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The Great Charles Dickens Scandal
Michael Slater.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300112191.  Daedalus Item Code: 51988
 
Charles Dickens was regarded as the great proponent of hearth and home in Victorian Britain, though in 1858 this image was nearly shattered by the breakup of his marriage that year and rumors of a ... (Read More)
 
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Great Expectations: The Sons and Daughters of Charles Dickens
Robert Gottlieb.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250039460.  Daedalus Item Code: 54510
 
Famous for the indelible child characters he created, from Little Nell and Oliver Twist to David Copperfield, Charles Dickens, was himself the father of ten children (and a possible 11th). Robert ... (Read More)
 
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A Guinea Pig Pride & Prejudice
Jane Austen. Retold by Alex Goodwin. Tess Gammell, photog.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781632862426.  Daedalus Item Code: 59372
 
What better way to re-live one of the greatest love stories in literature than to see it dramatized by the finest guinea pig actors working today? Here in 25 superbly costumed and photographed scenes ... (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: 61875
 
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: 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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Hermit in Paris: Autobiographical Writings
Italo Calvino. Martin McLaughlin, trans.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544146693.  Daedalus Item Code: 61876
 
Although he had a rare gift for exploring other realities, the author of If on a Winter's Night a Traveler and Cosmicomics also had a shrewd eye when examining the world we live in. ... (Read More)
 
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Holding On Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore
Linda Leavell.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571301829.  Daedalus Item Code: 54625
 
(Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award) Although Marianne Moore's poetry was highly praised by T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, and although her Collected Poems was honored ... (Read More)
 
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The Household Tips of the Great Writers
Mark Crick.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847082527.  Daedalus Item Code: 53596
 
Just because they have deep thoughts and singular perspectives on the human condition doesn't mean that the great writers of literature don't occasionally have to throw a dinner party, caulk a ... (Read More)
 
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Hyde Park Gate News: The Stephen Family Newspaper
Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, with Thoby Stephen. Hermione Lee, foreword. Gill Lowe, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911418.  Daedalus Item Code: 53713
 
As children, Virginia Woolf, elder sister Vanessa Bell, and brother Thoby Stephen collaborated on their very own family newspaper. This anthology pairs a selection from these texts with 16 pages of ... (Read More)
 
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I to Myself: An Annotated Selection from the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau
Henry D. Thoreau. Jeffrey S. Cramer, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300187984.  Daedalus Item Code: 52784
 
"'Say's I to myself' should be the motto of my journal," wrote Henry David Thoreau in 1851. Begun in 1837, Thoreau's Journal spans a period of 25 years and runs to more than two million words, ... (Read More)
 
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The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World
George Prochnik.
Publisher: Other Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590516126.  Daedalus Item Code: 61244
 
By the 1930s, Austria's Stefan Zweig had become the most widely translated living author in the world; his novels, short stories, and biographies were so compelling that they became instant ... (Read More)
 
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Inferno: Volume 1 of the Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri. Robin Kirkpatrick, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124788.  Daedalus Item Code: 51249
 
The first and most famous of the three canticles in Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy, Inferno describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as his guide. Through nine increasingly ... (Read More)
 
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