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  • Poeticsby Aristotle

    Start Publishing LLC 2016; US$ 0.99 US$ 0.73

    Aristotle's 'Poetics' is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and the first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. more...

  • London Filmsby William Dean Howells

    Start Classics 2015; US$ 1.99

    Whoever carries a mental kodak with him (as I suspect I was in the habit of doing long before I knew it) must be aware of the uncertain value of the different exposures. This can be determined only by the process of developing, which requires a dark room and other apparatus not always at hand; and so much depends upon the process that it might be well... more...

  • Criticism and Fictionby William Dean Howells

    Start Classics 2015; US$ 0.99

    William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He wrote his first novel, Their Wedding Journey, in 1871, but his literary reputation really took off with the realist novel A Modern Instance, published in 1882, which describes the decay of a marriage. His 1885 novel The Rise of Silas Lapham is perhaps his best known,... more...

  • Anomalies of the Short Storyby William Dean Howells

    Start Classics 2015; US$ 0.99

    William Dean Howells (March 1, 1837 - May 11, 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic... In 1858, he began to work at the Ohio State Journal where he wrote poetry, short stories, and also translated pieces from French, Spanish, and German. He avidly studied German and other languages and was greatly interested in Heinrich Heine. In... more...

  • Du Bellay und Petrarcaby Barbara Vinken

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 116.72

    The highly ambivalent relationship of the Renaissance to antiquity can best be illustrated with reference to Rome. Oscillating between euphoria and melancholy, humanist thought revolved around Rome as the centre of all its hopes. Francesco Petrarca's (1304-1374) vision was a rebirth of Rome, while Joachim du Bellay (1522-1560) was preoccupied... more...

  • Diagoras of Melosby Marek Winiarczyk

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 95.49

    Die Reihe Beiträge zur Altertumskunde (BzA) wurde 1990 begründet. Sie enthält vorwiegend deutschsprachige Monographien und Tagungsbände, jedoch auch Texte, Übersetzungen und Kommentare von antiken Werken, die von bleibender Wirkung sind. Die einzelnen Bände der Beiträge zur Altertumskunde sind nützliche Arbeitsinstrumente und bieten... more...

  • Poesie-Erotik-Witzby Andreas Spal

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 84.87

    The places destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 C.E., especially Pompeii, have preserved a precious trove of non-monumental inscriptions relating to ancient daily life. Then as now, eroticism and humor were often combined and sometimes put into verse. These carmina are presented here for the first time in a critical edition... more...

  • Zwischen Ereignis und Erzählungby Julia Weitbrecht; Werner Röcke; Ruth Bernuth

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 84.87

    Although Antiquity itself has been intensively researched, together with its reception, to date this has largely happened in a compartmentalized fashion. This series presents for the first time an interdisciplinary contextualization of the productive acquisitions and transformations of the arts and sciences of Antiquity in the slow process... more...

  • Homeric Receptions Across Generic and Cultural Contextsby Athanasios Efstathiou; Ioanna Karamanou

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 137.95

    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...

  • Homer?s Iliad The Basel Commentaryby Marina Coray; Benjamin Millis; Sara Strack

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 137.95

    At the centre of the commentary on Book 19 of the Iliad is the interpretation of speeches and events at the assembly of the Achaean army. It is here that the argument between Achilles and Agamemnon was settled, thus enabling the Achaeans to take the field in the decisive battle against Hector and the Trojans. more...