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The Story Of Roland

Author : JAMES BALDWIN
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The Story Of Roland

Author : James Baldwin
ISBN : 154232209X
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Here are related the daring feats and great exploits of Roland, worthiest of the barons of France in the time of Charlemagne, and those of Oliver and Reinold and Ogier the Dane, all heroes who were his companions in arms and who rivalled him in the number and greatness of their exploits. The story is culled from the works of song-writers and poets of five centuries and in as many languages. James Baldwin was one of the most prolific authors of school books for children at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th. He wrote over thirty books about famous people in history and retold classical stories. It is estimated that 26 million copies of his works sold worldwide, including China and Indonesia. A selfeducated man, he became a school superintendent before working as an editor.

The Story Of Roland And The Peers Of Charlemagne

Author : James Baldwin
ISBN : 1177464101
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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

The Song Of Roland

Author : Anonymous
ISBN : 9780486111667
Genre : Poetry
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First and greatest French epic, this 11th-century tale of romance and heroism recounts the adventures of the warrior Roland, nephew of Charlemagne and prince of the Holy Roman Empire. A poetic story of valor, betrayal, and revenge.

The Wonderful Story Of Roland Presents

Author : Laurie Ross
ISBN : 9781524591540
Genre : Poetry
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In the world where thoughts and reflections intermingle, Thoughts of Roland, Reflections of Reina tells the story of a young couple who have faced many ups, downs, and miscommunications in their relationship. Their story is one written in either of their perspectives to get through to their counterpart. Love, betrayal, and expectations are the main themes in this poetic album that overall contribute to the beginning of the series: The Wonderful Story of Roland.

Breath Imagination The Story Of Roland Hayes

Author : Daniel Beaty
ISBN : 9780822231998
Genre : Performing Arts
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Before there was Marian Anderson, there was Roland Hayes—the first world-renowned African-American classical vocalist. Born the son of a slave in Georgia, Roland discovered his voice as a young boy singing spirituals in church. BREATH & IMAGINATION is a musical play that chronicles the amazing journey of this pioneer from the plantation in Georgia to singing before kings and queens in Europe. At the heart of the story is Roland’s loving, yet complex relationship with his mother—his Angel Mo’. Employing spirituals and classical music, BREATH & IMAGINATION is an inspirational exploration of one man’s determination to be an Artist despite seemingly insurmountable odds.

The Song Of Roland

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ISBN : NYPL:33433075796353
Genre : Chanson de Roland
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An American Iliad

Author : Charles Pierce Roland
ISBN : 0813123003
Genre : History
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" An updated edition of this concise yet comprehensive history of the Civil War, written by a distinguished historian of the conflict. Charles Roland skillfully interweaves the story of battles and campaigns with accounts of the major political, diplomatic, social, and cultural events of the epoch and insightful sketches of the leading actors. Of prime interest are the contrasts he draws between the opposing presidents and generals. What traits, he asks, made Lincoln superior to Davis as a war leader? How were Union military leaders able to forge a more effective fighting force, a more comprehensive strategy than their opponents? Roland's thoughtful anwers and his recognition of the contadictions of human nature and the interpaly of intention and chance raise this book above a mere recounting of military events. The story of the Civil War is the epic of the American people. Never has it been told more movingly.

The Song Of Roland

Author : Robert Harrison
ISBN : 0451528573
Genre : Fiction
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A translation of the medieval epic poem about Roland's adventures and death in Charlemagne's war against the pagans.

The Song Of Roland

Author : John DuVal
ISBN : 9781603849197
Genre : Poetry
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Swift yet resonant, this masterful new verse translation conveys the immediacy, intimacy, and power of this greatest of Old French epic poems. John DuVal approaches the unadorned syntax of The Song of Roland in straightforward modern English, attuned to the nuance and detail of the narrative and the poetry of the original text. In his concise but thorough general Introduction, David Staines traces the origins of the poem and its reception in medieval society, discusses its content and its themes, and in clear, accessible prose illuminates the epic poems chivalric spirit. Footnotes provide glosses on events, characters, and medieval terms. Endnotes discuss editorial and translational issues. This edition also includes a selected bibliography, a map, and a glossary and index. An appendix provides the entire text of the Old French original.

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