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Paperback. A.T. Hatto's translation conveys the bold exuberance and complexities of 'Parzival', the great German poem on the Holy Grail, while Hatto's foreword examines the genre of medieval Grail Romances. This edition also includes a glossary, an 'Introduction to a Second Reading' and further reading. Translator(s): Hatto, A. T. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DNF; YQF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 21. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1980
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140443615
ISBN
9780140443615
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.27

Paperback. ~Cicero's great polemic against Antony, a literary masterpiece, is here made available to Latin students early in their reading programme and to students of classical civilisation. The introduction to this edition deals with the historical setting, Roman rhetoric and Cicero's style while the notes are mainly literary; not historical. Series: Aris & Phillips Classical Texts. Num Pages: 254 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; DNF; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 212 x 173 x 15. Weight in Grams: 316.
Publisher
Aris & Phillips
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1986
Edition
Latin Txt
Condition
New
SKU
V9780856682551
ISBN
9780856682551
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.61

Paperback. In the twenty-one poems of the "Heroides", Ovid gave voice to the heroines and heroes of epic and myth. These deeply moving literary epistles reveal the happiness and torment of love, as the writers tell of their pain at separation, forgiveness of infidelity or anger at betrayal. Translator(s): Isbell, Harold. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 18. Weight in Grams: 216.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140423556
ISBN
9780140423556
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.72

Paperback. Lucian exulted in the exposure of absurdity, and was capable of finding a comic angle on almost any subject. This book shows him conversing with his literary enemies, railing against hypocrisy and the vanity of human wealth and power, and taking a wry look at the power of lust and the unsatisfactory nature of deviant sexual practices. Editor(s): Sidwell, Keith C. Translator(s): Sidwell, Keith C. Num Pages: 576 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 25. Weight in Grams: 394.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
576
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140447026
ISBN
9780140447026
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.78

Paperback. BIC Classification: 1FB; DNF; WBA; WTH; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 137 x 204 x 19. Weight in Grams: 264.
Publisher
Broadway Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Original
Condition
New
SKU
V9780307885944
ISBN
9780307885944
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.94

Hardcover. Richardson provides information on the codicology and palaeography of the texts and on the talents and habits of the scholars who created them. Num Pages: 187 pages, illustrations, facsimiles. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DNF; DSBB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 235 x 157 x 21. Weight in Grams: 445. In good to very good condition. A fine reading copy
Publisher
University of Toronto Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1993
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0016296
ISBN
9780802028662
Hardback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.64

Paperback. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1HBE; 3JMG; DNJ; JPWQ; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 155 x 233 x 29. Weight in Grams: 438.
Publisher
Granta Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783782345
ISBN
9781783782345
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 9.00

Paperback. Offers a collection of wit and wisdom that demonstrates the author's vision and his style. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 5. Weight in Grams: 56.
Publisher
Penguin Classics London
Number of pages
64
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141192680
ISBN
9780141192680
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 8.62

Paperback. A selection of Gramsci's writings in one volume including his most important political, cultural and historical work. The collection focuses on key concepts - such as hegemony, passive revolution, civil society, common sense - and important texts on Americanism and Fordism, and popular culture. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; JPA; JPFF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 137 x 33. Weight in Grams: 596.
Publisher
Lawrence & Wishart Ltd
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780853158929
ISBN
9780853158929
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.53

Hardcover. The major seventeenth-century English poet between Shakespeare and Milton, Donne is chiefly celebrated as a love poet. But he was also the author of satires and epistles, and a series of religious poems including the Holy Sonnets. This volume presents a complete portrait of this poet. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DCF; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 111 x 18. Weight in Grams: 236.
Publisher
Everyman United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1995
Edition
First
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857157222
ISBN
9781857157222
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. The author was no ordinary genius. He upset those in authority, gave captivating lectures, wrote equations on napkins in strip joints and touched countless lives everywhere. This title collects letters of Nobel Prize-winning physicist. Num Pages: 512 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: PDZ; PH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 130 x 25. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141021133
ISBN
9780141021133
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.83

Paperback. The only Latin art of war to survive, Vegetius' Epitome was for long a part of the medieval prince's military education. The core of his proposals, the maintenance of a professional standing army, was revolutionary for medieval Europe, while his theory of deterrence through strength remains the foundation of modern Western defence policy. Series: Translated Texts for Historians. Num Pages: 182 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; DNF; HBJD; HBLA; JWA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 152 x 207 x 11. Weight in Grams: 280.
Publisher
Liverpool University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
182
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
Revised, Subsequent
Condition
New
SKU
V9780853239109
ISBN
9780853239109
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.27

