Byre Books: Literary Criticism
found: 25 books

 
ADAMS, HAZARD
Lady Gregory
Lewisburg, Bucknell University Press. 1973. (ISBN: 083871207x). Soft cover. In the Irish Writers series - a critical reassessment of the playwright and mythologist. Covers lightly worn and marked, no inscriptions, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB9183
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Keywords: 083871207x Irish, Ireland, literary criticism, Augusta Gregory Biography

 
CHRISTIANSON, AILEEN AND LUMSDEN, ALISON, EDITORS
Contemporary Scottish Women Writers
Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press. 2000. (ISBN: 0748609792). Soft cover. Essays, literary criticism, on Kathleen Jamie, Liz Lochhead, Sharman Macdonald, Sue Glover, Jackie Kay, Agnes Owens, Janice Galloway, A L Kennedy and others. VG, no inscriptions. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB11221
GBP 24.86 [Appr.: EURO 27.75 US$ 31.38 | JP¥ 3534]
Keywords: 0748609792 Scottish, Scotland, literary criticism, writing Writing Scottish

 
ANDERSON, LINDA R
Bennett, Wells and Conrad: Narrative in Transition
Basingstoke, Macmillan & Co. 1988. (ISBN: 0333310950). Hardcover. Changes in the novel between 1890 and 1914. VG, no inscriptions, in VG DJ. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB11036
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Keywords: 0333310950 literary criticism

 
VAL BAKER, DENYS, ED.
Voices: 6: Stories, Poems, Articles
Tring, Opus Press. Soft cover. Undated - 1940's? Stapled booklet, covers a little marked and worn, no inscriptions, pages yellowed, sound, good. 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB11353
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Keywords: literary criticism

 
GRANVILLE-BARKER, HARLEY
On Poetry in Drama
London, Sidgwick & Jackson. 1937. Soft cover. The Romanes Lecture, 4th June 1937 - the actor-manager and playwright considers Maeterlinck, O'Casey, Eliot, Auden, Isherwood etc and how they marry poetic form to dramatic action. Small booklet, covers worn and marked, no inscriptions, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB10553
GBP 29.91 [Appr.: EURO 33.5 US$ 37.75 | JP¥ 4252]
Keywords: stage, theatre, theater, drama, literary criticism Theatre

 
CECIL, LORD DAVID
Jane Austen - the Leslie Stephen Lecture
Cambridge Univ Press 1935 PB. Soft cover. Reprint. Covers edge-worn and a little marked, split to spine, no inscriptions, pages yellowed, clean and sound, good. 43pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB8426
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Keywords: Austen, Cecil, Cambridge, Leslie Stephen, 1935

 
CHAPPLE, J A V
Dryden's Earl of Shaftesbury
University of Hull 1973 PB. Soft cover. An inaugural lecture. The dedication - 'For David. With best wishes, John' - may possibly be by the author. Stapled booklet, cover just a little marked, neat dedication to inner front cover, good. 19pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB7291
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Keywords: lecture, Hull, Chapple, Dryden, Shaftesbury, literature

 
CLARESON, THOMAS D ED.
Sf - the Other Side of Realism - Essays on Modern Fantasy and Science Fiction
Bowling Green, Ohio, Bowling Green University Popular Press. 1971. Soft cover. Scholarly studies. Original illustrative card covers worn and marked, no inscriptions, clean, tight and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB9892
GBP 8.61 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 US$ 10.87 | JP¥ 1224]
Keywords: literary criticism, writing, science fiction, sf, fantasy Writing

 
DAWSON, WJ
The Makers of Modern English
Hodder & Stoughton London 1891 HB. Hardcover. Studies of Burns, Byron, Shelley, Keats, Scott, Coleridge, Southey, Wordsworth, Hood, Browning, Tennyson, Arnold, Rossetti, Swinburne and Morris. Green cloth a little worn and marked, gold lettering, split to spine edge, black eps, no inscriptions, small mended tear to one page margin, mended teart to rear ep, good. 375pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB9029
GBP 11.45 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 US$ 14.45 | JP¥ 1628]
Keywords: poetry, literary criticism, English literature Poetry

