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    Zen and the Birds of Appetite

    Thomas Merton


    Merton, one of the rare Western thinkers able to feel at home in the philosophies of the East, made the wisdom of Asia available to Westerners.

  • Baudelaire: Critical study

    Jean-Paul Sartre


    Sartre's study of Baudelaire is one of the more brilliant achievements of modern criticism. We may often disagree with his interpretations of the...

  • Seven Types of Ambiguity

    William Empson


    First published in 1930, Seven Types of Ambiguity has long been recognized as a landmark in the history of English literary criticism.

  • 9780811201155 72

    The Time of the Assassins: A Study of Rimbaud

    Henry Miller


    This study is not literary criticism but a fascinating chapter in Miller's own spiritual autobiography.

  • Stand Still Like the Hummingbird

    Henry Miller


    One of Henry Miller's most luminous statements of his personal philosophy of life,Stand Still Like the Hummingbird, provides a symbolic title for...