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871.0109


6155. Tác giả chính: Adrian S. Hollis
Nhan đề: Fragments of Roman poetry, c.60 BC-AD 20 / Adrian S. Hollis
Số phân loại : 871.0109 A242; Đặc điểm vật lý: 440Tr : Minh họa ; 24 cm
     *Tóm tắt : This book aims to fill in the literary history of the greatest period of Latin poetry, about 60 BC to AD 20. Catullus (by a slender thread) has survived, but later contemporaries valued his friend Calvus just as highly; comparison of the two reveals an extraordinarily close relationship. Horace mentions Varius Rufus in the same breath as Virgil. Adrian Hollis prints fragments of up to thirty poets, with an individual introduction and a translation for each. Almost every genre of ancient poetry is represented, from heroic epic to scurrilous lampoon. Hollis's commentary, fuller and richer than any yet published, contains many new ideas. In some cases (such as Varius Rufus) the fragments illumine the history of this period, which saw the collapse of the Roman Republic and establishment of the Augustan Empire. Taken together, these fragmentary texts enable us better to appreciate surviving great poets such as Catullus and Virgil      .

880.09


6156. Tác giả chính: Mary Beard
Nhan đề: Classics : a very short introduction / Mary Beard & John Henderson
Số phân loại : 880.09 M393; Đặc điểm vật lý: ix, 136Tr : Minh họa ; 21 cm
Tác giả khác: John Henderson
     *Tóm tắt : We are all classicists--we come into touch with the classics on a daily basis: in our culture, politics, medicine, architecture, language, and literature. What are the true roots of these influences, however, and how do our interpretations of these aspects of the classics differ from their original reality? This introduction to the classics begins with a visit to the British Museum to view the frieze which once decorated the Apollo Temple a Bassae. Through these sculptures John Henderson and Mary Beard prompt us to consider the significance of the study of Classics as a means of discovery and enquiry, its value in terms of literature, philosophy, and culture, its source of imagery, and the reasons for the continuation of these images into and beyond the twentieth century. Designed for the general reader and student alike, A Very Short Introduction to Classics challenges readers to adopt a fresh approach to the Classics as a major cultural influence, both in the ancient world and twentieth-century--emphasizing the continuing need to understand and investigate this enduring subject      .

880.09M393


6157. Tác giả chính: Mary Beard
Nhan đề: Classics : a very short introduction / Mary Beard & John Henderson
Số phân loại : 880.09M393; Đặc điểm vật lý: ix, 136Tr : minh họa ; 21 cm
     *Tóm tắt : Designed for the general reader and student alike, A Very Short Introduction to Classics challenges readers to adopt a fresh approach to the Classics as a major cultural influence, both in the ancient world and twentieth-century--emphasizing the continuing need to understand and investigate this enduring subject      .

884.01


6158. Tác giả chính: Jim Powell
Nhan đề: The poetry of Sappho / translation and notes by Jim Powell
Số phân loại : 884.01 J310; Đặc điểm vật lý: 53Tr ; 18cm
     *Tóm tắt :      .

891.4


6159. Tác giả chính: Sajjad Zaheer
Nhan đề: The light : a history of the movement for progressive literature in the Indo-Pakistan subcontinent / Sajjad Zaheer ; translated from Urdu by Amina Azfar ; introduction by Ahmad Ali Khan ; introduction to the Urdu edition by Sibte Hasan
Số phân loại : 891.4 S103; Đặc điểm vật lý: xxiv, 301 tr. : ill. ; 23 cm
Tác giả khác: translated from Urdu by Amina Azfar; introduction by Ahmad Ali Khan; introduction to the Urdu edition by Sibte Hasan
     *Tóm tắt : Sajjad Zaheer (1905-1973) was one of the main architects of the Progressive Movement in Literature in pre-Partition India. Light, his account of this movement, which transformed Urdu literature, contains many fascinating portraits of the leading writers of the time--Tagore, Premchand, and Faiz      .

891.4335


6160. Tác giả chính: Munshi Premchand
Nhan đề: Courtesans’ quarter : a translation of Bazaar-e-husn / Munshi Premchand ; translated with notes by Amina Azfar ; foreword by Ralph Russell ; introduction by M.H. Askari
Số phân loại : 891.4335 M513; Đặc điểm vật lý: xx, 260 tr. ; 22 cm
     *Tóm tắt : This is a translation of Munshi Premchand's Urdu novel, Bazaar-e-Husn, about a beautiful and ambitious woman who is trapped in a culture that binds her instincts and natural desires with the strictest of constraints      .

891.439


6161. Tác giả chính: Kishwar Naheed
Nhan đề: The distance of a shout / Kishwar Naheed ; edited by Asif Farrukhi ; editorial consultant, Salman Tarik Kureshi.
Số phân loại : 891.439 K313; Đặc điểm vật lý: 131 p. : ill. ;   23 cm
Tác giả khác: Asif Farrukhi; Salman Tarik Kureshi
     *Tóm tắt : Kishwar Naheed is a prominent voice in Urdu literature. This expanded collection of her work includes ten additional poems, presented with the original Urdu version. The English translations have been contributed by established and well-known poets      .

891.4393


6162. Tác giả chính: Muhammad Umar Memon
Nhan đề: The colour of nothingness : modern Urdu short stories / Muhammad Umar Memon
Số phân loại : 891.4393 M509; Đặc điểm vật lý: 230Tr : Minh họa ; 23 cm
     *Tóm tắt : Complex, audacious and strongly individualistic, the stories in this selection underline the originality and power of the modern Urdu short story. The contributors to The Colour of Nothingness are among the finest writers produced by Pakistan and India      .

891.563


6163. Tác giả chính: Arley Loewen
Nhan đề: Real men keep their word: tales from Kabul, Afghanistan : a selection of Akram Osman’s Dari short stories / Arley Loewen
Số phân loại : 891.563 L427; Đặc điểm vật lý: xxxi, 213 p., [2] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 22 cm
     *Tóm tắt : Providing a translation of Akram Osman's collection of Dari short stories, this title helps us understand traditional Kabul culture, and Kabul itself. These stories tell us about Afghan heroism and make us laugh at the pretensions of those who clamour for name and fame. It is for academic interested in modern Afghan studies, and general readers      .



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