The Lady and the Unicorn

The Lady and the Unicorn Author Tracy Chevalier
ISBN-10 1101213183
Release 2004-12-28
Pages 256
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A tour de force of history and imagination, The Lady and the Unicorn is Tracy Chevalier’s answer to the mystery behind one of the art world’s great masterpieces—a set of bewitching medieval tapestries that hangs today in the Cluny Museum in Paris. They appear to portray the seduction of a unicorn, but the story behind their making is unknown—until now. Paris, 1490. A shrewd French nobleman commissions six lavish tapestries celebrating his rising status at Court. He hires the charismatic, arrogant, sublimely talented Nicolas des Innocents to design them. Nicolas creates havoc among the women in the house—mother and daughter, servant, and lady-in-waiting—before taking his designs north to the Brussels workshop where the tapestries are to be woven. There, master weaver Georges de la Chapelle risks everything he has to finish the tapestries—his finest, most intricate work—on time for his exacting French client. The results change all their lives—lives that have been captured in the tapestries, for those who know where to look. In The Lady and the Unicorn, Tracy Chevalier weaves fact and fiction into a beautiful, timeless, and intriguing literary tapestry—an extraordinary story exquisitely told.



The Lady and the Unicorn

The Lady and the Unicorn Author Sutherland Lyall
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822029796711
Release 2000
Pages 192
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The legendary medieval tapestry The Lady and the Unicorn is Sutherland Lyall's starting point for this journey into the world of mythology and mystery which has been woven around the myth of the unicorn and the lady. We learn that the unicorn is a symbol for power and the lady may be mother, mistress or virgin. With an abundant collection of documents from a number of international museums, Lyall's writing is an exciting exploration, a lively new examination, of old subjects. Who knows - perhaps he has finally solved the mystery of the Lady and the Unicorn!



The Lady and the Unicorn

The Lady and the Unicorn Author Rumer Godden
ISBN-10 9781405513197
Release 2015-02-05
Pages 224
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In a crumbling Calcutta mansion, with faded frescos and a jasmine-covered garden, the Lemarchant family live, clinging to the fringes of respectability: neither Indian nor English, they are accepted by no one and exploited by all. After only a day in India, Stephen Bright meets Rosa Lemarchant. In an ill-fitting dress once belonging to her sister, she is awkward and shy, and couldn't be more different from the stories he has heard of fast 'Eurasian' girls. Ignorant of Calcutta's strict codes of conformity, he falls in love with Rosa and becomes enchanted by the building in which she lives, determined to uncover its secrets. Mystery pervades this story of a memory-haunted house in old Calcutta, as secret as a sundial in a ruined garden.



The lady and the unicorn

The lady and the unicorn Author Arthur Boyd
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106001454823
Release 1975-04-28
Pages 58
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The Lady and the Unicorn

The Lady and the Unicorn Author Gottfried Büttner
ISBN-10 1869890523
Release 1995
Pages 80
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This volume discusses the symbolism and real significance of the beautiful but enigmatic tapestries of the Paris Cluny Museum. Every work of art is rooted in culture and history, and their interpretation can provide insights into the universal nature of the human being. Answering to a continuing interest in unicorn culture, the author concentrates on how the depiction of the unicorn bears relation to the development of the human soul.



The Lady and the Unicorn

The Lady and the Unicorn Author Iris Johansen
ISBN-10 9780345546111
Release 2013-05-13
Pages 284
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen gives readers a scintillating story of captivity and freedom, love and longing. Rafe Santine is under doctor’s orders: He needs to stay put in his coastal California mansion for two months to recuperate from the pneumonia that nearly killed him. Despite a retinue of mistresses to keep the powerful tycoon occupied, Rafe struggles against boredom—until a stunning woman literally drops onto his estate. She has high demands of him, but Rafe has even greater demands of her. He knows instantly that he must possess every facet of the enigmatic Janna. But the only thing she’ll give him is her body—and for the first time in his life, that is not enough for Rafe. Janna Cannon is willing to risk it all to save the endangered animals of the wild animal reserve where she works as a game warden. With the land they depend on pulled out from under them, Janna must take a gambit to convince billionaire Santine to give the reserve the real estate they need to keep the animals free. And she’ll need to sneak onto the man’s vast, highly protected property to do it. Much to her surprise, Santine agrees to grant her the land—if Janna agrees to give him herself in exchange. And what begins as luxurious captivity soon turns into an emotional awakening she never expected. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Taking Shots, Along Came Trouble, and Hell on Wheels.



