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Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1961. (Mass market paperback) 177pp. Good to very good. Notes. An abrasion onthe top corner of the front cover where a sticker has been removed and the bottom corner of the book is dampstained. "In DRIFT AND MASTERY, Lippmann wrote that there was '...a great gap between the overthrow of… Read more
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image of The Great Tradition; George Eliot; Henry James; Joseph Conrad

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New York: New York University Press 1967. (Mass market paperback) 248pp. Very good. Notes. The covers are lightly creased and rubbed, a previous bookseller's sticker on the front cover and highlighting on page 176. "In this classic of contemporary literary criticism, F.R. Leavis defines 'the great tradition' through a close analysis of the work… Read more
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image of Democracy and Classical Greece (Publisher series: Fontana History of the Ancient World.)

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London: Fontana 000-686251-9 [000-686251-9] 1993. (Trade paperback) 308pp. Very good. Illustrations, diagrams, plans, photographs, tables, maps, bibliography, index. The spine is sunned and lightly edgeworn and there is a previous owner's blind stamp on the title page. "The art of classical Greece, and its political and philosophical ideas, have had a profound influence on… Read more
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The Book of Love; Writers and Their Love Letters

by Davidson, Cathy N. (editor)

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9780671701338
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New York: Pocket Books [0-671-70133-9] 1992, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 302pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Notes. "The late John Cheever once insisted that 'saving a letter is like trying to preserve a kiss.' Luckily for us, the loved ones of great writers ranging from Sappho to Anne Sexton, from Anton Chekhov to Mr. Cheever… Read more
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image of The Liberation of Women; A Study of Patriarchy and Capitalism (Publisher series: Controversies in Sociology.)

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London: George Allen & Unwin [0-04-301086-5] 1979. (Trade paperback) 117pp. Very good. Bibliography, index. The front cover is creased at the top corner and there is a previous owner's name on the first page and the title page. "In The Liberation of Women, Roberta Hamilton explores two of the key questions that have been… Read more
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Boston: Beacon Press [0-8070-1513-X] 1979. (Trade paperback) 239pp. Very good. Tables, diagrams, notes, index. The front cover has a small abrasion where a sticker has been removed and there is a previous owner's name on the first page and the title page. "Some twenty years ago Habermas introduced the idea of analyzing contemporary society… Read more
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image of 'Criminals, Idiots, Women, and Minors'; Victorian Writing by Women on Women

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Peterborough: Broadview Press [1-55111-056-3] 1996. (Trade paperback) 307pp. Very good. Notes. The top edge has minor ink markings and some pages are gently dog-eared. "These vigorious and engaging essays on marriage, women's work, sexual difference, and other topics, drawn from the mainstream press and written by feminist and anti-feminist Victorian women, will provide a… Read more
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The Perpetual Orgy; Flaubert and Madame Bovary

by Llosa, Mario Vargas (Based on the work of Gustave Flaubert.)

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9780374520625
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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux [0-374-52062-3] 1987. (Trade paperback) 239pp. Near fine. Notes. "The Perpetual Orgy is Mario Vargas Llosa's first nonfiction book to appear in English. A brilliant analysis of Flaubert's Madame Bovary, the Perpetual Orgy is divided into three sections: the first, 'An Unrequited Passion,' is a tete-a-tete with Emma Bovary; the… Read more
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image of Genius; A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds

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New York: Warner Books [0-446-52717-3] 2002. (Hardcover) 812pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations. The spine is lightly bumped at the top and bottom and a few small smudges on the last pages. "What is genius? It is the trait, says Harold Bloom, of standing both of and above its age,… Read more
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Second Words; Selected Critical Prose

by Atwood, Margaret (editor)

