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1.   Babbitt, Irving, 1865-1933
Rousseau and Romanticism
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Publisher: NY, Meridian Books, 1955 [©1947]
[vii], 324 p.; 18 cm. First pub. Boston & NY, Houghton Mifflin, 1919. Babbitt liked neither Rousseau nor Romanticism. Stock#46213. Vg / soft cover.

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2.   Blistein, Elmer M. (Milton), 1920-1993
The Drama of the Renaissance: Essays for Leicester Bradner. Edited by Elmer M. Blistein
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Publisher: Providence, R.I., Brown University Press, 1970
xiii, 199 p.; 24 cm. Contents: The significance of Hamlet's advice to the players, Battenhouse; William Gager's Meleager and Ulysses Redux, Binns; Theme and structure in King Henry IV, part I, Bowers; Iago's "if"; an essay on the syntax of Othello, Doran; Tragedy in the Spanish Golden Age, Jones; Shakespeare's dark vocabulary, Jorgensen; The comedies of Calderón, Muir; La Veniexiana in the light of recent criticism, Richter; Shakespeare the ignoramus, Schoenbaum; The comic view of life in Shakespeare's comedies, Shaaber; Notes (p. [181]-194); Bibliography of Leicester Bradner (p. [197]-199). stock#45575.

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3.   Cebes, of Thebes. Sider, Sandra, translator
Cebes' Tablet. Facsimiles of the Greek Text and of Selected Latin French English Spanish Italian German Dutch...
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Publisher: NY, Renaissance Society of America, c1979
[iii], 229 p., illus. facsims.; 18.5 cm. Title continues: "and Polish Translations. Translation of Kēbetos Thēbaiou pinax, an anonymous work erroneously ascribed to Cebes. Introduction by Sandra Sider." 'It presents an eclectic doctrine which in spite of its Pythagorean setting owes more to Plato, Aristotle and the Stoics than to the Pythagoreans." Stock#45607. Vg / no dj as issued.

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4.   Ceserani, Remo, 1933-
Il Materiale e l'immaginario. Laboratorio di Analisi dei Testi e di Lavoro Critico. Volume Quinto
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Publisher: Torino: Loescher, 1980
xxiii, 943 p., illus., ports.; 23.5 cm. La societŕ dell'antico regime. The fifth of ten volumes. Good+ / soft cover. Stock#46106.

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5.   Daniels, Stephen
Fields of Vision: Landscape Imagery and National Identity in England and the United States
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Publisher: Princeton University Press, ©1993
x, 257 p., illus.; 24 cm. Contents: The Prince of Wales and the Shadow of St Paul’s; Joseph Wright and the spectacle of power; Humphry Repton and the improvement of the estate; J. M. W. Turner and the circulation of the state; Thomas Cole and the course of empire; Frances Palmer and the incorporation of the continent; John Constable and the making of Constable country. Stock#46049. Vg / dj vg.

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6.   Durand, Laura G. Sponde, Jean de, 1557-1595. Donne, John, 1573-1631.
Sponde and Donne: Lens and Prism
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Publisher: Eugene, University of Oregon, 1969
OFFPRINT, 18 p. (319-336); 25.5 cm. From Comparative Literature, vol. 21 no. 4 (Autumn 1969). Compares the French Metaphysical poet Jean de Sponde with the English John Donne. Inscribed to Alan Trueblood. Stock#47348. Vg /offprint.

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7.   Feder, Lillian
Ancient Myth in Modern Poetry
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Publisher: Princeton University Press, 1977, ©1971
xiv, 432 p.; 23.5 cm. "I focus on the work of four major poets-- William Butler Yeats, Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, and W.H. Auden." From the library of Prof. Alan S. Trueblood with his pencil annotations. Stock#45750.

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8.   Gardner, Helen Louise, Dame, 1908-1986
Religion and Literature
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Publisher: London, Faber & Faber, 1971
[3]-194 p.; 22.5 cm. Consists of two parts: I, Religion and Tragedy: The T. S. Eliot Memorial Lectures, University of Kent, 1968; II, Religious Poetry: The Ewing Lectures, UCLA, 1966. Stock#45728. Vg / dj vg.

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9.   Garzilli, Enrico
Circles Without Center: Paths to the Discovery and Creation of Self in Modern Literature
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Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1972
xii, 170 p.; 25 cm. "The rejection of traditional heroes and the transitory nature of contemporary models have forced modern man to seek his true self and his ideal self in other ways." Inscribed to Alan S. Trueblood. Stock#46109. Vg/ dj vg.

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10.   Grant, William Leonard, 1914-1967
Neo-Latin Literature and the Pastoral by W. Leonard Grant
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Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press [1965]
x, 434 p.; 23.5 cm. Italian Renaissance humanists revived the pastoral form. Grant reviews pre-humanists such as Dante, Boccaccio, and Petrarch, then shows the new forms and new uses (four ways, four chapters). Includes a photocopy of Grant's "An Eclogue of Giovanni Potano." Stock#45711. Vg / dj vg.

