By Monica McCarty
Framed for against the law he didn't dedicate, Duncan Campbell, the illegitimate son of a chieftain, has back to the Highlands made up our minds to transparent his identify after ten years in exile. he's interested in the unforgettable sensual fantastic thing about Jeannie Gordon, the headstrong woman who as soon as pledged him her love, gave him her innocence, after which betrayed him. Now, within the glow of the moonlight, she defiantly indicates Duncan the undesirable finish of a pistol.
Jeannie is surprised to find that the broad-chested brigand she simply shot is the rogue who broke her middle years in the past. now not a starry-eyed woman yet a lady with risky secrets and techniques, Jeannie can't forgive Duncan’s shattering distrust of her–nor can she signal his dying warrant by way of turning him in. quickly ardour flares warmer and bolder than ahead of, sealing a destiny the onetime fans can now not deny. stuck up in a perilous video game of homicide and intrigue, Jeannie is prepared to hazard every little thing for a guy and a love she vows by no means to lose back.
By J.R.C. Cousl, James R. Hume, J. R. C. Cousland
This quantity is arguably the most very important stories of Euripides to seem within the final decade. not just does it supply incisive examinations of lots of Euripides' extant performs and their impact, it is usually seminal examinations of a couple of Euripides' fragmentary performs. This method represents a singular and interesting improvement in Euripidean reports, because it is just very lately that the fragmentary performs have started to seem in trustworthy and without difficulty available versions. The book's thirty-two participants represent a world "who's who" of Euripidean reviews and Athenian drama, and their contributions will surely function within the leading edge of scholarly discourse on Euripides and Greek drama for future years.
By Siân Echard
This e-book takes a different examine the Latin Arthurian culture, putting authors corresponding to Geoffrey of Monmouth within the context of Latin histories, monastic chronicles, saints' lives, and different Latin prose Arthurian narratives. putting them opposed to a historical past of the Angevin courtroom of Henry II, the e-book introduces a brand new set of texts into the Arthurian canon and indicates how to comprehend their position in that culture. The strange works are summarized for the reader, and there are wide quotations, with translations, all through.
By Martin T. Dinter, Charles Guérin, Marcos Martinho
As a style positioned on the crossroad of rhetoric and fiction, declamatio deals the liberty to scan with new sorts of discourse. putting the literariness of (Ps)Quintilian s oeuvre into the highlight, this quantity showcases declamation as a realm of real literary construction with its personal theoretical underpinning, literary method and standard conventions. it truly is of curiosity to scholars and students of rhetoric and Roman Literature."
By Ted Stephenson (auth.)
By Simon Hornblower, Catherine Morgan
Historical activity made an immense if oblique contribution to the literature of historic Greece, considering the fact that a few sixty poems through Pindar and Bacchylides ("epinikian odes"), written to commemorate victories, continue to exist from the Classical interval. This ebook is a suite of essays approximately that literature, and concerning the social and actual context for which it used to be written. The editors assembled an the world over exceptional staff of audio system for the unique 2002 seminar sequence held in London, and those papers shape the spine of the booklet. yet to make sure coherence and complete assurance, they've got commissioned 3 extra papers, and feature themselves written a protracted thematic creation. the result's a stellar group of authors, and a ebook which seems at a big literary phenomenon in mild of the newest archaeological and sociological insights, in addition to comparing the poetry either as poetry and as a functionality style with designated features.
By Linda Hess, Sukhdev Singh
Kabir used to be a unprecedented poet whose works were sung and recited by means of hundreds of thousands all through North India for part a millennium. He used to be might be illiterate (I don`t contact ink or paper, this hand by no means grasped a pen), and he preached an abrasive, occasionally stunning, continuously uncompromising message exhorting his viewers to shed their delusions, pretensions and empty orthodoxies in want of an severe, direct own war of words with fact.
The Bijak is among the most crucial anthologies, being the sacred e-book of the Kabir Panth and the most consultant of the japanese culture of Kabir`s verses. Shukdev Singh and Linda Hess have comprehensive a translation of genuine grace and noteworthy accuracy. The advent and notes discover Kabir`s paintings, position it in its preliminary context, and discover its that means for contemporary time.
It was once to rejoice the hole of the Roman Colosseum in eighty CE that Martial released his first ebook of poems, "On the Spectacles." Written with satiric wit and a expertise for the memorable word, the poems during this assortment list the huge spectacle of indicates within the new enviornment. the good Latin epigrammist's twelve next books seize the spirit of Roman life—both public and private—in shiny aspect. Fortune hunters and busybodies, orators and legal professionals, schoolmasters and highway hawkers, jugglers and acrobats, medical professionals and plagiarists, attractive slaves, and beneficiant hosts are one of the assorted characters who populate his verses.
Martial is a prepared and sharp-tongued observer of Roman society. His pen brings into crisp reduction a large choice of scenes and occasions: the theater and public video games, existence within the geographical region, a wealthy debauchee's dinner party, lions within the amphitheater, the eruption of Vesuvius. The epigrams are often obscene, within the culture of the style, occasionally warmly affectionate or a laugh, and continually pointed. Like his modern Statius, notwithstanding, Martial shamelessly flatters his customer Domitian, considered one of Rome's worst-reputed emperors.
D. R. Shackleton Bailey now provides us, in 3 volumes, a competent glossy translation of Martial's usually tricky Latin, getting rid of many misunderstandings in earlier types. The textual content is principally that of his hugely praised Teubner variation of 1990.