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Goethe's Faust
Goethe's Faust
Written by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, Translated by Walter Kaufmann, Introduction by Walter Kaufmann
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ISBN: 9780385031141
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Goethe's Faust

Written by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Translated by Walter Kaufmann
Introduction by Walter Kaufmann


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: December 4, 1962
Price: $11.95

The best translation of Faust available, this volume provides the original German text and its English counterpart on facing pages. Walter Kaufmann's translation conveys the poetic beauty and rhythm as well as the complex depth of Goethe's language. Includes Part One and selections from Part Two. Read more >
The Metamorphosis
The Metamorphosis
Written by Franz Kafka, Translated by Stanley Corngold
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ISBN: 9780812985146
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The Metamorphosis

Written by Franz Kafka
Translated by Stanley Corngold


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2013
Price: $15.00

Translated, edited, and with an Introduction by Stanley Corngold
Featuring essays by Philip Roth, W. H Auden, and Walter Benjamin

“When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin.” With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, Franz Kafka... Read more >
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New and Selected Poems, Volume One

Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $18.00

When New and Selected Poems, Volume One was originally published in 1992, Mary Oliver was awarded the National Book Award. In the fourteen years since its initial appearance it has become one of the best-selling volumes of poetry in the country. This collection features thirty poems published only in this volume as well... Read more >
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13 Ways of Looking at the Novel
13 Ways of Looking at the Novel
Written by Jane Smiley
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ISBN: 9781400033188
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13 Ways of Looking at the Novel

Written by Jane Smiley


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $17.95

Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling novelist Jane Smiley celebrates the novel–and takes us on an exhilarating tour through one hundred of them–in this seductive and immensely rewarding literary tribute.

In her inimitable style–exuberant, candid, opinionated–Smiley explores the power of the novel, looking at its history and variety, its cultural impact, and just... Read more >
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The Complete Works
The Complete Works
Written by Michel de Montaigne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400040216
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The Complete Works

Written by Michel de Montaigne


Format: Hardcover, 1392 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2003
Price: $35.00

 

Humanist, skeptic, acute observer of himself and others, Michel de Montaigne (1533—92) was the first to use the term “essay” to refer to the form he pioneered, and he has remained one of its most famous practitioners. He reflected on the great themes of existence in his wise and engaging writings...

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Evidence
Evidence
Written by Mary Oliver
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ISBN: 9780807069059
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Evidence
Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $15.00

Never afraid to shed the pretense of academic poetry, never shy of letting the power of an image lie in unadorned language, Mary Oliver offers us poems of arresting beauty that reflect on the power of love and the great gifts of the natural world. Inspired by the familiar lines from...

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Russian Fairy Tales
Russian Fairy Tales
Written by Aleksandr Afanas'ev
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ISBN: 9780394730905
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Russian Fairy Tales

Written by Aleksandr Afanas'ev


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: September 12, 1976
Price: $18.95

Translated by Norbert Guterman
Illustrated by Alexander Alexeieff


In this most comprehensive collection of classic Russian tales available in English we meet both universal fairy-tale figures—thieves and heroes, kings and peasants, beautiful damsels and terrifying witches, enchanted children and crafty animals—and such uniquely Russian characters as Koshchey the Deathless, Baba Yaga, the Swan...

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Letters to a Young Poet
Letters to a Young Poet
Written by Rainer Maria Rilke, Translated by Stephen Mitchell, Foreword by Stephen Mitchell
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ISBN: 9780394741048
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Letters to a Young Poet

Written by Rainer Maria Rilke
Translated by Stephen Mitchell
Foreword by Stephen Mitchell


Format: Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: October 12, 1986
Price: $11.00

Letters written over a period of several years on the vocation of writing by a poet whose greatest work was still to come. Read more >
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13 Ways of Looking at the Novel
13 Ways of Looking at the Novel
Written by Jane Smiley
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13 Ways of Looking at the Novel

Written by Jane Smiley


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $14.99

Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling novelist Jane Smiley celebrates the novel–and takes us on an exhilarating tour through one hundred of them–in this seductive and immensely rewarding literary tribute.

In her inimitable style–exuberant, candid, opinionated–Smiley explores the power of the novel, looking at its history and variety, its cultural impact, and just... Read more >
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The Gift
The Gift
Written by Lewis Hyde
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ISBN: 9780307567604
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The Gift
Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World
Written by Lewis Hyde


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $13.99

Discusses the argument that a work of art is essentially a gift and not a commodity.


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