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Ellen Glasgow's Reasonable Doubts: A Collection of Her Writings
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Ellen Glasgow's Reasonable Doubts: A Collection of Her Writings

By Glasgow, Ellen; Raper, Julius Rowan [editor]

Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press,, 1988. 1st edition [number line], 8vo, blue cloth, 262 pages, b/w frontispiece of Glasgow, extensive notes. VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD+ jacket: very minor wear. Ellen Glasgow, 1873-1945, born in Richmond Virginia; she won the Pulitzer Prize in 1942, Glasgow "was a preeminent pioneer in two outstanding movements in 20th-century literature - the Southern Renaissance and the Feminist Emergence." [the jacket]. First Edition. Hardcover. VG+/VG+.

$15.00

Kenneth Roberts: An American Novelist.

By Williams, Ben Ames, et al. [ Kenneth Roberts ]

NY: Doubleday Doran, 1938. No edition statement. 12mo, stapled wraps, 40pp, b/w illustrations, checklist of books. VERY GOOD with slight rubbing along edges and spine, scratch and a crease to rear cover, owner label on title page. Includes essays by Williams, Clara Claasen, William J. Graham, and Alfred T. Hill. Published by Doubleday Doran as an educational resource.. Softcover. VG.

$22.00

Shandyism and Sentiment, 1760-1800

By Oates, J. C. T.

Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Bibliographical Society, 1968. A lecture given in the Senate House at Cambridge on 18 March 1968 to mark the bicentenary of the death of Laurence Sterne. Oates was the Under-Librarian of the University Library, Cambridge. An edition of 1250 copies printed for the Cambridge Bibliographical Society.12mo, French-fold wraps, 31 pages, illustration of Stern on cover and as frontispiece, two other illustrations. Condition: VERY GOOD- with light cover-wear. The author's purpose "is to describe the vogue for things Shandean and sentimental mainly, but not entirely, as it is reflected in books published during the forty years which followed the appearance of the first two volumes of Tristram Shandy in 1760.". Limited Edition. Softcover. VG-.

$15.00

Literary Women.

By Moers, Ellen

Garden City, NY: Anchor, 1977. Paperback edition, no additional printings noted, 12mo, 496 pages, b/w illustrations, bibliography. Condition: VERY GOOD- with light cover and edgewear, spot to top page edge, creasing to spine, several check marks in margins of first 2 chapters.. Softcover. VG-.

$7.50

Eight Modern Writers.

By Stewart, J. I. M.

Oxford: Oxford University Press / Clarendon Press, 1963. The Oxford History of English Literature, v. XII. 1st ed., 8vo, navy cloth, 704 pages, chronological table, bibliography, index. Condition: VERY GOOD+ / no jacket: very light scuffing to boards, light rubbing to bottom board edges. Contents: Thomas Hardy; Henry James; George Bernard Shaw; Joseph Conrad; Rudyard Kipling; William Butler Yeats; James Joyce; David Herbert Lawrence - and not a woman in sight.... First Edition. Hardcover. VG+.

$15.00

Louisa May Alcott: A Centennial for Little Women, An Annotated, Selected Bibliography.

By Ullom, Judith C. (compiler)

Washington DC: Library of Congress, 1969. No additional printings noted. 8vo, stapled, 91 pages, b/w illustrations throughout from various works (including one by Tasha Tudor ], title index. Condition: VERY GOOD+ with light toning to paper covers. A bibliography prepared by the Children's Book Section of the Library of Congress to serve in part as a catalog of the exhibition of Louisa May Alcott items celebrating the centennial of "Little Women," published on October 3, 1868. Includes sections on Early Writings; Novels; the Little Women Series; Multi-Volume Collections; Single-Volume Collections; Separate Editions of Stories; Collections With Contributions by Miss Alcott and Others; Modern Anthologies; and Bio-Critical Studies. A very nice piece for the Alcott collector.. Sotfcover. VG+.

$20.00

14 By Emily Dickinson, with Selected Criticism.

By Davis, Thomas M.

Chicago: Scott, Foresman,, 1964. 2nd printing [number 2 on last page], 8vo wraps, 178 pages, bibliography. VERY GOOD: light edgewear, bookplate from the publisher on front endpaper. Offers commentary and criticism on fourteen of Dickinson's poems.. Soft Cover. VG.

$7.50

Feminist Critics Read Emily Dickinson.

By Juhasz, Suzanne, ed.

Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1984. 2nd printing, 8vo, black cloth, 184 pp, bibliography, index to poems cited, Condition: VERY GOOD book / VERY GOOD jacket: very light wear; jacket has a sunned spine. . Hard Cover. VG/VG.

$20.00

Women Writers of the Seventeenth Century
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Women Writers of the Seventeenth Century

By Wilson, Katharina M., and Frank J. Warnke, eds.

Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1989. 1st pb edition [number line], 8vo, softbound, 545 pages, notes and bibliographies for each essay. Condition: VERY GOOD, with some light edgewear, slightly sunned spine, small stain to cover and fep, small tear to spine tail. Covers the creative outpouring of nineteen European women writers of the 17th century, starting with Aphra Behn, "the first woman to earn her living by her pen." . First paperback edition. Softcover. VG.

