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19th Century American Writers on Writing
Brenda Wineapple, ed.
Studio: Trinity University Press.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 54863
 
This surprisingly compact volume features essays, letters, poems, prose, and excerpts of interviews by 57 leading American authors of the 19th century. While attempting to decide what it meant to be ... (Read More)
 
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The Agatha Christie Miscellany
Cathy Cook.
Studio: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 60064
 
Exploring Agatha Christie's highly influential place in literary history, her mysteries, and her enduring characters—including Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple—this miscellany collects facts and trivia ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Diaries: From Pepys to Blogs
Alexandra Johnson.
Studio: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 50348
 
"Whom do I tell when I tell the blank page?" Virginia Woolf asked her own diary, while today, personal bloggers now possess the extraordinary ability to project their inmost lives to all those with ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Fables: From Aesop to Flash Fiction
Lee Rourke.
Studio: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 50350
 
This unique survey traces the long history of a form currently enjoying a popular resurgence, both online and in the printed works of talented young authors. As we emerge from modernism and its ... (Read More)
 
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By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from the New York Times Book Review
Pamela Paul, ed. Scott Turow, foreword. Jillian Tamaki, illus.
Studio: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 49432
 
What do your favorite writers read? Who are their favorite characters? What is their writing regimen, and what's on their nightstand? Every Sunday, readers of the New York Times Book Review ... (Read More)
 
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Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of The Great Gatsby
Sarah Churchwell.
Studio: Virago.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 43988
 
Suggesting that there might be a true story behind F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece The Great Gatsby, Sarah Churchwell delves into the news of the 1920s and uncovers a forgotten scandal. The ... (Read More)
 
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The Columbia Guide to South African Literature in English Since 1945
Gareth Cornwell, Dirk Klopper & Craig MacKenzie.
Studio: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 54793
 
For centuries, South Africa's history has been marked by division and conflict along racial and ethnic lines. From 1948 until 1994, this division was formalized in the National Party's segregationist ... (Read More)
 
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Due Considerations: Essays and Criticism
John Updike.
Studio: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 31048
 
This sixth collection of essays and literary criticism from the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner opens with a skeptical overview of literary biographies, proceeds to five essays on ... (Read More)
 
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Early Auden
Edward Mendelson.
Studio: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 32891
 
This acclaimed study from 1981 of W.H. Auden's writings up to 1939 remains one of the most penetrating, detailed, and informative examinations of the poet's prewar poetry and ideas. Auden's friend ... (Read More)
 
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The Enchanter: Nabokov and Happiness
Lila Azam Zanganeh.
Studio: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 32563
 
Iranian-born author Lila Azam Zanganeh was just ten months old when Vladimir Nabokov died in 1977, but this hasn't diminished her lifelong passion for the writer whose art she celebrates in this ... (Read More)
 
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The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas de Quincey
Robert Morrison.
Studio: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 22241
 
Author of the famed and scandalous Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Thomas de Quincey (1785–1859) enjoyed friendships with leading poets and men of letters in the Romantic and Victorian ... (Read More)
 
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Everyman's Joyce
W. Terrence Gordon, Eri Hamaji & Jacob Albert.
Studio: Mark Batty Publisher.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 50445
 
Pablo Picasso's assessment of James Joyce as a writer that "all the world can understand" speaks to how a perspective that favors the visual can see through dense texts, allowing meaning to take ... (Read More)
 
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