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Gerard Manley Hopkins : The Kenyon Critics

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1949

Edition: First

Seller ID: 015559


Black boards are marked and worn, PO name/address, internally very good, B & W frontis intact. View more info

Frank Hardy & the Literature of Commitment

By: Adams, Paul;Lee, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Vulgar Press: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 024777


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The Laxdoela Saga: Its Structural Patterns

By: Adelung, A. Margaret Arent

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Press: 1972

Seller ID: 017101


Top right corner ffep cut away on the diagonal (presumably to erase PO details) View more info

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Gore Vidal's America

By: Altman, Dennis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.K., Polity Press: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 018953


Minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

Avant-Post

By: Armand, Louis (edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Prague, Litteraria Pragensia: 2006

Edition: Presume First

Seller ID: 028074


An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to wraps. View more info

Background to Shakespeare

By: Badawi, M.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Press: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: 013113


Minimal edgewear to spine ends, View more info

Andre Breton Today

By: Balakian, Anna

Price: $44.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Willis Locker & Owens Pub: 1989

Seller ID: 015116


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The Art of Literary Biography

By: Batchelor, John (edited by)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press Oxford: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 019957


Is literary biography so widely read for popular, "prurient" reasons, or for reputable intellectual reasons? Is it of interest only in so far as it illuminates a writer's work? How much can we know about a life, such as Shakespeare's, where the documentation is so slight? These are among the wide range of questions addressed by the seventeen leading biographers and literary critics in this important new work. Always a popular genre, biography has become one of the m... View more info

A Literary History of England : Second Edition

By: Baugh, Albert C. (edited by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1967

Edition: 1976 Reprint

Seller ID: 013432


A hefty tome: Book 1 The Middle Ages, Book II The Renaissance, Book III The Resoration and Eighteenth Century, Book IV The Nineteenth Century and After. 1796 pps. plus index. D/W edgeworn with some loss to spine ends, spine tanned, mark where prev. price sticker removed. View more info

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How to Talk About Books You Haven't Read

By: Bayard, Pierre

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Bloomsbury USA: 2007

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 028096


As new "gift quality"book."Ä wonderful combination of slick French philosophising and tongue-in-cheek wit, and an honest appraisal of what it means, or doesn't mean, to read. View more info

The Romance : The Critical Idiom Series No. 10

By: Beer, Gillian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011214


Sl. edgewear, internally appears unread. Many other titles in this series available - please enquire direct. View more info

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The Oxford Literary History of Australia

By: Bennett, Bruce; Strauss, Jennifer; Wallace-Crabbe, Chris

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford Univ Pr: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021389


This new literary history rethinks the landscapes of Australian litera ture in an engaging style and takes into account contemporary theories of literature and associated art forms. View more info

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Crème de la Phlegm: Unforgettable Australian Reviews

By: Bennie, Angela

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne University Publishing: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029507


An as new "gift quality" book. "Chronicles the colourful practice of critical invective over the past fifty years, some of which is couched in superb argument, but most of which comes tailing clouds of self-glory and dull censure." View more info

The Joycean Way: A Topographic Guide to "Dubliners" and "a Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man" with maps and Photographs

By: Bidwell, Bruce; Joyce, James; Heffer, Linda

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dublin, Wolfhound Press: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: 011334


Laminate on D/W front panel is creased, ? production fault. "...by means of photographs, maps and close textual examination, the authors chart the fascination Dublin held for Joyce and the movements of Joyce's characters through it." View more info

Spy Thrillers : From Buchan to le Carre

By: Bloom, Clive (edited by)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: U.K., Macmillan: 1990

Edition: First

Seller ID: 020638


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The Heritage of British Literature

By: Bowen, Elizabeth; Burgess, Anthony; Cecil, Lord David; Greene, Graham; O'Brien, Kate

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1983

Edition: First

Seller ID: 008911


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From Romanticism to Critical Theory : The philosophy of German Literary Theory

By: Bowie, Andrew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1997

Seller ID: 017104


Reading creases to spine, PO name, otherwise unmarked in excellent condition. View more info

No, Not Bloomsbury

By: Bradbury, Malcolm

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Arena: 1987

Seller ID: 017025


Collected writings on British fiction since 1945, inc. major critical studies of Angus Wilson, Iris Murdoch, Muriel Spark, Kingsley Amis and Jon Fowles. A wide spectrum of other writers is more briefly considered, from William Golding to Salman Rushdie, J. G. Ballard to Kazuo Ishiguro. View more info

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A Companion to Chaucer

By: Brown, Peter (edited by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford U.K., Blackwell Pub: 2002

Seller ID: 022639


Designed as both a contribution to original research and as a stimulating and accessible text, this volume is a helpful, reliable, responsive and adaptable resource for students of Chaucer at all levels. View more info

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K

By: Calasso, Roberto

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2005

Edition: First U.K. Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 030167


"An utterly original, fascinating interpretation of the work of Franz Kafka that is stimultaneously an unprecedented exploration into the mystery of Kafka himself." View more info