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Robert Burns
Robert Burns. Don Paterson, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571275519.  Daedalus Item Code: 53905
 
"Ae fond kiss, and then we sever; / Ae farewell, and then for ever! / Deep in heart-wrung tears I'll pledge thee, / Warring sighs and groans I'll wage thee," wrote Robert Burns in "Song." Widely ... (Read More)
 
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Rome and Rhetoric: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
Garry Wills.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300152180.  Daedalus Item Code: 42102
 
Renaissance plays and poetry in England were saturated with the rhetorical twists that Latin education made familiar to audiences and readers, yet even a formally educated man like Ben Jonson was ... (Read More)
 
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Rotten Reviews Redux: A Literary Companion
Bill Henderson, ed.
Publisher: Pushcart.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781888889680.  Daedalus Item Code: 30919
 
A quarter century ago Pushcart Press took aim at laughable reviews that had trashed literary masterpieces through the centuries, quoting some 175 attacks in a little book that itself became a ... (Read More)
 
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Rudyard Kipling: The Books I Leave Behind
David Alan Richards. Thomas Pinney, essay.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300126747.  Daedalus Item Code: 52760
 
Something of a virtual library of rare editions, with 80 large color plates of book covers, title pages, manuscript pages, and ephemera, as well as photos, this monograph celebrates the variety and ... (Read More)
 
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Sartre's Sink: The Great Writers' Complete Book of DIY
Mark Crick.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847080479.  Daedalus Item Code: 53603
 
For too long, Do-it-Yourself books have suffered the neglect of the literary establishment. Finally, in this follow-up to Kafka's Soup, Mark Crick gives us a collection of essential DIY tips ... (Read More)
 
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Scribble, Scribble, Scribble: Writing on Politics, Ice Cream, Churchill, and My Mother
Simon Schama.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062009869.  Daedalus Item Code: 23955
 
The author of The American Future: A History and the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Rough Crossings here brings his keen critical sensibility to a wide range of topics. ... (Read More)
 
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Selected Letters
D.H. Lawrence. James T. Boulton, ed.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847490490.  Daedalus Item Code: 53409
 
Writing to aristocrats, fellow authors, painters, publishers, and others from the intelligentsia—and with equal concern to his sisters, a childhood friend suffering from tuberculosis, a post office ... (Read More)
 
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Seven Mozart Librettos: A Verse Translation
J.D. McClatchy, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066098.  Daedalus Item Code: 23894
 
The editor of the Yale Review and president of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as a finalist for the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, J.D. McClatchy is also a librettist with ... (Read More)
 
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The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of the King James Bible
Harold Bloom.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300187946.  Daedalus Item Code: 52770
 
The King James Bible stands at "the sublime summit of literature in English," sharing the honor only with Shakespeare, Harold Bloom contends in the opening pages of this illuminating literary ... (Read More)
 
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Sherlock Holmes FAQ: All That's Left to Know about the World's Greatest Private Detective
Dave Thompson.
Publisher: Applause.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781480331495.  Daedalus Item Code: 63326
 
Also the author of Doctor Who FAQ and Hearts of Darkness: James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Cat Stevens, and the Unlikely Rise of the Singer-Songwriter, expatriate British journalist Dave ... (Read More)
 
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Snakes with Wings & Gold-Digging Ants
Herodotus. Aubrey de Selincourt & John Marincola, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025339.  Daedalus Item Code: 32345
 
Because so much of what we know of the ancient world comes from Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, he will always remain, as Cicero deemed him, the Father of Historians. At the same time, a ... (Read More)
 
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So Long as Men Can Breathe: The Untold Story of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Clinton Heylin.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306818059.  Daedalus Item Code: 41016
 
A "bookleg," as defined by Clinton Heylin, is an unauthorized collection of previously unavailable material that has been published without the author's permission—a bootlegged book. And though the ... (Read More)
 
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