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A Tolkien Treasury

By W. H. Auden

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Collects stories, essays, poems, illustrations, and recipes inspired by the work of J.R.R. Tolkien, and includes contributions by W.H. Auden, Edmund Wilson, Michael Green, Alida Becker, and Ted Johnstone.
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Critical essays illuminate the twentieth-century author's thoughts on literature, ideals, and creativity
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My Father and Myself

By J.R. Ackerley

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(New York Review Books Classics). The author’s ongoing quest to comprehend a father who remained always just beyond his reach. 283p.
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Rock Crystal

By Adalbert Stifter

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Seemingly the simplest of stories - a passing anecdote of village life - ROCK CRYSTAL opens up into a tale of almost unendurable suspense and is well considered as one of the most unusual, moving, and memorable of Christmas stories. Two children, Conrad and his little sister Sanna - set out from the village high up in the Alps to visit their grandparents in the neighboring valley. It is the day before Christmas but the weather is mild, and their grandparetns receive them joyously, with gifts, and kisses . On their way home, snow begins to fall. Undaunted, the chldren, press on, until it is deep ngiht when the sky clears and they've discovered themselves out on a glacier, terrifying and beautiful, the heart of the void. 76p.
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The T. S. Eliot Memorial Lectures delivered at Eliot College in the University of Kent at Canterbury, October, 1967. They consider Eliot's verse plays, the Icelandic Sagas, the world of Opera, and finally, Christian beliefand the nature of language. 127p. Pap.
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This publication celebrates the centenary of the poet's birth, presenting a new and significantly expanded edition of the 1979 'Selected Poems,' adding twenty poem to the original hundred, broadening its focus to better reflect the enormous wealth of form, rhetoric, tone, and content in Auden's work. Also new are brief notes explaining references that have become obscure to younger generations of readers, and a revised introduction that reveals more about Auden's emotional life than was known in 1979. 384p.
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Sonnets

By William Shakespeare

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Discusses Shakespeare's life, world, and work, and includes the sonnets, textual notes, and literary criticism
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When it was first publihsed in 1947, THE AGE OF ANXIETY - W.H. Auden's last, longest, and most ambitious book-length poem - immediateloy struck a powerful chord, capturing the imagination of the cultural moment that it diagnosed and named. Beginining as a conversation among four strangers in a barroom on New York's Third Avenue, Auden's analysis of Western culture druing the Second World War won the Pulitzer Prize and inspired a symphony by Leonard Bernstein as well as a ballet by Jerome Robbins. This volume - the first annotated, critical edition of the poem - introduces this important work to a new generation of readers by putting it in historical and biographical context and elucidating its difficulties. Appendix, Textual Notes. 144p.
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This volume presents Cavafy's complete poems: sixty-three newly translated poems have been added to the widely praised edition first published in 1961, of which Lionel Trilling wrote, 'Rae Davlen's translation...gives the English-speaking world a new poet.' Bibliographical Note, Notes, Bibliography. 312p.
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An allegorical fairytale from the author of 'The Princess and the Goblin' and 'At the Back of the North Wind' about a boy and girl who seek the keyhole that will fit the rainbow's magical key. B&W ill. 85p. (Ages: 5-8).
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Every page in this volume contains some fundamental precursor of the ways in which we think about heroism, destiny, love, politics, tragedy, science, virtue, and thought itself. 726p.
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