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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 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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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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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 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 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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Pain, Parties, Work: Sylvia Plath in New York, Summer 1953
Elizabeth Winder.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062085498.  Daedalus Item Code: 44364
 
Illustrated throughout with black and white photos and magazine clippings and illuminated with quotes from her peers, this is a fascinating look at a young Sylvia Plath and her life-changing month in ... (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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