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Literary Criticism

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The Human Image: Avant-Garde and Christian:  New Perspectives on the Theatre of the Absurd, Sherrell, Richard E.
101 Sherrell, Richard E. The Human Image: Avant-Garde and Christian: New Perspectives on the Theatre of the Absurd
Dust jacket has two small tears at head of spine, light rubbing, price-clipped, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Author brings a Christian perspective to his critical examination of the avant-garde. Three general chapters with separate chapters devoted to Beckett, Ionesco, Genet, and Arthur Adamov. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 160 pages. E5 John Knox Press 1969 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 25061 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Circumference and Circumstance:  Stages in the Mind and Art of Emily Dickinson, Sherwood, William Robert
102 Sherwood, William Robert Circumference and Circumstance: Stages in the Mind and Art of Emily Dickinson
Slight edgewear to jacket, price-clipped, now protected with acid-free mylar cover. Owner blindstamp on first endpaper of book. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Analysis of the poetry of the great Emily Dickinson. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 302 pages. M5 NY. NY Columbia U Press 1968 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 25412 
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Why the Novel Matters: a Postmodern Perplex, Spilka, Mark / McCracken-Flesher, Caroline, Eds.
103 Spilka, Mark / McCracken-Flesher, Caroline, Eds. Why the Novel Matters: a Postmodern Perplex
No defects in book or jacket. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. As New. . Thirty papers on aspects of the topic, index. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 388 pages. F6 Bloomington. Bloomington Indiana U. Press 1990 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 22022 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Half Told Tales: Dilemmas of Meaning in Three French Novels, Stewart, Philip
104 Stewart, Philip Half Told Tales: Dilemmas of Meaning in Three French Novels
Bound in cream card covers. Bump to lower corner of back cover, also slightly affecting last 50 pages. No other defects; pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . The novels are: La Vie de Marianne; La Religieuse; and Julie, ou La Nouvelle Heloise. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by author on half-title page. . North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures (No. 228) Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 216 pages. Signed by Author. I3 Univ of North Carolina Pr 1987 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 26135 
Price: 21.50 USD
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Sidelights on Elizabethan Drama:  A Series of Studies Dealing with the Authorship of Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Plays, Sykes, H. Dugdale
105 Sykes, H. Dugdale Sidelights on Elizabethan Drama: A Series of Studies Dealing with the Authorship of Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Plays
Jacket is sunned at margins and spine, several short tears. Owner name neatly written on front pastedown, hidden by jacket flap. Pages are crisp and tight, book appears unread. . Reprint of a work first published in 1924. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 231 pages. E5 NY. NY Barnes & Noble 1966 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 21825 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Religion and the Arts: a Journal from Boston College (Volume 2-3, 1998) [Raymond Carver Issue], Taylor, Dennis, Ed.
106 Taylor, Dennis, Ed. Religion and the Arts: a Journal from Boston College (Volume 2-3, 1998) [Raymond Carver Issue]
Bump to foot of spine. Covers are clean and unworn, binding is tight, pages are crisp and unmarked. Book appears unread. A beautifully produced journal printed on coated paper; illustrated. . This is a scholarly journal examining connections between religion and the arts, and includes scholarly articles, review essays, book reviews, and more. This issue is a special issue devoted largely to Raymond Carver: "Cathedral" by Raymond Carver: A Variorum Edition, by Steve Mirarchi; Conditions of Possibility: Religious Revision in Raymond Carver's "Cathedral, " by Steve Mirarchi; Word of God in Some Raymond Carver Stories, by Edward Duffy; A Note on the Function of Language in "Cathedral, " by Paul Doherty; Low Roofs Over Infinity: Architectural Miniatures in a Typology of Ritual Object, by John Renard; Prophetic Riddles: The Enigmas of Emily Dickinson, by J23675ohn Hildebidle. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 144 pages. K4 Boston. Boston Boston College 1998 Softcover Near Fine 30443 
Price: 21.50 USD
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Chapters of Experience  Studies in 20th Century American Autobiography, Taylor, Gordon O.
107 Taylor, Gordon O. Chapters of Experience Studies in 20th Century American Autobiography
No defects in book, As New. Dust jacket is gently bumped at head of spine, . Chapters on Henry Adams, James Agee, Joan Didion, W. E. B. Dubois, Henry James, Mary McCarthy and Malcolm X. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 162 pages. A2 Palgrave MacMillan 1983 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 31356 
Price: 115.00 USD
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Sylvia Plath:  Une Écriture Embryonnaire, Tuhkunen-Couzic, Taïna
108 Tuhkunen-Couzic, Taïna Sylvia Plath: Une Écriture Embryonnaire
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Text is in the French language. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 393 pages. F6 Paris. Paris L'Harmatten 2002 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 25351 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Holderlin's Major Poetry  The Dialectics of Unity, Unger, Richard
109 Unger, Richard Holderlin's Major Poetry The Dialectics of Unity
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 288 pages. B5 Indiana University Press 1976 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 31650 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Belloc: a Biographical Anthology, Van Thal, Herbert, Ed.
