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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

€ 15.46

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

€ 53.81

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
€ 9.97

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

€ 15.46

Paperback. Series: Dover Thrift Editions. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; 2AHA; DB; DNS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 135.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Dover Publications
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486496221
ISBN
9780486496221

€ 6.11

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. Giorgio Vasari's Prefaces Num Pages: 333 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: AB; ACND; DB; HBLH; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 225 x 24. Weight in Grams: 578.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Edition
First printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781433107993
ISBN
9781433107993

€ 40.99
€ 38.89

Paperback. A tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan war forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature. Confronted by natural and supernatural threats - from the witch Circe who turns his men into pigs, to the twin terrors of Scylla and Charybdis. Translator(s): Rieu, E. V. Num Pages: 416 pages, glossary, index, map. BIC Classification: DB; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 26. Weight in Grams: 304.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140449112
ISBN
9780140449112

€ 17.95

Paperback. HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. Series: Collins Classics. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 181 x 113 x 27. Weight in Grams: 228.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
William Collins
Condition
New
SKU
9780007420094
ISBN
9780007420094

€ 17.95

Paperback. HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. Series: Collins Classics. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: DB; FC; FQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 177 x 24. Weight in Grams: 210.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
William Collins
Condition
New
SKU
9780007902125
ISBN
9780007902125

€ 5.40

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

Paperback. Editor(s): Gural-Migdal, Anna. Num Pages: 505 pages. BIC Classification: CB; DB; DSBF; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 225 x 30. Weight in Grams: 754.
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783039104550
ISBN
9783039104550

€ 99.92

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

€ 58.42

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

Paperback. Recounting the wanderings of Aeneas and his companions after the fall of Troy, this edition of Virgil's epic poems contains fourteen renderings created by Barry Moser to illustrate this volume. Illustrator(s): Moser, Barry. Translator(s): Mandelbaum, Allen. Num Pages: 423 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: DB; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 28. Weight in Grams: 499.
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
423
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520254152
ISBN
9780520254152

€ 31.99
€ 28.24

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

€ 61.88

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