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- The Floating Press 1918; US$ 3.99
By all accounts, Aldous Huxley was a brilliant and voracious thinker and artist whose creative output knew no literary bounds. This volume gathers some of his best-remembered verse, including the memorable title poem, which is a sequence of 22 thematically interwoven sonnets. more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
This long poem written by Scottish author James Thomson is a notable literary accomplishment on several levels. It offers a no-holds-barred account of the seedy underbelly of London's nightlife in the late nineteenth century that stands in sharp contrast to the more popular vision that was advanced in many other Victorian-era novels and poems.... more...
- The Floating Press 1921; US$ 3.99
Polish-born author Joseph Conrad is best known as one of the finest prose stylists ever to have written in English. In addition to producing such masterpieces as Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim, Conrad also wrote prodigiously in his private life, producing a large body of correspondence. This fascinating collection brings together a large volume of... more...
- The Floating Press 1922; US$ 3.99
This play by prolific British author W. Somerset Maugham delves deeper into several subjects that preoccupied Maugham throughout his literary career: the way that our external environment can shape our personalities and choices, and the usually negative consequences that arise from the intermingling of two divergent cultural traditions. In the play,... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Religious poetry is a genre that has been around for thousands of years, but in the multi-part epic The Dawn and the Day, lawyer and writer Henry T. Niles adopted a novel approach, attempting to forge a theological and philosophical bridge between two seemingly incompatible belief systems, Christianity and Buddhism. Stirring and thought-provoking,... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
William Wordsworth is regarded as one of the most significant figures in the Western literary canon -- but his sister, Dorothy, was a skilled poet and diarist in her own right, as well, though she never sought the public acclaim that enveloped her brother's career. This fascinating biography probes the life and work of Dorothy Wordsworth, as well... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 5.99
This delightful anthology is a compilation of entertaining, witty and observant poems, written on many themes, and accompanied by illustrations and photographs from the authors albums. Intermittently over the years Jean Dickinson marked family occasions, everyday occurrences (and sometimes mishaps) and friendships by writing mildly amusing verses;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95
'Every man would like to be God, if it were possible; some few find it difficult to admit the impossibility.' - Bertrand Russell From 1931-1935 Bertrand Russell was one of the regular contributors to the literary pages of the New York American , together with other distinguished authors, such as Aldous Huxley and Vita Sackville-West. Mortals... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 17.00
As a young writer with neither profession nor money, William Wordsworth committed himself to a career as a poet, embracing what he believed was his destiny. But even the ?giant Wordsworth,? as his friend and collaborator Samuel Taylor Coleridge called him, had his doubts. In Myself and Some Other Being , Daniel Robinson presents a young Wordsworth,... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 15.02
Xanthan, Glucuronolacton, Dinatriumguanylat - Regelmäßig stolpern wir auf den Zutatenlisten der Lebensmittelverpackungen über Begriffe, die Kampfnamen außerirdischer Riesenroboter sein könnten. Sind die Bezeichnungen dann doch einmal verständlich, führen sie uns in die Irre: Wer seinem Baby Nicotinsäure verabreicht, gerät schnell in Verdacht, nicht... more...