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Pushcart Prize XXXVIII: Best of the Small Presses 2014
Bill Henderson, ed.
Publisher: Pushcart.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781888889710.  Daedalus Item Code: 70888
 
The founder and editor of the Pushcart Prize anthology series, and recipient of the 2006 National Book Critic Circle's Lifetime Achievement Award, Bill Henderson here presents his 38th collection—68 ... (Read More)
 
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A Captive Spirit: Collected Prose
Marina Tsvetaeva. Susan Sontag, intro. J. Marin King, trans.
Publisher: Ardis.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780875011776.  Daedalus Item Code: 72812
 
The turbulent life of Marina Tsvetaeva (1892–1941) mirrored events in her native Russia, and her passionate and unconventional writings managed to encapsulate both personal experiences and history in ... (Read More)
 
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The Daemon Knows: Literary Greatness and the American Sublime
Harold Bloom.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812997828.  Daedalus Item Code: 63713
 
(Named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post and Kirkus Reviews) What makes the classic American writers different from their European predecessors? It is the intensity ... (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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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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Graham Greene Collected Essays
Graham Greene.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099282679.  Daedalus Item Code: 70847
 
Widely read for both his philosophical novels and his espionage tales, the author of The End of the Affair and Our Man in Havana was also a skilled and insightful essayist. Encompassing ... (Read More)
 
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Ideas of Order: A Close Reading of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Neil L. Rudenstine.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374280154.  Daedalus Item Code: 70037
 
Taken together as a cycle, Shakespeare's sonnets are the single greatest work of lyric poetry in English, as passionate and daring as any love poems we may ever encounter, argues Elizabethan scholar ... (Read More)
 
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J.M. Coetzee and the Life of Writing: Face-to-Face with Time
David Attwell.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780525429616.  Daedalus Item Code: 71431
 
This insightful literary biography of the Nobel Laureate illuminates the creation of J.M. Coetzee's extraordinary novels. Having studied under Coetzee as a scholar of African literary theory and ... (Read More)
 
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A Literary Bible: An Original Translation
David Rosenberg, trans.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781582436197.  Daedalus Item Code: 72333
 
A Jewish sage once said of the original Bible, "Turn it and turn it, for everything is in it." In that spirit, the author of A Poet's Bible and The Book of J offers this literary ... (Read More)
 
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Literary Wonderlands: A Journey Through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created
Laura Miller, ed.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316316385.  Daedalus Item Code: 69512
 
Spanning four millennia of creative endeavor—from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Salman Rushdie's Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights—this collection of illustrated essays takes us ... (Read More)
 
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