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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

€ 14.62

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

€ 54.99
€ 53.51

Paperback. Features a story of the wronged wife who avenges herself upon her unfaithful husband by murdering their children is lodged securely in the popular imagination, a touchstone for politics, law, and psychoanalysis and the subject of constant retellings and reinterpretations. Translator(s): Taplin, Oliver. Num Pages: 72 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 133 x 8. Weight in Grams: 100.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
72
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226203454
ISBN
9780226203454

€ 10.03

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

€ 32.48

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

Hardcover. Presents author's sequence of fifteen witty and playful poems which sketches the history of the world from its creation to the poet's own time through a series of transformation myths in which gods and goddesses succumb to all-too-human passions, not least in the matter of love. Translator(s): Mandelbaum, Allen. Num Pages: 568 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 208 x 164 x 33. Weight in Grams: 608. In very good condition, but was creased and damaged slightly from the publishers warehouse, and so being sold as hurt titles.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1968
Publisher
Everyman
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0000566
ISBN
9781841593586

€ 7.81

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
€ 10.24

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
€ 39.76

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

€ 8.10

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

€ 52.99
€ 51.22

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

€ 99.34

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

€ 58.09

Hardcover. Editor(s): Busse, Winfried; Varol-Bornes, Marie-Christine. Num Pages: 646 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 140 x 220. Weight in Grams: 1000.
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers Switzerland
Number of pages
646
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783906755915
ISBN
9783906755915

€ 90.16

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

€ 26.24

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

€ 8.10

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

€ 32.99
€ 29.12

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

€ 61.53

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

€ 61.53

Paperback. Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 BCE - 65 CE) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, dramatist, statesman, and adviser to the emperor Nero, all during the Silver Age of Latin literature. This title is a fresh and compelling series of new English-language translations of his works in eight accessible volumes. Translator(s): Kaster, Robert A.; Nussbaum, Martha C. Series: The Complete Works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DB; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 142 x 21. Weight in Grams: 380.
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226748429
ISBN
9780226748429

€ 32.49

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

€ 60.39

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