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Chinese Amusement: The Lively Plays of Li Yu
Henry, Eric P.
ISBN: 0208018379
Archon Books North Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A. 1980 First
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in excellent condition. D/W with sl. edgewear and small loss to spine head (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover).  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024677  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Parody: Ancient, Modern, and Post-Modern
Rose, Margaret A.
ISBN: 0521429242
Cambridge Univ Pr  1993 First
 Paperback "Reaches into many of the central issues for the discussion fo mdoern literature and art."  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 024905  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Dancing with Mrs. Dalloway : Stories of the Inspiration Behind Great Works of Literature
Johnson, Celia Blue
ISBN: 0399536922
Pengion New York 2011 First/First Printing
 Hard Cover "The real stories behind everyone's favourite novels - from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz to The Great Gatsby."  Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025120  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Love Sex Death & Words : Surprising Tales from a Year in Literature
Sutherland, John; Fender, Stephen
ISBN: 9781848311640
Icon Books London 2010 
 Hard Cover "Provides an unrivalled, sumptuous voyage through the highs and lows of literature's bejewelled past."  Brand New/Brand New
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025038  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Puritans: A Sourcebook of Their Writings - Two Volumes bound as One
Miller, Perry; Johnson, Thomas H.
ISBN: 0486416011
Dover Pubns Mineola, New York, U.S.A. 2001 
 Paperback Internally unmarked, minimal edgewear to wraps, prev. bookseller sticker back panel. "The best selection ever made of Puritan literature, point of view and culture." (Back panel - historican Samuel Eliot Morison)  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025744  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The White Goddess A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth
Graves, Robert
ISBN: 0374289328
Farrar, Straus and Giroux New York  Amended and Enlarged Edition
 Hard Cover Internally unmarked, D/W intact with tanned flaps.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025710  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Bloomsbury Guide to Erotic Literature
Mills, Jane
ISBN: 0747508941
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC London, United Kingdom 1993 First
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to spine ends and corners. D/W also sl. creased and edgeworn (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover).  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025676  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Patrick White : Fiction and the Unconscious
Tacey, David J.
ISBN: 0195548671
Oxford Univ Pr Melbourne 1988 First
 Hard Cover Inscribed to PO on ffep, dated March 23, 1988. Sl. edgewear to spine ends and corners.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025675  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Why Translation Matters
Grossman, Edith
ISBN: 9780300126563
Yale University Press New Haven & London 2010 First Printing
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in excellent condition. Includes Grossman's personal list of important translations  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025674  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Great Writers, Great Loves : The Reinvention of Love in the Twentieth Century
Priest, Ann-Marie
ISBN: 1863951989
Black Inc. Melbourne 2006 
 Paperback A gently read copy with sl. creasing to wraps. "Delves deep into the love lives of eight twentieth-century writers and shows how, in the tumult and novelty of their intimate relationships, they radically transformed our ideas of romantic love." The writers are: Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolf, Vita Sackville-West, D. H. Lawrence, Katherine Mansfield, Charmian Clift, Dylan Thomas and Frank O'Hara.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 025627  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Avant-Post
Armand, Louis (edited by)
ISBN: 8073081237
Litteraria Pragensia Prague 2006 Presume First
 Paperback An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to wraps.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 028074  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read
Bayard, Pierre
ISBN: 1596914696
Bloomsbury USA U.S.A. 2007 Second Printing
 Hard Cover As new "gift quality"book."Ä wonderful combination of slick French philosophising and tongue-in-cheek wit, and an honest appraisal of what it means, or doesn't mean, to read.  As New/As New
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 028096  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Folio Book of Literary Puzzles
Sutherland, John; Fender, Stephen
The Folio Society London 2007 
 Hard Cover An unmarked "gift quality" book.  Nr. Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 026039  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Letters in Criticism
Leavis, F.R.; Tasker, John (edited with an Introduction by)
ISBN: 0701120568
Chatto & Windus London 1974 
 Hard Cover D/W has small closed tear upper front edge (now protected).  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013930  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Dear Miss Mansfield : A Tribute to Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp
Ihimaera, Witi
ISBN: 0670826243
Viking Pr New Zealand 1989 First
 Hard Cover Internally unmarked, minimal edgwear to spine ends and corners.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 026351  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Hamlet on the Holodec k: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace
Murray, Janet H.
ISBN: 0262631873
The MIT Press U.S.A. 1998 
 Paperback An unmarked copy, no creasing to spine, small creases to top right corner first two pages (half title and title).  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 026770  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Reader in Modern American Literature (the 40’s -the 50’s)
Guterman, N. G.; Polonskaya, N. K.; Fedoseeva, D. A. (compiled and Commented upon)
Moscow Higher School  1977 Presume First
 Hard Cover Corners lightly bumped, pages age tanned.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009204  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Good Fiction Guide
Rogers, Jane
ISBN: 0192806475
Oxford Univ Press Oxford 2005 Second Edition
 Paperback Remainder marks to fore-edges. "Packed with over 1000 authors and over 4,000 recommended titles, this great guide to the world of fiction is every reader's best friend."  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011934  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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A Literary History of England : Second Edition
Baugh, Albert C. (edited by)
ISBN: 0710062621
Routledge & Kegan Paul London 1967 1976 Reprint
 Hardcover A hefty tome: Book 1 The Middle Ages, Book II The Renaissance, Book III The Resoration and Eighteenth Century, Book IV The Nineteenth Century and After. 1796 pps. plus index. D/W edgeworn with some loss to spine ends, spine tanned, mark where prev. price sticker removed.  Very Good/Fair
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013432  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Twentieth Century French Writers
Micks, Wilson; Hill, Alfreda
New Directions U.S.A. 1950 
 Hard Cover Boards with significant insect damage, internally unmarked, binding strong. Writers inc. Paul Claudel, Colette, Marcel Proust, Jean-Paul Sartre, Francois Mauriac and more. 310 pp.s  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018338  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Bloomsbury Guides to English Literature : Augustan Literature : A guide to restoratio and Eighteenth Century Literature : 1660 to 1789
Simmons, Eva (edited by)
ISBN: 0747520534
Bloomsbury London 1994 
 Hard Cover Produced for The Folio Society. Appears unread.   Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015946  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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A Colder Eye: The Modern Irish Writers
Kenner, Hugh
ISBN: 0713915951
Allen Lane London 1983 
 Hard Cover Cream boards unmarked, sl. spotting to fore-edges and eps, D/W spine faded.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017124  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Era of Expressionism
Raabe, Paul
ISBN: 0714506982
Calder & Boyars London 1974 
 Hard Cover Translated from the German by J. M. Ritchie. Sl. spotting to upper fore-edges.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018249  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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A Companion to Gottfried Von Strassburg’s "Tristan"
Hasty, Will (edited by)
ISBN: 1571132031
Camden House U.S.A. 2003 First
 Hard Cover   Brand New/Brand New
Price: 85.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018241  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Gluttony, Pride, and Lust and Other Sins from the World of Books
Turner, Michael; Geare, Michael
ISBN: 0002166216
Collins London 1984 First
 Paperback   Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014987  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Andre Breton Today
Balakian, Anna
ISBN: 0930279158
Willis Locker & Owens Pub New York, New York, U.S.A. 1989 
 Paperback   Very Good
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015116  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Laxdoela Saga: Its Structural Patterns
Adelung, A. Margaret Arent
Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Press  1972 
 Hard Cover Top right corner ffep cut away on the diagonal (presumably to erase PO details)  Very Good/Issued Without
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017101  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Arrested Voices : Resurrecting the disappeared writers of the Soviet Regime
Shentalinsky, Vitaly
ISBN: 068482776X
Martin Kessler Books/The Free Press New York 1996 First Printing
 Hardcover with dust Jacket Trans. by John Crowfoot, introduction by Robert Conquest.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008065  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Liars : Australian New Novelists
Daniel, Helen
ISBN: 0140097880
Penguin Group Australia  1988 First
 Paperback No creasing to spine, appears unread, pages lightly tanned.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014123  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Bloomsbury Guides to English Literature : The Twentieth Century : From 1900 to the Present Day
Williams, Linda R. (edited by)
ISBN: 0747520550
  1994 
 Hard Cover Produced for The Folio Society. Appears unread.   Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015949  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Erotic Motive in Literature
Mordell, Albert
Boni and Liveright New York 1919 Second Printing
 Hardcover Sl. edgewear to boards, eps tanned, mark to ffep (? prev. price sticker removed), fore-edges tanned and perhaps a little grubby with very sl. spotting.  Very Good/Lacks D/W
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009231  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Genealogy and Literature
Quinby, Lee (editor)
ISBN: 0816625611
Univ of Minnesota Pr U.S.A. 1995 
 Paperback   Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011927  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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New Approaches to Ezra Pound: A Co-Ordinated Investigation of Pound’s Poetry and Ideas
Hesse, Eva (edited by)
ISBN: 0571088430
Faber & Faber London 1969 First
 Hardcover with dust Jacket Unread, D/W price-clipped and sl. rubbed.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009425  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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West Indian Literature
King, Bruce (edited by)
ISBN: 0333235908
Macmillan London 1979 First
 Hardcover with dust Jacket   Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009308  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Albert Wendt and Pacific Literature : Circling the Void
Sharrad, Paul
ISBN: 1869403037
Auckland University Press/Manchester University Press  2003 
 Trade Paperback "...the world's first scholarly book-length study of Pacific writer Albert Wendt, the godfather of modern Pacific literature." Media release laid in.  Nr. Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004485  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
Lincoln, Kenneth
ISBN: 0230619673
Palgrave Macmillan U.S.A. 2009 
 Paperback An unmarked, new copy. " With tremendous narrative drive, unpretentious grace, and a thorough grasp of McCarthy's themes, Lincoln invites the reader into McCarthy's astonishly creative and dramatic writing."   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029162  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
Lincoln, Kenneth
ISBN: 0230619673
Palgrave Macmillan U.S.A. 2009 
 Paperback An unmarked, new copy. " With tremendous narrative drive, unpretentious grace, and a thorough grasp of McCarthy's themes, Lincoln invites the reader into McCarthy's astonishly creative and dramatic writing."   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029162  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
Lincoln, Kenneth
ISBN: 0230619673
Palgrave Macmillan U.S.A. 2009 
 Paperback An unmarked, new copy. " With tremendous narrative drive, unpretentious grace, and a thorough grasp of McCarthy's themes, Lincoln invites the reader into McCarthy's astonishly creative and dramatic writing."   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029162  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
Lincoln, Kenneth
ISBN: 0230619673
Palgrave Macmillan U.S.A. 2009 
 Paperback An unmarked, new copy. " With tremendous narrative drive, unpretentious grace, and a thorough grasp of McCarthy's themes, Lincoln invites the reader into McCarthy's astonishly creative and dramatic writing."   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029162  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Gender on the Divide : The Dandy in Modernist Literature
Feldman, Jessica R.
ISBN: 0801480671
Cornell Univ Pr U.S.A. 1993 First
 Paperback An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029166  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Gender on the Divide : The Dandy in Modernist Literature
Feldman, Jessica R.
