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A Commentary on the Satires of Juvenal By Edward Courtney
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Edward Courtney's study of the Satires of Juvenal is the only full-scale commentary on the corpus since the nineteenth century and retains its value for students and scholars a generation after its... More > first appearance in 1980. This commentary incorporates the findings of classical study up to that time, including the work of A. E. Housman, new discoveries such as those of papyri, and the expanding horizons of classical research. Courtney elucidates the form of each poem and the progression of thought, and offers many suggestions for the adjustment of traditional punctuation. In addition to basic explanation of the text, the commentary offers a detailed understanding of the literary and historical context, including thorough treatment of social customs, realia, development of the Latin language, and rhetorical features. The Introduction discusses Juvenal's life, his development as a satirist, his view of society and morals, his style, and his handling of metre.< Less
A Commentary on the Satires of Juvenal By Edward Courtney
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Edward Courtney's study of the Satires of Juvenal is the only full-scale commentary on the corpus since the nineteenth century and retains its value for students and scholars a generation after its... More > first appearance in 1980. This commentary incorporates the findings of classical study up to that time, including the work of A. E. Housman, new discoveries such as those of papyri, and the expanding horizons of classical research. Courtney elucidates the form of each poem and the progression of thought, and offers many suggestions for the adjustment of traditional punctuation. In addition to basic explanation of the text, the commentary offers a detailed understanding of the literary and historical context, including thorough treatment of social customs, realia, development of the Latin language, and rhetorical features. The Introduction discusses Juvenal's life, his development as a satirist, his view of society and morals, his style, and his handling of metre.< Less
Redemption: A Pair of Historical Romances By Doreen Milstead
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Lily & Her Outlaw Cowboy, Kit - A socially awkward woman finds the courage to leave her home and reside at an inn in Canada while she figures out her life. With help, she decides to become a mail... More > order bride and finds her intended traveling up to meet her with a couple of his cronies. Things start to go wrong as they all travel back to the U.S. and she calls upon a new friend with knitting needles, as a few more strangers join in the fray. This is a love story with many satirical and funny scenes. The Detective & His Mail Order Bride - A mail order bride travels to Wichita, Kansas, to become wife of a detective. Immediately thrown into a murder mystery, they form a strong partnership, but it’s tested as they begin to gather clues about the case.< Less
Cowboy Love: Four Historical Romances By Vanessa Carvo
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The Sharp-Witted Cowboy & The Little Widow Lady From Virginia - This is a bitingly satirical story about a cowboy who wants a wife and chooses one – a mail order bride from Virginia. The... More > Purple Ribbon & The Mail Order Brides – A man’s aunt tries to help him find a bride to love, as he relies on the bible to also guide him. The Biracial Bride & Her Colorado Rancher - A biracial woman from the south decides to go to a rancher in Colorado, but she hasn’t told him she’s half black. Rejected By Royalty But Marrying The Rancher Instead - A woman who is minor royalty leaves the confines of her family home in England, to visit with a friend in America.< Less
Western Hearts: Four Historical Romances By Vanessa Carvo
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The Sharp-Witted Cowboy & The Little Widow Lady From Virginia - This is a bitingly satirical story about a cowboy who wants a wife and chooses one – a mail order bride from Virginia. What... More > he doesn’t know is that the woman is a little person. What he does know is that he’s rapidly falling in love with her. The Purple Ribbon & The Mail Order Brides – A man’s aunt tries to help him find a bride to love, as he relies on the bible to also guide him. Elise & Harmon’s Story - A wealthy rancher wants a wife and children more than anything in the world but is worried that a woman might only seek him out because she’s interested in his wealth. Finding Work In America - A woman from Liverpool moves to America and to a pre-arranged job. The thing is – she doesn’t find out what the true purpose of the place where she works is until later, when an accident will change her life forever.< Less
Saved By Her Love: Four Historical Romances By Vanessa Carvo
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The Sharp-Witted Cowboy & The Little Widow Lady From Virginia - This is a bitingly satirical story about a cowboy who wants a wife and chooses one – a mail order bride from Virginia. What... More > he doesn’t know is that the woman is a little person. The Purple Ribbon & The Mail Order Brides – A man’s aunt tries to help him find a bride to love, as he relies on the bible to also guide him. Big Enough For Love - Sick of the taunts from the inhabitants of her small town, above average weight Jocelyn had endured numerous insults since she was a small child. Bugged Out In Nebraska - A garment factory worker, not a fan of insects, heads out to a farmer in Nebraska, where the area appears to be under an imminent threat of attack by locusts, at least if the couple are to believe a crazy beekeeping old man who dresses up in a giant locust costume, and who keeps on yelling “They’re Coming”, every chance he gets.< Less
Macbeth Translated into Modern English. The most accurate line-by-line translation available, alongside original English, stage directions and historical notes. By SJ Hills
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Macbeth Translated with stage directions and historical facts from QI Elves For the first time collected in one volume, Shakespeare’s original play side by side with an accurate line-by-line... More > modern English translation, along with stage directions, study notes and historical facts to aid understanding. The original innuendos, political satire, puns and bawdy humour are retained, bringing the work to life for scholars, students, actors prepping for a performance, or lovers of the work to enjoy today without flicking back and forth for lengthy explanations. As an eight year old, SJ Hills read the first part of Macbeth in a children’s comic. He rushed to the library to finish the story only to learn he couldn’t understand the original. So began a lifelong dream of making Shakespeare understandable for all. You can understand Shakespeare. Modern English Side-By-Side With Original Text Verified by historical advisor to the BBC, Hollywood movies and TV.< Less
Romeo and Juliet Translated: The most accurate line-by-line translation available, alongside original English, stage directions and historical notes By SJ Hills & William Shakespeare
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For the first time collected in one volume, Shakespeare’s original play side-by-side with an accurate line-by-line modern English translation, along with stage directions, study notes and... More > historical facts to aid understanding. The original innuendos, political satire, puns and bawdy humour are retained, bringing the work to life for scholars, students, actors prepping for a performance, or lovers of the work to enjoy today without flicking back and forth for lengthy explanations. Additional study notes by former QI researcher and translation verified by historical consultant to the BBC and major movie companies. As an eight year old boy, SJ Hills read the first part of a simplified version of Macbeth in a children's comic. So began a lifelong dream of making Shakespeare understandable for all, down the the smallest detail, enlisting the help of the world's most renowned researchers from BBC TV's, QI, to aid him. See also Macbeth Translated by SJ Hills.< Less
Minnesconsin By Bill Klein
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The rich history of the ill-fated town of Minnesconsin is detailed in all it's ragged, shameful and downright moronic glory. Enjoy history written as it really should be...by the losers.
Minnesconsin By Bill Klein
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The rich history of the ill-fated town of Minnesconsin is detailed in all it's ragged, shameful and downright moronic glory. Enjoy history written as it really should be...by the losers.

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