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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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Reporting at Wit's End: Tales from The New Yorker
St. Clair McKelway.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608190348.  Daedalus Item Code: 31921
 
"Why does A.J. Liebling remain a vibrant role model for writers while the superb, prolific St. Clair McKelway has been sorely forgotten?" James Wolcott asked this question in a recent review of the ... (Read More)
 
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Richard Lederer's Classic Literary Trivia: From Mythology, Shakespeare, and the Bible
Richard Lederer. Barry Blitt, illus.
Publisher: Gibbs Smith.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781423602125.  Daedalus Item Code: 40003
 
Do you know which of these words—dwindle, majestic, or generous—Shakespeare invented? Who was chief among the ancient Greek gods, and which goddess was responsible for love? Or which biblical figure ... (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 Canterbury Tales: A New Verse Translation
Geoffrey Chaucer. Sheila Fisher, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393079456.  Daedalus Item Code: 23893
 
In this poetically faithful and engaging translation of 14 selected episodes from The Canterbury Tales, Sheila Fisher presents a vivid and lively new version of Geoffrey Chaucer's lyric ... (Read More)
 
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The Selected Letters of Thornton Wilder
Robin G. Wilder & Jackson R. Bryer, eds. Scott Donaldson, foreword.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060765088.  Daedalus Item Code: 30349
 
"[Robin] Wilder and [Jackson] Bryer provide considerable insight into a protean American novelist and playwright. As a man of the theater, Thornton Wilder (1897–1975) is not typically counted among ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare: The Essential Guide to the Plays: Plots, Characters, Quotes, History
A.D. Cousins.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781554079285.  Daedalus Item Code: 44059
 
Abundantly illustrated with relationship diagrams, reproductions of art, and photographs from famous productions, starring players from Kenneth Branagh to Ellen Terry, this is a fascinating and ... (Read More)
 
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Some Remarks
Neal Stephenson.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848878556.  Daedalus Item Code: 38329
 
The multiple Hugo and Locus Award–winning author of Cryptonomicon, Anathem, and Reamde, Neal Stephenson here collects previously published short writings, both fiction and ... (Read More)
 
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The Street Philosopher and the Holy Fool: A Syrian Journey
Marius Kociejowski.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750938075.  Daedalus Item Code: 23175
 
Offering an unexpected face of Syria, this unusual book describes an ancient land that has not always been a dangerous and chaotic destination. Ontario-born poet Marius Kociejowski made five journeys ... (Read More)
 
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A Strong West Wind
Gail Caldwell.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812972566.  Daedalus Item Code: 42330
 
A Pulitzer Prize–winning book critic and the author of Let's Take the Long Way Home, her 2010 memoir of her friendship with columnist Caroline Knapp, Gail Caldwell gave us this remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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