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Robert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of Unendurable English: A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with Commentary of Lexicographers and Linguists
Robert Hartwell Fiske.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451651324.  Daedalus Item Code: 53960
In his comprehensive, authoritative, charmingly grumpy compendium of misuses of the English language, Robert Hartwell Fiske—editor and publisher of The Vocabula Review—tells us exactly how ... (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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Roughing It
Mark Twain.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781626360631.  Daedalus Item Code: 54009
First published in 1872 as a prequel of sorts to The Innocents Abroad, this second book by Mark Twain proffers the (almost) true story of the author's rollicking adventures across the frontier ... (Read More)
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A Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire
Charles Dickens et al. D.J. Taylor, foreword. Melisa Klimaszewski, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911647.  Daedalus Item Code: 53784
Published in its entirety for the first time since 1852, this collection of Christmas tales was originally selected by Charles Dickens for his periodical Household Words. Each story varies in ... (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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Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge. James Fenton, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571209811.  Daedalus Item Code: 53910
Among England's first Romantic poets, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834) inspired a host of later authors and musicians with his long poems, which combine fantasy elements and compelling narratives. ... (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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Scout, Atticus & Boo: A Celebration of Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird
Mary McDonagh Murphy. Wally Lamb, foreword.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061924125.  Daedalus Item Code: 51330
Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize–winning book, published in 1960, is the first adult novel that many of us remember reading, a national touchstone that continues to sell nearly a million copies a year—and ... (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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The Secret
Charlotte Brontë. Salley Vickers, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911258.  Daedalus Item Code: 53789
In their teenage years, Charlotte Brontë and her talented siblings amused themselves with the writing of offbeat fantasies about powerful lords and ladies in far-off lands. Originating in that era, ... (Read More)
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A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler
Jason Roberts.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007161263.  Daedalus Item Code: 51331
(Finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award) This biography is the story of a remarkable explorer known simply as the Blind Traveler. James Holman (1786–1857) circumnavigated the ... (Read More)
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