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Shakespeare's Sonnets and Poems (Folger Shakespeare Library)
Shakespeare, William

$18.95 $10.09

FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY THE WORLD'S LEADING CENTER FORSHAKESPEARE STUDIES This edition includes: Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on the page facing each sonnet and poem A brief introduction to each sonnet and poem, providing insight and context Introductions to reading Shakespeare'...


Why I Write
Orwell, George

$15.88 $5.79

Whether puncturing the lies of politicians, wittily dissecting the English character or telling unpalatable truths about war, Orwell's timeless, uncompromising essays are more relevant, entertaining and essential than ever in today's era of spin.


Dubliners (Viking Critical Library)
Joyce, James

$29.00 $10.09

In these masterful stories, steeped in realism, Joyce creates an exacting portrait of his native city, showing how it reflects the general decline of Irish culture and civilization. Joyce compels attention by the power of its unique vision of the world, its controlling sense of the truths of hum...


The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster, and the Year That Changed Literature
Goldstein, Bill

$23.50 $5.79

A revelatory narrative of the intersecting lives and works of revered authors Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence during 1922, the birth year of modernismThe World Broke in Two tells the fascinating story of the intellectual and personal journeys four legendary writers, ...


Housman Country: Into the Heart of England
Parker, Peter

$42.00 $12.99

A captivating exploration of A. E. Housman and the influence of his particular brand of Englishness.A. E. Housman’s A Shropshire Lad made little impression when it was first published in 1896 but has since become one of the best-loved volumes of poetry in the English language. Its evocation of th...


The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses
Birmingham, Kevin

$20.00 $8.69

James Joyce's big blue book, Ulysses, ushered in the modernist era and changed the novel for all time. But the genius of Ulysses was also its danger: it omitted absolutely nothing. Joyce, along with some of the most important publishers and writers of his era, had to fight for years to win the fr...


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