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  • Feverby Samaresh Basu; Arunava Sinha

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.00

    Ruhiton Kurmi has been in jail for seven years. Once a notorious Naxalite, he is now a withered shell; a man broken by torture, racked with fevers and sores. The only way he can endure his life is by shutting out the past. But when Ruhiton is moved to a better jail and eventually freed, memories return to haunt him. Dark, powerful and full of ambiguities,... more...

  • The Chieftain?s Daughterby Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay; Arunava Sinha

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.00

    Inspired by the historical romances of Sir Walter Scott, Bankim Chandra?s first Bengali novel is a story of love set amidst the war between the Pathans and the Mughal emperor Akbar in the sixteenth century. Dashing young Jagat is sent by his father, Mughal general Mansingh, to quell the Pathan uprising in Bengal. There he falls in love with Tilottama,... more...

  • Three Womenby Rabindranath Tagore; Arunava Sinha

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.00

    Ignored by her well-meaning husband, Charulata falls in love with a high-spirited young cousin in The Broken Nest (Nashtaneer, 1901). Sharmila, in Two Sisters (Dui Bon, 1933) witnesses her husband sink her fortunes and his passion into his business ? and her sister. And the invalid Neeraja finds her life slowly ebbing away as a new love awakens for... more...

  • Twenty-Four Lays from the French Middle Agesby Leslie Brook; Glyn S. Burgess

    Liverpool University Press 2017; US$ 89.99

    The first complete collection of extant Medieval French Lays. Lays are short (typically 600-1000 lines), rhymed tales of love and chivalry. more...

  • Paradisoby Dante; Stanley Lombardo; Alison Cornish

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2017; US$ 15.95

    "This translation and commentary are an essential contribution to Dante's reception in English. Stanley Lombardo's translation is accurate, elegant, and transparent, a mirror of the original text. Alison Cornish's commentary is lucid, graceful, and precise, with just the right level of detail; it penetrates and opens the Paradiso 's philosophical,... more...

  • Contra Academicos, De beata vita, De ordineby Aurelius Augustinus; Therese Fuhrer; Simone Adam

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 84.87

    Die Bibliotheca Teubneriana , established in 1849, has evolved into the world's most venerable and extensive series of editions of Greek and Latin literature, ranging from classical to Neo-Latin texts. Some 4-5 new editions are published every year. more...

  • Works of Marcus Tullius Ciceroby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 5.99

    Indulge Yourself with the best classic literature on Your PDA. Navigate easily to any novel from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. Table of Contents. List of Works by Genre. Marcus Tullius Cicero Biography. List of Works by Genre. Ethical Writings :: Political Works :: Philosophical works :: Other Works. Ethical Writings:. On Moral... more...

  • Selections from Ystorya Bown o Hamtwnby Erich Poppe; Regine Reck

    University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    ‘Selections of Ystorya Bown o Hamtwn’ provides edited selections, together with an introduction, notes, and glossary, from a long and entertaining thirteenth century Welsh text which belongs to the genre of medieval translations. more...

  • The Poems of Oswald von Wolkensteinby Albrecht Classen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    This is the first complete English translation of Oswald von Wolkenstein's poems, regarded as lyric masterpieces of the late Middle Ages. more...

  • The Birds and Other Playsby Aristophanes; Alan H. Sommerstein; David Barrett

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 15.50

    The plays in this volume all contain Aristophanes' trademark bawdy comedy and dazzling verbal agility. In THE BIRDS, two frustrated Athenians join the birds to build the utopian city of 'Much Cuckoo in the Clouds'. THE KNIGHTS is a venomous satire on Cleon, a prominent Athenian demagogue, while THE ASSEMBLY WOMEN deals with the battle of the sexes... more...