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Beowulf
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|August 20, 2010

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Beowulf is the conventional title of an Old English heroic epic poem consisting of 3182 alliterative long lines, set in Scandinavia, commonly cited as one of the most important works of Anglo-Saxon literature. It survives in a single manuscript known as the…
Artists All: Creativity, the University, and the World

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Basic human drives—curiosity, passion, the need to provide shape and structure, the excitement of discovery—underlie all human creativity. Different minds and sensibilities necessarily focus on different aspects of human experience. However, in our…
How To Read A Poem
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|April 1, 1984

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An introductory text that is both an anthology of over 200 poems and a comprehensive exploration of the form. Over 100 poets featured; those most widely represented include Blake, Byron, cummings, Dickinson, Donne, Alan Dugan, Frost, Louise Gluck, George Herbert,…
The Art Of Translating Poetry
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|January 9, 2006

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This book by a well-known translator and critic is divided into two parts, the first dealing with the linguistic and other more technical aspects of translating poetry, the second involved with more practice-oriented matters. The chapters in Part One examine the…
The Art of Translating Prose
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|June 11, 2004

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There has been very little linguistically sound discussion of the differences between poetry and prose, and virtually no discussion of any sort of the practical consequences of those differences for the translation of prose. The Art of Translating Prose presents…
Yankee Doric: America Before The Civil War, A Novel
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|June 1, 2010

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America's war against itself developed slowly, pressing on people in all walks and ways of life. The Bingham family-of New England, then rural New York, then the great city of New York-was, like everyone else, caught up in deep, churning passions. The Bingham…
The Canterbury Tales
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|November 18, 2008

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Lively, absorbing, often outrageously funny, Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales is a work of genius, an undisputed classic that has held a special appeal for each generation of readers. The Tales gathers twenty-nine of literature’s most enduring (and endearing)…
41 Stories: 150th Anniversary Edition
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|July 3, 2007

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The Master of Irony Readers the world over recognize O. Henry as the best short story writer of the early twentieth century. Widely known as a master of irony, O. Henry also displays here dazzling wordplay and a wry combination of pathos and humor.
The Song of the Cid
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|March 31, 2009

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From a legendary translator: a magnificent new rendering of Spain's national epic Venture into the heart of Islamic Spain in this vibrant, rollicking new translation of The Song of the Cid , the only surviving epic from medieval Spain. Banished from the court of…
Julius Caesar
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|September 27, 2006

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The Annotated Milton: Complete English Poems

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Affordable, compact, and authoritative, this one-volume edition of The Annotated Milton encompasses the monumental sweep of John Milton’s poetry. Here are Milton’ s early works, including his first great poem, “On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity,” the light and…
Henry the Fourth, Part One
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|April 20, 2006

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