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One for the Books
Joe Queenan.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025824.  Daedalus Item Code: 43879
The author of Closing Time: A Memoir, columnist Joe Queenan became a voracious reader as a means of escape from a joyless childhood in a Philadelphia housing project. Over the years he has ... (Read More)
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Orienting Arthur Waley: Japonism, Orientalism, and the Creation of Japanese Literature in English
John Walter de Gruchy.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780824825676.  Daedalus Item Code: 50743
This study of orientalist, translator, and poet Arthur Waley (1889–1966) and his Japanese translations provides a provocative examination of Waley's contribution to 20th-century English literature ... (Read More)
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Oscar Wilde: The Great Drama of His Life—How His Tragedy Reflected His Personality
Ashley H. Robins.
Publisher: Sussex Academic.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781845194345.  Daedalus Item Code: 61499
In the early 1890s Oscar Wilde enjoyed one of the most high-profile reputations in Britain and yet, virtually overnight, he was plunged into disgrace and ruin. Psychiatrist Ashley Robins here ... (Read More)
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Outside Looking In: Adventures of an Observer
Garry Wills.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143119890.  Daedalus Item Code: 30344
Illuminating and provocative, this memoir from the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and historian who gave us Lincoln at Gettysburg is a chronicle of an original thinker at work in remarkable ... (Read More)
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P.G. Wodehouse: A Life in Letters
P.G. Wodehouse. Sophie Ratcliffe, ed.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393088991.  Daedalus Item Code: 54642
One of the funniest and most admired writers of the 20th century, the creator of Jeeves & Wooster, Psmith, and the Empress of Blandings, P.G. Wodehouse was in life a quiet, retiring man who shied ... (Read More)
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The Picshuas of H.G. Wells: A Burlesque Diary
Gene K. Rinkel & Margaret E. Rinkel.
Publisher: Illinois.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780252030451.  Daedalus Item Code: 50098
Though he was a literary lion who published more than a hundred books—including the science fiction classics The War of the Worlds and The Time Machine—H.G. Wells (1866–1946) also loved ... (Read More)
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Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism
Deborah Lutz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068320.  Daedalus Item Code: 23891
In her smart, provocative account of the erotic undercurrent beneath the surface of Victorian London, Deborah Lutz reveals a daring group of artists and thinkers who defied propriety to explore their ... (Read More)
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Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life
Seth D. Pevnick, ed.
Publisher: D. Giles.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907804304.  Daedalus Item Code: 62084
Not only the god of the sea but also of floods, earthquakes, and horses, Poseidon was a central figure in the ancient Greeks' religious practices. Referencing historical research and what can be ... (Read More)
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Republic of Words: The Atlantic Monthly and Its Writers, 1857–1925
Susan Goodman.
Publisher: University Press New England.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781584659853.  Daedalus Item Code: 44097
A list of the authors who have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly reads like a Who's Who of American literature, as it includes Henry Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Kate Chopin, Frederick Douglass, ... (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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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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