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1 Auerbach, Erich & (Willard R. Trask, Trans. ) MIMESIS: THE REPRESENTATION OF REALITY IN WESTERN LITERATURE
Princeton University Press 1968 Softcover Good+ 
Wraps browned with light creasing and minor edgewear. ; 563 pages 
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2 Auerbach, Erich & (Willard R. Trask, Trans. ) MIMESIS: THE REPRESENTATION OF REALITY IN WESTERN LITERATURE
Princeton University Press 1991 0691012695 / 9780691012698 Softcover Very Good 
Minor wear. Foxing to top of spine block. ; 563 pages 
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3 Barker, George DIALOGUES ETC
London Faber and Faber 1976 0571108342 / 9780571108343 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ligth shelfwear and rubbing. ; 55pp.; 55 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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4 Bevis, Matthew COMEDY A Very Short Introduction
Oxford University Press 2013 0199601712 / 9780199601714 Paperback Fine 
To consider comedy in its many incarnations is to raise diverse but related questions: what, for instance, is humour, and how may it be used (or abused) ? When do we laugh, and why? What is it that writers and speakers enjoy - and risk - when they tell a joke, indulge in bathos, talk nonsense, or encourage irony? This Very Short Introduction explores comedy both as a literary genre, and as a range of non-literary phenomena, experiences and events. Matthew Bevis studies the classics ofcomic drama, prose fiction and poetry, alongside forms of pantomime, comic opera, silent cinema, popular music, Broadway shows, music-hall, stand-up and circus acts, rom-coms, sketch shows, sit-coms, caricatures, and cartoons. Taking in scenes from Aristophanes to The Office, from the Roman Saturnalia to Groundhog Day, Bevis also considers comic theory from Aristotle to Freud and beyond, tracing how comic achievements have resisted as well as confirmed theory across the ages. This book takes comedy seriously without taking it solemnly, and offers an engaging study of the comic spirit which lies at the heart of our shared social and cultural life. ; Very Short Introductions; 168 pages 
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5 Bowra, C. M. FROM VIRGIL TO MILTON
St. Martin's Press 1967 Softcover Good+ 
A bit of staining to front wrap. Spine browned. Else VG. ; Study of literary epic in Virgil, Camoes, Tasso and Milton. ; Papermac 24; 248 pages 
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6 Bowra, C. M. FROM VIRGIL TO MILTON
St. Martin's Press 1967 Softcover Very Good 
Scholar's name to inner cover. Spine and wraps a bit browned. Pencil underlining to a few pages. ; Study of literary epic in Virgil, Camoes, Tasso and Milton. ; Papermac 24; 248 pages 
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7 Gossman, Lionel BETWEEN HISTORY AND LITERATURE
Harvard University Press 1990 0674068157 / 9780674068155 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Slight bow to boards else fine. Faint shelfwear to DJ. ; In our world of sophisticated literary theory and cliometrics, the gap between literature and history, between literary scholars and historians, has at times seemed to be widening. Drawing on essays written over the course of a distinguished teaching career, Lionel Gossman illuminates the many facets of the problematic relationship between history and literature and shows how each discipline both challenges and undermines the other's absolutist pretensions. In his first chapters Gossman underlines the historicity of the very category of literature and explores the political and social implications of the notions we have of it. Literature emerges as something whose meaning and content are not as self-evident as we think; instead, what is designated by the term literature is defined by a larger cultural structure that is constantly changing. Gossman then turns to the interweaving of history and literature in historical writing itself, showing how literary narratives, philosophy, and politics are inextricably bound up in the texts of two major Romantic historians, Augustin Thierry and Jules Michelet. Seeing ourselves in relation to our Romantic predecessors--set out sympathetically and fully here by Gossman--should cause us to reflect on the current disjunction between literature and history and to try to imagine new ways in which one practice may assist and enrich the other. The final chapters deal directly with the question of the relationship between history and literature, both historically and as a contemporary problem. The last essay in particular addresses the twin issues of the place of narrative in historiography and the alleged incommensurability of historical narratives. Gossman's detailed inquiries into the work of the Romantic historians and his thoughtful reflections on his own assumptions and practices as a scholar exemplify the highest ideals of humanistic scholarship. This eloquent and erudite work challenges us to rethink our notions about literature and history while enriching our understanding of both disciplines. ; 412 pages 
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8 Graves, Robert CLAUDIUS THE GOD And His Wife Messalina
Vintage 1989 0679725733 / 9780679725732 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Corners taped with cellotape (to prevent damage). 1 tiny chip. ; 544 pages 
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9 Harris, Louise THE STAR OF THE YOUTH'S COMPANION C. A. Stephens
Providence C. A. Stephens Collection, Brown University 1969 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Spine and parts of boards lightly sunned, else a Fine copy. ; 218pp, some illustrations. ; 218 pages 
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10 Kampouroglou / Kampouroglous, D. Gr. O ANADROMARES
Athens Bibliopoleion Basileiou 1970 Hardcover Very Good 
Foxing to top edges of boards. Some browning to endpapers. Light tanning to pages. ; n.d. (c. 1970). Reprint of the 1914 ed. 160pp.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 160 pages 
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11 Kennedy, Grace DUNALLAN; OR KNOW WHAT YOU JUDGE
Philadelphia J. B. Perry 1843 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Binding a bit rubbed, small tears in spine ends and to joint, scattered foxing throughout. Front hinge starting to weaken. With the booklabel of Leary's Book Store, 158 N. 2nd, Philadelphia; Phila. , J. B. Perry, 1843. 371pp. ; 371 pages 
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12 Langton, H. H. & E. F. Burton SIR JOHN CUNNINGHAM MCLENNAN. A MEMOIR With a Chapter on His Scientific Work
University of Toronto Press 1939 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
3 Small tears to spine cloth near top of spine. Else VG. ; 123 pages 
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13 Lawall, Sarah N. & Maynard Mack (Eds. ) THE NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD LITERATURE Beginnings to A. D. 100. Volume A.