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11.   Honig, Edwin
Dark Conceit: the Making of Allegory
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Publisher: Cambridge: A Boar's Head book / Walker-deBerry, 1960
xii, 210 p.; 21.5 cm. Cover title: Allegory and Its Use By Melville, Hawthorne, James, Lawrence, Joyce & Kafka. Originally published Evanston, Northwestern University Press, 1959. Stock#45794. Good+, covers sunned / soft cover.

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12.   Kuhn, Reinhard Clifford, 1930-1980
The Demon of Noontide: Ennui in Western Literature
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Publisher: Princeton University Press, ©1976
xvi, 395 p., illus.; 24 cm. "Choosing literary examples from a variety of countries and periods, the author examines the different forms ennui has taken in the work of writers such as Aristotle, Shakespeare, Rossard, Goethe, Proust, and Hemingway. From his analysis of this rich body of literature, the author concludes that ennui is a response to nothingness..." Stock#45579. Vg / soft cover.

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13.   Poggioli, Renato, 1907-1963
The Oaten Flute: Essays on Pastoral Poetry and the Pastoral Idea
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Publisher: Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1975
vi, 340 p., illus.; 24 cm. A. Bartlett Giamatti edited the manuscript left after Poggioli's death. Contents: The oaten flute; Pastoral love; The funeral elegy; Milton's Lycidas; The Christian pastoral; Dante Poco tempo silvano: a pastoral oasis in the Commedia; The poetics of the pastoral; The pastoral of the self; Pastoral and Soledad; Naboth's vineyard: the pastoral view of the social order; Arkadisch frei sei unser Glück!: Goethe and the pastoral; Gogol's Old-fashioned landowners: an inverted eclogue; Tolstoy's Domestic happiness: beyond pastoral love; L'Heure du Berger: Mallarmé's grand eclogue. Stock#45563. Vg / dj vg.

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14.   Praz, Mario, 1896-1982
The Romantic Agony. Translated from the Italian by Angus Davidson
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Publisher: NY, Meridian Books, 1956
xix, 502 p., illus.; 20.5 cm. Translation of La carne, la morte e il diavolo nella letteratura romantica; second edition, 1950; the translation first appeared in 1951. Stock#45680. Vg / soft covers.

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15.   Spengemann, William C.
The Forms of Autobiography: Episodes in the History of a Literary Genre
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Publisher: New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, ©1980
xvii, 254 p.; 21 cm. Contents: The formal paradigm: The confessions of St. Augustine; Historical autobiography: La vita nuova; Grace abounding...; The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin; Philosophical autobiography: The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau; The prelude; Confessions of an English opium eater; Poetic autobiography: Sartor resartus; David Copperfield; The scarlet letter; The study of autobiography: a bibliographical essay. Stock#46143. vg soft cover.

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16.   Temmer, Mark J. Keller, Gottfried, 1819-1890. Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778
Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Confessions and Gottfried Keller's Der grüne Heinrich
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Publisher: Paris: Librairie Marcel Didier [1970]
OFFPRINT, pp [155]-183 from Revue de Littérature Comparée, 1970/44/2. Inscribed to Alan S. Trueblood. Stock#47379. Vg; offprint.

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17.   Torrance, Robert M. (Mitchell), 1939-
The Comic Hero
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Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1978
xiv, 346 p.; 22 cm. Contents: Comic butt and comic hero: conceptions of comedy; Beggar man, king: Homer's Odysseus; Jackanapes in the highest: the Aristophanic hero; Bondservant and beast of burden: Plautine slave and Lucius the Ass; Renegade vassal: Reynard the Fox; Monarch of make-believe: Sir John Falstaff; Aberrant hidalgo: Don Quixote; Moral rake and masterful lackey: Tom Jones and Jacques the Fatalist; Insouciant lover and insatiable stumblebums: Don Juan and Bouvard and Pecuchet; Ulysses and Hermes in modern times: Leopold Bloom and Felix Krull; Appendix: Ancient views of the Odyssey as tragedy and as comedy. Stock#45731. Vg; dj vg.

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18.   Trilling, Lionel, 1905-1975
Sincerity and Authenticity
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Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press [1974, c1971]
[xii], 188 p.; 20 cm. Series: Charles Eliot Norton lectures 1969-1970. Contents: Sincerity: its origin and rise, The honest soul and the disintegrated consciousness, The sentiment of being and the sentiments of art, The heroic, the beautiful, the authentic, Society and authenticity, The authentic unconscious. Stock#46190. Vg / soft cover.

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19.   Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972
Axel's Castle: A Study in the Imaginative Literature of 1870-1930
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Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931
5 p. l., 319 p.; 21 cm. Contents: Symbolism; W. B. Yeats; Paul Valéry; T. S. Eliot; Marcel Proust; James Joyce; Gertrude Stein; Axel and Rimbaud. Stock#45564. Vg / no dj.

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