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Treasury of Roman Love: Poems, Quotations & Proverbs in Latin and English
Richard A. Branyon, ed.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781803090.  Daedalus Item Code: 52181
 
"Suns when they sink can rise again, / But we, when our brief light has shone, / Must sleep through the long night ... // Nobody can do evil to us / By keeping count of our kisses." So wrote Catullus ... (Read More)
 
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The Triumph of the Sea Gods: The War Against the Goddess Hidden in Homer's Tales
Steven Sora.
Publisher: Destiny Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594771439.  Daedalus Item Code: 64268
 
In the approximately 2800 years since Homer composed The Iliad, the seminal epic has been repeatedly scrutinized for its historical basis; here, Steven Sora argues compellingly that Homer's ... (Read More)
 
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True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound
Christopher Ricks.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300171464.  Daedalus Item Code: 42514
 
Described by the New York Review of Books as "probably the greatest living scholar and editor of modern English-language poetry ... a critic of unrivaled authority," humanities professor ... (Read More)
 
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True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound
Christopher Ricks.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300134292.  Daedalus Item Code: 32736
 
Described by the New York Review of Books as "probably the greatest living scholar and editor of modern English-language poetry ... a critic of unrivaled authority," humanities professor ... (Read More)
 
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Truth's Ragged Edge: The Rise of the American Novel
Philip F. Gura.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780809094455.  Daedalus Item Code: 44290
 
The author of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award finalist American Transcendentalism: A History, cultural historian Philip Gura here presents an original and illuminating survey of ... (Read More)
 
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Uglier Than a Monkey's Armpit: Untranslatable Insults, Put-Downs and Curses from Around the World
Robert Vanderplank.
Publisher: Boxtree.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752226484.  Daedalus Item Code: 64553
 
They're the words you won't learn in any regular language class. Whether borne out of surprise, anger, passion, or humor, curses and insults make up some of the most colorful and profound phrases in ... (Read More)
 
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The Ultimate, Illustrated Beats Chronology
Robert Niemi.
Publisher: Soft Skull.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781593764111.  Daedalus Item Code: 72357
 
Did you know that just a few weeks after the German 6th Army surrendered at Stalingrad, Jack Kerouac reported to the Newport, Rhode Island, U.S. Naval Training Station, served only eight days on ... (Read More)
 
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Unacknowledged Legislation: Writers in the Public Sphere
Christopher Hitchens.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782394686.  Daedalus Item Code: 72884
 
A fierce critic of political hypocrisy and organized religion, the author of Mortality and Hitch-22 is equally perceptive and acerbic when it comes to assessing his fellow authors. ... (Read More)
 
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Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Marriages
Katie Roiphe.
Publisher: Dial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385339384.  Daedalus Item Code: 70366
 
Drawn in part from the private memoirs, personal correspondence, and long-forgotten journals of the British literary community from 1910 to the Second World War, here are seven "marriages la ... (Read More)
 
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Under the Sun: The Letters of Bruce Chatwin
Bruce Chatwin. Elizabeth Chatwin & Nicholas Shakespeare, eds.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670022465.  Daedalus Item Code: 31232
 
The author of such brilliant travel-themed works as In Patagonia and The Songlines, Bruce Chatwin was a nomad whose restless desire for adventure and enlightenment was wholly evident in ... (Read More)
 
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The Unexpected Professor: An Oxford Life in Books
John Carey.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571310920.  Daedalus Item Code: 73181
 
An English professor at Oxford, controversial commentator, book critic, and beekeeper here reflects on a life immersed in literature, from grammar school beginnings to the Oxford establishment. Best ... (Read More)
 
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Updike
Adam Begley.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061896453.  Daedalus Item Code: 71990
 
One of American literature's most versatile and consistently successful men of letters, John Updike viewed himself as a literary spy in small-town America, crafting such novels as Couples, ... (Read More)
 
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