Sunday, February 14, 2010

Quick Bib: The Language of Love

Look no further than the collection at your campus library for books about love on this Valentine's Day. A quick check of the catalog, using love as a subject, brings back 572 hits! Here are a few non-fiction items from our holdings in honor of the holiday.

Eugenides, Jeffrey, ed. My Mistress's Sparrow is Dead: Great Love Stories from Chekhov to Munro. New York: Harper, 2008. PN6120.95.L7 M9 2008

Hogan, Margaret A. and C. James Taylor, eds. My Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John Adams. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard UP, 2007. E322 .A4 2007.

Howell, James W., ed. The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Love, Courtship, & Sexuality through History. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2008. Ref. HQ21 .G67125 2008.

Krauss, Nicole. The History of Love. New York : Norton, 2005. PS3611.R38 H57 2005.

Shapiro, David, ed. Other People's Love Letters: 150 Letters You Were Never Meant to See. New York: Clarkson Potter, 2007. Browsing HQ801.3 .S53 2007.

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1 comment:

Amanda Melcher said...

You found a great pic!