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  • Bausteine zu einer Narratologie der Dingeby Valentin Christ

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    In mittelalterlichen Erzählungen treten unzählige Dinge auf, die über den Status als bloß ‚Zuhandenes‘ weit hinausreichen. Unbelebt und dabei doch höchst ‚aktiv‘ scheinen diese Gegenstände das Geschehen in irgendeiner Weise mitzubestimmen. Woher ein Ding kommt und wohin es geht, wem es gehört(e), wie und wann man es benutzt etc. – all... more...

  • Vergil´s Political Commentaryby Leendert Weeda

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    Vergil’s commentary on political issues is discussed after analyzing the whole of the poet’s work. His political engagement – noticeable in much of his work, is clear. The new notion of the functional model, which the poet often used when making a political statement is introduced. New interpretations of a number of the Eclogues and passages... more...

  • Plinius und seine Klassikerby Katrin Schwerdtner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    Das vorliegende Buch bietet erstmals eine systematische Studie zu den Literaturzitaten in den Briefen des jüngeren Plinius. Im Zentrum steht die Betrachtung aller Zitate aus den ‚Klassikern‘ Homer und Vergil, die Plinius bevorzugt zitiert. Ein allgemeiner Teil stellt die Fallstudien in den Kontext der Kulturtechnik des Zitierens und... more...

  • Narcissus and the Invention of Personal Historyby Kenneth J. Knoespel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1985. This investigation of Ovid’s fable takes a different tack to previous studies of the love lyric or the themes but looks at the creation of narrative strategies to explain Narcissus’ experience. The story has always been understood as literally impossible but invites readers to ask what is meant by the puzzling tale of... more...

  • Cento Vergilianusby Faltonia Betitia Proba; Alessia Fassina; Carlo M. Lucarini

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.00

    Die Bibliotheca Teubneriana , gegründet 1849, ist die weltweit älteste, traditionsreichste und umfangreichste Editionsreihe griechischer und lateinischer Literatur von der Antike bis zur Neuzeit. Pro Jahr erscheinen 4-5 neue Editionen. Sämtliche Ausgaben werden durch eine lateinische Praefatio ergänzt. more...

  • Early Christian Latin Poetsby Carolinne White

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95

    Christian Latin poetry from the fourth to sixth centuries was hugely influential on English and French medieval literature. In this, the first substantial overview of this poetry, Carolinne White sets the works in their literary and historical context, including translations of over thirty poems and excerpts, many never translated into English before. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...