By Leonard Unger
Covers Jane Addams to Sidney Lanier
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The story of Great Expectations is also the product of a diseased woman's scheming. Miss Havisham, jilted decades earlier at the altar, still dressed in her unused bridal costume, plans to avenge herself on the opposite sex through her adopted protegee, Estella, whom she has trained to be as heartless as the world. The Woman in 36 I AMERICAN White, which Collins described as the contest of "Woman's patience" and "Man's resolution" against the forces of evil, pits the heroic young Marian against the diabolic Count Fosco in a desperate struggle over the sanity and inheritance of Marian's sister Laura.
Who can tell at what hour vast numbers of Russian peasants . . " With their "insatiable hunger for holiness," the peasants—"perfectly spontaneous, self-reliant, colossal in the silent confidence and power of endurance"—might signal a movement toward a sentiment of peace. As for the greatest of Old Testament prophets, his was a trenchant message for the modern instance—the cause of peace rested upon the cause of righteousness. " That was 1906. In 1912, Addams steeled herself and embraced the candidacy of Theodore Roosevelt (gunboats and all) with the prayer that no politician in American life stood so forcefully for all the social justice programs, including women's rights (but hardly including peace).
Peace and Bread in Time of War. New York: Macmillan, 1922. The Child, the Clinic and the Court. New York: New Republic, 1925. (Written with C. Judson Herrick, A. L. ) The Second Twenty Years at Hull-House; September 1909 to September 1929, with a Record of a Growing World Consciousness. New York: Macmillan, 1930. The Excellent Becomes the Permanent. New York: Macmillan, 1932. My Friend, Julia Lathrop. New York: Macmillan, 1935. ARTICLES Addams published more than 500 articles in her lifetime, many of which later appeared, in revised form, in her books.
American Writers Supplement I, Parts 1 & 2 by Leonard Unger