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81 DE BEAUVOIR, SIMONE. The Marquis De Sade.
Grove Press, New York: 1953. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn and faded. 

Price: 37.53 USD
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82 DEAN, LEONARD F. (EDITOR). Shakespeare: Modern Essays In Criticism.
Oxford University Press, New York/Oxford/London: 1961. Second Printing. Galaxy Book Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Some of the most outstanding critical writings of recent years have been assembled for this collection. The twenty-eight articles are by distinguished modern critics, among them H. Granville-Barker, Robert B. Heilman, C. L. Barber, Maynard Mack, Mark Van Dorn, Northrop Frye and others. Many of the selections reflect contemporary interest in poetic language, the aesthetics of drama, the Elizabethan theater, and Renaissance modes of thought. The volume as a whole provides an excellent sampling of both contrasting and complementary viewpoints. 
Price: 10.88 USD
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83 DEFOE, DANIEL; SHINAGEL, MICHAEL (EDITOR). Robinson Crusoe: An Authoritative Text, Backgrounds And Sources, Essays In Criticism.
W. W. Norton & Company, New York: 1975. 0393092313 / 9780393092318 Eighth Printing. A Norton Critical Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The text in this edition is based on the Shakespeare Head Press reprint of the first-edition copy in the British Museum, with the "Errata" listed by Defoe's publisher, William Taylor, incorporated into the text. The Criticism section assembles a comprehensive survey of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century estimates of Defoe and Robinson Crusoe by such noted literary and political figures as Pope, Rousseau, Dr. Johnson, Coleridge, Lamb, Wordsworth, Poe, Hazlitt, De Quincey, Macaulay, Charles Dickens, Marx and Mill. 
Price: 4.47 USD
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84 DELANY, SAMUEL R.; CHENEY, MATTHEW (INTRODUCTION). The Jewel-hinged Jaw: Notes On The Language Of Science Fiction.
University Press of New England, Hanover: 2009. Revised and Expanded Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
An indispensable work of science fiction criticism. Samuel R. Delany's The Jewel-Hinged Jaw appeared originally in 1977, and is now long out of print and hard to find. The impact of its demonstration that science fiction was a special language, rather than just gadgets and green-skinned aliens, began reverberations still felt in science fiction criticism. This edition includes two new essays, one written at the time and one written about those times, as well as an introduction by writer and teacher Matthew Cheney, placing Delany's work in historical context. Close textual analyses of Thomas M. Disch, Ursula K. Le Guin, Roger Zelazny, and Joanna Russ read as brilliantly today as when they first appeared. Essays such as "About 5,750 Words" and "To Read The Dispossessed" first made the book a classic; they assure it will remain one. "I re-read The Jewel-Hinged Jaw every year as a source of guidance, as a measure of what all criticism and literature should aspire to be, and as a challenge for those of us who want to write."—Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist "What a joy it is to have The Jewel-Hinged Jaw back in print! These essays glitter with insights into writing, reading, society, and the multiple relationships of the three."—Reginald Shepherd, author of Orpheus in the Bronx Winner of both Hugo and Nebula awards, Samuel R. Delany is a novelist and critic, who currently teaches English and creative writing at Temple University. His critical work has won him the Pilgrim Award for science fiction scholarship. Matthew Cheney is a columnist for Strange Horizons and writes regularly about many topics at his weblog, 
Price: 26.55 USD
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85 DEWSNAP, TERENCE. William Golding's Lord Of The Flies And The Inheritors, Pincher Martin, Free Fall.
Monarch Press, New York: 1964. 0671006166 s Softcover. Good condition. 
A critical analysis of William Golding's most well-known novel and some of his lesser novels. Includes are synopses, analysis, plot and character delineation. 
Price: 23.28 USD
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86 DICKIE, MARGARET. Stein, Bishop & Rich: Lyrics Of Love, War & Place.
