Richer Resources Publications Newsletter
Literature for the University Student July 2012
We are pleased to present these newest works in translation for dramatic performance. You can read here why our translated materials have been lauded as the translations of choice for the college/university level student. I hope you will feel free to contact me if I can answer any questions or be of any assistance.
Victoria Smith Academic Liaison
Richer Resources Publications

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Why Classics?

What Makes These Translations Different and Why They Are Recommended for the University Student

Ovid's Metamorphoses

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Why Classics?



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What Makes These Translations Different and Why They Are Recommended for the University Student


The major characteristic of Mr. Johnston's translation, apart from the closeness to the original, is its clarity. It is much clearer to read, especially for students, than any other translation we have found. This is, in large part, a matter of modern diction-simple, direct language and a familiar verse rhythm, very much in the spirit of Homer, without any words not in current usage...
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Translator Consults Homer, Nietzsche, Aristophanes To Be Sure He Gets it Right


Ian Johnston

After over 50 works in translation, Ian Johnston still consults with the original authors for guidance in his work, and this process is what he discusses in his most recent interview with Bookbits interviewer Craig Rintoul.
The interview can be seen on our website here.


Why Classics?


Why are the Classics important and how do we help students and others relate to works thousands of years old? Our publisher has some answers in this essay, "Why Classics?" You can read it here.


Classics Packages



Libraries are welcome to take advantage of one or both of our classics packages. The Greek Classics package is composed 20 translated texts which can be see here.


Our new Philosophy Package of 9 texts can be seen here. Whatever your preference, we have a package for you.



Greek Classics Package

List Price: $240.00 List Price: $190.28

Philosophy Package

Special: $198.20 Special: $145.56

Special Shipping Price on either package, only $2.95!





We have a lot to look forward to later this year with the scheduled release newest work in translation, Ovid's Metamorphoses. Write to us for a special pre-release price.

New Releases
Perisans & Seven Against Thebes

We have just released two new plays by Aeschylus,
The Persians
and Seven Against Thebes.
Email to inquire about these.
Coming soon -  Prometheus Bound, also by Aeschylus.


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