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19th Century American Writers on Writing
Brenda Wineapple, ed.
Publisher: Trinity University Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595340696.  Daedalus Item Code: 54863
 
This surprisingly compact volume features essays, letters, poems, prose, and excerpts of interviews by 57 leading American authors of the 19th century. While attempting to decide what it meant to be ... (Read More)
 
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About Beckett: The Playwright and the Work
John Fletcher.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571230112.  Daedalus Item Code: 53406
 
The author of numerous works on Beckett, including the Faber Critical Guide to Samuel Beckett, John Fletcher here offers a thorough and accessible volume that explains why Beckett's work is so ... (Read More)
 
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Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Mick Imlah, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571207008.  Daedalus Item Code: 53922
 
Britain's poet laureate for an unprecedented 42 years, Alfred, Lord Tennyson was among the 19th century's most popular poets. Often drawing upon myths and legends for his subject matter, Tennyson ... (Read More)
 
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America: A History in Verse: Volume 2: 1940–1961
Edward Sanders.
Publisher: Black Sparrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574231472.  Daedalus Item Code: 42437
 
A sprawling account of America at mid-century, the second installment of Edward Sanders's poetic history features his trademark wordplay, and unconventional formats, as well as cameos by such ... (Read More)
 
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America: A History in Verse: Volume 3: 1962–1970
Edward Sanders.
Publisher: Black Sparrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574231892.  Daedalus Item Code: 42438
 
The Vietnam War and the civil rights movement form the backdrop of Edward Sanders's informative and innovative vignettes on American history. LBJ and Nixon are the villains here, while America's pop ... (Read More)
 
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The American Idea: The Best of The Atlantic Monthly: 150 Years of Writers and Thinkers Who Shaped Our History
Robert Vare, ed.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767926843.  Daedalus Item Code: 62258
 
"What is 'the American idea'?" asked the Atlantic Monthly's editors in 2006. "It is the fractious, maddening approach to the conduct of human affairs that values equality despite its ... (Read More)
 
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Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon
Nigel Smith.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300181968.  Daedalus Item Code: 42502
 
Both a noted civil servant under Cromwell's Protectorate and a long-serving member of Parliament during the Restoration, Andrew Marvell (1621–1678) is also the metaphysical poet who gave us such ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of the Personal Essay: An Anthology from the Classical Era to the Present
Phillip Lopate.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385423397.  Daedalus Item Code: 62260
 
Since Michel de Montaigne made it fashionable in the 16th century, the personal essay has been among the richest and most vibrant of literary forms, distinguished from the formal essay by its ... (Read More)
 
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Autobiography of a Pocket Handkerchief
James Fenimore Cooper. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911395.  Daedalus Item Code: 53665
 
"It is scarcely necessary to dwell on the scenes that occurred between the time I first sprang from the earth and that in which I was 'pulled'." A pocket handkerchief tells its story—from a flax ... (Read More)
 
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Balzac's Omelette: A Delicious Tour of French Food and Culture with Honoré de Balzac
Anka Muhlstein. Adriana Hunter, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907973222.  Daedalus Item Code: 54621
 
"Tell me where you eat, what you eat, and at what time you eat, and I will tell you who you are," Honoré de Balzac once claimed. France's food was hardly noteworthy before the Revolution, and Balzac ... (Read More)
 
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The Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Dickens: A Modern Guide to Britain's Most Famous Novelist
Brian Murray.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780826418821.  Daedalus Item Code: 42568
 
Charles Dickens belongs to an exclusive literary club: he was immensely popular when he was alive, and his work has never fallen out of fashion. His larger-than-life style and over-the-top characters ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013
Siddhartha Mukherjee, ed. Tim Folger, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544003439.  Daedalus Item Code: 51421
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies, cancer physician Siddhartha Mukherjee has, as he writes in his introduction, "chosen the [27] essays in this volume with an ... (Read More)
 
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