Academic journal article Philological Quarterly

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Academic journal article Philological Quarterly

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Balme, Maurice and Gilbert Lawall. Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek, Book II, 2nd ed. Oxford U. Press, 2003. Pp. xviii + 378.

Trenchard, Warren C. A Concise Dictionary of New Testament Greek. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xvii + 177. $43.00 cloth, $15.00 paper.

Winford, Donald. An Introduction to Contact Linguistics. Oxford: Blackwell, 2003. Pp. xvii + 416. 55.00 [pounds sterling] cloth, 17.99 [pounds sterling] paper.

CLASSICS INCLUDING LATER LATIN

The Epic of Gilgamesh: The Babylonian Epic Poem and Other Texts in Akkadian and Sumerian. Trans. and with an intro. by Andrew George. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. lv + 228. $9.00 paper.

Adams, J. N. Bilingualism and the Latin Language. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xxvii + 836. $140.00.

Alcock, Susan E. Archaeologies of the Greek Past: Landscape, Monuments, and Memories. Cambridge U. Press, 2002. Pp. xiii + 222.

Aristophenes. Lysistrata and Other Plays: The Acharnians, The Clouds, Lysistrata. Trans, with an intro and notes by Alan H. Sommerstein. London: Penguin, 2002. Pp. liii + 241. $8.00 paper.

Edwards, Catharine and Greg Woolf, ed. Rome the Cosmopolis. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xv + 249. $60.00.

Euripides. Medea and Other Plays. Trans. John Davie; intro. and notes by Richard Rutherford. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xlvii + 206. $11.00 paper.

Galen. On the Properties of Foodstuffs (De alimentorum facultatibus). Intro. and trans. by Owen Powell. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xxv + 206. $55.00.

Gunderson, Erik. Declamation, Paternity, and Roman Identity: Authority and the Rhetorical Self. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xii + 285. $65.00.

Inwood, Michael, ed. The Cambridge Companion to the Stoics. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. ix + 438.

Hardwick, Lorna. Reception Studies. Oxford U. Press, 2003. Pp. vi + 129.

Herodotus. Histories: Book IX. Ed. Michael A. Flower and John Marincola. Cambridge U. Press, 2002. Pp. xvi + 357. $70.00 cloth, $26.00 paper.

Herodotus. The Histories. Trans. Aubrey de Selincourt; revised with intro. and notes by John Marincola. London: Penguin, 2003. $7.00 paper.

Homer. The Iliad. Trans. by E. V. Rieu; revised trans. by Peter Jones and D. C. H. Rieu; Ed. with an intro. by Peter Jones. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. lxxxv + 460. $10.00 paper.

Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. by Robert Fagles, intro. and notes by Bernard Knox. New York: Penguin, 1996. $14.95 paper.

Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. by E. V. Rieu; revised trans. by D. C. H. Rieu; intro. by Peter Jones. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. lxi + 348. $10.00 paper.

Martial. Select Epigrams. Ed. Lindsay Watson and Patricia Watson. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xi + 374. $70.00 cloth, $26.00 paper.

Nicholas, Nick and George Baloglou, trans. An Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds. Columbia U Press, 2003. Pp. xvii + 557. $54.50 cloth, $27.50 paper.

Plato. The Last Days of Socrates. Trans. Hugh Tredennick and Harold Tarrant. Intro. and notes by Harold Tarrant. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xliv + 256. $12.00 paper.

Plato. The Symposium. Intro. and trans. Christopher Gill. London: Penguin, 1999. Pp. xlvi + 90. $9.00 paper.

Ovid. Ars Amatoria Book 3. Ed. Roy K. Gibson. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. x + 446. $80.00.

Ptolemy. La scienza armonica: saggio critico, tradizione e commento. Ed. and trans. Massimo Raffa, intro. Paola Radici Colace. Messina: Edizioni Dr. Antonio Sfameni, 2002. Pp. 515. 34.00 [pounds sterling].

Rimell, Victoria. Petronius and the Anatomy of Fiction. Cambridge U. Press, 2002. Pp. 238. $60.00.

Seneca. De otio de brevitate vitae. Ed. G. D. Williams. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xiii + 271. $70.00 cloth, $24.00 paper.

