'An indescribable, aching, futile longing for myself' The young Danish aristocrat Malte Laurids Brigge has been left rootless by the early death of his parents. Now living in Paris, Malte begins to r ... 続きを読む
According to prevailing media histories, film long ago ought to have rendered the novel obsolete. The irony of this story is that the death of the novel at the hands of film has for a long time now be ... 続きを読む
Why did the novel take such a long time to emerge in the colonial world? And, what cultural work did it come to perform in societies where subjects were not free and modes of social organization diver ... 続きを読む
The Literary Agenda is a series of short polemical monographs about the importance of literature and of reading in the wider world and about the state of literary education inside schools and universi ... 続きを読む
there are half a million more women than men in this unhappy country of ours ...So many odd women - no making a pair with them.' The idea of the superfluity of unmarried women was one the 'New Woman' ... 続きを読む
Tell me, Muse, of the man of many turns, who was driven
far and wide after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy'
Twenty years after setting out to fight in the Trojan War, Odysseus is yet to return ... 続きを読む
A major new translation of Homer's great epic poem that encapsulates the power of cunning over strength, the pitfalls of temptation and the importance of home.
Anthony Verity's rendering transmit ... 続きを読む
This prose translation of the Odyssey is so successful that it has taken its place as one of the few really outstanding versions of Homer's famous epic poem. It is the story of the return of Odysseus ... 続きを読む
Odysseus-soldier, trickster, and everyman-is one of the most recognizable characters in world literature. His arduous, ten-year journey home after the Trojan War, the subject of Homer's The Odyssey, ... 続きを読む
The Odyssey is one of the world's greatest and best-loved poems. It has survived for twenty-eight centuries, through upheavals that have wiped out most of what was written in the ancient world. Now Ba ... 続きを読む