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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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The Oxford Mark Twain: 29-Volume Set
Mark Twain. Shelley Fisher Fishkin, series editor.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199733491.  Daedalus Item Code: 50859
 
A landmark publication when it was first released in 1996 as a cloth edition, this 29-volume set collects nearly all of Mark Twain's writings published in the United States, presenting them as ... (Read More)
 
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Patrick Bronte: Father of Genius
Dudley Green.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752454450.  Daedalus Item Code: 23164
 
Patrick Brontë (1777–1861) was the father of novelists Anne, Charlotte, and Emily as well as their brother Branwell, yet he was also a fascinating man in his own right, says Dudley Green in this ... (Read More)
 
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The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry
Rita Dove, ed.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143121480.  Daedalus Item Code: 38947
 
Introducing readers to hundreds of the most significant and compelling poems in English, Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove surveys the full spectrum of American poetry of ... (Read More)
 
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The Quotable Paul Johnson: A Topical Compilation of His Wit, Wisdom and Satire
Paul Johnson. William F. Buckley Jr., intro. George J. Marlin, Richard P. Rabatin, Heather Richardson Higgins, eds.
Publisher: Noonday.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374524234.  Daedalus Item Code: 33850
 
Since the publication of Modern Times, Intellectuals, and History of the Jews, among dozens of histories and polemics, Paul Johnson has been recognized as one of the world's ... (Read More)
 
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The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama
John Gassner & Edward Quinn, eds.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486420646.  Daedalus Item Code: 04176
 
The first single-volume reference of its kind, this comprehensive 1969 work traces world drama from its earliest ritual forms. It focuses on the literary content of the plays, with articles by nearly ... (Read More)
 
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The Rights of the Reader
Daniel Pennac. Quentin Blake, illus. Sarah Adams, trans.
Publisher: Candlewick.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780763638016.  Daedalus Item Code: 50603
 
First published in 1992, Daniel Pennac's quirky paean to reading has sold more than a million copies in his native France. Drawing on his experiences as a young reader, a parent, and an inner-city ... (Read More)
 
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Rosenfeld's Lives: Fame, Oblivion, and the Furies of Writing
Steven J. Zipperstein.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300126495.  Daedalus Item Code: 42103
 
(2010 National Jewish Book Award Finalist) Born in Chicago in 1918, the prodigiously gifted and erudite Isaac Rosenfeld was deemed a genius upon the 1946 publication of his first novel ... (Read More)
 
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Salinger: The Official Book of the Acclaimed Documentary Film
David Shields & Shane Salerno.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476744834.  Daedalus Item Code: 42479
 
A companion volume to Shane Salerno's 2013 documentary of the same name, featured on PBS's American Masters series, this oral biography tells the story of the famously reclusive author of ... (Read More)
 
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Scapegoats, Shambles & Shibboleths: The Queen's English from the King James Bible
Martin Manser.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780340979792.  Daedalus Item Code: 40748
 
Four hundred years ago, the publication of the King James Bible enabled clergy and laymen alike to hear and read the Bible in their own language. Spoken, read, repeated, and committed to memory, ... (Read More)
 
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The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens. Jenny Hartley, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199591411.  Daedalus Item Code: 50869
 
In his correspondence, Charles Dickens was just as prodigious as he was in constructing his novels; although he lived to be just 58, he penned more than 14,000 letters. Jenny Hartley has singled out ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare: The Life, The Works, The Treasures
Catherine M.S. Alexander.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780233003214.  Daedalus Item Code: 36162
 
Produced in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company and beautifully illustrated with photos from RSC performances and period artwork, this scrapbook album explores William Shakespeare's ... (Read More)
 
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