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Wayward Nuns in Medieval Literature, Daichman, Graciela S.
1 Daichman, Graciela S. Wayward Nuns in Medieval Literature
Syracuse Syracuse University Press 1986 0815623798 / 9780815623793 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Softcover Near Fine 
Book appears as new and unread except for minor shelf wear and very minor curling at corner tips. Spine is neither cracked nor creased. This scholarly study begins with real Medieval nuns and moves to literary figures such as Chaucer's Prioress and the Archpriest of Hita's Dona Garoza. If the book is half as good as its title, it ought to be an entertaining read. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages 
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The Contemporary Writer Interviews with Sixteen Novelists and Poets, Dembo, L. S. and Cyrena M. Pondrom (eds.)
2 Dembo, L. S. and Cyrena M. Pondrom (eds.) The Contemporary Writer Interviews with Sixteen Novelists and Poets
Madison The University of Wisconsin Press 1972 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine 
Book appears new and unread with stiff wraps and almost no wear. Light aging and a small, light stain upper left where a price sticker was once placed over the original price of $2.50. Spine is straight, neirher creased nor cracked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages; Writers interviewed include Barth, Bellow, Borges, Brooks, Nabokov, Oppen, Singer and others. 
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3 Kolin, Philip C. Shakespeare and Southern Writers : A Study in Influence
Jackson University Press of Mississippi 1985 0878052250 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Book has some light rubbing at corners, a small stain at top fo front foredge that barely effects margin edges on a few interior pages and a former owne's name on the half-title. Excellent study of the ways Shakespeare has been a major influence on Southern writers. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 177 pages 
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4 Lanier, Parks, Jr. (ed.) The Poetics of Appalachian Space
Knoxville University of Tennessee Press 1991 0870496921 / 9780870496929 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Book and jacket are as new. Book seems unread. Collection of essays dealing with the effects of the Southern Appalachians on regional fiction. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 215 pages 
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Genius of Place : William Faulkner's Triumphant Beginnings, Putzel, Max
5 Putzel, Max Genius of Place : William Faulkner's Triumphant Beginnings
Baton Rouge Louisiana State University Press 1985 080711183X / 9780807111833 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Book has only very light shelf wear. Jacket has some light wear, mainly on top edge as well as some surface soiling or aging. Interesting study focussing on Faulkner's early work before the great novels. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 332 pages 
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Histoire du Nouveau Theatre, Serreau, Genevieve
6 Serreau, Genevieve Histoire du Nouveau Theatre
Paris Gallimard 1966 Softcover Very Good+ 
Light, general wear. One light vertical crease on spine. Nice copy of this work on the New Theatre movement. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 190 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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A Requiem for the Renascence : The State of Fiction in the Modern South, Sullivan, Walter
7 Sullivan, Walter A Requiem for the Renascence : The State of Fiction in the Modern South
Athens The University of Georgia Press 1976 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book appears unread. Jacket has some light surface wear. Solid and attractive copy. ; Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lectures, No. 18; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 81 pages 
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Collected Essays, Tate, Allen
8 Tate, Allen Collected Essays
Denver Alan Swallow 1959 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
The book is ex-lib with usual stamps, but someone has removed card pockets. Number on spine of book is still present. Number on spine of jacket has been removed though a light image remains. Both jacket and book have a nice appearance, but library use is evident. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 578 pages; Very nice reading copy of Tate's essays. 
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Modern Poetry and the End of an Era A Plea in Mitigation, Warren, Robert Penn
9 Warren, Robert Penn Modern Poetry and the End of an Era A Plea in Mitigation
Macon, GA Wesleyan College 1966 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good- 
The red and white wraps have light edge and corner wear and a number of scuffs and scuff-like streaks (see scan). Otherwise , this copy is square and securely bound, in excellent condition. ; Eugenia Dorothy Blount Lamar Lecture Delivered At Wesleyan College, February 1966; B&W Photograph; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20 pages; Lecture on modern poetry by Warren, whose criticism is always worth reading. There is a nice photo of Warren sitting in a school desk signing a copy of one of his novels for a student. 
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10 Williamson, Joel William Faulkner and Southern History
New York Oxford University Press 1993 0195074041 / 9780195074048 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book and jacket have only very light wear. Former owner's name in ink on the half-title. A few underlininngs and marginal notes in text. The former owner was a book reviewer in Atlanta. Interesting and comprehensive study of Faulkner's use and interpretation of Southern history. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 509 pages 
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