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"Arion: A Journal of Humanities and the Classics, Third Series, Vol. XV, No. 2, Fall 2007"

By: "(Herbert Golder, ed.)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", 2007

Seller ID: 7-1T003

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Special section ""Tony Harrison: For His Seventieth, Essays by Herbert Golder, Edith Hall, Hallie Rebecca Marshall, Trish Montemuro, & Barrie Rutter"" 186 pages of Essays & Verse, Fiction, and reviews." View more info

The Invitation to Learning Reader: From Prison and Exile (No. 24 - Vol.6 No. 4)

By: "Backlund, Ralph"

Price: $8.06

Publisher: NY, 1957

Seller ID: 67T016

Condition: FINE


"As new. ""discussions of great books and significant ideas as broadcast weekly on the CBS Radio Network.""" View more info

A Sauts et a Gambades Avec Montaigne

By: "Best, Henry"

Price: $44.95

Publisher: 1974

Edition: (Limited edition)

Seller ID: 97T019

Condition: FINE


"As new except for a few tiny spots on back cover, with an inscription to Jacqueline Marc-Chadourne. #6 in limited edition of 100. 147 pages 7.25x5.25"" (18.4x13.3cm.) Text in French." View more info

Gaston Bouthol

By: "Best, Henry"

Price: $54.95

Publisher: 1964

Edition: (Limited edition)

Seller ID: 97T017

Condition: FINE


"As new except for faint yellowing of spine and faint corner bump, with an inscription to Jacqueline Marc Chadourne. #33 in limited edition of 100. Gaston Bouthoul (1896-1980), est un sociologue français spécialiste du phénomène de la guerre. Introduction and selected writings. Text in French. " View more info

Quelques Pas Avec Bachelard

By: "Best, Henry"

Price: $56.95

Publisher: 1977

Edition: (Limited edition)

Seller ID: 97T018

Condition: FINE


"As new except for faint shaded spot on front cover, with an inscription to Jacqueline Marc Chadourne. 30 in limited edition of 50. Bachelard was ""a French philosopher. His most important work is on poetics and on the philosophy of science. To the latter he introduced the concepts of epistemological obstacle and epistemological break (obstacle épistémologique et rupture épistémologique)."" Text in French. 142 pages 7.25x5.25"" (18.4x13.3c... View more info

Les Chroniqueurs du Moyen Age (extraits I)

By: "Bossaut, Andre (ed.)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, 1941

Seller ID: 21P011

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new, unread, but has age toning of pages and covers. Unique US printing done during WWII. Selected texts with resume, information and selections from: G. de Villehardouin, Robert de Clari, Vie de Guillaune le Marechal, Le Menestrel de Reims, Grandes Chroniques de France, Jean de Joinville, Chronique Rimee de Geoffrey de Paris. 104 pages. Text in Franch." View more info

Chroniqueurs Francais du Moyen Age - II

By: "Bossuat, Andre (ed.)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1937

Edition: (7e tirage)

Seller ID: 21P010

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, age tanned, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, light curl. Selected texts with resume, information and selections from: Jean de Bel, Jean Froissart, Cuvelier, Le Journal d'Un Bourgeois de Paris, Enguerrand de Monstrelet, Georges Chastellain, Olivier de la Marche, Phillippe de Commynes. 127 pages. Text in French." View more info

La Tragedie au XVI Siecle - extraits de pieces

By: "Boulle, Jean (Ed.)"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1948

Edition: (2e tirage)

Seller ID: 21P008

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, age tanned, clean interior, light age soil to exterior. Selected texts from the 1506-1608 chronology with resume, information and selections from:Theodore de Beze, Etienne Jodelle, Louis Demasures, Jacques Grevin, Jean de la Taille, Robert Garnier, and Antoine de Montchretien. 146 pages. Text in French." View more info

La Tragedie au XVI Siecle - extraits de pieces

By: "Boulle, Jean (Ed.)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1948

Seller ID: 88P011

Condition: FINE


"As new. Selected texts from the 1506-1608 chronology with resume, information and selections from:Theodore de Beze, Etienne Jodelle, Louis Demasures, Jacques Grevin, Jean de la Taille, Robert Garnier, and Antoine de Montchretien. 146 pages. Text in French." View more info

"Narrative Form in History & Fiction: Hume, Fielding & Gibbon"

By: "Braudy, Leo"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Princeton, NJ", 1970

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 04T005

Condition: VERY GOOD/ Good


"Tight, bright, clean, slight tilt. Slight age shading to top edge. Aqua cloth with black and pink lettering. Dust Jacket is intact and unclipped but age soiled with small rips (tape repaired on inside) along top edge. ""during the 18th century the novel as we now know it emerged from an indistinct past of romance and fictionalized versions of journals, travel chronicles, and biographies. To achieve this direction and dynamic of its own, it drew continuing s... View more info

Stendhal

By: "Caraccio, A."

