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The Creation of Anne Boleyn: A New Look at England's Most Notorious Queen
Susan Bordo.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547834382.  Daedalus Item Code: 53319
 
Part biography, part cultural history, this book from the author of Unbearable Weight is a reconstruction of Anne Boleyn's life and an illuminating look at her afterlife in the popular ... (Read More)
 
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African American National Biography: Two-Volume Set
Henry Louis Gates Jr. & Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, eds.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: 2 set.
ISBN: 9780199920785.  Daedalus Item Code: 43560
 
The 2008 publication of African American National Biography was perhaps the most thorough biographical series of its kind, but editors Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham ... (Read More)
 
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African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060924331.  Daedalus Item Code: 44312
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 1992) In this memoir, Doris Lessing gives us a highly personal story about returning visits that she made to her Zimbabwean homeland in ... (Read More)
 
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Alexander Hamilton: A Life
Willard Sterne Randall.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060954666.  Daedalus Item Code: 53516
 
From a less than auspicious start in 1755 on the Caribbean Island of Nevis to his untimely death in a duel with his old enemy Aaron Burr in 1804, Alexander Hamilton—despite his short life—left a huge ... (Read More)
 
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Always Been There: Rosanne Cash, the List, and the Spirit of Southern Music
Michael Streissguth.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306819179.  Daedalus Item Code: 43397
 
"Author and music journalist [Michael] Streissguth, having already written a biography of Johnny Cash, joined Johnny's daughter Rosanne to document the creation of an album (and tour) that in many ... (Read More)
 
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American Isis: The Life and Art of Sylvia Plath
Carl Rollyson.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312640248.  Daedalus Item Code: 44201
 
Renowned for such classics as Ariel and The Bell Jar and notorious for her volatile marriage to poet Ted Hughes and her suicide at age 30, Sylvia Plath has become a somewhat mythical ... (Read More)
 
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Analyzing Freud: Letters from H.D., Bryher, and Their Circle
Susan Stanford Friedman, ed.
Publisher: New Directions.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811216036.  Daedalus Item Code: 50410
 
The American poet H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) documented her fruitful therapy sessions with Sigmund Freud in a series of informal and irreverent letters to her companion Bryher (Annie Ellerman). This ... (Read More)
 
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And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life
Charles J. Shields.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805086935.  Daedalus Item Code: 53495
 
(A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 and Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book for 2011) In 2006, Charles Shields had finished work on his acclaimed biography of Harper Lee, ... (Read More)
 
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Andy Warhol
Wayne Koestenbaum.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407248592.  Daedalus Item Code: 51071
 
Painter, filmmaker, photographer, philosopher, and cultural icon, Andy Warhol revolutionized art by injecting commercial and pop culture images into his work. Wayne Koestenbaum—himself an artist, ... (Read More)
 
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Anthony Salvin: Pioneer of Gothic Revival Architecture
Jill Allibone. Mark Girouard, foreword.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780718827076.  Daedalus Item Code: 52444
 
One of the most influential British architects of the 19th century, Anthony Salvin had a successful career as a builder of country houses and churches and as a restorer of some of the most important ... (Read More)
 
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Art and Forbidden Fruit: Hidden Passion in the Life of William Morris
John Y. Le Bourgeois.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780718830595.  Daedalus Item Code: 52445
 
One of the most admired creative figures of the Victorian era, William Morris is often portrayed by scholars as something of a domestic victim, bound by love and inspiration to his free-spirited, ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114463.  Daedalus Item Code: 53037
 
In a triptych of indelible portraits, Nicholas Delbanco gives us three great creative spirits who lived colorful, productive lives before dying in their 20s or 30s: writer Stephen Crane (The Red ... (Read More)
 
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