Charles Scribner's Sons Essays

  • Witchcraft

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    Unexplained. Ed. Brad Steiger and Sherry Hanson Steiger. Vol. 2. Detroit: Gale, 2003. 91-99. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 4 May 2014. "Witchcraft." Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students. Ed. Paul F. Grendler. Vol. 4. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004. 171-73. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 4 May 2014. "Witchcraft Trials." The Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained. Ed. Brad Steiger and Sherry Hanson Steiger. Vol. 2. Detroit: Gale, 2003. 99-108. Gale Virtual Reference

  • Reception of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Work, This Side of Paradise

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    The Romantic Egoist. By February of 1918, Fitzgerald had submitted his first full draft of the novel to Charles Scribner’s Sons only to have it be rejected. In October of 1918, Fitzgerald submitted a revised version to Scribner’s and again it was rejected. Finally, in 1918 the third version of The Romantic Egoist re-titled This Side of Paradise was accepted and published by Charles Scribner’s Sons. This Side of Paradise made Fitzgerald a literary celebrity before his twenty-fourth birthday. The

  • How The Past Affects the Present in Toni Morrison's Beloved

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    Baechler, and A. Walton Litz. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1991. 317-338. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 17 Nov. 2011. Elizabeth House, "Toni Morrison's Ghost: The Beloved Who Is Not Beloved," inStudies in American Fiction, Vol. 18, No. 1, Spring, 1990, pp. 17-26. Morrison,Toni.Beloved.New York: Knopf, 1987. Toutonghi, Pauls Harijs. "Toni Morrison’s Beloved." American Writers Classics. Ed. Jay Parini. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 19-33. Gale Virtual Reference

  • Robert Frost’s Life Experiences Explored in Mending Wall, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, and The Road Not Taken

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    Robert 1874—1963." American Writers: A Collection of Literary Biographies, Retrospective Supplement 1. Ed. A. Walton Litz and Molly Weigel. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998. 121-144. Scribner Writers on GVRL. Web. 11 Dec. 2013. 3. Hewitt, Geof. "Frost, Robert (1874–1963)." World Poets. Ed. Ron Padgett. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2000. 369-380.Scribner Writers on GVRL. Web. 11 Dec. 2013. 4. Mazzeno, Laurence W. Masterplots. Pasadena, CA: Salem, 2011. Print. 5. Poetry for Students

  • Hemingway, Fitzgerald and Maxwell Perkins

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    editor, friend, creditor and the link between them. Born in 1884, Perkins was a Harvard graduate of the class of 1907. He worked as a reporter for the New York Times for several years, but a desire for greater stability led him to a job at Charles’ Scribner’s Sons publishing house in 1910. He began as an advertising manager, but by 1914 Perkins was promoted to the editorial department.[1] There he became known for his ability to recognize upcoming authors, and in 1932 he was made a vice president

  • Mixed Reviews of Hemingway's Men Without Women and Winners Take Nothing

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    successful. Fourteen stories composed Men Without Women, and ten poems with three stories formed Winners Take Nothing. Hemingway intended to use these books to establish his place and identity in American history, the one of a super-male writer. Charles Scriber's Sons published 20,300 copies of Winners Take Nothing on October 27, 1933. (Oliver 355). They sold for two dollars each. (Oliver 355). This book met public outrage, as people became offended by Hemingway's choice of subjects. Hemingway covered topics

  • Marlow and Kurtz in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

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    ed.  Ed. Robert Kimbrough. New York:  Norton Critical, 1988. Longman. The Longman Anthology of British Literature, vol. B. Damrosch, D. (ed.). NY, LA: Addison Wesley Longman, Inc. 2000. Meyers, Jeffrey.  Joseph Conrad.  New York:  Charles Scribner's Sons, 1991.

  • deatharms Dealing with Death in Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms

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    Dealing with Death in A Farewell to Arms "I'm afraid of the rain because sometimes I picture myself dead in it" (P 126). This is a short quotation from, A Farewell to Arms, (1929), by Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell to Arms has a very unexpected death in the end. The reader sympathizes with the main character as he matures from the beginning to the conclusion of the novel. A Farewell to Arms is a love story during World War I. The novel is centered on Lieutenant Fredric Henry, an American who has

  • Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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    . ...ters: Critical Studies of the Major Authors from the Early Nineteenth Century to the Present Day. Ed. Richard Bleiler. 2nd ed. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999. 681-688. Scribner Writers on GVRL. Web. 2 Mar. 2014. Mellor, Anne K. "Shelley, Mary (1797-1851)." British Writers: Supplement 3. Ed. George Stade. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1996. 355-373. Scribner Writers on GVRL. Web. 2 Mar. 2014. Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft. Frankenstein. New York: Bedrick/Blackie, 1988. Print. Turgeon

  • A Brief Biography on Stephen Crane

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    Mystery of Heroism. Elements of Literature: 5th Course - Pennsylvania Edition Essentials of American Literature. Holt Rinehart & Winston, 2004. 435-31. Print. Richardson, Mark Ed. Jay Parini. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. p237-255. COPYRIGHT 2003 Charles Scribner's Sons, COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale, Cengage Learning.

