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Five Works by Octavio Paz: Alternating Current, Conjunctions and Disjunctions, The Monkey Grammarian, Marcel Duchamp: Appearance Stripped Bare, On Poets and Others
Octavio Paz.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611453119.  Daedalus Item Code: 61702
 
(National Book Award Winner Included) Nobel laureate Octavio Paz (1914–98) was unquestionably one of the most gifted poets of the 20th century, but he was a formidable essayist as well. ... (Read More)
 
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Graham Greene Collected Essays
Graham Greene.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099282679.  Daedalus Item Code: 62120
 
Widely read for both his philosophical novels and his espionage tales, the author of The End of the Affair and Our Man in Havana was also a skilled and insightful essayist. Encompassing ... (Read More)
 
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James Joyce: Texts and Contexts
Len Platt.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441197610.  Daedalus Item Code: 61848
 
A writer who has become synonymous with modernism, James Joyce re-created Irish literature in his own image with such novels as Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. With their dense web of ... (Read More)
 
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The Late American Novel: Writers on the Future of Books
Jeff Martin & C. Max Magee, eds.
Publisher: Soft Skull.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781593764043.  Daedalus Item Code: 32386
 
From Gutenberg's press and Edison's phonograph to the iPod and the e-reader, the ways we create, distribute, and absorb information have changed dramatically, and continue to change. In this quaint, ... (Read More)
 
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The Making of Middle-Earth: A New Look Inside the World of J.R.R. Tolkien
Christopher Snyder.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402784767.  Daedalus Item Code: 60567
 
When J.R.R. Tolkien created the realms of Middle-earth in his enormously popular Lord of the Rings saga, he drew on inspirations ranging from the languages, poetry, and mythology of medieval ... (Read More)
 
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Modernism: The Lure of Heresy
Peter Gay.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393052053.  Daedalus Item Code: 61182
 
Beginning his epic study in the 1840s with Charles Baudelaire, whose lurid poetry scandalized French stalwarts, Peter Gay traces the revolutionary path of modernism from its Parisian origins to its ... (Read More)
 
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Monsieur Proust's Library
Anka Muhlstein.
Publisher: Other Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590515662.  Daedalus Item Code: 51366
 
Reading was so important to Marcel Proust that it sometimes seems as if all the characters in his novels—servants and masters, children and parents, artists and physicians—were devoted readers; ... (Read More)
 
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Once Upon the Orient Wave: Milton and the Arab Muslim World
Eid Abdallah Dahiyat.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: hardcover.
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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The Poetic Species: A Conversation
Edward O. Wilson & Robert Hass.
Publisher: Bellevue Literary Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781934137727.  Daedalus Item Code: 62083
 
Slim as a book of poetry—and yet, like poetry, packed with vital ideas—this small volume presents a conversation between social biologist Edward O. Wilson and past U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass, ... (Read More)
 
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Renegade: Henry Miller and the Making of Tropic of Cancer
Frederick Turner.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300192513.  Daedalus Item Code: 52785
 
Written in the slums of Paris by a man who was a literary failure in his homeland, Tropic of Cancer was published in 1934 by a pornographer in France, but was soon banned in the United States ... (Read More)
 
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Republic of Words: The Atlantic Monthly and Its Writers, 1857–1925
Susan Goodman.
Publisher: University Press New England.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781584659853.  Daedalus Item Code: 44097
 
A list of the authors who have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly reads like a Who's Who of American literature, as it includes Henry Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Kate Chopin, Frederick Douglass, ... (Read More)
 
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The Rough Guide to The Lost Symbol
Michael Haag.
Publisher: Rough Guides.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848360099.  Daedalus Item Code: 44400
 
As he did in The Rough Guide to the Da Vinci Code, Michael Haag again offers the decrypted information behind a popular Dan Brown novel starring symbologist Robert Langdon. Who are the ... (Read More)
 
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