Literary Criticism from Callaghan Books South

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Due Considerations: Essays and Criticism

by Updike, John

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2007
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780307266408
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$39.00

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Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. Large, sturdy thicker book, quality red cloth, bright silver lettering on spine, 404 pages including a photo section. DJ glossy gray, gilt and silver lettering on spine, remainder mark at pages' edge. Tiny ink owner's stamp at top of first front end paper, 703 pages. DJ glossy with photo of Updike on front with white,… Read more
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Beckett Remembering/Remembering Beckett: A Centenary Celebration

by Knowlson, James; Elizabeth Knowlson

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781559708234
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$18.00

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Arcade Publishing, 2006. Large, sturdy softcover, glossy wrappers with close-up photograph of Nobel Prize winner on front wrapper and small on spine top, 343 pages with many photographs and essays throughout. Very Fine.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.
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A Little Book on Form: An Exploration into the Formal Imagination of Poetry

by Hass, Robert

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2017
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780062332424
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$17.00

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Ecco Press, 2017. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, blue spine, ivory boards, an embossed white lettering on spine, 446 pages plus a brief biographical note. Neat pencil underlining and brief notes on pages 9-14,27, 32, and 39. DJ glossy in shades of blue with an illustration of piece of red cloth on front, center spine, praise at top… Read more
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Bomb: Interviews: 10th Anniversary Edition

by Sussler, Betsy, Ed.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1992
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780872862616
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$24.00

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San Francisco: City Lights Publishers, 1992. Larger softcover, glossy colorful wrappers with two illustrations of distorted people on front, blue and black spine, 228 pages, photographs throughout. Articles by and about Salman Rushdie, Craig Gholson, Martin Amis, James Merrill on Art, Drama, Film and Literature. Mint.. Soft Cover. As New.
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One Life at a Time, Please

by Abbey, Edward

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780805006032
Item Price
$11.00

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Holt Rinehart & Winston/An Owl Book, 1988. Trade paperback, glossy wrappers with image of cow skull on front with red and cream background front wrapper and spine, red back wrapper with praise from Wendell Berry and others. Light brown small stain on long pages' edge, 225 pages. Ink owner's name at top of first front end paper. Light wear in… Read more
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The Second American Revolution and Other Essays (1976-1982)

by Vidal, Gore

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1982
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394522654
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$45.00

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Random House, 1982. (1st edition, 1st printing) Larger, sturdy book, black cloth spine, black boards, embossed bright gilt initials at top front, bright gilt lettering on spine, 278 pages plus brief biographical note. Essays on Edmund Wilson, F.Scott Fitzgerald, the Oz books, Lessing's Science Fiction, Thomas Love Peacock, Theodore Roosevelt, Lincoln and more. DJ beneath mylar, black background with gold… Read more
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Adam and Eve and the City: Selected Nonfiction

by Gray, Francine De Plessix

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671644970
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$19.00

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Simon & Schuster, 1987. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, blue cloth spine, green boards, 396 pages. DJ glossy yellow background, gray at center front with darker yellow frame, dark green lettering, praise on back from Cynthia Ozick, William Styron, Anne Tyler, James Michener, Susan Sontag and others. DJ has very tiny light crease at top spine and back… Read more
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Step Across This Line: Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002

by Rushdie, Salman

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2002
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679463344
Item Price
$33.00

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Random House, 2002. Large, sturdy book, black covers, silver lettering bright on spine, 402 pages including essays on youn British novelists, Beirut, Rock Music, U2, India, Gandhi, Islam and more. DJ glossy beneath mylar with gray-tinted photo of car on rural road on front, spine and back. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.… Read more
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Ten Studies in the Poetry of Matthew Arnold

by Baum, Paull F.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1961
Condition
Fine
Edition
2d Ptg.
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$11.00

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Duke University Press, 1961. Sturdy book, quality dark blue cloth, white lettering very fine on spine, 139 pages. Essays on Shakespeare, Tristam and Iseult, Dover Beach, The Two Laments and other Arnold poems. DJ heavy paper with lavender background, price-clipped, spine faded to gray. DJ has 1/4" tear at spine top right edge. Near Very Good DJ/Very Fine book.. 2d… Read more
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Trollope and Women

by Markwick, Margaret

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1997
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781852851521
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$24.00

