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  • The Iliadby Homer

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    One of the oldest extant works of Western literature, the Iliad is a timeless epic poem of great warriors trapped between their own heroic pride and the arbitrary, often vicious decisions of fate and the gods. Renowned scholar and acclaimed translator Peter Green captures the Iliad in all its surging thunder for a new generation of readers.... more...

  • Beer-Topiaby Bathroom Readers' Institute

    Portable Press 2015; US$ 14.95

    For more than 25 years, Uncle John?s Bathroom Reader has helped readers amazing things they didn?t know (and amazing things you didn?t know you didn?t know). Now, Uncle John?s tackles one of the world?s best loved and ? fastest growing interests ? beer. Pull up a stool and chug a pint of Beer-Topia , a rich, deep-bodied keg of beer knowledge,... more...

  • 52 Things to Do While You Pooby Hugh Jassburn

    Sourcebooks 2015; US$ 10.99

    Perching on the porcelain can be very boring when you have nothing to do but poo. But fear no more, as excretion expert Hugh Jassburn has put together a compendium of entertaining activities and informative fun that will make you want to stay put, even if you don't need to go. Doing a number two will never be the same again. Filled with clever mazes,... more...

  • Bausteine zu einer Narratologie der Dingeby Valentin Christ

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Although things play an ?active? and visible role in a number of texts, especially older works, they have rarely been examined by narratologists in their own right. This comparative study of the Eneasroman , the Roman d?Eneas and the Aeneid reveals the interpretive value of deliberate attention to objects. In addition, it also suggests... more...

  • Ovid, Metamorphosenby Gabriele Hille-Coates

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 14.80

    Ausgangspunkt dieser Metamorphosen-Lektüre ist ein Fragebogen für die Schülerinnen und Schüler: Welche Kompetenzen bringen sie mit? Welche Kompetenzen müssen noch entwickelt werden? Anschließend werden diese Kompetenzen gezielt trainiert. Dazu bietet die Ausgabe eine umfangreiche Auswahl an Aufgaben zu Textarbeit und Interpretation von Ovids Metamorphosen,... more...

  • Seneca: Selected Dialogues and Consolationsby Seneca; Peter J. Anderson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2015; US$ 11.95

    Seneca's dialogues--as his epistolary essays have traditionally been known--offer an ideal path into the philosophical thought of first-century Rome's most famous Stoic, whose compelled suicide in 65 CE (by order of his former pupil Emperor Nero) drew comparisons to the death of Socrates. Notable for, among other things, their portrait of a providential... more...

  • Voß? Übersetzungsspracheby Anne Baillot; Enrica Fantino; Josefine Kitzbichler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    J. H. Voss is primarily remembered as a translator and his landmark translation of Homer. Yet scholarly opinion of Voss has always been divided. Critics marveled at his linguistics virtuosity, but they reproached him for his pedantry. This volume brings together essays on the creation of his translations and their effects, and the problem... more...

  • F*ck You, I'm Irishby Rashers Tierney

    Ulysses Press 2015; US$ 12.95

    Rashers Tierney is an itinerant lecturer and anthropologist of note, presenting seminars across North America on all things Irish. His earth-shattering PhD thesis on “Flatulence in Finnegan?s Wake? has been hailed as the work that “blew apart? the clique-ish inner circle of Joycean scholarship. He is currently at work on a study entitled “Brogue... more...

  • Bert and Iby Marshall Dodge; Robert Bryan

    Down East Books 2015; US$ 9.99

    Marshall Dodge and Bob Bryan began swapping funny Down East stories when they were students at Yale in the 1950s. Their fascination and appreciation for Maine and its people triggered the production of several ?Bert and I? records, from which 14 stories were selected. more...

  • People and Themes in Homer's Odysseyby Agathe Thornton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00

    Published in 1970, this important work interprets the poem with a focus on the idiosyncrasies of its originally oral composition. In part I, the main themes of the Odyssey such as ?guest-friendship? and ?testing? are investigated. The incorporation of these and other themes, such as ?omens? and the ?homecomings of the Achaeans?, into the dramatic... more...