ISBN: 0801480671
Cornell Univ Pr U.S.A. 1993 First
 Paperback An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029166  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
Lincoln, Kenneth
ISBN: 0230619673
Palgrave Macmillan U.S.A. 2009 
 Paperback An unmarked, new copy. " With tremendous narrative drive, unpretentious grace, and a thorough grasp of McCarthy's themes, Lincoln invites the reader into McCarthy's astonishly creative and dramatic writing."   Brand New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 029162  Bookseller: Pamela Bakes at Page Two
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The Moronic Inferno and Other Visits to America
Martin Amis,
ISBN: 9780099461869
Vintage, Great Britain, 2006. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . A collection of essays on America by the author of London Fields, Money and Yellow Dog. At the age of ten, when Martin Amis spent a year in Princeton, New Jersey, he was excited and frightened by America. As an adult he has approached that confusing country from many arresting angles, and interviewed its literati, filmmakers, thinkers, opinion makers, leaders and crackpots with characteristic discernment and wit. Included in a gallery of Great American Novelists are Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, Joseph Heller, William Burroughs, Kurt Vonnegut, John Updike, Paul Theroux, Philip Roth and Saul Bellow. Amis also takes us to Dallas, where presidential candidate Ronald Reagan is attempting to liaise with born-again Christians. We glimpse thebeau mondeof Palm Beach, where each couple tries to out-Gatsby the other, and examine the case of Claus von Bulow. Steven Spielberg gets a visit, as does Brian de Palma, whom Amis asks why his films make no sense, and Hugh Hefner's sybaritic fortress and sanitised image are penetrated. There can be little that escapes the eye of Martin Amis when his curiosity leads him to a subject, and America has found in him a superlative chronicler." 505 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780099461869. Inventory No: 231415. Good Condition
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 231415  Bookseller: leura books at bowral
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The War Against Cliche
Martin Amis,
ISBN: 0099422220
Vintage, Great Britain, 2002. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Like John Updike, Martin Amis is the pre-eminent novelist-critic of his generation. The War Against Cliche is a selection of his reviews and essays over the past quarter-century. It contains pieces on Cervantes, Milton, Donne, Coleridge, Jane Austen, Dickens, Kafka, Philip Larkin, Joyce, Waugh, Lowry, Nabokov, F. R. Leavis, V. S. Pritchett, William Burroughs, Anthony Burgess, Angus Wilson, Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, Shiva and V. S. Naipaul, Kurt Vonnegut, Iris Murdoch, Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, Don DeLillo, Elmore Leonard, Michael Crichton, Thomas Harris - and John Updike. Other subjects include chess, nuclear weapons, masculinity, screen censorship, juvenile violence, Andy Warhol, Hillary Clinton, and Margaret Thatcher. 505 pages. Light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0099422220. ISBN/EAN: 9780099422228. Inventory No: 231414. Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The Moronic Inferno and Other Visits to America
Martin Amis,
ISBN: 9780099461869
Vintage, Great Britain, 2006. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . A collection of essays on America by the author of London Fields, Money and Yellow Dog. At the age of ten, when Martin Amis spent a year in Princeton, New Jersey, he was excited and frightened by America. As an adult he has approached that confusing country from many arresting angles, and interviewed its literati, filmmakers, thinkers, opinion makers, leaders and crackpots with characteristic discernment and wit. Included in a gallery of Great American Novelists are Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, Joseph Heller, William Burroughs, Kurt Vonnegut, John Updike, Paul Theroux, Philip Roth and Saul Bellow. Amis also takes us to Dallas, where presidential candidate Ronald Reagan is attempting to liaise with born-again Christians. We glimpse thebeau mondeof Palm Beach, where each couple tries to out-Gatsby the other, and examine the case of Claus von Bulow. Steven Spielberg gets a visit, as does Brian de Palma, whom Amis asks why his films make no sense, and Hugh Hefner's sybaritic fortress and sanitised image are penetrated. There can be little that escapes the eye of Martin Amis when his curiosity leads him to a subject, and America has found in him a superlative chronicler." 505 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780099461869. Inventory No: 231415. Good Condition
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
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The Moronic Inferno and Other Visits to America
Martin Amis,
ISBN: 9780099461869
Vintage, Great Britain, 2006. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . A collection of essays on America by the author of London Fields, Money and Yellow Dog. At the age of ten, when Martin Amis spent a year in Princeton, New Jersey, he was excited and frightened by America. As an adult he has approached that confusing country from many arresting angles, and interviewed its literati, filmmakers, thinkers, opinion makers, leaders and crackpots with characteristic discernment and wit. Included in a gallery of Great American Novelists are Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, Joseph Heller, William Burroughs, Kurt Vonnegut, John Updike, Paul Theroux, Philip Roth and Saul Bellow. Amis also takes us to Dallas, where presidential candidate Ronald Reagan is attempting to liaise with born-again Christians. We glimpse thebeau mondeof Palm Beach, where each couple tries to out-Gatsby the other, and examine the case of Claus von Bulow. Steven Spielberg gets a visit, as does Brian de Palma, whom Amis asks why his films make no sense, and Hugh Hefner's sybaritic fortress and sanitised image are penetrated. There can be little that escapes the eye of Martin Amis when his curiosity leads him to a subject, and America has found in him a superlative chronicler." 505 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780099461869. Inventory No: 231415. Good Condition
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
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The Moronic Inferno and Other Visits to America
Martin Amis,
ISBN: 9780099461869
Vintage, Great Britain, 2006. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . A collection of essays on America by the author of London Fields, Money and Yellow Dog. At the age of ten, when Martin Amis spent a year in Princeton, New Jersey, he was excited and frightened by America. As an adult he has approached that confusing country from many arresting angles, and interviewed its literati, filmmakers, thinkers, opinion makers, leaders and crackpots with characteristic discernment and wit. Included in a gallery of Great American Novelists are Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, Joseph Heller, William Burroughs, Kurt Vonnegut, John Updike, Paul Theroux, Philip Roth and Saul Bellow. Amis also takes us to Dallas, where presidential candidate Ronald Reagan is attempting to liaise with born-again Christians. We glimpse thebeau mondeof Palm Beach, where each couple tries to out-Gatsby the other, and examine the case of Claus von Bulow. Steven Spielberg gets a visit, as does Brian de Palma, whom Amis asks why his films make no sense, and Hugh Hefner's sybaritic fortress and sanitised image are penetrated. There can be little that escapes the eye of Martin Amis when his curiosity leads him to a subject, and America has found in him a superlative chronicler." 505 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780099461869. Inventory No: 231415. Good Condition
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
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The Moronic Inferno and Other Visits to America
Martin Amis,
ISBN: 9780099461869
Vintage, Great Britain, 2006. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . A collection of essays on America by the author of London Fields, Money and Yellow Dog. At the age of ten, when Martin Amis spent a year in Princeton, New Jersey, he was excited and frightened by America. As an adult he has approached that confusing country from many arresting angles, and interviewed its literati, filmmakers, thinkers, opinion makers, leaders and crackpots with characteristic discernment and wit. Included in a gallery of Great American Novelists are Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, Joseph Heller, William Burroughs, Kurt Vonnegut, John Updike, Paul Theroux, Philip Roth and Saul Bellow. Amis also takes us to Dallas, where presidential candidate Ronald Reagan is attempting to liaise with born-again Christians. We glimpse thebeau mondeof Palm Beach, where each couple tries to out-Gatsby the other, and examine the case of Claus von Bulow. Steven Spielberg gets a visit, as does Brian de Palma, whom Amis asks why his films make no sense, and Hugh Hefner's sybaritic fortress and sanitised image are penetrated. There can be little that escapes the eye of Martin Amis when his curiosity leads him to a subject, and America has found in him a superlative chronicler." 505 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780099461869. Inventory No: 231415. Good Condition
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 231415  Bookseller: leura books at bowral
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The War Against Cliche
Martin Amis,
ISBN: 0099422220
Vintage, Great Britain, 2002. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Like John Updike, Martin Amis is the pre-eminent novelist-critic of his generation. The War Against Cliche is a selection of his reviews and essays over the past quarter-century. It contains pieces on Cervantes, Milton, Donne, Coleridge, Jane Austen, Dickens, Kafka, Philip Larkin, Joyce, Waugh, Lowry, Nabokov, F. R. Leavis, V. S. Pritchett, William Burroughs, Anthony Burgess, Angus Wilson, Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, Shiva and V. S. Naipaul, Kurt Vonnegut, Iris Murdoch, Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, Don DeLillo, Elmore Leonard, Michael Crichton, Thomas Harris - and John Updike. Other subjects include chess, nuclear weapons, masculinity, screen censorship, juvenile violence, Andy Warhol, Hillary Clinton, and Margaret Thatcher. 505 pages. Light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0099422220. ISBN/EAN: 9780099422228. Inventory No: 231414. Good Condition
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The Moronic Inferno and Other Visits to America
Martin Amis,
ISBN: 9780099461869
Vintage, Great Britain, 2006. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . A collection of essays on America by the author of London Fields, Money and Yellow Dog. At the age of ten, when Martin Amis spent a year in Princeton, New Jersey, he was excited and frightened by America. As an adult he has approached that confusing country from many arresting angles, and interviewed its literati, filmmakers, thinkers, opinion makers, leaders and crackpots with characteristic discernment and wit. Included in a gallery of Great American Novelists are Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, Joseph Heller, William Burroughs, Kurt Vonnegut, John Updike, Paul Theroux, Philip Roth and Saul Bellow. Amis also takes us to Dallas, where presidential candidate Ronald Reagan is attempting to liaise with born-again Christians. We glimpse thebeau mondeof Palm Beach, where each couple tries to out-Gatsby the other, and examine the case of Claus von Bulow. Steven Spielberg gets a visit, as does Brian de Palma, whom Amis asks why his films make no sense, and Hugh Hefner's sybaritic fortress and sanitised image are penetrated. There can be little that escapes the eye of Martin Amis when his curiosity leads him to a subject, and America has found in him a superlative chronicler." 505 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780099461869. Inventory No: 231415. Good Condition
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The Moronic Inferno and Other Visits to America
Martin Amis,
ISBN: 9780099461869
Vintage, Great Britain, 2006. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . A collection of essays on America by the author of London Fields, Money and Yellow Dog. At the age of ten, when Martin Amis spent a year in Princeton, New Jersey, he was excited and frightened by America. As an adult he has approached that confusing country from many arresting angles, and interviewed its literati, filmmakers, thinkers, opinion makers, leaders and crackpots with characteristic discernment and wit. Included in a gallery of Great American Novelists are Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, Joseph Heller, William Burroughs, Kurt Vonnegut, John Updike, Paul Theroux, Philip Roth and Saul Bellow. Amis also takes us to Dallas, where presidential candidate Ronald Reagan is attempting to liaise with born-again Christians. We glimpse thebeau mondeof Palm Beach, where each couple tries to out-Gatsby the other, and examine the case of Claus von Bulow. Steven Spielberg gets a visit, as does Brian de Palma, whom Amis asks why his films make no sense, and Hugh Hefner's sybaritic fortress and sanitised image are penetrated. There can be little that escapes the eye of Martin Amis when his curiosity leads him to a subject, and America has found in him a superlative chronicler." 505 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780099461869. Inventory No: 231415. Good Condition
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The War Against Cliche
Martin Amis,
ISBN: 0099422220
Vintage, Great Britain, 2002. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Like John Updike, Martin Amis is the pre-eminent novelist-critic of his generation. The War Against Cliche is a selection of his reviews and essays over the past quarter-century. It contains pieces on Cervantes, Milton, Donne, Coleridge, Jane Austen, Dickens, Kafka, Philip Larkin, Joyce, Waugh, Lowry, Nabokov, F. R. Leavis, V. S. Pritchett, William Burroughs, Anthony Burgess, Angus Wilson, Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, Shiva and V. S. Naipaul, Kurt Vonnegut, Iris Murdoch, Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, Don DeLillo, Elmore Leonard, Michael Crichton, Thomas Harris - and John Updike. Other subjects include chess, nuclear weapons, masculinity, screen censorship, juvenile violence, Andy Warhol, Hillary Clinton, and Margaret Thatcher. 505 pages. Light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0099422220. ISBN/EAN: 9780099422228. Inventory No: 231414. Good Condition
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The War Against Cliche
Martin Amis,
ISBN: 0099422220
Vintage, Great Britain, 2002. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Like John Updike, Martin Amis is the pre-eminent novelist-critic of his generation. The War Against Cliche is a selection of his reviews and essays over the past quarter-century. It contains pieces on Cervantes, Milton, Donne, Coleridge, Jane Austen, Dickens, Kafka, Philip Larkin, Joyce, Waugh, Lowry, Nabokov, F. R. Leavis, V. S. Pritchett, William Burroughs, Anthony Burgess, Angus Wilson, Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, Shiva and V. S. Naipaul, Kurt Vonnegut, Iris Murdoch, Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, Don DeLillo, Elmore Leonard, Michael Crichton, Thomas Harris - and John Updike. Other subjects include chess, nuclear weapons, masculinity, screen censorship, juvenile violence, Andy Warhol, Hillary Clinton, and Margaret Thatcher. 505 pages. Light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0099422220. ISBN/EAN: 9780099422228. Inventory No: 231414. Good Condition
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The War Against Cliche
Martin Amis,
ISBN: 0099422220
Vintage, Great Britain, 2002. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Like John Updike, Martin Amis is the pre-eminent novelist-critic of his generation. The War Against Cliche is a selection of his reviews and essays over the past quarter-century. It contains pieces on Cervantes, Milton, Donne, Coleridge, Jane Austen, Dickens, Kafka, Philip Larkin, Joyce, Waugh, Lowry, Nabokov, F. R. Leavis, V. S. Pritchett, William Burroughs, Anthony Burgess, Angus Wilson, Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, Shiva and V. S. Naipaul, Kurt Vonnegut, Iris Murdoch, Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, Don DeLillo, Elmore Leonard, Michael Crichton, Thomas Harris - and John Updike. Other subjects include chess, nuclear weapons, masculinity, screen censorship, juvenile violence, Andy Warhol, Hillary Clinton, and Margaret Thatcher. 505 pages. Light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0099422220. ISBN/EAN: 9780099422228. Inventory No: 231414. Good Condition
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Campo Santo
W. G. Sebold,
ISBN: 0241142776
Hamish Hamilton, Great Britain, 2005. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. First Edition. This final collection of essays by W. G. Sebald offers profound ruminations on many themes common to his work–the power of memory and personal history, the connections between images in the arts and life, the presence of ghosts in places and artifacts. Some of these pieces pay tribute to the Mediterranean island of Corsica, weaving elegiacally between past and present, examining, among other things, the island’s formative effect on its most famous citizen, Napoleon. In others, Sebald examines how the works of Günter Grass and Heinrich Böll reveal “the grave and lasting deformities in the emotional lives” of postwar Germans; how Kafka echoes Sebald’s own interest in spirit presences among mortal beings; and how literature can be an attempt at restitution for the injustices of the real world. Dazzling in its erudition, accessible in its deep emotion, Campo Santo confirms Sebald’s status as one of the great modern writers who divined and expressed the invisible connections that determine our lives. Edited by Sven Meyer. Translated by Anthea Bell. 228 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0241142776. ISBN/EAN: 9780241142776. Inventory No: 231454. Near Fine Condition
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Essays By Ralph Waldo Emerson. Second series.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
George G. Harrap & Co. London  0 
 Hardcover Limpbound Fawn Suede leather, 13 x 18 cm, 228 pp., B+W Frontispiece tissued, Good to fair. Cover: worn and torn at edges. Pages: Front endpaper inscribed and dated 1910 by previous owner, first page before frontispiece split at spine seam, quite yellowed at edges, some foxing. Page Marking ribbon in tact. Book Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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A Reader’s Guide to D.H. Lawrence
Hobsbaum, Philip
Thames and Hudson, London  1981 1st Edition
 Hardcover hb/dw, 160 pp., index, brown cloth. Very good condition in v/good d/jacket. Book Very Good/Dust Jacket In
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The Way We Live Now
Levin, Bernard
Jonathan Cape, London  1985 
 Hardcover hb/dw, xix, 267 pp., index, black cloth. Fine copy in v/good d/jacket. Book Fine/Dust Jacket In
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Sing High! Sing Low! A book of essays.
