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The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt
The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt
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ean: 9780679733843, isbn: 0679733841,

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By one of the most profoundly influential thinkers of our century, The Rebel is a classic essay on revolution. For Albert Camus, the urge to revolt is one of the "essential dimensions" of human nature, manifested in man's timeless Promethean struggle...


Lyrical Ballads (Routledge Classics) (Volume 58)
Lyrical Ballads (Routledge Classics) (Volume 58)
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When it was first published, Lyrical Ballads enraged the critics of the day: Wordsworth and Coleridge had given poetry a voice, one decidedly different to that which had been voiced before. This acclaimed Routledge Classics edition offers the reader ...


The Classical Tradition (Harvard University Press Reference Library)
The Classical Tradition (Harvard University Press Reference Library)
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mpn: 9780674072275, ean: 9780674072275, isbn: 0674072278,

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How do we get from the polis to the police? Or from Odysseus’ sirens to an ambulance’s? The legacy of ancient Greece and Rome has been imitated, resisted, misunderstood, and reworked by every culture that followed. In this volume, some five hundr...


Exemplary Stories (Oxford World's Classics)
Exemplary Stories (Oxford World's Classics)
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More popular in their day than Don Quxixote, Cervantes's Exemplary Stories (1613) surprise, challenge and delight. Ranging from the picaresque to the satirical, the Exemplary Stories defy the conventions of heroic chivalric literature through a combi...


Plautus: Amphitruo (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)
Plautus: Amphitruo (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)
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This is the first edition of Platus' Amphitruo to appear in English for approximately forty years. It contains introductory essays, Latin text and a line-by-line commentary. Students will find this an indispensable tool in reading and translating the...


Comparative Greek and Latin Syntax (Bcp Advanced Language S)
Comparative Greek and Latin Syntax (Bcp Advanced Language S)
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Modern students' lack of formal training in the grammar even of their own language leads to an impatience with the jargon and rules of syntax in their study of the ancient inflected languages. This comparative approach to Greek and Latin (first publi...


Pierre Reverdy (NYRB Poets)
Pierre Reverdy (NYRB Poets)
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The great Pierre Reverdy, comrade to Picasso and Braque, peer and contemporary of Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams, is among the most mysteriously satisfying of twentieth-century poets, his poems an uncanny mixture of the simple and the su...


Virgil: Georgics: Volume 1, Books I-II (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)
Virgil: Georgics: Volume 1, Books I-II (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)
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These two volumes provide a commentary, with text, on Virgil's Georgics, a poem in four books probably written between 35 and 29 BC. The introduction, in Volume 1, treats the poem's historical background and its relationship to the early years of Aug...


Eyrbyggja Saga (Penguin Classics)
Eyrbyggja Saga (Penguin Classics)
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An Icelandic saga which mixes realism with wild gothic imagination and history with eerie tales of hauntings. It dramatizes a 13th century view of the past, from the pagan anarchy of the Viking age to the settlement of Iceland, the coming of Christia...


Four French Plays: Cinna, The Misanthrope, Andromache, Phaedra (Penguin Classics)
Four French Plays: Cinna, The Misanthrope, Andromache, Phaedra (Penguin Classics)
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Four of the greatest French plays, in new translationsHere are four plays that continue to define French theater over three centuries after they were written. Corneille’s Cinna (1641) explores absolute power in ancient Rome. Molière’s comedy The...


Thomas Aquinas: Selected Writings (Penguin Classics)
Thomas Aquinas: Selected Writings (Penguin Classics)
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In his reflections on Christianity, Saint Thomas Aquinas forged a unique synthesis of ancient philosophy and medieval theology. Preoccupied with the relationship between faith and reason, he was influenced both by Aristotle's rational world view and ...


Medieval English Literature (Oxford Anthology of English Literature)
Medieval English Literature (Oxford Anthology of English Literature)
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Medieval English Literature is the first volume of the comprehensive Oxford Anthology of English Literature to be published in a second, expanded, and fully revised edition. It provides an authoritative and representative selection from the vast rich...


Ancient Egyptian Literature: An Anthology
Ancient Egyptian Literature: An Anthology
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Poetry, stories, hymns, prayers, and wisdom texts found exquisite written expression in ancient Egypt while their literary counterparts were still being recited around hearth fires in ancient Greece and Israel. Yet, because of its very antiquity and ...


An Arab-Syrian Gentleman and Warrior in the Period of the Crusades
An Arab-Syrian Gentleman and Warrior in the Period of the Crusades
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The life of Usâmah ibn-Munqidh epitomized the height of Arab civilization as it flourished in the period of the early Crusades. His memoirs present an uncommon non-European perspective and understanding of the military and cultural contact between...


Cicero, De Finibus Bonorum et Malorum 2 Volume Paperback Set: Libri Quinque (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics) (Latin Edition)
Cicero, De Finibus Bonorum et Malorum 2 Volume Paperback Set: Libri Quinque (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics) (Latin Edition)
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Published in Copenhagen in 1879, this Cambridge edition is the third edition of Cicero's De Finibus by Johan Nicolai Madvig (1804-1886), first published in 1839. A Danish politician and leading classical scholar at the University of Copenhagen, Madvi...


Asclepius: The Perfect Discourse of Hermes Trismegistus
Asclepius: The Perfect Discourse of Hermes Trismegistus
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The Asclepius is one of two philosophical books ascribed to the legendary sage of Ancient Egypt, Hermes Trismegistus, who was believed in classical and renaissance times to have lived shortly after Moses. The Greek original, lost since classical time...


The Clay Sanskrit Library: Ramayana: 5-volume Set
The Clay Sanskrit Library: Ramayana: 5-volume Set
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ean: 9780814717455, isbn: 0814717454,

The Ramáyana epic centers around Rama, the crown prince of the city of Ayódhya, providing a profound meditation on the paradox of the hero as both human and divine. After rescuing a sage from persecution by demons. Rama attends a tournament in the ...


Homer
Homer
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Homer's mythological tales of war and homecoming, the Iliad and the Odyssey, are considered to be two of the most influential works in the history of Western literature. Yet their author, 'the greatest poet that ever lived' is something of a mystery....


Daphnis and Chloe (Oxford World's Classics)
Daphnis and Chloe (Oxford World's Classics)
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Longus's romance tells the story of two teenagers, Daphnis and Chloe, who love each other but do not know how to make love. Around their predicament Longus weaves a fantasy which entertains and instructs, but never errs in taste. The hard toil and pr...


The Art of Rhetoric (Oxford World's Classics)
The Art of Rhetoric (Oxford World's Classics)
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For all men are persuaded by considerations of where their interest lies...Aristotle's Art of Rhetoric is the earliest systematic treatment of the subject, and it remains among the most incisive works on rhetoric that we possess. In it, we are asked:...



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