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100 Years of the Best American Short Stories
Lorrie Moore & Heidi Pitlor, eds.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547485850.  Daedalus Item Code: 59558
 
Launched in 1915, the Best American Short Stories series has become the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction; for this centennial edition, master of the form ... (Read More)
 
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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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A.E. Housman
A. E. Housman. Alan Hollinghurst, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571226740.  Daedalus Item Code: 53916
 
Even in his own era, A.E. Housman (1859–1936) was considered to be one of the greatest scholars in the world, yet this Cambridge Latin professor cultivated a separate career as a poet of uncommon ... (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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The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God
George Bernard Shaw. John Farleigh, illus. Colm Tóibín, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914228.  Daedalus Item Code: 53660
 
Dissatisfied with the teachings of white missionaries, an African girl embarks upon her own quest for God and Truth, in this 1932 novel by the Nobel Prize–winning author of Pygmalion and ... (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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The Agatha Christie Miscellany
Cathy Cook.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752479606.  Daedalus Item Code: 60064
 
Exploring Agatha Christie's highly influential place in literary history, her mysteries, and her enduring characters—including Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple—this miscellany collects facts and trivia ... (Read More)
 
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Alexander
Klaus Mann. Jean Cocteau, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914419.  Daedalus Item Code: 53662
 
Retracing Alexander the Great's conquest of the East, the author of Mephisto suggests that childhood disappointments and failed friendships spurred the Macedonian general on to seek both ... (Read More)
 
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Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope. John Fuller, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571230709.  Daedalus Item Code: 53918
 
Known primarily today for The Rape of the Lock and his felicitous translations of Homer, Alexander Pope (1688–1744) applied his shrewd satirical wit and immense erudition to a wide variety of ... (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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