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  • Latin Poetry and the Judgement of Tasteby Charles Martindale

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 48.99

    This book argues for a new attention to the importance of beauty and the aesthetic in our response to poetry. Charles Martindale explores ways in which Kant's aesthetic theory, as set out in the Critique of Judgement, remains of fundamental importance for the modern critic. He argues that the Kantian 'judgement of taste' is not formalist,... more...

  • Recognizing Persiusby Kenneth J. Reckford

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 55.00

    Recognizing Persius is a passionate and in-depth exploration of the libellus --or little book--of six Latin satires left by the Roman satirical writer Persius when he died in AD 62 at the age of twenty-seven. In this comprehensive and reflectively personal book, Kenneth Reckford fleshes out the primary importance of this mysterious and idiosyncratic... more...

  • Brill's Companion to Lucanby Paolo Asso

    BRILL 2011; US$ 247.00

    The present collection samples the most current approaches to Lucan?s poem, its themes, its dialogue with other texts, its reception in medieval and early modern literature, and its relevance to audiences of all times. more...

  • The Sixteen Satiresby Juvenal; Peter Green; Peter Green

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 19.20

    Perhaps more than any other writer, Juvenal (c. AD 55-138) captures the splendour, the squalor and the sheer energy of everyday Roman life. In The Sixteen Satires he evokes a fascinating world of whores, fortune-tellers, boozy politicians, slick lawyers, shameless sycophants, ageing flirts and downtrodden teachers. A member of the traditional land-owning... more...

  • De Lingua Latina Xby Daniel J. Taylor

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 158.00

    De Lingua Latina X has never been so courageously edited nor so daringly translated as in this long-awaited sequel to Taylor’s Declinatio (SiHoLS 2). The editor’s intimate familiarity with both the extant archetype and Varro’s unique linguistic theory and practice make this volume indispensable for an understanding of LL X ,... more...

  • Aspects of Apuleius' Golden Assby W.H. Keulen; Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser

    BRILL 2011; US$ 144.00

    The contributions to this volume on the Isis Book reassess current interpretations, highlight aspects of text, language, and style, and develop new lines of approach regarding the interpretation of this fascinating many-layered text, the last book of Apuleius? famous novel. more...

  • Work in Progressby Sean Alexander Gurd

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 73.99

    Work in Progress offers an in-depth study of the role of literary revision in the compositional practices and representational strategies of Roman authors at the end of the republic and the beginning of the principate. It focuses on Cicero, Horace, Quintilian, Martial, and Pliny the Younger, but also offers discussions of Isocrates, Plato, and Hellenistic... more...

  • Roman Lyricby Francis Cairns

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    Francis Cairns has made well-known contributions to the study of Roman Epic and Elegy. Roman Lyric assembles his substantial body of work on Roman lyric, about 30 papers published over the period 1969 to 2010 in many European and American periodicals, themed volumes and Festschriften, along with some new papers.The volume is fully indexed... more...

  • Valerius Flaccus? dramatische Erzähltechnikby Christoph Sauer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 45.30

    Der flavische Epiker Valerius Flaccus hat in der Forschung der letzten Jahrzehnte eine bemerkenswerte Beachtung gefunden. Gegenstand der vorliegenden Untersuchung ist die Frage nach dem grundlegenden Charakter seiner Kompositions- und Erzähltechnik. Valerius entpuppt sich als ein dramatischer Erzähler in der Nachfolge Vergils. Ausgangspunkt ist eine... more...