Newlin's law career flourished in the succeeding years, and then in , he headed in a new direction, moving from law to finance; in particular, investment banking and venture capital work. Financial End - "I decided I wanted to get in on the action," he explains. Who could forget Madam Defarge described by Mr. And they can all be found, at length, with all the other Dickens' characters in Mr. Newlin's volumes. Newlin's efforts to create a readily accessible means to identify characters and ideas in the Dickens oeuvre.
Newlin since the s and is impressed with the magnitude of his work. Although not a teacher by profession or training, George has thrown himself into the world of 'education', understood in the broadest sense, with the energy and verve of a year-old. I wish all my students had his excitement and curiosity about 19th Century fiction. Newlin for 15 years, and who enjoys their mutual visits in New York, London, and Princeton: "His reference books to the works of Victorian novelists are quite simply indispensable.
With George, everything is there. He is writing works, which, I can assure you, will outlive the most penetrating literary criticism or the most erudite literary theory. The success of the Dickens volumes led Mr. Newlin to expand his study of Victorian fiction, and his investigation into the work of Anthony Trollope directed him to Princeton and ultimately to take up residence in the town of his alma mater. His interest in Trollope was a natural outcome of his previous exploration of Dickens, explains Mr. Continuing his pursuit of the Victorians, Mr.
Newlin delved into the works of George Eliot, and a 2-volume set will be published this May. Newlin's investigation of these writers reinforces an observation by Brendan Gill in The New Yorker article. In addition to these comprehensive volumes, Mr. Newlin has also become very involved with his Princeton class, of which he is very proud, and was editor of the page year book for the 50th reunion in In addition, he compiled a companion book of essays, including the reports of such classmates as James Baker, III, Frank Carlucci, Donald Oberdorfer, Moorhead Kennedy, William Gough, Joel Henkel, and Richard Kazmaier, representing the fields of government, journalism, foreign service, physics, and athletics.
At the occasion of the reunion, Mr. Newlin gave a piano recital in Richardson Auditorium which also honored his former professors, Milton Babbitt and E. Ed Cone. Newlin also enjoys traveling, especially to Vermont and Montana in the U.
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He visits New York City regularly, where he spends time with friends and colleagues at his club, and also attends the theater. He is proud of his children, including an adopted daughter, Elizabeth, and grandchildren, whose pictures are prominently displayed in his apartment. In Princeton, Mr. Newlin is also very active with the Quakers. When not reading the Victorians in search of his next analytical anthology, Mr.
Newlin often returns to other well-loved books. Insight: R. Townley Paton, MD; founder of the world's first eye-bank. Starting with a lively history of the Paton family and its origins, the book then delves into the fascinating career of one of the world's most renowned eye surgeons and his quest to create the world's first viable eye bank. Having the familial dyslexia, it may be of some interest to add that for four years he was the Dean of Admissions for The Johns Hopkins Medical School. Since dyslexia is often associated with creativity, it may also be relevant to report that he was the Founder and First Medical Director of Project ORBIS, later re-named ORBIS International, a re-fit former commercial aircraft designed to teach the modern ingenuities of ophthalmology on a global scale.
During his research, Bradt found some letters by his father, who earned a Ph. Bradt, a professor of physics emeritus at MIT and the author of two textbooks on astrophysics, studied documents in archives and talked to veterans and family members who had been mentioned in the letters.
Much of the research was done in the early s, when contemporaries of his father were still alive. Princeton University: The First Years. To celebrate Princeton University's th birthday, this richly illustrated full-color book combines an engaging text and vignettes of campus life with long-lost as well as familiar images gathered from Princeton's own collections and afar.http://bitcoincialis.com/2911.php
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An ideal gift book, it tells the story of Princeton's evolution from a humble parsonage in Elizabeth, New Jersey into one of the world's most renowned institutions of teaching and learning. The first half of the book focuses on major turning points and personalities as Princeton evolved over its first two centuries into a distinctive institution and a distinctive campus culture: its founding as the College of New Jersey, its move to Princeton and the construction of Nassau Hall, its pivotal role in the American Revolution when John Witherspoon was the only college president to sign the Declaration of Independence, the deep divisions of the Civil War, and the emergence of a modern university under James McCosh and Woodrow Wilson.
