Classical Literature Products

  • Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry

    An Anthology of New Translations, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Diane J. Rayor, William W. Batstone

    Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry, first published almost 25 years ago, offered students accurate and poetic translations of poems from the sudden flowering of lyric and elegy in Rome at the end of the Republic and in the first decades of the Augustan principate. Now updated in this second edition,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-02

  • Classical Mythology: The Basics

    1st Edition

    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 are…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    The Basics

  • Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Aristotle and the Poetics

    1st Edition

    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 Philosophy GuideBooks

  • Women Writing Latin

    From Roman Antiquity to Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laurie J. Churchill, Phyllis R. Brown, Jane E. Jeffrey

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2002-09-30

  • Fifty Key Classical Authors

    1st Edition

    By Alison Sharrock, Rhiannon Ashley

    A chronological guide to influential Greek and Roman writers, Fifty Key Classical Authors is an invaluable introduction to the literature, philosophy and history of the ancient world. Including essays on Sappho, Polybius and Lucan, as well as on major figures such as Homer, Plato, Catullus and…

    Paperback – 2001-12-13
    Routledge Key Guides

  • English Literature in the Age of Chaucer

    1st Edition

    By Dieter Mehl

     Written in an engaging and accessible manner, English Literature in the Age of Chaucer serves as both a lucid introduction to Middle English literature for those coming fresh to the study of earlier English writing, and as a stimulating examination of the themes, traditions and the literary…

    Paperback – 2001-08-13
    Longman Literature In English Series

  • The Missionary Life

    Saints and the Evangelisation of Europe 400-1050, 1st Edition

    By Ian Wood

    The great missionary figures were crucial to their own time and to posterity. They brought Christian belief and culture to the pagan societies of Dark Age Europe. Not only agents of change, they were also some of Europe's finest historians, leaving a detailed record  of the cultures they…

    Paperback – 2001-01-31

  • Classical Mythology in English Literature

    A Critical Anthology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Miles

    Classical Mythology in English Literature brings together a range of English versions of three classical myths. It allows students to explore the ways in which they have been reinterpreted and reinvented by writers throughout history. Beginning with a concise introduction to the principle…

    Paperback – 1999-05-27

  • Chaucer

    The Canterbury Tales, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Chaucer, Steve Ellis

    This new addition to the Longman Critical Readers Series provides an overview of the various ways in which modern critical theory has influenced Chaucer Studies over the last fifteen years. There is still a sense in the academic world, and in the wider literary community, that Medieval Studies are…

    Paperback – 1998-10-02
    Longman Critical Readers

  • Tragedy

    1st Edition

    By John Drakakis, Naomi Conn Liebler

    This wide-ranging and unique collection of documents on one of the most enduring of literary genres, Tragedy, offers a radical revaluation of its significance in the light of the critical attention that it has received during the past one-hundred and fifty years. The foundations of much…

    Paperback – 1998-04-09
    Longman Critical Readers

  • English and Italian Literature From Dante to Shakespeare

    A Study of Source, Analogue and Divergence, 1st Edition

    By Robin Kirkpatrick

    This is the first comprehensive critical comparison of English and Italian literature from the three centuries from Dante to Shakespeare. It begins by examining Chaucer's relationship with Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio, and then looks at similar relationships within the areas of humanist education,…

    Paperback – 1995-04-19
    Longman Medieval and Renaissance Library

  • Chaucer at Work

    The Making of The Canterbury Tales, 1st Edition

    By Peter Brown

    Chaucer at Work is a new kind of introduction to the Canterbury Tales. It avoids excessive amounts of background information and involves the reader in the discovery of how Chaucer composed his famous work. It presents a series of sources and contexts to be considered in conjunction with key…

    Paperback – 1994-06-27

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