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Thom Gunn
Thom Gunn. August Kleinzahler, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571230693.  Daedalus Item Code: 53912
 
Born in Great Britain but spending most of his life in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district, Thom Gunn (1929–2004) masterfully chronicled his bohemian lifestyle and the wonders of nature in such ... (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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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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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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Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Fay, and the Vichy Dilemma
Barbara Will.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780231152631.  Daedalus Item Code: 61617
 
In 1941, Jewish-American writer and avant-garde icon Gertrude Stein embarked on one of the strangest intellectual projects of her life, translating for American audiences the speeches of Marshal ... (Read More)
 
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The Veritable Years: Poems 1949–1966: Volume II of the Collected Poems
William Everson. Allan Campo, foreword. Albert Gelpi, intro. William Harryman, afterword.
Publisher: Black Sparrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574230826.  Daedalus Item Code: 42448
 
From 1949's The Crooked Lines of God to the 1960–1966 cycle The Rose of Solitude, the San Francisco Renaissance stalwart William Everson wrestles with issues of faith and desire in ... (Read More)
 
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Walking in the Shade: 1949 to 1962
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060929565.  Daedalus Item Code: 42991
 
The second volume of Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing's extraordinary autobiography covers the years from her 1949 arrival in war-weary London with her son Peter and the manuscript for The Grass is ... (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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The World of Charles Dickens: The Life, Times and Works of the Great Victorian Novelist
Martin Fido.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847329431.  Daedalus Item Code: 53163
 
Also the author of the 1970 Short Illustrated Life of Charles Dickens—hailed by The Dickensian as one of the two best books marking the centenary of Dickens's death—Martin Fido here ... (Read More)
 
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