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  • Women Writing Latinby Laurie J. Churchill; Phyllis R. Brown; Jane E. Jeffrey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00

    This book is part of a 3-volume anthology of women's writing in Latin from antiquity to the early modern era. Each volume provides texts, contexts, and translations of a wide variety of works produced by women, including dramatic, poetic, and devotional writing. Volume One covers the age of Roman Antiquity and early Christianity. more...

  • Reading Roman Declamationby Martin Dinter; Charles Guérin; Marcos Martinho

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    As a genre situated at the crossroad of rhetoric and fiction, declamatio offers the freedom to experiment with new forms of discourse. Placing the literariness of (Ps)Quintilian?s oeuvre into the spotlight, this volume showcases declamation as a realm of genuine literary creation with its own theoretical underpinning, literary technique and generic... more...

  • Emily Daviesby Ann B. Murphy; Jerome J. McGann; Deirdre Raftery; Herbert F. Tucker

    University of Virginia Press 2004; US$ 76.00

    Sarah Emily Davies (1830?1921) lived and crusaded during a time of profound change for education and women?s rights in England. At the time of her birth, women?s suffrage was scarcely open to discussion, and not one of England?s universities (there were four) admitted women. By the time of her death, not only had the number of universities grown to twelve,... more...

  • English Literature in the Age of Chaucerby Dieter Mehl

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Written in an engaging and accessible manner, English Literature in the Age of Chaucer serves as both a lucid introduction to Middle English literature for those coming fresh to the study of earlier English writing, and as a stimulating examination of the themes, traditions and the literary achievement of a number of particulary original and interesting... more...

  • William Shakespeares Römerdramenby Nicolina Rink

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 41.30

    Das vernetzte Erlernen von Sprachen findet zunehmend Eingang in den Fremdsprachenunterricht. Dabei erweist sich die Verknüpfung der Basissprache Latein und der Kommunikationssprache Englisch als optimale Förderung der Schülerinnen und Schüler zur Erreichung sich ergänzender Kernkompetenzen wie Textverständnis, Interpretation und sprachliche Handlungsfähigkeit.... more...

  • Ästhetisierung und ästhetische Erfahrung von Gewaltby Antje Wessels

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 38.55

    In der frühen Kaiserzeit, in der selbst das Töten ästhetisch überformt ist, sind die Grenzen zwischen Kunst und Lebenswelt nur schwer zu ziehen. Welche poetischen Strategien muß ein Dichter einsetzen, um sein Kunstwerk in einem solchen Umfeld als ein Kunstwerk auszuweisen, und wie kann er dem Zuschauer die Sicherheit vermitteln, daß er ein Kunstwerk... more...

  • Excerpta historica quae Constantini VII Porphyrogeniti dicuntur. Volumen I. De legationibus Romanorum ad gentesby Pia Carolla

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    The Excerpta de Legationibus Romanorum commisioned by the Byzantine Emperor Constantinus VII comprise circa 160 diplomatic texts of 16 Greek historians from Polybius, Diodorus and Dionysius Halicarnassensis to Theophylactus Simocatta and Georgius Monachus. This new edition (the first in over 100 years) is the first to take into account the most relevant... more...

  • Word Order and Expressiveness in the "Aeneid"by Paolo Dainotti

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    This full-length book on Virgil?s style aims to clarify an important aspect of poetry; namely, the relationship between word order and expressiveness. Through offering a detailed analysis of selected passages of the Aeneid and other hexametric poetry that clearly shows a stylistically motivated use of the various figures, the author provides an effective... more...

  • Cityscapingby Therese Fuhrer; Felix Mundt; Jan Stenger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    These papers investigate the representation, symbolism and discursive functions of urban space. The focus is on texts in which Rome and other ancient cities play a prominent role. Continuities and interruptions in the history of ?cityscaping? are revealed by drawing on modern classics of writing the city. Contributions from the fields... more...

  • Homer?s Iliad. Book VIby Magdalene Stoevesandt; Joachim Latacz; Anton Bierl; Stuart Douglas Olson [English Edition]; Benjamin Millis; Sara Strack

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    This commentary on the 6th book of the Iliad concentrates on the interpretation of two episodes which have received a great deal of scholarly attention: the encounter between Diomedes and Glaukos, which surprisingly ends with an exchange of weapons and not a duel, and the series of scenes ?Hector in Troy?, which reveal the hero?s conflicting roles... more...