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Orienting Arthur Waley: Japonism, Orientalism, and the Creation of Japanese Literature in English
John Walter de Gruchy.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780824825676.  Daedalus Item Code: 50743
This study of orientalist, translator, and poet Arthur Waley (1889–1966) and his Japanese translations provides a provocative examination of Waley's contribution to 20th-century English literature ... (Read More)
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Orpheus: The Song of Life
Ann Wroe.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590207789.  Daedalus Item Code: 40923
Half-man, half-god, musician, magician, theologian, poet, and lover, Orpheus has haunted humanity for at least two and a half millennia. In this extraordinary work, the author of Being Shelley ... (Read More)
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The Other Side of the Tiber: Reflections on Time in Italy
Wallis Wilde-Menozzi.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374280710.  Daedalus Item Code: 50460
Having hitchhiked to Rome as a student in the 1960s, American Wallis Wilde-Menozzi fell in love with Italy and eventually settled there. Featuring more than 100 black and white photographs, ... (Read More)
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Paris Was Ours: Thirty-Two Writers Reflect on the City of Light
Penelope Rowlands, ed.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781565129535.  Daedalus Item Code: 59657
Paris is "the world capital of memory and desire," concludes one of the contributors to this collection of intimate and insightful memoirs from those who have temporarily called the City of Light ... (Read More)
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Pastors and Masters
Ivy Compton-Burnett. Sue Townsend, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914532.  Daedalus Item Code: 53764
Half-heartedly running a school for boys, 70-year-old Nicholas Herrick has always wanted to write a novel, but suffers from lack of talent. When he finds a manuscript among a dead man's belongings, ... (Read More)
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Patrick Bronte: Father of Genius
Dudley Green.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752454450.  Daedalus Item Code: 23164
Patrick Brontë (1777–1861) was the father of novelists Anne, Charlotte, and Emily as well as their brother Branwell, yet he was also a fascinating man in his own right, says Dudley Green in this ... (Read More)
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Paul Auster: Collected Prose
Paul Auster.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571218486.  Daedalus Item Code: 53925
The author of Report from the Interior, Sunset Park, and The New York Trilogy, Paul Auster presents this highly personal collection of essays, prefaces, true stories, ... (Read More)
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Penguin Little Black Classics Boxed Set
H.G. Wells, Homer, Aesop, Oscar Wilde, Plato, Edith Wharton, Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, Edgar Allan Poe, Walt Whitman, Oscar Wilde, Pu Songling, Kate Chopin & many others.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: 80 pap vols, boxed.
ISBN: 9780141398877.  Daedalus Item Code: 69005
Founded in the 1930s by the Lane brothers, London-based publisher Penguin Books became a rousing success by offering inexpensive paperback editions of great books at humble locations like dime stores ... (Read More)
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The People of the Abyss
Jack London. Alexander Masters, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914501.  Daedalus Item Code: 53765
In 1902, the author of The Call of the Wild bought some secondhand clothes, moved to London's East End, and set out to discover how the poor really lived. Whether eating, drinking, and ... (Read More)
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The Picshuas of H.G. Wells: A Burlesque Diary
Gene K. Rinkel & Margaret E. Rinkel.
Publisher: Illinois.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780252030451.  Daedalus Item Code: 50098
Though he was a literary lion who published more than a hundred books—including the science fiction classics The War of the Worlds and The Time Machine—H.G. Wells (1866–1946) also loved ... (Read More)
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The Poem of a Life: A Biography of Louis Zukofsky
Mark Scroggins.
Publisher: Shoemaker & Hoard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781593761585.  Daedalus Item Code: 41341
This is the first substantive critical biography of Louis Zukofsky, a protégé of Ezra Pound, an artistic collaborator and close friend of William Carlos Williams, and the leader of a whole school of ... (Read More)
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Polite Conversation
Jonathan Swift. Toby Litt, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911470.  Daedalus Item Code: 53773
In the tradition of his sarcastic masterpiece A Modest Proposal, Jonathan Swift published this 1738 "how-to" book for those who aspire to genteel, artful, and hopelessly banal conversation. ... (Read More)
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