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The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons

Written by Liu Hsieh
Annotations by Vincent Yu-chung Shih
Translated by Vincent Yu-chung Shih


Format: eBook, 424 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $19.95

The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons is the first comprehensive work of literary criticism in Chinese, and one that has been considered essential reading for writers and scholars since it was written some 1,500 years ago. A vast compendium of all that was known about Chinese literature at the... Read more >
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The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons

(Available January 13, 2015)
The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons
Written by Liu Hsieh, Annotations by Vincent Yu-chung Shih, Translated by Vincent Yu-chung Shih
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9789629965853
Our Price: $19.95
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The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons

Written by Liu Hsieh
Annotations by Vincent Yu-chung Shih
Translated by Vincent Yu-chung Shih


Format: Trade Paperback, 424 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $19.95

The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons is the first comprehensive work of literary criticism in Chinese, and one that has been considered essential reading for writers and scholars since it was written some 1,500 years ago. A vast compendium of all that was known about Chinese literature at the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
An Ecology of World Literature

(Available January 6, 2015)
An Ecology of World Literature
Written by Alexander Beecroft
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685730
Our Price: $29.95
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An Ecology of World Literature
From Antiquity to the Present Day
Written by Alexander Beecroft


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $29.95

What constitutes a nation’s literature? How do literatures of different countries interact with one another? In this groundbreaking study, Alexander Beecroft develops a new way of thinking about world literature. Drawing on a series of examples and case studies, the book ranges from ancient epic to the contemporary fiction of Roberto... Read more >
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Waiting for the Barbarians
Waiting for the Barbarians
Written by Daniel Mendelsohn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177136
Our Price: $17.95
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Waiting for the Barbarians
Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture
Written by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $17.95

FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
AND THE PEN ART OF THE ESSAY AWARD

Over the past decade and a half, Daniel Mendelsohn’s reviews for The New York Review of BooksThe New Yorker, and The New York Times Book Review have earned him a reputation as “one of the greatest critics of our... Read more >
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Waiting for the Barbarians
Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture
Written by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: eBook, 440 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $17.95

FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
AND THE PEN ART OF THE ESSAY AWARD

Over the past decade and a half, Daniel Mendelsohn’s reviews for The New York Review of BooksThe New Yorker, and The New York Times Book Review have earned him a reputation as “one of the greatest critics of our... Read more >
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Waiting for the Barbarians
Waiting for the Barbarians
Written by Daniel Mendelsohn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590176078
Our Price: $24.95
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Waiting for the Barbarians
Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture
Written by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: Hardcover, 440 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $24.95

FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
AND THE PEN ART OF THE ESSAY AWARD

Over the past decade and a half, Daniel Mendelsohn’s reviews for The New York Review of BooksThe New Yorker, and The New York Times Book Review have earned him a reputation as “one of the greatest critics of our... Read more >
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Atlantis
Atlantis
Written by Arysio Santos
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556439568
Our Price: $21.95
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Atlantis
The Lost Continent Finally Found
Written by Arysio Santos


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $21.95

The late author Arysio Santos was a highly regarded climatologist, geologist, and nuclear physicist. He was also a scholar of history, folklore, languages, and the occult. In this groundbreaking study of Atlantis, he draws on all these disciplines, as well as ancient maps, Plato’s dialogues, and folkloric narratives, to provide the... Read more >
A Guide to The Odyssey
A Guide to The Odyssey
Written by Ralph Hexter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307760890
Our Price: $13.99
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A Guide to The Odyssey
A Commentary on the English Translation of Robert Fitzgerald
Written by Ralph Hexter


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $13.99

For those of us who know and love the incomparable Odyssey of Homer (and there are many), Dr. Hexter has created a valuable, detailed analysis, taking into account many of Homer's most fascinating subtleties. Read more >
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Literature and the Gods
Literature and the Gods
Written by Roberto Calasso
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307537737
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Literature and the Gods

Written by Roberto Calasso


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 16, 2010
Price: $13.99

Brilliant, inspired, and gloriously erudite, Literature and the Gods is the culmination of Roberto Calasso’s lifelong study of the gods in the human imagination. By uncovering the divine whisper that lies behind the best poetry and prose from across the centuries, Calasso gives us a renewed sense of the mystery and... Read more >
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Travelling Heroes
Travelling Heroes
Written by Robin Lane Fox
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679763864
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Travelling Heroes
In the Epic Age of Homer
Written by Robin Lane Fox


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $21.95

The myths of the ancient Greeks have inspired us for thousands of years. Where did the famous stories of the battles of their gods develop and spread across the world? The celebrated classicist Robin Lane Fox draws on a lifetime’s knowledge of the ancient world, and on his own travels, answering... Read more >
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