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  • The Táinby Thomas Kinsella

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33

    The Táin Bó Cuailnge, centre-piece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's greatest epic. It tells the story of a giant cattle-raid, the invasion of Ulster by the armies of Medb and Ailill, queen and king of Connacht, and their allies, seeking to carry off the great Brown Bull of Cuailnge. Thomas Kinsella's translation is... more...

  • The Essential Aeneidby Virgil; Stanley Lombardo; W.R. Johnsonn

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 7.50

    Stanley Lombardo's deft abridgment of his 2005 translation of the Aeneid preserves the arc and weight of Virgil's epic by presenting major books in their entirety and abridged books in extended passages seamlessly fitted together with narrative bridges. W. R. Johnson's Introduction, a shortened version of his masterly Introduction to that translation,... 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...

  • Greek Lyricby Andrew M. Miller

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1996; US$ 13.50

    . . . the translations are first-rate, better than anything comparable I know. The author is intelligent and scrupulous; he succeeds in maintaining a much higher level of accuracy and readability than any of his competitors. --Emmet Robbins, University of Toronto more...

  • In The Open Windby Aristides De Almeida Filho

    Bitingduck Press 1999; US$ 2.99

    What do we know? Read at will. Out of many winds, each poem has some clues and hints to a story. And if your questions narrow down to one: from where does In The Open Wind come? I tell you it is unlikely that this question will ever be fully resolved. What do we know? Robert Graves once pointed out ?the paradox of poetry?s obstinate continuance? in... more...

  • The Ballad of Reading Gaolby Oscar Wilde

    Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95

    The year after his release from prison in 1897, while in Berneval, France, Wilde wrote The Ballad of Reading Gaol, a poem that explored the harsh nature of prison life. It was published anonymously in England under the pseudonym of C33 (Wilde's prison number), and became his last significant work. more...

  • The Startled Landby Rochelle Mass

    Wind River Press 2003; US$ 5.00

    With a woman's grace and a survivor's determination, Rochelle Mass has crafted The Startled Land , an epic exploration of honesty and hope in a world brocaded with the trials of everyday life and the tragedies of an embattled land. more...

  • The Courtship of Miles Standishby Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 2.99

    This is a poem about the courtship of Miles Standish and Priscilla Mullins and then the Marriage of Priscilla Mullins to John Alden. It's a very pleasant poem. more...

  • Chapter and Verseby Barri Bryan

    Hard Shell Word Factory 2004; US$ 6.00

    Chapter And Verse is a collection of poems that tell of the suffering and splendor, the pain and the passion of love. more...

  • Deathlessnessby Patrick P. Stafford

    SynergEbooks 2007; US$ 5.98

    Deathlessness is about experiencing life's many travails and death itself, and suffering the aftermath of those we lose to death. more...