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True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound
Christopher Ricks.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300171464.  Daedalus Item Code: 42514
 
Described by the New York Review of Books as "probably the greatest living scholar and editor of modern English-language poetry ... a critic of unrivaled authority," humanities professor ... (Read More)
 
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Uglier Than a Monkey's Armpit: Untranslatable Insults, Put-Downs and Curses from Around the World
Robert Vanderplank.
Publisher: Boxtree.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752226484.  Daedalus Item Code: 64553
 
They're the words you won't learn in any regular language class. Whether borne out of surprise, anger, passion, or humor, curses and insults make up some of the most colorful and profound phrases in ... (Read More)
 
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An Uncommon Heroine: Scarlett, Edna, Sula—and More Than 20 Other of the Most Remarkable Women in Literature
Jamie Cox Roberston.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440504174.  Daedalus Item Code: 42472
 
"One is not born a woman, one becomes one," wrote Simone de Beauvoir, and here the founding editor of Southern Literary Review and author of A Literary Paris introduces us to 25 of the ... (Read More)
 
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Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Fay, and the Vichy Dilemma
Barbara Will.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780231152631.  Daedalus Item Code: 61617
 
In 1941, Jewish-American writer and avant-garde icon Gertrude Stein embarked on one of the strangest intellectual projects of her life, translating for American audiences the speeches of Marshal ... (Read More)
 
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Upstream: Selected Essays
Mary Oliver.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594206702.  Daedalus Item Code: 69650
 
"In the beginning I was so young and such a stranger to myself I hardly existed. I had to go out into the world and see it and hear it and react to it, before I knew at all who I was, what I was, ... (Read More)
 
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The Veritable Years: Poems 1949–1966: Volume II of the Collected Poems
William Everson. Allan Campo, foreword. Albert Gelpi, intro. William Harryman, afterword.
Publisher: Black Sparrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574230826.  Daedalus Item Code: 42448
 
From 1949's The Crooked Lines of God to the 1960–1966 cycle The Rose of Solitude, the San Francisco Renaissance stalwart William Everson wrestles with issues of faith and desire in ... (Read More)
 
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W.H. Auden Collected Longer Poems
W.H. Auden.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571283491.  Daedalus Item Code: 64763
 
First published in 1968, this companion volume to the Collected Shorter Poems was compiled by W.H. Auden to bring together six of his longer poetic works, originally published between 1930 and ... (Read More)
 
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Walking in the Shade: 1949 to 1962
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060929565.  Daedalus Item Code: 42991
 
The second volume of Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing's extraordinary autobiography covers the years from her 1949 arrival in war-weary London with her son Peter and the manuscript for The Grass is ... (Read More)
 
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The Wayward Genius of Henry Mayhew: Pioneering Reportage from Victorian London
Henry Mayhew. Karl Sabbagh, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913788.  Daedalus Item Code: 53820
 
A journalist and co-founder of Punch Magazine, Henry Mayhew (1812–87) shared his friend Charles Dickens's compassion for the poor. Over the course of a decade, Mayhew conducted hundreds of ... (Read More)
 
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What Comes Next and How to Like It: A Memoir
Abigail Thomas.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476785059.  Daedalus Item Code: 64147
 
In her memoir A Three Dog Life, Abigail Thomas wrote about the heartbreaking loss of her husband. But what comes after such a devastating change? How does an animal lover cope with the death ... (Read More)
 
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When Books Went to War: The Stories that Helped Us Win World War II
Molly Guptill Manning.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544535022.  Daedalus Item Code: 62532
 
America in World War II faced an enemy in Europe that had banned and burned more than 100 million books. In response, librarians launched a campaign that sent millions of donated hardcover books ... (Read More)
 
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A Wild Swan: And Other Tales
Michael Cunningham. Yuko Shimizu, illus.
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374290252.  Daedalus Item Code: 59504
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) A poisoned apple and a monkey's paw with the power to change fate; a girl whose extraordinarily long hair causes catastrophe; a man with one human arm and one ... (Read More)
 
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