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101 Poems about Childhood
Michael Donaghy, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571217854.  Daedalus Item Code: 60378
 
Childhood has proven to be an inexhaustible source of inspiration for poets, and these 101 selections show the many different ways it has been immortalized in verse. Here are poems celebrating the ... (Read More)
 
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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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About O'Casey: The Playwright and the Work
Victoria Stewart.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571230068.  Daedalus Item Code: 53936
 
Enduring dire childhood poverty and grueling labor during his formative years, Sean O'Casey (1880–1964) found fame as the first playwright to dramatize the plight of the Irish working class. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Alice James: A Biography
Jean Strouse. Colm Tóibín, preface.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590174531.  Daedalus Item Code: 61326
 
(Winner of the Bancroft Prize) The James siblings, all born in the 1840s, are perhaps the most extraordinary and distinguished family to have ever been a part of American intellectual life. ... (Read More)
 
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All We Know: Three Lives
Lisa Cohen.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374176495.  Daedalus Item Code: 54477
 
(A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2012) Esther Murphy was a brilliant New York intellectual who dazzled friends and strangers with an unstoppable flow of conversation. But she never ... (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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American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light
Iain Sinclair.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780865478671.  Daedalus Item Code: 62015
 
Much as he has done for London, Iain Sinclair here traverses the memory-filled landscape of America to pursue a "psychogeography" of the Beats and their fellow travelers. In his riffing style, packed ... (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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The Animals: Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy
Christopher Isherwood & Don Bachardy. Katherine Buchnell, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374105174.  Daedalus Item Code: 54478
 
English novelist and screenwriter Christopher Isherwood was already famous as the author of Goodbye to Berlin when he met Don Bachardy, a California teenager, on the beach in Santa Monica in ... (Read More)
 
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Another Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire
Charles Dickens et al. Kathryn Hughes, foreword. Melisa Klimaszewski, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911869.  Daedalus Item Code: 53837
 
Building on the success of his 1852 Christmas number of the magazine Household Words, Charles Dickens used the same framing concept for this 1853 follow-up. This wide-ranging anthology ... (Read More)
 
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April Twilights and Other Poems
Willa Cather.
Publisher: Everyman's Library Pocket Poets.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307961464.  Daedalus Item Code: 43849
 
Before her Pulitzer Prize–winning novel One of Ours or her Prairie Trilogy, Willa Cather was best known as an essayist and critic, and her poems were published many times in national magazines ... (Read More)
 
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