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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

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What We Think of America

By: Jack, Ian

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031427

ISBN: 0903141507

Condition: As New


Post 9/11 24 writers from around the world describe how America has entered non-American lives, and to what effect, for good and bad and both. As new, unread copy. 254 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info

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Old Friends to Keep : Studies of Novels and Novelists

By: Jackson, T. A.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Lawrence & Wishart Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 044767

Condition: Good


Brief, intellectual analysis, and short biographies, of some of our great authors and their works. Good, internally clean paperback with light signs of shelf life to covers - 119 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Shakespeare's Heroines: Characteristics of Women Moral, Poetical and Historical

By: Jameson, Anna

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons: 1913

Seller ID: 062548

Condition: Good


With a preface to the second edition stating this edition shows many corrections, and some additions which the author hopes may be deemed improvements. Previous owners' names to the ffep and faint sunning to page edges else a good, clean copy - 339 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Guide to Welsh Literature : c1990-96 - Volume VI

By: Johnston, Dafydd ( Edited By )

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cardiff, Wales, University of Wales Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061315

ISBN: 0708314244

Condition: Very Good


Provides a detailed critical introduction to the literature of the Welsh language in the twentieth century. Clean, bright paperback - 308 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Understanding Shakespeare : Julius Caesar

By: Kelly, Timothy John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1970

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 032143

ISBN: 0719522013

Condition: Very Good


46 page, stapled booklet which debates Shakespeare's peculiarly subtle and even ambiguous play. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Quotations

By: Kemp, Peter (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046884

ISBN: 0198600569

Condition: Very Good +


Brings together more than 4,000 observations by outstanding practitioners and a host of other commentators as the quotations extend, chronologically, from ancient Egypt to the present-day world of the Internet and multiculturalism. Clean, bright large volume hardback in a d/w protected by a plastic jacket - 479 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Pleasing Myself : From Beowolf to Philip Roth

By: Kermode, Frank

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 2002

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 065354

ISBN: 0140297979

Condition: Very Good


Brings together the very best of Kermode's shorter pieces, on topics ranging from Donne to Yeats to modern art and money. Good, clean paperback with, laid in, a newspaper cutting for the author's obituary. 278 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Introduction to the English Novel : Volume 2

By: Kettle, Arnold

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson University Library: 1972

Edition: Second Edition Reprint

Seller ID: 031931

ISBN: 0090485440

Condition: Good


From Henry James onwards studying a selection of novels from such writers as Huxley, Graham Greene and Henry Green. Previous owner's details inside cover. A good, clean copy - 192 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Master of Middle Earth - The Achievement of J.R.R. Tolkien

By: Kocher, Paul H.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Pimlico: 2002

Seller ID: 053419

ISBN: 0395177014

Condition: Good


Will delight and fascinate all admirers of Tolkien - tracing his principle themes and preoccupations and casting a brilliant light on the topography and inhabitants of Middle-Earth. 247 pages including index. Slight tanning to page edges and darkening to spine and previous owner's details embossed onto front endpaper. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Encounter July - August 1983

By: Lasky, Melvin J. & Thwaite, Anthony

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Not Stated, Encounter Ltd: 1983

Seller ID: 013835

Condition: Near Fine


In this issue The Life and Death of Arthur Koestler, The Yalta Connection (II), etc 96 pages. Magazine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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O'Neill

By: Leech, Clifford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Oliver and Boyd: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016143

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Writers and Critics series. Spine sunned. Internally immaculate. A lovely clean copy. 120 pages including bibliography. View more info

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York Notes on William Shakespeare's "Macbeth"

By: Macrae, Alasdair D.F.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Longman: 1997

Seller ID: 021498

ISBN: 0582314046

Condition: Very Good


A study guide to the Scottish play. A good clean copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Letts Explore "Lord of the Flies"

By: Martin, Stewart; Mahoney, John

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Letts Educational: 1994

Seller ID: 021496

ISBN: 1857582632

Condition: Very Good


A study guide to the William Golding novel. A good clean copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Letts Explore "The Crucible"

By: Martin, Stewart; Mahoney, John

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Letts Educational: 1994

Seller ID: 021497

ISBN: 1857582667

Condition: Near Fine


A study guide to the Arthur Miller play. A good clean copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Man Who Was Orthodox : A Selection from the Uncollected Writings of G. K. Chesterton

By: Maycock, A. L. ( Arranged and Introducted By )

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061426

Condition: Very Good


Contains many jewels of Chesterton's characteristic wit and wisdom as Maycock reviews two of his particular aspects, as a journalist and as a Christian apologist. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear and sunning to spine - 191 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Shakespeare and the Artist

By: Merchant, W. Moelwyn

Price: £67.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039291

Condition: Very Good


The first part of the book offers a visual history, age by age, plotting the main trends and observing changes in taste and technique. The second fills out more significant moments in the general history of visual tradition. A very good clean hardback. bound in dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 254 pages with 56 figures + 88 plates. Next post UK dispatch View more info

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Notes on John Steinbeck's The Pearl

By: Methuen

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1966

Seller ID: 044610

Condition: Good


Part of the Study-Aid Series. Clean, 28 page stapled booklet. Next post dispatch. View more info