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Literary Criticism From Rodney's Bookstore


The Life and Letters of Washington Irving (Memorial Edition in 3 Volumes)

By Irving, Pierre

G.P. Putnam's Sons. Hardcover. This is # 256 of only 300 copies SIGNED and dated by the publisher, G.P. Putnam's. Brown cloth covers with paper spine labels that are slightly rubbed. All three volumes have light rubbing to corners and volume two has a few small slits in cloth and head and foot of spine. Each volume also has a small previous owner inscription on blank page opposite limitation page. Some pages uncut. Internally bright with souund binding. . Very Good. 1883. Limited Edition.


Nommo: African Fiction in French South of the Sahara

By Erickson, John D.

French Literature Publications Co.. Hardcover. B000MBT0SU Black cloth covers with gilt lettering. Clean and sound copy. 285 pp. . Very Good. 1979.


Literature and History in the Age of Ideas: Essays on the French Enlightenment Presented to George R. Havens (English and French Edition)

Ohio State Univ Pr. Hardcover. 0814201938 Missing jacket, but internally clean and unmarked. 414 pp. . Very Good. 1975.


Comic Effects: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Humor in Literature

By Lewis, Paul

State University of New York Press. Hardcover. 0791400220 Clean and bright copy. 179 pp. . Very Good. 1989. 1st Edition.


Structures and Time: Narration, Poetry, Models
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Structures and Time: Narration, Poetry, Models

By Segre, Cesare

Univ of Chicago Pr (Tx). Hardcover. 0226744760 Signature on front free endpaper looks like it may belong to author Cesare Segre. Light rubbing to edges of jacket with one small closed tear. Internally clean and sound. 271 pp. . Very Good. 1979. 1st Edition.


Petrarch's Laurels
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Petrarch's Laurels

By Sturm-Maddox, Sara

Pennsylvania State Univ Pr (Txt). Hardcover. 0271008229 Very clean and bright. 309 pp. . Very Good. 1992.


005: Critical Perspective: Georgian (Chelsea House Library of Literary Criticism)

Chelsea House Pub. Hardcover. 0877547947 Grey cloth covers with silver lettering on cover. Very clean and bright, no marks. . Fine. 1987.


Nathaniel Hawthorne, the English Experience, 1853-1864

By Hull, Raymona E.

Univ of Pittsburgh Pr. Hardcover. 0822934183 Very slight edgewear, otherwise clean, tight copy. 307 pp. . Very Good. 1981.


Petrarch's Poetics and Literary History

By Waller, Marguerite R.

Univ of Massachusetts Pr. Hardcover. 087023305X Blue Pen Inscription on front endpage reads "To Dorothy Ives, With deepest appreciation and gratitiude, Margie Waller", slight wear to dust jacket edges, some foxing to inside of jacket, slight fading to book cover, otherwise very clean, tight copy. . Very Good. 1981.


Thackeray's Cultural Frame of Reference: Allusion in The Newcomes
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Thackeray's Cultural Frame of Reference: Allusion in The Newcomes

By McMaster, R. D.

McGill-Queen's University Press. Hardcover. 0773508384 Very clean and tight, 194 pp. . Very Good. 1991.


Proletarian Episode in Russian Literature, 1928-1932

By Brown, Edward J.

Octagon Books. Hardcover. 0374910200 Blue coth boards with gilt lettering on spine. A few sporatic pencil underlines, but mostly clean with solid binding. 311 pp. . Very Good. 1971. Reprint Edition.


Liberty and Love: English Literature and Society, 1640-88

By Malekin, Peter

Palgrave Macmillan. Hardcover. 0312483589 Both book and jacket clean and bright. . Fine. 1981.


The Northern Passion: French Text, Variants and Fragments, Etc. (Original Series, 147)

By Foster, Frances A.

Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co./Oxford Univ Press For the Early English Text Society. Hardcover. Brown cloth boards with gilt title. Light rubbing to corners, faint stain to top edge and top of spine not affecting text. Faint foxing to endpapers with small previous owner name on front free endpaper. Internally clean and sound. 217 pp. . Good. 1916. 1st Thus Edition.


The Erotics of Instruction

UPNE. Hardcover. 0874518059 Red cloth boads with silver lettering on spine. Clean and bright, nearly as new. 178 pp. . Fine. 1997. 1st Edition.