$10.00

Money and Fiction: Literary Realism in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

By Vernon, John

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1984. 1st edition, 8vo, brownish cloth, 213 pp, index. Condition: VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD+ jacket: the slightest rubbing to spine extremities and corners. Jane Austen's 'Persuasion' is covered in the chapter "The Breaking up of the Estate: 'Persuasion.''' . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+.

$20.00

English Comedy.

By Thorndike, Ashley H.

NY: Macmillan, 1929. 1st edition, 8vo, light blue cloth, 635 pages, bibliographical notes, index. Condition: GOOD+ / no jacket: toning to spine, light edgewear with slightly bumped corners, owner inscription on fep, several scattered penciled notations [owner was a professor of English at the University of Vermont]. The companion to the author's book on "Tragedy" - he covers the gamut of English comedy beginning with its medieval and classical influences through the Elizabethan Period and Shakespeare, Ben Jonson and Beaumont and Fletcher to the Restoration, the return of sentiment and on to the Victorian era, Gilbert and Sullivan and to the rebirth of comedy from 1890-1900. Alas! Jane Austen is given only two mentions - but he says this: "English comedy offers nothing like the novels of Jane Austen, still less has it anything like the quiet, humdrum but delightfully humorous characterization of Trollope." (590) - which is high praise indeed!. First Edition. Hardcover. G+.

$15.00

Willa Cather: A Critical Introduction

By Daiches, David.

Ithaca Ny: Cornell University Press, 1951. 1st ed. 8vo, red cloth, 193 pages, index. VERY GOOD book / VERY GOOD- jacket: book has owner name on fep and a very few scattered pencil marks [always interesting to see what another reader deems important...]; jacket is toned at spine, light edgewear, a few erased pencil notations. "this book was written in an attempt to answer the question: 'What do you think of the work of Willa Cather?'" [p. v]. First Edition. Hardcover. VG/VG.

$12.00

Their Proper Sphere: A Study of the Bronte Sisters as Early-Victorian Female Novelists.

By Ewbank, Inga-Stina.

Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 1968. 2nd printing [first published 1966], 8vo, gray-linen cloth, 222 pages, notes, index. VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD jacket: owner note on fep, small tear to fep, slight soiling to top page edge; jacket has scattered spotting, very light edgewear, price-clipped.. Hardcover. VG+/VG.

$15.00

English Romanticism: The Human Context
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English Romanticism: The Human Context

By Gaull, Marilyn

NY: W W Norton, 1988. 7th paperback printing, 8vo, 447 pages, bibliographical notes, index. VERY GOOD+: the slightest of edgewear, nearly new. . Softcover. VG+.

$10.00

The Magic of Lewis Carroll.

By Fisher, John, Ed.

NY: Simon & Schuster, 1973. 1st Am ed [no additional printings], printed in Great Britain. 8vo, green boards, b/w illustrations. Condition is VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD+ jacket: slight soiling to top page edge; slight edgewear and discoloring to top edge of jacket. Fisher presents the most comprehensive compilation of Carroll's puzzles and games to date.. First American edition. Hardcover. VG+/VG+.

$15.00

Women and Marriage in Victorian Fiction
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Women and Marriage in Victorian Fiction

By Calder, Jenni

New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Introduction by General Editor David Daiches. 1st Am. edition, 8vo, brick-red boards, 223 pages, b/w illustrations, short bibliography. NEAR FINE book / NEAR FINE jacket: appears unread.. First American edition. Hardcover. NF/NF.

$12.00

Woman's Fiction: A Guide to Novels by and about Women in America, 1820-1870

By Baym, Nina

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1978. 1st edition, 8vo, gray cloth, 320 pages, bibliographies.VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD+ jacket: slight spotting to top page edge, otherwise appears unread; jacket has very light edgewear, toning to spine. . First Edition. Hardcover. VG+/VG+.

$15.00

Rewriting the Victorians: Theory, History, and the Politics of Gender.

By Shires, Linda M., Ed.

New York: Routledge, 1992. 8vo, wraps, 196 pages, b/w illustrations, bibliographical notes, index. VERY GOOD+ with slight edgewear. . First paperback edition. Softcover. VG+.

$20.00

The First Book of Poetics, for College and Advanced Students.

By Shackford, Martha Hale.

Boston: Benj. H. Sanborn, 1906. No edition statement, assumed first. 12mo, green cloth. gilt titles, 37 pages, bibliography. VERY GOOD / no jacket: light rubbing to extremities, 3 owner names on front endpaper, otherwise clean and tight.. Hardcover. VG.

$12.00

Easy Pieces

By Hartman, Geoffrey H.

New York: Columbia University Press, 1985. 1st paperback edition. 8vo, 224 pages, b/w illustrations in the chapter "Blake's Designs." VERY GOOD: light edgewear, internally clean and tight.. Softcover. VG.

$12.00

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