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Product Description: First published in 1980, this book surveys Dickens' growing power to drive deep into the causes of his contemporary conditions. It reveals the importance of nature to Dickens as a rich metaphor of human freedom and potentiality, and emphasises his concern with time and the problems of freedom...read more

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9780389200338, titled "Melancholy Man: A Study of Dicken's Novels" | 2 sub edition (Barnes & Noble Imports, December 1, 1980), cover price $42.00 | also contains Double Exposures: Performance As Photography, Photography As Performance | About this edition: First published in 1980, this book surveys Dickens' growing power to drive deep into the causes of his contemporary conditions.

Provides botanical descriptions and discusses the life cycles, identifying characteristics, habitats, and culinary uses of the various types of mushrooms around the world

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9780442219987 | Van Nostrand Reinhold, September 1, 1982, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Provides botanical descriptions and discusses the life cycles, identifying characteristics, habitats, and culinary uses of the various types of mushrooms around the world

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Product Description: 'This book, with its lucid and informative style, is a must for students of 18th- and 19th-century culture and literature. Particular essays are vital for those interested in the Romantics (especially Wordsworth), Dickens, Arnold, W. H. Mallock, and E. M. Forster.'

Hardcover:

9780389203117 | Barnes & Noble Imports, December 1, 1982, cover price $61.50 | also contains Policy Analysis in Japan | About this edition: 'This book, with its lucid and informative style, is a must for students of 18th- and 19th-century culture and literature.

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More than four hundred illustrations accompany a survey of the history and biology of fungi, a guide to collecting and cooking mushrooms, and a reference section on the four hundred fifty major species
By Colin Dickinson (editor) and John Lucas (editor)

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9780517374849 | Random House Value Pub, April 1, 1983, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: More than four hundred illustrations accompany a survey of the history and biology of fungi, a guide to collecting and cooking mushrooms, and a reference section on the four hundred fifty major species

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Product Description: The book examines the work of the key figures in English poetry of the twentieth century, and in particular the means by which they tackled the problem of finding a poetic identity. The development of English poetry is thus seen here as a constant process of dialogue with tradition, with the work of non-English poets writing in English and with the changing nature of England itself under the impact of the major political and social events of the century...read more

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9780389206293 | Barnes & Noble Imports, September 1, 1986, cover price $57.00 | About this edition: The book examines the work of the key figures in English poetry of the twentieth century, and in particular the means by which they tackled the problem of finding a poetic identity.

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Product Description: Minor wear to covers and edges, internally clean.

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9780877452751 | Univ of Iowa Pr, February 1, 1990, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Minor wear to covers and edges, internally clean.

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Describes what money can do with blackmail, scandal, and secrets for those with it

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9780316535199 | Little Brown & Co, May 1, 1990, cover price $31.99 | About this edition: Describes what money can do with blackmail, scandal, and secrets for those with it

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New York's elite--bankers, actors, art dealers, and tycoons--rub elbows and discover that each of them is the victim of the same ruthless blackmailer

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9780312925963 | Reprint edition (St Martins Pr, October 1, 1991), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: New York's elite--bankers, actors, art dealers, and tycoons--rub elbows and discover that each of them is the victim of the same ruthless blackmailer

Product Description: This study of five major novels by Dickens looks at the tensions between the "private" and "public" aspect of his work.

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9780140772524 | Penguin USA, January 1, 1993, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: This study of five major novels by Dickens looks at the tensions between the "private" and "public" aspect of his work.

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Product Description: SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT is one of the most important alliterative poems of Medieval literature.From the north-west midlands,it dates from the second half of the 14th century.Gawain,a knight in Arthur's court,takes up the challenge of the Green Knight,and cuts off his head...read more
By Christine Fell (editor) and John Lucas (trans)

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9780460872652 | Reissue edition (Everymans Library, March 1, 1993), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT is one of the most important alliterative poems of Medieval literature.

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Product Description: This practical book explains the geological and economic reasons behind the water shortage, and ways to combat it, suggesting how natural water (groundwater as well as rain) can be stored and used for labour-free irrigation. An extensive alphabetical list of drought-resistant plants and trees is provided, and the author also offers advice on garden design, the vegetable garden and wildlife...read more

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9780460861519 | J M Dent & Sons Ltd, December 1, 1993, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This practical book explains the geological and economic reasons behind the water shortage, and ways to combat it, suggesting how natural water (groundwater as well as rain) can be stored and used for labour-free irrigation.

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Product Description: Pro basketball player John Lucas's world collapsed when he was asked to leave the NBA after years of drug abuse. Here is the remarkable story of his comeback --from drug counselor, to minor league basketball team owner, to successful coach of the NBA's San Antonio Spurs.

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9781568380285 | Hazelden, August 1, 1994, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Pro basketball player John Lucas's world collapsed when he was asked to leave the NBA after years of drug abuse.

