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The Golden Ass (Penguin Classics)

By: "Apuleius,"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics:

Seller ID: 9780140435900

ISBN: 0140435905

Condition: GOOD

Lucius, a young man whose fascination with witchcraft leads him to believe he can be transformed into a bird, instead becomes a donkey. Whirled off by robbers, he embarks on a series of adventures and misadventures. Confronted eventually with the prospect of a stage performance where he is supposed to demonstrate his sexual prowess with a woman, he is overwhelmed by a religious vision and is finally initiated into the cult of the goddess Isis. It has been long disputed whether Apuleius meant this last-minute conversion seriously or as a final comic surprise and the challenge of interpretati... View more info

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Aristotle and Xenophon on Democracy and Oligarchy

By: "Aristotle, Xenophon the Orator, Xenophon, The Oxyrhynchus Historian"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: University of California Press:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780520029095

ISBN: 0520029097

Condition: GOOD

Three treatises survive from classical Greece under the loose title "Politeiai" (Constitutions) which are unique in character and indispensable to any student of the period. The longest and most important is Aristotle's "Constitution of Athens" which is both a history of Athenian constitutional development and a survey of the constitutional machinery of Aristotle's own day.The second, by Xenophon, is an account of the Spartan social and educational system, and the third, also attributed to Xenophon, "The Constitution of the Athenians, " though probably by an earlier author, is the first ex... View more info

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Perrine's Sound and Sense: An Introduction to Poetry

By: "Arp, Thomas R.,Johnson, Greg"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cengage Learning:

Edition: 13

Seller ID: 9781428289703

ISBN: 1428289704

Condition: GOOD

A best-selling introduction to poetry for more than fifty years, PERRINE'S SOUND AND SENSE: AN INTRODUCTION TO POETRY succinctly covers the basics of poetry with detailed chapters on the elements of poetry, unique chapters on evaluating poetry, exemplary selections, and exercises and study questions that invite students into careful study. Thomas R. Arp and Greg Johnson have assiduously continued the Perrine tradition over several recent editions. Every chapter introduction in this compact and concise anthology bears the mark of Laurence Perrine's crisp, clean, and descriptive prose, and every... View more info

le theatre et son double

By: "Artaud, Antonin"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: France, idees nfr #114: 1970

Seller ID: 5-9P008

Condition: GOOD -

"Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean and square. Underlining or highlighting throughout. Slight shelfwear to cover edges. Light crease on bottom corner of front cover. Owner's name and address on first free page. Text in French. ""Ce volume a eu une influence profonde et décisive sur l'evolution du theatre contemporain. Antonin artaud (1896-1948) critique l'envahissement du theatre par la psychologie et plaide pour un drame metaphysique que s'inspire de la grande tradition de l'Antiquite du Moyen Age et du theatre de l'Extreme-Orient.""" View more info

"Four Poets, Four Voices"

By: "Artuso, EMC, Thompson, Johnson"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Needham, MA", Wild Goose Press: 1989

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 82H004

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for curled corner. Work of 4 members of the Wild Goose Poets: Tony Arturo's include a group of poems centered on history and the Civil War; EMC's poems have a ""humanistic, accessible focus"", Elizabeth Bertlett Thompson's have been read in libraries and cafes in the Greater Boston area; Robert K. Johnson, in addition to poetry, is the author of books on Neil Simon and Francis Ford Coppola. 58 pages, 9x6""." View more info

"April Galleons (Poets, Penguin)"

By: "Ashbery, John"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Puffin:

Seller ID: 9780140586039

ISBN: 0140586032

Condition: GOOD

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Enough is Enough - A Comedy in One Act

By: "Asseng, Protais (Alex Gross, trans.)"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Ubu Repertory Theater Publications #13:

Seller ID: 6-6T003

ISBN: 0913745170

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! ""Can a man become pregnant?…A delightful, absurdist comedy with political implications."" 60 pages. Translated from the French." View more info

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St. Augustine Confessions (Oxford World's Classics)

By: "Augustine, Saint"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 9780192833723

ISBN: 0192833723

Condition: GOOD

In his own day the dominant personality of the Western Church, Augustine of Hippo today stands as perhaps the greatest thinker of Christian antiquity, and his Confessions is one of the great works of Western literature. In this intensely personal narrative, Augustine relates his rare ascent from a humble Algerian farm to the edge of the corridors of power at the imperial court in Milan, his struggle against the domination of his sexual nature, his renunciation of secular ambition and marriage, and the recovery of the faith his mother Monica had taught him during his childhood. Now, Henry C... View more info

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Sense and Sensibility (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: "Austen, Jane"

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 9780486290492

ISBN: 0486290492

Condition: GOOD

When two sisters appear to be deserted by the young men they had intended to marry, the stage is set for a delicious comedy of manners that not only showcases Austen's perception, humor and incomparable prose, but offers a splendid glimpse of upper and middle-class English society of the early 19th century. View more info

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Pride and Prejudice (Bantam Classics)

By: "Austen, Jane"

Price: $2.45

Publisher: Bantam Classics:

