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The Grotesque in Art and Literature

By Kayser, Wolfgang

NY: Columbia University Press. Good; Sticker lift-off on front cover, edges rubbed, pen underlines . through page 22.. 1981. First Printing. Softcover. 0231053371 . Black and white illustrations, notes, and index. A study that considers the nature of the grotesque - that “estranged world” in art and literature from its late Renaissance beginnings through its Romantic changes to its current form in our culture today. ; 224 pages .

$15.00

Digging Out: Lost Voices of New England Women Writers

Amherst, MA: New England Women Writers Project. Very Good; Covers rubbed.. 1978. Softcover. Brown printed stapled card covers. Illustrations and photos. A project of a year-long course at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst’s Women’s Studies Program, focused on uncovering “the lost culture of women”. The eighteen authors and illustrators contributed artwork, poetry, and prose, with emphasis on New England women writers, including Ann Petry, Abigail Bailey, Florence Luscom, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Agnes Smedley, Ruth Hemenway, Maria Mitchell, Maria Lindros, Dorothy Campbell, Helen Brandreth, Paulina Brandreth, Anna Pike, W. A. Parker, and others. Only five copies located in WorldCat. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [76] pages .

$40.00

Reflecting on Jane Eyre
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Reflecting on Jane Eyre

By Macpherson, Pat

London: Routledge. Very Good; Pages toned.. 1989. First Printing. Softcover. 0415017874 . xiii, 120 pages. Bibliography. A study of the novel focusing on an exploration of morality, adolescence, and double standards. ; Heroines Series .

$12.00

The Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France
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The Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France

By Darnton, Robert

London: Fontana Press. Very Good; Remainder dot on page bottoms, pages lightly age toned.. 1997. 1st Paperback printing. Softcover. 0002558351 . xxiii, 440 pages. Black and white illustrations, tables, maps, figures, notes, and index. A scholarly examination of French illegal literature and the regional book trade highlighting its effect on national intellectual and social development. .

$12.00

Henry Green and the Writing of His Generation
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Henry Green and the Writing of His Generation

By North, Michael

1969: University Press of Virginia. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed.. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. 0813910285 . Explains "Green's novels by describing the relations between and the writing of his friends and acquaintances in the Auden generation, including Christopher Isherwood, Stephen Spender, Evelyn Waugh, George Orwell, and Anthony Powell". ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 22 pages .

$10.00

Herman Melville:  A Reference Guide, 1931-1960
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Herman Melville: A Reference Guide, 1931-1960

By Higgins, Brian

Boston: G. K. Hall & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards scuffed.. 1987. Hardcover. 0816186715 . Maroon cloth binding. xvi, 531pp. Author index, subject index, bibliography of writings about Melville. One of the volumes in the publisher's A Reference Guide to Literature series. .

$15.00

Goethe As a Critic of Literature
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Goethe As a Critic of Literature

By Fink, Karl (editor) ; Bauemer, Max L. (editor)

Lanham, MD: University Press of America. Very Good; Edges rubbed, lower front corner bumped.. 1984. 1st Paperback printing. Softcover. 0819142816 . v, 230 pages. Bibliography and index. A discussion of the German writer as a literary and theater critic. .

$25.00

Retrospective Reviews:  A Literary Log (2 Volumes)
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Retrospective Reviews: A Literary Log (2 Volumes)

By Le Gallienne, Richard

London: John Lane, the Bodley Head. Very Good with no dust jacket; Bookplate in both volumes, pages uncut in . both volumes.. 1896. Later Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth with deckled edges. Vol. 1, 1891-93 xix, 281 pages, Vol 2 1893-95, 282 pages + 20 pages ads. Index. An assemblage of reviews on a variety of authors and their literary works collected from various periodical sources. .

$45.00

World in a Glass:  A View of Our Century Selected from the Novels of John  Dos Passos
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World in a Glass: A View of Our Century Selected from the Novels of John Dos Passos

By Dos Passos, John; Lynn, Kenneth S.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and chipped along the . edges and lightly foxed.. 1966. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Brown cloth with yellow top stain. A chronological collection of writings representing the authors vision and spirit and continual rebellion against the status quo. ; 440 pages .

$11.00

The Great Gatsby and Modern Times
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The Great Gatsby and Modern Times

By Berman, Ronald

Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press. Near Fine. 1996. 1st Paperback printing. Softcover. 0252065891 . Index. An interpretive study of this highly acclaimed work of art focusing on characterization, media forms, and modernism. ; 197 pages .

$10.00

Backgrounds of Literature
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Backgrounds of Literature

By Mabie, Hamilton Wright

NY: The Outlook Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Sunned, boards rubbed.. 1903. Second Printing. Hardcover. xi, 302pp. Many photos. Maroon cloth with elaborate ivy and fence design stamped in gilt on front boards. Top edges gilt. Examines the landscapes and landmarks that appear in and influenced the literary works of Wordsworth, Emerson, Washington Irving, Goethe, R. D. Blackmore, Walt Whitman, and Sir Walter Scott. .

