This CUNY Student Edition of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is intended to provide a free-to-use, reliable text for students and instructors. It is published under a Creative Commons license which allows almost unlimited free-use. The text is based on the first American edition of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, published in 1885. CUNY student editions are created and maintained by a community of student-scholars. Join them on GitHub: https://github.com/CUNY-Student-Editions
This collection of stories was written by Dakota Sioux author Zitkala-Sa, also known as Gertrude Bonnin. Helen Keller sent a testimonial letter to the author on August 25, 1919: "I thank you for your book on Indian legends. I have read them with exquisite pleasure. Like all folk tales they mirror the child life of the world. There is in them a note of wild, strange music." The text here presented was published in 1921 by Hayworth Publishing in Washington, D.C.
For the purposes of peer review and stronger scholarship, the authors of Beyond Populism present these manuscripts on Manifold. This book is under contract with West Virginia University Press.
This project presents reflections by CUNY Graduate Center faculty, staff, and students on ongoing work on open educational resources and open pedagogy. These projects have been supported by the Teaching and Learning Center and GC Digital Initiatives.
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From Fall 2017 to Fall 2018, artists, archivists, scholars, historians, oral historians, and researchers from across New York City met as The City Amplified working group. It was a space for us to share our professional practices, think about future collaborations, and celebrate each other's work. This publication comes out of those dialogues and addresses the way we think about oral histories, radical archives, and public engagement today. The project was generously supported by the Mellon Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research at the Center for Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY.
This guide provides all the information needed by English instructors at City College of New York to create or adopt an Open Educational Resource (OER) course.
Originally published in 1797 and reprinted eight times between 1824 and 1828. An American best-seller, it didn't appear with the author's name until 1856.
This collection includes five of Wharton's early short stories written, but not always published in the 1880's and 90's. These short stories show the range of Wharton's fiction beyond the society novels that she is best known for, as they include "Mrs. Manstey's View," which relates the story of a woman living in a tenement, as well as "The House of the Dead," which was one of Wharton's first ghost stories.
This is a Manifold edition of John Ruskin's 1907 The Elements of Drawing. The E-text was prepared by Juliet Sutherland, Marius Borror, and the Project Gutenberg Online Distributed Proofreading Team (http://www.pgdp.net).
This project provides the text of Jane Austen's novel Emma, prepared by Standard Ebooks, for annotation by students in Elizabeth Weybright's Spring, 2019 Introduction to Literary Study course.
Dr. Matilde Fogliani andDr. Luisanna Sardu have designed these units t0 provide students with a fun and insightful glimpse into daily Italian life in the 20th century. In the process, students will learn about the products, words, and ads that captivated Italian families and drove Italian consumerism.
Through these advertisements, students will strengthen the grammar, speaking, and writing skills in a way that is accessible and relatable.
This EPUB was originally prepared by volunteers at Project Gutenberg. Translated by A.L. McKenzie (1921) with an introduction by Stuart Sherman, it was produced by Steve Harris, Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team.
In a letter to her cousin Madge Symonds in July 1906, Virginia Woolf remarked, "I think no letters I have read interest me more, or seem more beautiful and suggestive" than The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters. (The Letters of Virginia Woolf, Volume 1, Nigel Nicolson and Joanne Trautmann editors, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1975. p 229).
This book was prepared for Project Gutenberg by Judith Boss and David Widger, last editin in March 2018. This edition has been made for Jason Nielsen's Intro to Literary Study at Queens College, Spring 2019.
The Heroic Slave is written by well-known author, publisher, and civil-rights activist, Frederick Douglass. The novella is Douglass' only published work of fiction, although the story borrows from the 1841 slave revolt aboard the brig Creole.
The work first appeared in 1852 as part of the anthology Autographs for Freedom, published by John P. Jewett and Co., in Boston, for the Rochester Ladies' Anti Slavery Society.This edition includes the full text of The Heroic Slave along with several documents to provide context for readers.
Python is an extremely readable and versatile programming language. Written in a relatively straightforward style with immediate feedback on errors, Python offers simplicity and versatility, in terms of extensibility and supported paradigms.
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is the autobiography of Harriet A. Jacobs, published in 1861 under the pen name Linda Brent. Well-known abolitionist Lydia Maria Child was invited by the publisher to write an introduction. Jacobs describes her life as a slave and how she gained freedom for herself and for her children.