Sitwell, Osbert
Macmillan, London  1944 1st Edition
 Hardcover hb, 22 x 13 cm., 189 pp., brown cloth. Very good condition. Book Very Good
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Selected Works of Sacheverell Sitwell
Sitwell, Sacheverell
Robert Hale London.  1955 
 Hardcover Hardback with dustwrapper 22x14cm 300pages. Book in very good condition, dustwrapper worn. Book Very Good/Good
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A Day with Charles Dickens.
Clare, Maurice
Hodder & Stoughton London  0 
 Hardcover HB, 20.5 x 14.5 cm, 44 pp., Col illust.,Grey card dec. cover. Good to Fair.Cover: rubbed upper edge or spine and corners, light stains. Pages: Front endpaper removed, foxing throughout, yellowed edges. Book Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The Madwoman’s Underclothes - Essays & Occassional Writings 1968-1985
Germaine Greer,
ISBN: 0330301497
Picador, Great Britain, 1986. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. . Always strong and fearless, Germaine Greer strikes right at the heart of the matter—be it John F. Kennedy and vaginal deodorants, rape and artificial insemination, cosmetic surgery, the death of Jimi Hendrix, or the famine in Ethiopia. This collection represents a mosaic of essays, long and short, some of which are appearing for the first time in print and all of which chafe the conventional and are bristling with argument. From the youthful liveliness of her sixties pieces, which “got up everybody’s nose,” to the depth and complexity of her later work, The Madwoman’s Underclothes is a reflection both of an era and of the changing ideas and styles of Germaine Greer: “The essays on Brazil, Cuba, and Ethiopia represent my coming of age. Something like a coherent system of values is beginning to emerge after my years of wandering, although I have certainly not arrived at a set of articles of faith, and never will, I hope.” Greer’s opinions on social, political, and sexual trends and mores are tendered in her unique fashion—outspoken, with rapier wit and no tolerance for narrow-mindedness. But as explosive, angry, and often funny as these essays are, they also reveal tenderness and sadness and that emotion that underlies all of Greer’s work—passionate commitment. 305 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0330301497. ISBN/EAN: 9780330301497. Inventory No: 226788. 
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The Paradise of Bombs
Scott Russell Sanders,
ISBN: 0807063436
Beacon Press, USA, 1987. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . This award-winning collection moves from the dark and technically astonishing title essay on growing up within the confines of a huge Army arsenal in Ohio to reflections on mountain hikes, limestone quarries, and fathers teaching their sons." 155 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0807063436. ISBN/EAN: 9780807063439. Inventory No: 225458. 
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Essay on Atomism: From Democritus to 1960
Lancelot Law Whyte,
Harper Torchbooks, New York, 1963. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . 108 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 230803. 
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The Lost Pattern - Essays on the Emergent City Sensibility in Victorian England
R.A. Forsyth,
ISBN: 0855641150
University of Western Australia, Australia, 1976. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 217 pages. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0855641150. ISBN/EAN: 9780855641153. Inventory No: 230455. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. 
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If I May
A. A. Milne,
Methuen, Great Britain, 1927. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition/. Ninth Edition. Reflections and observations in a novel (for adults) . 183 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 229640. 
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A Room of One’s Own
Virginia Woolf,
Penguin Books,  1945. 
  Softcover. Fair Condition/. . Penguin no. 481.A Room of One's Own is an extended essay by Virginia Woolf. First published on 24 October 1929, the essay was based on a series of lectures she delivered at Newnham College and Girton College, two women's colleges at Cambridge University in October 1928. While this extended essay in fact employs a fictional narrator and narrative to explore women both as writers of and characters in fiction, the manuscript for the delivery of the series of lectures, titled "Women and Fiction", and hence the essay, are considered non-fiction. The essay is generally seen as a feminist text, and is noted in its argument for both a literal and figural space for women writers within a literary tradition dominated by patriarchy. Binding becoming loose on title page. 94 pages. Pages well browned. Cover has a few creases. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 228153. 
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Four Essays
Michel De Montaigne,
ISBN: 0146000374
Penguin 60's, Great Britain, 1995. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. . Translated by M. A. Screech. 82 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0146000374. ISBN/EAN: 9780146000379. Inventory No: 231752. 
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God’s Dice
Martin Amis,
ISBN: 0146000544
Penguin 60's, Great Britain, 1995. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. . Two unsettling visions of a dystopian society. 56 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0146000544. ISBN/EAN: 9780146000546. Inventory No: 231754. 
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The Means and Manner of Obtaining Virtue
Benjamin Franklin,
ISBN: 0146001974
Penguin 60's Classics, Great Britain, 1995. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. . One of the most revered figures of the American Revolution espouses the ideals of American virtue. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0146001974. ISBN/EAN: 9780146001970. Inventory No: 231755. 
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Landprints - Reflections on Place and Landscape
George Seddon,
ISBN: 052165999X
Cambridge University Press, Australia, 1997. 
 Softcover Softcover. Near Fine Condition/. . This is a series of essays about the ways in which landscape is constructed, managed and designed. The essays attempt a synthesis that ranges from the physical and biophysical through landuse to perception and cultural and linguistic analysis. The landscapes of Australia are challenging in that our culture, essentially European in origin, is both immensely enriching yet, because generated in an environment vastly different from that of Australia, disabling. This requires of us a dual allegiance and competing loyalties and demands, often difficult to resolve. 254 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 052165999X. ISBN/EAN: 9780521659994. Inventory No: 232082. Near Fine Condition
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The Presidential Papers
Mailer, Norman
Andre Deutsch London 1964 1st UK Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket VG, Shelfwear, bumping, ink name, browning/VG, Edgewear, tear, soiling, edge-browning. Collection of essays and articles. Jacket design by Michael Harvey. Photo on request.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Wordswork - The Language of Literature and Life
Edited by Robert D Eagleson,
ISBN: 9780454000382
Methuen, Australia, 1977. 
  Softcover (Stiff Boards). Very Good Condition/. . Light internal reading wear. General wear to card covers. 184 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0454000383. ISBN/EAN: 9780454000382. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52968. 
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Sartre ~ A Study
Masters, Brian
ISBN: 9780874714968
Heinemann, London, 1974. 
  Hardcover. Poor Condition (ex-library)/Good. First Thus. Underlining & annotations throughout. 82 pages. Ex-Library book - usual library markings,library pocket inside front boards & covered in clear removable plastic cover. . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0874714966. ISBN/EAN: 9780874714968. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52248. This booklet or book is lighter than a standard-size book, and may involve a lesser shipping cost than that quoted by this site. If that is the case, you will be charged the lesser rate when your order is processed, not the rate shown here. 
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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Sedaris, David
ISBN: 9780316143462
Little Brown, New York, 2004. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Repairable tear to dust jacket front top near spine. Light wear to dust jacket extremities. 256 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0316143464. ISBN/EAN: 9780316143462. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52761. 
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Australians in America 1876-1976
Edited & Introduced by John Hammond Moore,
ISBN: 9780702212529
University of Queensland Press, Queensland, 1997. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 331 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0702212520. ISBN/EAN: 9780702212529. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52801. 
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The Guardian Omnibus 1821-1971 - an anthology of 150 years of Guardian writing
Ayerst, David
ISBN: 9780002112925
Collins, England, 1973. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No torn or missing pages. Previous owner's name on ffep. 768 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Britain/UK; History. ISBN: 0002112922. ISBN/EAN: 9780002112925. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53142. 
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Arthur Samuel Peake 1865-1929 Essays in Commemoration and Selections from his Writings
Edited by John T Wilkinson,
Epworth Press, London, 1958. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. .Previous owner's name on first page - that of F Engel, noted Australian theologian. No torn or missing pages. Fading to dust wrapper at spine. General age and reading wear. 168 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53302. 
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The Pound Era
Kenner, Hugh
ISBN: 0712651195
Pimlico London 1991 
 Paperback A gently read copy with PO name/date to first page. "One of the great critical books of the twentieth century."   Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Keeping cool and other Essays
Haldane, J. B. S
Chatto & Windus London 1940 Presume First
 Hard Cover PO name to front pastedown, prev. bookseller sticker ffep, fore-edges tanned and foxed, sl. foxing, moreso last few pages, blue board edges faded. D/W price-clipped, edgeworn, spine faded.  Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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With the Guards to Mexico! And Other Excursions
Fleming, Peter
Rupert Hart-Davis London 1957 1st Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket VG, Shelfwear, small corner bump, dealer sticker, browning/G, Edgewear, chips, tears, browning. Varied collection of the author's writings. Jacket by Osbert Lancaster. Photo on request.  Very Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Armageddon in Retrospect and other New and Unpublished writings on War and Peace
Vonnegut, Kurt; Vonnegut, Mark (introduction by)
ISBN: 0399155082
G.P. Putnam's Sons New York 2008 First Printing
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in excellent condition. Written over the course of a lifetime, yet never before published, these twelve pieces represent Vonnegut's unerring opposition to violence, and his rueful assessment of humanity's attraction to it.  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
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May Gibbs Mother of the Gumnuts her life and work
Walsh, Maureen
ISBN: 0207151784
Cornstalk Sydney 1992 Reprint
 Hard Cover xii,228pp, Ills. Gift inscription else vg in dj.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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The Wedding Day in Literature and Art : a Collection of the Best Descriptions of weddings from the Workds of Hte World’s Leading Novelists and poets, Richly Illustrated with Reproductions of Famous Paintings of Incidents of the Nuptial Day
Carter, C. F. (compiled by)
Dodd, Mead & Company New York 1912 Reprint
 Hard Cover First published 1900. A very handsome book with green cloth boards, gilt title to front panel and spine, side fore-edges untrimmed and lightly tanned. PO gift inscription ffep appears contemporary, not 1912. Black and white plates intact. Sl. edgewear to spine ends and corners. A beautiful homage to what is (usually) thought of as the most important day of one's life.  Very Good
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The Dreaming Swimmer: Non-Fiction, 1987-1992
James, Clive,
ISBN: 0224036025
Jonathan Cape, London, 1992. 
  Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 8"-9" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Humour; ISBN: 0224036025. ISBN/EAN: 9780224036023. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 10269. 
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The Scandal of Susan Sontag
Ching, Barbara and Wagner-Lawlor, Jennifer A.,
ISBN: 9780231149174
Columbia University Press, USA, 2009. 
  Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"- 10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780231149174. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9065. 
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French Achievement in Literature
Moore, Will Grayburn,
ISBN: 0713515082
G.Bell and Sons, London, 1969. 
  Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 7"-8" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0713515082. ISBN/EAN: 9780713515084. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12675. 
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The Collection: Journalism, Reviews, Essays, Short Stories, Lectures
Ackroyd, Peter,
ISBN: 0701173009
Chatto & Windus, London, 2001. 
  Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0701173009. ISBN/EAN: 9780701173005. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12870. 
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At the Same Time : Essays and Speeches
Sontag, Susan,
ISBN: 9780241143711
Hamish Hamilton, London, 2007. 
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The Crowning Privilege. The Clark Lectures 1954-1955.