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1967

Seller ID: 08P014

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint age soil to exterior. ""pour les etudiants, des livres d'initiaion rassemblant l'essentiel et posant les problemes…pour les specialistes, des essais de synthese…"" 205 pages. Text in French" View more info

Dostoievsky (Grandes Figuras)

By: "Castresana, Luis De"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: "Barcelona, Spain", 1953

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 78T013

Condition: VERY GOOD/None


"Blue cloth with black lettering. No DJ. Tight, faint age soil to exterior edges, clean interior, square. Cloth at top edge of spine is worn through. Interior end paper hinge has @1-1/2"" crack. Text in Spanish." View more info

Introduccion al Estudio Del Romanticismo Espanol

By: "Diaz-Plaja, Guillermo"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "Buenos Aires, Argentina", 1938

Edition: "(secunda edicion, 1954)"

Seller ID: 90T019

Condition: VERY GOOD+/Good DJ.


"Tight, yellowed pages, bright covers, clean, square. Owner's name on first free page. No markings. DJ is intact with faint age soil and chipped edged. 207+, indexed pages. Text in Spanish." View more info

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Living by Fiction

By: "Dillard, Annie"

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060915445

ISBN: 0060915447

Condition: GOOD


Living by Fiction is written for--and dedicated to--people who love literature. Dealing with writers such as Nabokov, Barth, Coover, Pynchon, Borges, Garcia Marquez, Beckett, and Calvino, Annie Dillard shows why fiction matters and how it can reveal more of the modern world and modern thinking than all the academic sciences combined. Like Joyce Cary's Art and Reality, this is a book by a writer on the issues raised by the art of literature. Readers of Pilgrim at Tinke... View more info

Some Versions of Pastoral: A Study of the Pastoral Form in Literature

By: "Empson, William"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, 1966

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 6-8T004

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright front cover and text, clean interior, sunned spine and light soil to back cover. Lightly bumped bottom back corner. ""identifies the ideal simplicity of the pastoral convention in a far wider range of literature than precious critics had done...carries his extended study of the pastoral form into such quarters as the sub-plots of many plays..."" 237 indexed pages." View more info

La Operación de Leer: Principios y Ejemplos de Interpretation

By: "Ferraté, Juan"

Price: $31.95

Publisher: "Barcelona, Spain", 1962

Seller ID: 95P012

Condition: VERY GOOD+/Good(DJ)


"Tight, bright, clean interior, light age soil and foxing to exterior, square. Cover edges are creased in toward text block and rubbed. ""es una coleccion de ensayos metodicamente encadennados254 pages, 7x4.5"" (11.3x17.7cm) + index. Text in Spanish." View more info

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How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines

By: "Foster, Thomas C."

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060009427

ISBN: 006000942X

Condition: GOOD


What does it mean when a fictional hero takes a journey?. Shares a meal? Gets drenched in a sudden rain shower? Often, there is much more going on in a novel or poem than is readily visible on the surface--a symbol, maybe, that remains elusive, or an unexpected twist on a character--and there's that sneaking suspicion that the deeper meaning of a literary text keeps escaping you.In this practical and amusing guide to literature, Thomas C. Foster shows how easy and ... View more info

Les Romans Courtois - extraits

By: "Frappier, Jean"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Classiques Larousse: 1943

Edition: (7th printing)

Seller ID: 21P004

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, age tanned, clean, square. ""On entend par romans courtois l'immense literature narrative qui, nee en France vers le milieu de XIIth siecle…"" Only the chapter on Aucassin and Nicolette has markings (underlining and margin notes). Text in French. 122 pages. 12.2x16.2x0.6cm" View more info

"George Herbert Journal, Volume 6 number 1, Fall 1982 "

By: "Gottlieb, Sidneym (Ed.)"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Bridgeport, CT", 1982

Seller ID: 8DT018

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for library sticker on exterior edge and stamp on title page. Articles on the life of George Herbert. ARTICLES: Church History in ""The Church""; The problem of Circularity in Herbert's Wreath; The ""Seasoned Timber"" of Herbert's ""Vertue""; A Note on Herbert's ""Colossus. 3.3""; John Swan's Adaptation of George's Herbert's ""Man""; Henshaw Venning and Bates: Quoters of th... View more info

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The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human

By: "Gottschall, Jonathan"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Mariner Books:

Seller ID: 9780544002340

ISBN: 0544002342

Condition: GOOD


A NYTimes.com Editor's Choice A Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Finalist "A jaunty, insightful new book . . . that] draws from disparate corners of history and science to celebrate our compulsion to storify everything around us."--"New York Times" Humans live in landscapes of make-believe. We spin fantasies. We devour novels, films, and plays. Even sporting events and criminal trials unfold as narratives. Yet the world of story has long remained an undiscovered an... View more info