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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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Three Gay Tales from Grimm: Translated and Illustrated by Wanda Gág
Wanda Gág.
Publisher: Minnesota.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780816656905.  Daedalus Item Code: 63635
 
Bound by a common thread—a serene foolishness cropping up in various characters, and absurd situations—the three charming tales in this long-unavailable book from 1943 are not as well-known as they ... (Read More)
 
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Three Novels by F. Scott Fitzgerald: Tender is the Night; The Beautiful and Damned; This Side of Paradise
F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: boxed set.
ISBN: 9781476746265.  Daedalus Item Code: 73632
 
Presented in a handsome slipcase with art deco styling, this boxed collection contains the three other finished novels from the celebrated author of The Great Gatsby, in elegant trade ... (Read More)
 
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To a Nightingale: Sonnets & Poems from Sappho to Borges
Edward Hirsch, ed.
Publisher: Braziller.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780807615874.  Daedalus Item Code: 72834
 
Uniting the works of 30 poets, the author of the bestselling Poet's Choice and How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry traces the image of the nightingale through two-and-a-half ... (Read More)
 
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The Torch in My Ear
Elias Canetti.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847083579.  Daedalus Item Code: 53088
 
In his second memoir, Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti (1905–94) gives us a perceptive portrait of Vienna and Berlin in the 1920s, and of Canetti's admiration for his first great mentor, the Viennese ... (Read More)
 
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Townie: A Memoir
Andre Dubus III.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393064667.  Daedalus Item Code: 23897
 
(A Finalist for the 2012 Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year and a New York Times Editor's Choice for 2011) The author of the National Book Award Finalist House of Sand ... (Read More)
 
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The Treasures of Noël Coward: Star Quality
Barry Day.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: hardcover & DVD.
ISBN: 9780233003498.  Daedalus Item Code: 51753
 
Playwright, director, actor, songwriter, singer: few artists have influenced popular culture more than Noël Coward. He chronicled high society with sparkling wit, played a crucial role in Britain's ... (Read More)
 
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Treasury of Indian Love: Poems & Proverbs from the Indian Sub-Continent: In the Language of India and English
Christopher Shackle & Nicholas Awde, eds.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781806701.  Daedalus Item Code: 52179
 
From a classified list of kisses in the Kamasutra ("The passion-kindling kiss: When she looks at his face while he sleeps and kisses it to show her desire. / The distracted kiss: When she ... (Read More)
 
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Treasury of Roman Love: Poems, Quotations & Proverbs in Latin and English
Richard A. Branyon, ed.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781803090.  Daedalus Item Code: 52181
 
"Suns when they sink can rise again, / But we, when our brief light has shone, / Must sleep through the long night ... // Nobody can do evil to us / By keeping count of our kisses." So wrote Catullus ... (Read More)
 
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Truth's Ragged Edge: The Rise of the American Novel
Philip F. Gura.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780809094455.  Daedalus Item Code: 44290
 
The author of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award finalist American Transcendentalism: A History, cultural historian Philip Gura here presents an original and illuminating survey of ... (Read More)
 
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Twenty Love Poems and A Song Of Despair
Pablo Neruda.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780224074414.  Daedalus Item Code: 73170
 
First published in 1924 as Veinte poemas de amor y una canción desesperada, this slim volume remains among Nobel Prize–winning poet Pablo Neruda's most popular collections, and contains some ... (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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