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Taste:  A Literary History

Taste: A Literary History

by Gigante, Denise

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Second Printing
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2005
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Hardcover
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9780300106527
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New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2005. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0300106521 . xii, 241pp. Acknowledgments, abbreviations list, black and white photos and illustrations, notes, and index. Demonstrates the literal and metaphoric level of taste and, by extension, of literary judgment and cultural fashions. (from the rear jacket panel); 8vo 8" - 9" tall… Read more about this item
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On the Minor Prophecies of William Blake

On the Minor Prophecies of William Blake

by Hamblen, Emily S.

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1930
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Hardcover
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London and Toronto: J. M. Dent and Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Gift inscription on front free endpaper, boards . sunned and worn, loss at heel of spine, foxing to first twenty leaves.. 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. xiii, 395pp. Red cloth binding. Introduction by S. Foster Damon. Index. Scholarly analysis of themes and symbolism in the work of William… Read more about this item
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A Correspondence between John Sterling and Ralph Waldo Emerson:  With a  Sketch of Sterling's Life

A Correspondence between John Sterling and Ralph Waldo Emerson: With a Sketch of Sterling's Life

by Emerson, Edward Waldo

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First Printing
Published
1897
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Hardcover
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Good with no dust jacket; Front hinge cracked, owner inscription on front . free endpaper, first section loose.. 1897. First Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth with top edges gilt. Notes. BAL 5306.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 96 pages .
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The Form of American Romance

The Form of American Romance

by Dryden, Edgar A.

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First Printing
Published
1988
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780801836756
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1988. First Printing. Hardcover. 0801836751 . xvi, 249pp. Abbreviations list, notes, and index. Edgar Dryden challenges recent criticism that has tended to discredit - or at least devalue - the importance of romance as a thematic and generic category of American fiction (from front jacket flap) ; 8vo 8"… Read more about this item
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The Rhetoric of American Romance:  Dialect and Identity in Emerson,  Dickinson, Pope, and Hawthorne

The Rhetoric of American Romance: Dialect and Identity in Emerson, Dickinson, Pope, and Hawthorne

by Carton, Evan

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First Printing
Published
1985
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780801825446
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards and jacket rubbed.. 1985. First Printing. Hardcover. 080182544X . Purple cloth. ix, 288pp. Acknowledgments, notes, and index. From the works of these four writers, Carton identifies the strategies and structures of romance in four different formal genres. (front jacket panel). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Books and Bookmen

by Lang, Andrew

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Edition
Large Paper Edition
Published
1886
Binding
Hardcover
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NY: George J. Coombes. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly toned and soiled.. 1886. Large Paper Edition. Hardcover. One of 100 copies, numbered and signed by Coombes on limitation page. Light green paper-covered boards with printed spine label. Index. Illustrations. Many pages uncut. A collection of bibliophilic essays by the Scottish author and folklorist of The Blue (and… Read more about this item
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Barbara Pym:  A Reference Guide

Barbara Pym: A Reference Guide

by Salwak, Dale

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Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Published
1991
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780816190768
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Boston: G. K. Hall and Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0816190763 . A literary reference to the works of British author Barbara Pym. Burgundy cloth binding. Index, bibliographic references. xv, 162pp. ; Reference Guide to Literature Series; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .
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From Domesday Book to Magna Carta, 1087-1216

From Domesday Book to Magna Carta, 1087-1216

by Poole, Austin Lane

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Edition
Second Edition; Later Printing
Published
1966
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780198217077
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Oxford: Clarendon Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn.. 1966. Second Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. 0198217072 . xv, 541pp. Dark gray cloth binding. Bibliography, index. A volume in The Oxford History of England Series. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Fantasy and Mimesis:  Responses to Reality in Western Literature

Fantasy and Mimesis: Responses to Reality in Western Literature

by Hume, Kathryn

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Edition
First Paperback Edition
Published
1984
Binding
Softcover
ISBN
9780416380200
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NY: Methuen & Company. Very Good. 1984. First Paperback Edition. Softcover. 0416380204 . xvi, 213pp. Index, notes. Scholarly analysis of fantasy literature in various cultures and periods, arguing that fantasy is a response to reality and gives readers a sense of meaning about life. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Between Languages and Cultures:  Colonial and Postcolonial Readings of  Gabrielle Roy

Between Languages and Cultures: Colonial and Postcolonial Readings of Gabrielle Roy

by Chapman, Rosemary

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Published
2009
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780773534964
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Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed.. 2009. Hardcover. 0773534962 . x, 308pp. Notes, bibliography, index. Examines the work of French-Canadian writer Gabrielle Roy and her knowledge of English and Francophone culture and language and its effect upon her writings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Thomas Hardy Annual No. 1

Thomas Hardy Annual No. 1

by Page, Norman (editor)

