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Letters Between Samuel Butler and Miss Savage

By: N/A

Price: $29.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 1935

Seller ID: 008877


380pp, spotting to compressed edge & throughout. Butler had known Eliza Savage for many a year before their relations turned from frosty to friendly - both were avid letter keepers & this collection focuses on their correspondence 1871 to 85, the year of her death. Butler based a character on her in The Way of all Flesh. View more info

THE COMPLETE DICTIONARY OF SHAKESPEARE QUOTATIONS

By: Browning D.C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Orchard Editions Ltd. UK: 1986

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 003075


Unclipped Price, As New Condition, A complete reference to the quotations of Shakespeare, as well as a full index to the key words and salient points of each quotation or extract. View more info

A WITHERED NOSEGAY: THREE COD PIECES

By: Coward Noel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1984

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 006735


Very Good condition. The first in a series of three, consisting of ten comedic memoirs of unlikely royal personages, such as Donna Isabella Angelica Y'Bananas. View more info

The Outline Of Literature

By: Drinkwater, John (ed) & Shipp, Horace (rev)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, George Newnes: 1966

Seller ID: 011769


872pp, approx 1.5kg to post The Outline Of Literature, edited by John Drinkwater and revised by Horace Shipp. Covers the history of literature from the earliest times (in overview) through to World War II with some less detailed overviews of 50's authors added in by Shipp. Quite in-depth and covers European and American authors as well as giving an overview of Greek and Roman works. Chapters on; *THE FIRST BOOK IN THE WORLD *HOMER *THE BIBLE *SACRED BOOKS OF THE EAST*GR... View more info

OF PLACES AND POETRY

By: Fitzgerald Robert D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Univerisity of Queensland Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002398


Robert Fitzgerald's recollections of his family origins in Ireland, his association with Australian literary figures, his time spent in France and his experiences as a surveyor in pre-war Fiji. View more info

The compassionate satirist: Ben Jonson and his imperfect World

By: Joseph Allen Bryant

Price: $24.00

Publisher: USA, University of Georgia Press: 1972

Seller ID: 009872


The book ooks at Johnston's career & in particular 8 plays. 196 clean white well bound pp, plastic over dj. View more info

A SENSE OF PLACE in the New Literatures in English

By: Nightingale Peggy, Edited By

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Queensland Press, Australia: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 002251


"A Sense of Place reconsiders earlier notions of place in the criticism of New Literatures in English, and also brings together new ideas and offers new insights in a context of "Commitment ot the idea that literature makes no general sense without its specific environment." View more info

JOURNAL OF A WIFE: The Early Diary of Abais Nin 1923-1927

By: Nin Anais

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Quartet Books, London: 1986

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 001914


"This is a moving, heartbreaking, yet exhilarating self-portrait of a woman's life in a period of painful growth". Publishers Weekly , owner stamp in front. View more info

THE BROAD STREAM

By: Stewart Douglas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Australia: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002240


PERSPECTIVES IN AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE "An excellent collection of essays on the work of a wide range of Australian writers and poets by Douglas Stewart, highly regarded poet, playwright, literary critic and editor" Australian writers and poets include Judith Wright, Patrick White, Hugh McCrae, Christina Stead, Kenneth Slessor and Robert D. FitzGerald. View more info

The Macquarie dictionary of Australian Quotations

By: Torre, Stephen (ed)

Price: $32.00

Seller ID: 008525


The Macquarie dictionary of Australian quotations / general editor Stephen Torre ; associate editor Peter Kirkpatrick Subjects covered are Quotations, English - Australia.; Australia - Quotations, maxims, etc. 431 extensively referenced pp all in great order. View more info

P.G. WODEHOUSE

By: Voorhees Richard J.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Twayne Publishers, Inc. New York: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

Seller ID: 008472


"This study attempts to remedy the lack of critical attention paid to Wodehouse by relating his work to the body of English comic literature. The biographical aspect of the work also throws light on the major themes of the author's novels. Clarification of Wodehouses ambiguous role during World War 11 is offered, not as an apologia, but with the idea of understanding the deeper values and character of this essentially genial and optimistic gentleman.' View more info

TOIL & SPIN: Two Directions in Modern Poetry

By: Wallace-Crabbe Chris

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, Australia: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002217


"This book looks at the work of various twentieth-century poets, Australian, American and British, and considers the ways in which some have pressed toward popular, even light, verse and how others have made their way along the tangled paths of modernist experiment" Poets discussed include Thomas Hardy, Banjo Paterson, Bruce Dawe, Ezra Pound, Elizabeth Bishop and Judith Wright. View more info

FROM THE BEAST TO THE BLONDE: ON FAIRY TALES AND THEIR TELLERS

By: Warner Marina

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007889


Very Good condition. "Entrancing, multi-layered and as wittily subversive as fairy tales themselves, this beautifully illustrated work explores and illuminates the unfolding history of the famous tales, the contexts in which they flourished, and the tellers themselves, from the ancient sibyls and old crones to Angela Carter and Disney." View more info