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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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Loaded Words
Marjorie Garber.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823242054.  Daedalus Item Code: 64067
 
Suggesting that words are intoxicating, highly charged, and even dangerous, Marjorie Garber invites us on this exploration of language. Ranging freely through such subjects as Mad magazine to ... (Read More)
 
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A Local Habitation and a Name: Imagining Histories in the Italian Renaissance
Albert Russell Ascoli.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823234295.  Daedalus Item Code: 64051
 
Focusing on major writers and concerns in 14th- and 16th-century Italy, from Petrarch and Boccaccio to Machiavelli, Ariosto, and Tasso, the author of Dante and the Making of a Modern Author ... (Read More)
 
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Longing for a Kiss: Love Poems from Many Lands
Editors of Hippocrene Books.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781806718.  Daedalus Item Code: 62609
 
From the United States to the Ukraine, this unique anthology presents 130 love poems from 21 different countries, each celebrating the electrifying subject of the kiss. Here are works by Edgar Allan ... (Read More)
 
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Love and the Turning Season: India's Poetry of Spiritual & Erotic Longing
Andrew Schelling, ed. Eliot Weinberger, intro.
Publisher: Couterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781619022416.  Daedalus Item Code: 72336
 
For thousands of years, India has excelled at erotic love poetry, and the genius of its devotional poetry often harnesses great energy and mystical insight. Spanning the nation's history, the poets ... (Read More)
 
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Love Letters: The Love Letters of Kahlil Gibran to May Ziadah
Kahlil Gibran. Suheil Bushrui & Salma Haffar al-Kuzbari, eds.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851685578.  Daedalus Item Code: 72163
 
The Lebanese-American poet and novelist Kahlil Gibran and the Palestinian-Egyptian essayist May Ziadah knew one another solely from the letters they exchanged, and from a deep admiration for each ... (Read More)
 
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The Love Lives of the Artists: Five Stories of Creative Intimacy
Daniel Bullen.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781619021006.  Daedalus Item Code: 72337
 
By temperament, some artists maintain lifestyles and opinions that run counter to the prevailing norms, and their love lives are no exception. Daniel Bullen here sheds light on the romances of Lou ... (Read More)
 
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The Lover's Watch
Aphra Behn.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910749.  Daedalus Item Code: 53731
 
Knowing that her lover Damon might be tempted by other women during a brief separation, Iris subversively maps out his day for him, hour by hour, to keep his thoughts upon her alone. Interspersed ... (Read More)
 
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Patti Smith.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408867686.  Daedalus Item Code: 70846
 
The legendary poet, performer, and eternal bohemian (she has been awarded the title of Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres, the highest honor given to an artist by the French Republic), Patti Smith ... (Read More)
 
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Machado de Assis: A Literary Life
K. David Jackson.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300180824.  Daedalus Item Code: 72221
 
Susan Sontag hailed him as "the greatest writer ever produced in Latin America" and Allen Ginsberg deemed him "another Kafka," while Philip Roth noted that "like Beckett, he is ironic about ... (Read More)
 
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Maeve's Times: Selected Irish Times Writings
Maeve Binchy. Gordon Snell, intro. Róisín Ingle, ed.
Publisher: Orion.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781409149903.  Daedalus Item Code: 64832
 
"As someone who fell off a chair not long ago trying to hear what they were saying at the next table in a restaurant, I suppose I am obsessively interested in what some might consider the trivia of ... (Read More)
 
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The Man Within My Head
Pico Iyer.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307267610.  Daedalus Item Code: 44353
 
We all carry people inside our heads—actors, leaders, writers, figures out of history or fiction—who sometimes seem closer to us than people we know; here Pico Iyer sets out to unravel the mysterious ... (Read More)
 
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