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The Classics: All You Need to Know, from Zeus's Throne to the Fall of Rome
Caroline Taggart.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606521328.  Daedalus Item Code: 52211
 
This fun little book is a boon for former students who are now a little foggy on why Cicero was such a big name in ancient Rome. The author of I Used to Know That, Caroline Taggart gives us ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Poems 1943–2004
Richard Wilbur.
Publisher: Harcourt.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780156030793.  Daedalus Item Code: 52620
 
(Includes the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award Winner Things of This World) A winner of the National Book Award and two Pulitzer Prizes, Richard Wilbur has enjoyed a seven-decade ... (Read More)
 
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Comics Art
Paul Gravett.
Publisher: Tate.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781849760560.  Daedalus Item Code: 51894
 
With outstanding examples reproduced on nearly every two-page spread, this is an outstanding historical overview of the evolution of sequential graphic art—better known as "comics"—into an art and ... (Read More)
 
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Constellation of Genius: 1922: Modernism and All that Jazz
Kevin Jackson.
Publisher: Windmill Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099559023.  Daedalus Item Code: 51081
 
1922 was the spectacular year that F. Scott Fitzgerald chose as a backdrop for The Great Gatsby. It was also the year in which James Joyce's Ulysses and T.S. Eliot's The Waste ... (Read More)
 
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The Contemplated Spouse: The Letters of Wallace Stevens to Elsie
J. Donald Blount, ed.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570032486.  Daedalus Item Code: 23709
 
Here in a single volume are the 272 extant letters written by Wallace Stevens to the woman with whom he shared his life, Elsie Viola Kachel. Written over 25 years, the correspondence reflects Elsie's ... (Read More)
 
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Crusoe: Daniel Defoe, Robert Knox and the Creation of a Myth
Katherine Frank.
Publisher: Bodley Head.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224073097.  Daedalus Item Code: 31569
 
It is January 1719 and a man sits at a table, writing, at the opening of this remarkable hybrid biography of two authors and their respective links to an enduring fictional character. Nearly 60, ... (Read More)
 
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D.H. Lawrence: Selected Letters
D.H. Lawrence. James T. Boulton, ed.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847490490.  Daedalus Item Code: 53409
 
Writing to aristocrats, fellow authors, painters, publishers, and others from the intelligentsia—and with equal concern to his sisters, a childhood friend suffering from tuberculosis, a post office ... (Read More)
 
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'Dangerous Work': Diary of an Arctic Adventure
Arthur Conan Doyle. Jon Lellenberg & Daniel Stashower, eds.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712358644.  Daedalus Item Code: 52393
 
Long before he created Sherlock Holmes, 20-year-old medical student Arthur Conan Doyle embarked on a seven-month stint as ship's surgeon on an Arctic whaler. A compelling facsimile of Doyle's diary ... (Read More)
 
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Dearest Father
Franz Kafka. Hannah & Richard Stokes, trans.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847490254.  Daedalus Item Code: 51577
 
In such novels as The Metamorphosis and The Trial, Franz Kafka betrays a fear of paternal authority that was hardly fictional for this Czech author. Written in 1919 while suffering from ... (Read More)
 
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Defending Middle-Earth: Tolkien: Myth and Modernity
Patrick Curry.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618478859.  Daedalus Item Code: 44236
 
What is the reward for the millions all over the world who continue to read J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings? A Tolkien scholar whose commentary has been featured in DVD recordings of ... (Read More)
 
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The Delighted States: A Book of Novels, Romances, and Their Unknown Translators, Containing Ten Languages, Set on Four Continents, and Accompanied by Maps, Portraits, Squiggles, Illustrations, and a Variety of Helpful Indexes
Adam Thirlwell.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312428297.  Daedalus Item Code: 31973
 
(Winner of a 2008 Somerset Maugham Award) Having slept with a prostitute in Egypt, Gustave Flaubert begins writing Madame Bovary, which influences the minor French novelist Édouard ... (Read More)
 
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Diaries and Selected Letters
Mikhail Bulgakov. Roger Cockrell, trans.
Publisher: Alma Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847493033.  Daedalus Item Code: 51563
 
Spending much of his career under the scrutiny of the secret police, Russian author Mikhail Bulgakov (1891–1940) wrote The Master and Margarita—now recognized as one of the 20th century's ... (Read More)
 
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