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26.
Intimate Letters : Leos Janacek to Kamila Stosslova
by John Tyrrell(Editor), et al


Princeton Univ Pr
Hardcover - 397 pages
(April 1994)
$49.50

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Leos Janácek met Kamila Stösslová in 1917, when he was 63 and she was 25. She--not his wife of nearly 50 years--was the Czech composer's great love. Janácek's passion for Stösslová coincided with the astonishing artistic flowering of his last decade, and he... Read more

27.
Love & Its Meaning in the World : Selected Lectures and Writings
by Rudolf Steiner, Christopher Bamford (Introduction)


Anthroposophic Pr
Paperback - 256 pages
(September 1998)

$13.56
$3.39

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The publisher, Anthroposophic Press , December 6, 1999
The purpose of love for humanity.
"Love mediated by way of the senses is the wellspring of creative power, of what is coming into being. Without sense-born love, nothing material would exist in the world; without spiritual love, nothing spiritual can arise in evolution. When we practice love, cultivate love, creative forces... Read more

28.   The Writer Within : A Guide to Creative Nonfiction
by Lary Bloom


Bibliopola Pr
Paperback - 227 pages
(October 1998)

$11.96


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Lary Bloom has discovered and nurtured many new talents, and published early works by successful authors. In The Writer Within, he shares the stories of those he has published and offers the reader the same encouragement and advice he gives to his magazine contributors. This is a book for anyone who... Read more

29.   A Book of Condolences : Classic Letters of Bereavement
by Rachel Harding(Editor), Mary Dyson (Editor)


Continuum Pub Group
Paperback - 192 pages
(April 1999)

$13.56
$3.39

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30.
The Selected Letters of Mark Twain
by Mark Twain, Charles Neider (Editor)


Cooper Square Pub
Paperback - 352 pages
1 edition (October 1999)

$13.56
$3.39

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Book Description
Marvelous collection of letters, from Samuel Clemen's 18th year to his death at age 74. Read more

31.
Letters to a Fiction Writer
by Frederick Busch

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W.W. Norton & Company
Paperback - 304 pages
(July 2000)

$11.16
$2.79

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5 out of 5 stars
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"As a writer," says Andre Dubus, "you are constantly in training. Day after day, alone at your desk, with no one watching you or even depending on you, you take your position on the playing field." Letters to a Fiction Writer, which was inspired by Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet, is a reminder that... Read more

32.   Letters from Yellowstone
by Jim Carrier


Roberts Rinehart Pub
Paperback - 140 pages
(December 1987)


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33.
Life Regained : Diaries 1970-1972
by Frances Partridge



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The Selected Letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson
by Ralph Emerson(Editor), Joel Myerson (Editor)


Columbia Univ Pr
Paperback - 480 pages
0 edition (October 15, 1999)
$17.50

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Los Angeles Times
The time is ripe to present Emerson in a fresh light. This is Joel Myersons design in editing Selected Letters. . . . Emersons journals and essays are his spirits straight up. Read more

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Paul Celan, Nelly Sachs : Correspondence
by Paul Celan, et al


Sheep Meadow Pr
Hardcover - 126 pages
Reissue edition (April 1997)


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The Times
Even while they lived, Nelly Sachs and Paul Celan seemed to have receded into the remoteness of legends. Both poets lived and wrote outside the borders of the two countries that called themselves German, indeed they lived outside of German-speaking Europe. Both were in exile and tormented; they owed... Read more

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Writings from Prison (Human Rights & Democracy)
by Leyla Zana, et al


Blue Crane Books
Paperback
1 Ed edition (May 1999)


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5 out of 5 stars
salpi , December 29, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
Simple truths
It's been a long time since a book has made me cry. This is a very short, easy-to-read, powerful volume. Around the holidays, especially, it is an easy book to pick up and read start-to-finish. At the end, you can't help but wonder at the writer's inner strength. Leyla Zana, a young woman--a wife, a... Read more

