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Selected Poems of T. S. Eliot: Faber Modern Classics
T. S. Eliot
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Eliot - editor, poet, critic and publisher - was the greatest poet of his generation. Voted as Britain's favourite poet in a 2009 BBC poll, Eliot selected and designed this collection himself in 1954 as an introduction to his work for new readers.

Containing 'The Waste Land' and 'The Love Song of J.


Chicago Stories
James Daley
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Tales that take Chicago as their setting and works by writers associated with Chicago include stories by Saul Bellow, George Ade, Stuart Dybek, Richard Wright, Edna Ferber, W. Somerset Maugham, others.


Many Marriages
Sherwood Anderson
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"A time will come when love like a sheet of fire will run through the towns and cities. It will tear walls away. It will destroy ugly houses. It will tear ugly clothes off the bodies of men and women. They will build anew and build beautifully," declares John Webster, a quiet middle-aged businessman ...


What Maisie Knew
Henry James
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Strikingly modern in subject and narrative voice, this 1897 novel centers on a child's view of a bitter divorce. Rather than a gloomy parable of innocence corrupted, it abounds in dark humor.


Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne
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A compelling tale of sin, guilt, and revenge, The Scarlet Letter is also a story of love and forgiveness. Nathaniel Hawthorne's 1850 masterpiece unfolds among the rigidly intolerant Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay colony, where Hester Prynne is condemned to wear the scarlet letter as a badge of shame. ...


Songs of Experience: Facsimile Reproduction with 26 Plates in Full Color
William Blake
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One of Blake's most inspired creations, "The Tyger" mingles the lyric and mystical in an exquisite union. Now you can experience the beauty of this and other poems the way Blake intended them — with his own hand-colored illustrations giving them visual form. This facsimile edition of one of Blake's ...


The Resurrection
L.N. Tolstoy
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Tolstoy's novel of spiritual regeneration recounts the sins of a young Russian nobleman and his attempts in later life to redress those transgressions. A panoramic view of Russian social life at the end of the 19th century, Resurrection pointedly articulates the author's contempt for the social injustices ...


The Rise of David Levinsky
Abraham Cahan
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A young Hasidic Jew seeks his fortune in New York's Lower East Side. He turns from his religious studies to focus on the business world, where he discovers the high price of assimilation.


In Praise of Idleness
Bertrand Russell
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Bertrand Russell is considered “the Voltaire of his time,” and Bradley Trevor Greive is considered one of the funniest people of his. Russell was a Nobel Laureate, and Greive is a New York Times bestselling author. Together, with Russell bringing the philosophy and Greive bringing the hilarious commentary, ...


The Dawn Watch
Maya Jasanoff
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"An exploration of the life and times of Joseph Conrad [and] his turbulent age of globalization--and our own"--Provided by publisher.


Franz Kafka
Michael Wood
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In this study Michael Wood pays close attention to individual works by Franz Kafka and to his original Austro-Hungarian context.


Ulysses
James Joyce
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Loosely based on the Odyssey, this landmark of modern literature follows ordinary Dubliners through an entire day in 1904. Captivating experimental techniques range from interior monologues to exuberant wordplay and earthy humor.


Inferno: The Definitive Illustrated Edition
Dante Alighieri
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This definitive edition of Dante's masterpiece — translated by the great American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow — features stunning engravings by Gustave Doré, an eminent 19th-century illustrator of classics.


The Dubliners
James Joyce
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Fifteen short stories evoke the character, atmosphere, and people of the Irish city of Dublin at the turn of the century


Ciaran Carson: Space, Place, Writing
Neal Alexander
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An Open Access edition of this book is available on the Liverpool University Press website and the OAPEN library.Ciaran Carson is one of the most challenging and inventive of contemporary Irish writers, exhibiting verbal brilliance, formal complexity, and intellectual daring across a remarkably varied body of work.


Way We Live Now
Anthony Trollope
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Diaries of Adam and Eve
Twain
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In his irreverent look at conventional religion, the great American humorist presents a thoughtful argument for the equality of the sexes. Special hardcover edition, richly illustrated by F. Strothmann and Lester Ralph.


Oscar Wilde The Dover Reader
Oscar Wilde
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"The Irish poet and playwright's only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, appears in this splendid showcase of philosophy and wit. Additional selections include Wilde's ever-popular comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest; his essay on aestheticism, "The Decay of Lying: An Observation"; his prison letter, ...


So Big
Edna Ferber
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This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel recounts a spirited schoolteacher's transformation into a hardworking farmer's wife and self-sacrificing mother. "A novel to read and remember." — The New York Times.


Tales from Shakespeare
Charles Lamb
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Popular retellings of Shakespeare's plays receive a stunningly original treatment in this keepsake hardcover edition. Numerous black-and-white and 50 full-page color illustrations include works by Rackham, Dulac, and other artists from the Golden Age of Illustration.

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