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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
Continuing its tradition of providing students with a thorough review of ancient Greek and Roman rhetorical theory and practices, A Synoptic History of Classical Rhetoric is the premier text for undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in the history of rhetoric. Offering vivid examples of each classical rhetor, rhetorical period, and source... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
The Poetics of Eros in Ancient Greece offers the first comprehensive inquiry into the deity of sexual love, a power that permeated daily Greek life. Avoiding Foucault's philosophical paradigm of dominance/submission, Claude Calame uses an anthropological and linguistic approach to re-create indigenous categories of erotic love. He maintains that... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
Illuminating the ways ancient Greek culture placed different texts at edge of transmission remains a desideratum. Intended as a new hermeneutics to study the whole range of texts that were produced for socially relevant events in ancient Greece and to investigate the dynamics behind their inclusion or exclusion from production, diffusion... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00
Past scholarship described the fourth century BC as an age of theatrical decline. This book, the first to explore all aspects of fourth-century theatre, reveals it to be an epoch of unparalleled expansion and innovation. 19 leading scholars evaluate the evidence for fourth-century drama to become the pre-eminent cultural institution of the ancient... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The most up-to-date history of Greek literature from its Homeric origins to the age of Augustus. Greek literary production throughout this period of some eight centuries is embedded in its historical and social context, and Professor Dihle sees this literature as a historical phenomenon, a particular mode of linguistic communication, with its specific... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 195.00
A Companion to Greek and Roman Sexualities presents a comprehensive collection of original essays relating to aspects of gender and sexuality in the classical world. Views the various practices and discursive contexts of sexuality systematically and holistically Discusses Greece and Rome in each chapter, with sensitivity to the continuities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Analysing six Greek tragedies - the Orestes triology, Ajax , Antigone and Philoctetes - and Hamlet , this book also contains a chapter on the Greek and the Elizabethan dramatic forms and one on religious drama. This is an important work from an author respected for a constructive and sensitive quality of criticism. more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 81.29
Zwischen den frühsten griechischen Versinschriften und den ältesten Werken der griechischen Literatur bestand von Anfang an eine Wechselwirkung. Die Literatur konnte sich inhaltlicher und formaler Elemente der Inschriften bedienen, die Inschriften nahmen Bezug auf die Literatur. Die Arbeit analysiert diese Wechselwirkungen für die bisher unter diesem... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00
First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...