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Penfriends from Porlock: Essays and Reviews, 1977-1986

By: Wilson, A. N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2199889

ISBN: 0393026477

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Near fine. Jacket lightly toned. 1988 Hard Cover. x, 278 pp. From a noted biographer and essayist comes a collection of writing on diverse people and places, from the romantic poets to T.V. journalists, and from Cicil Beaton to Henry James. CONTENTS: Venice - Browning's Parrots: Vencie and the English Poets; Publishing Scoundrels: Novelists in Venice; Johnson, Boswell, Wilson - Samuel Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language; James Boswell; The Scotch Plato; Victorian - Lord Macaulay; A Verse Life of Queen Victoria; The Triumph of Pio Yes-Yes; Alfred Lord Tennyson... View more info

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Dante in Love

By: Wilson, A.N.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Picador: 2012

Seller ID: 2292471

ISBN: 1250013968

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased. 2012 Trade Paperback. For William Butler Yeats, Dante Alighieri was the chief imagination of Christendom. For T. S. Eliot, he was of supreme importance, both as poet and philosopher. Coleridge championed his introduction to an English readership. Tennyson based his poem Ulysses on lines from the Inferno. Byron chastised an Ungrateful Florence for exiling Dante. The Divine Comedy resonates across five hundred years of our literary canon. View more info