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  • Iliadby Homer; Stanley Lombardo; Sheila Murnaghan

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 13.95

    Stanley Lombardo is Professor of Classics, University of Kansas. Sheila Murnaghan is Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania. more...

  • Rumi, Day by Dayby Maryam Mafi

    Hampton Roads Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Here is a daily companion that provides Rumi?s wisdom and spiritual insight.  These poems have been selected on the basis of the poignancy of their message and their relevance to contemporary life.   This is timeless wisdom translated for modern readers. It is a guide for meditation and a light switch that you can turn on to make your daily connection... more...

  • John Donne: Collected Poetryby John Donne; Christopher Ricks; Ilona Bell

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 22.08

    Regarded by many as the greatest of the Metaphysical poets, John Donne (1572-1631) was also among the most intriguing figures of the Elizabethan age. A sensualist who composed erotic and playful love poetry in his youth, he was raised a Catholic but later became one of the most admired Protestant preachers of his time. The Collected Poetry reflects... more...

  • Movements in Chicano Poetryby Rafael Pèrez-Torres

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 44.00

    Studies the central concerns addressed by recent Chicano poetry. more...

  • Works and Days and Theogonyby Hesiod; Stanley Lombardo; Robert Lamberton

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 10.50

    "Robert Lamberton's Introduction is an excellent, concise exposition of current scholarly debate: his notes are informative and helpful. . . . Those who want a translation that captures something of the spirit of an ancient Greek poetic voice and its cultural milieu and transmits it in an appealing, lively, and accessible style will now turn to Lombardo."... more...

  • The Odysseyby Homer; Robert Fagles

    Penguin Group US 1997; US$ 13.99

    Robert Fagles's stunning modern-verse translation-available at last in our black-spine classics line The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of everyman's journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, renowned translator Robert Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homer's original in a bold, contemporary... more...

  • A Short History of French Literatureby Sarah Kay; Terence Cave; Malcolm Bowie

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 44.99

    This book traces the history of French literature from its beginnings to the present. Within its remarkably brief compass, it offers a wide-ranging, personal, and detailed account of major writers and movements. Developments in French literature are presented in an innovative way, not as an even sequence of literary events but as a series of stories... more...

  • The Bow and the Lyreby Seth Benardete

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 25.99

    In this interpretation of the Odyssey, Seth Benardete suggests that Homer may have been the first to philosophize in a Platonic sense. He argues that the Odyssey concerns precisely the relation between philosophy and poetry and, more broadly, the rational and the irrational in human beings. more...

  • Virgil's Homeric Lensby Edan Dekel

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Virgil?s Homeric Lens reevaluates the traditional view of the Aeneid?s relationship to Homer?s Iliad and Odyssey . Almost since the death of Virgil, there has been an assumption that the Aeneid breaks into two discrete halves: Virgil?s Odyssey , and Virgil?s Iliad . Although modified in various ways over the centuries, this neat dichotomy has... more...

  • Cosmos and Character in Paradise Lostby Malabika Sarkar

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    This book is a fresh contextual reading of  Paradise Lost  that reveals new and unexpected aspects of Milton's chaos, cosmos, and epic characters. more...