The 50 Greatest Love Letters of All Time

The 50 Greatest Love Letters of All Time
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Author: David H. Lowenherz
Pages: 208
ISBN: 0517223333
Release: 2005
Editor: Gramercy

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If a picture speaks a thousand words, a love letter speaks a thousand more . . . Even in this age of e-mail, faxes, and instant messaging, nothing has ever replaced the power of a love letter. Much the way light displays every color when passed through a prism, love letters express the spectrum of our emotions, offering a colorful glimpse into the soul of the writer, and of the writer’s beloved. For passionate readers and lovers of words, a letter is irresistible. Internationally renowned collector David Lowenherz sifted through hundreds and hundreds of historical and contemporary epistles and selected the most ardent, witty, whimsical, sexy, clever, and touching letters for this inspiring collection. Unlike interviews or biographies, these letters give us marvelous insight into the lives of some of history’s most famous lovers and provide intimate glimpses into the hearts of some whose fervent or amusing expressions of devotion will come as a great surprise. Zelda Fitzgerald to Scott Fitzgerald Michelangelo Buonarroti to Vittoria Colonna Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart toConstanze Mozart Harry Truman to Bess Wallace Khalil Gibran to Mary Haskell Benjamin Franklin to Madame Brillon Horatio Nelson to Emma Hamilton George Bush to Barbara Pierce Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn Elizabeth Barrett Browning to George Barrett Jack London to Anna Strunsky Marc Chagall to Bella Chagall Ernest Hemingway to Mary Welsh Jack Kerouac to Sebastian Sampas Alfred Dreyfus to Lucie Dreyfus Marjorie Fossa to Elvis Presley Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf Virginia Woolf to Vita Sackville-West Ludwig van Beethoven to the “Immortal Beloved” Emma Goldman to Ben Reitman Frida Kahlo to Diego Rivera Dylan Thomas to Caitlin Thomas Franz Kafka to Felice Bauer Napoleon Bonaparte to Josephine Bonaparte Abigail Smith to John Adams John Ruskin to Euphemia Ruskin George Sand to Gustave Flaubert Simone de Beauvoir to Nelson Algren Anaïs Nin to Henry Miller Voltaire to Marie Louise Denis James Thurber to Eva Prout George Bernard Shaw to Stella Campbell Sarah Bernhardt to Jean Richepin Marcel Proust to Daniel Halevy Frank Lloyd Wright to Maude Miriam Noel Anne Sexton to Philip Legler Elizabeth I to Thomas Seymour Oscar Wilde to Constance Lloyd Katherine Mansfield to John Middleton Maury Charles Parnell to Katherine O’Shea Lewis Carroll to Clara Cunnyngham

Love Letters

Love Letters
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Author: A. R. Gurney
Pages: 54
ISBN: 0822206943
Release: 1989-06
Editor: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

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THE STORY: Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and Melissa Gardner, both born to wealth and position, are childhood friends whose lifelong correspondence begins with birthday party thank-you notes and summer camp postcards. Romantically attached, they contin

Other People s Love Letters

Other People s Love Letters
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Author: Bill Shapiro
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780307951960
Release: 2011-02-09
Editor: Potter Style

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Fevered notes scribbled on napkins after first dates. Titillating text messages. It's-not-you-it's-me relationship-enders. In Other People’s Love Letters, Bill Shapiro has searched America’s attics, closets, and cigar boxes and found actual letters–unflinchingly honest missives full of lust, provocation, guilt, and vulnerability–written only for a lover’s eyes. Modern love, of course, is not all bliss, and in these pages you’ll find the full range of a relationship, with its whispered promises as well as its heartache. But what at first appears to be a deliciously voyeuristic peek into other people’s most passionate moments, will ultimately reawaken your own desires and tenderness…because when you read these letters, you’ll find the heart you’re looking into is actually your own. • "i think UR great. wanna have wine & Tequila again sometime?" • "I can't believe you're real, and I think about you constantly in some way or the other all day. I haven't given the finger to anyone driving since I met you." • "With you I learned how to fight cleaner, how to talk things out better, and how to make a strong loving family out of nothing. These are priceless gifts that I will carry with me the rest of my life. One more thing you did for me: you left, and I had to get through it." • "P.S. I look forward to your letters too much to call. Also, where do you stand on chains?"

