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Treasury of Indian Love: Poems & Proverbs from the Indian ...
Christopher Shackle & Nicholas Awde, eds.
 
Publisher: Hippocrene
Format: laminated cover
ISBN: 9780781806701
Daedalus Item Code: 52179
 
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The Great Charles Dickens Scandal
Michael Slater.
 
Publisher: Yale
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780300112191
Daedalus Item Code: 51988
 
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How to Read Literature
Terry Eagleton.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300190960.  Daedalus Item Code: 51990
 
What makes a work of literature good or bad? How freely can the reader interpret it? Could a nursery rhyme like "Baa Baa Black Sheep" be full of concealed loathing, resentment, and aggression? In ... (Read More)
 
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The Stars and the Stillness: A Portrait of George MacDonald
Kathy Triggs.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780718826253.  Daedalus Item Code: 52464
 
Hailed in his day as the equal of Charles Dickens and Anthony Trollope, George MacDonald (1824–1905) made his mark as a poet, Christian apologist, and the author of both realistic fiction and such ... (Read More)
 
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The Strawberry Hill Press and Its Printing House
Stephen Clarke.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300170405.  Daedalus Item Code: 52733
 
Founded in 1757, Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill Press is the most celebrated of the early English private presses, unique for the importance of the books, pamphlets, and ephemera it produced. ... (Read More)
 
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The Sovereign Adventure: The Grail of Mankind
Anna Morduch.
Publisher: James Clarke & Co..   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780227677544.  Daedalus Item Code: 52463
 
A find from a small British publisher, this 1970 publication is a philosophical tract written by Anna Morduch, better known as Anna Gmeyner, author of the novel Manja, who fled Nazi Germany in ... (Read More)
 
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Treasury of Roman Love: Poems, Quotations & Proverbs in Latin and English
Richard A. Branyon, ed.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781803090.  Daedalus Item Code: 52181
 
"Suns when they sink can rise again, / But we, when our brief light has shone, / Must sleep through the long night ... // Nobody can do evil to us / By keeping count of our kisses." So wrote Catullus ... (Read More)
 
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The Charleston Bulletin Supplements
Virginia Woolf & Quentin Bell. Claudia Olk, ed.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712358910.  Daedalus Item Code: 52391
 
In the summer of 1923 Virginia Woolf's nephews, Quentin and Julian Bell, started a family newspaper, The Charleston Bulletin. Quentin asked his aunt Virginia for a contribution—"it seemed ... (Read More)
 
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Favourite Poems of England
Jane McMorland Hunter, ed.
Publisher: Batsford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849941327.  Daedalus Item Code: 51858
 
Avoiding some of the obvious choices and celebrating instead the diversity of British poetry, this handsome anthology—which features bright illustrations of Edwardian England—includes "Arrivals, ... (Read More)
 
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Teach Yourself: Understanding Chinese Mythology: The Myths and Their Meanings
Teresa Moorey.
Publisher: Hodder.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781444163490.  Daedalus Item Code: 52099
 
While Chinese astrology and dragons are familiar in our popular culture, many other fascinating Chinese myths remain little known in the West. In this introduction to Chinese culture and mythology, ... (Read More)
 
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The High History of the Holy Grail
Sebastian Evans, trans.
Publisher: James Clarke & Co..   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780227678916.  Daedalus Item Code: 52453
 
For nearly a millennium, the story of the Knights of the Round Table and their search for the Holy Grail has held a deep fascination for readers. Written by an anonymous French author of the 13th ... (Read More)
 
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Dante's Invention
James Burge.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752455860.  Daedalus Item Code: 52502
 
A self-absorbed young poet who composed rarefied verse about the nature of love, Dante Alighieri seemed entirely uninterested in anything other than Beatrice, the girl he had loved since they were ... (Read More)
 
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