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  • Night of the Republicby Alan Shapiro

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 13.84

    The tenth collection of poems from Alan Shapiro, author of SONG AND DANCE and OLD WAR more...

  • Reel to Reelby Alan Shapiro

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    Reel to Reel , Alan Shapiro?s twelfth collection of poetry, moves outward from the intimate spaces of family and romantic life to embrace not only the human realm of politics and culture but also the natural world, and even the outer spaces of the cosmos itself. In language richly nuanced yet accessible, these poems inhabit and explore fundamental... more...

  • Life Pigby Alan Shapiro

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 18.00

    From Let Me Hear You   Outside is inside now. The pyramid whose point we are is weightless and invisible and has become itself the night in which alone together on a high plateau we go on shouting out whatever name those winds keep blowing back into the mouth that?s shouting it.   Alan Shapiro?s newest book of poetry is situated at the... more...

  • That Self-Forgetful Perfectly Useless Concentrationby Alan Shapiro

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 25.00

    More than a gathering of essays, That Self-Forgetful Perfectly Useless Concentration is part memoir, part literary criticism, and an artful fusion of the two. It is an intimate portrait of a life in poetry that only Alan Shapiro could have written. In this book, Shapiro brings his characteristic warmth, humor, and many years as both poet and teacher... more...

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 8.99 US$ 8.09

    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$ 8.09

    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$ 8.09

    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$ 8.09

    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$ 8.09

    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 Euripidesby Euripides; Peter Burian; Alan Shapiro

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.99

    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...