Graves, Robert
Cassell London 1955 First Edition
 Hard Cover Also includes essays on poetry and 16 new poems.230pp, some foxing, else near fine copy in whole, but discoloured dj.  Near Fine/Good
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The First Cuckoo - letters to The Times 1900-1975
Chosen by Kenneth Gregory,
ISBN: 9780048080257
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. No torn or missing pages. Previous owner's name on ffep. Light reading wear. 350 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; England; Communications & Media. ISBN: 004808025X. ISBN/EAN: 9780048080257. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53149. Very Good Condition
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The Higher Realism of Woodrow Wilson and Other Essays
Arthur S. Link,
ISBN: 0826511635
Vanderbilt University Press, USA, 1971. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. With a foreword by Dewey W. Grantham. A collection of twenty four essays from 1944 to 1970 by the editor of the Papers of Woodrow Wilson. 425 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0826511635. ISBN/EAN: 9780826511638. Inventory No: 232676. Good Condition
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Patty Diphusa and Other Writings
Almodovar, Pedro
ISBN: 0571129161
Faber & Faber London & New York 1992 First English Language Edition
 Hard Cover An unmarked "gift quality" of the collected works of filmmaker Pedro Almodovar. "Colourful, raunchy and camp, Patty Diphusa is an essential companion to Almodovar's films and a testimonial to Spain's flourishign popular culture."  Very Good/Very Good
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The Quest for Grace
Clark, Manning
ISBN: 0670830348
Viking Melbourne 1990 First Edition
 Hard Cover Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 8vo. ISBN:0670830348. Mannig Clark's second instalment in his autobiography. Previous owner's name. DJ slightly creased on top edge, but repaired and protected. BW photos. 220 pp.  Near Fine/Near Fine
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A portrait of Jane Austen
Cecil, David
ISBN: 0094624003
Constable/Hutchinson Australia 1978 First Edition
 Hard Cover 208pp, index, many ills. Jane Austen in her time and place. Near fine green cloth h/c in vg dj.  Near Fine/Very Good
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MADE IN ENGLAND : Australia’s British Inheritance (Quarterly Essay, Issue 12)
Malouf, David
ISBN: 1863953957
Black Inc, Schwartz Publishing Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2003 
 Softcover 100pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed (small front cover image; author photo to rear) card wrapper minimally browned at foot. In the fourth 'Quarterly Essay' of 2003, celebrated author David Malouf "looks at Australia's bond with Britain and wonders whether it wasn't the Mother Country which did most of the giving . . . " Plus: Correspondence- 'Whitefella Jump Up', Les Murray, Lillian Holt, P.A. Durack Clancy, Fay Zwicky, Marcia Langton, Tony Birch, Mary Ellen Jordan, Geoff Sharp. Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
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And the Bridge is Love
Fay Moskowitz,
ISBN: 0807063274
Beacon Press, USA, 1991. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . "A book that will make you stand up and cheer.""The Detroit News" "Bridges the gap between humor and despair, past and present, Jew and gentile, to reveal its author's simple humanity, deeply rooted in her unwavering love of family. . . . Touching and compelling.""The Washington Post" "A modern woman's ancient voice, full of the juicy taste of lifeknowing, loving, feeling, and clever."Lore Segal The Feminist Press brings back into print a literary gem. "And the Bridge Is Love" is a timeless collection of life stories about growing up in a Jewish family in Detroit during the Depression and becoming a writer in Washington DC. The essays range from one on a friend who is dying to a hilarious account of binge eating at a wedding. In between these two poles is a world both modern and old-fashioned, vivid, yet vanishing. " 148 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0807063274. ISBN/EAN: 9780807063279. Inventory No: 227029. Very Good Condition
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My Life in Middlemarch
Rebecca Mead
ISBN: 0307984761
Crown Publishers New York 2014 First/First Printing
 Hard Cover An unmarked copy in excellent "gift quality" condition. "Not quite biography, not quite memoir, not quite literary criticism. A wonderfully intelligent exploration of a great novel and its great author."  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
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Pencillings: Little Essays on Literature
Murray, John Middleton
London: W. Collins Sons & Co. 1923  1923 
  8vo. green cloth hardcover. 277pp. good+, foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. / good foxed d/w with lightly chipped edges. 
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Nobel Lectures from the Literature Laureates, 1986 to 2005
Harold Pinter, Elfriede Jelinek, J.M.Coetzee, Imre Kertesz, V.S. Naipaul, Gao Xingjian, Gunter Grass, Jose Saramago, Dario Fo, Wislawa Szymborska, Seamus Heaney, Kenzaburo Oe, Toni Morrison, Derek Walcott, Nadine Gordimer, Oxtavio Paz, Camilo Jose Cela, N
ISBN: 0522853188
Melbourne University Press 2006  2006 
  8vo. Softcover. 308pp. Near fine. Here are the Nobel lectures by the literature laureates from the past 20 years that altogether offer a glimpse into the inpirations, motivations and passionately held beliefs of some of the greatest minds in the world of literature. 
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The Floral Mother and other essays.
Llewellyn, Kate
ISBN: 0207187029
Angus and Robertson.  0 
  8vo. softcover. 205pp. very good. My aid is to recue the essay from academia, to turn it instead to its original purpose to 'essay', to try, to experiement. These essays are about everyday life, and whatever learning they have they wear lightly. My intention is to interest and to amuse, and to have the reader while away an hour as gracefully as possible. 
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The Man Versus The State.
Spencer, Herbert.
Williams & Norgate. 1885 eight thousand  0 
  Pp ii,113,16 adverts. Size 226x145mm. Original cloth .Gilt. Spine Faded and spotted. Containing, The New Toryism, The Coming Slavery, The Sins of Legislation, The Great Political Superstition. All reprinted from 'The Contemporary Review' with postscript. 
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Reflected Light : La Trobe Essayse
Beilharz, Peter & Manne, Robert
ISBN: 1863952462
Black Inc, Melbourne, 2006.  2006 
  8vo. softcover. 343pp. Very good+. 
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Chaucer’s Measuring Eye.
Holley, Linda Tarte.
ISBN: 0892632747
Rice University Press, USA 1990  1990 
  8vo. hardcover. 189pp. index, b/w illus. Fine. / Very good d/w. 
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The Eiffel Tower and Other Mythologies
Barthes, Roland
ISBN: 0374521557
Farrar Straus & Giroux June 1979  1979 
  8vo softcover 152pp very good. In this appealing and luminous collection of essays, Roland Barthes examines the mundane and exposes hidden texts, causing the reader to look afresh at the famous landmark and symbol of Paris, and also at the Tour de France, the visit to Paris of Billy Graham, the flooding of the Seine and other shared events and aspects of everyday experience. 
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Australian Postwar Novelists: Selected Critical Essays
Keesing, Nancy (Editor)
ISBN: 0701607696
Jacaranda Press 1975  1975 
  8vo softcover 218pp very good. Contents includes Critical Essays on the works of Martin Boyd, T.A.G. Hungerford, David Ireland, George Johnston, Thomas Keneally, Alan Marshall, David Martin, Peter Mathers, Hal Porter, Ivan Southall, Randolph Stow, Colin Thiele, Judah Waten, Patrick White. 
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The Pack of Autolycus
Hope, A. D.
ISBN: 0708102794
Canberra, Australian National University Press, 1978,  1978 
  8vo. hardcover. 202pp. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
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Culture and History - Essays presented to Jack Lindsay
Edited by Bernard Smith
ISBN: 0868060895
Hale & Iremonger 1984  1984 
  8vo. Hardcover in d/w. Near fine. 455pp. Illustrated. Jack Lindsay the son of Norman Lindsay. Contributors include Anderson, Orin, John Arnold, Craig Munro, R. D. FitzGerald, James Borg, Don Watston, Bernard Miles, Nikolai Lopyrev, Jeremy Hawthorn, Michael Wilding, V. S. Vakrushev, Christopher Hill, Stephen Knight, Bernard Smith, Robert Browning, Robert Smith, Humphrey McQueen and L. T. Hergenham. 
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Civil Passions: Selected Essays
Krygier, Martin
ISBN: 0975076981
Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited 2005  2005 
  8vo softcover 303pp very good. 
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A Testament to the Wilderness - Ten Essays on an Address by C. A. Meier.
Prof. C. A. Meiere.
Daimon Zurich / The Lapis Series - Santa Monica 1985  1985 
  8vo. Softcover. 142pp. Included in this volume are ten highly individual responses to the seminal paper, Wilderness and the search for the Soul of Modern Man. This anthology of original writings was conceived in honor of the lifelong work of Meier of Zurich on this eightieth birthday. It is reccommended reading for all concerned with the future of our troubled world. 
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The Journals of Arnold Bennett. 3 Volumes
Bennett, Arnold. edited by Newman Flower
Cassell 1932  1932 
  8vo. hardcovers. Volume I 1896-1910; Volume II 1911-1921, Volume III 1921-1928. pp. 419,321,310. indexes. good, some foxing. d/ws of Vol2&3 good+ sunned, d/w of vol1 is torn. 
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Tragedy and Comedy
Kerr, Walter
Bodley Head, 1968, First U.K. edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 341pp. very good+, light foxing to endpapers. / very good d/w. 
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Staging Steinbeck: Dramatising The grapes of wrath
Whitebrook, Peter
ISBN: 0304321990
London Cassell 1988  1988 
  8vo hardcover 157pp, b/w illus. very good+, ex-lib / very good+ d/w. 
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Lives Obscurely Great - Historical essays on Women of New South Wales
Patricia Thompson and Susan York (Editors)
ISBN: 0959843272
Soc. of Women Writers NSW branch 1980  1980 
  8vo. Card Covers. Front cover marked. Signed by the editors and well as Hilarie Lindsay, Lilian James, Valmai Phillips, Lorna Ollif, Lysbeth Cohen. Contents include essays on Mary Callicott, Jane Watsford, Women of Subiaco, George Clarke and the Kamilaroi Tribe, Elizabeth Hawkins Trip 1822, Hannah Laycock of King''s Grove Farm, Sarah Claydon, The Pioneer Lady of Marrickville, Needlewomen, Ann Thorn''s Land Grant, Melinda Kendall, Three Women of Wyong - The Aborigine, the Pioneer and the Outcast, Granny with Clean your Boots, German Women and their Families in NSW, Lindsay Papers, Elizabeth Mitchell - Mother of Albury, Luch Osburn of Sydney Hospital, Mary Ann Hoschke - Upper Orara Valley, Education at Cumnock, The Matriarch of Foster, Doris Dawson and the industrial Blind School, Dame Alice Berry From Cobar, Distinguished Jewish women of NSW, Mammy Ross. 
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Counsels and Ideals from the Writings of William Osler
Osler, William
London, Humphrey Milford OUP, 1921, 2nd Edition  0 
  8vo. maroon cloth hardcover. 355pp. index, b/w frontis. very good, some foxing. 
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Flaubert, Joyce and Beckett - The Stoic Comedians
Kenner, Hugh
W. H. Allen 1964. First edition  0 
  8vo. Hardcover in d/w. Very Good. In this sequential treatment of Flaubert, Joyce and Beckett, the author sets out to illustrate how each exploits the devices of our typographic culture. He traces the intricate development of the novel, comparing the various ways in which each writer controls the format of the book and at the same time capitalizes on the great capacity of the novel for facts. 
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Reflections on the atomic bomb. ’Volume I of the previously uncollected writings of Gertrude Stein.
Stein, Gertrude. Haas
Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 197  0 
  Edited by Robert Bartlett Haas. 181 p. printed wraps in good condition. 
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Thought and Expression
Scott, A.F.
Cambridge at the University Press. 1962.  1962 
  8vo. illus. green paper covered boards, hardcover. 143pp. b/w illus. very good, owner's stamp on fep. 
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The Adding Machine Collected Essays
Burroughs, William S.
London: John Calder, 1985 First Edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 201pp. very good. / very good d/w. 
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Modern Essays on Eighteenth-century Literature
Damrosch, Leopold, Jr.
ISBN: 0195049241
New York Oxford University Press, 1988  1988 
  8vo softcover 488pp very good. Students of English literature in the eighteenth century. 
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Claremont Essays
Trilling, Diana
London: Secker & Warburg, 1965  1965 
  8vo. hardcover. 243pp. very good, owner's signature on fep. / very good d/w. 
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In the Lion’s Den - fifty essays
Waugh, Auberon
ISBN: 0718117174
London, Michael Joseph, 1978,  1978 
  8vo. hardcover. 189pp. very good+. / very good d/w rubbed on top edge. 
