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The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone
Sophocles. Dudley Fitts & Robert Fitzgerald, trans.
Publisher: Harcourt.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780156027649.  Daedalus Item Code: 51424
 
The ancient myth of Oedipus provided Sophocles with material for three great tragedies—Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone—that together recount the downfall of ... (Read More)
 
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On Travel
Charles Dickens. Pete Orford, intro.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916123.  Daedalus Item Code: 50017
 
Along with being a consummate novelist, Charles Dickens also made his mark in the genre of travel writing. Undertaken out of curiosity and also inspired by his desire that his books should have ... (Read More)
 
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Once: Poems
Alice Walker.
Publisher: Harvest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780156687454.  Daedalus Item Code: 43275
 
In this debut volume of poetry, from 1968, the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of The Color Purple first established herself as a poet of unusual sensitivity and power, ... (Read More)
 
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One Doctor: Close Calls, Cold Cases, and the Mysteries of Medicine
Brendan Reilly.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476726359.  Daedalus Item Code: 52548
 
In this "astonishingly moving and incredibly personal account of a modern doctor" (Lancet), Brendan Reilly takes readers to the front lines of modern medicine. As his patients and their ... (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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Orpheus: The Song of Life
Ann Wroe.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590207789.  Daedalus Item Code: 40923
 
Half-man, half-god, musician, magician, theologian, poet, and lover, Orpheus has haunted humanity for at least two and a half millennia. In this extraordinary work, the author of Being Shelley ... (Read More)
 
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The Other Side of the Tiber: Reflections on Time in Italy
Wallis Wilde-Menozzi.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374280710.  Daedalus Item Code: 50460
 
Having hitchhiked to Rome as a student in the 1960s, American Wallis Wilde-Menozzi fell in love with Italy and eventually settled there. Featuring more than 100 black and white photographs, ... (Read More)
 
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Oxford Treasury of Sayings & Quotations: Fourth Edition
Susan Ratcliffe, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199609123.  Daedalus Item Code: 50949
 
From Thomas Jefferson's memorable "fire bell in the night," to the Russian proverb "Do not call a wolf to help you against the dogs," and the English saying "Don't sell the skin till you have caught ... (Read More)
 
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Paris Was Ours: Thirty-Two Writers Reflect on the City of Light
Penelope Rowlands, ed.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781565129535.  Daedalus Item Code: 59657
 
Paris is "the world capital of memory and desire," concludes one of the contributors to this collection of intimate and insightful memoirs from those who have temporarily called the City of Light ... (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 Poems of Jesus Christ
Willis Barnstone, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393083576.  Daedalus Item Code: 50429
 
"Jesus Christ is the great invisible poet of the world," suggests Willis Barnstone, noting that the Bible's early translators—having failed to understand the ancient Hebrew conception of ... (Read More)
 
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The Poetry of Sex
Sophie Hannah, ed.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670921836.  Daedalus Item Code: 50735
 
Romance and poetry seem to go hand in hand, but sex as well—implicit or explicit, nuanced or stark—has long been a staple theme for poets, from Catullus pleading with Lesbos to Walt Whitman singing ... (Read More)
 
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