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9780887840951
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Toronto: Anansi [0-88784-095-7] 1982, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 444pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Index. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed and there is a previous owner's stamp on the front free endpaper. "Second Words brings together 50 of Margaret Atwood's finest essays and reviews from the past 20 years, with… Read more
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company 978-0-393-06116-1 [978-0-393-06116-1] 2007. (Hardcover) 876pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, index. "Nearly forty years in the making, Cultural Amnesia is the work of a lifetime. Poetic in its language, magesterial in its scope, and courageous in its defense of the human spirit, it is both an enlightening… Read more
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Drudge Manifesto

by Drudge, Matt

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9780451201508
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New York: New American Library [0-451-20150-7] 2000, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 247pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. The spine is lightly worn at the top and bottom. "This is the most exciting moment in the history of News. Anyone from anywhere can cover anything. And send it out to everyone. It's the Zeroes.… Read more
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Making a Difference: Feminist Literary Criticism

by Greene, Gayle (editors) (With Coppelia Kahn.)

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London: Methuen 0-0-416-37480-8 [0-0-416-37480-8] 1986. (Trade paperback) 273pp. Very good. Notes, index. There are minor ink markings throughout the text and a previous owner's name inside. "Feminist scholarship employs gender as a fundamental organizing category of human experience, holding two related premises: that men and women have different perceptions or experiences in the same… Read more
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Educating Citizens; Preparing America's Undergraduates for Lives of Moral and Civic Responsibility

by Colby, Anne (With Elizabeth Beaumont, Thomas Ehrlich & Jason Stephens.)

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9780787965150
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San Francisco: Jossey-Bass [0-7879-6515-4] 2003. (Hardcover) 332pp. Very good in near fine dust jacket. References, index. There is highlighting in the preface and first chapter. "Educating Citizens reports on how some American colleges and universities are preparing thoughtful, committed, and socially responsible graduates. Many institutions assert these ambitions, but too few act on them.… Read more
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New York: Routledge [0-415-90080-8] 1988. (Trade paperback) 218pp. Very good plus. Notes, index. The covers are lightly edgeworn and a remainder mark on the bottom edge. "Paul de Man - literary critic, literary philosopher, 'American deconstructionist' - changed the landscape of criticism through his rigorous theories and writings. But how do we now read… Read more
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image of Myths of Modern Individualism; Faust, Don Quixote, Don Juan, Robinson Crusoe

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press [0-521-48011-6] 1996. (Hardcover) 293pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Illustrations, notes, appendix, index. The bottom of the spine is bumped and there is a remainder mark on the bottom edge. "In their original versions, the ultimate fates of Faust, Don Quixote, and Don Juan reflect the anti-individualism of… Read more
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Marriage and Morals

by Russell, Bertrand

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9780041730029
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London: Unwin Books [0-04-173002-X] 1972. (Mass market paperback) 158pp. Very good plus. Notes. Light twist to the spine, small scrape on the front cover and a previous owner's name inside. "By what code do we live our sexual lives? A new morality less distorting to human personality but nonetheless careful of social needs, in… Read more
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image of Whoredom in Kimmage; Irish Women Coming of Age

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New York: Anchor Books [0-385-47450-4] 1994. (Trade paperback) 307pp. Very good plus. "A quirky, observant chronicle... Mahoney has an infallible ear for the spoken word and an eye for telling detail. Whoredom's vignettes are encased in prose so pellucid and evocative that readers may want to stop and reread passages just to savor their… Read more
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New York: The Free Press [0-02-908102-5] 1995. (Hardcover) 724pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Notes, index. The spine is lightly edgeworn at the top and bottom. "Thirty years after the landmark civil rights legislation of the 1960s, race is still the most divisive social issue of our time. Where once we spoke… Read more
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Masculinity and Power

by Brittan, Arthur

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9780631141679
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Oxford: Basil Blackwell [0-631-14167-7] 1989. (Trade paperback) 218pp. Near fine. Bibliography, index. There are several small circular indentations to the back cover. "Political, domestic, and economic life is dominated by networks of powerful men. In Masculinity and Power Arthur Brittan analyses this state of affairs. He looks at the way in which biologists, psychologists… Read more
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