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Renaissance XVIe Siecle Litterture Francaise Critique Litteraire Mars 1969 - French Literature Literary Criticism

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: France, Slatkine Reprints: 1969

Seller ID: 12619

Condition: Very Good+


185 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Text in French with only a little English. No creases. Just a bit of light foxing to covers. Shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. Directory of Litterature Francaise, Critique Litteraire, Sixteenth Century published by Slatkine Reprints. Includes publication data. Trade Paperback. View more info

Science Fiction : An Introduction - Cliffs Notes

By: Allen, L. David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: IN, Hungry Minds: 1973

Seller ID: 19553

ISBN: 0822011697

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good Plus condition. Faint front hinge crease. No spine creases. Outside page edges age tanning. Covers lightly shelf rubbed. Soft bump at front corner tips. Solid, clean. A selected bibliography of works about Science Fiction. View more info

James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Yount Man (Text, Criticism, and Notes)

By: Anderson, Chester G. (Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1968

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17296

ISBN: 0670018031

Condition: Near Fine


570 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Name to front fly-leaf. Just a bit of shelf rub at the edges. Solid, clean. Literary Criticism. Trade Paperback. View more info

THE FIRST ENGLISH NOVELISTS, ESSAYS IN UNDERSTANDING

By: Armistead, J. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TN, University of Tennessee Press: 1985

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 4263

ISBN: 0870494686

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


295 pages; Fine/Fine. As New condition. The novels of Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, Sterne, and Austen are imbedded in eighteenth- century culture. A modern reading of these works, to be richly rewarding, needs to consider how they interpret the life and times of their authors... View more info

American Romanticism A Shape For Fiction

By: Bank, Stanley (Ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Capricorn Books: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7615

Condition: Fine


345 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. The essays, letters, statements, and literary criticism presented in this fascinating volume allow the writers to define American romance, as well as voice their opinions of one another... Trade Paperback. View more info

The Complete Reader

By: Beal, Richard S. ; Korg, Jacob (Eds)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice-Hall Inc.: 1967

Edition: Second Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7181

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


627 pages; Very Good condition. Very light shelf wear to board edges. Lettering faded. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. View more info

Fiction (The Norton Introduction to Literature Series)

By: Beaty, Jerome (Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton: 1973

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17855

ISBN: 039309359X

Condition: Very Good+


613 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No creases. Very shallow scratch on front cover. Name to front fly-leaf. Solid, otherwise clean. This book is an anthology: a generous collection of what the editors think are, for the most part, enjoyable, stimulating, and significant literary works. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Performing Voice In Literature

By: Beloof, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1966

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7690

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


540 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Outside page edges very lightly dusty. Very small smudge at bottom text block. Very light shelf rub at board edges. Name on front inside board. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Interpretation is a technique of crticism and pedagogy. It has been developed primarily in speech departments as a means of ensuring that the breath of life remains in a poem or story during the process of analysis... View more info

The Seventeenth-Century Stage - A Collection Of Critical Essays

By: Bentley, Gerald Eades (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5917

Condition: Near Fine


287 pages; Near Fine condition. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. No Creases. Solid, Clean. The essays in this collection concern the characteristics of actors and acting, of theaters and theater productions in London during the reigns of Elizabeth I, James I, and Charles I. An excellent gift! View more info

Andre Malraux Tragic Humanist

By: Blend, Charles D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: OH, Ohio State University Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16521

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


255 pages; Very Good/No Jacket Ex-library with stamps, spine pen and pocket. Olive green cloth boards with white lettering. Spine and edges are lightly sunned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. The unity of life and work has always been one of the things about Malraux that most appealed to me. The problems with which he deals are eternal, but he has lived and written of the most crucial periods of human history and partake of the more durable quality of art. In general, I am not only stimulated but attracted by the way in which Malraux treats... View more info

DRYDEN, POPE AND BYRON

By: Boas, Guy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1926

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4779

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


255 pages; Good/No Jacket. Crack just starting at title page. Prior owner's name on inside front board and front fly leaf. Inscription, in pencil, on back fly-leaf. Otherwise clean. Light shelf wear at spine tips and corner tips. Outside page edges age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and text is clean. Great Reading! View more info

Racine

By: Borgal, Clement

Price: $3.50

Publisher: France, Clasiques Du XX Editions Universitiaries: 1974

Seller ID: 11901

Condition: Near Fine


124 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. White on cover lightly age tanned. Name on first page. Solid, otherwise clean. Jean Racine's writings. Text in French. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Romantic Imagination

