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7 Greeks

by New Directions

<p>"Overall, this volume will afford great pleasure to scholars, teachers, and also those who simply love to watch delightful souls disport themselves in language."—Anne Carson</p> Here is a colorful variety pf works by seven Greek poets and ...

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A Book of Sibyls: Mrs. Barbauld, Miss Edgeworth, Mrs. Opie, Miss Austen

by Mrs. Richmond Ritchie

Biographical sketches of Mrs. Barbauld, Miss Edgeworth, Mrs. Opie, and Jane Austen, first published in 1883. According to Wikipedia: " Anne Isabella, Lady Ritchie, née Thackeray (9 June 1837 26 February 1919) was an English writer. She was the

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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,

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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

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 ...

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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 ...

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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

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Beowulf

by Anonymous

King Hrothgar of Denmark has a problem: though his land prospers, his great mead-hall is plagued nightly by a horrible beast, Grendel, that pillages and kills his men. Leaving his home in Sweden, the warrior Beowulf sails to the king's aid. ...

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Beowulf: An Anglo-Saxon Epic Poem

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by Lesslie Hall

It may be the oldest surviving long poem in Old English and is commonly cited as one of the most important works of Old English literature. A date of composition is a matter of contention among scholars; the only certain dating pertains to the ...

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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> ...

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Carmina

by Gaius Valerius Catullus

Catullus is a companion of lovers and of those whom love has disappointed. He is also a satirical and epigrammatic writer who savagely consoles with laughter. Carmina captures in English both the mordant, scathing wit and also the concise ...

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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

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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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Dante's Inferno

The Vision of Hell from The Divine Comedy

by Dante Alighieri

<em>Inferno </em>is the first part of Italian poet Dante Alighieri's epic poem <em>Divine Comedy</em>. The allegory describes Dante's journey through the depths of Hell. He is led by the Roman poet Virgil down into the nine circles of Hell, each

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