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  • Roman Eloquenceby William J. Dominik

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    The present volume is part of a general renaissance in the study of rhetoric and bears testimony to a discipline undergoing rapid and exciting change. It draws together established and newer scholars in the field to produce a probing and innovative analysis of the role played by rhetoric in Roman culture. Utilizing a variety of critical approaches... more...

  • Rhetoric at Romeby Professor M L Clarke; M. L. Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    This new edition of M.L. Clarke's 1953 classic study of Roman rhetoric incorporates corrections and a new introduction by D.H. Berry. The bibliography has been substantially updated and supplemented by suggestions for further reading. more...

  • A Linguistic Commentary on Livius Andronicusby Ivy Livingston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    As the oldest literary Latin preserved in any quantity, the language of Livius shows many features of linguistic interest and raises intriguing questions of phonolgy, morphology and syntax. more...

  • Latin Fictionby Heinz Hofmann

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 36.95

    Latin Fiction provides a chronological study of the Roman novel from the Classical period to the Middle Ages, exploring the development of the novel and the continuity of Latin culture. Essays by eminent and international contributors discuss texts including: * Petronius, Satyrica and Cena Trimalchionis * Apuleius, Metamorphose(The Golden Ass)... more...

  • Sexuality in Greek and Roman Literature and Societyby Marguerite Johnson; Terry Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 41.95

    This Sourcebook contains numerous original translations of ancient poetry, inscriptions and documents, all of which illuminate the multifaceted nature of sexuality in antiquity. The detailed introduction provides full social and historical context for the sources, and guides students on how to use the material most effectively. Themes such as marriage,... more...

  • The Passions in Playby Alessandro Schiesaro

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Critical analysis of Senecan tragedy with a particular emphasis on his most accomplished play. more...

  • Octaviaby Rolando Ferri

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    This 2003 book is a critical edition of the only complete Roman drama of an historical subject. more...

  • Latin Verse Satireby Paul Allen Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    A wide variety of texts by the Latin satirists are presented here in a fully loaded resource to provide an innovative reading of satire's relation to Roman ideology. Brimming with notes, commentaries, essays and texts in translation, this book succeeds in its mission to help the student understand the history of Latin's modern scholarly reception.... more...

  • Horace and the Gift Economy of Patronage by Phebe Lowell Bowditch

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    This innovative study explores selected odes and epistles by the late-first-century poet Horace in light of modern anthropological and literary theory. Phebe Lowell Bowditch looks in particular at how the relationship between Horace and his patron Maecenas is reflected in these poems' themes and rhetorical figures. more...

  • Learned Girls and Male Persuasionby Sharon Lynn James

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 85.00 US$ 68.00

    This study transforms our understanding of Roman love elegy, an important and complex corpus of poetry that flourished in the late first century b.c.e. Sharon L. James reads key poems by Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid for the first time from the perspective of the woman to whom they are addressed?the docta puella, or learned girl, the poet's beloved.... more...