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Immodest And Sensational

Author : M. Ann Hall
ISBN : 9781552770214
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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With the Canadian women's Olympic hockey team and other high-profile female athletes in recent years drawing a healthy share of the sports media limelight, there is a perception that Canadian women are finally getting into sport in a big way. Not true. Canadian women have been playing and competing since the latter part of the nineteenth century, eager to participate and partake of the benefits that sports and physical exertion bring. From the beginning, social obstacles have made the playing field uneven for women. The resistance has used everything from arguments about unladylike dress and deportment and the dangers of exercise for Canada's future mothers, to barriers to sports facilities and overt harassment. Yet schoolgirls, society women and working-class women have relished sport and fought for their right to play and compete, with grit and dignity. Often their efforts have been honoured by city and provincial sports halls of fame, but their achievements are still little known. This book, illustrated throughout, tells the story of pioneering women athletes, and of the early sports media -- some of Canada's first women sportswriters --who championed them every step of the way.


Author : Immodesty Blaize
ISBN : 9781407027791
Genre : Fiction
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Tiger Starr has risen from nothing to become burlesque's most sensational showgirl... She's bewitched an adoring public and media with her old school Hollywood glamour, hourglass curves and wickedly, sexy stage shows. Tiger's life is a whirlwind of glamour, diamonds, celebrity parties and more than her fair share of suitors. She seems to finally have it all. But though she may have the talents to bring any man - or woman - to their knees, Tiger never lets her friends or lovers get too close. Only now, she's finally ready to take a chance on love... But beneath all the glitz and the feathers, she's hiding more than her modesty. As she prepares for the most important show of her life, it seems somebody is intent on exposing the dark secrets of her carefully guarded past. Unfortunately, there's more than one likely candidate. Is it one of Tiger's discarded lovers? A rival showgirl? Or even her jealous sister? As her world starts to unravel, Tiger will have to fight for survival, by delivering the performance of her life...

The Sensational Restoration

Author : H. James Jensen
ISBN : 0253330491
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Sensational Restoration introduces readers to English Restoration writing, which is known for its skeptical libertinism. Here are portrayals of social mores, attitudes toward the arts, economic and political questions, social problems, and conventions of social graces. Among the writers' themes we find youth, cynicism, religious and philosophical assumptions, gender issues, and class and economic debates. The anthology begins with excerpts from Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan (1651) and includes Sir Walter Charleton's The Ephesian Matron (1659), a selection of poems, Sir George Etherege's The Man of Mode (1676), William Wycherley's The Plain Dealer (1676), Aphra Behn's The Rover (1677), and Thomas Shadwell's The Virtuoso (1676). Jensen provides a general introduction, as well as an introduction and annotations to each work.

Behavioral Expressions And Biosocial Bases Of Sensation Seeking

Author : Marvin Zuckerman
ISBN : 0521437709
Genre : Medical
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This book is concerned with a trait that describes variations in the need for novel and intense stimulation and its expression in risky kinds of behaviour.

Victorian Sensation

Author : James A. Secord
ISBN : 0226744108
Genre : Nature
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"Written and based on research, Victorian Sensation offers a new approach to literary history, the history of reading, and the history of science. Illustrated and full of fascinating stories, it is the most comprehensive account of the making and reception of a book (other than the Bible) ever attempted."--BOOK JACKET.

The Great Sensation

Author : Leon Oliver
ISBN : UOM:39015078585844
Genre : Free love
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Immodest Blonde

Author : Patrick Quentin
ISBN : OSU:32435055409973
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An Immodest Proposal

Author : Patricia Oliver
ISBN : 0451180941
Genre : Fiction
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Refusing the string of elderly lords who court her for the sake of her wealth, Cynthia proposes marriage to the young, handsome, and poor Captain Brian Sheffield but is unprepared for Brian's indignant pride. Original.

Newcastle Council Reports

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ISBN : NYPL:33433014398527
Genre : Newcastle upon Tyne (England)
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An Immodest Violet

Author : Joan Hardwick
ISBN : UOM:39015019813222
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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