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Persuasion

By: Austin, Jane

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486295558

ISBN: 0486295559

Condition: USED


Superb novel, autumnal and mellow in tone, concerns the lives and loves of the Elliot family and their friends and relatives, in particular the thwarted romance between Anne Elliot (Austen's sweetest, most appealing heroine) and Captain Frederick Wentworth. Finely drawn characters, gentle satire and wonderful recreation of genteel life in the English countryside. 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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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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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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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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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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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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African-American Poetry: An Anthology, 1773-1927 (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Sherman, Joan R.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 6/17/2012

Seller ID: 9780486296043

ISBN: 0486296040

Condition: USED


Rich selection of 74 poems ranging from the religious and moral verse of Phillis Wheatley Peters (ca. 1753-1784) to 20th-century work of Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen. Other contributors include James Weldon Johnson, Paul Laurence Dunbar, many others. Indispensable for students of the black experience in America and any lover of fine poetry. Includes 4 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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Playboy of the Western World and Riders to the Sea

By: Synge, J.M.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 11/17/2014

Seller ID: 9780486275628

ISBN: 0486275620

Condition: USED


Two dramas set among the folk of the Aran Islands and western Irish coastlands. "The Playboy of the Western World" deals with a hero's progress, from timid weakling to paragon of bravery. "Riders to the Sea" is an elegy to those who live at the mercy of the sea. Includes Synge's preface to "The Playboy of the Western World." View more info

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War of the Worlds

By: Wells, H.G.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486295060

ISBN: 0486295060

Condition: USED


Imaginative, highly readable novel that helped launch the science-fiction genre exploits the concept of interplanetary travel with its gripping account of hostile invaders from Mars who use deadly heat rays to decimate all life in their path. Energetic, intense, and strikingly original. View more info

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Early Poems

By: Williams. William Carlos

Price: $1.00

Publisher: 11/24/2012

Seller ID: 9780486292946

ISBN: 0486292940

Condition: USED


Fine selection of early verse by influential ("no ideas but in things") American poet includes "Peace on Earth," "Willow Poem," "Queen-Anne's-Lace," "Tract," "El Hombre," "Danse Russe," "Keller Gegen Dom," "Portrait of a Lady," "The Widow's Lament in Springtime," many more. View more info