Our favorite movies and TV shows feature indelible characters who tell us about themselves not just in what they say but in how they say it. The creative decisions behind these voices—such as what accent or dialect to use—offer rich data for…
A fantastic biography of Queen Victoria by an anonymous author.
A fascinating biography of the great Queen Victoria by American author, poet and lecturer Sara Jane Lippincott, better known by her pen-name of Grace Greenwood.
This book, a contemporary account from the time, chronicles the life of Queen Victoria (1819 to 1901). She married all nine of her children into the royal houses of Europe, gave her name to an era, ruled over England at a time of great change, survived assassination attempts, became the…
Focusing purely on Queen Elizabeth II's relationship with television, this book shows how she was ahead of the game in helping to change the face of British television from the outset of her reign in 1953 when she let the cameras into Westminster Abbey. The Queen…
Captured by the Witch Queen, and locked away in the dungeons for no other reason than the fact that she is there to be tormented; Tanya must realise this is to be her grisly fate. Ecaping from unbearable pain into memories, she recalls earlier years, serving in a brothel for sadistic clients,…
A new boy has joined Dreamland International and Wuraola, Nneka and Azeezah want to make him welcome. Azeezah’s brother Zafar has been asked to be Leo’s ‘buddy’ for the first week but it isn’t easy. Zafar asks the girls to help him and they…
…Lady Mary to Queen of England: Transformation, Ritual, and the Wardrobe of the Robes
Part II. Mary as Sole Queen
5. The Half-Blood Princes: Mary I, Elizabeth I, and Their Strategies of Legitimation
Mary Hill Cole
6. “A queen,…
The English social thinker John Ruskin’s famous trilogy of lectures on the subject of Greek myths of 'Cloud and Storm': Athena Chalinitis (Athena in the Heavens), Athena Keramitis (Athena in the Earth) and Athena Ergane (Athena in the Heart).
The first novel in E. F. Benson’s classic 'Mapp and Lucia' comedy series following the lives of Emmeline "Lucia" Lucas and Elizabeth Mapp in the one-upmanship and snobbery of the 1920s/30s British social scene.