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The ivory gate

a novel

by Walter Besant

  • 16 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Brothers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Walter Besant ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.B463 Iv, PR4104 Iv
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 359 p.
Number of Pages359
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7001555M
LC Control Number08030408
OCLC/WorldCa2023761

A Pulitzer Prize-winning poet () occasionally gives her gift free rein in this somewhat mechanically rendered first novel- -about a young artistic black woman and her search for self. Virginia King returns to Akron, her hometown, as an artist-in- the-schools. Her interest in classical cello has become little more than a hobby since the end of her affair with a fellow cellist; her studies.   Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn is the story of the band of adventurers made up of Luther; Dottie, Luther's former girlfriend and hopefully future wife; Professor Ashman, her uncle; and Beorn who after a violent attempt to re-possess his yacht is surprisingly recruited to helm Gate of Horn and navigate safely across the Atlantic to the Scandinavian.

The Aeneid (/ ɪ ˈ n iː ɪ d / ih-NEE-id; Latin: Aeneis [ae̯ˈneːɪs]) is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil between 29 and 19 BC, that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who travelled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the comprises 9, lines in dactylic hexameter. The first six of the poem's twelve books tell the story of Aeneas's wanderings from Troy to Country: Roman Republic. About Through the Ivory Gate. A debut novel by the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. When a woman returns to her Midwestern hometown as an artist-in-residence to teach puppetry to schoolchildren, her homecoming also means dealing with memories of racism, rejected love–and truths about her family.

"GATE OF IVORY, GATE OF HORN" By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Another of Holdstock's Mythago Wood series (The Hollowing, , etc.) about a primeval woodland where space and time are distorted and where ""mythagos,"" figures from myth, legend, or dream, become real. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Besant, Walter, Sir, Ivory gate. London: Chatto & Windus, (OCoLC) Material Type.


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After the brilliance of Mythago Wood, Lavondyss and The Hollowing, I had high hopes for this book. They were dashed, smashed to smithereens/5(17). Gates of Ivory is one of Drabble's best novels, written when she was producing a series around the lives of three British women. The focus of this book is the whole notion of Good Time, Bad Time and the way that the complex, sophisticated life in Britain can co-exist with the Heart of Darkness type destructiveness of Pol Pot's time in Cambodia/5.

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After the brilliance of Mythago Wood, Lavondyss and The Hollowing, I /5. A debut novel by the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. When a woman returns to her Midwestern hometown as an artist-in-residence to teach puppetry to schoolchildren, her homecoming also means dealing with memories of racism, rejected love--and truths about her family/5.

Rita Dove’s Through the Ivory Gate is a tale of a young African American woman’s growing up, learning to use her varied artistic abilities despite obstacles, and beginning her career. The Ivory Gate is a popular book by Sir Walter Besant. Read The Ivory Gate, free online version of the book by Sir Walter Besant, on Sir Walter Besant's The Ivory Gate consists of 36 parts for ease of reading.

Choose the part of The Ivory Gate which you want to. The Project Gutenberg eBook of The Ivory Gate, by Walter Besant. Project Gutenberg's The Ivory Gate, a new edition, by Walter Besant This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

You can also read the full text online using our ereader. In The Ivory Gate there is a strong interest shown in some strange mental problems, some variations from the normal. Penelope wonders if this is a dream from the gate of ivory (meaning that it is insignificant) or the gate of horn (indicating that the dream is true or prophetic).

Most interesting is the contest that Penelope decides will choose her husband. Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn is a fantasy novel by British author Robert Holdstock. It was originally published in the United States in The story is a prequel to Mythago Wood and explores Christian Huxley's quest into Ryhope Wood and the apparent suicide of his mother, Jennifer Huxley.

The title of the book refers to the gates of horn and ivory described in both Homer's Odyssey and Virgil's : Robert Holdstock.

Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Book VI ends with Anchises leading Aeneas and Deiphobe out of the Underworld. There are two gates of sleep through which to exit: one made of horn, and the other of ivory.

Aeneas and the sibyl choose the ivory gate for their return to earth. Aeneas rejoins his companions, and the fleet sets out to. Through the ivory gate come deceptive dreams, and through the horn gate come true dreams that will be fulfilled.

These gates are first mentioned in the Odyssey, where Penelope describes a dream she has had in which she saw an eagle kill 20 geese (the implication being that Odysseus is the eagle and the geese are the suitors who are occupying his home).

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Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn is the story of Christian Huxley, who we met first in Mythago Wood, and who wasn't really a very nice guy. This novel tells the story of how he was captured by Ryhope Wood (and hence became a bit of a ****)- through Guiwenneth, who also fascinated his father; and the larger-than-life figure of Kylhuk, whose quest he 5/5(4).

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