Beautifully written and incisive, this is the first English biography of a major Scandinavian author who is ripe for rediscovery.... Læs mere
"With an updated translation, introduction, and notes."
Written in the spirit of Ovid, this book traces the art derived from Ovid's Metamorphoses from the Renaissance onwards. It explores Ovid's unparalleled influence on the visual arts, discussing works by many of the most famous artists of the past six centuries.
"This book accompanies the exhibition Whistler in Watercolor: Lovely Little Games, organized by and on view at the Freer Gallery of Art from May 18 through October 6, 2019"--Colophon.
The first English-language biography of Astrid Lindgren provides a moving and revealing portrait of the beloved Scandinavian literary... Læs mere
How presidents use secrecy to protect the nation, foster diplomacy, and gain power
Surveys nearly four thousand years of human settlement and building activity in Jerusalem, from prehistoric times through the... Læs mere
Presenting a survey of sports in ancient Greece, this work describes ancient sporting events and games. It considers the role of women and amateurs in ancient athletics, and explores the impact of these games on art, literature and politics.
A searing, kaleidoscopic portrait of Bangladesh from the 1947 Partition to the present