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- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 17.58
'What Pindar catches is the joy beyond ordinary emotions as it transcends and transforms them' - C. M. Bowra Arguably the greatest Greek lyric poet, Pindar (518-438 B. C.) was a controversial figure in fifth-century Greece - a conservative Boiotian aristocrat who studied in Athens and a writer on physical prowess whose interest in the Games... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 14.99
This unique collection of writings by the celebrated author David Madden provides a multitude of reflections on the Civil War and Reconstruction, from nonfiction to fiction. more...
- Library of America 2015; US$ 40.00
Read throughout the world, admired by Dostoyevsky and translated by Baudelaire, Edgar Allan Poe has become a legendary figure, representing the artist as obsessed outcast and romantic failure. His nightmarish visions, shaped by cool artistic calculation, reveal some of the dark possibilities of human experience. His enormous popularity and his continuing... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 30.00
From the renowned author of ?The Lottery? and The Haunting of Hill House, a spectacular new volume of previously unpublished and uncollected stories, essays, and other writings. Shirley Jackson is one of the most important American writers of the last hundred years. Since her death in 1965, her place in the landscape of twentieth-century fiction... more...
- New York Review Books 2015; US$ 14.95
Euripides, the last of the three great tragedians of ancient Athens, reached the height of his renown during the disastrous Peloponnesian War, when democratic Athens was brought down by its own outsized ambitions. ?Euripides,? the classicist Bernard Knox has written, ?was born never to live in peace with himself and to prevent the rest of mankind... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 13.95
A collection of short stories compiled, edited, and introduced by Italo Calvino ? including works of E.T.A. Hoffmann, Balzac, Gogol, Poe, and many others ? surveying the phenomenon of the fantastic in 19th-century European literature. more...
- Saqi 2015; US$ 14.57
A unique and extraordinary collection, Desert Songs of the Night presents some of the finest poetry and prose by Arab writers, from the Arab East to Andalusia, over the last 1,500 years. From the mystical imagery of the Qur?an and the colourful stories of The Thousand and One Nights, to the powerful verses of longing of Mahmoud Darwish and Nazik... more...
- Random House Australia 2015; US$ 23.24
Racked by public distrust, cowed by government surveillance and powerful corporations, the mainstream media is in crisis. Newspapers which flourished for centuries and TV networks that once ruled the world are failing. Andrew Fowler's The War on Journalism tells how the media helped write its own epitaph. Drawing on personal interviews and his background... more...
- University of Delaware Press 2015; US$ 89.99
Drawing together twelve essays on British Romantic authors and the theories underlying their modern editorial treatments, this book traces the continuing influence of Reiman?s scholarly approaches in four key areas of study: print culture, editorial theory, the Shelley circle, and transmission/reception of Percy Bysshe Shelley?s writings. more...