Tag: 1800s

Heidi Heilig: The Girl From Everywhere

Nix has spent her entire life aboard her father’s ship, sailing across the centuries, across the world, across myth and imagination. As long as her father has a map for it, he can sail to any time, any place, real or imagined: nineteenth-century China, the land from One Thousand and One Nights, a mythic version

Harriet Jacobs: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

The true story of an individual’s struggle for self-identity, self-preservation, and freedom, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl remains among the few extant slave narratives written by a woman. This autobiographical account chronicles the remarkable odyssey of Harriet Jacobs (1813–1897) whose dauntless spirit and faith carried her from a life of servitude and degradation

Killing Lincoln

In the spring of 1865, the bloody saga of America’s Civil War finally comes to an end after a series of increasingly harrowing battles. President Abraham Lincoln’s generous terms for Robert E. Lee’s surrender are devised to fulfill Lincoln’s dream of healing a divided nation, with the former Confederates allowed to reintegrate into American society.

Crimson Peak

WHAT WHAT HIDDLEBUTT!!!! Sorry, fangirling over here… But seriously. Can we talk for a moment just how SWOONWORTHY Tom Hiddleston was in Crimson Peak?!?!?!?! I mean, LOOK AT THIS GUY:   *PICKS SELF UP OFF FLOOR* Phew, ok, sorry. I think I can continue. Besides Hiddle Hotness, it’s hard to know where to start with this movie.

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