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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
Plautus was Ancient Rome's greatest comic playwright, Shakespeare drew heavily on his plots, and his legacy is prevalent throughout modern drama. In this expanded edition of his successful book, one of America's foremost Classical scholars introduces performance criticism to the study of Plautus' ancient drama. In addition to the original detailed... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.05
Ovid's Heroides, written in Rome some time between 25 and 16 BC, was once his most popular work. The title translates as Heroines. It is a series of poems in the voices of women from Greek and Roman myth -including Phaedra, Medea, Penelope and Ariadne -addressed to the men they love. Claimed as both the first book of dramatic monologues and the first... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 44.87
First published in 1999 within the bilingual collection Sammlung Tusculum , the Latin/German edition of Ovid?s Amores ( Erotic Poems ) has now been revised and updated in a way which includes and reflects the findings of recent scholarship. With its new introduction, the annotations, an essay on the reception of the poems, and a comprehensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
The first detailed cultural and theatrical history of a major literary form, this landmark introduction examines Roman tragedy and its place at the centre of Rome?s cultural and political life. Analyzing the work of such names as Ennius, Pacuvius and Accius, as well as Seneca and his post-Neronian successors, Anthony J. Boyle delves into detailed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Latin Explorations , first published in 1963, offers a fresh approach to Roman poetry from Catullus to Ovid. Traditionally, the period is divided for specialist studies ? Lyric, Epic and Elegy. In each of them, techniques of interpretation prevail, isolated from contemporary ideas about poetry and dominated by barriers between ?textual?, ?exegetical?... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 134.73
This work offers a new interpretation and an in-depth analysis of one of the least studied among Juvenal?s satires. The introduction examines the structure of the piece and some of its rhetorical features. An overview of the history of the text is followed by a revised critical edition and an Italian translation. The commentary offers... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00
The study of Homeric imitations in Vergil has one of the longest traditions in Western culture, starting from the very moment the Aeneid was circulated. Homeric Effects in Vergil?s Narrative is the first English translation of one of the most important and influential modern studies in this tradition. In this revised and expanded edition, Alessandro... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95 US$ 174.16
A Handbook to the Reception of Ovid presents more than 30 original essays written by leading scholars revealing the rich diversity of critical engagement with Ovid?s poetry that spans the Western tradition from antiquity to the present day. Offers innovative perspectives on Ovid?s poetry and its reception from antiquity to the present day ... more...