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  • Mastering Digital Photography and Imagingby Peter K. Burian

    Wiley 2006; US$ 29.99 US$ 20.99

    "A must-read for those who want to enhance their digital photography experience." ?George Schaub, Editorial Director, Shutterbug and eDigitalPhoto magazines With a three or more megapixel digital camera or a good scanner, affordable image-editing software, and a photo-realistic printer, you have all the tools you need to create absolutely stunning... more...

  • The Complete Euripides, 1by Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    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 the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. The tragedies collected... more...

  • The Complete Euripides, 2by Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    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 the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. The tragedies collected... more...

  • The Complete Sophocles, Volume Iby Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    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 the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. The tragedies collected... more...

  • Trojan Womenby Euripides; Alan Shapiro; Peter Burian

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    Trojan Women describes with unparalleled intensity the horrific brutality that both women and children undergo at the end of the Trojan War, but in the end it is a play that insists on the victory of spirit amid the horrors created by gods and men. Poet and English professor Alan Shapiro, together with noted Greek scholar, translator, and Classics... more...

  • The Complete Aeschylusby Aeschylus; Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    The volume brings together four major works by one of the great classical dramatists: Prometheus Bound , translated by James Scully and C. John Herrington, a haunting depiction of the most famous of Olympian punishments; The Suppliants , translated by Peter Burian, an extraordinary drama of flight and rescue arising from women's resistance to marriage;... more...

  • The Complete Sophoclesby Sophocles; Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    This volume collects Electra , a gripping story of revenge, manipulation, and the often tense conflict of the human spirit; Aias , an account of the heroic suicide of the Trojan war hero better known as Ajax; Philoctetes , a morally complex and penetrating play about the conflict between personal integrity and public duty; and The Women of Trachis... more...

  • The Complete Euripidesby Euripides; Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    This volume collects Hippolytos , a dramatic interpretation of the tragedy of Phaidra; Suppliant Women , a powerful examination of the competing poles of the human psyche; Ion a complex enactment of the changing relations between the human and divine orders; and The Children of Herakles , a descriptive tale of the descendants of Herakles and their... more...

  • The Complete Euripidesby Euripides; Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59

    This volume collects for the first time four plays of Euripides in the acclaimed Greek Tragedy in New Translations series, each previously published individually: Alcestis , Medea , Helen , and Cyclops . more...

  • The Complete Aeschylusby Aeschylus; Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    Aeschylus' Oresteia , the only ancient tragic trilogy to survive, is one of the great foundational texts of Western culture. This new translation is faithful to the strangeness of the original Greek and to its enduring human truth. The translation's precise but complicated rhythms honor the music of the Greek, bringing into unforgettable English the... more...