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  • Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrativeby Alessandro Barchiesi; Ilaria Marchesi; Matt Fox; Philip Hardie; Alessandro Barchiesi

    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...

  • A Handbook to the Reception of Ovidby John F. Miller; Carole E. Newlands

    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... more...

  • Bausteine zu einer Narratologie der Dingeby Valentin Christ

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 87.04

    Although things play an ?active? and visible role in a number of texts, especially older works, they have rarely been examined by narratologists in their own right. This comparative study of the Eneasroman , the Roman d?Eneas and the Aeneid reveals the interpretive value of deliberate attention to objects. In addition, it also suggests... more...

  • Vergilīs 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$ 119.71

    This volume offers a systematic study of the use of literary quotations in Pliny?s letters. By looking at exemplary quotations from Homer and Virgil, the author shows how Pliny uses quotations as a literary device to appeal to the intellectual background of his contemporary readership. 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...

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

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 65.27

    In 1888 K. Schenkl published the first critical edition of Proba?s Cento. Schenkl knew about 25 manuscripts, only eleven of which are referred to in his apparatus. Since that time about 70 new manuscripts have been discovered; this volume provides a full description of the manuscript tradition in the praefatio and demonstrates that the... 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...