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The Golden Bowl

The Golden Bowl

by HENRY JAMES

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|December 15, 1992

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The wealthy American widower Adam Verver and his shy daughter, Maggie, live in Europe, closely tied through their love of art and their mutual admiration.  Maggie's future seems assured when she becomes the wife of a charming, though impoverished, Italian…
Walden

Walden

by HENRY DAVID THOREAU

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|May 11, 2006

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"The most accurate and readable text of Thoreau's masterpiece."—Joel Porte, author of Consciousness and Culture: Emerson and Thoreau Reviewed This handsome, affordable paperback edition of Walden is the most authoritative version of Henry…
Adam's Curse: Reflections On Religion And Literature
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W. B. Yeats's poem "Adam's Curse" provides Donoghue with motif and incentive. In Genesis God says to Adam: "Because thou hast harkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is…
Third Voice: Modern British and American Drama
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In this stimulating survey of the entire field of modern English verse drama, William Butler Yeats and T.S. Eliot are regarded as the key figures. Shorter studies are included of Christopher Fry, E.E. Cummings, W.H. Auden, Archibald MacLeish, Ezra Pound, Wallace…
Metaphor

Metaphor

by Denis Donoghue

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|April 22, 2014

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Warrenpoint

Warrenpoint

by Denis Donoghue

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|August 1, 2013

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Warrenpoint is a memoir, and more than a memoir: with moments of novelistic narrative and lyricism wedded to musings on the aesthetic and theological themes of the author's coming of age--filial piety, original sin, a child's perceptions, and then the nature of…
The House of the Seven Gables

The House of the Seven Gables

by NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE

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|December 15, 2009

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Following on the heels of The Scarlet Letter , The House of the Seven Gables was intended to be a far sunnier book than its predecessor and one that would illustrate “the folly” of tumbling down on posterity “an avalanche of ill-gotten gold, or…
Speaking Of Beauty

Speaking Of Beauty

by Denis Donoghue

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|August 11, 2004

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A foremost critic of the English language here reflects on beauty and the language that it inspires in authors from Kant to Keats, Hawthorne to Housman. "An excellent and eloquent book."-James Wood, New York Times Book Review "A beautiful book about beauty.…
Uncommon Readers: Denis Donoghue, Frank Kermode, George Steiner, and the Tradition of the Common…
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Impressive in scope and erudition, Christopher Knight's Uncommon Readers focuses on three critics whose voices - mixing eloquence with pugnacity - stand out as among the most notable independent critics working during the last half-century. The critics are Denis…
The Complete Poetry And Selected Prose Of John Donne
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This Modern Library edition contains all of John Donne's great metaphysical love poetry. Here are such well-known songs and sonnets as "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "The Extasie," and "A Nocturnall Upon S. Lucies Day," along…
The Stories of J.F. Powers

The Stories of J.F. Powers

by J.F. Powers

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|March 31, 2000

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Hailed by Frank O'Connor as one of "the greatest living storytellers," J. F. Powers, who died in 1999, stands with Eudora Welty, Flannery O'Connor, and Raymond Carver among the authors who have given the short story an unmistakably American cast. In…
The Practice Of Reading

The Practice Of Reading

by Denis Donoghue

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|March 11, 2000

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This lucid and elegantly written book is a sustained conversation about the nature and importance of literary interpretation. Distinguished critic Denis Donoghue argues that we must read texts closely and imaginatively, as opposed to merely or mistakenly…
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