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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
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Thomas Pynchon
A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel
Steven Weisenburger

Manet: Colour Library

Manet: Colour Library - John Richardson,  Edouard Manet This is a wonderful book. This large-formatted volume contains a short introduction by Richardson, which is an abridgment of a 1958 monograph he produced on Manet; followed by 48 full-page color prints, with commentary added by Kathleen Adler. I found the prints, and Adler's brief but perceptive commentary actually to be the most valuable section.

I had always thought that I had preferred Monet to Manet -- but I was wrong. Looking closely at the work of Manet, he seems to have a far richer mind, though his paintings lack the visual beauty of Monet's. I can see now why Picasso was so admiring of Manet.