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The Best Poems of the English Language: From Chaucer Through Robert Frost
The Best Poems of the English Language: From Chaucer Through Robert Frost
By Harper Perennial
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
This comprehensive anthology attempts to give the common reader possession of six centuries of great British and American poetry. The book features a large introductory essay by Harold Bloom called ''The Art of Reading Poetry,'' which presents his critical reflections of more than half a century devoted to the reading, teaching, and writing about the literary achievement he loves most. In the case of all major poets in the language, this volume offers either the entire range of what is most


The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale (Modern Library 100 Best Novels)
The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale (Modern Library 100 Best Novels)
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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timeEdited and with Notes by Peter Lancelot MalliosIntroduction by Robert D. KaplanIn reexamining The Secret Agent in a post-9/11 world, Robert D. Kaplan praises Joseph Conrad’s “surgical insight into the mechanics of terrorism,” calling the book “a fine example of how a savvy novelist may detect the future long before a social scientist does.” This intense 1907 thriller–a precursor to works by Graham Greene and


The Bedford Anthology of American Literature, Volume One: Beginnings to 1865
The Bedford Anthology of American Literature, Volume One: Beginnings to 1865
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Here at last is an anthology that is not simply a collection of texts, but a carefully crafted tool for teaching and learning. With engaging author and selection introductions and generous gloss notes that supply the meaning of unfamiliar words, The Bedford Anthology of American Literature helps students read, appreciate, and understand American literature. The unsurpassed illustration program helps students grasp the cultural, material, and social conditions in which literary works are


Wolf Hall
Wolf Hall
By Picador USA
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WINNER OF THE 2009 MAN BOOKER PRIZEWINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR FICTIONA NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEREngland in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the king dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The pope and most of Europe opposes him. Into this impasse steps Thomas Cromwell: a wholly original man, a charmer and a bully, both idealist and opportunist, astute


If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho
If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho
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By combining the ancient mysteries of Sappho with the contemporary wizardry of one of our most fearless and original poets, If Not, Winter provides a tantalizing window onto the genius of a woman whose lyric power spans millennia. Of the nine books of lyrics the ancient Greek poet Sappho is said to have composed, only one poem has survived complete. The rest are fragments. In this miraculous new translation, acclaimed poet and classicist Anne Carson presents all of Sappho’s fragments, in


Frankenstein: or `The Modern Prometheus': The 1818 Text (Oxford World's Classics Hardback Collection)
Frankenstein: or `The Modern Prometheus': The 1818 Text (Oxford World's Classics Hardback Collection)
By Oxford University Press
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Frankenstein is the most celebrated horror story ever written. It tells 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 a being from dead body parts, and animates this creature. The results for Victor and for his family are catastrophic. Written when Mary Shelley was just eighteen, Frankenstein was inspired by the ghost stories and vogue for Gothic literature that fascinated


Conversations in American Literature: Language, Rhetoric, Culture
Conversations in American Literature: Language, Rhetoric, Culture
By Robin Dissin Aufses
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PACKAGE THIS TITLE WITH OUR 2016 MLA SUPPLEMENT, Documenting Sources in MLA Style (package ISBN-13: 9781319084615). Get the most recent updates on MLA citation in a convenient, 40-page resource based on The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition, with plenty of models. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN. Teachers have struggled for years to balance the competing demands of American Literature and AP English


Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
The New York Times BestsellerA Winner of the Alex Award, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction, named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco ChronicleThe Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon away from life as a San Francisco web-design drone and into the aisles of Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore. But after a few days on the job, Clay discovers that the store is more curious than either its name or its gnomic owner might suggest. The


Norman Mailer: Four Books of the 1960s (LOA #305): An American Dream / Why Are We in Vietnam? / The Armies of the Night / Miami and the Siege of Chicago (Library of America Norman Mailer Edition)
Norman Mailer: Four Books of the 1960s (LOA #305): An American Dream / Why Are We in Vietnam? / The Armies of the Night / Miami and the Siege of Chicago (Library of America Norman Mailer Edition)
By Library of America
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Four Mailer classics in one volume for the first time, books that crackle with the creative energy and raw passions of America's most turbulent decadeNo writer plunged more wholeheartedly into the chaotic energies of the 1960s than Norman Mailer, as he fearlessly revolutionized literary norms and genres to capture the political, social, and sexual explosions of an unsettled era. Here, for the first time in one volume, are his unforgettable books of the 1960s: two disruptive and visionary


Night Moves: An Alex Delaware Novel
Night Moves: An Alex Delaware Novel
By Random House Audio
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The master of the psychological thriller makes all the right moves in this new novel of spellbinding suspense. Even with all his years of experience, LAPD homicide detective Milo Sturgis knows there are crimes his skill and savvy cannot solve alone. That’s when he calls on brilliant psychologist Alex Delaware to read between the lines, where the darkest motives lurk. And if ever the good doctor’s insight is needed, it’s at the scene of a murder as baffling


Hidden Among the Stars
Hidden Among the Stars
By Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
From the award-winning author of Catching the Wind, which Publishers Weekly called “unforgettable” and a “must-read,” comes another gripping time-slip novel about hidden treasure, a castle, and ordinary people who resisted evil in their own extraordinary way.The year is 1938, and as Hitler’s troops sweep into Vienna, Austrian Max Dornbach promises to help his Jewish friends hide their most valuable possessions from the Nazis, smuggling them to his family’s summer estate near the


Giovanni's Room
Giovanni's Room
By Vintage Books
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Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. With a sharp, probing imagination, James Baldwin's now-classic narrative delves into the mystery of loving and creates a moving, highly controversial story of death and passion that reveals the unspoken complexities of the human heart.Vintage Books.


