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Jane Austen's England
Roy & Lesley Adkins.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670785841.  Daedalus Item Code: 61001
 
This cultural snapshot of everyday life in the world of Jane Austen, from the authors of Nelson's Trafalgar and The War for All the Oceans, explores the customs and culture of Austen's ... (Read More)
 
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Jim, Who Ran Away From His Nurse and Was Eaten By a Lion: A Cautionary Tale
Hilaire Belloc. Mini Grey, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: pop-up book.
ISBN: 9780375859700.  Daedalus Item Code: 20569
 
As much for adult fans of Edward Gorey as it is for children 8 and up with a sense of ironic humor, this mock cautionary tale by Hilaire Belloc, originally penned in 1907, is set perfectly with Mini ... (Read More)
 
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A Journey Into Flaubert's Normandy: ArtPlace Series
Susannah Patton.
Publisher: Roaring Forties Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780976670681.  Daedalus Item Code: 63744
 
At a time when French writers generally resided in Paris, Gustave Flaubert (1821–80) honed his craft in rural Normandy, drawing upon it for the settings of such novels as Madame Bovary. Richly ... (Read More)
 
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A Journey Into Ireland's Literary Revival: ArtPlace Series
R. Todd Felton.
Publisher: Roaring Forties Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780976670674.  Daedalus Item Code: 63745
 
A great tide of literary invention swept through Ireland between the 1890s and the 1920s, led by such writers as W.B. Yeats, Lady Gregory, John Millington Synge, and Sean O'Casey. From Galway and the ... (Read More)
 
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The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus (English/German Languages)
Karl Kraus. Jonathan Franzen, ed. Paul Reitter & Daniel Kehlmann, notes.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374182212.  Daedalus Item Code: 54522
 
A hundred years ago, Viennese satirist Karl Kraus was among the most penetrating and prophetic writers in Europe—a relentless critic of the popular media's manipulation of reality, the dehumanizing ... (Read More)
 
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Letters to Pauline
Stendhal. Andrew Brown, trans. Adam Thirwell, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911678.  Daedalus Item Code: 53724
 
Determined to take his younger sister Pauline's education in hand, Henri Beyle—better known as Stendhal (1783–1842)—was obliged to continue her tuition in epistolary fashion on leaving Grenoble. In ... (Read More)
 
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The Lexicographer's Dilemma: The Evolution of "Proper" English, from Shakespeare to South Park
Jack Lynch.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717009.  Daedalus Item Code: 31909
 
In its long history, the English language has had many lawmakers—those who have tried to regulate, politicize, or otherwise organize the way we speak. English professor and Samuel Johnson scholar ... (Read More)
 
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Literary Wonderlands: A Journey Through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created
Laura Miller, ed.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316316385.  Daedalus Item Code: 69512
 
Spanning four millennia of creative endeavor—from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Salman Rushdie's Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights—this collection of illustrated essays takes us ... (Read More)
 
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The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
John Matteson.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068054.  Daedalus Item Code: 41477
 
Outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, Margaret Fuller (1810–50) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation, assays John Matteson, winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize ... (Read More)
 
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London: A Literary Anthology
Richard Fairman, ed.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780712357401.  Daedalus Item Code: 62175
 
"There's nowhere like London really you know," says Ginger in Evelyn Waugh's Vile Bodies, and from the innumerable books written about London or set in the city, it would seem countless that ... (Read More)
 
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London Fragments: A Literary Expedition
Rüdiger Görner. Debra Marmor & Herbert Danner, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906598730.  Daedalus Item Code: 63297
 
On 10 strolls through some of the most interesting areas of London, Rüdiger Görner re-discovers the literary landscape of the capital. He meets Shakespeare, Heine, and Hogarth south of the river; ... (Read More)
 
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The Lover's Watch
Aphra Behn.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910749.  Daedalus Item Code: 53731
 
Knowing that her lover Damon might be tempted by other women during a brief separation, Iris subversively maps out his day for him, hour by hour, to keep his thoughts upon her alone. Interspersed ... (Read More)
 
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