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The Greek Alexander Romance (Penguin Classics)
The Greek Alexander Romance (Penguin Classics)
By Penguin Classics
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ean: 9780140445602, isbn: 0140445609,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Since his death in the third century BC, each age has woven its own legends around the figure of Alexander the Great.If the Hebrew tradition saw him as a preacher and prophet, to the Persians he was alternately a true king and an arch-Satan, while in...


Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves: Book I of Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene
Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves: Book I of Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene
By Brand: Canon Press
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ean: 9781885767394, isbn: 1885767390,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Edmund Spenser (1552-99) ranks just below Shakespeare, with Chaucer and Milton, in the pantheon of great writers. In The Faerie Queene, he spins a sub-created fantasy universe that would be the model for Tolkien and Lewis. This poet, whom Milton cons...


The Iliad
The Iliad
By Candlewick Press MA
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780763678326, isbn: 0763678325,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
A strikingly illustrated retelling of Homer’s classic from the team who brought us The Odyssey—Carnegie Medalist Gillian Cross and illustrator Neil Packer.After nine years of war between the Greeks and Trojans, tensions are heating up among men o...


The Aeneid
The Aeneid
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mpn: 9780226450186, ean: 9780226450186, isbn: 022645018X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
“I sing of arms and the man . . . ”   So begins the Aeneid, greatest of Western epic poems. Virgil’s story of the journey of Aeneas has been a part of our cultural heritage for so many centuries that it’s all too easy to lose sight of the po...


The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki (Penguin Classics)
The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki (Penguin Classics)
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ean: 9780140435931, isbn: 014043593X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Composed in medieval Iceland, Hrolf's Saga is one of the greatest of all mythic-legendary sagas, relating half-fantastical events that were said to have occurred in fifth-century Denmark. It tells of the exploits of King Hrolf and of his famous champ...


1981.: Letters, thoughts and poetry.
1981.: Letters, thoughts and poetry.
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ean: 9781726241717, isbn: 1726241718,

1981. contains past letters, thoughts, poetry and very personal writings; retelling the journey of a woman dealing with the trauma of being abandoned at birth by her biological mother and the ensuing attributable effects of obesity and food addiction...




The Complete Poems (Penguin Classics)
The Complete Poems (Penguin Classics)
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mpn: 9780140433630, ean: 9780140433630, isbn: 0140433635,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
"I may assert Eternal ProvidenceAnd justify the ways of God to men"John Milton was a master of almost every type of verse, from the classical to the religious and from the lyrical to the epic. His early poems include the devotional 'On the Morning of...


The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne (Modern Library Classics)
The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne (Modern Library Classics)
By Donne, John/ Coffin, Charles M.
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mpn: 9780375757341, ean: 9780375757341, isbn: 0375757341,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
This Modern Library edition contains all of John Donne's great metaphysical love poetry. Here are such well-known songs and sonnets as "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "The Extasie," and "A Nocturnall Upon S. Lucies Day," along with the love ele...


The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization
The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization
By Random House
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ean: 9780812998931, isbn: 0812998936,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
The story of literature in sixteen acts—from Homer to Harry Potter, including The Tale of Genji, Don Quixote, The Communist Manifesto, and how they shaped world history In this groundbreaking book, Martin Puchner leads us on a remarkable journey th...


Sunjata: A New Prose Version
Sunjata: A New Prose Version
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ean: 9781624664946, isbn: 1624664946,

"After existing orally for hundreds of years, Sunjata was written down in the 20th century. David Conrad, who recorded a new version of the epic, has now crafted a prose translation that preserves the oral flavor of live performance. The result is a ...


The Tain: Translated from the Irish Epic Tain Bo Cuailnge
The Tain: Translated from the Irish Epic Tain Bo Cuailnge
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780192803733, isbn: 0192803735,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
The Táin Bó Cuailnge, center-piece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's greatest epic. Thomas Kinsella's lively translation is based on the partial texts in two medieval manuscripts, with elements from other versions. Th...


Idylls of the King (Penguin Classics)
Idylls of the King (Penguin Classics)
By imusti
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ean: 9780140422535, isbn: 0140422536,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Tennyson had a life-long interest in the legend of King Arthur and after the huge success of his poem 'Morte d'Arthur' he built on the theme with this series of twelve poems, written in two periods of intense creativity over nearly twenty years. Idyl...


The Mahabharata: A Shortened Modern Prose Version of the Indian Epic
The Mahabharata: A Shortened Modern Prose Version of the Indian Epic
By University of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226051659, isbn: 022605165X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
This book is in great condition! No writing or highlighting. I have included my post-its with useful points from the course I took (I can remove them at your request)....


Beowulf: A Dual-Language Edition
Beowulf: A Dual-Language Edition
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mpn: 9781400096220, ean: 9781400096220, isbn: 1400096227,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
The first major poem in English literature, Beowulf tells the story of the life and death of the legendary hero Beowulf in his three great battles with supernatural monsters. The ideal Anglo-Saxon warrior-aristocrat, Beowulf is an example of the hero...


The Elder Edda: A Book of Viking Lore (Penguin Classics)
The Elder Edda: A Book of Viking Lore (Penguin Classics)
By Penguin Classics
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ean: 9780140435856, isbn: 0140435859,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Compiled by an unknown scribe in Iceland around 1270, and based on sources dating back centuries earlier, these mythological and heroic poems tell of gods and mortals from an ancient era: the giant-slaying Thor, the doomed Völsung family, the Hel-ri...


Tristan: With the Surviving Fragments of the 'Tristran of Thomas' (Penguin Classics)
Tristan: With the Surviving Fragments of the 'Tristran of Thomas' (Penguin Classics)
By Penguin Classics
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ean: 9780140440980, isbn: 0140440984,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
One of the great romances of the Middle Ages, Tristan, written in the early thirteenth century, is based on a medieval love story of grand passion and deceit. By slaying a dragon, the young prince Tristan wins the beautiful Isolde's hand in marriage ...


The Iliad
The Iliad
By Farrar Straus Giroux
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mpn: 9780374529055, ean: 9780374529055, isbn: 0374529051,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Anger be now your song, immortal one,Akhilleus' anger, doomed and ruinous, that caused the Akhaians loss on bitter lossand crowded brave souls into the undergloom, leaving so many dead men-carrionfor dogs and birds; and the will of Zeus was done.-Lin...


Paradise Lost (Hackett Classics)
Paradise Lost (Hackett Classics)
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ean: 9780872207332, isbn: 0872207331,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Paradise Lost remains as challenging and relevant today as it was in the turbulent intellectual and political environment in which it was written. This edition aims to bring the poem as fully alive to a modern reader as it would have been to Milton's...


The Faerie Queene, Book One (Hackett Classics) (Bk. 1)
The Faerie Queene, Book One (Hackett Classics) (Bk. 1)
By HACKETT
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ean: 9780872208070, isbn: 0872208079,

Framed in Spenser's distinctive, opulent stanza and in some of the trappings of epic, Book One of Spenser's The Faerie Queene consists of a chivalric romance that has been made to a typical recipe--fierce warres and faithfull loves--but that has been...



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