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The Second Blush: Poems
Molly Peacock.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393337679.  Daedalus Item Code: 21041
 
Again demonstrating the "luxuriantly sensual imagination" (Washington Post) last seen in Molly Peacock's Cornucopia, this sixth book of her poetry celebrates marriage and a two-track ... (Read More)
 
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Second Simplicity: New Poetry and Prose, 1991–2011
Yves Bonnefoy. Hoyt Rogers, trans.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300176254.  Daedalus Item Code: 42105
 
French poet Yves Bonnefoy's career extends back seven decades, but his creative impulse is as strong as ever, as shown by this anthology of poems and experimental prose pieces culled from such books ... (Read More)
 
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The Selected Canterbury Tales: A New Verse Translation
Geoffrey Chaucer. Sheila Fisher, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393079456.  Daedalus Item Code: 23893
 
In this poetically faithful and engaging translation of 14 selected episodes from The Canterbury Tales, Sheila Fisher presents a vivid and lively new version of Geoffrey Chaucer's lyric ... (Read More)
 
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The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens
Jenny Hartley, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199591411.  Daedalus Item Code: 43614
 
In his correspondence, Charles Dickens was just as prodigious as he was in constructing his novels; although he lived to be just 58, he penned more than 14,000 letters. Jenny Hartley has singled out ... (Read More)
 
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The Selected Letters of Thornton Wilder
Robin G. Wilder & Jackson R. Bryer, eds. Scott Donaldson, foreword.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060765088.  Daedalus Item Code: 30349
 
"[Robin] Wilder and [Jackson] Bryer provide considerable insight into a protean American novelist and playwright. As a man of the theater, Thornton Wilder (1897–1975) is not typically counted among ... (Read More)
 
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The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century!
Steven Pinker.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025855.  Daedalus Item Code: 49630
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Does the young adult generation even care about good writing? Can we make it better? And ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare: The Life, The Works, The Treasures
Catherine M.S. Alexander.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780233003214.  Daedalus Item Code: 36162
 
Produced in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company and beautifully illustrated with photos from RSC performances and period artwork, this scrapbook album explores William Shakespeare's ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare: Staging the World
Jonathan Bate & Dora Thornton.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199915019.  Daedalus Item Code: 40958
 
Almost as good as time-traveling back to Shakespeare's London to see one of his plays at the Globe Theatre, this heavily illustrated book gives us the streets, shops, and churches that the poet would ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare and His Contemporaries
Charles Nicholl.
Publisher: National Portrait Gallery.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781855143678.  Daedalus Item Code: 36209
 
William Shakespeare and his contemporaries helped create not only a new kind of theatre but also a new form of language, finding expression for what it means to be human. Charles Nicholl, who ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare's Church: A Parish for the World
Val Horsler, Martin Gorick & Paul Edmondson. Jonathan Bate, intro.
Publisher: Third Millenium.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906507336.  Daedalus Item Code: 34341
 
Known worldwide as the final resting place of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon's Trinity Church has a colorful history extending back centuries before the birth of the Bard. With color ... (Read More)
 
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The Shape of Things to Come: Prophecy and the American Voice
Greil Marcus.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374104382.  Daedalus Item Code: 90547
 
"[Greil] Marcus, perhaps America's most imaginative social critic, here attempts to define America as 'a story told more in art than in politics' by yoking together the works of several disparate ... (Read More)
 
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She Matters: A Life in Friendship
Susanna Sonnenberg.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781439190609.  Daedalus Item Code: 42384
 
(A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice) The best friend who broke up with you, the older girl at school you worshipped, the friend who betrayed you—and the friend you ... (Read More)
 
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