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- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 19.00 US$ 15.58
Still unsolved, still baffling, still claiming new victims. Here are the untold stories. A pilot reports a strange haze enveloping his plane, then disappears; eleven hours after fuel starvation, as if calling from a void, he is heard 600 miles away. He requests permission to land, then vanishes forever. A freighter steaming over placid seas disappears... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 76.16
This is an original collection of exemplary emendations made by ancient and modern scholars. Single examples are analysed in order to extract a method of emendation. The author reviews some attractive interventions which offer a model of textual criticism: a kind of ideal museum of critical intelligence applied to corruptions or cryptocorruptions... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 65.27
In this book, conceived as a sort of Prolegomena to his two Teubner editions, Conte gives account of his choices in editing his Virgilian text. Engaging in a passionate debate with his predecessors and critics, he guides the reader in a fascinating journey in the history of transmission and interpretation of Georgics and Aeneid and... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 124.99 US$ 107.49
A collection of essays on Virgil's Aeneid by a celebrated scholar and interpreter of Latin poetry. Gian Biaggio Conte focuses on the way in which Virgil reworks earlier poetry (especially that of Homer) to create a new and effective mode of epic in a period when the genre appeared to be debased or exhausted. more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 108.82
A new edition of the Aeneid requires not only a systematic and reliable assessment of the text, but also a satisfactory and, if possible, complete description of the manuscripts? transmission. Here, not only were the seven Late Antique codices studied anew, but the recensio was also extended by drawing on sources from the Carolingian Age only... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 64.99
"This is a superb book, rich in understanding of human behavior and creative in helping clients grow and change....If you aspire to be great in this profession, you will use up a highlighter on this book." - Kevin Elko, PhD Author of The Pep Talk and True Greatness "It is rare for a book in counseling to enlighten its readers and enable... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2003; US$ 29.95
Reading eight major contemporary authors through the lens of chaos theory, Conte offers new and original interpretations of works that have been the subject of much critical debate. Design and Debris discusses the relationship between order and disorder in the works of John Hawkes, Harry Mathews, John Barth, Gilbert Sorrentino, Robert Coover,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 271.09
This title takes a comparative approach to the evaluation of human rights in the prevention and punishment of terrorism within the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The text first looks at the question of defining terrorism, and examines the international and domestic frameworks for countering terrorism. The second part of the book... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 26.99
Tony Colletti, a good suburban cop and father, finds himself drawn into the controversy over vaccines and autism when he tries to uncover the truth behind the shadowy Vaccine Court. His dangerous journey forces him to will risk his life and honor while confronting corrupt government officials, the powerful pharmaceutical industry, and disturbing elements... more...