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Shakespeare's Personality
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Shakespeare's Personality

By Holland, Norman; Homan, Sidney; Paris, Bernard J. (editors)

Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.: University of California Press, 1989. The essays in this volume examine Shakespeare from a variety of perspectives based on contemporary psychoanalysis (maroon covers with gold lettering on spine; black pictorial dust jacket with white lettering, portrait of Shakespeare on the front; a bright, clean, tight copy). Hard Cover. As New/As New.


New Writing from Korea 1

Seoul, Korea: Korean Literature Translation Institute, 2008. This is the first issue of an annual publication of a selection of Korean prose and poetry in translation; it includes a special section, Crossing Borders, on the theme of immigration, ethnicity, and national identity (white cover with raised black letters on front, slight creases; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy). Trade Paperback. Very Good.


Carlo Michelstaedter and the Failure of Language

By Bini, Daniela

Gainesville, FL, U.S.A.: University Press of Florida, 1992. This is a study of a little-known Italian-Jewish philosopher, poet, and artist, who committed suicide at the age of 23 in 1910 after completing his dissertation, published posthumously as Persuasion and Rhetoric, a commentary on Plato and Aristotle's relation to the pre-Socratic philosophers and an influential work in modern rhetoric; frontispiece portrait of Michelstaedter (red cloth with silver lettering; a bright, clean, tight copy). Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket.


The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova: Written by Himself Now for the First Time Completely Translated into English by Arthur Machen (Six Volumes)

By Casanova, Jacques

Privately Printed A six-volume set in blue textured cloth with gold lettering on the front cover and on a black spine label, privately printed for subscribers only, with no date or place of publication, limited to 500 sets on Louvain laid antique paper; on the half-title page is printed "The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, the rare unabridged London edition of 1894 translated by Arthur Machen to which has been added the chapters discovered by Arthur Symons, a supplement and bibliography." (bright blue cloth with bright gold lettering, fore edge and bottom edge rough cut, marbled end papers, very slight edgewear, otherwise these volumes are in very good or better condition). Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Limited Edition.


Journey Into Northern Pennsylvania and the State of New York

By Crevecoeur, Michel-Guillaume St. Jean De; Bostelmann, Clarissa Spencer (translator)

Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A.: University of Michigan Press, 1964. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Better known for his Letters from an American Farmer, Crevecoeur published this account of an imaginary journey through Pennsylvania and New York, describing a cultured, agrarian utopia, in 1801, a decade after his return to France, in order to recapture as well as capitalize on his earlier success (dark blue cloth with gold letterinig, very slight shelfwear, front endpaper is corner-clipped, otherwise a good, clean, sturdy copy)