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    The Letters of Rudyard Kipling: Volume 1: 1872-89: Volume 2: 1890-99

    R3 076,00
    The second part of a four volume collection of more than 6000 of Kipling's public and private letters. This volume presents his life until the end of the 19th century, showing his transformation from an journalist in India into the biggest literary success of the 1890s.

    A Natural Calling

    R4 032,00
    This is a fascinating account of the lives of two Victorian naturalists. It follows many years of research into Charles Darwin's relationship with his cousin William Darwin Fox. New factual material on Darwin is presented, drawn from his cousin's diaries.

    Diary Poetics: Form and Style in Writers' Diaries, 1915-1962

    R3 201,00
    The diary is a genre that is often thought of as virtually formless. Focusing on the diaries of Katherine Mansfield, Virginia Woolf, Antonia White, Joe Orton, John Cheever, and Sylvia Plath, this book looks at how six very different professional writers have approached the diary form with its particular demands and literary potential.

    The Collected Letters of A.W.N. Pugin: Volume 2 : 1843-1845

    R6 409,00
    A.W.N Pugin (1812-52)was important in e the Gothic Revival, ecclesiology, the origins of the Arts and Crafts Movement, and in architectural theory. His letters are vigorous, direct, often witty, and invaluable for architectural and religio-historical research. The second of five volumes.

    Selected Letters of George Meredith

    R4 032,00
    This selection of letters of the novelist and poet George Meredith includes his two earliest extant letters written just after he had left Neuwied, his school in Germany, and also his first letter to Chapman and Hall concerning his project for the publication of his first volume of verse.

    Thackeray the Writer: From Journalism to Vanity Fair

    R3 467,00
    This volume tracks William Thackeray's development as a book reviewer, journalist, art exhibition critic, short story writer, satirical essayist, and novelist, culminating in the publication of "Vanity Fair". The author examines how Thackeray portrayed human social life in his work.

    The Complete Letters of Henry James, 1872-1876: Volume 2

    R2 659,00
    Presents the complete letters of one of the great novelists and letter writers of the English language - Henry James. This title includes more than ten thousand letters reflecting on a range of topics - from James' own life and literary projects to broader questions about art, literature, and criticism.

    Selected Letters of Sir J. G. Frazer

    R4 178,00
    An edition of selected letters by (and in some cases to) Sir J. G. Frazer (1854-1941), the eminent anthropologist and historian of religion, and author of The Golden Bough. It offers an invaluable insight into British intellectual life at the turn of the century, and also illuminates the composition, and reception, of The Golden Bough itself.

    Kazimir Malevich Letters Documents Memoirs and Criticism

    R2 914,00 R5 010,37
    Published in association with The Malevich Society.

    The Collected Letters of Ellen Terry: Volume 5

    R4 285,00
    Ellen Terry's correspondence was both exuberant and extensive. Her remaining letters provide a fascinating insight into the dynamics of the Victorian theatre, and the difficulties of life for a woman maintaining a successful public persona whilst raising two illegitimate children.

    The Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Volume 21, 1873

    R2 962,00
    Letters from the year in which Darwin investigated insectivorous plants and received responses to his book on expression of emotions.

    Kurt Godel: Collected Works: Correspondence, H-Z: Volume V

    R5 347,00
    This work, part of a five-volume set, makes available Kurt Godel's writings. The first three volumes, already published, consist of the papers and essays of Godel. The final two volumes of the set deal with Godel's correspondence with his contemporary mathematicians. This fifth volume consists of material from correspondents from H-Z.

    Letters, Fictions, Lives: Henry James and William Dean Howells

    R3 116,00
    This volume attempts to determine the early influence shared between William Dean Howells and Henry James by reconstructing and evaluating documentary evidence of their literary cross-fertilization. The 151 letters included represent each writer's most significant criticism of the other.

    Stanislavsky: A Life in Letters

    R3 837,00

    The Collected Letters of Ellen Terry: Volume 3

    R4 285,00
    Ellen Terry's correspondence was both exuberant and extensive. Her remaining letters provide a fascinating insight into the dynamics of the Victorian theatre, and the difficulties of life for a woman maintaining a successful public persona whilst raising two illegitimate children.

    The Letters of Rudyard Kipling: v. 3: 1900-10

    R3 649,00
    Volume Three of Kipling's letters covers the decade 1900-10, the years in which he published "Kim" and the "Just So Stories". The narrative of his life includes the years in South Africa, his move to Bateman's in Sussex and him being awarded the Nobel Prize.