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  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Elegy and Lyric

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1962, this book is the first of two volumes which bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. Focusing on elegy and lyric, this collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Satire

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1963, this book is the second of two volumes which bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. Focusing on satire, this collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and aims to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    Edited by J. P. Sullivan

    First published in 1962 and 1963, these two volumes bridge the gap between the study of classics and the study of literature and attempt to reconcile the two disciplines. The collection of essays offers a critical examination of Latin literature and aims to stimulate critical discussion of a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Classical Mythology: The Basics

    By Richard Martin

    This is an engaging introduction which explores the latest thinking about Classical Mythology, the history of interpreting myths and the role of myths in cultural tradition, from painting to opera, philosophy, politics, drama, and religion in the modern day. It answers such questions as, what…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Pope, Homer, and Manliness

    Some Aspects of Eighteenth Century Classical Learning

    By Carolyn D. Williams

    The author here reassesses the concept of ‘masculinity’, and argues that it cannot be seen as an absolute standard, but only as the product of perpetual conflict between competing and unstable models. The argument is sustained by a close reading of the problematic conflict between gendered values…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Homer

  • People and Themes in Homer's Odyssey

    By Agathe Thornton

    Published in 1970, this important work interprets the poem with a focus on the idiosyncrasies of its originally oral composition. In part I, the main themes of the Odyssey such as ‘guest-friendship’ and ‘testing’ are investigated. The incorporation of these and other themes, such as ‘omens’ and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Homer

  • Homer and His Critics

    By John Myres

    Edited by Dorothea Gray

    Here is presented a succinct and insightful account of the reception of the Iliad and Odyssey from antiquity to the mid-twentieth century. The overall result is less a systematic history than a series of independent studies differing in scale and focus, the chapter on Gladstone being the most…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Homer

  • Classical Genres and English Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

    By William H. Race

    First published in 1988, this study explains how certain genres created by Classical poets were adapted and sometimes transformed by the poets of the modern world, beginning with the Tudor poets’ rediscovery of the Classical heritage. Most of the long-lived poetic genres are discussed, from…

    Paperback – 2016-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • From Homer to Tragedy

    The Art of Allusion in Greek Poetry

    By Richard Garner

    The role of poetic allusion in classical Greek poetry, to Homer especially, has often largely been neglected or even almost totally ignored. This book, first published in 1990, clarifies the place of Homer in Greek education, as well as adding to the interpretation of many important tragedies.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Homer

  • Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Aristotle and the Poetics

    By Angela Curran

    Aristotle’s Poetics is the first philosophical account of an art form and the foundational text in aesthetics. The Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Aristotle and the Poetics is an accessible guide to this often dense and cryptic work. Angela Curran introduces and assesses: Aristotle’s life and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

  • The People of Aristophanes (Routledge Revivals)

    A Sociology of Old Attic Comedy

    By Victor Ehrenberg

    First published in 1951, The People of Aristophanes provides a sociological account of Athens in the period of its greatest glory. Drawing upon Old Attic Comedy and the plays of Aristophanes, the author recreates, for the reader, the life of Athens at that time. He writes extensively about social…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Untangling Heroism

    Classical Philosophy and the Concept of the Hero

    By Ari Kohen

    The idea of heroism has become thoroughly muddled today. In contemporary society, any behavior that seems distinctly difficult or unusually impressive is classified as heroic: everyone from firefighters to foster fathers to freedom fighters are our heroes. But what motivates these people to act…

    Paperback – 2015-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

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