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Crème de la Phlegm: Unforgettable Australian Reviews
Bennie, Angela
ISBN: 0522852416
Melbourne University Publishing  2006 First
 Hard Cover An as new "gift quality" book. "Chronicles the colourful practice of critical invective over the past fifty years, some of which is couched in superb argument, but most of which comes tailing clouds of self-glory and dull censure."  Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine
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View and Reviews - first series 1884-1919
Ellis, Havelock
Desmond Harmsworth, London, 1932. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Age discolouration to dust wrapper. Minor nicks and tears to extremities of dust wrapper. Moderate age and reading wear. 322 pages. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53921. Good Condition
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Australians in America 1876-1976
Edited & Introduced by John Hammond Moore,
ISBN: 9780702212529
University of Queensland Press, Queensland, 1997. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 331 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0702212520. ISBN/EAN: 9780702212529. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52801. Very Good Condition
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The Last Abbot of Glastonbury and other essays
Francis Aidan Gasquet,
ISBN: 9780836955774
Books for Libraries Press, New York, 1970. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. Some water stains to top of first 8 pages and to bottom of closed edges. Age spotting to closed edges. Previous owner's identification sticker on first page. Light reading wear. 330 pages. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0836955773. ISBN/EAN: 9780836955774. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54109. Good Condition
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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Sedaris, David
ISBN: 9780316143462
Little Brown, New York, 2004. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Repairable tear to dust jacket front top near spine. Light wear to dust jacket extremities. 256 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0316143464. ISBN/EAN: 9780316143462. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52761. Very Good Condition
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The Australian Nationalists - Modern Critical Essays
Wallace-Crabbe, Chris
ISBN: 9780195503647
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1971. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. No torn or missing pages. No internal inscriptions. Wear and tears to extremities of dust wrapper. Book is in very clean condition. Light age and reading wear. 238 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; Books on Books. ISBN: 0195503643. ISBN/EAN: 9780195503647. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53440. Very Good Condition
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Arthur Samuel Peake 1865-1929 Essays in Commemoration and Selections from his Writings
Edited by John T Wilkinson,
Epworth Press, London, 1958. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. .Previous owner's name on first page - that of F Engel, noted Australian theologian. No torn or missing pages. Fading to dust wrapper at spine. General age and reading wear. 168 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53302. Very Good Condition
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The First Cuckoo - letters to The Times 1900-1975
Chosen by Kenneth Gregory,
ISBN: 9780048080257
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. No torn or missing pages. Previous owner's name on ffep. Light reading wear. 350 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; England; Communications & Media. ISBN: 004808025X. ISBN/EAN: 9780048080257. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53149. Very Good Condition
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Lectures and Biographical Sketches
Ralph Waldo Emerson,
George Routledge and Sons, England, 1894. 
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Good +/No Jacket. . Minor title page has small repairable tear to top and also previous owner's name in pencil, small mark where previous price tag was removed from title page - otherwise very clean. Some webbing is showing at spine at rear board. Outer boards show a little bit of discolouration, wear and rubbing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000328. Good +
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The Right to Live - selected essays
Plowman, Max
Andrew Dakers, London, 1943. second reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. second reprint. Wear and tear to extremities of dust wrapper. Age toning to closed edges of book. Moderate age and reading wear. 320 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53687. Good Condition
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A Small Personal Voice
Lessing, Doris
ISBN: 9780394493299
Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No torn or missing pages. The ffep has - 50 stamped with an ink stamp. No other internal markings 172 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 039449329X. ISBN/EAN: 9780394493299. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53436. Very Good Condition
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RePublica All Same as Family in a Big Ouse
Edited by George Papaellinas,
ISBN: 9780207184062
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1994. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . No torn or missing pages. Shop stamp on first page. Remainder mark to bottom of closed pages. Age toning to first and last pages. Contributors include Glanda Adams, Dorothy Hewett, Amanda Lohrey, Mudrooroo etc 270 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; Poetry. ISBN: 0207184062. ISBN/EAN: 9780207184062. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52399. Good Condition
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Remember to Remember
Miller, Henry
The Grey Walls Press, London, 1952. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Wear to dust jacket extremities & folds. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 256 pages. Endpapers browned, text block clean. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52148. Very Good Condition
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Sartre ~ A Study
Masters, Brian
ISBN: 9780874714968
Heinemann, London, 1974. First Thus
 Hardcover Hardcover. Poor Condition (ex-library)/Good. First Thus. Underlining & annotations throughout. 82 pages. Ex-Library book - usual library markings,library pocket inside front boards & covered in clear removable plastic cover. . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0874714966. ISBN/EAN: 9780874714968. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52248. This booklet or book is lighter than a standard-size book, and may involve a lesser shipping cost than that quoted by this site. If that is the case, you will be charged the lesser rate when your order is processed, not the rate shown here. Poor Condition (ex-library)
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Artemus Ward: His Book
Artemus Ward,
Ward & Lock's American Library,  No date. 
 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Hardcover (Printed Boards). Good/. . Small hardback. No date. Decorative cloth. Red & black illustration of US flag and scroll on front board. 168 pages.Ffep has inscription 'To Violet from Glady'. No rfep. Some foxing to first & last couple of pages. Pages are age-toned, some webbing showing inside at front boards. Looks to be early 1900's. Top & bottom of spine and corners are bumped. General useage wear to rest of book. 168 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000046. Good
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Milton’s Ode on the Morning of Christ’s Nativity, L’Allegro, Il Penseroso and Lycidas
Verity, A W
Cambridge at the University Press,  1924. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 172 pages. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Previous owner's signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Essays & Literary Criticism. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52925. Good Condition
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And Yet...: Essays
Hitchens, Christopher
ISBN: 1476772061
Simon & Schuster New York 2015 First Printing
 Hard Cover A brand new unmarked book. "With this posthumous volume, his reputation and his readers will continue to grow."  Brand New/Brand New
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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The Words That Made Australia: How a nation came to know itself
Manne, Feik, Robert,
ISBN: 186395578X
Black Inc., Victoria, 2012. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Publisher Marketing: This is not a book of documents, snippets or worthy speeches. Instead it presents the original essays and the moments of insight that told us what Australia is and could be. These are the essential statements - from historians, reporters, novelists, mavericks and visionaries - that take us from Federation to the present-day, and tell a story of national self-discovery. There is the Frenchman who saw that Australia was a 'workingman's paradise', and the historian who explained why. The two reporters who realised the true significance of Gallipoli and conveyed it to the nation. Russel Ward on the Australian Legend, Robin Boyd on the Australian Ugliness, Donald Horne on the Lucky Country, W.E.H. Stanner on the Great Australian Silence and Anne Summers on Manzone Country. Real Matildas, Cultural Cringers, Future Eaters and Forgotten People - and much more. Memorably written and cohesive, this is the essential sourcebook of the words that made Australia. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 260 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; ISBN: 186395578X. ISBN/EAN: 9781863955782. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18150. Good Condition
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Tasmania: The Tipping Point? Griffith Review 39, A Quarterly Of New Writing & Ideas
Walsh, Parrett, Cica, et-al, David, Favel, Natasha
Text Publishing, Melbourne, 2013. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Contains essays, memoirs, reportage, fiction and a picture gallery. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 262 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9781922079961. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18136. Good Condition
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Our Heritage & Australia’s Future : A Selection of Insights & Concerns of some Prominent Australians
Schwartz & Wilkinson,
ISBN: 1863370692
Schwartz & Wilkinson, Australia, 1991. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Contributors include; Sir Charles Court, Dame Leonie Kramer, Geoffrey Blainey, B.A. Santamaria, Hugh Morgan & John Stone. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 213 pages. Covers have some shelf wear. MC Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; ISBN: 1863370692. ISBN/EAN: 9781863370691. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 849. Good Condition
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Hammett’s Moral Vision
Thompson, George J. "Rhino"
ISBN: 097258983X
Vince Emery Productions, United States, 2007. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/Good. Edition Unstated. Publisher Marketing: Previously only available serialised over seven issues of The Armchair Detective magazine, this examination is the single most influential book-length analysis of Dashiell Hammett's novels. Spanning all sections of his career, the book discusses five novels: The Dain Curse, The Glass Key, The Maltese Falcon, Red Harvest, and The Thin Man. Detailed analysis shows how the author and his work changed over time. Each novel is discussed in its own chapter with comparative criticism, and there is a list of resources for further reading and research. Additionally, this compiled text includes a new chapter in which the author discusses the impact Hammett has had on his own life. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 246 pages. Dust Jacket has some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Reference. ISBN: 097258983X. ISBN/EAN: 9780972589833. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 17681. Good Condition
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Broometime
Coombs, Varga, Anne & Susan
ISBN: 0733609902
Sceptre, Australia, 2001. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Signed by Author. Susan Varga & Anne Coombs went to Broome on a hunch. What they found was a town unlike any other. Laid back but bursting with energy, isolated yet deeply implicated in the currents of contemporary Australian life. Above all, a place with an insouciant disregard for how things are done elsewhere. Frontier town, country town, Aboriginal town. Which is the real Broome? A tiny place full of extraordinary characters. Part journal, part documentary, Broomtime tells the story of a journey both physical & emotional. Join the journey. Signed by both authors. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 294 pages. Covers have some shelf wear. MC Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; 1990s; Anthropology. Signed by Author. ISBN: 0733609902. ISBN/EAN: 9780733609909. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 712. Good Condition
Price: 32.00 (AUD)
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Daniel O’Connell Political Pioneer
O’Connell, Daniel & Maurice R.(Editor)
ISBN: 1872002110
Daniel O'Connell Association, Ireland, 1991. First Edition
 Softcover (with flaps) Softcover (with flaps). Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Daniel O'Connell is a towering figure in the pages of Irish history and was indeed one of the leading political actors in the first half of th 19th Century, This book explores his pioneering contributions tomass politics, non-violent political campaigning, civil & religious tolerance, liberalism & European Liberal Catholicism. This book presents the proceedings of the first annual Daniel O'Connell Workshop held in Derrynane, County Kerry. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 147 pages. Covers have some light shelf wear.. MC Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Ireland; Late 18th Early 19th Century; Politics & Government. ISBN: 1872002110. ISBN/EAN: 9781872002118. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 605. Very Good Condition
Price: 76.80 (AUD)
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Speaking Of Us: Voices from Tentieth-Century Australia
York, Barry
ISBN: 0642107157
National Library Of Australia, Canberra, 1999. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "Echoes from the earliest years of the century mingle with the voices of contemporary Australia in this fascinating selection of excerpts from the Oral History Collection of the National Library of Australia. Humour, Drama, Sport, Culture, Politics, Media & Work & Leisure are all represented." Card Covers. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 159 pages. There are remnants of some old label(s) on the front cover. Covers have some shelf wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0642107157. ISBN/EAN: 9780642107152. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 17309. Good Condition
Price: 21.76 (AUD)
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Just A Minute
Hamilton, Greg
ISBN: 0646387413
Zulu Vision, Sydney, 2000. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "This little book is the author's first attempt at putting his thoughts out into the world. It comprises some rhyme & passing thoughts that have crossed his mind as, like you, he went on his journey through life. Like most of us today, our time is our most precious commodity. Hence the title, Just A Minute." Book is about a 1/4" thick Card Covers. Size: 180mm - 250mm. Covers have some shelf wear, some creasing and bumping to corners. Book Is Unpaginated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; ISBN: 0646387413. ISBN/EAN: 9780646387413. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 17278. Good Condition
Price: 25.60 (AUD)
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The Best Australian Essays 2001
Craven, Peter (edited by)
ISBN: 1863950915
Black Inc, Melbourne, 2001. As Stated In Title
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. As Stated In Title. Authors include; Gay Alcorn, Edmund Campion, David Marr, John Button, Mungo MacCallum, Clive James, Anne Summers, Tim Flannery, etc. Trade Paperback. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 503 pages. There is an old label on the rear cover. Spine has a reading crease. Covers have some shelf wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; ISBN: 1863950915. ISBN/EAN: 9781863950916. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 17251. Good Condition
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Off Down The Track: Racing & Other Yarns
Paterson, Banjo
ISBN: 0207153787
HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1986. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Edition Unstated. ""With the Banjo you can't get away from horses"...So said Norman Lindsay when preparing illustrations for an edition of The Man From Snowy Riverm- & who would want to, he might well have added, for A.B. Paterson so celebrated the horses & riders of this country that both became as important a part of our culture as the squatter, the shearer, & the swagman & his dog." Size: 10.2 x 7.1 x 1 inches. 240 pages. Dust Jacket has shelf-wear, some marking and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Literature & Fiction; Literary; General; Australia; Poetry. ISBN: 0207153787. ISBN/EAN: 9780207153785. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 17146. Good Condition
Price: 15.36 (AUD)
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Some Trust In Chariots!! : Sixteen views on Erich Von Daniken’s Chariots of the Gods?