 


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Letters of a Love-Hungry Farmer : And Other Irish Stories
by John B. Keane


Roberts Rinehart Pub
Hardcover - 390 pages
Reprint edition (November 1997)


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5 out of 5 stars
jharris@carn.com , February 20, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
This was one of the most poignant books I have ever read!
I read this book several years ago, and it prompted me to read other letters of John B. Keane. The 'Celebrated Letters' are brilliant, and sum up Irish country life. However, the Letters of a Love Hungry Farmer is the only one which brought a genuine tear to my eye. Read more

 


38.   What Is the Third Estate and Other Writings
by Emmanuel Sieyes, Michael Sonenscher (Translator)


Hackett Pub Co
Paperback
(March 2001)


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39.   The Letters of Charles Dickens : 1865-1867 (Letters of Charles Dickens, Vol 11)
by Graham Storey(Editor), et al


Oxford Univ Press
Hardcover
Vol 11 (February 2000)
$120.00

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40.   The Broken Jug : After Heinrich Von Kleist
by John Banville

Publisher
Gallery Books
Paperback
(May 1999)

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41.   Letter Writing As a Social Practice (Studies in Written Language and Literacy, V. 9)
by David Barton(Editor), Nigel Hall (Editor)


John Benjamins Pub Co
Paperback
(April 2000)


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42.   Victorian Travelers and the Opening of China, 1842-1907
by Susan Schoenbauer Thurin


Ohio Univ Pr (Txt)
Hardcover - 304 pages
(November 1999)


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43.   The Garden Letters
by Elspeth Bradbury, Judy Maddocks


Polestar Book Publishers
Paperback - 224 pages
(September 1995)


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44.   My Darling Danny : Letters from Mary O'Connell to Her Son Daniel, 1830-1832 (Irish Narrative Series)
by Mary O'Connell, et al


Cork Univ Pr
Paperback
(April 1999)


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The Work of Edgar Cayce As Seen Through His Letters
by Edgar Cayce, et al


A.R.E. Press
Paperback - 350 pages
(January 2000)

$15.96


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Book Description
Charles Thomas Cayce, eldest grandchild of Edgar Cayce, and Jeanette Thomas, administrator of the A.R.E. records and archives, have brought together a definitive collection of letters from and to Edgar Cayce that illuminate the man and his God-given talents as a "psychic diagnostician."

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The Ingenious Dr. Franklin : Selected Scientific Letters of Benjamin Franklin
by Nathan G. Goodman(Editor)


University of Pennsylvania Press
Paperback - 256 pages
(May 2000)

$11.96


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Strike Through the Mask : Herman, Melville and the Scene of Writing
by Elizabeth Renker


Johns Hopkins Univ Pr
Paperback - 200 pages
Reprint edition (February 1998)


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From Book News, Inc. , November 1, 1996
Renker (English, Ohio State U.) argues that Melville's difficulties with writing, including his illegible handwriting, poor spelling, and violent manipulations of text, are the source of his work's power. She examines the impact of his struggles with writer's block and depression on his writing, and... Read more

48.   The Correspondence of Jonathan Swift, D.D. : Letters 1690-1714, Nos 1-300 (Vol 1)
by David Woolley(Editor)


Peter Lang Publishing
Hardcover
Vol 1 (November 1999)
$75.95

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49.   The Letters of Randolph Bourne : a comprehensive edition
by J. Eric Sandeen


Whitston Pub
Hardcover
(October 1981)


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A reviewer, March 31, 1997
"Sandeen, an assiduous researcher, provides sensible and sensitive notes, and his informative introductory comment constitutes another important critical estimate of Bourne's achievement..." -Choic Read more

50.   All Good Greetings : Letters of Geraldine Farrar to Ilke Marie Stotler, 1946-19586-1958
by Geraldine Farrar, Aida Craig Truxall (Editor)


Univ of Pittsburgh Pr
Hardcover
(December 1991)


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