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ABC of Reading
ABC of Reading
by Ezra Pound
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Welcome to Ezuversity. No tuition and just this one textbook. "ABC or gradus ad Parnassum, for those who like to learn."... (read more)

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Landmark Herodotus: the Histories (09 Edition)
Landmark Herodotus: the Histories (09 Edition)
by Robert B. Strassler
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This brilliant translation by Andrea Purvis is copiously illustrated and fully documented with maps, footnotes, side notes, and appendices from 21 prominent classical scholars. Not just a book, but a journey.... (read more)

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The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language)
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language)
by American Heritage
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This is a great family dictionary with wonderful color pictures and a thumb index. A perfect addition to any home library.... (read more)

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Hairstyles of the Damned
Hairstyles of the Damned
by Joe Meno
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Hairstyles of the Damned is a very funny and sweet punk-rock coming-of-age story set in Chicago. Highly recommended!... (read more)

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One Hundred Poems From the Chinese (56 Edition)
One Hundred Poems From the Chinese (56 Edition)
by Kenneth (translator) Rexroth
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In this groundbreaking work, Kenneth Rexroth gives us some of the most beautiful poems ever translated from the ancient Chinese. They read strikingly well, both as translations and as English-language poems.... (read more)

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Poems and Prose (Penguin Classics)
Poems and Prose (Penguin Classics)
by Gerard Manley Hopkins
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The poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins, grand purveyor of sprung rhythm (a complex poetic rhythm based on the patterns of speech natural to Welsh and Old English), are poems that beg to be read aloud. Strange diction, fervent sound-play, and an inimitable... (read more)

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Break, Blow, Burn
Break, Blow, Burn
by Camille Paglia
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Camille Paglia is a top-notch analyst, and she'll introduce you to poems, poets, and ideas for how to see the written word in new and exciting ways.... (read more)

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Break, Blow, Burn: Camille Paglia Reads Forty-Three of the World's Best Poems
Break, Blow, Burn: Camille Paglia Reads Forty-Three of the World's Best Poems
by Camille Paglia
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Camille Paglia is a top-notch analyst, and she'll introduce you to poems, poets, and ideas for how to see the written word in new and exciting ways.... (read more)

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Meditations (Great Books in Philosophy)
Meditations (Great Books in Philosophy)
by Marcus Aurelius
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100 Love Sonnets (Exile Classics)
100 Love Sonnets (Exile Classics)
by Pablo Neruda
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A master at expressing the sublime melding of romantic and physical love, Neruda knows the agony, ache, joy, comfort, and desire that characterize our most heightened emotions.... (read more)

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