Castle, Thiering, E.W. & B.B. (Editors)
Westbooks, Australia, 1972. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. "Chariots of the Gods? by the Swiss author Erich Von Daniken is a book of popular archaeology, sensational & rhetorical in style, which has had an extraordinaryily wide fllowing since its publication in 1967. The contributors to this book believe that Von Daniken's work is careless, ill-informed, gratuitously offensive to honest scholars, & ultimately likely to be very unhealthy in its social effects." Mass Market Paperback. Size: 140mm - 180mm. 130 pages. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Covers have some shelf wear, are marked and have some foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 15546. Good Condition
Price: 7.04 (AUD)
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A Changing Australia
Encel, Sol
ISBN: 0642973369
ABC, Sydney, 1971. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "A series of six talks by Professor Sol Encel, Professor of Sociology at the University of N.S.W., originally broadcast on ABC radio under the title of "The Urbanization of Australia : Aspects of Social Change since 1939." Mass Market Paperback. Size: 140mm - 180mm. 74 pages. Old stamp on front end paper. Covers have some shelf wear and a few marks. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; ISBN: 0642973369. ISBN/EAN: 9780642973368. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 15529. Good Condition
Price: 5.76 (AUD)
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American Power and the New Mandarins
Chomsky, Noam
ISBN: 0701115459
Chatto & Windus, London, 1969. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Edition Unstated. "American Power & the New Mandarins, as one critic has put it 'is the first significant work of social & political comment to come out of the Vietnamese catastrophe' But this new collection of historical & political essays by Professor Chomsky contains much more than a devastatingly powerful attack on the American involvement in Vietname. Its central theme is the dual role of American liberal intellectuals who in addition to the responsibility they owe to society of 'speaking the truth & exposing lies', have an increasingly come to occupy a position of influence & power." Size: 180mm-240mm. 319 pages. DJ has some foxing to extremities. Dust jacket has some shelf wear, a few marks & some bumping to corners. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; United States; 1960s; ISBN: 0701115459. ISBN/EAN: 9780701115456. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 15297. Good Condition
Price: 17.92 (AUD)
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Wake Up, Lucky Country! A Reflection on Social Issues During the Past Decade
Overduin, Fleming, Daniel, John
ISBN: 0859101231
Lutheran Publishing House, Australia, 1980. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "Is Australian society enlightened and progressive - or is it misguided & declining? What are the actual effects of the pervasive liberation philosophy of 'do your own thing'? Have all the recent parliamentary 'reforms' really improved our way of life?" Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm-240mm. 146 pages. Covers have some shelf wear & a few creases. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; 1970s; Politics & Government. ISBN: 0859101231. ISBN/EAN: 9780859101233. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14945. Good Condition
Price: 9.60 (AUD)
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The Floral Mother and Other Essays
Llewellyn, Kate
ISBN: 0207187029
Angus & Robertson, Australia, 1995. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/. Edition Unstated. "My aim is to rescue the essay from academia, to turn it instead to its original purpose, which was to 'essay', to try, to experiment. These essays are about everyday life..." Pen scribbling on FFEP and title pages. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 205 pages. Previous owner's inscription, lavish, in ink. Covers have a few creases & some shelf wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0207187029. ISBN/EAN: 9780207187025. Main Picture: Front Cover. Picture 2: Scan showing pen markings. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14558. Fair Condition
Price: 10.24 (AUD)
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Learning to Dance Elizabeth Jolly Her Life and Work
Jolley, Elizabeth
ISBN: 0670029742
Viking, Melbourne, 2006. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. "Elizabeth Jolley is one of Australia's most significant & best-loved writers, delighting readers with her acute observation of the world, her wicked humour, her compassion & her honesty. Learning to Dance brings together some of her most poignant short stories, essays & poems, & includes two formerly unpublished pieces." Size: 180mm - 250mm. 299 pages. DJ has some light shelf wear. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0670029742. ISBN/EAN: 9780670029747. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14478. Very Good Condition
Price: 23.04 (AUD)
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To Speak True : The Art Of Speaking Poetry
Mulcahy, Betty
Pergamon Press, United Kingdom, 1969. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Edition Unstated. "The reading & the speaking of poetry is here given a new and unusual approach . Betty Mulcahy's aim is to revive a serious interest in the art of speaking poetry both in education & for public performance." Size: 180mm - 250mm. 142 pages. DJ. has some chips, tears, a few marks & some shelf wear.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Poetry. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14276. Good Condition
Price: 25.60 (AUD)
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Imagining Australia Ideas for our Future
Duncan, Leigh, et-al, Macgregor, Andrew
ISBN: 1741143829
Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2004. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. "Intelligent, far-sighted & spirited, Imagining Australia promises to find its place among the select few books to have redefined our country....Drawing upon the best policy thinking from around the world....transforming our democracy....engaging with the world...sustaining economic growth.....and lasting reconciliation with Indigenous Australians are just some of the issues that this book addresses." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 323 pages. Covers have some shelf wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; Modern; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 1741143829. ISBN/EAN: 9781741143829. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 13872. Good Condition
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The Best Australian Essays 2008
Marr (edited by), David
Black Inc, Melbourne, 2008. 
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/. . Creasing to cover and dirt marks Size: 180mm - 250mm. 331 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 13874. Fair Condition
Price: 14.08 (AUD)
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The Pitch
Courtney, Bryce (Edited by Lesley Dow)
ISBN: 187557414X
Margaret Gee Publishing, Sydney, 1992. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . :Bloody Wednesday again! Every Wednesday I sit down for two hours to write my column, The Pitch, for the Friday Australian. Mostly my head is filled with manure, but at the end of two hours something is down on paper. Some of these somethings are now reprinted in this book." Only indication of ex-library is one ink stamp on the first endpaper. Old price label on rear cover. Size: 180mm - 240mm. 303 pages. There are remnants of some old label(s) on the front cover. Covers have some shelf wear and bumping to corners. Ex Company Library. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 187557414X. ISBN/EAN: 9781875574148. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 13052. Good Condition
Price: 17.92 (AUD)
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Hollywood in Fiction : Some versions of the American Myth - Studies in American Literature Volume XXII
Spatz, Jonas
Mouton, The Netherlands, 1969. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Size: 180mm - 240mm. 148 pages. Covers have some light shelf wear.. Book is ex-library with stamps and marks.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; United States; History. Picture 7: 0. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12359. Good Condition
Price: 12.80 (AUD)
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Timeless Garden
Anderson, Ethel
Australasian Publishing Co Pty Ltd, Sydney, . Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Edition Unstated. A series of essays by the author. No date given but Circa 1945 as per gift inscription on inside of front pastedown. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 146 pages. Covers have some shelf wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 011235. Good
Price: 10.18 (AUD)
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The Gentle Art of Beachcombing: A Collection of Writings by E.J. Banfield
Banfield, E.J. Noonan, Michael (Editor)
ISBN: 0702220612
Univ of Queensland Press, Queensland, Australia, 1989. Later Edition
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Good/. Later Edition. "The Gentle Art of Beachcombing presents a selection of little known writings by E.J. Banfield, the Beachcomber of Dunk Island & author of the classic Confessions of a Beachcomber....this new volume gives an entertaining insight into the mind of a man who, at the turn of the century, chose to live apart from society on his own island paradise on the Great Barrier Reef." Trade Paperback. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Old price label on front cover. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Covers have some shelf wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; Late 19th - Early 20th centuries; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0702220612. ISBN/EAN: 9780702220616. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 010942. Good
Price: 19.20 (AUD)
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We’re in This with Russia
Carroll, Wallace
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1944. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Edition Unstated. "How will Russia fit into the post-war settlement? Will Stalin try to create a Soviet Europe when the War is won? Will he return to the old ideal of the world revolution?...The day I received instructions to leave my post in London & go to Moscow, these and other like questions were only vague wonderings at the back of my mind..." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Previous owners signature in ink. Covers have some rubbing and shelf-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Russia; Politics & Government. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 010666. Good
Price: 9.60 (AUD)
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Shakespeare’s Concept of Tragedy : The Bard as Anti-Elizabethan
Montano, Rocco
ISBN: 0895268108
Gateway, Chicago, 1985. Edition Unstated
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Pages are wavy as if water has been spilled, however, text is unaffected. Size: 180mm-240mm. 288 pages. Has some shelf wear. MC Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; ISBN: 0895268108. ISBN/EAN: 9780895268105. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7. Good Condition
Price: 12.16 (AUD)
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The Best Australian Essays 1998
Craven, Peter ( Editor )
ISBN: 1863950893
Bookman, Australia, 1998. As Stated In Title
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. As Stated In Title. Authors Include; Helen Garner, John Birmingham, Raymond Gaita, Drusilla Modjeska, Richard Flanagan, David Malouf, etc. Trade Paperback. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 302 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Some light shelf wear to cover. Some small stains on text block. Old owners name written in biro on FFEP. First photo page has some small stains. Last page has some light stains. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 1863950893. ISBN/EAN: 9781863950893. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 009470. Good
Price: 10.88 (AUD)
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Blackwood’s Magazine No. 1297 : November 1923
Blackwood,
William Blackwood & Sons, London, 1923. Edition As Stated In Title
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/. Edition As Stated In Title. "The fame & circulation of 'Blackwoods Magazine" are now, at he end of a centurury, higher than at any other period - a record unique in litertary history." Trade Paperback. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Item Type: Magazine. Paper covers becoming slightly detached from text block but still attached. Foxing as well as some small chips and tears to extremities. Some tanning. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; 1920s; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 007627. Fair Condition
Price: 25.60 (AUD)
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A Year of Prophesying
Wells, H. G.,
T. Fisher Unwin Ltd, London, 1924. Second Impression
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. Second Impression. H.G. Wells gives his thoughts on how he sees the future unfolding for some countries, institutions & people." Foxing and spotting across text block which does not effect readability of text. Book cover is faded, chipped and has tearing across top of spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 272 pages. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Covers are marked, creased, have rubbing and shelf wear as well as bumping to corners. The front panel only of DJ. is supplied loose with the book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 007288. Fair
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The selling of the Australian mind
Knight, Stephen,
ISBN: 1863301097
Mandarin / Octopus Publishing, Australia, 1990. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. From First Fleet to Third Mercedes Mass Market Paperback. Size: 140mm - 180mm. 189 pages. Remainder mark on bottom of text block. Covers have some shelf-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; ISBN: 1863301097. ISBN/EAN: 9781863301091. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 15815. Good Condition
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The Sydney Papers : Winter 1997 : Volume 9 , Number 3
Henderson, Gerard (Editor)
The Sydney Institute, Australia, 1997. As Stated In Title
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. As Stated In Title. Contributors include: Gough Whitlam, Nick Enright, Sally Loane, Ross Fitzgerald, Craig McGregor. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm-240mm. 128 pages. Covers have some shelf wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Australia; 1990s; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 002275. Good
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Friday Mornings 1941-1944
Nicolson, Harold
Constable, London, 1945. Later Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Later Edition. These articles were all written for the Spectator, in which they appeared under the title "Marginal Comment". Size: 140mm - 180mm. 232 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear, rubbing and bumping to corners. Inscription and bookshop stamp on ffep and title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001648. Good
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A Changing World
Brian Hawkes,
ISBN: 0646355252
Self published, Australia, 1998. First Edition
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Malraux Life and Work
De Courcel, Martine (edited by); Malraux, Andre
ISBN: 0151562806
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich New York & London 1976 
 Hard Cover Prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, PO name ffep obliterated with blue ink, D/W with sl. edgewear inc. closed tear to upper back spine fold (now protected). "This series of biographical and critical essays evokes a portrait of one of the greatest literary figures and influences of the twentieth century. Each of the contributors offers a different view of Malraux's life and work, and finally converge to yield a complete image of the man."  Very Good/Very Good
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Speaking Personally
Walter Murdoch,
Angus And Robertson, Sydney, 1946. Ninth Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Ninth Edition. 186 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Australia; Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 233745. Very Good Condition
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The Idea of Home: Boyer Lectures 2011
Geraldine Brooks,
ISBN: 9780733330254
ABC Books, Sydney, 2011. 
