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  • Night of the Republicby Alan Shapiro

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • 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...