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The Oxford Companion to English Literature Revised Edition, Drabble, Margaret [Edited by]
41 Drabble, Margaret [Edited by] The Oxford Companion to English Literature Revised Edition
Oxford Oxford University Press 1996 0198662211 / 9780198662211 Reprint Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Front corners a little curled. 1171 pages ID290492 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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42 Dutton, Geoffrey Snow on the Saltbush. The Australian Literary Experience
Ringwood Viking Press 1984 0670803251 / 9780670803255 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Pages lighly tanned at edges 311 pages Geoffrey Dutton's analysis of the Australian literary experience including correspondence on the Ern Malley hoax. ID276175 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Well in The Shadow.  A Writer's Journey through Australian Literature, Eagle, Chester
43 Eagle, Chester The Well in The Shadow. A Writer's Journey through Australian Literature
Yarraville Transit Lounge 2010 0980571774 / 9780980571776 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 371 pages ID284748 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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44 Elliott, Brian Singing to the Cattle and other Australian Essays
Melbourne Georgian House 1947 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. 186 pages Essays on Australian writing which had all been delivered as University lectures at the Adelaide and Tasmanian Universities.. ID276167 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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45 Ellis, Alec How to Find Out About Children's Literature
Oxford Pergamon Press 1973 0080169708 / 9780080169705 3rd Edition Hardback 
Very Good+ in pict. Boards - no Dustjacket. 252pages ID173191 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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46 ERIKSON, Kai (ed) Encounters
New Haven Yale University Press 1989 0300046626 / 9780300046625 1st Edition Hardcover 
Fine in Fine Dustjacket - now protected xv,163pages. A series of word portraits by and about some of the notable figures of our time. Including Arthur Koestler, Alan Jay Lerner, Christina Stead, Sinclair Lewis etc ID1392 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Plotting the Golden West. American literature and the rhetoric of the California Trail, Fender, Stephen
47 Fender, Stephen Plotting the Golden West. American literature and the rhetoric of the California Trail
London Cambridge University Press 1981 0521239249 / 9780521239240 1st Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners with small chip to rear upper spine edge. 241pages This book focuses on how the experiences of the California Gold Rush of 1849-50 were written about. Explores both amateur and professional writings, including literary travellers like Washington Irvine, pseudo explorations and quasi- scientific expeditions etc. ID1101 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Stranger in Shakespeare, Fieldler, Leslie A.
48 Fieldler, Leslie A. The Stranger in Shakespeare
London Croom Helm 1972 0856640352 / 9780856640353 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine faded. 263 pages Fiedler argues we can learn much about the roots of our own sexism and racism through Shakespeare's treatment of the 'Stranger' as woman, as Jew and as Black, in his plays and sonnets. ID262562 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Walt Whitman's Native Representations, Folsom, Ed
49 Folsom, Ed Walt Whitman's Native Representations
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1997 0521585724 / 9780521585729 Reprint Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Black & white illustrations. 194 pages This fascinating book investigates four significant cultural developments of Walt Whitman's lifetime - the growth of baseball, the development of American dictionaries, the evolution of American Indian policy, and advances in photography - and tracks the way these cultural events became essential components of Whitman's innovative poetics. A landmark study of one of America's greatest poets. ID271539 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Sea Voyage Narrative [Twain's Studies in Literary Themes and Genres No 14], Foulke, Robert
50 Foulke, Robert The Sea Voyage Narrative [Twain's Studies in Literary Themes and Genres No 14]
New York Twayne Publishers 1997 0805709681 / 9780805709681 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 244 pages In a clear and compact fashion, Foulke defines this old and powerful form of literature, examines its underlying structure and substance, and distils its complex history. Includes a chronology, notes, references, an extensive bibliographic essay, recommended reading and index. ID285577 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Anti-Egotist Kingsley Amis, Man of Letters, Fussell, Paul
51 Fussell, Paul The Anti-Egotist Kingsley Amis, Man of Letters
New York Oxford University Press 1994 0195087364 / 9780195087369 1st US Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Dj spine just a touch faded. 206 pages Traces the influences that have shaped Amis's writings from his schooldays through military service to university teaching as he emerged as a novelist, poet, and essayist. ID215412 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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T.S. Eliot. A Bibliography, Gallup, Donald
52 Gallup, Donald T.S. Eliot. A Bibliography
London Faber & Faber 1969 0571089283 / 9780571089284 New Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine is age-darkened and there is light wear to DJ spine ends and corners. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 414 pages First published in 1952 this new edition contains numerous revisions and additions. ID293668 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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53 GILMAN, Richard The Confusion of Realms
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1970 0297001957 / 9780297001959 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD+ Dustjacket. DJ protected in mylar sleeve. DJ has some light chipping to top of spine. [xi]272 pages. ID8799 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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54 Gray, Richard Writing the South Ideas of an American Region
London Cambridge University Press 1986 0521306876 / 9780521306874 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size.. FINE in NEAR FINE Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. 333pages ID6426 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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55 Gray, Richard Writing the South Ideas of an American Region
London Cambridge University Press 1989 0521379970 / 9780521379977 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy. No dustjacket as issued. 333pages ID196436 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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56 Green, Martin Re-Appraisals: Some commonsense readings in American literature
London Hugh Evelyn 1963 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo size,, Very Good in Good Dustjacket - now protected. Dustjacket edgeworn but now in plastic sleeve. Previous owners name ot ffep. 252pages ID12466 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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57 Guest, Barbara Herself Defined The Poet H.D. And Her World
New York Quill 1984 0688047092 / 9780688047092 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 360 pages A comprehensive portrait of the poet, Hilda Doolittle and the circle of artists, novelists and poets who were her friends. ID200009 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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58 Hadow,G. and Wheeler,C. Essays on Goldsmith By Scott, Macaulay, and Thackery and Selections from His Writing
London Oxford University Press 1946 reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size. Good condition, no Dustjacket, Previous owner's name/details to front free endpaper. 200pages ID6561 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Reconnoitres: Essays in Australian Literature in Honour of G.A. Wilkes, Harris, Margaret & Webby, Elizabeth (eds)
59 Harris, Margaret & Webby, Elizabeth (eds) Reconnoitres: Essays in Australian Literature in Honour of G.A. Wilkes
Sydney Oxford University Press / Sydney University Press 1992 0424001810 / 9780424001814 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition. xi, 252 pages A collection of 19 essays on Australian literature which celebrates the establishment of the first chair in that area at the University of Sydney in 1962 and honours the first incumbent, Professor G.A. Wilkes. Includes papers on Henry Lawson, Steele rudd, C.E.W. Bean, Kenneth Slessor, Patrick White, David Malouf among others. ID221944 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Shakespeare's Prophetic Mind, Harwood, A.C.
60 Harwood, A.C. Shakespeare's Prophetic Mind
London Rudolf Steiner Press 1964 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Some age toning to paper dustjacket. Bookplate to Front Free End paper 63 pages The thesis of this book is that the poet has a prophetic character and the greater the poet the more he prophesies. ID254646 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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