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The Presence of the Present: Topics of the Day in the Victorian Novel
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The Presence of the Present: Topics of the Day in the Victorian Novel

By Altick, Richard D

Ohio State University Press, 1991. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Describes how nineteenth-century English novelists used details of everyday life and the common knowledge of their day in their works, derived from about 150 novels. Black and white illustrations in text. Two appendices, endnotes, index. 854p.

$35.00

Thomas Mann: Artisan and Partisan in Troubled Times
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Thomas Mann: Artisan and Partisan in Troubled Times

By Berendsohn, Walter A

University of Alabama Press, 1975. Paperback. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket with some edge wear and age tanning. Translated by George C. Buck. Classic study of Mann's artistic achievement and the conflict in his public life. Bibliography. Index of Mann's work. Index of names. 261p. Measures 5.75x8.75 inches.

$20.00

George Eliot and the Visual Arts
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George Eliot and the Visual Arts

By Witemeyer, Hugh

Yale University Press, 1979. Paperback. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Some age tanning on end pages. Drawing on letters, journals, essays, and fiction, Witemeyer reconstructs her knowledge of art and her tastes in painting and sculpture. 238p. Measures 5.75x8.5 inches.

$12.00

My Venice
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My Venice

By Brodkey, Harold

Metropolitan Books, 1998. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. First American edition. Eleven black-and-white portraits by the legendary Italian photographer Giuseppe Bruno. 115p. Measures 5.25x7.75 inches. Harold Brodkey's (1930-1996) portrait of his most beloved city combines passages from several of Brodkey's great works with previously unpublished notes and essays.

$12.00

The Charleston Magazine (Autumn/Spring 1993/4, Issue 8)
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The Charleston Magazine (Autumn/Spring 1993/4, Issue 8)

By Spalding, Frances (editor)

Charleston Trust, 1994. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Illustrated. This journal is targeted to people interested in Virginia Woolf and Bloomsbury. Articles in this issue include "With Duncan Grant in Tangier" by Paul Roche, "Edward Sackville West" by Michael De-la-Noy, and more. 56p.

$25.00

The Charleston Magazine (Autumn/Winter, 1994, Issue 10)
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The Charleston Magazine (Autumn/Winter, 1994, Issue 10)

By Spalding, Frances (editor)

Charleston Trust, 1994. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Illustrated. This journal is targeted to people interested in Virginia Woolf and Bloomsbury. Articles in this issue include "I Tatti: A Question of Labels" by Duncan Grant, "Ann Akhmatova and Boris Anrep" by Annabel Farjeon, four previously unpublished letters by Virginia Woolf to Vita Sackville-West (introduced by Joanne Tratumann Banks), and more.

$25.00

The Charleston Magazine (Autumn/Winter, 1995, Issue 12)
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The Charleston Magazine (Autumn/Winter, 1995, Issue 12)

By Spalding, Frances (editor)

Charleston Trust, 1995. Paperback. Good. Unmarked text. Bumped spine. Illustrated. This journal is targeted to people interested in Virginia Woolf and Bloomsbury. Articles in this issue include "A Question of Fame: Virginia Woolf and the National Portrait Gallery" by Charles Saumarez Smith, "Quentin Bell: A Demotic Art" by Martin Grayford, "The Friends' Work for War Victims in France" by Roger Fry, and more. 56p

$20.00

The Charleston Magazine (Spring,Summer 1995, No. 9)
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The Charleston Magazine (Spring,Summer 1995, No. 9)

By Spalding, Frances (editor)

Charleston Trust, 1995. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Illustrated. Journal is targeted to people interested in Virginia Woolf and Bloomsbury. Articles in this issue include "Virginia Woolf JMK: A Biographical Fantasy" introduced by SP Rosenbaum, "The Sitwells and the Arts of the 1920s and 1930s at the National Portrait Gzllery, London" by Richard Shone, "Sitwells and Bloomsberries" by Frances Partridge, "Dimbola: Julia Margaret Cameron at Freshwater" by Virginia Nicholson, and more.

$25.00

Eighteenth Century Life (Volume 21, February 1997)
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Eighteenth Century Life (Volume 21, February 1997)

By MacCubbbin, Robert P. (editor)

Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Forum on Literature, Aesthetics and Canonicity in the 18th Century" by Richard Terry with responses from Thomas P. Miller and Clifford Siskin. Contributors include Terence Bowers, Jacqueline LeBlanc, T.G.A. Nelson, Donald T. Siebert. 139p. Measures 6x9 inches.

$12.00

The Art of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to Present
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The Art of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to Present

By Kushner, Tony; Sendak, Maurice

Harry N. Abrams, Inc, 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Copiously illustrated, including illustrated end papers. Text by Tony Kushner. Measures 12x11 inches. 225p. Includes a summary of Sendak's life and work to 1980; an analysis of the "trilogy" Outside Over There, Dear Mili, and We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy; notation on books since 1981; and an extended analysis of Sendak's work in the opera world.