By: Bowra, C. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1949

Edition: No Edition Stated

Seller ID: 20730

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


306 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. No Edition Stated, No copyright date stated. Date taken from the Preface and OCLC. Just a bit of shelf rub at boards and spine edges. Name to front fly-leaf. Outside page edges age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are clean. From the Preface: This book contains the lectures which I gave at Cambridge, MA. , during the happy months of 1948 - 1949, when I was Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry at Harvard University. View more info

RUSKIN, THE CRITICAL HERITAGE

By: Bradley, J. L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4418

ISBN: 0710092865

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-Lib; 436 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. This ex-library book has usual stamps inside covers and on fly-leaf pages. Also top and bottom outside page edges. Spine label. Date due slip on back endpaper. Very, Very light shelf rub at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. The separate volumes in the Critical Heritage Series present a record of early criticism. Clearly, for many of the highly productive and lengthily reviewed nineteenth and twentieth century writers, there exists an enormous body of material. View more info

Chaucer And His World

By: Brewer, Derek

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13648

ISBN: 0396075193

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


224 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Bright orange boards with bright gilt lettering. Beautiful medieval design end papers. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Full of awesome illustrations; e. I. Paintings, drawings, stone carvings. Not only the biography of Chaucer but his world, Medieval England. This is not a book of Literary Criticism but it emboodies a vivid discussion of his writings. View more info

Sea Battles on Dry Land: Essays

By: Brodkey, Harold

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4667

ISBN: 0805060529

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


452 pages; Fine/Fine. No flaws. As New condition. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine. In protective sleeve. An Excellent Gift! This book gathers the best of Brodkey's essays into a single volume. His 'One of the Rules of Foppishness' explains, with deadpan precision, just what men and women are trying to communicate to each other by the way they dress. The previously unpublished 'Notes on American Fascism' eerily anticipates the violence of latter-day militia groups. View more info

The Hidden God - Studies In Hemingway, Faulkner, Yeats, Eliot, And Warren

By: Brooks, Cleanth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CT, Yale University Press: 1964

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 13299

Condition: Very Good+


136 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No spine creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. White back cover is very lightly age tanned at edges. Top outside page edges very, very lightly foxed. Solid, clean. The clarity of style for which Mr. Brooks has long been noted is displayed to advantage in this newest book of his criticism. Mr. Brooks believes that whatever a writer has to say about mankind, Christianity, or culture in general is most significantly explained through his achievements as an artist, and for that reason, the critic here deals with the characteristic literary work of each aut... View more info

Critical Approaches To American Literature - Vol. II - From Walt Whitman To William Faulkner

By: Browne, Ray B.; Light, Martin (Eds)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1965

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5884

Condition: Very Good


344 pages; Very Good condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Prior owner's name on half-title page. Front hinge reading crease. NO spine creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. View more info

Robert Browning's Poetry (Norton Critical Edition)

By: Browning, Robert & Loucks, James F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17389

ISBN: 0393090922

Condition: Fine


604 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. 1st Paperback Edition, 1st Printing. A Norton Critical Edition; Authoritative Texts; Criticism. This volume offers a generous selection of works from each of Browning's creative periods, emphasizing the years in which the memorable dramatic monologues were written. Trade Paperback. View more info

Browning, The Laurel Poetry Series

By: Browning, Robert; Wittemore, Reed (Intro); Wilbur, Richard (Ed)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Dell: 1966

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 18060

Condition: Near Fine


160 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Pages are age tanning. Solid, clean. He was a good Victorian. As such he was perhaps fortunate in being encouraged to cultivate, at home, a few solid repressions; they helped to make him a part of his age - Introduction. View more info

PREFACES TO RENAISSANCE LITERATURE

By: Bush, Douglas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 6516

Condition: Very Good+


110 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No reading creases. Un-read tight. Soft bump to front corner tip. Cover very lightly age tanned. Solid, Clean. A distinguished scholar-critic newly surveys the great central ideas and beliefs of English Renaissance literature.. Trade Paperback. View more info

John Keats, His Life and Writings - Masters of World Literature Series

By: Bush, Douglas; Kronenberger, Louis (Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Collier Books: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 18068

Condition: Very Good+


224 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Name to front fly leaf. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. A fine example of the best type of critical biography - Choice Trade Paperback. View more info

Byron's Poetry (Norton Critical Edition)

