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Tolkien and The Lord of the Rings : A Guide to Middle-Earth

By: Duriez, Colin

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 057742

ISBN: 0750939826

Condition: As New


Absorbing guide to the mind behind Middle-earth that will introduce or remind readers of the abundance that exists in Tolkien's thought and imagination. Unread paperback - 301 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Art of Alexander Pope

By: Erskine-Hill, Howard; Smith, Anne

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Vision Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032285

ISBN: 0854781544

Condition: Good


A selection of eleven critical essays by noted critics examining and discussing Pope's major works. A good clean copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of shelfwear/rubbing and which has some fading to spine. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. 235 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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York Notes on "Frankenstein"

By: Fairburn, Alex

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Longman: 2003

Seller ID: 021499

ISBN: 0582772672

Condition: Reading Copy


A study guide to the Mary Shelley novel. Some occasional highlighting to the text. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Charles Dickens

By: Fielding, K.J.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1960

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 045872

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Writers and their Work series. A very good clean 48 page booklet. Frontis of Charles Dickens. Essay on his life and work plus a select bibliography. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Sidney - the Critical Heritage

By: Garrett, Martin (editor)

Price: £120.50

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025610

ISBN: 0415089344

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the Critical Heritage Series which collects together a large body of criticisim on major figures in literature - enabling the student to follow the formation of critical attitudes to the writer's work and its place within a literary tradition. Clean, crisp copy which has small indent to front cover. 365 pages including index. View more info

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A Commentary and Questionairre on a Midsummer Night;'s Dream

By: Gestetner, J.M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons: 1934

Seller ID: 058118

Condition: Very Good


32 page stapled booklet. No 30 in the series prepared to guide students of English Literature to a fuller appreciation of the works to which they are studying. View more info

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Notes on Two Plays of Oliver Goldsmith - The Good-Natured Man & She Stoops to Conquer

By: Goad, Kathleen M.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Somerset, James Brodie:

Seller ID: 047581

Condition: Very Good


Brodie's notes on the two Goldsmith plays. 72 pages. A very good clean booklet. Undated circa 1970's. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Prize Writing : Original Collection of Writings by Past Winners to Celebrate Twenty-one Years of the Booker Prize

By: Goff, Martyn (Edited & Introduced By)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1989

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 024214

ISBN: 0340510773

Condition: Very Good


Clean, square copy in an unclipped d/w - 267 pages. Slightest signs of shelf life. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Literature and Life

By: Gorky, Maxim

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1946

Seller ID: 042936

Condition: Very Good


Selection of Gorky's critical writings ranging from 1896 until shortly before his death; divided into five sections:- The Writer's Craft; Russian Writers especially Tolstoy and Chekhov; European and American Writers; the Problems of Aesthetics and Cultural History; and the Specific Tasks of Socialist Literature and Culture. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of shelfwear/tear. 157 pages. From the library of Ted Willis with his signature on front endpaper. View more info

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John Skelton

By: Green, Peter

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045877

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Writers and their Work series. A very good clean 46 page booklet. Frontis of a picture of John Skelton. Contents include:- Calliope at Court, The Rector of Diss, The Parrot and the Wolf, Skelton Laureate , and a select bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Mint - a Miscellany of Literature, Art and Criticism

By: Grigson, Geoffrey (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036525

Condition: Very Good


Contributors include W.H. Auden, Graham Greene, Owen Barfield, John Clare & Sean O'Casey etc. A very good clean copy bound in brown cloth boards with faded gilt lettering to spine. Crease to rear cover at top corner. 220 pages. 8 b.w. plates. View more info

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Essays and Studies 1950 - Being Volume Three of the New Series of Essay and Studies Collected for the English Association

By: Hamilton, G.Rostrevor

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036501

Condition: Reading Copy


Ex-college library series with New College Oxford stamp on front endpaper. Small amount of pencil underlining and annotation. Essays include The Basis of Shakespearian Comedy, Shakespeare's Conception of Poetry; Arnold and Pater; Greek thought in English Words; Three Novelists and the Drawing of Character; Disraeli the Novelist and Stevenson in Search of a Madonna. 142 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Wuthering Heights

By: Hardy, Barbara; Brontë, Emily

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031926

ISBN: 0631975802

Condition: Reading Copy


The story of the passionate, yet thwarted, love between Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, and how this unresolved passion eventually destroys them and many around them. Ex-library book with the usual markings. Part of the Notes on English Literature series - Chief Adviser: John Harvey, General Editor: W.H. Mason. 94 pages plus further reading. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper

By: Harris, Alexandra

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065768

ISBN: 0500251711

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, crisp hardback in excellent dustjacket. 320 pages including index. Includes an email from the author to the previous owner. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Tolstoy

By: Hatman, Ronald

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1970

Seller ID: 032146

Condition: Reading Copy


Part of the Profiles in Literature Series. Good, clean paperback showing light signs of shelf wear. Concentrates on the best known of his works, in particular Anna Karenina and War and Peace. 116 pages including bibliography and his works in chronological order. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Merchant of Venice : Choice, Hazard and Consequence

By: Holmer, Joan Ozark

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1995

Seller ID: 032293

ISBN: 0333522648

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean paperback copy of this book which offers a critical appreciation of the play both from a modern and historical perspective. 369 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Sidetracks - Explorations of a Romantic Biographer

By: Holmes, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2000

Seller ID: 064405

ISBN: 0002555786

Condition: Very Good


Personal casebook of Holmes's biographical methods. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 420 pages. Slight tanning to page edges. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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An Outline of English Literature

By: Hudson William Henry

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons: 1924

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 015396

Condition: Good +


Dark green cloth with black lettering to spine. 314pp + publishers adverts. Previous owner's name on front fly leaf. Covers the various ages of English Literature, Pre Chaucer, The Age of Chaucer, The Age of Shakespeare, The Age of Milton, The age of Dryden, The Age of Pope, the Age of Johnson, the Age of Wordsworth, The Age of Tennyson. A clean, square tight copy. View more info

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Heterographies : Sexual Difference in French Autobiography

By: Hughes, Alex

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Berg Publishers Ltd.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055651

ISBN: 1859733204

Condition: Very Good


Reflects the author's concerns that have constituted the focus of my research and teaching activities for a number of years. Internally clean bright copy though bump marks to top edge and corners to covers - 186 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Teach Yourself Milton and the English Mind

By: Hutchinson, F E

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The English Universities Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008054

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Teach Yourself History Library series of books. Edited by A.L. Rowse. A very good clean, hardback copy in jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. 197 pages inc. index. Prompt dispatch. View more info