There are 25 books in this catalogue.
Australian Postwar Novelists: Selected Critical Essays
Keesing, Nancy (Editor)
Book Number: 45616
Jacaranda Press 1975 8vo softcover 218pp very good. Contents includes Critical Essays on the works of Martin Boyd, T.A.G. Hungerford, David Ireland, George Johnston, Thomas Keneally, Alan Marshall, David Martin, Peter Mathers, Hal Porter, Ivan Southall, Randolph Stow, Colin Thiele, Judah Waten, Patrick White.
Flaubert, Joyce and Beckett - The Stoic Comedians
Book Number: 45631
W. H. Allen 1964. First edition 8vo. Hardcover in d/w. Very Good. In this sequential treatment of Flaubert, Joyce and Beckett, the author sets out to illustrate how each exploits the devices of our typographic culture. He traces the intricate development of the novel, comparing the various ways in which each writer controls the format of the book and at the same time capitalizes on the great capacity of the novel for facts.
Modern Essays on Eighteenth-century Literature
Damrosch, Leopold, Jr.
Book Number: 26978
New York Oxford University Press, 1988 8vo softcover 488pp very good. Students of English literature in the eighteenth century.
Book Number: 23807
London: Secker & Warburg, 1965 8vo. hardcover. 243pp. very good, owner's signature on fep. / very good d/w.
The Pack of Autolycus
Hope, A. D.
Book Number: 44798
Canberra, Australian National University Press, 1978, 8vo. hardcover. 202pp. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Chaucer's Measuring Eye.
Holley, Linda Tarte.
Book Number: 56247
Rice University Press, USA 1990 8vo. hardcover. 189pp. index, b/w illus. Fine. / Very good d/w.
Culture and History - Essays presented to Jack Lindsay
Edited by Bernard Smith
Book Number: 62642
Hale & Iremonger 1984 8vo. Hardcover in d/w. Near fine. 455pp. Illustrated. Jack Lindsay the son of Norman Lindsay. Contributors include Anderson, Orin, John Arnold, Craig Munro, R. D. FitzGerald, James Borg, Don Watston, Bernard Miles, Nikolai Lopyrev, Jeremy Hawthorn, Michael Wilding, V. S. Vakrushev, Christopher Hill, Stephen Knight, Bernard Smith, Robert Browning, Robert Smith, Humphrey McQueen and L. T. Hergenham.
Lives Obscurely Great - Historical essays on Women of New South Wales
Patricia Thompson and Susan York (Editors)
Book Number: 34421
Soc. of Women Writers NSW branch 1980 8vo. Card Covers. Front cover marked. Signed by the editors and well as Hilarie Lindsay, Lilian James, Valmai Phillips, Lorna Ollif, Lysbeth Cohen. Contents include essays on Mary Callicott, Jane Watsford, Women of Subiaco, George Clarke and the Kamilaroi Tribe, Elizabeth Hawkins Trip 1822, Hannah Laycock of King''s Grove Farm, Sarah Claydon, The Pioneer Lady of Marrickville, Needlewomen, Ann Thorn''s Land Grant, Melinda Kendall, Three Women of Wyong - The Aborigine, the Pioneer and the Outcast, Granny with Clean your Boots, German Women and their Families in NSW, Lindsay Papers, Elizabeth Mitchell - Mother of Albury, Luch Osburn of Sydney Hospital, Mary Ann Hoschke - Upper Orara Valley, Education at Cumnock, The Matriarch of Foster, Doris Dawson and the industrial Blind School, Dame Alice Berry From Cobar, Distinguished Jewish women of NSW, Mammy Ross.
The Man Versus The State.
Book Number: 55053
Williams & Norgate. 1885 eight thousand Pp ii,113,16 adverts. Size 226x145mm. Original cloth .Gilt. Spine Faded and spotted. Containing, The New Toryism, The Coming Slavery, The Sins of Legislation, The Great Political Superstition. All reprinted from 'The Contemporary Review' with postscript.
Civil Passions: Selected Essays
Book Number: 41351
Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited 2005 8vo softcover 303pp very good.
Reflected Light : La Trobe Essayse
Beilharz, Peter & Manne, Robert
Book Number: 53326
Black Inc, Melbourne, 2006. 8vo. softcover. 343pp. Very good+.
Thought and Expression
Book Number: 21351
Cambridge at the University Press. 1962. 8vo. illus. green paper covered boards, hardcover. 143pp. b/w illus. very good, owner's stamp on fep.
A Testament to the Wilderness - Ten Essays on an Address by C. A. Meier.
Prof. C. A. Meiere.
Book Number: 38818
Daimon Zurich / The Lapis Series - Santa Monica 1985 8vo. Softcover. 142pp. Included in this volume are ten highly individual responses to the seminal paper, Wilderness and the search for the Soul of Modern Man. This anthology of original writings was conceived in honor of the lifelong work of Meier of Zurich on this eightieth birthday. It is reccommended reading for all concerned with the future of our troubled world.
Tragedy and Comedy
Book Number: 22370
Bodley Head, 1968, First U.K. edition. 8vo. hardcover. 341pp. very good+, light foxing to endpapers. / very good d/w.
Pencillings: Little Essays on Literature
Murray, John Middleton
Book Number: 25660
London: W. Collins Sons & Co. 1923 8vo. green cloth hardcover. 277pp. good+, foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. / good foxed d/w with lightly chipped edges.'
The Journals of Arnold Bennett. 3 Volumes
Bennett, Arnold. edited by Newman Flower
Book Number: 37957
Cassell 1932 8vo. hardcovers. Volume I 1896-1910; Volume II 1911-1921, Volume III 1921-1928. pp. 419,321,310. indexes. good, some foxing. d/ws of Vol2&3 good+ sunned, d/w of vol1 is torn.
The Floral Mother and other essays.
Book Number: 55085
Angus and Robertson. 8vo. softcover. 205pp. very good. My aid is to recue the essay from academia, to turn it instead to its original purpose to 'essay', to try, to experiement. These essays are about everyday life, and whatever learning they have they wear lightly. My intention is to interest and to amuse, and to have the reader while away an hour as gracefully as possible.
The Eiffel Tower and Other Mythologies
Book Number: 45723
Farrar Straus & Giroux June 1979 8vo softcover 152pp very good. In this appealing and luminous collection of essays, Roland Barthes examines the mundane and exposes hidden texts, causing the reader to look afresh at the famous landmark and symbol of Paris, and also at the Tour de France, the visit to Paris of Billy Graham, the flooding of the Seine and other shared events and aspects of everyday experience.
The Adding Machine Collected Essays
Burroughs, William S.
Book Number: 22382
London: John Calder, 1985 First Edition. 8vo. hardcover. 201pp. very good. / very good d/w.
In the Lion's Den - fifty essays
Book Number: 23415
London, Michael Joseph, 1978, 8vo. hardcover. 189pp. very good+. / very good d/w rubbed on top edge.