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Paperback. Offers translations of Euripides' "Medea", "The Children of Heracles", "Andromache", and "Iphigenia among the Taurians", fragments of lost plays by Aeschylus, and the surviving portion of Sophocles' "The Trackers". In this title, introductions for each play offer information about its first production, plot, and reception in antiquity and beyond. Editor(s): Griffith, Mark; Most, Glenn W. Series Editor(s): Grene, David; Lattimore, Richmond. Series: Complete Greek Tragedies. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 156 x 20. Weight in Grams: 400.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
University of Chicago Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226308821
ISBN
9780226308821

€ 14.68

Hardcover. Contains two of the greatest adventure stories of all time. In this book, the first adventure recounts the war between the Trojans and Achaeans and the personal and tragic struggle of the fiery-tempered Achilles. It also includes a story which chronicles Odysseus' return from the Trojan War and the trials he endures on his journey home. Series: Fall River Classics. Num Pages: 752 pages, b/w throughout. BIC Classification: DB; DCF; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 233 x 58. Weight in Grams: 960.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Sterling
Condition
New
SKU
V9781435152991
ISBN
9781435152991

€ 16.99
€ 13.95

Paperback. A comparative study of the texts by eight female authors writing in French and German - Marie Darrieussecq, Amelie Nothomb, Lorette Nobecourt, Alina Reyes, Sibylle Berg, Jenny Erpenbeck, Monika Maron and Charlotte Roche - in terms of an aesthetics of disgust and asks to what extent disgust can be seen as a useful tool for feminist criticism. Series: Studies in Contemporary Women's Writing. Num Pages: 286 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DSB; DSBH; DSBH5; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 162 x 15. Weight in Grams: 430.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034308625
ISBN
9783034308625

€ 53.83

Paperback. Commentary providing firm grounding in matters of language and text while addressing major literary, dramatic and historical questions. Editor(s): Goldberg, Sander M. Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DB; DSG. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 214 x 138 x 13. Weight in Grams: 304.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521721660
ISBN
9780521721660

€ 32.66

Paperback. Ovid's witty and exuberant epic starts with the creation of the world and brings together a series of ingeniously linked Greek and Roman myths and legends in which men and women are transformed, often by love - into flowers, trees, stones and stars. Translator(s): Raeburn, David. Num Pages: 768 pages, map. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DB; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 34. Weight in Grams: 518.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140447897
ISBN
9780140447897

€ 10.99
€ 9.52

Paperback. Offers teachings of Epicurus - about life and death, religion and science, physical sensation, happiness, morality, and friendship-attracted legions of adherents throughout the ancient Mediterranean world and deeply influenced later European thought. This volume includes all of his extant writings - his letters, doctrines, and Vatican sayings. Translator(s): Strodach, John K. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: DB; HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 163 x 18. Weight in Grams: 214.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
9780143107217
ISBN
9780143107217

€ 11.99
€ 10.24

Paperback. Offers translations of Euripides' "Medea", "The Children of Heracles", "Andromache", and "Iphigenia among the Taurians", fragments of lost plays by Aeschylus, and the surviving portion of Sophocles' "The Trackers". In this title, introductions for each play offer information about its first production, plot, and reception in antiquity and beyond. Editor(s): Griffith, Mark; Most, Glenn W. Series Editor(s): Grene, David; Lattimore, Richmond. Series: Complete Greek Tragedies. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 138 x 16. Weight in Grams: 352.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
Third Edition
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226308968
ISBN
9780226308968

€ 14.68

Paperback. Cicero (106-43BC) was the most brilliant orator in Classical history. Even one of the men who authorized his assassination, the Emperor Octavian, admitted to his grandson that Cicero was: 'an eloquent man, my boy, eloquent and a lover of his country'. This selection of speeches illustrates Cicero's fierce loyalty to the Roman Republic. Editor(s): McElduff, Siobhan. Num Pages: 352 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; DB; DNS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 264.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140455533
ISBN
9780140455533

€ 12.99
€ 10.70

Paperback. Inspired by Homer and inspiration for Dante and Milton, the Aeneid is an immortal poem at the heart of Western life and culture. Virgil took Aeneas as his hero and in telling a story of dispossession and defeat, love and war, he portrayed human life in all its nobility and suffering. Translator(s): West, David. Num Pages: 368 pages, maps, further reading, index. BIC Classification: DB; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 139 x 196 x 23. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140449327
ISBN
9780140449327

