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  • Aliter loqueris, aliter uiuisby Jan W. Beck

    Edition Ruprecht 2011; US$ 23.68

    Ausgehend von der Taciteischen imago vitae suae als bleibendes Vermächtnis Senecas und der dazu in schärfstem Widerspruch stehenden antiken Kritik erfolgt eine Bewertung von Senecas Leben und Leistung, die in differenzierter Betrachtung vier Phasen seiner persönlichen wie philosophischen Entwicklung beschreibt. In einem Anhang ist auch die antike Stilkritik... 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...

  • T. Maccius Plautus. Cistellariaby Walter Stockert

    C.H. Beck 2012; US$ 83.39

    Hauptbeschreibung Die «Cistellaria» des Plautus ist die römische Bearbeitung einer berühmten Komödie Menanders. Im Zentrum der Handlung steht hier eine junge Frau, die als Baby ausgesetzt wurde und seither im Prostituiertenmilieu lebt. Sie wird von ihren Eltern, reichen Bürgern Sikyons, wiedergefunden und darf nun ihren vornehmen Liebhaber heiraten.... 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...

  • Recapturing Sophocles' Antigoneby William Blake Tyrrell; Larry J. Bennett

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 32.99

    In this book, Wm. Blake Tyrrell and Larry J. Bennett examine Sophocles' Antigone in the context of its setting in fifth-century Athens. The authors attempt to create an interpretive environment that is true to the issues and interests of fifth-century Athenians, as opposed to those of modern scholars and philosophers. As they contextualize the play... more...

  • Virgil, Aeneid 2by Nicholas Horsfall

    BRILL 2008; US$ 258.00

    Offers introduction, text and translation, commentary and indices to 'Aeneid 2'. This book discusses the controversial Helen-episode (spurious), matters of linguistic and textual interpretation,, metre, prosody, grammar, lexicon and idiom, as well as Virgil's sources and the literary tradition in which he writes. more...