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Product Description: “The difference between the Parthenon and the World Trade Center, between a French wine glass and a German beer mug, between Bach and John Philip Sousa, between Sophocles and Shakespeare, between a bicycle and a horse, though explicable by historical moment, necessity, and destiny, is before all else a difference of imagination...read more

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9781619021037 | Counterpoint, July 16, 2013, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: “The difference between the Parthenon and the World Trade Center, between a French wine glass and a German beer mug, between Bach and John Philip Sousa, between Sophocles and Shakespeare, between a bicycle and a horse, though explicable by historical moment, necessity, and destiny, is before all else a difference of imagination.

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Product Description: All the extant fragments of Herakleitos and a collection of Diogenes' words from various sources.Herakleitos' words, 2500 years old, usually appear in English translated by philosophers as makeshift clusters of nouns and verbs which can then be inspected at length...read more
By Guy Davenport (trans)

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9781610970884 | Wipf & Stock Pub, February 1, 2011, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: All the extant fragments of Herakleitos and a collection of Diogenes' words from various sources.

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Product Description: Rare book: Price in USD

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9789685115469 | Umbral, February 1, 2006, cover price $14.50 | About this edition: Rare book: Price in USD

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Product Description: The long-awaited memoirs of New Directions' founder. James Laughlin, the late founder and publisher of New Directions, was also a poet of elegance and distinction. At his death in 1997 at the age of eighty-three, he left unfinished his long autobiographical poem, Byways...read more
By Guy Davenport (contributor), Peter Glassgold (editor) and James Laughlin

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9780811216173 | New Directions, May 30, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The long-awaited memoirs of New Directions' founder.

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A collection of twenty-seven essays by the author takes on a wide range of literary topics, including short fiction, essays, poetry, and translation, covering a lifetime of writing. Reprint.

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9781593760021 | Counterpoint, August 1, 2003, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Presents a collection of twenty-seven essays and short stories that span the author's entire career, many of which have never appeared in book form.

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9781593760564 | Reprint edition (Counterpoint, March 30, 2005), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A collection of twenty-seven essays by the author takes on a wide range of literary topics, including short fiction, essays, poetry, and translation, covering a lifetime of writing.

By Guy Davenport (illustrator) and Hugh Kenner

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9781564783806 | Dalkey Archive Pr, January 31, 2005, cover price $12.50

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Reflects on Burchfield's expressive and unusually large-scale and densely painted watercolors of mystical and enlivened landscapes

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9781566409797 | Pomegranate, August 1, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Reflects on Burchfield's expressive and unusually large-scale and densely painted watercolors of mystical and enlivened landscapes

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Edited by an award-winning translator and poet, a collection of works from ancient Greece is an introduction to the genre for English-language readers and offers insight into how period writers regarded love, war, domestic life, vice, and friendship. Reprint.
By Guy Davenport (introduced by) and Burton Raffel (trans)

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9780679642978 | Modern Library, July 1, 2004, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A collection of works from ancient Greece is an introduction to the genre for English-language readers and offers insight into how period writers regarded love, war, domestic life, vice, and friendship.

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9780812969627 | Reprint edition (Modern Library, October 11, 2005), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Edited by an award-winning translator and poet, a collection of works from ancient Greece is an introduction to the genre for English-language readers and offers insight into how period writers regarded love, war, domestic life, vice, and friendship.

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Product Description: Guy Davenport explora de manera cercana la naturaleza muerta y su rol en nuestra cultura. Para este traductor y escritor, la cultura es como un campo magnético insospechado hasta que un receptor suficientemente sensible recoje el mensaje para darle voz...read more

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9789681665333 | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, June 28, 2002, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Guy Davenport explora de manera cercana la naturaleza muerta y su rol en nuestra cultura.

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Product Description: This first bibliography ever compiled on Kenner, this book records Hugh Kenner's published works in chronological sequence by date of publication. The majority of Kenner's work tends to be collected time and time again by editors seeking the best, most authoritative, and most provocative treatments at hand...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Guy Davenport (foreword by) and William Goodwin

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9780878755240 | Whitston Pub Co Inc, November 1, 2000, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This first bibliography ever compiled on Kenner, this book records Hugh Kenner's published works in chronological sequence by date of publication.

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Product Description: Davenports meditations on the still life dip into the full history of this art formfrom Neolithic cave paintings to the Dutch masters, from Czanne and Van Gogh to photography and the collage.. In a series of four meditations on still-life painting, Guy Davenport blends art history with literary criticism, taking a close look at the iconic and symbolic function of objects and the multiple ways they are represented in culture...read more

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9781582430355 | Counterpoint, September 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Davenports meditations on the still life dip into the full history of this art formfrom Neolithic cave paintings to the Dutch masters, from Czanne and Van Gogh to photography and the collage.