110 Van Thal, Herbert, Ed. Belloc: a Biographical Anthology
Dust jacket has a few short tears, half-inch chip to lower edge of back panel, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight; book appears unread. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 386 pages. C2 Alfred A Knopf 1970 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 28795 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Antonio Machado, Poeta de Lo Nimio  Alteracion de La Perspectiva (Spanish Edition), Vila-Belda, Reyes
111 Vila-Belda, Reyes Antonio Machado, Poeta de Lo Nimio Alteracion de La Perspectiva (Spanish Edition)
No defects, As New. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the author to a friend. . Biblioteca Filologica Hispana Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 205 pages. Signed by Author. L5 Madrid. Madrid Visor Libros 2010 Perfect Fine 30609 
Price: 21.50 USD
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From Utopia to Nightmare, Walsh, Chad
112 Walsh, Chad From Utopia to Nightmare
Dust jacket has label ghost to front panel, light soil to back panel, no other defects, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. This is the true first edition. . Author examines the concept of utopia and why men no longer write of it, but instead of dystopia, or "inverted utopia." . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 191 pages. G4 Geoffrey Bles 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 25659 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Literary Perspectivism of Ramón Pérez De Ayala, Weber, Frances Wyers
113 Weber, Frances Wyers The Literary Perspectivism of Ramón Pérez De Ayala
No defects. . In English and Spanish. . Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures, Number 60. Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 108 pages. H4 Chapel Hill, NC. Chapel Hill, NC U. North Carolina Press 1966 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 22505 
Price: 25.00 USD
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From Whitman to Sandburg in American Poetry:   A Critical Survey, Weirick, Bruce
114 Weirick, Bruce From Whitman to Sandburg in American Poetry: A Critical Survey
Dust jacket has light edgewear, shallow chipping at extremities of spine, mild sunning to spine, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book is bound in two shades of blue with red titles box and gilt titles to spine. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Reprint of the 1924 first edition. A solid, attractive copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 245 pages. F2 Macmillan 1934 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 29478 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Comparative Literature and Literary Theory Survey and Introduction,, Weisstein, Ulrich
115 Weisstein, Ulrich Comparative Literature and Literary Theory Survey and Introduction,
Fine, no defects. . Classic study, translated from the German. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 339 pages. H2 Indiana University Press 1974 Paperback Fine 32593 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A History of Modern Criticism 1750-1950. Volume 6: American Criticism, 1900-1950, Wellek, René
116 Wellek, René A History of Modern Criticism 1750-1950. Volume 6: American Criticism, 1900-1950
Corner crease and short gouge to front cover. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by author on half-title page. Volume 6 of a seven-volume set. . Trade PB. Vol. 6. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 345 pages. Signed by Author. B6 New Haven. New Haven Yale U. Press 1986 2nd Printing Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 24066 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Literary History of America, Wendell, Barrett
117 Wendell, Barrett A Literary History of America
Page ends lightly spotted, lacking first endpaper. Binding is tight, pages are clean, book appears unread. . Reprint of a work originally published in 1900. This is the Greenwood Press edition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 574 pages. M2 NY. NY Greenwood Press 1968 1st Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 18535 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Willa Cather:  Landscape and Exile, Winters, Laura
118 Winters, Laura Willa Cather: Landscape and Exile
A bit of rubbing to jacket, now in protective mylar cover. No defects in book. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . Examines how Cather intricately connects her characters to places and landscape. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 127 pages. H4 Selinsgrove. Selinsgrove Susquehanna University Press 1994 3rd Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 22452 
Price: 32.50 USD
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Enchanted Aisles, Woollcott, Alexander
119 Woollcott, Alexander Enchanted Aisles
Fragile dust jacket is lacking top quarter-inch of front panel and spine, half-inch chip at bottom edge of back panel. Jacket is separated into two pieces at crease of spine but otherwise intact, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. . Book is VG, bound in blue cloth with bright gilt titles to front cover and spine, top edge is bright gilt, somewhat scratched and rubbed. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . A collection of the author's essays on the theatre. Woollcott was an American critic and writer for the New York Times. This is the first printing. Scarce in dust jacket. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 260 pages. D2 NY. NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1924 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 29030 
Price: 40.00 USD
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