By: Byron, George Gordon; McConnell, Frank D. (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton: 1978

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17388

ISBN: 039309152x

Condition: Very Good+


484 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Soft front hinge crease. Outside page edges lightly age tanning. Light, soft smudge at fore edge of first page. Solid, clean. This volume offers a wide-ranging, comprehensive selection of Byron's poetry an prose. Trade Paperback. View more info

Cliff Notes on Shakespeare's MacBeth

By: Calandra, Denis; Carey, Gary (Ed)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NE, Cliff's Notes, Inc.: 1991

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 16669

ISBN: 0822000466

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine condition. No creases. Tiny nick at bottom spine edge. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! This classic study lists Life of Author; Brief synopsis of the Play; List of Characters; Summaries & Commentaries; Character Analysis; Review Questions; Essay Topics; Selected Bibliography. View more info

Hemingway's the Old Man and the Sea - Cliff's Notes

By: Carey, Gary

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NE, Cliff's Notes Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16676

ISBN: 0822009358

Condition: Near Fine


60 pages; Near Fine condition. Small sticker peel on back cover. No Creases. Solid, clean. These Notes present a clear discussion of the action and throught of the work under consideration and a concise interpretation of its artistic merits and its significance. View more info

EARLY VICTORIAN NOVELISTS, essays in revaluation

By: Cecil, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fontana Collins: 1970

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 6288

Condition: Near Fine


254 pages; Near Fine condition. NO creases. Outside page edges very lightly age tanned. Solid, Clean. Lord David starts in the spirit of a treasure seeker and communicates to the reader the excitement of the chase. He makes us share the thrill of discovery. View more info

Poets and Story-Tellers

By: Cecil, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Constable: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18081

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


201 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Bump to top edge of front board. Outside page edges lightly age tanning. Navy blue boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Price clipped DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Now in protective sleeve. In Poets and storytellers, Lord David's scope is wider than in Hardy the novelist or Early Victorian novelists. He writes here of poetry as well as of prose, of contemporaries as well as classics, of foreign authors as well as English. View more info

Poetique, Le Discours de la Poesie, No. 52, Novembre, 1982

By: Charles, Michel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Seuil: 1982

Seller ID: 18165

ISBN: 2020063131

Condition: Very Good


121 pages; Very Good condition. Text completely in FRENCH. White covers are lightly age tanned. Slight lift to top edges. Just a bit of shelf rub at the edges. Solid, clean. Includes: Paul Zumthor; Daniel Oster; Victor Brombert; Don A. Monson; Antoine Berman; Nicholas Rand; and more. View more info

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Corneille - Francaise Comedie 1680

By: Chavalley, Sylvie (Ed)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Francaise, Armoiries Dessinees Par Arnaud Chaffanjon: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 11800

Condition: Very Good+


64 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Text in French. Illustrated. No creases. Covers age tanned at edges. Solid, clean. Articles by Jean Boorsch, Roger Caillois, Sylvie Chevalley, George Couton, Maurice Descotes, Alce Herland, and Georges May. French comedy. View more info

James Purdy

By: Chupack, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: MA, Twayne Publishers: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16190

ISBN: 0805706011

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


144 pages; Fine/No Jacket. TUSAS 248. Attractive blue cloth boards with bright gilt lettering and illustration. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. An excellent gift! Twayne Publisher is a Division of G. K. Hall & Co. In Boston, and has a Series of United States Authors. The seven chapters of this study are devoted to separate analysis of Purdy's fiction, starting with early short stories, such as Color of Darkesss, Malcolm, The Nephew, and Children is All; The latest three novels, Cabot Wright Begis, Eustace Chisholm and The Works, and Jeremy's Version ... View more info

THE LITERARY HISTORY OF SPANISH AMERICA - SECOND EDITION

By: Coester, Alfred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1950

Edition: Second Edition; Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 4220

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


521 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Light shelf wear at spine tips and board ends. Light rubbing at spine edges. Spine is square and Boards are straight. A Solid, Clean copy. Literary review/criticism of Latin America and Cuban literature. View more info

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Typhoon and Youth

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CA, Chandler: 1962

Seller ID: 18036

Condition: Very Good


148 pages; Very Good condition. Ever-so-light tone to page edges. Solid, clean. Chandler Series of English Novels presents Typhoon and Youth - two novels by Joseph Conrad with literary criticism. "The main characteristic of this volume consists in this, that all the stories composing it belong not only to the same period but have been written one after another in the order in which they appear in the book." Trade Paperback. View more info

