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Women and Sexuality in the Novels of Thomas Hardy
4.43
When reading the novels of Thomas Hardy one can't help but want to delve into the author's mind about these incredible women that he has developed. Th ...more
Aug 14, 2010
Jul 28, 2010
 
A Summer of Hummingbirds: Love, Art, and Scandal in the Intersecting Worlds of Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Martin Johnson Heade
3.40
I found this very well-written and interesting book the other day on the bargain table at my local Barnes & Noble bookstore. Christopher Benfey’s ...more
Jun 04, 2010
May 28, 2010
 
The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination
4.16
This is an absolutely indispensable and priceless book. You can skip about and fall in love with each and every chapter in this book! So incredibly en ...more
Feb 25, 2014
Jun 07, 2013
 
The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Hardy
5.00
If you're a Hardy aficionado--as well as a bit of a scholar--you must have this on the shelf. Enough said.
Feb 25, 2014
May 31, 2013
 
Beowulf: A Dual-Language Edition
3.38
This review is associated with the translation of Beowulf by Howell D. Chickering, Jr. (1977, 2006)--

This is simply a superb translation that feels an
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Jan 22, 2012
Nov 28, 2011
 
Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries
4.32
If you love Dickinson's poetry, or are interested in approaching her poetry, then this is a 'must have' volume. Dr. Vendler takes you on an intimate a ...more
Jan 17, 2013
Sep 12, 2010
 
The Best Poems of the English Language: From Chaucer Through Frost
4.22
This collection of the best poetry of the English language is superb. All of the poems were selected by Professor Harold Bloom, and are truly represen ...more
Sep 10, 2009
Aug 22, 2009
 
Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece
4.34
Review to follow shortly.
Jul 30, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
 
The Life of Emily Dickinson
4.27
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Nov 01, 2011
 
The Anxiety of Influence: A Theory of Poetry
3.82
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Sep 28, 2010
 
Herman Melville's Moby Dick (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations)
3.79
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Oct 05, 2010
 
The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages
3.87
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Sep 28, 2010
 
Shakespeare
5.00
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Nov 04, 2011
 
The Art of Shakespeare's Sonnets
4.24
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Nov 09, 2011
 
Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them
3.76
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Sep 09, 2010
 
A Beowulf Handbook
4.05
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Dec 03, 2011
 
Thomas Hardy and Women: Sexual Ideology and Narrative Form
3.67
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Sep 26, 2012
 
The Monsters and the Critics and other essays
3.95
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Feb 07, 2013
 
The Second Common Reader
4.31
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Sep 08, 2010
 
Christina Rossetti
3.45
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Jun 07, 2013
 
The Common Reader
4.17
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Sep 08, 2010
 
Emily Dickinson: A Collection of Critical Essays
4.14
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Nov 06, 2009
Sep 30, 2009
 
The Master
3.81
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Jun 30, 2013
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