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  • Every Force Evolves a Formby Guy Davenport

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 17.99

    Guy Davenport demonstrates his unparalleled critical vision as he interprets art, literature, and culture In this collection of 20 essays, Guy Davenport applies his insightful gaze and critical wisdom to topics including modern art and the effects of the automobile on contemporary society. His work ranges from “What Are Those Monkeys Doing?” in... more...

  • The Jules Verne Steam Balloonby Guy Davenport

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 17.99

    Guy Davenport’s cerebral and innovative stories intricately assemble centuries’ worth of images and ideas Guy Davenport’s stories seamlessly illuminate his vast knowledge of theology, philosophy, botany, and art, in his singular style of finding harmony in the juxtaposition of different themes. Whether critiquing the politics of socialist realist... more...

  • Apples and Pearsby Guy Davenport

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 17.99

    Guy Davenport links the essential ideas of our cultural landscape in stories that nod to the philosophers, artists, and writers who came before him Reality, fiction, history, and art all converge in this collection as Guy Davenport explores complex ideas within narratives that are full of emotional depth. Fearless and inventive in style, these... more...

  • The Death of Picassoby Guy Davenport

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 17.99

    A collection of essays and stories showcasing one of America’s most insightful thinkers at his best Featuring both short stories and critical pieces,  The Death of Picasso  exhibits the versatility and innovative thinking that drives all of Guy Davenport’s work. As a critic, he takes on topics such as Ruskin’s life and influences and Benson Bobrick’s... more...

  • Ecloguesby Guy Davenport

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 17.99

    A unique collection of stories alive with intellectual and imaginative energy Inspired by sources as diverse as Virgil, Dumas, and the daily newspaper, the 8 stories in Guy Davenport’s  Eclogues  reflect the wide-ranging passions and curiosities of one of America’s most original and agile writers. Taking the form of diary entries and pastoral... more...

  • Pure Paganby Burton Raffel; Guy Davenport

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 11.95

    “For there is indeed something we can call the spirit of ancient Greece–a carefully tuned voice that speaks out of the grave with astonishing clarity and grace , a distinctive voice that, taken as a whole, is like no other voice that has ever sung on this earth.” – BURTON RAFFEL, from his Preface For centuries, the poetry of Homer, Aristophanes,... more...

  • Selected Storiesby O. Henry; Guy Davenport

    Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 17.00

    Eighty short stories by a master of the genre O. Henry's comic eye and unique, ironic approach to life's realities are unmatched. These stories—about con men and tricksters and "innocent" deceivers, about fate, luck, and coincidence—have delighted generations of readers. Set in New York and the West, in Central America and the South, they demonstrate... more...

  • The Guy Davenport Readerby Guy Davenport; Eric Reece

    Counterpoint 2013; US$ 29.99

    The difference between the Parthenon and the World Trade Center, between a French wine glass and a German beer mug, between Bach and John Philip Sousa, between Sophocles and Shakespeare, between a bicycle and a horse, though explicable by historical moment, necessity, and destiny, is before all else a difference of imagination. The imagination is... more...

  • Questioning Mindsby Edward Burns; Guy Davenport; Hugh Kenner

    Counterpoint 2018; US$ 40.99

    Hugh Kenner (1923–2003) and Guy Davenport (1927–2005) first met in September 1953 when each gave a paper on Ezra Pound at Columbia University. They met again in the fall of 1957, and their correspondence begins with Kenner's letter of March 7, 1958. In the next forty-four years, they exchanged over one thousand letters. An extraordinary document of... more...

  • Lectures on Don Quixoteby Vladimir Nabokov; Fredson Bowers; Guy Davenport

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016; US$ 15.99

    One of the twentieth century’s greatest novelists offers his take on the Spanish classic.   The author of Lolita and Pale Fire was not only a master of fiction but a distinguished literary critic as well. In this collection of lectures, which he delivered at Harvard in the early 1950s, Vladimir Nabokov shares insights based on a chapter-by-chapter... more...

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