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  • Sexti Properti Elegiby S. J. Heyworth

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    A radical new edition of the Augustan poet Propertius, based on the latest research into the manuscript tradition. The English preface contains important comments on the way texts are edited and read. Some important emendations discovered in the papers of A. E. Housman are published here for the first time. more...

  • Aristophanes Thesmophoriazusaeby Colin Austin; S. Douglas Olson

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39

    Aristophanes' Thesmophoriazusae is the story of a quarrel between the tragic playwright Euripides and Athens' women, who accuse him of slandering them in his plays. Austin and Olson offer a fresh text of the play, an extensive introduction, and a detailed commentary. more...

  • Ancient Literary Criticismby Andrew Laird

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 97.99 US$ 84.27

    The literary criticism of classical Greece and Rome has had an extensive influence on modern thought. The important ancient critics discussed in this book include Plato, Aristotle and Horace. This volume has a helpful introduction, chronology and suggestions for further reading. It will appeal to any readers with interests in literature, criticism... more...

  • Georgicsby Virgil; Peter Fallon; Elaine Fantham

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    Part agricultural manual, part political poem and allegory, the Georgics' scenes are real and vivid, and the poet-farmer Peter Fallon restores to life the sights, sounds, and textures of the ancient Italian landscape. more...

  • Per carmina laudesby Claudia Schindler

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    This monograph provides a review of the history of praise of rulers composed in hexameters (so-called panegyric epic) from the fourth to the sixth century A.D. Panegyric epic is a form of literature that only came to be of particular importance in Late Antiquity, although it drew upon and adapted a variety of Graeco-Roman literary traditions.... more...

  • The Old English Boethiusby Malcolm Godden; Susan Irvine

    Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 429.99 US$ 369.79

    A critical edition of two Old English versions of one of the most influential literary texts of the Middle Ages, Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy. Includes translation; a detailed editorial introduction; commentary exploring the relationship to the Latin text and to the early medieval commentary tradition; textual notes; and glossary. - ;Boethius's... more...

  • Hyperidesby Judson Herrman

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Hyperides' Funeral Oration is arguably the most important surviving example of the genre from classical Greece. Judson Herrman's unparalleled edition will make the speech much more accessible to a wide range of scholars. The text is based on a full examination of the papyrus and includes an apparatus criticus, with a complete listing of all conjectures... more...

  • Narratology and Interpretationby Jonas Grethlein; Antonios Rengakos

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    The categories of classical narratology have been successfully applied to ancient texts in the last two decades, but in the meantime narratological theory has moved on. In accordance with these developments, Narratology and Interpretation draws out the subtler possibilities of narratological analysis for the interpretation of ancient texts.... more...

  • The Origins of Criticismby Andrew Ford

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 46.00 US$ 36.80

    By "literary criticism" we usually mean a self-conscious act involving the technical and aesthetic appraisal, by individuals, of autonomous works of art. Aristotle and Plato come to mind. The word "social" does not. Yet, as this book shows, it should--if, that is, we wish to understand where literary criticism as we think of it today came from. Andrew... more...

  • The Language of Literatureby Rutger Allan; Michel Buijs

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    Following an interdisciplinary and text-oriented approach, the contributions to this volume discuss various linguistic and literary apects of Greek and Latin prose and poetry and therewith aim at bridging the gap between linguistic and literary study of classical texts. more...