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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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Philomena: The Poignant True Story of a Mother and the Son She Had to Give Away (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Martin Sixsmith. Judi Dench, foreword.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447245223.  Daedalus Item Code: 52842
 
As a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee became pregnant and was sent to a convent as a "fallen woman." For three years after her son Anthony was born she cared for him there, until the Church ... (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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A Place in the Country: On Gottfried Keller, Johann Peter Hebel, Robert Walser, and Others
W.G. Sebald. Jo Catling, trans.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400067718.  Daedalus Item Code: 61566
 
When W.G. Sebald—author of Austerlitz, The Emigrants, and Across the Land and the Water—traveled to Manchester in 1966, he packed in his bags certain literary favorites that ... (Read More)
 
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The Platform of Time: Memoirs of Family and Friends
Virginia Woolf. S.P. Rosenbaum, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843917090.  Daedalus Item Code: 53768
 
A brilliant and highly original writer, Virginia Woolf earned respect and acclaim in her lifetime on the strength of such books as A Room of One's Own and Mrs. Dalloway. Woolf also ... (Read More)
 
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The Play of the Eyes
Elias Canetti.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847083555.  Daedalus Item Code: 53089
 
This third memoir from Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti (1905–94) is set in Vienna between 1931 and 1937, years when Hitler's rise to power—already clear to anyone with eyes to see—was approaching ... (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 Poem of a Life: A Biography of Louis Zukofsky
Mark Scroggins.
Publisher: Shoemaker & Hoard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781593761585.  Daedalus Item Code: 41341
 
This is the first substantive critical biography of Louis Zukofsky, a protégé of Ezra Pound, an artistic collaborator and close friend of William Carlos Williams, and the leader of a whole school of ... (Read More)
 
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Poetic Lives: Coleridge
Daniel Hahn.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913016.  Daedalus Item Code: 50396
 
Poet, philosopher, and critic, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834) is now best remembered for his extraordinary The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, but in his lifetime ... (Read More)
 
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Poetic Lives: John Donne
Nicholas Robins.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913030.  Daedalus Item Code: 53770
 
A man of contradictions, John Donne (1572–1631) was an author of bawdy and satirical verse who would eventually be counted as the greatest of the Metaphysical poets, and a Catholic whose conversion ... (Read More)
 
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Poetic Lives: Keats
Robert Mighall.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913023.  Daedalus Item Code: 50397
 
One of the leading figures of the English Romantic movement, John Keats (1795–1821) is chiefly remembered for his immortal odes, with such works as "Ode to a Nightingale," "To Autumn," and "Ode on a ... (Read More)
 
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Poetic Lives: Shelley
Daniel Hahn.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913009.  Daedalus Item Code: 50398
 
Remembered as much for his outstanding lyric poems as for his unconventional lifestyle, Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822) is best known for such works as "Ozymandias," "To a Skylark," and "Ode to the ... (Read More)
 
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