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By Ernest Poole

Ernest Poole's bestselling, muckraking vintage concerning the plight of the employee.

The best-known novel by way of the winner of the 1st Pulitzer Prize for fiction, Ernet Poole's The Harbor used to be released in 1915 to immediate acclaim and is still his most vital booklet. on the center of the tale is Billy, an aspiring author who struggles to reconcile his sympathy for employees along with his middle-class allegiance to capitalist growth. As Billy comes of age at the ny waterfront, an eyewitness to explosive tensions among hard work and capital that culminate in a violent strike, he learns to include socialism because the method to the harbor's seething injustices. This novel, one of many so much direct literary remedies of sophistication war, is a precious social historical past and a strong testomony to Poole's mythical expertise.

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Abbott, The Message of the Son of Man. Abbott, The Son of Man; or, Contributions to the Study of the Thoughts of Jesus. Death of King Edward; succeeded by George V. Abbott, Light on the Gospel from an Ancient Poet; elected Honorary Fellow of St John’s College, Cambridge. Abbott, The Fourfold Gospel, Section I; Miscellanea Evangelica. xlii 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1926 Chronology Abbott, The Fourfold Gospel, Section II. Start of First World War. Abbott, The Fourfold Gospel, Section III. Abbott, The Fourfold Gospel, Section IV.

In European visual art, Cubists similarly in search of ways of freeing themselves from the constraints of conventional points of view found support in the existence of a fourth dimension, as artists like Picasso and Braque attempted to transcend Renaissance perspectival conventions by portraying multiple dimensions simultaneously. The most sustained late Victorian meditations on the possibilities of the fourth dimension in this period came from Charles Howard Hinton. ’ with a number of other works that extrapolated its implications for other areas.

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