Letters

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  1. Book ImageT.E. Lawrence: The Selected Letters

    Malcolm Brown

    Although T.E. Lawrence was one of the greatest letter writers of our century, at least two thirds of his letters collected here have never been published before. This selection contains his correspondence with Mrs. George Bernard Shaw.More

  2. Book ImageLetters to a Fiction Writer

    Frederick Busch

    A collection of inspiring letters from some of our most renowned and respected fiction writers on the craft of writing and the writing life.More

  3. Book ImageByron's Poetry and Prose

    George Gordon Byron, Alice Levine

    Byron's Poetry and Prose presents an extensive selection of Byron's poetry, letters, and journal entries in chronological clusters, allowing readers to see the changes that took place in his writing in the context of the places he lived and his fame, exile, and travels.More

  4. Book ImageWise Women: Over Two Thousand Years of Spiritual Writing by Women

    Susan Cahill

    A pathbreaking anthology representing a tradition of the prophetic and practical wisdom of women's spirituality.More

  5. Book ImageThe Battered Stars: One State's Civil War Ordeal During Grant's Overland Campaign

    Howard Coffin

    From the home front in Vermont to the battlefields of Virginia.More

  6. Book ImageHernando Cortés: Five Letters, 1519-1526

    Hernando Cortes, Bayard J. Morris

    “In the letters of Cortés we have a clear picture of Mexico through the simple eyes of the conqueror who admires his enemies. . . . He could write a masterly report. The second and the third letters are the clearest piece of narrative that we can ask for. We see the advance into the country, the conscientious determination to penetrate by peace, diplomacy or the sword to Montezuma’s capital, leading up to the final dramatic meeting with Montezuma himself.” —New StatesmanMore

  7. Book ImageGuy Davenport and James Laughlin: Selected Letters

    Guy Davenport, James Laughlin, W. C. Bamberger

    An epistolary exchange that highlights two singular intellects, their disparate approaches to literature and their mutual admiration.More

  8. Book ImageDear America: Letters Home from Vietnam

    Bernard Edelman

    "An overwhelmingly eloquent book of the purest and most simple writing on Vietnam."—David HalberstamMore

  9. Book ImageThinking of Home: William Faulkner's Letters to His Mother and Father, 1918-1925

    William Faulkner, James G. Watson

    "What a pleasure! . . . Essential for understanding Faulkner, and a good read for everybody." —Noel PolkMore

  10. Book ImageElizabeth I and Her Age

    Susan M. Felch, Donald V. Stump

    Four centuries after her death, Elizabeth I remains a powerful and fascinating figure.More

  11. Book ImageThe Correspondence of Shelby Foote and Walker Percy

    Shelby Foote, Walker Percy, Jay Tolson

    “A fascinating window into a lifelong friendship and the writing life.” —Kirkus ReviewsMore

  12. Book ImageAmerican Voices, American Lives: A Documentary Reader

    Wayne Franklin

    American Voices, American Lives is a fresh, illuminating core reader for introductory courses in American studies and an exciting companion volume for surveys in American history and American literature that offers extraordinary documents, many never before accessible to students.More

  13. Book ImageSigmund Freud and Lou Andreas-Salome, Letters

    Sigmund Freud, Lou Andreas-Salomé, Ernst Pfeiffer, Et Al.

    Freud’s letters contain revealing commentaries on his working methods, his concept of narcissism, and his interpretation of Moses, and they treat the themes that preoccupied him in old age: death, religion, war. Frau Andreas’s topic include her relationship to Rilke, and her reaction to his death, and the psychology of the artist.More

  14. Book ImageThe Gonne-Yeats Letters 1893-1938

    Maude Gonne, William Butler Yeats, Anna Macbride White, Et Al.

    Correspondence of W.B. Yeats and the love of his life Maud Gonne revealing the depth of his love and her tempestuous private life.More

  15. Book ImageGraham Greene: A Life in Letters

    Richard Greene

    This absorbing autobiography in letters offers a remarkable window into the life of one of the greatest novelists of our time. "The Best Book of the Year." --David Lodge, The Guardian [UK]More

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