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1000 Years of English Literature: Revised Edition
Chris Fletcher. Roger Evans, Sally Brown & Jamie Andrews, contributors.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780712358736.  Daedalus Item Code: 41150
 
You might be wondering, as did we, how one could hope to represent a millennium of English literature in a paperback with some 200 color reproductions. Ah, but what subjects have been photographed ... (Read More)
 
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The Abduction of Sita
R.K. Narayan.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141026848.  Daedalus Item Code: 32285
 
A hero must save the woman he loves, in this extract from the great Hindu epic, the Ramayana. Lord Ravana has enslaved all the gods and now rules the world, yet he cannot resist a beautiful ... (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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The Aeneid
Virgil. J.W. Mackail, trans. Coco Stevenson, afterword.
Publisher: Collectors Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781904633631.  Daedalus Item Code: 40657
 
Written at the end of Virgil's long life and published after his death in 19 BC—despite its being unfinished, and against the poet's wishes—this is a founding work of the Western canon. The Trojan ... (Read More)
 
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All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679734048.  Daedalus Item Code: 42895
 
In 1962, as a poet and performer in her early 30s, Maya Angelou claimed another piece of her identity by moving to the newly independent Ghana, joining a community of "Revolutionist Returnees" ... (Read More)
 
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All In a Word: 100 Delightful Excursions into the Uses and Abuses of Words
Vivian Cook.
Publisher: Melville House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781935554226.  Daedalus Item Code: 41068
 
How do we learn words as a child? How are words coined, and why do they die out? Why are some never spoken, and others never written? British linguistics professor Vivian Cook—author of ... (Read More)
 
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Alone! Alone!: Lives of Some Outsider Women
Rosemary Dinnage.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590171714.  Daedalus Item Code: 40693
 
In these profiles of women who were isolated through their dedication to duty or their immersion in writing, painting, or politics, Rosemary Dinnage explains how this crucial experience can teach and ... (Read More)
 
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Among the Janeites: A Journey Through the World of Jane Austen Fandom
Deborah Yaffe.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547757735.  Daedalus Item Code: 42528
 
They walk among us in their bonnets and Empire-waist gowns, clutching souvenir tote bags and battered copies of Sense and Sensibility; they are the Janeites. Who are these obsessive admirers, ... (Read More)
 
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Andy Rooney: 60 Years of Wisdom and Wit
Andrew A. Rooney. Brian Rooney, intro.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586489038.  Daedalus Item Code: 43398
 
Like Mark Twain and H.L. Mencken before him, the bestselling author of Common Nonsense is a writer and a wit, but a cultural analyst above all. Spanning Andy Rooney's six-decade career, these ... (Read More)
 
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The Annotated Peter Pan: The Centennial Edition
J.M. Barrie. Maria Tatar, ed.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066005.  Daedalus Item Code: 41463
 
"All children, except one, grow up," begins J.M. Barrie's novel Peter and Wendy, published a century ago following the success of his play Peter Pan. Inspired by Barrie's real-life ... (Read More)
 
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Arthur Miller
Christopher Bigsby.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826157.  Daedalus Item Code: 23095
 
Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Arthur Miller's central decade of work—All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), and A View from the Bridge ... (Read More)
 
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Arthur Rimbaud: Presence of an Enigma
Jean-Luc Steinmetz. Jon Graham, trans.
Publisher: Welcome Rain.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566492515.  Daedalus Item Code: 43288
 
(A 2001 LA Times Best Book of the Year; winner of the Grand Prix de L'Académie Française) He gave up writing poetry in his early twenties and he only lived to be 37, yet Arthur Rimbaud ... (Read More)
 
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