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Graphs, Maps, Trees
Graphs, Maps, Trees
Written by Franco Moretti, Afterword by Alberto Piazza
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844671854
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Graphs, Maps, Trees
Abstract Models for Literary History
Written by Franco Moretti
Afterword by Alberto Piazza


Format: Trade Paperback, 119 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2007
Price: $19.99

In this groundbreaking book, Franco Moretti argues that literature scholars should stop reading books and start counting, graphing, and mapping them instead. In place of the traditionally selective literary canon of a few hundred texts, Moretti offers charts, maps and time lines, developing the idea of “distant reading” into a full-blown... Read more >
Break, Blow, Burn
Break, Blow, Burn
Written by Camille Paglia
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ISBN: 9780375725395
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Break, Blow, Burn
Camille Paglia Reads Forty-three of the World's Best Poems
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2006
Price: $15.95

America’s most provocative intellectual brings her blazing powers of analysis and appreciation to bear on the great poems of the Western tradition, and on some unexpected discoveries of her own. Combining close reading with a panoramic breadth of learning, Camille Paglia refreshes our understanding of poems we thought we knew, from...

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Two Towns in Provence
Two Towns in Provence
Written by M.F.K. Fisher
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ISBN: 9780307806482
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Two Towns in Provence

Written by M.F.K. Fisher


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2011
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This memoir of the French provincial capital of Aix-en-Provence is, as the author tells us, "my picture, my map, of a place and therefore of myself...just as much of its reality is based on my own shadows, my inventions." A vibrant and perceptive profile of the kinship between a person and... Read more >
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Thinking Out Loud
Thinking Out Loud
Written by Anna Quindlen
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ISBN: 9780307763556
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Thinking Out Loud
On the Personal, the Political, the Public and the Private
Written by Anna Quindlen


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2010
Price: $9.99

"A splendid collection...Eloquent, powerful, compassionate and droll. There is considerable variety in the subjects she addresses...Compelling."
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Thinking out loud is what Anna Quindlen does best. A syndicated columnist with her finger on the pulse of women's lives, and her heart in a place we all share, she writes about... Read more >
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Stay, Illusion!
Stay, Illusion!
Written by Simon Critchley and Jamieson Webster
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ISBN: 9780307950482
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The Hamlet Doctrine
Written by Simon Critchley and Jamieson Webster


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

The figure of Hamlet haunts our culture like the Ghost haunts him. Arguably, no literary work, not even the Bible, is more familiar to us than Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Everyone knows at least six words from the play; often people know many more. Yet the play—Shakespeare’s longest—is more than “passing strange” and... Read more >
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The Journals of Sylvia Plath
The Journals of Sylvia Plath
Written by Sylvia Plath, Foreword by Ted Hughes
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ISBN: 9780385493918
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The Journals of Sylvia Plath

Written by Sylvia Plath
Foreword by Ted Hughes


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: May 11, 1998
Price: $16.95

Sylvia Plath began keeping a diary as a young child. By the time she was at Smith College, when this book begins, she had settled into a nearly daily routine with her journal, which was also a sourcebook for her writing. Plath once called her journal her “Sargasso,” her repository of... Read more >
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Bulfinch's Mythology
Bulfinch's Mythology
Written by Thomas Bulfinch
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ISBN: 9780440308454
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Bulfinch's Mythology

Written by Thomas Bulfinch


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: May 15, 1959
Price: $7.99

The justly famous Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch contains three volumes the major contents of which are retained in this abridgment for the student and general reader. The Age Of Fable -- The gods and goddesses of Greece and Rome, as well as the mythology of the Germanic tribes, England and the... Read more >
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The Gray Notebook
The Gray Notebook
Written by Josep Pla, Translated by Peter Bush, Introduction by Valenti Puig
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ISBN: 9781590176719
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The Gray Notebook

Written by Josep Pla
Translated by Peter Bush
Introduction by Valenti Puig


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $19.95

Josep Pla’s masterpiece, The Gray Notebook, is one of the most colorful and unusual works in modern literature. In 1918, when Pla was in Barcelona studying law, the Spanish flu broke out, the university shut down, and he went home to his parents in coastal Palafrugell. Aspiring to be a writer... Read more >
Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Time
Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Time
Written by Patrick Alexander
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ISBN: 9780307472328
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Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Time
A Reader's Guide to The Remembrance of Things Past
Written by Patrick Alexander


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $15.95

An accessible, irreverent guide to one of the most admired—and entertaining—novels of the past century. There is no other guide like this; a user-friendly and enticing entry into the marvelously enjoyable world of Proust.

At seven volumes, three thousand pages, and more than four hundred characters, as well as a towering reputation... Read more >
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Distant Reading
Distant Reading
Written by Franco Moretti
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ISBN: 9781781680841
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Distant Reading

Written by Franco Moretti


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $29.95

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD 

How does a literary historian end up thinking in terms of z-scores, principal component analysis, and clustering coefficients? The essays in Distant Reading led to a new and often contested paradigm of literary analysis. In presenting them here Franco Moretti reconstructs his intellectual trajectory... Read more >
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