Aris & Phillips Imprint

Founded in 1980, Aris & Phillips has been an imprint of Oxbow Books since 2002. Aris & Phillips publishes two prestigious series; Classical Texts, edited by Professor Christopher Collard (The Queens College Oxford) and Hispanic Classics edited by Dr Jonathan Thacker, (Merton College Oxford). The Classical Texts series publishes modern editions of Classical Greek and Latin texts, with substantial introductions and commentaries as well as the original text with facing-page English translation. The Hispanic Classics series publishes editions of Hispanic texts from the Medieval texts through the Golden Age to 21st century literature including plays, poetry and novels, with wide-ranging introductions, translators note and notes as well as the Spanish text with facing-page English translation. In addition the list includes books on Classical literature, Hispanic literature and books on the archaeology of ancient Egypt, the Near East and the Mediterranean.

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Apuleius: Metamorphoses
£19.99
Apuleius’ Metamorphoses or The Golden Ass, our only complete Latin novel, tells the story of Lucius, a young man turned into a donkey by magic because of his unfettered curiosity. After many adventures he is finally saved by the goddess Isis, whose follower he becomes.
Euripides: Electra
£19.99
King Agamemnon is long dead and his murderers rule at Argos. His son Orestes returns from exile to kill them his own mother Clytemnestra and her seducer Aegisthus. Thus he will release his sister Electra from oppression and reclaim his home and kingdom.
Euripides: Cyclops and Major Fragments of Greek Satyric Drama
£24.99
Satyric is the most thinly attested genre of Greek drama, but it appears to have been the oldest and according to Aristotle formative for tragedy.
Aeschylus: Suppliant Women
£19.99
Aeschylus’ Suppliant Women begins with a procession of girls, dressed in foreign costume and carrying boughs – tokens of supplication – arriving in Argos. Fugitives from Egypt they are in flight from their cousins, the sons of Aegyptus, who want them as wives and they seek asylum from King Pelasgus.
Going Down to Morocco
£15.00
Going Down to Morocco (Bajarse al moro), is one of the most emblematic and best known theatrical work of recent times in Spain. It both contributed to and documented La Movida, a drug-fuelled youth movement that placed Madrid firmly on the global cultural map in the early 1980s.
Valle-Inclan: The Captain's Daughter and the Dead Man's Finery
£15.00
Las galas del difunto/ The Dead Man's Finery (1926) and La hija del capitán/ The Captain's Daughter (1927) are two of four tragic farceswritten by Ramón del Valle-Inclán for the theatre. Translated here for the first time into English, the plays demonstrate the dramatist's evolving theory of the esperpento as a satirical genre.
Unamuno: Aunt Tula
£15.00
Aunt Tula (La tia Tula), published in 1921, is one of the few novels written by Miguel de Unamuno to centre on a female protagonist. It is a vivid, nuanced portrait of the intelligent, wilful and yet vulnerable Tula.
Unamuno: Mist
£19.95
Mist (Niebla), published in 1914, is one of Miguel de Unamuno's key works; a truly Modernist work of Europe-wide significance which aims to shatter the conventions of fiction, using the novel as a vehicle for exploration of philosophical themes.
Cervantes: The Complete Exemplary Novels
£30.00
Originally published in four separate volumes, this publication sees all 12 Novelas Ejemplares as a single volume for the first time in English. Each story has an individual introduction, the original Spanish text with facing English translation and notes.

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  1. Augustine: De Civitate Dei Books XIII and XIV

    Augustine: De Civitate Dei Books XIII and XIV [Hardback]

    P. G. Walsh (Author); Peter Walsh (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780856688775
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    Series: Aris & Phillips Classical Texts
    After completing the first ten books of De Civitate Dei , in which Augustine sought to refute the claim that pagan deities had ensured that Rome enjoyed unbroken success and prosperity in this life and guaranteed its citizens a blessed life aft... .... Learn More
  2. Augustine: De Civitate Dei Books XIII and XIV

    Augustine: De Civitate Dei Books XIII and XIV [Paperback]

