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Edited by Owen Hodkinson University of Leeds, Patricia A. Rosenmeyer University of Wisconsin, Evelien Bracke University of Swansea
Epistolary Narratives presents detailed literary readings of a wide range of Greek literary letter collections across a range of genres, cultural backgrounds, and time periods, leading collectively towards a better appreciation of Greek epistolary collections as a unique literary phenomenon.
Andreas Heil, Technische Universität Dresden
In four separate studies, Andreas Heil shows that Seneca, in his tragedies Thyestes, Hercules furens, Troas (Troades) and Medea, handles dramatic time less experimentally than has been assumed before. Thus, the survey considerably deepens our understanding of Seneca's dramatic technique. In ...
Valéry Berlincourt, University of Geneva
Following an overview of their broader tradition, this book analyses in detail the commentaries on Statius’ Thebaid published in the 16th-17th c., with a focus on their interaction with the poem and on the various kinds of exegetical discourse they present. Après un examen d’ensemble de la ...
Edited by George W. M. Harrison, Concordia University, and Vayos Liapis, Open University of Cyprus
Drawing on insights from various disciplines (philology, archaeology, art) as well as from performance and reception studies, this volume shows how a heightened awareness of performance can enhance our appreciation of Greek and Roman theatre.
Andrzej Wypustek, University of Wrocław
In The Privileges of Death: Images of Immortality in Verse Inscriptions of the Hellenistic and Greco-Roman Periods Andrzej Wypustek provides a study of various forms of poetic heroization that became increasingly widespread in Greek funerary epigram in the 1st-3rd centuries AD.
Thinking about sensory experiences and evaluating human artifacts is an important part of Western European cultural and intellectual history. This book investigates from different perspectives the origins of this practice and the rich discourse of aesthetic value in classical antiquity.
Gregson Davis, New York University
The poet-herdsmen of Vergil’s Eclogues employ differing strategies for coping with acute loss, whether external (e.g. land dispossession) or internal (amatory rejection). The interplay of ideas latent in several of their songs is typically framed in terms of Epicurean concepts.
Timothy A. Joseph, The College of the Holy Cross
This book considers the Roman historian Tacitus’ (c. 55 – c. 120 C.E.) use of the language and narrative techniques of the epic poets, in particular Virgil and Lucan, for his presentation of the Roman civil wars of 68–70 C.E. in the Histories.
Florence Yoon, University of British Columbia
This book examines the substantial role played by invented anonymous figures in the transformation of traditional mythological heroes into the unique dramatic characters of Greek Tragedy.
Calum Alasdair Maciver
This book, the first monograph in English on Quintus Smyrnaeus' Posthomerica in over a century, offers a comprehensive study of the poem's poetics and narrative, with a specific focus on the interaction between its Homeric intertextuality and Late Antique influences.
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