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- Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 5.82
From some of the families from My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding. An entertaining and amusing look at a collection of true short stories, from the lives of the families of My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding. Follow us as we get involved in everything from missing out on a small fortune, twice, to being moved on by the authorities, written exactly as it happens. Comedy,... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 21.73
Hauptbeschreibung Das Epigramm, ein kurzes Sinn- oder Spottgedicht, war eine beliebte Literaturgattung in der Antike. Der bedeutendste römische Vertreter, Martial (ca. 40 n.Chr. - 103/04 n.Chr.), hat weit mehr als 1000 Epigramme verfasst. Geizige, Angeber, Diebe, eifersüchtige, unhöfliche, feige oder zudringliche Menschen, Ärzte, Prostituierte oder... more...
- Sourcebooks 2011; US$ 10.99
When Ancient Meets Funny Endeavors in philosophy and mythology immortalized the ancient Greeks, but what you won't find in the history books is their serious love of the funny. The same forefathers who imparted the Socratic Method and the Parthenon also passed on a wealth of filthy quips and goofy wisecracks. Some of these jokes still hit the mark,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 29.99
Mary R. Lefkowitz has extensively revised and rewritten her classic study to introduce a new generation of students to the lives of the Greek poets. Thoroughly updated with references to the most recent scholarship, this second edition includes new material and fresh analysis of the ancient biographies of Greece's most famous poets. With little... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 99.99
Some of the best evidence for the early development of literary criticism before Plato and Aristotle comes from Athenian Old Comedy. Playwrights such as Eupolis, Cratinus, Aristophanes and others wrote numerous comedies on literary themes, commented on their own poetry and that of their rivals, and played around with ideas and theories from the contemporary... more...
- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 19.95
On Germans and Other Greeks Tragedy and Ethical Life Dennis J. Schmidt What Greek tragedy and German philosophy reveal about the meaning of art for ethical life. "Schmidt's investigation of tragedy is a highly significant, powerful work, one with far-reaching consequences. It bears... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1995; US$ 47.95
In Dangerous Voices Holst-Warhaft investigates the power and meaning of the ancient lament, especially women's mourning of the dead, and sets out to discover why legislation was introduced to curb these laments in antiquity. An investigation of laments ranging from New Guinea to Greece suggests that this essentially female art form gave women considerable... more...