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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: 50391
 
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 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 Travel
Charles Dickens. Pete Orford, intro.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916123.  Daedalus Item Code: 50017
 
Along with being a consummate novelist, Charles Dickens also made his mark in the genre of travel writing. Undertaken out of curiosity and also inspired by his desire that his books should have ... (Read More)
 
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On Whitman: Writers on Writers
C.K. Williams.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780691144726.  Daedalus Item Code: 31826
 
In this slim but insightful book, Pulitzer Prize–winning poet C.K. Williams sets aside the mass of biography and literary criticism that has accumulated around the work and person of Walt Whitman, ... (Read More)
 
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Once Upon the Orient Wave: Milton and the Arab Muslim World
Eid Abdallah Dahiyat.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913610.  Daedalus Item Code: 50395
 
Like other 17th-century writers, John Milton had only a sketchy idea of Islam and the Arab world, obtained from travelers and linguists who had made journeys to and from the Middle East. Yet buried ... (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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O'Neill (2-Volume Set): Son and Playwright; Son and Artist
Louis Sheaffer.
Publisher: Cooper Square.   Format: 2 vols., pap.
Daedalus Item Code: 21967
 
(1974 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography) The most lauded playwright in American history, Eugene O'Neill won four Pulitzer Prizes and the Nobel Prize for a body of work that ... (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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Orwell's Cough: Diagnosing the Medical Maladies & Last Gasps of the Great Writers
John Ross.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781851689514.  Daedalus Item Code: 43736
 
Did William Shakespeare's doctors addle his brain with cinnabar and mercury? Was Jane Eyre inspired by the plagued school that claimed the Brontë clan? Did writing 1984 kill George ... (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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