• A Balthus Notebook

    By Balthus

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780880012348
    • Publisher: ECCO PRESS
    • Published: November 1989
    Meditations by the noted essayist and critic on the enigmatic paintings of Balthus, establishing him as one of the pivotal artists of the 20th century. Illus. 90p.
  • Charles Burchfield's Seasons

    By Charles Burchfield

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781566409797
    • Publisher: Pomegranate
    • Published: August 2004
    Burchfield used watercolor with great power and flexibility to achieve a variety of effects; he was one of the finest American watercolorists of the 20th century. Influenced by the 19th-century romantic concept of nature's primordial energy, Burchfield created extraordinary paintings from commonplace scenes. Illus., 36 color plates, 16 B/W illus.
  • Death of Picasso : New & Selected Writing

    By Guy Davenport

    Our Price: $7.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781593760021
    • Publisher: SHOEMAKER & HOARD
    • Published: August 2003
    The author gathers together twenty-seven essays and stories from throughout his career characterized as the realization of 'high modernism blended with an American sensibility as old as Emerson's' (but not any older). Just a sample of selections, in addition to the title piece: The Aeroplanes at Brescia; Dinner at the Bank of England; We Often Think of Lenin at the Clothespin Factory; The Anthropology of Table Manners; The Bicycle Rider; Boys Smell Like Oranges; Christ Preaching at the Henley Regatta. 379p.
  • Glass, Irony and God

    By Anne Carson

    Our Price: $14.35
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780811213028
    • Publisher: New Directions
    • Published: November 1995
    Anne Carson's poetry - characterized by various reviewers as "short talks," "essays," or "verse narratives" - combines the confessional and the critical in a voice all her own. Known as a remarkable classicist, Anne Carson in Glass, Irony and God weaves contemporary and ancient poetic strands with stunning style. This collection includes: "The Glass Essay," a powerful poem about the end of a love affair, told in the context of Carson's reading of the Bronte sisters; "Book of Isaiah," a poem evoking the deeply primitive feel of ancient Judaism; and "The Fall of Rome," about her trip to "find" Rome and her struggle to overcome feelings of a terrible alienation there.
  • Herakleitos and Diogenes

    By Herakleitos

    Our Price: $11.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781610970884
    • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Pub
    • Published: February 2011
  • Hunter Gracchus and Other Papers on Literature and Art

    By Guy Davenport

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781887178242
    • Publisher: Counterpoint
    • Published: December 1996
    Collects essays commenting on art, architecture, religion, and literature
  • Lectures on Don Quixote

    By Vladimir Nabokov

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780151495955
    • Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich/Bruccoli Clark
    • Published: January 1983
  • Lectures on Don Quixote

    By Vladimir Nabokov

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780156495400
    • Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers
    • Published: April 1984
    The famous writer challenges popular views of Cervantes' classic masterpiece in nine discourses based on lectures given at Harvard from 1951-1952
  • Montaigne's Travel Journal

    By Michel de Montaigne

    Our Price: $5.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780865471238
    • Publisher: North Point Press
    • Published: November 1983
    A Renaissance author presents his observations on society during a seventeen-month trip through Italy, Germany, and Switzerland
  • Selected Stories

    By O. Henry

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780140186888
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: June 1993
    Presents a collection of short stories, including selections from "The Four Million," "Roads of Destiny," and "Strictly Business."
  • The Guy Davenport Reader

    By Guy Davenport

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781619021037
    • Publisher: Counterpoint
    • Published: June 2013
    An introduction to the far-ranging work of the late MacArthur Fellow and author of such publications as The Death of Picasso draws on decades of work to offer definitive examples of his fiction, essays, poetry and translations.
  • The Logia of Yeshua

    By Guy Davenport

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781887178709
    • Publisher: Pgw
    • Published: April 1998
    Gathers the sayings of Jesus from the Gospels and other sources, translated into everyday English