Strauss, Leo. On Plato's Symposium. Ed. Seth Benardete. U. of Chicago Press, 2001. Pp. ix + 294. $18.00.

Tranquillus, Gaius Suetonius. The Twelve Caesars. Trans. Robert Graves. Revised with an intro. by Michael Grant. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xix + 263. $14.00 paper.

Tacitus. Histories: Book I. Ed. Cynthia Damon. Cambridge U. Press, 2002. Pp. xii + 324. $70.00 cloth, $24.00 paper.

Trapp, Michael, ed. Greek and Latin Letter: An Anthology with Translations. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. ix + 348. $26.00 paper.

Virgil. The Aeneid. Trans. with an intro. by David West. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xlvi + 307. $11.00 paper.

Yunis, Harvey, ed. Written Texts and the Rise of Literate Culture in Ancient Greece. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. x + 262. $55.00.

ENGLISH LITERATURE TO 1660 INCLUDING GENERAL WORKS

Beowulf: A Verse Translation. Rev. ed. Trans. and intro. Michael Alexander. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. lxvi + 166. $10.00 paper.

Berley, Marc, ed. Reading the Renaissance: Ideas and Idioms from Shakespeare to Milton. Pittsburgh: Duquesne U. Press, 2003. Pp. 288. $60.00.

Benson, Robert G. and Susan J. Ridyard, eds. New Readings of Chaucer's Poetry. Intro. Derek Brewer. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2003. Pp. vii + 200. 30.00 [pounds sterling].

Boccaccio, Giovanni. The Decameron. Intro. and Trans. G.H. McWilliam. Rev. ed. London: Penguin, 1995. Pp. cli + 909. $14.00 paper.

Brown, Michelle P. The Lindisfarne Gospels: Society, Sprituality and the Scribe. U. of Toronto Press, 2003. Pp. xvi + 479 + 32 plates. $85.00 cloth, $45.00 paper.

Defoe, Daniel. Robinson Crusoe. Ed. and intro. John Richetti. London: Penguin, 2003 (rpt.). Pp. xxxiv + 252. $8.00 paper.

Donne, John. Essayes in Divinity: Being Several Disquisitions Interwoven with Meditations and Prayers. Ed. with intro. and commentary by anthony Raspa. Montreal: McGill-Queen's U. Press, 2001. Pp. lxxix + 209.

Gretham, Robert de. The Middle English "Mirror ": An Edition Based on Bodleian Library MS Holkham misc. 40. Ed. and Intro., Kathleen Marie Blumreich.

Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2002. Pp. xlvii + 558.

Low, Anthony. Aspects of Subjectivity: Society and Individuality from the Middle Ages to Shakespeare and Milton. Duquesne U. Press, 2003. Pp. xxi + 242. $60.00.

More, Thomas. Utopia. Trans. with an intro. and notes by Paul Turner. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xxvii + 135. $8.00 paper.

Orchard, Andy. Pride and Prodigies: Studies in the Monsters of the Beowulf-Manuscript. U. of Toronto Press, 2003. Pp. xi + 352. $35.00 paper.

Pohl, Nicole and Betty A. Schellenberg, eds. Reconsidering the Bluestockings. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library Press, 2003.

Pujante, A. Luis and Ton Hoenselaars, eds. Four Hundred Years of Shakespeare in Europe. U. of Delaware Press, 2003. Pp. 274. $52.50 cloth.

ENGLISH LITERATURE 1660-1800

Achinstein, Sharon. Literature and Dissent in Milton's England. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xii + 302. $60.00.

Barchas, Janine. Graphic Design, Print Culture, and the Eighteenth-Century Novel. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xvi + 296.

Burke, Helen M. Riotous Performances: The Struggle for Hegemony in the Irish Theater, 1712-1784. U. of Notre Dame Press, 2003. Pp. x + 356.

Canfield, J. Douglas. The Baoque in English Neoclassical Literature. U. of Delaware Press, 2003. Pp. 252. $47.50.

Cummins, Juliet. Milton and the Ends of Time. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. x + 254. $55.00.

Equiano, Olaudah. The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings. Ed. with an intro. and notes by Vincent Carretta. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xxxviii + 393. $11.00 paper.

Johnson, Samuel. Selected Essays. Ed. with an intro. and notes by David Womersley. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xl + 594. $16.00 paper.

