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  • Oedipus the Kingby Sophocles; Stephen Berg; Diskin Clay

    Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 5.99

    In this highly acclaimed translation of Sophocles' Oedipus the King , Stephen Berg (a distinguished poet) and Diskin Clay (an eminent classicist) combine their talents to offer the contemporary reader a dazzling and original version of Sophocles' timeless work. Emphasizing the intensity of the spoken language, they capture the unrelenting power of... more...

  • Roald Dahl and Philosophyby Jacob M. Held; Adam Barkman; Matthew Bokma; Elizabeth Butterfield; Cam Cobb; Timothy M. Dale; Taine Duncan; Joseph J. Foy; Tanya Jeffcoat; John V. Karavitis; Chad Kleist; Greg Littman; Marc Napolitano; Miranda Nell; Ron Novy; Janelle Potzsch; Benjamin Rider

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 18.99

    For generations the elements of humor, poignancy, fantasy, and unfettered morality found within acclaimed children’s author Roald Dahl’s most famous tales have captivated both children and adults. Editor Jacob M. Held has collected the insights of today’s leading philosophers into the significances, messages, and greater truths at which Dahl’s rhythmic... more...

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, New Editionby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 54.00

    Presents a collection of critical essays about the works of the British author, focusing on her famous novel, "Frankenstein." more...

  • Lyrical Ballads 1798by William Wordsworth

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    Lyrical Ballads was written under the joint collaboration of Wordsworth and Coleridge. It is believed to mark the foundation of the Romantic Movement in literature. The poets have picturesquely described the beauty of nature in detail. Imagination was a powerful force behind these poems. The poetic pieces profoundly effect and form a relation between... more...

  • Notes to the Complete Poetical Work of Percy Bysshe Shelleyby Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    A remarkable writer and intellectual in her own right, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley first encountered the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley when she was only a teenager. After fathering three of her children, Shelley drowned during a storm. In this volume of essays and annotations, Mary Shelley provides unique insight into Shelley's body of poetic work. more...

  • Rhino Chasersby Neil Grant

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 16.31

    A story of surf, friendship and the long road to adulthood. ''There is a lot to like about this exciting road novel… Imagine Endless Summer as directed by David Lynch. Grant's vivid description of surfing action is awesome; likewise his ability to describe changing landscapes in a few strokes.''. Australian Bookseller & Publisher more...

  • George Cruikshankby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Accusations of ingratitude, and just accusations no doubt, are made against every inhabitant of this wicked world, and the fact is, that a man who is ceaselessly engaged in its trouble and turmoil, borne hither and thither upon the fierce waves... more...

  • de baai…de binnenbaai…by Pamela Pattynama

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 10.50

    Voor de meeste Nederlands behoort Nederlands-Indi ot een afgesloten tijdperk. Maar Indi s een onlosmakelijk deel van het culturele geheugen van Nederland, een hedendaagse herinnering, die vooral voortleeft in de literatuur en film. Vanaf de zestiende-eeuwse reisverhalen tot in dit postkoloniale tijdperk zijn (her-) vertellingen over Indi teeds populair... more...

  • Lord of the Rings 1954-2004by Wayne G Hammond; Christina Scull

    Marquette University Press 2006; US$ 32.00

    The fiftieth anniversary of the first publication of The Lord of the Rings, the enormously popular and influential masterpiece of fantasy by J.R.R. Tolkien, is celebrated in these twenty papers presented at the Marquette University Tolkien conference of 21-23 October 2004. They are published in honor of the late Dr. Richard E. Blackwelder, who gave... more...

  • Joseph Conradby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 45.00

    Joseph Conrad's novels and short stories explore the nature of narrative, reality, and competing notions of truth. This new volume offers a new selection of contemporary critical commentary on the author of such classic works as Lord Jim, Nostromo, and Heart of Darkness. This new edition also contains an introduction penned by literary scholar... more...