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In 1601, at the height of his career, Shakespeare wrote a 67-line untitled elegynow frequently known as The Phoenix and Turtle for... inclusion, along with verse by Ben Jonson, John Marston, and George Chapman, in a collection called Diverse Poetical... read more

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$15.03

Real-life figure Miyamoto Musashi was the most celebrated samurai of all time. The quintessential warrior-philosopher, Musashi aut...hored A Book of Five Rings, a classic treatise in the canon of world philosophy and military strategy. But the path to... read more

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$25.16

There is more to classical literature than just the classics. Here David Slavitt expands the canon by presenting vivid, graceful, ...and amusing translations of two neglected fragmentary works of Latin literature. The first is Publius Papinius Statius's... read more

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$15.87

Viajes al fin del mundo, criaturas fantasticas y batallas epicas entre el bien y el mal El Leon, la Bruja y el Ropero es un libro ...que lo contiene todoy fue escrito en 1949 por C. S. Lewis. Sin embargo, Lewis no acabo ahi. Seis libros mas siguieron, y... read more

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$18.77

The Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle were recently voted as the top mystery series of all time, and they have ent...hralled generations of readersand writers!Now, Laurie R. King, author of the New York Times-bestselling Mary Russell... read more

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$44.59

Originally published from 1932 to 1943, Laura Ingalls Wilders Little House books are classics of childrens literature, beloved by ...millions. But readers who last enjoyed them as children may be astonished at the quiet poetry of Wilders prose and the... read more

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$12.59

Lavished with praise at the time of its 1925 publication, Leonard Clines phantasmagoric God Head is being republished so a new gen...eration of readers can marvel at its dark magic. Clines mesmerizing debut follows the journey of Paulus Kempf, a fugitive... read more

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$39.40

Athenian comedy is firmly entrenched in the classical canon, but imperial authors debated, dissected and redirected comic texts, p...lots and language of Aristophanes, Menander, and their rivals in ways that reflect the non-Athenocentric,... read more

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$15.03

Three volumes in one! A prestige treatment of Inou Real-life figure Miyamoto Musashi was the most celebrated samurai of all time. ...The quintessential warrior-philosopher, Musashi authored A Book of Five Rings, a classic treatise in the canon of world... read more

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$11.39

A masterful collection of classic ghost stories that is sure to send chills down your spine. Still wildly popular today, this coll...ection of ghost stories was first published in 1919. Arthur B. Reeves, an American writer who also wrote screenplays,... read more

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$126.62

Since publication over ten years ago, The Translators Invisibility has provoked debate and controversy within the field of transla...tion and become a classic text. Providing a fascinating account of the history of translation from the seventeenth century... read more

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$23.75

Arthur Conan Doyle - the master behind the mind of English literature's Great Detective - pursues his own fiendish nemesis in this... ingenious novel of detection. In a literary tour de force worthy of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle himself, author David Pirie... read more

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$12.58

Eccentric, coldly rational, brilliant, doughty, exacting, lazy?in full bohemian color the world's most famous literary detective a...nd his loyal companion Dr. John Watson investigate a series of previously unrecorded cases in this second collection of... read more

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The loveable full time priest and part time detective Canon Sidney Chambers continues his sleuthing adventures in late 1950's Camb...ridge. Accompanied by his faithful Labrador Dickens, and working in tandem with the increasingly exasperated Inspector... read more

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$28.82

NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Publisher's Weekly Best Summer Books of 2013 The Daily Beast's Brainy Summer Beach Reads The clas...sic literary canon meets the comics artists, illustrators, and other artists who have remade reading in Russ Kick's... read more

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$11.75

First published in 1977, Love Is a Dog from Hell is a collection of Bukowski's poetry from the mid-seventies. A classic in the Buk...owski canon, Love Is a Dog from Hell is a raw, lyrical, exploration of the exigencies, heartbreaks, and limits of love. read more

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$17.97

In this follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, expert Sherlockians Laurie King and Les Klinger put forth th...e question: What happens when great writers/creators who are not known as Sherlock Holmes devotees admit to being inspired... read more

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The fairy tale lives again in this book of forty new stories by some of the biggest names in contemporary fiction. Neil Gaiman, Or...ange Aimee Bender, The Color Master Joyce Carol Oates, Blue-bearded Lover Michael Cunningham, The Wild Swans These and... read more

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$118.87

It is a commonplace of Shakespeare criticism that he invented few of the plots of his plays and the sources he drew upon have been... often and rewardingly studied. The emphasis of this book, however, is not on sources but on what may be called... read more

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$12.66

The hidden life of Sherlock Holmess most famous adversary is reimagined and revealed by the finest crime writers today. Some of li...teratures greatest supervillains have also become its most intriguing antiheroesDracula, Hannibal Lecter, Lord Voldemort,... read more

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$24.83

The cornerstone of modern fantasy An exciting new compilation of Hans Christian Andersens world-famous fairy tales The Fairy Tales... of Hans Christian Andersen presents the most famous Andersen stories , including classics such as The Little Mermaid, The... read more

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$11.92

William Shakespeare is ubiquitous throughout the Western world as the master of the written word, and the above-quoted Sonnet 18 i...s celebrated as one of the most exquisite love poems of all time. Love comes in all formsfriendly, familial, unrequited,... read more

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$8.38

A masterful collection of classic ghost stories that is sure to send chills down your spine. Still wildly popular today, this coll...ection of ghost stories was first published in 1919. Arthur B. Reeves, an American writer who also wrote screenplays,... read more

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$32.52

Through classroom activities, wizard rock concerts and organizations like the Harry Potter Alliance, Harry Potter fans are using c...reativity to positively impact the world. This collection of essays and interviews examines how playful fandom not only... read more

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$60.97

In this comprehensive study, James Williamson traces the literary history of the fantasy genre from the eighteenth century to its ...coalescence following the success of Tolkien's work in the 1960s. While some studies have engaged with related material,... read more

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$15.70

Sequential Pulp and Dark Horse bring you twelve stories from twelve dynamic, diverse artists in a brand new Tarzan anthology based... on Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic pulp novel. Each vine-swinging tale takes place within chapter eleven of Tarzan of the... read more

Canon
$25.61

THE GRAPHIC CANON (Seven Stories Press) is a gorgeous, one-of-a-kind trilogy that brings classic literatures of the world together... with legendary graphic artists and illustrators. There are more than 130 illustrators represented and 190 literary works... read more

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$8.13

The long-awaited beginning of the fourth story arc - Sword of the Canon - in the epic fantasy series, the Wars of Light and Shadow.... read more

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$12.01

The Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle were recently voted as the top mystery series of all time, and they have ent...hralled generations of readersand writers!Now, Laurie R. King, author of the New York Times-bestselling Mary Russell... read more

Canon
$88.60

Shakespeare's unique status has made critics reluctant to acknowledge the extent to which some of his plays are the outcome of ada...ptation. In Shakespeare's Stage Traffic Janet Clare re-situates Shakespeare's dramaturgy within the flourishing and... read more

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$24.82

Originally published from 1932 to 1943, Laura Ingalls Wilders Little House books are classics of childrens literature, beloved by ...millions. But readers who last enjoyed them as children may be astonished at the quiet poetry of Wilders prose and the... read more

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$9.89

The most famous of Shakespeare's Roman tragedies, Julius Caesar was written and first performed in 1599, and was apparently one th...e plays his contemporaries enjoyed most. Recounting the death of Caesar on the steps of the Senate house, the play offers... read more

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