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  • Peacock, Ronald.
    THE POET IN THE THEATRE.

    Edition: Small trade paperback.

    New York: Hill & Wang, (1960.). Series of essays dealing with Yeats, Synge, T. S. Eliot, Henry James, Georg Buchner and others.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 29200
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  • Reid, B. L.
    TRAGIC OCCASIONS: Essays on Several Forms.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kennikat Press, 1971. dj. Hardcover first edition - A title in the National University Publications Series on Literary Criticism. Included are essays on Shakespeare (MacBeth and Hamlet), Keats, Melville and Yeats. ISBN: 0-8046-90162.

    Condition: Ex-library but the only marking is a faint 'discarded' stamp, and a peeled spot on the front endpaper. Few penciled notations (erasable) in text - but overall a very good tight copy in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 19488
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  • THE UNAPPEASABLE HOST. by Tracy, Robert,
    Tracy, Robert,
    THE UNAPPEASABLE HOST.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Dublin: University College, (1998). First edition - A collection of 16 essays, "each and all marked by a vast knowledge of Ireland and its writers, by penetrating insights, and perceptive analysis." They reveal "how Anglo-Irish writers founded modern Irish literature in English, identifying themselves with their native country and its people. Yet they often felt themselves surrounded and watched by an 'Unappeasable Host,' a population that resented them." Among the topics and authors covered are the colonial novel and works by Maria Edgeworth, Sheridan Le Fanu, Yeats, Synge, James Joyce, and Elizabeth Bowen among others. Bibliography, index, 380 pp. ISBN: 1-90062107X.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 78814
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  • THE CULT OF POWER: Essays. by Warner, Rex.
    Warner, Rex.
    THE CULT OF POWER: Essays.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: John Lane The Bodley Head, (1946.). Hardcover first edition - A series of essays written at the end of World War II on the cult of power in literature, from the classics to modern writings, from Aeschylus to Dostoievsky, Dickens and Yeats. 155 pp.

    Condition: Very good in original red cloth (no dust jacket, small strip torn off top of front endpaper, some rubbing to the spine.)

    Book ID: 53004
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  • Webb, Eugene.
    THE DARK DOVE; The Sacred and Secular in Modern Literature.

    Edition: First edition.

    Seattle and London University of Washington Press, 1975 dj. Hardcover first edition - Sacred and secular themes in twentieth century literature, focusing on works by Yeats, Mann, Rilke, Stevens, Beckett, Joyce, Nietzsche, Eliot, Auden and Ibsen. Index, bibliography. 280 pages. ISBN: 0-298-953772.

    Condition: Ex-library with a missing front endpaper, few markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine dj.

    Book ID: 17704
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