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Criticism, interpretation, etc.

  • Aeschylusby A. F. Garvie

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 174.99

    Aeschylus' Persae, first produced in 472 BC, is the oldest surviving Greek tragedy. It is also the only extant Greek tragedy that deals, not with a mythological subject, but with an event of recent history, the Greek defeat of the Persians at Salamis in 480 BC. Unlike Aeschylus' other surviving plays, it is apparently not part of a connected... more...

  • Ancient Greek Lyricsby Willis Barnstone

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 16.95

    Ancient Greek Lyrics collects Willis Barnstone's elegant translations of Greek lyric poetry -- including the most complete Sappho in English, newly translated. This volume includes a representative sampling of all the significant poets, from Archilochos, in the 7th century BCE, through Pindar and the... more...

  • Arion's Lyreby Benjamin Acosta-Hughes

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 49.95

    Arion's Lyre examines how Hellenistic poetic culture adapted, reinterpreted, and transformed Archaic Greek lyric through a complex process of textual, cultural, and creative reception. Looking at the ways in which the poetry of Sappho, Alcaeus, Ibycus, Anacreon, and Simonides was preserved, edited, and read by Hellenistic scholars and poets, the... more...

  • Aristophanes the Democratby Keith Sidwell

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 96.00

    Argues that writers of Old Comedy belonged to recognisable political circles and used their comedy to disparage their political enemies. more...

  • The Door Ajarby Farouk F. Grewing; Benjamin Acosta-Hughes; Alexander Kirichenko

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 102.22

    When is "closure" in fact "false closure", the deceptive opposite of apparent conclusion or perfection? 2009 marked the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Don Fowler's seminal essay "First Thoughts on Closure: Problems and Prospects" (MD 22: 75-122), a work that contributed greatly to bringing about a broad reconsideration in Ancient literary... more...

  • Euripides Alcestisby L. P. E. Parker

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 55.00

    Euripides' Alcestis is one of the dramatist's most brilliant - as well as most controversial - plays. This thoroughly annotated edition is designed to aid close reading, and to serve as an introduction to the play in its various aspects. - ;Alcestis is one of Euripides' richest and most brilliant - as well as most controversial - plays.... more...

  • Expressions of Agency in Ancient Greekby Coulter H. George

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 98.00

    Exploration of the development of prepositions marking the agents of passive verbs in Ancient Greek. more...

  • Greek classics notesby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Wiley 2004; US$ 9.99

    This sweeping survey of ancient Greek culture covers the greatest works of Greek poets, dramatists, philosophers, writers, and historians. These writings are the foundation of the way we think and act and are important to the student of the human condition. more...

  • Narrators, Narratees, and Narratives in Ancient Greek Literatureby Irene J.F. de Jong; Rene Nunlist; Angus M. Bowie

    BRILL 2004; US$ 226.00

    This is the first part of a new narratological history of Greek literature, which deals with the definition and boundaries of narrative and the role of narrators and narratees. more...

  • On Coming Afterby Richard Hunter

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 266.00

    This work gathers together the principal essays of Richard Hunter, whose work has been fundamental in the modern re-evaluation of Greek literature after Alexander and its reception at Rome and elsewhere. At the heart of Hunter?s work lies the high poetry of Ptolemaic Alexandria and the narrative literature of later antiquity (?the ancient novel?),... more...