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Flatland : A Romance of Many Dimensions

By: Abbott, Edwin A.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 11/13/2013

Seller ID: 9780486272634

ISBN: 048627263X

Condition: USED


Classic of science (and mathematical) fiction -- charmingly illustrated by author -- describes the journeys of A. Square and his adventures in Spaceland (three dimensions), Lineland (one dimension) and Pointland (no dimensions). A. Square also entertains thoughts of visiting a land of four dimensions -- a revolutionary idea for which he is banished from Spaceland. View more info

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Life of Olaudah Equiano

By: Africa/Equiano, Olaudah

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 3/19/2011

Seller ID: 9780486406619

ISBN: 048640661X

Condition: USED


Compelling work traces the formidable journey of an Igbo prince from captivity to freedom and literacy and recounts his enslavement in the New World, service in the Seven Years War, voyages to the Arctic, six months among the Miskito Indians in Central America, and more. View more info

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Winesburg, Ohio

By: Anderson, Sherwood

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 0486282694

ISBN: 0486282694

Condition: USED


In this moving collection of interrelated stories, Ohio-born Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941) illuminates the loneliness and frustration -- spiritual, emotional and artistic -- of life in a small American town. Winesburg, Ohio subtly portrays as well a young writer's coming of age, searching for love, yearning for a less stifling world. View more info

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Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486466576

ISBN: 0486466574

Condition: USED


Ambrose Bierce's original and innovative stories differed dramatically from those of his 19th-century contemporaries. These 23 tales include his best and most characteristic short fiction: anti-war satires that underscore the barbarism of bloodshed, horror stories with keenly ironic edge, and sardonic "tall tales" of the Old West. View more info

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Awakening

By: Chopin, Kate

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 4/30/2013

Seller ID: 9780486277868

ISBN: 0486277860

Condition: USED


First published in 1899, this novel shocked readers with its open sensuality and uninhibited treatment of marital infidelity. The poignant, lyrical story of a New Orleans wife who attempts to find love outside a stifling marriage, critics have praised it as a forerunner of the modern novel. New introductory Note. View more info

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Secret Sharer and Other Stories

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486275468

ISBN: 0486275469

Condition: USED


Great adventures of the sea and of the soul, related by a novelist considered one of the greatest writers in the language. Contains three of Conrad's most powerful stories --"Youth: A Narrative" (1898), "Typhoon" (1902) and "The Secret Sharer" (1910) -- each probing deeply, suspensefully into the mysteries of human character. View more info

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Notes From the Underground

By: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 3/2/2015

Seller ID: 9780486270531

ISBN: 048627053X

Condition: USED


Darkly fascinating short novel depicts the struggles of a doubting, supremely alienated protagonist in a world of relative values. Seminal work introduced moral, religious, political and social themes that dominated Dostoyevsky's later masterworks. Constance Garnett's authoritative translation is reprinted here, with a new introduction. View more info

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Sister Carrie

By: Dreiser, Theodore

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486434681

ISBN: 0486434680

Condition: USED


A teenage girl without money or connections leaves her small town in search of a better life in Dreiser's revolutionary first novel. The chronicle of Carrie Meeber's rise from obscurity to fame -- and the effects of her progress on the men who use her and are used in turn -- aroused much controversy upon its debut in 1900. View more info

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Waste Land, Prufrock and other Poems

By: Eliot, T.S.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 1/31/2015

Seller ID: 9780486400617

ISBN: 0486400611

Condition: USED


A superb collection of 25 works features the poet's masterpiece, "The Waste Land"; the complete Prufrock ("The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," "Portrait of a Lady," "Rhapsody on a Windy Night," "Mr. Apollinax," "Morning at the Window," and others); and the complete "Poems" ("Gerontion," "The Hippopotamus," "Sweeney Among the Nightingales," and more). Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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Overcoat and Other Short Stories

By: Gogol, Nikolai

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 8/1/2015

Seller ID: 9780486270579

ISBN: 0486270572

Condition: USED


Four works by great 19th-century Russian author: "The Nose," a savage satire of Russia's incompetent bureaucrats; "Old-Fashioned Farmers," a pleasant depiction of an elderly couple living in rustic seclusion; "The Tale of How Ivan Ivanovich Quarrelled with Ivan Nikiforovich," one of Gogol's most famous comic stories; and "The Overcoat," widely considered a masterpiece of form. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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Declaration of Independence, The

