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The Death of King Arthur: A New Verse Translation
Simon Armitage, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393073973.  Daedalus Item Code: 41469
 
First appearing around 1400, The Alliterative Morte Arthure, or The Death of King Arthur, is one of the most spectacular poems ever written in Middle English. Only one copy of the ... (Read More)
 
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Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver
Mary Oliver.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399563249.  Daedalus Item Code: 79527
 
Looking back over a career of more than five decades, in which her poetry has earned a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award, and the Lannan Literary Prize, Mary Oliver has selected and arranged some ... (Read More)
 
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Dog Songs: Thirty-Five Dog Songs and One Essay
Mary Oliver. John Burgoyne, illus.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125839.  Daedalus Item Code: 73069
 
Beloved by her readers, and close to the poet's own heart, the dog poems of Pulitzer Prize winner Mary Oliver have long offered a particular and intimate window into a private world. Dog Songs ... (Read More)
 
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Donatien Alphonse François de Sade
Jean-Pascal Hesse.
Publisher: Assouline.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781614282020.  Daedalus Item Code: 71921
 
Derided in his own day as a criminal, a lunatic, and a revolutionary, the Marquis de Sade (1740–1814) has for nearly a century been considered a classic author, championed by such figures as Simone ... (Read More)
 
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Drawn to the Light: Poems on Rembrandt's Religious Paintings
Marilyn Chandler McEntyre.
Publisher: Eerdmans.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802812827.  Daedalus Item Code: 63537
 
Pairing reproductions of 18 masterworks by Rembrandt van Rijn with original poems reflecting on them, this lovely book encourages readers to ponder the artistic and spiritual themes behind some of ... (Read More)
 
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Drum Taps: The Complete Civil War Poems
Walt Whitman. James M. McPherson, intro.
Publisher: Cider Mill.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781604335941.  Daedalus Item Code: 70927
 
The Civil War was a defining period in Walt Whitman's life and poetry, and saw his conversion from a drum-beating unionist to a chronicler of the personal and profound costs of war, be it the wounded ... (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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Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence
Joelle Biele, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374281380.  Daedalus Item Code: 33070
 
"I sort of see you surrounded with fine-tooth combs, sandpaper, nail files, pots of varnish, etc.—with heaps of used commas and semicolons handy, and little useless phrases taken out of their ... (Read More)
 
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Essays: A Penguin Classics Hardcover
Michel de Montaigne. M.A. Screech, trans.
Publisher: Penguin Classics.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780141389646.  Daedalus Item Code: 71426
 
Blending intellectual speculation with anecdote and personal reflection, French thinker and writer Michel de Montaigne (1533–92) pioneered the modern essay form, exploring everything from the virtues ... (Read More)
 
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The Event of Literature
Terry Eagleton.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300194135.  Daedalus Item Code: 72252
 
What is literature? Can we even speak of "literature" at all? What do different literary theories tell us about what texts mean and do? In this witty and lucid book, literary scholar and critic Terry ... (Read More)
 
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Far & Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change: Seven Continents, Twenty-Five Years
Andrew Solomon.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476795041.  Daedalus Item Code: 73233
 
(A 2016 New York Times Notable Book of the Year) Psychologist Andrew Solomon—the president of PEN American Center and author of the National Book Critics Circle Award winner Far from ... (Read More)
 
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Finding Arthur: The True Origins of the Once and Future King
Adam Ardrey.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781468309416.  Daedalus Item Code: 72819
 
The legend of King Arthur has been told and retold for centuries; as the king who united a nation, his is the story of England itself. But what if Arthur wasn't English at all? Arthurian scholar and ... (Read More)
 
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