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- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 31.99
Though the wonders of ancient Roman culture continue to attract interest across the disciplines, it is difficult to find a lively, accessible collection of the full range of the era's literature in English. The Oxford Anthology of Roman Literature provides a general introduction to the literature of the Roman empire at its zenith, between the second... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 174.99
In recent decades literary approaches to drama have multiplied: new historical, intertextual, political, performative and metatheatrical, socio-linguistic, gender-driven, transgenre-driven. New information has been amassed, sometimes by re-examination of extant literary texts and material artifacts, at other times from new discoveries from the fields... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2000; Not Available
The vast ocean of stories that influenced storytelling the world over 'The Kathasaritasagara' is said to have been compiled by a Kashmiri Saivite Brahmin called Somadeva in AD 1070, although the date has not been conclusively established. Legend has it that Somadeva composed the Kathasaritasagara for Queen Suryavati, wife of King Anantadeva who ruled... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
?The facts are as stated here . . . I have set down of good and bad whatever is known.? The Babur Nama, a journal kept by Zahir Uddin Muhammad Babur (1483?1530), the founder of the Mughal Empire, is the earliest example of autobiographical writing in world literature, and one of the finest. Against the turbulent backdrop of medieval history, it paints... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available
The First Volume Of This Collector S Edition Brings Together Five Of Bankimchandra S Best-Known Works In English Translation. Set In The Bengal Of Emperor Jehangir S Time, Kapalkundala Tells The Story Of Nabakumar, A Young Woman Named Kapalkundala Whom He Rescues From A Tantric Intent On Human Sacrifice, And The Beautiful Lutfunnisa Who Has Sold Her... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2004; US$ 16.52
Sofokles' tragedie Antigone, som opførtes første gang i Athen for knap 2500 år siden, har ikke siden ophørt med at inspirere både ved læsning og opførelser. Tragedien er bearbejdet af talrige dramatikere og instruktører og er stadig i sin problemstilling så aktuel som ved sin førsteopførelse. Og ingen bearbejdelser er bedre end originalen.Problemet... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00
Aristotle?s De interpretatione [On Interpretation] has been newly edited in this edition with the aim of providing an improved text compared to the 1949 Oxford edition. The seven earliest surviving medieval manuscript sources were evaluated as textual sources along with many translations and commentaries from late antiquity. A text-critical apparatus... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 99.18
Held und Heldentum bei Homer: Das homerische Heldenkonzept und seine poetische Verwendung bietet nach methodischen Vorüberlegungen und der Bestimmung des Heldenbegriffes bei Homer die erste umfassende systematische Darstellung des traditionellen epischen Heldenkonzeptes auf der Textgrundlage der Ilias. Vor deren Hintergrund, gleichsam als Folie, erfolgt... more...
- The Floating Press 1912; US$ 4.99
Oedipus the King is Sophocles' legendary rendition of the myth of the great king Oedipus, perhaps the best known of all of the Greek Tragedies. When an oracle foretells that the young prince Oedipus will grow up to murder his father he is cast out of the kingdom by the king who hopes by doing so that he will avoid his fate. Oedipus grows up and... more...