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    Cover: Scholarship and FreedomScholarship and FreedomHarpham, Geoffrey GaltHARDCOVER09/08/2020$29.95
    Cover: Dante’s Bones: How a Poet Invented ItalyDante’s Bones: How a Poet Invented ItalyRaffa, Guy P.HARDCOVER05/12/2020$35.00
    Cover: The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThe Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThorson, Robert M.PAPERBACK04/30/2019$17.95
    Cover: Inventing Edward LearInventing Edward LearLodge, SaraHARDCOVER11/30/2018$29.95
    Cover: Hesse: The Wanderer and His ShadowHesse: The Wanderer and His ShadowDecker, Gunnar
    Lewis, Peter
    HARDCOVER11/05/2018$39.95
    Cover: The Annotated Prison Writings of Oscar WildeThe Annotated Prison Writings of Oscar WildeWilde, Oscar
    Frankel, Nicholas
    PAPERBACK05/14/2018$19.50
    Cover: Dante: The Story of His LifeDante: The Story of His LifeSantagata, Marco
    Dixon, Richard
    PAPERBACK05/07/2018$17.50
    Cover: After Ireland: Writing the Nation from Beckett to the PresentAfter Ireland: Writing the Nation from Beckett to the PresentKiberd, DeclanHARDCOVER01/08/2018$39.95
    Cover: Oscar Wilde: The Unrepentant YearsOscar Wilde: The Unrepentant YearsFrankel, NicholasHARDCOVER10/16/2017$29.95
    Cover: Milton and the Making of <i>Paradise Lost</i>Milton and the Making of Paradise LostPoole, WilliamHARDCOVER10/09/2017$31.00
    Cover: Paradise Lost: A Life of F. Scott FitzgeraldParadise Lost: A Life of F. Scott FitzgeraldBrown, David S.HARDCOVER05/22/2017$29.95
    Cover: Picturing Emerson: An IconographyPicturing Emerson: An IconographyMyerson, Joel
    Wilson, Leslie Perrin
    PAPERBACK05/08/2017$30.00
    Cover: The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThe Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThorson, Robert M.HARDCOVER04/24/2017$29.95
    Cover: Milosz: A BiographyMilosz: A BiographyFranaszek, Andrzej
    Parker, Aleksandra
    Parker, Michael
    HARDCOVER04/24/2017$35.00
    Cover: A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for MeaningA Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for MeaningZaretsky, RobertPAPERBACK11/21/2016$18.50
    Cover: Plucking Chrysanthemums: Narushima Ryūhoku and Sinitic Literary Traditions in Modern JapanPlucking Chrysanthemums: Narushima Ryūhoku and Sinitic Literary Traditions in Modern JapanFraleigh, MatthewHARDCOVER11/21/2016$65.00
    Cover: FlaubertFlaubertWinock, Michel
    Elliott, Nicholas
    HARDCOVER10/17/2016$35.00
    Cover: Thomas Hardy: Half a LondonerThomas Hardy: Half a LondonerFord, MarkHARDCOVER10/10/2016$27.95
    Cover: The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of WonderlandThe Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of WonderlandDouglas-Fairhurst, RobertPAPERBACK08/15/2016$19.50
    Cover: Dante: The Story of His LifeDante: The Story of His LifeSantagata, Marco
    Dixon, Richard
    HARDCOVER04/11/2016$35.00
    Cover: Slavish Shore: The Odyssey of Richard Henry Dana Jr.Slavish Shore: The Odyssey of Richard Henry Dana Jr.Amestoy, Jeffrey L.HARDCOVER08/01/2015$35.00
    Cover: Boswell’s EnlightenmentBoswell’s EnlightenmentZaretsky, RobertHARDCOVER03/23/2015$26.95
    Cover: American Vandal: Mark Twain AbroadAmerican Vandal: Mark Twain AbroadMorris, RoyHARDCOVER03/10/2015$27.95
    Cover: The Essential TagoreThe Essential TagoreTagore, Rabindranath
    Alam, Fakrul
    Chakravarty, Radha
    PAPERBACK11/24/2014$27.50
    Cover: The Undiscovered Country: Text, Translation, and Modernity in the Work of Yanagita KunioThe Undiscovered Country: Text, Translation, and Modernity in the Work of Yanagita KunioOrtabasi, MelekHARDCOVER09/15/2014$49.95
    Cover: Stephen Crane: A Life of FireStephen Crane: A Life of FireSorrentino, PaulHARDCOVER06/05/2014$39.95
