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English-Slovak Dictionary: Anglicko-Slovensky Slovnik

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English-Slovak Dictionary
Author: Jan Simko
Product Code: 2263
ISBN: 978-0-86516-226-6
Pages: 1456
Product Format: Hardcover
Price:  $25.00

Following years of research, Dr. Jan Simko created The English-Slovak Dictionary, the most comprehensive and scholarly volume of its kind. The 1,445-page dictionary was first published in 1967 by the Slovak Pedagogical Publishing House in Bratislava, Czecho-Slovakia, and reprinted in 1968 and 1971. For two decades, teachers, scholars and students have been deprived of this excellent reseource . . . but now it is once more available.

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Evocation of Virgil in Tolkien's Art: Geritol for the Classics

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Evocation of Virgil in Tolkien's Art: Geritol for the Classics
Author: Robert E. Morse
Product Code: 1763
ISBN: 978-0-86516-176-4
Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 76
Product Format: Paperback
Price:  $28.00

In his Preface, Robert Morse states that both Vergil and Tolkien present myth as an aspect of an historical continuum. For these authors, myth does not seem to represent a falsehood, but rather it seems to narrate a record of experience from which humanity learns. Thus, myth is...a form of memory.

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Gilgamis Destani: The Epic of Gilgamesh in Turkish

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Gilgamis Destani: The Epic of Gilgamesh in Turkish
Author: Danny P. Jackson   Introduction: Robert D. Biggs   Appreciation: James G. Keenan
Product Code: 4407
ISBN: 978-975-509-440-3
Pages: 166
Product Format: Hardbound
Price:  $27.00

The Turkish edition of the Gilgamesh, Gilgamis Desani, is a faithful translation of Jackson's rendition. This first translation in Turkish contains the entire content of the Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers edition: Introduction by Robert D. Biggs; Appreciation by James G. Keenan; eighteen photographs of artifacts, captioned by Robert D. Biggs; 'My Poetic Intention' by Danny P. Jackson; all twelve tablets of the Gilgamesh text; glossary of proper names; and fifteen original woodcuts by Thom Kapheim.

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Images Gone with Time: Photographic Reflections of Slovak Folk Life: 1950-1965

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Images Gone with Time: Photographic Reflections of Slovak Folk Life: 1950-1965
Photographer: Igor Grossman
Product Code: 4363
ISBN: 978-0-86516-436-9
Pages: 149
Product Format: Hardbound
Price:  $35.00

This book portrays the everyday life of the Slovak village in the middle of the 20th century. The photographs bring to life ways of living and folk customs that have forever vanished into the past.

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In Search of Homo Sapiens : Twenty-Five Contemporary Slovak Short Stories

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In Search of Homo Sapiens : Twenty-Five Contemporary Slovak Short Stories
Author: The Slovak Writers' Society   Editeds: Pavol Janik, Alexander Halvonik   Translators: Lucy Bednar, Heather Trebaticka
Product Code: 5327
ISBN: 978-0-86516-532-8
Pages: 274
Price:  $41.00

In Search of Homo Sapiens represents the crystallization of the thinking and writing of the Slovak intelligentsia. For the first time the English-speaking world will see the output of some of the most prominent Slovak thinkers and writers, their reflections on contemporary life, world politics, personal lifestyles, and social ideologies. A welcome contribution to current literature, social commentary, and philosophy of life.

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