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Literary Criticism

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Literary Criticism

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1 Virginia Quarterly Review Summer 1968 Volume 44 Number 3
Very Good 
Includes Out of Place. A Story by Joyce Carol Oates. Faulkner's "Sanctuary" and the Southern Myth. and many other articles. This might be the first printing of the Oates story.Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Medieval Dream-Poetry, A. C. Spearing
2 A. C. Spearing Medieval Dream-Poetry
Cambridge University Press 1980 0521290694 / 9780521290692 Paperback Good Paperback 
Contains underlining. Pages otherwise clean and bright. Covers show very minimal wear/creasing. Very slightly cocked. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 14.99 USD
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3 A. Walton Litz The Art of James Joyce: Method and Design in Ulysses and Finnegans Wake
London Oxford University Press 1968 Paperback Very Good - Paperback Inscribed by author
This book is from the library of Dr. Bryan Shelley, author of Shelley and Scripture (published by Oxford University Press). Inscribed by Walt Litz to Dr. Shelley on half title page. Contains underlining and penciled index by Dr. Shelley. Small stain on front cover from price sticker. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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4 Aldo S. Bernardo; Anthony L. Pellegrini Divine Comedy Notes (Coles Notes Revised Key Edition)
Toronto Coles Publishing Company Limited Paperback Very Good - Paperback 
This book is from the library of Dr. Bryan Shelley, author of Shelley and Scripture (published by Oxford University Press). Contains highlighting and penciled notes on last flyleaf by Dr. Shelley. Covers shelf-worn. Tape on top corner of front cover. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Oeuvres Completes de Alfred de Musset, Tome Neuvieme: Melanges de Litterature et de Critique (Volume 9 of 9), Alfred de Musset
5 Alfred de Musset Oeuvres Completes de Alfred de Musset, Tome Neuvieme: Melanges de Litterature et de Critique (Volume 9 of 9)
Paris Charpentier, Libraire-Editeur 1866 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover M. Bida 
An elegant volume bound in 1/2 leather with marbled boards. Boards are rubbed and corners are chipped, lacking leather tips. Maroon leather spine is lightly worn at extremities but very attractive and hinges are sturdy and functional. Spine decorated with five raised bands and gilt lettering/tooling. Gilt head edge, marbled endsheets. Green silk ribbon marker. Endsheets and engraved plate with tissue guard are lightly foxed. Binding tight, text pages are crisp and bright with uncut fore edge. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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6 Allen Tate Collected Essays by one of the Truly Distinguished Men of American Letters
Denver Alan Swallow 1959 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 
Nice Copy. On the inside of the back cover the owner wrote a note about where he got the book - there is no other writing in the book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Allen, Judson B. Friar As Critic Literary Attitudes in the Later Middle Ages (First Edition)
Nashville, TN Vanderbilt Univ Press 1971 0826511589 / 9780826511584 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Hardcover 
Black cloth with gold lettering, Textured end-papers. Mylar cover. No writing in the book. ix, 176pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Angus Graham-Campbell (Editor) The Keats-Shelley Review Number Eighteen
Maney Publishing 2004 Near Fine 
Used: like new, minor shelf wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Barney Rosset, Editor Evergreen Review: Volume 3, Number 10 November-December 1959 (First Edition)
New York Grove Press 1959 First Edition Paperback Good + Paperback Illustrated 
Paperback. Illustrated cover. Inscribed on first page by Henry Miller to Pierre Sicari, friend of Miller and collector. There is no other writing in the book. Illustrated. 192pp. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 Barney Rosset, Editor Evergreen Review: Volume 4, Number 13 May-June 1960 (First Edition)
New York Grove Press 1960 First Edition Paperback Good + Paperback Illustrated 
Paperback. Illustrated cover. No writing in the book. Illustrated. 192pp. Bound in subscription card intact. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Bates, Milton J. Wallace Stevens: A Mythology of Self (First Edition)
Berkeley, CA Univ of California Press 1985 0520049098 / 9780520049093 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Hardcover Illustrated 
A fascinating and persuasive account of Stevens' inner life - the life lived through the poetry. Black cloth with gold spine lettering. xiii, 319pp., index. Illustrated. No writing in the book. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Benny R. Reece A Bibliography of First Appearances of the Writings by A. Conan Doyle
Furman University 1975 First Edition Softcover Near Fine No Jacket as Issued Softcover Signed by author
Number 237 of 300 first edition/first printing copies. Signed by Benny Reece on title page. No other writing in the book. Tiny chip near head of spine, top corner bumped/lightly creased. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Byron: A Survey, Bernard Blackstone Litt.D.
13 Bernard Blackstone Litt.D. Byron: A Survey
London Longman Group Limited 1975 0582483549 / 9780582483545 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 
Contains previous owner's bookplate - no other writing or markings in the book. Clean pages, tight binding. Dust jacket unclipped, parts are darkened from age. Protected by mylar. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 19.99 USD
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14 Boyers, Robert Excursions: Selected Literary Essays (Literary Criticism Series) FIRST EDITION
Port Washington, NY Kennikat Press 1977 0804691487 / 9780804691482 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + Very Good Hardcover 
Blue cloth with gold lettering. No writing in the book. x, 244pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Braybrooke, Neville [Editor] T.S.Eliot: A Symposium for His Seventieth Birthday
Garnstone Press Ltd 1970 0900391820 / 9780900391828 2nd Revised edition Hardcover Very Good + Very Good + Hardcover 
Very light soiling of fore edge and dust jacket. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Budgen, Frank James Joyce and the Making of "Ulysses"
Oxford University Press 1972-03-30 0192811258 / 9780192811257 Paperback Very Good Paperback 
Very good pictorial paperback with former owner's name on the first page. Moderate shelf wear. Sturdy binding, clean text pages. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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17 Charles Edwyn Vaughan The Romantic Revolt
Edinburgh William Blackwood and Sons 1907 First Edition Hardcover Very Good - No Jacket Hardcover 
Volume X of Periods of European Literature. Maroon cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Spine faded. Corners and edges of spines bumped. Head and fore edges deckled. Previous owner's bookplate on pastedown. Text contains minimal underlining in pencil. Light foxing on edges and endleaves. Text pages bright and clean. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Curran, Stuart Blake's Sublime Allegory: Essays on the Four Zoas, Milton, Jerusalem (First Edition)
Madison, WI Univ of Wisconsin Press 1973 0299061809 / 9780299061807 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover Illustrated 
A collection of 14 original essays aimed at altering the reader's perspective of Black and his work by offering a multitude of interpretations from which we can construct a critical basis at once stable and varied. Yellow cloth with black spine lettering. Dust jacket is price clipped. xix, 384pp., with an index. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 David Madden Rediscoveries (Signed First Edition)
New York Crown Publishers 1971 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover Signed by the author
Includes essays in which well-known novelists "rediscover" neglected fiction by other authors, includes Robert Penn Warren, Evan Connell, Joyce Carol Oates, Anais Nin, Walker Percy as well as Wallace Stegner whose essay "rediscovers" Glenway Wescott's Good-Bye Wisconsin, Colberg B106. This copy signed by the author and by George Garrett, one of the contributors. Mylar cover. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. 334pp. Solid copy. Rare signed hardcover. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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20 David V. Erdman Blake: Prophet against Empire; A Poet's Interpretation of the History of His Own Times
Garden City, NY Anchor Books/Doubleday & Company, Inc 1969 Paperback Very Good - Paperback 
Contains previous owner's bookplate and very minimal highlighting. Covers lightly shelfworn, spine darkened from age. Price on cover inked out. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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