    Cover: The Burden of Female Talent: The Poet Li Qingzhao and Her History in ChinaThe Burden of Female Talent: The Poet Li Qingzhao and Her History in ChinaEgan, Ronald C.HARDCOVER02/17/2014$59.95
    Cover: The Keats Brothers: The Life of John and GeorgeThe Keats Brothers: The Life of John and GeorgeGigante, DenisePAPERBACK10/07/2013$26.00
    Cover: Becoming Dickens: The Invention of a NovelistBecoming Dickens: The Invention of a NovelistDouglas-Fairhurst, RobertPAPERBACK05/13/2013$19.50
    Cover: Tiger Writing: Art, Culture, and the Interdependent SelfTiger Writing: Art, Culture, and the Interdependent SelfJen, GishHARDCOVER03/25/2013$18.95
    Cover: Declaring His Genius: Oscar Wilde in North AmericaDeclaring His Genius: Oscar Wilde in North AmericaMorris, RoyHARDCOVER01/07/2013$26.95
    Cover: Samuel Johnson: Selected Writings: A Tercentenary CelebrationSamuel Johnson: Selected Writings: A Tercentenary CelebrationJohnson, Samuel
    Martin, Peter
    PAPERBACK05/31/2011$28.50
    Cover: Confessions of a Young NovelistConfessions of a Young NovelistEco, UmbertoHARDCOVER04/25/2011$18.95
    Cover: Richard Bentley: Poetry and EnlightenmentRichard Bentley: Poetry and EnlightenmentHaugen, Kristine LouiseHARDCOVER04/01/2011$48.50
    Cover: Samuel Johnson: A BiographySamuel Johnson: A BiographyMartin, PeterPAPERBACK11/15/2010$24.50
    Cover: Loneliness as a Way of LifeLoneliness as a Way of LifeDumm, ThomasPAPERBACK05/01/2010$22.00
    Cover: A Monument More Durable than Brass: Donald & Mary Hyde Collection of Dr. Samuel JohnsonA Monument More Durable than Brass: Donald & Mary Hyde Collection of Dr. Samuel JohnsonHorrocks, Thomas A.HARDCOVER04/01/2010$35.00
    Cover: The Notebooks of Robert FrostThe Notebooks of Robert FrostFrost, Robert
    Faggen, Robert
    PAPERBACK03/30/2010$26.00
    Cover: Homer the ClassicHomer the ClassicNagy, GregoryPAPERBACK02/28/2010$39.95
    Cover: Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume VIII: Letters and Social AimsCollected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume VIII: Letters and Social AimsEmerson, Ralph Waldo
    Myerson, Joel
    HARDCOVER02/15/2010$124.50
    Cover: William Blake on Self and SoulWilliam Blake on Self and SoulQuinney, LauraHARDCOVER01/15/2010$53.00
    Cover: Reading Tao Yuanming: Shifting Paradigms of Historical Reception (427 - 1900)Reading Tao Yuanming: Shifting Paradigms of Historical Reception (427 - 1900)Swartz, WendyHARDCOVER09/30/2008$49.95
    Cover: Out of the Alleyway: Nakagami Kenji and the Poetics of Outcaste FictionOut of the Alleyway: Nakagami Kenji and the Poetics of Outcaste FictionZimmerman, EveHARDCOVER01/31/2008$39.95
    Cover: In Search of Nella Larsen: A Biography of the Color LineIn Search of Nella Larsen: A Biography of the Color LineHutchinson, GeorgeHARDCOVER05/30/2006$42.00
    Cover: The Gardens of Emily DickinsonThe Gardens of Emily DickinsonFarr, JudithPAPERBACK10/31/2005$32.00
    Cover: Selected Letters of John Keats: Based on the texts of Hyder Edward Rollins, Revised EditionSelected Letters of John Keats: Based on the texts of Hyder Edward Rollins, Revised EditionKeats, John
    Scott, Grant F.
    PAPERBACK09/30/2005$33.50
    Cover: The Road of Excess: A History of Writers on DrugsThe Road of Excess: A History of Writers on DrugsBoon, MarcusPAPERBACK03/15/2005$37.00
    Cover: One Writer’s BeginningsOne Writer’s BeginningsWelty, EudoraAUDIO CD12/17/2004$20.00
    Cover: EmersonEmersonBuell, LawrencePAPERBACK09/30/2004$30.00
    Cover: Letters and Journals, Volume 1Letters and Journals, Volume 1Cooper, James Fenimore
    Beard, James Franklin
    HARDCOVER08/20/2004$147.00
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