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First Edition
Published
1983
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Hardcover
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London: Macmillan. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges foxed.. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Clear Mylar jacket. Red cloth binding titled in gilt. Illustrations. A collection of literary essays about Hardy's works. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages .
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Thomas Hardy Annual No. 2

Thomas Hardy Annual No. 2

by Page, Norman (editor)

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First Edition
Published
1984
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780333341575
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London: Macmillan. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges foxed.. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. 0333341570 . Clear Mylar jacket. Red cloth binding titled in gilt. Illustrations. A collection of literary essays about Hardy's works. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 261 pages .
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Thomas Hardy:  Landscapes of the Mind

Thomas Hardy: Landscapes of the Mind

by Enstice, Andrew

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Edition
First American Edition
Published
1979
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780312801533
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NY: St. Martin's Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Page tops foxed.. 1979. First American Edition. Hardcover. 031280153X . xii, 205pp. Maps, notes, bibliography, index. Examines the Wessex setting of the works of Thomas Hardy, and argues that Wessex is based on his native Dorset. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Unity in Hardy's Novels:  Repetitive Symmetries

Unity in Hardy's Novels: Repetitive Symmetries

by Casagrande, Peter J.

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Edition
First American Edition
Published
1982
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780700602094
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Lawrence, KS: The Regents Press of Kansas. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Page tops foxed.. 1982. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0700602097 . xi, 249pp. Index. Black cloth binding. Scholarly analysis of the works of Thomas Hardy, uncovering two main themes: return/homecoming and futile restoration of errors or personal defects. Notes, select bibliography. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall… Read more about this item
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The Delights of Terror:  An Aesthetics of the Tale of Terror

The Delights of Terror: An Aesthetics of the Tale of Terror

by Heller, Terry

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Edition
1st Paperback printing
Published
1987
Binding
Softcover
ISBN
9780252014758
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Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press. Very Good; Edges foxed.. 1987. 1st Paperback printing. Softcover. 0252014758 . xii, 218pp. Index, works cited. Literary analysis of how readers experience terror in fiction and why they seek it out, as well as providing an overview of the genre, including the works of Poe, Henry James, Bram Stoker, H. P. Lovecraaft, Charles… Read more about this item
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Modern Irish Literature:  Essays in Honor of William York Tindall

Modern Irish Literature: Essays in Honor of William York Tindall

by Porter, Raymond J. (editor) ; Brophy, James D. (editor)

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Published
1972.
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NY: Iona College Press and Twayne Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1972.. Hardcover. First volume in Iona College Press Library of Irish Studies. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 357 pages .
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge:  A Narrative of the Events of His Life

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: A Narrative of the Events of His Life

by Campbell, James Dykes

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Edition
Reprint
Published
1970
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780902441019
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London: Lime Tree Bower Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Page tops foxed.. 1970. Reprint. Hardcover. 0902441019 . Blue cloth binding. xii, 319pp. Facsimile reprint of the 1894 first edition of this literary biography. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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A History of Jewish Literature Volume VIII:  The Berlin Haskalah

A History of Jewish Literature Volume VIII: The Berlin Haskalah

by Zinberg, Israel

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Published
1976
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780870684777
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Cincinnati and New York: Hebrew Union College Press and Ktav Publishing House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket sunned, edges foxed.. 1976. Hardcover. 0870684779 . Volume VIII of the twelve-volume set by Zinberg, translated from the Yiddish by Bernard Martin. Tan cloth binding. xxiv, 256pp, index. Bibliographical notes, glossary of Hebrew and other terms, index. ;… Read more about this item
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A History of Jewish Literature Volume XII:  Haskalah At its Zenith

A History of Jewish Literature Volume XII: Haskalah At its Zenith

by Zinberg, Israel

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Published
1978
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Cincinnati and New York: Hebrew Union College Press and Ktav Publishing House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly worn.. 1978. Hardcover. Volume XII of the twelve-volume set by Zinberg, translated from the Yiddish by Bernard Martin. Tan cloth binding. xxiii, 261pp, index. Bibliographical notes, glossary of Hebrew and other terms, index. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall… Read more about this item
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A History of Jewish Literature Volume II:  French and German Jewry in the  Early Middle Ages and the Jewish Community of Medieval Italy

A History of Jewish Literature Volume II: French and German Jewry in the Early Middle Ages and the Jewish Community of Medieval Italy

by Zinberg, Israel

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Published
1972
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780829502305
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Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, . jacket rubbed.. 1972. Hardcover. 0829502300 . Volume II of the twelve-volume set by Zinberg, translated from the Yiddish by Bernard Martin. Decorated tan cloth binding. xv, 257pp, index. Bibliographical notes, glossary of Hebrew and other terms, index. ; 8vo 8" - 9"… Read more about this item
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