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  • Kindler Kompakt: Literatur der Antikeby Thomas Paulsen

    J.B. Metzler 2017; US$ 15.41

    Der Kindler kompakt-Band bietet eine Auswahl von ca. 60 Texten zu den großen Werken der griechischen und römischen klassischen Antike. more...

  • A l’écoute des Muses en Grèce archaïqueby Camille Semenzato

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 154.00

    Die Beiträge dieser gesamtaltertumswissenschaftlichen Reihe behandeln hauptsächlich Themen zur Antike aus dem Bereich der Literatur-, Bild-, Medien-, Theater-, Religions- und Kulturwissenschaften. Ein besonderer Schwerpunkt liegt auf der Anwendung moderner Theorien, z. B. auf dem Gebiet der Anthropologie, Performativität und Narrativität,... more...

  • A General Drama of Painby Bernard J. Paris

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 100.00

    This motivational analysis of the protagonists in Thomas Hardy's three most widely read novels--Tess of the d'Urbervilles, The Mayor of Casterbridge, and Jude the Obscure--highlights an often-overlooked aspect of his art. Bernard J. Paris shows Hardy's genius in creating imagined human beings. He demonstrates that while Hardy tends to blame external... more...

  • Griechische Literaturgeschichtsschreibungby Jonas Grethlein; Antonios Rengakos

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 126.99

    Literaturgeschichten gehören zum täglichen Handwerkszeug des Literaturwissenschaftlers. Aber es wird selten über verschiedene Formen der Literaturgeschichtsschreibung sowie ihre Vor- und Nachteile nachgedacht. Dieser Band beschäftigt sich mit dem Beispiel der griechischen Literatur und ihren besonderen Herausforderungen. Neben methodologischen Fragen... more...

  • Poetry in Fragmentsby Christos Tsagalis

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 126.99

    Next to the Theogony and the Works and Days stands an entire corpus of fragmentary works attributed to the Boeotian poet Hesiod that has during the last thirty years attracted growing scholarly interest. Whereas other studies have concentrated either on the interpretation of the best preserved work of this corpus, the Catalogue of Women , or... more...

  • A Companion to Euripidesby Laura K. McClure

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00 US$ 175.50

    A Companion to Euripides is an up-to-date, centralized assessment of Euripides and his work, drawing from the most recently published texts, commentaries, and scholarship, and offering detailed discussions and provocative interpretations of his extant plays and fragments. The most contemporary scholarship on Euripides and his oeuvre, featuring... more...

  • Aristophanes' Old-and-New Comedyby Kenneth J. Reckford

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 39.99 US$ 33.99

    This startling and original study emerged from Kenneth Rockford's wish to vindicate Aristophanes' Clouds against detractors. As a result of years of rereading and teaching Aristophanes, he realized that the Clouds could not be defended in an analysis of that play in isolation. A better approach, he decided, would be to define a comic perspective... more...

  • Theatre Worldby Andreas Fountoulakis; Andreas Markantonatos; Georgios Vasilaros

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 126.99

    This collection of essays, published in honour of Professor Georgia Xanthakis-Karamanos, addresses topics which lie at the forefront of current research on the fields of Greek drama and classical reception studies. It brings together internationally distinguished scholars who provide fresh insights into issues pertaining to the origins of Greek tragedy... more...

  • Time and Space in Ancient Myth, Religion and Cultureby Anton Bierl; Menelaos Christopoulos; Athina Papachrysostomou

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 168.00

    Die Beiträge dieser gesamtaltertumswissenschaftlichen Reihe behandeln hauptsächlich Themen zur Antike aus dem Bereich der Literatur-, Bild-, Medien-, Theater-, Religions- und Kulturwissenschaften. Ein besonderer Schwerpunkt liegt auf der Anwendung moderner Theorien, z. B. auf dem Gebiet der Anthropologie, Performativität und Narrativität,... more...

  • Seneca's Dramaby Norman T. Pratt

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.49

    With insight and clarity, Norman Pratt makes available to the general reader an understanding of the major elements that shaped Seneca's plays. These he defines as Neo-Stoicism, declamatory rhetoric, and the chaotic, violent conditions of Senecan society. Seneca's drama shows the nature of this society and uses freely the declamatory rhetorical techniques... more...