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Sydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce, and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis
Stephen Klaidman.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385534093.  Daedalus Item Code: 53395
 
Even the most brilliant writer is nothing without the right reader. To many of the most creative minds in pre–World War II Britain, those readers included Sydney and Violet Schiff. Sydney, himself a ... (Read More)
 
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The Tastemaker: Carl Van Vechten and the Birth of Modern America
Edward White.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374535148.  Daedalus Item Code: 70059
 
One of the early 20th century's most influential cultural impresarios, Carl Van Vechten was a patron and dealmaker of the Harlem Renaissance, a photographer who captured the era's icons, and a ... (Read More)
 
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The Theatre of E.E. Cummings
E.E. Cummings. George Firmage, ed. Norman Friedman, afterword.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871406545.  Daedalus Item Code: 71750
 
Popular in his lifetime and long considered one of the English language's most innovative poets, E.E. Cummings also cultivated a career as a playwright. Showing much the same earthiness and ... (Read More)
 
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Their Other Side: Six American Women & the Lure of Italy
Helen Barolini.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823226306.  Daedalus Item Code: 64054
 
Exploring what Italy meant to half a dozen brilliant American women, Helen Barolini traces the nation's appearances in the poems of Emily Dickinson—who never traveled there—and in the life and ... (Read More)
 
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Thomas Campion
Thomas Campion. Charles Simic, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571236640.  Daedalus Item Code: 53907
 
Although many poets have had their verses set to music, Thomas Campion (1567–1620) was distinguished by his adaptations of his own lyrics, penning more than 100 lute songs and masques. Primarily ... (Read More)
 
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To the Letter: A Journey Through a Vanishing World
Simon Garfield.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780857868589.  Daedalus Item Code: 54833
 
From Roman wood chips discovered near Hadrian's Wall to the wonders and terrors of e-mail, the author of On the Map and Just My Type here delves into how we have written to each other ... (Read More)
 
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Touchstones: Essays on Literature, Art, and Politics
Mario Vargas Llosa. John King, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374278373.  Daedalus Item Code: 72633
 
One of Latin America's most respected novelists and the recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature, Mario Vargas Llosa is also an acute and wide-ranging cultural critic and an acerbic political ... (Read More)
 
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True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound
Christopher Ricks.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300171464.  Daedalus Item Code: 42514
 
Described by the New York Review of Books as "probably the greatest living scholar and editor of modern English-language poetry ... a critic of unrivaled authority," humanities professor ... (Read More)
 
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True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound
Christopher Ricks.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300134292.  Daedalus Item Code: 32736
 
Described by the New York Review of Books as "probably the greatest living scholar and editor of modern English-language poetry ... a critic of unrivaled authority," humanities professor ... (Read More)
 
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Uglier Than a Monkey's Armpit: Untranslatable Insults, Put-Downs and Curses from Around the World
Robert Vanderplank.
Publisher: Boxtree.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752226484.  Daedalus Item Code: 64553
 
They're the words you won't learn in any regular language class. Whether borne out of surprise, anger, passion, or humor, curses and insults make up some of the most colorful and profound phrases in ... (Read More)
 
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West's World: The Extraordinary Life of Dame Rebecca West
Lorna Gibb.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330464734.  Daedalus Item Code: 53607
 
Born Cicely Fairfield in 1892, Rebecca West was a young woman and a budding actress when she changed her name to that of the feminist heroine in Ibsen's play Rosmersholm. West became a ... (Read More)
 
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Western Winds: The Brontës' Irish Heritage
Edward Chitham.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845888336.  Daedalus Item Code: 71487
 
The Irish heritage of the Brontë family has long been overlooked, in part because Charlotte and her father Patrick ensured that this was the case, and also because by the end of the 19th century the ... (Read More)
 
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