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Wayward Nuns in Medieval Literature

By: Daichman, Graciela S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Syracuse, Syracuse University Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 14664

ISBN: 0815623798

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Contemporary Writer Interviews with Sixteen Novelists and Poets

By: Dembo, L. S. and Cyrena M. Pondrom (eds.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Madison, The University of Wisconsin Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10457

Condition: 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. View more info

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A Little Book on Form: An Exploration into the Formal Imagination of Poetry

By: Hass, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Ecco Press: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 16386

ISBN: 0062332422

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book is as new and unread with a remainder mark on the bottom edge. Jacket is as new. This is a book on poetry by the former Poet Laureate of the US. He developed the book from notes he used as a professor. ; Miniature Less than 3" tall; 446 pages View more info

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The Building of Uncle Tom's Cabin

By: Kirkham, E. Bruce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Knoxville, University of Tennessee Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 16233

ISBN: 0870491490

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Book has only very light wear and aging with very small stain on foredge. Jacket is also about near fine but has small bit of damage at bottom spine end. This book is a thorough discussion of the writing and publication history of Uncle Tom's Cabin. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 264 pages View more info

Shakespeare and Southern Writers : A Study in Influence

By: Kolin, Philip C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Jackson, University Press of Mississippi: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14821

ISBN: 0878052250

Condition: 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 View more info

The Poetics of Appalachian Space

By: Lanier, Parks, Jr. (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Knoxville, University of Tennessee Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14823

ISBN: 0870496921

Condition: 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 View more info

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Genius of Place : William Faulkner's Triumphant Beginnings

By: Putzel, Max

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14541

ISBN: 080711183X

Condition: 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 View more info

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Histoire du Nouveau Theatre

By: Serreau, Genevieve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Paris, Gallimard: 1966

Seller ID: 14510

Condition: 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 View more info

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A Requiem for the Renascence : The State of Fiction in the Modern South

By: Sullivan, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Athens, The University of Georgia Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13997

Condition: 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 View more info

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Collected Essays

By: Tate, Allen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Denver, Alan Swallow: 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7652

Condition: 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. View more info