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  • Sexti Properti Elegiby S. J. Heyworth

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 54.99

    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...

  • Ancient Literary Criticismby Andrew Laird

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 97.99

    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

    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...

  • Der Autor und sein Textby Markus Mülke

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Die handschriftlich überlieferte Literatur der griechisch-römischen Antike war der ständigen Gefahr fremder, vom jeweiligen Verfasser nicht autorisierter Textverfälschungen ausgesetzt. Dabei bediente sich der verantwortliche Bearbeiter der Mittel der Interpolation, der Tilgung, der ändernden Ersatzfassung sowie der Transposition und griff... more...

  • Epic Interactionsby M. J. Clarke; B. G. F. Currie; R. O. A. M. Lyne

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 169.99

    This collection of essays celebrating the career of Jasper Griffin, one of the foremost modern scholars of classical epic, surveys the epic tradition from the eighth century BC to the nineteenth century of our era. more...

  • Aristophanes Thesmophoriazusaeby Colin Austin; S. Douglas Olson

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 89.99

    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...

  • The Old English Boethiusby Malcolm Godden; Susan Irvine

    Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 429.99

    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

    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

    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...

  • The Origins of Criticismby Andrew Ford

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 47.95 US$ 43.63

    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...