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The World of Dylan Thomas
Peter Stevenson.
 
Publisher: Pitkin
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781841655345
Daedalus Item Code: 62357
 
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Harvest Poems 1910-1960
Carl Sandburg. Mark Van Doren, intro.
 
Publisher: Harcourt
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780156391252
Daedalus Item Code: 61875
 
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James Joyce: Texts and Contexts
Len Platt.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441197610.  Daedalus Item Code: 61848
 
A writer who has become synonymous with modernism, James Joyce re-created Irish literature in his own image with such novels as Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. With their dense web of ... (Read More)
 
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Love Haikubes: Create Captivating Haiku with a Roll of the Dice
Emily Dubin, design.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: .
ISBN: 9781452119717.  Daedalus Item Code: 61603
 
Just like the original Haikubes poetry set, this attractive and unusual game features oversized, ivory-like dice with single words on each face; simply roll the cubes and arrange the words to create ... (Read More)
 
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Impromptus: Selected Poems and Some Prose (Bilingual Edition)
Gottfried Benn. Michael Hofmann, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374175375.  Daedalus Item Code: 62031
 
Ever an outsider, Gottfried Benn's early, deeply pessimistic poems caused his work to be banned by the Nazis in 1938, while his brief and unhappy stint in the party later resulted in a ban by the ... (Read More)
 
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Five Works by Octavio Paz: Alternating Current, Conjunctions and Disjunctions, The Monkey Grammarian, Marcel Duchamp: Appearance Stripped Bare, On Poets and Others
Octavio Paz.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611453119.  Daedalus Item Code: 61702
 
(National Book Award Winner Included) Nobel laureate Octavio Paz (1914–98) was unquestionably one of the most gifted poets of the 20th century, but he was a formidable essayist as well. ... (Read More)
 
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Hermit in Paris: Autobiographical Writings
Italo Calvino. Martin McLaughlin, trans.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544146693.  Daedalus Item Code: 61876
 
Although he had a rare gift for exploring other realities, the author of If on a Winter's Night a Traveler and Cosmicomics also had a shrewd eye when examining the world we live in. ... (Read More)
 
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Cheese, Pears, and History in a Proverb
Massimo Montanari.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780231152518.  Daedalus Item Code: 62021
 
Intrigued by the Italian expression "Do not let the peasant know how good cheese is with pears," Massimo Montanari set out to unravel the phrase's origin and utility. Perusing archival cookbooks, ... (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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Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books
Wendy Lesser.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374289201.  Daedalus Item Code: 62042
 
The founder and editor of The Threepenny Review, Wendy Lesser draws on a lifetime of reading, and decades of editing one of America's most distinguished literary magazines to describe her love ... (Read More)
 
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Electric Shepherd: A Likeness of James Hogg
Karl Miller.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571218172.  Daedalus Item Code: 61459
 
A self-educated poet from the Scottish Borders town of Ettrick, James Hogg (1770–1835) was one of the most remarkable literary figures of pre-Victorian Scotland. He was dogged by debt throughout his ... (Read More)
 
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A Place in the Country: On Gottfried Keller, Johann Peter Hebel, Robert Walser, and Others
W.G. Sebald. Jo Catling, trans.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400067718.  Daedalus Item Code: 61566
 
When W.G. Sebald—author of Austerlitz, The Emigrants, and Across the Land and the Water—traveled to Manchester in 1966, he packed in his bags certain literary favorites that ... (Read More)
 
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