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My Life
Giuseppe Garibaldi. Tim Parks, foreword. Stephen Parkin, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910930.  Daedalus Item Code: 53748
Distinguished by superhuman courage, personal tragedy, and tireless struggle in the name of freedom, the life of Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807–82) has remained a source of fascination for generations. In ... (Read More)
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New Life
Dante Alighieri. Louis de Bernières, foreword. J.G. Nichols, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910466.  Daedalus Item Code: 53750
At the age of nine, Dante Alighieri met and fell in love with Beatrice, who despite her early death remained his lifelong muse. First published in 1295, this unique book combines accounts of Dante ... (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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The Odyssey
Homer. T.E. Lawrence, trans.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848373242.  Daedalus Item Code: 50585
Presented here in the 1932 prose translation by archaeologist and adventurer T.E. Lawrence, who aimed at a general readership, Homer's Odyssey is roughly the sequel to The Iliad, and ... (Read More)
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The Odyssey
Homer. Samuel Butler, trans. Damian Stocking, intro.
Publisher: Barnes & Noble.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781435137738.  Daedalus Item Code: 51886
Following the warrior Odysseus home to Greece from the Trojan War, in a journey troubled at every turn by gods and demi-gods, Homer's epic tale is one of the founding works of Western literature. ... (Read More)
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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 Death
John Donne. Edward Docx, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916000.  Daedalus Item Code: 53754
Dean of St. Paul's, John Donne (1572–1631) was feted in his day not just as a poet but also as an inspired preacher, and these four extended meditations on death are among his most powerful and ... (Read More)
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On Genius
John Ruskin. Melvyn Bragg, foreword. Bob Blaisdell, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   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 Theatre
Charles Dickens. Richard Eyre, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916178.  Daedalus Item Code: 53759
A keen playwright and actor, Charles Dickens drew inspiration from the theater, and personally adapted many of his own fictional works. This collection presents a sampling of eight of Dickens's ... (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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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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