A collection of letters and writings which allows readers to see behind C Wright Mills' public persona. It includes his letters to Saul Alinsky, Daniel Bell, Lewis Coser, Carlos Fuentes, Hans Gerth, Irving Howe, Dwight MacDonald, Robert K Merton, Ralph Miliband, William Miller, David Riesman, and Harvey Swados.
Agatha Christie's Complete Secret Notebooks brings together for the first time Secret Notebooks and Murder in the Making, two volumes that explore the fascinating contents of her 73 notebooks. This includes illustrations, deleted extracts, unused ideas, two unpublished Poirot stories and a lost Miss Marple.
In the decades since the Vietnam War, veteran memoirs have influenced Americans' understanding of the conflict. Yet few historians or literary scholars have scrutinized how the genre has shaped the nation's collective memory of the war and its aftermath.
Covers the years 1952-57, during which Benjamin Britten wrote three major works for the stage - the Coronation opera "Gloriana", the chamber opera "The Turn of the Screw", and the full-length ballet "The Prince of the Pagodas" - as well as vocal works such as "Canticles II and III" and the Hardy song-cycle "Winter Words".
Collects essays by A J Wilder that originally appeared in "Missouri Ruralist" between 1911 and 1924. This book lends her advice to women of her generation on such issues as how to be an equal partner with their husbands, how to support the new freedoms they'd won with the right to vote, and how to maintain family values in their changing world.
At the age of forty, T S Eliot was to set a new course for his life and work. This title includes his correspondence with friends and mentors that vividly documents all the stages of Eliot's personal and artistic transformation during these crucial years, the continuing anxieties of his private life, and the forging of his public reputation.
Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837), Italy's first and greatest modern poet, was also a critic, philosopher and philologist. This title presents a translation of his enormous Zibaldone, or philosophical and critical notebook, which many consider one of the great books of the 19th century.
This annual diary starts at Advent Sunday, with a page per day and a double page for Sundays. Suitable for all who use the 3-year lectionary, it gives lectionary readings from Common Worship and the Book of Common Prayer, as well as Collects for Sundays, holy days and festivals.
Carroll's Wonderland enchanted generations of children and adults alike. Wit, wisdom and a sense of the absurd fill his books and shine just as brightly from the letters he wrote. Publishing to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Alice stories, this is a wonderful addition to the Macmillan Alice collection and a must-have for Alice enthusiasts.