€ 12.99
€ 9.71

Paperback. This volume provides the first large-scale commentary on Suetonius' Life of Augustus together with an English translation, drawing out what is unique about Suetonius' information, discussing its historical reliability and how it relates to other ancient accounts, and also examining it as a literary artefact. Series: Clarendon Ancient History Series. Num Pages: 616 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; DB; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 157 x 31. Weight in Grams: 942.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199686469
ISBN
9780199686469

€ 59.09

Hardcover. Series: American University Studies Series 22: Latin American Studies. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: DB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc United States
Number of pages
152
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1993
Condition
New
SKU
V9780820420554
ISBN
9780820420554

€ 41.99
€ 39.99

Hardcover. Romeo and Juliet is the tragic love story of star-crossed lovers. The play revolves around the feud between two affluent families, the Montagues and the Capulets. Despite the enmity, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall passionately in love and wed in secret. However, the curse of hatred overpowers and everything goes terribly wrong. Series: Twenty Shakespeare Children's Stories: The Complete 20 Books Boxed Collection. Num Pages: 64 pages, 64 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: DB; YB. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 134 x 203 x 8. Weight in Grams: 118.
Publisher
Sweet Cherry Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782262237
ISBN
9781782262237

€ 8.14

Paperback. Jorge Luis Borges was profoundly interested in the ill-defined and shape-shifting traditions of mysticism. This book examines the relationship between Borges' own recorded mystical experiences and his appraisal of Swedenborg and other mystics. Series: Hispanic Studies: Culture and Ideas. Num Pages: 257 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DSB; HRA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 151 x 17. Weight in Grams: 396.
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034308113
ISBN
9783034308113

€ 53.99
€ 51.51

Hardcover. Series: Currents in Comparative Romance Languages & Literatures. Num Pages: 128 pages, ill. BIC Classification: ANH; DB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 158 x 236 x 14. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Edition
First printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9780820433103
ISBN
9780820433103

€ 58.11

Hardcover. The comedies of Plautus, who brilliantly adapted Greek plays for Roman audiences c. 205--184BCE, are the earliest Latin works to survive complete and cornerstones of the European theatrical tradition from Shakespeare and Moliere to modern times. Twenty-one of his plays are extant. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 592 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DD; DSBB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 115 x 30. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
592
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674996823
ISBN
9780674996823

€ 26.16

Hardcover. The play revolves Antonio, a rich Italian merchant; Shylock, a rich Jew; and Portia, a rich heiress. When Antonio asks to borrow money from Shylock to help his friend Bassanio, Shylock agrees on the condition that if he is able to repay it by the date specified, he will have to repay it with a pound of his flesh. Series: Twenty Shakespeare Children's Stories: The Complete 20 Books Boxed Collection. Num Pages: 64 pages, 64 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: DB; YB. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 133 x 203 x 8. Weight in Grams: 120.
Publisher
Sweet Cherry Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782262251
ISBN
9781782262251

€ 8.14

Hardcover. Beautiful War Series: Currents in Comparative Romance Languages & Literatures. Num Pages: 143 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: DB; DSBH; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 157 x 232 x 13. Weight in Grams: 324.
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
First printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781433109676
ISBN
9781433109676

€ 61.90

Hardcover. Crossing Cultures Cruzando culturas Editor(s): Toruno-Haensly, Rhina. Series: Currents in Comparative Romance Languages & Literatures. Num Pages: 197 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DSBH; EB; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 157 x 233 x 17. Weight in Grams: 412.
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
First printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781433112539
ISBN
9781433112539

€ 61.90

Hardcover. Rather than insisting on the protagonists' assumed mediocrity or derangement, which has been the norm in previous critical readings of the novels, this book reconstructs how their attempts at composing fictional texts constitute examples of subaltern approaches, often standing alongside "high" cultural production. Series: Latin America Interdisciplinary Studies. Num Pages: 175 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DSB; JF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 159 x 232 x 16. Weight in Grams: 382.
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781433123108
ISBN
9781433123108

€ 60.73

Hardcover. The rollicking comedies of Plautus, who brilliantly adapted Greek plays for Roman audiences c 205-184 BCE, are the earliest Latin works to survive complete and are cornerstones of the European theatrical tradition from Shakespeare and Moliere to modern times. This title features the 21 of Plautus' extant comedies. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 768 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DD; DSBB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 114 x 33. Weight in Grams: 518.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
768
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674996533
ISBN
9780674996533

€ 26.16

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