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Fruitlands: The Alcott Family and Their Search for Utopia
Richard Francis.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300177909.  Daedalus Item Code: 50804
 
Fruitlands was one of history's most unsuccessful yet most significant utopian experiments. It was established in Massachusetts in 1843 by Bronson Alcott (whose daughter Louisa May was among the ... (Read More)
 
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The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
M.D. Usher, adaptation. T. Motley, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924183.  Daedalus Item Code: 36319
 
A favorite of private presses and illustrators since the invention of printing, Lucius Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about ... (Read More)
 
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Gypsy Boy on the Run: My Escape from a Life Among the Romany Gypsies
Mikey Walsh.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250021878.  Daedalus Item Code: 44216
 
Having little idea what life is like outside the Romany Gypsy culture, 15-year-old Mikey Walsh nonetheless leaves his family behind to forge a new existence for himself, in this 2011 sequel to his ... (Read More)
 
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Harvest Poems 1910-1960
Carl Sandburg. Mark Van Doren, intro.
Publisher: Harcourt.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780156391252.  Daedalus Item Code: 52621
 
This representative selection of poems skims the cream from the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet's previous collections, including Chicago Poems; Smoke and Steel; Slabs of the Sunburnt ... (Read More)
 
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Henry James: The Mature Master
Sheldon M. Novick.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679450238.  Daedalus Item Code: 00563
 
The New York Times compared Sheldon Novick's first volume of Henry James's life, The Young Master, to "a movie of James's life, as it unfolds, moment to moment, lending the book a ... (Read More)
 
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Henry James: His Women and His Art
Lyndall Gordon.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844088928.  Daedalus Item Code: 43990
 
Frequently cited as a homosexual or even an asexual, Henry James nonetheless cultivated two particularly close and tragic friendships with women—James's cousin Minny Temple, who died of tuberculosis ... (Read More)
 
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Here and Now: Letters: 2008–2011
Paul Auster & J.M. Coetzee.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780571299263.  Daedalus Item Code: 44410
 
Although Paul Auster and J.M. Coetzee had been reading each other's books for years, the two writers did not meet until February 2008. Not long after, Auster received a letter from the Nobel Prize ... (Read More)
 
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Hooking Up
Tom Wolfe.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099565888.  Daedalus Item Code: 51562
 
Ranging from coast to coast in this collection of articles, essays, and fiction, National Book Award winner Tom Wolfe observes the "lurid carnival actually taking place in the mightiest country on ... (Read More)
 
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Hopkins: The Mystic Poets
Gerard Manley Hopkins. Thomas Ryan, preface.
Publisher: Skylight Paths.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594730108.  Daedalus Item Code: 50474
 
Christian mystical poet Gerard Manley Hopkins is admired for his use of fresh language and startling metaphors to describe the world around him. Beneath the surface of his lovely verse lies a ... (Read More)
 
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How to Read Literature
Terry Eagleton.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300190960.  Daedalus Item Code: 51990
 
What makes a work of literature good or bad? How freely can the reader interpret it? Could a nursery rhyme like "Baa Baa Black Sheep" be full of concealed loathing, resentment, and aggression? In ... (Read More)
 
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In the Body of the World: A Memoir
Eve Ensler.
Publisher: Metropolis Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805095180.  Daedalus Item Code: 51523
 
Best known as the author of The Vagina Monologues, activist Eve Ensler has devoted her life to the female body—how to talk about it, how to protect and value it. Upon discovering that ... (Read More)
 
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The Integral Years: Poems 1966–1994: Volume III of the Collected Poems
William Everson. Allan Campo, foreword. David Carpenter, intro. Bill Hotchkiss & Judith Shears, afterword.
Publisher: Black Sparrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574231083.  Daedalus Item Code: 42447
 
In the last phase of his immensely productive and influential career, William Everson left the Dominican order to embrace secular life and sexuality; the book Man-Fate—featured here—is the ... (Read More)
 
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