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: 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: 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. 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: 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
  4. 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: 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 X

    Augustine: De Civitate Dei X [Hardback]

    P. G. Walsh (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780856688492
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    This edition of St Augustine's City of God is the only one in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most influential do... .... Learn More
  6. Augustine: De Civitate Dei X

    Augustine: De Civitate Dei X [Paperback]

    P. G. Walsh (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9780856688485
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    This edition of St Augustine's City of God is the only one in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most influential do... .... Learn More
  7. Maria Victoria Atencia

    Maria Victoria Atencia: Legend of Myself [Hardback]

    Roberta Ann Quance (Translator); Maria Victoria Atencia (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781908343901
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    In this collection of 65 short poems, Roberta Quance exemplifies the range, vitality and mysticism of work by one of Spain’s foremost, if controversial, contemporary female poets, drawing on the contents of a number of Spani... .... Learn More
  8. Maria Victoria Atencia

    Maria Victoria Atencia: Legend of Myself [Paperback]

    Roberta Ann Quance (Translator); Maria Victoria Atencia (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9781908343918
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    In this collection of 65 short poems, Roberta Quance exemplifies the range, vitality and mysticism of work by one of Spain’s foremost, if controversial, contemporary female poets, drawing on the contents of a number of Spani... .... Learn More
  9. Unamuno: Mist

    Unamuno: Mist [Paperback]

    John Macklin (Translator)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9781908343208
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    Series: Aris & Phillips Hispanic Classics
    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 n... .... Learn More
  10. Galdos: Meow

    Galdos: Meow [Paperback]

    Ruth Crispin (Translator); Benito Perez Galdos (Author)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9781908343734
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    Series: Aris & Phillips Hispanic Classics
    Benito Pérez Galdós’ finely-crafted novel, Meow, is a tragi-comedy. It is the story of a middle-aged, middle class middle-manager who does not know how to pull the strings that could get him reinstated to his ... .... Learn More

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