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    Cover: Fernan Mendez Pinto: Comedia Famosa en dos PartesFernan Mendez Pinto: Comedia Famosa en dos PartesGomez, Antonio EnriquezHARDCOVER01/01/1974$12.50Currently unavailable
    Cover: Dante: The Story of His LifeDante: The Story of His LifeSantagata, Marco
    Dixon, Richard
    PAPERBACK05/07/2018$18.00
    Cover: Johnson and His AgeJohnson and His AgeEngell, JamesPAPERBACK01/01/1984$19.00
    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$19.00
    Cover: The Annotated Prison Writings of Oscar WildeThe Annotated Prison Writings of Oscar WildeWilde, Oscar
    Frankel, Nicholas
    PAPERBACK05/14/2018$20.00
    Cover: The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThe Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThorson, Robert M.PAPERBACK04/30/2019$20.00
    Cover: André Gide: A Life in the PresentAndré Gide: A Life in the PresentSheridan, AlanPAPERBACK10/02/2000$21.00
    Cover: KafkaKafkaWagenbach, Klaus
    Osers, Ewald
    HARDCOVER05/30/2003$22.50
    Cover: Loneliness as a Way of LifeLoneliness as a Way of LifeDumm, ThomasPAPERBACK05/01/2010$22.50
    Cover: Declaring His Genius: Oscar Wilde in North AmericaDeclaring His Genius: Oscar Wilde in North AmericaMorris, RoyHARDCOVER01/07/2013$26.95
    Cover: The Essential TagoreThe Essential TagoreTagore, Rabindranath
    Alam, Fakrul
    Chakravarty, Radha
    PAPERBACK11/24/2014$28.50
    Cover: The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThe Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThorson, Robert M.HARDCOVER04/24/2017$29.95
    Cover: Inventing Edward LearInventing Edward LearLodge, SaraHARDCOVER11/30/2018$29.95
    Cover: Paradise Lost: A Life of F. Scott FitzgeraldParadise Lost: A Life of F. Scott FitzgeraldBrown, David S.HARDCOVER05/22/2017$29.95
    Cover: Scholarship and FreedomScholarship and FreedomHarpham, Geoffrey GaltHARDCOVER09/08/2020$29.95
    Cover: Becoming Dickens: The Invention of a NovelistBecoming Dickens: The Invention of a NovelistDouglas-Fairhurst, RobertPAPERBACK05/13/2013$30.00
    Cover: i: six nonlecturesi: six nonlecturescummings, e. e.PAPERBACK01/01/1991$30.00
    Cover: The Keats Brothers: The Life of John and GeorgeThe Keats Brothers: The Life of John and GeorgeGigante, DenisePAPERBACK10/07/2013$30.00
    Cover: The Notebooks of Robert FrostThe Notebooks of Robert FrostFrost, Robert
    Faggen, Robert
    PAPERBACK03/30/2010$30.00
    Cover: Picturing Emerson: An IconographyPicturing Emerson: An IconographyMyerson, Joel
    Wilson, Leslie Perrin
    PAPERBACK05/08/2017$30.00
    Cover: Samuel Johnson: A BiographySamuel Johnson: A BiographyMartin, PeterPAPERBACK11/15/2010$30.00
    Cover: Samuel Johnson: Selected Writings: A Tercentenary CelebrationSamuel Johnson: Selected Writings: A Tercentenary CelebrationJohnson, Samuel
    Martin, Peter
    PAPERBACK05/31/2011$30.00
    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$30.00
    Cover: Writing Was EverythingWriting Was EverythingKazin, AlfredPAPERBACK04/01/1999$30.00
    Cover: EmersonEmersonBuell, LawrencePAPERBACK09/30/2004$31.00
    Cover: The Marquis de Sade: A LifeThe Marquis de Sade: A LifeSchaeffer, NeilPAPERBACK11/01/2000$31.00
    Cover: The Gardens of Emily DickinsonThe Gardens of Emily DickinsonFarr, JudithPAPERBACK10/31/2005$32.00
    Cover: The Passion of Emily DickinsonThe Passion of Emily DickinsonFarr, JudithPAPERBACK07/15/1998$33.50
    Cover: “Coming to Writing” and Other Essays“Coming to Writing” and Other EssaysCixous, Hélène
    Jenson, Deborah
    Cornell, Sarah
    Liddle, Ann
    Sellers, Susan
    PAPERBACK01/01/1992$34.00
    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$34.50
    Cover: Dante: The Story of His LifeDante: The Story of His LifeSantagata, Marco
    Dixon, Richard
    HARDCOVER04/11/2016$35.00
    Cover: Dante’s Bones: How a Poet Invented ItalyDante’s Bones: How a Poet Invented ItalyRaffa, Guy P.HARDCOVER05/12/2020$35.00
    Cover: FlaubertFlaubertWinock, Michel
    Elliott, Nicholas
    HARDCOVER10/17/2016$35.00
    Cover: The Invention of Jane HarrisonThe Invention of Jane HarrisonBeard, MaryPAPERBACK05/03/2002$35.00
    Cover: Milosz: A BiographyMilosz: A BiographyFranaszek, Andrzej
    Parker, Aleksandra
    Parker, Michael
    HARDCOVER04/24/2017$35.00
    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: Advertisements for MyselfAdvertisements for MyselfMailer, NormanPAPERBACK09/15/1992$36.00
    Cover: A Lion for Love: A Critical Biography of StendhalA Lion for Love: A Critical Biography of StendhalAlter, RobertPAPERBACK10/08/1986$36.00
    Cover: DerridaDerridaNorris, ChristopherPAPERBACK04/26/1988$36.50
    Cover: Emily Dickinson: Selected LettersEmily Dickinson: Selected LettersDickinson, Emily
    Johnson, Thomas H.
    PAPERBACK03/15/1986$36.50
    Cover: Antonio Machado: Selected PoemsAntonio Machado: Selected PoemsMachado, Antonio
    Trueblood, Alan S.
    PAPERBACK03/15/1988$38.00
    Cover: The Road of Excess: A History of Writers on DrugsThe Road of Excess: A History of Writers on DrugsBoon, MarcusPAPERBACK03/15/2005$38.00
    Cover: HemingwayHemingwayLynn, Kenneth S.PAPERBACK03/03/1995$39.00
    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: Hesse: The Wanderer and His ShadowHesse: The Wanderer and His ShadowDecker, Gunnar
    Lewis, Peter
    HARDCOVER11/05/2018$39.95
    Cover: Homer the ClassicHomer the ClassicNagy, GregoryPAPERBACK02/28/2010$39.95
    Cover: The Letters of Robert Frost, Volume 3: 1929–1936The Letters of Robert Frost, Volume 3: 1929–1936Frost, Robert
    Richardson, Mark
    Sheehy, Donald
    Hass, Robert Bernard
    Atmore, Henry
    HARDCOVER04/30/2021$39.95
    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: Stephen Crane: A Life of FireStephen Crane: A Life of FireSorrentino, PaulHARDCOVER06/05/2014$39.95
    Cover: American Vandal: Mark Twain AbroadAmerican Vandal: Mark Twain AbroadMorris, RoyHARDCOVER03/10/2015$40.00
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