3 edition of An idyll of the closing century found in the catalog.
An idyll of the closing century
|Statement||by Estelle Burney|
|Series||English and American drama of the nineteenth century|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||10|
German literature - German literature - The 18th century: Recovery from the devastating Thirty Years’ War was reflected in the cultural life of the Holy Roman Empire and in the various German states. The era of confessional conflict and war had come to an end in , but urban culture continued to decline, and the empire became a country of innumerable courts. The radioactive wilds of the colonies are hewn from the nuclear anxieties prevalent in the second half of the 20th century. The Three Mile Island accident in was the worst nuclear disaster in US history, an event that forced the evacuation of the local area and a clean up operation lasting 20 years. The summer of this seaside idyll was the summer the Franco-Prussian War began. In the autumn of , Monet, with Camille and their son Jean, fled to . In ABC for Book Collectors (Oak Knoll, ), who described pastoral life in Sicily for readers in Alexandria during the 3rd century B.C. An eclogue is a type of idyl. Compare with idyll. idyll A narrative poem based on a romantic, epic, or tragic theme, for example.
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