Op 29 April 1963 stuur Ingrid Jonker Æn telegram aan Andre P. Brink om dankie te se vir blomme en Æn brief wat hy vir haar gestuur het. Hulle het mekaar Æn paar dae tevore ontmoet. Hy was agt-en-twintig; sy Æn jaar ouer. So begin Æn briewewisseling tussen twee skrywers wat duur tot sy laaste brief aan haar in April 1965.
In a telegram dated 29 April 1963, thirty-year-old Ingrid Jonker thanks Andre Brink, a young novelist of twenty-eight, for flowers and a letter he sent her. In the more than two hundred letters that followed this telegram, one of South African literatureÆs most famous love affairs unfolds. JonkerÆs final letter to Brink is dated 18 April 1965.
Part of a series presenting public papers either written by George Washington or presented to him during both of his administrations. Volume 4 covers the autumn and early winter of 1789-90 and focuses on the problems facing the new administration.
Part of the "Revolutionary War Series", this work documents a period that includes the Continental Army's last weeks at Valley Forge, the British evacuation of Philadelphia, and the Battle of Monmouth Court House. It begins with George Washington's army at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, celebrating the alliance between the United States and France.
The third volume of "Letters..." covers years in which Christina Rossetti lost several important family members, including her mother, her brother Dante, and a young nephew, Michael. In the face of her loss, she turned increasingly to religion and wrote works of devotional prose.
J. Butler Wright brought his bride and son to Russia in 1916 to take up duties as counsellor to the American Embassy in Petrograd. He had no idea he would witness the collapse of Imperial Russia and the advent of the Soviet Union. This work provides extracts from his diary and letters.