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  • "Arms, and the Man I sing . . ."by Arvid Løsnes

    University of Delaware 2011; US$ 89.99

    This study referred to as a "preface" is given this designation because its basic aim is not to offer an up-to-date overall assessment of Dryden's translation of Virgil's Æneid but, rather, to provide a relevant basis for such an assessment ?thus allowing for a wide range of readership. The relevance of this approach rests on two basic premises:... more...

  • "Ohne Spaß gibt's nichts zu lachen"by Stefanie Çetin; Sebastian Schmideler; Johan Zonneveld

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 20.46

    Erich Kästner gilt als witziger Schriftsteller und Humor ist ein wesentlicher Bestandteil seines Stils. Doch worin besteht der typische kästnersche Humor und welchen Zweck erfüllt er? Stefanie Çetin analysiert Manifestationen und Funktionen des Humors in Kästners Kinderliteratur. Anhand zahlreicher komischer Beispiele liefert sie ein konkretes Verständnis... more...

  • The "Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite" and Related Textsby S. Douglas Olson

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite (600s BCE?) tells the story of a brief encounter between the goddess of love and the cowherd Anchises, which led to the birth of the Trojan hero Aeneas. Less than 300 lines long, it is among the shortest of the so-called ?major Homeric Hymns?, but is nonetheless richly and beautifully conceived and narrated. This book... more...

  • The "Homeric Hymn to Hermes"by Athanassios Vergados

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    This volume offers a detailed philological commentary on the longest of the Homeric Hymns. The commentary is preceded by a lengthy introduction addressing the Hymn?s ideas on poetry and music, its humorous aspects, the poem?s relation to the rest of archaic hexameter literature, its reception in later literature, its structure, date and place of composition,... more...

  • 100% Essexby Wendy Roby

    Michael O'Mara 2011; US$ 4.99

    There's only one Essex - and due to the phenomenal popularity of the hit reality-show The Only Way is Essex , the county has transformed from somewhere to be scoffed at to somewhere to be celebrated. 100% Essex is a hilarious book that does just that! Crammed full of bling, banter, Essex birds and blokes, it champions the Essex way of life as shown... more...

  • 1001 Amazing Jokesby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 9.49

    Do you want a joke for every situation? Are you sure you're prepared for the moment when your audience's heads fall off and their sides split? Master of comedy Jack Goldstein is proud to present this collection of 1001 of the funniest jokes in the history of the world. There’s a food joke that pasta be the best you've ever read, and... more...

  • 101 Amazing Animal Jokesby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99

    Jack Goldstein blasts his humour cannon at you in this side-splitting collection of 101 amazing jokes about animals. Organised into categories such as farm animals, cats and dogs, horses and even dinosaurs, budding comedians will have an animal joke for every occasion. Did you hear about the horse with the negative attitude? She always said Neigh! more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Ryan Goslingby Jack Goldstein; Frankie Taylor

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    Are you the world’s biggest Ryan Gosling fan? Do you want to find out a whole load of information you probably didn’t know about the actor of a generation? Then this is the book for you! Contained within are over one hundred facts, separated into sections such as relationships, funny facts, younger years and more. Become the master of Ryan... more...

  • 101 Amazing Lightbulb Jokesby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99

    This side-splitting collection of 101 of the best lightbulb jokes you have ever heard is dangerously funny! Jack Goldstein aims his humour cannon at older children with this hilarious joke book containing over one hundred jokes that will have the whole family laughing. Organised into categories so you have a lightbulb joke for every occasion, this... more...

  • 101 Amazing What Do You Call Jokesby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99

    What do you call a collection of more than one hundred of the funniest ‘what do you call’ jokes? 101 Amazing What Do You Call Jokes of course! Jack Goldstein takes you on a river ride through the rapids of comedy with this ultimate collection of some of the funniest jokes of all time. Organised into categories such as things on a man’s... more...