Literature

  1. The Letters of William Cullen Bryant

    The Letters of William Cullen Bryant (Hardcover)

    Volume I, 1809-36 William Cullen Bryant, Thomas G. Voss
    Price: $85.00
    When William Cullen Bryant signed the first of 314 letters in the present volume, in 1809, he was a frail and shy farm boy of fourteen who had nonetheless already won some fame as the satirist of Thomas Jefferson. When he wrote the last, in 1836, he had become the chief poet of his country, the...

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  2. The Letters of William Cullen Bryant

    The Letters of William Cullen Bryant (Hardcover)

    Volume II, 1836 William Cullen Bryant, Thomas G. Voss
    Price: $85.00
    The second volume of William Cullen Bryant's letters opens in 1836 as he has just returned to New York from an extended visit to Europe to resume charge of the New York Evening Post, brought near to failure during his absence by his partner William Leggett's mismanagement. At the period's close,...

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  3. The Logic of Passion

    The Logic of Passion (Paperback)

    The Literary Criticism of William Hazlitt John L. Mahoney
    Price: $33.00
    Hazlitt is easily the most representative of the major British critics writing during the period of 'High Romanticism' (1790-1830), as well as one of the two greatest…No other critic is so central and in so many ways…The Logic of Passion is a book that distils over twenty years of...

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  4. William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha

    William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha (Paperback)

    A King of Keystone in the Universe Elizabeth Kerr
    Price: $40.00
    "…Elizabeth M. Kerr has, with the publication of William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha: 'A Kind of Keystone in the Universe,' completed a comprehensive examination of Faulkner's mythical county…this latest work deals with the 'symbolic values related to the themes of the separate...

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  5. Sherlock Holmes By Gas Lamp

    Sherlock Holmes By Gas Lamp (Hardcover)

    Highlights from the First Four Decades of the Baker Street Journal Philip Shreffler
    Price: $50.00
    Sherlock Holmes was still an undergraduate when Squire Trevor pointed out the direction of his future life’s work, telling him that "all the detectives of fact and of fancy would be children in your hands." His prediction was right on the mark: so it was then, and so it remains...

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