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The Serpent Grail: The Truth Behind the Holy Grail, the Philosopher's Stone and the Elixir of Life
Philip Gardiner, with Gary Osborn.
Publisher: Watkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781842931295.  Daedalus Item Code: 60452
 
Tracing serpent-worship in various cultures over thousands of years, this book explores its roots in early Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Paganism, Egyptology, and ancient Sumeria and Africa. ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare Flush with Verse: Classic Quotations for Time of Deep Thought
William Shakespeare.
Publisher: Cider Mill.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781604331394.  Daedalus Item Code: 70929
 
Though overlooked by serious scholars of Shakespeare, a close reading of his works suggests that the Bard may have done some of his best work while in the loo: "Diseased nature oftentimes breaks ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare for Grown-ups: Everything You Need to Know About the Bard
E. Foley & B. Coates.
Publisher: Square Peg.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780224098557.  Daedalus Item Code: 71125
 
If you've ever felt a bit embarrassed at your precarious grasp of the plot of Othello, or you haven't a clue what a petard might be—as in "hoist with his own petard"—then you're in luck. This ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare's Mistress: The Mystery of the Dark Lady Revealed
Aubrey Burl.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781445602172.  Daedalus Item Code: 72112
 
She is a mystery without a name, other than the "Dark Lady" of Shakespeare's sonnets. In the years after the Spanish Armada of 1588 and before the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, Shakespeare wrote ... (Read More)
 
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Should You Judge This Book by Its Cover?: 100 Fresh Takes on Familiar Sayings and Quotations
Julian Baggini.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781582436043.  Daedalus Item Code: 72354
 
"It's easy saying what things are not," notes Julian Baggini. "Life is not a bed of roses ... winning isn't everything. Some negations, however, are more informative than others. Thinking about why ... (Read More)
 
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So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures
Maureen Corrigan.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316230070.  Daedalus Item Code: 71607
 
(A New York Times Editor's Choice and Named a Best Book of 2014 by Library Journal, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Kansas City Star) The book critic for NPR's ... (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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"Something Urgent I Have to Say to You": The Life and Works of William Carlos Williams
Herbert Leibowitz.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374113292.  Daedalus Item Code: 72656
 
Friends with most of the contemporary innovators of his era—Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Ford Madox Ford, and Louis Zukofsky, among others—William Carlos Williams made a radical break with the modernist ... (Read More)
 
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South and West: From a Notebook
Joan Didion. Nathaniel Rich, foreword.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781524732790.  Daedalus Item Code: 79259
 
In her first new book of nonfiction since the elegiac memoir Blue Nights, National Book Award winner Joan Didion takes us back to 1970, when she and her husband John Gregory Dunne went on a ... (Read More)
 
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A Struggle for Life: Selected Essays of Llewelyn Powys
Llewelyn Powys. Anthony Head, ed.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847491695.  Daedalus Item Code: 51581
 
Describing locales ranging from colonial Africa to rural France, and from Switzerland to his native Dorset, Llewelyn Powys (1884–1939) was a gifted travel writer and essayist. In the 28 essays here, ... (Read More)
 
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Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero
Larry Tye.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980776.  Daedalus Item Code: 70356
 
Seventy-five years after his creation, Superman remains one of America’s most popular and enduring heroes, one who has always evolved to reflect the tastes and attitudes of each era. The New York ... (Read More)
 
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