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The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual Edition)
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The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual Edition)

By Alighieri, Dante

Noonday Press, 1996. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. A new verse translation by Robert Pinsky with notes by Nicole Pinsky. Foreword by John Freccero. 355p. Text in English and Italian.

$12.00

Homage to William Shakespeare Richard Wagner
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Homage to William Shakespeare Richard Wagner

By Momen, Karl

Homage To The Classics Foundation, 1998. Hardcover. Good. Ex-library (stamped Persian Center) Swedish artist Karl Momen created 18 symbolic paintings, each representative of a major character from well recognized works of Shakespeare and Wagner. Introductions by Erland Jospehson and James A. Mason. Karl Momen (b. 1934) is a Swedish architect, painter and sculptor. Iranian-born, he painted portraits of Stalin and the Shah of Iran early in his career. He also studied with the surrealist painter Max Ernst, and studied architecture at the Kunst Academy in Stuttgart, Germany. Measures 9.75 inches square.

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Modern Japanese Novelists: A Biographical Dictionary
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Modern Japanese Novelists: A Biographical Dictionary

By Lewell, John

Kodansha, 1993. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Glossary of names and terms. 497p. Guide to the writers of the modern period produced exclusively from sources in English translation. An extensive author-by-author survey of Japanese fiction from 1885 to 1993 with individual entries on 57 writers, was created especially with the reader of translations in mind.

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The Summer Before the Dark
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The Summer Before the Dark

By Lessing, Doris

Knopf, 1973. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. First American edition, originally published in Great Britain. Small remainder mark on bottom. This novel looks at a mid-life transition during a single summer. 275p. Doris May Lessing (1919–2013) was a British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. She won the Nobel Prize in 2007.

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Die Flote des Pan
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Die Flote des Pan

By Wiechert, Ernst

Zurich: Scientia-Verlag, 1946. Hardcover. Good/good. Unmarked text. In German. Chipping on dust jacket. 259p. Ernst Wiechert (1887-1950), a German teacher, poet and writer, was one of the most widely read novelists in Germany during the 1930s.

$24.00

The Language of Silence: West German Literature and the Holocaust
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The Language of Silence: West German Literature and the Holocaust

By Schlant, Ernestine

Routledge, 1999. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. 280p. Exploring postwar literature as the barometer of Germany's unconsciously held values as well as of its professed conscience, Ernestine Schlant demonstrates that the confrontation with the Holocaust has shifted over the decades from repression, circumvention, and omission to an open acknowledgement of the crimes. Notes. Bibliography. Index.

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Bronte Parsonage Museum
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Bronte Parsonage Museum

By Bronte Society

Bronte Parsonage Museum, 1989. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Beautiful illustrations. Chronology. 26p.

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Nathaniel Hawthorne 1804-1864
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Nathaniel Hawthorne 1804-1864

By The Grolier Club

New York: The Grolier Club, 1964. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. A descriptive guide to the exhibition commemorating the death of Nathaniel Hawthorne 1804-1964. Exhibition took place October 20-December 5, 1964. Foldout of Nathaniel Hawthorne's estate in Concord, MA surveyed by Henry D. Thoreau, August 20, 1880. 17p.

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The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West 1911-17
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The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West 1911-17

By West, Rebecca

Viking, 1982. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. 13 illustrations. 402p. Edited, selected and introduced by Jane Marcus. Brings together some of Rebecca West's early journalistic writings, collected here for the first time, which reveal West's passionate responses to political and literary events as well as her experience in the suffrage campaign. Included are articles from The Freewoman, The Clarion, and the Daily News, among others.

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Pearl and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Everyman's Library 346)
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Pearl and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Everyman's Library 346)

By Cawley, A. C. (editor)

J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1962. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Edited with an introduction by A. C. Cawley. EL patterned end papers. 150p.

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All the Time in the World: New and Selected Stories
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All the Time in the World: New and Selected Stories

By Doctorow, E. L

Random House, 2011. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket, with illustration by Julie Mehretu (Black City, 2007, Francois Pinault Collection). Remainder mark. Collection of stories written over the course of many years. 183p.

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Trap of History: Understanding Korean Short Stories (Korea Research Monograph 25)
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Trap of History: Understanding Korean Short Stories (Korea Research Monograph 25)

By Shin, Jeong-Hyun (editor)

Institute of East Asian Studies, 1998. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Contributors include Dong-in Kim, Sang Lee, Sun-won Hwang, Ki-won Seo, Seong-ok Kim, Jeon-rae Cho and others. 115p.

$14.00

Pride and Prejudice: An Authoritative Text Backgrounds and Sources Criticism (Norton Critical Editions)
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Pride and Prejudice: An Authoritative Text Backgrounds and Sources Criticism (Norton Critical Editions)

By Austen, Jane

W W Norton & Co Inc, 1993. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. 388p. A classic tale of early 19th c. upper middle class English life. Includes 15 critical essays by Richard Whately, Richard Simpson, Mavin Mudrick, Julia Prewitt Brown and others. Bibliography.

$12.00

Re-Imagining Wales: Contemporary Welsh Writing (Special issue of The Literary Review, Vol 44 No 2 Winter 2001)
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Re-Imagining Wales: Contemporary Welsh Writing (Special issue of The Literary Review, Vol 44 No 2 Winter 2001)

By Curtis, Tony and Christopher Meredith (Guest editors)

Fairleigh Dickinson University, 2001. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. 396p. Slightly bumped corner

$12.00