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9780517158562 | Random House Value Pub, October 1, 1995, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Pro basketball player John Lucas's world collapsed when he was asked to leave the NBA after years of drug abuse.

The author recounts his NBA career, his problems with drug addiction, his work to help other players with drug problems, and his outlook on sports, competition, and success

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9781568380292 | Hazelden, September 1, 1994, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: The author recounts his NBA career, his problems with drug addiction, his work to help other players with drug problems, and his outlook on sports, competition, and success

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Product Description: From her first comic book appearance in 1945 as The Pin-Up Queen, Katy Keene runs the full spectrum when it comes to fans' fashion designs -- especially as they apply to the ever popular swimsuit! To help assure Katy's position as America's Original Queen of Pin-Ups, Fashion and Fantasy, and to celebrate her Golden Anniversary, this collection features 39 unique fans' costume designs...read more

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9780875884370, titled "Katy Keene's Swimsuit Illustrated Paper Dolls" | Hobby House Pr Inc, June 1, 1995, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: From her first comic book appearance in 1945 as The Pin-Up Queen, Katy Keene runs the full spectrum when it comes to fans' fashion designs -- especially as they apply to the ever popular swimsuit!

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Product Description: This study traces popular writing from the 17th century to the present day, covering a period of social and political turmoil. It addresses a number of themes, including the rise of popular culture and its subversive potential and the effects of urbanization on the creation of class consciousness...read more
By John Lucas (editor)

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9780582214149 | Longman Pub Group, June 1, 1996, cover price $413.20 | About this edition: This study traces popular writing from the 17th century to the present day, covering a period of social and political turmoil.

Paperback:

9780582214156 | Longman Pub Group, March 1, 1996, cover price $35.80

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Product Description: John Lucas's unique volume reveals a knowing and articulate poet writing as an essentially oral artist - out of a subtle tradition of song as much as of poetry. Lucas champions Clare's art in a vital and fascinating book which tells of the collision between the cultural orthodoxy of print and the poet whose work was demeaned and damaged by the forces of the literary establishment...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780746307298 | Northcote House Pub Ltd, September 1, 1996, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: John Lucas's unique volume reveals a knowing and articulate poet writing as an essentially oral artist - out of a subtle tradition of song as much as of poetry.

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Product Description: Writing and Race brings together specially commissioned essays by new and established authors from a range of disciplines. Texts are drawn from subjects and genres that include philosophy, politics, anthropology, sexuality, travel, fiction and autobiography...read more
By John Lucas (editor) and Tim Youngs (editor)

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9780582273757 | Taylor & Francis, December 1, 1997, cover price $26.25 | About this edition: Writing and Race brings together specially commissioned essays by new and established authors from a range of disciplines.

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Product Description: This collection of critical essays on William Blake covers a wide range to include Marxist, new historicist, feminist and psychological approaches. Between them, the essays explore the most significant areas and moments of his career as poet and also print maker, illustrator and visionary artist...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780582237117 | Longman Pub Group, May 1, 1998, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This collection of critical essays on William Blake covers a wide range to include Marxist, new historicist, feminist and psychological approaches.

Paperback:

9780582237100 | Taylor & Francis, May 1, 1998, cover price $70.95

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Product Description:  . (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780813526812 | Rutgers Univ Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $50.00 | About this edition:  .

Paperback:

9780813526829 | Rutgers Univ Pr, March 1, 1999, cover price $22.95 | About this edition:  .

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Looks at the study of history, how it has evolved through the centuries, and its importance to today's students. (view table of contents)

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9781882926411 | Isi Books, July 1, 2000, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: Looks at the study of history, how it has evolved through the centuries, and its importance to today's students.

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Product Description: Chronicle the love life of Katy Keene and Randy van Ronson with this fun-loving fashion book. Elaborate costumes for yachting and beach excursions, theatre and club outings - all the exotic dating experiences you can imagine are featured with the appropriate costumes.

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9780875884837 | Hobby House Pr Inc, May 1, 2000, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Chronicle the love life of Katy Keene and Randy van Ronson with this fun-loving fashion book.

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Product Description: Mattel Barbie

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9780875884684 | Hobby House Pr Inc, May 1, 2000, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Mattel Barbie

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Product Description: This rich collection of Peter Porter's critical essays on poetry covers such subjects as the Earl of Rochester, Christopher Smart, George Crabbe, Robert Browning, Wallace Stevens, and John Ashbery.

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9781842330555 | Nottingham Trent Univ, October 1, 2001, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: This rich collection of Peter Porter's critical essays on poetry covers such subjects as the Earl of Rochester, Christopher Smart, George Crabbe, Robert Browning, Wallace Stevens, and John Ashbery.

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Product Description: Gurney is the greatest of all those poets who fought in and survived the First World War and his achievement drastically affects our understanding of twentieth century poetry. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780746308875 | Northcote House Pub Ltd, December 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Gurney is the greatest of all those poets who fought in and survived the First World War and his achievement drastically affects our understanding of twentieth century poetry.

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