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Sir Gawain: Knight of the Goddess
John Matthews.
Publisher: Inner Traditions.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780892819706.  Daedalus Item Code: 70931
 
Sir Gawain, the nephew of King Arthur, was once the most important knight at Arthur's court, a shining example of all that was best in chivalry, outranking even Sir Lancelot; for some reason, ... (Read More)
 
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Snakes with Wings & Gold-Digging Ants
Herodotus. Aubrey de Selincourt & John Marincola, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025339.  Daedalus Item Code: 32345
 
Because so much of what we know of the ancient world comes from Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, he will always remain, as Cicero deemed him, the Father of Historians. At the same time, a ... (Read More)
 
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So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War–Era North
Lorien Foote & Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai, eds.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823264483.  Daedalus Item Code: 64095
 
Did educated Americans believe that the Civil War exposed the failure of old ideas? Did it promote new strains of authoritarianism among thinkers or did it reinforce democratic individualism? And how ... (Read More)
 
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So Long as Men Can Breathe: The Untold Story of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Clinton Heylin.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306818059.  Daedalus Item Code: 41016
 
A "bookleg," as defined by Clinton Heylin, is an unauthorized collection of previously unavailable material that has been published without the author's permission—a bootlegged book. And though the ... (Read More)
 
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So Recently Rent a World: New and Selected Poems: 1968–2012
Andrei Codrescu.
Publisher: Coffee House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566893008.  Daedalus Item Code: 62088
 
"One of our most prodigiously talented and magical writers" (NYTBR), Romanian-born NPR commentator—and author of the acerbic fictional works A Bar in Brooklyn and The Poetry ... (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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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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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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Spell It Out: The Curious, Enthralling, and Extraordinary Story of English Spelling
David Crystal.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250003478.  Daedalus Item Code: 71066
 
Why is English spelling so difficult? Why do so many of us think of ourselves as bad spellers? Why is there a silent b in debt, and where do all those oughs come from? And why ... (Read More)
 
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