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  • The Picture of Dorian Gray

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    häftad, 2008, Engelska, ISBN 9780199535989

    'The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.' When Dorian Gray has his portrait painted, he is captivated by his own beauty. Tempted by his world-weary, decadent

  • Theogony and Works and Days

    häftad, 2008, Engelska, ISBN 9780199538317

    Hesiod, who lived in Boetia in the late eighth century BC, is one of the oldest known, and possibly the oldest of Greek poets. His Theogony contains a systematic genealogy of the

  • The Histories

    häftad, 2008, Engelska, ISBN 9780199535668
    Från 129 kr

    Herodotus is not only known as the `father of history', as Cicero called him, but also the father of ethnography; as well as charting the historical background to the Persian Wars,

  • Complete Poetry

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    häftad, 2009, Engelska, ISBN 9780199554706

    `Yet each man kills the thing he loves, By each let this be heard, Some do it with a bitter look, Some with a flattering word, The coward does it with a kiss, The brave

  • The Mysteries of Udolpho

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    häftad, 2008, Engelska, ISBN 9780199537419

    `Her present life appeared like the dream of a distempered imagination, or like one of those frightful fictions, in which the wild genius of the poets sometimes delighted.

  • Poetics

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    häftad, 2013, Engelska, ISBN 9780199608362

    'What is poetry, how many kinds of it are there, and what are their specific effects?' Aristotle's Poetics is the most influential book on poetry ever written. A founding text of

  • The Expedition of Cyrus

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    häftad, 2009, Engelska, ISBN 9780199555987

    'Men, the enemy troops you can see are all that stands between us and the place we have for so long been determined to reach. We must find a way to eat them alive!' The

  • The Tale of Sinuhe

    häftad, 2009, Engelska, ISBN 9780199555628

    The Tale of Sinuhe, from c.1875 BC, has been acclaimed as the supreme masterpiece of Ancient Egyptian poetry, a perfect fusion of monumental, dramatic, and lyrical styles, and a

  • A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Books

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    häftad, 2008, Engelska, ISBN 9780199536306

    'What was merry Christmas to Scrooge? Out upon merry Christmas! What good had it ever done to him?' Ebenezer Scrooge is a bad-tempered skinflint who hates Christmas and all it

  • The Poems of Catullus

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    häftad, 2008, Engelska, ISBN 9780199537570

    Of all the classical poets Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84-54 BC) is the most accessible to the modern reader. Presented alongside the original Latin text, this new translation