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The Moment of Poetry

By: Allen, Don Cameron (Edited by)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, The Johns Hopkins Press: 1967

Edition: 2nd Printing

Book ID: EC13723BB

Condition: Very Good


BU5 - Book has some rubbing and wear on the spine edges, library stamping on the page edges, front endpapers, title page, and back fixed endpaper with label and cardholder adhered, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. View more info

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Industrial Poetics: Demo Tracks for a Mobile Culture

By: Amato, Joe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, University of Iowa Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC38384BB

ISBN: 1587295016

Condition: Very Good


CK3 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED by author with "and when I wanna go home I'm goin' mobile. Philly 06" written in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has bottom cup stain on the front, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Contemporary North American Poetry Series. Through a dizzying array of references to subjects ranging from engineering to poetry, on-the-job experiences in academia and industry, conflicts between working-class and intellectual labor, the privatization of universitie... View more info

Liberating Gods Emerson on Poet and Poetry: Emerson on Poets and Poetry

By: Anderson, John B.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Coral Gables, Florida, University of Miami Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC10659BB

ISBN: 0870241575

Condition: Very Good


BY4 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has scuffing on the edges, corners, and some sides, wrinkling and crease on the edges and corners, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has previous owner's name written on the front fixed endpaper, cutout newspaper article about the author entitled "Professor emeritus at UH dies" that is taped on the top and bottom to the back fixed endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Signed and inscribed by the author to previous owner "For Mary Cavender Schifflett- a perceptive student, a self-reliant individual, and a c... View more info

The Continuity of Letters

By: Bailey, John

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Freeport, New York, USA, Books for Libraries Press: 1967

Edition: Reprint Edition

Book ID: SCW05829

Condition: Good


CB3 - A tight, clean, sound copy in dark green cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the front free endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process plus there is some light soiling of the cloth overall plus there are the usual library marks and stamps on the spine, top outside paper edges, half-title page, title page, and dedication page plus there is some light soiling on the top outside paper edges. A collection of literary essays and lectures on literature. 273p. View more info

The Claims of French Poetry: Nine studies in the Greater French Poets

By: Bailey, John C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Freeport, New York, Books for Libraries Press, Inc.: 1967

Book ID: EC17133BB

Condition: Very Good


T6 - Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some peeling and chipping, stains, discoloration and shelf wear. Essay Index Reprint Series. View more info

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Obdurate Brilliance: Exteriority and the Modern Long Poem

By: Baker, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida, University of Florida Press: 1991

Book ID: EC38192BB

ISBN: 0813010640

Condition: Good


BV1 - A hardcover book in good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and some tears on the edges and corners, less than an inch tear on the back top left corner, scattered scratches and rubbing, fading, discolored, and shelf wear. Book has some stains on the page edges and some inside pages, some bumped corners, some lightly moisture soiled patches on some inside pages, light discoloration and shelf wear. Obdurate Brilliance is one of the few major critical studies in English of the poetry of Saint-John Perse, whose works are examin... View more info

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Poetry in English: An Introduction

By: Barber, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1983

Edition: First US Edition

Book ID: EC36635BB

Condition: Good


BF2 - A first US edition ex-library hardcover book in good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has stains and moderate discoloration, and light shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some cover edgewear, lightly bowed, dog-eared page, tanning, and light shelf wear. Informative and entertaining, this book is indispensable for students and general readers interested in the complex tradition of poetry in English. 8.75"x5.75", 220 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

American Fiction 1920-1940

By: Beach, Joseph Warren

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Atheneum: 1972

Book ID: SCW04710

Condition: Very Good


BX3 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in red, white, and blue wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus "NOT FOR RESALE" stamped on the bottom outside paper edges in red ink. A book that looks at a group of American authors, the effects they had on American literature, and the common essential features they shared that made them typical of their period. The authors examined are Joan Dos Passos, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Thomas Wolfe, Erskine Caldwell, James T. Farrell, John P Marquand, and John Steinbeck. By the author o... View more info

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Newe Hupia: Shoshoni Poetry Songs

By: Beverly Crum, Earl Crum, Jon P. Dayley

Price: $39.99

Publisher: Logan, Utah, Utah State University Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC33370BB

ISBN: 0874214130

Condition: Very Good


BR4 - A first printing trade paperback book SIGNED by Beverly Crum (first name only) and inscribed to previous owner also SIGNED by Earl Crum (besides Beverly's name) on the half-title page in very good condition that some light discoloration and shelf wear. Includes unopen CD. Newe Hupia presents the poetry of Shoshoni songs in written form, with both figurative and literal English translations, and through recorded performances by Earl and Beverly Crum. An introduction and commentary discuss the Shoshoni language and the cultural background, meaning, forms, and performance contexts of the so... View more info

Readings in The Divine Comedy

By: Bigongiari, Dino

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dover, Delaware, Griffon House Publications: 2006

Book ID: EC11876BB

ISBN: 1932107185

Condition: Very Good


CH6 - Book has some lightly bumped corners, bumper with wrinkling, chipping, and crack on the top spine, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. A Series of Lectures by Dino Bigongiari former Da Ponte Professor, Columbia University. Edited by Anne Paolucci. View more info

