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Chaucer's Tale: 1386 and the Road to Canterbury
Paul Strohm.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026432.  Daedalus Item Code: 71580
 
The Canterbury Tales remains a founding text of English literature, yet it only came about because Geoffrey Chaucer was all but ruined. In the politically and economically fraught London of ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography
Elaine Showalter.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451645903.  Daedalus Item Code: 70654
 
She wrote the lyrics for "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" after meeting Abraham Lincoln, but for much of her life poet Julia Ward Howe fought her own civil war at home, struggling against her ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Nonfiction, Vol. 1: Selections from the Autobiography, Letters, Essays, and Speeches
Mark Twain. Adam Hochschild, intro.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101907702.  Daedalus Item Code: 69409
 
Whether crossing the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans or blazing through Europe and the Americas, Mark Twain turned his wit, candor, and acerbic sarcasm on all his experiences. Along with scores of ... (Read More)
 
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Collected Nonfiction, Vol. 2: Selections from the Memoirs and Travel Writings
Mark Twain. Richard Russo, intro.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101907726.  Daedalus Item Code: 69407
 
In this second volume of a two-volume set, Mark Twain's playful exuberance and storytelling gifts are on full display as he regales readers with real-life adventures, from his stint as a fledgling ... (Read More)
 
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Critic in Love: A Romantic Biography of Edmund Wilson
David Castronovo & Janet Groth.
Publisher: Shoemaker & Hoard.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781593761530.  Daedalus Item Code: 72309
 
Critic, writer, and diarist, Edmund Wilson was a literary celebrity of enormous appetite. In his half century as a major force in American letters he not only knew everyone, he seemed to fall in love ... (Read More)
 
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Dante: The Poet, the Political Thinker, the Man
Barbara Reynolds.
Publisher: Shoemaker & Hoard.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781593761622.  Daedalus Item Code: 72311
 
Dante is a towering figure in world literature, and yet many mysteries about his life and work persist. In this first full biography of him in more than 20 years, internationally renowned Dante ... (Read More)
 
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The David Foster Wallace Reader
David Foster Wallace.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316182393.  Daedalus Item Code: 73560
 
Where does one begin to explore a writer as original and brilliant as David Foster Wallace? This collection offers a variety of his funniest, most dazzling, and most heartbreaking works, selected by ... (Read More)
 
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The Double Life of Paul de Man
Evelyn Barish.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871403261.  Daedalus Item Code: 64013
 
More than 30 years after his death in 1983, charismatic intellectual Paul de Man remains a haunting and largely unexamined figure. His theory of deconstruction became so pervasive that it threatened ... (Read More)
 
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Due Considerations: Essays and Criticism
John Updike.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307266408.  Daedalus Item Code: 31048
 
This sixth collection of essays and literary criticism from the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner opens with a skeptical overview of literary biographies, proceeds to five essays on ... (Read More)
 
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Electric Shepherd: A Likeness of James Hogg
Karl Miller.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571218172.  Daedalus Item Code: 61459
 
A self-educated poet from the Scottish Borders town of Ettrick, James Hogg (17701835) was one of the most remarkable literary figures of pre-Victorian Scotland. He was dogged by debt throughout his ... (Read More)
 
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The Enchanter: Nabokov and Happiness
Lila Azam Zanganeh.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846143670.  Daedalus Item Code: 32563
 
Iranian-born author Lila Azam Zanganeh was just ten months old when Vladimir Nabokov died in 1977, but this hasn't diminished her lifelong passion for the writer whose art she celebrates in this ... (Read More)
 
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Enlightened Sentiments: Judgement and Autonomy in the Age of Sensibility
Hina Nazar.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780823240074.  Daedalus Item Code: 64082
 
This book reassesses the Enlightenment's liberal legacies by revisiting the wide-ranging development of 18th-century letters known as "sentimentalism." English professor Hina Nazar argues that the ... (Read More)
 
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