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Literary history

  • Lustspiele IIIby

    De Gruyter 1986; US$ 238.00

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  • Musaeus. Linus. Epimenides. Papyrus Derveni. Indicesby

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 140.00

    This final volume of the Poetae epici Graeci includes the testimonia and fragments of Musaeus, Linus, Epimenides and the Papyrus Derveni. Numerous indices (fontium, verborum, auctorum et operum) and a Concordantia numerorum facilitate the use of the entire edition. 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...

  • I Progimnasmi di Severo di Alessandria (Severo di Antiochia?)by Eugenio Amato; Gianluca Ventrella

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    This is the first translation of the Progymnasmata of Severos of Alexandria (indentified here as Severos, Patriarch of Antioch) into a modern language, including a philological commentary and detailed essays on rhetoric and style, as well as the language. more...

  • Classical Greek Theatreby Clifford Ashby

    University of Iowa Press 1998; US$ 29.95

    Many dogmas regarding Greek theatre were established by researchers who lacked experience in the mounting of theatrical productions. In his wide-ranging and provocative study, Clifford Ashby, a theatre historian trained in the practical processes of play production as well as the methods of historical research, takes advantage of his understanding... more...

  • Archaic and Classical Choral Songby Lucia Athanassaki; Ewen Lyall Bowie

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    This book addresses the performance and dissemination of Greek poems of the seventh to the fifth centuries BC whose premieres were presented by a chorus singing in a ritual context or in secular celebrations of athletic victories. It explores how choruses presented themselves; individuals? and communities?roles in funding performances and securing... more...

  • Staged Narrativeby James Barrett

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 63.00

    The messenger who reports important action that has occurred offstage is a familiar inhabitant of Greek tragedy. A messenger informs us about the death of Jocasta and the blinding of Oedipus, the madness of Heracles, the slaughter of Aigisthos, and the death of Hippolytus, among other important events. Despite its prevalence, this conventional figure... more...

  • Intende, Lector - Echoes of Myth, Religion and Ritual in the Ancient Novelby Roger Beck; Anton Bierl; Marília P. Futre Pinheiro

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    Despite the recent and intensified scholarly interest in the field of myth and ritual, inquiry into major shifts in mythical and ritual poetics is still in a preliminary stage. The essays in this collection advance our understanding considerably as they probe the intersections of myth and ritual with the plot of the novels. The volume provides a substantial... more...

  • Murder among Friendsby Elizabeth S. Belfiore

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 109.99

    This volume argues that Greek tragedy as a genre is characterized by plots centering on kin killing. It contains a detailed analysis of five plays, and comprehensive documentation of this plot pattern in all of the extant tragedies, and in the lost plays of the fifth and fourth centuries BC. more...

  • Die französische Literatur im Zeichen von Kollaboration und Faschismusby Barbara Berzel

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 77.75

    Hauptbeschreibung Mehr als sechzig Jahre nach dem Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs sind der "Verrat der Intellektuellen" (Julien Benda) und die Kollaboration in Frankreich sensible und hochaktuelle Themen. Vor diesem Hintergrund untersucht die Autorin ausgewählte, zu politisch signifikanten Zeitpunkten entstandene Werke französischer Kollaborationsschriftsteller... more...