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  • Herculine Barbinby Michel Foucault

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95

    With an eye for the sensual bloom of young schoolgirls, and the torrid style of the romantic novels of her day, Herculine Barbin tells the story of her life as a hermaphrodite. Herculine was designated female at birth. A pious girl in a Catholic orphanage, a bewildered adolescent enchanted by the ripening bodies of her classmates, a passionate lover... more...

  • Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writingsby Thomas De Quincey; Robert Morrison

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 8.99

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Suspiria de Profundis, and 'The English Mail-Coach' are De Quincey's finest essays in autobiography, published here with three appendices containing a wealth of related manuscript material and a comprehensive introduction and notes. more...

  • Homer: Odyssey Books XIII and XIVby Homer; A. M. Bowie

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 28.00

    New edition of the Greek text suitable for upper-level students, with full attention to literary-critical and linguistic matters. 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...

  • No pasarán, le jeu de Christian Lehmann (Fiche de lecture)by Vanessa Grosjean; fichesdelecture.com

    Primento Digital 2014; US$ 4.99

    Cette fiche de lecture sur No pasarán, le jeu de Christian Lehmann propose une analyse complète :     • un résumé    • une étude des personnages principaux    • une analyse des axes de lecture À propos de FichesDeLecture.com : FichesdeLecture.com propose plus 2500 analyses complètes de livres sur toute la littérature classique et contemporaine... more...

  • The Humour of Homer and Other Essaysby Samuel Butler

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Samuel Butler's The Humour of Homer and Other Essays (1904) is a biographical sketch that provides an insight into his study of Odyssey and Iliad and his attitude towards the Homeric poems. The other essays throw light on a variety of topics, ranging from his theories on biological evolution to topics as how to live a good life, with essays like,... more...

  • The Note-Books of Samuel Butlerby Samuel Butler

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    In order to contain his diversified thoughts, he took notes that were published in 1912, in the form of a book ultimately titled The Note-Books of Samuel Butler. Chronologically arranged, the notes are a reflection of the thought processes of one the greatest writers of English Literature. more...

  • On the Significance of Science and Artby Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Leo Tolstoy's On the Significance of Science and Art is a compelling work by one of the world's most influential moral philosophers. Tolstoy critiques the art and science of the nineteenth century and asserts that they are based on coercion and violence. He preaches that Christianity and faith should instead form the fabric of society and intellectual... more...

  • Hostage Terrorby Werner Wallert

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 11.20

    Easter Sunday, 23 April 2000. Time: 19.50. A diver s paradise in Malaysia turns in seconds into a tropical hell for the Wallert family. An extremist Islamic rebel group takes them hostage and they are transferred to the Philippine island of Jolo. The days, and then months, become a torture for the hostages as the carefully planned commando operation... more...

  • Lies that Tell the Truthby Anne C. Hegerfeldt

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 109.20

    Magic realism has long been treated as a phenomenon restricted to postcolonial literature. Drawing on works from Britain, Lies that Tell the Truth compellingly shows how magic realist fiction can be produced also at what is usually considered to be the cultural centre without forfeiting the mode’s postcolonial attitude and aims. A close analysis... more...