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  • The Qur'an by M. A. S. Abdel Haleem
    The Qur'an (English, Paperback) M. A. S. Abdel Haleem

    "First published 2004. First published, with corrections, as an Oxford World's Classics paperback 2005. Reissued 2008. Reprinted with corrections 2010"--T.p. verso.

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  • Collected Ghost Stories by M. R. James
    Collected Ghost Stories (English, Hardback) M. R. James

    M. R. James's classic ghost stories are some of the finest in English, creating menace and terror in lonely country houses and remote inns. This is the only one-volume edition to include all James's published stories, an appendix of James's writings on the ghost story, and a critical introduction and notes.

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  • The Mabinogion by Sioned Davies
    The Mabinogion (English, Hardback) Sioned Davies

    The Mabinogion is one of the great epics of medieval literature. Weaving together Celtic mythology and Arthurian romance, the eleven Welsh tales include stories of dragons and giants, kings and heroes, and shape-shifters and magicians. This lively translation re-invests the tales with the power of performance.

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  • To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
    To the Lighthouse (English, Paperback) Virginia Woolf

    A captivating fusion of elegy, autobiography, socio-political critique and visionary thrust, To the Lighthouse is the most accomplished of all Woolf's novels. This new edition includes a full contextualizing introduction and notes by David Bradshaw.

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  • Myths from Mesopotamia by Stephanie Dalley
    Myths from Mesopotamia (English, Paperback) Stephanie Dalley

    The ancient civilization of Mesopotamia thrived between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates over 4,000 years ago. The myths collected here, originally written in cuneiform on clay tablets, include parallels with the biblical stories of the Creation and the Flood, and the famous Epic of Gilgamesh, the tale of a man of great strength, whose heroic quest for immortality is dashed through one moment of...

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  • The Mabinogion by Sioned Davies
    The Mabinogion (English, Paperback) Sioned Davies

    The 11 tales of the Mabinogion combine Celtic mythology and Arthurian romance. This new translation recreates the storytelling world of medieval Wales and re-invests the tales with the power of performance.

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  • The Qur'an by Muhammad Abdel Haleem
    The Qur'an (English, Hardback) Muhammad Abdel Haleem

    The Qur'an, believed by Muslims to be the word of God, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad 1400 years ago. It is the supreme authority in Islam and the living source of all Islamic teaching. Recognized as the greatest literary masterpiece in Arabic, it has nevertheless remained difficult to understand in its English translations.

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  • Constellation Myths by Eratosthenes
    Constellation Myths (English, Paperback) Eratosthenes, Hyginus

    This translation brings together ancient classical texts derived from Eratosthenes' handbook of astral mythology, Hyginus' guide to astronomy, and Aratus's astronomical poem Phaenomena to provide a complete collection of Greek astral myths.

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  • The Iliad by Homer
    The Iliad (English, Hardback) Homer

    The Iliad tells the story of Greek warrior Achilles' great anger and the tragic death of Hector during the Trojan War, encapsulating the brutality of war. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers, and this new translation is elegant and accurate, respecting the original line numbers, and accompanied by authoritative editorial matter.

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  • The Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle
    The Nicomachean Ethics (English, Paperback) Aristotle

    In the Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle examines the nature of happiness, which he defines as a specially good kind of life. He considers the nature of practical reasoning, friendship, and the role and importance of the moral virtues in the best life. This new edition features a revised translation and valuable new introduction and notes.

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  • Poetry of the First World War by Tim Kendall
    Poetry of the First World War (English, Paperback) Tim Kendall

    A new anthology that combines generous selections from well-known soldier poets such as Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon with work by civilian and women poets. A general introduction places Great War poetry in its contexts and the work of each poet is prefaced with a biographical account that explains the circumstances of composition.

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  • The Dream by Emile Zola
    The Dream (English, Paperback) Emile Zola

    In The Dream, the sixteenth novel in the Rougon-Macquart series, Zola blends mysticism and fairy tale with naturalism as an orphan girl falls in love with a nobleman.

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  • Collected Poems by Arthur Rimbaud
    Collected Poems (Multiple languages, Paperback) Arthur Rimbaud

    This bilingual edition provides all of Rimbaud's poems, with the exception of his Latin verses and some small fragments. It also includes some of his prose pieces, chosen because they offer a commentary on his poetic concerns.

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  • The Qur'an by Abdel Haleem
    The Qur'an (Multiple languages, Hardback) Abdel Haleem

    M. A. S. Abdel Haleem's acclaimed translation of the Qur'an is now published with the original Arabic text to give a greater appreciation and understanding of the holy book. The traditional Arabic calligraphic pages are displayed alongside the English translation; the text is accompanied by an invaluable introduction, notes, and an index.

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  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
    Wuthering Heights (English, Paperback) Emily Bronte

    Wuthering Heights is one of the most famous love stories in the English language, and a potent tale of revenge. This new edition explores its extraordinary power and unique style and narrative structure, and includes a selection of poems by Emily Bronte.

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  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
    Meditations (English, Paperback) Marcus Aurelius

    Marcus Aurelius' Meditations is a private notebook of philosophical reflections with universal significance. Drawing on Stoic philosophy, Marcus confronts challenges that affect us all in our struggle to live meaningful lives. This edition includes a selection of Marcus' correspondence with his tutor Fronto which complements the Meditations.

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  • The Library of Greek Mythology by Apollodorus
    The Library of Greek Mythology (English, Paperback) Apollodorus

    The only work of its kind to survive from classical antiquity, the Library of Apollodorus is a unique guide to Greek mythology, from the origins of the universe to the Trojan War....

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  • The Nether World by George Gissing
    The Nether World (English, Paperback) George Gissing

    The Nether World (1889), generally regarded as the finest of Gissing's early novels, is a highly dramatic, sometimes violent tale of man's caustic vision shaped by the bitter personal experience of poverty. This tale of intrigue depicts life among the artisans, factory-girls, and slum-dwellers, documenting an inescapable world devoid of sentimentality and steeped with people scheming and...

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  • Four Major Plays by Henrik Ibsen
    Four Major Plays (English, Paperback) Henrik Ibsen

    Taken from the highly acclaimed Oxford Ibsen, this collection of Ibsen's plays includes A Doll's House, Ghosts, Hedda Gabler, and The Master Builder....

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  • The First Philosophers by Robin Waterfield
    The First Philosophers (English, Paperback) Robin Waterfield

    Aristotle said that philosophy begins with wonder, and the first Western philosophers developed theories of the world which express simultaneously their sense of wonder and their intuition that the world should be comprehensible. But their enterprise was by no means limited to this proto-scientific task. Through, for instance, Heraclitus' enigmatic sayings, the poetry of Parmenides and Empedocles,...

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