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Gate of Nguyen Trai's country home at Con Son.  Photograph by Nguyen Do.
The book consists of translations from Vietnamese to English of the lyric poetry of Nguyen Trai (1380-1442), one of the two most important poets of Vietnam's history.  This is the first collection of Nguyen Trai's poetry to be published in English.  Nguyen Trai is also famous for his role in the ...
This volume features new American translations of classic French comedies: Lesage's Turcaret, a scabrous satire of greed in early 18th-century Paris; Marivaux's The Triumph of Love, which features a cross-dressing princess who seduces three reasoning philosophers in order to restore the throne to...
Here is the first unabridged English translation of a major Indo-Persian epic: a panoramic tale of magic and passion, a classic hero’s odyssey that has captivated much of the world. It is the spellbinding story of Amir Hamza, the adventurer who in the service of the Persian emperor defeats many...