The Rose Book
Score: 3
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The Rose


  • Author : Peter Harkness
  • Publisher : Firefly Books
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781552977873

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The Rose Book Description :

The history and cultivation of roses from wild roses to cultivated roses with illustrations from the archives of the Royal Horticultural Society.

The Rose Tattoo Book

The Rose Tattoo


  • Author : Tennessee Williams
  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
  • Release Date : 1979
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages : 94
  • ISBN 10 : 0822209713

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The Rose Tattoo Book Description :

THE STORY: Serafina delle Rose is a restless widow whose intense and absorbing instinct for love drives everything before it. The figure of this extraordinary woman dominates the small town where she and her friends are living and embodies the exul

The Romance of the Rose Book
Score: 3
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The Romance of the Rose


  • Author : Guillaume (de Lorris)
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 1995-07-23
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 450
  • ISBN 10 : 0691044562

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The Romance of the Rose Book Description :

Many English-speaking readers of the Roman de la rose, the famous dream allegory of the thirteenth century, have come to rely on Charles Dahlberg's elegant and precise translation of the Old French text. His line-by-line rendering in contemporary English is available again, this time in a third edition with an updated critical apparatus. Readers at all levels can continue to deepen their understanding of this rich tale about the Lover and his quest--against the admonishments of Reason and the obstacles set by Jealousy and Resistance--to pluck the fair Rose in the Enchanted Garden. The original introduction by Dahlberg remains an excellent overview of the work, covering such topics as the iconographic significance of the imagery and the use of irony in developing the central theme of love. His new preface reviews selected scholarship through 1990, which examines, for example, the sources and influences of the work, the two authors, the nature of the allegorical narrative as a genre, the use of first person, and the poem's early reception. The new bibliographic material incorporates that of the earlier editions. The sixty-four miniature illustrations from thirteenth-and fifteenth-century manuscripts are retained, as are the notes keyed to the Langlois edition, on which the translation is based.

The Brick and the Rose Book

The Brick and the Rose


  • Author : Lewis John Carlino
  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1959
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages : 41
  • ISBN 10 : 082220150X

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The Brick and the Rose Book Description :

"This is the kaleidoscopic drama of a young boy of the slums from the moment of his birth in a charity hospital, until his tragic death. In an effort to find something besides 'hardness and hitting out, and twisted people all afraid', Tommy turns to narcotics, and thus creates his own world: one in which he is not constantly gnawed by an acute awareness of the meaninglessness of what is going on around him. He meets Alice, in whom he sees his life-long search for beauty: the rose behind the hard brick city. He knows that he has only touched this beauty for an instant, and he sees it moving farther away from him. At last, in a final escape from the squalor around him, he takes an overdose of narcotics, and ends his search."--From publisher's website.

The Key to  The Name of the Rose  Book
Score: 4
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The Key to The Name of the Rose


  • Author : Adele J. Haft
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN 10 : 0472086219

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The Key to The Name of the Rose Book Description :

Unravels Umberto Eco's classic mystery novel

The Romance of the Rose Or Guillaume de Dole Book

The Romance of the Rose Or Guillaume de Dole


  • Author : Jean (Renart)
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 1993-06
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN 10 : 0812213882

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The Romance of the Rose Or Guillaume de Dole Book Description :

The author of at least two noteworthy romances of the early thirteenth century, Le Roman de la Rose or Guillaume de Dole and L'Escoufle (The Kite), as well as Le Lai de l'Ombre, Jean Renart is today recognized as the most accomplished practitioner of the "realistic romance" in Old French literature.

The Rose Book

The Rose


  • Author : Samuel Bowne Parsons
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1847
  • Genre: Flowers in literature
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:32044102810298

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The Rose Book Description :

The Rose Book

The Rose


  • Author : Jennifer Potter
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Flowers
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 1848879016

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The Rose Book Description :

Ever since Sappho planted roses at the shrine of Aphrodite, no flower has captured the imagination in quite the same way. In this book Jennifer Potter shows what gives this most fragrant flower its potency in societies around the world.

The Rose Expert Book

The Rose Expert


  • Author : D. G. Hessayon
  • Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 0903505479

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The Rose Expert Book Description :

Roses are some of the most popular plants in the garden. Whether you plant them for colour, bloom or fragrance, The Rose Expert gives you all you need to know to get the most from your roses, with information on: Different types available. Choosing and buying. How and where to plant. How to mulch, train and feed. Pruning. Dealing with pests and diseases. Growing roses as a hobby. Reliable, easy-to-follow advice and information from EXPERT books - the world's best-selling gardening series.

The Name of the Rose Book
Score: 3.5
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The Name of the Rose


  • Author : Umberto Eco
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 579
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544176560

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The Name of the Rose Book Description :

In 1327, Brother William of Baskerville is sent to investigate charges of heresy against Franciscan monks at a wealthy Italian abbey but finds his mission overshadowed by seven bizarre murders.