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Category: All Categories: Literature: General: History of Lit
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1.
Auerbach, Erich, 1892-1957  
Mimesis. Il realismo nella letteratura occidentale. Con un saggio introduttivo di Aurelio Roncaglia

Publisher: Torino, Einaudi, 1956. Piccola Biblioteca Einaudi / PBE 49.
Two volumes: xxxix, 284, 349 p., index; 18 cm. Traduzione di Alberto Romagnoli e Hans Hinterhäuser. Realism in medieval western literature. Contents include La cicatrice d'Ulisse; L'arresto di Pietro Valvomeres; Sichario e Cramnesindo; La partenza del cavaliere cortese; Adamo ed Eva; Farinata e Cavalcante; Frate Alberto; Madame du Chastel; Il mondo nella bocca di Pantagruele; L'humaine condition; Dulcinea incantata; L'ipocrita; La cena interrotta; Miller il musicista; Germinie Lacerteux. Esemplare assai buono, copertine sporche / Paper, covers spotted / foxed; VG. Stock#24937.

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2.
Auerbach, Erich, 1892-1957  
Mimesis. The Representation of Reality in Western Literature. Translated from the German by Willard R. Trask.

Publisher: NY, Doubleday Anchor [1957]. A107.
498 p.; 18 cm. A popular edition of this classic history of Western literature. "One of the most significant works of literary criticism of this century, Erich Auerbach's Mimesis undertakes a new and profound approach to major moments in Western literature. ...this study is filled with insights into the Western imagination and Western culture itself, in its repeated attempts to master and control reality and experience." Paper covers rubbed, worn; good+. Stock#23262.

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3.
Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012  
Classic, Romantic and Modern

Publisher: University of Chicago Press [1981, c1961].
xvi, 255 p., index, 20 cm. "Phoenix book P 643." Second edition, revised. Originally published under title: Romanticism and the modern ego, 1943. 'I still see the difference between the neo-classical Enlightenment and its successor, Romanticism, as fundamentally social and political.' Stock#41316 (rbl). Vg/ paper.

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Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012  
Classic, Romantic, and Modern.

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, 1961.
xxii, 255 p. 'This is a second and revised edition of the book originally published in 1943 under the title Romanticism and the Modern Ego.' 'I still see the difference between the neo-classical Enlightenment and its successor, Romanticism, as fundamentally social and political.' No dj; bookplate; VG. Stock#23219.

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5.
Beall, Chandler B., editor  
Comparative Literature. Volume XVII no. 4, Fall 1965

Publisher: Eugene, University of Oregon, 1965.
289-380, iv p., 25.5 cm. Includes Knust, What's the Matter with One-Eyed Riley?; Goldstein, "Anglorum Pindarus": Model & Milieu; Willard, A Poetry of Things: Williams, Rilke, & Ponge; Wellek, Comparative Literature Today; book reviews. Brown & white printed wrappers; VG. Stock#33962.

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6.
Beall, Chandler B., editor  
Comparative Literature, Volume XVIII nos. 3 & 4, Summer & Fall 1966

Publisher: Eugene, University of Oregon, 1966.
Two numbers paged consecutively, 193-380, iv p., 25.5 cm. Includes (Summer) Brown, Odysseus & Polyphemus: The Name & the Curse; McGrady, Masuccio & Alemán: Italian Renaissance & Spanish Baroque; Kostka, A Trailblazer of Russian Westernism; Manning, Game & Earnest in the Middle English & Provençal Love Lyrics; Spielmann, Chrétien's & Hartmann's Treatment of the Conquest of Laudine; (Fall) Friedmann, Diana-Actaeon Episode in Ovid's "Metamorphoses" and "Faerie Queene"; Litvak de Kravzov, El "haikai mexicano"; Ley, Brecht's Methodology & "Admonitions of a Prophet"; Gillespie, Rebel in 17th-Century Tragedy; Trahan, Clamence v. Dostoevsky: An Approach to "La Chute"; Sherwood, Dryden & the Critical Theories of Tasso; book reviews; contents for Vol. XVIII. Brown & white printed wraps; VG. Individual numbers may be had for $5. Stock#33963, two numbers.

