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Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads
George Meredith. Rebecca N. Mitchell & Criscillia Benford, eds.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300173178.  Daedalus Item Code: 52757
 
A "writer's writer" who is best recalled today as the author of such novels as Diana of the Crossways, George Meredith was also in his time an esteemed poet. Dismissed by much of his reading ... (Read More)
 
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Monsieur Proust's Library
Anka Muhlstein.
Publisher: Other Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590515662.  Daedalus Item Code: 51366
 
Reading was so important to Marcel Proust that it sometimes seems as if all the characters in his novels—servants and masters, children and parents, artists and physicians—were devoted readers; ... (Read More)
 
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Much Ado About Nothing: Signature Shakespeare
William Shakespeare. Robert S. Miola, ed. David Scott Kastan, series ed. Kevin Stanton, illus.
Publisher: Signature.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402794582.  Daedalus Item Code: 40826
 
Leonato's grand villa is portrayed, sparring partners Beatrice and Benedick dance, young lovers Margaret and Borachio meet in secret, Hero faints after being cursed and then is unmasked in this ... (Read More)
 
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The Muse In The Bottle: Great Writers on the Joy of Drinking
Charles Coulombe.
Publisher: Citadel.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780806523712.  Daedalus Item Code: 53234
 
The triumph of the toast, the camaraderie of the bar, the punishment of the hangover, the sweet joy of living to imbibe another day—this delightfully tipsy anthology celebrates the diverse pleasures ... (Read More)
 
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My Prizes: An Accounting
Thomas Bernhard. Carol Brown Janeway, trans.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307272874.  Daedalus Item Code: 31062
 
This book of brilliant and viciously funny recollections from one of 20th-century literature's more notorious enfants terribles—written in 1980 but unpublished for two decades—tells the story of the ... (Read More)
 
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New Selected Journals, 1939–1995
Stephen Spender. Lara Feigel, John Sutherland & Natasha Spender, eds.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571237579.  Daedalus Item Code: 53943
 
While Stephen Spender's reputation was established by his poetry and his autobiography World Within World, over the course of his long life he also poured his thoughts and feelings into his ... (Read More)
 
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Norman Mailer: A Double Life
J. Michael Lennon.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439150191.  Daedalus Item Code: 42616
 
One of the giants of American letters, Norman Mailer was a novelist, journalist, biographer, and filmmaker; a provocateur, as well as a passionate observer; and a husband, father, and serial ... (Read More)
 
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Ode to Childhood: Poetry to Celebrate the Child
Lucy Gray, ed.
Publisher: Batsford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849941334.  Daedalus Item Code: 51867
 
A celebration of children, of childhood, and in many ways, of being a parent, this collection offers some of the best poetry ever written about children, from William Blake, Christina Rossetti, ... (Read More)
 
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The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone
Sophocles. Dudley Fitts & Robert Fitzgerald, trans.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780156027649.  Daedalus Item Code: 61364
 
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 Genius
John Ruskin. Melvyn Bragg, foreword. Bob Blaisdell, ed.
Publisher: .   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916147.  Daedalus Item Code: 53756
 
In addition to founding the discipline of modern art criticism and rescuing J.M.W Turner from obscurity, John Ruskin (1819–1900) wrote prolifically, publishing more than 250 works. Among his many ... (Read More)
 
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On the Art of Making Up One's Mind
Jerome K. Jerome. Joseph Connolly, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916079.  Daedalus Item Code: 50392
 
Culled from his sequel to The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, these five fictionalized essays by Jerome K. Jerome (1859–1927)—featuring his trademark dry wit—include the Cinderella spoof "On ... (Read More)
 
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On War
George Bernard Shaw. Philip Pullman, foreword. J.P. Wearing, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916116.  Daedalus Item Code: 53761
 
An avowed enemy of cant whose lifetime encompassed several of history's most destructive conflicts, George Bernard Shaw frequently criticized war and the people who support it. These freestanding ... (Read More)
 
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