NEO-CLASSIC DRAMA IN SPAIN, THEORY AND PRACTICE

By: Cook, John A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: TX, SMU University Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4581

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


576 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good. Light age tanning to outside page edges. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square. Interior Clean, bright and tight. DJ is lightly tanned mainly at spine and flap folds. Tee-niny chips at spine tips. Enhanced with new protective sleeve. The author feels that neo-classicism represented a natural and inevitable reaction against the affected style, bad taste, and irregularity into which Golden Age drama had degenerated.... View more info

Edwin Arlington Robinson, The Life of Poetry

By: Coxe, Louis O.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Pegasus Publishing: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17231

Condition: Near Fine


188 pages; Near Fine condition. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. No creases. Solid, clean. The Life of Poetry probes the life, mind and art of the celebrated American poet and offers a fresh approach to his poetry for readers of a new generation. Trade Paperback. View more info

J. R. R. Tolkien, Modern Literature Series

By: Crabbe, Katharyn F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Frederick Ungar Publishing: 1981

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 18143

ISBN: 0804460914

Condition: Near Fine


192 pages; Near Fine condition. First Paperback edition. No creases. Soft indent on front cover. Just a bit of shelf rub at the edges. Solid, clean. In this complete study of Tolkien's work and life, Katharyn Crabbe first deals with The Hobbit, which established his reputation, showing the peculiar enchantment f Middle-earth. She then explains The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarrillion. Crabbe also analyses the scholarly work that brought him renown as a philologist and Anglo-Saxon scholar. Trade Paperback. View more info

Classic Selections From the Best Authors, Adapted to the Study of Vocal Expression

By: Curry, S. S., Ph.D.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: MA, Expression Company: 1888

Seller ID: 4587

Condition: Good


Ex-Lib; 446 pages; Only date on copyright page is 1888. Good condition/ No Jacket. Starting to split at a couple of pages - but overall a solid binding. This ex-library copy has spine label and pocket, date due sheet still attached inside back cover and back fly-leaf. Front board lightly dented at bottom front corner. SMU library stamps inside boards - none on outside page edges. Outside page edges lightly tanned. Cover rubbed at all edges - rubbed through to the cardboard at the corner tips. A few check marks, in pencil, at a few paragraphs. Selected extracts as will be best adapted to develo... View more info

Classic Selections From the Best Authors, Adapted to the Study of Vocal Expression

By: Curry, S. S., Ph.D.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: MA, Expression Company: 1888

Seller ID: 4600

Condition: Good


Ex-Lib; 446 pages; Only date on copyright page is 1888. Good condition/ No Jacket. This ex-library copy has spine label and pocket, date due sheet still attached inside back cover and back fly-leaf. Book block loose from spine at top only. SMU library stamps inside boards - none on outside page edges. Outside page edges lightly tanned. Cloth is lightly shelf rubbed at all edges. Spine is lightly sunned. Reinforced inside hinges. A few words written very lightly, in pencil, in margins. Price sticker shadow on front board. A Solid, otherwise Clean copy. View more info

SHAKESPEARE: MODERN ESSAYS IN CRITICISM

By: Dean, Leonard F. (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1957

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 4382

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


426 pages; Very Good condition. Just a bit of age tanning outside page edges and cover. Rubbing at spine tips. Slight concave to spine with NO reading creases. Nice copy. View more info

Hawthorne's the Scarlet Letter: Cliffs Notes, Revised

By: Dibble, Terry J. ; Cary, Gary (Ed)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NE, Cliff's Notes Inc.: 1991

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 16667

ISBN: 0822011654

Condition: Near Fine


89 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! This classic study lists Life of Author; List of Characters; Brief Plot Synopsis; Chapter Summares and commentaries; Charactor Analysis; Critical Essays (6) ; Suggested Essay topics and Selected Bibliograpy. The Scarlet Letter is a classic tale of Hester Prynne in a small town in Boston in the year of 1624, who has been found guilty of adultery, and she has been sentenced to wear a scarlet A on the bodice of her dress. Furthermore, she has been sentenced to stand on the scaffold for 3 ... View more info

AMERICAN DRAMA

By: Downer, Alan S. (Ed)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4920

Condition: Very Good


261 pages; Very Good condition. Front hinge reading crease. NO spine crease. Shelf rub to edges of spine. Pages are clean and tight. American Literature. Trade Paperback. View more info

