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The Great Detective: The Amazing Rise and Immortal Life of Sherlock ...
Zach Dundas.
 
Publisher: Mariner
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780544705210
Daedalus Item Code: 72185
 
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Reporting Always: Writings from The New Yorker
Lillian Ross. David Remnick, foreword.
 
Publisher: Scribner
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781501116001
Daedalus Item Code: 63360
 
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A Sense of the Whole: Reading Gary Snyder's Mountains and Rivers Without End
Mark Gonnerman, ed.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781619024564.  Daedalus Item Code: 72352
 
Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Gary Snyder once compared his epic poem Mountains and Rivers Without End to Class V rapids: if you're going to make it, you're going to need a ... (Read More)
 
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Seamus Heaney: A Bibliography 1959–2003
Rand Brandes & Michael J. Durkan.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571234394.  Daedalus Item Code: 72140
 
This comprehensive bibliography of the published work of Nobel Prize–winning poet and critic Seamus Heaney has been compiled in accordance with principles of modern bibliographical scholarship, and ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare's Mistress: The Mystery of the Dark Lady Revealed
Aubrey Burl.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781445602172.  Daedalus Item Code: 72112
 
She is a mystery without a name, other than the "Dark Lady" of Shakespeare's sonnets. In the years after the Spanish Armada of 1588 and before the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, Shakespeare wrote ... (Read More)
 
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Nature's Panorama: Thoreau on the Seasons
Ronald A. Bosco, ed. Robert D. Richardson Jr, foreword. Barry Moser, illus.
Publisher: Massachusetts.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781558494961.  Daedalus Item Code: 71984
 
In these dated entries from his Journals, taken from both the standard 1906 Houghton Mifflin edition and the newer Princeton edition, Henry David Thoreau speaks to the seasons, from the first ... (Read More)
 
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A Poet's Glossary
Edward Hirsch.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151011957.  Daedalus Item Code: 71946
 
A superb volume for poets would-be and actual—and for any lover of language—this culturally and linguistically deep reference from the author of How to Read a Poem is anything but the ... (Read More)
 
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The Event of Literature
Terry Eagleton.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300194135.  Daedalus Item Code: 72252
 
What is literature? Can we even speak of "literature" at all? What do different literary theories tell us about what texts mean and do? In this witty and lucid book, literary scholar and critic Terry ... (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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Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford
Leslie Brody.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781582437675.  Daedalus Item Code: 72328
 
Admirers and detractors use the same words to describe Jessica Mitford—subversive, muckraker, mischief-maker—but those who knew her best simply called her Decca. One of Britain's famous aristocratic ... (Read More)
 
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How Oscar Became Wilde ...: ... And Other Literary Lives You Never Learned About in School
Elliot Engel.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781861058232.  Daedalus Item Code: 72446
 
Discover why Arthur Conan Doyle blamed his wife's death on Sherlock Holmes, how Charles Dickens's pet launched Edgar Allan Poe on his way to literary immortality, and what the strange connection was ... (Read More)
 
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Mark Twain's Mississippi River: An Illustrated Chronicle of the Big River in Samuel Clemens's Life and Works
Peter Schilling Jr.
Publisher: Voyageur.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780760345504.  Daedalus Item Code: 72612
 
Few authors have been so connected to a place as Mark Twain, who used the Mississippi River as the setting for such classics as Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Here Peter ... (Read More)
 
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