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A Reading of Lucretius' De Rerum Natura

by Lee Fratantuono

<span><span>Lucretius’ philosophical epic </span><span style="font-style:italic;">De Rerum Natura</span><span> (</span><span style="font-style:italic;">On the Nature of Things</span><span>) is a lengthy didactic and narrative celebration of the ...

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Absalom and Achitophel

by John Dryden

<p><span>Absalom and Achitophel is a landmark poetic political satire by John Dryden. The poem exists in two parts. The first part, of 1681, is undoubtedly by Dryden. The second part, of 1682, was written by another hand, most likely Nahum Tate,

ISBN: 9781498918701

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Aeneid

by Virgil

<p>When Troy falls at the end of the Trojan War, the Trojan hero Aeneas and his followers embark on a journey to find a new home. After recounting the disastrous end of the war and the Greek ruse of the Trojan Horse, Aeneas and his men struggle ...

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Aeneid

by Virgil

The Aeneid is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil between 29 and 19 BC, that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who traveled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans. It is composed of 9,896 lines in dactylic hexameter. ...

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Aeneid

by Virgil

The Aeneid is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil between 29 and 19 BC, that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who traveled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans. It is composed of 9,896 lines in dactylic hexameter. ...

ISBN: 9781681056746

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Aeneid

by Virgil

The Aeneid can be divided into two halves based on the disparate subject matter of Books 1–6 (Aeneas’s journey to Latium in Italy) and Books 7–12 (the war in Latium). These two halves are commonly regarded as reflecting Virgil’s ambition to ...

ISBN: 9781681056760

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Aislinge Meic Conglinne: The Vision of Mac Conglinne

by Preston-Matto, Lahney

Aislinge Meic Conglinne, an anonymous Middle Irish romance, recounts the efforts of the eponymous hero to exchange the hardscrabble life of a clerical scholar for the prestigious life of a poet. Mac Conglinne wins the patronage of Cathal mac ...

ISBN: 9780815651277

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An Essay on Man

by Alexander Pope

Pope’s life as a writer falls into three periods, answering fairly enough to the three reigns in which he worked. Under Queen Anne he was an original poet, but made little money by his verses; under George I. he was chiefly a translator, and ...

ISBN: 9788892586413

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An Old Babylonian Version Of The Gilgamesh Epic

by Anonymous & JKL Classics

<p>Edith and Frances, living with their mother on a tiny farm in the south-west of Australia, are visited by their cousin Leopold and his Armenian friend Aram. The two young men are taking the long way home after working on an archeological dig ...

ISBN: 6610000014842

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An Old Babylonian Version of the Gilgamesh Epic

by Anonymous

The Epic of Gilgamesh dates back to the 20th century B.C.E. and is considered by many to be one of the original pieces of world literature. It has inspired and influenced generations of mythology, religion, and storytelling, and tells the tale ...

ISBN: 9781681059235

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Aristotle on the Art of Poetry

by Aristotle

Aristotle on the art of poetry is an English translation of Aristotle’s Poetics, a somewhat-fragmentary, yet nonetheless vital analysis of dramatic and literary theory. It was published in 1909 and translated from the Greek by Ingram ...

ISBN: 9781681058740

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Ars Amatoria, or The Art of Love

by Ovid

Ovid was an ancient Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus. Ovid was a younger peer of Horace and Virgil and together they were the major poets of Latin literature. The Metamorphoses is Ovid’s most famous work and was very influential

ISBN: 9781531284299

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Beowulf

by Anonymous

Books for All Kinds of Readers ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand accessible format editions on the market today. Each edition has been optimized for maximum readability using our patent-pending conversion technology. We are

ISBN: 9781442948587

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Caressing Myths

by Libros Libertad Publishing

<p>Dina Georgantopoulos was born in Vrahati, Corinth. She studied at the Law School of Athens. Her poems have appeared in various literary magazines on line and in paper form. “Caressing Myths” is her first poetry book outside Greece.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781310672309

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Chinese Rhyme-Prose

by Lucas Klein

<b>Selected as one of the sixty-five masterpieces for the UNESCO Collection of Representative Works</b><br><br>The <i>fu</i>, or rhyme-prose, is a major poetic form in Chinese literature, most popular between the 2nd century b.c. and 6th century

ISBN: 9789629969301

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Civil War

by Lucan

<b>A magnificent new translation of the enduring epic about the sundering of the Roman Republic.<br></b><br>Lucan lived from 39-65 AD at a time of great turbulence in Rome. His <i>Civil War</i> portrays two of the most colorful and powerful ...

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Delphi Collected Poetical Works of Hafez (Illustrated)

by Hafez & Delphi Classics

<strong>The collected works of Hafez, the fourteenth century poet of Shiraz, are regarded as a pinnacle of Persian literature. The extraordinary popularity of afe’ poetry in all Persian-speaking lands stems from his concise, often colloquial, ...

ISBN: 9781786562104

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Delphi Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell (Illustrated)

by James Russell Lowell & Delphi Classics

<strong>The Romantic poet James Russell Lowell was associated with the Fireside Poets, a group of New England writers that were among the first American poets to rival the popularity of British poets. Their poetry usually employed conventional ...

ISBN: 9781786562074

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Delphi Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Moore (Illustrated)

by Thomas Moore & Delphi Classics

<strong>Regarded as Ireland's national bard, Thomas Moore was a poet, satirist, composer, and political propagandist, as well as a close friend of Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of ...

ISBN: 9781786562081

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Delphi Complete Works of Sidonius Apollinaris (Illustrated)

by Sidonius Apollinaris & Delphi Classics

<strong>Poet, diplomat and bishop, Sidonius Apollinaris is regarded as the most important surviving author of fifth-century Gaul. His poetry features panegyrics and short poems addressed to friends, while his nine books of letters shed valuable ...

ISBN: 9781786563835

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