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The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry
Rita Dove, ed.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143121480.  Daedalus Item Code: 38947
 
Introducing readers to hundreds of the most significant and compelling poems in English, Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove surveys the full spectrum of American poetry of ... (Read More)
 
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Personal History
Katharine Graham.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375701047.  Daedalus Item Code: 31287
 
(Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) This extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women contains, as its title suggests, both ... (Read More)
 
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Players: The Mysterious Identity of William Shakespeare
Bertram Fields.
Publisher: Regan Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060834173.  Daedalus Item Code: 14175
 
For centuries scholars have debated the true identity of the author of the poems and plays attributed to William Shakespeare, the actor and co-owner of a successful theater company who hailed from ... (Read More)
 
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Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism
Deborah Lutz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068320.  Daedalus Item Code: 23891
 
In her smart, provocative account of the erotic undercurrent beneath the surface of Victorian London, Deborah Lutz reveals a daring group of artists and thinkers who defied propriety to explore their ... (Read More)
 
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The Poetry Lesson
Andrei Codrescu.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780691147246.  Daedalus Item Code: 31816
 
In his hilarious account of the first day of a creative writing course taught by a "typical fin-de-siècle salaried beatnik" (one with an antic imagination, an outsized personality and libido, and an ... (Read More)
 
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Poets Ranked by Beard Weight: The Commemorative Edition
Upton Uxbridge Underwood. Gilbert Alter-Gilbert, text. Mahendra Singh, illus. Jack Passion, preface.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616082451.  Daedalus Item Code: 22419
 
Just how great a poet was Walt Whitman, a man of slight beard, compared to Samuel Morse, a poet as well as an inventor, whose massive Garibaldi Elongated–style beard embodied nearly three times the ... (Read More)
 
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Poisoned Pens: Literary Invective from Amis to Zola
Gary Dexter, ed.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780711231627.  Daedalus Item Code: 31586
 
"With the single exception of Homer, there is no eminent writer, not even Sir Walter Scott, whom I can despise so entirely as I despise Shakespeare," George Bernard Shaw once opined in a double-edged ... (Read More)
 
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The Portable Dorothy Parker
Dorothy Parker. Marion Meade, ed.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143039532.  Daedalus Item Code: 49055
 
The second revision since its original publication in 1944, this sublime collection of the wit and wisdom of Dorothy Parker ranges over the verse, stories, essays, and journalism of one of the 20th ... (Read More)
 
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The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them
Elif Batuman.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781847083135.  Daedalus Item Code: 23628
 
In her brilliant first book, Elif Batuman takes the reader on a journey both literary and actual as she traces the evolution of her fascination with Russian literature across the globe and several ... (Read More)
 
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Posthumous Keats: A Personal Biography
Stanley Plumly.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393065732.  Daedalus Item Code: 21038
 
The winner of the William Carlos Williams Award and author of the National Book Award finalist Old Heart, poet Stanley Plumly here offers a singular and passionate biography of poet John Keats ... (Read More)
 
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Primo Levi's Universe: A Writer's Journey
Sam Magavern.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780230606470.  Daedalus Item Code: 31996
 
Widely known for his memoir Survival in Auschwitz, Primo Levi was also a scientist, fiction writer, and poet—a Renaissance man who did not want to be known only as a Holocaust writer. Using ... (Read More)
 
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Prose: The Century Edition
Elizabeth Bishop. Lloyd Schwartz, ed.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780701186272.  Daedalus Item Code: 34389
 
A former U.S. Poet Laureate as well as the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, poet Elizabeth Bishop is not nearly so well known for her prose, yet she was a dazzling and ... (Read More)
 
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