Books in category Literary Criticism – Ancient & Classical

  • Epics of Sumerian Kings

    Epics of Sumerian Kings
    H. L. Herman L. J. Vanstiphout

    This volume presents for the first time both the authoritative Sumerian text and an elegant English translation of four Sumerian epics, the earliest known in any language.

  • Metamorphosen

    Publius Ovidius Naso

    Jetzt beim Akademie Verlag: Sammlung Tusculum – die berühmte zweisprachige Bibliothek der Antike!

  • Speaking for the Polis

    Speaking for the Polis
    Takis Poulakos

    Illumining Isocrates' effort to reformulate sophistic conceptions of rhetoric on the basis of the intellectual and political debates of his time, Poulakos contends that the father of humanistic studies and rival educator of Plato crafted a …

  • Tragedy and After

    Tragedy and After
    E. Faas

    "Faas has written a provocative book, challenging the familiar literary and philosophical theories of tragedy from Aristotle onwards.

  • Aristotle on Female Animals

    Aristotle on Female Animals
    Sophia M. Connell

    Building on recent research, this book comprehensively revises such readings, setting out the complex and positive role played by the female in Aristotle's thought with a particular focus on the longest surviving treatise on reproduction in …

  • Graffiti Als Interaktionsform

    Graffiti Als Interaktionsform
    Polly Lohmann

    Polly Lohmann nähert sich den antiken Graffiti im Vergleich mit ihren modernen Namenspendants einerseits, mit anderen antiken Inschriften, Texten und Bildern andererseits.

  • Virgil Aeneid VIII A Selection

    Virgil Aeneid VIII: A Selection
    Keith Maclennan

    This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-level (Group 3) prescription of Virgil's Aeneid VIII, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary for lines 86–279 and 558–584, along with a detailed …

  • Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii

    Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii
    Kristina Milnor

    The volume looks in detail at the role and nature of 'popular' literature in the early Roman Empire and the place of poetry in the Pompeian cityscape.

  • Aristotle on Teaching

    Aristotle on Teaching
    Mary Michael Spangler

    The book is divided into three sections, the first giving a general examination of the definition, purpose, materials, and procedure of teaching.

  • Theophrastus

    Johannes Max van Ophuijsen, Marlein Van Raalte

    Debating whether Theophrastus was a systematic thinker who applied coherence and consistency to a growing body of knowledge, or a problem-oriented thinker who presaged the dissolution of Peripatetic thought, the essays discuss his views on …

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