The two Homeric poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey, have long been considered masterpieces, and their influence on subsequent Greek and Western literature has been immense. An international team of experts discusses the poems, their background and composition, and subsequent reception to the present day. Each chapter features contemporary critical insights and closes with a guide to further reading on the topic.
Book DescriptionAn informative and wide-ranging overview of Native American literature from the 1770s to present day.Подробнее
Book DescriptionRalph Ellison''s 1952 novel Invisible Man is one of the most important controversial novels in the American canon and remains widely read and studied. This..Описание
The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a..Описание
"Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ''em, but remember it''s a sin to kill a mockingbird." A lawyer''s advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of..В корзину Подробнее
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