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Marcus Aurelius Antoninus to Himself

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus to Himself
  • Author : Marcus Aurelius (Emperor of Rome)
  • Publsiher : Anonim
  • Release : 20 August 2022
  • ISBN : 0987654321
  • Pages : 226 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Aladdin: A New Translation

Aladdin: A New Translation
  • Author : Paulo Lemos Horta
  • Publisher : Liveright Publishing
  • Release : 27 November 2018
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A Buzzfeed Best Book of the Year A dynamic French-Syrian translator, lauded for her lively poetic voice, tackles the enchanted world of Aladdin in this sparkling new translation. Long defined by popular film adaptations that have reductively portrayed Aladdin as a simplistic rags-to-riches story for children, this work of dazzling imagination—and occasionally dark themes—finally comes to vibrant new life. “In the capital of one of China’s vast and wealthy kingdoms,” begins Shahrazad— the tale’s imperiled-yet-ingenious storyteller—

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Zhouyi

Zhouyi
  • Author : Richard Rutt
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 September 2013
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Modern research has revealed the Book of Changes to be a royal divination manual of the Zhou state (500100 BC). This new translation synthesizes the results of modern study, presenting the work in its historical context. The first book to render original Chinese rhymes into rhymed English.

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The Book of Genesis

The Book of Genesis
  • Author : James D. Tabor
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 21 August 2020
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The first book of the Bible presented in an authentic translation that allows the English reader to "peer through" to the Hebrew and "come as close as we will probably ever come to the original text." This translation allows readers to experience the original Hebrew and the rich resonance of alliteration, pun, word play, and idiom that are so essential to the meaning of the Bible itself. These elements of the text are more than merely stylistic; they allow the

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The Stranger

The Stranger
  • Author : Albert Camus
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 08 August 2012
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With the intrigue of a psychological thriller, Camus's masterpiece gives us the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach. Behind the intrigue, Camus explores what he termed "the nakedness of man faced with the absurd" and describes the condition of reckless alienation and spiritual exhaustion that characterized so much of twentieth-century life. First published in 1946; now in translation by Matthew Ward.

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Rumi A New Translation

Rumi A New Translation
  • Author : Farrukh Dhondy
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 05 October 2011
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Marked by lyrical beauty and spiritual insight, a deep understanding of human suffering that coexists with rapturous abandon, the poems of Jalaluddin Rumi continue to be relevant almost eight centuries after they were composed, with contemporary audiences finding new meanings in them. Rumi's poems bring together the divine and the human, the mystical and the corporeal to create a vivid kaleidoscope of poetic images. While many recent 'translations' have sought to give Rumi's poetry a certain hippy sensibility, robbing it

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Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh
  • Author : Sophus Helle
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 26 October 2021
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A poem for the ages, freshly and accessibly translated by an international rising star, bringing together scholarly precision and poetic grace Gilgamesh is a Babylonian epic from three thousand years ago, which tells of King Gilgamesh's deep love for the wild man Enkidu and his pursuit of immortality when Enkidu dies. It is a story about love between men, loss and grief, the confrontation with death, the destruction of nature, insomnia and restlessness, finding peace in one's community, the voice

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The Mere Wife

The Mere Wife
  • Author : Maria Dahvana Headley
  • Publisher : MCD
  • Release : 17 July 2018
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New York Times bestselling author Maria Dahvana Headley presents a modern retelling of the literary classic Beowulf, set in American suburbia as two mothers—a housewife and a battle-hardened veteran—fight to protect those they love in The Mere Wife. From the perspective of those who live in Herot Hall, the suburb is a paradise. Picket fences divide buildings—high and gabled—and the community is entirely self-sustaining. Each house has its own fireplace, each fireplace is fitted with a

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Fear and Trembling: A New Translation

Fear and Trembling: A New Translation
  • Author : Søren Kierkegaard
  • Publisher : Liveright Publishing
  • Release : 30 November 2021
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This newly translated Fear and Trembling, a foundational document of modern philosophy and existentialism, could not be more apt for our perilous times. First published in 1843 under the pseudonym Johannes de silentio (“John of Silence”), Soren Kierkegaard’s richly resonant Fear and Trembling has for generations stood as a pivotal text in the history of moral philosophy, inspiring such artistic and philosophical luminaries as Edvard Munch, W. H. Auden, Walter Benjamin, and existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre. Now, in our era of

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Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment
  • Author : Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 20 August 2022
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An event to be celebrated, a "rare Dostoesvsky translation" (William Mills Todd III, Harvard University) that fully captures the literary achievements of the original. So essential is Crime and Punishment (1866) to global literature and even to our understanding of roiling Russia today that Edward Snowden, while confined to the Moscow airport, was given only three books to help him absorb the culture, one being Fyodor Dostoevsky's classic in which Raskolnikov, an impoverished student, sees himself as extraordinary and therefore free

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Beowulf

Beowulf
  • Author : Seamus Heaney
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 03 November 2008
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Presents a new translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic chronicling the heroic adventures of Beowulf, the Scandinavian warrior who saves his people from the ravages of the monster Grendel and Grendel's mother.

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Gilgamesh, The New Translation

Gilgamesh, The New Translation
  • Author : Gerald J. Davis
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 07 July 2014
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The EPIC OF GILGAMESH is the oldest story that has come down to us through the ages of history. It predates the BIBLE, the ILIAD and the ODYSSEY. The EPIC OF GILGAMESH relates the tale of the fifth king of the first dynasty of Uruk (in what is modern day Iraq) who reigned for one hundred and twenty-six years, according to the ancient Sumerian King List. GILGAMESH was first inscribed in cuneiform writing on clay tablets by an unknown author

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Ovid's Heroides

Ovid's Heroides
  • Author : Paul Murgatroyd,Bridget Reeves,Sarah Parker
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 18 May 2017
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This volume offers up-to-date translations of all 21 epistles of Ovid’s Heroides. Each letter is accompanied by a preface explaining the mythological background, an essay offering critical remarks on the poem, and discussion of the heroine and her treatment elsewhere in Classical literature. Where relevant, reception in later literature, film, music and art, and feminist aspects of the myth are also covered. The book also contains an introduction covering Ovid's life and works, the Augustan background, the originality of the

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