 
ALASTAIR B DUNCAN ED.
Claude Simon - New Directions
Edinburgh, Scottish Academic Press. 1985. Soft cover. Exploratory essays on the work of this French writer. Light wear to covers, slightly grubby marks to edge of page block, no inscriptions, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB9867
GBP 8.51 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.74 | JP¥ 1210]
Keywords: literary criticism, France, French, Simon, Le Tricheur, Les Georgiques Writing

 
EVANS, PETER WILLIAM (EDITOR)
Conflicts of Discourse: Spanish Literature in the Golden Age
Manchester University Press Manchester 1st edition 1990 HB. Hardcover. VG in slightly edge worn VG DJ 201pp 0. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB2034
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Keywords: Literary criticism, Spanish literature, Spain, Spanish, Golden Age, Cervantes, Calderon, Lope de Vega, Teresa de Avila, San Juan De La Cruz, Aleman, Gracian, Congora, Hispanism Education Spain

 
POOLE, R H AND SHEPHERD, P J EDS.
D H Lawrence - a Selection
Heinemann London 1970 HB. (ISBN: 0435137301). Hardcover. Essays on his work, and examples of his travel writing, essays, short stories, extracts from longer tales and novels, poetry and quotations. VG in good DJ. 301pp 0. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB8420
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Keywords: 0435137301 fiction, non-fiction, short stories, poetry, poems, literary criticism, Lawrence

 
HARRINGTON, KARL POMEROY
Catullus and His Influence
New York, Cooper Square Publishers. 1963. Hardcover. In the series 'Our Debt to Greece and Rome'. Fixed plastic covering to tan cloth, otherwise VG, no inscriptions or annotation. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB10824
GBP 8.38 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.58 | JP¥ 1191]
Keywords: classics, poetry, poems, literary criticism, Latin, Rome, Roman Latin Poetry

 
HARRISON, FREDERIC
Among My Books - Centenaries, Reviews, Memoirs
Macmillan London 1912 HB. Hardcover. Bibliophilia. Dark red cloth, worn and marked, no inscriptions, prelims much marked but internally clean and sound, blind stamped 'presentation copy' to title page, good, no DJ. 438pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB8479
GBP 10.18 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 12.85 | JP¥ 1447]
Keywords: literary criticism, bibliography

 
HEINE, HEINRICH TRANS. FREDERIC EWEN
Self-Portrait and Other Prose Writings
Secaucus, The Citadel Press. (ISBN: 0806504528). Soft cover. Reprint. A representative selection, edited, translated, and with an introduction by Frederic Ewen. Light wear to covers, no inscriptions, generally VG. 0. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB9275
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Keywords: 0806504528 German, Germany, literature, history, judaica Biography German

 
HENDRY, JOY ED.
Chapman 89 - 90
Chapman Edinburgh 1998 PB. (ISBN: 0906772850). Soft cover. Focussing on the composer Ronald Stevenson, and featuring Kenneth White and Alexander Moffat, among others. Tippex mark to cover and index, o/w VG. 208pp 0. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB8376
GBP 6.25 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.89 | JP¥ 889]
Keywords: 0906772850 Scottish, Scotland, Chapman, literature

 
KAZIN, ALFRED ED.
Writers at Work - Third Series
Secker & Warburg London 1967 HB. (ISBN: 0416305105). Hardcover. Interviews taken from the Paris Review, with Williams, Cendrars, Cocteau, Celine, Waugh, Hellman, Burroughs, Bellow, Miller, Jones, Mailer, Ginsberg, Albee and Pinter. Ex-lib, clean, tight and sound, good in good DJ. 368pp 0. Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB8471
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Keywords: 0416305105 writing, writers, Paris Review, Williams, Cendrars, Cocteau, Celine, Waugh, Hellman, Burroughs, Bellow, Miller, Jones, Mailer, Ginsberg, Albee, Pinter

