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The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking
The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking
by Olivia Laing
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Why is it that some of the greatest works of literature have been produced by writers in the grip of alcoholism, an addiction that cost them personal happiness and caused harm to those who loved them? In The Trip to Echo Spring, Olivia Laing examines the... (read more)

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Literary Feuds: A Century of Celebrated Quarrels--From Mark Twain to Tom Wolfe
Literary Feuds: A Century of Celebrated Quarrels--From Mark Twain to Tom Wolfe
by Anthony Arthur
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Praise for Anthony Arthur's Previous Books Deliverance at Los Banos "A superb job of telling a splendid story."--Stephen Ambrose "Engaging style."--Booklist "Taut account of heroism...the stuff of high adventure."--Los Angeles Herald Examiner Bushmasters... (read more)

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Young Romantics (11 Edition)
Young Romantics (11 Edition)
by Daisy Hay
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Young Romantics tells the story of the interlinked lives of the young English Romantic poets from an entirely fresh perspective—celebrating their extreme youth and outsize yearning for friendship as well as their individuality and political... (read more)

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Everybody Was So Young: Gerald and Sara Murphy, a Lost Generation Love Story
Everybody Was So Young: Gerald and Sara Murphy, a Lost Generation Love Story
by Amanda Vaill
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A dazzling biography for readers of The Great Gatsby and other Lost Generation authors Gifted artist Gerald Murphy and his elegant wife, Sara, were icons of the most enchanting period of our time; handsome, talented, and wealthy expatriate Americans... (read more)

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What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew: From Fox Hunting to Whist -- the Facts of Daily Life in Nineteenth-Century England
What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew: From Fox Hunting to Whist -- the Facts of Daily Life in Nineteenth-Century England
by Daniel Pool
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For every frustrated reader of the great nineteenth-century English novels of Austen, Trollope, Dickens, or the Brontës who has ever wondered whether a duke outranked an earl, when to yell "Tally Ho!" at a fox hunt, or how one landed in "debtor's prison,... (read more)

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English Romanticism: The Human Context
English Romanticism: The Human Context
by Maralyn Gaull
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Professor Gaull begins her survey with a section entitled" The Human Context," in which she explores the literary marketplace, children's literature and education, the theater, economics, and the idea of the hero. In the next group of chapters, generally... (read more)

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Culture Wars in British Literature: Multiculturalism and National Identity
Culture Wars in British Literature: Multiculturalism and National Identity
by Tracy J Prince
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The past century's culture wars that Britain has been consumed by, but that few North Americans seem aware of, have resulted in revised notions of Britishness and British literature. Yet literary anthologies remain anchored to an archaic Anglo-English... (read more)

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The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism
The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism
by Megan Marshall
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Elizabeth, Mary, and Sophia Peabody were in many ways our American Brontes. The story of these remarkable sisters — and their central role in shaping the thinking of their day — has never before been fully told. Twenty years in the... (read more)

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Booknotes Life Stories: Notable Biographers on the People Who Shaped America
Booknotes Life Stories: Notable Biographers on the People Who Shaped America
by Brian Lamb
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From presidents to generals, from civil rights activists to poets, from inventors to scientists, Brian Lamb explores the lives of our most fascinating Americans on Booknotes, his weekly C-Span interview program. He and his guests have examined the lives... (read more)

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From Francophonie to World Literature in French: Ethics, Poetics, and Politics
From Francophonie to World Literature in French: Ethics, Poetics, and Politics
by Therese Migraine George
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In 2007 the French newspaper Le Monde published a manifesto titled “Toward a ‘World Literature in French,” signed by forty-four writers, many from Frances former colonies. Proclaiming that the francophone label encompassed people who... (read more)

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The Spirit of the Age: Victorian Essays
The Spirit of the Age: Victorian Essays
by Gertrude Himmelfarb
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None of the stereotypes of Victorian England—narrow-minded, inhibited, moralistic, complacent—prepares us for the vitality, variety, and above all extraordinary quality of intellectual life displayed in this volume of essays. Selected and... (read more)

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Image in Outline: Reading Lou Andreas-Salom (New Directions in German Studies)
Image in Outline: Reading Lou Andreas-Salom (New Directions in German Studies)
by Gisela Brinker Gabler
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Image in Outline introduces the reader to Lou Andreas-Salomé's significant engagement with modern thought. Through detailed explorations o fsome of her major texts, Brinker-Gabler examines Andreas-Salomé's contributions to... (read more)

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A New Literary History of America (Harvard University Press Reference Library)
A New Literary History of America (Harvard University Press Reference Library)
by Greil Marcus
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An Entertainment Weekly Best Nonfiction Book of... (read more)

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The Devil Kissed Her
The Devil Kissed Her
by Kathy Watson
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Kathy Watson explores Mary Lamb's famous crime and her remarkable relationship with her brother Charles. Author Mary Lamb, long considered by historians a mere adjunct to her brother Charles, was a woman of contradictions: fiercely domestic yet unmarried;... (read more)

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The Little Everyman: Stature and Masculinity in Eighteenth-Century English Literature
The Little Everyman: Stature and Masculinity in Eighteenth-Century English Literature
by Deborah Needleman Armintor
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From the publication of Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels in 1726 to Josef Boruwlaski's Memoirs of the Celebrated Dwarf in 1788, eighteenth-century English literature, art, science, and popular culture exhibited an unprecedented fascination with small... (read more)

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American Bloomsbury: Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau: Their Lives, Th
American Bloomsbury: Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau: Their Lives, Th
by Susan Cheever
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The 1850s were heady times in Concord, Massachusetts: in a town where a woman's petticoat drying on an outdoor line was enough to elicit scandal, some of the greatest minds of our nation's history were gathering in three of its wooden houses to establish... (read more)

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Cinematograph of Words: Literature, Technique & Modernization in Brazil
Cinematograph of Words: Literature, Technique & Modernization in Brazil
by Flora Sussekind
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A study of the relationship between literature , technology and professionalism in Latin American literature.... (read more)

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Some time in the sun
Some time in the sun
by Tom Dardis
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A group of resourceful kids start solution-seekers.com, a website where cybervisitors can get answers to questions that trouble them. But when one questioner asks the true meaning of Christmas, the kids seek to unravel the mystery by journeying back... (read more)

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Partisans: Marriage, Politics, and Betrayal Among the New York Intellectuals
Partisans: Marriage, Politics, and Betrayal Among the New York Intellectuals
by David Laskin
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From the Depression era of the 1930s through the Vietnam War of the 1960s, a generation of "public intellectuals" thrived in America. They were poets, novelists, critics, and commentators who were also friends, rivals, spouses, and lovers. Their... (read more)

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Handbook of Russian Literature
Handbook of Russian Literature
by Victor Terras
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This first encyclopedia of its kind in English covers ten centuries of Russian literature and includes nearly 1,000 entries by leading scholars. It will be an indispensable guide for students or the general reader.The Handbook is an Eden for browsers... (read more)

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