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  • A Mind Apartby Mark S Bauer

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    This anthology offers comfort for those who suffer from mental illness and those who struggle to understand it. Gathering more than 200 poems from across six centuries, it presents a remarkably wide ranging selection of poetry, thoughtfully framed, while also providing a critical-clinical introduction that asks what we mean by "madness" and "mental... more...

  • The Iliad: A Commentary: Volume 3, Books 9-12by Bryan Hainsworth; G. S. Kirk

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    The third volume in the major six-volume Commentary on Homer's Iliad. more...

  • An Anthology of Modern French Poetry (1850?1950)by Peter Broome; Graham Chesters

    Cambridge University Press 1976; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This anthology is the companion volume to The Appreciation of Modern French Poetry, the aim of which was to give detailed preliminary help with the problems of poetic appreciation. The fourteen poets represented here provide a varied and exciting introduction to what is probably the richest century of French poetry, from 1850 to 1950. Hugo, the colossus... more...

  • Ulyssesby James Joyce; Jeri Johnson

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59

    Ulysses, one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century, has had a profound influence on modern fiction. In a series of episodes covering the course of a single day, 16 June 1904, the novel traces the movements of Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus through the streets of Dublin. Each episode has its own literary style, and the epic journey of Odysseus... more...

  • On the Nature of Thingsby Lucretius; Martin Ferguson Smith

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2001; US$ 14.50

    Martin Ferguson Smith's work on Lucretius is both well known and highly regarded. However, his 1969 translation of De Rerum Natura —long out of print—is virtually unknown. Readers will share our excitement in the discovery of this accurate and fluent prose rendering. For this edition, Professor Smith provides a revised translation, new... more...

  • The Illusionby Pierre Corneille; Tony Kushner

    Theatre Communications Group 1994; US$ 13.99

    Already a favorite of theatres throughout the country, Tony Kushner's free adaptation of Pierre Corneille's most original, theatrical comedy, L'Illusion Comique, blends magic and truth, obsession and caprice, romance and murder, into an enticing exploration of the greatest illusion--love. more...

  • Stagecraft Fundamentalsby Rita Kogler Carver

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Stagecraft Fundamentals Second Edition tackles every aspect of theatre production with Emmy Award-winning author Rita Kogler Carver's signature witty and engaging voice. The history of stagecraft, safety precautions, lighting, costumes, scenery, career planning tips, and more are discussed, illustrated by beautiful color examples that display step-by-step... more...

  • Phaedoby Plato; G. M. A. Grube

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1977; US$ 7.95

    A first rate translation at a reasonable price. --Michael Rohr, Rutgers University more...

  • A Room of His Ownby Barbara Black

    Ohio University Press 2012; US$ 24.00

    In nineteenth-century London, a clubbable man was a fortunate man, indeed. The Reform, the Athenaeum, the Travellers, the Carlton, the United Service are just a few of the gentlemen?s clubs that formed the exclusive preserve known as ?clubland? in Victorian London?the City of Clubs that arose during the Golden Age of Clubs. more...

  • Knowing Fearby Jason Colavito

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00

    Tracing the development of horror entertainment since the late 18th century, this study argues that scientific discovery, technological progress, and knowledge in general have played an unparalleled role in influencing the evolution of horror. Throughout its many subgenres (biological horror, cosmic horror and others) and formats (film, literature,... more...