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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 10.95
Linked by their common setting in Thebes, Antigone, Oedipus the King, and Oedipus at Colonus stand at the fountainhead of world drama. This volume presents a new, and accurate yet poetic and playable translation by playwright Don Taylor, who has also directed plays for a BBC-TV production. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 36.99
In this collection of his essays on Homer, some new and some appearing for the first time in English, the distinguished scholar Pietro Pucci examines the linguistic and rhetorical features of the poet's works. Arguing that there can be no purely historical interpretation, given that the parameters of interpretation are themselves historically determined,... more...
- Portable Press 2013; US$ 9.95
Over the past 25 years, the Bathroom Readers? Institute has published more than 40,000 pages of bathroom reading. In this book you will find the funniest 288 of them (with a few all-new funny pages squeezed in just because we couldn?t help ourselves). That?s page after page after page of laugh-out-loud dumb jokes, dumb jocks, toasts, pranks, kings,... more...
- Lexington Books 2004; US$ 29.99
A Penelopean Poetics looks at the relationship between gender ideology and the self-referential poetics fo the Odyssey through the figure of Penelope. Her poetics become a discursive thread through which different feminine voices can realize their resistant capacities. Author, Barbara Clayton, informs discussions in the classics, gender studies, and... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 44.99
The book aims at providing a coherent guide to the entirety of Virgil's Aeneid, with analysis of every scene and, in some cases, every line of crucial passages. The book tries to provide a guide to the vast bibliography and scholarly apparatus that has grown around Virgil studies (especially over the past century), and to offer some critical study... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 74.99
This book is a comprehensive study of the Odyssey 's plot, which shows how the motifs of disguise and recognition are used to articulate the central values of Homeric society. The story of Odysseus' homecoming is discussed in relation to family dynamics, heroic competition, the social institutions of marriage and hospitality, gender relations, and... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 66.23
Hauptbeschreibung Diese Studie behandelt mit dem griechischen Satyrspiel die dramatische Gattung, die im 5. Jh. v. Chr. aufs engste mit der Tragödie verbunden war, und erklärt die rätselhafte Zusammengehörigkeit der beiden vordergründig heterogenen Dramentypen. In der Analyse sämtlicher erhaltener Satyrspieltexte erweist sich das Satyrspiel als das... more...
- Edition Ruprecht 2011; US$ 21.58
Hauptbeschreibung Ausgehend von der Taciteischen imago vitae suae als bleibendes Vermächtnis Senecas und der dazu in schärfstem Widerspruch stehenden antiken Kritik erfolgt eine Bewertung von Senecas Leben und Leistung, die in differenzierter Betrachtung vier Phasen seiner persönlichen wie philosophischen Entwicklung beschreibt. In einem Anhang ist... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 0.99
The Apology is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defended himself in 399 BC against the charges of "corrupting the young, and by not believing in the gods in whom the city believes, but in other daimonia that are novel . Apology here has its earlier meaning (now usually expressed by the word apologia ) of speaking in defense of... more...