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Iliad of Homer (Newly Updated)

by Richmond Lattimore University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
11/2011
ISBN:
9780226470498
Format:
Pb+ 528 pages

This long-awaited new edition of Lattimore's Iliad is designed to bring the book into the twenty-first century—while leaving the...

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Shakespearean Botanical

by Margaret Willes Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9781851244379
Format:
Hbk 208 pages

When Falstaff calls upon the sky to rain potatoes in The Merry Wives of Windsor, he is highlighting the late sixteenth-century...

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Oresteia

by Aeschylus University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1989
ISBN:
9780226007724
Format:
Pbk 257 pages

Highly acclaimed as translators of Greek and Sanskrit classics, respectively, David Grene and Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty here present...

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We Need Silence to Find Out What We Think: Selected Essays

by Shirley Hazzard Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
01/2016
ISBN:
9780231173261
Format:
Hbk 248 pages

These nonfiction works span from the 1960s to the 2000s and were produced by one of the great fiction writers of the period. They...

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Little History of Literature

by John Sutherland Yale University Press
Pub Date:
08/2014
ISBN:
9780300205312
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

This 'little history' takes on a very big subject: the glorious span of literature from Greek myth to graphic novels, from The...

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On Elizabeth Bishop

by Colm Toibin Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
03/2015
ISBN:
9780691154114
Format:
Hbk 224 pages

In this book, novelist Colm Tóibín offers a deeply personal introduction to the work and life of one of his most important literary...

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Book Lovers' Anthology: A Compendium of Writing about Books, Readers and Libraries 2ed

by Bodleian Library Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9781851242481
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

Between the covers of this rich selection are excerpts from the poetry of Chaucer, Shakespeare, Wordsworth, Milton and Donne,...

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Library at Night

by Alberto Manguel Yale University Press
Pub Date:
04/2009
ISBN:
9780300151305
Format:
Pb+ 400 pages

Inspired by the process of creating a library for his fifteenth-century home near the Loire, in France, Alberto Manguel, the acclaimed...

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I'm Very into You: Correspondence 1995-1996

by Kathy Acker and McKenzie Wark Semiotext(e)
Pub Date:
02/2015
ISBN:
9781584351641
Format:
Pbk 152 pages

Why am I telling you all this? Partly 'cause the whole queerness/identity thing for me stretches through everything, absolutely...

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How to Read Literature

by Terry Eagleton Yale University Press
Pub Date:
04/2014
ISBN:
9780300205305
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

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Electronic Word: Democracy, Technology, and the Arts

by Richard A. Lanham University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1993
ISBN:
9780226468853
Format:
Pb+ 302 pages

The personal computer has revolutionized communication, and digitized text has introduced a radically new medium of expression....

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Reader on Reading

by Alberto Manguel Yale University Press
Pub Date:
06/2011
ISBN:
9780300172089
Format:
Pb+ 320 pages

In this major collection of his essays, Alberto Manguel, whom George Steiner has called the Casanova of reading, argues that the...

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Albert Camus: Elements of a Life

by Robert Zaretsky Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
10/2013
ISBN:
9780801479076
Format:
Pb+ 200 pages

'Like many others of my generation, I first read Camus in high school. I carried him in my backpack while traveling across Europe,...

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Masochism: Coldness and Cruelty and Venus in Furs

by Gilles Deleuze and Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, trans. Jean McNeil Zone Books
Pub Date:
04/1991
ISBN:
9780942299557
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

An essay where the idea of Masochism is something far more subtle & complex than the mere enjoyment of pain. Masochism is shown...

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Musings on Mortality: From Tolstoy to Primo Levi

by Victor Brombert University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
11/2015
ISBN:
9780226323824
Format:
Pb+ 200 pages

“All art and the love of art,” Victor Brombert writes at the beginning of the deeply personal Musings on Mortality, “allow us...

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