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  • Classical Constructionsby S. J. Heyworth

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 124.99

    A collection of ground-breaking and scholarly papers on Latin literature by a number of distinguished classicists, produced in memory of Don Fowler, who died in 1999 at the age of 46. The essays are concerned with the reception of the classical world, extending into the realms of modern philosophy, art history, and cultural studies. - ;Classical Constructions... more...

  • Subjecting Versesby Paul Allen Miller

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 65.00

    The elegy flared into existence, commanded the cultural stage for several decades, then went extinct. This book accounts for the swift rise and sudden decline of a genre whose life span was incredibly brief relative to its impact. Examining every major poet from Catullus to Ovid, Subjecting Verses presents the first comprehensive history of Latin... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Latin, 3rd Editionby Natalie Harwood

    DK Publishing 2004; US$ 18.95

    Whether interested in Latin or just seeking a deeper understanding of English, readers will find a fun alternative to the standard dusty tomes usually associated with Latin. Included in this revised edition are updated vocabulary lists relevant to today's world, expanded pronunciation guides, Latin-to-English and English-to-Latin translation, and a... more...

  • Virgil's Gazeby J. D. Reed

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 55.00

    Virgil's Aeneid invites its reader to identify with the Roman nation whose origins and destiny it celebrates. But, as J. D. Reed argues in Virgil's Gaze , the great Roman epic satisfies this identification only indirectly--if at all. In retelling the story of Aeneas' foundational journey from Troy to Italy, Virgil defines Roman national identity... more...

  • The Language of Literatureby Rutger Allan; Michel Buijs

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    A collection of papers revealing the boundary between linguistic and literary approaches to classical texts. more...

  • Latinitas Perennis Iby Wim Verbaal; Yanick Maes; Jan Papy

    BRILL 2006; US$ 144.00

    Contains contributions from the three fields of Latin literature: Classical, Medieval and Neo-Latin, reflecting on its continuity. more...

  • Time in Ancient Greek Literatureby Irene J.F. De Jong; Rene Nunlist

    BRILL 2007; US$ 203.00

    Provides a narratological history of Ancient Greek lietrature. This second volume deals with aspects of time: the order in which events are narrated, the amount of time devoted to the naration, and the number of times they are presented. It deals with time: changes in the order of events; the speed of narration; and frequency. more...

  • Writing Exileby Jan Felix Gaertner

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    Explores how Greek and Latin authors perceive and present their own (real or metaphorical) exile and employ exile as a powerful trope to express estrangement, elicit readerly sympathy, and question political power structures. more...

  • Cicero on the Emotionsby Marcus Tullius Cicero; Margaret R. Graver

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50

    The third and fourth books of Cicero's Tusculan Disputations deal with the nature and management of human emotion: first grief, then the emotions in general. In lively and accessible style, Cicero presents the insights of Greek philosophers on the subject, reporting the views of Epicureans and Peripatetics and giving a detailed account of the Stoic... more...

  • Latin Aliveby Joseph B. Solodow

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 19.00

    Joseph Solodow tells the story of how Latin developed into modern French, Spanish, and Italian, and also deeply affected English. more...