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In the Clutches of the Law: Clarence Darrow's Letters
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ean: 9780520265585, isbn: 0520265580,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
This volume presents a selection of 500 letters by Clarence Darrow, the pre-eminent courtroom lawyer of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Randall Tietjen selected these letters from over 2,200 letters in archives around the country, as...
The Music of Tragedy: Performance and Imagination in Euripidean Theater
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ean: 9780520295902, isbn: 0520295900,
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The Music of Tragedy offers a new approach to the study of classical Greek theater by examining the use of musical language, imagery, and performance in the late work of Euripides. Naomi Weiss demonstrates that Euripides’ allusions to music-making ...
Emerson: The Mind on Fire
ean: 9780520088085, isbn: 0520088085,
Ralph Waldo Emerson is one of the most important figures in the history of American thought, religion, and literature. The vitality of his writings and the unsettling power of his example continue to influence us more than a hundred years after his d...
The Complete Poetry: A Bilingual Edition
ean: 9780520245525, isbn: 0520245520,
This first translation of the complete poetry of Peruvian César Vallejo (1892-1938) makes available to English speakers one of the greatest achievements of twentieth-century world poetry. Handsomely presented in facing-page Spanish and English, this...
Learned Girls and Male Persuasion: Gender and Reading in Roman Love Elegy
ean: 9780520233812, isbn: 0520233816,
This study transforms our understanding of Roman love elegy, an important and complex corpus of poetry that flourished in the late first century b.c.e. Sharon L. James reads key poems by Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid for the first time from the pers...
In Search of God the Mother: The Cult of Anatolian Cybele
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ean: 9780520210240, isbn: 0520210247,
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This book examines one of the most intriguing figures in the religious life of the ancient Mediterranean world, the Phrygian Mother Goddess, known to the Greeks and Romans as Cybele or Magna Mater, the Great Mother. Her cult was particularly prominen...
Mark Twain's Letters, Volume 6: 1874-1875 (Mark Twain Papers)
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mpn: 53 b&w illustrations, index, tables, ean: 9780786868285, isbn: 0786868287,
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Mark Twain's letters for 1874 and 1875 encompass one of his most productive and rewarding periods as author, husband and father, and man of property. He completed the writing of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, published the major collection Sketches, N...
3: Letters From a Life: The Selected Letters of Benjamin Britten, Volume Three, 1946-1951
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mpn: 16pp b/w photos, ean: 9780520242593, isbn: 0520242599,
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This long-awaited third volume of composer Benjamin Britten's remarkable letters covers the years 1946–51. Fresh from the astonishing success of his great first opera, Peter Grimes, Britten was vital to the post-war rebuilding of the arts in Great ...
Moby Dick; or, The Whale
ean: 9780520043541, isbn: 0520043545,
This trade edition of Moby-Dick is a reduced version of the Arion Press Moby-Dick, which was published in 1979 in a limited edition of 250 copies and has been hailed as a modern masterpiece of bookmaking. It was hand set under the supervision of one ...
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