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Rewiring the Real
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Rewiring the Real

By TAYLOR, MARK C.

New York: Columbia University Press, 2013. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original black boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 8.25 in. [xiv], 324 pp. With several reproductions of black & white photographs.

$20.00

The Myth of New Orleans in Literature: Dialogues of Race and Gender
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The Myth of New Orleans in Literature: Dialogues of Race and Gender

By BRYAN, VIOLET HARRINGTON

Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original white cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. 222 pp. With black & white illustrations.

$40.00

The Irresponsible Self: On Laughter and the Novel
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The Irresponsible Self: On Laughter and the Novel

By WOOD, JAMES

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original quarter-cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Small octavo. 5.75 x 8.5 in. viii, 312 pp. Essays about Don Quixote, Shakespeare, J.F. Powers, Dostoevsky, Tom Wolfe, and V.S. Pritchett, et al.

$20.00

Dark Conceit: The Making of Allegory
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Dark Conceit: The Making of Allegory

By HONIG, EDWIN

Cambridge: Boar's Head Book, 1960. First Thus. Paperback. Softcover. Very good in original printed wrappers, general toning.. Octavo. 5.5 x 8.5 in. xii; 210 pp.

$20.00

Guide Book to Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

By DISANTO, RONALD L. and THOMAS J. STEELE, Editors

New York: William Morrow and Company, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original cloth backed boards and very good price-clipped dust jacket, light chipping with two pieces of scotch tape on front panel.. Octavo. 16 x 24 cm. 407 pp. An uncommon title.

$35.00

Anna Karenina and Other Essays

By LEAVIS, F. R.

London: Chatto & Windus, 1967. First Edition, First Printing. About fine in original bright red cloth and near fine price-clipped dust jacket with a small tear to the rear panel. Noted scholar David Henry Holmes Ingalls' copy with his bookplate affixed to the front paste down.. Octavo. 15 x 22 cm. 248 pp.

$25.00

The Leavises: Recollections and Impressions

By THOMPSON, DENYS, Editor

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in original red cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Narrow octavo. 15 x 22.5 cm. viii, 207 pp.

$25.00

Memoirs of a Leavisite: The Decline and Fall of Cambridge English

By ELLIS, DAVID

(Liverpool): Liverpool University Press, 2013. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in original black boards and fine pictorial dust jacket. Spine mildly cocked, stain to fore-edge.. Octavo. 16.5 x 24 cm. xii, 151 pp.

$25.00

The Tradition of the New

By ROSENBERG, HAROLD

(London): Thames and Hudson, 1962. First English Edition, First Printing. Very near fine in original red cloth and very good worn dust jacket.. Octavo. 14.5 x 22 cm. 285 pp.

$20.00

Inventions: Writing, Textuality, and Understanding in Literary History

By BRUNS, GERALD L.

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in original yellow cloth and near fine dust jacket.. Octavo. 16 x 24 cm. xiv; 201 pp.

$20.00

Beyond

By RICHARDS, I. A.

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974. First Edition, First Printing. Top edge lightly spotted, else fine in original blue cloth and near fine mildly worn dust jacket.. Octavo. 14.5 x 21.5 cm. xv; 201 pp. "The sources and aims of the Western tradition from the Iliad and Job to Plato, Dante, and Shelley."

$20.00

Canons
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Canons

By VON HALLBERG, ROBERT, Editor

Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1984. First Paperback Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Near fine in original pictorial wrappers. Previous owner's blind emboss on title page.. Octavo. 15 x 23 cm. 407 pp. Occasionally illustrated in black & white. A collection of essays on "how canons are constructed and...the way in which academic canons influence literary thought and instruction." Signed at his entry by Alan C. Golding, who wrote the essay A History of American Poetry Anthologies.

$17.00

Donald Greene, 1914-1997

By GREENE, RICHARD W., Editor

Privately Printed, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Softcover. Fine in original wrappers.. Small quarto. 18 x 25.5 cm. 90 pp. Illustrated with a few black-and-white reproductions of photographs. Greene was a scholar and literary critic known primarily for his work on Samuel Johnson.

$20.00

Constructing Texts: Elements of a Theory of Composition and Style

By DILLON, GEORGE L.

Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in original green cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 16 x 24 cm. [xxii]; 199 pp.

$25.00

Self-Consuming Artifacts: The Experience of Seventeenth-Century Literature

By FISH, STANLEY E.

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1974. First Paperback Edition, First Printing. Softcover. Near fine in original pictorial wrappers, covers mildly shelf worn.. Small octavo. 13.5 x 20 cm. xiv; 432 pp.

$17.00

The Social Mission of English Criticism, 1848-1932
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The Social Mission of English Criticism, 1848-1932

By BALDICK, CHRIS

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987. First Paperback, Revised Edition. Paperback. Softcover. Fine in original glossy green wrappers.. Small octavo. 14 x 21.5 cm. 250 pp.

$35.00

The Literary Text: An Examination of Critical Methods

By WETHERILL, P. M.

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1974. First Edition, First Printing. Just about fine in original green cloth and near fine orange dust jacket.. Octavo. 14.5 x 22 cm. xx; 331 pp. Published in the Language and Style Series edited by Stephen Ullmann.

$20.00

Consuming Traditions: Modernity, Modernism, and the Commodified Authentic

By OUTKA, ELIZABETH

(New York): Oxford University Press, 2009. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in original black boards and just about fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 16 x 24 cm. xviii; 214 pp. With occasional black-and-white reproductions of illustrations.

$20.00

The Textual Condition

By MCGANN, JEROME J.

Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991. First Paperback Edition, First Printing. Softcover. Nice near fine copy in original glossy pictorial wrappers.. Octavo. 15.5 x 23.5 cm. xiv; 208 pp. Published as part of the series Princeton Studies in Culture/Power/History.

$17.00

Strong Representations: Narrative and Circumstantial Evidence in England

By WELSH, ALEXANDER

Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992. First Paperback Edition, First Printing. Softcover. Near fine in original pictorial wrappers.. Octavo. 14 x 22 cm. xi; 262 pp.

$20.00

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