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  • Dream Story by Arthur Schnitzler
    Dream Story (English, Paperback) Arthur Schnitzler

    A novella that tells how through a simple sexual admission a husband and wife ware driven apart into rival worlds of erotic revenge.

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  • The Penguin Classics Book by Henry Eliot
    The Penguin Classics Book (Hardback) Henry Eliot

    The Penguin Classics Book is a reader's companion to the largest library of classic literature in the world....

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  • The Poems by W. B. Yeats
    The Poems (Hardback) W. B. Yeats

    A leader of the twentieth-century Irish nationalist movement, who eventually became one of the Free States's senators, William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) is also the greatest poet that nation has yet produced.

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  • The Annotated Alice by Lewis Carroll
    The Annotated Alice (English, Paperback) Lewis Carroll, Sir John Tenniel

    Bringing together a lifetime's work on Lewis Carroll, this work looks at Carroll's puzzles and games of logic and focuses on topics ranging from Alice's influence on the Beat poet, Jack Kerouac to how mercury in hat linings turned hatters mad.

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  • Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom by Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom (English, Paperback) Oscar Wilde

    Amusing, thought-provoking epigrams, aphorisms, and other jests from the plays, essays, and lively conversation of Oscar Wilde offer a feast of humorous and profound quips. Nearly 400 quotes.

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  • Workers' Tales by Michael Rosen
    Workers' Tales (English, Paperback) Michael Rosen

    A collection of political tales?first published in British workers' magazines?selected and introduced by acclaimed critic and author Michael Rosen...

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  • The Hedgehog And The Fox by Isaiah Berlin
    The Hedgehog And The Fox (Paperback) Isaiah Berlin

    Isaiah Berlin's classic essay on Tolstoy - an exciting new edition with new criticism and a foreword.

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  • The Madwoman in the Attic by Sandra M. Gilbert
    The Madwoman in the Attic (English, Paperback) Sandra M. Gilbert, Susan Kamholtz Gubar

    In this work of feminist literary criticism the authors explore the works of many major 19th-century women writers. They chart a tangible desire expressed for freedom from the restraints of a confining patriarchal society and trace a distinctive female literary tradition.

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  • Collected Poems and Other Verse by Stephane Mallarme
    Collected Poems and Other Verse (English, Paperback) Stephane Mallarme

    Stephane Mallarme was the most radically innovative of nineteenth-century poets. This is the fullest collection of Mallarme's poetry ever published in English, and the only edition in any language that presents his Poesies in the last arrangement known to have been approved by the author. It includes all the prose poems and the unique, unclassifiable Un Coup de des... (A Dice Throw...)

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  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
    Frankenstein (English, Hardback) Mary Shelley

    The most celebrated horror story ever written. The dreadful tale of Victor Frankenstein, a visionary young student of natural philosophy, who discovers the secret of life. In the grip of his obsession he constructs and animates a creature from dead body parts - with catastrophic results.

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  • Zofloya by Charlotte Dacre
    Zofloya (English, Paperback) Charlotte Dacre

    `Few venture as thou hast in the alarming paths of sin.' This is the final judgement of Satan on Victoria di Loredani, the heroine of Zofloya, or The Moor (1806), a tale of lust, betrayal, and multiple murder set in Venice in the last days of the fifteenth century. The novel follows Victoria's progress from spoilt daughter of indulgent aristocrats, through a period of abuse and captivity, to a...

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  • The Great God Pan and Other Horror Stories by Arthur Machen
    The Great God Pan and Other Horror Stories (English, Hardback) Arthur Machen

    Arthur Machen is a significant figure in supernatural and horror literature, in the genre of 'weird fiction'. This collection brings together his best horror tales with a full contextual introduction and which helps to illuminate Machen's place in the literary and cultural milieu of 1890s Britain.

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  • The Illustrated Letters and Diaries of the Pre-Raphaelites by Jan Marsh
    The Illustrated Letters and Diaries of the Pre-Raphaelites (English, Hardback) Jan Marsh

    The story of how a group of precocious young artists shook up the British art establishment, told through their works, letters and diaries.

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  • Charlotte Bronte Revisited by Sophie Franklin
    Charlotte Bronte Revisited (Paperback) Sophie Franklin

    An indispensable guide for students and literature lovers, and emphatically shows why Charlotte is as relevant today as she ever was.

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  • John Clare by John Clare
    John Clare (English, Hardback) John Clare

    In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past.

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  • Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
    Frankenstein (English, Paperback) Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    "This is the best, the most thoughtful advanced school edition of Frankenstein ever done." -- Jerome McGann, University of Virginia

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  • Cambridge Companions to Literature: The Cambridge Companion to `Dracula' by Roger Luckhurst
    Cambridge Companions to Literature: The Cambridge Companion to `Dracula' (English, Paperback) Roger Luckhurst

    This celebrated Gothic novel is explored through essays providing critical, historical, anthropological, philosophical and intellectual contexts that serve to further the understanding and appreciation of Dracula in all its many guises. Together the essays offer exciting new critical approaches to the most famous vampire in literature and film.

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  • The Awakening by Kate Chopin
    The Awakening (English, Paperback) Kate Chopin

    When Edna Pontellier becomes enamored with Robert LeBrun while on vacation, the wife and mother realizes the full force of her desire for love and freedom, in a text that includes thirty-two additional short stories by the author.

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  • Making Oscar Wilde by Michele Mendelssohn
    Making Oscar Wilde (English, Hardback) Michele Mendelssohn

    Packed with new evidence, Making Oscar Wilde tells the untold story of a local Irish eccentric who became a global cultural icon. This must-read book dramatizes Oscar Wilde's remarkable rise in Victorian England and post-Civil War America. Michele Mendelssohn interweaves biography and social history to reveal a life like no other.

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