Classical Literature Products

  • Aeschylus and War

    Comparative Perspectives on Seven Against Thebes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Torrance

    This volume brings together a group of interdisciplinary experts who demonstrate that Aeschylus’ Seven Against Thebes is a text of continuing relevance and value for exploring ancient, contemporary and comparative issues of war and its attendant trauma. The volume features contributions from an…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Critical Essays on Roman Literature

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Critical Essays on Roman Literature

  • Attic Oratory and Performance

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Serafim

    In a society where public speech was integral to the decision-making process, and where all affairs pertaining to the community were the subject of democratic debate, the communication between the speaker and his audience in the public forum, whether the law-court or the Assembly, cannot be…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Understanding Latin Literature

    2nd Edition

    By Susanna Morton Braund

    Understanding Latin Literature is a highly accessible, user-friendly work that provides a fresh and illuminating introduction to the most important aspects of Latin prose and poetry. This second edition is heavily revised to reflect recent developments in scholarship, especially in the area of the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge
    Understanding the Ancient World

  • Dialogues and Debates from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium

    1st Edition

    Edited by Averil Cameron, Niels Gaul

    Dialogues and Debates from Late Antiquity to Late Byzantium offers the first overall discussion of the literary and philosophical dialogue tradition in Greek from imperial Rome to the end of the Byzantine empire and beyond. Sixteen case studies combine theoretical approaches with in-depth analysis…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16
    Routledge

  • Vergiliana

    Critical Studies on the Texts of Publius Vergilius Maro, 1st Edition

    By Egil Kraggerud

    In Vergiliana Egil Kraggerud collects together over 100 new, revised, and previously published discussions of textual issues in Vergil’s Eclogues, Georgics, and the Aeneid. Through these and in his Introduction, the author argues for a less conservative approach to these texts than has been…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge

  • Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought

    Essays in Honor of Peter M. Smith, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arum Park

    Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought follows the construction of reality from Homer into the Hellenistic era and beyond. Not only in didactic poetry or philosophical works but in practically all genres from the time of Homer onwards, Greek literature has shown an awareness of the relationship…

    Hardback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Nestor

    Poetic Memory in Greek Epic, 1st Edition

    By Keith Dickson

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02
    Routledge
    Albert Bates Lord Studies in Oral Tradition

  • 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
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Pope, Homer, and Manliness

    Some Aspects of Eighteenth Century Classical Learning, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

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