 Softcover Softcover. Near Fine Condition/. . A compelling Boyer Lecture from Australian literary sensation Geraldine Brooks. For theBoyer Lecture 2011, best-selling author and journalist Geraldine Brooks tackles the topic of the Idea of Home. Drawing on her personal experience from being an adolescent pen pal to being a foreign correspondent in some of the world's most dangerous countries to being a writer of several award winning books including the Pulitzer Prize winner, March, Brooks reflects on what it means to be both a global citizen and a novelist at home in an increasingly fractured world. the individual lectures are: Our Only Home, A Home on Bland Street, A Writer at Home and At Home in the World 107 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Essays; Australia; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780733330254. Inventory No: 233742. Near Fine Condition
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At Large and At Small: Confessions of a Literary Hedonist
Anne Fadiman,
ISBN: 9780141033990
Penguin Books, Great Britain, 2008. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . In At Large and At Small, Anne Fadiman returns to one of her favorite genres, the familiar essay--a beloved and hallowed literary tradition recognized for both its intellectual breadth and its miniaturist focus on everyday experiences. With the combination of humor and erudition that has distinguished her as one of our finest essayists, Fadiman draws us into twelve of her personal obsessions: from her slightly sinister childhood enthusiasm for catching butterflies to her monumental crush on Charles Lamb, from her wistfulness for the days of letter-writing to the challenges and rewards of moving from the city to the country. Many of these essays were composed "under the influence" of the subject at hand. Fadiman ingests a shocking amount of ice cream and divulges her passion for Haagen-Dazs Chocolate Chocolate Chip and her brother's homemade Liquid Nitrogen Kahlua Coffee (recipe included); she sustains a terrific caffeine buzz while recounting Balzac's coffee addiction; and she stays up till dawn to write about being a night owl, examining the rhythms of our circadian clocks and sharing such insomnia cures as her father's nocturnal word games and Lewis Carroll's mathematical puzzles. At Large and At Small is a brilliant and delightful collection of essays that harkens a revival of a long-cherished genre. 220 pages. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780141033990. Inventory No: 233958. Good Condition
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The Task of the Critic
Eagleton, Terry & Beaumont, Matthew
ISBN: 9781844673391
Verso,  2009. First Edition
 Medium Trade Paperback Medium Trade Paperback. Good (ex-library)/. First Edition. 342 pages. Text and spine/cover marked with Library stamps, in all other respects in very good condition throughout. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Cover is protected in clear, self-adhesive laminate. The leading literary theorist is dissected in interview. This is an easily accessible guide to his views. Terry Eagleton occupies a unique position in the English-speaking world today. He is not only a productive literary theorist, but also a novelist and playwright. He remains a committed socialist deeply hostile to the zeitgeist. Over the last forty years his public interventions have enlivened an otherwise bland and conformist culture. His pen, as many colleagues in the academy - including Harold Bloom, Gayatri Spivak and Homi Bhabha - have learnt, is merciless and unsparing. As a critic Eagleton has not shied away from confronting the high priests of native conformity as highlighted by his coruscating polemic against Martin Amis on the issue of civil liberties and religion. This comprehensive volume of interviews covers both his life and the development of his thought and politics. Lively and insightful, they will appeal not only to those with an interest in Eagleton himself, but to all those interested in the evolution of radical politics, modernism, cultural theory, the history of ideas, sociology, semantic inquiry and the state of Marxist theory. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9781844673391. Inventory No: 13110281. Good (ex-library)
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The Personal Element in Prose and Poetry
Measham, D. C. (edited)
ISBN: 0090891813
Hutchinson Educational, Great Britain, 1972. Second Impression
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Good (ex-library)/. Second Impression. 173 pages. Clear, self-adhesive laminate to covers/boards. Minor spine lean. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers.. Selected passages of autobiography, short stories and poems make up this anthology, skilfully arranged and annotated so as to encourage the student to percieve the personal element in himself. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Education. ISBN: 0090891813. ISBN/EAN: 9780090891818. Inventory No: 12020467. Good (ex-library)
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The English Novel
Allen, Walter
Penguin, Great Britain, 1960. Reprint
 Paperback Paperback. Very Good/. Reprint. 376 pages. Covers have no creasing. Spine has minimal reading creases. Pages are reasonably tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 16080195. Very Good
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A Book of English Essays
Williams, W. E.
Penguin, Great Britain, 1959. Reprint
 Paperback Paperback. Good/. Reprint. 378 pages. Tanned pages. Covers are heavily foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 16080202. Good
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Topics and Opinions : Second Series
Scott, A. F. (edited)
Macmillan, London, 1963. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 294 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 15060513. Very Good
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A Survey of English Literature 1780-1830 (Volume 2)
Elton, Oliver
Edward Arnold, London, 1912. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. . 474 pages. One volume of the 2-volume set. Edges of boards have moderate wear. No dust jacket with this book. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Pages are reasonably tanned and reasonably foxed. Previous owner's name in ink. The top of pages from FEP to page 10 are detached from the binding. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 16040005. Good
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Milton Agonistes : A Metaphysical Criticism
Visiak, E. H.
A. M. Philpot, London, No date. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. . 104 pages. Moderate water damage to covers, text unaffected. Covers have moderate rubbing/wear. Edges of boards have superficial wear. No dust jacket with this book. Edges of pages are slightly soiled. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 17020198. Fair
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Douglas Stewart: A Critical Study
Semmler, Clement
ISBN: 0207134529
Angus & Robertson, Australia, 1977. Reprint
 Paperback Paperback. Very Good/. Reprint. 170 pages. Covers have light creasing. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0207134529. ISBN/EAN: 9780207134524. Inventory No: 17020221. Very Good
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Ishmael Reed and the New Black Aesthetic Critics
Martin, Reginald
ISBN: 0333420586
Macmillan, London, 1988. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good Condition. First Edition. 120 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Dust jacket has superficial rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. Dust jacket is unclipped. . There is a "Withdrawn" stamp on the rear end page but this is the only indication of this book being ex-library. Edges of pages are slightly foxed. There is a "Withdrawn" stamp on the rear end page but this is the only indication of this book being ex-library Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0333420586. ISBN/EAN: 9780333420584. Inventory No: 14010427. Very Good
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A Reader’s Guide to Finnegans Wake
Tindall, William York
ISBN: 0500140162
Thames and Hudson, USA, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good Condition. First Edition. 339 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Dust jacket has superficial rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have moderate bumping. Dust jacket is unclipped. Pages are lightly tanned. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0500140162. ISBN/EAN: 9780500140161. Inventory No: 14010430. Very Good
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The Nascent Mind Shelley
Hughes, A. M. D.
ISBN: 0198116918
Oxford University Press, London, 1971. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Reprint. 272 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has moderate rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have moderate chips and/or tears. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Pages are lightly tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0198116918. ISBN/EAN: 9780198116912. Inventory No: 17020216. Very Good
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How Fiction Works
Wood, James
ISBN: 9780224079839
Jonathan Cape, Great Britain, 2008. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 194 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. Dust jacket is unclipped. Pages are lightly tanned. In the tradition of E. M. Forster's "Aspects of the Novel" and Milan Kundera's "The Art of the Novel", "How Fiction Works" is a scintillating and searching study of the main elements of fiction, such as narrative, detail, characterization, dialogue, realism, and style. In his first full-length book of criticism, one of the most prominent critics of our time takes the machinery of story-telling apart to ask a series of fundamental questions: What do we mean when we say we 'know' a fictional character? What constitutes a 'telling' detail? When is a metaphor successful? Is realism realistic? Why do most endings of novels disappoint?Wood ranges widely, from Homer to Beatrix Potter, from the Bible to John Le Carre, and his book is both a study of the techniques of fiction-making and an alternative history of the novel. Playful and profound, it incisively sums up two decades of bold, often controversial, and now classic critical work, and will be enlightening to writers, readers, and anyone interested in what happens on the page. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN/EAN: 9780224079839. Inventory No: 17020217. Near Fine
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Outspoken Essays (Second Series)
Inge, William Ralph
Longmans, Green and Co., London, 1927. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 275 pages. Covers have mild soiling. No dust jacket with this book. Edges of pages are significantly foxed. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 17020136. Good
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The Bulletin Book : A Selection from the 1960’s
Author Not Stated,
F. W. Cheshire, Melbourne, 1966. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. First Edition. 120 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Spine has considerable fading. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear and minor chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is unclipped. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 17040317. Good
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English Critical Essays (Nineteenth Century) - The World’s Classics Series #206
Jones, Edmund D. (edited)
Oxford University Press, London, 1963. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine Condition. Reprint. 522 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. Dust jacket is unclipped. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. . Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 16080194. Very Good
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Narrative and Ideology
Tambling, Jeremy
ISBN: 033509354X
Open University Press, USA, 1991. First Edition
 Medium Trade Paperback Medium Trade Paperback. Very Good/. First Edition. 124 pages. Covers have light creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. The author explores why it matters that texts exist in the form of stories, and how they rest upon cultural and social assumptions (how narratives are always ideological). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 033509354X. ISBN/EAN: 9780335093540. Inventory No: 17090010. Very Good
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Essential Guide for Reading Groups
Osborne, Susan
ISBN: 0747560943
Bloomsbury,  2002. 
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Good (ex-library)/. . How to Set up and Run A Successful Reading Group; In the last few years, the reading group phenomenon has swept the country and more and more people are becoming interested in either becoming a member of one or setting up their own reading group. But how do you go about finding a reading group in your area, or if you are involved in setting one up, how should it be run, what books should be selected? The Bloomsbury Essential Guide for Reading Groups tells you all you need to know - how to set one up; readers' guides covering 50 books - 40 novels and 10 non-fiction; synopses to aid a quick choice of a book for discussion; themes - each theme is accompanied by a brief introductory paragraph, followed by a simple list of titles, all of which are referenced back to the readers' guides; resources - an annotated list of useful magazines, books, websites etc; suggested further reading - a list of 50 additional, highly recommended titles for discussion. The Bloomsbury Essential Guide for Reading Groups will be indispensable to all those who want to establish or are already involved in a reading group. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0747560943. ISBN/EAN: 9780747560944. Inventory No: 10044312. Good (ex-library)
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Emily Bronte - Rereading Literature series
Kavanagh, James
Blackwell, Great Britain, 1985. First Edition
 Medium Trade Paperback Medium Trade Paperback. Very Good/. First Edition. 120 pages. Lightly tanned pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 11080053. Very Good
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The Novel and Our Time
Comfort, Alex
Phoenix House, London, 1948. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. 80 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has slight fading. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 16050113. Very Good
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A. G. Stephens: His Life and Work
Palmer, Vance (edited)
Robertson and Mullens, Melbourne, 1941. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good (ex-library)/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 242 pages. Foxing and wear on boards. Text and spine/cover marked with Library stamps, in all other respects in very good condition throughout. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 15010030. Good (ex-library)
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Many Furrows - The Wayfarer’s Library
Alpha of the Plough, A. J. Gardiner
J.M. Dent & Sons, London, 1932. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 270 pages. Covers have superficial rubbing/wear. Corners of boards are moderately bumped. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are reasonably tanned. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 15060227. Good
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A Critical History of English Literature in Two Volumes
Daiches, David
Secker & Warburg, London, 1960. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. First Edition. This is the first USA edition. 1169 pages. 2-volume set (complete). Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has slight fading. Dust jacket has slight foxing. Edges of dust jacket have minor chipping. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. Pages are lightly tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. Printed in the USA. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 13080165. Very Good
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English Literature
Farrar, Sidney
ISBN: 0717277127
Grolier Society, UK, 1971. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 432 pages. Couple of small marks on bottom closed edge of pages, otherwise in fine condition. A comprehensive background to English Literature. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0717277127. ISBN/EAN: 9780717277124. Inventory No: 08080499. Near Fine
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Women writing about men
Miller, Jane,
ISBN: 0860684784
Virago, London, 1986. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. second-hand copy, slight rubbing of the edges of the softcover binding, age toning of the page edges. This book is about novels by women and about the men in them. Its focus is the novel as a form which women writers, from the early 19th century to the present day, have used questioned and challenged men's appropriation of women's experience, and to explore their own perspectives on men as husbands, fathers, brothers, sons and lovers. – Rear panel blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0860684784. ISBN/EAN: 9780860684787. Inventory No: 0271022. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Like the flowing river – thoughts and reflections translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa
Coelho, Paulo,
ISBN: 0732284384
HarperCollins, Sydney, 2006. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. Like the Flowing River is an intimate collection of Paulo Coelho's reflections and short stories, written from 1998 to 2005. These are powerful tales of living and dying, of destiny and choice, of love lost and found. Sometimes humorous, sometimes serious, but always profound, this book, like all of Coelho's work, explores what it means to be truly alive. – rear panel blurb No damage to describe clean copy without annotations Size: Trade Paperback. XVI, 223, [17] pages, in original photographic illustrated trade paperback. There is no damage to describe. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0732284384. ISBN/EAN: 9780732284381. Inventory No: 0272054. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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antithesis volume 21 – 2011 Futures
Barker, Karen & Dale, Catherine et alia – editors,
School of Culture and Communication, Melbourne University, 2011. periodical
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: photographs. periodical. a nice clean copy, with minimal signs of handling. Includes colour photography, drawings and artwork reproduced. Unfortunately Susan Pyke essay on Heathcliff's Howl has pink underlining. No other damage to describe. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 318 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0271927. Very Good Condition
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antithesis volume 14 – 2004 – Fuse
Murray, Alex & Chan, Queenie – editors,
School of Culture and Communication, Melbourne University, 2004. periodical
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: photographs. periodical. a nice clean copy, with minimal signs of handling. Includes colour photography, drawings and artwork reproduced. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 318 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0271928. Very Good Condition
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The Meaning of Recognition: New Essays 2001-2005
James, Clive,
ISBN: 0330440292
Picador, London, 2005. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. acknowledgements, an introduction by author. Illustrated front cover with dark blue and light blue titles to the front panel and red, light blue and dark blue titles to the backstrip. A collection of essays by Clive James between the years 2001 and 2005. Ranging from the television program The Sopranos, Shakespeare, Primo Levi and Bing Cosby and other topics. a clean secondhand copy, no damage to detail apart from age toning of the page edges and gift note of the first page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVI, 368 pages, last page blank, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Essays ; ISBN: 0330440292. ISBN/EAN: 9780330440295. Inventory No: 0271903. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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The Tree of Life
Massingham, H. J.,
