Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary Lavinia Lavinia The Song of Achilles The Mere Wife The Twins, the Dream/Las Gemelas, El Sueno Circe
Circe The Twins, the Dream/Las Gemelas, El Sueno Dancing at the Edge of the World: Thoughts on Words, Women, Places Kalpa Imperial: The Greatest Empire That Never Was The Song of Achilles Dancing at the Edge of the World: Thoughts on Words, Women, Places Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary
Cheek by Jowl The Mere Wife Beowulf: A New Translation The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations The Odyssey Selected Poems of Gabriela Mistral Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: A Book about the Way and the Power of the Way
Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: A Book about the Way and the Power of the Way Cheek by Jowl Kalpa Imperial: The Greatest Empire That Never Was Beowulf: A New Translation The Odyssey Selected Poems of Gabriela Mistral The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations

Books from Maria Dahvana Headley Crafting with Ursula Conversation

By Between the Covers Podcast

By Between the Covers Podcast
Beowulf: A New Translation

Beowulf: A New Translation

Maria Dahvana Headley

$16.00 $14.88

the main book of Maria's we talk about today

Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary

Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary

J. R. R. Tolkien

$17.99 $16.73

J.R.R. Tolkien's never-meant to be published translation of and commentary about Beowulf

The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations

The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations

Toni Morrison

$16.95 $15.76

Toni Morrison's essay Grendel & His Mother can be found here

Dancing at the Edge of the World: Thoughts on Words, Women, Places

Dancing at the Edge of the World: Thoughts on Words, Women, Places

Ursula K. Le Guin

$17.00 $15.81

I quote from 2 essays in from this collection of Le Guin's: 1)Reciprocity of Prose & Poetry and 2)Text, Silence, Performance. All of her poetry collections are excellent but if you had to choose one this also contains iconic essays of hers that we discussed in other episodes (including The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction & The Fisherwoman's Daughter)

Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: A Book about the Way and the Power of the Way

Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: A Book about the Way and the Power of the Way

Ursula K. Le Guin

$16.95 $15.76

Le Guin worked on this rendering of the Tao Te Ching throughout much of her adult life.

The Twins, the Dream/Las Gemelas, El Sueno

The Twins, the Dream/Las Gemelas, El Sueno

Diana Bellessi and Ursula K. Le Guin

$8.95

The co-translated side-by-side poems of Argentinian poet Diana Bellesi and Le Guin

Selected Poems of Gabriela Mistral

Selected Poems of Gabriela Mistral

Gabriela Mistral

$34.95 $32.50

Le Guin's translations of Chilean Nobel Laureate Gabriela Mistral

Lavinia

Lavinia

Ursula K. Le Guin

$19.99 $18.59

the main book-length work of Le Guin's we talk about today (her final novel)

The Odyssey

The Odyssey

Homer

$18.95 $17.62

Emily Wilson's translation (the 1st woman to translate The Odyssey into English)...i talk about her introduction and translator's note which are both remarkable

Circe

Circe

Madeline Miller

$16.99 $15.80

Madeleine Miller's retelling and centering of Circe in Homer's epic

The Song of Achilles

The Song of Achilles

Madeline Miller

$17.99 $16.73

another acclaimed book of Miller's

The Mere Wife

The Mere Wife

Maria Dahvana Headley

$18.00 $16.74

Maria's contemporary feminist retelling of Beowulf (as a novel) that foregrounds all the women from it

Cheek by Jowl

Cheek by Jowl

Ursula K. Le Guin

$16.00

We briefly mention the Le Guin essay whose title, The Critics, The Monsters and the Fantasists, is a riff on the title of Tolkien's Beowulf essay. it can be found here (this collection is one we focus on deeply in the William Alexander episode)

Kalpa Imperial: The Greatest Empire That Never Was

Kalpa Imperial: The Greatest Empire That Never Was

Angélica Gorodischer

$16.00 $14.88

We don't discuss this Le Guin translation, the first of Argentinean writer Angelica Gorodischer's 19 books to be brought into English. A fantastical novel whose arrival in English was met with critical delight. But it is important to note