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On the Nature of the Universe (Oxford World's Classics)
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ean: 9780199555147, isbn: 0199555141,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
This is a new verse translation of Lucretius's only known work, a didactic poem written in six books of hexameters. Melville's particularly literal translation of the use of metaphor is especially helpful to those looking at the text from a scientifi...
Beowulf: A Dual-Language Edition
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mpn: 9781400096220, ean: 9781400096220, isbn: 1400096227,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
The first major poem in English literature, Beowulf tells the story of the life and death of the legendary hero Beowulf in his three great battles with supernatural monsters. The ideal Anglo-Saxon warrior-aristocrat, Beowulf is an example of the hero...
The Canterbury Tales: Fifteen Tales and the General Prologue (Norton Critical Editions)
By Chaucer, Geoffrey/ Kolve, V. A./ Olson, Glending
mpn: 9780393925876, ean: 9780393925876, isbn: 0393925870,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 253 reviews
This Norton Critical Edition includes the most admired of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Each is presented in the original language, with normalized spelling and substantial annotations for modern readers. Among the new added to the Second Edition are...
Works and Days and Theogony (Hackett Classics)
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mpn: 9780872201798, ean: 9780872201798, isbn: 0872201791,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
"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...
Antigone (Oberon Classics)
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ean: 9781783198108, isbn: 1783198109,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
A fresh, contemporary adaptation of Sophokles' tragedy from T.S. Eliot Prize-winning poet Anne Carson. When her dead brother is decreed a traitor, Antigone refuses to allow his body to be left unburied beyond the city walls. Defying her uncle who gov...
Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece
mpn: 26819925, ean: 9780718188740, isbn: 0718188748,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
The Greek myths are amongst the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney.They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cult...
The Student's Catullus (Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture Series)
By University of Oklahoma Press
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ean: 9780806142326, isbn: 0806142324,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Although his audacious, erotic, and satirical verses survived the Middle Ages in only a single copy, Catullus has become in our time a canonical author, ranking in popularity and importance with Virgil, Horace, and Ovid. And for students and teachers...
Paradise Lost (Norton Critical Editions)
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mpn: 13642237, ean: 9780393924282, isbn: 0393924289,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
This Norton Critical Edition is designed to make Paradise Lost accessible for student readers, providing invaluable contextual and biographical information and the tools students need to think critically about this landmark epic. Gordon Teskey's fres...
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
By Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
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mpn: 9780486223056, ean: 9780486223056, isbn: 0486223051,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Gustave Dore's magnificent engravings for The Rime of the Ancient Mariner are among the later works of the great French illustrator. The intensely evocative poem provided Doré with the long-awaited opportunity to convey limitless space on a gigantic...
The Shaping, Book 1: Satan's Saga (Volume 1)
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ean: 9780692148907, isbn: 0692148906,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 257 reviews
The Shaping, Book 1: Satan’s Saga tells the story of a mythological sky-god who wins a battle against an insurgency while creating a new race. The leader of the rebellion returns from his dark prison to take vengeance on this new creation. Initiall...
The Selected Canterbury Tales: A New Verse Translation
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393341782, isbn: 039334178X,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
"A truly remarkable achievement." ―Barry Unsworth In the tradition of Seamus Heaney’s Beowulf and Marie Borroff’s Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Sheila Fisher’s The Selected Canterbury Tales is a vivid, lively, and readable translation of t...
The Divine Comedy, Part 3: Paradise (Penguin Classics)
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ean: 9780140441055, isbn: 0140441050,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
The third volume of Dante's Divine ComedyTo the consternation of his more academic admirers, who believed Latin to be the only proper language for dignified verse, Dante wrote his Comedy in colloquial Italian, wanting it to be a poem for the commo...
The Subject Tonight Is Love: 60 Wild and Sweet Poems of Hafiz (Compass)
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mpn: 21033522, ean: 9780140196238, isbn: 0140196234,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
To Persians, the fourteenth-century poems of Hafiz are not classical literature from a remote past, but cherished love, wisdom, and humor from a dear and intimate friend. Perhaps, more than any other Persian poet, it is Hafiz who most fully accesses ...
Lorine Niedecker: Collected Works
By University of California Press
ean: 9780520224339, isbn: 0520224337,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
"The Brontës had their moors, I have my marshes," Lorine Niedecker wrote of flood-prone Black Hawk Island in Wisconsin, where she lived most of her life. Her life by water, as she called it, could not have been further removed from the avant-garde p...
The Owl and the Nightingale
ean: 9780140442458, isbn: 0140442456,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
The Middle English poems in this book exemplify three major genres in medieval religious writing: saint's legend, Bible epic and religious debate. "St Erkenwald" tells how a bishop of London raised a pagan judge from the dead and sent his soul to hea...
The Tale of Sinuhe and Other Ancient Egyptian Poems, 1940-1640 BC (Oxford World's Classics)
By Oxford University Press
ean: 9780192839664, isbn: 0192839667,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
Drawing on recent advances in Egyptology, R. B. Parkinson's new translations bring to life for the modern reader the golden age of Egyptian fictional literature, the Middle Kingdom (c. 1940-1640 BC). The book features The Tale of Sinuhe, acclaimed as...
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