Paperback. Offers two works on life's fleeting pleasures by Buddhist monks from medieval Japan, but each shows a different world-view. This book includes ribald stories of drunken monks to aching nostalgia for the fading traditions of the Japanese court. Translator(s): McKinney, Meredith. Num Pages: 224 pages, maps. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 133 x 14. Weight in Grams: 166.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141192109
ISBN
9780141192109
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. From his early days Wodehouse adored cricket and references to the game run like a golden thread though his writings. He not only wrote about this glorious British pastime, but also played it well, appearing six times at Lords, where his first captain was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This book presents Wodehouse's writings on cricket. Num Pages: 224 pages, facsims., ports. BIC Classification: DNF; WSJC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 141 x 21. Weight in Grams: 168.
Publisher
Cornerstone United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
New ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099551362
ISBN
9780099551362
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.17

Mass Market Paperback. Asserts the author's belief in Joseph Conrad as a 'bloody racist' and his conviction that Conrad's novel "Heart of Darkness" only serves to perpetuate damaging stereotypes of black people. This title includes "The Trouble with Nigeria", the author's searing outpouring of his frustrations with his country. Series: Penguin Great Ideas. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180 x 111 x 8. Weight in Grams: 74.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
112
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141192581
ISBN
9780141192581
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.20

Paperback. Samuel Waters served as an officer in the Irish Constabulary in all four provinces. His recollections encompass the Fenian Rising, the Land War and the 1916 insurrection. Series: Irish Narratives S. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; 3JJ; BGHA; DNF; HBJD1; HBLL; HBLW; JKSW1; JPW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 128 x 0. Weight in Grams: 135.
Publisher
Cork University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9781859181898
ISBN
9781859181898
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.64

Hardcover. The author gives an account of his two years experience of the 'simple life' in the woods. In this book, he tells how he sought and found material and spiritual sustenance in the solitude of the cabin which he built for himself on the shore of Walden Pond, near Concord, Massachusetts. Num Pages: 295 pages. BIC Classification: BG; DNF; RNA; WND. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 209 x 137 x 27. Weight in Grams: 472.
Publisher
Everyman United Kingdom
Number of pages
295
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1992
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857151367
ISBN
9781857151367
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.27

Paperback. Through his writing and his own personal philosophy, Ralph Waldo Emerson unburdened his young country of Europe's traditional sense of history and showed Americans how to be creators of their own circumstances. This title introduces fifteen of Emerson's most significant writings. Editor(s): Ziff, Larzer. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
416
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780142437629
ISBN
9780142437629
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.17

Paperback. An introduction to Irish literature from the 1920s onwards. The title suggests the immense influence Yeats and Joyce have had on the styles, stances, and preoccupations of 20th-century Irish literature. Authors from Kinsella and Beckett to William Trevor, Seamus Heaney and Mary Lavin are included. Series: OPUS. Num Pages: 206 pages, further reading list, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; 3JJG; 3JJH; 3JJP; DNF; DSBH; DSK. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 128 x 196 x 18. Weight in Grams: 224. 1st edition. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Oxford Paperbacks
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
SKU
KOC0018192
ISBN
9780192892317
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. Disdainful of America's booming commercialism and industrialism, Henry David Thoreau left Concord, Massachusetts, in 1845 to live in solitude in the woods near Walden Pond. Walden, the account of his stay, conveys at once a naturalist's wonder at the commonplace and a Transcendentalist's yearning for spiritual truth and self-reliance. Num Pages: 432 pages, bibliog. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1st Penguin Classic Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140390445
ISBN
9780140390445
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.95

Hardcover. Presents essays on Turgenev, Goldsmith, Congreve, Gibbon and Horace Walpole. This title is suitable for for students, common readers and scholars alike. Num Pages: 768 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 161 x 46. Weight in Grams: 1044.
Publisher
Chatto & Windus
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780701206710
ISBN
9780701206710
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.99
€ 34.29

Paperback. How does it feel to be constantly regarded as a potential threat, strip-searched at every airport? Or be told that, as an actress, the part you're most fitted to play is 'wife of a terrorist'? How does it feel to have words from your native language misused, misappropriated and used aggressively towards you? Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; DQ; JFFN; JFSL1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Unbound
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783523955
ISBN
9781783523955
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.73

Paperback. A powerful yet refreshing essay collection centred around themes of confession, illness, violence and sentimentality from an exciting new American talent Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 17. Weight in Grams: 174.
Publisher
Granta Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847088420
ISBN
9781847088420
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.57

Num Pages: 192 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AF; DNF; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 152 x 16. Weight in Grams: 248. 192 pages, bibliography. Originally published in 1947, this is a classic work by one of Ireland's great interpreters of the medieval Irish world, from the seventh to the seventeenth century. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AF; DNF; JFC. Dimension: 216 x 152 x 16. Weight: 248.
Publisher
LILLIPUT PRESS
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781874675310
ISBN
9781874675310
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.90