The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill & London: 1997. 0807846228 / 9780807846223 First Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
In an insightful and provocative juxtaposition, Margaret Dickie examines the poetry of three preeminent women writers - Gertrude Stein, Elizabeth Bishop, and Adrienne Rich - investigating the ways in which each attempts o forge a poeic voice capable of expressing both public concerns and private interests. Although Stein, Bishop, and Rich differ by generation, poetic style, and relationship to audience, all three are twentieth-century lesbian poets whostruggle with the revelatory nature of language. All three, argues Dickie, use language to express and to conceal their experiences as they struggle with a censorship that was both culturally sanctioned and self-imposed. Dickie explores how each poet negotiates successfully and variously with the need for secrecy and the desire for openness. Includes an Index. 
Price: 16.39 USD
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87 DILLARD, ANNIE. Living By Fiction.
Harper Colophon Books, New York: 1983. 0060910445 / 9780060910440 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 5.46 USD
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88 DONOGHUE, DENIS. Words Alone: The Poet T. S. Eliot.
Yale University Press, New Haven and London: 2000. 0300083297 / 9780300083293 Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
An intellectual memoir, a lucid and illuminating account of Donoghue's engagement with the works of T. S. Eliot - from initial undergraduate encounters with The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock to later submission to Eliot's entire writings. "Donoghue has found a new way of combining autobiography and criticism, and the justification for the experiment is the maturity - the wisdom - of his commentary on Eliot's poetry." - Frank Kermode. Includes an Index. 
Price: 16.58 USD
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89 DOREN, MARK VAN. Shakespeare.
Doubleday & Company, Garden City: s Softcover. Reading copy. 

Price: 8.08 USD
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90 DOUGHERTY, SEAN THOMAS (EDITOR). Maria Mazziotti Gillan: Essays On Her Works
Guernica. Writers Series. 
Cultural activist, teacher and editor Maria Mazziotti Gillan is one of the leaders of the multicultural turn in North American poetry. This volume of essays is the first to critically examine the poetry of this important writer and editor. 
Price: 13.78 USD
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91 DOUYHWAITE, JULIA V. The Frankenstein Of 1790 And Other Lost Chapters From Revolutionary France.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London: 2012. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The French Revolution brings to mind violent mobs, the guillotine, and Madame Defarge, but it was also a publishing revolution: more than 1,200 novels were published between 1789 and 1804, when Napoleon declared the Revolution at an end. In this book, Julia V. Douthwaite explores how the works within this enormous corpus announced the new shapes of literature to come and reveals that vestiges of these stories can be found in novels by the likes of Mary Shelley, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Honor de Balzac, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, and L. Frank Baum. Deploying political history, archival research, and textual analysis with eye-opening results, Douthwaite focuses on five major events between 1789 and 1794—first in newspapers, then in fiction—and shows how the symbolic stories generated by Louis XVI, Robespierre, the market women who stormed Versailles, and others were transformed into new tales with ongoing appeal. She uncovers a 1790 story of an automaton-builder named Franknsteēn, links Baum to the suffrage campaign going back to 1789, and discovers a royalist anthem's power to undo Balzac's PŹre Goriot. Bringing to light the missing links between the ancien rgime and modernity, The Frankenstein of 1790 and Other Lost Chapters from Revolutionary France is an ambitious account of a remarkable politico-literary moment and its aftermath. 
Price: 42.75 USD
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92 DRAPER, RONALD. D. H. Lawrence.
St. Martin's Press, New York: 1964. s Softcover. Fair condition. 
The author of this volume tempers sympathetic appreciation of Lawrence's workl with critical moderation. He explains the influence of life in the English midlands upon Lawrence's early novels, then analyzes[them]and Lawrence's impact on other writers. 
Price: 22.80 USD
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93 DREW, ELIZABETH. T. S. Eliot: The Design Of His Poetry.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1949. First Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition considering its age. Very top of spine is chipped off. 