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7.
Cohen, Ralph, ed.  
New Directions In Literary History

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins, 1974.
263 p. 13 articles. Stock #25709. Vg/ no dj.

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8.
Domokos, Péter / Peter.  
Literaturen finnisch-ugrischer und samojedischer Völker / Volker in der Sowjetunion

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht in Göttingen, 1977.
[39]-64 p.; 25 cm. Literature of the Finnish-Ugric and Samoyed Peoples in the Soviet Union. Series: Nachrichten der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Göttingen. I. Philologisch-Historische Klasse. Jahrgang 1977 Nr. 2. Printed wraps; unopened; VG+. Includes a bibliography. stock#24651.

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9.
Dunlop, John.  
The History of Fiction: Being an Account of the Most Celebrated Prose Works of Fiction from the Earliest Greek Romances to the Novels of the Present Age.

Publisher: London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1845.
443 p. Published just as a new generation of English novelists, led by Dickens, were to considerably enlarge the perameters of fiction. Recently rebound, with the original boards; VG. Stock#22144.

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10.
festschrift  
Studi In Onore di Vittorio Lugli e Diego Valeri

Publisher: Venezia, Neri Pozza, 1961.
2 vols.: lxxxvi, 431, [439]-1015 p., portrait front.; 24.5 cm. Collana di Varia Critica XVI. A collection of 68 essays on Italian, French and English literature to honor two Venetian professors of literature. Stock# 34,037. VG/ dj good, torn.

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11.
Fitch, Noel Riley. [Beach, Sylvia, 1887-1962]  
Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties & Thirties

Publisher: NY, Norton [1983].
447 p., index, illus.; 24 cm. For twenty-two years Sylvia Beach ran the Paris bookstore, Shakespeare and Company, the center of literary Paris. Copy of Dr. Irving Addison Beck with his signature. Stock#36439. Vg/ dj vg.

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12.
Gladsky, Thomas S.  
Princes, Peasants, and Other Polish Selves. Ethnicity in American Literature.

Publisher: Amherst: University of Massachusetts, 1992..
1st ed. ix, 313 pp. Near fine in like dj. Hard Cover. ISBN: polish american authors; polish americans; polish americans in literature

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13.
Green, Michelle. [Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999]  
The Dream at the End of the World. Paul Bowles and the Literary Renegades in Tangier.

Publisher: HarperCollins [c1991]. 'First Edition'.
xvi, 381, [1] p., plates; 24 cm. "Michelle Green presents... one of the most extraordinary groups of individuals ever to have congregated in a single location. Writers and heiresses, drug addicts and pederasts, artists and con men... At the center of the extravagant community were Paul and Jane Bowles... A critically acclaimed writer and composer, the charismatic Paul found Morocco the perfect setting for his perverse, visionary fiction, and for the quotidian intrigue that he loved. For Jane-- a brilliant playwright plagued by anxiety and terrified of her own talent-- Tangier was as sinister as it was tantalizing. ...Drawn into the Bowleses' orbit were iconoclasts including William Burroughs... Truman Capote; Allen Ginsburg; and... Libby Holman. Others... included David Herbert... and Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton... few chronicles have captured a period and a sensibility as memorably..." Color pictorial dj; remainder mark; minor spotting to top edge; VG+. stock#42459.

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14.
Hutton, James  
The Greek Anthology in France and in the Latin Writers of the Netherlands to the Year 1800, Vol. XXVIII
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Publisher: Johnson Reprint Corp, New York, 1967.
Cornell Studies in Classical Philology Series: Cornell Studies in Classical Philology First Reprinting Hardcover. Condition: Very Good/None "Light brown cloth boards with gilt titling on front and spine, unevenly darkened along front top edge. Narrow tear to pastedown along outer edge 1/4 x 5 ins. Word 'Reference' in heavy pencil on ffep, but no indication of ex-library. Light dust staining to page edges. Tight, unmarked copy. 8vo." "BOOK INFO: Reprinted with permission from the 1946 Cornell University Press edition. Edited by Harry Caplan, James Hutton, H. L. Jones, and Friedrich Solmsen. This book comprises a second repertory of translations and echoes of the Greek Anthology in modern literature, (preceded by The Greek Anthology in Italy), and contains the main body of Greek epigrams of literary value. Ships from US.". Language: English. Pages: 0

