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  • L'ora die Antigone dal nazismo agli 'anni di piombo'by Sotera Fornaro

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 54.84

    Hauptbeschreibung La Seconda guerra mondiale costituisce una cesura nellastoria delle ricezioni del mito di Antigone: l'esperienza deltotalitarismo e della Resistenza condiziona in maniera determinantela lettura della tragedia di Sofocle. Eppure c'è unsalto cronologico tra l'Antigone di Brecht (1948) e la ricomparsadel mito di Antigone nel teatro... more...

  • Plautusby Eckard Lefèvre

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 77.68

    Hauptbeschreibung Plautus hat (wohl im Jahr 189 v. Chr.) 'Die Schwestern Bacchis' nach dem (verlorenen) Vorbild 'Der Doppelbetrüger' von Menander gedichtet. Seit 1968 kann eine längere Partie aus dem Original verglichen werden. Die Untersuchung zeigt, daß Plautus die griechische Weltanschauungskomödie in ein turbulentes Hetärenstück verwandelt hat,... more...

  • Generi lirico-corali nella produzione drammatica di Sofocleby Andrea Rodighiero

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 66.26

    Hauptbeschreibung Quale rapporto esiste tra i generi lirici e le tragedie di Sofocle? Per quali vie si innestano nelle sezioni cantate dei suoi drammi le forme e gli stili dell'inno, dei peani, dei ditirambi, degli iporchemi, e come vengono rese certe 'atmosfere da epinicio'? Il fine dell'indagine che qui si propone è quello di gettare luce sulla... more...

  • Zweite Analytikby Aristoteles; Wolfgang Detel

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 43.41

    Hauptbeschreibung Die "Zweite Analytik" ("Analytica Posteriora"), enstanden im 4. Jhdt. v. Chr.,gehört zu den esoterischen Schriften des Aristoteles und präsentiert seine Wissenschaftstheorie, die eine Theorie des Wissens einschließt. Untersucht wird hier die Frage, was Wissenschaft sei und wie sie möglich werde. Von zentraler Bedeutung ist für... more...

  • Poetik des Satyrspielsby Rebecca Lämmle

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 66.26

    Hauptbeschreibung Diese Studie behandelt mit dem griechischen Satyrspiel die dramatische Gattung, die im 5. Jh. v. Chr. aufs engste mit der Tragödie verbunden war, und erklärt die rätselhafte Zusammengehörigkeit der beiden vordergründig heterogenen Dramentypen. In der Analyse sämtlicher erhaltener Satyrspieltexte erweist sich das Satyrspiel als das... more...

  • Antigoneby Sophocles

    Ivan R. Dee 1998; US$ 8.99

    One of the greatest, most moving of all tragedies, Antigone continues to have meaning for us because of its depiction of the struggle between individual conscience and state policy, and its delicate probing of the nature of human suffering. Plays for Performance Series. more...

  • Vergil's Empireby Eve Adler

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 38.99

    In Vergil's Empire, Eve Adler offers an exciting new interpretation of the political thought of Vergil's Aeneid. Adler argues that in this epic poem, Vergil presents the theoretical foundations of a new political order, one that resolves the conflict between scientific enlightenment and ancestral religion that permeated the ancient world. more...

  • The Song of the Sirens and Other Essaysby Pietro Pucci

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 36.99

    In this collection of his essays on Homer, some new and some appearing for the first time in English, the distinguished scholar Pietro Pucci examines the linguistic and rhetorical features of the poet's works. Arguing that there can be no purely historical interpretation, given that the parameters of interpretation are themselves historically determined,... more...

  • A Penelopean Poeticsby Barbara Clayton

    Lexington Books 2004; US$ 29.99

    A Penelopean Poetics looks at the relationship between gender ideology and the self-referential poetics fo the Odyssey through the figure of Penelope. Her poetics become a discursive thread through which different feminine voices can realize their resistant capacities. Author, Barbara Clayton, informs discussions in the classics, gender studies, and... more...

  • Madness Unchainedby Lee Fratantuono

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 44.99

    The book aims at providing a coherent guide to the entirety of Virgil's Aeneid, with analysis of every scene and, in some cases, every line of crucial passages. The book tries to provide a guide to the vast bibliography and scholarly apparatus that has grown around Virgil studies (especially over the past century), and to offer some critical study... more...