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241 MORRIS, DAVID B. Alexander Pope: The Genius Of Sense.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge: 1984.. 0674015223 / 9780674015227 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
This unusual combination of literary history and criticism focuses on the career of the age's dominant figure, showing us Pope in his historical surroundings. The book conveys a fine sense of the times, both literary, and social, and of the eighteenth century odes of thinking and of writing. Includes an Index. 
Price: 93.10 USD
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242 MORRIS, DAVID B. The Culture Of Pain.
University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles: 1991. 0520072669 / 9780520072664 First Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Describes how the experience of pain is decisively shaped or modified by individual minds and by specific human cultures. It explores what we might call the historical, cultural, and psychological construction of pain. Includes an Index. 
Price: 19.43 USD
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243 MORRIS, DAVID B. The Culture Of Pain.
University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles: 1993. Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Describes how the experience of pain is decisively shaped or modified by individual minds and by specific human cultures. It explores what we might call the historical, cultural, and psychological construction of pain. Includes an Index. 
Price: 26.55 USD
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244 MURRAY, AIFE. Maid As Muse: How Servants Changed Emily Dickinson's Life And Language.
University Press of New England: 2010. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
In Maid as Muse, Aife Murray explodes the myth of the isolated genius and presents an intimate, densely realized story of joined lives between Emily Dickinson and her domestic servants. Part scholarly study, part detective story, part personal journey, Murray's book uncovers a world previously unknown: an influential world of Irish immigrant servants and an ethnically rich one of Yankee, English-immigrant, Native American, and African American maids and laborers, seamstresses and stablemen. Murray reveals how Margaret Maher and the other servants influenced the cultural outlook, fashion, artistic subject, and even poetic style of Emily Dickinson. Irish immigrant Maher becomes the lens to a larger story about artistic reciprocities and culture-making that has meaning way beyond Dickinson. This below-stairs, bottom-up portrait of the artist and her family not only injects themes of class and ethnic difference into the story but also imparts subtle details and intimacies that make the study of Emily Dickinson urgent once again. In the kitchen pantry where she spent a good portion of each day, the outside world came to Dickinson. The "invisible" kitchen was headquarters for people mostly lost from the public record—and it was her interactions with them that changed and helped define who Emily Dickinson was as a person and a poet. 
Price: 28.26 USD
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245 MURRY, JOHN MIDDLETON. Keats.
Minerva Press, New York: 1968. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 8.31 USD
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246 NABOKOV, VLADIMIR; BOWERS, FREDSON (EDITOR); UPDIKE, JOHN (INTRODUCTION). Lectures On Literature.
Harcourt, Inc., San Diego: 1980. 0156027755 / 9780156027755 First Harvest Book Edition. s Softcover. Brand New Book. 
Spoken lectures on Jane Austen's Mansfield Park, Charles Dickens' Bleak House, Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary, Marcel Proust's Swann's Way, Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, and James Joyce's Ulysses. 
Price: 16.15 USD
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247 NABOKOV, VLADIMIR; BOWERS, FREDSON (PRESENTE ET ANNOTE PAR); UPDIKE, JOHN (INTODUCTION). Austen, Dickens, Flaubert, Stevenson.
Stock, Paris: 1999. 2234050898 / 9782234050891 La Bibliotheque Cosmopolite Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Le titre original de ce livre etait "Lectures on Literature." Traduit en francais de l'anglais par Helene Pasquier. 
Price: 35.86 USD
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248 NEALE, CATHERINE. George Eliot: Middlemarch.
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth: 1989. 0140771735 / 9780140771732 s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
George Eliot portrays the eternal conflict between individual egoism and the need for social duty and reveals a persuasive enthusiasm for a development from egoism to altruism. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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249 NELSON, WILLIAM. William Golding's Lord Of The Flies: A Source Book.
The Odyssey Press, New York: 1963. First Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A collection of essays to guide students to the lines of thought suggested by the novel. The essays here contain many contradictory conclusions about the novel; they should, therefore, provide the stimuli for many papers defending or attacking these positions. 
Price: 12.78 USD
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250 NICHOLSON, LEWIS E. An Anthology Of Beowulf Criticism.
University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame: 1963. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 32.78 USD
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251 NORRIS, CHRISTOPHER. Deconstruction: Theory And Practice.
Routledge Publishing, New York: 1991. 0415061741 / 9780415061742 Revised Edition s Softcover. Good condition. 
