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Dickens & the Workhouse: Oliver Twist & the London Poor
Ruth Richardson.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199681280.  Daedalus Item Code: 60908
 
The discovery that, as a youth, Charles Dickens lived only a few doors away from a major London workhouse made literary headlines worldwide, and the campaign to save the Cleveland Street Workhouse ... (Read More)
 
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Do-It-Yourself Brain Surgery: and Other Implausibly Titled Books
Joel Rickett.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608190195.  Daedalus Item Code: 31886
 
The year 2008 marked the 30th anniversary of the Diagram Prize, Britain's annual contest to determine the oddest book title of the year—a hilarious celebration of the barmy side of publishing. Here ... (Read More)
 
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Dogfight at the Pentagon: Sergeant Dogs, Grumpy Cats, Wallflower Wingmen, and Other Lunacy from the Wall Street Journal's A-Hed Column
Barry Newman, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062333193.  Daedalus Item Code: 54072
 
One of the Wall Street Journal's most popular features for more than 70 years, the daily A-Hed column—named for a graphical header that suggested the letter A—has diverted readers from the ... (Read More)
 
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Drawn Together
Aline & R. Crumb.
Publisher: Knockabout.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780861661787.  Daedalus Item Code: 60381
 
They have always seemed an unlikely pair, yet cartoonists Robert Crumb and Aline Kominsky Crumb have been, since the 1970s, the world's most famous—and possibly only—underground comics couple. Here ... (Read More)
 
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Due Considerations: Essays and Criticism
John Updike.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307266408.  Daedalus Item Code: 31048
 
This sixth collection of essays and literary criticism from the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner opens with a skeptical overview of literary biographies, proceeds to five essays on ... (Read More)
 
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E.E. Cummings: A Life
Susan Cheever.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307379979.  Daedalus Item Code: 60800
 
At the time of his death in 1962, at age 68, Edward Estlin Cummings was, after Robert Frost, the most widely read poet in the United States. Here the author of American Bloomsbury and ... (Read More)
 
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Early Auden
Edward Mendelson.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571197835.  Daedalus Item Code: 32891
 
This acclaimed study from 1981 of W.H. Auden's writings up to 1939 remains one of the most penetrating, detailed, and informative examinations of the poet's prewar poetry and ideas. Auden's friend ... (Read More)
 
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East Hill Farm: Seasons with Allen Ginsberg
Gordon Ball.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781619020177.  Daedalus Item Code: 53437
 
"This was Allen Ginsberg," Gordon Ball declares after recounting intimate moments with the Beat generation poet on East Hill Farm. During the late 1960s, Ginsberg funded what he hoped was "a haven ... (Read More)
 
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Edwin Arlington Robinson: A Poet's Life
Scott Donaldson.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231138420.  Daedalus Item Code: 54805
 
At the time of his death in 1935, Edwin Arlington Robinson was a pivotal figure in modern American poetry, the equal of Frost and Stevens, yet over the years his reputation has undeservedly declined. ... (Read More)
 
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Electric Shepherd: A Likeness of James Hogg
Karl Miller.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571218172.  Daedalus Item Code: 61459
 
A self-educated poet from the Scottish Borders town of Ettrick, James Hogg (1770–1835) was one of the most remarkable literary figures of pre-Victorian Scotland. He was dogged by debt throughout his ... (Read More)
 
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Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence
Joelle Biele, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374281380.  Daedalus Item Code: 33070
 
"I sort of see you surrounded with fine-tooth combs, sandpaper, nail files, pots of varnish, etc.—with heaps of used commas and semicolons handy, and little useless phrases taken out of their ... (Read More)
 
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Emily Dickinson and the Art of Belief: Second Edition
Roger Lundin.
Publisher: Eerdmans.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802821270.  Daedalus Item Code: 62790
 
One of American literature's most elusive figures, Emily Dickinson has always been understood through careful study of her poems and letters. In this biography, Roger Lundin takes a fresh look at ... (Read More)
 
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