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Western Winds: The Brontës' Irish Heritage
Edward Chitham.
 
Publisher: History Press
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781845888336
Daedalus Item Code: 71487
 
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Every Love Story is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace
D.T. Max.
 
Publisher: Granta
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781847084941
Daedalus Item Code: 71819
 
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Dante in Love
A.N. Wilson.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848879508.  Daedalus Item Code: 71239
 
British biographer, historian, novelist, and newspaper columnist A.N. Wilson here offers a glittering study of an artist and his world, with an eye toward readers who take it on faith that Dante's ... (Read More)
 
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The Sherlock Holmes Companion: An Elementary Guide
Daniel Smith.
Publisher: Aurum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781781314043.  Daedalus Item Code: 71232
 
Illustrated throughout with more than 150 images, ranging from period engravings and book jackets to classic film stills and location shots from the BBC series starring Benedict Cumberbatch and ... (Read More)
 
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The Jane Austen Miscellany
Lauren Nixon.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752468631.  Daedalus Item Code: 71486
 
Two centuries after her death, Jane Austen is arguably the world's most popular novelist, with the never-ending appetite for the swooning of Sense and Sensibility and the smoldering passion of ... (Read More)
 
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A Year with Emerson
Richard Grossman, ed. Barry Moser, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781567922981.  Daedalus Item Code: 71471
 
As a daily almanac, the 365 entries in this deeply thoughtful collection of writings by essayist, lecturer, and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–82) take us to the heart of his transcendental ideas and ... (Read More)
 
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The Light Within the Light: Portraits of Donald Hall, Richard Wilbur, Maxine Kumin, and Stanley Kunitz
Jeanne Braham. Barry Moser, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567923162.  Daedalus Item Code: 71469
 
Since the death of Robert Frost, American poetry has seen few major poets create important work into their 70s. Yet as we see in this portrait of four U.S. Poet Laureates, from 2007, Donald Hall (77 ... (Read More)
 
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The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales
Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm & Wilhelm Carl Grimm. Arthur Rackham, illus. Margaret Hunt, trans. Lori M. Campbell, intro.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785834229.  Daedalus Item Code: 71280
 
The Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm, were German linguists and cultural researchers who gathered legends and folklore, intending to preserve and present the stories just as they heard them. This ... (Read More)
 
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What Light Can Do: Essays on Art, Imagination, and the Natural World
Robert Hass.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061923920.  Daedalus Item Code: 71081
 
A former Poet Laureate of the United States, and author of the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning poetry collection Time and Materials, Robert Hass follows up his National Book ... (Read More)
 
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Women Who Read Are Dangerous
Stefan Bollmann. Karen Joy Fowler, foreword.
Publisher: Abbeville.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780789212566.  Daedalus Item Code: 79189
 
It was not so long ago that the image of a woman reading a book was a provocative, even transgressive depiction of self-possession; perhaps that is why so many artists over the centuries have ... (Read More)
 
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Enlightened Sentiments: Judgement and Autonomy in the Age of Sensibility
Hina Nazar.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780823240074.  Daedalus Item Code: 64082
 
This book reassesses the Enlightenment's liberal legacies by revisiting the wide-ranging development of 18th-century letters known as "sentimentalism." English professor Hina Nazar argues that the ... (Read More)
 
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Reflections
Graham Greene. Judith Adamson, intro.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099582878.  Daedalus Item Code: 70848
 
Whether reporting from the London cinema, Cotswolds villages, secondhand bookshops, war zones, or political trouble spots, Graham Greene's novelistic gifts for detail, drama, and curiosity provide ... (Read More)
 
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