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  • Neopoeticsby Christopher Collins

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 59.99

    The quest to understand the evolution of the literary mind has become a fertile field of inquiry and speculation for scholars across literary studies and cognitive science. In Paleopoetics , Christopher Collins’s acclaimed earlier title, he described how language emerged both as a communicative tool and as a means of fashioning other communicative... more...

  • Robin Hood in Outlaw/ed Spacesby Lesley Coote; Valerie B. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Following in the tradition of recent work by cultural geographers and historians of maps, this collection examines the apparently familiar figure of Robin Hood as he can be located within spaces that are geographical, cultural, and temporal. The volume is divided into two sections: the first features an interrogation of the literary and other textually... more...

  • Giovenale tra storia, poesia e ideologiaby Antonio Stramaglia; Stefano Grazzini; Giuseppe Dimatteo

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 154.00

    Die Beiträge zur Altertumskunde enthalten Monographien, Sammelbände, Editionen, Übersetzungen und Kommentare zu Themen aus den Bereichen Klassische, Mittel- und Neulateinische Philologie, Alte Geschichte, Archäologie, Antike Philosophie sowie Nachwirken der Antike bis in die Neuzeit. Dadurch leistet die Reihe einen umfassenden Beitrag zur Erschließung... more...

  • Dialect, Diction, and Style in Greek Literary and Inscribed Epigramby Evina Sistakou; Antonios Rengakos

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 154.00

    Language and style of epigram is a topic scarcely discussed in the related bibliography. This edition aspires to fill the gap by offering an in-depth study of dialect, diction, and style in Greek literary and inscribed epigram in a collection of twenty-one contributions authored by international scholars. The authors explore the epigrammatic Kunstsprache... more...

  • Si verba teneremby Bruna Pieri; Daniele Pellacani

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 126.00

    Die Beiträge zur Altertumskunde enthalten Monographien, Sammelbände, Editionen, Übersetzungen und Kommentare zu Themen aus den Bereichen Klassische, Mittel- und Neulateinische Philologie, Alte Geschichte, Archäologie, Antike Philosophie sowie Nachwirken der Antike bis in die Neuzeit. Dadurch leistet die Reihe einen umfassenden Beitrag zur Erschließung... more...

  • Cervantes and the Humanist Visionby Alban K. Forcione

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 58.50 US$ 53.23

    This book sets the Novelas ejemplares in the mainstream of Christian Humanism and shows that their narrative forms manifest the breadth of the Christian Humanist vision as much as does the more overtly revolutionary Don Quixote. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make... more...

  • Imagery of Sophocles Antigoneby Robert Francis Goheen

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    A systematic investigation of a Greek text, employing the techniques of the "new criticism." The book is a major contribution to the study of Sophocles and of Greek drama. Originally published in 1951. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...

  • Women and Law in Classical Greeceby Raphael Sealey

    The University of North Carolina Press 2016; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.49

    Based on a sophisticated reading of legal evidence, this book offers a balanced assessment of the status of women in classical Greece. Raphael Sealey analyzes the rights of women in marriage, in the control of property, and in questions of inheritance. He advances the theory that the legal disabilities of Greek women occurred because they were prohibited... more...

  • Power Play in Latin Love Elegy and its Multiple Forms of Continuity in Ovid’s >Metamorphoses<by José Manuel Blanco Mayor

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 126.99

    Conceived as a necessary reconsideration of the pristine "elegiac question" in Ovid’s Metamorphoses , this book intends to offer an analysis of the function of elegiac discourse within Ovid’s magnum opus from the perspective of metapoetics. To that end, the author undertakes, in the first section, a close re-reading of some relevant passages... more...

  • Homer’s Iliad. Book XXIVby Claude Brügger; S. Douglas Olson; Benjamin Millis; Sara Strack

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 149.99

    Ein deutschsprachiger wissenschaftlicher Gesamtkommentar zu Homers Ilias ist seit dem Kommentar von Ameis-Hentze-Cauer (1868-1913) nicht mehr erschienen. In der Zwischenzeit hat die Homer-Forschung auf sämtlichen traditionellen Teilgebieten (Sprache, Realien, Struktur usw.) erhebliche Fortschritte gemacht. Darüber hinaus sind grundsätzlich bekannte... more...