By: Grafton, John

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 8/21/2012

Seller ID: 9780486411248

ISBN: 0486411249

Condition: USED


Thirteen compelling and influential documents: Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death," Declaration of Independence, The Constitution of the United States, James Madison's "The Federalist," George Washington's First Inaugural Address, The Monroe Doctrine, Lincoln's First Inaugural Address, The Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address, and more. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486415895

ISBN: 0486415899

Condition: USED


A ne'er-do-well exploits his gentle daughter's beauty for social advancement in this masterpiece of tragic fiction. Hardy's 1891 novel defied convention to focus on the rural lower class for a frank treatment of sexuality and religion. Then and now, his sympathetic portrait of a victim of Victorian hypocrisy offers compelling reading. View more info

Tales of Hoffman

By: Hoffman, E.T.A.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780140443929

ISBN: 0140443924

Condition: USED


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Ghosts

By: Ibsen, Henrik

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 8/29/2010

Seller ID: 9780486298528

ISBN: 0486298523

Condition: USED


Powerful psychological drama (1881) exposes hypocrisy of social conventions and society's moral codes. Mrs. Helen Alving is haunted by her husband's infidelities and the disease he has passed to their son. Ultimately, she is forced to acknowledge the "ghosts" that have kept her from living "just for the joy of life." View more info

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Volpone

By: Jonson, Ben

Price: $1.00

Seller ID: 9780486280493

ISBN: 0486280497

Condition: USED


Bitter, satiric comedy in blank verse is one of the great Elizabethan dramatist's finest plays. The plot concerns a wealthy, lecherous old man who feigns a mortal illness in order to solicit bribes from greedy acquaintances who hope to inherit his fortune. Many complexities of plot and connivance ensue, but in the end, the guilty parties are exposed and punished. Explanatory footnotes. View more info

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Dubliners

By: Joyce, James

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 5/1/2014

Seller ID: 9780486268705

ISBN: 0486268705

Condition: USED


Declared by their author to be a chapter in the moral history of Ireland, this collection of 15 tales offers vivid, tightly focused observations of the lives of Dublin's poorer classes. A fine and accessible introduction to the work of one of the 20th century's most influential writers, it includes a masterpiece of the short-story genre, "The Dead." View more info

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Golem, The

By: Meyrink, Gustav

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486250250

ISBN: 0486250253

Condition: USED


"A favorite of connoisseurs of works of fantasy for many decades." -- "St. Louis Post-Dispatch." A compelling story of mystical experiences, strange transformations, and profound terror, this is the most famous supernatural novel in modern European literature, set in Ghetto of Old Prague around 1890. 13 black-and-white illustrations. "Not to be missed." -- "Los Angeles Times." View more info

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Utopia (Dover Thrift Editions, unabridged)

By: More, Thomas

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 2/17/2016

Seller ID: 9780486295831

ISBN: 0486295834

Condition: USED


Sixteenth-century classic by brilliant humanist, churchman and scholar envisioned a patriarchal island kingdom that practiced religious tolerance, in which everybody worked, all goods were community-owned, and violence, bloodshed, and vice were nonexistent. Forerunner of many later attempts at establishing "Utopias" both in theory and in practice. View more info

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Rape of the Lock

By: Pope, Alexander/Beardsley

Price: $4.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486219639

ISBN: 0486219631

Condition: USED


A rare example of a literary work where text, typography, and illustration perfectly complement one another. Created during Beardsley's Romantic period, the rich, textural contrasts of his drawings are a wonderful match for the delicate fancy of Pope's poem. "These drawings . . . can scarcely be matched in English literature." -- R. A. Walker. View more info

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Mysteries of Udolpho (Dover Giant Thrift Editions)

By: Radcliffe, Ann

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486440330

ISBN: 0486440338

Condition: USED


Trapped in a gloomy medieval fortress, an orphaned heroine battles the devious schemes of her guardians as well as her own pensive visions and melancholy fancies. Generations of readers have thrilled to this famous Gothic tale from 1794 and its hypnotic pre-Freudian exploration of the psyche. View more info