The Best American Magazine Writing 2015
The Best American Magazine Writing 2015
By Columbia University Press
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
This year's Best American Magazine Writing features articles on politics, culture, sports, sex, race, celebrity, and more. Selections include Ta-Nehisi Coates's intensely debated ''The Case For Reparations'' (The Atlantic) and Monica Lewinsky's reflections on the public-humiliation complex and how the rules of the game have (and have not) changed (Vanity Fair). Amanda Hess recounts her chilling encounter with Internet sexual harassment (Pacific Standard) and John Jeremiah Sullivan shares his


The Annotated Big Sleep
The Annotated Big Sleep
By Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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The first fully annotated edition of Raymond Chandler’s 1939 classic The Big Sleep features hundreds of illuminating notes and images alongside the full text of the novel and is an essential addition to any crime fiction fan’s library. A masterpiece of noir, Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep helped to define a genre. Today it remains one of the most celebrated and stylish novels of the twentieth century. This comprehensive, annotated edition offers a fascinating look behind the scenes


Consuming Literature: Best Sellers and the Commercialization of Literary Production in Contemporary China
Consuming Literature: Best Sellers and the Commercialization of Literary Production in Contemporary China
By Brand: Stanford University Press
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
This book examines the changes taking place in literary writing and publishing in contemporary China under the influence of the emerging market economy. It focuses on the revival of literary best sellers in the Chinese book market and the establishment of a best-seller production machine. The author examines how writers have become cultural entrepreneurs, how state publishing houses are now motivated by commercial incentives, and how “second-channel,” unofficial publishers and distributors


Literature: Reading, Reacting, Writing
Literature: Reading, Reacting, Writing
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Combining the broadest selection of readings with time-proven and class-tested instruction, LITERATURE: READING, REACTING, WRITING, Eighth Edition, remains the most useful and student-friendly introduction to literature text available. The text includes a comprehensive guide to writing about literature with full coverage of critical thinking, argument, and the writing process. Teachers themselves, authors Kirszner and Mandell take you through each step of the research and writing process,


The Greek Plays: Sixteen Plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides (Modern Library Classics)
The Greek Plays: Sixteen Plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides (Modern Library Classics)
By Modern Library
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
A landmark anthology of the masterpieces of Greek drama, featuring all-new, highly accessible translations of some of the world’s most beloved plays, including Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound, Bacchae, Electra, Medea, Antigone, and Oedipus the KingFeaturing translations by Emily Wilson, Frank Nisetich, Sarah Ruden, Rachel Kitzinger, Mary Lefkowitz, and James Romm The great plays of Ancient Greece are among the most enduring and important legacies of the Western world. Not only is the influence


Nabokov's Favorite Word Is Mauve: What the Numbers Reveal About the Classics, Bestsellers, and Our Own Writing
Nabokov's Favorite Word Is Mauve: What the Numbers Reveal About the Classics, Bestsellers, and Our Own Writing
By SIMON SCHUSTER
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
An NPR Best Book of 2017: “A hell of a lot of fun.” —NPR One of Lit Hub’s “The Best Books About Books” “Enlightening.” —The Wall Street Journal Data meets literature in this brilliant new look at our favorite authors and their masterpieces: Do literary titans follow their own writing advice (and is it any good)? Do men and women write their characters differently? What are each author’s favorite words and clichés?There’s a famous piece of writing advice—offered by


The Best Lesson Series: Literature: 15 Master Teachers Share What Works (Volume 1)
The Best Lesson Series: Literature: 15 Master Teachers Share What Works (Volume 1)
By Talks with Teachers Media
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
We are all searching for new ideas and new possibilities for our classrooms. The Best Lesson Series: Literature offers 15 remarkable lessons from master teachers that will increase student engagement, boost their appreciation of literature, and transform your classroom into a place of discovery and deep critical thinking. Our Best Ideas Become Your Best Lessons: 15 Master Teachers -- Veteran instructors, inspirational teacher-authors, and national award winners share their favorite literature


The Norton Introduction to Literature (Shorter Eleventh Edition)
The Norton Introduction to Literature (Shorter Eleventh Edition)
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
The only introduction to literature that’s a Norton.The Norton Introduction to Literature, Shorter Eleventh Edition, is a diverse, flexible, and balanced text that offers the most carefully edited apparatus and the most interesting and useful treatment of the contexts of literature. A best seller since its first edition, The Norton Introduction to Literature continues to meet the needs of today’s students and instructors, offering trusted guidance for analyzing texts, writing thoughtfully,



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