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- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 18.94
When Michael Hofmann and James Lasdun's ground-breaking anthology After Ovid (also Faber) was published in 1995, Hughes's three contributions to the collective effort were nominated by most critics as outstanding. He had shown that rare translator's gift for providing not just an accurate account of the original, but one so thoroughly imbued with... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95
From Robert Hughes, one of the greatest art and cultural critics of our time, comes a sprawling, comprehensive, and deeply personal history of Rome?as city, as empire, and, crucially, as an origin of Western art and civilization, two subjects about which Hughes has spent his life writing and thinking. Starting on a personal note, Hughes takes us to... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1997; US$ 17.99
This collection of forty-seven stories written between 1919 and 1963--the most comprehensive available--showcases Langston Hughes's literary blossoming and the development of his personal and artistic concerns. Many of the stories assembled here have long been out of print, and others never before collected. These poignant, witty, angry, and deeply... more...
English Accents and Dialects: An Introduction to Social and Regional Varieties of English in the British Isles, Fifth EditionTaylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
English Accents and Dialects is an essential guide to contemporary social and regional varieties of English spoken in the British Isles today. Together with invaluable overviews of numerous regional accents and dialects, this fifth edition provides you with a detailed description of key features of Received Pronounciation (RP) as well as several... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 5.99
Michael M. Hughes?s Blackwater Lights combines the eldritch horror of H. P. Lovecraft with the supernatural thrills of Dean Koontz. When Ray Simon receives a desperate call from his childhood friend Kevin, begging him to come visit, Ray can?t say no. Kevin promises to clue him in on shocking discoveries he has made about weird, half-forgotten... more...
- Renaissance E Books 2001; US$ 4.99
Twenty-three year old Debra couldn't find a job after completing her masters' degree, so she decided to run for mayor. The trouble was, except for his age, there were no issues separating her and the incumbent. There was just no way to win ... unless she could find a way to cash in on her two major assets -- de-Bra for mayor became her campaign slogan. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The figure of the alchemical Mercurius features ubiquitously and radically in Jung?s later works, but despite this, there has been little research concerning Mercurius in Jungian studies to date. In this book, Mathew Mather explores the figure of the alchemical Mercurius and contextualises and clarifies its significance in Jung?s life and works. ... more...
- The Floating Press 1861; US$ 3.99
The follow-up to the much-beloved Tom Brown's Schooldays, Thomas Hughes' novel Tom Brown at Oxford follows the rowdy but good-hearted protagonist as he leaves his school-boy days behind him and begins his academic career at university. Although the main character has matured, he still has the same proclivity for hijinks and finds himself entangled... more...
- The Floating Press 1857; US$ 3.99
Tom Brown's School Days follows a young boy through his early education at a British public school, and many regard it as one of the most influential books of the 19th century. Today, critics say its influence can be seen in works ranging from Billy Bunter's Greyfriars tales to J.K. Rowling's depiction of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and... more...