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The Complete Fairy Tales

£7.99

Charles Perrault, Christopher Betts

9780199585809
Paperback
October 2010

Oxford World's Classics

Perrault's fairy tales in a scintillating new translation, including the less familiar verse tales and with illustrations by Gustave Doré. The introduction explores the imaginative power of the stories and the many interpretations to which they have been subject.

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The Nibelungenlied: The Lay of the Nibelungs

£10.99

Cyril Edwards

9780199238545
Paperback
February 2010

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The Nibelungenlied is the greatest medieval German heroic poem, a revenge saga on an epic scale, which tells how dragon-slayer Sivrit acquires the priceless hoard of the dwarvish Nibelungs, and of the tragic conflict between Kriemhilt and Hagen. This is the first prose translation for over forty years, with full introductory materials.

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Boris Godunov and Other Dramatic Works

£9.99

Alexander Pushkin, James E. Falen, Caryl Emerson

9780199554041
Paperback
August 2009

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James E. Falen's verse translation consists of Boris Godunov, A Scene from Faust, the four Little Tragedies and Rusalka. It is accompanied by a penetrating Introduction by Caryl Emerson on Russia's most cosmopolitan playwright.

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Grettir's Saga

£9.99

Jesse Byock

9780192801524
Paperback
June 2009

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A sweeping epic of the Viking Age, Grettir's Saga follows the life of the outlaw Grettir the Strong as he battles against sorcery, bad luck, and the vengefulness of his enemies. Among the most famous and widely read of Iceland's sagas, this new translation features extensive illustrative material to elucidate the story.

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Peer Gynt

£8.99

Henrik Ibsen, James McFarlane, Christopher Fry, Johann Fillinger

9780199555536
Paperback
May 2009

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A Life: The Humble Truth

£8.99

Guy de Maupassant, Roger Pearson

9780199555512
Paperback
May 2009

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Britannicus, Phaedra, Athaliah

£9.99

Jean Racine, C. H. Sisson

9780199555994
Paperback
April 2009

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Parzival and Titurel

£11.99

Wolfram von Eschenbach, Cyril Edwards, Richard Barber

9780199539208
Paperback
March 2009

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Parzival is the greatest of the medieval Grail romances. It tells of Parzival's growth from youthful folly to knighthood at the court of King Arthur, and of his quest for the Holy Grail. Cyril Edwards's fine translation also includes the fragments of Titurel, an elegiac offshoot of Parzival.

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An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Rosmersholm

£8.99

Henrik Ibsen, James McFarlane

9780199539130
Paperback
March 2009

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Selected Poems: with parallel Spanish text

£8.99

Federico García Lorca, Martin Sorrell, D.Gareth Walters

9780199556014
Paperback
March 2009

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Lorca's poetry is steeped in the land and folklore of his native Andalusia, and he evokes a world of intense feelings. This selection balances his early poems with better-known later work to give a clear vision of his poetic development, in excellent translations and with an astute Introduction.

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The Romance of the Rose

£10.99

Guillaume de Lorris, Jean de Meun, Frances Horgan, Félix Lecoy

9780199540679
Paperback
November 2008

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Collected Poems and Other Verse

£9.99

Stéphane Mallarmé, E.H. Blackmore, A. M. Blackmore, Elizabeth McCombie

9780199537921
Paperback
November 2008

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Eirik the Red and other Icelandic Sagas

£7.99

Gwyn Jones

9780199539154
Paperback
October 2008

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Four Major Plays

£8.99

Federico García Lorca, Nicholas Round, John Edmunds, Ann Maclaren

9780199537518
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October 2008

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Elective Affinities: A Novel

£10.99

J. W. von Goethe, David Constantine

9780199555369
Paperback
October 2008

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The Kalevala

£10.99

Elias Lönnrot, Keith Bosley

9780199538867
Paperback
October 2008

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The Riverside Chaucer: Reissued with a new foreword by Christopher Cannon

Third Edition

£22.99

Geoffrey Chaucer, Larry D. Benson

9780199552092
Paperback
September 2008

This peerless edition of Chaucer's complete works is the fruit of many years' study and is widely regarded as the standard text. Edited and annotated to a high standard, and with a new foreword by Christopher Cannon, the Riverside Chaucer is now the indispensable edition for students and readers of Chaucer.

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Erotic Poems

£8.99

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, David Luke, Hans Rudolf Vaget

9780199549726
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July 2008

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Selections from the Canzoniere and Other Works

£7.99

F. Petrarch, Mark Musa

9780199540693
Paperback
May 2008

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Four Major Plays: (Doll's House; Ghosts; Hedda Gabler; and The Master Builder)

£7.99

Henrik Ibsen, James McFarlane, Jens Arup, James McFarlane

9780199536191
Paperback
May 2008

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