Literature

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TOMB(E)

Written by Cixous, Hélène
"In 1968-69 I wanted to die, that is to say, stop living, being killed, but it was blocked on all sides," wrote Hélène Cixous, esteemed French feminist, playwright, philosopher, literary critic, and novelist. Instead of suicide, she began to dream of writing a tomb for herself.
March 5, 2020 | Paperback | Seagull Books | 256 Pages |
$14.50
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EPIC OF DAMARUDHAR

Written by Mukhopadhyay, Trailokyanath
Originally published between 1910 and 1917, and collected in book form in 1923, The Epic of Damarudhar story cycle occupies an important and unique position in the history of Bengali literature.
June 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Seagull Books | 216 Pages |
$24.50
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UNFINISHED

Written by Jirgl, Reinhard
Komotau, the Czech Republic, late summer, 1945. Four women--seventy-year-old Johanna, her two daughters Hanna and Maria, and Hanna's daughter Anna--are ordered by the new Czech authorities to leave their homes and assemble with other Germans at the local train station. They are given thirty minutes--the "wild expulsions" of Sudeten Germans have begun. But where is Anna?
April 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Seagull Books | 276 Pages |
$27.50
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HOUSE OF INCEST

Written by Nin, Anais
With an introduction by Allison Pease, this new edition of House of Incest is a lyrical journey into the subconscious mind of one of the most celebrated feminist writers of the twentieth-century.
March 13, 2020 | Paperback | Swallow Press | 72 Pages |
$14.95
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AFTERNOON OF A FAUN / L'APRES-MIDI D'UN FAUNE

Written by Mallarmé, Stéphane
A gorgeous facsimile of the epochal collaboration between Mallarmé and Manet that inspired Nijinsky's most famous dance
March 10, 2020 | Paperback | Luciamarquand |
$40.00
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INNOCENTS ABROAD (REVISED)

Written by Twain, Mark
Based on a series of letters Mark Twain wrote from Europe to newspapers in San Francisco and New York as a roving correspondent, The Innocents Abroad (1869) is a burlesque of the sentimental travel books popular in the mid-nineteenth century.
July 30, 2002 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 560 Pages |
$17.00
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PRINCE AND THE PAUPER

Written by Twain, Mark
Mark Twain's satiric novel about two boys who trade places in Tudor England--written "for young people of all ages"--was his first foray into historical fiction. Set in 1547, The Prince and the Pauper brings together Tom Canty, an impoverished urchin who lives with his abusive father in London's filthiest streets, and pampered Prince Edward, the son of King Henry VIII.
February 3, 2015 | Paperback | Vintage | 272 Pages |
$11.00
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PUDD'NHEAD WILSON

Written by Twain, Mark
Mark Twain's darkest novel--about a master and slave switched at birth--combines a courtroom drama with a provocative fable about race and identity. Twain's plot is set in motion when a slave named Roxy exchanges her light-skinned son Chambers with her master's baby, Tom.
February 3, 2015 | Paperback | Vintage | 192 Pages |
$13.00
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LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI

Written by Twain, Mark
Fashioned from the same experiences that would inspire the masterpiece Huckleberry Finn, Life on the Mississippi is Mark Twain's most brilliant and most personal nonfiction work.
May 29, 2007 | Paperback | Modern Library |
$13.00
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PANIC IN NEEDLE PARK

Written by Mills, James
"This is excellent reportage which says all that needs to be said in the best and simplest way possible." -- Kirkus
May 13, 2020 | Paperback | Dover Publications | 192 Pages |
$14.95

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