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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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One for the Books
Joe Queenan.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025824.  Daedalus Item Code: 43879
 
The author of Closing Time: A Memoir, columnist Joe Queenan became a voracious reader as a means of escape from a joyless childhood in a Philadelphia housing project. Over the years he has ... (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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Oscar Wilde: The Great Drama of His Life—How His Tragedy Reflected His Personality
Ashley H. Robins.
Publisher: Sussex Academic.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781845194345.  Daedalus Item Code: 61499
 
In the early 1890s Oscar Wilde enjoyed one of the most high-profile reputations in Britain and yet, virtually overnight, he was plunged into disgrace and ruin. Psychiatrist Ashley Robins here ... (Read More)
 
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The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry: Second Edition
Ian Hamilton & Jeremy Noel-Tod, eds.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199640256.  Daedalus Item Code: 63970
 
From W.H. Auden to Mary Oliver, and from Anne Sexton to Louis Zukofksy, this comprehensive reference contains 1700 entries on 20th- and 21st-century poets worldwide writing in English. Each entry ... (Read More)
 
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P.G. Wodehouse: A Life in Letters
P.G. Wodehouse. Sophie Ratcliffe, ed.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099514794.  Daedalus Item Code: 52406
 
One of the funniest and most admired writers of the 20th century, the creator of Jeeves & Wooster, Psmith, and the Empress of Blandings, P.G. Wodehouse was in life a quiet, retiring man who shied ... (Read More)
 
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A Peak District Anthology: A Literary Companion to Britain's First National Park
Roly Smith, ed.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711228870.  Daedalus Item Code: 54208
 
Beautifully illustrated and really quite charming, this anthology brings together some of the finest writing through the ages about England's Peak District, compiled by a leading expert on the ... (Read More)
 
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The Picshuas of H.G. Wells: A Burlesque Diary
Gene K. Rinkel & Margaret E. Rinkel.
Publisher: Illinois.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780252030451.  Daedalus Item Code: 50098
 
Though he was a literary lion who published more than a hundred books—including the science fiction classics The War of the Worlds and The Time Machine—H.G. Wells (1866–1946) also loved ... (Read More)
 
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The Platform of Time: Memoirs of Family and Friends
Virginia Woolf. S.P. Rosenbaum, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843917090.  Daedalus Item Code: 53768
 
A brilliant and highly original writer, Virginia Woolf earned respect and acclaim in her lifetime on the strength of such books as A Room of One's Own and Mrs. Dalloway. Woolf also ... (Read More)
 
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The Poem of a Life: A Biography of Louis Zukofsky
Mark Scroggins.
Publisher: Shoemaker & Hoard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781593761585.  Daedalus Item Code: 41341
 
This is the first substantive critical biography of Louis Zukofsky, a protégé of Ezra Pound, an artistic collaborator and close friend of William Carlos Williams, and the leader of a whole school of ... (Read More)
 
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Printer's Devil: The Life and Work of Frederic Warde
Simon Loxley.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567923674.  Daedalus Item Code: 61671
 
Book and type designer Frederic Warde (1894–1939) is remembered chiefly for his collaboration with Stanley Morison, for producing the singular typeface Arrighi, and for being, briefly, the husband of ... (Read More)
 
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Rebecca and Rowena
W.M. Thackeray. Matthew Sweet, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910183.  Daedalus Item Code: 53780
 
A satire of Victorian admiration for all things medieval, this 1850 work by the author of Vanity Fair and Barry Lyndon is a farcical sequel to Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe, ... (Read More)
 
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