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7 Greeks

by New Directions

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

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A HUNDRED VERSES FROM OLD JAPAN - 100 verses with notes from the Hyaku-nin-isshiu

'Single Verses by a Hundred People'

by Various Unknown

<p>The Hyaku-nin-isshiu, or 'Single Verses by a Hundred People', were collected together in Japan during A.D. 1235. These have been penned in the Tanka style, which has five lines and thirty-one syllables, arranged 5-7-5-7-7 which is an unusual ...

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A Reading of Lucretius' De Rerum Natura

by Lee Fratantuono

<p>Lucretius’ philosophical epic <em>De Rerum Natura</em> (<em>On the Nature of Things</em>) is a lengthy didactic and narrative celebration of the universe and, in particular, the world of nature and creation in which humanity finds its abode. ...

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A Short Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

by J. B. Bessinger

<p>The author has attempted to cover the vocabulary of the whole corpus of Anglo-Saxon verse and make the word-list as broadly useful as possible for the general student of Anglo-Saxon literature.</p> ...

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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. ...

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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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Alexander Pope Complete Works – World’s Best Collection

150+ Works All Poetry, Poems, Prose, Iliad, Odyssey & Rarities Plus Biography

by Alexander Pope & Leslie Stephen

<p><strong>Alexander Pope Complete Works World's Best Collection</strong></p> <p>This is the world’s best Alexander Pope collection, including the most complete set of Pope’s works available plus many free bonus ...

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An Essay on Man

by Alexander Pope

<p>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 ...

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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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Ars Amatoria, or The Art of Love

by Ovid

<p>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 ...

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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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Brontë Sisters: Complete Poems

by Brontë Sisters, Charlotte Brontë & Emily Brontë

<p>CONTENTS Pilate's Wife's Dream. Faith and Despondency. A Reminiscence. Mementos. Stars. The Philosopher. The Arbour. Home. The Wife's Will. Remembrance. Vanitas Vanitatum, Omnia Vanitas. The Wood. A Death-Scene. Song. The Penitent. Music on ...

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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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Cavalcanty

by Peter Hughes

<p>Peter Hughes has taken Guido Cavalcanti's groundbreaking poems and used them as springboards for his own creative versions. Cavalcanti was a 13th-century Tuscan poet who brought an extraordinary intensity and craft to his explorations of the ...

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Chinese Rhyme-Prose

by Lucas Klein

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

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Civil War

by Lucan

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

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