The second half examines the post-World War II era when Princeton significantly increased the diversity of its student body and in the s became coeducational ; expanded its commitment to graduate education, research, and new fields of knowledge; weathered an era of campus protest and created new structures for undergraduate life. In a final chapter the book looks into Princeton's future with its president and some current students. The author, Don Oberdorfer, witnessed this modern era first-hand as a student Class of , alumnus, and occasional faculty member.
He describes the enormous changes of this period and breathes new life into Princeton's earlier history with a journalist's eye for the most important and interesting facts and the most revealing anecdotes. The rise of the Sprague Electric Company from a kitchen-table high-tech startup with a niche electronic product is representative of much of the U.
Sprague, and became a thriving manufacturer employing thousands of workers. It built a broad product line of electronic components, achieving international sales and a reputation for the highest quality. It then declined, went through a series of acquisitions, and eventually dissolved.
Sprague Electric provides a valuable business and technological history, which serves as a lens for the stories of thousands of companies all over the world. It is the story of corporate success, and a cautionary tale of what to avoid. The Sprague Electric story portrays the value of investment in research and development, and also the effects of raw material supply chains on product lines. It is a story of how a vulnerable company weathered the stresses of the Great Depression and triumphed, only to be brought down by the recessions of the s and s. It is a history of acquisitions, mergers, and spin-offs— some of them botched— and of the strategic and tactical mistakes that eventually caused the company to vanish.
Its principal manufacturing plant is now an acclaimed art museum. Corporations formed from its different business units and operations are now spread around the world. Posted April Coming Soon. Republicans have generally opposed the legislation and attempted to obstruct it in parts or repeal it altogether. Democrats have tended to support it, defending it against the opposition but wary of some of its problems.
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Bentley Jr. Experience taught William Blake that "Wisdom is sold in the desolate market where none come to buy. William Blake in the Desolate Market records how Blake, the most original of all the major English poets, earned his living.
Bentley Jr, the dean of Blake scholars, details the poet's occupations as a commercial engraver, print-seller, teacher, copperplate printer, painter, publisher, and vendor of his own books. In his early career as a commercial engraver, Blake was modestly prosperous, but thereafter his fortunes declined. For his most ambitious commercial designs, he made hundreds of folio designs and scores of engravings, but was paid scarcely more than twenty pounds for two or three years' work.
His invention of illuminated printing lost money, and many of his greatest works, such as Jerusalem, were left unsold at his death. He came to believe that his "business is not to gather gold, but to make glorious shapes. The changing prices of his works, his costs and receipts, as well as his patrons and employers are expertly gathered and displayed to show the material side of the artistic career in Britain's Romantic period.
Transcendent experiences have been extensively written about, from a psychological perspective by Freud, William James, Maslow and others. However in recent years, advances in identifying a "self-transcendent" personality trait, a "God Gene" and some of the neurochemical brain activities which occur during transcendent states, have opened up a new depth of understanding about this inside dimension of transcendent phenomena.
They also offer science's newest challenge to traditional religious experience and belief. In this book transcendent experiences are described by those in a variety of arenas, including traditional religious practices, close encounters with death and other natural phenomena, creativity and the arts, competitive sports, romantic love, and other areas. Those interested in religion and science, as well many general readers, may come to recognize experiences of their own, which they may not have considered religious or transcendent.
They may also find comfort from developing a stronger and deeper foundation for their religious beliefs. A story of dedication and love. He gets married and ships off to an international conflict-zone, and within months he is promoted to Battery Executive Officer. During his tour of duty in Korea he writes love letters to his new bride. These letters sparkle with humor and devotion, but as the months progress, the letters also reveal a growing maturity both as a leader and as a husband.
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