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15.
Modern Language Association of America / Kenneth McKenzie  
Romanticism: A Symposium

Publisher: New York, Modern Language Association of America, 1940.
60 p., 24 cm. 1. Germany, John C. Blankenagel; 2. France, George R. Havens; 3. England, Hoxie N. Fairchild; 4. Italy, Kenneth McKenzie; 5. Spain, F. Courtney Tarr; 6. England, Elizabeth Nitchie; 7. A selective bibliography. Stock# 41,306x. Good+ / paper

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16.
Priestley, J. B. (John Boynton), 1894-1984.  
Literature and Western Man.

Publisher: Harper, NY [1960].
xi, 512 p. ”Strictly speaking this is not literary history, although in a pinch it could be used as one. The final emphasis here, as the title suggests, is not on Literature but on Western Man.” 100,563x. Vg/dj vg. Another copy, no dj, covers sunned, VG.

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17.
Sears, Minnie Earl, Editor  
List of Subject Headings for Small Libraries
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Publisher: H. W. Wilson Co., New York, 3rd Edition, 1935.
VG cloth hardback, gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with bent spine edges, bumped corners, some faded spots and scuffs, library number of spine. Ex lib. Tight binding. Remnants of old pocket inside back cover, library stamp on title page. Otherwise pp are VG+, clean and unmarked. 4to, 453 pp. States: New and Revised. Because of the size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for priority mailing or for shipping outside the continental USA

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18.
Spingarn, J. E.  
A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance.

Publisher: NY, Columbia UP, 1925. Fifth Impression.
xi, 350 p., index, 18.5 cm. Chapters include The Fundamental Problem of Renaissance Criticism; The General Theory of Poetry in the Italian Renaissance; The Theory of the Drama; The Theory of Epic Poetry; The Growth of the Classic Spirit in Italian Criticism; Romantic Elements in Italian Criticism; The Character and Development of French Criticism in the 16th Century; The Theory of Poetry in the French Renaissance; Classic and Romantic Elements in French Criticism during the 16th Century; The Formation of the Classic Ideal in the 17th Century; The Evolution of English Criticism from Ascham to Milton; The General Theory of Poetry in the Elizabethan Age; The Theory of Dramatic and Heroic Poetry; Classical Elements in Elizabethan Criticism; Appendices (Chronological Table of the Chief Critical Works of the 16th Century; Salviati's Account of the Commentators on Aristotle's 'Poetics'); Bibliography. Green cloth stamped in gold; worn, covers spotted, wormhole in lower margin; copy of Lewis Hall Gordon with his copious scholarly pencil notes; good. stock#20198.

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19.
Sutherland, James, editor.  
The Oxford Book of Literary Anecdotes.

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1975.
Arranged chronologically, from Caedmon, Bede, and Alfred to Sir John Neale, Frank O'Connor, and Dylan Thomas, with notes and indices of names and topics. ix, 382 p., 22 cm.; dj; VG+. 34140.

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20.
Zemka, Sue.  
Victorian Testaments. The Bible, Christology, and Literary Authority in Early-Nineteenth-Century British Culture.

Publisher: Stanford Uni. Press [c1997]. 'Original printing 1997'.
Chapters include Of Tongues, Texts, Nerves, Opium, and Flesh: The Disappearance of the Invisible in Early Victorian Spirtitual Epistemology; Thomas Arnold and Spiritual Authority; Christ and the Holy Family: Two Victorian Sites of Subject Constitution; Emasculating Christ, Mediating Authority: The Sentimental Logic of Literary Influence in Dickens's 'The Life of Our Lord' and 'Dombey and Son'; 'But Do We See One Woman Who Looke Like a Female Christ?': The Messiahs of Florence Nightingale; The Holy Books of Empire: Translations of the British and Foreign Bible Society. 279 p., index, 23.5 cm.; minor wear, ink owner's name; VG+. 31253.

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