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Why I Write (Penguin Great Ideas)
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mpn: 9780143036357, ean: 9780143036357, isbn: 0143036351,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
A selection of George Orwell's politically charged essays on language and writing that give context to his dystopian classic, 1984Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves—and each other. ...
Chaucer and the Tradition of the Roman Antique (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature)
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521051002, isbn: 0521051002,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
This is a detailed investigation of Chaucer's poetics in Troilus and Criseyde and the Knight's Tale in relation to an important continental narrative tradition. It is the first such wide-ranging study since Charles Muscatine's seminal Chaucer and the...
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ean: 9780571347155, isbn: 0571347150,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Seamus Heaney had the idea to form a personal selection of poems from across the entire arc of his writing life, small yet comprehensive enough to serve as an introduction for all comers. He never managed to do this himself, and no other edition exis...
Notebook of a Return to the Native Land (Wesleyan Poetry Series)
By Wesleyan University Press
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ean: 9780819564528, isbn: 0819564524,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Aimé Césaire's masterpiece, Notebook of a Return to the Native Land, is a work of immense cultural significance and beauty. The long poem was the beginning of Césaire's quest for négritude, and it became an anthem of Blacks around the world. With...
La llamada de la tribu / The Call of the Tribe (Spanish Edition)
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ean: 9781947783393, isbn: 1947783394,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
La llamada de la tribu es una autobiografía intelectual de Mario Vargas Llosa.La diferencia con libros como El pez en el agua es que aquí el protagonismo no lo tienen las vivencias del autor, sino las lecturas que moldearon su forma de pensar y de ...
The Italian Renaissance Reader (Meridian S)
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ean: 9780452010130, isbn: 0452010136,
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A single volume introduction to the major writers of the Italian Renaissance—Petrarch, Boccaccio, Alberti, della Mirandola, da Vinci, Castiglione, Machiavelli, Buonarroti, Guicciardini, Cellini, and Vasari....
T. S. Eliot: Collected Poems, 1909-1962 (The Centenary Edition)
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mpn: 9780151189786, ean: 9780151189786, isbn: 0151189781,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
There is no more authoritative collection of the poetry that Eliot himself wished to preserve than this volume, published two years before his death in 1965.Poet, dramatist, critic, and editor, T. S. Eliot was one of the defining figures of twentieth...
CliffsComplete Shakespeare's Hamlet
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ean: 9780764585685, isbn: 0764585681,
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In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel's complete text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to help you understand unusual words and phrasing. You'll also find all the commentary and resources of a standard CliffsNotes...
The American Transcendentalists: Essential Writings (Modern Library Classics)
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mpn: 9780812975093, ean: 9780812975093, isbn: 081297509X,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Transcendentalism was the first major intellectual movement in U.S. history, championing the inherent divinity of each individual, as well as the value of collective social action. In the mid-nineteenth century, the movement took off, changing how Am...
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ean: 9780399563300, isbn: 039956330X,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
The New York Times bestseller."This book is full of wonders...Loose teeth, chewing gum, it all becomes noble, almost holy, under Knausgaard’s patient, admiring gaze. The world feels repainted.” —The New York TimesFrom the author of the monumen...
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
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mpn: 9780151686568, ean: 9780151686568, isbn: 0151686564,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Eliot’s famous collection of nonsense verse about cats-the inspiration for the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats. This edition features pen-and-ink drolleries by Edward Gorey throughout....
The Iliad / The Odyssey
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mpn: 9780147712554, ean: 9780147712554, isbn: 0147712556,
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Gripping listeners and readers for more than 2,700 years, The Iliad is the story of the Trojan War and the rage of Achilles. Combining the skills of a poet and scholar, Robert Fagles brings the energy of contemporary language to this enduring heroic ...
The Poetics of Space
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mpn: 40543560, ean: 9780143107521, isbn: 0143107526,
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A beloved multidisciplinary treatise comes to Penguin ClassicsSince its initial publication in 1958, The Poetics of Space has been a muse to philosophers, architects, writers, psychologists, critics, and readers alike. The rare work of irresistibly...
Purgatorio: The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Vol. 2
By Oxford University Press USA
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ean: 9780195087451, isbn: 0195087453,
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In the early 1300s, Dante Alighieri set out to write the three volumes which make the up The Divine Comedy. Purgatorio is the second volume in this set and opens with Dante the poet picturing Dante the pilgrim coming out of the pit of hell. Similar t...
The Essays: A Selection (Penguin Classics)
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ean: 9780140446029, isbn: 0140446028,
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A survey of one of the giants of Renaissance thought, The Essays: A Selection collects some of Michel de Montaigne's most startling and original works, translated from the French and edited with an introduction and notes by M.A. Screech in Penguin Cl...
Parzival (Penguin Classics)
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ean: 9780140443615, isbn: 0140443614,
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Composed in the early thirteenth century, Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival is the re-creation and completion of the story left unfinished by its initiator Chrétien de Troyes. It follows Parzival from his boyhood and career as a knight in the court ...
The Poem of the Cid: Dual Language Edition (Penguin Classics) (Spanish Edition)
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ean: 9780140444469, isbn: 0140444467,
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One of the finest of epic poems, and the only one to have survived from medieval Spain, The Poem of the Cid recounts the adventures of the warlord and nobleman Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar - 'Mio Cid'. A forceful combination of heroic fiction and historica...
Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings (Penguin Classics)
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ean: 9780143108320, isbn: 0143108328,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
The definitive translation by Dick Davis of the great national epic of Iran—now newly revised and expanded to be the most complete English-language edition Dick Davis—“our pre-eminent translator from the Persian” (The Washington Post)—ha...
One Hundred Lyrics and a Poem
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ean: 9780571348909, isbn: 0571348904,
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Everything I’ve ever doneEverything I ever doEvery place I’ve ever beenEverywhere I’m going toOver a career that spans four decades and thirteen studio albums with Pet Shop Boys, Neil Tennant has consistently proved himself to be one of the mos...
Favorite Poems Old and New: Selected For Boys and Girls
By Doubleday Books for Young Readers
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mpn: 9780385076968, ean: 9780385076968, isbn: 0385062494,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
Over 700 classic and modern poems written by poets from William Shakespeare to J. R. R. Tolkien, Emily Dickinson to Langston Hughes, and covering a range of favorite topics—pets, playtime, family, nature, and nonsense—ensure that there’s a poem...
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