Pollak, Ellen. Incest and the English Novel, 1684-1814. The Johns Hopkins U. Press, 2003. Pp. xi + 261. $39.95.

ENGLISH LITERATURE AFTER 1800

Austen, Jane. Emma. Ed. Fiona Stafford. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xxxiii + 474. $8.00 paper.

Austen, Jane. Mansfield Park. Ed. Kathryn Sutherland. London: Penguin, 1996. Pp. 1 + 507. $7.00 paper.

Austen, Jane. Northanger Abbey. Ed. Marilyn Butler. London: Penguin, 1995. Pp. lvii + 254. $7.00 paper.

Austen, Jane. Persuasion. Ed. Gillian Beer. London: Penguin, 1998. Pp. xxxvii + 250. $6.00 paper.

Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. Intro. Vivien Jones. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xlii + 435. $8.00 paper.

Austen, Jane. Sense and Sensibility. Ed. Ros Ballaster. London: Penguin, 1995. Pp. xxxvii + 409. $7.00 paper.

Barth, J. Robert, S.J. Romanticism and Transcendence: Wordsworth, Coleridge, and the Religious Imagination. Rev. ed. Columbia: U. of Missouri Press, 2003. Pp. xi + 146. $29.95.

Bronte, Emily. Wuthering Heights. Ed. and intro. Pauline Nestor. London: Penguin, 2000. Pp. liv + 353. $7.00 paper.

Carroll, Lewis. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Ed. Hugh Haughton. London: Penguin, 1998. Pp. lxxx + 357. $9.00 paper.

Collins, Wilkie. The Woman in White. Ed. Matthew Sweet. London: Penguin, 1999. Pp. xxxix + 672. $8.00 paper.

Dickens, Charles. Barnaby Rudge. Ed. John Bowen. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xliii + 744. $11.00 paper.

Dickens, Charles. Bleak House. Ed. Nicola Bradbury. Rev. ed. London: Penguin, 1996. Pp. xl + 1037. $11.00 paper.

Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. Ed. Charlotte Mitchell. London: Penguin, 1996. Pp. xxix + 514. $8.00 paper.

Dickens, Charles. Hard Times. Ed. Kate Flint. London: Penguin, 1995. Pp. xlii + 321. $8.00 paper.

Dickens, Charles. Oliver Twist. Ed. Philip Horne. London: Penguin, 2002. Pp. liii + 554. $7.00 paper.

Dickens, Charles. A Tale of Two Cities. Ed. Richard Maxwell. London: Penguin, 2000. Pp. lii + 489. $7.00 paper.

Eliot, George. The Mill on the Floss. Ed. A.S. Byatt. London: Penguin, 1979. Pp. xlviii + 579. $9.00 paper.

Eliot, George. Silas Marner. Ed. David Carroll. London: Penguin, 1996. Pp.xxxii + 239. $ 7.00 paper.

Hardy, Thomas. Far From the Madding Crowd. Ed. Rosemarie Morgan and Shannon Russell. London: Penguin, 2000. paper.

Hardy, Thomas. The Mayor of Casterbridge. Intro. Keith Wilson. London: Penguin, 1997. Pp. lii + 393. $8.00 paper.

Hardy, Thomas. Tess of the D'Urbervilles. Ed. Tim Dolin. London: Penguin, 1998. Pp. lxviii + 518. $8.00 paper.

Hornung, H.W. Raffles: The Amateur Cracksman. Ed. Richard Lancelyn Green. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. lvii + 179. $13.00 paper.

De Quincey, Thomas. Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings. Ed. Barry Milligan. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xliv + 296. $13.00 paper.

Shaw, Bernard. Plays Pleasant. London: Penguin, 1946. Pp. xiv + 322. $12.300 paper.

Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein. Ed. Maurice Hindle. Rev. ed. London: Penguin, 1992. Pp. lviii + 273. $8.00 paper.

Stoker, Bram. Dracula. Ed. Maurice Hindle. Rev. ed. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xlvii + 454. $11.00 paper.

Thackeray, William Makepeace. Vanity Fair. Ed. John Carey. London: Penguin, 2001. Pp. xl + 867. $8.00 paper.