    P. G. Walsh (Author); Peter Walsh (Editor)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9780856688829
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    Series: Aris & Phillips Classical Texts
    After completing the first ten books of De Civitate Dei , in which Augustine sought to refute the claim that pagan deities had ensured that Rome enjoyed unbroken success and prosperity in this life and guaranteed its citizens a blessed life aft... .... Learn More
  3. The Inquisitor's Handbook (Copilacion Instructiones Sancta Inquisicion)

    The Inquisitor's Handbook (Copilacion Instructiones Sancta Inquisicion) [Paperback]

    Tyler Fisher (Author); Greg Fisher (Editor)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9780856688911
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    Series: Aris & Phillips Hispanic Classics
    The Inquisitor's Handbook , a translation of a 1537 compilation of rules for inquisitorial personnel, introduces today's reader to the Spanish Inquisition in the same way a sixteenth-century inquisitor would have been introduced to his duties. ... .... Learn More
  4. Augustine: De Civitate Dei Books XI and XII

    Augustine: De Civitate Dei Books XI and XII [Hardback]

    P. G. Walsh (Author); Peter Walsh (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780856688720
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    Series: Aris & Phillips Classical Texts
    In Books I-V of De Civitate Dei , Augustine rejects the claim that worship of the pagan gods had brought success in this life, and in Books VI-X, the prospect of a happy afterlife. In Books XI-XII, the sixth volume in Peter Walsh's series, Augu... .... Learn More
  5. Augustine: De Civitate Dei Books XI and XII

    Augustine: De Civitate Dei Books XI and XII [Paperback]

    P. G. Walsh (Author); Peter Walsh (Editor)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9780856688713
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    Series: Aris & Phillips Classical Texts
    In Books I-V of De Civitate Dei , Augustine rejects the claim that worship of the pagan gods had brought success in this life, and in Books VI-X, the prospect of a happy afterlife. In Books XI-XII, the sixth volume in Peter Walsh's series, Augu... .... Learn More
  6. Miguel de Unamuno

    Miguel de Unamuno: An Anthology of his Poetry [Paperback]

    C. A. Longhurst (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9781910572184
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    Series: Aris & Phillips Hispanic Classics
    Miguel de Unamuno, one of Spain’s foremost literary figures, is better known for his essays and novels than for his poetry. Yet it was as a poet that he wished to be remembered and it is in his poems that he reveals the mos... .... Learn More
  7. Díaz-Fernández

    Díaz-Fernández: The Blockhouse (El Blocao) [Paperback]

    Adolfo Campoy-Cubillo (Other); Paul Southern (Translator)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9781910572146
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    Series: Aris & Phillips Hispanic Classics
    El Blocao, one of the most distinguished examples of avant-garde, anti-colonialist prose produced in Spain, is a collection of seven short stories parodying the highly popular serial fiction on the country’s colonial wars in... .... Learn More
  8. Antonio Pedro: Just a Story

    Antonio Pedro: Just a Story [Hardback]

    Cláudia Pazos Alonso (Author); Mariana Grey de Casto (Author); Bruno Silva Rodrigues (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781910572054
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    The Portuguese António Pedro (1909–1966) was a cosmopolitan and multifaceted artist; one of the pioneers of surrealism in Portugal, both as a visual artist and as a writer. He was involved in the London surrealist gro... .... Learn More
  9. Antonio Pedro: Just a Story

    Antonio Pedro: Just a Story [Paperback]

    Cláudia Pazos Alonso (Author); Mariana Grey de Casto (Author); Bruno Silva Rodrigues (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9781910572061
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    The Portuguese António Pedro (1909–1966) was a cosmopolitan and multifaceted artist; one of the pioneers of surrealism in Portugal, both as a visual artist and as a writer. He was involved in the London surrealist gro... .... Learn More
  10. Calderón: Jealousy the Greatest Monster

    Calderón: Jealousy the Greatest Monster [Hardback]

    José María Ruano de la Haza (Editor); Ann L. Mackenzie (Editor); Kenneth Muir (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780856683695
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    Series: Aris & Phillips Hispanic Classics
    As the title indicates, Pedro Calderón de la Barca's Jealousy tragically dramatizes the same key themes and emotions that preoccupied Shakespeare in Othello. His portrayal of the mind and passion of King Herod, a ruler traditional... .... Learn More

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