Norris builds upon the previous edition with an entirely new postscript, reflecting upon recent critical debate. The postscript includes an extensive list of recommended reading, complementing what was already one of the most useful bibliographies available. Includes an Index. 
Price: 19.24 USD
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252 NOURSE, JOAN THELLUSSON. Arthur Miller's The Crucible And Other Plays.
Monarch Press, New York: 1965. 0671006878 / 9780671006877 s Softcover. Good condition. 
A critical analysis of Arthur Miller's well-known plays. Included are analysis of plot and character, along with the political overtones in many of Miller's plays. 
Price: 32.78 USD
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253 NUSSBAUM, FELICITY; BROWN, LAURA. The New 18th Century: Theory, Politics, English Literature.
Routledge Publishing, New York: 1991. 0415904749 / 9780415904742 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 60.80 USD
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254 OLFSON, LEWY. Plot Outlines Of 100 Famous Novels: The Second Hundred.
Dolphin Books, Garden City: 1966. s Softcover. Good condition with stains on fore edge and head of book. 
A guide to the world's great masterpieces of fiction are summarized for ready reference and quick understanding of their important events. 
Price: 51.97 USD
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255 OTIS, BROOKS. Virgil: A Study In Civilized Poetry.
Oxford University Press, London: 1966. Reprint Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. Library discard. 
Tries to answer the question: how was it possible for a civilized poet to write an heroic epic? Its essential thesis is that the Aeneid is radically different from any previous imitation of Homer and reveals a new narrative style and a new method of handling symbols which together explain its 'success' or its brilliant use of an ancient form and content for Virgil's own quite contemporary purpose. Includes an Index. 
Price: 54.34 USD
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256 P. VERGILI MARONIS (VIRGIL); AUSTIN, R. G. (EDITED WITH A COMMENTARY BY) Aeneidos: Liber Qvartvs.
Oxford University Press, London: 1966. Reprint Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. Dustjacket is faded and torn. 
Latin text with following line-by-line commentary in English. 
Price: 139.65 USD
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257 P. VERGILI MARONIS (VIRGIL); AUSTIN, R. G. (EDITED WITH A COMMENTARY BY) Aeneidos: Liber Secvndos, Volume II.
Oxford University Press, London: 1966. Reprint Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
This is the first separate full-scale commentary in English on the Second Book of the Aeneid. It is designed primarily for classical specialists and their teachers in universities and schools. Includes an Index. 
Price: 176.70 USD
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258 PAGLIA, CAMILLE. Sexual Personae: Art And Decadence From Nefertiti To Emily Dickinson.
Vintage Books, New York:1991. 0679735798 / 9780679735793 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Is Emily Dickinson "the female Sade"? Is Donatello's David a bit of pedophile pornography? What is the secret kinship between Byron and Elvis Presley, between Medusa and Madonna? How do liberals and feminists - as well as conservatives - fatally misread human nature? This audacious and omnivorously learned work of guerilla scholarship offers nothing less than a unified-field theory of Western culture, high and low, since the Egyptians invented beauty - making a persuasive case for all art as a pagan battleground between male and female, form and chaos, civilization and daemonic nature. Includes an Index. "A remarkable book, at once outrageous and compelling, fanatical and brilliant . . . one must be awed by [Paglia's] vast energy, erudition and wit." - Washington Post Book World 
Price: 7.36 USD
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259 PARKINSON, KATHLEEN. F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby.
Penguin Books, London: 1988. 0140771972 / 9780140771978 Penguin Critical Studies Series. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Kathleen Parkinson places this brilliant and bitter satire on the moral failure of the Jazz Age firmly in the context of Scott Fitzgerald's life and times. She explores the intricate patterns of the novel, its chronology, locations, imagery and use of color, and how these contribute to a seamless interplay of social comedy and symbolic landscape. 
Price: 7.36 USD
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260 PARTRIDGE, ERIC. Shakespeare's Bawdy: A Literary & Psychological Essay And A Comprehensive Glossary.
E. P. Dutton, New York: 1960. Reprint Edition. A Dutton Paperback. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
A thorough examination of the "bawdy" in Shakespeare's works from the literary, psychological and lexicographical standpoints. The first section is an essay with illustrative examples of the non-sexual, sexual, homosexual, general and valedictory references in the plays. The second part is a comprehensive glossary - alphabetically arranged - which cites all the significant and important passages with full definitions and explanations of the terms used by Shakespeare. 
Price: 9.03 USD
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