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Emilie

Emilie

[em-uh-lee]
Flygare-Carlén, Emilie, 1807-92, Swedish novelist. In The Rose of Thistle Island (1842, tr. 1844) and A Merchant's House on the Skerry (1860-61), she wrote of sea life on the Bohuslan skerries where she spent her childhood. Her 26 multivolume novels were written with the aid of a large staff of relatives and friends and throughout Europe were the most popular Swedish works of the 19th cent.

(born March 24, 1855, Wittebergen, Cape Colony—died Dec. 11, 1920, Cape Town, S.Af.) South African writer. She had no formal education but read widely, developing a powerful intellect and militantly feminist and liberal views. After working as a governess she published (as Ralph Iron) the semiautobiographical The Story of an African Farm (1883). The first great South African novel, it concerns a girl living on an isolated farm in the veld who struggles to attain independence in the face of rigid Boer social conventions. Her later works include Trooper Peter Halkett of Mashonaland (1897), attacking Cecil Rhodes, and Woman and Labour (1911), an acclaimed bible of the women's movement.

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(born March 24, 1855, Wittebergen, Cape Colony—died Dec. 11, 1920, Cape Town, S.Af.) South African writer. She had no formal education but read widely, developing a powerful intellect and militantly feminist and liberal views. After working as a governess she published (as Ralph Iron) the semiautobiographical The Story of an African Farm (1883). The first great South African novel, it concerns a girl living on an isolated farm in the veld who struggles to attain independence in the face of rigid Boer social conventions. Her later works include Trooper Peter Halkett of Mashonaland (1897), attacking Cecil Rhodes, and Woman and Labour (1911), an acclaimed bible of the women's movement.

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Emilie-Claire Barlow (born 6 June 1976) is a Canadian jazz singer and voice actress. She began her career at the age of seven, voice acting for television and radio jingles. She has voice acted for 6Teen, Sailor Moon (as Sailor Mars in the Sailor Moon R season episodes 66-82 and as Sailor Venus in the Sailor Moon S and Sailor Moon Super S seasons), Rescue Heroes, Dragon Warrior, Martin Mystery, Spider Riders, Bakugan Battle Brawlers and Total Drama Island as her favourite character so far, Courtney. She has won the "Female Vocalist of the Year" award at the 2008 National Jazz Awards.

Albums

  • 1998 Sings
  • 2001 Tribute (Nominated for "Best Vocal Jazz Album" at the Juno Awards of 2002)
  • 2003 Happy Feet
  • 2005 Like a Lover
  • 2006 Winter Wonderland
  • 2007 The Very Thought of You (Nominated for "Vocal Jazz Album of the Year" at the Juno Awards of 2008)

Filmography

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