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Image for Shakespeare's 'Mirror Up To Nature' with Highlights in Full

Shakespeare's 'Mirror Up To Nature' with Highlights in Full

By: Norrington, C.A,

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Australia, Privately Printed: 1991

Seller ID: 031870

ISBN: 0646037080

Condition: Very Good


A personal selection of passages from Shakespeare which reveal his genius and deep knowledge of human nature. 81 page stapled booklet. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Critics on Jane Austen

By: O'Neill, Judith (editor)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin Ltd: 1976

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 031943

ISBN: 0048010103

Condition: Reading Copy


Part of the Readings in Literary Criticism series designed for students of English Literature. A reading copy paperback with some annotation to last few pages. Sunning to page edges and previous owner's details inside cover. 104 pp including bibliography. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Great Comic Scenes from English Literature

By: Oliphant, Lancelot (ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Gregg: 1930

Seller ID: 003588

Condition: Near Fine


An anthology of some of the great comic scenes, including The Rude Mechanicals (Midsummer Night's Dream), Touchstone and Jaques (As You Like It), Mr Pepys Mighty Merry (Diary), The Grand Academy of Lagado (Gullivers Travels) etc. Presentation plate on ffep. A clean, bright hardback bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. All edges green. Colour frontis. 258 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Rod, The Root, and The Flower

By: Patmore, Coventry

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, George Bell & Sons: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061773

Condition: Good


Published just a year before his death, these essays and aphorisms were the final flowering of the author's extraordinary vision. Previous owner's details to the ffep and light sunning to page edges else a clean copy in olive green boards with some wear to the title block to spine - 202 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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York Notes on Carol Ann Duffy and Simon Armitage

By: Pinnington, David

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Longman: 2003

Seller ID: 011045

ISBN: 058277263X

Condition: As New


As new, unread copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Responding to Chekhov : The Journey of a Lifetime (SIGNED)

By: Pitcher, Harvey J.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Cromer, Norfolk, Swallow House Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 052617

ISBN: 0905265084

Condition: Near Fine


The author, who has had a lifelong interest in Chekov, describes his present book as a report on his findings, a kind of debriefing after a long and varied journey as he interprets the man as well as his stories and plays with the major part of the book devoted to discussions of the later stories. Clean bright paperback which is SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription ''To my dear friends Leni and Christopher. with every good wish from Harvey Cromer 14.10.2010''. 290 pages including index. View more info

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Anthony Trollope

By: Pollard, Arthur

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051601

ISBN: 0710088116

Condition: Very Good


A survey of Trollope's life and work which offers a real insight into Victorian life. Clean, square hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 208 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Brighton Rock ( Graham Greene )

By: Price, Alan

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1969

Seller ID: 046714

ISBN: 0631979808

Condition: Good


Part of the 'Notes on English Literature' series designed primarily for the school, college, and university student, although it is hoped that it will found helpful to a much larger audience by giving the reader the relevant information necessary for his fuller understanding of the work. Good clean paperback with school stamp inside cover - 107 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Moments and Other Pieces

By: Priestley, J. B.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1966

Seller ID: 043220

Condition: Very Good


Collection of periodical pieces, lectures and talks which delightfully illustrate the breadth of its author's interests and the vigour and zest of his mind. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 321 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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William Hazlitt

By: Priestley, J.b.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045881

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Writers and their Work series. A very good clean 38 page booklet. Frontis of William Hazlitt. . An essay on his life and work, plus select bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Literature and Western Man

By: Priestley, J.B.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Heron Books:

Seller ID: 057550

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper. Blue leatherette boards with gilt lettering. B/W frontis of author. 593 pages. Silk marker. View more info

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Shakespeare:Henry V: A Casebook

By: Quinn, Michael (editor)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Nashville, TN, USA, Aurora Publishers: 1970

Seller ID: 032141

ISBN: 0876950489

Condition: Good


A selection of critical essays, part of the Casebook Series under the general editorship of A.E. Dyson. Previous owner's details to the half-title page else a good, clean copy with light sunning to page edges - 252 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Baconian Myths - Notes on Two Great Englishmen and Their Defamers

By: Rose, Mary

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Stratford, Shakespeare Press:

Seller ID: 048608

Condition: Good


42 page stapled booklet. Divided into three sections - Shakespeare, Bacon and Defamation and Myths. Covers are a little soiled but internally text block is clean. A good copy. View more info

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Literature and Revolution : A Critical Study of the Writer and Communism in the Twentieth Century

By: Rühle, Jürgen; Steinberg, Jean

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Pall Mall Press: 1969

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 051595

ISBN: 026967313X

Condition: Very Good


Studies the lives and writing of nearly a hundred writers who have lived under, been attracted to or even rejected Communism, with sections on the Soviet Union, the German writers and the writers of the Rest of the World. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of shelfwear/tear and which has faded spine strip. 520 pages including index. View more info

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Literature and the Crime Against Nature From Homer to Hughes

By: Sagar, Keith

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chaucer Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055446

ISBN: 1904449476

Condition: Very Good


As new, unread copy in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelfwear with small tear to top corner. "Demonstrates by close reading of seventeen works of the greatest writers, from Homer to Hughes, that literature has a central contribution to make in our efforts to discover what are the laws of nature and human nature, and to live within them. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Short History of English Literature

By: Saintsbury, George

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1937

Edition: Reprinted with Corrections

Seller ID: 016258

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy - 818 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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The Cambridge Handbook of American Literature

By: Salzman, Jack ( Edited By )

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1986

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 051834

Condition: Very Good


Clean bright copy in a d/w comprising over 750 entries in a single alphabetical sequence offering a compact and accessible guide to the major landmarks of American literature from colonial times onwards. 286 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Guide Through Narnia

By: Sammons, Martha C.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1979

Seller ID: 036402

ISBN: 0340248009

Condition: Very Good


A companion guide to the Narnia chronicles which provides summaries of the history and geography of Narnia; studies of particular characters; an appreciation of the role and nature of Aslan; an analysis of the Christian concepts in Narnia. Clean, unread paperback though previous owner's name to front endpaper and tanning to page edges. View more info

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Hemingway

By: Sanderson, Stewart

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Oliver and Boyd: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016144

Condition: Very Good


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

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Exploring Harry Potter

By: Schafer, Elizabeth D.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 2000

Seller ID: 035842

ISBN: 0091879302

Condition: Near Fine


Offers background, ideas, questions and bibliographies that can be used by parents, teachers and readers to encourage critical thinking and to explore the layers and meanings within the novels. As new, unread copy of this large format paperback which shows signs of slight shelfwear only. 479 pages. View more info