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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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Across the Land and the Water: Selected Poems, 1964–2001
W.G. Sebald. Iain Galbraith, trans.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068906.  Daedalus Item Code: 38415
Remembered for such books as The Rings of Saturn, The Emigrants, Vertigo, and in particular Austerlitz, German-born W.G. Sebald was also a poet of soaring and searing ... (Read More)
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After the Fireworks
Aldous Huxley. Fay Weldon, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914051.  Daedalus Item Code: 53661
Middle-aged novelist Miles Fanning is accustomed to the unwanted attentions of his fans as he goes about his daily business, yet he is unprepared for determined young admirer Pamela Tarn, who has ... (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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Ariel's Gift: A Commentary on Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes
Erica Wagner.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571200856.  Daedalus Item Code: 32886
Thirty-five years after Sylvia Plath committed suicide, Ted Hughes published Birthday Letters, an award-winning book of poems in which he explores his feelings for his late wife. Along with 16 ... (Read More)
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Armageddon in Retrospect
Kurt Vonnegut.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099524083.  Daedalus Item Code: 52347
Written throughout Kurt Vonnegut's life, with his trademark rueful humor (the New York Times called him "a satirist with a heart, a moralist with a whoopee cushion"), a dozen previously ... (Read More)
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The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building
David J. Peterson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143126461.  Daedalus Item Code: 59565
In this insider's tour through the construction of invented languages like those heard in films and on television, David Peterson explains language construction for sci-fi and fantasy fans, writers, ... (Read More)
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The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
Rosemary Ahern.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693249.  Daedalus Item Code: 29408
For a bibliophile, there are few things more telling about the book at hand than an epigraph. Those intriguing quotations, sayings, snippets of songs, or poems that appear just before Chapter One do ... (Read More)
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At the Loch of the Green Corrie
Andrew Greig.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847249968.  Daedalus Item Code: 40808
"I should like you to fish for me at the Loch of the Green Corrie," Norman MacCaig commanded Andrew Greig, just months before his death. "Go to Lochinver and ask for a man named Norman MacAskill—if ... (Read More)
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Autobiography of a Pocket Handkerchief
James Fenimore Cooper. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911395.  Daedalus Item Code: 53665
"It is scarcely necessary to dwell on the scenes that occurred between the time I first sprang from the earth and that in which I was 'pulled'." A pocket handkerchief tells its story—from a flax ... (Read More)
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Ballistics: Poems
Billy Collins.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812975611.  Daedalus Item Code: 51947
Two-time U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins follows up The Trouble with Poetry and Other Poems with this 2008 collection, touching on an unusually wide range of subjects—love, death, solitude, ... (Read More)
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The Best American Essays 2014
John Jeremiah Sullivan, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544309906.  Daedalus Item Code: 49515
In an age of "trigger warnings" for possibly offensive material in college courses, and the censure of speakers who have upset some audience members, this edition of Best American Essays does ... (Read More)
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