Classical Studies: Classical Language & Literature

  • Theatrocracy

    Greek Drama, Cognition, and the Imperative for Theatre

    By Peter Meineck

    Theatrocracy is a book about the power of the theatre, how it can affect the people who experience it, and the societies within which it is embedded. It takes as its model the earliest theatrical form we possess complete plays from, the classical Greek theatre of the fifth century BCE, and offers a…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians: Poems, Narratives, and Manuals of Instruction from the Third and Second Millenia B.C. book cover

    The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians

    Poems, Narratives, and Manuals of Instruction from the Third and Second Millenia B.C.

    By Adolf Erman

    Originally published in 1927, this text contains a translation of Adolf Erman’s work into English. Erman’s original intention was to bring the songs, stories and poems that have survived from ancient Egypt to the masses of the modern world. The literature of the Egyptian world provides a real…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Radical Pedagogies of Socrates and Freire: Ancient Rhetoric/Radical Praxis book cover

    The Radical Pedagogies of Socrates and Freire

    Ancient Rhetoric/Radical Praxis

    By Stephen Brown

    Situating contemporary critical praxis at the intersection of the social, the political, and the rhetorical, this book is a provocative inquiry into the teaching philosophies of Plato’s Socrates and Paulo Freire that has profound implications for contemporary education. Brown not only sheds new…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Ovid's Heroides: A New Translation and Critical Essays book cover

    Ovid's Heroides

    A New Translation and Critical Essays

    By Paul Murgatroyd, Bridget Reeves, Sarah Parker

    This volume offers up-to-date translations of all 21 epistles of Ovid’s Heroides. Each letter is accompanied by a preface explaining the mythological background, an essay offering critical remarks on the poem, and discussion of the heroine and her treatment elsewhere in Classical literature. Where…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge

  • Ausonius: Moselle, Epigrams, and Other Poems book cover

    Ausonius

    Moselle, Epigrams, and Other Poems

    By Deborah Warren

    Ausonius provides translations of the key works of Ausonius, an important later Latin poet whose poems detail the social and cultural life of Gaul and its environment. His often difficult and playful Latin is presented in English by the award winning poet Deborah Warren, enabling a new generation…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Shakespeare and Classical Literature book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to Shakespeare and Classical Literature

    Edited by Sean Keilen, Nick Moschovakis

    In this wide-ranging and ambitiously conceived Research Companion, contributors explore Shakespeare’s relationship to the classic in two broad senses. The essays analyze Shakespeare’s specific debts to classical works and weigh his classicism’s likeness and unlikeness to that of others in his time;…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Strabo book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Strabo

    Edited by Daniela Dueck

    The Routledge Companion to Strabo explores the works of Strabo of Amasia (c. 64 BCE – c. CE 24), a Greek author writing at the prime of Roman expansion and political empowerment. While his earlier historiographical composition is almost entirely lost, his major opus of the Geography includes an…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare's Erotic Mythology and Ovidian Renaissance Culture book cover

    Shakespeare's Erotic Mythology and Ovidian Renaissance Culture

    Edited by Agnès Lafont

    Taking cross-disciplinary and comparative approaches to the volume’s subject, this exciting collection of essays offers a reassessment of Shakespeare’s erotic and Ovidian mythology within classical and continental aesthetic contexts. Through extensive examination of mythological visual and textual…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Women in Mycenaean Greece: The Linear B Tablets from Pylos and Knossos book cover

    Women in Mycenaean Greece

    The Linear B Tablets from Pylos and Knossos

    By Barbara A. Olsen

    Women in Mycenaean Greece is the first book-length study of women in the Linear B tablets from Mycenaean Greece and the only to collect and compile all the references to women in the documents of the two best attested sites of Late Bronze Age Greece - Pylos on the Greek mainland and Knossos on the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity book cover

    Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity

    By Richard C. Miller

    This book offers an original interpretation of the origin and early reception of the most fundamental claim of Christianity: Jesus’ resurrection. Richard Miller contends that the earliest Christians would not have considered the New Testament accounts of Jesus’ resurrection to be literal or…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Greek View of Life book cover

    The Greek View of Life

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1896 (this twenty-third edition in 1957), this book provides a general introduction to Greek literature and thought. Among the subjects dealt with are the Greek view of religion, the state and its relation to the citizen, law, artisans and slaves, manual labour, trade and art.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

  • Reading Ecclesiastes: A Literary and Cultural Exegesis book cover

    Reading Ecclesiastes

    A Literary and Cultural Exegesis

    By Mary E. Mills

    Reading Ecclesiastes explores the literary style and themes of the Book of Ecclesiastes, investigating its overall theological messages and the cultural perspectives which readers bring to bear on their act of reading. Examining the meaning found in Ecclesiastes through the use of two important…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Heythrop Studies in Contemporary Philosophy, Religion and Theology

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