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  • Ope ingeniiby Gian Biagio Conte

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 84.00

    This is an original collection of exemplary emendations made by ancient and modern scholars. Single examples are analysed in order to extract a method of emendation. The author reviews some attractive interventions which offer a model of textual criticism: a kind of ideal museum of critical intelligence applied to corruptions or cryptocorruptions which... more...

  • Seelengespräche.by Béatrice Jakobs; Volker Kapp

    Duncker & Humblot 2008; US$ 58.38

    Hauptbeschreibung Die von Prudentius in seiner "Psychomachie" exemplarisch gestaltete Problematik des Kampfes widerstrebender seelischer Kräfte muss mit der Thematik der Seelengespräche in Beziehung gebracht werden, die sich bis heute in der Literatur findet. Die Autoren dieses Bandes stellen sich die schwierige Aufgabe, Traditionsstränge zu identifizieren,... more...

  • Ancient Comedy and Receptionby S. Douglas Olson

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 420.00

    This collection provides an overview of the reception history of a major literary genre from Greco-Roman antiquity to the present day. Looking first at Athenian comic poets and comedy in the Roman Empire, the volume goes on to discuss Greco-Roman comedy?s reception throughout the ages. It concludes with a look at the modern era, taking into account... more...

  • Rächer und Gerächteby Bernadette Descharmes

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 37.34

    Auf welche Weisen rächten sich die alten Griechen? Warum und für wen? Diesen Fragen widmet sich die Autorin, indem sie am Beispiel der attischen Tragödientexte ein Spektrum antiker Denk- und Handlungsmuster aufzeigt. Sie geht von einer Analyse des griechischen Vokabulars aus, das den Rächer mitunter als »Retter« und Rache als »Recht« konzipiert, und... more...

  • Antiquity and the Meanings of Timeby Duncan F. Kennedy

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 29.00

    Society and contemporary culture seem forever fascinated by the topic of time. In modern fiction, Ian McEwan (The Child in Time) and Martin Amis (Time's Arrow) have led the way in exploring the human condition in relation to past, present and future. In cinema, several cultural texts (Memento, Minority Report, The Hours) have similarly reflected a... more...

  • Der Weg nach Oobliadoohby Fritz Rudolf Fries

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 14.12

    Hauptbeschreibung Fritz Rudolf Fries' avantgardistischer Roman "Der Weg nach Oobliadooh", zuerst veröffentlicht 1966 in Westdeutschland, gilt als eines der bemerkenswertesten Bücher der deutschen Nachkriegsliteratur. Er handelt von jungen Leuten, die sich im Leipzig der fünfziger Jahre einem langweiligen Alltag zu entziehen suchen durch die Option... more...

  • Greek Modernism and Beyondby Dimitris Tziovas

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 38.99

    Although it is one of the most dynamic and controversial areas of Greek culture, Greek modernism has received little scholarly attention as a literary and cultural phenomenon. A wide variety of competing, often clashing discourses and approaches characterize the study of Greek modernism. In this landmark volume, scholars from three continents provide... more...

  • Homeric Stitchingsby M. D. Usher

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 30.99

    Homeric Stitchings is the first extended study of the Homeric Centos, a long pastiche poem on a biblical theme composed by the Theodosian Empress Eudocia using only verses from the Iliad and the Odyssey. Building upon recent work on Homeric poetics, and utilizing linguistic and semiotic methods of analysis, this study introduces readers to the Centos... more...

  • Das zweite Falkenbuch Kaiser Friedrichs II.by Stefan Georges

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 112.00

    Der falken- und hundeheilkundliche Traktat des "Moamin", das wohl meistverbreitete Handbuch seiner Art im Mittelalter, steht seit langem im Blickpunkt der Forschung. Wichtige Fragen, wie die seiner arabischen Quellen, seiner Entstehungs- und Überlieferungsgeschichte und besonders der Rolle, die Kaiser Friedrich II. (1194-1250) dabei spielte, blieben... more...

  • Thinking Menby Lin Foxhall; John Salmon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Thinking Men explores artistic and intellectual expression in the classical world as the self representation of man. It starts from the premise that the history of classical antiquity as the ancients tell it is a history of men. However, the focus of this volume is the creation, re-creation and iteration of that male self as presented in language,... more...