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Selected Poems Odes & Fragments: Sophocles Translanted & Intr
Selected Poems Odes & Fragments: Sophocles Translanted & Intr
by Sophocles
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"The brilliance of Reginald Gibbons's translations of Sophocles lies in an empathetic leap of imagination that has allowed him to situate these ancient poems at an intersection where the passion of outcries, songs, and declamations encounters the... (read more)

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Tales of Don Quixote, Book II
Tales of Don Quixote, Book II
by Barbara Nichol
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A retelling of the exploits of an idealistic Spanish country gentleman and his shrewd squire who set out, as knights of old, to search for adventure, right wrongs, and punish evil.... (read more)

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Elektra: A New Translation
Elektra: A New Translation
by Sophocles
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A dynamic and necessary new translation of Sophocles' chilling tragedy of hatred, revenge, and murder Orestes, the son of King Agamemnon, returns to his homeland to take revenge on his mother, Klytemnestra, and her lover, Aegisthus, for killing his... (read more)

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Dante in Love
Dante in Love
by A N Wilson
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"You will not find a finer introduction to the genius of Dante and his Divine Comedy than Wilson's book."---The Wichita Eagle Fueled by a lifetime obsession with Dante, acclaimed novelist and biographer A. N. Wilson tells the astonishing story of... (read more)

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The Golden Lotus, Volume 2: Jin Ping Mei
The Golden Lotus, Volume 2: Jin Ping Mei
by Xiaoxiao Sheng
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A saga of ruthless ambition, murder, and lust, this classic novel—admired in its own time for its literary qualities and biting indictment of the immorality and cruelty of its age—lays bare the rivalries within a wealthy family while... (read more)

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The Eaten Heart: Unlikely Tales of Love
The Eaten Heart: Unlikely Tales of Love
by Giovanni Boccaccio
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Love can be surprising. Love can be heartbreaking. Love can be an art. But love is the singular emotion that all humans rely on most . . . and crave endlessly, no matter what the cost. United by this theme of love, the nine titles in the Penguin Great... (read more)

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Meditations Living Dying & the Good Life
Meditations Living Dying & the Good Life
by Marcus Aurelius
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A new translation of one of the most important texts of Western philosophy. Containing wisdom that has been tested for over 2000 years, this is one of the greatest works of spiritual and ethical reflection ever written.... (read more)

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The Complete Euripides, Volume 1: Trojan Women and Other Plays (Greek Tragedy in New Translations)
The Complete Euripides, Volume 1: Trojan Women and Other Plays (Greek Tragedy in New Translations)
by Peter Burian
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Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can best re-create the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond... (read more)

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Aias: A New Translation
Aias: A New Translation
by Sophocles
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A suspenseful and necessary new translation of Sophocles' provocative drama that demystifies the death of a warrior and challenges the civic value of Greece's heroic legacy Achilles is dead. Aias, Greece's next greatest warrior, should inherit his armor,... (read more)

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Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus (Plays in Production)
Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus (Plays in Production)
by Sophocles
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Sophocles Oedipus Tyrannus (or Oedipus Rex) has exerted more influence than any other drama, ancient or modern, on the history of theatre, and this influence has extended far beyond the boundaries of the western theatrical tradition to include African... (read more)

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The Ancient Fable: An Introduction (Studies in Ancient Folklore and Popular Culture)
The Ancient Fable: An Introduction (Studies in Ancient Folklore and Popular Culture)
by Niklas Holzberg
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [105]-121) and index.... (read more)

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Sacred Rites in Moonlight Ben No Naishi Nikki
Sacred Rites in Moonlight Ben No Naishi Nikki
by Ben No Naishi
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Ben no Naishi (1228-1270) created an innovative poetic account of her life as a naishi (female courtier) serving at the court of Go- Fukakusa. In her introduction to this translation, Hulvey (Japanese, U. of Florida) reassesses traditional scholarship... (read more)

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Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary 3RD Edition
Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary 3RD Edition
by Oxford Univ
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In fields from law to history, from classics to botany, Latin continues to play a role in modern studies--indeed, it lies at the heart of Western culture. The Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary provides a convenient guide to this essential language... (read more)

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The Epistles of Horace: Bilingual Edition
The Epistles of Horace: Bilingual Edition
by David Ferry
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My aim is to take familiar things and make Poetry of them, and do it in such a way That it looks as if it was as easy as could be For anybody to do it . . . the power of making A perfectly wonderful thing out of nothing much. --from "The Art of Poetry... (read more)

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The Oedipus Cycle: A New Translation
The Oedipus Cycle: A New Translation
by Sophocles
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The most celebrated plays of ancient Athens in vibrant new translations by award-winning poet Robert Bagg Sophocles' three great masterpieces, gathered here in one volume, dramatize the inexplicable animosity directed at three generations of Thebes... (read more)

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms #1: Romance of the Three Kingdoms: Volume I
Romance of the Three Kingdoms #1: Romance of the Three Kingdoms: Volume I
by Kuan Chung Lo
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In 220 EC, the 400-year-old rule of the mighty Han dynasty came to an end and three kingdoms contested for control of China. Liu Pei, legitimate heir to the Han throne, elects to fight for his birthright and enlists the aid of his sworn brothers, the... (read more)

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Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English Verse
Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English Verse
by Anonymous
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A new verse rendering of the great epic of ancient Mesopotamia, one of the oldest works in Western Literature. Ferry makes Gilgamesh available in the kind of energetic and readable translation that Robert Fitzgerald and Richard Lattimore have provided... (read more)

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The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes
The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes
by Anonymous
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Despite being nearly half a millennium old, The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes remains eminently readable, charming, and more than a little funny. Published anonymously in 1554 (the authorship debate rages ever on), the novella was banned and later censored... (read more)

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Recognizing Persius (Martin Classical Lectures)
Recognizing Persius (Martin Classical Lectures)
by Kenneth J Reckford
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"With effortless execution, Reckford draws the reader gently and persuasively into the remote world of this brilliant, young Roman satirist. This is a warm, deeply thoughtful, and perceptive book."--Dan Hooley, University of Missouri "English language... (read more)

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Aristiohanes Lysistrata
Aristiohanes Lysistrata
by Aristophanes
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The first new edition in almost sixty years, this volume of Aristophanes' Lysistrata brings the play completely up to date with modern scholarship. It provides the first complete account of its history and contains new information about the comic theater... (read more)

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