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The Letters of T.S. Eliot: Volume 2: 1923–1925
Valerie Eliot & Hugh Haughton, eds.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571140817.  Daedalus Item Code: 32676
 
Covering the early years of T.S. Eliot's editorship of The Criterion and the publication of "The Hollow Men," this extensively annotated volume of his correspondence charts his intellectual ... (Read More)
 
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Loaded Words
Marjorie Garber.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823242054.  Daedalus Item Code: 64067
 
Suggesting that words are intoxicating, highly charged, and even dangerous, Marjorie Garber invites us on this exploration of language. Ranging freely through such subjects as Mad magazine to ... (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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Longing for a Kiss: Love Poems from Many Lands
Editors of Hippocrene Books.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781806718.  Daedalus Item Code: 62609
 
From the United States to the Ukraine, this unique anthology presents 130 love poems from 21 different countries, each celebrating the electrifying subject of the kiss. Here are works by Edgar Allan ... (Read More)
 
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Louisa May Alcott: A Personal Biography
Susan Cheever.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416569923.  Daedalus Item Code: 61841
 
The author of American Bloomsbury returns to Concord, Massachusetts, for this engaging life of its most famous female writer. Louisa May Alcott never intended to write Little Women; she ... (Read More)
 
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Love Poems
Bertolt Brecht. David Constantine & Tom Kuhn, trans. Barbara Brecht-Schall, foreword.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871408563.  Daedalus Item Code: 64018
 
Best known to the English-speaking world for the play The Caucasian Chalk Circle and the libretto to The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht (1898–1956) has long been considered by German ... (Read More)
 
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Lyrics of the Sands: (English/Arabic Languages)
Gloria Kifayeh.
Publisher: Stacey International.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781900988896.  Daedalus Item Code: 54627
 
"Let me roam freely over the land, so that we may be free of the evils of a settled life." For millennia, the Bedouin of the Arabian Desert have composed poems about their harsh yet beautiful ... (Read More)
 
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The Man Within My Head
Pico Iyer.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307267610.  Daedalus Item Code: 44353
 
We all carry people inside our heads—actors, leaders, writers, figures out of history or fiction—who sometimes seem closer to us than people we know; here Pico Iyer sets out to unravel the mysterious ... (Read More)
 
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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Mark Twain's America: A Celebration in Words and Images
Harry L. Katz. Lewis H. Lapham, foreword.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316209397.  Daedalus Item Code: 61646
 
We know Mark Twain today as the author of classics like The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, but in his own time Twain—born Samuel Langhorne Clemens—was a controversial satirist and public figure who ... (Read More)
 
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Mark Twain's Notebooks: Journals, Letters, Observations, Wit, Wisdom, and Doodles
Carlo De Vito, ed.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781579129972.  Daedalus Item Code: 64567
 
For most of his life, Samuel Clemens carefully crafted his public persona of Mark Twain, but this book offers a fascinating glimpse behind the mask; if anything, these letters, notes, and journal ... (Read More)
 
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Medieval Love Poetry
John Cherry, ed.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714150161.  Daedalus Item Code: 62976
 
The quest is the essence of medieval romance, whether the search is for the Holy Grail or for the ideal beloved, and love itself was variously the object of the quest or a snare that hindered its ... (Read More)
 
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