Modern Critical Theory and Classical Literature

Edited by Irene J.F. de Jong and J.P. Sullivan

Status: 
€123,00
$164.00
ISBN13: 
9789004095717
Publication Date: 
November 1993
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
vii, 292 pp.
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ISSN: 
0169-8958
Volume: 
130

Miroslav Ivanov Vasilev, Troyan (Bulgaria)

In The Policy of Darius and Xerxes towards Thrace and Macedonia Miroslav Vasilev analyses in detail the policy of the Persian kings towards their European possessions in the years 514–465 BC.
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Volume: 
379
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004282148
Expected: 
April 2015

Eirene Visvardi

Emotion in Action offers a new approach to the tragic chorus by focusing on the performance of collective emotion. Eirene Visvardi redefines choral action, analyzes choruses that enact fear and pity, and juxtaposes them to the Athenian dêmos in Thucydides.
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Volume: 
377
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269293
Expected: 
November 2014

Maria Patera, Hellenic Open University

In Figures de l’épouvante grecques de l’antiquité au présent, Maria Patera examines some unfamiliar figures of the Greek myths, the bogeys Lamia, Mormo, Gello and Empousa, through a diachronic comparison with their Byzantine and modern Greek namesakes. Dans...
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Volume: 
376
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004278370
Expected: 
December 2014

Edited by Adam M. Kemezis, University of Alberta

Urban Dreams and Realities is a collection of articles on cities in ancient cultures, both their physical and conceptual aspects. A wide range of subjects and disciplinary perspectives are represented, especially the archaeology, epigraphy and literature of the Roman Empire.
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Volume: 
375
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277359
Expected: 
December 2014

Floris Overduin, Radboud University Nijmegen

In this book Floris Overduin highlights the artistic merits of Nicander’s Theriaca (2nd century BCE), a Hellenistic didactic poem on snakes and curative herbs. The commentary, preceded by an extensive introduction, aims to show Nicander’s literary, rather than scientific aims.
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Volume: 
374
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271210
Expected: 
November 2014

Edited by Lieve Van Hoof, Ghent University and Peter Van Nuffelen, Ghent University

Challenging ideas about the declining social role and impact of literature in Late Antiquity, Literature and Society in the Fourth Century AD demonstrates how Greek and Latin literature of the fourth century AD continued to play an important role in public performance and debate, the creation of...
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Volume: 
373
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004278486
Publication date: 
October 2014

Jaclyn Neel, York University, Toronto

In Legendary Rivals Jaclyn Neel argues for a new interpretation of the foundation myths of Rome. Instead of a negative portrayal of the city’s early history, these tales offer a didactic paradigm of the correct way to engage in competition.
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Volume: 
372
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004272699
Publication date: 
October 2014

Sous la direction de Sophie Aubert-Baillot Université Stendhal - Grenoble 3 et Charles Guérin Université de Paris Est Créteil

This volume examines Cicero’s dialogue Brutus from an interdisciplinary angle showcasing Cicero’s response to the political and intellectual changes brought about by Caesar’s dictatorship.
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Volume: 
371
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004274488
Publication date: 
August 2014

Zsolt Adorjáni, Péter-Pázmány Catholic University Budapest

Pindars sechste olympische Siegesode presents the first full-scale philological commentary on one of Pindar’s most brilliant odes, Olympian 6, which is centred around the career of Iamos, mythical ancestor of the Olympian seer-clan, the Iamidae. Pindars sechste olympische Siegesode...
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Volume: 
370
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004274358
Publication date: 
August 2014

Edited by James Ker, University of Pennsylvania and Christoph Pieper, Leiden University

Valuing the Past in the Greco-Roman World is a collaboration between scholars working on diverse areas and periods of ancient Greco-Roman culture. The volume addresses literary and material evidence for ancient notions of valuing (or disvaluing) the deep past.
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Volume: 
369
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269231
Publication date: 
May 2014

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