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Taras Bulba

Written by Nikolai Gogol
Translated by Peter Constantine
Introduction by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 30, 2003
Price: $13.00

This is the first new translation in forty years. Set sometime between the mid-sixteenth and early-seventeenth century, Taras Bulba is Gogol’s epic tale recounts both a bloody Cossack revolt against the Poles (led by the bold Taras Bulba of Ukrainian folk mythology) and the trials of Taras Bulba’s two sons.

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Taras Bulba

Written by Nikolai Gogol
Translated by Peter Constantine
Introduction by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: April 1, 2003
Price: $9.99

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The Essential Writings of Machiavelli

Written by Niccolo Machiavelli
Translated by Peter Constantine


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 8, 2009
Price: $13.99

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The Essential Writings of Machiavelli

Written by Niccolo Machiavelli
Translated by Peter Constantine
Introduction by Albert Russell Ascoli


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $17.95

Finalist for the 2008 Pen Translation Award

“Essential is right. This compact and brilliantly edited volume enfolds not just The Prince, but also a splendidly translated assortment of political works, essays, and treatises, as well as a fine selection of literary gems and letters. Of particular value is the careful footnoting and... Read more >
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The Prince

Written by Niccolo Machiavelli
Translated by Peter Constantine
Introduction by Albert Russell Ascoli


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 5, 2008
Price: $8.00

The first modern treatise of political philosophy, The Prince remains one of the world’s most influential and widely read books. Machiavelli, whose name has become synonymous with expedient exercises of will, reveals nothing less than the secrets of power: how to gain it, how to wield it, and how to keep... Read more >
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau

Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Edited by Leo Damrosch
Translated by Peter Constantine


Format: eBook, 560 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $13.99

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The Essential Writings of Rousseau

Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Edited by Leo Damrosch
Translated by Peter Constantine


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $18.00

Newly translated by Peter Constantine
Edited and with an Introduction by Leo Damrosch

The Essential Writings of Rousseau collects the best and most indispensable work of one of the world’s most influential writers. A towering figure of Enlightenment thought, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was also one of that movement’s most passionate and persuasive critics. His... Read more >
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The Cossacks

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Peter Constantine
Introduction by Cynthia Ozick


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $13.00

”Tolstoy’s lavish and always graphic use of detail,” wrote John Bayley, “together of course with its romance and exotic setting . . . has made The Cossacks the most popular of all his works.” This vibrant new translation of Tolstoy’s 1862 novel, by PEN Translation Award winner Peter Constantine, is the... Read more >
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The Cossacks

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Peter Constantine
Introduction by Cynthia Ozick


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: June 30, 2010
Price: $2.99

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Candide
or, Optimism
Written by Voltaire
Translated by Peter Constantine
Introduction by Diane Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 11, 2005
Price: $10.00

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