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The Romantic Poets and Their Circle
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: National Portrait Gallery, London.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781855144774.  Daedalus Item Code: 71231
 
The ideal of the inspired artist owes its origin to the key figures of the Romantic period—Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and John Keats among them—who revolutionized ... (Read More)
 
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Rome and Rhetoric: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
Garry Wills.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300152180.  Daedalus Item Code: 42102
 
Renaissance plays and poetry in England were saturated with the rhetorical twists that Latin education made familiar to audiences and readers, yet even a formally educated man like Ben Jonson was ... (Read More)
 
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Rotten Reviews Redux: A Literary Companion
Bill Henderson, ed.
Publisher: Pushcart.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781888889680.  Daedalus Item Code: 30919
 
A quarter century ago Pushcart Press took aim at laughable reviews that had trashed literary masterpieces through the centuries, quoting some 175 attacks in a little book that itself became a ... (Read More)
 
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Sailing Alone Around the Room: New and Selected Poems
Billy Collins.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375755194.  Daedalus Item Code: 72963
 
Assembled during Billy Collins's tenure as U.S. Poet Laureate, this 2001 collection includes a generous selection from Picnic, Lightning as well as 20 new poems. Here too are selections from ... (Read More)
 
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Sartre's Sink: The Great Writers' Complete Book of DIY
Mark Crick.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847080479.  Daedalus Item Code: 53603
 
For too long, Do-it-Yourself books have suffered the neglect of the literary establishment. Finally, in this follow-up to Kafka's Soup, Mark Crick gives us a collection of essential DIY tips ... (Read More)
 
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Selected Letters
D.H. Lawrence. James T. Boulton, ed.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847490490.  Daedalus Item Code: 53409
 
Writing to aristocrats, fellow authors, painters, publishers, and others from the intelligentsia—and with equal concern to his sisters, a childhood friend suffering from tuberculosis, a post office ... (Read More)
 
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Seven Mozart Librettos: A Verse Translation
J.D. McClatchy, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066098.  Daedalus Item Code: 23894
 
The editor of the Yale Review and president of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as a finalist for the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, J.D. McClatchy is also a librettist with ... (Read More)
 
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Henry Miller.
Publisher: New Directions.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811218009.  Daedalus Item Code: 72830
 
Such novels as Tropic of Cancer were banned in part because Henry Miller was explicitly speaking the truth about life as he saw it, and these six essays show much the same candor and eloquence ... (Read More)
 
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The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of the King James Bible
Harold Bloom.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300187946.  Daedalus Item Code: 52770
 
The King James Bible stands at "the sublime summit of literature in English," sharing the honor only with Shakespeare, Harold Bloom contends in the opening pages of this illuminating literary ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe
Chris Laoutaris.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605987927.  Daedalus Item Code: 72759
 
(Named one of the Best Books of 2014 by London's Telegraph and Observer) In his debut biography, Shakespeare Institute lecturer Chris Laoutaris gives us a remarkable new ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare Flush with Verse: Classic Quotations for Time of Deep Thought
William Shakespeare.
Publisher: Cider Mill.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781604331394.  Daedalus Item Code: 70929
 
Though overlooked by serious scholars of Shakespeare, a close reading of his works suggests that the Bard may have done some of his best work while in the loo: "Diseased nature oftentimes breaks ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare for Grown-ups: Everything You Need to Know About the Bard
E. Foley & B. Coates.
Publisher: Square Peg.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780224098557.  Daedalus Item Code: 71125
 
If you've ever felt a bit embarrassed at your precarious grasp of the plot of Othello, or you haven't a clue what a petard might be—as in "hoist with his own petard"—then you're in luck. This ... (Read More)
 
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