The Lady and the Unicorn

The Lady and the Unicorn Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:733043982
Release 1979
Pages 4
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The Lady and the Unicorn

The Lady and the Unicorn Author Isolde Martyn
ISBN-10 0733801994
Release 1999
Pages 534
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'I enjoyed THE LADY AND THE UNICORN enormously. It is a wonderfully interwoven tapestry of a book, written in feisty baroque style, with a deliciously contrary heroine and a suitably stern hero. The torrent of well researched historical detail left me quite breathless...' Barbara Erskine, bestselling author of THE LADY OF HAY It is 1470 and the Wars of the Roses threates to tear England apart. Overnight a man can find himself set against his brother or unable to trust the woman in his arms. For Margery, the beautiful and spirited ward of Warwick the Kingmaker, freedom is the only prize worth fighting for. Disgraced and banished to a nunnery after the philandering Edward IV ruined her reputation, she is determined that no man will ever decide her fate again. But the king has already set in train a deadly game of cat-and-mouse that will pit Margery against his enemies, and the enigmatic man who wants her. Her place in Warwick's household makes her the ideal choice as his secret courier to France to help avert the inevitable bloodbath the Lancastrians are plotting. Torn between loyalty to her cause and a dangerous attraction to a man she should despise, Margery's mission becomes a deadly race against time to outwit her enemies and save the House of York.



The Lady and the Unicorn

The Lady and the Unicorn Author Cynthia Birrer
ISBN-10 0688040373
Release 1987
Pages 32
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A princess wandering on her uncle's estate discovers that she is the only one with the ability to see a lonely unicorn and break the spell enchanting it.



The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier Book Analysis

The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier  Book Analysis Author Bright Summaries,
ISBN-10 9782806281012
Release 2016-11-09
Pages 40
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Unlock the more straightforward side of The Lady and the Unicorn with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier, which tells the tale of a set of tapestries that are ordered by a rich noble in 15th century Brussels, alongside the intertwined stories of love and societal expectations. The novel offers a detailed portrayal of the society of the Middle Ages, from the differences in social standings to the treatment of women as a bartering tool. Chevalier has been awarded various prizes for her work, as well as two honorary doctorates for her contributions to historical fiction. Find out everything you need to know about The Lady and the Unicorn in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you in your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!



Unicorns

Unicorns Author Books, LLC
ISBN-10 1157346545
Release 2010-05
Pages 54
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 30. Chapters: Unicorn, Tahash, Elasmotherium, Scottish Royal tapestry collection, Qilin, The Lady and the Unicorn, The Hunt of the Unicorn, The Lion and the Unicorn, Re'em, Monocerus, Unicorn Pursuivant, Alicorn, Shadhavar. Excerpt: Tachash skins are a type of animal skins referred to in the Bible (Exodus 25:5, 26:14, 35:7, 35:23, 36:19 and 39:34; Numbers 4:6,8,10-12,14,25 and Ezekiel 16:10), and used as the outer covering of the tent of the Tabernacle and to wrap sacred objects used within the Tabernacle for transport. What the word 'tachash' refers to is a matter of some debate. According to the Babylonian Talmud and Rashi's commentary, the tachash was a kosher, multi-colored, one horned desert animal which came into existence to be used to build the Tabernacle and ceased to exist afterward. The King James Version of the Bible translates the word tachash as badger. Another hypothesis is that the Hebrew term "orot t'chashim" refers to very fine dyed sheep or goat leather, hence the Jerusalem Bible translates the term as "fine leather." A currently popular hypothesis is that the term "tachash" means dugong. This translation is based upon the similarity between tachash and the Arabic word tukhas, which means dugong. In accordance with this hypothesis several translations, such as the Jewish Publication Society translation, render tachash as dolphin or sea cow. Others believe the tachash was related to the keresh, a creature most often identified with the giraffe, with a similar description mentioned in the Gemara. It is not explicitly stated if the tachash was a mammal or not. The King James Version translates tachash as badger. John Grigg Hewlett, D.D. (1860) argued against the King James translation of Tachash as Badger for three reasons. 1. The badger is not found in Arabia. 2. It is an unclean animal. It would have violated th...