Love Letters

Love Letters
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Author: Michelle Janning
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9781351678780
Release: 2018-06-20
Editor: Routledge

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In today’s world of Tinder and texting, do we write and save love letters anymore? Are we more likely to save a screen shot of a text exchange or a box of paper letters from a lover? How might these different ways to store a love letter make us feel? Sociologist Michelle Janning’s Love Letters: Saving Romance in the Digital Age offers a new twist on the study of love letters: what people do with them and whether digital or paper format matters. Through stories, a rich review of past research, and her own survey findings, Janning uncovers whether and how people from different groups (including gender and age) approach their love letter "curatorial practices" in an era when digitization of communication is nearly ubiquitous. She investigates the importance of space and time, showing how our connection to the material world and our attraction to nostalgia matter in actions as seemingly small and private as saving, storing, stumbling upon, or even burning a love letter. Janning provides a framework for understanding why someone may prefer digital or paper love letters, and what that preference says about a person’s access and attachment to powerful cultural values such as individualization, taking time in a hectic world, longevity, privacy, and keeping cherished things in a safe place. Ultimately, Janning contends, the cultural values that tell us how romantic love should be defined are more powerful than the format our love letters take. Her work fits within larger academic questions about the sociology of emotions, how culture works, the importance of objects in social relations, and the significance of privilege in everyday life.

Love Letters to the Dead

Love Letters to the Dead
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Author: Ava Dellaira
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780374346683
Release: 2014-04-01
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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It begins as an assignment for English class: Write a letter to a dead person. Laurel chooses Kurt Cobain because her sister, May, loved him. And he died young, just like May did. Soon, Laurel has a notebook full of letters to people like Janis Joplin, Amy Winehouse, Amelia Earhart, Heath Ledger, and more -- though she never gives a single one of them to her teacher. She writes about starting high school, navigating new friendships, falling in love for the first time, learning to live with her splintering family. And, finally, about the abuse she suffered while May was supposed to be looking out for her. Only then, once Laurel has written down the truth about what happened to herself, can she truly begin to accept what happened to May. And only when Laurel has begun to see her sister as the person she was -- lovely and amazing and deeply flawed -- can she begin to discover her own path in this stunning debut from Ava Dellaira, Love Letters to the Dead.

A Woman s Love Letters

A Woman s Love Letters
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Author: Sophia Margaretta Hensley
Pages: 164
ISBN: UCAL:B3688259
Release: 1895
Editor: Unknown

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Love Letters

Love Letters
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Author: P. E. Calhoun
Pages: 214
ISBN: 9781609576578
Release: 2010-08
Editor: Xulon Press

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In 1928 John Silverman first saw Mary Lou- and wrote her a letter. Their extraordinary love story unfolds in a tale of a relationship spanning six decades through courtship, marriage, separation, war, loss and sacrifice- Bound by their unbroken devotion their love affair continues through a lifetime of letters. Inspiring and heartfelt, Love Letters celebrates the power of unconditional love and the written words, "Loving you through eternity and beyond forever."

Love Letters of Mrs Piozzi written when she was eighty to W A Conway

Love Letters of Mrs  Piozzi  written when she was eighty  to W  A  Conway
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Author: afterwards PIOZZI THRALE (Hester Lynch)
Pages: 329
ISBN: BL:A0020866771
Release: 1843
Editor: Unknown

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The Love Letters of Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple 1652 54

The Love Letters of Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple  1652 54
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Author: Dorothy Osborne
Pages: 268
ISBN: EAN:4057664571045
Release: 2019-12-05
Editor: Good Press

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"The Love Letters of Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple, 1652-54" by Dorothy Osborne. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Love Letters of Famous Men and Women of the Past and Present Century

Love Letters of Famous Men and Women of the Past and Present Century
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Author: J. T. Merydew
Pages: 329
ISBN: NYPL:33433074931944
Release: 1888
Editor: Unknown

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Love Letters

Love Letters
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Author: Harriette Coret
Pages: 72
ISBN: 0883362147
Release: 1990
Editor: Unknown

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Alice has only met the sailor once, but something tells her he could be the love of her life. Now Randy is back at sea, and if Alice doesn't answer his letters, she will lose him forever. But Alice can't write back - except with the help of "another man."

