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By Christine Trent

As heiress to the well-known Laurent type Dolls company, Marguerite Ashby's destiny turns out safe. yet France nonetheless seethes with violence within the wake of the Revolution. And while Marguerite's husband is killed in the course of a revolt, the younger widow travels to Edinburgh and turns into apprentice to her outdated buddy, Marie Tussaud, who has verified a wax exhibition. while major Minister William Pitt commissions a wax determine of Admiral Nelson, Marguerite turns into immersed in a perilous experience - and earns the admiration of 2 very assorted males. And as Britain battles to overthrow Napoleon, Marguerite will locate her loyalties less than fireplace from each side. With a masterful eye for information, Christine Trent brings certainly one of history's so much attention-grabbing eras to lifestyles in of a narrative of wish, ambition, treachery, and braveness.

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Sprache übersetzt wurde, die Betrachtung des Todes (Nürnb. 1648. Erw. u. d. T. Tod, Gericht und Hölle. Nürnb. 1658) u. die Buß- und Passions-Betrachtungen (Nürnb. 1650). Klar aufgebaut u. s Predigten – vielfach an vorreformatorisches Schrifttum anknüpfend (Augustin, Chrysostomos, Bernhard von 33 Clairvaux, Bonaventura, Thomas a Kempis) – die Glaubensinhalte veranschaulichen. In didaktischer Absicht führte D. die Emblematik zu neuer Blüte. Seine Schriften beginnen häufig mit einem Kupferstich, dem ein Motto u.

Kabaretts deutscher Sprache in Deutschland zum Vorläufer des Genres geworden. Literatur: Ulrike Reeg: Schreiben in der Fremde. Lit. nat. Minderheiten in der BRD. Essen 1988, S. 175–187. – Lutz Tantow: S. D. In: KLG. – Yüksel Baypinar: Dtschld. – ein türk. Märchen? Schlaraffenland als Zielscheibe der satir. en S¸. s. In: Begegnung mit dem Fremden. Hg. Eijiro Iwasaki. Bd. 8 (1991), S. 84–92. – Andrea ZielkeNadkarny: Satiren der Migrantenlit. im Deutschunterricht. Zwei exemplar. Unterrichtsentwürfe für die Sekundarstufe I.

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