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Paperback. After the execution of Socrates in 399 BC, a number of his followers wrote dialogues featuring him as the protagonist and, in so doing, transformed the great philosopher into a legendary figure. This title offers insights into the Socratic world and into the intellectual atmosphere and life of ancient Greece. It reveals much about this man. Editor(s): Waterfield, Robin. Translator(s): Tredennick, Hugh. Num Pages: 384 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 290.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140445176
ISBN
9780140445176
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.32

Paperback. Translator(s): Ambler, Wayne. Series: Agora Editions. Num Pages: 336 pages, 2. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 155 x 19. Weight in Grams: 428.
Publisher
Cornell University Press United States
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801487507
ISBN
9780801487507
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 29.42

Paperback.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
9780141026312
ISBN
9780141026312
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 6.99
€ 4.99

Hardcover. The "Anabasis" by Xenophon (c. 430 c. 354 BCE) is an eyewitness account of Greek mercenaries' challenging 'March Up-Country' from Babylon back to the coast of Asia Minor under Xenophon s guidance in 401 BCE, after their leader Cyrus the Younger fell in a failed campaign against his brother. Translator(s): Brownson, C.L. Num Pages: 652 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; DNF; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 170 x 116 x 33. Weight in Grams: 458.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
652
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674991019
ISBN
9780674991019
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 30.50

Paperback. Details nearly fifty turbulent years of warfare in Greece between 411 and 362 BC. Presenting the story of the Peloponnesian War at the point where Thucydides finished his magisterial history, this title chronicles the conflicts that ultimately led to the decline of Greece, and the wars with both Thebes and the might of Persia. Translator(s): Warner, Rex. Num Pages: 432 pages, notes, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; DNF; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 196 x 26. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1979
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140441758
ISBN
9780140441758
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.27

Hardback. An overview of the Swahili novel, its place in a globalized world and a reflection on the status and dynamism of Kafka's concept of 'minor literature'. Num Pages: 208 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2HCBD; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 241 x 168 x 17. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
James Currey United Kingdom
Number of pages
201
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847010797
ISBN
9781847010797
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 85.50

Paperback. Kennedy has long occupied a unique place in American poetry; In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus now offers the first comprehensive collection to span his entire career. Series: Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 140 x 12. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801886546
ISBN
9780801886546
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 21.64

Paperback. This wise and clever book is rounded out with adept translations of work by Charles Baudelaire, Stephane Mallarme, Arthur Rimbaud, and others. Series: Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 7. .
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781421422442
ISBN
9781421422442
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 21.88

Paperback. This unique introduction explores Herman Melville as he described himself in Billy Budd-"a writer whom few know. " Moving beyond the recurring depiction of Melville as the famous author of Moby-Dick, this book traces his development as a writer while providing the basic tools for successful critical reading of his novels. Series: Blackwell Introductions to Literature. Num Pages: 248 pages, black & white illustrations, figures. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 231 x 158 x 18. Weight in Grams: 372.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405131582
ISBN
9781405131582
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.19

Hardback. This unique introduction explores Herman Melville as he described himself in Billy Budd-"a writer whom few know. " Moving beyond the recurring depiction of Melville as the famous author of Moby-Dick, this book traces his development as a writer while providing the basic tools for successful critical reading of his novels. Series: Blackwell Introductions to Literature. Num Pages: 248 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 243 x 166 x 19. Weight in Grams: 518.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405131575
ISBN
9781405131575
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 115.17

Paperback. * * This comprehensive resource demonstrates the relevance of Melville's works in the twenty-first century. * Presents 35 original essays by scholars from around the world, representing a range of different approaches to Melville. Editor(s): Kelley, Wyn. Series: Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. Num Pages: 616 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 173 x 244 x 30. Weight in Grams: 958.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781119045274
ISBN
9781119045274
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 50.78

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; WH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 135 x 201 x 26. Weight in Grams: 314.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1980
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
Edition
Second edition
SKU
V9780801823275
ISBN
9780801823275
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 29.11

Paperback. " Funny, raw, and colorfully musical, "Nod" plays what teeters, like a tuning fork. Series: Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction. Num Pages: 72 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 217 x 8. Weight in Grams: 104.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781421417141
ISBN
9781421417141
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 18.97

Paperback. Editor(s): Sondergaard, Svend; Keck, Egon; Wulff, Ellen. Num Pages: 419 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FB; CF; DSBB; HBJF1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 249 x 176 x 35. Weight in Grams: 892.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Publisher
Museum Tusculanum Press Denmark
Number of pages
419
Condition
New
SKU
V9788772890838
ISBN
9788772890838
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 51.99
€ 37.59

Paperback. Authors represented in this collection of Renaissance literature include Wyatt, Sidney, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Jonson, Donne, Herbert and Milton. This volume can be used as the basis for a short course on the literature of the period. Editor(s): Wu, Duncan. Series: Blackwell Essential Literature. Num Pages: 208 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DCQ; DSBD; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 218 x 142 x 11. Weight in Grams: 240.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631230106
ISBN
9780631230106
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 39.48

Hardcover. Featuring the work of the six great Romantic Poets - Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats - this concise collection illustrates the new way of thinking voiced by the Romantic poets in an age of rebellion and revolution. Editor(s): Wu, Duncan. Series: Blackwell Essential Literature. Num Pages: 192 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 2AB; DCQ; DSBD; DSBF; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 127 x 19. Weight in Grams: 302.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631229735
ISBN
9780631229735
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 114.53

Paperback. An indispensable resource for those who wish to understand and appreciate the brilliance and virtuosity of one of America's true talents Editor(s): Christensen, Alicia; Madden, Jerry David. Num Pages: 336 pages, 7 photographs. BIC Classification: AJ; DN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5487 x 3556 x 23. Weight in Grams: 490.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press United States
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780803236585
ISBN
9780803236585
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 26.14

Hardcover. Romantic Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion provides a thorough critical, textual and historical account of the Gothic aesthetic as manifested across a wide-range of Romantic-era literary texts, from the adumbrations of the Gothic mode in the proto-Romantic poetry of the 1740s, through to the 'belated' Gothic fictions of the late 1820s. Editor(s): Wright, Angela; Townshend, Dale. Series: Edinburgh Companions to the Gothic. Num Pages: 272 pages, 2 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBD; DSBF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 241 x 28. Weight in Grams: 756.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748696741
ISBN
9780748696741
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 111.31
€ 106.57

Hardcover. This complete guide to ancient Greek rhetoric is exceptional both in its chronological range and the breadth of topics it covers. Traces the rise of rhetoric and its uses from Homer to Byzantium. Covers wider-ranging topics such as rhetoric's relationship to knowledge, ethics, religion, law, and emotion. Editor(s): Worthington, Ian. Series: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Num Pages: 632 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 2AHA; CFG; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 247 x 176 x 42. Weight in Grams: 1258.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
632
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405125512
ISBN
9781405125512
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 208.86

Paperback. Demosthenes is regarded as the greatest orator of classical antiquity. Part of the "Oratory of Classical Greece" series, this volume contains his Funeral Oration for those who died in the Battle of Chaeronea in 338 BC, and the so-called Erotic Essay, a rhetorical exercise in which the speaker eulogizes the youth Epicrates for his looks. Translator(s): Worthington, Ian. Series: The Oratory of Classical Greece. Num Pages: 178 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 143 x 217 x 13. Weight in Grams: 336.
Publisher
University of Texas Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780292713321
ISBN
9780292713321
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 21.80

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