 
LESLIE, MICHAEL
Spenser's 'Fierce Warres and Faithfull Loves' - Martial and Chivalric Symbolism in the Faerie Queen
D S Brewer Cambridge 1st 1983 HB. Hardcover. VG in VG DJ 215pp 0. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB3486
GBP 16.54 [Appr.: EURO 18.5 US$ 20.88 | JP¥ 2351]
Keywords: literary criticism, mythology, writing

 
LESSING, GOTTHOLD EPHRAIM
Laokoon and How the Ancients Represented Death
G. Bell & Sons London. 1914. Hardcover. First published in Germany in 1781. A reprint of Beasley's 1853 translation, with the essay on 'Death' translated by Zimmern. In Bohn's popular library. Covers a little worn and marked, some underlining, tight and sound, no DJ. Good.
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Book number: BYB2540
GBP 6.10 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.7 | JP¥ 867]
Keywords: literary criticism, German literature German

 
TUCKER, LENA LUCILE AND BENHAM, ALLEN ROGERS
A Bibliography of Fifteenth Century Literature
University of Washington Press Seattle 1928 HB. Hardcover. 'With special reference to the history of English culture.' Both material written at this time, and books about the period are included. Ex-academic library, covers worn and marked, pages yellowed, a small closed tear to the margin of the last seven pages, but clean, tight and sound, good, no DJ. 274pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB8468
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Keywords: 15th C, literature, bibliography

 
MARTIN, PRISCILLA
Chaucer's Women: Nuns, Wives and Amazons
London, Macmillan. 1996. (ISBN: 0333641426). Soft cover. Reprint. A scholarly, detailed study. Light wear and sunning to illustrative covers, occasional grubby marks, traces of erased pencil annotation to the inner back cover, generally bright and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB11779
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Keywords: 0333641426 literary criticism, gender, feminism Gender

 
MASON, H A
Humanism and Poetry in the Early Tudor Period
Routledge & Kegan Paul London 1980 HB. (ISBN: 0710018045). Hardcover. Reprint. Ex-academic library, minimal marking, clean, tight and sound, good, no DJ 296pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB8432
GBP 6.25 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.89 | JP¥ 889]
Keywords: 0710018045 literary criticism, poetry, More, Erasmus, Wyatt Poetry

 
MINTER, DAVID
A Cultural History of the American Novel, Henry James to William Faulkner
Cambridge, University Press. 1996. (ISBN: 0521467497). Soft cover. Slight creases to the illustrative covers, no inscriptions, generally VG. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB11034
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Keywords: 0521467497 literary criticism

 
THOMSON, GEORGE
Aeschylus and Athens: A Study in the Social Origins of Drama
London, Lawrence and Wishart. 1950. Hardcover. Reprint. Interpreting the plays of Aeschylus in the light of the evolution of Greek society from tribe to state. Blue cloth worn and marked, small split to spine head, titles dulled, name to front paste-down, short inscription to ffep, otherwise clean and sound, good, no DJ. Good.
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Book number: BYB10677
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Keywords: theatre, theater, literary criticism, social history, archaeology, archeology Greek

 
HENRY JAMES, EDITED BY LEON EDEL, WITH COMMENTS BY BERNARD SHAW, H G WELLS AND ARNOLD BENNETT
Guy Domville, a Play in Three Acts
London, Rupert Hart-Davis. 1961. Hardcover. The text the play, with a biographical account of James as dramatist by Edel, and comments by Shaw, Wells and Bennett, all present on the disastrous first night. Name to ffep, slight foxing to edge of page-block, generally VG in lightly edge-worn, good DJ. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB10636
GBP 17.82 [Appr.: EURO 20 US$ 22.49 | JP¥ 2533]
Keywords: stage, theatre, theater, drama, play, script, playscript, literary criticism

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