Trollope, Anthony. Phineas Redux. Intro. Gregg A. Hecimovich. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xxix + 656. $11.00 paper.

Wilde, Oscar. Complete Short Fiction. Ed. Ian Small. London: Penguin, 1994. Pp. xxxvi + 280. $13.00 paper.

AMERICAN

Bellow, Saul. Seize the Day. Intro. Cynthia Ozick. New York: Penguin, 1996. Pp. xxv + 114. $12.00 paper.

Brennan, Jonathan. When Brer Rabbit Meets Coyote: African-Native American Literature. U. of Illinois Press, 2003. Pp. xvii + 307. $39.95.

Charters, Ann, ed. The Portable Beat Reader. New York: Penguin, 1992. Pp. xxxvi + 645. $17.00 paper.

Emerson, Ralph Waldo. Nature and Selected Essays. Ed. Larzer Ziff. New York: Penguin, 1982. Pp. 415. $13.00 paper.

Farrell, James T. Young Lonigan. Intro. Ann Douglas. New York: Penguin, 2001. Pp. xxvi + 198. $13.00 paper.

Franklin, Benjamin. The Autobiography and Other Writings. Ed. Kenneth Silverman. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xxvi + 240. $8.00 paper.

Harris, Sharon M., ed. Women's Early American Historical Narratives. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xxxi + 331. $15.00 paper.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter. Intro. Nina Baym 1986. Pp. xxxi + 238. $6.00 paper.

Melville, Herman. Moby-Dick or, The Whale. Intro. Andrew Delbanco. New York: Penguin, 1992. Pp. li + 663. $12.00 paper.

Miller, Arthur. The Portable Arthur Miller. Ed. Christopher Bigsby. Rev. ed. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xxxix + 575. $17.00 paper. [First published 1995.]

Morris, Adalaide. How to Live/What to Do: H. D.'s Cultural Poetics. U. of Illinois Press, 2003. Pp. xiv + 258. $34.95 cloth.

Poe, Edgar Allan. "The Fall of the House of Usher" and Other Writings. Ed. David Galloway. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. lix + 488. $10.00 paper.

Powell, John Wesley. The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons. Intro. Wallace Stenger. New York: Penguin, 1987. Pp. xii + 407. $11.00 paper.

Sedgwick, Catherine Maria. A New England Tale. Ed. Susan K. Harris. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xxiii + 199. $13.00 paper.

Steinbeck, John. America and Americans and Selected Nonfiction. Ed. Susan Shillinglaw and Jackson J. Benson. New York: Penguin, 2002. Pp. xviii + 430. $15.00 paper.

Tanner, John. The Falcon: A Narrative of the Captivity and Adventures of John Tanner. Intro. Louise Erdrich. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xv + 280. $15.00 paper.

Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Intro. John Seeyle. New York: Penguin, 1985. Pp. xxxvii + 327. $6.00 paper.

Wagner-Martin, Linda, ed. The Portable Edith Wharton. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xxviii + 656. $16.00.

ROMANCE

Boccaccio, Giovanni. The Decameron. Intro. and Trans. G. H. McWilliam. London: Penguin, 1995. Pp. cli + 909. 9.99 [pounds sterling], $14.00 paper.

Dumas, Alexandre. The Black Tulip. Intro. and Trans. Robin Buss. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xxvii + 246. $12.00 paper.

Dumas, Alexandre. The Count of Monte Cristo. Intro. and Trans. Robin Buss. London: Penguin, 1996. Pp. xxviii + 1276. $13.00 paper.

Flaubert, Gustave. Madame Bovary. Intro. and Trans. Geoffrey Wall. London: Penguin, 1992. Pp. xliii + 335. $10.00 paper.

Galileo, Suor Maria Celeste. Letters to Father. Trans. Dava Sobel. Pp. xvii + 157. $13.00 paper.

Lewis, Linda M. Germaine de Stall, George Sand, and the Victorian Woman Artist. Columbia: U. of Missouri Press, 2003. Pp. xii + 278. $24.95.

Musa, Mark, ed. The Portable Dante. New York: Penguin, 1995. Pp. xliii + 654. $17.00 paper.

Pessoa, Fernando. The Book of Disquiet. Ed. and Trans. Richard Zenith. New York: Penguin, 2002. Pp. xxxii + 509. $15.00 paper.