Seller ID: 9780553213102

ISBN: 0553213105

Condition: GOOD

For over 150 years, Pride And Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language. Jane Austen herself called this brilliant work her "own darling child." Pride And Prejudice, the story of Mrs. Bennet's attempts to marry off her five daughters is one of the best-loved and most enduring classics in English literature. Excitement fizzes through the Bennet household at Longbourn in Hertfordshire when young, eligible Mr. Charles Bingley rents the fine house nearby. He may have sisters, but he also has male friends, and one of these--the haughty, and even wealthier, Mr. Fi... View more info

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Persuasion (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: "Austen, Jane"

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics:

Seller ID: 9781593081300

ISBN: 1593081308

Condition: GOOD

"Persuasion," by Jane Austen, is part of the "Barnes & Noble Classics"" "series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of "Barnes & Noble Classics": All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. "Barnes & Noble Classics "pulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each read... View more info

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Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Classics)

By: "Austen, Jane"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780141439518

ISBN: 0141439513

Condition: GOOD

Listen to audio presented by Literary Affairs: "Pride and Prejudice." View our feature on Jane Austen. Few have failed to be charmed by the witty and independent spirit of Elizabeth Bennet. Her early determination to dislike Mr. Darcy is a prejudice only matched by the folly of his arrogant pride. Their first impressions give way to true feelings in a comedy profoundly concerned with happiness and how it might be achieved. @FirstThoughtBestThought Usually a man wills his home to his wife or kids. But sometimes, he wills it to a distant relative, so when he dies, you're out on yo... View more info

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Pride and Prejudice

By: "Austen, Jane"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780143036234

ISBN: 0143036238

Condition: GOOD

When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks him arrogant and conceited; he is indifferent to her good looks and lively mind. When she later discovers that Darcy has involved himself in the troubled relationship between his friend Bingley and her beloved sister Jane, she is determined to dislike him more than ever. In the sparkling comedy of manners that follows, Jane Austen shows the folly of judging by first impressions and superbly evokes the friendships, gossip and snobberies of provincial middle-class life. Get the complete set of Penguin Class... View more info

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Northanger Abbey: A Norton Critical Edition (First Edition) (Norton Critical Editions)

By: "Austen, Jane"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company:

Seller ID: 9780393978506

ISBN: 0393978508

Condition: GOOD

This Norton Critical Edition is the most extensively annotated student edition available. "Backgrounds" features material carefully chosen to enhance readers appreciation of the novel, including biographical commentary, early works and correspondence related to Northanger Abbey, and excerpts by Ann Radcliffe, Frances Burney, and William Wordsworth, among others, tracing Austen s connection to her Romantic contemporaries. "Criticism" collects thirteen assessments of Northanger Abbey from a wide range of voices and periods, including essays by Margaret Oliphant and Rebecca West and critics Patri... View more info

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Pride and Prejudice

By: "Austen, Jane,Johnson, Claudia L.,Wolfson, Susan J."

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pearson:

Seller ID: 9780321105073

ISBN: 0321105079

Condition: GOOD

From Longman's Cultural Editions series, Jane Austen's"Pride and Prejudice," edited by Claudia Johnson and Susan Wolfson, offers the text of the first edition and is extensively annotated in several contexts, from Austen's views, to cultural issues, to first reviews and critical reception. View more info

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Disappearances: Selected Poems

By: "Auster, Paul"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Woodstock, NY", Overlook Press: 1988

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 7NT068

ISBN: 0879513411

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Tight, bright, faint age soil to exterior, a few smudges in interior, slight curl. ""The first major selection of Paul Auster's poetry to be published in one volume...disturbing, eloquent, and utterly unique...""" View more info

The Home The Star Shone On: A Christmas Drama in One Act

By: "Averill, Esther"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", Baker's Plays: 1937

Seller ID: 68T019

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, yellowed, clean for age. Pencil notes in margins. 32 page, staple bound. Script, 12 characters, directions for music, costume, sets, props. Centers on the birth of Christ." View more info

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The Underdogs: Pictures and Scenes from the Present Revolution: a Translation of Mariano Azuela's Los De Abajo With Related Texts

By: "Azuela, Mariano"

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 9780872208346

ISBN: 0872208346

Condition: GOOD

Mariano Azuela, the first of the "novelists of the Revolution," was born in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, Mexico, in 1873. He studied medicine in Guadalajara and returned to Lagos in 1909, where he began the practice of his profession. He began his writing career early; in 1896 he published Impressions of a Student in a weekly of Mexico City. This was followed by numerous sketches and short stories, and in 1911 by his first novel, Andres Perez, maderista. Like most of the young Liberals, he supported Francisco I. Madero's uprising, which overthrew the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz, and in 1911 was... View more info

Eugenie Grandet

By: "Balzac (Pierre Citron, Chronologie et preface)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", GF Flammarion (#3): 1964

Seller ID: 10P030

ISBN: 2080700030

Condition: FINE

As new - gift quality! Text in French. View more info

Poeta Pamieta: Antologia poezji swiadectwa I sprzeciwu 1944-1984

By: "Baranczak, Stanislaw"

Price: $28.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Puls Publications:

Seller ID: 37T017

ISBN: 090758716X

Condition: NEAR FINE

As new except for slight wear to exterior edges and light pencil checks in index. Text in Polish. 386 pages + index. View more info