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Oxford Classics: Teaching and Learning 1800-2000

by Christopher Stray

Oxford, the home of lost causes, the epitome of the world of medieval and renaissance learning in Britain, has always fascinated at a variety of levels: social, institutional, cultural. Its rival, Cambridge,...


Textual Permanence: Roman Elegists and Epigraphic Tradition

by Teresa Ramsby

Textual Permanence is the first book to examine the influence of the Roman epigraphic tradition on Latin elegiac poetry. The frequent use of invented inscriptions within the works of Rome's elegiac poets suggests...


Asclepius: A Secret Discourse of Hermes Trismegistus

by Clement Salaman

The Asclepius is one of two philosophical books ascribed to the legendary sage of Ancient Egypt, Hermes Trismegistus, who was believed in classical and renaissance times to have lived shortly after Moses. The...


Introduction to Nineteenth-Century French Literature

by Tim Farrant

Takes the literature of the period both as a window on various mindsets and as an object of fascination in its own right. Beginning with history, the century's biggest problem and potential, this title looks...


Virgil: Aeneid I

by Virgil & Keith Maclennan

In Book I of the Aeneid, Aeneas is shipwrecked on the coast of North Africa, near where the Phoenician queen Dido is building a city that will become Carthage. Aeneas and Dido meet. Their doomed love is set...


Supplemental Apology for Believers in Shakespeare Papers: Volume 26

by George Chalmers

First published in 1971. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses from Washington to Obama

by Various

A collection of US inauguration speeches from Washington to Obama. At the beginning of a term each new President of the United States delivers their inauguration speech to the nation. Here in one volume are...


Essays and Lectures

by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900) is remembered best for his sharp wit, his comedic plays and for his contribution to aestheticism and decadence. In this collection of essays, however, Wilde writes predominantly on...


Epigrams from the Anthologia Latina: Text,Translation and Commentary

by N.M. Kay

This scholarly edition consists of the Latin text, with translation and detailed commentary, of a sequence of epigrams from the "Anthologia Latina". Although text and interpretation of these pieces present frequent...


Essays on Life by Thomas Mitchell, Farmer

by Thomas Mitchell & Allan Cameron

Just before the First World War destroyed a generation and divided Europe for almost a century, a farmer in a remote part of Aberdeenshire sat down at the age for forty-three to write his thoughts on how to...


Things Written Randomly in Doubt

by Allan Cameron

A work in three parts, Things Written starts with aphorisms in “How Not to Be a Ruminant”, shifts to essays in “Weights and Counterweights”, and concludes with poetry in “By the Metre”. Some arguments...


Journeys to the Underworld

by Fiona Pitt-Kethley

In her quest for the Sibyl in various locations in classical Italy, the author learns as much about casual sex and the concupiscence of the continental male as she does about the glory of antiquity. 'As a caculatedly...


The Pan Principle

by Fiona Pitt-Kethley

The Pan Principle is the story of a woman's travels in search of a variety of sites sacret to god Pan in Greece. Pan, half-goat, half-man, is the only god who is said by the ancients to have died. The mystery...


A Writer's Commonplace Book

by Rosemary Friedman

In effect the personal notebook of a distinguished and highly individualistic novelist and writer, this is an eclectic collection of more than a thousand short quotations that have struck a chord with the author...


The Matters of Life, Death, and More

by Aleksandar Hemon

"The genius of Aleksandar Hemon’s prose is a well-established, universally acknowledged fact. But his ability to read a soccer match—to really, deeply understand it—will strike readers with the force of...


Reading and Writing History from Bruni to Windschuttle: Essays in Honour of Gary Ianziti

by Christian Thorsten Callisen

Featuring work by researchers in the fields of early modern studies, Italian studies, ecclesiastical history and historiography, this volume of essays adds to a rich corpus of literature on Renaissance and early...


The Formation of the Child in Early Modern Spain

by Grace E. Coolidge

Employing a variety of creative, interdisciplinary approaches, contributors examine early modern Spanish children's lives, the role of children within the larger family, adult perceptions of childhood, images...


Music and Identity in Ireland and Beyond

by Mark Fitzgerald & John O'Flynn

This interdisciplinary volume of essays contemplates whether 'music in Ireland' can be regarded as one interrelated plane of cultural and/or national identity, given the various conceptions and contexts of both...


Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Alice No Pais Das Maravilhas Parallel Text (English-Portuguese) Edition

by Lewis Carroll

At Bilingualing, we have reproduced this classic novel by Lewis Carroll in a bilingual language format of English and Portuguese for language learners of all ages. learning english, learn portuguese, parallel...


Digital Archetypes: Adaptations of Early Temple Architecture in South and Southeast Asia

by Sambit Datta & David Beynon

This multi-disciplinary study of early archetypal Brahmanic, Hindu and Buddhist temple architectures examines how the styles from northwest India were adapted as they spread into Southeast Asia. It unravels...