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Female Imagination
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Female Imagination

By Sparks, Patricia M

New York: Avon Books, 1983-11-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear;

$2.49

Masks of Fiction: Canadian Critics on Canadian Prose
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Masks of Fiction: Canadian Critics on Canadian Prose

By Smith, A. J. M

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1961. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine crease, sunning to spine, edge wear; New Canadian Library N 02; An anthology of Canadian criticism in which some of the finest of Canadian literature is examined with skill and insight.

$4.99

Manuel illustré d'histoire de la littérature française: Édition complétée pour la période, 1919-1950
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Manuel illustré d'histoire de la littérature française: Édition complétée pour la période, 1919-1950

By Lanson, G.; Tuffrau, P

Paris: Classiques Hachette, 1953. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. corners bumped, edge wear, light soiling to boards;

$6.00

American Nights Entertainment

By Overton, Grant

New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. crease and some water spotting on spine cloth, corners bumped, some edge wear; complimentary copy provided to the original customer by Footes Bookshop in Syracuse, NY. Bibliographic information and biographic information about several noted 20th century authors with tipped-in portraits; John Galsworthy, Joseph Conrad, Arthur Train, V. Sackville-West, Harold Bell Wright, Booth Tarkington, Donald Ogden Stewart, Edith Wharton and Christopher Morley.

$5.00

The New Guest Room Book

By Sheed, F. J. (editor)

New York: Sheed & Ward, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. some light soiling, small edge tears to jacket; light edge wear to boards; The guest will find here, in prose and verse, delightful comments on subjects of endless fascination: Childhood, and Love, a Whodunit, and much more. Stories, poems, essays by Chesterton, Stevenson, Belloc, Shakespeare, Morton & more.

$4.99

The Bedford Reader; Second Edition
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The Bedford Reader; Second Edition

By Kennedy, X.J. & Dorothy M

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985-01-01. 2nd edition. Trade Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; Long one of the most popular composition readers on the market, "The Bedford Reader "provides compelling readings by excellent writers. It takes a practical and flexible approach to the rhetorical methods, focusing on their uses in varied writing situations. The popular "Writers on Writing" feature illustrates the many ways writers create meaning from what they read and experience, and the Kennedys' instruction helps students connect critical reading to academic writing. The twelfth edition provides even more helpful guidance for students on critical reading and writing, a new appendix with advice on APA documentation, and an updated selection of compelling readings.

$1.99

Talking Mysteries: A Conversation With Tony Hillerman

By Hillerman, Tony; Bulow, Ernie

Albuquerque, NM: Univ of New Mexico Press, 1991-07-01. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 135 pages; In "Talking Mysteries, " Tony Hillerman discusses his craft, including his approach to plot, characterization, and setting, and the wrinkles and twists that make his brand of fiction unique. These and other insights into how he writes emerge in an extended interview with his long-time friend and fellow author Ernie Bulow. An autobiographical piece by Hillerman details his early years in Oklahoma, first encounters with Navajo culture, and his eventual life as journalist and author. Navajo artist Ernest Franklin created twelve sketches of Hillerman characters for this book. Hillerman credits Franklin with "showing me what Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn look like." As an additional treat, a Jim Chee mini-mystery, "The Witch, Yazzie, and the Nine of Clubs," originally published in 1981 and long unavailable, is included.

$2.99

Emperor Jones the Hairy Ape and Mourning Becomes Electra ( Cliffs Notes )

By O'Neill, Eugene; Roberts, James L

Cliffs Notes, 1988-08-01. Paperback. Good. 109 pages; cover scuffing, edge wear; Forces that they cannot understand or conquer drive O'Neill's characters. In the milieu of theater, the playwright brings these themes to their extremes. On symbolic and literal levels, these three plays expose the instincts and learned behaviors of humans and how they affect us in our search for a "spiritual place.

$1.00

The Plays of Eugene O'Neill: A Critical Commentary (Monarch Notes and study guides)

By Rogers, David Madison

New York: Monarch Press, 1965-01-01. Paperback. Good. 84 pages; covers scuffed, pages yellowing; A critical analysis of the plays: Anna Christie; The Emperor Jones; The Hairy Ape; Desire Under the Elms; Strange Interlude; Mourning Becomes Electra; Ah, Wilderness; The Iceman Cometh; Long Day's Journey Into Night; A Touch of the Poet;

$6.97

Verbatim: The Language Quarterly: Five Issues: May 1977; May 1978; Summer 1979; Winter 1979/80; Spring 1980

By Urdang, Laurence

Essex, CT: Verbatim, 1977. Paperback. Good. 20 pages each; staple-bound; some edge wear; 5 Issues of Verbatim, The Language Quarterly

$10.00

How Reading Changed My Life
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How Reading Changed My Life

By Quindlen, Anna

Ballantine Books, 1998-08-25. Paperback. Very Good. 84 pages; light edge wear; Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author Anna Quindlen uses the mastery of the medium in which she works to send an utterly compelling message as she explores the importance of books in her life and their vital role in society.

$1.99

Literary America: A Chronicle of American Writers from 1607-1952

By Scherman, David E.; Redlich, Rosemarie

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1952. Hardcover. Good/Good. 176 pages; corners bumped, edge wear to boards; jacket is heavily edge-worn and scuffed; The authors have attempted to convey pictorially the places which inspired American literature or became famous because American authors wrote about them. Some of these include: Margaret Mitchell, Eudora Welty, William Faulkner, John Dos Passos, T.S. Eliot, Willa Cather, Edith Wharton, Artemus Ward, Walt Whitman, etc.

$6.00

Nathaniel Hawthorne (MCV) (Bloom's Modern Critical Views)

By Bloom, Harold

Chelsea House Publications, 1990-01. Hardcover. Good/Good. 240 pages; ex-library with usual markings,edge wear to boards, corners bumped; -- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights -- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world -- from the English medievalists to contemporary writers

$1.99

The Testament of Samuel Beckett

By Jacobson, Josephine; Mueller, William R

London: Faber and Faber, 1966. Hardcover. Good. 199 pages; ex-library with minimal markings; corners bumped, some rubbing to boards, edge wear;

$10.00

New England: Indian Summer, 1865-1915

By Brooks, Van Wyck

E. P. Dutton, 1940. Hardcover. Good. 557 pages; some light foxing, soiling to board cloth, some edge wear, corners bumped;

$1.99

The Modern World; Ten Great Writers
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The Modern World; Ten Great Writers

By Bradbury, Malcolm

New York: Viking, 1989. First American edition. Hardcover. Good/good. 294 pp. ex-library with usual markings, mylar over-jacket; some edge wear & soiling as well; Bradbury's essays on The Modern World of Fiction - and the writers who brought it about - Dostoevsky, Joyce, Ibsen, Conrad, Mann, Proust, Eliot, Pirandello, Woolf & Kafka.

$1.99

American Literary Masters Volume Two
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American Literary Masters Volume Two

By Anderson, Charles R. (editor)

New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Wilson, 1965. Hardcover. Good. edge wear, boards lightly soiled. Stephen Crane, Henry Adams, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Robert Frost, Wallace Stevens, Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe, and more.

$8.99