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  • "Ohne Spaß gibt's nichts zu lachen"by Stefanie Çetin; Sebastian Schmideler; Johan Zonneveld

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.01

    Erich Kästner gilt als witziger Schriftsteller und Humor ist ein wesentlicher Bestandteil seines Stils. Doch worin besteht der typische kästnersche Humor und welchen Zweck erfüllt er? Stefanie Çetin analysiert Manifestationen und Funktionen des Humors in Kästners Kinderliteratur. Anhand zahlreicher komischer Beispiele liefert sie ein konkretes Verständnis... more...

  • Seneca (Routledge Revivals)by Costa C.D.N.

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    This volume, first published in 1974, offers a selection of modern perspectives on Seneca, covering his prose treatises, his letters and his tragedies. For centuries literary and philosophical circles had to take Seneca seriously, even if they could not always respect him, and although his reputation has fluctuated, there has been a revival of... more...

  • Horace (Routledge Revivals)by C.D.N. Costa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Two thousand years after his death Horace is still recognised as a unique poet, having exerted marked influence on later European literature. This collection, first published in 1973, explores the different aspects of Horace?s poetic achievement in his main works: the Odes , Epistles ¸ Satires and Ars Poetica . The essays, written by internationally-known... more...

  • Homers Iliasby Joachim Latacz; Arbogast Schmitt; Thierry Greub; Krystyna Greub-Fracz

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Homer?s Iliad has influenced European literature and art to this day. In the last 30 years, researchers have made significant progress in illuminating this epic. In this study, a leading Homer scholar engages in dialogue with the international research community to reflect on today?s most significant questions, among them the Iliad?s origins, language... more...

  • The Homeric Hymnsby Diane J. Rayor

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The Homeric Hymns have survived for two and a half millennia because of their captivating stories, beautiful language, and religious significance. Well before the advent of writing in Greece, they were performed by traveling bards at religious events, competitions, banquets, and festivals. These thirty-four poems invoking and celebrating the gods... more...

  • Ovid, Verwandlungsgeschichtenby Michaela Hellmich

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 12.65

    Die Metamorphosen von Ovid: Faszinierende Verwandlungsgeschichten, Götter und Liebe ? aber für Schüler oft eine große sprachliche Herausforderung. Diese Lektüre entschärft die Schwierigkeiten und motiviert, ohne auf die Beschäftigung mit dem Originaltext zu verzichten. Die Lektüre ist doppelseitig aufgebaut: Eine Comic-Fassung ermöglicht ein erstes... more...

  • Aristarch, Aristophanes Byzantios, Demetrios Ixion, Zenodotby Helmut van Thiel

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 839.00

    For the first time, the Alexandrine fragments on the Iliad have been systematically compiled and newly edited with a commentary, and unlike all earlier editions, special attention has been given to their transmitted form. Van Thiel?s innovative view of the ancient Ekdoseis as working copies and his systematic consideration of the D-scholia make this... more...

  • Sophocles (Routledge Revivals)by Roger Dawe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Sophocles: The Classical Heritage , first published in 1996, contains a diverse collection of reflectionS, ranging from the 16 th century to the 20 th , on one of the three great Attic tragedians. Each essay explores a theme or concept derived from the Sophoclean tragic vision which is still of relevance today: the linguistic challenges of translation,... more...

  • Uncle John's Facts to Go Playtime!by Bathroom Readers' Institute

    Portable Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    Albert Einstein once said, “Play is the highest form of research.? Uncle John adds: “And it?s really fun!? And so is this e-book, which includes several classic articles from the Bathroom Reader archives along with a few all-new entries (including an inside look at the Angry Birds phenomenon). So whether you prefer a pair of dice, a deck of cards,... more...

  • Antike mit Bissby Cornelius Hartz

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 13.80

    Vampire, Hexen, Werwölfe ? schon in der Literatur der Antike trieben diese Gestalten ihr Unwesen und sorgten für Furcht und Schrecken. So berichtet Horaz von dem Ritualmord an einem Jungen, aus dem Hexen einen Liebestrank brauen wollen oder Ovid erzählt von unfreiwilligem Kannibalismus ? eine der grausamsten Erzählung in der antiken Mythologie überhaupt.... more...