Das letzte Einhorn

Das letzte Einhorn Author Peter S. Beagle
ISBN-10 386201066X
Release 2011
Pages 144
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Comic-Version der Geschichte vom letzten Einhorn, das ihre gefangenen Artgenossen sucht und sich - unter Mithilfe des jungen Zauberers Schmendrick und der Diebin Molly Grue - nach vielen Abenteuern einer finalen Auseinandersetzung mit dem Roten Stier des bösen Königs Haggard stellen muss.



Die Aufzeichnungen des Malte Laurids Brigge

Die Aufzeichnungen des Malte Laurids Brigge Author Rainer Maria Rilke
ISBN-10 9783734793691
Release 2015-05-06
Pages 200
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Die Aufzeichnungen des Malte Laurids Brigge ist der Titel eines 1910 veröffentlichten Romans in Tagebuchform von Rainer Maria Rilke. Der Roman wurde 1904 in Rom begonnen und reflektiert unter anderem die ersten Eindrücke eines Paris-Aufenthaltes des Autors von 1902/03. Das 1908–1910 in Paris vollendete Werk erschien 1910 und blieb Rilkes einziger Roman. (aus wikipedia.de)



A Dictionary of Biblical Tradition in English Literature

A Dictionary of Biblical Tradition in English Literature Author David L. Jeffrey
ISBN-10 0802836348
Release 1992-01
Pages 960
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Over 15 years in the making, an unprecedented one-volume reference work. Many of today's students and teachers of literature, lacking a familiarity with the Bible, are largely ignorant of how Biblical tradition has influenced and infused English literature through the centuries. An invaluable research tool. Contains nearly 800 encyclopedic articles written by a distinguished international roster of 190 contributors. Three detailed annotated bibliographies. Cross-references throughout.



Bourbon Lies

Bourbon Lies Author J. R. Ward
ISBN-10 9783736304048
Release 2017-11-24
Pages 447
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Das furiose Finale der Bourbon-King-Reihe Lane Baldwine hat sich nie an der Spitze des Bourbon-Imperiums gesehen. Doch nach dem Tod des Patriarchen findet er sich in der Rolle des Familienoberhaupts und als Leiter der Bradford Bourbon Company wieder. Eine Position, die eigentlich seinem älteren Bruder Edward bestimmt war. Allerdings sitzt dieser im Gefängnis, hat er doch den Mord an ihrem Vater gestanden. Überzeugt davon, dass Edward jemanden schützt, machen sich Lane und seine große Liebe Lizzie auf die Suche nach dem wahren Täter - nur um einem Geheimnis auf die Spur zu kommen, das ihre Welt für immer verändern wird. Die Bourbon Kings: Liebe und Verrat, Liebe und Geheimnisse ... Band 3 der Bestseller-Reihe von J. R. Ward



Tapestries and Textiles

Tapestries and Textiles Author Louise Spilsbury
ISBN-10 1404244360
Release 2008-09-01
Pages 30
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Learn about the beautiful creations made using threads and fibers. Artists use techniques such as weaving to make amazing pieces of art called Tapestry.



Strindberg and the Five Senses

Strindberg and the Five Senses Author Hans-Goran Ekman
ISBN-10 0485115522
Release 2000
Pages 202
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In this book, Dr Ekman considers Strindberg's four "Chamber plays" of 1907: "Thunder in the Air," "The Burned Site,"" The Ghost Sonata" and "The Pelican.">