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Mark Twain's Notebooks: Journals, Letters, Observations, Wit, Wisdom, ...
Carlo De Vito, ed.
 
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
Format: flexi-binding
ISBN: 9781579129972
Daedalus Item Code: 64567
 
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My Life in Middlemarch
Rebecca Mead.
 
Publisher: Crown
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780307984760
Daedalus Item Code: 64374
 
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Their Other Side: Six American Women & the Lure to Italy
Helen Barolini.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823226306.  Daedalus Item Code: 64054
 
Exploring what Italy meant to half a dozen brilliant American women, Helen Barolini traces the nation's appearances in the poems of Emily Dickinson—who never traveled there—and in the life and ... (Read More)
 
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The Rilke Alphabet
Ulrich Baer. Andrew Hamilton, trans.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823256297.  Daedalus Item Code: 64053
 
"[This book] consists of 26 freestanding essays, each one sending a sort of mine shaft into the densely layered strata of [Rainer Maria] Rilke's poetry, prose, and letters. Each shaft hits a mother ... (Read More)
 
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On Writing
Charles Bukowski. Abel Debritto, ed.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782117223.  Daedalus Item Code: 64468
 
"If a man truly desires to write, then he will," Charles Bukowski assures us. "Rejection and ridicule will only strengthen him.... There is no losing in writing, it will make your toes laugh as you ... (Read More)
 
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Joy: Poet, Seeker, and the Woman Who Captivated C.S. Lewis
Abigail Santamaria.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151013715.  Daedalus Item Code: 63669
 
Joy Davidman is remembered as the wife of C.S. Lewis, portrayed obliquely in his memoir A Grief Observed and depicted with him in various versions of the drama Shadowlands. And yet, as ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens
Michael Slater.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300170931.  Daedalus Item Code: 42504
 
The past president of the International Dickens Fellowship, former editor of The Dickensian, and longtime trustee of the Charles Dickens Museum, literature professor Michael Slater gives us an ... (Read More)
 
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And Yet ...: Essays
Christopher Hitchens.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476772066.  Daedalus Item Code: 64128
 
Throughout his life, Christopher Hitchens sought assiduously to affirm and reaffirm the ideas of secularism, reason, libertarianism, internationalism, and solidarity—values always under siege and in ... (Read More)
 
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Fanny Hill in Bombay: The Making & Unmaking of John Cleland
Hal Gladfelder.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781421404905.  Daedalus Item Code: 63234
 
Both celebrated and attacked as a pioneer of pornographic writing in English, John Cleland is among the most scandalous figures in British literary history, and his novel Memoirs of a Woman of ... (Read More)
 
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The Daemon Knows: Literary Greatness and the American Sublime
Harold Bloom.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812997828.  Daedalus Item Code: 63713
 
(Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post and Kirkus Reviews) What makes the classic American writers different from their European predecessors? It is the intensity ... (Read More)
 
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The Road to San Giovanni
Italo Calvino. Tim Parks, trans.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544146525.  Daedalus Item Code: 64041
 
Written by the author of If on a Winter's Night a Traveler and A Hermit in Paris between 1962 and 1977 but not published until after his death, these five essays reveal the passionate ... (Read More)
 
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Mourning Philology: Art and Religion at the Margins of the Ottoman Empire
Marc Nichanian. G.M. Goshgarian & Jeff Fort, trans.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780823255245.  Daedalus Item Code: 64083
 
"Pagan life seduces me a little more with each passing day. If it were possible today, I would change my religion and would joyfully embrace poetic paganism," stated the poet Daniel Varuzhan in 1908. ... (Read More)
 
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