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November 23, 2014
  1. Cassell's Concise Latin and English Dictionary
    by Cassells
  2. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
    by Seamus Heaney
  3. Beowulf (Dover Thrift Editions)
    by R K Gordon
  4. Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary
    by J R R Tolkien
  5. The Purity of Desire: 100 Poems of Rumi
    by Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi
  6. The Gift
    by Hafiz
  7. Meditations (Modern Library Classics)
    by Marcus Aurelius and Gregory Hays
  8. Beowulf (Signet Classics)
    by Raffel
  9. The Essential Rumi
    by Rumi
  10. Don Quixote
    by Miguel de Cervantes and Edith Grossman
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The Plum in the Golden Vase Or, Chin Ping Mei: Volume Five: The Dissolution (Princeton Library of Asian Translations)

Xiaoxiao Sheng

This is the fifth and final volume in David Roy's celebrated translation of one of the most famous and important novels in Chinese literature. The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei is an anonymous sixteenth-century work that focuses on the... (read more)

French Medieval and Renaissance
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Selected Poems

Pierre De Ronsard

One of France's most influential love poets, Pierre de Ronsard embraced a variety of themes from politics, science, and philosophy to bawdy and risqué material that outraged religious reformers. Drawing on classical and Italian poetic models... (read more)

A Thousand and One Nights
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The Arabian Nights Entertainments

Andrew Lang

26 magical tales of beautiful princesses, genies who emerge from bottles, and talking birds in: "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp," "Sinbad the Sailor," "Noureddin and the Fair Persian," "Merchant of Bagdad," and more. 66 illustrations.... (read more)

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The Metamorphoses of Ovid

David R. Slavitt

First published in 8 A.D. when he was 52, Ovid's epic poem contains profoundly entertaining tales of Adonis, Midas, Apollo, Icarus, and many others. (Poetry)... (read more)

Loeb Classics
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Loeb Classical Library #271: Aristotle, Volume XVII: Metaphysics, Books I-IX


Aristotle, great Greek philosopher, researcher, reasoner, and writer, born at Stagirus in 384 BCE, was the son of Nicomachus, a physician, and Phaestis. He studied under Plato at Athens and taught there (367-47); subsequently he spent three years at the... (read more)

Locked Case
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The Oxford Classical Dictionary

Simon Hornblower

A Booklist 2012 Editors' Choice Selection For more than half a century, the Oxford Classical Dictionary has been the unrivaled one-volume reference work on the Greco-Roman world. Whether one is interested in literature or art, philosophy or law... (read more)

Greek and Roman
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The Histories (Penguin Classics)


The World Literature series reproduces the greatest books the world over with only the highest production standards. History, philosophy, psychology, political theory, fiction, and ancient texts are now accessible to everyone at an extremely affordable... (read more)

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The Canterbury Tales (New Library of Psychoanalysis)

Derek Pearsall

This classic and eminently readable work provides a full critical introduction to the complete Canterbury Tales.... (read more)

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