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  • The Essential Iliadby Homer; Stanley Lombardo; Shelia Murnaghan

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 8.95

    While preserving the basic narrative of the Iliad , this selection also highlights the epic's high poetic moments and essential mythological content, and will prove especially useful in surveys of world literature. more...

  • Infernoby Dante; Stanley Lombardo; Steven Botterill; Anthony Oldcorn

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 6.95

    To the groundbreaking series that began with Iliad (1997), and continued with Odyssey (2000) and Aeneid (2005), Stanley Lombardo now adds his translation of the first part of their most natural successor, Dante?s great poetic synthesis of the classical pagan and medieval Christian traditions. Here is the Divine Comedy?s most harrowing canticle, one... more...

  • Shahnamehby Abolqasem Ferdowsi; Dick Davis

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 45.00

    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA more...

  • The Ramayanaby R. K. Narayan

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 14.00

    A sweeping tale of abduction, battle, and courtship played out in a universe of deities and demons, The Ramayana is familiar to virtually every Indian. Although the Sanskrit original was composed by Valmiki around the fourth century BC, poets have produced countless versions in different languages. Here, drawing on the work of an eleventh-century... more...

  • The Lays of Marie de Franceby Marie de France; Edward Gallagher

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 11.50

    This edition includes Edward Gallagher's prose translations of The Lays of Marie de France ; a general introduction; a map; commentaries on the lays; two anonymous Breton lays— The Lay of Melion and The Lay of Tyolet ; a glossary of proper names; a glossary of specialized terms; and an appendix of selected texts in the Old French, including... more...

  • The Aeneidby Virgil; Robert Fagles; Bernard Knox

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 16.00

    From the award-winning translator of The Iliad and The Odyssey comes a brilliant new translation of Virgil's great epic Fleeing the ashes of Troy, Aeneas, Achilles? mighty foe in the Iliad , begins an incredible journey to fulfill his destiny as the founder of Rome. His voyage will take him through stormy seas, entangle him in a tragic love... more...

  • The Divine Comedyby Dante Alighieri; John Ciardi

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 20.00

    Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy , is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on to the glorious realm of Paradise?the sphere of universal harmony and eternal salvation. 10 illustrations more...

  • The Iliad and The Odyssey by Homerby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 5.99

    Indulge Yourself with the best classic literature on Your PDA. Navigate easily to any chapter from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. This e-book  introduces:  Full text of The Iliad and The Odyssey translated by Samuel Butler (1835-1902). Homer?s biography. Historical and geographical  background of Ancient Greece that helps to... more...

  • Robert Frost in Contextby Mark Richardson

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Forty essays from influential scholars and poets offer a fresh, multifaceted assessment of the life and works of Robert Frost. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvellby Thomas N. Corns

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 32.00

    Poetry of the early seventeenth century set in its cultural and ideological context. more...