprising and English civil battle in addition to on a plethora of family hazards and problems: from her reluctant marriage, which sought to rescue the sequestered relatives property and transparent her brother’s identify, to monetary crises, to the health problems and deaths of numerous family and 6 kids, to slanderous criticisms of her constancy and her parenting.
This first entire version of an autobiographical apologia starts with memories of Thornton’s adolescence and ends with the demise of her husband, restoring nearly 1/2 the unique textual content passed over from the nineteenth-century variation. the picture she models of a girl dedicated to God and family members evolves from the traditional structure of the deliverance memoir right into a rhetorically refined safeguard of her lifestyles in accordance with rumored scandal. Inseparable from the compliment of God and kinfolk is the detailed experience of identification that emerges from the creation, textual content, and annotations, all of which offer an important contribution to early glossy woman’s writing.
By Nicholas J. Willis
By Eve Clyde,Paula Casper
Paula and George Fraser either held strong jobs at Paramount photos, and because of their convey enterprise publicity, loads of connections have been on hand. whereas engaged on Little Boy misplaced, George ended up filming a scene outdoor an orphanage in Brussels, Belgium. That was once the start of pursing their dream of having a child.
The technique with the governments used to be grueling. It was once one unhappiness after another—too many almosts. yet not anything might deter Paula and George from getting the kid they so desperately sought after. the 1st genuine glimmer of wish got here within the mail, an image of a virtually eight-year-old lady. It was once love before everything sight.
Time appeared never-ending, the investigations by no means finishing. How for much longer earlier than the little lady within the photo turned theirs? No quitting, not anything wanting dying, may cease Paula and George from getting…me.
Love is the Bridge brings wish and finally proves that blood isn't constantly thicker than water.