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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Remembering Boethius explores the rich intersection between the reception of Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy and the literary construction of aristocratic identity. Elliott presents new interpretations of Machaut's Confort d'ami, Remede de Fortune and Fonteinne amoureuse, Froissart's Prison amoureuse, Thomas Usk's Testament... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Though the term Ciceronianism could be applied to Cicero's influence and teaching in the field of politics, philosophy, or rhetoric, it is limited in the present study to the technical department of rhetoric. In addition, it represents the trend of literary opinion in regard to accepting Cicero as a model for imitation in composition. The history of... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2013; US$ 9.99
A funny and irreverent annotated collection of "journalese"?words, phrases, clichés, and sacred cows beloved by newspapers but never used by anyone else. This "bumper crop" of examples is sure to "fuel controversy." Anyone who has picked up a paper has read journalese?words and phrases that are only found in newspapers. Without them, how would... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
This new interpretation of V Satire is embedded in a broader analysis of a central topos in Juvenal's work: the degradation of the clientela. The introduction illuminates Juvenal's attitude towards this topic, giving particular attention to his relationship to Martial and to the reception of this topos by Lucian. The commentary explains text critical... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
The motifs of fons inspirationis and labor limae lost their semantic force in Latin poetry after the Augustan age. This book analyzes these two topoi from Ovid to Martialand shows how poetic inspiration and lima poetica are subtly displayed for the purpose of self-fashioning and communication by poets with theirpatrons. more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00
This volume on the three Flavian epic poets (Valerius Flaccus, Statius, Silius Italicus) for the first time critically engages with a unique set-up in Roman literary history: the survival of four epic poems from the same period. The interactions of these poems with each other and their contemporary context are explored by over 20 experts and emerging... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95
Roman Letters offers a rich selection of original translations of ancient Roman letters spanning from the 1 st century BCE to the 2 nd century CE. Chronologically arranged and grouped according to author or collection, the letters cover various topics and themes selected from a broad range of authors. A unique single volume text that makes classical... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 17.12
Hauptbeschreibung Fritz Rudolf Fries' avantgardistischer Roman "Der Weg nach Oobliadooh", zuerst veröffentlicht 1966 in Westdeutschland, gilt als eines der bemerkenswertesten Bücher der deutschen Nachkriegsliteratur. Er handelt von jungen Leuten, die sich im Leipzig der fünfziger Jahre einem langweiligen Alltag zu entziehen suchen durch die Option... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95
This highly accessible, user-friendly work provides a fresh and illuminating introduction to the most important aspects of Latin prose and poetry. Readers are constantly encouraged to think for themselves about how and why we study the texts in question. They are stimulated and inspired to do their own further reading through engagement with a wide... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This cutting-edge collection of essays offers provocative studies of ancient history, literature, gender identifications and roles, and subsequent interpretations of the republican and imperial Roman past. The prose and poetry of Cicero and Petronius, Lucretius, Virgil, and Ovid receive fresh interpretations; pagan and Christian texts are re-examined... more...