Chapters are entitled The Mythical Vision, The Mythical Method, Early Poems 1909-1920, Gerontion, The Waste Land, The Hollow Men, Ash Wednesday, Ariel Poems, Coriolan, Four Quartets, and The Voice of this Calling." 
Price: 9.22 USD
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94 DURLING, DWIGHT L., HELEN GILL VILJOEN, ELEANOR M. SOCKELS, AND ISRAEL BAROWAY (EDITED BY). A Preface To Our Day: Thought And Expression In Prose.
The Dryden Press, New York: 1940. h Hardcover with no dustjacket. Reading copy. Webbing is exposed at title page and first page of index. Binding is loose. Pencil markings in the text. 
Divided into four sections, "Man Himself," "Man in Society," "Man in the Universe," "Man in the Arts." Within these sections, topics such as "Italian Opera in England," "Faith in Free Intelligence," "Faith in a Socialized Economy," "Faith in the Human Spirit," "Nineteenth-Century Perspectives," "Tragedy," "Realism in Fiction," (and many others) are addressed. Essays and articles by, among others, Max Beerbohm, Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Stuart Mill, H.G. Wells, Matthew Arnold, Charles Darwin, Aristotle, Edith Hamilton, Geroge Meredith, Virginia Woolf, and Aaron Copland. Includes an index. 
Price: 32.30 USD
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95 ECO, UMBERTO. On Literature.
Harcourt, Inc., Orlando: 2005. 0156032392 / 9780156032391 First Harvest Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
In this collection of essays and addresses delivered over the course of his illustrious career, Umberto Eco seeks "to understand the chemistry of [his] passion" for the word. Illuminating, accessible, stimulating, this collection exhibits Eco's diversity of interests and depth of knowledge in such pieces as A Reading of the Paradiso, On the Style of The Communist Manifesto, Wilde: Paradox and Aphorism, A Portrait of the Artist as Bachelor, Borges and My Anxiety of Influence, On Symbolism, On Style, and The American Myth in Three Anti-American Generations. Translated into English from the Italian by Martin McLaughlin. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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96 EGAN, GABRIEL. Shakespeare And Marx.
Oxford University Press, Oxford: 2004. 019924992X / 9780199249923 First edition. Oxford Shakespeare Topics series. s Softcover. Brand New Book. 
Explores the past and continuing influence of Marx on interpretations of Shakespeare. Marx's ideas about cultural production and its relation to economic production are clearly explained, together with the standard terminology and concepts such as base/superstructure, ideology, commodity fetishism, alienation, and reification. Includes an Index. 
Price: 22.75 USD
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97 ELIOT, T. S. To Criticize The Critic And Other Writings.
Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, New York: 1965. First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading Copy. 
To Criticize the Critic contains example of both eras of Eliot's work. There are the essays on "Ezra Pound: His Metric and Poetry," and "Reflections on Vers Libre," dating back to 1917. There are also a number of his lectures and essays. 
Price: 42.51 USD
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98 ELTON, W. R.; MUCCIOLO, JOHN M. The Shakespearean International Yearbook: Where Are We Now In Shakespearean Studies?
Ashgate, Brookfield: 1999. 1859283535 / 9781859283530 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Very heavily underlined on some pages. 

Price: 118.04 USD
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99 EMPSON, WILLIAM. Seven Types Of Ambiguity.
New Directions, New York: 1947. First U.S. Edition. Fourth Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. Some pages are written on with blue ink and underlined with pencil. 
This book has long been recognized as a landmark in the history of English literary criticism. It is indispensable to the student and to the general reader seeking the insight of the nature of literature. 
Price: 12.35 USD
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100 EMPSON, WILLIAM. Seven Types Of Ambiguity.
New Directions, New York: 1947. First U.S. Edition. Third Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy with previous owner's name on inside front page. 
This book has long been recognized as a landmark in the history of English literary criticism. This book is indispensable to the student and to the general reader seeking the insight of the nature of literature. 
Price: 12.59 USD
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