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The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath And Ted Hughes
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The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath And Ted Hughes

Janet Malcolm

This work provides a biography of Sylvia Plath, whilst also aiming to examine the means by which biographers justify their ends. As well as covering Plath's life, it covers topics such as how her reputation was forged by the poems...

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Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession
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Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession

Janet Malcolm

A fascinating exploration of psychoanlysis, its patients, practitioners and critics, from one of America's most respected and most controversial journalists.

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In The Freud Archives
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In The Freud Archives

Janet Malcolm

Tells the story of an unlikely encounter among three men: K R Eissler, the venerable doyen of psychoanalysis; Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, a flamboyant, restless forty-two-year-old Sanskrit scholar turned psychoanalyst turned...

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The Journalist And The Murderer
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The Journalist And The Murderer

Janet Malcolm

In 1979, a journalist met a murderer, MacDonald, and decided to write the story of his crime, claiming that it would work in his defence. However, the resulting story was an indictment of the crime and the mind of its perpatrator....

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Nobody's Looking At You: Essays
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Nobody’s Looking At You: Essays

Janet Malcolm

A brilliant and eclectic new essay collection from a master of the form

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Reading Chekhov: A Critical Journey
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Reading Chekhov: A Critical Journey

Janet Malcolm

'Reading Chekhov is a literary pilgrimage, homage, travelogue, biography, literary criticism and a restrained love letter all rolled into one ... It is the work of an iridescent and sympathetic imagination' The Times

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The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath And Ted Hughes
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The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath And Ted Hughes

Janet Malcolm

Re-issue of Malcolm's revelatory biography of the tumultous union of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, and the critical battle that dogs their legacies.

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 Read reviewForty-one False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers
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Forty-one False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers

Janet Malcolm, Helen Garner

In Forty-one False Starts one of the world's great writers of literary non-fiction brings together for the first time essays published over several decades.

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The Essential Guide to Ballroom Dance
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The Essential Guide to Ballroom Dance

Janet Cunningham-Clayton, Malcolm Fernandes

Foreword by Anton Du Beke

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The Purloined Clinic: Selected Writings
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The Purloined Clinic: Selected Writings

Janet Malcolm

A collection of essays, profiles, and criticism includes a portrait of New Yo art insider Ingrid Sischy, a study of the impact of psychoanalysis, and a ra of book reviews.

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Two Lives
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Two Lives

Janet Malcolm

A biography of two of the most interesting literary women to emerge in the early 20th century. Gertrude Stein, American-born, moved to France aged 28, where she met her life long partner, Alice B Toklas.

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Female Labour Power: Women Workers' Influence on Business Practices in the British and American Cotton Industries, 1780-1860
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Female Labour Power: Women Workers' Influence on Business Practices in the British and American Cotton Industries, 1780-1860

Janet Greenlees, Dr. Malcolm Chase

Analyses how women workers influenced patterns of industrial organization and offers a fresh perspective on relationships between gender and work and on industrial development. Drawing upon examples of women's subversive...

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Crusader Syria in the Thirteenth Century: The Rothelin Continuation of the History of William of Tyre with Part of the Eracles or Acre Text
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Crusader Syria in the Thirteenth Century: The Rothelin Continuation of the History of William of Tyre with Part of the Eracles or Acre Text

Mrs. Janet Shirley, Professor Malcolm Barber, Professor Peter W. Edbury, Professor Bernard Hamilton, Professor Norman Housley

This text provides an English translation of the so-called Rothelin continuation, which is perhaps one of the best contemporary narratives of the history of the crusades and the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem in the mid-13th century.

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Ward No. 6 and Other Stories (riverrun editions): a unique selection of Chekhov's novellas
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Ward No. 6 and Other Stories (riverrun editions): a unique selection of Chekhov’s novellas

Anton Chekhov, Constance Garnett, Janet Malcolm

The second unique collection of Constance Garnett's translations of Chekhov's short fiction, selected for riverrun editions by Janet Malcolm

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The Song of the Cathar Wars: A History of the Albigensian Crusade
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The Song of the Cathar Wars: A History of the Albigensian Crusade

Mrs. Janet Shirley, Professor Malcolm Barber, Professor Peter W. Edbury, Professor Bernard Hamilton, Professor Norman Housley

This is the English translation of an early 13th-century Provencal poem which narrates key events before, during and after the Albigensian Crusade, which was launched in 1209. In Provencal, the poem is known as La Canso and in...

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The Birth of Critical Thinking in Republican Rome
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The Birth of Critical Thinking in Republican Rome

Claudia Moatti (University of Southern California), Janet Lloyd, Malcolm Schofield (University of Cambridge)

A classic work arguing that the major social and political changes occurring during the last century of the Roman Republic were accompanied by major intellectual developments which saw a move away from traditional understandings...

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Guillaume de Machaut: The Capture of Alexandria
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Guillaume de Machaut: The Capture of Alexandria

Mrs. Janet Shirley, Professor Peter W. Edbury, Professor Malcolm Barber, Professor Bernard Hamilton

This text is a translation of Guillaume de Machaut's Prise d'Alexandrie . The aim of the book, which also carries notes and excerpts from French journals, is to remind the reader that the original 14th-century work is a work of...

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