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Literary history

  • Actors and Icons of the Ancient Theaterby Eric Csapo

    Wiley 2010; US$ 148.95 US$ 129.09

    Actors and Icons of the Ancient Theater examines actors and their popular reception from the origins of theater in Classical Greece to the Roman Empire Presents a highly original viewpoint into several new and contested fields of study Offers the first systematic survey of evidence for the spread of theater outside Athens and the impact of... more...

  • Aesopic Conversationsby Leslie Kurke

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 46.00 US$ 41.86

    Examining the figure of Aesop and the traditions surrounding him, Aesopic Conversations offers a portrait of what Greek popular culture might have looked like in the ancient world. What has survived from the literary record of antiquity is almost entirely the product of an elite of birth, wealth, and education, limiting our access to a fuller range... more...

  • Allusion, Authority, and Truthby Phillip Mitsis; Christos Tsagalis

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    Das Ziel der neuen Reihe und der zugehörigen Zeitschrift Trends in Classics ist es, fachübergreifende Studien aus allen Bereichen der Klassischen Philologien zu versammeln, die in innovativer Weise Theorien und Methoden benachbarter Disziplinen wie Narratologie, Intertextualitätsforschung, Rezeptionsästhetik und oral poetics in ihren... more...

  • Antike als Inszenierungby Gerhard Lohse; Martin Schierbaum

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    Das dritte Bruno Snell-Symposion stellt die interdisziplinären Beiträge zur Aktualisierung von Antike unter den Leitbegriff der Inszenierung. Der Begriff deckt ein Spektrum ab, das vom klassischen Theater bis zu metaphorischen Konnotationen reicht. Das Ergriffenwerden im Sinne des aristotelischen Affekts gehört ebenso in dieses Feld, wie die... more...

  • Antike und moderne Tragödieby Kurt von Fritz

    De Gruyter 1962; US$ 154.00

    Antike Und Moderne Tragoedie: Neun Abhandlungen. more...

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

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00

    Das Ziel der neuen Reihe und der zugehörigen Zeitschrift Trends in Classics ist es, fachübergreifende Studien aus allen Bereichen der Klassischen Philologien zu versammeln, die in innovativer Weise Theorien und Methoden benachbarter Disziplinen wie Narratologie, Intertextualitätsforschung, Rezeptionsästhetik und oral poetics in ihren... more...

  • Argument und literarische Form in antiker Philosophieby Michael Erler; Jan Erik Heßler; Benedikt Blumenfelder

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    In antiquity, philosophical argumentation was often embedded in a literary form of presentation whose composition followed certain genre-determined rules. At the Third Congress of the Society for Ancient Philosophy, philologists and philosophers gave presentations about this point of intersection between philosophical argument and literary... more...

  • Arion's Lyreby Benjamin Acosta-Hughes

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 57.50 US$ 52.33

    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... more...

  • Athenian Tragedy in Performanceby Melinda Powers

    University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    Foregrounding critical questions about the tension between the study of drama as literature versus the study of performance, Melinda Powers investigates the methodological problems that arise in some of the latest research on ancient Greek theatre. She examines key issues and debates about the fifth-century theatrical space, audience, chorus, performance... more...

  • The Attic Oratorsby Edwin Carawan

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 74.99

    A collection of fourteen essays by influential scholars on the `Attic Orators', the ten or so speechwriters who developed rhetoric in democratic Athens from c.420 to c.320 BC. All Greek quotations have been translated. more...