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A Brief History of Fables: From Aesop to Flash Fiction
Lee Rourke.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919711.  Daedalus Item Code: 50350
 
This unique survey traces the long history of a form currently enjoying a popular resurgence, both online and in the printed works of talented young authors. As we emerge from modernism and its ... (Read More)
 
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Brief Lives: Elizabeth Gaskell
Alan Shelston.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919216.  Daedalus Item Code: 50357
 
Now chiefly remembered for Cranford and the radical North and South, Elizabeth Gaskell (1810–65) was one of the great Victorian novelists; adept at capturing local dialect and the ... (Read More)
 
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Carmen
Prosper Mérimée. Philip Pullman, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910961.  Daedalus Item Code: 53676
 
Among the leading French authors of his day, Prosper Mérimée achieved his greatest success with the 1856 novella Carmen, adapted two decades later into the classic opera by Georges Bizet. When ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens in Love
Robert Garnett.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605983950.  Daedalus Item Code: 51294
 
Charles Dickens's gift for creating memorable and believable female characters owes much to his love for three women over the course of his lifetime, suggests Robert Garnett. In this biography—which ... (Read More)
 
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City Poet: The Life and Times of Frank O'Hara
Brad Gooch.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062303417.  Daedalus Item Code: 54070
 
A poet surrounded by artworks and artists, Frank O'Hara was a magnetic literary figure at the center of New York's cultural life during the 1950s and 60s, and a leading proponent of the New York ... (Read More)
 
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The Classics: A Brief Insight
Mary Beard & John Henderson.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402775314.  Daedalus Item Code: 61404
 
Taking the Temple of Apollo at Bassae in Greece as their point of departure, here John Henderson and the National Book Critics Circle Award–nominated author of Confronting the Classics and ... (Read More)
 
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Clea
Lawrence Durrell.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780140153224.  Daedalus Item Code: 60996
 
The four novels of the Alexandria QuartetJustine, Balthazar, Mountolive, and Clea—follow a circle of couples as they come together and part with growing and then ... (Read More)
 
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The Columbia Guide to South African Literature in English Since 1945
Gareth Cornwell, Dirk Klopper & Craig MacKenzie.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231130462.  Daedalus Item Code: 54793
 
For centuries, South Africa's history has been marked by division and conflict along racial and ethnic lines. From 1948 until 1994, this division was formalized in the National Party's segregationist ... (Read More)
 
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The Complete Works of W.H. Auden: Prose: Volume III: 1949–1955
W.H. Auden. Edward Mendelson, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571237616.  Daedalus Item Code: 53938
 
The literary executor of W.H. Auden's estate and the author of Early Auden and Later Auden, Edward Mendelson offers this third volume of Auden's prose, from the period of Auden's ... (Read More)
 
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Connecting with E.M. Forster: A Memoir
Tim Leggatt.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913757.  Daedalus Item Code: 53680
 
Drawing upon unpublished letters and his travel journal, Tim Leggatt chronicles the last years of his friend E.M. Forster, in this memoir from 2012. An undergraduate at the time, Leggatt found the ... (Read More)
 
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A Corner of a Foreign Field: The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War
Fiona Waters, ed.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242487.  Daedalus Item Code: 44270
 
For some the only possible reaction of the rational mind to the insanity of war is to distill their feelings in poetry. The slaughter of a generation of young men in World War I produced some of the ... (Read More)
 
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Diaries and Selected Letters
Mikhail Bulgakov. Roger Cockrell, trans.
Publisher: Alma Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847493033.  Daedalus Item Code: 51563
 
Spending much of his career under the scrutiny of the secret police, Russian author Mikhail Bulgakov (1891–1940) wrote The Master and Margarita—now recognized as one of the 20th century's ... (Read More)
 
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