Scudery, Madeleine de. The Story of Sappho. Intro and Trans. Karen Newman. U. of Chicago Press, 2003. Pp. xxxi + 155. $18.00 paper.

GERMANIC

Arendt, Hannah. The Portable Hannah Arendt. Ed. Peter Baehr. New York: Penguin, 2000. Pp. lxiii + 576. $17.00 paper.

Hesse, Herman. Siddhartha. Intro. Joachim Neugroschel, trans. Ralph Freedman. Rev. ed. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xxxix + 132. $12.00 paper.

Kierkegaard, Soren. A Literary Review. Intro. and trans. Alistair Hannay. Penguin, 2001. Pp. xxvii + 110. $13.00 paper.

Nietzsche, Friedrich. Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future. Intro. Michael Tanner, trans. R.J. Hollingdale. London: Penguin, 1973. Pp. 240. $12.00 paper.

Wagenbach, Klaus. Kafka. Trans. by Ewald Osers; intro by Ritchie Robertson. Harvard U. Press, 2003. Pp. xiv + 146. $21.50 cloth.

SLAVIC

Brown, Clarence, ed. The Portable Twentieth-Century Reader. Rev. ed. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xix + 615. $17.00 paper.

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor. The Brothers Karamazov: A Novel in Four Parts and an Epilogue. Intro. and Trans. David McDuff. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xxx + 1015. $14.00 paper.

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor. Crime and Punishment. Trans. David McDuff. New York: Penguin, 1991. pp. xxxvi + 671. $13.00 paper.

Knapp, Liza and Amy Mandelker, eds. Approaches to Teaching Tolstoy's Anna Karenina. New York: MLAA, 2003. Pp. vi + 226.

Pushkin, Alexander. Eugene Onegin. Trans. Charles Johnston, intro. Michael Basker. Rev. ed. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. liv + 262. $10.00 paper.

CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

Buickerood, James G., ed. Eighteenth-Century Thought, vol 1. New York: AMS Press, 2003. Pp. vii + 407. $89.50.

Cheney, Patrick, and Frederick A. de Armas, eds. European Literary Careers: The Author from Antiquity to the Renaissance. U. of Toronto Press, 2002. Pp. x + 366. $65.00 cloth.

Freud, Sigmund. The Joke and Its Relation to the Unconscious. Intro. John Carey. Trans. Joyce Crick. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xliii + 230. $14.00 paper.

Freud, Sigmund. The Psychopathology of Everyday Life. Intro. Paul Keegan. Trans. Anthea Bell. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xlviii + 265. $14.00 paper.

Freud,, Sigmund. The Schreber Case. Intro. Colin MacCabe. Trans. Andrew Webber. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xxvi + 70. $12.00 paper.

Freud, Sigmund. The "Wolfman" and Other Cases. Intro. Gillian Beer. Trans. Louise Adey Huish. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xxxiii + 348. $15.00 paper.

Habib, M.A.R. An Anthology of Modern Urdu Poetry. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 2003. Pp. xlii + 195. $9.95 paper.

Miller, David Lee. Dreams of the Burning Child: Sacrificial Sons and the Father's Witness. Ithaca: Cornell U. Press, 2003. Pp. xii + 239. $35.00.

The Roots of Ayurveda: Selections from Sanskrit Medical Writings. Intro. and Trans. Dominik Wujastyk. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xlvii + 361. $16.00 paper.

Sun-tzu. The Art of War. Trans. John Minford. New York: Penguin, 2002. Pp. lvi + 325. $14.00 paper.

Tocqueville, Alexis de. Democracy in America. Intro. Isaac Kramnick. Trans. Gerald E. Bevan. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. lii + 935. $10.00 paper.

Treharne, Elaine and Susan Rosser, eds. Early Medieval English Texts and Interpretations: Studies Presnted to Donald G. Scragg. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Rennaissance Studies, 2002. Pp. xxi + 391. $40.00.

Ward, Benedicta, trans. The Desert Fathers: Sayings of the Early Christian Monks. New York: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xxxiii + 201. $12.00 paper.

Whyte, Lancelot Law. The Universe of Experience. Intro. Gary David and Brian Rothery. Rev. ed. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2003. Pp. xxiii + 134. [First published 1974.]

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