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The Nobel Prize Annual 1989.

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., IMG Publishing.: 1990.

Seller ID: 14121


Chapters devoted to the six winners. Literature: Dr. Camilo Jose Cela. Peace: Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama. With listings of all laureates since 1901. Photo illustrations throughout. View more info

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Afro-American Authors.

By: Adams, William.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston., Houghton Mifflin.: 1972.

Seller ID: 11295


Includes excerpts of the writings of Frederick Douglass, Paul Laurence Dunbar, W. E. B. DuBois, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, Gwendolyn Brooks, James Baldwin, Eldridge Cleaver, LeRoi Jones, and many others. View more info

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The Art of Literary Research.

By: Altick, Richard D.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., W. W. Norton & Co.: 1963.

Edition: Revised edition.

Seller ID: 11289


"The standard for courses in bibliography and research methods and for programs in independent study and advanced composition." View more info

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Tools of the Writer's Trade: Writers Tell All About the Equipment and Services They find the Best.

By: American Society of Journalists and Authors. Schultz, Dodi (Ed.).

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Harper Perennial.: 1991.

Edition: First paperback edition.

Seller ID: 11541


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Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature.

By: Atwood, Margaret.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Toronto., House of Anansi Press.: 1972.

Edition: First Edition. Second issue (number line begins with 1 and ends with 73). Inscribed by the author on the title page. 'For Steve Sara - Best wishes -

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12239


Atwood points out the patterns in Canadian literature that reflect "a national habit of mind." View more info

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Prose for Effective Composition.

By: Baker, William D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ., Prentice-Hall.: 1964.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 12496


Examples of prose in subjects ranging from the university to the arts. Contributors from Ben Johnson to Lawrence Ferlinghetti. View more info

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Writers In Love.

By: Benet, Mary Kathleen.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., Macmillan.: 1977.

Edition: First Edition. First printing.

Seller ID: 10950


"Katherine Mansfield, George Eliot, Colette, and the men they lived with" and loved. Murry, Lewes, and Goudeket finally get their due. View more info

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The Late John Marquand: A Biography.

By: Birmingham, Stephen.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Philadelphia., J. B. Lippincott.: 1972.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10804


Birmingham's biography of his friend Marquand. "A witty, dedicated, cruel, tender, ambitious, selfish, brilliant man." Black & white photos & illustrations. View more info

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Writing the Novel: From Plot to Print.

By: Block, Lawrence.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cincinnati., Writer's Digest Books.: 1983.

Edition: 3rd printing.

Seller ID: 17614


Advice based on the author's 20 years of experience. View more info

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Biography and the Human Heart.

By: Bradford, Gamaliel.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Boston., Houghton Mifflin.: 1932.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11558


Frontis of Horace Walpole plus 5 black & white plates. Studies of Longfellow, Whitman, Charlotte Cushman, Walpole & others plus essays on the art of biography. View more info

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Letters From Greenroom Ghosts.

By: Brown, John Mason.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Viking.: 1935.

Edition: 3rd printing.

Seller ID: 10949


"The renowned drama critic's excursion into comparative criticism in the form of five letters 'written' by great figures of the theatre's living past to their leading counterparts in the present." Christopher Marlowe to Eugene O'Neill, Sheridan to Noel Coward, etc. View more info

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For Writers Only.

By: Burnham, Sophy.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Ballantine Books.: 1996.

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 11568


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Palaver: Modern African Writings.

By: Cartey, Wilfred (Ed.).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Thomas Nelson.: 1970.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11282


"Anthology of diverse African writing. A Muslim of the Sudan, a prisoner in South Africa, an Ethiopian folklorist, a playwright of the Niger Delta, and many others." View more info

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The Doctor Looks at Biography: Psychological Studies of Life and Letters.

By: Collins, Joseph.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., George H. Doran Co.: 1925.

Edition: First Edition with GHD symbol on title page.

Seller ID: 11434


Twelve tipped in photos & portraits of subjects from Mark Twain to Mme. Recamier. View more info

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Some American Story Tellers.

By: Cooper, Frederic Taber.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York., Henry Holt & Co.: 1911.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11562


Frontis portrait plus 13 plates of portraits of the books subjects. Fourteen critical studies of contemporary writers. Bierce, Norris, Wister, Atherton, "O. Henry," Tarkington, Wharton, Glasgow, Wiggin, and others. View more info

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The Dream of Golden Mountains: Remembering the 1930's.

By: Cowley, Malcolm.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Viking Press.: 1980.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11578


Cowley's memoir of the 30's and the influence of social events of the period on the literature of the time. View more info

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American Literature to 1900.

By: Cunliffe, Marcus (Ed.).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London., Sphere Books.: 1986.

Edition: First published in 1973 this is the 1986 revised edition. Number 8 in the Sphere History of Literature series.

Seller ID: 10737


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Myths and Folk-Lore of Ireland.

By: Curtin, Jeremiah.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Weathervane Books.: 1975.

Edition: Reprint of the 1890 edition.

Seller ID: 12246


Twenty myth tales collected by the author in 1887 from Gaelic speakers. View more info

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Onward and Upward: A Biography of Katharine S. White.

By: Davis, Linda H.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: 1987.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10732


Biography of the New Yorker editor and writer. Black & white photos & illustrations. View more info

Image for Counter-Tradition: The Literature of Dissent and Alternatives.

Counter-Tradition: The Literature of Dissent and Alternatives.

By: Delany, Sheila (Ed.) with foreword by Louis Kampf.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Basic Books.: 1971.

Seller ID: 10842


From Amos, Thucydides and Plutarch to Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Malcolm X, and Che Guevara. View more info