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Myths and Legends: From Cherokee Dances to Voodoo Trances
John Pemberton.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785826491.  Daedalus Item Code: 62821
 
The impulse to create myths is inherent in all of the world's cultures, and the similarities in theme between these tales reveal some basic truths about mankind. Profusely illustrated with ... (Read More)
 
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Naked in the Marketplace: The Lives of George Sand
Benita Eisler.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781582433813.  Daedalus Item Code: 72340
 
"The startling title of this cinematic portrait of French writer George Sand is lifted from a remark by her polar opposite, Henry James, who was both appalled by Sand's very public affair with the ... (Read More)
 
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The Night Abraham Called to the Stars: Poems
Robert Bly.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060934446.  Daedalus Item Code: 64809
 
In 2001, National Book Award–winning poet Robert Bly presented this collection of 48 poems, written in the intricate Islamic form called the ghazal. The influence of Hafez and Rumi is clear, ... (Read More)
 
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On War
George Bernard Shaw. Philip Pullman, foreword. J.P. Wearing, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916116.  Daedalus Item Code: 53761
 
An avowed enemy of cant whose lifetime encompassed several of history's most destructive conflicts, George Bernard Shaw frequently criticized war and the people who support it. These freestanding ... (Read More)
 
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Ooga-booga
Frederick Seidel.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571244089.  Daedalus Item Code: 61461
 
(Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award) "She loves the hippos bathing in the perspiring water / Her curls are African lions exploding from a thicket," writes Frederick Seidel in ... (Read More)
 
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P.G. Wodehouse: A Life in Letters
P.G. Wodehouse. Sophie Ratcliffe, ed.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099514794.  Daedalus Item Code: 52406
 
One of the funniest and most admired writers of the 20th century, the creator of Jeeves & Wooster, Psmith, and the Empress of Blandings, P.G. Wodehouse was in life a quiet, retiring man who shied ... (Read More)
 
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A Peak District Anthology: A Literary Companion to Britain's First National Park
Roly Smith, ed.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711228870.  Daedalus Item Code: 54208
 
Beautifully illustrated and really quite charming, this anthology brings together some of the finest writing through the ages about England's Peak District, compiled by a leading expert on the ... (Read More)
 
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The Picshuas of H.G. Wells: A Burlesque Diary
Gene K. Rinkel & Margaret E. Rinkel.
Publisher: Illinois.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780252030451.  Daedalus Item Code: 50098
 
Though he was a literary lion who published more than a hundred books—including the science fiction classics The War of the Worlds and The Time Machine—H.G. Wells (1866–1946) also loved ... (Read More)
 
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The Poem of a Life: A Biography of Louis Zukofsky
Mark Scroggins.
Publisher: Shoemaker & Hoard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781593761585.  Daedalus Item Code: 41341
 
This is the first substantive critical biography of Louis Zukofsky, a protégé of Ezra Pound, an artistic collaborator and close friend of William Carlos Williams, and the leader of a whole school of ... (Read More)
 
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The Poems of Jesus Christ
Willis Barnstone, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393347265.  Daedalus Item Code: 71728
 
"Jesus Christ is the great invisible poet of the world," suggests Willis Barnstone, noting that the Bible's early translators—having failed to understand the ancient Hebrew conception of ... (Read More)
 
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Poetic Lives: Keats
Robert Mighall.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913023.  Daedalus Item Code: 50397
 
One of the leading figures of the English Romantic movement, John Keats (1795–1821) is chiefly remembered for his immortal odes, with such works as "Ode to a Nightingale," "To Autumn," and "Ode on a ... (Read More)
 
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Poetry Notebook: Reflections on the Intensity of Language
Clive James.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781631490279.  Daedalus Item Code: 71747
 
Since he was first enthralled by the mysterious power of poetry, Clive James has been a dedicated student. For him, poetry has been nothing less than the occupation of his lifetime, and here he ... (Read More)
 
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