Renowned scholar and acclaimed translator Peter Green captures "The Iliad" in all its surging thunder for a new generation of readers. Featuring an enticingly personal introduction, a detailed synopsis of each book, a wide-ranging glossary and explanatory notes for the few puzzling in-text items, the book also includes a select bibliography for those who want to learn more about Homer and the Greek epic. 592 pp.
The second volume of "Late Soviet and Post-Soviet Literature: A Reader" treats the literature of the Thaw and Stagnation periods (1954-1986). It includes translations of poetry and prose as well as scholarly texts that provide additional material for discussion.
No Fear Shakespeare gives you the complete text of "Romeo and Juliet" on the left-hand page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right. With a complete list of characters with descriptions and plenty of helpful commentary! 287 pp.
Prompts students to become the sophisticated readers, writers and thinkers they need to be to achieve higher learning. 156 pp.
Offers perspectives on war, national loyalt, and freedom from a sweeping range of writers. 543 pp.