Language and the Poet: Verbal Artistry in Frost, Stevens, and Moore

By: Borroff, Marie

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, University of Chicago Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC33572BB

ISBN: 0226066517

Condition: Very Good


AO3 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. 9.25"x6.25", 198 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Loose Ends

By: Bowers, Neal

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Random House, Incorporated: 2001

Book ID: SCW05526

Condition: Very Good


BV4 - A trade paperback advance reading copy (ARC)/advance uncorrected proof first edition book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in white and blue wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. This is the author's first novel. The main character returns home for his mother's funeral. He teaches poetry at a small college. His father had died years before but he finds little things in his mother's house that seem wrong. His mother's car is missing and when he visits his mother's gravesite he discovers a man's arm sticki... View more info

Women of Color: Mother-Daughter Relationships in 20th-Century Literature

By: Brown-Guillory, Elizabeth (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW13640

ISBN: 0292708467

Condition: Very Good


BI5 - Stated first edition with no additional printings indicated. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in red-brown cloth covered boards with black lettering and a graphic on the spine with only very, very slight overall shelf wear. With an introduction by the editor. A collection of essays that examine the mother-daughter relationship as it appears in the writings of African, African-American, Asian-American, Mexican-American, Native American, South Asian, and Australian Aboriginal women writers. The writers discusssed include Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Maxine Hong Kingston, CherrĂ­e Moraga... View more info

Mythology and the Romantic Tradition in English Poetry

By: Bush, Douglas

Price: $2.50

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

Book ID: SCW06001

Condition: Good


BC4 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very, very light yellowing of the outside paper edges plus there is some yellowing of the cover around the spine plus there is some underlining and margin marks in blue and red ink on pages 81 through 122 plus there is some rust staining on the paper edges of pages 92 through 95 from a paper clip plus there is some light creasing along the spine. A definitive study of a mythology as a major creative force in the shaping of Roman... View more info

The Snarling Muse: Verbal and Visual Political Satire from Pope to Churchill

By: Carretta, Vincent

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1985

Edition: 2nd Printing

Book ID: EC9617BB

ISBN: 0812278852

Condition: Very Good


AR2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has three half inch tears on the front gutter and couple on the front top, open tear, wrinkling, chipping, crease, and tear on the back top, tear on the back left side, back gutter, and top of the front inside flap, some smudge on the back, wrinkling and crease on the edges and corners, discoloration, and light shelf wear otherwise good. Book has wrinkling on the spine edges, light discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise very good. View more info

Writings of Carrie Williams Clifford and Carrie L. M. Figgs

By: Clifford, Carrie Williams and Carrie Law Morgan Figgs

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, G. K. Hall & Co./Simon & Schuster Macmillan: 1996

Book ID: SCW07478

ISBN: 0783814356

Condition: Very Good


BI6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear plus the endflaps are glued to the inside surfaces of the boards plus there are the usual library stamps and labels on the top outside paper edges, front endpaper, and title page. The dust jacket shows no visible signs of wear plus there is a library label on the back plus the endflaps are glued to the inside surfaces of the boards plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A collection of poetry by the pre-Harlem Renaissance African-American poets Carrie Williams Clifford and Carrie Law Morgan Figgs. They were bot... View more info

Swinburne's Theory of Poetry

By: Connolly, Thomas E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Albany, New York, U.S.A., State University of New York Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC8122BB

Condition: Very Good


H5 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has label on the lower spine, wrinkling, chipping, and crease on the edges and corners, inside flaps glued to the fixed endpapers, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has some rubbing and wear on the cover edges, library stamping on the top and bottom page edges, endpapers, and title page, label and cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. View more info

Elizabeth Bishop: Questions of Mastery

By: Costello, Bonnie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, Harvard Univeristy Press: 1993

Book ID: SCW12817

ISBN: 067424690X

Condition: Good


CE3 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated yellow wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some fading on the spine and along the spine edges. A book about the poetry of Elizabeth Bishop. By the author of "Marianne Moore: Imaginary Possessions." Endnotes, credits, index of poems, general index, 265p. View more info

Robert Lowell

By: Crick, J. F.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Lanham, Maryland, USA, Barnes & Noble: 1974

Edition: Reprint Edition

Book ID: SCW08518

ISBN: 0064913163

Condition: Good


BE4 - A reprint edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condidtion. A tight, clean, sound copy in brown cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are large patches of glue staining on the front and back fixed endpapers and back free endpaper from where the dust jacket was glued to the boards and there was a library pocket plus there are the usual library stamps on the title page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some yellowing of the front and back endflaps from where the dust jacket was glued... View more info

The Double Strand: Five Contemporary Mexican Poets

By: Dauster, Frank

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky, The University Press of Kentucky: 1987

Book ID: EC23755BB

ISBN: 081311618X

Condition: Very Good


J3 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has fading, discoloration, and light shelf wear. Book has light label stain on the back free endpaper, library stamping on the page edges and title page, light discoloration and shelf wear. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info