$26.00

Matthew Arnold and the Celtic Revival
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Matthew Arnold and the Celtic Revival

By Kelleher, John V

University of Chicago, 1971. Booklet. Very Good. Unmarked offprint from the Perspectives of Criticism, Harvard University Press, 1950. pp.197-221. Bibliographic references. Measures 6x9 inches. Matthew Arnold (1822-1888) was a British poet and cultural critic.

$12.00

Mark Twain in Hartford (3rd edition)
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Mark Twain in Hartford (3rd edition)

By Mark Twain Memorial

Mark Twain Memorial, 1974. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Good. Unmarked. A few dings on back cover. This booklet is illustrated in black and white throughout. 36p. Measures 7 inches square. Chronology of Twain's (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) life. The Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, was the home of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) and his family from 1874 to 1891. It was designed by Edward Tuckerman Potter and built in the American High Gothic style

$12.00

Chaucer and the French Poet Graunson
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Chaucer and the French Poet Graunson

By Braddy, Haldeen

Kennikat Press, 1968. Hardcover. Very Good. Unmarked text. 100p. A detailed examination of the career of Sir Oton de Graunson and his influence on the poetry of Chaucer. Graunson was a minor poet from France who twice sojourned for long periods in medieval London.

$12.00

Jane Austen (Pitkin Guides)
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Jane Austen (Pitkin Guides)

By Lucas, Victor

Pitkin Guides, 1998. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Beautifully illustrated in color throughout. Covers family background, growing up, the novels, her letters, and more. 22p. Jane Austen (1775-1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.

$12.00

The Sculptured Scenes from Shakespeare: A Description of John Gregory's Marble Reliefs
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The Sculptured Scenes from Shakespeare: A Description of John Gregory's Marble Reliefs

By Hard, Frederick

Folger Shakespeare Library, 1959. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Good. Unmarked. Sun lines around the edges. Hand-written letter from Mrs. Betty Hard (his wife) inside. Letter is on The President's House, Scripps College Campus, Claremont, California stationary. The exterior of the Folger Shakespeare Library is clad in white Georgia marble and ornamented with Shakespeare bas-reliefs by the New York sculptor John Gregory (1879

$12.00

Shakespeare and the Critics' Debate
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Shakespeare and the Critics' Debate

By Powell, Raymond

Macmillan, 1980. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Sets out to make sense of Shakespeare's critics. Examines Love's Labour's Lost, Henry IV, The Tempest, The Merchant of Venice, Henry V, Measure for Measure and Coriolanus. Notes and References. Index. 167p.

$14.00

The Cultural Theory of Matthew Arnold
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The Cultural Theory of Matthew Arnold

By Carroll, Joseph

University of California Press, 1982. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Index. Topics include aesthetics, poetry, Lessing , Goethe, Heine, etc. 275p. Matthew Arnold (1822-1888) was a British poet and cultural critic.

$12.00

Alternation: Journal of the Centre for the Study of Southern African Literature and Language (Vol 5, No. 2, 1998)
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Alternation: Journal of the Centre for the Study of Southern African Literature and Language (Vol 5, No. 2, 1998)

By Centre for the Study of Southern African Literature and Language

Centre for the Study of Southern African Literature and Language (CSSALL), 1998. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Contributors include Johannes A. Smit, Graham Stewart, James Ogude, and others. 321p.

$18.00

A Spacious Vision: Essays on Hardy
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A Spacious Vision: Essays on Hardy

By Mallett, Phillip V.; Draper, Ronald P. (editors)

Newmill, England: The Pattern Press, 1994. Hardcover. Very Good. Unmarked. Clear dust jacket. 149p. This collection was brought together by members of the Thomas Hardy Society in honor of the 75th birthday of Dr. James Gibson, the chairman of the society in 1994. Contributors include Michael Irwin, Anthony Thwaite, Phillip Mallett, Simon Curtis, Rosemary Sumner and others. Thomas Hardy (1840–1928) was an English novelist and poet, who was influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism, especially William Wordsworth. Includes promotional materials and two loose reviews, one of which has a note. According to the promotional materials included with the book, only a limited number of hardbacks were published, most copies were paperbacks.

$16.00

Dante Alighieri: Three Lectures
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Dante Alighieri: Three Lectures

By Gertrude Clarke Whittaill Poetry and Literature Fund

Washington DC: LIbrary of Congress, 1965. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Includes "The Interest in Dante Shown by Nineteenth Century American Men of Letters" by J. Chesley Mathews, "On Reading Dante in 1965: The Divine Comedy as a 'Bridge Across Time'" by Francis Fergusson; "The Relevance of the Inferno" by John Ciardi. 53p. Measures 6x9.25 inches. Dante (1265-1321) was a major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy is widely considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language.

$12.00

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