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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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Samuel Beckett: Overlook Illustrated Lives
Gerry Dukes.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585672660.  Daedalus Item Code: 72803
 
Achieving lasting fame with the 1953 play Waiting for Godot and his winning of the Nobel Prize for Literature, enigmatic, Irish-born Samuel Beckett was uncomfortable in the limelight. In ... (Read More)
 
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Samuel Johnson: New Contexts for a New Century
Howard D. Weinbrot, ed.
Publisher: Huntington Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780873282598.  Daedalus Item Code: 71396
 
This wide-ranging volume examines the theoretical and scholarly contexts of Samuel Johnson's work as a lexicographer, moralist, poet, political commentator, sermon writer, periodical essayist, ... (Read More)
 
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Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
J. Michael Lennon, ed.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400066230.  Daedalus Item Code: 64814
 
Over the course of a nearly 60-year career, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Armies of the Night and The Executioner's Song wrote more than 30 novels and nonfiction books; ... (Read More)
 
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Selected Poems: A New Selection
John Updike. Christopher Carduff, ed. Brad Leithauser, intro.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101875223.  Daedalus Item Code: 73581
 
Though John Updike has been widely known as one of 20th-century America's greatest writers of prose, both his first book and his last were poetry collections; in the 50 years between them, he ... (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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Siegfried Sassoon: Soldier, Poet, Lover, Friend: A Life in One Volume
Jean Moorcroft Wilson.
Publisher: Overlook Duckworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781468308525.  Daedalus Item Code: 73929
 
Often seen solely in the context of his heroic service in the Great War and in the antiwar poetry that resulted from it, Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967) is seen here in the context of his long and ... (Read More)
 
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Sodometries: Renaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities
Jonathan Goldberg.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823232215.  Daedalus Item Code: 64068
 
Taking a far-ranging and unconventional view of how male homosexuality has been portrayed over the course of five centuries, Jonathan Goldberg looks at the Elizabethan court and also the theater of ... (Read More)
 
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Some Sort of Genius: The Life of Wyndham Lewis
Paul O'Keeffe.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781619025301.  Daedalus Item Code: 70540
 
Painter, novelist, pamphleteer, and critic, Wyndham Lewis (1882–1957) was one of modernism's foremost renaissance men, a tireless creator whose activities defy easy categorization. Lewis's angular, ... (Read More)
 
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Sonata Mulattica: A Life in Five Movements and a Short Play
Rita Dove.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393070088.  Daedalus Item Code: 21042
 
In a book-length lyric narrative inspired by history and imagination, Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove re-creates the life of a 19th-century virtuoso violinist. The son ... (Read More)
 
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Sound the Deep Waters: Women's Romantic Poetry in the Victorian Age
Pamela Norris, ed.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781468312652.  Daedalus Item Code: 71509
 
An antidote to our contemporary view of the Victorian woman as corseted, controlled, and obliged to repress passions and creative urges, this book presents the work of iconoclastic Victorian painters ... (Read More)
 
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