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- Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2005; US$ 45.00
The most up-to-date dictionary of quotations available, Chambers Dictionary of Quotations gives you a huge choice of more than 21,000 quotations from over 3,500 authors, from ancient times to the present day. With a truly international outlook, these quotable quotes are drawn from a wide variety of sources including television programmes, political... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 124.99
An accurate and readable new translation, with introduction, extensive explanatory notes, and up-to-date bibliography, of four of Aeschylus' plays, including the unique historical tragedy Persians and the hugely influential Prometheus Bound. - ;A new, accurate, and readable translation of four of Aeschylus' plays: Persians, Seven Against Thebes,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 34.99
1. Transforming Bodies, Transforming Epic. 2. Creation, Flood, and Fire. 3. Cadmus and the Tragic Dynasty of Thebes. 4. Human Artistry and Divine Jealousy. 5. The Lives of Women. 6. Aspects of Love. 7. Heroes--Old Style and New. 8. Fantasy, the Fabulous, and the Miraculous Metamorphoses of Nature. 9. Genre and Narrative: Ovid's Polymorphous Poem.... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2009; US$ 9.99
From its first appearance in 1855 to its recently published sixteenth edition, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations has set the standard for books of quotations. Now, for the first time, more than 900 of the most endearing, expressive, and impassioned sayings about love--romantic, passionate, matrimonial, familial, patriotic, spiritual--have been carefully... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 84.00
Myths of Europe focuses on the identity of Europe, seeking to re-assess its cultural, literary and political traditions in the context of the 21st century. Over 20 authors historians, political scientists, literary scholars, art and cultural historians from five countries here enter into a debate. How far are the myths by which Europe... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 27.00
Upon its publication, George Seldes's The Great Thoughts instantly took its place as a classic--a treasure house of the seminal ideas that have shaped the intellectual history of the world down through the ages. Seldes, a pivotal figure in the history of American journalism and a tireless researcher, spent the better part of his extraordinary lifetime... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
"My tendency to make up stories and lie compulsively for the sake of my own amusement takes up a good portion of my day and provides me with a peace of mind not easily attainable in this economic climate."--Chelsea Handler, from Chapter 10 of Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang It's no lie: Chelsea Handler loves to smoke out "dumbassness," the condition... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 19.99
Who? What? Where? Why? Enquire within for a wealth of fascinating and authoritative information on the stories behind words, names, and sayings. - ;What is a ham-and-egger?What are Anglo-Saxon attitudes?Who or what is liable to jump the shark?Who first tried to nail jelly to the wall? The answers to these and many more questions are in this fascinating... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99
Proverbs are short, well-known, pithy sayings that offer advice or words of encouragement and are used in everyday English without much thought ever being given to their meanings, or indeed, usefulness. This book explores the truth behind our favourite proverbs, their history and whether they offer any genuine help to the recipient. more...