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- Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00
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... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 20.99
By any measure, Seneca (?4-65AD) is one of the most important figures in both Roman literature and ancient philosophy. He was the most popular writer of his day, and his writings are voluminous and diverse, ranging from satire to philosophical "consolations" against grief, from metaphysical theory to moral and political discussions of virtue... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
In recent years, the methods of modern narrative theory have become essential tools for researching ancient texts. This work analyzes figural perspectives in the Civil War epic Pharsalia by the Roman poet Lucan (39-65 AD), and describes their function in communicating the overall message of the text. The author demonstrates unique elements in Lucan?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Ovid, Rome?s most cynical and worldly love poet, has not until recently been highly regarded among Latin poets. Now, however, his reputation is growing, and this volume is an important contribution to the re-establishment of Ovid?s claims to critical attention. This collection of essays ranges over a wide variety of themes and works: Ovid?s development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
This volume, offering an insight into the literary world of Rome in the fourth century AD, reflects an increased interest in the writers of the 150 years before the collapse of the Western Empire, who have long been over-shadowed by the pre-eminence accorded since the eighteenth century to the Golden and Silver ages. Among the writers examined... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 58.94
Die Frage nach der Darstellbarkeit dessen, was sich in seiner Maßlosigkeit und Monstrosität jeder Darstellung zu widersetzen scheint, zieht sich unablässig durch Senecas Rachetragödien. Wenn dort grausige Morde penibel inszeniert werden und sich entsetzte und doch faszinierte Blicke von den unsäglichen Geschehnissen nicht lösen können, dann drängt... 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$ 140.00
The Metamorphoses or Golden Ass of Apuleius (ca. 170 CE) is a Latin novel written by a native of Madauros in Roman North Africa, roughly equal to modern Tunisia together with parts of Libya and Algeria. Apuleius? novel is based on the model of a lost Greek novel; it narrates the adventures of a Greek character with a Roman name who spends the... more...