Love Letters

Love Letters
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Author: Peter Washington
Pages: 255
ISBN: 9780679446897
Release: 1996
Editor: Everyman's Library

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Two hundred love letters by fictional characters and historic figures, includes Eloise's exchange of romantic vows with Abelard, Mozart's teasing exchange with his wife, Franz Kafka's pining for Felice, and a sampling of Anais Nin's erotic writings

Love Letters

Love Letters
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Author: Katie Fforde
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9781409062646
Release: 2010-01-26
Editor: Random House

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_________________ ‘Thank goodness for Katie Fforde, the perfect author to bring comfort in difficult times. She really is the queen of uplifting, feel good romance.’ AJ PEARCE ___________________________ Has Laura found her leading man? A wonderfully romantic novel from the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of A Rose Petal Summer, A Vintage Wedding and A Summer at Sea. Falling in love can be all too easy... When the bookshop where Laura works is about to close, she finds herself agreeing to help organise a literary festival. Laura’s initial excitement turns to dread when an innocent mistake leads the festival organisers to believe that Laura is a close friend of Dermot Flynn. An infamous writer at the top of their wish list and a notorious recluse to boot. Always one to rise to a challenge, Laura sets off for Ireland to convince her literary hero to attend the festival. Falling for him was never part of the plan... _______________________________ The whole world loves Katie Fforde's work: "Modern-day Austen. Great fun" Red "Top-drawer romantic escapism" Daily Mail "Warm, brilliant and full of love" Heat "Delicious - gorgeous humour and the lightest of touches" Sunday Times "Effortlessly lovable, warm and fun" Closer "Curl up on the sofa with this book and dream... delightful" The Lady "Deliciously enjoyable" Woman and Home "Uplifting and delightful" Hot Brands Cool Places

Love letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister

Love letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister
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Author: Aphra Behn
Pages: 505
ISBN: OXFORD:N11723608
Release: 1712
Editor: Unknown

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The Book of Love

The Book of Love
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 302
ISBN: 0452275946
Release: 1996
Editor: Plume Books

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A Valentine's Day selection of more than one hundred love letters features passionate prose by writers ranging from Sappho to Anne Sexton, Marcus Aurelius to Nelson Algren. Reprint.

The Love Letters

The Love Letters
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Author: Madeleine L'Engle
Pages: 330
ISBN: 9781504041584
Release: 2017-05-02
Editor: Open Road Media

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Past and present collide in this heartfelt novel of love and loss from the National Book Award–winning author of A Wrinkle in Time. After the tragic death of her son and the seeming collapse of her marriage, Charlotte Napier flees to Portugal in the hopes of finding guidance from her mentor: her mother-in-law, Violet. Instead, she finds solace in the letters of Mariana Alcoforado, a seventeenth-century nun. Charlotte and Mariana’s stories may be different in origin, but they share the same inner turmoil. As she reads the letters, Mariana’s spiritual journey sheds light on Charlotte’s own crisis. Finding inspiration in the nun’s struggles with sin, temptation, and faith, Charlotte gains perspective on her own mind—and sets out to accept the demanding, challenging nature of love. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Madeleine L’Engle including rare images from the author’s estate.

A Perfect Day for Love Letters

A Perfect Day for Love Letters
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Author: George Asakura,Jōji Asakura,David Walsh
Pages: 208
ISBN: 0345482670
Release: 2005
Editor: Ballantine Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Six letters and six chances at love.

The Love Letters of Mary Queen of Scots to James Earl of Bothwell with Her Love Sonnets and Marriage Contracts

The Love Letters of Mary  Queen of Scots  to James  Earl of Bothwell  with Her Love Sonnets and Marriage Contracts
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Author: Mary (Queen of Scots),Esq. Hugh Campbell
Pages: 329
ISBN: OXFORD:600002140
Release: 1825
Editor: Unknown

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Old Love Letters

Old Love Letters
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Author: Bronson Howard
Pages: 22
ISBN: HARVARD:32044019348580
Release: 1897
Editor: Unknown

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