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Vineland (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Thomas Pynchon
Tristes Tropiques
John Weightman, Doreen Weightman, Patrick Wilcken, Claude Lévi-Strauss
Richard III
William Shakespeare
The Dwarf
Alexandra Dick, Pär Lagerkvist
The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen, Cecil Day-Lewis
Richard Wolin
Giotto to Dürer: Early Renaissance Painting in the National Gallery
Jill Dunkerton, Susan Foister, Dillian Gordon, Nicholas Penny
Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics
Hubert L. Dreyfus, Paul Rabinow
Gravity's Rainbow
Thomas Pynchon
A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel
Steven Weisenburger
Rimbaud: The Double Life of a Rebel - Edmund White This is an excellent book for what it is -- a very brief and readable biography of this remarkable figure, focused largely on his sick relationship with Verlaine; but also an intelligent meditation on Rimbaud's poetics, albeit in brief.

White thinks that Enid Starkie's biography is excellent and readable and almost novelistic -- but questions its accuracy. As one example, he shows how Starkie first infers the notorious gang-rape from one of Rimbaud's poems (there is no hard evidence for it), and then goes on to treat this inference as fact in what follows.

The picture of Rimbaud racing to Paris during the Siege (like Céline heading to Berlin in 1945) -- into the maw of the volcano... in the grip of History's moment -- and his general vagabondage through Europe during these years of upheaval -- is quite something to remember.