Category: Literary Criticism


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The Stream of Consciousness and Beyond in Ulysses

By: Steinberg, Erwin R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Press, 1973

"A careful and full examination of the stream-of-consciousness and other literary techniques as employed by Joyce." Brown cloth w/black spine lettering, 349 pages (including appendix, notes, index), dust jacket by Gary Gore. Price-clipped dust jacket. View more info

THE UNDOING OF BABEL, Watson Kirkconnell, The Man and His Work

By: Perkin, J.R.C. (Ed.)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart / M&S, 1975

Edition: First Edition

In honour of Kirkconnell's eightieth birthday and at the behest of the Board of Governors of Acadia University, six colleagues composed original papers, each reflecting one of their subject's major interests. Contributors include Douglas Bush, C.H. Andrusyshen, Maurice Lebel, J. Max Patrick, E. Togo Salmon, and the editor. Also included is a biographical sketch by J.M.R. Beveridge, and a selective bibliography by H.W. Ganong. Brown cloth, 128 pages, frontispiece. Rub... View more info

THE WILD GARDEN, or Speaking of Writing

By: Wilson, Angus

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg, 1963

Edition: First Edition

Based on three Ewing Lectures given by the author at UCLA in October of 1960, the purpose being to encourage writers to speak about their art (since when has *that* been a problem?). Blue cloth, 150 pages. Dusty/tanned edges, mild slant, faint corner/spine end wear, ink price to top right corner of front free end paper. Rubbed dust jacket w/scratches/scraping, impressions, edgewear, flaking to folds/spine edges, ink price at bottom of front flap. View more info

The Year's Work in Romance and Celtic Languages and Literatures 1987

By: Price, Glanville (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Modern Humanities Research Association (MRHA),

No date [ca. 1988]. Offprint from 'The Year's Work in Modern Language Studies, Vol. 49.' 578 pages (+ 51-page list of Abbreviations). Spine slant, abrasions/wrinkling to spine, some edgewear, mild general wear. View more info

Third Solitudes

By: Greenstein, Michael

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Kingston, McGill Queen's, 1989

Edition: First Edition

"Tradition and Discontinuity in Jewish-Canadian Literature." 232 pages (including Index). Lightly dusted edges. Dust jacket w/light rubbing, light edgewear, mild spine sunning. View more info

This Dark Estate: A Reading of Pope

By: Edwards, Thomas R. Jr.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University of California Press, 1963

Edition: First Edition

A reappraisal of Pope's poetry, finding "in his later work a significant change from the balanced 'Augustan' style in the poems before the Dunciad and the moral satires of the 1730's." Green and yellow boards, 142 pages (including Notes). Bumped/moderately worn corners, bumps to bottom edge of back cover, previous owner's name along bottom edge of front end paper, small sticker (UTP University Bookroom) to bottom edge of front pastedown, moderate general wear, in... View more info

Thomas Lodge

By: Rae, Wesley D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers, 1967

Edition: First Edition

Literary criticism. A title from the publisher's Twayne's English Authors Series (TEAS 59), this one taking a serious look at a man who "experimented in prose fiction and the essay, in drama, verse narrative and verse satire, and in various forms of lyrics." Red leatherette w/gilt lettering/lion decoration to front cover/spine, 128 pages (including Notes and References, Selected Bibliography, Index). Previous owner's name to reverse of half-title, in rubbed dust ... View more info

Thomas Mann

By: White, Andrew

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Grove Press/Evergreen Pilot EP31, 1965

Edition: 1st Evergreen Pilot edition

Originally published the same year by Oliver & Boyd. Offers "a brief biographical account, a detailed survey of the writer's work, a report on the best published criticism, and a selected bibliography." 122 pages (including Bibliography). Rubbing, moderate general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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TO CRITICIZE THE CRITIC and other writings

By: Eliot, T.S.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1965

Edition: 1st US edition

Contains a selection of Eliot's writings previously unpublished in book form. Sand cloth, 189 pages. A hint of edge soil, light wear to corners/spine ends, previous owner's name/date to top edge of front end paper, in dust jacket w/light chipping to corners/spine ends, sunned (legible) spine, tiny soil mark to top edge of front panel. View more info

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Ulysses and the Irish God

By: Lang, Frederick K.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lewisburg/London & Toronto, Bucknell University Press / Associated University Presses, 1993

Edition: First Edition

"The most comprehensive and original of the studies dealing with Joyce's response to the idea of God accepted in Ireland and to the sacred images and rituals prevalent there ... shows how in Ulysses he undermines and exploits the crucial elements of his rejected faith: how he recalls the omnipotent Father to reveal his artistic powers, the incarnated Son to celebrate his own human images, and the consecrated host to imply his hidden spiritual presence." Black c... View more info

W. Somerset Maugham and the Quest for Freedom

By: Calder, Robert Lorin

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Heinemann, 1972

Edition: First Edition

"The overall theme of this study of the author and his work is Maugham's lifelong quest for freedom from bondage, either for his characters or for himself. In his own life, as in his writing, he had a vision of the world as a prison, its bars prejudice and conventional morality, tears, poverty, disillusionment and old age." Tan cloth, 324 pages (including Appendices, Notes, Select Bibliography, Index. Spine slant, moderate corner/spine end wear, in edgeworn dus... View more info

William Gosse Hay

By: Gosse, Fayette

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1965

Edition: First Edition

A title from the Australian Writers and Their Work series edited by Geoffrey Dutton, this one concerning a writer described by the author as "not a great writer. Sometimes he is brilliant, sometimes clumsy; but he is always odd--which makes him more interesting though more exasperating than a writer of average talent." Published by Lansdowne Press, this copy bears an OUP sticker across the Lansdowne imprint on the title page, and another across the copyright inf... View more info