The Leading eBooks Store Online

3,725,826 members ⚫ 1,209,635 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
  • 1
  • Page

Most popular at the top

  • We Jews and Blacksby Willis Barnstone

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    A central theme of this memoir by poet and translator Willis Barnstone is that of labels -- names, ethnicities, all distinctions that cause suspicion, anger, and destruction. A fresh and significant contribution to American letters, We Jews and Blacks wrestles with problems of identity, difference, and... more...

  • Ancient Greek Lyricsby Willis Barnstone

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 16.95

    Ancient Greek Lyrics collects Willis Barnstone's elegant translations of Greek lyric poetry -- including the most complete Sappho in English, newly translated. This volume includes a representative sampling of all the significant poets, from Archilochos, in the 7th century BCE, through Pindar and the... more...

  • Mexico in My Heartby Willis Barnstone

    Carcanet 2015; US$ 18.99

    Willis Barnstone is a literature in himself: poet, translator, interpreter, in one year he can range from Jesus to Sappho and Borges with calm authority and good humour. He re-translates the New Testament in a version Harold Bloom describes as a superb act of restoration'. Mexico in My Heart is the essential Barnstone, drawing on fourteen collections,... more...

  • The Complete Poems of Sapphoby Willis Barnstone

    Shambhala 2009; US$ 17.99

    Sappho?s thrilling lyric verse has been unremittingly popular for more than 2,600 years?certainly a record for poetry of any kind?and love for her art only increases as time goes on. Though her extant work consists only of a collection of fragments and a handful of complete poems, her mystique endures to be discovered anew by each generation, and to... more...

  • Border of a Dreamby Antonio Machado; Willis Barnstone

    Copper Canyon Press 2013; US$ 14.99

    This sweeping assessment of Machado's work confirms his place as one of the twentieth century's great poets. more...

  • Essential Gnostic Scripturesby Willis Barnstone; Marvin Meyer

    Shambhala 2010; US$ 21.99

    The people we?ve come to call gnostics were passionate advocates of the view that salvation comes through knowledge and personal experience, and their passion shines through in the remarkable body of writings they produced over a period of more than a millennium and a half. Willis Barnstone and Marvin Meyer have created a translation that brings the... more...

  • The Gnostic Bibleby Willis Barnstone; Marvin Meyer

    Shambhala 2009; US$ 38.99

    Gnosticism was a wide-ranging religious movement of the first millennium CE?with earlier antecedents and later flourishings?whose adherents sought salvation through knowledge and personal religious experience. Gnostic writings offer striking perspectives on both early Christian and non-Christian thought. For example, some gnostic texts suggest that... more...

  • Sonnets to Orpheusby Rainer Maria Rilke; Willis Barnstone

    Shambhala 2004; US$ 13.99

    Written during an astonishing outburst of creativity during a period of only two weeks in February 1922, Rilke's Sonnets to Orpheus is one of the great poetic works of the twentieth century. Willis Barnstone brings these striking poems into English with an approach honed through years of work on the philosophy of translation, about which he has... more...

  • 1
  • Page