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Among the Janeites: A Journey Through the World of Jane Austen Fandom
Deborah Yaffe.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547757735.  Daedalus Item Code: 42528
They walk among us in their bonnets and Empire-waist gowns, clutching souvenir tote bags and battered copies of Sense and Sensibility; they are the Janeites. Who are these obsessive admirers, ... (Read More)
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Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon
Nigel Smith.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300181968.  Daedalus Item Code: 42502
Both a noted civil servant under Cromwell's Protectorate and a long-serving member of Parliament during the Restoration, Andrew Marvell (1621–1678) is also the metaphysical poet who gave us such ... (Read More)
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Another Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire
Charles Dickens et al. Kathryn Hughes, foreword. Melisa Klimaszewski, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911869.  Daedalus Item Code: 53837
Building on the success of his 1852 Christmas number of the magazine Household Words, Charles Dickens used the same framing concept for this 1853 follow-up. This wide-ranging anthology ... (Read More)
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April Twilights and Other Poems
Willa Cather.
Publisher: Everyman's Library Pocket Poets.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307961464.  Daedalus Item Code: 43849
Before her Pulitzer Prize–winning novel One of Ours or her Prairie Trilogy, Willa Cather was best known as an essayist and critic, and her poems were published many times in national magazines ... (Read More)
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Ariel's Gift: A Commentary on Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes
Erica Wagner.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571200856.  Daedalus Item Code: 32886
Thirty-five years after Sylvia Plath committed suicide, Ted Hughes published Birthday Letters, an award-winning book of poems in which he explores his feelings for his late wife. Along with 16 ... (Read More)
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Armageddon in Retrospect
Kurt Vonnegut.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099524083.  Daedalus Item Code: 52347
Written throughout Kurt Vonnegut's life, with his trademark rueful humor (the New York Times called him "a satirist with a heart, a moralist with a whoopee cushion"), a dozen previously ... (Read More)
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The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114463.  Daedalus Item Code: 53037
In a triptych of indelible portraits, Nicholas Delbanco gives us three great creative spirits who lived colorful, productive lives before dying in their 20s or 30s: writer Stephen Crane (The Red ... (Read More)
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Arthur Miller
Christopher Bigsby.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826157.  Daedalus Item Code: 23095
Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Arthur Miller's central decade of work—All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), and A View from the Bridge ... (Read More)
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The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building
David J. Peterson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143126461.  Daedalus Item Code: 59565
In this insider's tour through the construction of invented languages like those heard in films and on television, David Peterson explains language construction for sci-fi and fantasy fans, writers, ... (Read More)
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The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
Rosemary Ahern.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693249.  Daedalus Item Code: 29408
For a bibliophile, there are few things more telling about the book at hand than an epigraph. Those intriguing quotations, sayings, snippets of songs, or poems that appear just before Chapter One do ... (Read More)
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As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals & Notebooks, 1964–1980
Susan Sontag. David Rieff, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374100766.  Daedalus Item Code: 41396
In this second of three volumes of journals (following Reborn) National Book Critics Circle award winner Susan Sontag recounts her experiences in the turbulent 1960s—from a trip to Hanoi at ... (Read More)
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At the Loch of the Green Corrie
Andrew Greig.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847249968.  Daedalus Item Code: 40808
"I should like you to fish for me at the Loch of the Green Corrie," Norman MacCaig commanded Andrew Greig, just months before his death. "Go to Lochinver and ask for a man named Norman MacAskill—if ... (Read More)
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