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Challenging the Code Essays on Ukrainian Literature and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781932650181, Harvard University Press, January 2019
570 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Drawn from a festschrift honoring George G. Grabowicz, the essays in this collection examine central issues in Ukrainian literature and culture with special attention to the comparative and deconstructive approaches that reflect the honoree's own wor...
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Story of Myth
ISBN: HB: 9780674185074, Harvard University Press, December 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 14 photos, 2 charts
Greek myths have long been admired as beautiful, thrilling stories but dismissed as serious objects of belief. For centuries scholars have held that Greek epics, tragedies, and the other compelling works handed down to us obscure the "real" myths tha...
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Art of Being Poetics of the Novel and Existentialist Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9780674983656, Harvard University Press, December 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 photo
"The Art of Being" is a powerful account of how the literary form of the novel reorients philosophy toward the meaning of existence. Yi-Ping Ong shows that for Kierkegaard, Sartre, and Beauvoir, the form of the novel in its classic phase yields the c...
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In Her Own Words The Life and Poetry of Aelia Eudocia
ISBN: PB: 9780674987371, Harvard University Press, December 2018
275 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
"In Her Own Words: The Life and Poetry of Aelia Eudocia" is the first full-length study to examine Eudocia's writings as a unified whole and to situate them within their wider fifth-century literary, social, and religious contexts. Responsible for ov...
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Lives of the Milanese Tyrants I Tatti Renaissance Library 88
ISBN: HB: 9780674987524, Harvard University Press, December 2018
304 pp., 21x14 cm
"Lives of the Milanese Tyrants" brings together two biographies by the most important Milanese humanist of the early fifteenth century. Pier Candido Decembrio (1399-1477) served as secretary and envoy to the bizarre and powerful Filippo Maria Viscont...
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"Tria sunt" An Art of Poetry and Prose
ISBN: HB: 9780674987531, Harvard University Press, December 2018
544 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
The "Tria sunt", named for its opening words, was a widely used and highly ambitious book composed in England in the late fourteenth century during a revival of interest in the art of poetry and prose. The backbone of this comprehensive guide to wri...
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Inventing Edward Lear
ISBN: HB: 9780674971158, Harvard University Press, December 2018
448 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 colour photos, 98 photos
Edward Lear wrote some of the best-loved poems in English, including "The Owl and the Pussycat", but the father of nonsense was far more than a poet. He was a naturalist, a brilliant landscape painter, an experimental travel writer, and an accomplish...
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Achilles Unbound Multiformity and Tradition in the Homeric Epics
ISBN: PB: 9780674987364, Harvard University Press, December 2018
225 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 8 colour illus.
Though Achilles the character is bound by fate and by narrative tradition, Achilles's poem, the "Iliad", was never fixed and monolithic in antiquity – it was multiform. And the wider epic tradition, from which the "Iliad" emerged, was yet more multif...
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Beyond Greek The Beginnings of Latin Literature
ISBN: PB: 9780674986589, ISBN: HB: 9780674055230, Harvard University Press, December 2018
326 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm
Virgil, Ovid, Cicero, Horace, and other authors of ancient Rome are so firmly established in the Western canon today that the birth of Latin literature seems inevitable. Yet, Denis Feeney boldly argues, the beginnings of Latin literature were anythin...
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Marvellous Thieves Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights
ISBN: PB: 9780674986596, ISBN: HB: 9780674545052, Harvard University Press, December 2018
384 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 26 halftones
Although many of its stories originated centuries ago in the Middle East, the "Arabian Nights" is regarded as a classic of world literature by virtue of the seminal French and English translations produced in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries....
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