W. W. Norton & Company 2001 0393977552 / 9780393977554 Second Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
Scholar's name to half-title (Robert Brown). 'Instructor's Desk Copy' stamped in gilt to rear wrap. Else book is fine. ; 1199 pages 
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14 Lott, Tommy L. (Ed. ) SUBJUGATION AND BONDAGE Critical Essays on Slavery and Social Philosophy
Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 1998 0847687783 / 9780847687787 Softcover Good 
With the ownership name to titlepage, ink notes, and underlining, of Julius Moravcsik (one of the contributors). Else minor shelfwear. ; Xxii, 351pp. This volume addresses a wide variety of moral concerns regarding slavery as an institutionalized social practice. By considering the slave's critical appropriation of the natural rights doctrine, the ambiguous implications of various notions of consent and liberty are examined. The authors assume that, although slavery is undoubtedly an evil social practice, its moral assessment stands in need of a more nuanced treatment. They address the question of what is wrong with slavery by critically examining, and in some cases endorsing, certain principles derived from communitarianism, paternalism, utilitarianism, and jurisprudence. ; 351 pages; Signed by Contributor 
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15 Massie, Allan AUGUSTUS. A NOVEL
Trafalgar Square 1990 0340412240 / 9780340412244 Softcover Very Good 
Scholar's name to ffep (Robert Brown). Light foxing to rear wrap. Creasing to spine. ; 384 pages 
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16 Moreland, Floyd L. (Ed. ) STRATEGIES IN TEACHING GREEK AND LATIN: Two Decades of Experimentation
Scholars Press 1981 0891305564 / 9780891305569 Paperback Very Good 
Blindstamp to ffep (Robert Brown). Faint crease to rear wrap. ; American Philological Association Pamphlets 7; 145 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Morris, Tom THE STOIC ART OF LIVING Inner Resilience and Outer Results
Open Court 2004 0812695704 / 9780812695700 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Scholar's name to ffep (Robert Brown). Else book is fine. Minor shelfwear to DJ. ; In these pages, Tom Morris lays out some of the best advice ever given for successful living in times of change. In simple language, he presents profound and useful insights from the three great philosophers in ancient Rome whose thought has helped successful people for nearly 2,000 years. Epictetus the slave, Seneca the prominent lawyer, and Marcus Aurelius the Emperor represented the three levels of society in their world, and yet spoke with one voice on what really matters in life. Drawing from the wisdom of these practical philosophers, the book distills their best advice about setting proper goals; building self-confidence; dealing with difficulties and challenges; staying consistent with your deepest values; defeating negative emotion and using positive emotion; building strength of character for the long run; and eliminating the most common obstacles to happiness. The Stoic Art of Living is all about making the most of our inner resources in challenging times and working more creatively toward the results we need in life. It digs deep into some of the best advice ever given on inner attitude, and offers useful techniques that can change the way we approach everything. ; 192 pages 
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18 Nautikon Mouseion Tes Hellados LOGODOSIA TOU DIOIKETIKOU SYMBOULIOU Tou Etous 1961-1962
Athens Nautikon Mouseion Tes Hellados 1963 Softcover Very Good 
Light sunning to wraps. Minor shelfwear. ; 47pp, a few illustrations.; 47 pages 
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19 Nyquist, Mary ARBITRARY RULE Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and Death
University of Chicago Press 2013 022601553X / 9780226015538 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Top of spine bumped else book is fine. DJ has very light shelfwear. ; Xiii, 421pp. Arbitrary Rule is the first book to tackle political slavery’s discursive complexity, engaging Eurocolonialism, political philosophy, and literary studies, areas of study too often kept apart. Nyquist proceeds through analyses not only of texts that are canonical in political thought—by Aristotle, Cicero, Hobbes, and Locke—but also of literary works by Euripides, Buchanan, Vondel, Montaigne, and Milton, together with a variety of colonialist and political writings, with special emphasis on tracts written during the English revolution. She illustrates how “antityranny discourse, ” which originated in democratic Athens, was adopted by republican Rome, and revived in early modern Western Europe, provided members of a “free” community with a means of protesting a threatened reduction of privileges or of consolidating a collective, political identity. Its semantic complexity, however, also enabled it to legitimize racialized enslavement and imperial expansion. ; 421 pages 
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20 Sissons, C. B. NIL ALIENUM: THE MEMOIRS OF C. B. SISSONS
University of Toronto Press 1964 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
4 pages browned. Else minor shelfwear to book. DJ has chipping and a few tears. ; Memoirs of University of Toronto Victoria College Classics professor, historian and author. ; 260 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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