Clara Schumann

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  • Clara Schumann: A Career In Music

    performer, Clara Wieck, or later and better known as Clara Schumann. While men certainly aided her success in extensively varied aspects of her career and formation as a musician, including in training, in artistic influences,…

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  • Involvement In Resurrecting J. S. Bach Analysis

    Schumann’s Involvement in Resurrecting J.S. Bach As editor and writer for his own music journal, Neue Zeitscrift für Musik, Robert Schumann made it his personal mission to write about worthy composers and lift them up as examples to the music community. He was tired of the “Philistines” of the current music establishment, such as Wagner and Meyerbeer, who he felt were commercial and pretentious. He brought Brahms and Chopin to Germany’s notice, because he felt that their music was “honest…

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  • Works Of Jean Paul Essay

    vivid details particularly on the emotional spectrum. This is also showed in many admirers of Paul’s writing were predominantly women. Schumann said in respect for Jean Paul’s writing, “ In all of his works, Jean Paul mirrors himself, but always as two persons, he is Albano and Schoppe [in Titan], Seibankäs and Leibgeber [Seibenkäs], and Vult and Walt [Flegeljahire]”. Schumann also had projections of himself much like how Paul portrayed in his novels. This could have been the first sign of…

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  • Walpole In Mary Shelley's The Castle Of Otranto

    of Frankenstein has been seen as evidence of her ‘illustrious imaginative powers’ (Bailey 22), Mary Snodgrass suggests that Walpole’s bad night explains the outlandish nature of Otranto. Some of the contemporary commentators on the novel also shared this opinion; one of Walpole’s friends, Gilly Williams, complained about the bizarre ‘wildness’ of the novel in a letter where he wrote ‘[Walpole] says it was a dream, and I fancy one when he had some feverish disposition in him’ (Walpole Letters…

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  • Women's Roles During The American Civil War

    Today, people all around notably remember women during the Civil War as nurses. The most renowned nurse at the time was Clara Barton, who later was the founder of the American Red Cross. Ironically, the Northern and Southern unions surgeons demoralized the female nurses to work in official military hospitals. Schultz noted “Throughout the nineteenth century, women were excluded from medical networks on the basis of biological determinism that cast them as unfit to endure the intellectual and…

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  • Women In The Civil War Essay

    duty to fight on the battlefield. Other women enjoyed being damsels in distress, agreeing that only a man could serve his country in war. Women nurses during the Civil War were often shamed for trying to work as what was known as “only a man’s job”. The men working on the battlefields would tell the women to go home and do what they are really meant to do. Luckily today, it is not seen the same way, as there are as much as, maybe even more women nurses than there are men nurses. The Civil war…

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  • Clara Barton And American Red Cross

    The Life of Clara Barton The organization of American Red Cross has changed lives of those who are in need, by providing emergency assistance throughout the United States and worldwide. Clara Barton has found the organization during her journey in Europe, and she acknowledges the work done by the International Red Cross. Throughout the history, she is one of the many influential people who are recognize for their work in improving health care quality. The work done by her has left a legacy, and…

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  • History: The Founding Of The American Red Cross

    Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed everyday. The American Red Cross has been around since 1881 when Clara Barton founded it. Clara began to bring supplies to the battle field to help the soldiers. She saw there was a need to help soldiers, and since then the Red Cross has been helping people everyday. The founding of the American Red Cross has helped by helping with blood supply, disasters, and our country with health and safety.…

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  • Clara Barton's Contribution To The World

    Clarissa Harlowe Barton was born December 25, 1821, in Massachusetts, to Captain Stephen and Sarah Barton. Her father was a prosperous businessman and community leader who served in the Indian wars and used to amuse Clara with war stories. Clara was mainly educated at home by her older sibling, she was the youngest of five children, and she was very shy. When Clara was 11 years old, her brother got injured and required medical attention at home, so Clara nursed him for 2 years, and that is how…

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  • Clara Barton's Analysis

    There were countless women throughout American History who wished to make an impact on American Wars, but strict gender roles prohibited their involvement. Some responded by attempting to pass themselves off as men, entering wars such as the American Civil War and the Spanish-American War. These women made a small, individual impact, despite the expectations of their gender, but their names are not commonly known today. Fame certainly wasn’t their intention, but it can be a somewhat…

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