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19th Century American Writers on Writing
Brenda Wineapple, ed.
Publisher: Trinity University Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595340696.  Daedalus Item Code: 54863
 
This surprisingly compact volume features essays, letters, poems, prose, and excerpts of interviews by 57 leading American authors of the 19th century. While attempting to decide what it meant to be ... (Read More)
 
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About Beckett: The Playwright and the Work
John Fletcher.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571230112.  Daedalus Item Code: 53406
 
The author of numerous works on Beckett, including the Faber Critical Guide to Samuel Beckett, John Fletcher here offers a thorough and accessible volume that explains why Beckett's work is so ... (Read More)
 
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Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Mick Imlah, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571207008.  Daedalus Item Code: 53922
 
Britain's poet laureate for an unprecedented 42 years, Alfred, Lord Tennyson was among the 19th century's most popular poets. Often drawing upon myths and legends for his subject matter, Tennyson ... (Read More)
 
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All the Poems
Stevie Smith. Will May, ed. & intro.
Publisher: New Directions.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780811223805.  Daedalus Item Code: 69176
 
Among the most popular British poets of the 20th century, with a highly distinctive voice, Stevie Smith (1902–71) is most recognized for her widely anthologized poem "Not Waving but Drowning." ... (Read More)
 
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America: A History in Verse: Volume 2: 1940–1961
Edward Sanders.
Publisher: Black Sparrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574231472.  Daedalus Item Code: 42437
 
A sprawling account of America at mid-century, the second installment of Edward Sanders's poetic history features his trademark wordplay, and unconventional formats, as well as cameos by such ... (Read More)
 
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America: A History in Verse: Volume 3: 1962–1970
Edward Sanders.
Publisher: Black Sparrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574231892.  Daedalus Item Code: 42438
 
The Vietnam War and the civil rights movement form the backdrop of Edward Sanders's informative and innovative vignettes on American history. LBJ and Nixon are the villains here, while America's pop ... (Read More)
 
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Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon
Nigel Smith.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300181968.  Daedalus Item Code: 42502
 
Both a noted civil servant under Cromwell's Protectorate and a long-serving member of Parliament during the Restoration, Andrew Marvell (1621–1678) is also the metaphysical poet who gave us such ... (Read More)
 
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Autobiography of a Pocket Handkerchief
James Fenimore Cooper. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911395.  Daedalus Item Code: 53665
 
"It is scarcely necessary to dwell on the scenes that occurred between the time I first sprang from the earth and that in which I was 'pulled'." A pocket handkerchief tells its story—from a flax ... (Read More)
 
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An Autobiography of Joseph Conrad
Joseph Conrad. Stephen Brennan, ed.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781626361386.  Daedalus Item Code: 52121
 
Born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski in 1857, the author of Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim lived a life as vivid and adventurous as those of his fictional characters. Leaving Poland ... (Read More)
 
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Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith
Andrew Wilson.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408811191.  Daedalus Item Code: 60392
 
The author of Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr Ripley, Patricia Highsmith (1921–95) was renowned as a suspense writer during her lifetime—although she was notoriously evasive ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013
Siddhartha Mukherjee, ed. Tim Folger, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544003439.  Daedalus Item Code: 51421
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies, cancer physician Siddhartha Mukherjee has, as he writes in his introduction, "chosen the [27] essays in this volume with an ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Travel Writing 2013
Elizabeth Gilbert, ed. Jason Wilson, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547808987.  Daedalus Item Code: 43636
 
Best known for her globe-hopping memoir Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert (who has been a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway, National Book Critics Circle, and National Book Awards) here collects ... (Read More)
 
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