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Oliver, Mary

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.009 OLI

Beasley, Jerry C.

Contents: 1. Fiction in the 1740s: backgrounds, topics, strategies -- 2. Romance and the "new" novels of Richardson, Fielding, and Smollett -- 3. Fiction as contemporary history -- 4. Fiction as contemporary biography: tales of low life -- 5. Fiction as contemporary biography: records of spiritual life -- 6. "Novelistic" fiction in the 1740s -- 7. Fiction as artifice: the achievement of Henry Fielding.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 1982

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 823.5 BEA

Moyers, Bill D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 MOY

Coles, Robert.

Summary: Dr. Coles shows how the work of writers, artists, and thinkers of the past two centuries can inspire our own reflections on our daily lives. He offers a compelling call to venture outside our own selves and lives and to listen, attentively and with growing humanity, to the way others get through life, and he encourages us to examine our own character, kindness, and complexity by studying the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 820.9355 COL

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks MediaFusion 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.5 POE

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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Heaney, Seamus

Summary: From the Publisher: A selection of the best of three decades of writing about poetry, a celebration of the "tenacious curiosity" (Los Angeles Times) of the Nobel laureate. Whether autobiographical, topical, or specifically literary, these writings circle the central preoccupying questions of Seamus Heaney's career: "How should a poet properly live and write? What is his relationship to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 828.914 HEA

Nardo, Don

Summary: Describes the events in Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey," from the causes of the Trojan War to the legendary Greek and Trojan characters, the end of the war, and Odysseus's harrowing journey home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 292.13 NAR

Schmidt, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SCH

Bennett, Paula.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 BEN

Buckwalter, Stephanie.

Summary: "Explores death poetry, including famous American and European poets and their poems, as well as literary criticism, poetic technique, explication, and prompts for further study"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 BUC

Kazin, Alfred

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Syracuse University Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.5 KAZ

Mayes, Frances.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace College Publishers 1994

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Summary: Presents interviews with fifteen well-known children's writers, including Judy Blume, Karen Cushman, Russell Freedman, James Howe, Lois Lowry, Gary Paulsen, and Laurence Yep.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2000

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 810.9 AUT

Summary: Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 808.1 OUT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J808.1 KWA

Summary: Designed to give users comprehensive conversational language and grammar skills. The basic course (10 lessons) focuses on polite greetings and small talk and is perfect for patrons who are planning a short trip to a foreign country, or for those who want to get a taste of a foreign language and culture. The complete course (100 lessons) is designed for patrons who already know the basics of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Languages 2009

Lethem, Jonathan

Summary: "A collection of bestselling, NBCC prize-winning author Jonathan Lethem's finest writing on the subject of writers and writing. A readerly wake-up call from one of America's finest and most acclaimed working writers. Picking up where his NBCC Award finalist collection The Ecstasy of Influence left off, More Alive and Less Lonely collects more than a decade of Lethem's finest writing on writing,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 LET

Nicolson, Adam

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Summary: June 1797 to September 1798 is the most famous year in English poetry. Out of it came Samuel Taylor Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and “Kubla Khan,” as well as his unmatched hymns to friendship and fatherhood, and William Wordsworth’s revolutionary songs in Lyrical Ballads along with “Tintern Abbey,” Wordsworth's paean to the unity of soul and cosmos, love and understanding. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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Said, Edward W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 SAI

Burt, Stephanie

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Summary: "In Don't Read Poetry, award-winning poet and literary critic Stephanie Burt offers an accessible introduction to the seemingly daunting task of reading, understanding, and appreciating poetry. Burt dispels preconceptions about poetry and explains how poems speak to one another--and how they can speak to our lives. She shows readers how to find more poems once they have some poems they like,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 BUR

Summary: Combines elements of analysis, history, biography, performance, and the personal passions of six presenters to tell the stories behind the stories of six Shakespeare plays. Includes interviews with actors, directors, and scholars; visits to key locations; clips from celebrated film and television adaptations; and illustrative excerpts from performances staged at Shakespeare's Globe in London...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SHA

Waters, Galadriel.

Summary: A guide to J.K. Rowling's first four Harry Potter novels analyzes mysterious elements, themes, and puzzles hidden throughout the works and speculates about the plots and endings of future volumes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wizarding World Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 WAT

Johnston, Dillon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Notre Dame Press 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.8 JOH

Crystal, David

Summary: Explaining the nuts and bolts of grammar presents a special challenge, because--far more than is the case with spelling and punctuation--the subject is burdened with a centuries-old history of educational practice that many will recall as anything but glamorous. One of the world's foremost authorities on the English language, Crystal sets out to rid grammar of its undeserved reputation as a dry...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 425 CRY