Human sacrifice, a spirited heroine, a quest ending in a hairsbreadth escape, the touching reunion of long-lost siblings, and exquisite poetry--these features have historically made Euripides' Iphigenia in Tauris one of the most influential of Greek tragedies. Yet, despite its influence and popularity i ...Show more
Category: Critical Thinking | Series: The\Center for Ethics and Culture Solzhenitsyn Ser.
Russian Nobel prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008) is widely acknowledged as one of the most important figures--and perhaps the most important writer--of the last century. To celebrate the centenary of his birth, the first English translation of his memoir of the West, Between Two Millstones, ...Show more
The war raged across the galaxy. Billions had died, billions more were doomed. Moons, planets, the very stars themselves, faced destruction, cold-blooded, brutal, and worse, random. The Idirans fought for their Faith; the Culture for its moral right to exist. Principles were at stake. There could be no ...Show more
The fifth Culture book from the awesome imagination of Iain M. Banks, a modern master of science fiction. Two and a half millennia ago, the artifact appeared in a remote corner of space, beside a trillion-year-old dying sun from a different universe. It was a perfect black-body sphere, and it did nothin ...Show more
How profound is a little plastic building block? It turns out the answer is “very”! 22 chapters explore philosophy through the world of LEGO which encompasses the iconic brick itself as well as the animated televisions shows, feature films, a vibrant adult fan base with over a dozen yearly c ...Show more
Category: Classics | Series: The Center for Ethics and Culture Solzhenitsyn Series
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to publish Nobel Prize?winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn?s epic work March 1917, Node III, Book 1, of The Red Wheel. The Red Wheel is Solzhenitsyn?s magnum opus about the Russian Revolution. Solzhenit ...Show more
Category: Classics | Series: The\Center for Ethics and Culture Solzhenitsyn Ser.
The Red Wheel is Nobel Prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's multivolume epic work about the Russian Revolution. He spent decades writing about just four of the most important periods, or "nodes." This is the first time that the monumental March 1917--the third node--has been translated into English. It ...Show more
Category: Sport | Series: Terry and Jan Todd Series on Physical Culture and Sports
A collection of short fiction by the author of "The Wasp Factory" and "Against a Dark Background". The title story is a novella continuing the "Culture" sequence but set on Earth in 1977. The other stories range from science fiction to horror, and dark-coated fantasy to morality tale.