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The Writer and Her Work Volume II New Essays in New Territory

by Janet, Sternburg

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1992
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Collectible - Very Good
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Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
ISBN
9780393308679
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$35.00

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W. W. Norton and Company, Inc., 1992. A clean, tight Book Club paperback copy. Signed by Ursula K. Leguin on half title page. She contributed the last piece in the book, a poem entitled "The Writer On, and at, Her Work.) 235pp.. Signed. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Paperback. Collectible - Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9"… Read more
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Readings: Essays and Literary Entertainments

by Dirda, Michael

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
2000
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780253338242
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$20.00

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Indiana University Press, 2000. 1st printing. Tight and unmarked, NF/NF. Slightly bowed boards. Full cloth binding. 216pp. Jacket in a protective mylar cover.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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The Mediaeval Islamic Underworld: The Banu Sasan in Arabic Society and Literature

by Bosworth, Clifford Edmund

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1976
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9789004045026
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$240.00

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Brill Academic Pub, 1976. Part Two of The Mediaeval Islamic Underworld. Crisp and unmarked. Full cloth binding. Page 181-360. Text in both English and Arabic. A great study in mediaeval language examining social customs and literature from the Islamic perspective. Very nice copy of a scarce work.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket.… Read more
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More Matter: Essays and Criticism

by Updike, John

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1999
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780375406300
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$25.00

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. 1st printing. Upper corners very slightly bumped. Tight and unmarked. 900pp. Unclipped jacket now in a new mylar cover.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Contraries: Essays

by Oates, Joyce Carol

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1981
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780195028843
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Oxford University Press, 1981. First edition full blue cloth hard cover with dust jacket, NF/NF. Crisp, tight, square and unmarked copy. Dust jacket, just slightly rubbed, retains original price on front flap. xi,187pp. Essays on Shakespeare, Joyce, Dostoevsky, Wilde, Conrad.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Joyce Carol Oates: Novels of the Middle Years (Twayne's United States Authors Series)

by Creighton, Joanne V.

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1992
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Very Good
ISBN
9780805776478
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$32.50

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Twayne Pub, 1992. 2nd printing hard cover with dust jacket, VG/VG. Clean, tight and unmarked copy, showing slight handling. Dust jacket offered in new mylar. xv, 141pp, index, notes, bibliography.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Dreaming America: Obsession and Transcendence in the Fiction of Joyce Carol Oates

by Waller, Gary F.

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1979
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780807104781
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Louisiana State Univ Pr, 1979. Later printing of the first edition. Full gray cloth hard cover with dust jacket NF/VG. Crisp, tight, clean, square and unmarked. Dust jacket slightly rubbed with mild hand soiling to edges. Offered in new mylar cover. xii, 224pp, bibliography.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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The Edge of Impossibility: Tragic Forms in Literature

by Oates, Joyce Carol

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1972
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780814906750
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$18.50

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Vanguard Press, 1972. First edition embossed blue cloth hard cover with dust jacket, VG/VG. Unmarked book plate on front flyleaf, clean, tight and otherwise unmarked copy. Dust jacket is rubbed along top panel with small scuff to upper front. Offered in mylar cover. 257pp, notes.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Virginia Woolf: A Study of Her Novels

by Apter, T. E

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1979
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780333239797
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$24.00

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London: Macmillan Press, 1979. Tight, square and unmarked. Full blue cloth binding. 167pp. Very nice unclipped jacket now in a new mylar cover.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays

by Frye, Northrop

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1957
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Very Good
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First Edition
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$100.00

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Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1957. 1st printing. Prior owner's bookplate on front flyleaf, otherwise tight, square and unmarked. Full cloth binding. 383pp. Unclipped jacket is rubbed, with sunned spine panel and edges. Offered in a new mylar cover.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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To Loot My Life Clean : The Thomas Wolfe-Maxwell Perkins Correspondence

by Wolfe, Thomas; Park Bucker (ed.)

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
2000
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9781570033551
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University of South Carolina Press, 2000. 1st printing. Tight and unmarked, NF/VG. 340pp. Very slightly rubbed jacket now in a new mylar cover.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Carl Van Vechten and the Irreverent Decades

by Kellner, Bruce

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1968
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Very Good
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First Edition
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$20.00

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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968. 1st printing. Gift note inked on front flyleaf, else a crisp, clean copy. Full cloth binding, Price-clipped jacket now in a new mylar cover.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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The Correspondence of Northrop Frye and Helen Kemp, 1932-1939: Volume 1 (Collected Works of Northrop Frye)

by Frye, Northrop

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1996
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780802007728
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$28.00

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University of Toronto Press, 1996. 1st printing. Gift note inked on front flyleaf, else a crisp, clean copy. Full cloth binding xxix, 503pp. Very slightly rubbed jacket offered now in a new mylar cover.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Mythic Worlds, Modern Words: On the Art of James Joyce (Joseph Campbell Works)

by Campbell, Joseph

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1993
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780060168278
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$16.00

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HarperCollins, 1993. 1st printing. Black marker remainder line to bottom page edges. Shows some reading and handling wear. 304pp. Unclipped jacket is rubbed.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Women of the Left Bank: Paris, 1900-1940

by Benstock, Shari

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
2005
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Very Good
ISBN
9780292790292
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University of Texas Press, 2005. 8th paperback printing. Clean, tight and unmarked. 518pp.. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A Critical Handbook

by Rackin, Donald (editor)

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1969
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Very Good
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First Edition
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$65.00

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Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1969. Covers have shelf wear, including a crease to upper corner front cover. Binding tight. Internally unmarked. 371pp. Offers criticism from some of the most distinguished twentieth-century British and American writers, critics, and scholars, including Virginia Woolf, Walter De La Mare, William Empson, Edmund Wilson, Henry Seidel Canby, and Harry Morgan Ayers.. First… Read more
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Medusa's Gaze: Casuistry and Conscience in the Renaissance

by Gallagher, Lowell

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1991
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780804718592
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Stanford University Press, 1991. 1st printing. Tight and unmarked. Full cloth binding, lightly rubbed. 331pp. Jacket now in a new mylar cover.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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French Odysseys: Greece in French Travel Literature from the Renaissance to the Romantic Era

by Augustinos, Olga

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1994
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780801846168
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$20.00

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Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994. 1st printing. Tight and unmarked, NF/NF. Full cloth binding. 345pp. Very nice jacket now in a new mylar cover.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Future Perfect: American Science Fiction of the Nineteenth Century: An Anthology

by Franklin, H. Bruce

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
1995
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Very Good
ISBN
9780813521527
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Rutgers University Press, 1995. Average used copy. "Used Book" ink-stamped on bottom page edges. Letter "R" inked on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked inside. 395pp.. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Built of Books: How Reading Defined the Life of Oscar Wilde

by Wright, Thomas

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
2009
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780805089936
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$18.00

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Henry Holt and Co., 2009. 1st printing. Tight and unmarked. 370pp. Very nice unclipped jacket now in a new mylar cover.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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