$20.00

Shadows of Heaven:  Religion and Fantasy in the Writings of C. S. Lewis,  Charles Williams, and J. R. R. Tolkien
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Shadows of Heaven: Religion and Fantasy in the Writings of C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and J. R. R. Tolkien

By Urang, Gunnar

Philadelphia: Pilgrim Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, . waterstain to spine of jacket.. 1971. First Printing. Hardcover. 0829801979 . xvi, 186 pages. Notes. Examines the writings of these three well known authors and their total impact upon literature and theology. ; Religion and Other Disciplines Series .

$20.00

Reminiscences of Literary London from 1779-1853:  With Interesting  Anecdotes of Publishers, Authors and Book Auctioneers of that Period, &c.,  &c.
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Reminiscences of Literary London from 1779-1853: With Interesting Anecdotes of Publishers, Authors and Book Auctioneers of that Period, &c., &c.

By Rees, Dr. Thomas; Britton, John

NY: Francis P. Harper. Good with no dust jacket; Front free endpaper detached, front hinge . cracked, boards worn, spine faded and has loss at foot of spine.. 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. Red decorative cloth binding. Edited by A Book Lover. Bibliophilic essays. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 174 pages .

$15.00

The Ring and the Book by Robert Browning:  An Interpretation
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The Ring and the Book by Robert Browning: An Interpretation

By Hornbrooke, Francis Bickford

Boston: Little, Brown, and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner name and bookseller's ticket on front . free endpaper, boards lightly rubbed.. 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Burgundy cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Photo portrait of the perplexed-looking author as frontispiece. xiii, 235 pp. .

$15.00

Sea-Brothers:  The Tradition of American Sea Fiction from Moby-Dick to the  Present
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Sea-Brothers: The Tradition of American Sea Fiction from Moby-Dick to the Present

By Bender, Bert

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Very Good; Lower corner at spine bumped.. 1990. First Paperback Edition. Softcover. 0812213394 . xiv, 267 pages. Black and white illustrations, photographs, notes, bibliography, for chronology, and index. A thoughtful and comprehensive critique of American Maritime fiction identifying a central vision within the tradition and showing how particular authors draw from, transform, and contribute to it. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .

$11.00

Shakespeare\'s Beehive:  An Annotated Elizabethan Dictionary Comes to Light
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Shakespeare's Beehive: An Annotated Elizabethan Dictionary Comes to Light

By Koppelman, George; Wechsler, Daniel

NY: Axletree Books. Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 2014. First Edition. Hardcover. 9780991573004 . Red decorated cloth. xii, 340 pp. Many illustrations, including one folding leaf. Text printed with red and black. One of 2,000 copies. Sources, notes. In 2008, the bookseller authors purchased a heavily annotated 1580 dictionary printed in London on . Their theory that the annotations might be in William Shakespeare's hand is presented with extensive evidence in this book. .

$100.00

James Lane Allen
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James Lane Allen

By Townsend, John Wilson

Louisville, KY: Courier-Journal Job Printing Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and soiled, pages toned.. 1927. Hardcover. Cloth-backed printed boards. Limited edition of 100 numbered copies signed by the author. From the library of the Kentucky Headquarters Library of the General Federation of Womens Clubs with their bookplate and label ghost on front endpapers and call numbers on spine and copyright page. Frontispiece photogravure portrait and facsimile signature of Allen and two other illustrations. A posthumously published look at the life and work of Kentucky author James Lane Allen (1849-1925) , most famous for his novels A Kentucky Cardinal and A Choir Invisible, and his shorter stories for contemporary literary magazines. Allen and Townsend were Kentuckians, friends, and literary colleagues, and snippets of their mutual correspondence is sprinkled throughout in this book. ; Ex-Library; 124 pages; Signed by Author .

$40.00

The Afro-Spanish American Author II:  The 1980s: An Annotated Bibliography  of Recent Criticism
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The Afro-Spanish American Author II: The 1980s: An Annotated Bibliography of Recent Criticism

By Jackson, Richard L.

West Cornwall, CT: Locust Hill Press. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings.. 1989. Hardcover. 0933951264 . Green cloth binding. Annotated summaries of 466 literary references. xxviii, 154pp.; Ex-Library .

$25.00

Elizabethan Literature
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Elizabethan Literature

By Robertson, John Mackinnon

NY: Henry Holt and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly soiled.. N.D.. Hardcover. Circa 1910s. Vol. 89 in Home University Library of Universal Knowledge series. Decorative mustard cloth. 256 pp. + [8] pp. Publishers ads. Handsome engraved bookplate on front pastedown of longtime Harvard University Professor George Herbert Palmer. ; Home University Library of Universal Knowledge .

$25.00

Winifred Holtby:  A Concise and Selected Bibliography Together with Some  Letters
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Winifred Holtby: A Concise and Selected Bibliography Together with Some Letters

By Handley-Taylor, Geoffrey (editor) ; Brittain, Vera

London: A. Brown & Sons, Ltd.. Good; Library sticker on front cover, top of spine bumped, covers toned.. 1855. First Edition. Softcover. Compiled and edited by Geoffrey Handley-Taylor with a foreword by Vera Brittain. Light blue card covers with titles stamped in dark blue on spine and front cover. Signed in blue ink by Vera Brittain on front flyleaf. xi, 76 pages. Black and white photographs, index, and list of subscribers. This is #564/1000 of which 900 copies were for public issue. ; Ex-Library; Signed by Author .

$30.00

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