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100 Best-Loved Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
Editorial Reviews Review Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold Musee Des Beaux Arts by Wystan Hugh Auden The Lamb, Fr. Songs Of Innocence by William Blake London, Fr. Songs Of Experience by William Blake The Sick Rose, Fr. Songs Of Experience by William Blake The Tyger [..
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A Man for All Seasons: A Play in Two Acts
Editorial Reviews Review "A Man for All Seasons is a stark play, sparse in its narrative, sinewy in its writing, which confirms Mr Bolt as a genuine and solid playwright, a force in our awakening theatre."—Daily Mail --This text refers to an out of print or..
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A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition
Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review PLEASE NOTE: THE EBOOK EDITION DOES NOT CONTAIN PHOTOS INCLUDED IN THE PRINT EDITION. In Hemingway's Own Hand Take a look at two consecutive handwritten manuscript pages from Chapter 2, “Miss Stein Instructs.” (Ern..
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A Streetcar Named Desire (New Directions Paperbook)
Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly Williams's classic play begins with Blanche DuBois's arrival in New Orleans to stay with her sister and brother-in-law, Stella and Stanley Kowalski. The determinedly genteel Blanche is shocked by their lower-class lifestyl..
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Absalom, Absalom! (Modern Library)
Editorial Reviews Review “For range of effect, philosophical weight, originality of style, variety of characterization, humor, and tragic intensity, [Faulkner’s works] are without equal in our time and country.” —Robert Penn Warren “He is the greatest artist the ..
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As I Lay Dying: The Corrected Text
Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review Faulkner's distinctive narrative structures--the uses of multiple points of view and the inner psychological voices of the characters--in one of its most successful incarnations here in As I Lay Dying. In the story, the members..
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Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual Edition)
Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review In Beowulf warriors must back up their mead-hall boasts with instant action, monsters abound, and fights are always to the death. The Anglo-Saxon epic, composed between the 7th and 10th centuries, has long been accorded its pl..
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Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited
Editorial Reviews Review “One of the most important books to have been published since the war.” —Daily Telegraph“Such ingenious wit, derisive logic and swiftness of expression, Huxley’s resources of sardonic invention have never been more brilliantly displayed.”..
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Candide
Editorial Reviews Review 'Gordon's introduction is well crafted and engaging. He explains very well Voltaire's attitudes and intentions in writing the book and the qualities that make Candide an enduring classic and Voltaire a canonical writer relevant to the pre..
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Editorial Reviews From School Library Journal Grade 10-Up Topics covered in 10 authoritative essays include: the character of Brick, his friendship with Skipper, his relationship with Maggie, homophobia, the author's unseen characters, Williams's treatment of ..
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Chronicle of a Death Foretold
Editorial Reviews Review “Exquisitely harrowing . . . very strange and brilliantly conceived . . .a sort of metaphysical murder mystery.”—The New York Times Book Review“This investigation of an ancient murder takes on the quality of a hallucinatory exploration, a..
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Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
Editorial Reviews From the Publisher This single volume brings together all of Poe's stories and poems, and illuminates the diverse and multifaceted genius of one of the greatest and most influential figures in American literary history. ..
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Crime and Punishment (Dover Thrift Editions)
Editorial Reviews Review “The best [translation of Crime and Punishment] currently available…An especially faithful re-creation…with a coiled-spring kinetic energy…Don’t miss it.” –Washington Post Book World “This fresh, new translation…provides a more exact, idi..
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Death of a Salesman (Penguin Plays)
Editorial Reviews About the Author Arthur Miller was born in New York City in 1915 and studied at the University of Michigan. His plays include All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), A View from the Bridge and A Memory of Two Mondays..
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Don Quixote
Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly There would seem to be little reason for yet another translation of Don Quixote. Translated into English some 20 times since the novel appeared in two parts in 1605 and 1615, and at least five times in the last half-centur..
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English Victorian Poetry: An Anthology (Dover Thrift Editions)
If You want to see more details on this product, click on the link below: Product DetailsThis anthology presents over 170 poems by the major poets of the 19th century, including Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Arthur Hugh Clough, Edward FitzGerald, Matthew Arnold,..
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For Whom the Bell Tolls
Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review For Whom the Bell Tolls begins and ends in a pine-scented forest, somewhere in Spain. The year is 1937 and the Spanish Civil War is in full swing. Robert Jordan, a demolitions expert attached to the International Brigades, lie..
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Frankenstein (Dover Thrift Editions)
Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review Frankenstein, loved by many decades of readers and praised by such eminent literary critics as Harold Bloom, seems hardly to need a recommendation. If you haven't read it recently, though, you may not remember the sweeping forc..
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Franz Kafka: The Complete Stories
Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review How many writers get their own adjective? The work of this terminally alienated master narrator of the subconscious demanded a new descriptor; I guess they gave up and just settled on "Kafkaesque." But if you ever wonder what t..
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Great Expectations (Dover Thrift Editions)
If You want to see more details on this product, click on the link below: Product DetailsHumbled, orphaned Pip is apprenticed to the dirty work of the forge but dares to dream of becoming a gentleman — and one day he finds himself in possession of 'great expectations.' One of Dickens' finest novel..
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Hamlet ( Folger Library Shakespeare)
Editorial Reviews About the Author William Shakespeare was born on April 1564 in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon, on England’s Avon River. When he was eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway. The couple had three children—their older daughter, Susanna, and the twins, ..
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Heart of Darkness (Dover Thrift Editions)
Editorial Reviews Review As powerful a condemnation of imperialism as has ever been written Observer Once experienced, it is hard to let Heart of Darkness go. A masterpiece of surprise, of expression and psychological nuance, of fury at colonial expansion and of ..
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Hip Licks for Saxophone
If You want to see more details on this product, click on the link below: Product DetailsHip Licks for Saxophone is designed to help saxophonists develop fluency in the jazz language by providing mainstream jazz vocabulary (swing/bop/post-bop) that nails the changes and lays great on the horn. Thin..
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In Our Time
Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review No writer has been more efficiently overshadowed by his imitators than Ernest Hemingway. From the moment he unleashed his stripped-down, declarative sentences on the world, he began breeding entire generations of miniature He..
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John Donne
Editorial Reviews About the Author Donald R. Dickson is Professor of English at Texas A&M University. He is the author of Tessera of Antilia: Utopian Brotherhoods & Secret Societies in the Early Seventeenth Century and The Fountain of Living Waters: The Typology ..
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