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The Trollope Society, 1997. Sturdy book, blue covers, very bight gilt lettering on spine, 218 pages, some full-size illustrations. DJ glossy with beautiful color-illustration of 18th century man and woman in drawing room on front, purple spine and back with an illustration at center back. DJ has a tiny pin dent at middle of back spine indentation. Near Very Fine… Read more
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Lectures on Shakespeare

by Auden, W. H.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780691102825
Item Price
$22.00

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Princeton University Press, 2002. Large, thicker, sturdy softcover, purple spine and back wrapper, a photo portrait of Auden in white room on front, 398 pages. Creased at bottom back tip. Near Fine.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Being Cool: The Work of Elmore Leonard

by Rzepka, Charles J.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2013
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781421410159
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$45.00

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Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, quality purple cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 225 pages including a glossy photo section. DJ glossy beneath mylar, background in shades of lavender with a close-up photo of typewriter head on front and bottom back. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Cloth. As New/As… Read more
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The Sewanee Review: Volume CXVII, No. 2

by No author

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
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$15.00

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Sewanee TN: University of The South, 2009. (April-June 2009) Large, sturdy softcover, heavy blue wrappers, 163-334 pages. Fiction by Wendell Berry and George Keithly, poetry by Laurence Lieberman, Ed Mines, plus reviews and essays. Fine.. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Hamlet: Poem Unlimited

by Bloom, Harold

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2003
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781573222334
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$45.00

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Riverhead Books, 2003. Smaller, sturdy book, black cloth spine, black boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine and top front design, purple color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 154 pages. DJ glossy beneath mylar, black background with raised red title, raised gold author's name, praise in red border from New York Times at center back. DJ and book, both… Read more
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The Scarlet Professor: Newton Arvin: A Literary Life Shattered by Scandal

by Werth, Barry

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385494687
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$18.00

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Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2001. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, brown cloth spine, tan boards, very bright red spine, red color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 325 pages. DJ with sepia photo of Arvin and friends on front, red spine and back, praise from Martin Duberman too. DJ has light scratch to front left, very slight wear to… Read more
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A Way of Happening: Observations of Contemporary Poetry

by Chappell, Fred

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1998
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312180331
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$15.00

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Picador, 1998. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, cream spine, purple boards, very bright red lettering on spine, 322 pages. Essays on the poetry of Alfred Corn, William Matthews, A.R. Ammons and others. DJ has essay in background with yellow foreground, praise on back for Chappell's novel. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.… Read more
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Minor Monuments: Selected Essays

by Moss, Howard

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780880011044
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$15.00

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W W Norton & Co Inc, 1986. Sturdy trade paperback, cream wrappers, black center front with blue and light blue lettering, bright gilt sticker at bottom of back wrapper for Ecco Press, 336 pages. Essays on Chekhov, Flaubert, Proust, Tolstoy, Whitman, Cavafy, Elizabeth Bishop, Dylan Thomas and others. Near Fine.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Richards on Rhetoric: I.A. Richards: Selected Essays (1929-1974)

by Richards, I.A.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback
ISBN
9780195064261
Item Price
$17.00

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Oxford University Press, 1991. Large, sturdy softcover, glossy black wrappers to front and spine, silver lettering, white back wrapper, 287 pages. Tiny creases (publisher's defect?) at spine bottom right edge. Near Very Fine.. First Paperback. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Frost: A Literary Life Reconsidered

by Pritchard, William H.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1984
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780195034622
Item Price
$55.00

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Oxford University Press, 1984. Sturdy book, dark red cloth spine, purple boards, bright gilt lettering on spine, 286 pages, some illustrations. On first front end paper in dark blue ink "William H. Pritchard." DJ glossy yellow beneath mylar, dark photo of young Robert Frost at top in circle, spine top too, photos on back with praise from New York Times,… Read more
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Assault on Society: Satirical Literature to Film

by McCaffrey, Donald W.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1992
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780810825079
Item Price
$19.00

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The Scarecrow Press, 1992. Sturdy book, quality dark blue cloth, very bright gilt line design and white lettering on front, 279 pages. As New.. Cloth. As New.
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