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The novels of Kylie Tennant, Dick, Margaret
41 Dick, Margaret The novels of Kylie Tennant
Adelaide Rigby Limited 1966 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Tiny sticket mark to front free endpaper. 111pages A closely reasoned analysis of Tennant's work will be of use to writers, students & critics ID6604 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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English Literature in the Early Eighteenth Century 1700- 1740 [Oxford History of English Literature,  Vol Vll], Dobrée, Bonamy
42 Dobrée, Bonamy English Literature in the Early Eighteenth Century 1700- 1740 [Oxford History of English Literature, Vol Vll]
Oxford Clarendon Press 1959 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine a touch faded. 701 pages Though most space is given to Defoe, Swift and Pope, various 'movements' and clashes of thought are described by reference to minor writers of the period, and through separate consideration given to drama, criticism, philosophy, history and memoirs. ID258981 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Forms of Disruption Abstraction in Modern German Prose, Donahue, Neil H.
43 Donahue, Neil H. Forms of Disruption Abstraction in Modern German Prose
Ann Arbor University of Michigan Press 1993 0472104098 / 9780472104093 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. 257pages. Revises and expands current understanding of German literary modernism including experimental prose authors whose status in German modernism did not survive the disruption of Nazi persecution and World War 2. Contents include: Wilhelm Worringer, Abstraction as Style; The Solution to Silence, The emergence of abstraction in Hugo von Hofmannsthal's "Chandos Letter" (1902); Ethics in Action, the Failure of Speculation in Robert Musil's 'The Confusion of Young Torless' (1906); Fear and Fascination in the Big City, Rainer Maria Rilke's Use of Georg Simmel in 'The Notebooks of Malte Laurid Brigge' (1910); Analytics and Construction, The Aesthetics of Carl Einstein; Expressionist Prose, Experiments in a New Spirit; Ecstatic Montage, Paratactic Visions in Gottfried Benn's Novella Cycle 'Brains' (1916); Erudite Montag, the Domesticating of Abstraction in Thomas Mann's 'Doctor Faustus' (1947) ID7145 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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44 Donoghue, Denis England, Their England: Commentaries on English Language and Literature
Berkeley University of California Press 1988 0520066928 / 9780520066922 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. x, 365pp ID241200 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Perfect Age of Man's Life, Dove, Mary
45 Dove, Mary The Perfect Age of Man's Life
London Cambridge University Press 1986 0521325714 / 9780521325714 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket (now protected). 175pages An examination of the medieval perspective of middle age which they perceived as 'the perfect age', with particular reference to literary texts associated with The Wheel of Life and The Wheel of Fortune. Contents: Part I. The Middle Age of Man's Life: 1. In the middle of the way; 2. Numbering ages and naming the middle age; 3. The ages of woman's life; 4. 'Maturity, full of ripenesse'; 5. 'Secrete diminution'; Part II. The Perfect Age of Man's Life: 6. The perfect age and the ages of the soul; 7. The perfect age and the perfect man; 8. The perfect age and the ages of the world; 9. The perfect age and the image of the wheel; 10. The perfect age and the De Lisle Psalter; Part III. The Perfect Age in Ricardian Poetry: 11. 'Myddel age' in Piers Plowman; 12. 'Hy time' in Piers Plowman; 13. 'Myhty youthe' in Confessio Amantis; 14. 'Hyghe eldee' in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; 15. The 'ryght yong' man and Lady Perfect Age in the Book of the Duchess; Notes; Bibliography; Index. ID6451 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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The Oxford Companion to English Literature Revised Edition, Drabble, Margaret [Edited by]
46 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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47 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
48 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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49 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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50 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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51 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
52 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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Walt Whitman's Native Representations, Folsom, Ed
53 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
54 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
55 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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THROUGH THE STONES In Which Much is Revealed Regarding Claire and Jamie Fraser, their Lives and Times, Antecedents, Adventures, Companions, and Progeny, with Learned Commentary (and Many Footnotes) by their Humble Creator, Gabaldon, Diane
56 Gabaldon, Diane THROUGH THE STONES In Which Much is Revealed Regarding Claire and Jamie Fraser, their Lives and Times, Antecedents, Adventures, Companions, and Progeny, with Learned Commentary (and Many Footnotes) by their Humble Creator
London Century 1999 0712679782 / 9780712679787 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. Maps. 573 pages A comprehensive guide to the novels Diana Gabaldon ID290353 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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T.S. Eliot. A Bibliography, Gallup, Donald
57 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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58 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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59 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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60 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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