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Sucking Up

Deborah Parker and Mark Parker

Suck-up. Ass-kisser. Brownnoser. Bootlicker. Lickspittle. Toadeater... Found in every walk of life, both real and imagined, sycophants surround us. But whether we grumble about sycophancy or grudgingly tolerate it as a price of getting along in a complex society, we rarely examine it closely. This... More


Studies in Bibliography

Edited by David L. Vander Meulen

The fifty-ninth volume of Studies in Bibliography continues its tradition of presenting a wide range of articles by international scholars on bibliography, textual criticism, and other aspects of the study of books.This volume opens with an excerpt from a forthcoming memoir by the eminent... More


Studies in Bibliography

Edited by David L. Vander Meulen

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Studies in Bibliography

Edited by David L. Vander Meulen

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A Guide to Documentary Editing

Mary-Jo Kline and Susan Holbrook Perdue. Foreword by Roger A. Bruns

For more than twenty years, A Guide to Documentary Editing has proven an invaluable tool for scholarly editors, editors-in-training, readers of documentary editions, and other students of American history and literature. This new, extensively revised edition of the Guide arrives in the midst of... More


What Should I Read Next?

Jessica Feldman and Robert Stilling, eds.

" I cannot live without books."—Thomas JeffersonEven the most well-read among us feel gaps in our knowledge. Former English majors or art students want to understand the monetary system; mathematicians or doctors just want a great novel. Travel sections in bookstores are full of authors ready to... More


Studies in Bibliography

David L. Vander Meulen, ed.

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Francis Blake

Elton W. Hall

Accomplished inventor, visionary photographer, philanthropist, and successful businessman, Francis Blake (1850 1913) changed not only the way Americans communicated in the nineteenth century but also quite literally how they saw themselves. His major inventions, the telephone transmitter and... More


Studies in Bibliography

Edited by David L. Vander Meulen

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Studies in Bibliography

David L. Vander Meulen, ed.

[Book description not available]


The Swifts

Walker Rumble

On a December day in 1885, Bill Barnes, a journeyman from the New York World, and Joe McCann, representing the New York Herald, faced off in a match race of Swifts, compositors who set type by hand, individually, letter by letter, with incredible accuracy and speed. McCann got off to a slow start,... More


Studies in Bibliography

David L. Vander Meulen, ed.

The fifty-third volume of Studies continues its tradition of presenting a wide range of articles by international scholars on bibliography, textual criticism, and other aspects of the study of books.The volume opens with unpublished lectures by one of the twentieth century’s most distinguished... More


John Henry Ingram's Poe Collection at the University of Virginia

John E. Reilly, ed.

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Leonard and Virginia Woolf as Publishers

John H. Willis

Has any couple in twentieth-century intellectual life so captured and held attention as have Leonard and Virginia Woolf? The have proved endlessly interesting as individuals, partners, writers, modernists, and as the central players in the absorbing drama of Bloomsbury. Yet surprisingly scant... More


Rimbaud

Pierre Petitfils. Translated Alan Sheridan

Pierre Petitfils, the leading French authority on Arthur Rimbaud, eschews all parti pris to give us an unvarnished account of everything that is known of the enigmatic existence of the poet. This is the first biography of Rimbaud to be written since the late 1930s and the first ever to be based on... More