  • Hemingway's Personal Life and its Influence on his Short Story, Hills Like White Elephants

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    This essay will analyze the influence that Hemingway's separation from Pauline and divorce from Hadley had on "Hills like White Elephants." Before authoring "Hills like White Elephants," Hemingway had been residing in Paris with his wife Hadley and son, Bumby. During their stay in Paris, Hadley and Ernest Hemingway met a woman named Pauline Pfeiffer. Pauline was more of a friend to Hadley than Hemingway was. Pauline did not think much of Hemingway at first, she thought he was lazy and a no-doer. Later

  • The Swiss Sanatorium

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    Is the Night” De Roche should have added the description of Nicole Diver’s treatment and the importance of her family money during her stay at the sanatorium in Zurich. Work Cited Fitzgerald, F. Scott. Tender Is the Night. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. Print. Blazek, William, and Laura Rattray. Twenty-First Readings of 'Tender Is the Night'. Liverpool:Liverpool University Press, 2007. 50-66. eBook.

  • Feelings and Emotions in The Piano Lesson by August Wilson

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    main characters that is mentioned in the play The Piano Lesson by August Wilson is a woman named Berniece Charles. She has been a widow for three years and she has a daughter named Maretha Charles. Berniece works on her own to take care of her small family in the town of Pittsburgh. The main discussion in the play is the argument over the families’ piano with her brother, Boy Willie Charles. Berniece shows readers her different attitudes throughout the play about how her family piano makes her feel

  • The Epiphany of Love When Faced With Death

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    when you were all right. But now I hate it... What have we done to have this happen to us?" (Hemingway 55). In this excerpt, the couple is discussing Har... ... middle of paper ... ...arles Scribner’s Sons, 1938. N. pag. Rpt. in The Short Stories. By Ernest Hemingway. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1955. 52-77. Print. Milne, Ira Mark. “In Another Country.” Short Stories for Students. Vol. 8. Detroit: Gale Group, 2000. 120-138. Rpt. in Gale. N.p.: n.p., n.d. N. pag. Gale Virtual Reference

  • Ernest Hemingway's Writing

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    Earnest Hemingway’s work gives a glimpse of how people deal with their problems in society. He conveys his own characteristics through his simple and “iceberg” writing style, his male characters’ constant urge to prove their masculinity. Hemingway’s writing style is not the most complicated one in contrast to other authors of his time. He uses plain grammar and easily accessible vocabulary in his short stories; capturing more audience, especially an audience with less reading experience. “‘If you’d

  • Importance of Language in Richard Wright's Black Boy

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    The Importance of Language in Black Boy Richard Wright's novel Black Boy is not only a story about one man's struggle to find freedom and intellectual happiness, it is a story about his discovery of language's inherent strengths and weaknesses. And the ways in which its power can separate one soul from another and one class from another. Throughout the novel, he moves from fear to respect, to abuse, to fear of language in a cycle of education which might be likened to a tumultuous love affair

  • The Essence of God

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    which we live in. Works Cited Descartes, René, and Donald A. Cress. Discourse on method and Meditations on first philosophy. 4th ed. Indianapolis: Hackett Pub., 1998. Buber, Martin, and Walter Arnold Kaufmann. I and Thou. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1970.

  • The Globe Theater

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    26 Mar. 2014. "Shakespeare, William 1564–1616 English Writer." Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students. Ed. Paul F. Grendler. Vol. 4. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004. 83-89. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 26 Mar. 2014. "Theaters." Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students. Ed. Paul F. Grendler. Vol. 4. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004. 120-122. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 26 Mar. 2014

  • Disillusionment In Hemingway's For Whom The Bell Tolls

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    Disillusionment in Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls In the late 1930's, Spain was in the midst of a civil war. The country had been in a state of disarray since 1931, when King Alfonso XIII went into voluntary exile. This was followed by a five-year power struggle between the fascists, led by General Francesco Franco, and the Republicans. This struggle became violent in the summer of 1936, and the war lasted until 1939, when Franco's forces triumphed. (Thomas 600) Ernest Hemingway's 1940

  • Hemingway Style Analysis

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    you don't ha... ... middle of paper ... ...hite Elephants? The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction. Ed. R. V. Cassill. New York: W. W. Norton, 1990. - - -. ?Indian Camp? The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway. Ed. Martin Kohn. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1966. Secondary Sources Nagel, James. ?Earnest Hemingway : A Centennial Assesment?. Online Hashmi, Nilofer. "Hills Like White Elephants": The Jilting of Jig." Hemingway Review