This CUNY Student Edition of is intended to provide a free-to-use, reliable text for students and instructors. It is published under a Creative Commons license which allows almost unlimited free-use. The text is based on first edition, published in three volumes in 1847. CUNY Student editions are created and maintained by a community of student-scholars. Join them on GitHub: https://github.com/CUNY-Student-Editions
Louisa May Alcott's classic story of the March sisters was originally published in 1868 and 1869 by Roberts Brothers, Boston. This text was prepared for Project Gutenberg in 2008 with last updates in 2010.
Una de las novelas cl‡sicas del romanticismo latinoamericano, Mar’a del colombiano Jorge Isaacs fue publicada en 1867. El intenso relato de amor entre Efra’n y Mar’a, enmarcado en la belleza y tenacidad del paisaje local, integra modelos estŽticos europeos a la realidad americana.
This course book is designed to foster an understanding of the various contexts in which music is heard. Examples drawn from diverse historical and geographical repertoires will cultivate an awareness of stylistic similarities and differences. Students develop skills as active listeners, learning the vocabulary necessary to describe this experience both verbally and in writing. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to preeminent classical composers, performers, genres and styles, and their historical context.
Frederick Douglass (1818Ð1895) was an abolitionist, orator, writer, and politician. He escaped from slavery in Maryland to became a national leader of the abolitionist movement. This, his first autobiography, details his life until his entrance on the national stage. It remains the most famous slave narrative.
In a SERIES of FAMILIAR LETTERS from a beautiful young DAMSEL to her PARENTS. Now first published in order to cultivate the principles of VIRTUE and RELIGION in the minds of the YOUTH of BOTH SEXES. A narrative which has its foundation in TRUTH and NATURE; and at the same time that it agreeably entertains, by a VARIETY of curious and affecting INCIDENTS, is entirely diverted of all the those images, which, in too many pieces calculated for amuseument only, tend to inflame the minds they should instruct. First published London (U. K.), 1741.
"The Purloined Letter" is a short story by American author Edgar Allan Poe. It is the third of his three detective stories featuring the fictional C. Auguste Dupin, the other two being "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" and "The Mystery of Marie Rogêt". These stories are considered to be important early forerunners of the modern detective story. It first appeared in The Gift for 1845 (1844) and was soon reprinted in numerous journals and newspapers. Text prepared for Project Gutenberg.
The first novel by newspaper columnist Fanny Fern (Sarah Payson Willis Parton) about a woman who overcomes misfortune, poverty, and sexism to make her own way in teh world with her wit and her pen. After the death of her husband, Ruth Hall receives little support from her family and must provide for herself and her two daughters. Originally published in 1854, Ruth Hall is based on Fanny Fern's own experiences as a working woman breaking into the male-dominated field of newspaper writing.
An annotated discovery of Emerson's homage to the infamous Renaissance man that wrote the constitution for the Republic of Letters. As we travel Emerson's insight into the bard, the annotations serve as an off-ramp to inspire thought and conversation, supplemented with reputable external resources. The range of topics is diverse, but all overlap with the great playwright and his works. Of the explored are Shakespearean Metaphysics, madness as mental illness, a Nazi-approved German translation, Herder insisting Shakespeare was the cause for Goethe's abysmal work, and more. Each of these various themes stems from Emerson's text; serving as our guide through the divergent, yet intersectional, points of discourse on Shakespeare's life and work.
Marked with a red letter "A" on her dress, Hester Prynne is notorious in her Puritan society. Everyone wants to know who fathered her illegitimate child. In spite of the rumors, shunning and shame, Hester keeps her secretÑwith unexpected consequences.
A Collection of 30 essays and short stories written by American author Washington Irving. The collection includes two stories, attributed to the fictional character Diedrich Knickerbocker: "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle." Originally published seially 1819-20; this text is based on the author's revised and expanded edition, published in 1848.
In spring 2020, many of us were pushed to communicate and conduct classes through our electronic devices. The move to the virtual classroom, however, was not a simple 1:1 shift. Our interactions are being flattened to different degrees by video, audio, and textual modes that may or may not be happening at the same time. The move had effects that ranged from the subtle dimension of (not) seeing the physical expressions and reactions of others, to drastically rethinking how to accomplish different classroom engagements like lectures, students‰Ûª presentations, and discussions. Acknowledging this context, this workshop aims to explore the differences in how information, behavior, and activity are perceived/received in online settings, and to develop strategies to foster clear and effective communications on digital platforms.