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  • The Essential Iliadby Homer; Stanley Lombardo; Shelia Murnaghan

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 9.50

    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...

  • Gilgameshby Stephen Mitchell

    Atria Books 2010; US$ 15.99

    Gilgamesh is considered one of the masterpieces of world literature, and although previously there have been competent scholarly translations of it, until now there has not been a version that is a superlative literary text in its own right. Acclaimed translator Stephen Mitchell's lithe, muscular rendering allows us to enter an ancient masterpiece... more...

  • Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary, together with Sellic Spellby J. R. R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    The translation of Beowulf by J.R.R. Tolkien was an early work completed in 1926: he returned to it later to make hasty corrections, but seems never to have considered its publication. Suitable for tablets. Some special characters may not display correctly on older devices. more...

  • Ovidian Myth and Sexual Deviance in Early Modern English Literatureby Dr Sarah Carter

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00

    Carter explores early modern culture's reception of Ovid through the manipulation of Ovidian myth by Shakespeare, Middleton, Heywood, Marlowe and Marston. With a focus on sexual violence, homosexuality, incest and idolatry, Carter analyses how depictions of mythology represent radical ideas concerning gender and sexuality. more...

  • Selected Poems And Four Playsby M.l. Rosenthal; William Butler Yeats

    Scribner 2011; US$ 18.00

    Since its first appearance in 1962, M. L. Rosenthal's classic selection of Yeats's poems and plays has attracted hundreds of thousands of readers. This newly revised edition includes 211 poems and 4 plays. It adds The Words Upon the Window-Pane, one of Yeats's most startling dramatic works in its realistic use of a seance as the setting for an eerily... more...

  • Homer: Odyssey Books XIII and XIVby Homer; A. M. Bowie

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 28.00

    New edition of the Greek text suitable for upper-level students, with full attention to literary-critical and linguistic matters. more...

  • Ovid: Epistulae ex Ponto Book Iby Ovid; Garth Tissol

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Edition and commentary, aimed at students and scholars, providing the most accessible introduction available to this late work of Ovid. 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...

  • Selected Poemsby Sharon Olds

    Random House 2014; US$ 18.97

    Michael Ondaatje has called Sharon Olds's poetry 'pure fire in the hands' and cheered the 'roughness and humour and brag and tenderness and completion in her work as she carries the reader through rooms of passion and loss'. This rich selection - made by the author - exhibits those qualities in poem after poem, reflecting, moreover, an exciting experimentation... more...

  • Jason and the Argonautsby Apollonius of Rhodes; Aaron Poochigian; Benjamin Acosta-Hughes

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 9.99

    The first new Penguin Classics translation of the Argonautica since the 1950s Now in a riveting new verse translation Jason and the Argonauts (also known as the Argonautica ), is the only surviving full account of Jason?s voyage on the Argo in quest of the Golden Fleece aided by the sorceress princess Medea. Written in third century B.C., this... more...