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Describes McBride's background as an artist, and gathers his portraits and nudes of boys making the transition from child to adult
By Guy Davenport (introduced by) and Will McBride

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9780893818531 | Aperture, May 1, 1999, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Describes McBride's background as an artist, and gathers his portraits and nudes of boys making the transition from child to adult

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Product Description: Davenports meditations on the still life dip into the full history of this art formfrom Neolithic cave paintings to the Dutch masters, from Czanne and Van Gogh to photography and the collage.. In a series of four meditations on still-life painting, Guy Davenport blends art history with literary criticism, taking a close look at the iconic and symbolic function of objects and the multiple ways they are represented in culture...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781887178853 | Counterpoint, October 1, 1998, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Davenports meditations on the still life dip into the full history of this art formfrom Neolithic cave paintings to the Dutch masters, from Czanne and Van Gogh to photography and the collage.

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Gathers the sayings of Jesus from the Gospels and other sources, translated into everyday English (view table of contents)

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9781887178709 | Counterpoint, April 1, 1998, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Gathers the sayings of Jesus from the Gospels and other sources, translated into everyday English

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Product Description: In the 40 essays that constitute this collection, Guy Davenport, one of America's major literary critics, elucidates a range of literary history, encompassing literature, art, philosophy and music, from the ancients to the grand old men of modernism. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781567920802 | Reissue edition (David R Godine Pub, October 1, 1997), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In the 40 essays that constitute this collection, Guy Davenport, one of America's major literary critics, elucidates a range of literary history, encompassing literature, art, philosophy and music, from the ancients to the grand old men of modernism.
9780679738596 | Reissue edition (Pantheon Books, March 1, 1992), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Essays discuss classical and contemporary literature, Walt Whitman, Ezra Pound, The Odyssey, James Joyce, dictionaries, poetry, and other topics

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A collection of stories touches on art, philosophy, and literature, often featuring historical figures and places (view table of contents)

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9781887178440 | Counterpoint, September 1, 1997, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A collection of stories touches on art, philosophy, and literature, often featuring historical figures and places

Product Description: art book

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9781887178297 | Counterpoint, September 1, 1997, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: art book

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Product Description: Hardly the typical essay collection, The Hunter Gracchus is better described as a collage of ideas, commentary, and criticism from an eclectic stylist whose sentences ring with clarity and originality. Moving effortlessly from snake handling to Wallace Stevens, these essays take delight in an immense range of topics, including art and architecture, religion, and literature...read more

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9781887178242, titled "The Hunter Gracchus and Other Papers on Literature and Art" | Counterpoint, December 1, 1996, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Collects essays commenting on art, architecture, religion, and literature

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9781887178556 | Reprint edition (Counterpoint, July 1, 1997), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Hardly the typical essay collection, The Hunter Gracchus is better described as a collage of ideas, commentary, and criticism from an eclectic stylist whose sentences ring with clarity and originality.

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A collection of short stories based on historical figures whose accomplishments were too early, too late, or against the grain of their time (view table of contents)

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9780811213509 | Reprint edition (New Directions, May 1, 1997), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A collection of short stories based on historical figures whose accomplishments were too early, too late, or against the grain of their time
9780801822209 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, May 1, 1979, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A suite of ten prose fictions about various historical figures whose endeavors were too early, too late, or against the grain of their time center on the theme that man was created to understand the world

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Product Description: ten new stories

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9780811213356 | Reprint edition (New Directions, October 1, 1996), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: ten new stories

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9780811217705 | New Directions, November 30, 1996, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: ten new stories

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Product Description: illustrated study of Davenport's graphic works

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9780811213363 | New Directions, October 1, 1996, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: illustrated study of Davenport's graphic works

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Gathers the sayings of Jesus from the Gospels and other sources, translated into everyday English (view table of contents)
By Guy Davenport (editor) and Benjamin Urruitia (trans)

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9781887178181 | Counterpoint, April 1, 1996, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Gathers the sayings of Jesus from the Gospels and other sources, translated into everyday English

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Product Description: Book by Turner, Elizabeth Hutton, Ellis, Elizabeth Garrity, Davenport, Guy

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9781887178136 | Counterpoint, April 1, 1996, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Book by Turner, Elizabeth Hutton, Ellis, Elizabeth Garrity, Davenport, Guy

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Product Description: Book by Haberman, Daniel
By Guy Davenport (illustrator), Daniel Haberman and Jan Stussy (illustrator)

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9781880284131 | Daniel & Daniel Pub, March 1, 1996, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Book by Haberman, Daniel

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Product Description: "Overall, this volume will afford great pleasure to scholars, teachers, and also those who simply love to watch delightful souls disport themselves in language."―Anne Carson Here is a colorful variety pf works by seven Greek poets and philosophers who lived from the eighth to the third centuries BC...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Guy Davenport (trans)

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9780811212885 | New Directions, June 1, 1995, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "Overall, this volume will afford great pleasure to scholars, teachers, and also those who simply love to watch delightful souls disport themselves in language.

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