Chapman & Hall, London, 1943. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. The dust jacket is chipped at the tail of the spine, and torn at the top of the spine, and the spine is darkened. Price clipped. Internally clean, without annotations. "The struggle of the future will not the be between Left and Right, between Socialism and a predatory individualism (as it once was) but between the organic view of life based on the land and the economic materialism of progressives, orthodox economists and totalitarians. Whatever the issue of that struggle, in suspense until the war is over, let all who truly love our English land grasp the hand stretched out by this regenerated churchmanship." – Page 7 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; Natural History; Essays & Literary Criticism. Inventory No: 0271898. Very Good Condition
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The World in a Frame: What We See in Films
Braudy, Leo,
ISBN: 0226071553
University Of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1984. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. Clean second-hand copy, no annotations, no underlining and no damage to the cover. The book, is a classic, covering the history of American popular films from the mid-1930s to the mid-nineteen seventies – in an evolving cultural context. Responding to the prevailing prejudice in evaluating films, the author demonstrates that American popular films and European "art films" are not so much 2 distinct approaches to film art but part of the same cultural continuity. – Rear panel blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Film, Radio & Television; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0226071553. ISBN/EAN: 9780226071558. Inventory No: 0271641. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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taking it all in – film writings 1980-1983
Kael, Pauline,
ISBN: 0099496003
Arena , London, 1987. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. slight scuff at the top left-hand side of the front panel, some reading creases and rubbing of the spine, otherwise very good, without any annotation. The 7th collection has been taken from the New Yorker magazine and reviews some 150 films. Size: Trade Paperback. XVI, 527 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Film, Radio & Television; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0099496003. ISBN/EAN: 9780099496007. Inventory No: 0271596. Very Good Condition
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English literature at the close of the Middle Ages – the Oxford history of English literature volume II part 2
Chambers, E. K. (Sir Edmund),
Oxford At the Clarendon Press, London, 1964. reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. reprint. previous owners name on the first page, University bookshop sticker at the bottom of the front paced down, small tears at the top and bottom of the spine section of the dust jacket stop internally clean, and free of annotation. Editors' note – for two reasons, however, Sir Edmund Chambers's book departs from the usual principle in this series of allotting a volume or half-volume to a particular period. The one is that the story of the mediaeval drama and the story of the ballad are better told without strict attention to the boundaries of time; and the other is that the editors have wished to give the author the opportunity of writing once more on subjects which have interested him in the past – the mediaeval drama, the Carol and the 15th century Lyric, and Malory. While the contents are more miscellaneous than elsewhere in the series, he has been able to give the book the not inappropriate title, The Close of the Middle Ages. Page V Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Books on Books; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Essays & Literary Criticism. Inventory No: 0271279. Very Good Condition
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collected impressions
Bowen, Elizabeth 1899 – 1973,
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1950. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. previous owners name at the top of the first page, top edge of the text block tinted dark blue, trivial handling marks to the cloth. No other damage to detail. This is a book of reviews of books, pictures, plays, broadcasts et cetera these pieces cover a term of time. Most of the works date from the 1930s. The pieces have, by the fact of being placed in relation to one another, acquired something not present when, severally, they were first written. Each of them carries the colour of its year, each reflects, involuntarily, what was in that year a contemporary mood of port or phase of feeling. They combine into something which is one of the many imponderable byproducts of history. – Page VI the author Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Books on Books; Essays & Literary Criticism. Inventory No: 0271244. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin 4 / 1986
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1986. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. pp 440 - 576; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0271145. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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the public confessions of a middle-aged woman aged 55 3/4
Townsend, Sue,
ISBN: 0718145380
Penguin – Michael Joseph, London, 2001. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. the only damage to the book is on the rear free end page where there are three numbers referencing pages within the book and a single word next to each number, done in ink. Internally, I can find no other annotations. The dust jacket has no damage. These are samples of the monthly column for Sainsbury's magazine which were written over a decade, funny perceptive and touching Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Journalism; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0718145380. ISBN/EAN: 9780718145385. Inventory No: 0270847. Very Good Condition
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The Pooh Perplex In Which it is Discovered that the True Meaning of the Pooh Stories is Not as Simple as is Usually Believed ... (continued )
Crews, Frederick C.,
ISBN: 0860720268
Arthur Barker, London, 1984. Robin Clark
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: E. H. Shepard. Robin Clark. 300 g; X, 150 pages, illustrated with drawings by EH Shepard, Here then is a long overdue collection of 12 essays, examining the hidden meaning of Milne's classic volumes, and representing as many schools of literary criticism, including Freudian, Marxist and New Critical. (In compiling these parodies of various schools of literary criticism, the author displays and non-stop barrage of wit ranging from the keenest knife edge of satire to blunt burlesque.") -- front fold over blurb of the hardcover edition Second-hand copy, no damage to describe. No annotations. London. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: E. H. Shepard. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0860720268. ISBN/EAN: 9780860720263. Inventory No: 0270661. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Fiction and Repetition: Seven English Novels
Miller, J. Hillis,
ISBN: 0631130322
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1982. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Very slight fading of the spine section of the softcover binding, no other damage, no annotations. The novels discussed are Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights; Thackeray's Henry Esmond; Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles and The Well-Beloved; Conrad's Lord Jim; and Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway and Between the Acts Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0631130322. ISBN/EAN: 9780631130321. Inventory No: 0270620. Very Good Condition
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Post-modernist fiction
McHale, Brian ,
ISBN: 0416364004
Methuen, New York, 1987. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Second-hand copy, no damage to describe, no annotations or underlining. "Far from being, as unsympathetic critics have sometimes complain, about nothing but itself or even about nothing at all, post-modernist fiction in McHale's construction of it proves to be about (among other things) those hardy literary perennials, Love and Death." – Rear panel blurb Size: Trade Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0416364004. ISBN/EAN: 9780416364002. Inventory No: 0270621. Very Good Condition
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The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell; Volume IV, In Front of Your Nose 1945-1950
Orwell, George (Orwell, Sonia and Angus, Ian – Editors),
ISBN: 0140031545
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1980. Reprint
 Softcover (Photographic) Softcover (Photographic). Good Condition/. Reprint. acknowledgements, a note on the editing, two appendices and index. Photographic card cover with white and orange coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the backstrip. "George Orwell requested in his will that no biography of him should be written. This collection of essays, reviews, articles and letters which he wrote between the ages of seventeen and forty-six (when he died) is arranged in chronological order. This last volume contains the letters, reviews and other pieces which Orwell wrote during the last five years of his life." -- from the rear panel blurb. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing of the book edges and panels. Browning, to the textblock edges with lighter browning of the pages. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Journalism ; Britain; ISBN: 0140031545. ISBN/EAN: 9780140031546. Inventory No: 0270556. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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Meanjin 2/1986
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1986. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 147 – 304 illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Second-hand copy, slight ageing of the page edges, no other damage. Includes essay by Bob Ellis, cartoons by Leunig and interviews of Max Gillies and Barry Humphries Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270511. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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The Cave and the Spring; Essays on Poetry
Hope, A. D. (Alec Derwent) 1907 - 2000,
ISBN: 0424067307
Sydney University Press, Sydney, 1974. Second Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Second Edition. Very slight rubbing of the top and bottom edges of the dust jacket and slight loss of colour on the vertical folds. Internally clean, without annotation and without underlining. For this second edition I have omitted the final essay of the first edition is not being, strictly speaking, about poetry. I have added in its place three others that are. A. D. Hope page III. The poet turned critic. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. VI, 202 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Poetry. ISBN: 0424067307. ISBN/EAN: 9780424067308. Inventory No: 0270450. Very Good Condition
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The Romantic Agony, 2nd Edition
Praz, Mario,
ISBN: 0192810618
Oxford, England, 1978. Second Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Second Edition. First published in 1933, the book was reissued in 1951 in a second edition containing much new material, and was further advised in 1970, when Frank Kermode's foreword was also included for the first time it has been translated from the Italian by Angus Davidson. The book received a water splash which has left a mark on the outside at the bottom of the front edge. There is no damage internally apart from over opening at page 160/161 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Books on Books; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0192810618. ISBN/EAN: 9780192810618. Inventory No: 0270379. Good Condition
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Adam Lindsay Gordon and other Australian writers
Stevens, J Roy – foreword,
Gordon Memorial committee, Melbourne, 1937. First Edition
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Portraits. First Edition. Signed by person(s) connected with book. *'The entire proceeds derived from the sale of this Booklet will be contributed to the Fund established by the Gordon Memorial Committee, Melbourne, for placing copies of Gordon's Poems in School Libraries' [wrapper blurb]. The text comprises 8 brief articles on Gordon, Henry Lawson, Marcus Clarke, J. K. Moir, Douglas Sladen, C. R. Long, a.o. With ink inscription (dated 1937) from Committee member C. R. Long, at head of title page. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. 71 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Portraits. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Australia; Essays & Literary Criticism. Signed by person(s) connected with book. Inventory No: 0270374. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin 4 / 1970
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1970. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 401 - 568; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270364. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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Meanjin 3 / 1957
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1957. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. pp 226 -- 336; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270365. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin 4 / 1971
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1971. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 386 - 496; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270361. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Meanjin 1 / 1971
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1971. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 1 - 144; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270362. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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Meanjin 1 / 1970
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1970. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 1 - 144; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270363. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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Meanjin 2 / 1958
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1958. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. pp 113 - 224 illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270356. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin summer 1951
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1951. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 321-432 pages, includes index for the year; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Small watermark affecting the first three or four pages at the bottom in the margin. No other damage. Includes "Aboriginal ochre-moulded heads from Western Arnhem land" Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270357. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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Meanjin summer 1951
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1951. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 321-432 pages, includes index for the year; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. The front panel has with from the spine for about one inch at the bottom left of the front panel Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270358. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Meanjin 3 / 1960
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1960. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. pp 227 -- 336, illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. a clean secondhand copy, no damage to detail apart from age toning of the page edges. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270359. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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Meanjin 3 / 1951
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, 1951. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. Pages 209-320, articles and reviews, illustrations. Chipping of the top of the spine section, and rubbing of the bottom of the same Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270360. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
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Meanjin Spring 1950
Meanjin,
the Meanjin Press, Melbourne, 1950. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Poor Condition/. First Edition. Pages 159-238, eight pages of black-and-white photography of aboriginal art, plus line drawings. Most of the articles in this volume relate to aboriginal art and painting. Water damage has left brown marks across some of the pages. – Make that across all of the pages, still quite readable, but the plates have stuck together Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270354. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Poor Condition
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Meanjin 1 / 1958
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1958. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. pp 1 - 112 illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270355. Very Good Condition
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Meanjin 3 / 1972
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1972. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 1-112; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Silverfish damage to the right-hand margin of the front panel, and left-handed top margins of the rear panel, coffee cup ring on the front panel. Previous owners name at the top of the first page Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270353. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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Meanjin 3 / 1958
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1958. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. pp 227-352 illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Slight insect damage to the left-hand side of the front cover and to the lower part of the spine. Internally clean.Front cover illustration by Picasso Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270351. Good Condition
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Meanjin 1 / 1962
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1962. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 750 g; 134 pages in colour illustrated softcover binding. Contains the short story Being Kind to Titina, by Patrick White. Number 88, volume XXI, 1, 1962 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270352. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Meanjin 4 / 1956
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1956. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 323-448; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270348. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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Meanjin 2 / 1969
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1969. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 145-287 ; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270349. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Meanjin 3 / 1966
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1966. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 245 – 368; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270350. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Meanjin 3 / 1955
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1955. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 225-320; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Some insect damage to the lower right and top left of the front cover, and short tear at the bottom of the spine section. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270346. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
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Meanjin 1 / 1968
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1968. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 1-128; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. 300 g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270347. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Meanjin 2 / 1967
Meanjin,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, 1967. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pages 113-232 ; illustrated wrapper. Articles and reviews, and poetry. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270344. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0270344  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Meanjin autumn, 1950
Meanjin,
the Meanjin Press, Melbourne, 1950. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. First Edition. Pages 1-80, short stories, articles, letters, poetry illustrations, reviews. small tear bottom of spine, no other damage. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0270345. Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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