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- Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2011; US$ 5.95
English translation of Aristophanes' most popular comedy, with a lively, imaginative plot, memorable heroine, and appeal for peace and tolerance between nations and between the sexes. Includes helpful notes and an introductory essay on Aristophanes, the history of the play and its production, a bibliography and suggestions for further reading. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 40.00
This book explains the essentials of narrative theory by applying it to media texts which are very accessible to student readers, particularly film, television, and advertising. This book provides an introduction to both narrative theory and media studies, addressed to undergraduate and postgraduate students in literature, communication, and media... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
Young people starting out in television sometimes say to me: ?I want to be you.? My stock reply is always: ?Then you have to take the whole package.? And now, at last, the most important woman in the history of television journalism gives us that ?whole package,? in her inspiring and riveting memoir. After more than forty years of interviewing heads... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1994; US$ 8.99
Love and loyalty, hatred and revenge, fear, deprivation, and political ambition: these are the motives which thrust the characters portrayed in these three Sophoclean masterpieces on to their collision course with catastrophe.Recognized in his own day as perhaps the greatest of the Greek tragedians, Sophocles's reputation has remained undimmed... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2001; US$ 14.50
Martin Ferguson Smith's work on Lucretius is both well known and highly regarded. However, his 1969 translation of De Rerum Natura long out of printis virtually unknown. Readers will share our excitement in the discovery of this accurate and fluent prose rendering. For this edition, Professor Smith provides a revised translation, new... more...
- Basic Books 2007; US$ 16.95
This book is the only single-volume edition available of the classic essays on strategy by the great Sun Tzu and his descendant, Sun Pin, translated by the world?s foremost authority on ancient Chinese strategic thought. With Sawyer?s thoughtful chapter-by-chapter commentaries, The Complete Art of War is designed to guide the reader to new insights... more...
- Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2012; US$ 6.95
This is a collection of standard texts of ancient Greek that are important components of what we know about Greek myth, religion, language and culture. It includes ample notes and introductions to provide information on the works' historic importance. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 15.00
Sarah Vowell travels through the American past and, in doing so, investigates the dusty, bumpy roads of her own life. In this insightful and funny collection of personal stories Vowell -- widely hailed for her inimitable stories on public radio's This American Life -- ponders a number of curious questions: Why is she happiest when visiting the sites... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 5.82
From the start of the 20th century to the most recent major offensives, here are fifty accounts of the battles that made the modern world, described in superb detail by historians and writers including John Keegan, Alan Clark, John Strawson, Charles Mey, John Pimlott, and John Laffin. All the major conflicts are covered, from two world wars, through... more...