IN DEFENCE OF LETTERS

By: Duhamel, Georges

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Greystone Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4226

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


248 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good Minus. Outside page edges are lightly tanned. Just a bit of shelf rub at bottom board edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has light shelf wear at bottom edge. Spine tips and corner tips have tiny chips. Faded spine. In protective sleeve. This is Monsieur Duhamel's deposition, drawing the attention of his contemporaries to certain urgent questions, and it forms a remarkably penetrating and witty summary of the principles and practice of the literary world which must be of the greatest interest to readers, writ... View more info

Imperial Germany, Essays

By: Durr, Volker; Harms, Kathy; Hayes, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: WI, University of Wisconsin Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6044

ISBN: 0299970167

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


196 pages; Fine/No Jacket. Like New. Burgundy boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. An Excellent Gift! Essays editied by Volker Durr, Kathy Harms and Peter Hayes. View more info

Walt Whitman

By: Dutton, Geoffrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oliver and Boyd: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17322

Condition: Very Good+


Writers and critics; 120 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. Trade Paperback. View more info

T. S. Eliot, A Collection of Critical Essays

By: Eliot, T. S.; Kenner, Hugh (Ed)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall: 1962

Edition: No Printing Noted

Seller ID: 17327

Condition: Very Good


210 pages; Very Good condition. Light reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub and bump at edges. Solid, clean. From the hundreds of books and articles written on T. S. Eliot, Hugh Kenner has made selections which document the assimilation of Eliot's poetry over the past forty years. View more info

A Survey of English Literature 1830-1880, Complete Two Volume Set

By: Elton, Oliver

Price: $50.00

Publisher: UK, Edward Arnold: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18077

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


866 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Complete Two Volume Set. Just a bit of dusty look to top text block. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Grey DJs have age tan to spines and a bit of age tan to the edges. Now in protective sleeves. A Survey of English Literature 1830-1880, Complete Two Volume Set. Media mail only. View more info

Critical Review Of Books In Religion, Volume 6 - 1993

By: Epp, Elidon Jay (Ed)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: GA, Journal of the American Academy: 1994

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 14095

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


640 pages; Fine/No Jacket. Black boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Book Reviews of Books of Religion, in every religion. View more info

WRITERS FOR THE 70'S J. R. R. TOLKIEN

By: Evans, Robley

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 4157

ISBN: 0690010532

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


206 pages; Good Plus condition. Rated low because there is underlining (neatly done) and marginalia through page 63. Otherwise clean. NO creases. A Nice Copy. In his emphasis on persistence and on the validity of commitment to one's imaginative vision, Tolkien is a genuinely inspirational writer. Although the world of Middle-earth is strange to us and far away in time, we can all respond to Gandalf's words, Let us now go on the journey we have begun... View more info

Tennessee Williams

By: Falk, Signi Lenea

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Twayne: 1962

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 13155

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


224 pages; Fine/Good. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is rated GOOD - it is worn along top edge, with small chip top front panel edge. Lightly shelf rubbed on front and back panels. Now in protective sleeve. Twayne's United States Authors Series --Tennessee Williams has become one of the best known literary figures on the American scene and also one of the most controversial. The arguments tend to fall into two categories, moral and aesthetic. Some critics deplore his preoccupation with sex and violence and others defend his daring to probe the da... View more info

Tom Jones (A Norton Critical Edition)

By: Fielding, Henry; Baker, Sheridan (Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17396

ISBN: 0393093948

Condition: Very Good


934 pages; Very Good condition. Two very shallow reading creases. Outside page edges very lightly age tanning. Solid, clean. Contemporary Reactions offers a generoussampling of opinions on the novel by Fielding's contemporaries. The Criticism section includes a broad range of critical opion from Coleridge to the present, iwth essays by David Goldknopf, John Preston, Martin C. Battestin, R. S. Crane, William Empson, Wayne C. Booth, Lyall H. Powers, Kenneth Rexroth, Sheridan Baker and Frederick W. Hilles. View more info

The World Of Odysseus

By: Finley, M. I. ; Van Doren, Mark (Foreword)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Viking Compass: 1965

Edition: Revised Edition; Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 13607

ISBN: 0670001848

Condition: Near Fine


176 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! Readers of Homer have been rendered a service by Mr. Finley which can best be praised for the modesty and restraint of its rendering. There are certain things about Homer's world, Homer's special world, which he thinks we are entitled to know. And, he tells us these things with the greatest clarity and good sense. Trade Paperback. View more info