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The Aeneid


Virgil's epic poem describing the fall of Troy, in English blank verse by Robert Fitzgerald.

Editions:515  Date:1697 - 2018  Genre(s):Poetry, Poetry, Legends, Epic poetry, Legends

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The merry adventures of Robin Hood of great renown in Nottinghamshire

by:Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911

Recounts the legend of Robin Hood, who plundered the king's purse and poached his deer and whose generosity endeared him to the poor.

Editions:336  Date:1883 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Legends, Legends, Legends, History

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Dryden's Aeneid : a selection with commentary

by:Virgil 70 ante Chr.-19 ante Chr

Early Augustan Virgil makes accessible a substantial text by a pioneer in couplet writing and in the theory and practice of translation, vindicating Pope's distinction when he enjoins his reader to "praise the easy vigor of a line,/ Where Denham's strength and Waller's sweetness join." The volume thus puts Denham's version of Virgil sympathetically into a context where it can be seen to make an important contribution to the development of the English Augustan style, thus making a case for the formative influence of classical translation upon the development of English poetry. It also makes a contribution to the reception of Virgil and will be of interest to readers of classical and English poetry alike. --Book Jacket.

Editions:2739  Date:1300 - 2018  Genre(s):Poetry

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Maniac Magee : a novel

by:Spinelli, Jerry

From the Publisher: He wasn't born with the name Maniac Magee. He came into this world named Jeffrey Lionel Magee, but when his parents died and his life changed, so did his name. And Maniac Magee became a legend. Even today kids talk about how fast he could run; about how he hit an inside-the-park "frog" homer; how no knot, no matter how snarled, would stay that way once he began to untie it. But the thing Maniac Magee is best known for is what he did for the kids from the East Side and those from the West Side.

Editions:93  Date:1989 - 2015  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Sports fiction


Smoky, the cowhorse

by:James, Will, 1892-1942

The experiences of a mouse-colored horse from his birth in the wild, through his capture by humans and his work in the rodeo and on the range, to his old age.

Editions:159  Date:1925 - 2013  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Western stories, Western fiction, Western fiction, Legends


The Pied Piper of Hamelin

by:Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

The Pied Piper pipes the village free of rats, and when the villagers refuse to pay him for the service he exacts a terrible revenge.

Editions:295  Date:0001 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Poetry, Juvenile works, Poetry

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by:Cooper, Susan, 1935-

Jane's invitation to witness the making of the Greenwitch begins a series of sinister events in which she and her two brothers help the Old Ones recover the grail stolen by the Dark.

Editions:97  Date:1974 - 2013  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction


Saint George and the dragon : a golden legend

by:Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005

Retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land.

Editions:27  Date:1982 - 2014  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Legends, Juvenile works, Folklore, Picture books


The way to rainy mountain

by:Momaday, N. Scott, 1934-

Author presents the experience of journeying with him into his explorations of himself, his people and his heritage.

Editions:89  Date:1969 - 2009  Genre(s):Folklore, Legends, Folklore, Legends, Herinneringen (vorm)


The history of the Kings of Britain

by:Geoffrey, of Monmouth, Bishop of St. Asaph, 1100?-1154

"Geoffrey of Monmouth is called the father of Arthurian romance. In this legendary history of Britain the chapters of central importance recount the fabulous exploits of King Arthur and his knights."--Back cover.

Editions:267  Date:1718 - 2015  Genre(s):History, Legends, Arthurian romances, Arthurian romances, Arthurian romances

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