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Mythology: The Complete Guide to Our Imagined Worlds
Christopher Dell.
 
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780500516157
Daedalus Item Code: 43168
 
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The Burning Leg: Walking Scenes from Classic Fiction
Will Self, foreword. Duncan Minshull, ed.
 
Publisher: Hesperus
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781843917151
Daedalus Item Code: 43280
 
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Second Simplicity: New Poetry and Prose, 1991–2011
Yves Bonnefoy. Hoyt Rogers, trans.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300176254.  Daedalus Item Code: 42105
 
French poet Yves Bonnefoy's career extends back seven decades, but his creative impulse is as strong as ever, as shown by this anthology of poems and experimental prose pieces culled from such books ... (Read More)
 
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Thornton Wilder: A Life
Penelope Niven. Edward Albee, foreword.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780060831363.  Daedalus Item Code: 42798
 
The winner of three Pulitzer Prizes—for the novel The Bridge of San Luis Ray and the plays Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth—as well as a National Book Award for his novel ... (Read More)
 
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The Fifth Impossibility: Essays on Exile and Language
Norman Manea.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300179958.  Daedalus Item Code: 42506
 
Deported to a concentration camp in 1941, where he remained until the end of the war, Romanian Jewish novelist and cultural critic Norman Manea left his homeland once more in 1986 to escape the ... (Read More)
 
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Halala Madiba: Nelson Mandela in Poetry
Richard Bartlett & Morakabe Seakhoa, eds.
Publisher: Aflame Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780955233906.  Daedalus Item Code: 43283
 
A broad spectrum of writers—including Wole Soyinka, Ntozake Shange, Seamus Heaney, Tupac Shakur, and Adonis—pay tribute to Nelson Mandela in this collection spanning his imprisonment in 1963 through ... (Read More)
 
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Promiscuous: Portnoy's Complaint and Our Doomed Pursuit of Happiness
Bernard Avishai.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300151909.  Daedalus Item Code: 42101
 
Philip Roth's 1969 novel Portnoy's Complaint brought him popular success, even while it provoked outrage with its frank sexuality and ambivalence toward Jewish culture. Bernard Avishai offers ... (Read More)
 
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Jane Austen's England: Daily Life in the Georgian and Regency Periods
Roy & Lesley Adkins.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125723.  Daedalus Item Code: 49575
 
Nearly two centuries after her death, Jane Austen remains among the most cherished of all novelists, incomparable in the wit, warmth, and insight with which she depicts her characters and life. Yet ... (Read More)
 
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Che in Verse
Gavin O'Toole & Georgina Jimenez, eds.
Publisher: Aflame Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780955233951.  Daedalus Item Code: 43281
 
The iconic revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara was a devoted fan of poetry, able to reel off numerous poems from memory; in this anthology the poets reciprocate with impassioned tributes of their ... (Read More)
 
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True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound
Christopher Ricks.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300171464.  Daedalus Item Code: 42514
 
Described by the New York Review of Books as "probably the greatest living scholar and editor of modern English-language poetry ... a critic of unrivaled authority," humanities professor ... (Read More)
 
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For the Love of Letters: The Joy of Slow Communication
John O'Connell.
Publisher: Marble Arch Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476718804.  Daedalus Item Code: 42677
 
"The nib touches the paper. And instinctively I follow the old formula: address in top right-hand corner; date just beneath it on the left-hand side. My writing looks weird. I hand-write so ... (Read More)
 
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Fatherhood: An Anthology
John Lewis-Stempel, ed.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585674190.  Daedalus Item Code: 42676
 
In this "literary tool-kit for fathers," historian and journalist John Lewis-Stempel mines 4,000 years of writing, including contemporary fiction, personal letters, ancient Greek poetry, 18th-century ... (Read More)
 
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