Category: Literary Criticism/Comment


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Gerard Manley Hopkins : The Kenyon Critics

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1949

Edition: First

Seller ID: 015559

Condition: Good

Black boards are marked and worn, PO name/address, internally very good, B & W frontis intact. View more info

Twentieth Century : Volume Eleven

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kew, Australia, The Insitute of Social Order: 1957

Seller ID: 031411

Condition: Good

Volume Eleven comprises four issues : Spring 1956, Summer 1956, Autumn 1957, Winter 1957, total 381 pps. plus advertisements at rear. Bound as one in burgundy cloth boards, black title to spine. The boards are marked (scans available on request) otherwise in very good conditon with brown paper endpapers, PO name to title page. Essays and reviews are eclectic ranging from Somerset Maugham and the Highbrow (Margaret Clarke), The Craft of Letters in England (John Lehmann) through to Poetic Sincerity in Revolt (Josephine Macon) and Secondary School Science (John W. Doyle). View more info

Frank Hardy & the Literature of Commitment

By: Adams, Paul;Lee, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Vulgar Press: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 024777

ISBN: 0958079412

Condition: Nr. Fine

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The Laxdoela Saga: Its Structural Patterns

By: Adelung, A. Margaret Arent

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Press: 1972

Seller ID: 017101

Condition: Very Good

Top right corner ffep cut away on the diagonal (presumably to erase PO details) View more info

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Looking for The Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic

By: Alice Kaplan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 2016

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031431

ISBN: 022624167X

Condition: As New

An unmarked as new copy. "Thoroughly enjoyable, and filled with fascinating thoughts and insights. A wonderfully elegant investigative journey, leading us from the first spark to the afterlife of Camus's novel." View more info


By: Armand, Louis (edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Prague, Litteraria Pragensia: 2006

Edition: Presume First

Seller ID: 028074

ISBN: 8073081237

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to wraps. View more info

Background to Shakespeare

By: Badawi, M.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Press: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: 013113

ISBN: 0333305345

Condition: Very Good

Minimal edgewear to spine ends, View more info

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The Art of Literary Biography

By: Batchelor, John (edited by)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press Oxford: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 019957

ISBN: 0198182899

Condition: As New

Is literary biography so widely read for popular, "prurient" reasons, or for reputable intellectual reasons? Is it of interest only in so far as it illuminates a writer's work? How much can we know about a life, such as Shakespeare's, where the documentation is so slight? These are among the wide range of questions addressed by the seventeen leading biographers and literary critics in this important new work. Always a popular genre, biography has become one of the most immediate and accessible modes of writing about literature. This book examines such literary figures as Conrad, Lawrence,... View more info

A Literary History of England : Second Edition

By: Baugh, Albert C. (edited by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1967

Edition: 1976 Reprint

Seller ID: 013432

ISBN: 0710062621

Condition: Very Good

A hefty tome: Book 1 The Middle Ages, Book II The Renaissance, Book III The Resoration and Eighteenth Century, Book IV The Nineteenth Century and After. 1796 pps. plus index. D/W edgeworn with some loss to spine ends, spine tanned, mark where prev. price sticker removed. View more info

The Romance : The Critical Idiom Series No. 10

By: Beer, Gillian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011214

ISBN: 0416172601

Condition: Very Good

Sl. edgewear, internally appears unread. Many other titles in this series available - please enquire direct. View more info

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The Oxford Literary History of Australia

By: Bennett, Bruce; Strauss, Jennifer; Wallace-Crabbe, Chris

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford Univ Pr: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021389

ISBN: 0195537378

Condition: Very Good

This new literary history rethinks the landscapes of Australian litera ture in an engaging style and takes into account contemporary theories of literature and associated art forms. View more info

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Nation and Narration

By: Bhabha, Homi K. (edited by)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London & New York, Routledge: 1990

Edition: 1995 Reprint

Seller ID: 031587

ISBN: 0415014832

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy in very good condition. "A passionate collection - impressive in its global reach, making visible the heterogeneity of the question of nation. Narration is also history, as history narration. Literary criticism becomes historical in Nation and Narration." View more info

The Joycean Way: A Topographic Guide to "Dubliners" and "a Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man" with maps and Photographs

By: Bidwell, Bruce; Joyce, James; Heffer, Linda

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dublin, Wolfhound Press: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: 011334

ISBN: 0905473396

Condition: Nr. Fine

Laminate on D/W front panel is creased, ? production fault. " means of photographs, maps and close textual examination, the authors chart the fascination Dublin held for Joyce and the movements of Joyce's characters through it." View more info

Spy Thrillers : From Buchan to le Carre

By: Bloom, Clive (edited by)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: U.K., Macmillan: 1990

Edition: First

Seller ID: 020638

ISBN: 0333522443

Condition: Very Good

Publisher's stamp to ffep. View more info

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From Romanticism to Critical Theory : The philosophy of German Literary Theory

By: Bowie, Andrew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1997

Seller ID: 017104

ISBN: 0415127637

Condition: Very Good

Reading creases to spine, PO name, otherwise unmarked in excellent condition. View more info

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A Companion to Chaucer

By: Brown, Peter (edited by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford U.K., Blackwell Pub: 2002

Seller ID: 022639

ISBN: 0631235906

Condition: Nr. Fine

Designed as both a contribution to original research and as a stimulating and accessible text, this volume is a helpful, reliable, responsive and adaptable resource for students of Chaucer at all levels. View more info

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Rainforest Narratives : the work of Janette Turner Hospital

By: Callahan, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Queensland University Press: 2009

Edition: First

Seller ID: 020266

ISBN: 0702237272

Condition: Nr. Fine

Media release laid in. "Analyses the major themes scattered throughout Hospital's writing by exploring her work, book by book." View more info

The Wedding Day in Literature and Art : a Collection of the Best Descriptions of weddings from the Workds of Hte World's Leading Novelists and poets, Richly Illustrated with Reproductions of Famous Paintings of Incidents of the Nuptial Day

By: Carter, C. F. (compiled by)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1912

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029352

Condition: Very Good

First published 1900. A very handsome book with green cloth boards, gilt title to front panel and spine, side fore-edges untrimmed and lightly tanned. PO gift inscription ffep appears contemporary, not 1912. Black and white plates intact. Sl. edgewear to spine ends and corners. A beautiful homage to what is (usually) thought of as the most important day of one's life. View more info

Four Essays on Gulliver's Travels

By: Case, Arthur

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1945

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030164

Condition: Very Good

Light blue boards are darkened from midline to lower edge (very strange configuration!), black spine intact, silver title remains bright. Internally, prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown o/w unmarked and in excellent condition, including fold-out map of Gulliverian Hemisphere intact and unmarked. View more info

Inner Workings : Literary Essays 2000-2005

By: Coetzee, J. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030506

ISBN: 1741668352

Condition: As New

A brand new unmarked copy. "Coetzee the critic is every bit as good as Coetzee the novelist." (Irish Times). View more info