Literary Criticism

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The Cambridge Grammar of Classical Greek

An entirely new, comprehensive reference grammar of Classical Greek that reflects the state of the...

The Histories
OUP Oxford (1998)

Herodotus is not only known as the `father of history', as Cicero called him, but also the father of...

J. K. Rowling: The Wizard Behind Harry Potter

The heartwarming story behind J.K. Rowling's rise to fame—and the answers to Harry Potter fans' most...

Catiline's Conspiracy, The Jugurthine War, Histories
OUP Oxford (2010)

These three works exemplify the Roman historian Sallust's condemnation of the excesses of the late...

The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

The Sense of Style

The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century


“Charming and erudite," from the author of Enlightenment Now , "The wit and insight and...

The Devil Finds Work

James Baldwin At The Movies...  Provocative, timeless, brilliant. Bette Davis's eyes, Joan...

Three Short Stories & Ten Poems

Ernest Hemingway was one of America’s best known and most beloved authors. This was a his first...

The Power of Myth

The national bestseller, now available in a non-illustrated, standard format paperback edition   ...

Reading Greek: Text and Vocabulary

Thoroughly-revised edition of best-selling one-year introductory course in ancient Greek for...

OUP Oxford (1998)

The modern, unacademic idiom of A.D. Melville's translation opens the way to a fresh understanding...