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Davenport House - A Review

Davenport House

Marie Silk

Davenport House is the first book in a family saga following the wealthy Davenports and their servants in 1915 America.

Mary Davenport is a 22-year-old idealist who worries that the world in the Progressive Era is leaving her behind. 329 more words

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Fidelity by Susan Glaspell (1915)

I knew little of Susan Glaspell when I put this book on my Classics Club list; just that two of her books had been republished by Persephone and that she was both a novelist and a dramatist. 996 more words

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Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie, op. 64

performed by the Staatskapelle Dresden under Rudolf Kempe, unquestionably the best recording of the work, in my opinion

The death of this aspiring, idealistic, energetic artist is a grave loss…

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Mortality and Medicine

Shoreditch, as noted in the 1890 post, was a middle to lower class living area, however, over time, the rate of deaths and causes of deaths began to change as medicine improved. 602 more words

International Expositions No More

The ways in which art is dispersed has changed drastically over the centuries, and especially in the last 100 years. While art used to be disseminated in a variety of physical, tangible ways (moving the art, sketches of a piece, taking photos and printing them in academic journals)  in the age of the Internet artwork can be shared almost immediately, globally, and by anyone with internet access. 197 more words

Unit 4

HB 949: It's supposed to be an honor to have a bill named after you, right?

We should probably ask Sarah Steelman (r) about that.

A bill, introduced yesterday:

HB 949  
Establishes the Sarah Steelman Transparency and Disclosure Act
Sponsor: Ellebracht, Mark (017)

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